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Programs for Multiple Grade Levels

 

 

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Registration FAQs

 

To register, please
email Registration Form to program@cbgsc.org

or call 302-456-7182

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important Deadlines:

March 22
Cookie Program Ends

(originally March 8)

March 26
Troops will be locked
out of eBudde
(originally March 12)

Troop Deposit deadline
to troop bank accounts

Troop ACH Extension Form due to council

 

April 1

Final Balance ACH Withdrawal from
troop accounts (originally March 18)

Annual Meeting Registration Deadline

 

April 15

Summer Camp Financial Assistance Deadline

Summer Camp Early Bird Registration Deadline

 

May 29

Summer Camp Registration Deadline

Add-A-Camper Deadline

 

 

 

 

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Registering after the 14-day deadline will incur a late registration fee. Adult/girl ratio must be followed, unless otherwise noted.
If the minimum number of participants is not met 14 days prior to the program date, the program will be cancelled.

 

March

African American Life on the John Dickinson Plantation

Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors

Discover the lives of enslaved people and the free African Americans who lived on the John Dickinson Plantation and connect their stories to your life and freedoms. We will explore family trees using clues from the past, try daily chores common on the plantation and create a plantation journal to record our thoughts and experiences.
WHEN: March 28, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Rd., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $6 per girl, includes fun patch for Brownies and Playing the Past badge for Juniors.
NOTE: This program connects with the World of Girls Journey for Brownies and completes all requirements for the Playing the Past badge for Juniors. Min 5/Max 30.

*The program registration is now closed. Thank you.*

 

Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo

Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Enjoy a morning at the zoo during this special program just for scouts! There will be games, live animal encounters and other activities all geared toward meeting scout badge requirements. Brandywine Zoo fun patch will be available for purchase.
WHEN: March 28, 2015, time TBD, please visit www.brandywinezoo.org for updates.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $10 per person (girls, siblings, adults). One leader free for every 15 people registered.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through Brandywine Zoo.
Please call 302-571-7850, ext. 209 or email: DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us
NOTE: Please dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors. Pre-registration strongly suggested by March 26.
Walk-ins welcome if space is available.

 

 

CAMP GROVE POINT SUMMER CAMP OPEN HOUSE DATES:

March 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. • April 11, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. • May 31, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

 

 

April

Wonders of the Night Sky
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Use telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye to observe a full moon rising, Orion sinking, Leo prancing, Venus low in the west, Jupiter high in the south, and other celestial sights. 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 4, 2015, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, 3915 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress warmly; this is an outdoor program. Activities align with Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 20.

*This program is full. Thank you.*

 

“Careers in Natural Science” Hosted by: Cathy Perrotto, Education Assistant Manager

WHO: 7th and 8th grade Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Friends
WHEN: Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
COST:  Free, light dinner included.

NOTE: Register with Colleen Gilmore, 302-456-7150 ext. 7179, or cgilmore@cbgs.org by April 1, 2015. This is a girl-only event.
Adults are asked to drop girls off and then pick them up at an assigned time. A confirmation will be sent upon acceptance.Max: 15 girls.

Attend this Dine Around and delve into the diverse and fascinating field of Natural Science. Meet and talk with dynamic professional women who chose to dedicate their careers to science. You will receive a tour of the Museum, meet some live animals, and learn about the different paths you can explore within the Natural Science field.  

 

Mid-Shore Women of Distinction Celebration Luncheon

8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors
The 2015 Mid-Shore WOD Honoree is Audrey E. Scott. The Women of Distinction luncheons honor local women that have made a positive difference in their communities. You will serve in leadership positions and represent GSCB as greeters, flag presenters and for speaking parts. No training is required to participate in the luncheon.
WHEN: Friday, April 10, 2015, Noon-1:30 p.m.
COST: Free, but registration is required. (See below to register.)
NOTE: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and sash or vest.
Contact Denise Eberspeaker, 410-742-5107, for more information or to register. Max 12.

