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Girl Scout Camps - Virginia

 

 




Camp Apasus
8420 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA



Camp Axton
Axton, VA
1950
Land leased from Mrs. Walter Grant






The property today. It's clearly been deforested.



Burke's Mill Pond
Gloucester Co, VA
1975
30+ acres



Girl Scout Camp at Camp Coffey

Radford, VA
City owned property
Used by several youth organizations













 


Camp Coles Trip
Stafford, VA
Land purchased Dec. 1954
First camp July 3, 1955
Officially opened 1956



Camp Covington
Covington, VA
Closed Aug. 31, 1976



Camp Crowell
Oakton, VA
1948
60 acres
Named in honor of Frank and Ellen Crowell, prior owners.



Camp Darden
near Franklin, Va
1961
Named after Gov. Colgate W. Darden and his wife, Constance DuPont Darden.


Colgate Darden was born on a small farm near Franklin, VA
It is not known if the camp is on that property.


Camp Dark Hollow
Off of VA 311, north of Hanging Rock, VA
1951-2007
400 acres
A tented camping area of Icimani Adventure Program Center was named Dark Hollow, in honor of this camp.



Camp Garth Newel
Hot Springs, VA
1955-1965
107 acres
Garth Newel means new hearth, new home
Land was a gift to Girl Scouts, who returned the gift in 1965, now the home of the Garth Newel Music Camp.

Camp Holland Acres
Centerville, VA
20 acres



Camp Holly Dell
near Beach, VA
1952-1996
100 acres
Officially Dedicated July 17, 1953


Camp Holly Dell Song







Icimani Adventure Program Center
5488 Yellow Mountain Road, Roanoke, VA
Opened 2008
Yellow Mountain Road, Roanoke, VA
A tented section was named Dark Hollow, in honor of former Camp Dark Hollow, which was sold in 2007. Icimani Adventure Program Center was purchased with the proceeds of the sale.




Camp Kistinowervi


Camp Kittamaqund
1964
387 acres
Named after an Indian Chief




Camp Kiwanee
on the Little River, VA
Kiwanis property



Camp Kiwanianna
Shawsville, VA
1941 - Aug 31, 1976
Kiwanis Club of Roanoke




Camp Lake Catherine
Lake Catherine Dr, Botetourt Co., VA
180 acres
1968-Aug. 31, 1976






Girl Scout Camp at Marion Campground
Pulaski, VA
Day Camp



Girl Scout Day Camp at Massanutten Caverns
Harrisonburg, VA




Massawomee Program Center
155 acres
1979-2004
Formerly known as Indian Bottom Campground



Camp MaVaVi
Triangle, VA
Local council history notes it ran from 1940-1950





Camp May Flather
 Mt. Solon, George Washington National Forest, VA
1930
50 acres
Named after Mary Rebecca "May" Mullan Flather (1871-1962), longtime supporter of Girl Scouting and generous fund raiser for the camp.



Vintage Postcards of Camp May Flather




             

These 1938 "color" slides were hand-colored, which may explain why
the girls are in khaki instead of the green camp uniforms of the day.


 

Camp Moss Ridge
Paris, Clarke County, VA



Camp Pamunkey Ridge
Hanover, VA
1996 
240 acres


Camp Pinoaka
1936




Camp Pocahontas
near Bon-Air, VA
1928


Camp Potomac Woods
13900 Potomac Woods Land, Leesburg, VA
101 acres





Camp Sacajawea
2124 Fox Hill Rd, Lynchburg, VA
119 acres



Camp Shawnee
Ringgold, VA
1968-2004



Camp Shenandoah
Staunton, VA





Camp Skimino
Williamsburg, VA
90 acres
Skimino means "smooth creek"


Camp Smithfield
1942 - ran for several years
 Dunedin, Lee Park, Lake Jordan, Lakeview Park, Bear Creek Community Center
Camp named for Dr. R. O. Smith.









Camp Sugar Hollow
near Charlottesville, VA
60 acres







 

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