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Events

December 2013 – February 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
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

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