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(Jump to a specific grade level by clicking the links above.)
2014:
January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August

 

 

April

Easton Bank and Trust, Hosted by: Delia B. Denny, Executive Vice President
7th and 8th Grade Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

Attend this Dine Around to learn more about the banking industry and why three professional women chose this dynamic career field. 

The mission of Easton Bank & Trust is to “grow to be recognized as the premier banking solution for the markets we serve. First class customer driven personal service will be the foundation of our success.” A tour of the building will explain how the staff works as a team to secure customer investments, arrange home mortgages and provide personal banking services with integrity and excellence. You will hear about the professionalism that is required for this community business.

WHEN: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: 501 Idlewild Ave., Easton, MD 21601
COST: Free. Light dinner included.

NOTE: Register with Colleen Gilmore, 302-456-7150 ext. 7179, or CGilmore@cbgsc.org by April 17, 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. Min 5/Max 12

 

Mid-Shore Women of Distinction Luncheon
8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors

The Mid-Shore Women of Distinction luncheon honors local women that have made a positive difference in their community.
As a participant, you will serve in leadership positions and represent GSCB. Teen Girl Scouts are needed as greeters, flag presenters
and for speaking parts. No training is required.
WHEN/WHERE: April 25, 2014, Noon
Caroline, Talbot or Queen Anne’s County, MD.
COST: Free. Registration required.
NOTE: Participants 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. Please visit our Mid-Shore Women of Distinction page for more information.

 

Storm the Castle: Complex Catapults – Camp Country Center **This program is now full. **
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors

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 2014 expertlevel competition at Camp Todd.
WHEN: April 26, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 24.

 

Girl Scout Night with the Delmarva Shore Birds
All Girl Scout grade levels and families/friends

WHEN: Saturday, April 26, Scavenger hunts starts at 6 p.m. Girl Scout parade start approximately 6:30 p.m. Game starts at 7:05 PM.
WHERE: Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, Salisbury, MD
Calling all Girl Scouts and Families! Bring your Girl Scout troop out to Arthur W. Perdue Stadium for a baseball game and great fun!
Girls will have the opportunity to participate in activities throughout the night. Register 20 or more Girl Scouts to receive special recognition during the game! All Girl Scouts also get to participate in a pregame parade around the field. Audition for an opportunity to perform the national anthem at a game. One troop will also have the chance to present the colors during the anthem if registered by March 21!

COST: $7 per general admission ticket. Includes special participation patch. $6 each for any remaining tickets.
NOTE: Registration is NOT done through council. Please complete all the information on their event registration form and return to the Delmarva Shorebirds. For more info., contact Eric Sichau: 410-219-3112 x126, or esichau@theshorebirds.com

 

USA Science & Engineering Festival **This program is now full.**
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors

WHEN: April 26, 2014

WHERE: Walter E. Washington Conference Center, Washington, DC

What is the universe made of? Why did dinosaurs go extinct? What do magic tricks and hip-hop have to do with math?
What will be the next medical breakthrough? What does baseball have to do with physics? Find out the answers at the USA
Science & Engineering Festival, the largest STEM education event in the U.S., featuring over 3,000 fun, interactive exhibits,
more than 100 stage shows, and other exciting attractions. (event flyer)

COST: $38 per person* includes bus transportation, snack, beverage and fun patch.
NOTE: Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring lunch and dinner or money to purchase food. *Girls must be accompanied by parent/guardian or troop leader. You may bring a friend; same fee applies. Bus leaves from the Newark Resource Center at 8 a.m.
and returns at 8 p.m.

To register, complete the event registration form and return to Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org or fax it to 302-456-7188.
DEADLINE: March 30, 2014. Min 25/Max 50.

 

Girl Scout Gold Award Education
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors (Grades 9 – 12)

When a Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador has almost completed the prerequisites for starting the Girl Scout Gold Award, she must attend this mandatory workshop. This workshop will walk the girl through the steps of earning her Girl Scout Gold Award. Questions about the award and its requirements will be answered.
WHEN/WHERE: April 29, 2014, NRC, Newark, DE, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
COST: $10 per girl.
NOTE: Includes workbook. Adult mentors should also attend this session. Registration closes two weeks prior to event date.
Min 12/Max 24.
Prerequisites: Complete two grade level Journeys or achieve the Girl Scout Silver Award and complete one Senior or Ambassador Journey.

 

 

Spring pamphlet: GS Senior/Ambassador events

May

Hunger Games (The Girl Scout Version) – Camp Todd
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors

Are you up for the “Hunger Games” challenge? Activities will challenge the group both physically and mentally. You will do archery, zipline, running events and a few surprises. We will see you at the “Hunger Games,” and “may the odds be ever in your favor!”
WHEN: Friday, May 2, 2014, 7 p.m., through Sunday, May 4, 2014, 11 a.m.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: $40 per girl, includes program supplies, fun patch and four meals.
NOTE: This is an event designed for girls with camp experience. Please be aware that in order for the event to run smoothly we will be separating troops into groups. Min 25/Max 100.

