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Nov
7
Thu
Just Keep Sewing- Make Your Own Tote Bag @ Mary Jo's Cloth Shop
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Girls will learn the basics of sewing in this 2-hour course, including how to operate a sewing machine and create hidden and french seams. The cost includes all supplies and girls will take home their very own lunch-snack creation! 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 24, 2013

FEE: $16

MIN/MAX: 5/8

BRING: If able, please bring scissors for cutting thread and glasshead straight pins. 

Nov
9
Sat
CIT Reunion @ Camp Ginger Cascades, Lenoir
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm

Calling all CIT’s from Summer 2013! We know you gotta be jonesin’ for camp right about now so come and join us for a fun-filled weekend of reminiscing with fellow CITs from all three camps. It’s an event you won’t want to miss!

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 24, 2013

GIRL FEE: $50

GIRL MIN/MAX: 8/100

BRING: details included in confirmation

Just Keep Sewing- Make Your Own Tote Bag @ Mary Jo's Cloth Shop
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Girls will learn the basics of sewing in this 2-hour course, including how to operate a sewing machine and create hidden and french seams. The cost includes all supplies and girls will take home their very own lunch-snack creation! 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 24, 2013

FEE: $16

MIN/MAX: 5/8

BRING: If able, please bring scissors to cut thread and glasshead straight pins. 

Nov
11
Mon
Techbridge: Crazy Carnival @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome to a crazy carnival of your own creation. Explore simple machines as you build a merry-go-round, a bean-bag toss and a race car. Levers, pulleys, screws and gears abound as you engineer the ultimate playground. *Girls must attend both sessions to complete this Techbridge Box.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 4-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 28, 2013

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/5

Nov
14
Thu
Understanding the FAFSA Form for Financial Aid @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Translate the confusing jargon for directions that parents and students can understand. Learn how to avoid the costly mistakes that many make. Get step-by-step instructions in filling out the FAFSA form. Learn how schools award financial aid.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Ambassadors (grades 11-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2013

GIRL FEE: Free

ADULT FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 6/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 6/25

BRING: notebook and pen

Nov
15
Fri
VIT: Volunteer-In-Training @ Asheville Service Center, Asheville
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Are you an experienced Program Aide looking to expand your volunteer leadership horizons? VIT training will do just that! Take the next step in your leadership pathway and become a volunteer-in-training.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2013

GIRL FEE: $6

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/20 (Asheville)
GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/40 (Colfax)

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/4 (Asheville)
ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/8 (Colfax)

BRING: notebook and pen, water bottle

Nov
16
Sat
Intro to Theatre Workshop & Mulan Jr. Production @ Flat Rock Playhouse
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Flat Rock Playhouse presents a behind-the-scenes theatre workshop for Girl Scouts and access to Disney’s Mulan Jr. production by the YouTheatre students. Pre-show workshop activities include theatre movement, games and communication. Find your  voice, learn to project and also sing with a group. Discover your acting skills! Tour the main stage, costume, props and art education building. 

The workshop runs from 9:30 a.m.- Noon at the Flat Rock Playhouse main stage. Please plan to arrive by 9:15 a.m. The Mulan Jr. production will run from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Playhouse downtown (125 South Main Street, Hendersonville). Lunch is on your own and you will have to have transportation between the two sites. 

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades k-12)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 28, 2013

FEE: $22 per  girl/ $20 per adult 

Cookie University @ Wake Forest University
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Jump start your cookie season with Cookie University! Welcome to the world of business done Girl Scout style! Cookie U is Cookie U 2013the place to learn early business skills and proven strategies that will help boost your cookie sales to the next level.

Girls will discover selling and marketing strategies, gain great cookie booth decorating ideas, set exciting goals and take a look at this year’s cookie variety line-up and technology tools all taught by real business professionals and “cookie experts.” We will also be offering cookie sales training for parents and troop leaders. 

Girls who complete Cookie U will receive a patch, plus their Smart Cookie Diploma. 

GRADE LEVELS: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2013

FEE: $6 per girl

 

My Empowered Self- A Self Portrait @ Art Blooms
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you dream of leading a wild elephant safari, training a bottle nose dolphin, playing singles at Wimbledon, back packing through Europe, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize or solving a mystery at the Smithsonian? You’ve got the power! Create a 16 x 20 mixed media self portrait of you in action achieving your goal. We’ll use artist acrylic paints, a photograph, and a ton of imagination to create a portrait of your empowered self! You may bring a snack and drink. Dress for a mess!

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 4, 2013

FEE: $27

MIN/MAX: 5/25

Nov
18
Mon
Techbridge: Crazy Carnival @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome to a crazy carnival of your own creation. Explore simple machines as you build a merry-go-round, a bean-bag toss and a race car. Levers, pulleys, screws and gears abound as you engineer the ultimate playground. *Girls must attend both sessions to complete this Techbridge Box.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 4-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 28, 2013

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/5