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Volunteer Run Day Camps

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Volunteer Run Camps day camps are held at Girl Scout properties and community locations throughout Northern California. These fun, enriching, local camps allow girls to extend their Girl Scout experience into the summer months and often offer leadership opportunities for older girls. These camps are planned and run by dedicated volunteers, and the day camps give girls a wonderful pathway to experience Girl Scouts!

Each of our Volunteer Run Camps handles registration independently. For more information about a specific camp, please contact the camp directly using the listed contact information. Camps are published on this page after they are approved to run for the 2016 season. For any other information about Volunteer Run Camps,  please contact


2017 Volunteer Day Camps


Alameda Girl Scout Day Camp

 Location:  Alameda, CA

Dates: June 19- June 23, 2017

Time 4 Art! Our day camp is a fun and friend filled week of outdoor activities. This year, we are traveling through History and featuring a focus on outdoor art. Every day, your girl scout will participate in workshops where they work on art from different periods, and learn about history while playing games, singing, making crafts, cooking, and probably being silly.


Alvarado Day Camp

Location: Tilden Park, Berkeley

Dates: July 17 - 28, 2017

Alvarado is turning 75!  Alvarado Day Camp has been serving girls in the West Contra Costa County for 75 years!  Come celebrate our 75th birthday with a California theme.  From the Pacific Coast to the Shining Sierras and everything in between.  Girls will not only be enjoying California style activities but also building new friendships and learning traditional camp skills.


American Girl Doll Day Camp

Location: Fairfield, CA

Dates: July 10 - 14, 2017

It’s the mid-1950s. The USA is experiencing a time of great advancement in technology, as well as important social changes. American Girl Maryellen and her friends will be our companions as we learn about this decade. Activities include science experiments, arts and crafts, Girl Scout skills, and much more! We are also looking forward to a fun field trip by bus to a local science museum. The week concludes with a ‘50’s-style sleepover for Juniors and Cadettes. Please print all forms single-sided. 


Berkeley Albany Girl Scout Camp

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Location: Tilden Park, Berkeley

Hosted by:  Berkeley/Albany Service unit

Dates: June 19 - 23, 2017

A week of FUN for girls ages 5-13 and Girl Scouts entering 7th grade who have completed the prerequisite Program Aide Training in Berkeley’s Tilden Park!


Chabot Day Camp

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Location:  Hayward, CA, GS Property

Dates: June 19- 23, 2017

For more information email the camp.


“The Magical World” of Chabot Day Camp! Girls entering grades 1-7 will experience five fun-filled days of songs, crafts, games, fun surprises and magic!

All participants will receive a day camp shirt, tote bag and event patch.

Each girl will earn a badge.


Coyote Hills Day Camp                                                                                

Location: Hayward, CA    

Dates: July 10- 15, 2017


 Cupertino Day Camp

Location:  Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos, CA

Date: July 18- 21, 2017

Hosted By: Cupertino Service Unit 630

Camp Theme: Kaleidoscope of Colors

Come join us for our "Kaleidoscope of Colors" day camp. We'll be exploring four islands around the world with crafts, games, activities, hikes, and new friends.
Come scout the rainbow of colors
in our kaleidoscope of fun.
Be with old friends and new, do a craft or two
and play games together in the sun
For more information email the camp.

Diablo Day Camp

Location: Twin Canyons, Lafayette, GS property

Location: Little Hills Ranch, San Ramon

Diablo Day Camp is operated by the volunteer efforts of 10 local Girl Scout Service Units and offers week-long sessions with varying themes throughout the summer. Each session offers a variety of activities such as archery, swimming, nature, crafts and hiking.  At the Camp Twin Canyon site only, campers also cook their own lunch which makes program at this site unique in the area.  All camp staff are volunteers and all interested adults are welcome -- no experience necessary, training is provided.

