Virginia Peterson Memorial Girl Scout Campership (application)
Established in 2006 by long-time member Virginia Peterson, who was the oldest Girl Scout in the state of New Hampshire upon her death in 2019, the Girl Scout Scholarship is awarded annually to an individual Girl Scout or a Girl Scout Troop in the Contoocook Valley Service Unit. Applicants are evaluated based on their commitment to Girl Scout ideals and their proposal for the intended use of the funds, which must be used for a Girl Scout camp or Girl Scout sponsored event.
*The Scout must be registered with the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains and be part of a troop in the ConVal school district towns. Applications are accepted in May each year.
Our 2023 Award Recipient Sophie Wilsher!
The scholarship pays for Sophie to attend Girl Scout camp this summer. Sophie thanked the group, showing excitement for her plans to make new friends, learn about camping, animals, and more at her first sleep-away camp!
The PWC accepts applicants for the Virginia Peterson Campership Award in May each year.
If you know of a girl that is attending Girls Scout Camp this summer, please have them apply using the above application. We are seeking first time applicants.
Applicants are evaluated based on their commitment to Girl Scout ideals and their proposal for intended use of the funds. First grade Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador, grades 1 through 12 & Individual-Juliette may apply. Applicants will be notified early June and awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting Mid to late June.