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Events

November – December 2013

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

Nov
23
Sat
Camp Golden Valley Farewell Event @ Camp Golden Valley
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Come say goodbye to Camp Golden Valley with a traditional Golden Valley Camporee. Activities begin at 10 a.m. and end with a campfire in the evening. A traditional campfire stew will be served. There will be boating, roller skating, crafts, Scout’s Own, hiking, reminiscing, a silent auction, archery and camping. For more information, contact Anne Watkins at 336-369-7422.

If you plan to spend the night, please contact e-mail Christina Brunner or call her at 337-274-8491 to give her names and number of people. Space assignments for camping will be made by the planning committee after November 13. 

Nov
24
Sun
Camp Sunshine Planning Meeting 2 @ Camp Ginger Cascades, Lenoir
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This second planning meeting, staff will focus on camper marketing and possible donation needs and how to solicit for them. (See September online calendar for detailed description.)

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 7-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 14, 2013

GIRL FEE: $5

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 1/100

ADULT MIN/MAX: 1/50

Nov
30
Sat
Inside Look at Christmas Town USA @ Pharr Family YMCA
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

In addition to the activities described in the “Behind the Scenes of Christmas Town USA” program listing, girls will lend a hand at McAdenville’s innagural 5-k and 1-mile fun run on Novemer 30 and attend the town’s holiday party after viewing the lights on December 3. 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 17, 2013

FEE: $5

MIN/MAX: 5/20

BRING: Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes 

Dec
3
Tue
Behind-the-Scenes of Christmas Town USA @ Pharr Family YMCA
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In a typical season, more than 600,000 visitors view the lights of McAdenville, generating an annual impact of $11.8 million on the local economy. Join city planners, long-time residents and representatives from the company responsible for stringing all those lights on October 1st for a behind-the-scenes look at Christmas Town USA. Then, join your sister Girl Scouts for a stroll through McAdenville to enjoy the lights on December 3. 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 17, 2013

FEE: $2

MIN/MAX: 10/25

BRING: Warm clothes and walking shoes 

Inside Look at Christmas Town USA @ Pharr Family YMCA
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In addition to the activities described in the “Behind the Scenes of Christmas Town USA” program listing, girls will lend a hand at McAdenville’s innagural 5-k and 1-mile fun run on Novemer 30 and attend the town’s holiday party after viewing the lights on December 3. 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 17, 2013

FEE: $5

MIN/MAX: 5/20

BRING: Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes