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Go to a grade level by clicking the links above. "GS" contains multi-level programming. The troop year runs from October 1 through September 30 each year.

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December

Media Girls

GS Daisy through Ambassador

If you’re a Girl Scout who is outgoing, comfortable speaking in front of an audience and LOVE Girl Scouts, then you could be a Media Girl! Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay is launching a new program called Media Girls, giving girls the opportunity to participate in media events and be the “girl face” to deliver the Girl Scout message to our communities. Our Media Girls may be asked to participate in a radio, television or newspaper interview, and participate in social media or blog Girl Takeovers. Girls who are accepted will take part in a specialized media training day and will serve as a Media Girl from January 2017 through December 2017. Application due by November 18, 2016.
Pre-requisite:
Must attend a Media Training:
Wednesday, December 7 at the PRC from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. OR
Wednesday, December 14 at the NRC from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. For questions about the Media Girls program, please contact Gina Dzielak at rdzielak@cbgsc.org.

 

 

Woodworker

Where better to learn about woodworking then at the Ward Museum? You will practice hammering, leveling, and drilling as you build a birdhouse to take home and hang in your backyard. You will then learn about and become familiar with woodworking techniques, including how to use a hammer, saw, level, and drill.
WHEN: December 10, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $14 per girl, includes Woodworker badge.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting http://tinyurl.com/m6vf2cm.
note Parents will need to sign additional liability form. Min 12/Max 30.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.for all session below:
**December 10, 2016 – Northern Resource Center
January 14, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
January 28, 2017 - Peninsula Resource Center
February 4, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 18, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 25, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

**This program date has been cancelled due to low registrations.

 

 

Girl Scout Day at Winterthur

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Show your Girl Scout pride while taking the Yuletide Tour at Winterthur! See beautiful Christmas decorations and learn a little about historic holiday traditions. The first 50 girls who register and come take the tour in uniform will receive a cool Yuletide at Winterthur patch.
WHEN: December 10, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: $5 per child under the age of 12, $18 per student 12 and older, $20 adult.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please call 800-448-3883 to register.

 

 

Art and Science of Chocolate

GS Cadette through Ambassador and adults

Learn how to make a variety of chocolate confections including truffles. Decorate them so they look as good as they taste! Each participant will take home some gourmet chocolates to share.
WHEN: **December 10, 2016, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
              December 10, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
              February 4, 2017, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
              February 4, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $18 per girl.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 12.

**This program date/time is now full. Thank you.

 

 

 

January

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

Each month, we will be hosting a conference call for Girl Scouts and Leaders who have questions pertaining to the Girl Scout Highest Awards. Burning questions regarding budgets, timelines, sustainability, evaluations and everything else in between can be asked during this call.

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

January 8, 2017 (Second Sunday due to holiday.)

February 5, 2017

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

NOTE: To register, please contact Renee Naughton at Rnaughton@cbgsc.org by noon on the Friday prior to the call.
You will then be forwarded the call-in information. If no participation of registered participants are on the call by 7:15 p.m.,
the call will end.

 

 

Hidden Figures

GS Junior through Ambassador

WHEN: January 12, 2017

We have 25 tickets for Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors to this incredible film based on a true story at Penn Cinema Riverfront in Wilmington. Hidden Figures is about three brilliant African-American women at NASA who were the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: sending John Glenn into space. Because of the limited seating, this is a girl-only program. Please send an event registration form to program@cbscg.org.

 

 

Reactive Robots

GS Cadette through Ambassador

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/WHERE: January 14, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707

                              April 8, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD, 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for all session below:
January 14, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
January 28, 2017 - Peninsula Resource Center
February 4, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 18, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 25, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

Explore the Magic of Motion

GS Cadette through Ambassador

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 badge as you explore the exciting world of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware.
WHEN: January 21, 2017, 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Snow date: January 28, 2017)
WHERE: University of Delaware, Physical Therapy Program, 540 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
COST: $14 per girl, includes a light breakfast and Physical Therapy badge.
NOTE: Min 20/Max 40.

 

 

Snappy Circuits Advanced

GS Cadette through Ambassador

Electricity moves through everything, including you and I. Explore how things work from simple lights all the way to wind turbines. Energy cannot be created or destroyed so how can we harness as much as we can? By the end of the day you will be able to build your own fan that can store energy using the Snap Circuits and have a basic understanding of renewable energy.
WHEN: January 21, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Northern Resource Center, 225 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 per girl.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 16.

 

 

OMHOn My Honor Ceremony

All Girl Scout grade levels, families and friends

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. Cadettes in grade 8 through Ambassadors who are not being honored are eligible to apply for Mistress of Ceremonies. Click here to download the Leadership Application.
WHEN: January 22, 2017, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Snow date: January 29, 2017)
WHERE: Smyrna High School, 500 Duck Creek Pkwy., Smyrna, DE 19977
COST: $5 per person. (There is no cost for girl being honored)
NOTE: Girls must complete and submit final paperwork to Council by the September 30, 2016 deadline in order to be recognized. Girls entering grade 6, grade 9, or entering college must have paperwork in to Council by September 30. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS. 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 only if they qualify.

 

 

Powerful First Impression

GS Cadette through Ambassador

The ability to create a positive first impression is one you can expand on to build a solid relationship. Learn how you can take control of the way others perceive you.
WHEN: January 28, 2017, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Snow date: February 4, 2017, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.)
WHERE: Northern Resource Center, 225 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: Free. Registration required.
NOTE: This workshop is mandatory for all Girl Scouts who are attending the Women of Distinction Celebration on March 14, 2017.
Min 12/Max 75.

 

 

Winter Wonderland

GS Daisy through Ambassador
WHEN: January 28, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Todd

COST: $15 per person.

Brrr! It’s cold outside, but we still love outdoor adventures! Come to the Winter Wonderland and make crafts, construct your mini-igloo out of marshmallows, go for a winter hike, and much more frozen fun! Bring your coat, hat, and gloves!

 

 

DNA Fingerprinting

GS Cadette and Senior
Be a Biotechnologist and analyze DNA to identify the suspect in a crime. Learn how to pour a gel, use a micropipette, and compare DNA patterns after electrophoresis
WHEN: January 28, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
NOTE: This program completes some requirements towards the Cadette Special Agent Badge. Min 8/Max 12.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for all session below:
January 28, 2017 - Peninsula Resource Center
February 4, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 18, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 25, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

February

Art and Science of Chocolate

GS Cadette through Ambassador and adults

Learn how to make a variety of chocolate confections including truffles. Decorate them so they look as good as they taste! Each participant will take home some gourmet chocolates to share.
WHEN: February 4, 2017, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
              February 4, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $18 per girl.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.for all session below:
February 4, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 18, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 25, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

Each month, we will be hosting a conference call for Girl Scouts and Leaders who have questions pertaining to the Girl Scout Highest Awards. Burning questions regarding budgets, timelines, sustainability, evaluations and everything else in between can be asked during this call.

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

February 5, 2017

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

NOTE: To register, please contact Renee Naughton at Rnaughton@cbgsc.org by noon on the Friday prior to the call.
You will then be forwarded the call-in information. If no participation of registered participants are on the call by 7:15 p.m.,
the call will end.

 

 

Super Scout Sunday

GS Brownie through Ambassador

Learn to ski or snowboard or come out for a day of winter fun.
WHEN: February 5, 2017
WHERE: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Rd., East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
COST: $32 - $64 (children and adults)
NOTE: Discounted rates (no minimums) on lift tickets, rental equipment, lessons and meal voucher. Rates apply to Girl Scouts and their immediate family members (parents and siblings). More details at www.shawneemt.com. Commemorative patches available for purchase.

 

 

Chesapeake Bay STEM Fest

GS Junior through Senior

This exciting program provides girls in grades 4-10 with hands-on, fun STEM activities, and opportunities to interact with women role models in STEM careers. Includes information sessions for parents. Bring your whole troop!
WHEN: February 11, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Snow date: February 18, 2017)
WHERE: Wor-Wic Community College, Henson Hall, , Route 50 at Walston Switch Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $14 per girl, includes lunch and fun patch.
NOTE: Parents are encouraged to attend and do not need to pay fee. Min 20/Max 80.

 

 

Owls and Stars

For this badge, learn about Owls and how they navigate the night sky. Explore our trails in near-darkness. Make a star finder and look for constellations.
WHEN: February 18, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Science Center & Museum, 1115 Robert Melson Lane, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Cadette Night Owl badge.
NOTE: Each troop to register gets free admission for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day Celebration 2017 “Grow

image_thinking-day-and-go-globalGS Daisy through Ambassador

Each year on February 22, girls participate in activities and projects with global themes to honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in other countries. It is a special day in the Girl Scout year when we remember we are part of a worldwide movement.Explore your world! Grab a passport and travel the world as you visit international displays from Girl Scout troops around the region. Learn about the foods, customs, the language and much more from each country. Click here to visit GSUSA's World Thinking Day page.

