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Girl Scouts Dedicate New Pavillion at Camp Skimino

The Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast dedicated a new pavilion at Camp Skimino on Wednesday, July 14. (Courtesy of GSCCC)

JAMES CITY COUNTY — The Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast (GSCCC) dedicated a brand new outdoor pavilion at the council’s Camp Skimino on Wednesday, July 14.

The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by member of the GSCC board of directors, former and current scouts, and financial donors.

Construction on the pavilion began in the summer of 2020 and features seating, dining areas, space to entertain, and a floor to ceiling fireplace.

Camp Skimino, located at 448 Fenton Mill in Williamsburg, is a 98-acre Girl Scout camp that shares its name with the close by Skimino Creek. The land for the camp was acquired for the Girl Scouts council in Newport News and Warwick and in 1955 and opened for campers in June of 1956 as a tent site with a full-time nurse and cook on duty.

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast is one of 111 councils chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA and it serves more than 6,000 girls throughout southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

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