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Programs for Girl Scout Cadettes (Grades 6-8)

 

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Association Meetings

Women of Distinction

National Council Session

Recruitment Events

Thin Mint 5K Run/Walk

 

To register,
please contact:
Donna Francisco

302-456-7182

Registration FAQs

 

2014-2015 Council Program Guide

 
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September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May

 

 

September

Night Owl *This program has been cancelled due to low registration.
Girl Scout Cadettes

Girls complete the Night Owl badge while exploring a variety of areas that deal with the zookeepers’ jobs and the nocturnal animals
in and around the zoo. Girls will need to bring a sack dinner.
WHEN: September 20, 2014 and March 14, 2015, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
WHERE: Salisbury Zoo, 755 S. Park Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes Night Owl badge.
NOTE: Girls need to bring a water bottle and a bag dinner. Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

 

October

Outdoors and S’mores Fall Festival at Camp Sandy Pines
Girl Scout Daisies through Cadettes
Visit Camp Sandy Pines for a fun overnight and learn great outdoor skills. Learn how to read a compass, start a fire, cook on a fire and how to build a shelter in the woods. We will also review how to determine safe and unsafe plants in the woods. We will play fun outdoor games, work on arts and crafts projects and much more. See you at camp!
WHEN: October 3-5, 2014, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Sandy Pines
COST: $40, includes program supplies, fun patch and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration. Min 30/Max 50.

 

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:
October 4, 2014 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
October 11, 2014 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
May 16, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
May 30, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
June 6, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.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.

 

Boat Builders on the Chesapeake
Girl Scout Cadettes
Join the lady ship carpenters at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for a day of working with wood. Learn about Chesapeake
ships called “skipjacks” and “bugeyes” through the fun skills, exciting tools and real-life boats at the Museum. Make your own wooden birdhouse to take home!
WHEN: October 11, 2014, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD 21663
COST: $16 per girl, includes Woodworking badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 35.

 

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:
October 11, 2014, Noon - 2 p.m.
May 30, 2015, Noon - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 20.

 

Trees
Girl Scout Cadettes
Identify local trees while taking a nature walk through the forest. Make your own tree art to take home. Discuss deforestation and how you can help a tree to earn your Trees Badge.
WHEN: October 18, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Tree badge.
NOTE: Each girl should bring in her favorite recipe using an item from a tree. Free admission for two leaders/chaperones per program.  Additional visitors are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

punkin

Open to all grade levels, families and friends!

COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch. No charge for adults. Additional fee will apply for entering the Punkin Fling and the Chili Contest.
For more information, including details about entering the Punkin Fling or the Chili Cook-off, please contact Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org or call 302-456-7150 x7182.

NOTE: Download the event registration form. Min 25/Max 120.

 

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:
October 19, 2014, 10 a.m. - Noon
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.

 

Create Your Comic
Girl Scout Cadettes
Always doodling, but unsure how to pull it all together into a comic? Have fun drawing and exploring characters and stories at the Biggs!
WHEN: October 25, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901
COST: $8 per girl, includes Comic Artist badge.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 18.

 

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:
October 25, 2014, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
November 15, 2014, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
January 24, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
January 31, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
March 21, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
March 28, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
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.

 

Trick-or-Treating
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Girls are invited for a night of safe trick-or-treating in the residence halls at the University of Delaware.
There will be candy, activities and fun. 
WHEN: October 30, 2014, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Ray Street Complex, 20 Ray Street, Newark, DE, Building C
COST: $5, Fun patch included.
NOTE: Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank. Min 10/Max 75.

 

 

 

November

Creating Collages at Camp Country Center
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Use your imagination, digital imaging technology, traditional art and collage techniques to create a multimedia masterpiece! Come prepared with photos or magazine pictures that have a theme or meaning to you, fabric scraps, pressed leaves or flowers, flat rocks, etc.
WHEN: November 2, 2014, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $22 per girl, includes Collage badge for Seniors, fun patch for Cadettes and Ambassadors.
NOTE: Girls will have the opportunity to print one working print and one color digital print of collage.
(Due to time limits, prints of final collages may need to be picked up at a later date.) Bring water and a snack. Min 8/Max 16.

