Wind in the Pines Girl Scout Camp

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Located on 142 acres in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the Girl Scouts came to KITE with a request to develop a master plan for the Wind in the Pines Girl Scout Camp that met their needs for a year-round camping and conference center.

KITE responded with a plan that respected the natural features of the land and provided a role model through its use of sustainable design techniques. In addition to the master plan, KITE also designed many of the pavilions as part of a phased construction plan. The buildings make ample use of passive solar heating and cooling strategies, and provide a unique character that comfortably integrates its natural surroundings.

As a pioneer in what we think of as green design today, many of the innovative design strategies explored through the pavilion designs are now mainstream.

 

Awards

Honorable Mention, American Camping Association, 1986