Upcoming events

    • 24 Feb 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • 26 Feb 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • Camp Iti Kana/Camp Tiak
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens January 25, 2017

    Camping and COPES Adventure Weekend

    February 24 - 26, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana/Camp Tiak


    Girls will experience the joys of outdoor cooking with Dutch Ovens and Cooking on Coals, while kicking back on Friday and Saturday night around the campfire, engaging in traditional Girl Scout camping activities. Girls can choose to bring their own tents or sleep in the cabins.  Saturday, girls will be packing lunch and headed to Camp Tiak (transportation is the troop leader/parent responsibility…3 miles south of Camp Iti Kana) where they will participate in the High and Low elements of the ropes course. 

     Troops must maintain girl/adult ratios.  Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. 


    $50 for Cadette Girl Scouts and above

    (includes meals, lodging, COPES Course and patch)

    $25 for Adults (includes meals and lodging)


    Min 10/Max 20 (Girls)


    For more information contact Laurel Jalufka at

    228-864-0932 or ljalufka@gsgms.org


    Registration closes February 16, 2017.

    • 18 Mar 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 63


    Registration Deadline - March 7, 2017

    • 18 Mar 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • 19 Mar 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Gulfport Girl Scout Office

    Registration opens: February 10, 2017 

    Teen Investigation

    Badge Workshop and Lock-In

    Ever wonder what an investigative scientist or reporter does? Come spend the evening dissecting bananas, speaking through body language, evaluating information, become a citizen journalist, all while making new friends. Wrap up the night with sundaes and a movie.

    Cadette Badge-Special Agent/Senior Badge-Truth Seeker


    Saturday, March 18th drop-off @6 pm

    Sunday, March 19th pick-up @9 am

    Gulfport Girl Scout Office

    Dinner:  Pizza and ice-cream sundaes

    Breakfast:  Muffins and fruit


    $10 for girls (min/max 10/30)

    $7 for adults (max 1 adult per troop)


    Registration closes: March 10th

    • 25 Mar 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 149

    Registration opens February 11, 2017

      Spring Volunteer Conference


    Are you ready for some outdoor fun?

    Whether you’re a new volunteer or a seasoned pro, GSGMS offers you opportunities in learning how to lead your Girl Scouts in fun and adventure through outdoor activities.  Plus, you’ll have the chance to relax, participate in waterfront activities, talk to other volunteers with similar interests, and enjoy nature at our beautiful Camp Iti Kana property. 

     

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


     10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    (Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m.)


    Cost:  $15.00

    (Includes:  Lunch and training supplies)


    Max:  150

    Registration Deadline:  March 12, 2017

    • 01 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 312
    Registration Opens February 18, 2017
    Girl Scout Olympics

    Get ready for a day of fun and competition at the Girl Scout Olympics! You will participate with your team in a variety of fun and challenging events! Some events are “Real Sports,” some are “Wacky Sports” and some will be based on the Minute to Win It game show! 

    Participants must be registered Girl Scouts and must be accompanied by an adult.  Troops should also maintain girl/adult ratio.  Bring a sack lunch and drinks and tailgate or purchase a sack lunch/drink for $4 (pre-pay online, ticket will be given at registration).  Water stations will be available throughout the day. 

    Troop leaders, parents and tag-a-longs are free, however, everybody attending must register.


    Who:  All Registered Girl Scouts can compete

              (Families are invited to cheer them on!)

    Date:  Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Location:  Camp Iti Kana

                   11 Camp Iti Kana Road

                   Wiggins, MS

    Time:  9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Cost:  $10 per girl (includes a patch)

    Optional T-shirt:  $10 ($12 for 2XL and 3XL)

    Min/Max:  100/400

    Registration Closes: Sunday, March 19, 2017

     Click here for Olympic Challenge descriptions.

    • 01 Apr 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Gulf Coast Research Lab, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    • 50
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens March 4 , 2017.

     Miss Peetsy B Bayou Tour

    **For Daisy and Brownie Scouts**

    Spend 90 minutes in a waterfront classroom and 90 minutes touring the marsh aboard the Miss Peetsy B.   You will observe and collect various types of marsh organisms and well as measure water quality.  Click here for more information on the program agenda.


    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    2 p.m. – 5 p.m.


    USM Gulf Coast Research Lab

    703 East Beach Drive

    Ocean Springs, MS 39564


    $20 per Participant

     (1 Adult free for every 10 girls*)


    Min/Max:  25/50 (including free adults)

    Registration Deadline:  March 25, 2017


    **Contact Kyna McCalpin at kmccalpin@gsgms.org or 

    601-326-5648 to request your free adult spot.

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 100
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens February 25 , 2017.

     Leave No Trace Awareness 

    **For Daisy and Brownie Scouts**

    Learn the 7 principles of Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics all while enjoying the environment around us. 

    **Date and Time Change**

    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon


    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


    $2 per Girl


    Min:  15 girls (adult/girl ratio in effect)

    Registration Deadline:  April 2, 2017

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 15
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens February 25, 2017

    Basic First Aid/CPR Training


    *Required training if you plan to take troop trips.

     

    This training is for adults and girls 15 years and over. Those who pass the class will earn their Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.  This course requires on-line prerequisite course work. Please print and bring with you the online certificates as proof of completion. Once you are registered, we will send you the link for the online course work.  Please bring a sack lunch.  


    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Rd, Wiggins, MS

     9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Cost:  $40.00

    Min/Max:  7/15

    Registration Deadline:  March 26, 2017

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 09 Apr 2017
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 15
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens February 25, 2017

    Outdoor Living Skills

    *Required training to take your troop camping.

    Learn the skills necessary to take your troop camping on your own!  This course is not required to attend council sponsored events, but it is a requirement for you to take your troop or service unit camping.  The training will allow participants to teach girls safe principles for hiking, building fires, and preparing meals.  Other basic skills explored will be knot tying, basic map and compass reading, and care of the natural environment.  You will experience outdoor cooking and using a variety of shelters.  During this training you will also learn the skills to needed to guide your girls through the Outdoor Living Skills patch program from the American Camp Association designed to help girls learn basic outdoor skills.


    April 8 - 9, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Iti Kana Rd, Wiggins, MS

     9:00 a.m. Saturday - 12:00 p.m. Sunday

    Cost:  $45.00

    Min/Max:  5/15

    Registration Deadline:  March 26, 2017


    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 100
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens February 25 , 2017.

     Leave No Trace Awareness 

    **For Junior Scouts and Above**

    Learn the 7 principles of Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics all while enjoying the environment around us. 

    **Time Change**

    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


    $2 per Girl

     

    Min:  15 girls (adult/girl ratio in effect)

    Registration Deadline:  April 2, 2017

    • 22 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 12
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens March 11, 2017

    Small Craft Training

    Earn the certification that you need to take your troop/group canoeing. You need to be a good swimmer and to be comfortable in a canoe/kayak and in lake water. This course requires on-line prerequisite course work. Please print and bring with you the online certificates as proof of completion. Once you are registered, we will send you the link for the online course work.  You should bring a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, water shoes or old tennis shoes that can get wet and a sack lunch.  This training is for adults and girls 15 years and over.


    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Rd, Wiggins, MS

     9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Cost:  $35.00

    Min/Max:  6/12

    Registration Deadline:  April 9, 2017


    • 06 May 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Gulfport GS Office
    • 40
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens March 25, 2017

    Gold Award Training Session

    Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts, come discover what the highest award in Girl Scouting is all about. Attend this meeting to ask questions, see past projects, and get the guidelines for earning the Gold Award. Troop leaders, parents, and advisers are also encouraged to attend. For any Girl Scout wanting to pursue their Gold Award, it is mandatory that you take the Gold Award training.


    Gulfport Girl Scout Office

    1610 25th Avenue, Gulfport, MS


    May 6, 2017

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


    5 min/40 max

    Registration closes May 3, 2017.

    • 06 May 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Gulf Coast Research Lab, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    • 50
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens April 8 , 2017.

     Miss Peetsy B Bayou Tour

    **For Junior Scouts and Above**

    Spend 90 minutes in a waterfront classroom and 90 minutes touring the marsh aboard the Miss Peetsy B.   You will observe and collect various types of marsh organisms and well as measure water quality.  Click here for more information on the program agenda.


    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    2 p.m. – 5 p.m.


    USM Gulf Coast Research Lab

    703 East Beach Drive

    Ocean Springs, MS 39564


    $20 per Participant

     (1 Adult free for every 10 girls*)


    Min/Max:  25/50 (including free adults)

    Registration Deadline:  May 1, 2017


    **Contact Kyna McCalpin at kmccalpin@gsgms.org or 

    601-326-5648 to request your free adult spot.

    • 29 May 2017
    • 04 Jun 2017
    • Camp Iti Kana


    Training Sessions:* 

    May 13, 2017

    Camp Wahi

    May 29-June 4, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana


    (9th - 11th Grade)


    *Training dates were changed to accommodate school schedules.

    Counselor-in-Training is a leadership course open to girls who are interested in preparing for a position on a camp staff, learning job skills and having the best time of their lives! This two year program gives girls the opportunity to develop their camp skills, learn leadership techniques, and explore counselor responsibilities and camp operations. You will learn how to help Susie through her homesickness, work with a unit of Juniors, find Sophie’s lost sock and get a unit of sixteen Brownies to remember their water bottles for the hike, all while everyone (including you) has fun!

    Participants will participate in a one day session on May 13 at Camp Wahi and 8 hours of online line webinars prior to staff training. Staff training will include CITs and will be held May 29-June 4 at Camp Iti Kana. CITs will then return to camp for a practice session. Attendance at all training sessions is mandatory. 


