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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

 

 

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! You do not need to be a Girl Scout to attend.
WHEN: February 6, 2016, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Wor-Wic Community College, Henson Hall, Room 105 Rte. 50 at Walston Switch Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $10 per girl, includes lunch and fun patch.
NOTE: Parents are encouraged to attend and do not need to pay fee. Min 14/Max 50.

*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.

 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

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 (dowload 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)

 

 

Scout Day at the Museum

GS Daisy through Junior
Join museum staff and volunteers for a fun-filled evening! We will have a variety of crafts, live animal presentations and more – all geared towards meeting badge requirements.
WHEN: March 12, 2016, 5 p.m. – 8 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 call 302-658-9111.
NOTE: Daisies will work towards Tula and Clover Petals. Brownies will work towards their Pets, Painting and Household Elf badges. Juniors will work towards Detective and Camper badges.

 

Photography Excursion

Join the Ward Museum to earn your Digital Photography Badge. You will have the opportunity to learn about photography techniques and methods from a professional photographer. You will go on a photo excursion and take pictures of wildlife and natural scenes around Salisbury University campus, then get a chance to edit them and create a digital photo project.
WHEN: March 12, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Salisbury University, Fulton Hall, 1120 Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD 21801
COST: $14 per girl, includes Junior Digital Photography badge.
REGISTRATION: Please register by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting
http://tinyurl.com/m6vf2cm.
NOTE: Meet at the bus stop in Parking Lot B. Girls need to wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Min 12/Max 20.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Elegant Entertaining

Earn your Social Butterfly badge as you explore the art of entertaining guests at a country estate in the 1930s. After touring the Winterthur house, you will learn the skills you need to be a gracious hostess and will plan elements of your own fabulous party.
WHEN: March 19, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Please arrive by 12:30 p.m.)
WHERE: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes admission for the day and the Social Butterfly badge.
NOTE: One adult per troop, free. 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 and must pay vendor day of event).Park in the Visitor Lot and then walk down the path to the Visitor Center to meet for the program. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

Pockets to Petticoats

Earn your Junior Playing the Past badge at the Zwaanendael Museum
by becoming a country woman or shopkeeper in the 1700s.
WHEN: March 26, 2016, 10 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Zwaanendael Museum
102 Kings Hwy., Lewes, DE 19958
COST: $8 per girl, includes Junior Playing the Past badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

 

 

 

April

April highlights:
April 10

Cookie cleanup program ends

April 22

GS Volunteer Day

 

 

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.

 

 

Robot Fun

Can your team accomplish your mission? Learn to program a robot to complete tasks and problem solve your way to a solution.
Who knew programming and engineering could be this fun!
WHEN: April 9, 2016, 10 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: PRC, 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.

 

 

Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo

GS Daisy through Junior
Enjoy an afternoon 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: April 9, 2016, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $10 per person; includes all Girl Scouts, leaders, parents, siblings, and additional leaders. One leader free for every 15 people registered.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact: education@brandywinezoo.org.
NOTE: This is an outdoor event so please dress for the weather. Pre-registration strongly suggested by September 30 and March 23. Walk-ins welcome if space available. Check-in for pre-registered participants from 4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Additional participants register after 4:15 p.m., if space allows. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209.

 

 

Letterboxing and Geocaching

GS Brownie and Junior
Carve out your own personal stamp and explore the exciting world of letterboxing. Letterboxing is a unique combination of a treasure hunt, navigation, artistic expression and outdoor exploration. Then try your navigation skills to find a series of letterboxes hidden at DEEC. Experience a more technical treasure hunt with geocaching. Practice using a GPS and search the DEEC Garden for hidden treats.
WHEN: April 16, 2016, 9 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: $12 per girl, includes Brownie Letterboxing badge and Junior Geocaching badge.
NOTE: Wear shoes that can get muddy and bring rain gear if appropriate. Min 8/Max 25.

