Session Information

Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada

Below you will find all the forms and session information for the individual summer camp and adventure opportunities. Click on the appropriate heading, find the session/s your child will be attending and carefully review each document – many forms need to be printed, filled out and brought to your child’s session. You will also find important dates and deadline.

Date: June 11 – 15

This is your chance to make a difference for Girl Scouts and Camp Wasiu II. After a long winter under the Sierra snowpack, Camp Wasiu II needs some TLC. From making the buildings sparkle to ensuring that the platforms are in safe repair, there is something for every volunteer from 8 to 80 to do at camp. The great food, the tent, and the friendship are all included in the experience. All you have to do is go online, register, tell us about yourself or your group, and come to camp with your personal gear. You can come for a day or for up to all five days. Come help out and you will earn the unending thanks of hundreds of girls who attend summer camp. We are especially in need of special trade skills like plumbing, electrical, and carpentry.

Knot Just Another Day Camp

Date: July 21 – 25
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily
Cost: $150/camper
Entering Grades 1-3
Registration Deadline: June 27

Come experience the outdoors and all it has to offer. If you have thought about camp but aren’t quite ready to sleep away from home, this session is for you. Put up a tent, go hiking, take fun field trips, make trail mix, and gain new camp skills. There will be lots of traditional Camp Wasiu II songs and games so that you will be ready to go to resident camp next summer! On the last night of day camp you can choose to sleep over in the conference center in the tent that you put up with your new friends.

Off the Beaten Path

Date: July 21 – 25
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily
Cost: $150/camper
Entering Grades 4-6
Registration Deadline: June 27

Take an Eco-Tour of Reno during a week of outdoor adventures. Get in touch with the natural world around you while visiting the zoo, planting trees, and exploring the hiking trails and parks around Reno. Bird watching and photo tourism await you during this week filled with field trips and adventure. Take home your own photo journal at the end of the week.

Mad Science

Date: July 28 – August 1
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily
Cost: $150/camper
Entering Grades 4-6
Registration Deadline: July 4

Explore the world of science that is all around you. Find your inner zoologist, have a blast learning about space, and create your own fun foods using the chemistry of baking. Take field trips to fun science locations around Reno like the Discovery Museum and find out just how much fun science really is.

Program Aide

Date: July 21 – 25 or July 28 – August 1
Cost: $60

Have fun and put your program aide skills to use working with first through sixth-graders at day camp this summer in Reno. Girl Scout Program Aides will be able to attend all field trips with day campers and must be available all five days of the session from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Girls must have completed Program Aide Training before June 27, 2014 and be at least 2 years older than the highest grade level of girls they will be working with.

Arrive between 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. July 18
Depart at 10 a.m. July 20

Camp with your troop while GSSN staff and volunteers coordinate meals and some of the daily activities like swimming, canoeing, campfires, and archery (not available for Girl Scout Daisies). Troops will plan and lead their own badge work, crafts, and free time activities. Camp Wasiu II has so much to offer that we have decided to put together a guide of activities in and around camp which will help troops make the most of their time.

NOTE: Due to space limitations and to allow as many girls to experience camp as possible, please only register the number of adults allowed by the following ratios: Daisies = 2 adults for every 4 girls, Brownies = 2 adults for every 8 girls, Juniors = 2 adults for every 12 girls, Cadettes-Ambassadors = 2 adults for every 16 girls.

Arrive between 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. August 7
Depart at 10 a.m. August 10

Camp with your troop while GSSN staff and volunteers coordinate meals and some of the daily activities like swimming, canoeing, campfires, and archery (not available for Girl Scout Daisies). Troops will plan and lead their own badge work, crafts, and freetime activities. Camp Wasiu II has so much to offer that we have decided to put together a guide of activities in and around camp which will help troops make the most of their time.

NOTE: Due to space limitations and to allow as many girls to experience camp as possible, please only register the number of adults allowed by the following ratios: Daisies = 2 adults for every 4 girls, Brownies = 2 adults for every 8 girls, Juniors = 2 adults for every 12 girls, Cadettes-Ambassadors = 2 adults for every 16 girls.

Arrive between 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. August 8
Depart at 10 a.m. August 10

Camp with your troop while GSSN staff and volunteers coordinate meals and some of the daily activities like swimming, canoeing, campfires, and archery (not available for Girl Scout Daisies). Troops will plan and lead their own badge work, crafts, and freetime activities. Camp Wasiu II has so much to offer that we have decided to put together a guide of activities in and around camp which will help troops make the most of their time.

