Nestled on Galveston Bay, Casa Mare’s bayside paradise offers a wide variety of camp activities for ocean lovers and science explorers alike. For older campers, sailing is the main attraction. Girls can learn beginning sailing skills or advance their skills even further. Campers of all ages can focus on STEM activities as well as learning outdoor skills. Whether you love the bay and want to sail, unleash your creativity with STEM, or cook up a storm, Casa Mare is the place for you.
Girls staying at Casa Mare live in dormitories. Girls are assigned units based on their session, and units are assigned based on how many girls are in a session. Campers gather in the climate-controlled galley/lodge for meals and all-camp assemblies. The galley also houses craft/activity rooms and a display from the camp's rich history.
Camp check-in is on Sunday between 2 – 4 p.m. An exact check-in time for each session will be sent the week before camp. Check-out is on Saturday at 9 a.m. Please note that for half-week sessions, check-out is on Wednesday at 9 a.m. and check-in is on Wednesday at 4 p.m. For Daisy Days, check-in is at 9:30 a.m., and check-out is at 5 p.m.
Be an Adventurer! All girls going into second and third grades this fall are invited to jump into an action-packed summer camp session. Girls will get a classic summer camp experience with an introduction to all the fun the outdoors has to offer. All adventurers will swim, hike, participate in arts and crafts, and experience campfires and outdoor cookouts. Girls will even work as a group to choose extra activities that they want to try like fort building, rock climbing, jewelry making, and more! This is a half-week session offered either Sunday through Wednesday OR Wednesday through Saturday. Cost: $425
Embark on a thrilling adventure at Casa Mare on Galveston Bay with our Brownie Pirate's Plunder Scavenger Hunt! These young adventurers will decode maps, follow mysterious clues, and conquer challenges to uncover the bounty scattered across camp. May the winds be in your favor as your camper also participates in all the best camp activities Casa has to offer like archery, swimming, and sing-alongs! Cost: $800
Explore camp to discover the fun of the great outdoors! This classic summer camp session will fill the week with campfires, swim parties, camp explorations, and more. All girls entering fourth and fifth grades this fall will have the opportunity to choose their own adventure during their time at camp. All campers will participate in swimming, nature program, arts and crafts, campfires, cookouts, and camp sing-alongs! Cost: $800
Join us for a spirited session for Juniors where campers will transform into champions, competing in a medley of Olympic-inspired challenges. From relay races that test speed and teamwork to mind-bending puzzles that challenge strategic thinking, every camper will have the chance to showcase their athleticism and sportsmanship. The Casa will be transformed into a spectacle of colors, camaraderie, and healthy competition as participants vie for gold, silver, and bronze medals. As the torch is lit, let the spirit of the games ignite your passion for fun, friendship, and the pursuit of excellence. Gear up, camper, for a Camp Olympiad like never before, where every scout is a winner in the journey of discovery and triumph! Cost: $800
Yo, Ho, Ho! Calling all pirates for a week of rule bending, land running, treasure hunting fun! You and your friends will hunt treasure at night, raid the galley, create art, and more! You might even see some other pirates at camp with you that you can run amok with! You'll also get to enjoy all of your favorite traditional camp activities during your week at camp. Cost: $800
Is camp your favorite place? Have you been looking forward to coming back all school year? Join us for a session full of camp fun! Girls in this session will get to help build their own schedule when they get to camp. You'll get to do all your favorite activities and try out new things too! The adventures are endless as you explore everything camp has to offer! Cost: $800
Travel to the beautiful land of Casa to enjoy a camp session stranded on Galveston Bay. You'll enjoy searching for treasure around camp and sleeping under the stars by the ocean. Since you've been shipwrecked, you may even have to forage for your own food around camp and cook over a fire you built yourself! Cost: $800
Join us for a spirited session for Cadettes where campers will transform into champions, competing in a medley of Olympic-inspired challenges. From relay races that test speed and teamwork to mind-bending puzzles that challenge strategic thinking, every camper will have the chance to showcase their athleticism and sportsmanship. The Casa will be transformed into a spectacle of colors, camaraderie, and healthy competition as participants vie for gold, silver, and bronze medals. As the torch is lit, let the spirit of the games ignite your passion for fun, friendship, and the pursuit of excellence. Gear up, camper, for a Camp Olympiad like never before, where every scout is a winner in the journey of discovery and triumph! Cost: $800
Want to learn how to sail the open seas? Are you interested in being a Mariner? This is the session for you! Learn how to rig and sail a Sunfish sailboat. You will learn boat safety, injury prevention, knot tying and more. This is a physically and mentally demanding activity. Be prepared to be challenged and have fun. Basic Sailing is a two-week session. Girl Scouts must be 11 years old or older and have successfully passed the GSSJC Proficient Swimmer and Advanced Swimmer Test. For questions contact email@example.com.
Do you want to help teach sailing skills to younger girls? Spend the week on the bay as a Sail Aide! A Sail Aide is a Mariner who successfully completed the Sail Aide training. A Mariner Sail Aide will help the instructors with Mariner Basic Sailing. They will work under the direct supervision of an authorized instructor who is actively teaching the course. When you're not on the bay, you'll get to do all your favorite camp activities at Casa! Cost: $500