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Camp Small Valley

Camp Small Valley is the largest of GSHPA’s four camps totaling 792 acres nestled in the mountains of Dauphin County.  Camp Small Valley touches every step of Girl Scout outdoor progression with overnight experiences ranging from modern to rustic.

The camp features a dining hall with commercial kitchen, hiking trails, pool, climbing wall, facilitated and non-facilitated low ropes, and an education center.

Camp Small Valley is within two hours driving time of 82% of GSHPA membership and offers an experiential overnight experience for any level of Girl Scout and all levels of leaders ranging from first year to lifetime.

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Reserve Camp Small Valley

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Need help or have questions about reserving a property? Email member services or call them at 1-800-692-7816. 

Camp Small Valley
88 Hemlock Road
Halifax PA 17032
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Free Activity Kits Coming October 2022

Orienteering Kit- Orienteering is an activity that involves the use of a map, compass, and navigational skills to find your way around or across an unfamiliar area. Camp Small Valley now has a permanent orienteering course, which any renter can use if they reserve our free orienteering kit with either a day or overnight reservation. All instructions and equipment can be found in the kit.

Geocaching Kit - Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity using a global positioning system (GPS) device and maps. Geocachers seek out caches (waterproof containers containing logbooks, and/or trinkets) that have been hidden. Camp Small Valley's Geocaching Kit can be rented for free and included with your day or overnight reservation. All instructions and equipment can be found in the kit. 

 

Glen - Cabins

Facility Name: Glen
Facility Type: Cabins (4)
Accommodates: 32 on bunks (8 per cabin)
Availability: April - October

Description:
• Unheated cabins
• Lights inside and outside of cabins
• One electrical outlet per cabin

Shared bathroom for Glen and Glade
• 5 flush toilets
• 5 sinks with running water
• 2 electrical outlets
• Outdoor water spigot available spring-fall
Shared pavilion for Glen and Glade
• 1 refrigerator per side
• Lights
• one electrical outlet per side
• 1 fire pit per side
• 4 picnic tables per side
• 1 cabin per side that contains the following: 2 cast iron pans, 1 cast iron Dutch oven, 6 pie irons, 6 roasting forks

Find more pictures here

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Glade - Cabins

Facility Name: Glade
Facility Type: Cabins (4)
Accommodates: 28 on bunks (3 cabins sleep 8, one cabin sleeps 4)
Availability: April - October

Description:
• Unheated cabins
• Lights inside and outside of cabins
• One electrical outlet per cabin

Shared bathroom for Glen and Glade
• 5 flush toilets
• 5 sinks with running water
• 2 electrical outlets
• Outdoor water spigot available spring-fall
Shared pavilion for Glen and Glade
• 1 refrigerator per side
• Lights
• one electrical outlet per side
• 1 fire pit per side
• 4 picnic tables per side
• 1 cabin per side that contains the following: 2 cast iron pans, 1 cast iron Dutch oven, 6 pie irons, 6 roasting forks

Find more pictures here

Glade
Squirrels Nest - Tent Platform Village

Facility: Squirrels Nest
Facility Type: Tent Platform Village
Accommodates: 28 (six 4 person tent platforms and two 2 person tent platforms)
Availability: April - October

Description:
• 2 fire rings
• No electricity
• Bathroom with 3 flush toilets and 3 sinks with running water
Pavilion
• 1 electrical outlet
• Lights
• 4 picnic tables
• 1 charcoal grill under pavilion
• 1 refrigerator
• Outdoor water spigot available spring-fall

Find more pictures here

Squirrels Nest 2
Oak Knob - Yurts

Facility: Oak Knob
Facility Type: Yurts
Accommodates: 24 on bunk beds (12 per yurt)
Availability: Year round (running water only available April – October)

Description:
• Electrical outlets
• Gas Heat
• Ceiling fan
• Lights
• 1 fire ring
• Bathroom with lights, 2 pit toilets and handwashing sink with running water available spring-fall

Pavilion
• Lights
• 1 electrical outlet
• 3 picnic tables
• 1 charcoal grill under pavilion

Find more pictures here.

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Acorn Flats - Rustic A-Frame Cabins

Facility: Acorn Flats
Facility Type: Rustic A-Frame Cabins
Accommodates: 32 on cots (2 cabins sleep 2 people, 6 cabins sleep 4)
Availability: April - October

Description:
• No electricity
• 1 fire ring
• Bathroom with lights, 3 pit toilets and handwashing sink with running water available spring-fall

Pavilion
• Lights
• 1 electrical outlet
• 4 picnic tables
• 1 charcoal grill under pavilion

Find more pictures here

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Black Bear - Yurts

Facility: Black Bear
Facility Type: Yurts
Accommodates: 24 on bunk beds (12 per yurt)
Availability: Year round
Note: These are the two yurts closest to the woods

Description (per yurt):
• 1 electrical outlet
• Gas heat
• Ceiling fan
• 1 round table with folding chairs
• Lights
• 1 fire pits
• 2 picnic tables
Shared bathroom facility with Whitetail yurts
• 3 single shower stalls
• 1 single bathroom with flush toilet and sink
• 1 group bathroom with 3 toilet stalls and two sinks
Shared kitchen with Whitetail yurts
• 48 plates
• 48 each of knives/forks/spoons
• 12 pie irons, 12 roasting sticks
• 2 toasters
• 1 microwave
• 1 coffee pot
• 4 cast iron frying pans
• 2 refrigerators
• 1 gas stove
• 1 2-bay sink
• *Please note there are no cups available

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Whitetail - Yurts

Facility: Whitetail
Facility Type: Yurts
Accommodates: 24 on bunk beds (12 per yurt)
Availability: Year round
Note: These are the two yurts closest to the parking lot

Description (per yurt):
• One yurt has handicap accessible ramp
• 1 electrical outlet
• Gas heat
• Ceiling fan
• 1 round table with folding chairs
• Lights
• 1 fire pits
• 2 picnic tables
Shared bathroom facility with Black Bear yurts
• 3 single shower stalls
• 1 single bathroom with flush toilet and sink
• 1 group bathroom with 3 toilet stalls and two sinks
Shared kitchen with Black Bear yurts
• 48 plates
• 48 each of knives/forks/spoons
• 12 pie irons, 12 roasting sticks
• 2 toasters
• 1 microwave
• 1 coffee pot
• 4 cast iron frying pans
• 2 refrigerators
• 1 gas stove
• 1 2-bay sink
• *Please note there are no cups available

WhiteTail
Mattis Lodge - West - Modern Lodge

Facility: Mattis Lodge - West
Facility Type: Modern Lodge
Accommodates: 30 via mattresses on floor
Availability: Year round

Description:
• Outdoor fire ring and indoor fireplace per side
• Central heat
• 6 folding tables, 10 benches
• Bathroom with 3 toilets, 3 sinks and 1 shower
Shared kitchen space with each side having:
• Microwave
• Stove
• Refrigerator
• Stainless steel prep table
• Coffee pot
• Toaster
• Six pie irons and 6 roasting forks
• 3-bay sink
• 30 plates
• 30 each of knives/forks/spoons
• 2 cast iron pans
• 2 Dutch ovens
• Serving utensils and pots/pans
• *Please note there are no cups available

Find more pictures here

Mattis West
Mattis Lodge - East - Modern Lodge

Facility: Mattis Lodge - East
Facility Type: Modern Lodge
Accommodates: 30 (12 on six bunk beds and 18 on mattresses on floor)
Availability: Year round

Description:
• Outdoor fire ring and indoor fireplace per side
• Central heat
• 6 folding tables, 10 benches
• Bathroom with 3 toilets, 3 sinks and 1 shower
Shared kitchen space with each side having:
• Microwave
• Stove
• Refrigerator
• Stainless steel prep table
• Coffee pot
• Toaster
• Six pie irons and 6 roasting forks
• 3-bay sink
• 30 plates
• 30 each of knives/forks/spoons
• 2 cast iron pans
• 2 Dutch ovens
• Serving utensils and pots/pans
• *Please note there are no cups available

Find more pictures here

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Upper Lookout – Modern Lodge

Facility:  Upper Lookout Lodge
Facility Type:  Modern Lodge
Accommodates: 10 via 6 cots 2 bunkbeds
Availability:  Year round

Description:

  • Outdoor fire ring
  •  Central heat
  • 1 folding table, and 6 chairs
  • 2 bathrooms, each with 1 toilet, sink, shower

Shared kitchen space with each side having:

  • Microwave
  •  Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee pot
  • Toaster
  • Six pie irons and 6 roasting forks
  • 10 plates
  • 10 each of knives/forks/spoons
  • 2 cast iron pans
  • 2 Dutch ovens
  • Serving utensils and pots/pans

View more photos of the Upper Lookout here & here.

 

Lower Lookout – Modern Lodge

Facility:  Lower Lookout Lodge
Facility Type:
  Modern Lodge
Accommodates: 10 via 9 via mattresses on floor + 1 bed
Availability:  Year round

Description:

  • Outdoor fire ring
  • Central heat
  • 1 folding table, and 6 chairs
  • 2 bathrooms, each with 1 toilet, sink, shower

Shared kitchen space with each side having:

  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee pot
  • Toaster
  • Six pie irons and 6 roasting forks
  • 10 plates
  • 10 each of knives/forks/spoons
  • 2 cast iron pans
  • 2 Dutch ovens
  • Serving utensils and pots/pans

View more photos of the Lower Lookout here & here.

Environmental Center - Education Building

Facility: Environmental Center
Facility Type: Education Building
Accommodates: 150
Availability: Year round

• Includes 30 tables and 150 chairs
• Electricity
• Nearest bathroom is 5 min walk away

Find more pictures here

Education Center
Star – Activity Space

Facility:  Lower Star
Facility type:
  Indoor Lower Level Lodge
Availability:  Year round

Description:

  • Lights
  • Tables/chairs for 30
  • Access to upstairs bathroom 
Dining Hall

Facility: Dining Hall

Facility type: Dining Hall (optional fee: full commercial kitchen)

Availability: Year round

Description

• Heat and ceiling fans

• Small apartment / kitchenette with bed and bathroom

• Eating capacity is 200

• 2 bathrooms