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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.

OCT | NOV | DEC | JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP

   

 

 

September

Miraculous Monarchs

GS Daisy through Ambassador
Become a “Citizen Scientist” with Delaware Nature Society! Contribute to the Monarch Watch program as you capture, tag, and release Monarch butterflies in Ashland Nature Center’s meadows. Visit Ashland’s Butterfly House to witness other late-season butterflies in every life-stage and learn their diverse strategies for coping with winter.
WHEN: September 24, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12, includes fun patch.
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
NOTE: Dress for the weather, wear comfortable hiking shoes. Completes some requirements for the Brownie Bugs badge and the Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 12/Max 25.

*This program is now full. Thank you.*

 

 

Celebrating 60 years in Cecil County, MD Hosted by Service Unit 1

All scouts who have have been involved in Girl Scouting, as a girl or an adult, are invited to participate

WHEN: September 25, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: VFW Post #8185, 520 Susquehanna River Rd. Port Deposit, MD 21904

COST: $12 per person. Cost includes a light 'tea' event, a patch, as well as a mug.

Current troops will have displays, the Alumnae committee will have historical uniforms, and other Girl Scout memorbilia.
Contact GS60years@gmail.com for more information and to register.

 

 

 

October

I Rock a Pocket Knife

GS Junior through Cadettes
WHEN: October 1, 2016; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. for Juniors, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. for Cadettes

WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $15 per person.

Join your sister Girl Scouts in getting back to the basics as you learn proper handling of a pocket knife and complete your first whittling project. Girls who successfully complete the program will earn the right to carry a pocket knife at Girl Scout functions.

 

 

Blueprint of a Berry

GS Junior through Cadette
Be a Biotechnologist! Learn about DNA and how to extract DNA from strawberries and other types of food.
WHEN: October 1, 2016, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

              January 28, 2017, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12, includes fun patch.
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

Steamin’ Day Fun Patch

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Take a ride in a 100 year old historic automobile, ride on a 1/8 size steam train, and explore the Marshall Steam Museum while working towards your Steamin’ Day Fun Patch. Certain activities can be completed at home with the girls’ troop and family while others must be completed during a visit to a public Steamin’ Day.

WHEN: October 2, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

              October 30, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
              November 6, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights, 3000 Creek Rd., Box 61, Yorklyn, DE 19736
COST: Admission rate to the museum.

NOTE: Please contact vendor at 302-239-2385 or education@auburnheights.org for further information. Patches available for purchase.

 

 

59 Minute Quick Start

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Join us as we learn to set sales goals and have fun with activities that will help you brush up on your customer service skills as you perfect your sales pitch. Then spend the evening racing against the clock as you complete the 59 Minute Quick Start Challenge calling family and friends, using your new techniques to get a head start on bumping up your Fall Product Sales.
WHEN/WHERE: October 12, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Ste. 601, Salisbury, MD 21804
                              October 19, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Northern Resource Center, 225 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: Free. Includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Registration required by sending an Event Registration Form to GSCB. Registration 14 days prior to each event. Each girl will need to bring a cell phone that is charged and a parent-approved list of customers to call. Prizes for each order a girl receives will be provided by GSCB. Min 5/Max 24.

 

 

Juliette Low Tea

GS Daisy through Ambassador
Participants will learn about the founder of GSUSA, Juliette Low and the history of Girl Scouting in the USA while learning manners and enjoying Afternoon Tea!
WHEN: October 15, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

               October 29, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Claymont Stone School, 3611 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703
COST: $15 per scout, $13 per adult, includes patch for Girl Scout.
REGISTRATION: Please register through vendor at 302-792-2023 or schoolmarmriva@yahoo.com.
NOTE: $15 non-refundable deposit is required. The deposit will be applied towards the balance on the program. Min 8/Max 30.

 

 

Letterboxing & Geocaching

GS Brownie and Junior
Visit the DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) on the Wilmington Riverfront to carve out your own personal stamp and explore the exciting world of letterboxing with Delaware Nature Society. 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: October 15, 2016, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

              April 22, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: $12, includes Brownie Letterboxing badge for Brownies and Junior Geocaching badge for Juniors
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
NOTE: Dress for the weather, wear comfortable hiking shoes that can get muddy, and bring a water bottle. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

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 one-of-a-kind piece of abstract art. Girls will make one 8 x 10 print.
WHEN: October 15, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

               May 20, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl, includes 8 x 10 print.
NOTE: This program completes some requirements towards the Junior Digital Photography badge. Min 6/ Max 12.

