Twilight Camp 2019, Celebrations Around the World is under way!
Email us at info@twilightcamp.org with last minute changes. Call 612.393.1919 during camp (1:45 - 8:00 pm).  Final reminders:
  • Bug Spray and Sun Screen - Apply before you leave home
  • Atl-Atl Waivers - Print, sign, and bring the Atl Atl waiver on Monday
  • Parking Pass - Drivers, print the Parking Pass and enter the Park through the Permit Holders lane
  • Volunteers - Please read the Adult Volunteer Guide this weekend and let us know if you have questions
  • Camper Check-In – Sign in with her Unit at the Ceremony Circle when you arrive
  • Sibling Care Check In – Volunteers, sign in your sibling child at Sib Care check-in at the playground
  • Late Arrival – Come to Headquarters (main shelter)
  • Early Departure – Come to Headquarters and we will bring your child to you.
  • Sign-Out – You must sign your camper out at the Ceremony Circle after closing
  • Drop-Off Parking – Park in the gravel lot next to the main shelter.
  • Volunteer Parking - Park in the gravel lot next to the playground or at your site
  • Swimming – We’re swimming every day, wear swimsuit under clothes, bring undergarments for changing
  • Group Text Service – We use the EZ Texting service (797-979, similar to Remind.com)
  • Review the previously emailed Confirmation Letter for what to bring to Camp:


Celebrations Around the World
The theme this year is Celebrations Around the World!  We're planning festival-themed sites based on celebrations around the world. Visit a different program site each day:
  • Site 2 | Tanabata Festival (Japan) Make an origami craft, enjoy a candy sushi roll snack, go fishing at the fishing dock, and learn about Japan's Tanabata Festival with festival=themed games and activities
  • Site 3 | Cully Fest (Australia)
    Learn aboriginal dot art patterns; decorate a boomerang and make a Didgeridoo.  Enjoy an Australian-themed snack.  Find out how woomeras work by throwing an Atlatl.
  • Site 4 | Day of the Dead (Mexico)
    Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by creating an ofrenda to honor GS Founder Juliette Gordon Low,challenge new friends to a game of Pirinola & Loteria, make Mexican folk art, and snack on tostadas!
  • Site 5 | Highland Games (Scotland)
    Make a Tartan plaid craft, play golf and find out how it originated in Scotland. Learn about Scottish culture with traditional snacks and activities.
Traveling from New Brighton
Coming from the New Brighton area?  The New Brighton Service Unit has again arranged bus transportation to Chanhassen.  Check in at Highview Middle School between 12:00 - 12:15pm. The bus departs at 12:15 pm and will return approximately 8:00 - 8:15 pm.  Details and tickets are here on EventBrite.  Any questions please contact Carly McEathron at carly.mceathron@gmail.com.

Twilight Camp Autumn Ridge/Southern Stars 
Girl Scouts holds two Twilight Camp sessions at Lake Minnewashta Park each summer.  This session July 22-25 is hosted by Northern Skies Girl Scouts (Chanhassen and surrounding areas).  The July 29 - Aug 1 session is hosted by Girl Scouts of Autumn Ridge / Southern Stars (Chaska and surrounding areas).  Details on the second week are at www.mytwilightcamp.org.  Ask your Girl Scout's troop leader if you aren't sure which Service Unit your troop is in.  Girls typically attend the camp hosted by their troop’s Service Unit, but are welcome to attend either (or both!) weeks!  

Adult Volunteers
Here's a typical day at Twilight Camp.  Order of activities will change each day, but drop-off and pick-up are always the same.  
 
        1:45 pm Check-In
        2:00 pm Opening
        2:15 pm Daily Activities at Each Site
Activities
Swimming
Songs
Dinner
        7:00 pm Walk to Ceremony Circle
        7:15 pm Closing Ceremonies
        7:45 pm Camp Dismissed

Twilight Camp FAQ
Please review our Frequently Asked Questions page for general information.



What Happens at Twilight Camp? 
Watch the slideshow below, narrated by Brownie Scout and Twilight Camp Veteran Abby, to see examples of the activities we did at past years in camp.  (Abby is now a successful college student, which she attributes to her time attending Twilight Camp as a child.)