Participate in our upcoming events! All events are held at Camp Archbald unless otherwise noted.

SoCA Yearly Calendar (this is a working document and is updated when new events happen, last updated 7/7/21)

All SoCA general meetings are held the 2nd Sunday, every other month.

*All year long: Virtual patch in a box
Cost: Free
Last day to complete: December 1st, 2022
E-mail for sending in request for patches: centuryteamforsoca@gmail.com
Contact: Kate Crowley (same century team e-mail)

December

December 4: Holly Jolly Jamboree – 12-5pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $10 per girl, adults free
Last day to register: Nov. 19th
Registration link: Registration is now closed.
Contact: Eileen Head – head@epix.net

Open to Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. This event will have girls getting into the holiday spirit! Hiking, crafts and cookies are some of the planned activities. Be sure to dress for the weather. Girls can play in the snow if available.

December 12: SoCA General Meeting – 1:30-3pm
Location: Zoom – email mediaforsoca@gmail.com for link

December 14: Work Day
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to all ages and adults
Last day to register: December 13
Registration link: None, email Pat to attend
Contact: Pat Acker – packer@echoes.net

2022

Please note: All events for 2022 are tentative, until a registration link is posted for sign ups, then the event is confirmed. Events need a minimum of 10 participants to run or they will be cancelled. Registration closes 3 weeks prior to the event date. Please plan accordingly.

January

January 15: Camp registration opens!

January 15: Stitch your Heart Out
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $10 if you bring your own jeans, $15 if you need a pair provided for you
Levels: Juniors – Ambassadors
Last day to register: 12/24/21
Registration link: Click here to sign up
Contact: Eileen Head – head@epix.net
How many things can you make from one pair of old jeans? Come to Camp Archbald on January 15th and learn how to upcycle your denim into several “new” items. Bring your lunch/water bottle. Embellishments, threads, hand tools and sewing machines will be available to use. You can bring your own sewing kit. Questions? Ask Eileen at head@epix.net.

January 21-23: Winter Weekend
Time: Friday 6pm – Sunday 10am
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Open to any SoCA member and their families
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com

January 29-30th: CSA Troop Adventure Camp
Time: Saturday 9:30am – Sunday 3pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $30 per girl, $15 per adult
Levels: Cadettes – Ambassadors
Last day to register: January 20th
Registration link: Click here to sign up!
Contact: Hosted by GSHPA.
Description: Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors come and enjoy an adventurous weekend at Camp Archbald! Join us for winter camping and outdoor challenges! We will provide Dinner on Saturday, and then Breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Troops should bring their own lunch for Saturday and snacks.

February

February 13: General meeting
Time: 1:30 – 3pm
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to anyone (girls, adults, community members)
No registration required
Contact: Nikki Morristell – nikkibarber@hotmail.com

February 19: Snow Adventure Day
Time: 9am – 4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: All ages
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Enjoy a winter day at camp. Alternate activities planned for inclement weather.

February 26: STEAM Saturday
Time: 10-11:30am
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $5 per girl, adults free
Levels: Daisies – Cadettes
Last day to register: February 18th
Registration link: Click here to sign up!
Contact: Hosted by GSHPA.
Description: Girl Scouts are invited to GSHPA’s STEAM Saturday event: Robotics at Camp Archbald! Design, program, and build new robots, while learning what makes a robot and why they are important to our future.

March

March 19-20: Cadette Outdoor Journey Weekend
Time: Saturday 9:30am – 3:30pm Sunday
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $30 per girl, adults free
Levels: Cadettes
Last day to register: March 7th
Registration link: Click here to sign up!
Contact: Hosted by GSHPA.
Description: Cadettes and their troops are invited to a weekend of outdoor adventure and achievement! Girls will deepen their outdoor skills while earning their Night Owl, Trailblazing, and Primitive Camper badges. They’ll also have the opportunity to develop a Take Action project to earn their Take Action award while working to protect the environment.

We will provide Dinner on Saturday, and then Breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Troops should bring their own lunch for Saturday and snacks.

March 25-27: Mommy and Me weekend
Time: Friday 6:30pm – Sunday 10am
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Daisies and Brownies
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Earn your Buddy Camper or your Cabin Camper badge.

