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Welcome! Camp Artemis and Artemis Leadership Training Adventure (ALTA) are the two parts of an exciting and innovative outdoor leadership program. This program is part of the Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast and provides girls with the opportunity to discover, connect, and take action, leading to the development of life-long leadership. Camp Artemis takes place in Central California's beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains and is a week-long outdoor residential camp. 2018 Camp Artemis is scheduled for Sunday, July 22 to Saturday, July 28, 2018. The MANDATORY Orientation Day is Saturday, June 23, 2018 and the Reunion/Youth Staff Interviews will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018.

The 2018 Camper Reunion is on Saturday, August 25 from 9am to 2:00pm for campers including those who will be interviewing for ALTA Staff. Please see ALTA Staff Interview Information for those who will be applying for Youth Staff (14 by Fall 2019 and successful completion of Camp Artemis Phase 3). Lunch will be provided. Please wear closed toed shoes, Artemis t-shirts, and long pants. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and mosquito repellent in a daypack. Please RSVP to artemisleads@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Camper ages are girls entering 5th grade through girls entering 12th grade. Camp Artemis is based on the development of leadership and outdoor skills including, but not limited to: backpacking, sleeping in one's own personal tent, archery, swimming, counseling, setting the example, and making new friends. The uniqueness of this program is that it is a camp completely planned, implemented, and directed by girls. 

Camp is led by high school aged girls that have previously graduated Phase 3 of Camp Artemis, are entering 9th grade or higher, and have applied, interviewed, and been accepted into ALTA (Artemis Leadership Training Adventure).​ ALTA is a year-long program that meets for one weekend each month to prepare for camp. On these weekends, we work on outdoor skill building, developing the eleven leadership competencies, and planning the week of camp. We have created a self-sustaining leadership development program, run by girls, for girls, and we have fun in the process.

Camp Artemis opens at 9am sharp on Sunday, July 22. Please be there on time. DO NOT bring any dogs. If your daughter is taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicine, have that in the top of your camper's backpack. These will be turned into the nurse. After completing the registration process, your camper will say good-bye and will go into camp and pick up any items that she has reserved and start her week of camp. 

The Graduation Ceremony will be on Saturday, July 28 at 11:30am. Please arrive between 11 and 11:15. Also, DO NOT bring any dogs. Graduation will be end by 1PM.

Also review the Camper's Code of Conduct below and be prepared to sign a copy of this at the Registration Desk.

Camp Artemis 2018 is going to be great! We have worked hard over this past year to be prepared! See you soon! 

Sue Roth, Director 
831-419-0306 (Please leave message or text me). 

DO NOT CALL the Boulder Creek Scout Reservation number. 


Looking for information about things to do or places to stay in Santa Cruz County? 
http://www.santacruz.org/

 



Camp Artemis Code of Conduct

We the participants of Camp Artemis, adult volunteers, and parents/guardians of the participants, united by the understanding of our roles in the enjoyment of every camper at camp, do hereby agree to the following:

All campers and all staff members are expected to:

•Abide by the Girl Scout Promise and Law.

The Girl Scout Promise
On my honor, I will try: To serve God* and my country. 
To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.
*optional

The Girl Scout Law
I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do, and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place, and be a sister to every Girl Scout.

•Display respect for all persons, property, and authority.
•Follow all Girl Scout and Camp Artemis rules and procedures.
•Read and follow the list of rules below, specific to Camp Artemis.

Parents/Guardians of youth participants are expected to:

•Ensure that their camper has the needed items for camp, including the materials listed on the packing list, and necessary paperwork.
•Read the list of rules and disciplinary procedures below with their camp participant.
•Understand that if their Girl Scout does not comply with Camp Artemis rules or prevents other girls from enjoying a positive camp experience, she shall be dismissed from camp early
Rules of Camp Artemis: These rules have been established to insure that every person at camp has a safe and fun experience.

Maintaining a positive attitude, being enthusiastic, and being responsible for personal cleanliness is expected of everyone.
All campers will use the buddy system, they will not travel anywhere within camp alone, without a “buddy.”
Bullying or teasing will not be tolerated. Inappropriate language and profanity is not allowed. Threatening behavior, fighting, lying, and stealing will not be tolerated at Camp Artemis, and will be reason for immediate expulsion 
There will be no discrimination towards any girl at Camp Artemis, nor will there be any promotion of lifestyle, political or religious beliefs.
All campers will be expected to complete daily tasks and actively participate.
Appropriate apparel is expected. Campers will be expected to wear close-toed shoes at all times, with the exception of the pool area and in the shower room. This does not include the path between the two areas.
What Not to Bring to Camp: No weapons may be brought to camp. No electronics may be brought to camp and will be confiscated (to be returned at the end of camp). Cameras are an exception to this rule, but please be aware that Camp Artemis is not responsible for lost items. Bringing food, beverages, and candy to camp is not allowed unless for medical purposes.
No drugs or illegal substances will be in the possession of any participant and will be reason for immediate expulsion.
All medications brought to camp will be checked in with the nurse upon arrival.
Respect of all equipment and of the environment is expected.
It should be noted that this list of rules does not provide for all possible circumstances, nor does it substitute for common sense.

Camp Artemis Disciplinary Policy

For all inappropriate behavior, Camp Artemis exercises the three-strike policy. However, certain actions will not be tolerated and may be cause for immediate dismissal from camp. If a camper is dismissed, the parent/guardian shall be asked to collect his or her participant from Camp Artemis or pay for transportation costs.

The three-strike system is as follows:
First offense: A warning from a staff member
Second offense: Detention in Camp Director’s office and a phone call home
Third offense: Parent or guardian will be notified and the youth participant will be dismissed.