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To register, please email Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org or
call 302-456-7182. FAQs

 

Registering after the 14-day deadline will incur a late registration fee. If the min. number of participants is not met 14 days prior to the program date, it will risk cancellation.

 
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The troop year runs from October 1 through September 30 each year.
   

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February

February highlights:

February 12

Cookie Booths begin

February 22

GS World Thinking Day
February 26-28

4th Annual National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

 

 

Owls and Stars

For this badge, learn about owls and how they navigate the night sky. Make a star finder and look for constellations.
WHEN: February 20, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum
1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Cadette Night Owl badge.
NOTE: One adult per troop, free. Additional non-participants are $2 each and must pay vendor day of event. Min 10/Max 15.

This program is now full. Thank you.

 

 

Girl Scouting Night With The Sevens

All Girl Scout grade levels
WHEN: February 20, 2016, 7 p.m. (Please arrive by 5 p.m. to be in the parade and STEM seminar hosted by Elena Delle Donne.)

Every Girl Scout in attendance will get to participate in our Pre-game Girl Scout Parade!

Register by calling Chanelle Reynolds, 302-351-5382 or email chanellereynolds@sevens.com. The first 5 troops to register will receive a chance to participate in the evening's cookie booth!

There are multiple ticket packages available. Download the flyer for more information.

 

 

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day Celebration 2016

All Girl Scout grade levels
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 of Central America, the castles of Europe, the unique wildlife of Australia, and much more.
WHEN: February 21, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: The Carriage House at Rockwood Park 4651 Washington St. Extension, Wilmington, DE 19809
COST: Free (girl or adult), includes Thinking Day patch.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact DLFrancisco@nccde.org or call 302-761-4340 to register, sign up to display a country (only two of each country will be represented, so register early) or other activities to start your troop preparing for World Thinking Day.
NOTE: All Girl Scouts must be in uniform for the event. Min 10/Max 100.

 

 

Netiquette Badge

Learn about social media, online communication, email etiquette, start the Kindness practice and present what you have learned!
WHEN: February 21, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Microsoft, 132 Christiana Mall, Newark, DE 19702
COST: Free.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required by contacting Davida Freeman, dfreeman@microsoft.com
NOTE: Does not include badge.

 

 

Harlem Globetrotters

All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends

WHEN/WHERE: February 23, 2016, Wicomico Youth & Civic Center (see March dates below.)

COST: Save up to $12.60 per ticket!

To order tickets contact Justin Pittman: Toll Free: 800-641-4667 x 116, or email your order to: Pittman@harlemglobetrotters.com

You may also bring the flyer to the box office to receive the discount! (download)

 

 

EYTEngineering 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, prepare for higher education and consider career options in science.
WHEN: February 27, 2016, 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, we will encourage the girls to make new friends and build team communication skills by separating groups. Exceptions will not be made. Min 25/Max 60.

 

 

 

 

 

March

March highlights:

March 6

GS Cookie Program ends

GS Sunday

March 6-12

Girl Scouts Week
March 7

Cookie cleanup program begins

 

 

Harlem Globetrotters

All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends

WHEN/WHERE:

Friday, March 4, 2016, 7 p.m., The Liacouras Center, Temple University (download flyer)

March 6, 2016, 12 p.m. and 5 p.m., WELLS FARGO CENTER
March 12, 2016, 12:30 p.m., WELLS FARGO CENTER
COST: Save $15 per ticket!

For more information or to reserve your  group's tickets, please contact Colleen Graf: (215) 952-5637
or email: Colleen_Graf@comcastspectacor.com

 

 

Harlem Globetrotters

All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends

WHEN/WHERE: March 8, 2016, Bob Carpenter Center

COST: Save up to $13 per ticket!

To order tickets contact Kristine Slizewski: Toll Free: 800-641-4667 x122, or email your order to: Slizewski@Harlemglobetrotters.com

You may take this flyer to the box office to receive the discount! (download)

 

 

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 5, 2016, 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.

 

Videography Series

Share your message with the world through videography! In this two-part series, we will work in teams to create a storyboard and shot list and 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 5, 2016 and March 12, 2016, 11:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $42 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: *Must commit to attending both sessions and do assignment in between sessions. This program aligns with the Cadette MEdia Journey and completes some requirements for the Cadette Digital Movie Maker badge. Min 6/Max 14.

 

WOD

 

17th Annual Women of Distinction Celebration

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 8, 2016, 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hotel du Pont, 11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: Free, includes dinner and fun patch.
NOTE: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and sash or vest. Complete and submit this form by January 19, 2016. All participants must register and attend the Powerful First Impression workshop on January 30, 2016. Max. 75.

 

 

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Mid-Shore, Lower-Shore and Sussex County Women of Distinction Luncheons

GS Cadette (grade 8) through Ambassador
The Women of Distinction luncheons honor local women that have made a positive difference in their communities. You will serve in
leadership positions and represent GSCB as greeters, flag presenters and in speaking parts. No training is required to participate in the luncheon but you are encouraged to attend the Powerful First Impression workshop January 30, 2016.
WHEN: We will post on www.gscb.org dates are confirmed.
COST: Free, Registration required.
NOTE: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and sash or vest. Contact Denise Eberspeaker,
410-742-5107, for more information or to register. Max. 12.

 

 

Juliette Low Tea

GS Daisy through Ambassador
Learn about Girl Scout history and the life and times of Juliette Low.  Play old-fashioned games, make old-fashioned crafts and learn manners while enjoying “Afternoon Tea”.
WHEN: March 12, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Claymont Stone School (Schoolhouse Museum), 3611 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703
COST: $14 per Girl Scout, includes patch. $12 per adult.
REGISTRATION: Please register by calling 302-791-0247 or emailing schoolmarmriva@yahoo.com.

