April 4, 2013
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International Spy Museum
Spy Fest: KidSpy Family Festival

Who: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

 

When: May 18, 2013 from 11:00 a.m - 2:30 p.m.

 

Where: International Spy Museum
800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

 

Could you be a spy? Now's your chance to find out!  Sitting in your comfy chair watching James Bond makes spy tradecraft look easy. Now's your chance to find out if you could be the next 007. Do you have the savvy to beat a lie-detector? The smarts to break a top secret coded message? The wits to create secret writing? The moves of a Ninja? Families are invited to find out how they measure up at the Museum's Annual Spy Fest. Mini-missions, tradecraft demonstrations by the experts, and the chance to try spy skill challenges will give KidSpy agents and their handlers an insider's peek into the shadow world of spying--and who knows, there just may be a spy or two in your midst...

 

Fees: $14

 

To Register: Advanced Registration required. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.spymuseum.org/calendar/detail/spy-fest-2013/2013-05-18/

  
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Chesapeake Bayhawks
2013 Girl Scout Night

Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages

  

When: May 11, 2013

  

Where: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
51 Taylor Ave
Annapolis, MD 21401

Enjoy a Night with your Troop, family and friends with the Bayhawks.  Girl Scout tickets are $13 and additional may be purchased for family and friends at $11. Feel free to tailgate prior to the game in the parking lot with your Troop and make it an end of the Year event for your Girl Scouts. The Bayahwks Tailgate starts at 4:30 pm and game time is 7:00 pm

  

Fees:Girl: $13, Adult: $11, Tagalong: $11   

 

Each Girl Scout in attendance will receive a patch for attendance.  For every Troop in attendance we will announce your Troop Name on our Jumbotron. Every Girl Scout in attendance will be able to participate in the fan tunnel on field prior to the start of the game.

  

To reserve your Troop's spot in Girl Scout Night feel free to call David May at 443-482-6094x 603 or email dmay@thebayhawks.com.  

 

Preparing for a Ball

Who:Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors 


When: January 26 and April 27; Approx. 1 hour long.  

Where: Gadsby's Tavern Museum
134 N. Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Balls were a girl's favorite thing to do in the 18th century.  Explore the tavern where famous balls like George Washington's Birthnight Ball were held. Girls will walk away with their own hedgehog and dance steps after learning about decorative food prep and 18th century dancing.  

Fees: Girl: $6, Adult: $6, Tagalong: $6 (5 and older)

To Register: Contact Michele Longo by email: Michele.longo@alexandriava.gov.   

 

Emails should include troop number and Girl Scout level, mailing address, and phone number in addition to time of program and number of people interested in registering.

For More Information: www.gadsbystavern.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 amiller@tudorplace.org

For more Information: www.tudorplace.org

   

 

Cadette Trailblazing Badge - Riverbend Park

  

Who: Girl Scout Cadettes

When: Sunday, April 21, 10-11:30am

  

Where: Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills St
Great Falls, VA 22066

  

Complete the Trailblazing Badge. Reservations and advanced payment required.          

  

Fees: $5
Riverbend Patches available for purchase

  

To Register: Please call 703-759-9018 or visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend/ 

  
 

Financial Fitness Challenge

Badge of the Week 

     

Girl Scouts make the world a better place. One way to do that is to make sure everyone's basic needs are met. In this badge, you'll explore basic human needs and how you can be a "philanthropist" -- a person who gives to people who need help!  

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 

 

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

  

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).

 

Steel Magnolias Tea Dine-Around

When: Sunday, May 5, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Mitchellville, MD

Hosted by Artis Hampshire-Cowan (Senior Vice President and Secretary, Howard University) and Shireen Dodson (Ombudsman, U.S. State Department)  

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 #.

  

 

UMD Tour provided by Kappa Delta Sorority

 

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 13.

  

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.  The event will start at 11am and end at 1:30pm.  Starting and ending point will be the KD Chapter House located at: 4610 College Avenue College Park, MD 20740

 

Please RSVP to: vrosalesbeck@gscnc.org

 

  

For Adults

 

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: archives@gscnc.org 

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Saturday 10:00AM - 2:00PM

4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1

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Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM

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2013 MOBILE SHOP SCHEDULE

 

Woodbridge - Friday 4/5 11:00-1:00

Waldorf - Saturday 4/6 11:00-1:00

Frederick - Friday 4/12 11:00-1:00

Leesburg - Friday 4/19 11:00-1:00

Bowie - Saturday 4/20 11:00-1:00

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

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

 

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

 

 

 

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