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2014-2015 Council Program Guide

 

 

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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.

 

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.

 

 

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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.

 

Miss Spider’s Tea Party at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
Girls will love learning secrets about spiders, making spider snacks, singing spider songs and creating a spider craft.
Explore some outdoor skills such as learning how to read a compass, cooking on a campfire and building a shelter in the woods.
WHEN: October 25-26, 2014, 9 a.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: $35, 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.

 

Engineer It!
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Explore the automobiles and trains in the Marshall Steam Museum and learn about transportation when the automobile was a new invention. Learn how technology has evolved and what some early inventors have in common with the Marshall collection. Develop your engineering skills in a building project.
WHEN: October 25, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Rd.,Yorklyn, DE 19736
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Girl Scout Brownies will meet some requirements for the It’s Your Story: A World of Girls Journey and the Inventor badge.
Girl Scout Juniors will meet some requirements for It’s Your Story: aMuse Journey and the Product Designer badge. Min 8/Max 20.

 

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

Scout Day at the Museum

Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors

Join museum staff and volunteers for a funfilled evening! We will have a variety of crafts, live animal presentations and more—
all geared towards meeting badge requirements.
WHEN: November 1, 2014, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: $10 per participant (girl or adult)
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Visit www.delmnh.org or contact Julie Steinhauer, Education Programs Facilitator, 302-658-9111, ext. 305, or jsteinhauer@delmnh.org.
NOTE: Daisies will work towards Tula Petal and Clover Petal. Brownies towards Pets, Painting and Household Elf. Juniors towards Detective and Camper.


Singing Sisterhood

Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
Build a sisterhood of song! Meet some new friends and sing together with the founders of the Mispillion Children’s Chorus. They will teach
you how to create harmony, build confidence and how to make beautiful music!
WHEN: November 1, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 North Church St., Milford, DE 19963
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Connects with the Sister to Every Girl Scout petal and completes some requirements towards the Brownie Making Friends badge.
Min 8/Max 40.

 

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.

 

“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 Dr., 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.

 

Girls’ Night Out at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Join us for a fun Friday Night Dance Party in the newly-renovated Todd Hall at Camp Todd. On Saturday, wake up for breakfast and take the day at your leisure. You will have the chance to hike, use the zipline and much more. We will end the evening with a fun campfire and S‘mores.
WHEN: November 7–9, 2014, 7 p.m. Friday, through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
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.

 

Passport to Nursing
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Wesley College Student Nurses Association and Tau Beta Chapter Nursing Honor Society Team, along with GSCB, bring you this fantastic fun-filled day to learn about the challenges and delights of working in the field of nursing.
WHEN: November 8, 2014, 9 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Wesley College, Health Science Building, 300 S. New Street Dover, DE
COST: $12 per girl, includes Nursing badge.
NOTE: Girls will be asked to bring items for a community service project. The specifics of what the project is along with directions and location on campus will be sent out three weeks prior to the event. Min 50/Max 100.

 

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.

 

Spa-Tastic at Grove Point
Pamper yourself while learning nature’s greatest secrets at Grove Point. Make a salt or sugar scrub from everyday products, study and practice relaxation and meditation techniques you can apply to your everyday life.
WHEN: November 14–16, 2014, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Grove Point
COST: $40, includes program supplies, patch and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration.Min 30/Max 50.

 

Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Enjoy a morning at the zoo during this special program just for scouts! There will be games, live animal encounters and other activities all geared toward meeting scout badge requirements. Brandywine Zoo fun patch will be available for purchase.
WHEN: November 15, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
March 28, 2015, time TBD, please visit www.brandywinezoo.org for updates.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $10 per person (girls, siblings, adults). One leader free for every 15 people registered.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through Brandywine Zoo. Please call 302-571-7850, ext. 209 or email: DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us
NOTE: Please dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors. Pre-registration strongly suggested by November 6 and March 26 respectively. Walk-ins welcome if space available.

 

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:
November 16, 2014, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., PRC
November 23, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.,
Camp Country Center
May 16, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., PRC
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.