 

Finding Common Ground
Girl Scout Cadettes
Fair is not always fair in the history of our Judicial system, especially before modern forensics. Experience our government through a mock trial of the 1787 Manslaughter Trial of William White where you will be the judge of Mr. White’s guilt or innocence. See how the success of our society is determined by the decisions we make every day as individual citizens and as part of a larger community.
WHEN:
November 2, 2014, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 22, 2015, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: New Castle Court House Museum, 211 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720
COST: $6 per girl, includes Finding Common Ground badge.
NOTE: Min 12/Max 25.

 

“Careers in Engineering – Making the World Safer, Healthier and Better!”
Hosted by: Deborah Grubbe, PE, Delaware Engineer of the Year – 2001; Member of NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel 2003 - 2012

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

Join us for a special behind-the-scenes look at engineering. Engineers possess high-level skills, earn high wages and have many options when deciding on a career field. Experts predict a strong demand for engineers in the future, especially for women. You can see the contribution of women engineers in products like the graphing calculator, alternative fuel for cars and processes for the large-scale distribution of antibiotics. According to Girl Scouts of the USA, it’s important for girls who might be interested in the engineering field to seek out opportunities to meet female engineers and learn about their jobs. At this Dine Around, girls will learn what engineering is and why it’s a great career choice, how engineers make the world a better place and what girls need to study in high school to go into the engineering field.

WHEN: Monday, November 3, 2014, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
WHERE: Rehoboth Beach Country Club (please go to the address, not the clubhouse), 201 W. Side Drive, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: Free, light dinner included.

NOTE: Register with Colleen Gilmore, 302-456-7150 ext. 7179, or cgilmore@cbgs.org by October 27, 2014. We encourage guardians to register and attend this specific Dine Around as useful information will be provided in guiding your Girl Scout in the engineering field. A confirmation will be sent upon acceptance. Max: 20 girls.

 

Sudden Opportunities
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
We are looking for Girl Scouts who would be available on short notice to make a public appearance representing Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay at meetings, award presentations, funding events, etc., within the community and beyond.
WHEN: Application due by November 7, 2014.
NOTE: Participants must wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and tunic/vest/sash.

 

Sudden Photo Opportunities
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
We are looking for Girl Scouts who would be available on short notice for unexpected photo opportunities for publications and articles about Girl Scouting.
WHEN: Application due by November 7, 2014.
NOTE: Participants must wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and tunic/vest/sash.

 

Program Aide Training
Girl Scout Cadettes
Program Aide Training will help you develop your skills in several areas; ages and stages, asset building, behavior and risk management, activity facilitation and group leadership.  Successfully complete this program and you will earn the Program Aide Pin and be eligible to apply to volunteer as a Program Aide
WHEN: November 8, 2014, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: NRC, 501 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
COST: $15 per girl, includes pin upon completion of hours
NOTE: Each participant must complete 25 hours of a leadership role. Min 8/Max 12

 

Woodworker
Girl Scout Cadettes
Where better to learn about woodworking then at the Ward Museum? You will practice hammering, leveling, and drilling as you build a picture frame to take home. You will then learn about and become familiar with woodworking techniques, especially as they relate to carving decoys, when you complete a basic carving project using a Dremel hand tool.
WHEN: November 8, 2014 , 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $15 per girl, includes Woodworker badge.
NOTE: Parents will need to sign additional liability form that will be sent to the troop leader with confirmation. Min 12/Max 30.

 

MEdia Radio Behind-the-Scenes
Girl Scout Cadettes
Thinking about the “ME” in Media? Tour WJBR in Wilmington and learn about the behind-the scenes workings of a live radio station! You will see the actual broadcast booth, production studios and other departments that are vital to running Delaware’s #1 radio station and learn about careers in broadcasting.
WHEN:
November 8, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
March 7, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: WJBR, 812 Philadelphia Pike, Ste. C, Wilmington, DE 19809
COST: $8 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This program connects with the Media Journey. Min 5/Max 12.

 

Show Your Glee
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Have you always wanted to be a part of a Glee Club? Give ensemble singing a try with the founders of the Mispillion Children’s Chorus. Build your confidence in front of a crowd and work on vocal harmony to sound great on stage!
WHEN: November 8, 2014, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 North Church St., Milford, DE 19963
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.

NOTE: Completes some requirements for Cadette Public Speaking badge and Senior Troupe Performer badge.
Min 8/Max 40.

 

“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, November 12, 2014, 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 November 3, 2014. 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

 

Mad Science Night
Girl Scout Brownies through Ambassadors
See how much fun science can be through hands-on experiments and exciting activities run by University of Delaware science students. Activities will include exploding Diet Coke, making your own silly putty, and more.
WHEN: November 13, 2014, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Ray Street Complex, 20 Ray Street, Newark, DE, Building C
COST: $5, fun patch included.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 40.

 

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:
November 15, 2014, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
January 24, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
January 31, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
March 21, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
March 28, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
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.

 

Photography for Art and Memories
Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors
Build on your foundation of basic photography and editing skills to create images that can be shared in print and social media.
Gain skills in shooting and preparing images for different media and learn how to edit, upload and share your edited images.
WHEN: November 22, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Girls will have the opportunity to print one color 8x10 digital image. (Due to time limits prints may need to be picked up at a later date or mailed to leaders. Dress for the outdoors. Event is rain or shine. We will move indoors in inclement weather. Min 8/Max 18.

 

Stars, Owls and Nature at Night
Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors
Explore nature after dark during this enchanting evening program at the park. Girls will get to meet a real live owl up close, enjoy the sunset and hear stories about the night sky at the Robinson property. In case of inclement weather, we will hold this program indoors and concentrate on nocturnal animals and stories of the sky.
WHEN: November 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: White Clay Creek State Park, Nature Center/Robinson 1475 Creek Rd. Call for directions.
COST: $15 per girl. Two adults per troop included, additional adults pay $15.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-368-6900.
NOTE: Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 15/Max 35.

 

 

 

December

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:
December 6, 2014, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
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.

 

DIY Winter Craft Holiday Weekend at Camp Country Center
Girl Scout Daisies through Cadettes
Stay at Camp Country Center for the weekend and dive into a fun-filled weekend of do-it yourself homemade winter crafts, which make great gifts for family and friends.
WHEN:
Juniors and Cadettes: December 6-7, 2014, 9 a.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday.

Daisies and Brownies: December 13-14, 2014, 9 a.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $40, includes program supplies, fun patch and three meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration.Min 30/Max 50.

 

The Art of Books
Girl Scout Cadettes
Explore the beauty and craft of bookbinding and book artistry. We will take a look at the construction of books past and present, learn the parts of a book, and then create our own books customized to our individual styles!
WHEN: December 13, 2014, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Dover Library, 35 E. Loockerman St., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $8 per girl, includes Book Artist badge.
NOTE: Min 4/Max 12.

 

Digital Movie Making
Girl Scout Cadettes
Learn the basics of filming, film a short video, share a scene and work with other scouts to edit your movie!
WHEN: December 14, 2014, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Microsoft, 132 Christiana Mall, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $5 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This activity meets most of the requirements for the Digital Movie Making badge. Min 4/Max 20.

 

Girl Scout Family Ski Weekend
All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends
WHEN: December 19-21, 2014 or March 6-8, 2015
WHERE: Roundtop Mountain Resort
NOTE:Lift/Lesson/Rental options Sat/Sun for just $49/person inclusive! Register Special Hotel Lodging Friday and Saturday Night rates start at only $75/person. Discounted lunch ticket at Roundtop with 3 entrée choices, plus fries, cookie, and drink $10. Complimentary Snow Sports merit badge testing. Complimentary Winter Scout Weekend patch available for all reservations made by Nov. 31 (for Dec weekend) and by Jan. 31 (for March weekend). In order to qualify for these reduced rates, you must pre-register by calling 717-432-9631 x3723 or by filling out the form on our website.

 

 

 

January

Tidewater Watersheds Conservation Day
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Girl will learn what a watershed is, how it works and the different types of water pollution that affect this dynamic natural resource. The EnviroScape model will be demonstrated. Girls will have an opportunity to enter the National Conservation Poster Contest by designing a themed poster. Those submitting an entry will earn the 2015 Conservation Poster badge.
WHEN: January 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Landford Hwy., Melfa, VA 23410
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Park in the visitor lot and proceed to the Great Hall. Min 25/Max 50.

