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Events

Apr
4
Sat
Asheville Council Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Girl Scout Day at Mountain Gateway Museum @ Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Travel back in time at the Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center experiencing life in the mountains during early American times. Explore a 19th century cabin and the unique exhibits representing early mountain life. Try your hand at traditional handicrafts. Participate in craft demonstrations and cultural programs. To register, e-mail Anne Allison or call 828-668-9259.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 18, 2015

GIRL FEE: $5

ADULT FEE: $2

BRING: bag lunch, water bottle, tennis shoes or closed toe shoes, appropriate clothes for the weather, Girl Scout sit upon to enjoy the sounds of the Mill Creek after the program is over

CONTACT: E-mail Anne Allison or call 828-668-9259

Barn Rat University @ Circle C Equestrian Center at Keyauwee Program Center
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

REGISTER NOW!

Can’t get enough horse time? Come to Barn Rat University and participate in hands-on horsemanship lessons. Topics will change each month. Confirmations will not be sent for this event. Programs start promptly at 6 p.m. Please e-mail circlec@girlscoutsp2p.org with any questions.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 26, 2015

GIRL FEE: $5

BRING: water bottle, clothing and footwear appropriate for working outside and with horses

Apr
10
Fri
Do A Good Turn Weekend
Apr 10 – Apr 12 all-day

April 10 – 12 is “Do a Good Turn” weekend.

Girl Scout members (both adults and girls) are encouraged to do something nice for someone else throughout the weekend.

It can be as simple as raking leaves for an elderly neighbor or planting flowers at a church, or as complex as a river clean up or building a playground.

After the weekend, all members are sent a short online survey to share the number of hours served and the type of project completed.

SciWorks Brownie and Junior Camp-In @ SciWorks
Apr 10 @ 5:45 pm – Apr 11 @ 9:00 am

Camp-in will include Journey and badge activities, hands-on experiments, wacky labs and a late night planetarium show. Snack, breakfast and a patch (girls only) are included. To register, e-mail Christy Ferguson or call 336-714-7105.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 27, 2015

GIRL FEE: $40

ADULT FEE: $15; one leader is free

BRING: detailed list included in confirmation from SciWorks

Apr
11
Sat
Fire Building @ Denver United Methodist Church
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This course has reached capacity. No more registrations are being accepted. 

Camp stoves and 3-match fires, safety and simple tools – you’ll be prepared for guiding girls in building fires. Prerequisites: Be Safe, Be Ready: Outings and Overnights AND Be Safe, Be Ready: Girl Planning . Add Outdoor Cooking to complete the Cook Out License.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2015

FEE: $10

BRING: Pocketknife

ASU Camp Overnight- To the Sky @ Camp Ginger Cascades
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm

REGISTER NOW!

Ever wonder what makes a shooting star? Or how we get our seasons? Or how our plants grow? It’s time to take these questions To the Sky! Join Appalachian State Recreation Management students at Camp Ginger Cascades to learn all about the great gifts we get from the sky. Learn about the stars, play like nocturnal animals, discover the sun! All this and more when we explore the sky together!

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies (grades 2-3) and Juniors (grades 4-5) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 26, 2015

GIRL FEE: $40

ADULT FEE: $40

BRING: detailed list included in confirmation

Hickory Council Shop Open @ Hickory Council Shop
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Outdoor Cooking @ Denver United Methodist Church Arbor
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

This course has reached capacity. No more registrations are being accepted. 

Cooking a simple meal on fire and camp stove, sanitation and food storage – you’ll be prepared to guide girls to cook outdoors. Prerequisites: Firebuilding, Be Safe, Be Ready: Outings and Overnights AND Be Safe, Be Ready: Girl Planning. This course completes the Cook Out License, allowing girls to build and cook over fires.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2015

FEE: $10

BRING: Plastic or metal dishes/silverware in a mesh bag (an onion or orange bag works great!)

Tenting @ Denver United Methodist Church Arbor
Apr 11 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This course has reached capacity. No more registrations are being accepted.

Required of an adult before taking a troop camping where girls sleep in tents. Includes lessons on tents, tarps and knots. Learn how to partner with girls to plan advanced outdoor experiences. There is no overnight option for this camp license series.

Prerequisite: Be Safe, Br ready online courses, Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2015

FEE: $10