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Events

January – February 2014

Jan
18
Sat
Wrangler-In-Training (WIT) Training Day @ Keyauwee Program Center
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come to Circle C Ranch to learn how to be a WIT. As a WIT, you will learn how to teach others about horses, grooming, leading riding and caring for horses. WITs must be 13 or older. There will be no horse riding during this day.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 6-12; ages 13 or older)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 4/12

BRING: bag lunch and suitable clothes for the weather

Entrepreneur Extraordinaire @ Art Blooms
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ever wonder what it’s like to own your own ice cream shop, how cool it would be to have a store devoted to zebra lovers or how to sell your own fabulous creations? Join us for Entrepreneur Extraordinaire and take a mini-journey into the land of creating a business. We’ll draw, build a model, design blue prints, paint signage, plus more, to get you thinking about living your own dream! 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2014

FEE: $32

MIN/MAX: 5/18

BRING: A snack and drink.

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
I Learned to Sew at Mary Jo’s- Bookmarks @ Mary Jo's Cloth Shop
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn some basics for creating and sewing. You will be taught to use a rotary cutter, play with a few fun stitches on the machine. By the time we leave, you will have your own bookmark. 

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 22, 2014

FEE: $15

BRING: Please note, participants must provide the following supplies for the class: Pencil ruler, Scissors, Straight pins, Thread, 1 fat 1/8 (or equivalent), 8” or longer ribbon (1/2 inch wide)

MIN/MAX: 2/6

VIT: Volunteer-In-Training @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Are you an experienced Program Aide looking to expand your volunteer leadership horizons? VIT training will do just that! Take the next step in your leadership pathway and become a volunteer-in-training.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 9, 2014

GIRL FEE: $6

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/20 (Asheville)
GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/40 (Colfax)

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/4 (Asheville)
ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/8 (Colfax)

BRING: notebook and pen, water bottle

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
8
Sat
National Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNC-Greensboro @ HHP Building on UNC-Greensboro Campus
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This a great opportunity for girls ages 5-18 to get out and participate in sports and physical activity. Girls will have the opportunity to participate in field hockey, softball, jump rope, dance and rugby while interacting with current 
Division 1 female student-athletes from UNC-Greensboro. Registration deadline is January 29. To register, contact Marli Bennett at mtbenne2@uncg.edu with the participant’s name, age and emergency contact information. 

Click here for more information. 

Gold and Silver Award Chat Session @ Myers United Methodist Church
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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: January 23, 2014

GIRL FEE: $2

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/30

BRING: notebook and pen

Feb
22
Sat
Introduction To Dressage – Riding Workshop @ Keyauwee Program Center
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This three-hour program will introduce riders to the fundamentals of dressage with a focus on accuracy of school figures and quality of movement. Barn lessons will include learning about the history of dressage, setting the arena and a brief riding demonstration. Riders must be comfortable riding independently at walk and trot.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: $45

GIRL MIN/MAX: 4/8

BRING: Long pants and heeled shoes for riding

I Learned to Sew at Mary Jo’s- Notebook Cover @ Mary Jo's Cloth Shop
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn to make a cool cover for your composition notebook! We will add pockets, use fun stitches and add two button holes. To register, please call Mary Jo’s directly at 704-861-9100.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 7, 2014  

FEE: $15

BRING: Please note, participants must provide the following supplies for the class: Pencil ruler, Scissors, Straight pins, Thread, 2-3 fat quarters or fabric equivalent (2 needed, 3 for more colors), 12” or longer piece of 1/2” ribbon, 12×17” piece of iron on batting

MIN/MAX: 2/6