April is Financial Literacy Awareness Month!
On Tax Day, Monday April 15th, GSUSA will launch the findings of their latest study- Having it All- Girls and Financial Literacy. This study shows that girls do feel empowered to "have it all." They believe they can live the life they want: they can own a home, provide for their families, and give back to their communities. How can you help? Encourage the girls to earn one of the new Financial Literacy or Cookie Business Badges. Once you have completed a badge let us know and we will send you a free Capital One Financial Fitness Challenge Patch! More information can be found here: http://www.gscnc.org/capitalone.html
UMD Tour provided by
Kappa Delta Sorority- NEW DATE
Who: Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts
When: April 28, 2013
Where: KD Chapter House
4610 College Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
Kappa Delta Sorority at the University of Maryland would like to invite Senior Girl Scouts and Ambassador Girl Scouts for a campus tour on April 28th.
The event is geared toward educating Girl Scouts about school, education and college. We will be taking Girl Scouts on a tour around the University of Maryland's campus, where we will have activities along the way at important stopping points during the tour.
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Celebration of Earth Day
Who: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes
When: April 21, 2013, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Tudor Place
1644 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007
Enjoy one of Washington's greenest spots by celebrating Earth Day as a family at Tudor Place. The afternoon's activities will include games, a scavenger hunt, painting flower pots and planting them with seeds from the historic garden. Eco-friendly refreshments will be served.
Fees: Girl: $8, Adult: $5
To Register: call 202-965-0400 x108 or email@example.com
For more Information: www.tudorplace.org
Financial Fitness Challenge
Badge of the Week
It might be tomorrow. It might be a year from now. Or it could be 10 years away. Someday, you will want to make a big purchase that you'll end up paying for over time. It could be a cell phone with a monthly service plan; a new car, which comes with loan payments; or even a new home, which includes a monthly mortgage payment. By earning this badge, you'll understand the long-term impact of making a big purchase, and how you need to be prepared to keep paying for it long after you've started to use it
Click here: http://www.gscnc.org/capitalone.html
If you have earned this badge this year, we will send you a free Financial Fitness Challenge Patch brought to you by Capital One!
GSCNC Program Aide (PA) Training: Working With Girls of ALL Abilities
Who:Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, & Ambassadors
Where: Camp Brighton Woods
120 Brighton Dam Road
Brookeville, MD 20833
When: Friday, May 17th at 6pm- Saturday, May 18th at 4pm
Join other teen Girl Scouts on Friday, May 17-Saturday, May 18, 2013 for GSCNC's annual Program Aide Training: Working with Girls of ALL Abilities.
In addition to receiving general PA training, teens will learn how to ensure that girls with disabilities are fully included in Girl Scouts. The participants will be given the tools to make accommodations and adaptations for girls of ALL abilities in both a troop setting and a camp setting. Plus, we'll have LOTS of fun!!!
*Please Note* Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors are not eligible to earn the P.A. award--older girls may use this training to fulfill the Council-training requirement of the VIT (Volunteer-in-Training) award. GSCNC will not be releasing any additional information about VIT requirements until August/September, but will allow girls to take this training.
Fee: The cost of this program is $25. Sign up here. For questions, please contact Andraea LaVant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you working toward your Gold Award? Have you already earned your Gold Award? If so, we'd love to have you join us for one of our Dine-Arounds this season.
What's a Dine-Around? Dine-Arounds are informal dinners, brunches, teas or other events that are hosted by Women's Advisory Board members at their homes or businesses. They are a unique chance to gain insight from successful women and will prove to be an amazing networking session. Please note there is no cost to attend a Dine-Around.
Beach Party Dine-Around
When: Wednesday, May 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Bethesda, MD
Hosted by Diane Tipton (President, Girl Scout Council Nation's Capital) and Rose Cohen (Managing Director, JPMorgan Private Bank).
Dish with Troop Capitol Hill Dine-Around
When: Wednesday, May 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Washington, DC
Hosted by Sheryl Bonilla (Manager, Public Affairs, UPS).
Dine-Arounds are added regularly so check back often: www.gscnc.org/dine_arounds.html
To register: email email@example.com with the following information: name, girl and parent email, contact phone #, Senior or Ambassador, troop #.
What's In Your Closet?
Share Your Girl Scout Souvenirs
Who: Girl Scout Adults
When: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Where: GSCNC Annual Meeting
Lansdowne Conference Center, Leesburg, VA
The History and Archives Committee invites members to share their own Girl Scout memorabilia at this year's Annual Meeting. Tell us why an artifact is special to you, share what memories it brings to mind. Have an item you can't identify? We'll try to help. Please bring no more than three items and keep in mind that we cannot appraise or purchase your items.
For more information or questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org