Little Hill Ranch

Session LH: June 19 - 23, 2017

Twin Canyons

Session 1: June 12 - 16, 2017

Session 2: June 19 - 23, 2017

Session 3: June 26 - June 30, 2017

Session 4: July 3, 5 - 7, 2017

Session 5: July 10 - 14, 2017

Session 6: July 17 - 21, 2017

Session 7: July 24 - 28, 2017

Session 8: July 31 - August 4, 2017

Session 9: August 7 - 11, 2017


Diamond Crest Day Camp

Location: Woodside, CA

Hosted By: Diamond Crest Service Unit

Dates: July 24 - Augist 3, 2017

Dimond Crest Girl Scout Day Camp is an all-volunteer run day camp and is held at a San Mateo County park. Our Camp has been in operation for many years and is rich in traditions and has welcomed girls for several generations.  


Funshine Day Camp

Location:  Morgan Hill, CA

Hosted By: Morgan Hill Service Unit 640

Dates: June 6- 19, 2017

Week-long day camp. Campers are k-6, CREW are 7-8 and girl staff are 9-12. Each day will include activities based on our theme of "STEAM". The activities will include crafts, songs, nature walks and building a Girl Scout sisterhood. This year, in addition to our STEAM theme, we plan on incorporating the Girl Scout Law each day. Our hope is to gie the girls an outdoor adventure right here in town.


Marin Day Camp at Arequipa

Location: Fairfax, CA

Session 1: June 19- 23, 2017

Session 2: June 26- 30, 2017

Session 3: July 10- 14, 2017

Session 4: July 17- 21, 2017

FOR over fifty years, Girl Scouts from all over Marin County have come to beautiful Camp Arequipa nestled at the bottom of the hills just outside Fairfax, California.


Mountain Top Day Camp 

Location:  Watsonville, CA

Hosted By: Gilroy Service Unit 604

Dates: July 10 - 14, 2017

Come be a part of Gilroy Girl Scouts Mountain Top Day Camp where we will take on the great outdoors as we spend time together making new friends, hiking, crafts, games, outdoor cooking and adventure in the outdoors! Our journey begins at Mount Madonna County Park July 10th through July 14th. Space will fill up fast as many of the girls want to be a part of Mountain Top Day Camp and we want you to get your registrations in as soon as you can! We can’t wait to welcome YOU to camp!

For more information email the camp.


Novato Day Camp

Location:  Novato, CA

Dates: July 17- 21, 2017


Oakland Day Camp

Location: Oakland, CA

Dates: July 17 - July 21, 2017

Our theme this year is Wizard School, with a side theme of circus arts. Campers will enjoy learning outdoor skills, gain confidence, connect with others while having fun in the woods in the Oakland Hills.


Peninsula Day Camp

Location: Woodside, CA

Dates: June 19- 30, 2017

Peninsula Girl Scout Day Camp is a 10-day adventure in the out-of-doors in beautiful Huddart Park. Activities include outdoor skills, hiking, singing, cooking, crafts, sleeping under the stars and making new friends.


Petaluma Day Camp

Location: Petaluma, CA

Dates: July 10- 14, 2017

Girl run Day Camp with activies in the day and evening.


Spring Lake Summer Day Camp

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Dates: July 31- August 3, 2017

Spring Lake Summer Day Camp is a fun camp where girls get outdoors and work on badges.


SU 107 Windsor Day Camp

Location: Windsor, CA

Dates: June 26-  30, 2017

A 5 day fun filled Day Camp!

This year's theme is "lights, camera, Girl Scouts!"


SU638 Day Camp

Location: Los Gatos, CA

Dates: June 26- 30, 2017

Girls entering 1st through 6th grade can experience all the wonders of the day camp and Girl Scout worlds.  Each day will have a different theme: Arts, Out of Doors, People, Well Being, Today and Tomorrow. Girls will enjoy hiking, cooking out, daily arts and crafts projects, guest speakers, and so much more. Girls entering 7th grade and above can sign up as CREW and gain experience as camp counselors.