 

 

Campout at the Beach!

GS Junior
Stay overnight at the beach! Scouts will campout in the Indian River Life-Saving Station’s courtyard. Girls will explore the importance of this historic site by learning about the contribution of a female figure, Martha Coston, to Maritime history. Girls will learn how to tie a decorative knot, perform a science experiment, and enjoy a guided tour through the museum. The evening will end on the beach with a campfire, s’mores, and spooky tales from the Indian River Life-Saving Station’s logs.
WHEN: October 15, 2016, 4 p.m. - October 16, 2016, 9 a.m.

               May 6, 2017 4 p.m. - May 7, 2017, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE
COST: $40 per person.
REGISTRATION: Please register through vendor by calling 302-227-6991
NOTE: One “free” adult must be present per six girls; additional adults will be charged the full price of the program. Troops will be required to bring their own picnic dinner. Campfire snacks and coffee will be provided. All badge requirements will be met for the Playing the Past badge. Min 8/Max 20 (not including adults).

 

 

Campout at the Beach!

Stay overnight at the beach! Scouts will campout in the Indian River Life-Saving Station’s courtyard. Girls will explore the importance of this historic site by learning about the contribution of a female figure, Martha Coston, to Maritime history. Girls will learn how to tie a decorative knot, perform a science experiment, and enjoy a guided tour through the museum. The evening will end on the beach with a campfire, s’mores, and spooky tales from the Indian River Life-Saving Station’s logs.
WHEN: October 15, 2016, 4 p.m. – October 16, 2016, 9 a.m.
               May 6, 2016, 4 p.m. – May 7, 2017, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station, Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $40 per person.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 302-227-6991.
NOTE: One “free” adult must be present per six girls; additional adults will be charged the full price of the program. Troops will be required to bring their own picnic dinner. Campfire snacks and coffee will be provided. All badge requirements will be met for the Playing the Past badge. Min 8/Max 20 (not including adults).

 

 

59 Minute Quick Start

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Join us as we learn to set sales goals and have fun with activities that will help you brush up on your customer service skills as you perfect your sales pitch. Then spend the evening racing against the clock as you complete the 59 Minute Quick Start Challenge calling family and friends, using your new techniques to get a head start on bumping up your Fall Product Sales.
WHEN/WHERE: October 19, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Northern Resource Center, 225 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: Free. Includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Registration required by sending an Event Registration Form to GSCB. Registration 14 days prior to each event. Each girl will need to bring a cell phone that is charged and a parent-approved list of customers to call. Prizes for each order a girl receives will be provided by GSCB. Min 5/Max 24.

 

 

fall festFall Festival and Punkin Fling and Overnight

GS Daisy through Ambassador and families
WHEN: October 29, 2016, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (evening program 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.)

WHERE: Camp Grove Point, 2930 Grove Neck Road, Earleville, MD 21919

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Steamin’ Day Fun Patch

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Take a ride in a 100 year old historic automobile, ride on a 1/8 size steam train, and explore the Marshall Steam Museum while working towards your Steamin’ Day Fun Patch. Certain activities can be completed at home with the girls’ troop and family while others must be completed during a visit to a public Steamin’ Day.

WHEN: October 30, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
              November 6, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights, 3000 Creek Rd., Box 61, Yorklyn, DE 19736
COST: Admission rate to the museum.

NOTE: Please contact vendor at 302-239-2385 or education@auburnheights.org for further information. Patches available for purchase.

 

 

 

November

Scout Night at the Museum

GS Daisy through Junior

Join museum staff and volunteers for an evening of crafts, live animal presentations and more - all geared towards meeting badge requirements.
WHEN: November 5, 2016, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
              March 2017, date TBA, 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. Please contact: www.delmnh.org/scouts or 302-658-9111.

 

 

Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo

GS Daisy through Junior

Enjoy an after-hours evening at the zoo just for scouts and their families! There will be games, crafts, and animal encounters.
WHEN: November 5, 2016, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
              April 8, 2017, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $10 per person; includes all Girl Scouts, leaders, parents and siblings. One Leader free for every 15 people registered with troop.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration strongly suggested through vendor. To register, please email education@brandywinezoo.org. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209.
NOTE: This is an outdoor event, so please dress for the weather.

