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Nov
7
Sat
Leaderfest @ Camp Ginger Cascades
Nov 7 @ 7:45 am – 5:30 pm

REGISTER NOW!

Leaderfest is a one-day, fun, casual, and relaxing A.W.E.S.O.M.E. event for volunteers – both volunteers working with the girls and also other youth groups. There are no opening or closing ceremonies, no gifts to bring and no special dress. Just a chance to sit back, enjoy yourself and make new friends. And if you want, you may come spend Friday night at camp with your new friends.

Leaderfest is an adult learning event and retreat for our adult Girl Scout volunteers over the age of 18. There is no child care available. A mobile shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Troop House for for those looking to stock up on Girl Scout goodies.

Leaderfest also offers you an opportunity to give back to the community through our annual service project and two opportunities to get some great deals. Bring your cash and visit our Dollar Table, a place to get a great deal on craft or other items. Please feel free to bring surplus Girl Scout items you have to donate to the table also.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you are welcome to participate in a Leaderfest service project. Please bring non-perishable food to donate to area food banks.

And finally, we’ll also have an auction with great items, including some awesome camping weekends for your troop at Camp Ginger Cascades! All proceeds from the auction go to the Ed Whitmire Scholarship Fund.

Learn more details about course descriptions and registration information.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 12, 2015

FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 22, 2015

FEE: Early Bird – $20 / Final – $30

Asheville Council Shop Open @ Asheville Council Shop
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hooray for Animals @ SciWorks
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Earn part of the Journey awards for 3 Cheers for Animals by exploring the exhibits and completing hands-on activities. Fee includes all workshop materials, supplies and admission to the museum for the rest of the day. To register e-mail Christy Ferguson or call 336-714-7105.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies (grades K-1) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 22, 2015

GIRL FEE: $12

ADULT FEE: $5

BRING: bag lunch, water bottle

 

Hiker & Geocacher @ North Carolina Arboretum
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Girl Scout Juniors will enjoy a high-tech scavenger hunt through The North Carolina Arboretum while earning the Geocacher badge. Plan a trip, learn about caches, trade items and explore the trails. This program is designed for Juniors, but if Brownies are in attendance they will have the option of earning the Hiker badge. Register online at www.ncarboretumregistration.org. Contact Jonathan Marchal, Youth Education Coordinator, at 828-665-2492 ext. 228 with questions.Girls are welcome to attend without adults in attendance. Arboretum educators serve as adults required for safety ratios; prefer no more than two Girl Scout leaders. Girl Scouts are encouraged with groups/troops that register together to meet safety ratios. Parking fee waived for participants.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors (grades 2-5) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Until Full

GIRL FEE: $10

BRING: water bottle,suitable clothes for the weather, completed permission/health form for girls attending individually

 

Hiker & Geocacher @ North Carolina Arboretum
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Girl Scout Juniors will enjoy a high-tech scavenger hunt through The North Carolina Arboretum while earning the Geocacher badge. Plan a trip, learn about caches, trade items and explore the trails. This program is designed for Juniors, but if Brownies are in attendance they will have the option of earning the Hiker badge. Register online at www.ncarboretumregistration.org. Contact Jonathan Marchal, Youth Education Coordinator, at 828-665-2492 ext. 228 with questions.Girls are welcome to attend without adults in attendance. Arboretum educators serve as adults required for safety ratios; prefer no more than two Girl Scout leaders. Girl Scouts are encouraged with groups/troops that register together to meet safety ratios. Parking fee waived for participants.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors (grades 2-5) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Until Full

GIRL FEE: $10

BRING: water bottle,suitable clothes for the weather, completed permission/health form for girls attending individually

 

Nov
14
Sat
Triad Council Shop Open @ Triad Council Shop
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nov
16
Mon
Friendly & Helpful @ Hickory Museum of Art
Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn what a SWAP is and make one for another Girl Scout. Go on a scavenger hunt in the museum with a friend and turn your helping hand into a wild animal using paint. Earn your Friendly and Helpful petal. To register, e-mail Ginny Zellmer or call 828-327-8576. Full payment is due at registration.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies (grades K-1) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2015

GIRL FEE: $6

 

Friendly & Helpful @ Hickory Museum of Art
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn what a SWAP is and make one for another Girl Scout. Go on a scavenger hunt in the museum with a friend and turn your helping hand into a wild animal using paint. Earn your Friendly and Helpful petal. To register, e-mail Ginny Zellmer or call 828-327-8576. Full payment is due at registration.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies (grades K-1) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2015

GIRL FEE: $6

 

Nov
17
Tue
Friendly & Helpful @ Hickory Museum of Art
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn what a SWAP is and make one for another Girl Scout. Go on a scavenger hunt in the museum with a friend and turn your helping hand into a wild animal using paint. Earn your Friendly and Helpful petal. To register, e-mail Ginny Zellmer or call 828-327-8576. Full payment is due at registration.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies (grades K-1) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2015

GIRL FEE: $6

 

Nov
20
Fri
Brownie Camp-In: Potter @ Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – Nov 21 @ 9:00 am

Join us for a fun-filled overnight at Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem! Activities will focus on the Potter badge. Enjoy a pizza dinner, light snack and continental breakfast. To register, e-mail Christine Simonson or call 336-723-9111 ext. 203. Girls registering without a group must be accompanied by a guardian. A $50 nonrefundable troop deposit is due at the time of registration.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies (grades 2-3) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Until Full

GIRL FEE: $37

ADULT FEE: $15; one leader is free

BRING: sleeping bag (air mattresses are permitted), pillow, flashlights, pajamas, toiletries, change of clothes, water bottle