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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

   

sweet frog

GS Daisies through Cadettes

WHEN: Ongoing

Girl Scouts can earn a sweetFrog Community Patch when they take a field trip and tour of a participating
sweetFrog store. This patch is made especially for sweetFrog with Scoop and Cookie on it. Scouts can also
earn badges from their visit by participating in the exercises below. The cost is $7 per scout and includes
the tour, a sweetFrog Community Patch and a 12oz. cup of frozen yogurt. Troop leaders are responsible
for additional scouting exercises and providing any official GSUSA badges earned.


 

 

December

Media Girls

GS Daisy through Ambassador

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

 

 

 

bay shopHoliday Shopping Nights

Open to all GS grade levels, family and friends

Our annual Holiday Shopping Nights are back! Girls will receive a holiday goody and craft bag with a blank wish list to complete. After completing her wish list, she can work on a holiday craft and enjoy a snack while you shop. It is great
fun for family, friends and troops*!

WHEN: Wednesday, December 14, 3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

The Newark Bay Shop: 302-456-7176
The Salisbury Bay Shop: 410-742-5107
*Reservations required for troops.


 

 

Women’s Wellness Weekend

Girls and adults, ages 16+
WHERE: December 10, 2016, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: $20 per person. (includes lunch)
Come to Camp Todd to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and experience a day consisting solely of adventure, fun and much needed "un-plugging" and "recharging". Challenge yourself on our low- and high-elements courses. Yoga, ZUMBA™, and Pilates will be offered as part of a day entirely focused on mental, emotional and physical health. Lunch will be provided.

*This program was postponeed from October 7-9, 2016.

 

 

Girl Scout Day at Winterthur

GS Daisy through Ambassador

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

 

 

Art and Science of Chocolate

GS Cadette through Ambassador and adults

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

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


 

 

 

January

Highest Awards: Q & A

GSJunior through Ambassador and Adults

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

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

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

February 5, 2017

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

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

 

 

Hidden Figures

GS Junior through Ambassador

WHEN: January 12, 2017

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

 

 

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.

 

 

Reactive Robots

GS Cadette through Ambassador

Take your robotic programming skills to the next level. We will add sensors to our robots so they can see, hear and feel the world around them.
WHEN/WHERE: January 14, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707

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


 

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.

 

 

Explore the Magic of Motion

GS Cadette through Ambassador

Work with current UD students, learn skills that can make you a healthier person and discover how physical activity helps the body heal. Get hands-on experience finding muscles in your body, checking blood pressure and more! Step into the life of a Physical Therapy student and earn a badge as you explore the exciting world of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware.
WHEN: January 21, 2017, 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Snow date: January 28, 2017)
WHERE: University of Delaware, Physical Therapy Program, 540 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
COST: $14 per girl, includes a light breakfast and Physical Therapy badge.
NOTE: Min 20/Max 40.

 

 

Snappy Circuits 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.

 

 

Snappy Circuits Advanced

GS Cadette through Ambassador

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

 

 

OMHOn My Honor Ceremony

All Girl Scout grade levels, families and friends

To achieve the Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze Award takes dedication, organization and determination. These awards are not easily achieved and the girls who earn them are to be commended. This special girl-led ceremony will honor the Girl Scouts who have achieved their highest grade level awards. We will also acknowledge the commitment of girls who have been a Girl Scout for 10 and 13 years and graduating seniors. Information about the Take Action projects will be on display. Attendance by honorees, families, friends and the Girl Scout community is encouraged. Cadettes in grade 8 through Ambassadors who are not being honored are eligible to apply for Mistress of Ceremonies. Click here to download the Leadership Application.
WHEN: January 22, 2017, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Snow date: January 29, 2017)
WHERE: Smyrna High School, 500 Duck Creek Pkwy., Smyrna, DE 19977
COST: $5 per person. (There is no cost for girl being honored)
NOTE: Girls must complete and submit final paperwork to Council by the September 30, 2016 deadline in order to be recognized. Girls entering grade 6, grade 9, or entering college must have paperwork in to Council by September 30. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS. Submissions of final reports after the deadline will not be eligible for recognition at this year’s ceremony. They will be honored the following year only if they qualify.

 

 

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.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

DNA Fingerprinting

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

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Art and Science of Chocolate

GS Cadette through Ambassador and adults

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

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

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

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

February 5, 2017

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

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

 

 

Super Scout Sunday

GS Brownie through Ambassador

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

 

 

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.

 

 

For the Love of Animals

GS Daisy and Brownie

Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved!
WHEN: February 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., 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.
NOTEL Program meets most requirements for the Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award and the Brownie Pets badge (Steps 1-5).

Min 10/Max 30.

 

 

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day Celebration 2017 “Grow

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

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

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

 

 

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

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.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

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

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

March 5, 2017

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

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

 

 

Scout & Family Weekend

GS Brownie through Ambassador

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

 

 

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18th Annual Women of Distinction

GS Cadette (grade 8) through Ambassador

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

Max 75.

 

 

Explore the Fleet at Historic Ships in Baltimore

GS Daisy through Ambassador

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

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

 

 

Women in Aviation

GS Junior and Cadette

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

 

 

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!

 

 

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.

 

 

Science Tricks

GS Junior and Cadette

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

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

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

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

April 2, 2017

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

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

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Reactive Robots

GS Cadette through Ambassador

Take your robotic programming skills to the next level. We will add sensors to our robots so they can see, hear and feel the world around them.
WHEN/WHERE: April 8, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Peninsula Resource Center, 1346 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, MD, 21804
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 6/Max 16.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Storm the Castle: Complex Catapults

GS Cadette through Ambassador

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


 

 

May

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.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

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

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN:

First Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.

May 7, 2017

June 4, 2017

July 2, 2017

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

 

 

MicroArt

GS Junior and 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.
REGISTRATION: Please register by submitting 215-PM Event Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org.
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

Introduction to 3D Design

GS Cadette through Ambassador

The future is here - 3D printing! Work as a team to create a 3D design using the software Sculpt, and invent and learn how and where to get your creations printed. Witness a sample being printed and imagine the possibilities.
WHEN: June 3, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Please bring USB drive to save files. Time will not permit girls to print their designs at this session. Min 6/Max 12.

 

 

Highest Awards: Q & A

Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador and Adults

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

WHERE: Free teleconference.

WHEN: June 4, 2017 and July 2, 2017

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

 


Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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fairwinds

mid-atlantic ballet

river expeditions

skyzone

 

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