Introduction

How to Register

Leadership Essentials

 

Beyond the Basics

Fall School

First Aid & CPR

Certifrenzy!

Outdoor Education

Service Team

Adult Recognitions

Edith Macy Center

Fall School 2009: Course Schedule

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Registration Deadline is September 15!! Print Registration form HERE

Agilent Kits
Learn how to facilitate the easy and inexpensive science and technology kits available to Troops. These great kits include everything you need and instructions to make it easy and fun!
D-B-J-T Saturday 2 pm
Sunday 10:15 am

ABC’s Of The Bronze Award Program
What is the Bronze Award? Interested? Come to this course to learn all there is to know about making it part of your program. Bring your Leader and Badge Books.
B-J Saturday 2 pm
American Red Cross/First Aid And Adult Challenge
If you are currently certified in Child/Adult CPR First Aid (OR you just know the material REALLY well) you can participate in a “CHALLENGE” (or test-out) of the material. Participants will not be given any instruction, so please prepare in advance. Participants will demonstrate each skill without any guidance, take the written test, and (if successful) be done! Participants may arrive and practice on the mannequins before asking to be tested out. NO INSTRUCTION WILL BE GIVEN! Be prepared. Bring notepad and something to write with, Red Cross CPR/AED or First Aid Books and/or Skill Cards.
Adult Enrichment All Day Saturday

American Red Cross First Aid Child And Adult CPR/AED
Become certified in American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED. First Aid valid for three years - CPR/AED valid for one year. Bring a notepad and something to write with.
Adult Enrichment Sunday 9 am
American Red Cross Child And Adult CPR/AED
Become certified in American Red Cross CPR/AED for children and adults. Certification valid for one year. Bring a notepad and something to
write with.
Adult Enrichment Sunday 9 am

Bandana Pocketbook
Come join us on Friday night and learn to make a very cool bandana pocketbook! Bring 2 bandanas and scissors.
J-T Friday 7 pm and 8 pm
BBQ In A Bucket
Come learn how to cook in a bucket as well as how to use a variety of cooking methods to prepare a dinner at camp. Bring your mess kit and a story to share!
Adult Enrichment Saturday 4:30 pm

Beaded Bandanas
Come learn to make a very unique beaded bandana that can be worn in a number of ways! Bring 1 or more bandanas and scissors.
B-J-T Saturday 9 am and Sunday 9 am

Beaded Lanyard Hooks
Create cool beaded Girl Scouts with lanyard hooks for your key chain or book bag. They will be made to look just like your girls -Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. They can also be made to look like Teen Girl Scouts. Match uniform, hair, and skin color using pony beads.
D-B-J Saturday 12:45 pm

Beginning Crochet
Learn beginning crochet stitches to be able to create a cell phone cover. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided, but you may want to bring a skein of yarn in your favorite color.
T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm
Sunday 9 am

Bling Your Life!
Learn to make stylish and popular beaded cell phone charms and zipper pulls. A great craft for Juniors and above. Bring a pair of needle nose pliers and a wire nipper.
J-T Saturday 9 am

Brownie Journeys
Come learn about the new Brownie Journeys as well as how to make
it all work.
B-Adult Enrichment Saturday 2 pm

Brownie Roundtable
Calling all Brownie Leaders! Come share ideas, information, and opportunities. Network with other Brownie Leaders, ask questions and share your successes and experiences with others.
B-Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Cadette Journeys
Come learn about the new Cadette Journeys and how to make it all work.
C-Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm

Cadette Roundtable
Calling all Cadette Leaders! Come share ideas, information, and opportunities. Network with other Cadette Leaders, ask questions, and share your successes and experiences with others.
C-Adult Enrichment Saturday 2 pm

Camp Songs Through The Years
Join us in singing some of the “older” and pretty songs. Words will be available! Requests are welcome - contact GSSongs@comcast.net. You can also include a note with your registration.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 2 pm

Campfire Entertainment
Learn different skits and songs to entertain groups of girls at campfire gatherings.
C-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 2 pm

Ceremonies At Camp
What is a Scout’s Own? What’s involved in an outdoor flag ceremony? Come, learn, experience!
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 4:30 pm

Chuck Wagon Cooking
Gather ‘round the campfire for some amazing outdoor cooking! Prepare and enjoy an assortment of food cooked over the campfire, using charcoal and in cast-iron dutch ovens. Bring a mess kit.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 4:30 pm

Coat Hanger Trees
Come make a gorgeous tree. No one will believe these trees are made from wire hangers! Bring 8 coated wire hangers (the ones from the dollar store work the best), lots of bread ties, strand of 25-50 lights, 18+ feet wide garland, miniature tree decorations.
J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm
Sunday 10:15 am

Coin Purse
Here’s a craft for the girls to use to bring their dues to meetings. Make this very cool coin purse. Bring a hole punch and glue (tacky or glue gun).
D-B-J Saturday 11:30 am

Cookie Orientation
If you are new at this job, please come and get an overview of the Chesapeake Bay GS Cookie Program. You will learn about forms, procedures, and other items not covered at the Cookie Conference.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 11:30 am

Cooking In The Box
Learn fun and easy recipes for Box Ovens.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 4:30 pm

Cowgirl Cascading
Come do some cascading on t-shirts with a Wild West theme. Bring a dark colored t-shirt to cascade!
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Cowgirl Cooking On The Open Range
Breakfast - come and eat on the open range cooking “cowgirl” style over an open flame. Bring a mess kit (eating utensils) and a bandana.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Sunday 7 am

Daisy Journeys
Come learn about the new Daisy Journeys and how to make it all work.
D-Adult Enrichment Saturday 10:15 am

Daisy Roundtable
Calling all Daisy Leaders! Come share ideas, information, and opportunities. Network with other Daisy Leaders and ask questions and share your successes and experiences with others.
D-Adult Enrichment Saturday 11:30 am

Destinations
Learn about the amazing destinations program through Girl Scouts of the USA. Travel opportunities all across the country and around the world are available to Girl Scouts.
J-T Saturday 11:30 am

Dinner On The Trail
Explore the wonderful world of “Trail Cuisine.” What do meals look like when hiking/backpacking? How do you travel light, but still eat great?
D-B-J-T Saturday 4:30 pm

Earthworm Tower
Come have fun learning how to set up an Earthworm Tower and teach some “green” concepts like composting to the girls. Very cool! Bring two 2-liter bottles.
D-B-J-T Saturday 12:45 pm

Easy Decoupage
Come learn some really neat and easy ways to decoupage. Bring a glass, small box or tin, or some other item to work with.
B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Easy Outdoor Skills for Girls
How to teach simple outdoor skills for your girls! Edible fires, fun knots, trail signs, blindfolded tent pitching and more! This is informational only, not equivalent to Outdoor Basics I/II and does not certify you to
camp with the girls.
D-B-J-T Saturday 10:15 am

Encampment Training
Got an idea for a great event . . . Want to make it an Encampment? Come to the training and learn about the process and the paperwork.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm

Fish Print T-Shirts
Great conversation piece and a unique fashion statement! Learn to make and teach the art of fish printing. Yes, actually use a fish to stamp an article of clothing! An UNFORGETTABLE craft for all age groups. Bring something to print - t-shirt, tea towel, pillowcase, etc.
B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 11:30 am

Flower Fairies
Learn to make flower fairies for all occasions - adorable and easy to make! Bring scissors, glue gun, various colored permanent markers, sewing needle.
D-B-J Saturday 11:30 am & Sunday 9 am

Flower Name Tags
Learn an easy way to weave a flower. Use it to decorate badges or cards. Bring scissors.
D-B-J-T Saturday 2 pm & Sunday 10:15 am

Friendship Bracelets
Learn how to make two different types of friendship bracelets, one for older girls and one for younger girls. Bring yarn or embroidery floss (not satin) in 3-6 colors.
D-B-J-T Saturday 11:30 am

Fun Cupcake and Cookie Decorating for Girls
Acquire ideas for a tasty Troop meeting that will not only capture the interest of the girls, but also give them a culinary foundation. D-B-J Saturday 10:15 am and 3:15 pm

Fun-Filled Enrichment Activities
Need something fun to do while waiting around for the next thing to happen? Come and learn several exciting activities that can enrich each meeting while keeping your girls occupied and motivated.
D-B-J-T Saturday 9 am

Fun With Chocolate
Come enjoy some tasty treats and learn how to be creative with chocolate, making some delicious mementos and thank-yous.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 10:15 am and 2 pm

Geo-caching in the Wild West
Geo-caching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played with GPS devices. The basic idea: locate hidden containers outdoors and share your experiences online. Geo-caching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment.
J-T Saturday 2 pm

Gimp From Beginning to End
All thumbs? Come learn gimp (plastic cording) from basic to advanced all in one class. No experience necessary.
B-J-T Saturday 2 pm

GSCBC Archery Facilitator
Become qualified to teach archery at GSCBC properties to girls and adults! No previous experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes.
J-T Sunday 9 am

GSCBC Team Challenge Facilitator (Low Ropes)
Become qualified to facilitate team challenge (low ropes) at GSCBC properties to girls and adults ! No previous experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing.
J-T Sunday 9 am

Girl Scout Songs
Learn Girl Scout songs that are popular with girls of all ages. Bring a recorder if you have difficulty remembering tunes.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Girl Scout Traditions, Trivia, and Trends
Kim’s Game, Friendship Sticks, TAGS, SWAPS: What are they? Where do they come from? Can we create new ones? We’ll share these and others - including yours.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 11:30 am

Go Play! Archery for Fun
Come and shoot, or learn to shoot if it’s your first time. No experience necessary, just come on over and enjoy archery for fun.
B-J-T Saturday 11:30 am

Go Play! Hatchet Throwing
Yup, that’s right . . . Hatchet throwing! Cool thing to tell your friends. No experience necessary, just come on over and enjoy target hatchet throwing for fun!
B-J-T Saturday 9 am

Go Play! Team Challenge (Low Ropes)
Swing across the “Nitro Pit,” slip the ring on the “Giant’s Finger,” conquer “The Wall” and more! Come challenge yourself on our Team Challenge (Low Ropes) course. Fun activity for all ages.
B-J-T Saturday 9 am

Gold Award Advisor
Learn about the new requirements for “Going for the Gold.” This
training qualifies each adult to be a Gold Award Advisor or a Gold Award Committee Member.
T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 10:15 am

Great Crafts for Dummies
A collection of fun and exciting new crafts to share! A variety of projects for different ages and situations.
D-B-J-T Saturday 9 am

Green Crafts
Cool ideas for lots of fun at little expense! Make the world a better place.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 10:15 am
Sunday 12:30 pm

Hands-on History
Sample the hands-on Girl Scout programs and activities at our historic two-room school house, the Claymont Stone School.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm

Horsing Around with Dream Catchers
Come learn how to make real horseshoe Dream Catchers Cowgirl Style.
J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm

Intro to Guitar
Introductory acoustic guitar lesson! Learn basics about parts of the guitar, tuning, basic chords and how to keep playing. Bring a guitar of borrow one from Grove Point for the session.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 10:15 am

It’s All in the Presentation
Turn your special treat for Leaders, Service Team, or your Troop into a creative masterpiece suitable for any occasion. Bring scissors.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 9 am

Junior Roundtable
Calling all Junior Leaders! Come share ideas, information, and opportunities. Junior Leaders can ask questions and share your successes and experiences with others.
J-Adult Enrichment Saturday 10:15 am

Junior Journeys
Come learn about the new Junior Journeys and how to make it all work.
J-Adult Enrichment Saturday 9 am

Kayaking
Learn the basics of Kayaking and hit the water! You’ll learn parts of the craft, PFD usage, safety, basic strokes, and enjoy a fun paddle and on-water Kakyak games! Wear comfortable clothes.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 2 pm

Knit One, Save One
Join the campaign to “Save Millions of Babies” to get older girls or the Service Unit involved. Use your learned knitting/crocheting skills to create tiny hats. You need to bring size 6 and 8 knitting needles or F and H crochet hook.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Knot Your Average Jewelry
Come learn the basics of making hemp jewelry. This is the perfect rainy day activity to keep on hand when on a camping trip! Bring Scissors.
J-T Saturday 10:15 am

Knots to Know
Tie up your sleeping bag, clothes line, tent, horse, or whatever you want! This is more than just square knots and clove hitches.
B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Sunday 9 am

Lashing in the Wild West
A lost art. Learn to make your own tables, stools, and a Chippewa kitchen. Bring a pocket knife, water, and a sit-upon. Come and get twisted with rope and wood.
J-T Saturday 2 pm

Leather Pounding
Learn the traditional art of embossed leather crafts.
D-B-J-T Saturday 12:45 pm

Line Dancing in the Wild West
Learn a few easy line dances and review some very familiar ones. Get ready for the Saturday night dance!
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 4:30 pm

Meet & Greet the Sheriff and the Posse
Come meet GSCBC Council CEO, Anne Hogan and Board members. Here’s your opportunity to chat informally with the individuals who set policy and make sure GSCBC Council is the best it can be.
Board Meeting (all welcome) Saturday 10:15 am
Meet & Greet Saturday 11:30 am

Nifty Knitting
Come learn how to do this simple and easy craft for all ages from Brownie through adult! Learn how to make hats, scarves and more, quickly and easily using circle looms.
B-J-T Saturday 3:15 pm

Night Hike
Come learn the stories of Grove Point while walking the trails at night. Bring a flashlight and wear hiking shoes/boots.
Adult Enrichment Friday 7 pm

Online Orientation & Leadership Essentials
Welcome to Girl Scouting! Online Orientation and Leadership Essentials gives you the basic information you need to succeed. Who are we? Why do we exist? What are we about? How do we lead Journeys? How do we earn badges? And most important: How can YOU help girls gain courage, confidence, and character and become Leaders in their world? These courses are the first steps in having an amazing experience as a Girl Scout Volunteer.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Sunday 9 am

Outdoor Skills: Trail Signs & Compasses in the Wild West
Learn how fun and easy it is to teach trail signs and compass use to Girl Scouts of ALL ages! No experience required! These are GREAT traditional outdoor skills for girls.
D-B-J-T Saturday 9 am

Pioneer Covered Wagon
Time for some high adventure with your own covered wagon. The fun begins with creating this western treasure and hours of imaginary western adventures. Bring glue and a shoebox.
D-B-J Saturday 12:45 pm

Rain Garden
Rain Gardens minimize erosion from storm water runoff. Designed with stones and plants to slow the runoff process, creation of these attractive and environmentally helpful spaces is a great “Take-Action” project in the community.
D-B-J-T Saturday 12:45 pm

Rough & Ready Totes
This is a fun way to decorate a canvas tote bag with fabric markers that you can then use all weekend long. Bring a plain canvas tote.
Adult Enrichment Friday 7 pm and 8 pm

Sailing
Learn basic sailing techniques and get a chance to try it out on the river. You need to wear water shoes and a bathing suit.
J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm

Salt Dough Ornaments
Learn to make ornaments with nothing more than what’s in your kitchen.
J-T Saturday 9 am

Senior/Ambassador Roundtable
Calling all Senior and Ambassador Advisors! Come share ideas, information, and opportunities. Network with other Senior and Ambassador Advisors, ask questions, and share your successes and experiences with others.
T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 4:30 pm

Senior/Ambassador Journeys
Come learn about the new Senior and Ambassador Journeys and find out how to make it all work.
T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Service Unit Auditor Training
Service Unit Auditor Training skills will be discussed and developed.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 9 am

Silver Award Advisor Training
Everything you need to know to advise Girl Scout Cadettes in the completion of their Silver Award. Great information for Cadette and Junior Leaders.
J-T Saturday 2 pm

Stress Less
Take a minute to center yourself. Learn ways to relax, meditate, and hone in on your true spirit. Come see how you can stress less.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Sunday 9 am

Swamp Bridge Adventure Trail
Learn to lead this fun and easy hike and nature exploration patch program. Designed for the cool and unique natural environment at Grove Point !
D-B-J-T Saturday 10:15 am

SWAPS
Come learn new ways to make new friends with SWAPS.
J Saturday 2 pm

Team Building
Learn activities that automatically include everyone in a relaxed, welcoming, environment. These are great activities to help a new Troop or group learn to focus on working together to accomplish a task.
B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 11:30 am & Sunday 9 am

Thinking Inside the Ball
Create a keepsake ornament using a clear glass ball, rubber stamps, and Sharpie markers. Bring scissors.
J-T Saturday 12:45 pm

Those Empty Rolls
Come make 1-2 crafts from used up toilet paper rolls. Bring tacky glue or glue gun or glue sticks and scissors.
D-B Saturday 9 am

Tie Dyeing Wild West T-Shirts
Sunburst? Twist? Triple Dipped Donuts? This session is all about the fine art of tie dyeing! Make a great project for yourself while you learn how to share this great craft with your Troop or your family. Bring white/light colored item(s) to tie dye.
B-J-T Saturday 12:45 pm

Traditional Dream Catchers
Learn how to make easy Dream Catchers and be able to teach the skill to your girls.
B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 9 am

Tribal Rain Sticks
Create and decorate easy and cool tribal rain sticks from recycled materials. A great craft for all grade levels in Girl Scouts!
D-B-J-T Saturday 9 am

Trip Planning Roundtable
Share ideas and experiences on planning trips, from where to go, what to do, what works (and doesn’t), how to plan—and more.
D-B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 3:15 pm

Water, Water, Everywhere
Learn to use our Council’s Non-Point Pollution Watershed Enviroscope. Volunteers can check out this wonderful workshop kit to offer programs on this very topic - water quality.
B-J-T-Adult Enrichment Saturday 9 am & 3:15 pm

What’s In it for Me? Adult Insignia & Recognitions
Cool insignia and recognitions aren’t just for the girls. There’s a proud tradition of awards and insignia for adults as well. Learn the meaning behind the items, eligibility to wear different elements, and the official way to proudly display uniform insignia.
Adult Enrichment Saturday 12:45 pm

Whistle on a String
Come and make a whistle string with plastic cording. Bring a whistle and scissors.
B-J-T Saturday 3:15 pm

Wild Balloons
Come learn to make cool animals with balloons - easy to share with
your Troop!
D-B-J-T Saturday 10:15 am

Woven Newspaper Sit-upons
Come learn an activity you can use for any grade level, woven sit-upons - green and reusable. Bring newspapers.
D-B-J-T Saturday 9 am & Saturday 2 pm

Yarn Indians
Make adorable Yarn Indians. Bring scissors and glue for a fun workshop.
B Saturday 9 am

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