WHEN: February 19, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: The Carriage House at Rockwood Park, 4651 Washington St. Extension, Wilmington, DE 19809
COST: Free (girl or adult).
Registration: Pre-registration is required through vendor by calling 302-761-4340 or emailing DLFrancisco@nccde.org. Register your country early as only one of each country will be represented. Only girls presenting a country will receive the Thinking Day patch. (Shown above.)

 

 

Engineering Your Tomorrow

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 hypotheses 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 informational sessions are provided for leaders and parents to help guide girls in making academic choices, preparing for higher education and considering career options in science and engineering.
WHEN: February 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: New Castle County, DE. Directions will be emailed two weeks prior to event.
COST: $10 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.

 

 

We Need Trees: Wood Works

Investigate the beauty, science and importance of trees in our ecosystems and daily lives with Delaware Nature Society. Learn the art of tree identification and tap a maple for sap to syrup. Follow the journey of a tree from forest to home, know hardwoods and softwoods, and plant a renewable resource; a tree. Meet a master woodworker and utilize tool safety and skills to construct a unique bird house.
WHEN: February 25, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, 15411 Abbott’s Pond Road, Milford, DE 19963
COST: $26 per girl, includes both Cadette badges; Trees and Woodworker.
NOTE: Dress for winter weather and to be outside, wear boots. Construction will be indoors using hand and battery operated tools. Bring an old/unused license plate if you would like for the roof of the bird house. All other materials and hardware provided. Min 8/Max 20.

 

 

 

March

Media Radio Behind-the-Scenes

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 4, 2017, 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 Cadette Media Journey. Min 5/Max 12.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

Each month, we will be hosting a conference call for Girl Scouts and Leaders who have questions pertaining to the Girl Scout Highest Awards. Burning questions regarding budgets, timelines, sustainability, evaluations and everything else in between can be asked during this call.

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

NOTE: To register, please contact Renee Naughton at Rnaughton@cbgsc.org by noon on the Friday prior to the call.
You will then be forwarded the call-in information. If no participation of registered participants are on the call by 7:15 p.m.,
the call will end.

 

 

Scout & Family Weekend

GS Brownie through Ambassador

Learn to ski or snowboard or come out for a day of winter fun.
WHEN: March 11 - 12, 2017
WHERE: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Rd., East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
COST: $27 - $57 (1-Day Tickets); $37 - $78 (2-Day Tickets)
NOTE: Discounted rates (no minimums) on lift tickets, rental equipment, lessons and meal voucher with 1 and 2-day options. Overnight packages also available. Rates apply to Girl Scouts and their immediate family members (parents and siblings). More details at www.shawneemt.com. Commemorative patches available for purchase.

 

 

Videography Day

Share your message with the world through videography! In this session, we will work in teams to create a storyboard and shot list, learn basic functions of a video camera and specific shooting techniques. Then we will use video editing software to create a brief public service announcement which we will share through social media. Make your voice heard!
WHEN: March 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $22 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Bring a bag lunch. This program aligns with the MEdia Journey and completes some requirements for the Cadette Digital Movie Maker badge. Min 6/Max 12.

*This program is now full. Thank you.*

 

 

 

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18th Annual Women of Distinction

GS Cadette (grade 8) through Ambassador

Mingle and make connections with elite businesswomen and government officials at this high profile event. You will participate in a pre-program, engage with our honoree and serve in leadership positions that make this event successful.
WHEN: March 14, 2017, 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hotel DuPont, 11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: Free, includes dinner and fun patch.
NOTE: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white collared top, membership pins and sash/vest. Complete and submit Leadership Application by November 18, 2016. All participants must register and attend the Powerful First Impression workshop on January 28, 2017.

Max 75.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.for all session below:

March 18, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
March 25, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

Explore the Fleet at Historic Ships in Baltimore

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Come explore the fleet at Historic Ships in Baltimore in the Inner Harbor. Work towards the Old Line State patch and explore the history of the ships and their crew from the 1860s through the 1980s. Girl Scouts who complete the scavenger hunt quiz will receive a commemorative patch.
WHEN: March 19, 2017, 9:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Historic Ships in Baltimore, Pier 1, 301 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

COST: $14 per child, $8 per adult, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Meets some requirements toward the Council Own’s Old Line State patch. There is no on-site parking, parking garages or street parking nearby. Min 5/Max 250.

