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Events

Sep
6
Sat
Tenting @ Cedarock Park
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Required of an adult before taking a troop camping where girls sleep in tents or at a location outside of GSCP2P camp. Includes tents, tarps, knots. Learn how to partner with girls to tent camp.

Pre-requisites: Be Safe, Be Ready online courses, Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking OR also register to take Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking on the same day. Staying overnight is optional. Facilitators will be staying overnight and during the evening will be offering banana boats, along with tips and anecdotes on camping with young girls. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 21, 2014

FEE: $10

BRING: Clothing for weather. If staying overnight, bring sleeping bag/pad, plastic or metal dishes, toiletries, etc.

MIN/MAX: 6/20

Fire Building @ Cedarock Park
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Camp stoves and 3-match fires, safety and simple tools- you’ll be prepared for guiding girls in building fires. Add Outdoor Cooking to complete the Cook Out License.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 21, 2014

FEE: $10

BRING: Pocketknife

MIN/MAX: 6/20

Outdoor Cooking @ Cedarock Park
Sep 6 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Cooking a simple meal on fire and camp stove, sanitation and food storage- you’ll be prepared to guide girls to cook outdoors. This course completes the Cook Out License, allowing girls to build and cook over fires.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 21, 2014

FEE: $10

BRING: Plastic or metal dishes/silverware in a mesh bag (an onion or orange bag works great!)

MIN/MAX: 6/20

Sep
13
Sat
Camping License Update @ Arbor at Denver United Methodist Church
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cook Out and Camp licenses must be renewed every five years. Take this course if you earned your Camp License in the 2009-10 membership year.

Pre-requisites: Current camp licenses and Be Safe, Be Ready online courses. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 28, 2014

FEE: $5

BRING: Pocketknife

MIN/MAX: 4/20

Asheville Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Circle C Equestrian Center Open House @ Keyauwee Program Center
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come tour our beautiful riding facility, meet the horses and learn more about the different programs we offer. Participate in several un-mounted equine and barn-related activities.

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades K-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A

GIRL FEE: Free

ADULT FEE: Free

Hickory Shop Open @ Hickory Council Shop
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sep
14
Sun
Camp Sunshine Staff Program Orientation @ Camp Ginger Cascades
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Camp Sunshine is a leadership program for girls in grades 7-12. These older Girl Scouts work together as a staff to plan an overnight camping experience for younger girls in grades 3-5, whom have never been a Girl Scout and/or have never had the opportunity to experience camp. This REQUIRED orientation will give you an overview of the program and detailed job descriptions of all the leadership positions available for the event. The girl staff designs the activities, learns techniques to work with younger girls, expands their leadership and organizational skills and gains self-confidence in themselves by helping others. Camp Sunshine staff are selected by application only and applications MUST be received by October 1, 2014, to be considered.

If selected, girls MUST be available to attend the following meetings and training to be held at Camp Ginger Cascades: October 26, November 16 and January 11 from 3-5 p.m. and a required training March 21-22, 2015, with the actual event April 10-12, 2015. Please Note: If you are applying for a position on the leadership team, there are additional meeting dates that you MUST attend.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 7-12) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 2, 2014

GIRL FEE: Free

ADULT FEE: Free

BRING: water bottle, pencil, notebook

Sep
20
Sat
Henderson County Traveling Circus @ Grace Lutheran Church
Sep 20 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Workshops include:

  • Volunteer Essentials
  • Preparing Girls for the Out of Doors
  • Bronze and Silver Award Roundtable
  • Creative Ceremonies
  • Understanding Journeys
  • Girl Scout Songs, Crafts, Games, Jump-Starters
  • Conflict Mediation 101

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 4, 2014

FEE: $5

BRING: Pencil and paper

Child and Adult CPR @ Macedonia Lutheran Church
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Current CPR certification is required of a troop adult before participating in certain activities, and the certificate earned in this class is valid for two years. The class is open to the public and to Girl Scouts 14 years and older.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 4, 2014

FEE: $35

MIN/MAX: 6/20