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Apr
25
Sat
Girl Scouts on the Go! (formerly Girl Scout University) @ Camp Pisgah
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Formly the weekend long event, Girl Scout University, this a one-day event for our older girls at Camp Pisgah. Click here for additional details!

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2015

FEE: $20

BRING: A packed lunch

Older Girl Adventure Weekend at the US National Whitewater Center @ US National Whitewater Center
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm

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Join Girl Scouts from Peaks to Piedmont and Hornets’ Nest for the adventure of a lifetime! As always, you can purchase a pass that gives you access to all of the center’s facilities. New this year, girls will have the opportunity to participate in special, facilitated sessions such as kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, wilderness survival training, canopy tours and more!

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 9, 2015

FEE: See options below

  • Camping, Smores & Breakfast (8 p.m., Saturday to 8 a.m., Sunday) – $22
  • 1-day All Sport Pass (Saturday or Sunday) – $52
  • 2-day All Sport Pass (Saturday and Sunday) – $99
  • Climbing (10 a.m. to noon, Sunday only) – $20
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday; OR 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday; OR 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday; OR 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sunday) – $45
  • Group Kayak Sampler (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday; OR 2 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday; OR, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday; OR 2 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday) – $65
  • Wilderness Survival Course (1-5 p.m., Saturday) – $65
  • Low Ropes Cooperation Course (1-5 p.m., Saturday) – $59

BRING: detailed list included in confirmation

Camp License Update @ she Baptist Campground
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Cook Out and Camp licenses must be renewed every five years. Take this update course if you earned your Camp License in the 2009-10 membership year. If you earned you Camp License prior to 2009, you must re-take Fire Building, Outdoor Cooking and Tenting OR take the Camp License Test-Out.

If you have never taken the Camp License courses, this is not the course for you; this is a renewal course only!

Pre-requisites: Previous Camp License (Fire Building, Outdoor Cooking and the Overnight Camp Experience) in 2009-2010 membership year or more recently, AND Be Safe, Be Ready: Outinds and Overnights and Be Safe, Be Ready: Girl Planning after April 15, 2014.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 13, 2015

FEE: $5

BRING: Pocketknife

Outdoor Cooking @ Ashe Baptist Campground
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 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. 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: April 13, 2015

FEE: $10

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

Tenting @ Elk Shoals Methodist Camp
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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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.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 13, 2015

FEE: $10

May
1
Fri
Leaderee @ Keyauwee Program Center
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – May 3 @ 12:00 pm

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Join us for Leaderee at Keyuawee Program Center!

Learn more about the various sessions available!

May
2
Sat
Go Climb – Rock Climbing @ Pilot Mountain State Park
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

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Discover rock climbing! Join Thrifty Adventures for a half-day introduction to the awesome sport of rock climbing. No experience necessary. During this course you will learn basic knots, climbing techniques, safety practices and checks, as well as climbing terms and lingo.

Please Note: The approach to the climbing area is less then a 1/2 mile on a gravel trail with little change in elevation. There is a short staircase down to the climbing area that is steep. Thrifty Adventures will have guides spotting everyone as they descend the stairs; if needed the guides can carry your bag down the stairs for added safety!

Participants must provide their own transportation to site and must provide their own food and plenty of water. Climbing gear provided by Thrifty Adventures. If the morning session fills, an afternoon session is available. If we happen to fill both sessions, Thrifty Adventures will open the following Sunday. To learn more and access the waiver, please visit Thrifty Adventures

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and adults

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2015

FEE: $55

BRING: water, snacks, sunscreen, proper footwear (hiking/athletic shoes)
Please note: Bring an appropriate back pack to carry gear, food and water. All climbers must be “hands-free” for hiking to and from climbing locations (string bags are not good for this type of activity).

Asheville Council Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Women’s Leadership Institute 101 @ Center for Creative Leadership
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Join us for an orientation to the institute as we kick off our partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership at their beautiful campus in Greensboro. Girls will choose two sessions from leadership themed topics such as: conflict management, leadership around the world, personality profiles and values/ethics. During lunch, participants will interact with successful, local business women as they share insight into what they do, how they got to this point in their careers and invaluable leadership lessons. Optional overnight accommodations available at Keyauwee Program Center and will include Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast and Sunday morning climbing wall session.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 16, 2015

GIRL FEE: $50; optional overnight fee – additional $25 per person

ADULT FEE: $15; optional overnight fee – additional $25 per person

BRING: if staying overnight, sleeping bag, pillow, flashlights, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes or closed toe shoes and appropriate clothes for the weather

Trees! @ The North Carolina Arboretum
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Girl Scout Cadettes will have the opportunity to earn their Trees badge by spending an afternoon at The North Carolina Arboretum. We’ll explore the trails learning the science of trees, how to identify them, how they grow and why they are so important to us and the environment.  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. Register online at www.ncarboretumregistration.org. Contact Jonathan Marchal, Youth Education Coordinator, at 828-665-2492 ext. 228 with questions.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Until Full

GIRL FEE: $10

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