 

Animals and Me
Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
From mild to wild, different animals have different needs. Girls will have the opportunity to learn how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! Program includes live animal encounters, zoo tour and a take home craft.
WHEN: November 22, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $12 per girl, includes Brandywine Zoo fun patch and admission for the day. Additional parents and chaperones must pay $5 zoo admission fee.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209 or email: DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us
NOTE: Program meets most requirements for the Daisies 3 Cheer for Animals Bird bath Award and the Brownies Pets badge.
Min 10/Max 30.

 

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

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Winter Wonderland at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Winter Wonderland introduces the camp experience to girls who have never had the chance to stay at camp before. This weekend you will work on fun winter crafts, find ways to work together through fun winter games, zip line through the cool breeze and have cozy warm snacks with new found friends.
WHEN:
Day: January 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Overnight: January 9-10, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday through 7 p.m. Saturday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: Day participants: $15 includes fun patch, crafts lunch and snack.
Weekend participants: $35 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, Min 15/Max 50 for overnight participants.

 

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.

 

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.

 

African American Life on the John Dickinson Plantation
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Discover the lives of enslaved people and the free African Americans who lived on the John Dickinson Plantation and connect their stories to your life and freedoms. We will explore family trees using clues from the past, try daily chores common on the plantation and create a plantation journal to record our thoughts and experiences.
WHEN: January 31, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Rd., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $6 per girl, includes fun patch for Brownies and Playing the Past badge for Juniors.
NOTE: This program connects with the World of Girls Journey for Brownies and completes allrequirements for the Playing the Past badge forJuniors. Min 5/Max 30.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

For the Love of Animals
Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to care for animals at the zoo. We can show animals how much we care by properly caring for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Program includes live animal encounters, zoo tour, and a take home craft.
WHEN: February 21, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $12 per girl, includes Brandywine Zoo fun patch and admission for the day.
Additional parents and chaperones must pay $5 zoo admission fee.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209 or email DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us
NOTE: Program meets most requirements for the Daisies 3 Cheer for Animals Bird Bath Award and the Brownies Pets badge.
Min 10/Max 30.

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

Girls on the American Home Front
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Learn what it means to “Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without” and get a look into life on the American homefront during the 1940’s. Activities include baking, rationing, scrapbooking and more.
WHEN: March 14, 2015, Noon - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd., Newark, DE 19711
COST: $18 per girl, includes snack. Two adults per troop included, additional adults pay $18.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-368-6900.
NOTE: Pack a lunch. Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 10/Max 40 (girls and adults).

 

 

 

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

WHO: 7th and 8th grade Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Friends
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.

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.  

 

Letterboxing and Geocaching
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Letterboxing is a unique combination of a treasure hunt, navigation, artistic expression and outdoor exploration. Carve your own personal stamp and explore the exciting world of letterboxing. Try your navigation skills to find a series of hidden letterboxes or geocaching through the garden.
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 9 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: DuPont Environmental Education Ctr., 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: $10 per girl, includes Letterboxer badge for Brownies and the Geocacher badge for Juniors.
NOTE: Wear shoes that can get muddy and bring rain gear if appropriate. Min 8/Max 25.

 

Earth Day at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Earth Day is about more than just appreciating our earth, it’s about learning to live in harmony with our environment! Hiking, ziplining, and the Team’s Challenge Course await us in the great outdoors. And don’t forget about cool crafts, cooking over the fire, singing songs, playing games and meeting new friends. We’ll be focused on learning about making environmentally responsible choices so our world and our bodies can work well together, and how to be leaders in educating others as well! As always, prepare to enjoy the natural environment, outdoor activities, fun and games.
WHEN:
Day: April 18, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Overnight: April 17-19, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: Day participants: $15 includes patch, crafts lunch and snack. Weekend participants: $40 includes patch, crafts and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration Min 15/Max100 for day participants, Min 15/ Max 100 for overnight participants.

 

 

 

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: Basic Catapults
Girl Scout Brownie and Juniors
Design and build a variety of catapults and 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, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

 

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.

 

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.
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.

 

Daisy and Brownie Discover Camp Grove Point
Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
Learn some of the best outdoor skills including how to read a compass, start and 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 some fun outdoor games and work on great arts and crafts projects.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 9 a.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Grove Point
COST: $35 includes program supplies, a fun patch and three meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration. Min 30/Max 100.

 

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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