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May
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Archery Instructor @ The Girl Scout Learning Center
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Archery course meets requirements for USA Archery Association Level 1 Archery Instructor.  Includes: use of equipment, techniques of shooting, safety and injury prevention. Participants receive National Archery Association manual to keep.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2016

FEE: $40 Girl Scouts/ $60 non-Girl Scouts

BRING: Notebook & pen, lunch, snacks, dinner and drinks for the day, unbreakable cup and pocketknife.

Fire Building @ Keyauwee Program Center
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Learn how to use camp stoves and 3-match fires, safety and simple tools. You’ll be prepared for guiding girls in building fires.

Pre-requisites: Be Safe, Be Ready: Outings and Overnights and Be Safe, Be Ready: Girl Planning

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2016

FEE: $10

BRING: pocketknife

Outdoor Adventure @ Keyauwee Program Center
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Girl Scouts is in-tents, and we’ve got badges to prove it! Spend the day with us at KPC earning your new GSUSA Outdoor Badge! Girl Scout Brownies will go on an outdoor adventure while Girl Scout Cadettes will spend the day testing their archery skills and Girl Scout Seniors will explore the world of boats! Event will meet all requirements towards earning Girl Scout level appropriate Outdoor Badge.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Cadettes, Seniors (grades 2-3; 6-10)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2016

GIRL FEE: $15

BRING: Brownies and Cadettes – bag lunch, day pack, water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather; Seniors – bag lunch, day pack, water bottle, swimsuit, towel, water shoes, change of clothes, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather

Play It Up! Sports Sampler Day @ Crowder's Ridge Retreat Center
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Have fun outdoors with coaches from across the area as we spring into sports. This event is for girls in elementary school. The price includes lunch and snacks. Bring a non-Girl Scout friend and receive a special gift! Sample sports such as soccer, dance, volleyball, karate, cheerleading and basketball, as well as explore camp, play wacky games and do a craft. You don’t want to miss an opportunity to PLAY IT UP!

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie and Junior

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2016

FEE: $20 Girl Scouts/ $30 non-Girl Scouts/ $10 adults (includes lunch and snacks)

BRING: Clothes to play in, water bottle and the Girl Scout spirit!

CONTACT: Crystal Johnson, 704-874-1525 or cjohnson@girlscoutsp2p.org

Survivalist: Session I @ Camp Pisgah
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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Want to learn more about survival skills? Of course you do! Join us for a fun session exploring creative ways to build fires and shelters. Even make your own survival kit. Enjoy a tasty snack while earning part of a badge. Brownies will earn part of their Snacks badge; Juniors will earn part of their Simple Meals badge.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors (grades 2-5) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2016

GIRL FEE: $15

ADULT FEE: $15

BRING: day pack, water bottle, pocket knife, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather

Rainy Day with Daisy at the Harper House/Hickory History Center @ Harper House/Hickory History Center
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

No TV, no radio, no iPhones – so what did a Victorian girl do on a rainy day? Join us as we explore some of the activities, crafts and games enjoyed by children in Victorian times. We will learn a little about Victorian manners and how children were expected to behave as we take a trip back in time through Harper House. Light refreshments will be served. To register, send check and registration form to: Harper House/Hickory History Center, 310 N Center St., Hickory, NC 28601. Please include the ages of the girls.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors (grades 2-5) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 22, 2016

GIRL FEE: $10

ADULT FEE: Safety-Wise adults free; other adults $10

Outdoor Cooking @ Keyauwee Program Center
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

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Cooking a simple meal on fire and camp stove, sanitation and food storage. You’ll be prepared to guide girls to cook outdoors.

Pre-requisites: Be Safe, Be Ready: Outings and Overnights and Be Safe, Be Ready: Girl Planning, Fire Building

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2016

FEE: $10

BRING: plastic or metal dishes/silverware in a mesh bag (onion bag is great!)

Hiking Gals @ Catawba Falls
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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A me and my gal hiking adventure! Grab your favorite female adult and put on your hiking shoes. Enjoy the start of spring by hiking to Catawba Falls, through a few creek crossings and over a few rocks. Discover what spring has to offer by completing a fun outdoor scavenger hunt. This three-mile roundtrip has some ups and downs but isn’t too difficult. Catawba Falls are located near Old Fort, NC just three miles off of I-40. A fun patch for each girl is included. Each girl needs her own female adult (mom, grandma, aunt, friend, etc.). Siblings are welcome to share an adult. Carpooling is encouraged.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5) and mothers/important female role models

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2016

GIRL FEE: $5

BRING: day pack with water bottle; light snack is provided

Rainy Day with Daisy at the Harper House/Hickory History Center @ Harper House/Hickory History Center
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

No TV, no radio, no iPhones – so what did a Victorian girl do on a rainy day? Join us as we explore some of the activities, crafts and games enjoyed by children in Victorian times. We will learn a little about Victorian manners and how children were expected to behave as we take a trip back in time through Harper House. Light refreshments will be served. To register, send check and registration form to: Harper House/Hickory History Center, 310 N Center St., Hickory, NC 28601. Please include the ages of the girls.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors (grades 2-5) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 22, 2016

GIRL FEE: $10

ADULT FEE: Safety-Wise adults free; other adults $10

Volunteer-in-Training @ Girl Scout Learning Center
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Are you ready to inspire and lead younger girls? This leadership development course will prepare you to serve as a VIT (Volunteer-in-Training) in a younger girl troop.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 9-12)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2016

GIRL FEE: $5

BRING: pen, notebook