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Mariposa Day Camp

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At Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, our goal is to provide an enriching atmosphere that fosters growth and development in our campers as they participate in carefully designed, dynamic activities.

Our day camps encourage and support girls in:

  • Developing a strong sense of self
  • Nurturing positive values
  • Building practical life skills
  • Cultivating healthy relationships
  • Promoting cooperation and team building
  • Appreciating diversity in a multicultural world
  • Becoming resourceful problem solvers
GSGLA Camp Mariposa Day Camp Facilities Album


GSGLA camps focus on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience—a model that engages girls in discovering themselves, connecting with others, and taking action to make the world a better place.

This model is more inclusive and empowering of girls because the experiences are girl-led. Activities encourage experiential and cooperative learning. Each week is a new adventure as girls explore interactive themes that keep them engaged and learning.

Mariposa is a hidden oasis, where the stresses of urban city life are long forgotten. Located in the foothills of Altadena, this park-like atmosphere includes a small pond, campfire ring, and the Singing Steps Amphitheater. Camp activities include arts & crafts, singing songs, team building, low ropes elements, a gaga court, a kids’ kitchen, and water play for those warm days.

  • Open to all girls in grades K–6
  • Program Aide (PA) Leadership Experience for grades 7–12
  • Camp runs June–August, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Five days of programming per session
  • Morning and evening extended care available at an additional cost
  • First Aid/CPR certified camp staff
  • Safe, all-girl environment


  • Fun new themes each week
  • Two daily snacks
  • Special commemorative item such as a T-shirt, water bottle, bag, or hat
  • Camp group photo
  • Badges earned during the week
  • Camp patch

Day camp sessions average about $30-40 per day. Financial aid is available.

For a full listing of camp programs and their costs, view the GSGLA Summer Camp Guide on our Summer Camp page, available starting in February of each year.

In addition to hosting summer day camp, Mariposa offers year-round, staff-hosted weekend specialty camps for troops and families. Visit our Program Calendar for our specialty weekends.

Girl Scouts and the public may also rent the property for events and programs. Facility accommodations include:

  • Full kitchen
  • Large meeting space
  • Large tent camping area
  • Campfire ring and amphitheater
  • Bridge and BBQ’s available

For information on renting properties and pricing, please contact us at

Check out Camp Mariposa on Yelp and Instagram!

Camp registration opens February 10!

Register for Day Camp at Camp Mariposa

Register for camps via our Program Calendar. Need help figuring out how to register? Click any of the following links for a step-by-step guide:

How to register for Day Camp 
How to register for Resident Camp
How to register for Specialty Camp
How to register when you're out of council

  • Download the 2017 Summer Camp Guide: 
    English Guide |  Spanish Guide (coming soon)

615 E Mariposa St., Altadena, CA 91001
P: (626) 677-2303