April

April 10: General meeting
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to anyone (girls, adults, community members)
No registration required
Contact: Nikki Morristell – nikkibarber@hotmail.com

April 23rd: Daisy Badge Workshop – New Math in Nature Badges
Time: 10am-1:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $25 per girl, adults free
Levels: Daisies
Last day to register: April 16th
Registration link: Click here to sign up!
Contact: Hosted by GSHPA.
Description: Daisies will learn how math and nature go hand-in-hand. By the end of the event, they will know how to utilize and identify shapes, numbers, and designs in nature! Participants will earn all three badges:

April 30: Carpentry
Time: 9am – 4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Cadettes
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Earn your carpentry badge building foot bridges at camp on the south trail.

May

May 14: Escape Camp Archbald
Time: 9am – 4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Cadettes – Ambassadors
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Solves clues and unravel the mystery to escape camp at this fun filled day of adventure.

May 21th: Brownie Badge Workshop – New Math in Nature Badges
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: $25 per girl, adults free
Levels: Brownies
Last day to register: May 14th
Registration link: Click here to sign up!
Contact: Hosted by GSHPA.
Description: Brownies will learn how math and nature go hand-in-hand. By the end of the event, they will know how to utilize and identify shapes, numbers, and designs in nature! Participants will earn all three badges:

June

June 1: Camp registration closes!

June (Date TBD): NEPA Gives

June 4: The Spirit of Camp Archbald
Time: 9am – 4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Open to all levels
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Learn about Camp Archbald’s fascinating history, try new things in nature and leave camp a little better than you found it.

June 5: SoCA Family Picnic
Time: TBD
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Open to any SoCA member and their families
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com

June 12: General meeting
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to anyone (girls, adults, community members)
No registration required
Contact: Nikki Morristell – nikkibarber@hotmail.com

June 25-26: Stream Girls
Time: Saturday 9:30am – Sunday 3pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Cadettes and Seniors
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Streams girls is in partnership with Trout Unlimited’s watershed program. Learn to tie flies, discover macro invertebracy and more!

July

July 10 – 15: Resident Camp Week 1
July 17 – 22: Resident Camp Week 2
Time: Sunday 3pm – Friday 6pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: Varies per level
Levels: Entering 1st grade – 12th grade
Last day to register: June 1, 2021
Registration link: Registration opens January 15, 2022
Contact: Jamie Puchalski – Camp Director – residentcampforsoca@gmail.com

August

August (Date TBD): Kayak for Camp
Time: All day
Location: Susquehanna River
Cost: Varies per vessel
Levels: Open to anyone
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Laura O’Malley – ljomal@msn.com

August 14: General meeting
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to anyone (girls, adults, community members)
No registration required
Contact: Nikki Morristell – nikkibarber@hotmail.com

August 14: Bug off!
Time: 1-4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Brownies
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Learn all about bugs, especially what lives at camp. A special expert will guide Brownies through earning their bugs badge.

August 14: Make a splash
Time: 1-4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: All levels
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Open swimming and boating day for all.

September

September 30 – October 2: Heraldry
Time: Friday 6pm – 10am Sunday
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Juniors – Ambassadors
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Learn all about heraldry. Watch live fencing demo’s, learn medieval songs, create a coat of arms and more.

October

October 9: General meeting
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to anyone (girls, adults, community members)
No registration required
Contact: Nikki Morristell – nikkibarber@hotmail.com

October 9: Trail Adventure Day
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Daisies and Brownies
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Earn your trail adventure badge.

October 14-16: SoCA Fall Weekend
Time: 6pm Friday – 10am Sunday
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Open to any SoCA member and their families
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com

November

November 12: Be a Leader
Time: 9am – 4:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Seniors, Ambassadors and registered adults up to age 21
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Explore leadership skills at camp with a guest speaker.

November 29: Giving Tuesday
Our goal is to raise $2,500 – all donations are tax-deductible.
Want to make an in-kind donation instead? Visit our Amazon wish list!

December

December 3: Holiday Bash
Time: 10am – 3:30pm
Location: Camp Archbald
Cost: TBD
Levels: Daisies – Cadettes
Last day to register: TBD
Registration link: Event tentative
Contact: Holly Legate – heritagetrailsulholly@gmail.com
Celebrate the holidays at camp. Create crafts, decorate and sing!

December 11: General meeting
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE
Levels: Open to anyone (girls, adults, community members)
No registration required
Contact: Nikki Morristell – nikkibarber@hotmail.com

Officers and chairs – use this link to submit your publicity request for upcoming events!