Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England is headquartered in Warwick, RI. GSSNE is one of 112 Girl Scout councils in the United States. Our council includes girls from all over Rhode Island; from Pawcatuck, Connecticut; and from 13 communities in southeastern MA: Bellingham, Blackstone, Attleboro, Fall River, North Attleboro, Plainville, Somerset, Swansea, Westport, Wrentham, Millville, Rehoboth, and Seekonk.
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England maintains one large headquarter building and two beautiful camp properties in Rhode Island for the benefit of the members in our council, and are available to members to rent at a reasonable cost. Our properties are also available for non-members to rent for events and special outings as well! Income generated from rentals assists GSSNE in maintaining our properties and invest in capital improvements to keep these locations in beautiful form for generations to come.
GSSNE Headquarters in Warwick encompasses our business offices, Girl Scout Shop, and our Leadership Center. Our Girl Scout Shop, located on the main floor with our offices, offers everything you'd need for your Girl Scout experience, including uniforms, badges, patches, and fun items like jewelry, t-shirts, and more! The Leadership Center, located on the lower level, is available for Girl Scout troop and group usage for Girl Scout events or family/friend events. This versatile space is also available for non-profit and for-profit organizations to rent!
GSSNE Office Hours
Please keep in mind that many staff work a half day on Friday (leaving at 12:30), and may not be available.
Tuesday to Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm
Camp Hoffman 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, many hiking trails, and a deluxe high ropes challenge course! Campers have the opportunity to participate in swimming and boating, hiking, archery, singing and making smores around a campfire, and exploring nature. Located on the same property, Camp Hoffman is the site of our overnight camp programs and Camp Green Forest is the site of one of our day camp programs. Campers during the summer have the opportunity to visit the camp Trading Post—our Girl Scout Shop at camp!
There’s also nothing like celebrating Thanksgiving at the Wellville lodge at Camp Hoffman. A large kitchen, an enormous fireplace, and a rustic, cozy dining room means your family can enjoy being together in a new setting—plenty of room for large families. There’s even room for everybody to sleep if you want to make it a weekend! Other facilities are also available at Camp Hoffman, including our spacious and well-equipped Barbara W. French Dining Hall, the location of several weddings.
Camp Hoffman is also the location of The Sarah Hazard Nomer Museum. Opened in 1990 in the House-by-the-Side-of-the-Road, this museum is a place for visitors to learn about the beginnings of Girl Scouting in Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts.
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, which features a large fireplace, a kitchen, showers, and plenty of bunks for sleeping. The lodge at Camp Rocky Farm has been the host of many holiday dinners for families too large to fit at any one person’s house! It’s also a great place for corporate retreats 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. During the summer, campers have the opportunity to participate in hiking, archery, climbing the rock wall and bouldering wall, singing and making smores around the campfire, and experiencing nature.
If you are planning an outdoor camping adventure with your troop or service unit, 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.
To find out more about renting our properties and facilities for your school or group’s field day, a wedding, a family outing, or even a corporate function, you can check out our camp availability or contact us at 401-331-4500 or toll free at 800-331-0149.