 

On My Honor Ceremony
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors (Grades K-12)
To achieve the Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze Award takes dedication, organization and determination. These awards are not easily achieved and the girls who earn them are to be commended. This special girl-led ceremony will honor the Girl Scouts who have achieved their highest grade level awards. We will also acknowledge the commitment of girls who have been a Girl Scout for 10 and 13 years and graduating seniors. Information about the Take Action projects will be on display. Attendance by honorees, families, friends and the Girl Scout community is encouraged. 8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors who are not being honored, are eligible to apply for Mistress of Ceremonies.
WHEN: January 11, 2015
WHERE: Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE
COST: $4 per person. (There is no cost for girls being honored.)
NOTE: Girls must complete and submit final paperwork to council by the September 30, 2014 deadline in order to be recognized for their accomplishments. Submissions of final reports after the deadline will not be eligible for recognition at this year’s ceremony. They will be honored the following year.

 

Winter Trees at the Chestnut Hill Farm
Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors
Join us at the Judge Morris Estate, historically called Chestnut Hill Farm for a lovely afternoon stroll under some towering treasures.
Then we will tour the estate, enjoy a hot beverage and get you started on a creative tree journal.
WHEN: January 17, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd., Newark, DE 19711
COST: $8 per girl. Two adults per troop included, additional adults pay $8.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-368-6900.
NOTE: No park entrance fee. Min 10/Max 40. (girls and adults).

 

Reactive Robots
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Take your robotic programming skills to the next level. We will add sensors to our robots so they can see, hear and feel the world
around them.
WHEN: January 17, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

 

Explore the Magic of Motion
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Work with current UD students, learn skills that can make you a healthier person and discover how physical activity helps the body heal. Get hands-on experience finding muscles in your body, checking blood pressure and more! Step into the life of a Physical Therapy student and earn a new badge as you explore the exciting world of Physical Therapy at the University
of Delaware.
WHEN: January 24, 2015, 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: University of Delaware, Physical Therapy Program, 540 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
COST: $12 per girl, includes a light breakfast and Physical Therapy badge. Min 20/Max 40.

 

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:
January 24, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
January 31, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
March 21, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
March 28, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
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.

 

What your Grandmother did as a Girl Scout
Girl Scout Juniors through 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:
January 31, 2015, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Newark Resource Center
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.

 

Powerful First Impression
8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors
The ability to create a positive first impression is one you can expand on to build solid relationships. Learn how you can control the way others perceive you.
WHEN: January 31, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Newark Resource Center
COST: Free. Registration required.
NOTE: This workshop is mandatory for all Girl Scouts who are attending the Women of Distinction Celebration on March 10, 2015. Snow date is February 7, 2015. Min 12/Max 75.

 

 

 

February

Winter Camp at Camp Grove Point
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Experience summer fun in the winter! We will hike, use the challenge course and go geocaching. Tell all your summer camp friends to come out and join you this winter at the coolest camp ever.
WHEN: Day: February 7, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekend: February 6–8, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Grove Point
COST: Day program: $15, includes fun patch, crafts, lunch and snack. Weekend program: $40, includes fun patch, crafts and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration.
Min 15/Max 100 for day participants and Min 15/Max 50 for overnight participants.

 

Owls and Stars
Girl Scout Cadettes
For this badge, learn about Owls and how they navigate the night sky. Explore outside the museum after dark. Learn about constellations and make a star finder.
WHEN: February 21, 2015, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Night Owl badge.
NOTE: Free admission for two leaders or chaperones per program. Additional museum visitors are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

Netiquette Badge
Girl Scout Cadettes
Learn about social media, online communication, email etiquette, start the Kindness practice and present what you have learned!
WHEN: February 22, 2015 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Microsoft, 132 Christiana Mall, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $5 per girl, includes Netiquette badge.
NOTE: Min 4/Max 20.

 

Girl Scout Legislative Day - Annapolis
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Spend a fun and enlightening day in Annapolis with Girl Scouts from all over Maryland.  Mingle with local legislators, tour government buildings and hear from Legislative Pages.
WHEN: February 26, 2015, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Legislative Services, Joint Hearing Room, Annapolis, MD
COST: $25 per girl, includes lunch.
NOTE: Email Allison Duvall at aduvall@gscm.org for more information on how to register.

