Day Camp 2020

May the Forest Be With You!

Registration is now closed.   

No late registrations for campers will be accepted.

Tips & Suggestions


Note: Registration is NOT processed on a first come, first served basis. Registration completed within the window of February 1 to February 28 is considered on time and will be processed according to our Admission Policy. We do not accept late registrations for campers. 

  • You can log into your Active account to update information on the Registration form.
    • Changes to bus stops and friend requests must be made by March 24 in order to be considered when we put girls in units and on buses.
    • All other changes must be made by June 30 in order to be included in the final camp reports.
  • You should receive 2 emails after you successfully register - a receipt from Active for any payments (good for tax time!), and a Confirmation Email from Diamond Crest Day Camp. Please read the confirmation email carefully, and save it until camp is over! If you do NOT receive a confirmation email, check your SPAM folder. If you still can’t find one, please let us know ASAP, as this indicates you might not have successfully registered.
  • If you have questions, please check the FAQ or Admissions pages on this website. If you can’t find the answer there, please email us at Please give us up to 24 hours to reply - we are all volunteers!
  • You can log into your Active account to update information on the Registration form (including medical information and bus pickup list) until June 30. 

Information for Staff

If you volunteered as staff, you will be contacted by phone or email in the coming weeks to discuss your position. 

If you are an adult or junior staff who still needs to register, please do so here 

  • High school seniors who will be 18 before July 22, 2020 should register as Adult Staff, not as Junior Staff.

Staff GS Registration and Screening: All adult staff must be registered volunteers, with a background screening, and the volunteer role “Camp Crew - Diamond Crest Day Camp” with GS NorCal. 

  • If you are not registered and screened, please log into Girl Scouts of Northern CA, sign up to volunteer, and complete the online background check.
  • Once you are registered and screened: Please log on to GSNorCal, click  MyGS and Member Profile. Add the volunteer role “Camp Crew - Diamond Crest Day Camp”. 
  • If you have any issues with this process, please call GS NorCal directly at 1-800-447-4475.

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Key Dates

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions Policy


  • Sept. 30, 2019: GS registration renewal priority deadline.
  • Jan. 01, 2020: Daisy registration renewal priority deadline.
  • February 1 @12:00 a.m.: Registration Opens
  • Feb. 28, 2020 @ 11:00pm: Registration Closes
  • Wed 4/1 7-9pm - Orientation/Welcome (all staff) - Location TBD
  • Wed 5/6 7-9pm - Meet by Level or Job-Alike (unit leaders and program staff) - Location TBD
  • Wed 5/20 7-9pm - Program Night (unit leaders), Location TBD 
  • May 31, 2020: Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance
  • Sat 6/27 10a-2p - Outdoor Skills Training (all leaders with less than 2 years experience, make up training for those who missed previous trainings) - Twin Pines Meadow, Belmont
  • Sun 7/26 9:30a-12:30p -  Mandatory AIDE training - Huddart Park 
  • July 27-30 & Aug 3-6: Day Camp (Aug 5 is the last day for campers entering grades 1-3. )

Admissions Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions Policy


Day Camp is open to:


  • Campers (entering grades 1-6)
  • AITS (Aides in Training entering grade 7
  • AIDES (entering grades 8-10 after completing the AIT program)
  •  Junior Staff  (Junior Unit Leader or Junior Activity Leader entering grade 11 or 12)
  • Registered adults

Learn more about the Admissions Policy for campers & volunteers of all ages here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Do you have a question about pricing, registration, volunteer opportunities, busing, health and safety, or what to bring? 

Read more here.

Patch Contest

About Our Camp

Frequently Asked Questions


Your Girl Scout could win 7 free days at Diamond Crest Day Camp!

Submit your original art for a chance it will be turned into this year's official camp patch! 

Patch Contest Details

Contest Deadline: March 30th

About Our Camp

About Our Camp

About Our Camp



Diamond Crest Girl Scout Day Camp is an all-volunteer run day camp and is held at a San Mateo County park. Our camp has been in operation for many years and is rich in traditions and has welcomed girls for several generations. We offer one session each year. All applicants are welcome and are admitted by the criteria listed in our Admissions Policy. Our campers travel to camp each day by buses leaving from local schools, churches and community buildings in the Belmont, Redwood Shores and San Carlos areas. We offer an overnight experience of 1-2 nights for campers entering grades 4-10.

Campers entering grades 1-7 are grouped in units with girls of their own age/grade and are supervised by trained staff members and program aides. Campers participate in a wide variety of activities including earning badges, hiking, outdoor cooking, learning outdoor skills, crafts, games, singing and more. 7th grade campers participate in the “Aides-in-Training” (AIT) program and may assist unit leaders as Aides when entering grades 8-10.  

Diamond Crest Day Camp Committee