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Events

December 2013 – February 2014

Dec
10
Tue
Explore Your Financial Aid Options @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn about different types of financial aid. Know the important terminology so you can understand the pros and cons of each. Learn the seven factors that FAFSA uses. Learn how schools use your financial aid eligibility and what percent of that they may give. Compare the three colleges you selected to analyze their award history. Families of attendees are eligible for a complimentary financial aid analysis. This workshop meets Step 4 badge requirements for Financing My Future.

Assignment: Select three colleges that interest you and e-mail to pat@collegefundinginnovations.com by the registration deadline.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 5, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

ADULT FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 6/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 6/25

BRING: notebook and pen; select three colleges that interest you and e-mail to pat@collegefundinginnovations.com by the registration deadline

 

Dec
14
Sat
Christmas With The Gordons @ Harper House/Hickory History Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

How would Juliette Gordon Low celebrate Christmas when she was a girl? Visit us at Harper House/Hickory History Center and find out. We will tour Harper House decorated in Victorian splendor, make a gift for your parents, have a snack and listen to a story that Juliette would have heard when she was young. To register, send payment and registration form to: Harper House/Hickory History Center, 310 N Center St., Hickory, NC 28601. Include the ages of the girls.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 29, 2013

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: $8

GIRL MIN/MAX: 15/35

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/10

Christmas With The Gordons @ Harper House/Hickory History Center
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

How would Juliette Gordon Low celebrate Christmas when she was a girl? Visit us at Harper House/Hickory History Center and find out. We will tour Harper House decorated in Victorian splendor, make a gift for your parents, have a snack and listen to a story that Juliette would have heard when she was young. To register, send payment and registration form to: Harper House/Hickory History Center, 310 N Center St., Hickory, NC 28601. Include the ages of the girls.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 29, 2013

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: $8

GIRL MIN/MAX: 15/35

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/10

Jan
3
Fri
Girl Scout Cookie Lock-In @ Waynesville Recreation Center
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm

The 2014 Girl Scout Cookie Lock-In will be an exciting night where girls will work on cookie badges, make media and cookie sale materials and meet new friends.  Troops will have pool time, free time and fun activities.  Late night, there will be a choice of movies and snacks.  Waynesville Recreation Center has a pool with a slide,  a bouldering wall and ping pong tables.  So join us games, snacks, badge work, new friends, SWAPS, movies, media blitz and cookie mayhem!

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (Daisies through Ambassadors)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2013

FEE: $20 per girl- Make checks payable to Service Unit 114- Haywood Girl Scouts. Payment and registration should be mailed to: GS Event Specialist, 29 Sunset Street, Waynesville, NC 28786

BRING: Please eat supper before the event.  Bring your bathing suit, towel, bedroll and teddy bear.   Bring a new or gently used toy to donate for the service project.

Jan
10
Fri
Snacks Camp In! @ Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 11 @ 10:00 am

Join us for a fun-filled overnight at CMWS! Enjoy a pizza dinner, light snack and continental breakfast. Girls will earn the SNACKS legacy badge and a special CMWS Scout patch. To register, e-mail Christine Simonson at csimonson@childrensmuseumofws.org or call 336-723-9111 ext. 203.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 5, 2013

GIRL FEE: $35

ADULT FEE: $15

GIRL MIN/MAX: 30/80

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/15

BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlights, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle

Jan
11
Sat
Understanding the FAFSA Form for Financial Aid @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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: January 8, 2014

GIRL FEE: Free

ADULT FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 6/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 6/25

BRING: notebook and pen

Jan
20
Mon
Techbridge: Crazy Carnival @ TBD
Jan 20 @ 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: January 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/5

Jan
25
Sat
Victorian Arts @ Harper House/Hickory History Center
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Do you know how to do smocking? How about China painting? Explore the life a Victorian lady and try your hand at these two crafts. We will learn to smock and take home directions for completing a pillow. Mrs. Shuler, the wife of the original owner of Harper House, won prizes at the Hickory Fair for her China paintings. Maybe one of yours paintings will win a prize also. To register, send payment and registration form to: Harper House/Hickory History Center, 310 N Center St., Hickory, NC 28601. Include the ages of the girls.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors (grades 2-10) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 9, 2014

GIRL FEE: $10

ADULT FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 15/35

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/10

Jan
27
Mon
Techbridge: Crazy Carnival @ TBD
Jan 27 @ 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: January 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: $8

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/5

Feb
1
Sat
Benefits Of Early College Planning @ Girl Scout Learning Center
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Understand the options for saving for college and what impact each may have on financial aid. Understand and budget for the total cost of college. Dispel myths between public vs. private schools. Get a checklist of things to accomplish from preschool through high school to be prepared for college. College and retirement are BOTH possible.

GRADE LEVEL: Parents of Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 27, 2014

ADULT FEE: $5

ADULT MIN/MAX: 6/25

BRING: notebook and pen