Girl Scouts Centennial Camporee kicks off Monday

Girl Scouts Centennial Camporee kicks off Monday

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Girls, volunteers and Girls Scouts alumnae from 37 states and three countries will head to Savannah for the Centennial Camporee.

The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is hosting the camporee that starts Monday and continues to celebrate the organization's 100th anniversary.

The camporee takes place from June 25 to 30. Girl Scouts from fourth to 12th grades and adult members will be participating. Opening ceremonies will be held at 7:45 p.m. June 25 at Armstrong Atlantic State University. The Closing ceremony takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

AASU is providing resident facilities and will host many of the camporee events.

More than 1,000 Girl Scouts will be participating in events including  a nightly world record attempt, environmental service projects and a traditional campfire that will combine ashes from Girl Scout campfires across the world, according to the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.

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