NOTE: Due to space limitations and to allow as many girls to experience camp as possible, please only register the number of adults allowed by the following ratios: Daisies = 2 adults for every 4 girls, Brownies = 2 adults for every 8 girls, Juniors = 2 adults for every 12 girls, Cadettes-Ambassadors = 2 adults for every 16 girls.

Camp Rocks

Session 4C: July 6 – 8
Cost: $135/ camper
Registration Deadline: June 13

First time campers, come explore Camp Wasiu II for two funfilled nights. Play games, swim, sing, hike, eat s’mores and sleep in a tent with your new camp friends. Extra counselors in this unit will ensure that everyone will have a camptastic time.

Faerie Dreams

Session 4D: July 8 – 11
Cost: $200/ camper
Registration Deadline: June 13

Discover where the Camp Wasiu II forest faeries live. Make fairy houses, fairy spy glasses and fairy wands while exploring the importance of all the forest creatures. The forest faeries may even leave you a magical surprise for being such a good forest friend!

Tents and Tiaras (CANCELLED due to low registration.)

Session 5B: July 13 – 16
Cost: $200/ camper
Registration Deadline: June 20

Bring your princess clothes and come for some royal camping fun. Wasiu II princesses will swim, craft, dance, and shine for four silly days. This session is full of sparkles and glitter.

Glitter Bugs

Session 1: June 22 – 27
Cost: $340/ camper
Registration Deadline: May 30

Discover your inner artist during a creative week at camp! Try your hand at pottery, leatherwork, woodworking and textile crafts. You will take home many one-of-a-kind treasures that you made yourself.

Busy Bakers

Session 3: June 29 – July 3
Cost: $325/ camper
Registration Deadline: June 6

Put on your chef’s hat and come have a tasty time at camp, filled with four days of sprinkles, frosting, and tasty creations. Bake sweets and be the coolest, wackiest kitchen helpers at camp. Discover new baking secrets from our talented kitchen staff while making yummy desserts for the entire camp to enjoy.

Shake Rattle and Roll

Session 4A: July 6 – 11
Cost: $340/ camper
Registration Deadline: June 13

Were you born to dance or sing? Well, this year you can dance your way through an exciting and entertaining week at Camp Wasiu II. Learn new dances, sing, play a variety of musical instruments, and host an all-camp dance party to show off all your new moves!

H2O Yeah

Session 5A: July 13 – 18
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: June 20

Do you love the water? Do you sometimes wish you were a dolphin? Come for a wet week at camp where you will spend lots of time swimming, canoeing, playing water games and even hosting your own pool party.

Take Aim

Session 1: June 22 – 27
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: May 30

Bring out your inner Katniss and shoot a bow like a pro! Spend your time becoming Camp Wasiu II’s best archer, compete in an archery challenge, create your own targets, and even have time
for some traditional camp fun!

Girl Power

Session 3: June 29 – July 3
Cost: $325/camper
Registration Deadline: June 6

Let your girl power shine! Build self-confidence, make new friends and learn to express yourself. Manicures, pedicures, and yoga, oh my! Create (and eat) healthy snacks and fruit smoothies. Dabble in some self-defense and dance. Concoct your own natural cosmetics and work towards completing your aMUSE Journey.

Glow n’ Go

Session 4A: July 6 – 11
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: June 13

Is 7:00 a.m. too early to rise and shine? Enjoy five nights of staying up and experiencing camp after dark. After everyone goes to bed you will enjoy night hikes, play glow-in-the-dark games, stargaze, and have a special midnight party! Of course, you will be able to sleep in.

Wasiu II Olympians

Session 4A: July 6 -11
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: June 13

The 2014 Wasiu II Summer Olympics are here. Will you be a part of the Camp Wasiu II team? Enjoy all things sports from swimming, archery, and canoeing to basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Make up sports and games of your own and compete in team challenges to go for the gold.

Aquatic Safari

Session 5A: July 13 – 18
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: June 20

Go wild at Camp Wasiu II. Discover how to track wild animals, learn the names of the plants around camp, and study creatures both underwater and on dry land! Prepare to spend lots of time playing in the water and enjoy tons of exploring during your Aquatic Safari.

Spice Girls

Session 5A: July 13 – 18
Cost: $350/camper
Registration Deadline: June 20

Who’s hungry? Spend six days perfecting your skills as a chef, whipping up snacks, main courses, and desserts, while working on your Simple Meals badge. Discover a variety of cooking techniques, investigate the edible plants around camp, cook over a campfire, and take home your very own self-made cookbook

Footloose & Fancy Free

Session 1: June 22 – June 27
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: May 30

Channel your inner Glee-Geek with this week-long song fest at Camp Wasiu II by singing, dancing, and acting to tell a story. Work together to choose a song and choreograph a dance that will inspire girls. Showcase your talent by performing at the Camp Wasiu II talent show.