 

 

Passport to Nursing

GS Brownie and Junior

GSCB has its own Nursing badge! Wesley College Student Nurses Association and Tau Beta Chapter Nursing Honor Society Team, along with GSCB, bring you this fantastic fun-filled day to learn about the challenges and delights of working in the field of nursing.
WHEN: November 5, 2016, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Wesley College, Health Science Building, 300 S. New Street, Dover, DE 19901
COST: $12 per girl, includes Brownie Nursing badge or the Junior Nursing badge.
NOTE: Girls will be requested to bring items for their community service project. The specifics of what the project is will be sent out three weeks prior to event. Min 50/Max 100.

 


Solving Mysteries through Chemistry

GS Daisy through Cadette

The Delaware Section of the American Chemical Society will offer a special event for children. This year’s theme is “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry – Explore the Chemistry of Fibers and Forensics”. Scouts will have the opportunity to meet local chemists, perform experiments and activities and see an exciting live chemistry show.
WHEN: November 5, 2016, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: The Independence School, 1300 Papermill Road, Newark, DE 19711
COST: Free, includes patch.
REGISTRATION: Not required. Some badge requirements will be completed. Although grades 1-6 is the audience, all are welcome. Contact lweyer2@verizon.net for more information.

 

 

Steamin’ Day Fun Patch

GS Daisy through Ambassador

Take a ride in a 100 year old historic automobile, ride on a 1/8 size steam train, and explore the Marshall Steam Museum while working towards your Steamin’ Day Fun Patch. Certain activities can be completed at home with the girls’ troop and family while others must be completed during a visit to a public Steamin’ Day.

WHEN: November 6, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights, 3000 Creek Rd., Box 61, Yorklyn, DE 19736
COST: Admission rate to the museum.

NOTE: Please contact vendor at 302-239-2385 or education@auburnheights.org for further information. Patches available for purchase.

 

 

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: November 8, 2016, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
              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.

 

 

Sea Glass Jewelry Pendants

Scouts will make a sea glass jewelry pendant to take home with them using a simple wire cage technique. This is a beginner’s course, everyone is welcome.
WHEN: November 12 2016, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
              March 4, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station, Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
CSOT: $15 per person.
Registration Please register through vendor by calling 302-227-6991.
NOTE: All supplies will be provided. Participants may bring their own piece of sea glass or choose from the park’s collection. Most requirements will be met for the Jeweler badge. Min 8/Max 16.

 

 

Playing the Past, Then and Now

Step back in time and come learn about the Lenape tribe and how they lived on this land then and now. See authentic outfits, sculpt a pot and share what you learned with family and friends for this badge.
WHEN: November 12, 2016, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Science Center & Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 per girl, includes Playing the Past badge.
NOTE: Each troop to register gets free admission for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.


 

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:

                            November 13, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD 21804
                            December 3, 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
                            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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Snappy Circuits Basic

GS Brownie and Junior

Have you ever wondered how the radio in your car works? Using Snap Circuits you will explore how electricity is carried and applied to everyday appliances as we build and explore the power of electricity, waves and sounds. By the end of the program you will have a basic understanding how electricity flows and be able to build your very own FM radio using the Snap Circuits.
WHEN: November 19, 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
              January 21, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Northern Resource Center, 225 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 per girl.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 16.

 

 

December

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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:

                            December 3, 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
                            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.

 

 

Earth’s Endangered

Join us at the Brandywine Zoo to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats. We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them.
WHEN: December 3, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $12 per person, one free leader per troop. Additional parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission.
registration Pre-registration strongly suggested through vendor. To register, please email education@brandywinezoo.org. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209.
NOTE: Program meets most requirements for the Animal Habitats badge (Steps 1 through 4). Min 10/Max 30.

 

 

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.

