A. When a Girl Scout troop is planning on sleeping or cooking in the out-of-doors, a registered Girl Scout adult must take Outdoor Adventure training offered by the council. It is highly recommended to take the training even if the troop only plans on renting a building. The training provides additional resources for enhancing troop activities. Also, an adult with current first aid and CPR certifications is required to be present during overnight outings at all Girl Scouts of Manitou Council-owned sites.
Check out the Troop Facility Rental Guidelines or click on the FAQs below.
Q. What type of training is required?
Q. How many people can sleep in each building and what are the sleeping arrangements?
Q: What time is check-in and check-out?
Q. How do I get the keys to unlock the building I have reserved?
Q. Are the kitchens stocked and with what?
Q. What equipment do you suggest I bring along when renting one of the buildings?
Q. Do the buildings have toilets and showers?
Q. Is there a TV and/or DVD player or radio in the buildings?
Q: Do we need to bring fans with us?
Q. Is there a grill?
Q. Is there a tripod to go over the fire?
Q. Do you have Dutch ovens, roasting forks, or pudgy pie irons for the fire?
Q. Are there lawn chairs to sit on around the fire pit?
Q. I know there is a fireplace or fire bowl ring available. Are we required to bring our own firewood and kindling?
Q. Are lifeguards required to go swimming and boating when renting a camp facility?
Q: If we rent the Crystal Lake House in the summer, can our troop join in on your summer camp activities?
Q: Is there any poison ivy in the area around camp?
Q: Are there any hiking trails?
Q: How early do I need to make my reservation on order to ensure a good date?
Q: What if there are male chaperones or children who aren't members of the troop/group accompanying the troop?
Q: What are the weather guidelines for Cookie Booth parties?
Q: What are the weather guidelines for cookie booth pool or lake rentals?
Q: What is the cancellation policy?