 

 

Wonders of the Night Sky

All Girl Scout grade levels
Use telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye to observe a crescent moon low in the west, Jupiter rising in Leo, Orion sinking in the south, and other celestial sights. Learn the secret of the North Star and constellations visible year-round. 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 12, 2016 and April 9, 2016, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory 3915 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress warmly; this is an outdoor program. Activities align with GS Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

 

 

April

April highlights:
April 10

Cookie cleanup program ends

April 22

GS Volunteer Day

 

 

Night Life in Nature

Prepare to enter a hidden world: 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 8, 2016, 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: This program completes some requirements towards the Cadette Night Owl badge. Some activities may be wet and muddy; dress accordingly. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Spring Fling

All Girl Scout grade levels, friends and families
WHEN: April 9, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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COST: $15 per person.
Celebrate Earth Day a little early at Camp Todd! This special spring festival is designed for fun in our natural environment. Make nature crafts, learn how to compost, try geocaching, aim for a bull’s eye at archery ad go zip-lining! Spring has sprung at Camp Todd!

 

 

Mysteries of the Night Sky

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 9, 2016, 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 Cadette Night Owl badge. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Reactive Robots

GS Junior 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: April 9, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Ste. 601, Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 18.

 

 

Wonders of the Night Sky

All Girl Scout grade levels
Use telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye to observe a crescent moon low in the west, Jupiter rising in Leo, Orion sinking in the south, and other celestial sights. Learn the secret of the North Star and constellations visible year-round. 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 9, 2016, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory 3915 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress warmly; this is an outdoor program. Activities align with GS Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Safety Course

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. on the following dates:
April 16, 2016, NRC*
May 7, 2016, 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 Cadette Babysitter badge.
Min 7/Max 12.

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

 

 

National Science and Engineering Festival

GS Junior (grade 5) through Ambassador
The 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest and only NATIONAL science festival, features nationwide contests and school programs, including the popular ‘Nifty Fifty’ science speaker program and X-STEM Symposium. The Festival will culminate in a Grand Finale Expo on April 16-17, 2016, with Sneak Peek Friday kicking off the weekend on April 15. More than 350K+ attendees will celebrate science at the Expo and engage in activities with some of the biggest names in STEM, hear stories of and rock out to science during the incredible stage show performances. For more information go to: www.usasciencefestival.org.
WHEN: April 16, 2016, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Conference Center Washington, DC.
COST: $42 per participant, includes bus transportation from the Northern Resource Center, snack, beverage and fun patch.
NOTE: Wear good walking shoes. Bring lunch and dinner or money to purchase food. Girls must be accompanied by parent/guardian or troop leader. We encourage friends and families in grade 5 on up to attend as well, same fee applies. Min 30/Max 50.

 

Bull’s Eye

GS Juniors and Cadettes

WHEN: April 23: Juniors 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Cadettes 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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COST: $10 per person.
Come to this great one-day session where you’ll learn safety and technique at the range, make an archery-themed craft and even try “creative archery".

 


 

 

May

Women in Aviation

GS Junior and Cadette
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 participate in hands-on activities on the principles of flight and airport procedures.
WHEN: May 1, 2016, 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. Please, NO cell phones. Min 25/Max 50.

 

 

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: May 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $15 per person, includes Cadette Night Owl badge.
NOTE: If it is too cloudy to see the stars, there will be a second program planned to meet all badge requirements. Min 8/Max 20.

 

The Quarter Quell

GS Juniors and Cadettes

WHEN: May 7, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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COST: $15 per person.
Tributes are invited to this Hunger-games themed session at Camp Sandy Pines. Learn to survive outside just like Katniss Everdeen, when we teach you fire-building, shelter building, navigation, archery, knot tying, outdoor cooking, and more.

 

 

Storm the Castle: Complex Catapults

GS Cadette through Ambassador
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 Fall 2016 Senior-level competition at the next Fall Fling.
WHEN: May 7, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center 1051 Sharpless Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

 

 

Child and Babysitting Safety Course

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: May 7, 2016, NRC, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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.

 

 

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 14, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This activity meets some requirements for the Junior Entertainment Technology badge and aligns with the Junior aMuse and Cadette MEdia Journeys. Min 8/Max 16.

 

 

Introduction to 3D Design

GS Cadette (grade 8) 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: May 14, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Rd., 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. Girls may print items during open sessions at the Digital Media Center (must reserve printer, fee based on weight of printed object). Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

Blueprint of a Berry

GS Junior and Cadette
Be a Biotechnologist! Learn about DNA and how to extract DNA from strawberries and other types of food.
WHEN: May 21, 2016, 10 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 20.

 

 

MicroArt

GS Junior through Senior
Use a digital microscope and computer to create beautiful art. Learn how to use a digital microscope to observe microscopic objects and living things. Take a picture of your favorite slide then use digital editing programs to add effects to make a one-of-a-kind piece of abstract art. Girls will make one 8 x10 print.
WHEN: May 21, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: This program completes some requirements towards the Junior Digital Photography badge. Min 6/Max 12.

*This program is now full. Thank you.

 

 

 

 

June

Nature Power! - Cooch-Dayett Mills

GS Daisy through Ambassador
Explore the ins and outs of historic Cooch-Dayett Mills and discover how water generated energy is used 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 11, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Cooch-Dayett Mills, 904 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 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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