 

Letterboxing and Geocaching
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Letterboxing is a unique combination of a treasure hunt, navigation, artistic expression and outdoor exploration. Carve your own personal stamp and explore the exciting world of letterboxing. Try your navigation skills to find a series of hidden letterboxes or geocaching through the garden.
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 9 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: DuPont Environmental Education Ctr., 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: $10 per girl, includes Letterboxer badge for Brownies and the Geocacher badge for Juniors.
NOTE: Wear shoes that can get muddy and bring rain gear if appropriate. Min 8/Max 25.

*This program is now closed. Thank you.*

 

Girl Scout Engineering Day
Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers at the University of Delaware

Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors

Introduction to Various Engineering Disciplines. Designed for Girl Scouts in middle school and high school interested in learning about engineering, with a focus on Biomedical, Chemical, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering. This program highlights interesting activities and programs at the University of Delaware with student interaction. An informational parent session will be offered by University of Delaware students and alumni.

WHEN/WHERE: April 12, 2015 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., University of Delaware ISE Lab Lobby

COST: $10 registration fee includes patch, activity supplies and a mid-afternoon snack.
NOTE: To register contact Donna Francisco at 456-7182 or dfrancisco@cbgsc.org. For more information, contact Catherine Houghton
at choughton@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7150. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited.

 

Earth Day at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Earth Day is about more than just appreciating our earth, it’s about learning to live in harmony with our environment! Hiking, ziplining, and the Team’s Challenge Course await us in the great outdoors. And don’t forget about cool crafts, cooking over the fire, singing songs, playing games and meeting new friends. We’ll be focused on learning about making environmentally responsible choices so our world and our bodies can work well together, and how to be leaders in educating others as well! As always, prepare to enjoy the natural environment, outdoor activities, fun and games.
WHEN:
Day: April 18, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Overnight: April 17-19, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: Day participants: $15 includes patch, crafts lunch and snack. Weekend participants: $40 includes patch, crafts and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration Min 15/Max100 for day participants, Min 15/ Max 100 for overnight participants.

 

Dine Around Opportunity - Computer Science

Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors

WHEN: April 22, 2015

WHERE: Location will be given at time of registration
Meet Lauren Schaefer who works for IBM as a computer scientist and is a former Girl Scout.Ms. Schaefer will host you at her home where she can show you her home office. She will discuss the many opportunities available to girls who earn a degree in Computer Science and how her degree has enabled her to keep her job despite moving away from her company’s office as well as provided her with exciting opportunities to travel. There are a wide range of well paying jobs within the field of Computer Science. Come find out if this an area of interest for you!​

NOTE: If you would like to participate, contact Colleen Gilmore at cgilmore@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7179.

 

What your Grandmother Did As A Girl Scout
Girl Scout Juniors through Cadettes
The Archive Committee will lead you in hands-on activities that your mother or grandmother may have done at their troop meetings.
WHEN: April 25, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: $10 per girl, includes a fun patch.
NOTE: Min 25/Max 50.

 

GSCB Annual Meeting
8th Grade Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and GS volunteers
This is your opportunity to meet our CEO and Board Chair and hear the state of the council.
Help us to also celebrate our amazing volunteers who will be honored at this unique event!

WHEN: April 29, 2015, 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Visit our Annual Meeting page for more info. and to register.

 

 

 

 

May

Chesapeake STEM EXPO
Hosted by the Wicomico Community College & Salisbury University

Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors

WHEN: May 2, 2015, 9:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE: Wicomico Community College, Salisbury, MD, Henson Hall, Room 105

This exciting program provides girls in grades 6-10 with hands-on, fun STEM activities and opportunities to interact with women role models in STEM careers. Information sessions for parents are also planned.

COST: $10 registration fee includes patch, lunch, and activity supplies.

NOTE: To register, contact Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7150. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, contact Catherine Houghton at choughton@cbgsc.org or 302-456-7184.