 

 

Playing the Past, Old School Style

Step back in time and come learn about the days when Iron Hill School #112C was an operational one room school house. Write a letter thanking the proprietor; learn about clothes worn to school, how the students helped take care of the grounds and what games were played.
WHEN: December 10, 2016, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Science Center & Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 per girl, includes Playing the Past badge.
NOTE: Each troop to register gets free admission for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

 

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CAMP-IN

GS Brownies in grade 3 and Junior

Camp-In is a one-night sleepover adventure that includes IMAX and Planetarium shows, hands-on science workshops, museum exploration, store time, and the chance to spend a night at the museum.
WHEN: Various Friday or Saturday nights, January 2017 – May 2017
WHERE: Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
COST: $45 per girl or adult.
REGISTRATION: Registration opens October 2016. Please register through vendor by calling 410-545-5955 or emailing dbellomo@mdsci.org
NOTE: Includes a snack, breakfast and participation patch. See website calendar for dates at www.marylandsciencecenter.org.

 

 

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/WHERE: January 14, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. , Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
                              April 8, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

Maker Marathon

GS Brownie and Junior

What is a maker? Explore the world around you through play and building exciting projects to fulfill a need. Let your imagination go wild creating crazy circuits, making a healthy snack, designing jewelry, and creating a pop up card.
WHEN: January 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $48 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Girls need to bring a bag lunch. Afternoon snack will be provided. Parents are encouraged to attend and do not need to pay fee. Before and after care available 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for an additional $10. Min 10/Max 18.

 

 

Snappy Circuits Basic

GS Brownie and Junior

Have you ever wondered how the radio in your car works? Using Snap Circuits you will explore how electricity is carried and applied to everyday appliances as we build and explore the power of electricity, waves and sounds. By the end of the program you will have a basic understanding how electricity flows and be able to build your very own FM radio using the Snap Circuits.
WHEN: January 21, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 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.
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.

 

 

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!

 

 

Blueprint of a Berry

GS Junior through Cadette
Be a Biotechnologist! Learn about DNA and how to extract DNA from strawberries and other types of food.
WHEN: January 28, 2017, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12, includes fun patch.
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

Drawing

Come and nurture your inner artist during this creative session at the Ward Museum. Using different media and mediums you will work on still life drawings, shading with pencil and charcoal, and perspective pieces. After honing your sketching skills, you will learn about the challenges of graphic design as you design your own logo for your unique personal brand. Finally, you will have the option of your work being displayed at the annual Ward Museum Student Art Show, where artists and their families will be invited to attend the opening gala of the show!
WHEN: January 28, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $14, includes Drawing badge.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling, 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting http://tinyurl.com
NOTE: Min 12/Max 30.

 

 

 

February

Camp-In

GS Brownies in grade 3 and Junior

Camp-In is a one-night sleepover adventure that includes IMAX and Planetarium shows, hands-on science workshops, museum exploration, store time, and the chance to spend a night at the museum.
WHEN: Various Friday or Saturday nights, January 2017 – May 2017
WHERE: Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
COST: $45 per girl or adult.
REGISTRATION: Registration opens October 2016. Please register through vendor by calling 410-545-5955 or emailing dbellomo@mdsci.org
NOTE: Includes a snack, breakfast and participation patch. See website calendar for dates at www.marylandsciencecenter.org.

 

 

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.

 

 

Galentine’s Day Bash • Camp Sandy Pines

GS Daisy through Junior

WHEN: February 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Sandy Pines

COST: $15 per person.
Before Valentine’s Day, come and celebrate your love for your sisters in Scouting at the Sandy Pines Galentine’s Day Bash! We will make crafts, play games, sing karaoke, have a crazy costume contest, and enjoy a fabulous tea party!

 

 

H2O - Ocean

GS Daisy through Junior

The ocean surrounds us. It defines the culture and flavor of the region. Learn all about the wondrous ocean and why it is so important to life on Earth.
WHEN: February 11, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury MD, 21804
COST: $14 per girl, includes H20 Ocean patch.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting http://tinyurl.com
NOTE: Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

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.

 

 

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day Celebration 2017

GS Daisy through Ambassador

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.
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. Please contact DLFrancisco@nccde.org or call 302-761-4340. Register your country early as only one of each country will be represented. Only girls presenting a country will receive the Thinking Day patch.

