Big Creek Girls | 3-Day Summer Camp

Ladies will learn how to survive in the wild and to be cool too

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Distance

3 Miles

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Elevation Gain

500 Feet

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Difficulty

Easy/Moderate

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Cost Per Person

$250

Hike Overview

Ages: 9-11: We’re dedicating three whole days to those lovely ladies who may be damsels, but sure aren’t in any distress! We’re going to spend our days breathing in the fresh air as we learn how to start a fire, build a shelter, and work together as a team with all sorts of exciting games and activities. Whether your lovely lady comes to camp alone or with a buddy, there will be no shortage of camaraderie in our Big Creek Girls camp. Do you have a strong independent lady in your life? We hope to see her soon!

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Big Creek Girls | 3-Day Summer Camp

Hike Overview Continued

Educational Guided Tour
Ages: 9-11

Do you have a strong independent lady in your life? We’re dedicating three whole days to those ladies who may be damsels, but sure aren’t in any distress! We’re going to spend our days breathing in the fresh air, as we learn how to start a fire, build a shelter, and work together as a team with all sorts of exciting games and activities. Whether your girl comes to camp alone or with a buddy, there will be no shortage of camaraderie in our Big Creek Girls camp. See you soon! *Don’t worry, we could never forget about the boys! They get their own special three-day camp as well. Check out our website for details on our all-boys camp ‘Big Creek Boys.

Meeting Place: Glacier Institute Big Creek Outdoor Education Center

Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 10:00 a.m.

What’s Included in your Trip Fee: All meals, lodging, and transportation during camp.

**Please let us know as soon as possible if your child has any special requirements (dietary, medical, physical, etc.) so we may meet their needs. You may send snacks with your child, but all food must be stored in special bins in the Mess Hall to avoid any curious critters visiting our bunkhouses.

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What to Expect On Your Big Creek Girls | 3-Day Summer Camp

Campers will spend time exploring a variety of trails in the Flathead National Forest. We will stop often to learn about the amazing natural history of the area. All campers will be taught trail etiquette, how to stay hydrated, and Leave No Trace principles.

Hike Details

  • This Glacier Institute program meets at Big Creek Outdoor Education Center.
  • The program will begin 4 p.m. on day 1 and ends at 10 a.m. on the final day. Please arrive 15 minutes early.
  • There is a maximum number of 24 campers per camp.
  • This program has a minimum guest count of 3 people. In the unlikely case we don’t reach that number, you will be notified prior to the event.

Youth Scholarships are available Apply Now

What to Bring

We spend as much time as possible outside in the sun, rain, snow, wind, and mud, and there are a few important gear items you are going to need. Labeling your belongings with your name is a fantastic way to make sure they all make it home with you. We do not have the ability to do laundry at our facility, so please pack accordingly.

  • Comfortable Hiking Shoes
  • 1-2 liter Water Bottle
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera (optional)
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Field Notebook with pencils

Download complete checklist here