The Lakamaga Conference is put on by a group of incredibly dedicated volunteers.  For the last 46 years, these volunteers have put on workshops, games, networking opportunities, campfires, flag ceremonies, concerts, auctions, sing-a-longs, and more — all in the name of educating Adult Girl Scouts. The 2015 Committee is comprised people with a variety of…

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Why S’More to Explore as a Theme in 2015?  This article, originally published on the GSUSA Girl Scouts Blog on March 12, 2015 in honor of the Inaugural Badge Series Chosen by Girls, explains it so very very well!  We as adult volunteers are here to provide these Outdoor Experiences.  Written by Vicki Wright, GSUSA Outdoor Initiative Lead,…

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What’s a Girl Scout event without custom gear?  We wouldn’t know because we always have a t-shirt to commemorate the adventure! This year we have an amazing short-sleeved unisex t-shirt in green, sporting the S’More to Explore logo in black available. Not feeling green?  There are also several other styles in grey available with the…

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River Valleys Council is HUGE.  You know this, we know this.  We know that it takes over three hours to drive from one edge of the council to the other.  Driving in for a conference that begins early in the morning is cumbersome for those of you farther away. Because we want to see all adult volunteers…

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Camp Lakamaga is a year-round destination located 30 miles northeast of Minneapolis. From woods to wetlands, prairies to rolling hills, campers will enjoy Camp Lakamaga’s beautiful 1,200 acres in a safe and fun environment. The Girl Scouts bought Camp Lakamaga in 1930, and it’s been a destination for Minnesota girls ever since. When it opened…

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Originally posted on the Girl Scouts of MN and WI River Valleys news site, April 25, 2013.   Christine and Liz have both participated in the Lakamaga Adult Education Conference, and they were happy to share highlights from their experiences. Christine Christine will be attending the Lakamaga Conference for the sixth time this year. She…

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2015 is all about exploration.  Study, investigate, analyze.  To think and talk about a topic in a purposeful way.  To travel for adventure and discovery. The Lakamaga Adult Education Conference offers us the opportunity to explore as Adult Girl Scouts in a beautiful outdoor setting.  We’ll talk about what it means to be a new…

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