Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines is seeing an increase in financial assistance requests by girls and families for its 2015 summer camp program. Since February, over 200 girls have applied for financial aid to attend a summer camp session, representing a 40 percent increase in requests as compared to the 2014 season. The Girl Scouts Council serves nearly 2,700 girls in one camp season.
Great Outdoor Provisions and Carolinas IT, along with three community individuals, have partnered to present the 2015 Campership Challenge so that any girl can have the life changing-outdoor experience that Girl Scouting provides. By participating in the Campership Challenge, more girls can hit the bull’s eye on the archery range, navigate that turn in the canoe, or climb to the highest peak of the Alpine Town at Girl Scout camp this summer.
“We know the excitement of going camping. We see it daily on the faces of our customers who are gearing up for their next adventure,” said Chuck Millsaps, president of Great Outdoor Provision. “We are thrilled to participate in this challenge so that girls with financial need can have the time of their lives at camp this summer.”
With this support, all campership donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar until Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines has reached its $15,000 fundraising goal. Gifts to the 2015 Campership Challenge must be m...