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Events

Apr
25
Fri
Stand Against Racism @ Various Locations
Apr 25 @ 12:00 am

The Stand Against Racism is a movement of the YWCA that aims to eliminate racism by raising awareness through its annual event. Girls are invited to become participating sites by hosting their own “stand.” Individuals are then invited to join a “stand” along with hundreds of thousands of people across the country that will Stand Against Racism. Contact Jenny Sliker at jsliker@girlscoutsp2p.org or 336-369-7444 to sign up to host a Stand in your area!

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades K-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A

GIRL FEE: TBD

ADULT FEE: TBD

Girl Scout University @ Camp Pisgah
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 11:00 am

This is a great event for all girls in grades 6-12 who love to explore new skills, hang out with older Girl Scouts from across our council and enjoy a weekend at Camp Pisgah. We have amazing activities lined up for you that are sure to pique your interests – from jewelry making to water rocket launching to Zumba and Contra dancing – we are certain you will stay engaged and entertained this weekend! Class registration will be held on Friday, April 25. PLEASE NOTE: Class space is limited and the sign up process will be fair for all girls.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 10, 2014

GIRL FEE: $60

ADULT FEE: $60

GIRL MIN/MAX: 35/150

BRING: details included in confirmation sent on April 16, 2014

Apr
28
Mon
Techbridge: Crazy Carnival @ Hickory Service Center, Hickory
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome to a crazy carnival of your own creation. Explore simple machines as you build a merry-go-round, a bean-bag toss and a race car. Levers, pulleys, screws and gears abound as you engineer the ultimate playground. *Girls must attend both sessions (April 28 and May 5) to complete this Techbridge Box. 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 4-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 7, 2014

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/5

May
1
Thu
Bricks 4 Kidz: Energy Is Everywhere @ Hickory Service Center
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Energy is essential to almost everything we do – from the lights in our homes and classrooms, to the gasoline that fuels our cars. This class explores sources of energy, including wind and hydroelectric power. Build models of a windmill and a water wheel! To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.
GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2014

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

CONTACT: To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

May
2
Fri
Bricks 4 Kidz: Sports Spectacular! @ Hickory Service Center
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Let the games begin! Learn about the origin of two popular sports and then create your own models of these games. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2014

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

CONTACT: To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

Bricks 4 Kidz: Sports Spectacular! @ To Be Determined, Gastonia
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Let the games begin! Learn about the origin of two popular sports and then create your own models of these games. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2014

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

CONTACT: To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

May
3
Sat
Bricks 4 Kidz: Amazing Animals @ Hickory Service Center
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Celebrate the wonders of the Animal Kingdom. Learn fascinating facts about your favorite creatures, build the models, and then bring them to life by making them move. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston. 

 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17 

 

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

 

CONTACT: To register, please visit .

Camp Blumenthal Presents Peter and the Star Catcher @ Knight Theatre
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Peter and the Star Catcher, the most magical evening of madcap fun is now on tour! Hailed by The New York Times as “THE MOST EXHILARATING STORYTELLING ON BROADWAY IN DECADES,” this musical play takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. The winner of five Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight.

Enjoy the performance as well as a workshop based on the show taught by theater professionals! Lunch is included.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 24, 2013

FEE: $60.80 (girl)/ $45.80 (adult)

MIN/MAX: 10/15

BRING: Confirmation packet will be sent after registering. 

Bricks 4 Kidz: Amusement Park Mania @ Hickory Service Center
May 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz very own amusement park! Learn how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock with these motorized models. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Trees! @ The North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Girl Scout Cadettes will have the opportunity to earn their Trees Badge by exploring the trails, discovering the science of trees, how to identify their unique qualities, how they grow and why they are so important to us and the environment. Girls are welcome to attend without adults in attendance. Arboretum educators serve as adults required for safety ratios. Girl Scouts are encouraged with groups/troops that register together to meet safety ratios. Register online at www.ncarboretumregistration.org. Contact Jonathan Marchal, Youth Education Coordinator, at 828-665-2492 ext. 228 with questions.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes (grades 6-8) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 18, 2014

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 1/20

BRING: suitable clothes for the weather, water bottle, completed permission/health form for girls attending individually