April 24, 2013
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EarthEcho International: Campaign for a Toxin-Free Generation Video Contest!
  
Who
: Girl Scouts ages 13 to 18

When: Deadline is May 24, 2013

Where: Submit your video online at www.SeventhGeneration.com/EarthEcho

EarthEcho International and Seventh Generation Foundation have partnered to engage youth across the country in a new campaign and video contest to help remove toxins in their homes, schools, and communities. 

 

As a part of Seventh Generation's Campaign for a Toxin-Free Generation, the partnership has launched a video contest, in which young people (ages 13-22) can share 30-second videos on how they are helping to create a toxin-free generation. Entries into the Campaign for a Toxin-Free Generation video contest are eligible to win prizes, including a GoPro Premium camera, Patagonia gift certificates, and Seventh Generation home and personal care products.

  

Check out  http://www.seventhgeneration.com/toxin-free/ to see the tools and resources that EarthEcho and Seventh Generation Foundation are providing to inspire participants to take action in their own communities!


Multiple Levels

 

Girl Scout Sailing on the Chesapeake

 

Who: Girl Scout Brownies

 

When: May 5, 2013

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Where: Schooner Woodwind
Annapolis Marriott Waterfront
80 Compromise Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

 

There is so much to see as we sail past the United States Naval Academy into the Chesapeake Bay. Along the way, we point out the interesting sights to everyone aboard. All passengers get the opportunity to take a turn at the helm, including the family members who brought their child aboard.

 

Cost: $48 per adult, $46 per scout 12 & over, $32 per child under 12  

 

To Register: Call the Schooner Woodwind Business Office 410-263-1981 or visit https://www.schoonerwoodwind.com/buy-tickets/girl-scout-2-hour-sails

 

 

 

Exclusive Hershey Park Discount for

Girl Scout, Friends and Family

 

   

Who: Girl Scouts Nation's Capital members of all ages   

 

When: May 3 - September 29, 2013   

 

Where: Hershey Park

100 W. Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033   

 

Looking for a fun activity to share with your Girl Scout troop? Girl Scouts is excited to let you in on a special offer for discount tickets from Hersheypark. Not only can you save 35% off Hersheypark tickets, but Hershey Park will donate a portion of the ticket price to the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital SHARE (Share Her Annual Real Expense) annual giving campaign.  

 

To register: To receive the Girl Scout discount and support SHARE, please use the exclusive GSCNC website and promo code.

 

Girl Scout Link: http://tinyurl.com/GSCNC2013; Promo code: 41445.



ETAP Presents "Style"

 

Who: Girl Scouts of all ages

 

When: June 8th and 9th 2013

 

Where: Ernst Cultural Center

NVCC Annandale Campus

8333 Little River Turnpike

Annandale, Va 22003

 

Our Girl Scout Special includes a back stage tour, early seating, and an intermission snack.

 

Fees: $20 - $22 - Girl Scout Discounts Available

 

To Buy Tickets: http://www.encore-tap.org starting May 1st 

 

 

For More Information: Contact Raynor van de Merwe at 703-222-5511 for more information 

  
 

Financial Fitness Challenge

Badge of the Week  

           

Now it's time to think big about your cookie business! When you earn this Cookie Business badge, you'll know how to take your business plan to a whole new level.    

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 alavant@gscnc.org.

     

 

Teens 

 

Your Turn to Lead logo  

Your Turn to Lead:Your Voice Matters

 

Who: Girl Scout teens

 

When: Saturday, June 15, 2013

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Where: Howard University School of Law

2900 Van Ness St. NW

Washington, DC 20008

 

Designed to inspire teen girls to recognize their own abilities, become active in their schools and in their communities. The leadership conference will include interesting activities, exciting workshops, and college preparation. Influential guest speakers such as Catherine Hogan, Public Affairs and Government Relations lobbyist for Verizon; Yvette Alexander, DC City Council; and Robert Sims, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Washington Gas.  

 

Cost: *Early Bird Rate* Register by May 31, 2013 and pay just $10

General Registration: $15 after May 31 until June 7, 2013

Cost includes registration, lunch, dinner and conference materials  

 

To register:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013YTTLGirlRegistration  

 

Dine-Around Series  

  

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.

 

Dine-Around Opportunities

 

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 dinearounds@gscnc.org  with the following information: name, girl and parent email, contact phone #, Senior or Ambassador, troop #.

Shop Information
 
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GIRL SCOUT SHOPS INFO

 

CENTREVILLE MINI SHOP

APRIL

Tuesdays 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Wednesdays 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Thursdays 2:00PM - 7:00PM

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Centreville_Mini_Shop.html

 

GAITHERSBURG MINI SHOP

APRIL

Tuesdays 3:00PM - 7:00PM
Thursdays 10:00Am - 2:00PM

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Gaithersburg_Mini_Shop.html

 

MARTINSBURG MINI SHOP

Monday - Friday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM - 2:00PM

4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Martinsburg_Shop.html     

 

WASHINGTON DC MAIN SHOP

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Directions%20to%20Main%20Office.html

 

2013 MOBILE SHOP SCHEDULE

 

Dale City - Friday 4/26 11:00-1:00

Hollywood - Saturday 4/27 11:00-1:00

Falls Church - Saturday 5/4 11:00-1:00

Sterling - Friday 5/10 11:00-1:00

Prince Frederick - Saturday 5/11 11:00-1:00    

 

 

For Complete Schedule http://www.gscnc.org/Mobile_Shop.html

 

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