Youth Information




Camper: Girl Scouts in grades 1-6 as of September 2020


Program Aide in Training (PAT): Girl Scouts in 7th grade (or higher) as of September 2020. Girls must have earned at least one Leader in Action [LiA] award before camp. (See: PAT Information)


Program Aide (PA): Girl Scouts in grades 8-12 as of September 2020. To be a PA, an applicant MUST have completed PA Training either at GSHCDC or at another GSCM camp. (See: PA Information)




Registration will open on Sunday, March 15, 2020, starting at 9:00 pm EST.


To register, go to: CampDoc.


To prepare for online registration:


  1. Note your daughter's last tetanus shot date.
  2. Consider which week you want to attend.
  3. Decide what size t-shirt she will need.
  4. If your camper will complete 5th grade this year (and be a 6th Grader in the Fall), she may attend the 6th Grade Sleepover at camp. Discuss participation with your daughter.




  • To attend GSHCDC this Summer, campers, PATs, and PAs must be registered Girl Scoutswith Girl Scouts of Central Maryland or another Girl Scout council. If a girl is not currently a Girl Scout, but wants to join, she can register for GSHCDC in March (see above) but must also register as a Girl Scout (as an individual, or as part of a troop) by no later than June 7, 2020.
  • The Maryland Health Department requires that all Health History Forms have the date of the camp attendee's last tetanus shot. Applications will NOT be accepted without tetanus shot information.
  • Campers may be "waitlisted" while new staff volunteers are being confirmed. Confirmation emails will be sent to those on a Wait List, as additional camper units are staffed.
  • To apply for financial aid prior to March 2020, fill out the form below and return it to: GSHCDC; P.O. Box 1817; Ellicott City, MD 21041. (Or it can be scanned and e-mailed to:
Grant Application
Application for financial aid prior to March 2020 camp registration.
Grant Application 2016.pdf
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