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2014: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August

 

 

April

Detective - DaVinci Kids **This program has been cancelled.**
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Learn how to secure a crime scene, collect evidence, do fingerprint and footprint analysis and examine hair and fibers left at the scene of the crime to earn your Detective badge.
WHEN: April 16, 2014, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: DaVinci Kids, 6285 Limestone Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes Detective badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 24.

 

Flowers – Iron Hill Museum
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Learn about flowers while enjoying a nature walk. Have fun making your own bouquet!
WHEN: April 19, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $9 per girl, includes Flower badge.
NOTE: No charge for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each.

 

People to People: Puerto Rico – Newark Resource Center **This program has been cancelled**
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes

Go on a fantastic journey to Puerto Rico. Experience the culture, food, craft, dance, language and more of this country.
WHEN: April 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Newark Resource Center
COST: $8 per participant (girl or adult), includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Min 12/Max 50.

 

Earth Day – Ray Street
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors (Grades K-5)

Join the residents of Ray Street on the campus of the University of Delaware to celebrate Earth Day. Girls will enjoy a brief presentation from Ray Street residents and participate in a sustainable activity. 
WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Ray Street Complex, 15 Ray Street, Newark, DE 19717
COST: $5 per girl, includes a fun patch
NOTE: Each girl needs to bring an item to donate for a garage sale.  Min 5/Max 30

 

Storm the Castle: Basic Catapults – Camp Country Center **This program is now full.**
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors

Design and build a variety of catapults and test them to see how far your objects can fly! Teams can start planning for the October 2014 beginner-level competition at Camp Todd.
WHEN: April 26, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 24.

 

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

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

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

 

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

WHEN: April 26, 2014

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

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

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

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

 

Junior Girl Scouting Bicycle Safety Event
Girl Scout Juniors

WHEN: April 26, 2014. (Rain date May 3, 2014.) Noon - 2 p.m.
WHERE: All Wheels Bike Shop, 4100 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 (Will use the parking lot in front of George’s store.)

Review the major parts of a Bicycle
Review the different types of bikes
Review Bike safety equipment and how to keep yourself safe when riding a bike
Review rules of the road for bicycles
How to plan a bicycle trip
Questions answered for parents

Parents and troop leaders are also welcome. Please direct all questions to deb.grubbe@comcast.net  or 302-226-3936.


Women in Aviation – New Castle County Airport **This program is now full.**
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes

Join the Delaware 99s (an international organization of women pilots) who graciously host this very popular event. You will learn the steps to become a pilot, explore emergency procedures, create rockets and design your own plane. Meet women pilots and see their planes.
WHEN: April 27, 2014, 12:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: New Castle County Airport, New Castle, DE
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 25/Max 50.

 

Geocaching at Fresh Pond Tract
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5) and adult chaperones

Understand the rules of a popular past-time known as Geocaching. Girls will split into teams to find the locations of all caches along the Prickly Pear Trail using a GPS unit. This is a race to beat your fellow Girl Scouts and be the first back to the start of the trail!

WHEN: April 27, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

COST: $12, includes Geocacher badge

NOTE: Program will begin at the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Adult chaperones will need to transport girls to Fresh Pond Tract during the program. Min 8/Max 20.

 

Colonial Life on the Chesapeake - Mount Harmon Plantation
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

To earn the Playing the Past badge, Juniors will make colonial “mob caps” and other period dress, tour a colonial manor house, learn to cook on an open hearth, and spin fiber. Read diaries of colonial women and write your own selfimprovement ideas based on those of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington.
WHEN: April 27, 2014, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Mount Harmon Plantation, 600 Mount Harmon Rd., Earleville, MD 21919
COST: $10 per girl, includes Playing the Past badge.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 50.

 

Turtle Terrain and Slithering Soil
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Do you love animals? Discover the secret lives of turtles, snakes and more. Explore and learn what it takes to care for these amazing animals.
WHEN: April 27, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Delmarva Discovery Center, 2 Market St., Pocomoke City, MD 21851
COST: $12 per girl, includes Animal Habitat badge.
NOTE: One adult per 5 children will be admitted for free, additional adults pay $8. Min 8/Max 15.

 

 

 

May

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

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

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

 

Pockets to Petticoats — Zwaanendael Museum
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

What is a pocket? What is a petticoat? Earn your Junior Playing the Past badge at the Zwaanendael Museum by becoming a country woman or shopkeeper in the 1700’s. You will also design your own 18th century outfit!
WHEN: May 3, 2014, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958
COST: $8 per girl, includes Playing the Past badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 15.

