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Events

December 2013 – March 2014

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
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
7
Fri
Simple Meals Camp-In! @ Childrens Museum of Winston-Salem
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 9:00 am

Join us for a fun-filled overnight at CMWS! Enjoy a pizza dinner, light snack and continental breakfast. Girls will earn the SIMPLE MEALS 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 Juniors (grades 4-5) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 23, 2014

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

Feb
22
Sat
World Thinking Day: Universal Access To Primary Education @ Girl Scout Learning Center
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for a fun morning where we discover other countries, explore their culture and countries while taking action by participating on one of the United Nation’s (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) about Girl Scout and Girl Guides around the world. A snack will be provided.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: $6

ADULT FEE: $2

GIRL MIN/MAX: 20/150

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/50

BRING: a smile, your voice and collection for World Thinking Day

Mar
2
Sun
Keyauwee Open House @ Keyauwee Program Center
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come meet the 2014 summer staff, check out the facilities, where the girls will stay and leave with your questions answered.

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

GIRL FEE: Free

ADULT FEE: Free

Mar
8
Sat
Mom And I @ Keyauee Program Center
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – Mar 9 @ 10:00 am

This is a special chance for some one-on-one mother-daughter bonding. Enjoy all your favorite activities and make some great crafts to remember your weekend. We’ll provide all your meals, staff and supplies. Fee includes a patch.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 20, 2014

GIRL FEE: $50

ADULT FEE: $50

GIRL MIN/MAX: 25/60

ADULT MIN/MAX: 25/60

BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather