H2O Sports Sampler Camps

of Girl Scouts of Colorado

Develop your boating skills at a week-long boating day camp.

Registration is Open for the 2022 Camps!


Camps Running at Bear Creek Lake Park.

Canoeing: (July 18 to July 22, 2022) Spend a week learning paddling skills, how to recover from a capsized or swamped canoe, and learn how to describe the parts of a canoe as you soar across the lake and perfect your skills in your canoe. Friday is Pirate Fun Day where you can demonstrate your skills, search for pirate booty in the lake, “walk the plank”, and compete with other pirate crews for treasure in the pirate chest.

Kayaking: (July 18 to July 22, 2022) Spend a week learning paddling skills, how to recover from a capsized or swamped Kayak, and learn how to describe the parts of a Kayak as you soar across the lake and perfect your skills in your Kayak. Friday is Pirate Fun Day where you can demonstrate your skills, search for pirate booty in the lake, “walk the plank”, and compete with other pirate crews for treasure in the pirate chest.

Sailing: (July 18 to July 22, 2022) Spend a week learning nautical terms, how to recover from a capsized or swamped sailboat, and learn how to describe the parts of a sailboat as you soar across the lake and perfect your skills in Sailing. Friday is Pirate Fun Day where you can demonstrate your skills, search for pirate booty in the lake, “walk the plank”, and compete with other pirate crews for treasure in the pirate chest.

Windsurfing/Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP): (July 18 to July 22, 2022) Spend a week learning nautical terms, how to recover from a capsized windsurf board, and learn how to describe the parts of a windsurf board as you soar across the lake and perfect your skills in Windsurfing. Friday is Pirate Fun Day where you can demonstrate your skills, search for pirate booty in the lake, “walk the plank”, and compete with other pirate crews for treasure in the pirate chest.

Junior Paddle: Camp is FULL and No Longer Accepting Applications. (July 19 to July 21, 2022) Join us for this unique 3 day/3 boating sports opportunity for Juniors! Get on the water and "Sample" a different boating sport each day - canoeing, kayaking, and sailing at the beautiful Bear Creek Lake Park.

Camps Running at Rueter Hess Reservoir.

Paddle Badge: (June 20 to June 24, 2022) Girls who choose to earn the GSCO Paddle Badge sign up for a week long course exploring SUP, Canoeing, and Kayaking. Friday is Pirate Fun Day where you can demonstrate your skills, search for pirate booty in the lake, “walk the plank”, and compete with other pirate crews for treasure in the pirate chest.

Junior Paddle: (June 21 to June 23, 2022) Join us for this unique 3 day/3 boating sports opportunity for Juniors! Get on the water and "Sample" a different boating sport each day - canoeing, kayaking, and sailing at the beautiful Rueter-Hess Reservoir in Parker.

More Opportunities at

Bear Creek Lake Park and Rueter Hess Reservoir.

Program Aids: This camp has Program Aid opportunities, for PAs with the required boating certifications. Check out the Program Aid page for more details. Program Aids pay a discounted price for helping at camp.

Adult Volunteers: We love adult volunteers. If you would like to volunteer to spend a week on the lake please click here for more information.

Scholarship at

Bear Creek Lake Park and Rueter Hess Reservoir.

For more information please contact Us here.

If you would like to help us keep our program running or sponsor a camper, please click on the link below.