Join our Girl Scout Birthday Safari Dance Party!

Safari girlOn Saturday, March 7, come celebrate Girl Scout Birthday at our SU Safari Dance Party! There will be lots of games, activities, projects to take home, yummy food to eat, dancing and so much more! Daisies, Brownies and Juniors will be able to accomplish certain requirements for:

  • The Daisy “3 Cheers for Animals” Journey
  • Brownies Pets Badge
  • Juniors Animal Habitats Badge

Older Girl Scouts (Cadettes-Ambassador) are invited to volunteer to help the younger girls with the crafts and games, then join in the festivities with dinner and dancing to top off the night!

Click on the following link for more info:

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Click on the following link for the registration flyer:

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GSCNC 2015 Camp information

Camping/Property Department Dates:

  • Mid January—Summer Camp flyer mailed out
  • January 28: 10 AM – Sleep-Away Camp Registration opens for Winona & Coles Trip
  • January 30: 10 AM – Sleep-Away Camp Registration opens for Potomac Woods & May Flather
  • February 11: 10 AM – Registration opens for Day & Evening Camp

Two Registration Dates for Sleep-Away Camp Volume
Due to the volume of camp registrations last year, two dates have been scheduled to stagger use of the system and increase the level of customer service.

  • On January 28, at 10:00 AM registration opens for Camp Winona and Coles Trip.
  • On January 30, at 10:00 AM registration opens for Camp Potomac Woods and May Flather.

Our website contains details about each of the sleep-away, day and evening Camp programs as well as dates for par-ent information sessions, financial assistance information and transportation logistics. By mid January, every registered Girl Scout family will receive a camp poster in the mail. The camp flyer includes all of the day and evening camp dates and locations. It also highlights the four sleep-away camp properties and the types of programs being offered. A complete list of all of sleep away camp pro-grams can be found online: http://www.gscnc.org/sleep_away_camp.html.

Before Registering for Camp

Remember, sleep-away camp registration is first-come, first-served. Encourage parents and leaders to up-date their camper accounts now, before registering for camp, to minimize technical difficulties and ensure swift registration. The online system will only allow girls to register for camp programs based on the grade currently listed in their account. If the grade in their account is incorrectly listed, parents will receive an er-ror and be unable to register. For safety reasons, it is critical that the contact information in each account is also updated. The contact information is given to camp staff as emergency contact information; please en-sure its accuracy for girl safety. For detailed instructions on how to update your camper’s account visit: http://www.gscnc.org/SACregister.html

Summer Day & Evening Camp Applications Accepted

Registration opens on February 11. To register and view a list of all day and evening camp offerings visit: http://www.gscnc.org/camping/SDEP.html

Scout Discount for Spy Museum’s Spooky Spy event

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Reston Town Center Holiday Parade

RTC Parade 2012

Is your troop interested in participating in the Reston Town Center Holiday Parade on Friday, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m.-noon?

If so, we will be marching as a Service Unit, so please send the following information to SUM Therese Howe by Oct. 15, 2014:
_ Troop No. & Leader Name
_ No. of girls marching
_ No. of adults marching
* Before sending this information, please read all the details below.

Please note that we must apply to march in the parade, and that not all applicants are accepted due to space considerations.

THEME & DETAILS
This year’s parade title, “Home for the Holidays” designates an Americana theme, offering a big welcome to members of the military and their families. As always, we encourage participants to get creative and have fun with the theme.

To keep the integrity of the parade, participants should plan to march the parade route in uniform. Only uniformed members of the group are allowed to march (no family members). A banner or signage identifying your group is highly recommended.

Due to the route length, children walking in the parade must be 6 years old or older. For groups with children under the age of 13 one adult representative per seven children is required to walk with the group in the parade.

Troops may hand out candy to spectators, but do not stop to distribute items or toss/throw to the crowd.

 

TIMELINE

Check in: 10:00 – 10:30 am
Parade: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parade route: approximately ½ mile

Fall Product Sales

Fall Product Sales Sept. 22-Oct. 1

Ashdon Farms offers 16 delicious nut and candy selections sold in a three tiered pricing structure of $6.00, $7.00 and $8.00.

QSP offers a wide variety of magazines, books and this year To Remember This” Photo Keepsakes such as photobooks, holiday cards, posters, calendars, and more.

Customers Pay Up Front: Collect all money when orders are placed.

Delivery will be take place between Nov. 18-21.

RESOURCES:
GSCNC website page on Fall Product Sales
Troop Online Training: Introductory video about FPS for troops
WhatAGirlCanDo.com: Online learning activities designed to enhance the troop program activity pieces

Ashdon Farms Nut-e: Home page to access your troop’s FPS portal
Ashdon Farms nute Troop Manual: Manual for Troop Fall Product Sales Chair

Fall Product Sales 2014: SU 51-7 Slideshow on Creating a Online Storefront

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