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Camp McCormick--Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

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North Girl Scout Road,
Stillman Valley, IL 61084
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(630) 897-1565

About Camp

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Camp McCormick has over 400 acres of wood and meadows and is located a few miles south of Rockford, about 1.5 hours northwest of Chicago. Camp facilities include a central dining hall, outdoor pool, showers, craft building, health center, hiking trails, covered wagons, Adirondacks, and platform tents. Units have latrines and washstands.

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Available Staff

Assistant Camp Director Program Director Health Supervisor/Nurse Counselor-In-Training Director STEM Counselor Arts & Crafts Director Waterfront Director Head Cook General Counselors Nature Specialist Lifeguard Kitchen Assistant

Camp Activities

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Camp Navigator Traditional Activities
Camp Navigator Adventure Activities

Sessions

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Session Name Start Date End Date Capacity $ Fee
Art Exposion 06-17-2012 06-22-2012 16 280

Release your imagination and appreciation for the world of art. Explore painting, leather and bead work, needle work, recycled art and sculpting. Grades: 3-5

Art Sampler 07-01-2012 07-03-2012 12 160

Release your imagination and appreciation for the world of art. Dabble in different art media in this shortened art program. Grades: 6-8

Butterfly Morph .. 07-24-2012 07-27-2012 16 200

Have you ever seen a caterpillar morph into a butterfly? Explore the life cycle of butterflies as you experience the opportunity of a lifetime and help nurture this metamorphosis while at camp. Grades: 4-6

Cast Iron Chef 07-01-2012 07-03-2012 12 160

Tap into your inner Julia Child and Rachel Ray as you experiment with several different recipes to be cooked over the campfire. Campers will cook most meals over the campfire. Grades: 8-10

Cast Iron Chef 07-01-2012 07-03-2012 12 160

Tap into your inner Julia Child and Rachel Ray as you experiment with several different recipes to be cooked over the campfire. Campers will cook most meals over the campfire. Grades: 8-10

Cast Iron Chef 07-08-2012 07-13-2012 12 280

Tap into your inner Julia Child and Rachel Ray as you experiment with several different recipes to be cooked over the campfire. Campers will cook most meals over the campfire. Grades: 4-6

Casting Call 06-24-2012 06-26-2012 10 200

Lights. Camera. ACTION! Try your hand at different acting styles, including improv and storytelling, before heading out to see a local play. Grades: 4-6

Counselor-In-Tr .. 06-17-2012 06-29-2012 8 475

Interested in what it takes to work at a camp? Participants of the Counselor-In-Training I program will explore the art of working with younger campers as they learn the responsibilities of camp staff. Take a weekend trip to Camp Dean to work with the family program and see how other Girl Scout camps function. *New age requirements to align with GSUSA's CIT program Grades: 10-12

Decorative Diva .. 07-22-2012 07-27-2012 12 325

How sweet would it be to own your own cupcake business? What would you do if you could create your own clothing line? Explore different creative lines as you dive into the design process and business basics. Grades: 7-10

Deep Sea Divers 06-17-2012 06-22-2012 10 400

Do you love the water, but want to do more than swim? Spend the week learning to snorkel and SCUBA dive with trained diving instructors. Grades: 8-10

Imgaine Enginee .. 06-17-2012 06-19-2012 16 175

Forensic scientist, electrical engineer and environmental scientist-sound like interesting careers? Learn how to extract DNA from a bandana, build a switch and make a simple fountain. Grades: 6-8

It's Easy Being .. 07-08-2012 07-13-2012 16 280

Show your Girl Scout green as you designing a green model home and discover better building materials for a sustainable future. Grades: 6-8

It's Electrifyi .. 07-15-2012 07-20-2012 16 280

Power It Up as you develop your own game board and tilt lantern by completing the circuit in this electrifying camp session. Create your own circuit that will power a speaker to play "Happy Birthday" Grades: 7-10

Little Camp On .. 06-24-2012 06-29-2012 20 280

Take a trip back in time to when the pioneers crossed this great country of ours. Practice candle dipping, natural dying, and butter making as you stay in the covered wagons. Grades: 3-5

