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Events

November – December 2013

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 

Dec
5
Thu
Bricks 4 Kidz: Simple Machines @ Hickory Service Center, Hickory
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

What playground fixture is a type of simple machine? What Bricks 4 Kidz’ invention utilizes another simple machine that can actually crinkle paper with the flip of a switch? Find out during this one-of-a-kind class. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Gold and Silver Award Chat Session @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Attend a chat session to learn more about earning the Gold Award or Silver Award. During the 2013-2014 troop year, girls are REQUIRED to attend prior to beginning either their Gold or Silver Award project. Chat sessions are designed for girls specifically, but leaders and/or parents are welcome to attend as observers. These chat sessions will cover both Silver and Gold Awards. Girls attending the chat session will receive a copy of the appropriate GSCP2P information packet. You must pre-register for these chat sessions at least two weeks before the session date, unless otherwise noted. Fee for each chat session is $2/girl and helps offset the cost of materials. (Leaders and/or parents attend free of charge.)

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2013

GIRL FEE: $2

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/40

BRING: notebook and pen

Dec
6
Fri
Bricks 4 Kidz: Healthy Living @ Hickory Service Center, Hickory
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After an interactive discussion on the importance of physical fitness, we will build dancer and gymnast models. Watch your models perform as they illustrate flexibility, agility, balance and endurance. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Mammal Safari Camp-In @ The Schiele Museum of Natural History, Gastonia
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – Dec 7 @ 9:00 am

Learn about mammals from all over the world including Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Spend the night at the Schiele Museum, explore the exciting mammal exhibit and meet live animals. Find out about animal habitats, explore the connection between humans and animals and learn about issues affecting animals. Program will include activities from the Girl Scout Junior Animal Habitats badge, Girl Scout Cadette Animal Helpers badge and Girl Scout Senior Voice for Animals badge. To register, e-mail Christie Rhoney at christier@cityofgastonia.com or call 704-869-1033. Fee includes all activities, Friday evening snack, Saturday breakfast and a patch.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 15, 2013

GIRL FEE: $30

ADULT FEE: $30

GIRL MIN/MAX: 30/100

ADULT MIN/MAX: 10/50

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

 

 

Dec
7
Sat
Bricks 4 Kidz: Life Science/ Naturalist @ Hickory Service Center, Hickory
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Explore the fascinating science of living things and build engaging models of caterpillars and butterflies. If you love creatures, this is the class for you. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Bricks 4 Kidz: Simple Machines @ Hickory Service Center, Hickory
Dec 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

What playground fixture is a type of simple machine? What Bricks 4 Kidz’ invention utilizes another simple machine that can actually crinkle paper with the flip of a switch? Find out during this one-of-a-kind class. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Bricks 4 Kidz: Healthy Living @ Hickory Service Center, Hickory
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

After an interactive discussion on the importance of physical fitness, we will build dancer and gymnast models. Watch your models perform as they illustrate flexibility, agility, balance and endurance. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30