 

 

H2O - Wetlands

GS Daisy through Junior

Wetlands are an important ecosystem for many different forms of life, but especially for birds! The many marshes and swamps of the Delmarva Peninsula provide vital habitat for many bird species. Learn about these local habitats that are a keystone for our region.
WHEN: February 25, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury MD, 21804
COST: $14 per girl, includes H20 Wetlands patch.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting http://tinyurl.com
NOTE: Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

 

March

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CAMP-IN

GS Brownies in grade 3 and Junior

Camp-In is a one-night sleepover adventure that includes IMAX and Planetarium shows, hands-on science workshops, museum exploration, store time, and the chance to spend a night at the museum.
WHEN: Various Friday or Saturday nights, January 2017 – May 2017
WHERE: Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
COST: $45 per girl or adult.
REGISTRATION: Registration opens October 2016. Please register through vendor by calling 410-545-5955 or emailing dbellomo@mdsci.org
NOTE: Includes a snack, breakfast and participation patch. See website calendar for dates at www.marylandsciencecenter.org.

 

 

Scout Night at the Museum

GS Daisy through Junior

Join museum staff and volunteers for an evening of crafts, live animal presentations and more - all geared towards meeting badge requirements.
WHEN: March 2017, date TBA, 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. Please contact: www.delmnh.org/scouts or 302-658-9111.

 

 

Sea Glass Jewelry Pendants

Scouts will make a sea glass jewelry pendant to take home with them using a simple wire cage technique. This is a beginner’s course, everyone is welcome.
WHEN: March 4, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station, Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
CSOT: $15 per person.
Registration Please register through vendor by calling 302-227-6991.
NOTE: All supplies will be provided. Participants may bring their own piece of sea glass or choose from the park’s collection. Most requirements will be met for the Jeweler badge. Min 8/Max 16.

 

 

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.

 

 

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 11, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Salisbury University, Fulton Hall, 1120 Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD 21801
COST: $14 per girl, includes Digital Photography badge.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting http://tinyurl.com
NOTE: Meet at the bus stop in Parking Lot A. Girls need to wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Min 12/Max 20.

 

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.

 

 

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 18, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Please arrive by 12:45 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. 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.



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.

 

 

Mom & Me Pinterest Party • Camp Grove Point

GS Brownies, Juniors and Adults
WHEN: March 24-25, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Friday - 2 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Camp Grove Point

COST: $43 per person.

Come to camp with Mom or your troop leader for rest, relaxation, and to get crafty! Friday night we will enjoy healthy snacks, face masks, and pedicures! On Saturday, enjoy a lazy breakfast before a busy day of conquering Pinterest’s favorite projects!

 

 

Introduction to Digital Photography: Taking and Editing the Image

Use digital cameras to learn the basics of composing a photo. Explore your talents by taking photos from unusual angles, working with a variety of subjects and lighting, and gaining skills to edit pictures with Photoshop Elements and Picasa, a free editing program you can use at home.
WHEN: March 25, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch and one color digital image.
NOTE: Dress for the outdoors. Event will happen rain or shine. We will move indoors in inclement weather. Completes some requirements towards the Junior Digital Photography badge. 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: 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.

 

 

 

April

Camp-In

GS Brownies in grade 3 and Junior

Camp-In is a one-night sleepover adventure that includes IMAX and Planetarium shows, hands-on science workshops, museum exploration, store time, and the chance to spend a night at the museum.
WHEN: Various Friday or Saturday nights, January 2017 – May 2017
WHERE: Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
COST: $45 per girl or adult.
REGISTRATION: Registration opens October 2016. Please register through vendor by calling 410-545-5955 or emailing dbellomo@mdsci.org
NOTE: Includes a snack, breakfast and participation patch. See website calendar for dates at www.marylandsciencecenter.org.

 

 

Wetland Habitats for Wildlife

Discover the many animals that live in a wetland habitat with Delaware Nature Society. Explore live animals and taxidermy to determine what each animal needs to live and how people can help protect and create habitat. Hike to the pond and investigate beaver activity. Learn stewardship as we net animals, observe their special features for survival and release them back into the wild! Help complete a habitat conservation project.
WHEN: April 1, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, 15411 Abbott’s Pond Road, Milford, DE 19963
COST: $14 per girl, includes Animal Habitats badge.
NOTE: Dress for weather, wear boots/shoes to get muddy. Min 8/Max 20.


 

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.

