"The Girl Scout camping program is a great place for girls to progress from day camp to overnight camp as they gain experience and confidence from being away from home," said Karen Quinn, program coordinator, Adolescent Female Group for Metro Denver Partners.
Scout camp provides a safe, secure, positive environment for girls to grow and learn.Girls learn to be a team player in a group setting and develop friendships easily."Metro Denver Partners
has been sending girls ages 9 to 14 from the inner city to Girl Scout camp for eight years.
"Many of the girls we send to Girl Scout camp have never been out of the city before," said Quinn
."And many have never been away from home.
Scout camp is a very affordable summer activity," said Quinn