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Council shops host sidewalk sale August 16

This coming Saturday, August 16, all four council shops will host a sidewalk sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, there will be merchandise available at the service team training in Statesville from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The sidewalk sale will feature discounts up to 85 percent off, free bag with a $50 purchase and much, much more!

Girl Scout Troop 2574 creates blog

Girl Scout Troop 2574 has completed a Take Action project for their aMaze Journey. They have created a blog page to provide advice for other girls on handling relationship issues.

Girl Scouts can e-mail their questions to the troop and read the response on the blog.

Girl Scout Day at The Mountain Gateway Museum

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is excited to announce a new Girl Scout community partner! The Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort is hosting a Girl Scout Day on August 23. It is open to all ages! Travel back in time at the Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center experiencing life in the mountains during early American times. Learn more.

GSUSA looking for #cookieboss Girl Scouts!

We want to lift up stories of your amazing #cookieboss(es), what they are learning, earning and how they are investing their cookie proceeds to change the world!

This is how it works:
Who: Rock star Girl Scouts from your council who have great cookie stories
Why: GSUSA will highlight these stories in national press surrounding National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2015
When: by September 1
What: An overview of each girl should be submitted including her name, age/level, location, registered for 2015 cookie season, number of years as a Girl Scout, details about her cookie sales and what makes her story so amazing. Name
Where: Send submissions to Stewart Goodbody.

Remember, GSUSA needs the stories by September 1.

Service centers and council shops closed September 1

Please note: Our service centers and council shops are closed Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day holiday. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., will resume on Tuesday, September 2. Thank you!

It’s Time to Re-Register for the New Girl Scout Year!

On-time registration is happening now and we have some pretty great incentives to go along with it! Get your troop re-registered for the 2015 Girlicanwait Scout year by September 30 and start taking advantage of these great perks! Learn more here.

“Free Being Me” PSA Contest through 8/31

Girl Scouts of the USA, in partnership with WAGGGS and Dove, recently launched Free Being Me, a global leadership initiative. Combined with It’s Your Story—Tell It! Journey materials, the Free Being Me curriculum helps girls define beauty for themselves and boost their self-confidence in the process. Girls are invited to create PSA videos that show what they think beauty is and that celebrate the qualities that make them unique!

Learn more.

 

Girls Go Robotic- Join a Team Now!

Are you ready for an opportunity of a lifetime? Daisies and Brownies: There’s always something new to learn! Your very own Jr. FLL team will allow you to take a closer look at where and how learning happens every day. Get ready to dive into the Jr. FLL Think Tank!

Juniors and Cadettes: Do you know what the future of learning is? FIRST LEGO League teams will find the answers! Redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn.  Get ready for a whole new class – FLL World Class!

If you are interested in being involved, please e-mail our STEM Program Manager Valerie Wooten

2014 Girl Scout Convention Registration

Excited for our 2014 Girl Scout Convention in spectacular Salt Lake City, Utah?

We are too! And we have great news: registration is now live! Even better, if you register now, you’ll guarantee your spot and save $70 on the all-inclusive, four-day package.

How can you maximize your convention experience? It’s easy. Just follow these three steps:

  1. Discover: Follow this link to learn more about convention, including discounted accommodations and special pre-convention gatherings, such as the Girl Scout History Conference 2014 and Girl Scout University (GSU) learning sessions.
  2. Connect: Invite your friends to join you at convention!
  3. Take Action: Register now.

We look forward to celebrating with you all the great things Girl Scouts do! Let’s convention!

A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Retreats Newsletter Now Available!

Our Adult Learning Special Events are getting a makeover! Now called A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Retreats, the events will be
taking place throughout the year, and we hope will help to better serve your needs. Read the first issue of our new newsletter to learn more and find out what A.W.E.S.O.M.E. stands for!