 

 

H2O - Bay

GS Daisy through Junior

The Chesapeake and Delaware Bays are major areas for a variety of life. Learn about the aquatic animals in the bay, and the many shore birds that depend on the life in those bays all while learning about conserving water.
WHEN: April 8, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury MD, 21804
COST: $14 per girl, includes H20 Bay patch.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 410-742-4988, emailing: wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting http://tinyurl.com
NOTE: Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo

GS Daisy through Junior

Enjoy an after-hours evening at the zoo just for scouts and their families! There will be games, crafts, and animal encounters.
WHEN: April 8, 2017, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $10 per person; includes all Girl Scouts, leaders, parents and siblings. One Leader free for every 15 people registered with troop.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration strongly suggested through vendor. To register, please email education@brandywinezoo.org. For additional information, please call 302-571-7850 ext. 209.
NOTE: This is an outdoor event, so please dress for the weather.

 

 

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/WHERE: April 8, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Coverdale Garden Architects

Put yourself in the shoes of a vegetable farmer at Delaware Nature Society’s Coverdale Farm Preserve as you design your very own edible or pollinator-friendly garden! Sow seeds of horticultural success by investigating small-scale and production-scale garden design. Identify key cultural needs of plants, learn which plants grow best in our region and which plants attract butterflies and bees, and dig into healthy soil to discover the life it supports. End your gardening adventure with your own “ready to plant” garden design and a green thumb to make it beautiful!
WHEN: April 15, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road, Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $20 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Bring a water bottle and a bag lunch. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable hiking shoes. Completes some requirements for the Junior Gardener badge. Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

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.

 

 

Letterboxing & Geocaching

GS Brownie and Junior
Visit the DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) on the Wilmington Riverfront to carve out your own personal stamp and explore the exciting world of letterboxing with Delaware Nature Society. 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 22, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: $12, includes Brownie Letterboxing badge for Brownies and Junior Geocaching badge for Juniors
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
NOTE: Dress for the weather, wear comfortable hiking shoes that can get muddy, and bring a water bottle. Min 8/Max 25.

 

 

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 29, 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 Junior Animal Habitats badge.
NOTE: Each troop to register gets free admission for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

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 October 2017 Junior level competition at Camp Grove Point.

WHEN: April 29, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

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 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Please arrive by 9:15 a.m.)
WHERE: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST: $12 per girl, includes admission for the day and the Junior Flower 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: 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 10/Max 24.

 

 

 

May

Camp-in

GS Brownies in grade 3 and Junior

Camp-In is a one-night sleepover adventure that includes IMAX and Planetarium shows, hands-on science workshops, museum exploration, store time, and the chance to spend a night at the museum.
WHEN: Various Friday or Saturday nights, January 2017 – May 2017
WHERE: Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
COST: $45 per girl or adult.
REGISTRATION: Registration opens October 2016. Please register through vendor by calling 410-545-5955 or emailing dbellomo@mdsci.org
NOTE: Includes a snack, breakfast and participation patch. See website calendar for dates at www.marylandsciencecenter.org.

 

 

Campout at the Beach!

Stay overnight at the beach! Scouts will campout in the Indian River Life-Saving Station’s courtyard. Girls will explore the importance of this historic site by learning about the contribution of a female figure, Martha Coston, to Maritime history. Girls will learn how to tie a decorative knot, perform a science experiment, and enjoy a guided tour through the museum. The evening will end on the beach with a campfire, s’mores, and spooky tales from the Indian River Life-Saving Station’s logs.
WHEN: May 6, 2016, 4 p.m. – May 7, 2017, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station, Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $40 per person.
Registration: Please register through vendor by calling 302-227-6991.
NOTE: One “free” adult must be present per six girls; additional adults will be charged the full price of the program. Troops will be required to bring their own picnic dinner. Campfire snacks and coffee will be provided. All badge requirements will be met for the Playing the Past badge. Min 8/Max 20 (not including adults).

 

 

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: May 13, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Science Center & Museum, 1115 Robert Melson Lane, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $12 per girl, includes Junior Flower badge.
NOTE: Each troop to register gets free admission for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

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 20, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $5 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Please register through vendor by calling (302) 227-6991.
NOTE: Participants must wear close-toed shoes and clothes that can get muddy. Program will meet at the Indian River Life-Saving Station and scouts will be transported to the campground area. Most badge requirements will be met for the Animal Habitats badge. Min 6/Max 25.

 

 

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 one-of-a-kind piece of abstract art. Girls will make one 8 x 10 print.
WHEN: May 20, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $14 per girl, includes 8 x 10 print.
NOTE: This program completes some requirements towards the Junior Digital Photography badge. Min 6/ 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 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

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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.

 


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.

 

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