Mahachee Site Reservation 2019
Camp Mahachee may be rented for a 3 hour Troop or Community meeting. Camp Mahachee may be rented for a 24 hour period (or consecutive 24 hour periods) during weekends and Miami-Dade and Monroe County School holidays and recesses. The purpose of Camp Mahachee is to provide safe, accessible outdoor space for troops and groups associated with Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida, with an emphasis on overnight camping in cabins and/or tents.
The cost for a 3 hour Troop or Community meeting is $5, a reservation here is considerd payment in full. You will receive confirmation of acceptance of your reservation within 3 business days. The cost for Overnight rental of all cabins, lodge and bathhouse at a cost of $300.00 for a 24 hour period beginning and ending at 4:00 p.m. for GSTF troops and groups. The tenting area may be rented at an additinal cost of $120.00 per 24 hour period. The $5.00 fee paid here is to hold your reservation only. You will receive confirmation of acceptance of your reservation within 3 business days, which will include the dates for ACH transfers from your Community or Troop bank account. Fifty percent (50%) of the total rental fee is payable as soon as the reservation is made, the remaining 50% will be deducted three (3) weeks prior to your reservation date. If the rental is three weeks or less prior to the reservation date, 100% of the rental will be deducted immediately.
Communities may reserve Camp Mahachee 6 months in advance. Troops may reserve Camp Mahachee 3 months in advance. If a reservation is made beyond these dates, the reservation will automatically be cancelled. Each Troop or Community may reserve Camp Mahachee one time in a rolling 7 day period (one reservation per week). A reservation may be an entire weekend, but it cannot be two unconnected days. If more than one reservation is made in a 7 day period, ALL reservations for that Troop or Commuity will be cancelled and the Troop or Community will not have access for 30 days to make a reservation.
Early set-up is NOT available. If the Troop or Community reserves overnight camping event on a Saturday, but wish to set up on Friday, the fee is $600. If the event is a day event on Saturday but the troop wishes to set up on Friday, the fee is $300.
No weekend day use only. Camp Mahachee is not available for day use only on weekends. If a troop or community wishes to rent Camp Mahachee for day use, they must rent the corresponding overnight option. For example, if a community would like to hold an event at Camp Mahachee, even if it is contained in the Lodge only, from 10-3 on Saturday, the rental period must be Friday overnight (4:00 p.m. Friday to 4:00 p.m. Saturday).
Girl Scouts always leave a place better than they found it. A cleaning checklist will be provided, the camp ranger will review the state in which the cabins, bathhouse, lodge and grounds have been left. If the checklist is not complete, the ranger will attempt to design a remedy with the adults in charge of the event. If the checklist is still incomplete, fines will be communicated in writing including a copy of the cleaning checklist and withdrawn via ACH Transfer from the Community or Troop bank account within 5 business days.
A key to the cabins, bathhouse, lodge, and grounds will be provided at check-in. This key must be returned to the camp ranger during the checklist/check-out process. A key replacement fee of $50 will be charged to the Community or Troop in the case the key is not returned.
Complete a Trip and Travel form for this reservation. If you do not yet have an ACH Transfer Authorization on file, please provide it immediately so that your reservation can be completed. Payments are accepted via ACH transfer from a GSTF Troop or Community bank account only.