The beginning of June marks the start of Girl Scout summer camp season, and with that comes the thought of campfires and s’mores.
Camp Low is located on Savannah’s south side on 300-acre Rose Dhu Island and includes 4 hammocks (pieces of forested land that rise above an adjacent marsh). It is home to magnolia trees more than 200 years old, cedar trees more than 500 years old and palmetto trees over 40 feet tall. An earthen battery was built by Confederate troops on the south and west sides of the island during the Civil War, and some of the trenches and mounds are still visible today. Urgent needs for tools and equipment to maintain this property are beyond the council’s current budget limitations and in-kind or monetary donations from the community are needed. Current urgent needs at Camp Low include:
Airless paint sprayer
Back pack blower
26" chain saw
3’ trash pump for pool cleaning
Bush hog for tractor
Zero Turn Mower
Utility vehicle with dump bed
Local alumnae and friends recently founded "Friends of Camp Low," a group of volunteers who come together on a regular basis to help with the general care and maintenance of the property. New volunteers are welcome.
If you would like to make an in-kind donation or volunteer for maintenance projects at camp, please contact Dawn Kaley at 912.988.8653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.