McCormick Expre .. 07-15-2012 07-17-2012 16 145

Don't know if camping is for you? Try this shorter session to see what Camp McCormick has to offer, including swimming, arts and crafts, and hiking. Dates: July 15-17 Grades: 2-4

Mud Pies 07-22-2012 07-27-2012 16 280

Do you like slippery, slimy, fun experiences? Participate in the human s'more project, play tie-dye tag, and create your own slime and exploding volcano. Grades: 6-8

Night Owls--mul .. 06-17-2012 07-20-2012 16 250

Stay up late and sleep in! Check out what camp has to offer after all the lights go out. You will be amazed how many stars you can see! Dates: June 17-22 and July 15-20 Grades: 3-5

On Target 07-15-2012 07-20-2012 12 280

Ready? Aim. FIRE! Learn the basics of archery before competing the Camp McCormick Robin Hood Challenge. Dates: July 15-20 Grades: 6-8

Rockin' Robots 06-19-2012 06-22-2012 16 200

Curious about robots? Get some hands-on experience building and programming a robot. Who knows, you may design a dancing ballerina, a Segway or even a puppy! Grades: 5-7

Saddle Up Sampl .. 07-17-2012 07-20-2012 10 325

Saddle up two times at White Pines Ranch to learn riding, grooming, and horse care. Brush off the dust and join in the other camp activities. Dates: July 17-20 Grades: 4-6

Splash n' Sport .. 06-24-2012 06-29-2012 10 325

Love the water? Love horses? What about sports? Spend hours in the pool, take a trip to White Pines Ranch for a horseback riding lesson, and cheer on the Rockford Riverhawks at Road Ranger Stadium. Grades: 6-8

Splish Splash 07-01-2012 07-03-2012 16 145

Cannonball! Jump in to the pool and splash around as you spend most of your time at camp in your swimsuit. When you're not in the pool, play water games and participate in other camp activities. Grades: 3-5

Survivor 06-24-2012 06-29-2012 16 280

Tribal Council is in session. Are you able to outwit, outplay and outlast the rest? Spend some time learning and reviewing different survival techniques before taking on the ultimate survivor challenge. Grades: 6-8

Taste of McCorm .. 07-01-2012 07-03-2012 12 145

Don't know if camping is for you? Try this shorter session to see what Camp McCormick has to offer, including swimming, arts and crafts, and hiking. Grades: 5-7

Teddy & Me 07-22-2012 07-24-2012 16 145

Camp is always better when you bring your favorite stuffed friend along. Explore camp together and have fun at your afternoon tea party. Grades: 2-4

Trail Blazers-- .. 07-08-2012 07-27-2012 10 425

Saddle up three times at White Pines Ranch to learn riding, grooming, and horse care. Brush off the dust and join in the other camp activities. Dates: July 8-13 Grades: 4-6 Dates: July 22-27 Grades: 6-8

Up the Wall--mu .. 06-17-2012 07-13-2012 10 325

Start your week building your team at camp. You'll go through a lot of team-building activities! Try crate stacking at camp. How high up do you think you'll go? After conquering the crates, challenge yourself at Camp Winnebago's high ropes course. Dates: June 17-22 and July 8-13 Grades: 7-10

Water Fun--mult .. 07-08-2012 07-27-2012 20 250

Cannonball! Jump into the pool and splash around as you spend most of your time at camp in your swimsuit. When not in the pool, play water games and participate in other camp activites. Dates: July 8- 13 and July 22-27 Grades: 3-5

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Location

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Camp Address :

North Girl Scout Road,
Stillman Valley, IL 61084

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Off-season Address :

200 New Bond Road,
Sugar Grove, IL 60554

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Camp Type
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Overnight
Camp Size
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75
Gender
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All Girls Camp Navigator
Age Group
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14 - 18 yrs
Cost
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$100 - $250 per week
Camp Focus
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Girls Scouts
Camp Director
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Laura Bumba

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