Camp and Outdoors | Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada

GSSNV Camp History

GSSNV is proud to provide many outdoor programs throughout our service areas. From 1948 - 2017, GSSNV served Girl Scouts from throughout Southern Nevada with programming at Camp Foxtail located in Lee Canyon on Mt. Charleston. Camp Foxtail, named for a rare Bristlecone Pine with short, bunched-together needles (appearing like a “fox’s tail”), served as a resident Girl Scout summer camp and program site until its resting in the fall of 2017. 

Watch a video of the resting ceremony

A New Frontier

In December 2018, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada CEO, Kimberly Trueba, announced that GSSNV received a property and land gift valued at nearly $9 million. The gift marked the largest single private donation in the history of Girl Scouts.   

The Charles and Phyllis M. Frias Charitable Trust, named for the late Las Vegas philanthropists Charlie and Phyllis Frias, donated personal property and acreage in rural Lincoln County, Nevada located 90 miles north of Las Vegas. Included in the donation: A Cowboy’s Dream Bed and Breakfast, Windmill Ridge Restaurant and Lodging, and undeveloped acreage all totaling nearly 70 acres.

Council history provided by Vanette Christensen, GSSNV volunteer historian.