Passport to Outdoor Adventure

Session 4B: July 6 – 18
Cost: $699/camper
Registration Deadline: June 13

On your mark, get set, GO! Time to travel using your Camp WasiuII Passport to Adventure. Grab your bags, head on a journey of a lifetime and encounter new cultures, experiences, friends, and food. Discover new passions as you test your personal limits. Canoe, compete at the archery range, swim, SUP (stand up paddle board) and then take camp to the extreme! Explore all of the exciting things that you can do in and around Camp Wasiu II. Wrap up your 13-day adventure with a treetop high ropes challenge. The opportunities are endless!

WILD About Camp

Session 5A: July 13 – 18
Cost: $340/camper
Registration Deadline: June 20

Be part of the wild life at Camp Wasiu II. This is your chance to stay up all night at camp! While everyone is sleeping, you will be up enjoying activities that can only be done at night. Discover how to cook outdoors, build forts, and make fires. Learn survival skills for a truly unique experience, all while completing parts of the Night Owl badge. Don’t mind a little dirt? Then grab your camp friends, come explore, and have an amazing wilderness experience. Don’t worry, you will be able to sleep in, too!

Day Trippers

Session 3: June 29 – July 3
Cost: $450/camper
Registration Deadline: June 6

Plan the camp adventure you’ve always dreamed about and take a new trip every day. Hike the Sierra Buttes and local waterfalls, spend a day rafting the river, or go on a backpacking trip from camp. Earn parts of your Adventurer badge, make forever friends, gain new leadership skills, and discover the amazing possibilities that surround Camp Wasiu II!

She’s with Me

Session 2: June 27 – 29
Cost: $80 per person
Registration Deadline: June 6

Arrive between 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. June 27
Depart at 10 a.m. June 29

This exciting weekend gives girls and their favorite female adult role model the opportunity to share the beauty of the outdoors and create special bonds and memories together. This overnight
camp experience offers a sampling of camp activities such as arts and crafts, nature hikes, canoeing, and swimming, as well as some quality time to just relax with your favorite gal pal. Moms,
aunts, and grandmas, this is your chance to be a camper again, or for the first time. It’s time to camp like a girl!

He’s with Me

Session 2: June 27 – 29
Cost: $80 per person
Registration Deadline: June 6

Arrive between 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. June 27
Depart at 10 a.m. June 29

Grab your dad, grandpa, or even your favorite uncle for a fantastic camp experience. You and your main guy will experience camp side-by-side and spend quality time together discovering camp activities as a team. Swim, hike, sing, canoe, and cook outdoors. You will even participate in some “He’s with Me” challenges. Make memories that will last a lifetime!

CIT I

Date: June 22 – July 3
Cost: $399
Registration Deadline: May 30

Arrive between 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. June 22
Depart at 10 a.m. July 3

Find your inner leader at Camp Wasiu II. Camp counselors are near and dear to the hearts of hundreds of girls who attend camp each summer. Experience the challenges and rewards of working with younger girls. You will learn to teach songs, games, and camp activities while earning your CIT I pin. The CIT I program
fulfills the prerequisite requirements for the CIT II program.

CIT II

Date: July 6 – 20
Cost: $499
Registration Deadline: June 13

Arrive between 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. July 6
Depart at 10 a.m. July 20

This is your opportunity to come back to camp and learn about the different staff positions that make camp happen every summer. Enhance your skills while spending your days discovering the role of program, waterfront, health, kitchen, or administrative staff. After you have found the camp position you are most passionate about, you can pick one area to specialize in for the remainder of the camp session. Once you have completed CIT II, you can apply to return the following summer as a camp counselor.

Saturday, June 21, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Did you know that we have some of the coolest, fun, and most awesome camp staff around and that they come from all over the globe? If you are new to camp and want to make sure that your parents get a tour before you jump on the bus and head to the mountains, sign your family up for the camp open house. You will meet staff, try some camp activities, get a tour of camp, and even eat lunch around the campfire. Lunch is included for families who register by the June 6, 2014 deadline. We can’t wait to see you at Camp Wasiu II.

*Please note that for the safety and security of our campers, tours are not available on drop-off or pick-up days during summer camp sessions. You can only take a camp tour at the Open House.