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

 

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To register,
please contact:
Donna Francisco

302-456-7182

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2014-2015 Council Program Guide

 
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multi-level
(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

 

 

 

December

GSCB Committees and Task Groups
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors
Provide insight and consolation to committees or task groups from a girl’s point of view. Have a voice in deciding which strategies or action steps should be taken to help shape the future of GSCB. Choose from: Diversity Task Group, Finance Committee or Property Committee. Attend meetings in person or by phone.
WHEN: Applications due by December 5, 2014.
NOTE: For further details on which committees are currently operating, contact the Membership Initiatives Program Manager at
800-341-4007.

 

Teen Member, Board of Directors
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors
Each year, two Girl Scout Seniors or Ambassadors are selected through an interview process to represent the GIRLS in
Girl Scouting by serving a one- or two-year term as a non-voting member on the GSCB Board of Directors. Working with the
members of the Board will open your eyes to the hundreds of decisions made to help keep our council strong and growing.
WHEN: Applications due by December 5, 2014.
NOTE: Girls will need to submit a biography with their application and will be notified by late January 2015 regarding interview date.

 

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:
December 6, 2014, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.*
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.

*This program is full. Thank you.*

 

Embroidery: Now and Then
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors
Earn your Textile Artist badge while embroidering a lovely cell phone cover for you or a friend. Learn about textiles of yesterday and today. Explore colors, patterns, and designs. You will learn embroidery stitches, how they were used in the past and how you can apply them to modern accessories.
WHEN: December 13, 2014, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Hwy., Lewes, DE 19958
COST: $6 per girl, includes Textile Artist badge for Seniors and fun patch for Ambassadors.
NOTE: Girls should purchase embroidery supplies ahead of time and bring to the program, including: 4” or 5” embroidery hoop, embroidery thread in at least 2 different colors and embroidery needles. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Min 5/Max 12.

 

Girl Scout Family Ski Weekend
All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends
WHEN: December 19-21, 2014 or 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 their website.

 

 

 

January

Tidewater Watersheds Conservation Day
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Girl will learn what a watershed is, how it works and the different types of water pollution that affect this dynamic natural resource. The EnviroScape model will be demonstrated. Girls will have an opportunity to enter the National Conservation Poster Contest by designing a themed poster. Those submitting an entry will earn the 2015 Conservation Poster badge.
WHEN: January 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Landford Hwy., Melfa, VA 23410
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Park in the visitor lot and proceed to the Great Hall. Min 25/Max 50.

 

On My Honor Ceremony
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors (Grades K-12)
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. 8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors who are not being honored, are eligible to apply for Mistress of Ceremonies.
WHEN: January 11, 2015
WHERE: Smyrna High School, Smyrna, DE
COST: $5 per person. (There is no cost for girls being honored.)
NOTE: Girls must complete and submit final paperwork to council by the September 30, 2014 deadline in order to be recognized for their accomplishments. 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.

 

Winter Trees at the Chestnut Hill Farm
Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors
Join us at the Judge Morris Estate, historically called Chestnut Hill Farm for a lovely afternoon stroll under some towering treasures.
Then we will tour the estate, enjoy a hot beverage and get you started on a creative tree journal.
WHEN: January 17, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd., Newark, DE 19711
COST: $8 per girl. Two adults per troop included, additional adults pay $8.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-368-6900.
NOTE: No park entrance fee. Min 10/Max 40. (girls and adults).

 

Reactive Robots
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
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: January 17, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

 

Explore the Magic of Motion
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
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 new badge as you explore the exciting world of Physical Therapy at the University
of Delaware.
WHEN: January 24, 2015, 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: University of Delaware, Physical Therapy Program, 540 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
COST: $12 per girl, includes a light breakfast and Physical Therapy badge. Min 20/Max 40.

 

Powerful First Impression
8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors
The ability to create a positive first impression is one you can expand on to build solid relationships. Learn how you can control the way others perceive you.
WHEN: January 31, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Newark Resource Center
COST: Free. Registration required.
NOTE: This workshop is mandatory for all Girl Scouts who are attending the Women of Distinction Celebration on March 10, 2015.
Snow date is February 7, 2015. Min 12/Max 75.

 

Powerful First Impression
8th Grade Cadettes through Ambassadors
The ability to create a positive first impression is one you can expand on to build a solid relationship. Learn how you can take
control of the way others perceive you.
WHEN: January 31, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Newark Resource Center, 501 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
COST: Free. Registration required.
NOTE: Snow date is February 7, 2015. This workshop is mandatory for all Girl Scouts who are attending theWomen of DistinctionCelebration on March 10, 2015. Min 12/Max 75.

 

 

 

February

Winter Camp at Camp Grove Point
Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors
Experience summer fun in the winter! We will hike, use the challenge course and go geocaching. Tell all your summer camp friends to come out and join you this winter at the coolest camp ever.
WHEN: Day: February 7, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekend: February 6–8, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Grove Point
COST: Day program: $15, includes fun patch, crafts, lunch and snack. Weekend program: $40, includes fun patch, crafts and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration.
Min 15/Max 100 for day participants and Min 15/Max 50 for overnight participants.

 

Careers in Engineering – "Making the World Safer, Healthier and Better!”
Hosted by: Deborah Grubbe, PE, Delaware Engineer of the Year – 2001; Member of NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel 2003 - 2012
7th and 8th grade Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and Friends
Join us for a special behind-the-scenes look at engineering. Engineers possess high-level skills, earn high wages and have many options when deciding on a career field. Experts predict a strong demand for engineers in the future, especially for women. You can see the contribution of women engineers in products like the graphing calculator, alternative fuel for cars and processes for the large-scale distribution of antibiotics. According to Girl Scouts of the USA, it’s important for girls who might be interested in the engineering field to seek out opportunities to meet female engineers and learn about their jobs. At this Dine Around, girls will learn what engineering is and why it’s a great career choice, how engineers make the world a better place and what girls need to study in high school to go into the engineering field.
WHEN: Monday, February 9, 2015, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
WHERE: Rehoboth Beach Country Club (please go to the address, not the clubhouse), 201 W. Side Dr., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
COST: Free, light dinner included.
NOTE: Register with Colleen Gilmore, 302-456-7150 ext. 7179, or cgilmore@cbgs.org by October 27, 2014. We encourage guardians
to register and attend this specific Dine Around as useful information will be provided in guiding your Girl Scout in the engineering field.
A confirmation will be sent upon acceptance. Max: 20 girls.

 

Putting the Pieces Together
Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors
Help yourself stay warm during the winter months by learning to quilt. Meet with a quilt artist, learn the tools and tips of the trade, and the basics of running stitches and cutting techniques. Then test your new quilting skills by creating a hot pad to take home. What a toasty way to work towards the Senior Textile Artist badge!
WHEN: February 21, 2015, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware Agriculture Museum and Village, 866 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Please bring a bag lunch. Girls will complete four out of five steps towards the Senior Textile Artist badge. To earn the badge, the girls need to create a quilting gift using the skills they have learned after the program’s completion. Min 5/Max 12.

 

Girl Scout Legislative Day - Annapolis
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors
Spend a fun and enlightening day in Annapolis with Girl Scouts from all over Maryland. Mingle with local legislators, tour government buildings and hear from Legislative Pages.
WHEN: February 26, 2015, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Legislative Services, Joint Hearing Room, Annapolis, MD
COST: $25 per girl, includes lunch.
NOTE: Email Allison Duvall at aduvall@gscm.org for more information on how to register.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

“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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

May

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.

 

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.

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