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Programs for Girl Scout Seniors (Grades 9-10) and Ambassadors (Grades 11-12)

 

Event Registration

STEM

Summer Camp

On My Honor

Annual Meeting

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Association Meetings

Women of Distinction

National Council Session

Recruitment Events

Building the Beacon

 

To register,
please contact:
Donna Francisco

302-456-7182

Registration FAQs

 

2014-2015 Council Program Guide

 
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(Jump to a specific grade level by clicking the links above. "gs" contains multi-level programming.)
September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May

 

 

March

Girl Scout Family Ski Weekend
All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends
WHEN: March 6-8, 2015
WHERE: Roundtop Mountain Resort
NOTE:Lift/Lesson/Rental options Sat/Sun for just $49/person inclusive! Register Special Hotel Lodging Friday and Saturday Night rates start at only $75/person. Discounted lunch ticket at Roundtop with 3 entrée choices, plus fries, cookie, and drink $10. Complimentary Snow Sports merit badge testing. Complimentary Winter Scout Weekend patch available for all reservations made by Nov. 31 (for Dec weekend) and by Jan. 31 (for March weekend). In order to qualify for these reduced rates, you must pre-register by calling 717-432-9631 x3723 or by filling out the form on our website.

 

16th Women of Distinction Celebration
8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors
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 10, 2015, 3 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hotel duPont, 11th and Market Sts, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: Free, includes dinner and fun patch.
NOTE: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white blouse, membership pins and sash or vest. Complete and submit the
Leadership Application by December 5, 2014. All participants must register and attend the Powerful First Impression Workshop on
January 31, 2015. Max 75.

 

SmartDrive Car Care
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors
This hybrid program features 30 minute online and 2 hour “hands on” instruction with certified driving professionals.
Important topics such as vehicle maintenance and safety, safe driving, what to do in an emergency and even “green”
best practices regarding driving and vehicles will be covered. Learn important driving tips and safety skills that will last for a lifetime!
WHEN/WHERE:
March 14, 2015, 10 a.m. – Noon, EAGLE 97.7, Harrington, DE
April 11, 2015, 10 a.m. – Noon, WSTW, Wilmington, DE
COST: $12 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact Karen.versuk@smartdriveusa.org or

call 888-553-6543 to register.
NOTE: Link for online portion provided once registered. Rain date for programs is the following Sunday. Min 4/Max 20.

 

 

 

 

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.

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.  

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.

 

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.

 

Locavore
Girl Scout Seniors
Girls will hear from a local organic farmer about the trials and successes of participating in the local food distribution system and why it’s beneficial to eat local. Discover how you can access the local foods being grown and produced in your area. Then cook a dish created from local ingredients and use that as inspiration for a unique recipe of your own. Earn a new badge and discover the power of going local!
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury MD, 21804
COST: $18 per girl, includes Locavore badge.
NOTE: Please list any allergy concerns on Event Registration Form. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program has been cancelled.*

 

SmartDrive Car Care
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors
This hybrid program features 30 minute online and 2 hour “hands on” instruction with certified driving professionals.
Important topics such as vehicle maintenance and safety, safe driving, what to do in an emergency and even “green”
best practices regarding driving and vehicles will be covered. Learn important driving tips and safety skills that will last for a lifetime!
WHEN/WHERE: April 11, 2015, 10 a.m. – Noon, WSTW, Wilmington, DE
COST: $12 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact Karen.versuk@smartdriveusa.org or

call 888-553-6543 to register.
NOTE: Link for online portion provided once registered. Rain date for programs is the following Sunday. Min 4/Max 20.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.*

 

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.

 

Introduction to 3D Design
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Work as a team to create a 3D design using the software Sculpt. Witness a sample being printed and imagine the possibilities.
WHEN: May 16, 2015, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
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. Girls may print items during open sessions at the Digital Media Center. (Must reserve printer. Fee based on weight of printed object.) Min 8/Max 16.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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 Event 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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