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Apr
30
Sat
Advanced Camping Skills @ Catawba Meadows Park
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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If you’ve taken all the basic outdoor courses, here’s your chance for some advanced outdoor skills including maps, compasses, lashing and water purification. Prerequisite: Camp License

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 18, 2016

FEE: $10

MIN/MAX: 5/10

BRING: Pocketknife

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
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

Program Aide Training @ Girl Scout Learning Center
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Get ready to put leadership skills into action! This leadership development course will prepare girls to serve as Program Aides and earn their Program Aide recognition.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 23, 2016

GIRL FEE: $5

BRING: pen, notebook, bag lunch, water bottle

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!)

Survivalist: Session II @ Camp Pisgah
May 7 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 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. Cadettes will earn part of their New Cuisines badge and Seniors will earn part of their Locavore badge.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors (grades 6-10) 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

 

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.