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Programs for Girl Scout Cadettes (Grades 6-8)

 

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To register, please
email Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org

or call 302-456-7182

 

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Important Deadlines:

April 1

Final Balance ACH Withdrawal from
troop accounts (originally March 18)

Annual Meeting Registration Deadline

 

April 15

Summer Camp Financial Assistance Deadline

Summer Camp Early Bird Registration Deadline

 

May 29

Summer Camp Registration Deadline

Add-A-Camper Deadline

 
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April

Wonders of the Night Sky
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Use telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye to observe a full moon rising, Orion sinking, Leo prancing, Venus low in the west, Jupiter high in the south, and other celestial sights. Join the ranks of Citizen Astronomers around the world by participating in the GLOBE at Night project to assess light pollution. If it is cloudy, we will observe the “virtual” sky in Mt. Cuba’s planetarium.
WHEN: April 4, 2015, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, 3915 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress warmly; this is an outdoor program. Activities align with Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 20.

*This program is full. Thank you.*

 

“Careers in Natural Science”
Hosted by: Cathy Perrotto, Education Assistant Manager

7th and 8th grade Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Friends

Attend this Dine Around and delve into the diverse and fascinating field of Natural Science. Meet and talk with dynamic professional women who chose to dedicate their careers to science. You will receive a tour of the Museum, meet some live animals, and learn about the different paths you can explore within the Natural Science field.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: Free, light dinner included.

NOTE: Register with Colleen Gilmore, 302-456-7150 ext. 7179, or cgilmore@cbgs.org by April 1, 2015. This is a girl-only event.
Adults are asked to drop girls off and then pick them up at an assigned time. A confirmation will be sent upon acceptance. Max: 15 girls.

 

Mid-Shore Women of Distinction Celebration Luncheon

8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors
The 2015 Mid-Shore WOD Honoree is Audrey E. Scott. The Women of Distinction luncheons honor local women that have made a positive difference in their communities. You will serve in leadership positions and represent GSCB as greeters, flag presenters and for speaking parts. No training is required to participate in the luncheon.
WHEN: Friday, April 10, 2015, Noon-1:30 p.m.
COST: Free, but registration is required. (See below to register.)
NOTE: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and sash or vest.
Contact Denise Eberspeaker, 410-742-5107, for more information or to register. Max 12.

 

 

CAMP GROVE POINT SUMMER CAMP OPEN HOUSE DATES:

April 11, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. • May 31, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

 

Mysteries of the Night Sky
Girl Scout Cadettes
Night has captured the imagination since the dawn of time. But with modern-day electricity it’s easy to overlook the mysteries and beauty of the world after the sun goes down. So grow your imagination and expand what you know (or think you know!). Turn out the lights, tune in your senses, and step out into the night. Learn about owls and become an amateur astronomer.
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, 15411 Abbott’s Pond Rd., Milford, DE 19963
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This program completes some requirements towards the Night Owl badge.
Min 6/Max 25.

 

Night Life in Nature
Girl Scout Cadettes
Prepare to enter a hidden world: nature at night! Test your senses on a night hike and learn to find your way around by following the stars; discover the surprising diversity of nocturnal animals; try your hand at capturing and releasing trilling toads and piping spring peepers, and feel the rhythms of familiar places at an unfamiliar time.
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This program completes some requirements towards the Night Owl badge.
Some activities may be wet and muddy; dress accordingly. Min 8/Max 25.

 

Girl Scout Engineering Day
Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers at the University of Delaware

Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors

Introduction to Various Engineering Disciplines. Designed for Girl Scouts in middle school and high school interested in learning about engineering, with a focus on Biomedical, Chemical, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering. This program highlights interesting activities and programs at the University of Delaware with student interaction. An informational parent session will be offered by University of Delaware students and alumni.

WHEN/WHERE: April 12, 2015 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., University of Delaware ISE Lab Lobby

COST: $10 registration fee includes patch, activity supplies and a mid-afternoon snack.
NOTE: To register contact Donna Francisco at 456-7182 or dfrancisco@cbgsc.org. For more information, contact Catherine Houghton
at choughton@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7150. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited.

 

Dine Around Opportunity - Computer Science

Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors

WHEN: April 22, 2015

WHERE: Location will be given at time of registration
Meet Lauren Schaefer who works for IBM as a computer scientist and is a former Girl Scout.Ms. Schaefer will host you at her home where she can show you her home office. She will discuss the many opportunities available to girls who earn a degree in Computer Science and how her degree has enabled her to keep her job despite moving away from her company’s office as well as provided her with exciting opportunities to travel. There are a wide range of well paying jobs within the field of Computer Science. Come find out if this an area of interest for you!​

NOTE: If you would like to participate, contact Colleen Gilmore at cgilmore@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7179.

 

What your Grandmother did as a Girl Scout
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes
The Archive Committee will lead you in hands-on activities that your mother or grandmother may have done at their troop meetings.
WHEN/WHERE: April 25, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Camp Todd
COST: $10 per girl, includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Min 25/Max 50.

 

GSCB Annual Meeting
8th Grade Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and GS volunteers
This is your opportunity to meet our CEO and Board Chair and hear the state of the council.
Help us to also celebrate our amazing volunteers who will be honored at this unique event!

WHEN: April 29, 2015, 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Visit our Annual Meeting page for more info. and to register.

 

 

 

May

Chesapeake STEM EXPO
Hosted by the Wicomico Community College & Salisbury University

Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors

WHEN: May 2, 2015, 9:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE: Wicomico Community College, Salisbury, MD, Henson Hall, Room 105

This exciting program provides girls in grades 6-10 with hands-on, fun STEM activities and opportunities to interact with women role models in STEM careers. Information sessions for parents are also planned.

