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Explore our Camps

If you are planning an outdoor camping adventure with your troop or Service Unit, spending the summer at camp, looking for a corporate retreat, or celebrating your wedding, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (GSSNE) has what you’re looking for!  GSSNE welcomes troops, groups, and families to our Girl Scout camp properties. Our properties provide the perfect environment to explore the outdoors, go for a hike, participate in team-building activities, enjoy nature, go for a swim, snowshoe, try your hand at archery and much more. Located throughout Rhode Island, our camps are sure to provide you the ultimate outdoor experience.

Learn more about our amazing camp properties below!

Camp Hoffman/Green Forest

2850 Ministerial Road, West Kingston, RI 02892

Camp Hoffman/Green Forest is located at 2850 Ministerial Road in West Kingston, RI. The camp is situated on the shores of Larkin Pond and is known for its beautiful pine groves, open meadows, a historical cemetery, and many hiking trails and a deluxe high ropes challenge course! Visitors have the opportunity to participate in swimming and boating, hiking, archery, singing and making smores around a campfire, playing in the GaGa Pit, and exploring nature. Camp Hoffman/Green Forest is the site of one of our day camp programs as well as our beloved overnight camp programs. Help us celebrate the 100th anniversary of Camp Hoffman this year!

Click here for a map of the property 

Click here for a virtual tour of the property 

Camp Rocky Farm

160 Carroll Ave., Newport, RI 02840

Founded in 1950, Camp Rocky Farm is a beautiful 7-acre property right in the heart of Newport. This camp is home to the beautiful Elms Lodge and is within walking distance of Ocean Drive and the Newport Mansions, and Gooseberry Beach where visitors can enjoy a swim in the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors have the opportunity to participate in hiking, archery, climbing the rock wall and bouldering wall, singing and making smores around the campfire, and experience nature.

Click here for a map of the property

Click here for a virtual tour of the property 

   

Adopt-A-Spot at Camp Hoffman

Adopt-A-Spot Details

Adopt-A-Spot at Camp Hoffman!

Adopt-A-Spot participants help with the upkeep of Camp Hoffman to keep it clean and beautiful for everyone. Participants upkeep their adopted spot four times a year for two years, and in return, receive council-wide recognition for their efforts, an Adopt-A-Spot fun patch, and early registration to reserve a camping unit once during the year.

If you would like to sponsor a site financially, that is an option too! You can make a secure donation online, from the drop down menu select “Endowment for Camp Hoffman” as the donation category and note ‘Adopt-A-Spot’ in the special occasion field. The suggested donation amount for each Adopt-A-Spot is $100. In return, you receive the same benefits as above.  The Adopt-A-Spot registration is open now!

Key Points:

  • Any troop, group, families, or individuals may adopt a spot or financially sponsor a spot at Camp Hoffman. The adopting individuals or organizations commit to cleaning up the adopted site at least four times a year for two years.
  • In return, you will receive council-wide recognition for your efforts and/or donation. 
  • If the participants are unable to honor their agreements, all benefits will be no longer be applicable.
  • Participants are required to report the results of their clean-up to the GSSNE Outdoor Program Manager, Cassie Audette, so the information can be tracked accordingly.
  • Participants are responsible for their bringing their own tools and cleaning supplies.

Keeping your "spot" beautiful is one of the most rewarding activities in which you can participate in keeping the camp healthy and clean for all of the girls to enjoy. When you look back over the area you cleaned in the previous hour or two, you are sure to feel a deep sense of satisfaction and pride in your camp. Thank you for keeping Camp Hoffman beautiful! We couldn’t do it without the generous efforts of volunteers and sponsors like you!

To Adopt-A-Spot today, please complete this form

Spot Adopters

A big Girl Scout thank you to those who have adopted-a-spot!

Bella Petito: Log Cabin Unit
Cassandra Simpson: Log Cabin Unit
Troop 615: Gypsys Rest
Troop 269: Camp Entrance
Cynthia Harney: Birch Cove Unit
Troop 31: Whispering Pines Unit
Troop 219: Pavilion/Gaga Pit
Troop 1174: Camp Entrance
Troop 399: Eddie Arnold Trail to Ridge
The Scribner Family: Hoffman House
Aubrey Paolino: Wildwood Unit
Troop 8: House By The Side Of The Road
TREC Committee: Trysting Tree to Eddie Arnold Trail
Troop 180: Waterfront
Colleen Allen: Burrow Unit
 

   

We Are Sad To See You Go 

We are sad to say goodbye to two of our beloved camps at the end of the 2020 season. Closing ceremonies for Camp Promising Acres and Camp Cookie were held virtually November 16, 2020. 

Click here to view the recording of the closing ceremony held on Monday, November 16, 2020. Access Passcode: *5.RY$Xr

Camp Cookie

116 Long Entry Road, Chepachet, RI 02814

Founded in 1956, Camp Cookie is a 125-acre quintessential camp, with a natural pond, wooded sites, and hiking trails. General camp activities may include archery, rock wall, swimming (lessons and free swim), boating, team building activities, sports and games, arts & crafts, hiking, singing, and cookouts.

Camp Promising Acres

591 Dillon Lane, Swansea, MA 02777

Founded in 1968, Camp Promising Acres is an 81-acre property with an on-site swimming pool, rolling hills, and the charming Root Beer River and Soda Pop Pond, where campers can explore the wildlife. At Promising Acres, a camp morning may include archery, swimming (lessons and free swim), or rock wall! Girls eat their lunch together and then get excited for an afternoon of team building activities, sports and games, arts & crafts, hiking, singing, and cookouts. *Camp Promising Acres complies with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local Board of Health.