 

 

Women in Aviation

GS Junior and Cadette

Join the Delaware 99s (an international organization of women pilots) who graciously host this very poplar event at the Dover Air Mobility Museum! 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 participate in hands-on activities on the principals of flight and airport procedures.
WHEN: March 19, 2017, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Dover Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover, DE
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress appropriately for the weather. It is windy and colder out on the tarmac. Sneakers or flat shoes must be worn. Eat before attending this event – it is a full agenda. No cell phones. Min 25/Max 50.

 

 

Wonders of the Night Sky

GS Brownie through Ambassador

Join Delaware Nature Society at the Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory to use telescopes, binoculars and the naked eye to observe Mars in the western twilight, Jupiter and Virgo just clearing the eastern horizon, the Orion Nebula, and other celestial sights. Learn the secret of the North Star and why some constellations are visible year-round and some only seasonally. 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: March 25, 2017, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
              April 8, 2017, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, 1610 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress for the weather and warmly to be outside. Completes some requirements for the Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.for all session below:
March 25, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

 

April

Science Tricks

GS Junior and Cadette

Learn some cool demonstrations to fool your friends in this session on April Fool’s day.
WHEN: April 1, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

Each month, we will be hosting a conference call for Girl Scouts and Leaders who have questions pertaining to the Girl Scout Highest Awards. Burning questions regarding budgets, timelines, sustainability, evaluations and everything else in between can be asked during this call.

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

NOTE: To register, please contact Renee Naughton at Rnaughton@cbgsc.org by noon on the Friday prior to the call.
You will then be forwarded the call-in information. If no participation of registered participants are on the call by 7:15 p.m.,
the call will end.

 

 

Reactive Robots

GS Cadette through Ambassador

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/WHERE: April 8, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD, 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

Wonders of the Night Sky

GS Brownie through Ambassador

Join Delaware Nature Society at the Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory to use telescopes, binoculars and the naked eye to observe Mars in the western twilight, Jupiter and Virgo just clearing the eastern horizon, the Orion Nebula, and other celestial sights. Learn the secret of the North Star and why some constellations are visible year-round and some only seasonally. 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 8, 2017, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, 1610 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress for the weather and warmly to be outside. Completes some requirements for the Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.for all session below:
April 8, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

Spring Fling

GS Daisy through Ambassador

WHEN: April 8, 2017

WHERE: Camp Todd

COST: $15 per person.
Celebrate Earth Day a little early at Camp Todd! This special spring festival is designed for fun for the WHOLE FAMILY in the natural environment. Make nature crafts, learn how to compost, try geocaching, aim for a bull’s eye at archery, and go zip-lining! The whole family is welcome, children under 3 attend free. Some activities have age restrictions. Lunch is provided.

 

 

Night Life in Nature

Prepare to enter a hidden world with Delaware Nature Society: nature at night! Test your senses on a night hike and learn to find your way by 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 15, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress for the weather and to be outside. Some activities may be wet and muddy. This program completes some requirements for the Cadette Night Owl badge. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Day’s Out Day Camp

GS Daisy through Cadettes in grade 6
WHEN: April 17-21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center

Cost: $45 per person, per day.

Why spend your spring break sitting at home? Join us for day camp at Camp Country Center! You’ll make every minute count with wonder-filled theme days. You can sign up for one day or do all six! Before and After Care is available for an additonal cost.

 

 

Bank of America – Banking Basics

GS Junior and Cadette

Explore popular banking products and learn how they help make their customer’s financial lives better! Participate in interactive games designed to teach the basics of being financially savvy. Interact directly with Financial Center staff and Automated Teller Assist devices! Experience how an ATM works. Get personal by shadowing a call center agent through the customer experience.
WHEN: April 20, 2017, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
              June 15, 2017, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Wilmington and Newark, DE (for security purposes, specific locations will be given upon registration.)
COST: $5 per girl, includes Bank of America Technology patch.

REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org
NOTE: This program occurs on weekdays. Adults are required to attend to transport girls from one site to another. Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

Stargazing at the Seashore

Explore the night sky at Delaware Seashore State Park! A park interpreter will identify constellations and tell the legends behind the stars. Remember to bring a pillow and blanket as this is the only park program you can enjoy lying down.
WHEN: April 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station, Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $10 per girl.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 302-227-6991.
NOTE: If it is too cloudy to see the stars, there will be a second program planned to meet all badge requirements. All badge requirements will be met for the Cadette Night Owl badge. Min 8/Max 20.