 

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind - Top Notch Karate
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors

Karate is not just about self-defense. It teaches self-discipline, focus, control, pride and courage while laying a foundation for an active and healthy lifestyle. Join us as we learn about the basics of karate and how exercise, nutrition and lifestyle choices can impact physical and mental health.
WHEN: May 3, 2014, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WHERE: Top Notch Karate, 35 Liberty Plaza, Newark, DE 19711
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Participants should dress comfortably for movement and be prepared to work in bare feet on the mats. Meets majority of badge requirements for My Best Self (Brownies) and Staying Fit (Juniors). Min 6/Max 25.

 

College Tour – Ray Street
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors

The residents of Ray Street would like you to join them in an informational evening about life on the University of Delaware campus. 
Girls will rotate through stations hearing about classes, studying, food services, activities on campus and campus life on weekends.
The evening will conclude with a tour of a dorm room, classroom and the College’s Student Center.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Ray Street Complex, 15 Ray Street, Newark, DE 19717
COST: $5 per girl, includes fun patch. Min 5/Max 30

 

Sussex County Women of Distinction Luncheon
8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors

The Sussex County Women of Distinction luncheon honors local women that have made a positive difference in their community. As a participant, you will serve in leadership positions and represent GSCB. Teen Girl Scouts are needed as greeters, flag presenters and for speaking parts. No training is required to participate.
WHEN/WHERE: May 16, 2014, Noon
Sussex County, DE.
COST: Free. Registration required.
NOTE: Participants 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.

 

Raccoon Pond Canoe Trek - Trap Pond State Park
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors

Take a trek to Raccoon Pond in canoes. We will go over boating safety skills, the waterway we will travel and instructions for kayaking and canoeing. We will learn about the local ecosystem, provide service by cleaning up the waterway and build teamwork skills.
WHEN: May 18, 2014, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
COST: $20 per girl, includes Adventurer badge for Seniors and fun patch for Ambassadors.
NOTE: Please bring a bag lunch. Min 6/Max 12.

 

Making It From Scratch
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors

Express yourself and create stories, make animated movies, design video games, make public service announcements and more using the free computer software, Scratch!
WHEN/WHERE: May 18, 2014, 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 5/Max 15.

 

Fishing Fun - Cherry Grove Tree Farm
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors

Enjoy a day experimenting with different baits and techniques to catch pond fish as well as talk with an owner of a Christmas tree farm. Sponsored by the Maryland Saltwater Sport Fishing Association.

WHEN: May 18, 2014, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.*

WHERE: Cherry Grove Tree Farm, 689 Little New York Rd., Rising Sun, MD 21911
COST: $6 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: You may bring a picnic to enjoy at the picnic pavilion. *Feel free to leave earlier if the fish are not biting!Min 10/Max 60.

 

 

June

Nature Power - Cooch-Dayett Mills
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors

Explore the ins and outs of historic Cooch- Dayett Mills and discover how water generates energy to run all its machines. Then harness the ultimate power source – the sun! Observe our 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 7, 2014, 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.

 

Cockle Creek Kayak Adventure – The Marine Science Consortium
Girl Scout Ambassadors (Grades 11-12)

Using tandem kayaks, each participant will enjoy an exciting journey through several winding tidal creeks and into a shallow, open bay. Along the way we will get up close to an oyster reef farm while we discuss local fisheries. This area will also provide exceptional views of wading birds and other saltmarsh organisms. Girls will meet at the Marine Science Consortium and depart for the kayak put-in from there.
WHEN: June 7, 2014, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Marine Science Consortium, 34001 Mill Dam Rd., Wallops Island, VA 23337
COST: $30 per girl, includes Water badge.
NOTE: Please bring a bag lunch. Optional overnight Friday/Saturday night at Camp Sandy Pines for an additional $5 per night, per participant. Min 6/Max 14.


Star Trek - NASA
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors

Tour NASA’s facilities to see how rockets are built and launched, what they study, and visit the Aircraft Hangar. Meet pilots and scientists who study the skies all day. View runways, see the air traffic control tower and learn how aviation is a huge part of what we do. Learn how to host a star party, track space missions and how to build your very own rocket!
WHEN: June 13, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: NASA Visitor Center, Wallops Island, VA 23337
COST: $8 per girl, includes Sky badge for Seniors and a fun patch for Ambassadors.
NOTE: Please bring a bag lunch to eat at the Visitor’s Center. Optional overnight Friday/Saturday night at Camp Sandy Pines for an additional $5 per night (girl or adult). Min 10/Max 30.

 
 
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