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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
Introduction To Jumping – Riding Workshop @ Keyauwee Program Center
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This three-hour program will introduce riders to the fundamentals of jumping with a focus on position and control. Barn lessons will include learning to construct and set safe and appropriate jumping exercises. Riders must have a strong posting trot to participate in this program.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: $45

GIRL MIN/MAX: 4/8

BRING: Long pants and heeled shoes for riding

It’s Your Story, Quilt it! @ Asheville Service Center
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Stories say so much about us – our likes, desires and dreams. Learning how a quilt tells a story. Meet with members of the Asheville Quilt Guild to learn quilting techniques including hand sewing and using a sewing machine. Girls will make a quilt wall hanging that can be proudly displayed. All materials will be provided.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors (grades 4-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2014

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 10/20

ADULT MIN/MAX: 2/6

BRING: bag lunch, water bottle

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
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