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Check out our NEW Troop Camp opportunities this summer at our property in Statesville! Available for all skill levels and activity needs - read more and sign up today on our Summer Camp information page, under the 'New! Troop Camp Adventures!' heading.

Camp Name
Location
Amenities
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Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs
**Use link below chart for Service Unit Encampment rentals**
1919 Turnersburg Hwy
Statesville, NC 28625
  • Heated / Air-Conditioned Cabins
  • Archery
  • Cooperation Course
  • Boating
  • Lake Swimming
  • Phoenix Tower
  • Nature Activity Areas
  • Sports Fields

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Dates available up to 6 months in advance of your trip

**Please read Important Notes below before reserving!**

Camp Holly Hut
in Dan Nicholas Park
6800 Bringle Ferry Road
Salisbury, NC 28146
  • Heated / Air-Conditioned Cabins
  • Bathhouse
  • Lodge equipped with Kitchen, Fireplace, Bathrooms
  • Access to Dan Nicholas Park Activities, like:
    • Gem Mine
    • Petting Barn
    • Miniature Golf
    • Paddleboats
    • Carousel

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Dates available up to 1 year in advance of your trip

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**Please read Important Notes below before reserving!**

POD Village
at the GSHNC Service Center
7007 Idlewild Road
Charlotte, NC 28212
  • Heated / Air-Conditioned PODs
  • Full Kitchen and Bathrooms in each POD
  • Outdoor Pavilion
  • Propane Grill
  • Projector & Movie Screen
  • Central Location - Easy Access to Charlotte

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Dates available up to 1 year in advance of your trip

**Please read Important Notes below before reserving!**

 

Service Unit Encampment Directors please click HERE to reserve your encampment weekend! Encampments may book up to 1 year in advance of their Encampment weekend.
**Consult our Example Encampment Planning Schedule and Agreement and read the Imporant Notes below before reserving!**
 

IMPORTANT NOTES

*ALL GROUPS reserving a property must have a currently certified First Aid and CPR trained adult in their group, and an adult with a functioning vehicle who can transport attendees in case of an emergency, during their entire rental period.

*All Girl Scout groups must have completed applicable trainings to rent each property. Please be sure you have a fully trained adult present at all times to maintain safety standards:

*All Girl Scout groups need to have an adult who has completed the two part Be Safe, Be Ready online course.
*Groups should also ensure that they are following the Troop Rental Guidelines and Reservation Information document presented during that training. 
*If you are planning to build a fire, your trained adult will also need to complete the Firebuilding and Outdoor Cooking training through our council in-person training offerings. Please check our calendar for the next training date.
*In addition to the above, if you are planning to have your group tent camp, your trained adult will need to complete the Overnight Camp Experience training. This is usually offered as an add-on training at the end of Firebuilding and Outdoor Cooking training. Please check our calendar for the next training date.
*Additional trainings include Primitive Camping and Backpacking courses. Please consult our Adult Development page for more information on these trainings and when they are needed.

*Girl Scout Members renting camp for a Non-Girl Scout Event MUST have at least one person in the family/group who is a Girl Scout member, and MUST be able to provide us with a Certificate of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance as outlined in the Troop Rental Guidelines and Reservation Information document. Please contact Customer Care at 704-731-6500 or customercare@hngirlscouts.org for more information.

*Non-Girl Scout groups wishing to rent a GSHNC property MUST be able to provide us with a Certificate of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance, as well as a signed copy of our Community Rental AgreementPlease contact Customer Care at 704-731-6500 or customercare@hngirlscouts.org for more information.

*Camp Holly Hut and the POD Village may be reserved up to 1 year in advance of the last day of your trip. For example: if you would like to camp from April 8th-10th, the earliest you can book those nights is on April 10th of the previous year! Camping areas must be booked at least two days in advance of your trip.

*The Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus may be reserved up to six months in advance of the last day of your trip for troop, group, and non-profit rentals. For example: if you would like to camp from April 8th-10th, the earliest you can book those nights in on October 10th! Camping areas must be booked at least four days in advance of your trip.

*Activity areas must be reserved 6 weeks in advance of your trip to ensure the presence of facilitators. If you have trained and certified facilitators in your group that you would like to use, and you are booking less than 6 weeks out, please call 704-731-6500 to book over the phone.

*CANCELLATION POLICY for Troop, Group, and Non-Profit Rental: *Usage fee is non-refundable unless written cancellation is received 4 weeks in advance. If a refund is due, a 25% processing charge will apply.
*Requests for reservation transfers must be received no later than 3 weeks in advance. Reservations can be transferred to an available date within the rental window (one year out for Holly Hut and the PODs, 6 months out for the Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Campus at Oak Springs). A 10% transfer fee applies to any changes to the reservation date or location, and once transferred, reservations cannot thereafter be transferred again or canceled for a refund.

*CANCELLATION POLICY for Service Unit Encampments:

*Cancellations must be requested in writing at least three months before your encampment date.
*If a refund is due, a 25% processing fee will apply.
*Non-program site fees are non-refundable after the three month deadline.
*Cancellations after that three month deadline will additionally forfeit your encampment's $200 deposit.
*If any portion of your encampment is cancelled due to council decision - e.g., if the water is too cold to boat or swim, or if we are unable to secure a facilitator for a program area - you will receive a full refund for that portion of your encampment.
*Payments may be transferred between program areas - e.g., if you pay for too many sessions of Archery, any overpayment may be applied to your per-person fee payments.

*If you have any additional questions about renting a property, please contact Customer Care at 704-731-6500 or customercare@hngirlscouts.org.


Address: 7007 Idlewild Road, Charlotte, NC 28212
Contact Name: Girl Scouts, Hornets' Nest Council
Email: customercare@hngirlscouts.org
Phone: 704-731-6500