How do I pass the gate?
Please push the “Call” button and a staff member will open the gate when you arrive for your scheduled activities.
Do you have handicapped parking?
Yes. Please be sure to have proper tags on your vehicle.
Are men/boys allowed at The STEM Center?
We do have specific camps for Girl Scouts and the significant adult male in her/their life/lives, called “He and Me Camp.” Boys are not at all allowed to register for any Girl Scout events and activities on-site. However, families are welcome to attend any of our daytime family events here. Currently, we do not have family camping here. However, family camping is available at other Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas camps. Men can be employed to work at The STEM Center. All Girl Scout of Northeast Texas employees must go through a background check and training before engaging with our membership.
Are animals allowed at camp?
We only allow registered service animals. Other animals are brought on-site by our STEM team members and program partners in relation to badge work and scheduled programmatic activities.
Can I pay for my workshop/amenity/camp on-site?
Do you allow alcohol on site?
No. Alcohol, tobacco, firearms, illegal drugs, or any vaping device are strictly prohibited.
Can we bring our own food?
Yes! We encourage you to plan any snacks and meals together. However, we do note that The STEM Center is a NUT-FREE facility. We have recycling on-site, but we encourage visitors to limit single-use plastics and Styrofoam. We do not provide a refrigerator for day use only. Please put any cold items in a cooler.
Is there a place to buy food at camp?
At this time, the only food you can purchase on site comes from the shop. However, you can find several great places to eat outside the property nearby. We love our neighbors!
Do you have a shop on site?
Yes. The shop is in the white house located by the AT&T Ropes Course. It is open on Saturdays only from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Can I hold troop meetings at The STEM Center?
Do you have to be in a troop to go to The STEM Center?
No. You do not need a troop to register for any of our camps, events, or activities. However, you must have a current Girl Scout membership after October 1 of each year.
Does The STEM Center have its own troop? Can we join that troop?
I'm from another Girl Scout council. Can I visit The STEM Center for camping, workshops, amenities, and events?
Yes, we enjoy welcoming girls from sister councils! All Girl Scouts are welcome, regardless of which council. You can register for our activities on our events page.
Do you provide vegan and/or halal s'mores materials?
At this time, we do not have vegan, halal, or gluten-free s'mores materials. If you have a dietary need during STEM Team facilitated s'more STEM, you must bring items that are safe for you to consume.
Can I drop by for a tour of the camp during business hours?
Do you offer an adult-only camp for parents, leaders, and volunteers?
I am/know someone who would be a great facilitator or program provider/partner. How does one get involved in delivering programming?
Can I volunteer at The STEM Center of Excellence?
Yes. You can sign up for our short-term volunteer slots. You can volunteer once or multiple times. We would love to have you!