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Apr
30
Sat
Learn, Laugh, Lead @ Girl Scout Learning Center
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Take the scariness out of being a leader. Learn to have fun while developing your communication skills and discover ways to become a positive role model for younger girls. Spend time learning about the Girl Scout Junior Aide Award and the Girl Scout Bronze Award.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors (grades 4-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2016

GIRL FEE: $6

BRING: bag lunch and water bottle

Be Prepared – Danger Aware @ Groce United Methodist Church
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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A she and me event, girls bring an adult female role model (mom, grandma, aunt, friend, etc.) to learn how to recognize safe strangers and not-so safe strangers. Spend time practicing hands-on moves to protect yourself in dangerous situations. Program is instructed by Denise Wilbanks, a mom, teacher and crisis counselor. She has taught self-defense for more than 10 years, kickboxing for 20 years and has published a book on self-defense. She is driven to teach women how to defend themselves and empower them to stay safe.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors (grades 4-5) and mothers/important female role models

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2016

GIRL FEE: $12

ADULT FEE: $2

BRING: wear comfortable clothes for activity

Be Smart, Be Safe – Danger Aware @ Groce United Methodist Church
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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A she and me event, girls bring an adult female role model (mom, grandma, aunt, friend, etc.) to learn how to even the playing field if you find yourself in a physical confrontation. Discover common sense techniques and develop situational awareness. This is NOT a martial arts class. We will train you physically, mentally and emotionally to stay safe. Program is instructed by Denise Wilbanks, a mom, teacher and crisis counselor. She has taught self-defense for more than 10 years, kickboxing for 20 years and has published a book on self-defense. She is driven to teach women how to defend themselves and empower them to stay safe.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and mothers/important female role models

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2016

GIRL FEE: $42

ADULT FEE: $2

BRING: wear comfortable clothes for activity

May
7
Sat
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

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

May
12
Thu
Virtual Gold Award Girl Chat Session
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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Ready for the Gold? Got a project idea? Get immediate feedback and develop your proposal. Be sure to view the GSCP2P Gold Award videos prior to attending the chat session. Either this virtual chat or the in-person chat meets the girl training requirements for the Gold award.

Prior to the virtual chat, complete the steps below:

  • STEP 1: Watch the three Gold Award videos – link provided above.
  • STEP 2: Have an adult in your troop taken the Gold Adult Learning Opportunity? Before you proceed, a registered Girl Scout adult must complete this course, in-person or online.
  • STEP 3: Create your Go Gold Online app account and start on steps 1-3.

(If you don’t have online access, contact a highest awards program manager).

  • STEP 4: Participate in a Girl Chat session. You can do this in-person or virtually.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 28, 2016

FEE: $3

BRING: You will need internet access, a computer/device that has a camera, microphone and speakers/headphones. To verify your technology will work with the web conferencing system, log in 30 minutes to 1 hour prior to the meeting to make any adjustments. Have access to a copy of the Girl Scout Gold Award Guidelines and the GSCP2P Gold Award Handbook.