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Events

Apr
18
Sat
The Human Race 5K @ Downtown Greensboro
Apr 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for this community wide 5K walk/run! Proceeds support Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont.

If you or someone you know would like to sign up as a participant, go to www.thehumanrace.kintera.org. There is a $25 registration fee to run ($35 the day of the race). You may choose a nonprofit team to join, or you can join the “Run Only” team.

Triad Council Shop Open @ Triad Council Shop
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Apr
25
Sat
Triad Council Shop Open @ Triad Council Shop
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
2
Sat
Go Climb – Rock Climbing @ Pilot Mountain State Park
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

REGISTER NOW!

Discover rock climbing! Join Thrifty Adventures for a half-day introduction to the awesome sport of rock climbing. No experience necessary. During this course you will learn basic knots, climbing techniques, safety practices and checks, as well as climbing terms and lingo.

Please Note: The approach to the climbing area is less then a 1/2 mile on a gravel trail with little change in elevation. There is a short staircase down to the climbing area that is steep. Thrifty Adventures will have guides spotting everyone as they descend the stairs; if needed the guides can carry your bag down the stairs for added safety!

Participants must provide their own transportation to site and must provide their own food and plenty of water. Climbing gear provided by Thrifty Adventures. If the morning session fills, an afternoon session is available. If we happen to fill both sessions, Thrifty Adventures will open the following Sunday. To learn more and access the waiver, please visit Thrifty Adventures

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2015

FEE: $55

BRING: water, snacks, sunscreen, proper footwear (hiking/athletic shoes)
Please note: Bring an appropriate back pack to carry gear, food and water. All climbers must be “hands-free” for hiking to and from climbing locations (string bags are not good for this type of activity).

Asheville Council Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
6
Wed
Service Center & Shops Closed
May 6 all-day

The service centers and shops are closed for a staff development training.

May
9
Sat
Gastonia Council Shop Open @ Gastonia Council Shop
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hickory Council Shop Open @ Hickory Council Shop
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Triad Council Shop Open @ Triad Council Shop
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
16
Sat
Girl Scout Day at Chimney Rock Park @ Chimney Rock Park
May 16 @ 9:15 am – 12:30 pm

Enjoy the day exploring Chimney Rock Park. Nearly 1,000 acres make an interesting backdrop to a variety of nature programs that are both informative and fun! Visit www.chimneyrockpark.com/education/scout.php for details of programs offered. Morning programs are appropriate for all ages. To register, call 828-625-9611. If you have questions prior to the event, e-mail Emily Walker or call 828-625-4697 ext. 2.

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

GIRL FEE: TBD

ADULT FEE: TBD

BRING: bag lunch or purchase at nearby café; tennis shoes or closed toe shoes and appropriate clothes for the weather