 

 

Storm the Castle: Complex Catapults

GS Cadette through Ambassador

Design and build a variety of catapults & trebuchets then test them to see how far your objects can fly! Teams can start planning for the October 2017 Senior level competition at Camp Grove Point.
WHEN: April 29, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTEL Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

 

May

Child and Babysitting Workshop

This program will familiarize and provides 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: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.for all session below:
May 6, 2017 – Northern Resource Center
May 13, 2017 – Peninsula Resource Center
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 Cadette Babysitter badge. Min 7/Max 12.

 

 

Abstract Archery

WHEN: May 6, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Todd

Cost: $15 per person.
Come get creative with your archery at Camp Todd! Not only will you get to work on improving your archery skills and markmanship, but you’ll also create amazing works of art while doing it! Lunch is provided.

 

 

Pages of Time: Book Artist

Examine amazing antique books in the Winterthur Library, then make your own book using techniques practiced by art conservators and book artists.
WHEN: May 6, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Please arrive by 12:45 pm)
WHERE: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes admission for the day and the Cadette Book Artist badge. Additional parents and siblings who would like to visit the museum, you will not be participating in the program, must pay the group rate admission ($18 for adults and $8 for children).
NOTE: Park in the Visitor Lot and then walk down the path to the Visitor Center to meet for the program. Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

Each month, we will be hosting a conference call for Girl Scouts and Leaders who have questions pertaining to the Girl Scout Highest Awards. Burning questions regarding budgets, timelines, sustainability, evaluations and everything else in between can be asked during this call.

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

NOTE: To register, please contact Renee Naughton at Rnaughton@cbgsc.org by noon on the Friday prior to the call.
You will then be forwarded the call-in information. If no participation of registered participants are on the call by 7:15 p.m.,
the call will end.


 

Archery

Have you ever dreamed of having the skills and confidence of Katniss Everdeen? Delaware Nature Society’s certified archery instructors can help! Take the first steps toward mastering this demanding sport by becoming familiar with archery equipment; learning and practicing safety procedures, proper set-up and stance, and of course honing your craft by shooting at a variety of targets.
WHEN: May 20, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress for the weather and to be outside. Completes most requirements for the Cadette Archery badge. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Making it From Scratch

GS Junior through Ambassador

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 20, 2016, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 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 12.

 

 

 

June/July/August

Introduction to 3D Design

GS Cadette through Ambassador

The future is here - 3D printing! Work as a team to create a 3D design using the software Sculpt, and invent and learn how and where to get your creations printed. Witness a sample being printed and imagine the possibilities.
WHEN: June 3, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
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. Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

Each month, we will be hosting a conference call for Girl Scouts and Leaders who have questions pertaining to the Girl Scout Highest Awards. Burning questions regarding budgets, timelines, sustainability, evaluations and everything else in between can be asked during this call.

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

NOTE: To register, please contact Renee Naughton at Rnaughton@cbgsc.org by noon on the Friday prior to the call.
You will then be forwarded the call-in information. If no participation of registered participants are on the call by 7:15 p.m.,
the call will end.

 

 

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

All GS grade levels, families and friends
Join GSCB as we walk in a sea of Girl Scout green! You can create a team, join an existing one or walk as an individual. 100% of all money that is raised stays with Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. Everyone who participates will receive a fun patch!
WHEN: Exact June date TBD
WHERE: Bellevue State Park, Wilmington DE 19809
COST: free to register to walk
NOTE: Details for the event will be available at: http://www.hcf.convio.net/gscb in early 2017. Certain incentives, such as event t-shirt, are available while supplies last for participants who raise or donate a minimum requirement.

 

 

Bank of America – Banking Basics

GS Junior and Cadette

Explore popular banking products and learn how they help make their customer’s financial lives better! Participate in interactive games designed to teach the basics of being financially savvy. Interact directly with Financial Center staff and Automated Teller Assist devices! Experience how an ATM works. Get personal by shadowing a call center agent through the customer experience.
WHEN:  June 15, 2017, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Wilmington and Newark, DE (for security purposes, specific locations will be given upon registration.)
COST: $5 per girl, includes Bank of America Technology patch.

REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org
NOTE: This program occurs on weekdays. Adults are required to attend to transport girls from one site to another. Min 6/Max 12.

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