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Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5, 2024

If you’re a Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette or Senior, come out and join the fun!

2024 Fall Girl Scout Overnight

Camp Outside on the Boardwalk

Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5, 2024


  • Camping Under the Stars on the Boardwalk
  • Exclusive Free Play in the Arcade
  • Dinner & Breakfast
  • Outdoor Movie
  • Exclusive time on the Carousel on Friday
  • Sand Sculpture Contest
  • Event Patch
  • Ride Wristband for Saturday
  • Discounted Parking

Package Price: $94.95 per person
Deadline to register is September 27, 2024, or until full.

Add On To Your Package!

Girl Scout Tshirt
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Event T-shirt available with registration for an additional charge. Deadline to order is September 20, 2024.

New t-shirt image coming soon!

MyBoardwalk Card

The Boardwalk is now cashless! Add on MyBoardwalk cards for food, games, and attractions on Saturday when the park opens! MyBoardwalk cards available with registration for an additional charge.


Deadline to register is September 27, 2024, or until full.

ALL registered participants must submit an authorization form before September 27!

2025 Spring Girl Scout Overnight

Camp Inside the Boardwalk’s Cocoanut Grove!

Friday, March 14 – Saturday, March 15, 2025


  • Sleep Inside the Boardwalk’s Cocoanut Grove
  • Free Play in the Arcade 
  • Dinner & Breakfast
  • Evening Program
  • Movie
  • Sand Castle Contest
  • Event Patch
  • Ride Wristband for Saturday
  • Discounted Parking

Check back soon for more information.

Girl Scout Questions & Answers

Camping is not permitted on the beach. In the spring, campers are set up inside the Boardwalk’s Cocoanut Grove, excluding tents.

In the fall, campers may set up along permitted exclusive areas along the Boardwalk walkway beside the rides and games. Certain areas do have ocean views.

You may bring an RV to camp overnight. Parking for an RV will be at a discounted price of $25. You will need to process payment on Friday at the check-in ticket booth. An employee will give you a parking pass that must be displayed on your dashboard overnight. Security will be notified of your RV. Failure to process payment on Friday will result in full $50 RV parking fee on Saturday. Guest must park in the Main Parking Lot Friday night and be required to move RV from the Main Lot to the River Lot on Saturday morning. Please show your parking pass to the lot attendant when entering River Lot to not get charged RV price Saturday.

This overnight has a separate sleeping area designated for males. Due to limited spacing, only family camping will be allowed. No troop camping. The Girl Scout attendee can choose to sleep with their male chaperone in this area. No males can sleep outside this designated area. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk follows the Girl Scout Standard, “There may be trips when fathers or male leaders/advisers are part of the group. It is not appropriate for males to sleep in the same space with girl members. They may participate only if separate sleeping quarters are available for their use.

Yes, friends and family are more than welcome to attend! Please be aware that all male attendees, regardless of age, must camp in the family camping area.


The event is open to all ages. All participants must register. Children ages 2 and under can enter the event area for free with a paid chaperone, however, to participate in event rides, food, and arcades they must be registered.

Everyone registered for the event must submit an authorization form in order to enter the event. Adults (18 and over) must fill out a form for themselves and minors must have their form filled out and submitted by their legal guardian.

T-shirts are not included in registration. You may purchase event T-shirts online for $20 up to two weeks prior to event. Limited T-shirts may be available for purchase at the event while supplies last.

A dinner buffet will be provided Friday evening during specified dinner times and a breakfast buffet will be provided Saturday morning during specified breakfast times. Please refer to the Event Itinerary & Guide for meal times. The Boardwalk is unable to provide meals outside of meal service times.

All participants and chaperones, except children 2 and under, must register.

The cost is the same for chaperones and minors.

All participants under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. One adult chaperone over the age of 18 years is required for every group of 8 minors.

Everyone in attendance must register for the event. Your event wristband gets you into all the exclusive event meal areas, exclusive overnight areas and arcade areas that is also your rides wristband for Saturday. We would still be happy to have you participate in all the other fun!

In order to keep the event safe and secure, no one is allowed in exclusive event areas without registering.

Boardwalk Season Pass Members can show their current Season Pass at check-in on Friday to receive a free Rides Wristband voucher for a friend. Season Pass holder must be present to receive the Ride Wristband. There are no discounts on overnight registration.

Registered attendees are allowed to participate in the arcade free play. The arcade is not open to the public during exclusive play time for this event.

No, all food locations are cashless. We encourage guests to purchase MyBoardwalk cards to use towards food. My Boardwalk Cards are accepted at all food locations.

Sorry, no refunds. All sales are final.

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