 

Engineering Your Tomorrow
Girl Scout Cadettes
Engineering Your Tomorrow offers girls wonderful opportunities to explore science, chemistry and engineering. Working with women who are currently engaged in several fields of science, girls will test scientific theories with hands-on activities as well as discover the many career opportunities for women. New activities are developed each year for girls to experiment with. Additional information sessions are provided for leaders and parents to help girls in preparing for higher education and considering career options in science.
WHEN: February 28, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: New Castle County, DE. Directions will be emailed two weeks prior to event.
COST: $8 per girl, includes lunch and fun patch.
NOTE: Please be aware that in order for the event to run smoothly, encourage the girls to make new friends, and build team
communication skills, we will be separating groups; exceptions will not be made. Min 25/Max 60.

 

Public Speaker
Girl Scout Cadettes
Learn the basics of public speaking and conveying your message clearly and powerfully in this workshop in the brand new Teen Loft!
WHEN: February 28, 2015, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Dover Library, 35 E. Loockerman St., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $8 per girl, includes Public Speaker badge.
NOTE: Please bring a notebook and pen. Min 4/Max 12.

 

 

 

March

Girl Scout Family Ski Weekend
All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends
WHEN: March 6-8, 2015
WHERE: Roundtop Mountain Resort
NOTE:Lift/Lesson/Rental options Sat/Sun for just $49/person inclusive! Register Special Hotel Lodging Friday and Saturday Night rates start at only $75/person. Discounted lunch ticket at Roundtop with 3 entrée choices, plus fries, cookie, and drink $10. Complimentary Snow Sports merit badge testing. Complimentary Winter Scout Weekend patch available for all reservations made by Nov. 31 (for Dec weekend) and by Jan. 31 (for March weekend). In order to qualify for these reduced rates, you must pre-register by calling 717-432-9631 x3723 or by filling out the form on our website.

 

MEdia Radio Behind-the-Scenes
Girl Scout Cadettes
Thinking about the “ME” in Media? Tour WJBR in Wilmington and learn about the behind-the scenes workings of a live radio station! You will see the actual broadcast booth, production studios and other departments that are vital to running Delaware’s #1 radio station and learn about careers in broadcasting.
WHEN: March 7, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: WJBR, 812 Philadelphia Pike, Ste. C, Wilmington, DE 19809
COST: $8 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This program connects with the Media Journey. Min 5/Max 12.

 

Videography Series
Girl Scout Cadettes
In this three-part series, you will work in teams to create a storyboard and shot list, learn basic functions of a video camera and specific shooting techniques. We will use video editing software to create a brief public service announcement (PSA) which we will share through social media.
WHEN:
March 7, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 14, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 21, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $42 per girl, includes Digital Movie Maker badge.
NOTE: Must commit to attending all three sessions. This program completes activities from the MEdia Journey. Min 8/Max 16.

 

Tree-mendous Trees
Girl Scout Cadettes
We will have a blast making paper, identifying local tree species, and planting a tree seed to take home with us!
WHEN: March 14, 2015, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Killens Pond State Park, Nature Center, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton, DE 19943
COST: $4 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Please register by calling 302-284-4299 or by emailing: Rachael.Phillos@state.de.us
NOTE: Girls must bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. Some requirements for the Tree badge will be met. Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 15/Max 30.

 

Nocturnal Nature
Girl Scout Cadettes
Who’s around in the night? Come find out on this awesome night hike! We will explore the evening looking and listening for the animals that come out at night.
WHEN: March 14, 2015, 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Killens Pond State Park, Nature Center, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton, DE 19943
COST: $4 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact: 302-284-4299 or by emailing Rachael.Phillos@state.de.us
NOTE: Girls need to bring a water bottle and wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Some requirements for the Night Owl badge will be met. Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 15/Max 30.

 

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:
March 21, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., PRC
March 28, 2015, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NRC
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.

 

Finding Common Ground
Girl Scout Cadettes
Fair is not always fair in the history of our Judicial system, especially before modern forensics. Experience our government through a mock trial of the 1787 Manslaughter Trial of William White where you will be the judge of Mr. White’s guilt or innocence. See how the success of our society is determined by the decisions we make every day as individual citizens and as part of a larger community.
WHEN: March 22, 2015, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: New Castle Court House Museum, 211 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720
COST: $6 per girl, includes Finding Common Ground badge.
NOTE: Min 12/Max 25.

 

 

 

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.

 

“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.

 

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.

 

What your Grandmother did as a Girl Scout
Girl Scout Juniors through 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.

 

 

 

May

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 30, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
June 6, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.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.

 

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.
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.

 

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.

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