Women in Aviation
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes
Join the Delaware 99s (an international organization of women pilots) who graciously host this very popular event. See inside the planes on exhibit at the museum, talk with women pilots about getting a license, develop your skills on a flight simulator, and other hands on activities on the principals of flight and airport procedures.
WHEN: May 3, 2015, Noon – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Dover Air Mobility Command Museum, 1301 Heritage Rd., Dover, DE 19902
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress appropriately for the weather. It is windy and cooler out on the tarmac. Sneakers or flat shoes must be worn.
Eat before attending this event - it is a full agenda with no snack breaks included. No cell phones will be permitted. Min 25/Max 50.

*This program is full. Thank you.*

 

Daisy and Brownie Discover Camp Grove Point
Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
Learn some of the best outdoor skills including how to read a compass, start and cook on a fire and how to build a shelter in the woods. We will also review how to determine safe and unsafe plants in the woods. We will play some fun outdoor games and work on great arts and crafts projects.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 9 a.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Grove Point
COST: $35 includes program supplies, a fun patch and three meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration. Min 30/Max 100.

 

Storm the Castle: Basic Catapults
Girl Scout Brownie 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
2015 competition at Camp Todd.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

 

Storm the Castle: Complex Catapults

Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Design and build a variety of catapults and trebuchets then test them to see how far your objects can fly! Teams can start planning for
the October 2015 competition at Camp Todd.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $14 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

*This program is full. Thank you.*

 

Rock Climbing
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.
WHEN:
May 16, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May 16, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
May 30, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*
June 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

June 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd., Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $26 per participant (girl or adult), includes fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program date is now full. Thank you.

 

Making it From Scratch
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Make animated movies, design video games, Public Service Announcements and more using the free computer software Scratch!
WHEN/WHERE: May 16, 2015, 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 6/Max 16.

 

High Sea Adventures
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join us on a classic deadrise (watermen) style boat tour of the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay. We will learn about the area’s history, its ecosystem and how it affects the famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab. You will be given an opportunity to fish for Croaker,
Spot Perch and Catfish.
WHEN: May 17, 2015, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Cedar Hill Marina, 20945 Harbor View Rd., Bivalve, MD 21814 onboard the Marah Michelle.
COST: $18 per girl/adult. Includes fun patch, bait and tackle.
NOTE: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact procastinatorcharters@verizon.net or call 443-783-0227.
Girls need to bring a bag lunch to enjoy in the picnic area after the boat tour. Necessary items include boat shoes or sneakers,
hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, jacket and bug spray. Min 10/Max 20.

 

Blueprint of a Berry
Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes
Be a Biotechnologist! Learn about DNA and how to extract it from strawberries and other types of food.
WHEN: May 30, 2015, Noon - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 5/Max 20.

 

 

 

June

Rockin and Raftin Weekend at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Junior through Ambassadors
Join us on Friday for a starlit night hike; wake up with us for an amazing morning on the Camp Todd zip line and climb the cool rock wall. As the evening approaches, we will take a small boat ride along the water’s edge, and close with a campfire and s‘mores.
WHEN: June 5, 2015, Check in 7 p.m. on Friday, Check out 11 a.m. on Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: $55, includes rental of additional equipment needed for the program, patch and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow safety activity checkpoints for camping and girl adult ratio for registration.
Min 30/Max 100.

 

Rock Climbing
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.
WHEN:
June 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

June 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd., Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $26 per participant (girl or adult), includes fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program date is now full. Thank you.

 

Nature Power!
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Explore the ins and outs of historic Cooch-Dayett Mills and discover how water-generated energy to run all its machines. Harness the ultimate power source – the sun! Observe this 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 6, 2015, 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.

 

 

 

 

October

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Girl Scout Punkin Fling and Fall Festival

All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends

WHEN: October 10, 2015, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Grove Point

COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch. Additional $10 entry fee for Punkin Fling, Bake-off and/or Chili Cook-off.
NOTE: Catapults & Trebuchets -- two age groups (D-J, C-A) -- Prizes!

To register, complete the Registration Form and return to Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org
or fax it to 302-456-7188. Min 25/Max 120

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