Property Use GS Girls 12-17

 
Thank you for taking a few minutes of your time to take this survey about properties owned by the Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

This is all about you, and what you - a girl in Girl Scouts - need.

It's important to know what girls think! The information you girls give us will help us develop the kinds of facilities that will be fun places for girls to visit, make new friends, get close to nature, and develop wonderful leadership skills that will put you way ahead.

It will probably take about 15-20 minutes for you to complete the survey. Please answer every question as accurately as you can. Your participation is completely voluntary, and will be anonymous. Your name will not be shared with anyone. Taking the survey means that you have given us your permission to participate. You can stop participating in the survey at any point, but completed surveys will help us the most with our goal of providing the best camps possible with our resources.

Thank you again for your help with this very important project, and thank you for helping us learn more about our camp programs and property needs.
1. What grade are you in?
2. Have you been to a Girl Scout Camp?
3. If so, which types of camps have you attended? (Check all that apply)
4. Are you aware of what all the Council camp properties have to offer?
5. Which Council-owned camp properties did you attend for resident camp and troop camping, and approximately how many times?
Resident CampTroop / Service Unit Camp
Camp Cahinnio
Camp Crossed Arrows
Camp High Point
Camp Karlton Kemp
Camp NOARK
Camp Taloha
Radford House
Burnham Woods
Other
6. What did you enjoy about Council camps?
7. What did you not enjoy about the camps?
8. In general, how many nights of camp duration are you most comfortable with?
9. How many times have you gone on an overnight camping trip to one of the Girl Scouts camping facilities since joining Girl Scouts?
10. What outdoor activities were you first introduced to through Girl Scouts as opposed to being exposed to them by family, school, church, or other groups?
11. What do you like to do at camp? Rate the activities you like. (1 being the most well liked and 5 being the least liked.)
12345Have DoneWould like to do
Hiking
Cooking Out
Horseback Riding
Nature Study
Sports
Drama
Archery
Rock Climbing
Team Building
Arts and Crafts
Outdoor/Survival Skills
Swimming
Music/Singing
Canoeing
Sailing
12. What kinds of games or activities do you like or are you interested in participating in outdoors? (Check all that apply)
13. What kinds of indoor activities do you like or would you like to try doing?
14. If you like to camp, what types of camping do you like? (#1 more preferable to #5 least preferable)
12345Have not triedWould like to try
Modern Camping (electricity, heat & air conditioning, indoor bathroom, running water, indoor kitchen)
Rustic (electricity, fans, outdoor bathroom with running water)
Semi-Primitive (no electricity, latrine, water available)
Primitive (no structures, latrine or water)
15. What type of camping unit would you prefer to sleep in? (#1 more preferable to #5 least preferable).
12345Have not triedWould like to try
Lodge/Building
Screen cabin with electricity
Screen cabin without electricity
Platform tent
Tent you pitch yourself
16. Please rank in order of importance the components that are most important to you for your summer camp experience (#1 more preferable to #5 least preferable)
Fun experience
Skill building
Exercise
Reasonable cost
Relationship building
Having adult mentors
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17. Please rank in order of importance the components that are most important TO YOUR PARENTS for your summer camp experiences.
Fun experience
Skill building
Exercise
Reasonable cost
Relationship building
Having adult mentors
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18. If you have attended a summer resident camp or family camp, about how many miles have your parents traveled to bring you to camp. If you don't know the number of miles, please put the approximate time it takes to drive.
Less than 50: About an hour51-100: Between 1 1/2 and 2 hours101-150: Between 2 and 2/12 hours151-200: Between 2 1/2 hours and 3 1/2 hoursMore than 201: More than 3 1/2 hours
Troop Camping
Resident Camp
One Day Council Event
Weekend Council Event
19. About how far do you think your parents would travel to bring you to each camping experience listed below?
Less than 5051-100101-150151-200More than 201
Troop Camping
Resident Camp
One Day Council Event
Weekend Council Event
20. How much does the cost effect your participation in summer resident camp?
21. How do you and/or your parents receive information about summer camp or Girl Scout programs? (Choose as many as are correct)
22. Do you or your parents ever receive information about summer resident camp or Girl Scout programs?
23. If you or your parents have received information about summer resident camp or Girl Scout programs, please indicate how you received that information (check as many as apply)
24. If you or your parents have visited one of our properties, how would you rate the campground facility?
ExcellentGoodFairPoorTerribleHaven't Visited This Property
Camp Cahinnio
Camp Crossed Arrows
Camp High Point
Camp NOARK
Camp Taloha
Camp Karlton Kemp
Radford House
Burnham Woods
25. How important would it be to you that Girl Scouts owns the camping facility that your troop or service unit uses if you were in Girl Scouts?
26. The actual cost of a resident camp session is $300 to $700, depending on the length of camp and activity. The actual cost to girls for Diamonds Girl Scout Camps ranges between $150 and $350 for one to two weeks. Do you or your parents think the cost of Girl Scout summer camp is:
27. If you have ever been to a Girl Scout camping facility, what is your perception of Girl Scout facilities and camping facilities? Are you satisfied with the facilities? Do you think that the facilities are user-friendly, accessible, accommodating and useful? Do you think any of the facilities could be improved in this regard, and if so, how?
28. Do you think that all of the Girl Scout properties or facilities are kept clean, orderly, and neat to your liking?
29. If your answer above reflected that any amount of improvement could be made, please explain what and how:
30. Have you had any training in camping skills outside of Girl Scouts? If so, where or who from?
31. If you have been to a Girl Scout Camp, do you seem to feel physically safe at all times when you have been there? If not, please explain why and what you would like to see occur to increase a sense of security.
32. In what ZIP code is your home located? (enter 5-digit ZIP code; for example, 00544 or 94305)
33. What special needs do you have that do or may require attention?
34. In relation to the question above, do you think that Girl Scouts has provided appropriate or acceptable accommodations for your needs? If not, please explain any perceived deficits and how we can improve.
35. Have you ever not been able to get to a camp site or use a camp facility due to a waiting list?
36. Have you ever gone with your family on a Girl Scout-sponsored camping trip to a camp ground?
37. What age were you when you first became involved in Girl Scouts?
38. Have you ever been camping at one of our facilities on a family (not Girl Scout) camping trip?
39. If yes, what was your experience like? What did you like or not like about it? If not, and you know why not, please explain.
40. What is your program level?
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