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Camp Pisgah Spooky Hallow Fest Family Weekend @ Camp Pisgah
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – Oct 2 @ 10:00 am


Get ready to have a spooky day at Camp Pisgah! We will paint pumpkins, try apple chucking and make Boo-tiful crafts. Come in your costume, play games and participate in a haunted walk throughout the camp. Finish the evening with a campfire before retiring for the night!

FEE: $50 for girls, ages 11 and older and adults; $25 for girls ages 3-10

BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, change of clothes, pajamas, toiletries, day pack, rain gear, water bottle, tennis shoes and suitable clothing for the weather

Asheville Council Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Gastonia Council Shop Open @ Gastonia Council Shop
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Be Prepared @ Monticello United Methodist Church
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


An emergency can happen anytime. What would you do in case of an emergency? Bring the family along to this safety expo where you will meet local police, fire and EMS responders. You’ll get to tour the rigs, learn basic first aid, make your own first aid kit to take home, discover what to do during severe weather, meet a disaster response team, learn basic self defense and more! This is a serious topic but a super fun, hands-on program where you’ll learn a lot. It’s expo-style with some scheduled presentations. Each participant gets a canvas bag for all the goodies and info you’ll pick up. Girl Scout Daisies will work on their Safety Award and earn the Gerri the Geranium petal. Girl Scout Brownies will work on their Safety Award and earn their First Aid Badge. Girl Scout Juniors will work on their Safety Award and complete three steps of their First Aid Badge.



BRING: water bottle

Citizen Scientist @ North Carolina Arboretum
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We need girl scientists! Get your notebook and pencil and meet us at the North Carolina Arboretum. Help the staff at the Arboretum conduct science projects and then upload your findings to an online citizen science network. Share your findings with people all around the world. To register, contact Jonathan Marchal, Youth Education Coordinator, at jmarchal@ncarboretum.org or 828-665-2492 ext. 228

Girls are welcome to attend without adults in attendance. Arboretum educators serve as adults required for safety ratios; prefer no more than two Girl Scout leaders. Girl Scouts are encouraged with groups/troops that register together to meet safety ratios. Parking fee waived for participants.


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

Camp-A-Palooza @ Keyauwee Program Center
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 10:00 am


Join us for the fourth annual council-wide camporee at Keyauwee Program Center! We will have Girl Scout events, adventure activities and community groups leading programs for all ages. Horseback riding and the Alpine tower will be available for an additional fee and require advance sign up. Troops are welcome to come as a group, or girls are welcome to come with a registered adult of their choosing!


  • Sleep in cabin – $50
  • Sleep in tent (bring your own) – $40
  • Saturday only – $25

 BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, change of clothes, pajamas, toiletries, day pack, rain gear, water bottle, tennis shoes and suitable clothing for the weather

Hickory Council Shop Open @ Hickory Council Shop
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Life Hacks 101: It’s Your Move @ Gaston College
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Are you looking for the easy button? It’s time to invest in yourself! We will give you the tools and techniques that will make your life easier and more efficient. This series will reduce the chaos and make your life more enjoyable and productive.



BRING: pen, paper

Triad Council Shop Open @ Triad Council Shop
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Alamance SU 157 Traveling Circus/Training Blitz @ Alamance Community College
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm


CPR and First Aid
1-6 p.m.; $20
Current CPR certification is required of a troop adult before participating in certain activities, and the certificate earned in this class is valid for two years. The class is open to the public and to Girl Scouts 14 and older.  

Journeys GPS
1:15-3:15 p.m.; Free
New! Get Practical Solutions (GPS)! Learn to navigate the Journeys, from trying out activities to creating customized plans. Hands-on activities reinforce your knowledge of basic program principles.

Bronze Award Adult Learning Opportunity
3:30-5:30 p.m.; Free
Are your Girl Scout Juniors aiming for the Bronze Award? Learn about getting started, the steps, determining needs and more! Receive and review the GSCP2P Bronze Award information packet.

Troop Paperwork
3:30-5:30 p.m.; Free
Take the fright out of paperwork!  Review essential record keeping for troops and how to create a system for stress-free reporting.

Program Aide Training
2-6 p.m.; $5
The Program Aide leadership opportunity is designed to help Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors discover their talents in mentoring and leading younger children, gain the confidence, knowledge and expertise needed to guide younger girls and prepare them to hold future leadership positions within and outside of Girl Scouting. Girls will also have the opportunity to connect with other teen Girl Scouts from around the council. 

Gold and Silver Award Adult Learning Opportunity
3:30-5:30 p.m.; $3
Help your girls earn the most prestigious awards that a Girl Scout can earn. The Girl Scout Silver and Gold Awards ALO is a must for all troop advisors of girls working toward the Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award. Become familiar with the steps, timelines, differences between community service and a Take Action project and how to support girls who are working on their Gold or Silver projects. Choose between the in-person, face-to-face session or the online session for this required course. 

Gold Award Chat Session
3:30-5:30 p.m.; $3
Attend a helpful chat session to put your project ideas into motion. It is an opportunity to share your idea and get feedback. Chat leaders will help you develop a sustainable, global reaching, leadership focused, Take Action project. Girls are REQUIRED to attend either a live, in-person chat session or a virtual chat session prior to starting their Gold Award project. All girls starting the Gold Award process must view the online videos before attending a chat session at www.girlscoutsp2p.org/girl-scout-program/girl-scout-awards.