    Fee: $400.00

    Registration deadline is April 15, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.

      

    • 02 Jun 2017
    • 04 Jun 2017
    • Camp Iti Kana
    What's Your Superpower?


    Session 1

    Troop Camp

    June 2-4, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    (Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors)


    Meet the Superheroes of Girl Scouts! What’s your superpower? Play Super Senses and the Bold and the Brave and participate in other fun activities to find out. Discover your inner hero as you make your very own costume!  Each superhero has a superpower representing a part of the Girl Scout Law. 


    Fee: $90 Girls/$65 Adults

    Registration deadline is May 17, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


    • 02 Jun 2017
    • 04 Jun 2017
    • Camp Iti Kana

    Camp Aide

    Training Sessions:

    May 13, 2017

    Camp Wahi

    June 2-4, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana


    (7th - 8th Grade)


    You will spend your days developing leadership skills while working with younger girls in units, leading songs and games, helping with cookouts. Join us for a one day general training session May 13 at Camp Wahi, then participate in the first Troop camp June 2-4th at Camp Iti Kana for your first hands-on training experience.  Camp Aides will select their return practice session (included in the training fee) at the time of registration.  Attendance at all training sessions is mandatory.  Completion of this course will enable you to apply to help out with council events during the school year and in future summers.


    Fee: $120.00

    Registration deadline is April 15, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 40
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens April 22, 2017

    Gold Award Training Session

    Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts, come discover what the highest award in Girl Scouting is all about. Attend this meeting to ask questions, see past projects, and get the guidelines for earning the Gold Award. Troop leaders, parents, and advisers are also encouraged to attend. For any Girl Scout wanting to pursue their Gold Award, it is mandatory that you take the Gold Award training. 


    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


    June 3, 2017

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    5 min/40 max

    Registration closes May 31, 2017.

    • 05 Jun 2017
    • 08 Jun 2017
    • Camp Iti Kana
    Western Round-up


    Session 2

    June 5-8, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    (Juniors and Up)



    Are you crazy about horses?  From riding to horse care, this camp has a little something for everyone.  Learn some real cowgirl dances, cook your meal over an open fire, learn cowgirl songs, a much more!


    Fee: $225.00

    Registration deadline is May 22, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 11 Jun 2017
    • Camp Iti Kana


    Session 3

    Troop Camp

    June 9-11, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    (All Levels)



    From chemistry to physics, you’ll see the scientific wonder that is all around us! It will be Fizzy Fun, Gravity Defying and AAAA-mazing!  Learn how to use science techniques to make cool arts and crafts! 

    *This camp is also for girls who won the 3 day/2 night camp experience during cookie sales. Please note on your application that you are a cookie winner.


    Fee: $90 Girls/$65 Adults

    Registration deadline is May 26, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


    • 10 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana

    Cookie AwardOne Day Camp Experience

    This camp is exclusively for girls who earned the one day cookie camp prize during cookie season.

    Join us for a fun-filled day of camp-related activities including swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, archery, and games!   You will get to participate in all the wonderful activities that make summer camp our most popular event!  Celebrate your cookie selling skills with a special ice cream sundae party, honoring your achievements!   We can’t wait to see you this summer!


    When:  June 10, 2017

    Check-in: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

    Program Time: 9:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.

    • 12 Jun 2017
    • 15 Jun 2017
    • Camp Iti Kana
    Performing Arts Camp


    Session 4

    June 12-15, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    (Brownies and Up)


    Are you a singer, love to dance, or want to be on the stage? Come join us for a session full of opportunities to showcase your talent, learn new skills, and be a star! Design your own costumes! Learn about directing, writing a script, and set design. Camp will be led by an Emmy-award winning producer!


    Fee: $225.00

    Registration deadline is May 29, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 25 Jun 2017
    • Camp Wahi


    Session 6 

    Troop Camp 

    June 23-25, 2017 

    Camp Wahi 

    (Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors) 


    Based on the television show with the same name, campers get to participate in all the adventures, challenges and one of a kind experiences that are found in the show. You will learn to work as a team while participating in fun, challenging activities.

    Fee: $90 Girls/$65 Adults

    Registration deadline is June 9, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


    • 06 Jul 2017
    • 08 Jul 2017
    • Camp Wahi

    Camp Like a


    Session 8

    Troop Camp

    July 6-8, 2017

    Camp Wahi

    (All Levels)


    Calling all Girl Scouts! Come join the fun as we explore our favorite Girl Scout activities, from crafts to canoeing and from swimming to swaps. Are you a go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, or leader? You’ll have plenty of opportunities to find out during this action-packed camp session. Whether you enjoy archery and nature activities or campfires and cookouts, there’s something for everyone! 

    This camp is also for girls who won the 3 day- 2 night camp experience during cookie sales. Please note on your application that you are a cookie winner.


    Fee: $90 Girls/$65 Adults

    Registration deadline is June 22, 2017, registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee.


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