*This program is now full. Thank you.*

 

 

Turtle Terrain & Slithering Soil

Do you love animals? If the answer is YES, get a behind the scenes look into the secret lives of turtles and snakes. We will explore what
it takes to care for these amazing animals and more.
WHEN: April 16, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Delmarva Discovery Center and Museum, 2 Market St., Pocomoke City, MD 21851
COST: $12 per girl, includes Junior Animal Habitats badge.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact: education@delmarvadiscoverycenter.org.
NOTE: One adult per 5 children will be admitted for free. The cost for additional adults is $8. Min 8/Max 15.

 

 

Time Travel to Juliette Low’s Day

See the world as Juliette would have seen it during the 1890s.
Try on the clothing of the day and find out what daily life would have been like by visiting a historic village and exploring museum exhibits. We will even have some old fashioned fun while playing games and completing daily tasks girls your age would have done 120 years ago.
WHEN: April 16, 2016, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware Agriculture Museum and Village, 866 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $14 per girl, includes Junior Playing the Past badge.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 12.

 

 

Animal Habitats

Do all animals need a home? Which animals are endangered? Learn all about the animals found in our area to earn this badge.
Take a nature walk to find as many animal homes as possible while helping to clean up the forest for the animals.
WHEN: April 16, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Junior Animal Habitats 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.

 

 

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.

 

 

The Zen of Flowers

Not just a pretty face! With the Winterthur Garden as a laboratory earn the Flowers badge while finding out how flowers function and recording your experience in a garden journal. Make a dried flower sachet and learn how to create a flower arrangement.
WHEN: April 30, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Please arrive by 9 a.m.)
WHERE: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes admission for the day and the Junior Flowers badge.
NOTE: One adult per troop, free. 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 and must pay vendor day of event). Please wear clothing and shoes appropriate for adventures in the garden. Park in the Visitor Lot and then walk down the path to the Visitor Center to meet for the program. Min 8/Max 24.

 

 

Flowers

Study the blooming flowers around our museum. Plant your own seed to take home and watch it grow. Make your own beautiful flower bouquet. Learn all about flowers to earn your badge while enjoying our natural history museum.
WHEN: April 30, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 per girl, includes Junior Flowers badge.
NOTE: One adult per troop, free. Additional non-participants are $2 each and must pay vendor day of event. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Storm the Castle: Basic Catapults

GS Brownie and Junior
Design and build a variety of catapults and test them to see how far your objects can fly! Teams can start planning for the Fall 2016 Junior-level competition at the next Fall Fling.
WHEN: May 7, 2016, 10 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Camp Country Center 1051 Sharpless Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

This program is now full. Thank you.

 

 

Go Native-Pollinators & Flowers

GS Brownie and Junior
Spend the afternoon at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center exploring the native plants in our Rain Garden and fields for native pollinators. Investigate how flowers are designed to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, beetles and moths. Discover the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly and other insects that share its milkweed host plant. Collect milkweed seeds and learn how to establish a Monarch garden in your yard or neighborhood.
WHEN: May 14, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center 15411 Abbott’s Pond Rd., Milford, DE 19963
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes. Activities meet requirements for GS Brownie Bugs badge and GS Junior Gardener badge. Min 8/Max 20.

 

 

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.

 

 

Animals in an Estuary

Explore the salt marsh by investigating the plants and animals that call this habitat home. Learn the environmental importance of wetlands and be prepared to get muddy!
WHEN: May 14, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station, at Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $10 per girl.
NOTE: Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get muddy. Program will meet at the Indian River Life-Saving Station and scouts will need to be transported to the campground area. Most badge requirements will be met for the Junior Animal Habitats badge. Min 10/Max 25.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Insects ABC’s

GS Daisy through Junior
Come to the Ward Museum to learn all about insects. Learn about the variety of insects and their body parts while you search for insects around the Ward Museum.
WHEN: June 25, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury MD, 21804
COST: $14 per girl, includes the Insects ABC’s patch.
REGISTRATION: Please register by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or by visiting: http://tinyurl.com/m6vf2cm
NOTE: Min 10/Max 20.

 

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