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Events

December 2013 – January 2014

Dec
12
Thu
Recycled Art @ Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Artist Larry Heath manipulates tin by cutting and bending to make 3-D sculptures. After viewing his exhibit, we will use aluminum soda cans to create 3-D angels that can be used as ornaments. We will also choose from a large variety of recycled items to make an animal or person sculpture. PLEASE NOTE: Must be sixth grade or older due to safety precautions. To register, e-mail Ginny Zellmer at gzellmer@hickorymuseumofart.org or call 828-327-8576. Payment due at time of registration.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 25, 2013

GIRL FEE: $6

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

Recycled Art @ Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Artist Larry Heath manipulates tin by cutting and bending to make 3-D sculptures. After viewing his exhibit, we will use aluminum soda cans to create 3-D angels that can be used as ornaments. We will also choose from a large variety of recycled items to make an animal or person sculpture. PLEASE NOTE: Must be sixth grade or older due to safety precautions. To register, e-mail Ginny Zellmer at gzellmer@hickorymuseumofart.org or call 828-327-8576. Payment due at time of registration.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 25, 2013

GIRL FEE: $6

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/25

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
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
24
Fri
Program Aide Training Overnight @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm

Get ready to put leadership skills into action! Learn how to work with younger Girl Scouts. Fee includes cold breakfast and pizza lunch on Saturday. Bring snacks and a water bottle. Sleeping is on the floor. *At the January event, girls will have the option to stay for a planning session for the World Thinking Day event until 4 p.m. Saturday.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes (grades 6-8) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 9, 2014

GIRL FEE: $15

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/24 (Asheville)
GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/48 (Colfax)

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/6 (Asheville)
ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/10 (Colfax)

BRING: details included in confirmation

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