COST: $10 registration fee includes patch, lunch, and activity supplies.

NOTE: To register, contact Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7150. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, contact Catherine Houghton at choughton@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7184.

 

Women in Aviation
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes
Join the Delaware 99s (an international organization of women pilots) who graciously host this very popular event. See inside the planes on exhibit at the museum, talk with women pilots about getting a license, develop your skills on a flight simulator, and other hands on activities on the principals of flight and airport procedures.
WHEN: May 3, 2015, Noon – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Dover Air Mobility Command Museum, 1301 Heritage Rd., Dover, DE 19902
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress appropriately for the weather. It is windy and cooler out on the tarmac. Sneakers or flat shoes must be worn.
Eat before attending this event - it is a full agenda with no snack breaks included. No cell phones will be permitted. Min 25/Max 50.

*This program is now full. Thank you.

 

Storm the Castle: Complex Catapults

Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Design and build a variety of catapults and trebuchets then test them to see how far your objects can fly! Teams can start planning for
the October 2015 competition at Camp Todd.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

*This program is now full. Thank you.*

 

Trailblazing Adventure
Girl Scout Cadette
It’s time to hit the trail! In this fun-filled program, girls will test their wilderness survival skills by using the sun to determine cardinal directions, navigate with a compass, and learn whether moss really grows on the north side of trees. We will also participate in team-building games, collect water in transpiration bags, and prepare a campfire snack.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely, MD 21660
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact jhoughton@adkinsarboretum.org.
NOTE: Program may be held in mildly inclement weather-please dress accordingly! Old clothes and comfortable walking shoes are a must. Girls will earn part of the Trailblazing badge. Min 15/Max 25.

 

Making it From Scratch
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Make animated movies, design video games, Public Service Announcements and more using the free computer software Scratch!
WHEN/WHERE: May 16, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This activity meets some requirements for the Entertainment Technology badge and aligns with the MEdia and Amuse Journeys. Min 6/Max 16.

 

Child and Babysitting Safety Course
Girl Scout Cadettes
This program will familiarize and provide you with the basic skills and information that is necessary in caring for infants and children,
such as emergency action steps, personal safety, fire safety, infant care, basic first aid and choking management. Presentation by
the Delaware Safety Council.
WHEN/WHERE: May 16, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
COST: $45 per girl, includes Certificate of Achievement.
NOTE: Please bring a bag lunch and a baby doll. This course meets some of the requirements for the Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

Rock Climbing
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion of physical and mental preparedness.
WHEN:
May 16, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May 16, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
May 30, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*
June 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

June 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd., Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $26 per participant (girl or adult), includes fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program date is now full. Thank you.

 

Introduction to 3D Design
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Work as a team to create a 3D design using the software Sculpt. Witness a sample being printed and imagine the possibilities.
WHEN: May 16, 2015, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Please bring USB drive to save files. Time will not permit girls to print their designs at this session. Girls may print items during open sessions at the Digital Media Center. (Must reserve printer. Fee based on weight of printed object.) Min 8/Max 16.

 

High Sea Adventures
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join us on a classic deadrise (watermen) style boat tour of the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay. We will learn about the area’s history, its ecosystem and how it affects the famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab. You will be given an opportunity to fish for Croaker, Spot Perch and Catfish.
WHEN: May 17, 2015, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Cedar Hill Marina, 20945 Harbor View Rd., Bivalve, MD 21814 onboard the Marah Michelle.
COST: $18 per girl/adult. Includes fun patch, bait and tackle.
NOTE: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact procastinatorcharters@verizon.net or call 443-783-0227. Girls need
to bring a bag lunch to enjoy in the picnic area after the boat tour. Necessary items include boat shoes or sneakers, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, jacket and bug spray. Min 10/Max 20.

 

Blueprint of a Berry
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes
Be a Biotechnologist! Learn about DNA and how to extract it from strawberries and other types of food.
WHEN: May 30, 2015, Noon - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 20.

 

 

 

 

June

Rockin and Raftin Weekend at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Junior through Ambassadors
Join us on Friday for a starlit night hike; wake up with us for an amazing morning on the Camp Todd zip line and climb the cool rock wall. As the evening approaches, we will take a small boat ride along the water’s edge, and close with a campfire and s‘mores.
WHEN: June 5, 2015, Check in 7 p.m. on Friday, Check out 11 a.m. on Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: $55, includes rental of additional equipment needed for the program, patch and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow safety activity checkpoints for camping and girl adult ratio for registration.
Min 30/Max 100.

 

Rock Climbing
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion of physical and mental preparedness.
WHEN:

June 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

June 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd., Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $26 per participant (girl or adult), includes fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program date is now full. Thank you.

 

Nature Power!
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Explore the ins and outs of historic Cooch-Dayett Mills and discover how water-generated energy to run all its machines. Harness the ultimate power source – the sun! Observe this star with a specially-filtered telescope, do a solar power experiment, construct a simple sundial, make your own solar print and use a solar oven.
WHEN: June 6, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Cooch-Dayett Mills, 904 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Activities align with Brownie Wonders of Water and Junior Get Moving Journeys. Min 8/Max 30.

 

 

 

October

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Girl Scout Punkin Fling and Fall Festival

All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends

WHEN: October 10, 2015, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Grove Point

COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch. Additional $10 entry fee for Punkin Fling, Bake-off and/or Chili Cook-off.
NOTE: Catapults & Trebuchets -- two age groups (D-J, C-A) -- Prizes!

To register, complete the Registration Form and return to Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org
or fax it to 302-456-7188. Min 25/Max 120

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