 

Blueprint of a Berry - Camp Country Center
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes

Be a Biotechnologist! Learn about DNA and how to extract DNA from strawberries and other types of food.

WHEN: May 10, 2014, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 16. Please eat prior to arrival.

 

Creative Writing in the Afternoon
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Join us for a fun afternoon of creative writing facilitated by a professional writer whose work has been published in Boys’ Life, Kiki and Susie, and two Chicken Soup for the Soul books.
WHEN: May 10, 2014, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Newark Resource Center
COST: $16 per girl, includes Scribe badge.
NOTE: Bring a notebook and pencil or pen.
Min 10/Max 20.

 

Geocache Adventure – Salisbury Zoo
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Using a provided GPS receiver, find hidden treasures about animals around the zoo and create a treasure hunt.
WHEN:
May 10, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
August 2, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Salisbury Zoo, 755 S. Park Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $11 per girl, includes Geocacher badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 25.

 

MOTHER DAUGHTER JEWELRY – MAKING AT THE SHORE
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5) and adult chaperones

Celebrate Mother’s Day by spending quality time together with your mother or daughter! Everyone will make a seaglass jewelry pendant to take home using a simple wire cage technique. This is a beginner’s course, everyone is welcome.
WHEN: May 11, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Indian River Life-Saving Station at Delaware Seashore State Park, 25039 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: $18 per participant (girl or adults), includes fun patch.
NOTE: All supplies will be provided. Participants may bring their own piece of Seaglass, if preferred. Min 8/Max 20.

 

Animal Habitats – Iron Hill Museum
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Where is the ideal place for an animal to live? Learn all about the animals found in the 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: May 17, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $9 per girl, includes Animal Habitats badge.
NOTE: No charge for two leaders/chaperones. Additional non-participants are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

Habitat Homes – Killens Pond State Park
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Explore the forest and pond habitats and meet live animals who live there! We will build a birdhouse to take home with us to make a great habitat for our backyard animals.
WHEN: May 17, 2014, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Killens Pond State Park, Nature Center, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton, DE 19943
COST: $14 per girl, includes birdhouse materials.
NOTE: Bring a water bottle and wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Some requirements for the Animal Habitats badge will be met.
Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 10/Max 20.

 

Rock Climbing – Alapocas Run State Park
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes

Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion
of physical and mental preparedness.

May 17, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

May 24, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

June 7, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

**June 21, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd. Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $24 per participant (girl or adult). Includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

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

 

Making It From Scratch
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors

Express yourself and create stories, make animated movies, design video games, make public service announcements and more using the free computer software, Scratch!
WHEN/WHERE: May 18, 2014, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch
NOTE: This activity meets some requirements for the Entertainment Technology badge and aligns with the Media and Amuse Journeys.
Min 5/Max 15.

 

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

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

WHEN: May 18, 2014, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.*

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

 

Home Sweet Home – Salisbury Zoo
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Through a variety of activities, you will learn about and explore various Animal Habitats.
WHEN: May 24, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Salisbury Zoo, 755 S. Park Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $11 per girl, includes Animal Habitats badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 25.

 

Rock Climbing – Alapocas Run State Park
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes

Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion
of physical and mental preparedness.

May 24, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

June 7, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

**June 21, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd. Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $24 per participant (girl or adult). Includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

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

 

 

June

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

Explore the ins and outs of historic Cooch- Dayett Mills and discover how water generates energy to run all its machines. Then harness the ultimate power source – the sun! Observe our star with a specially-filtered telescope, do a solar power experiment, construct a simple sundial, make your own solar print and use a solar oven.
WHEN: June 7, 2014, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Cooch-Dayett Mills, 904 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Activities align with Brownie Wonders of Water and Junior Get Moving Journeys. Min 8/Max 30.

 

Rock Climbing – Alapocas Run State Park
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes

Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion
of physical and mental preparedness.

June 7, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

**June 21, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd. Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $24 per participant (girl or adult). Includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

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

 

 

August

Geocache Adventure – Salisbury Zoo
Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Using a provided GPS receiver, find hidden treasures about animals around the zoo and create a treasure hunt.
WHEN: August 2, 2014, 9 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Salisbury Zoo, 755 S. Park Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $11 per girl, includes Geocacher badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 25.

 
 
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