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Oct
2
Thu
Techbridge Complete Introduction @ Macedonia Lutheran Church
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Interested in learning more about facilitating Techbridge for girls in a troop or an event setting? Now’s your chance! Take part in the “Techbridge Complete Introduction” class to learn about all five of the Techbridge boxes and how to facilitate girls through hands-on activities and career opportunities. During this class, you will be able to take home some hands-on activities from a few of the boxes, as well as tips on how to set up career exploration activities that include field trips to companies and classroom visits by role models. Course fee covers materials used for YOUR scientific explorations as well as goodies to take home! If you are interested in a training on a specific box in your area, please contact Valerie Wooten.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 18, 2014

FEE: $8

BRING: Notebook and pen

MIN/MAX: 6/24

Oct
3
Fri
Camp-A-Palooza – Overnight! @ Camp Ginger Cascades
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 10:00 am

Join us for the second annual council-wide camporee! Girls will participate in activities that will challenge their mind, body and Girl Scout skills. Most activities will be included in registrations; some have a small fee. Troops are welcome to come as a group, or girls are welcome to come with a registered adult of their choice. *NOTE – Troops who earned the Early Bird status by June 16 get first priority for this popular annual event. Please see options below for fees and sleeping options.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 18, 2014

GIRL/ADULT FEES:

  • Sleep in cabin – $35
  • Sleep in tent (set up by staff) – $25
  • Sleep in tent (bring your own) – $20

BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlights, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather

Oct
4
Sat
Camp-A-Palooza – Saturday Only! @ Camp Ginger Cascades
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for the second annual council-wide camporee! Girls will participate in activities that will challenge their mind, body and Girl Scout skills. Most activities will be included in registrations; some have a small fee. Troops are welcome to come as a group, or girls are welcome to come with a registered adult of their choice. *NOTE – Troops who earned the Early Bird status by June 16 get first priority for this popular annual event.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 18, 2014

GIRL FEE: $15

ADULT FEE: $15

BRING: water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather

Oct
6
Mon
Pastels and More @ Hickory Museum of Art
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Girl Scouts will be inspired by the lovely pastel drawings and paintings by Wolf Kahn in the Museum before they try their hand at making their own pastel landscape. Learning proportion and scale, girls will also use pastels to create a self portrait. To register, contact Ginny Zellmer at 828-327-8576.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 1, 2014

GIRL FEE: $6

Oct
7
Tue
Understanding Journeys @ Friendly Grove Baptist Church
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get solid with Journeys! Discover the power they give to you and the girls. Find out how to adapt and incorporate ideas to create a leadership experience by blending Journeys and Girl’s Guide activities.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 18, 2014

FEE: Free

MIN/MAX: 6/20

Oct
9
Thu
Pastels and More @ Hickory Museum of Art
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Girl Scouts will be inspired by the lovely pastel drawings and paintings by Wolf Kahn in the Museum before they try their hand at making their own pastel landscape. Learning proportion and scale, girls will also use pastels to create a self portrait. To register, contact Ginny Zellmer at 828-327-8576.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 1, 2014

GIRL FEE: $6

Pastels and More @ Hickory Museum of Art
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Girl Scouts will be inspired by the lovely pastel drawings and paintings by Wolf Kahn in the Museum before they try their hand at making their own pastel landscape. Learning proportion and scale, girls will also use pastels to create a self portrait. To register, contact Ginny Zellmer at 828-327-8576.

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

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 1, 2014

GIRL FEE: $6

Gold/Silver Award Adult Learning Opportunity @ TBD- Asheville
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Are you working with girls who are earning the Gold Award or Silver Award? The Silver and Gold Award Adult Learning Opportunities are required for all troop leaders/advisors working with girls earning those awards.

In this combination class, both awards will be covered. Learn about steps, timelines, determining needs, difference between community service and Take Action projects and more! Discuss how to get started, receive and review the GSCP2P Gold Award and Silver Award information packets and the accompanying Gold and Silver Award adult volunteer guides. Please note: We have launched the online Gold and Silver Award Adult Learning Opportunity, in addition to in-person sessions.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 25, 2014

FEE: $3

BRING: Pencil and paper

MIN/MAX: 6/20

Oct
10
Fri
Program Aide Training Overnight @ Camp Pisgah
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm

Get ready to put leadership skills into action! Come to the program center for this overnight that will prepare girls to earn their Program Aide recognition. Snacks and Saturday breakfast and lunch are included in the fee. Sleeping is on foam mattresses. LiA award recommended as a pre-requisite.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Cadettes (grades 6-8) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 25, 2014

GIRL FEE: $16

ADULT FEE: $5

BRING: details included in confirmation

Oct
11
Sat
Dad and I @ Keyauwee Program Center
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Oct 12 @ 10:30 am

Grab your dad and head down to camp to enjoy all your favorite activities from boats to climbing wall to archery, as well as do some pumpkin carving! We’ll provide all meals, staff and supplies – you just bring yourself! Fee includes a patch.

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades K-12) and fathers

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 25, 2014

GIRL FEE: $50

ADULT FEE: $50

BRING: sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle, rain gear, tennis shoes and suitable clothes for the weather