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My Family Story
Who: Girl Scout Brownies
When: Select Saturdays, October through December 2013
Where: DAR Museum
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Explore your family story by researching you name and learning about your family traditions. Share your family story by making a family tree and crest and through storytelling. Fulfills badge requirements for "My Family Story" Girl Scout Brownie program. 5 girls minimum-15 girls maximum.
Fees: $10 per girl
To Register: Call 202-879-3341 or email email@example.com
For more information: Please visit www.dar.org/museum.
Girl Scout Night at Medieval Times
Who: All Girl Scouts
When: September 7, 8
October 12, 13
Where: Medieval Times
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, Maryland 21076
Imagine an adventure to an 11th century-style castle led by a King and his Noble Court. Every detail is painstakingly recreated as the children take a personal journey back to the Middle Ages. Step back in time and experience spectacular horsemanship, amazing swordplay, medieval games of skill and an authentic jousting tournament between six brave knights of the realm. As the tournament takes place, the castle's serfs and wenches serve a feast fit for a King!
Fees: $27.50 for all seats--Girl Scouts, family and guests. (Plus tax and gratuity. Payment is due 2 weeks prior to show.)
To Register: call 1-888-935-6878 or visit www.medievaltimes.com
Girl Scout Day at
Women's Soccer Game
Who: Girl Scout Cadettes and under
When: Sunday, September 14, 2013 vs. Delaware
Sunday, September 29, 2013 vs. Xavier
Sunday, October 20, 2013 vs. Creighton
Where: Georgetown University
North Kehoe Field
Washington, DC 20007
Join your fellow Girl Scouts for a Georgetown University Women's Soccer game. Visiting Girl Scouts may have the opportunity to meet the team during a post-game autograph session. Please wear your Girl Scout uniform or other identifying piece of clothing so everyone knows you are Girl Scouts!
Cost: Free. To reserve your free tickets, please contact Corey Dinkins at (202) 687-7236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Girl Scout Night is Back at The Adventure Park
Who: Girl Scout Juniors through Girl Scout Ambassadors
: Friday Sept. 20th and Friday Sept. 27th 6pm-10pm
Spring Adventure Park
16701 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
For two nights only, the Park closes early for a special Girl Scout and Boy Scout night climbing event. Tickets must be purchased in advance- please have your Troop leader call the office to make the reservation for your group early!
Tickets are for 2-hours of climbing- Available start times of 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm and 7:30pm. (Limited spots available- no refunds or vouchers for unused tickets on the night of the event)
Fee: $30/climb (+tax)
Register: Call 240-389-4386
Step Afrika! Step Xplosion
Who: All Girl Scouts
When: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 2:00 pm
Where: The Raymond Recreation Center
3725 10th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20010
Step Afrika! brings the power and excitement of its unique brand of stepping to Washington, DC audiences several times each year. We partner with local arts organizations to integrate a variety of artistic traditions in one-of-a-kind performances. Step Afrika! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping.
Are you interested in learning more about step so you can participate in the GSCNC Step Showcase this spring? Come to the Step Afrika! Show to learn more about the art of step!
Badges: By attending Step Afrika! Step Xplosion you can fulfill Step 2 Choice 1 of the Brownie Dancer Badge
For more information: visit http://www.stepafrika.org/
Close to Home:
Experience Dog Sledding and Sled Dogs!
Who: All Girl Scouts
When: October through March (call to schedule)
Where: Northern Baltimore County
Torrey C. Brown (Northern Central Rail) Trail
Maryland Sled Dog Adventures LLC offers hands on programs teaching Girl Scouts about dog sledding, dry land (wheeled) dog sledding and sled dogs. Girl Scouts will work closely with our team of well behaved sled dogs harnessing the dogs and learning all about sled dogs including: what the dogs eat; how the dogs are trained; the positions on a dog team; and the commands used in dog sledding. Each girl will also take a short individual ride with our team of sled dogs.
Fees: $40 per girl and their tagalongs. Adults are free. ( Fee includes patch and light snack)
To Register: Email email@example.com or call 433-562-5736. Programs are by reservation only.
For More Information: Please visit http://www.marylanddogssledding.com
Pitch In On The Piedmont:
The EDGE George Mason University
Girl Scouts of all ages
When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 9:00am-Noon
Where: 10900 University Blvd. MSN5F6
Manassas, VA 20110
Pitch In On The Piedmont is a volunteer service project that enhances, augments and extends the outdoor learning adventures of The EDGE. Teams of adults and youth can "make a difference" when they participate in hands-on service project that protects and supports life.
Register: Contact Cathy Holt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Craft Works at Cool Springs Outdoor Festival
Who: All Girl Scouts
When: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 4pm-7pm
Where: CraftWorks at Cool Spring
1469 Lloyd Rd.
Charles Town, WV 25414
Come visit CraftWorks at Cool Springs for their Outdoor Festival. Contemporary Folk Music will be performed by ilyAIMY and LEA. Luscious Food cooked onsite by our volunteers (burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers) as well as drinks, fresh popped popcorn and ice cream. $3 gets you the sandwich of your choice, chips and condiments. Drinks, popcorn and yummy ice cream are $1 each!
The Citizens Independent Fire Company will be showing kids their fire truck, equipment and ambulance, demonstrating "drop and roll," and bandaging techniques. A representative from the Martinsburg and Frederick GSCNC office will be on site to provide more information about Girl Scouts and a new Girl Scout troop that will be forming at CraftWorks at Cool Springs.
Fees: Adults $5 Youth 3-13 $3
Gold Award Workshops
Are you or your troop thinking about earning the Gold Award? Do you have questions for a Gold Award Panel member? If so, you should sign up for a Gold Award Workshop!
While we update our list of workshops regularly, our current offerings are:
Wednesday, August 28
10:30 am - 12 pm
This is a content-specific workshop.
Wednesday, August 28
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Saturday, September 21
1 - 3 pm
For more information or to register, please click here.
Sterling Amazing Race
Who: Girl Scouts in grades 6-12
When: Saturday, September 14 or Sunday, September 15
Where: Camp Potomac Woods: Lucketts, VA
On your mark, get set, GO! You're off on an action packed day when you sign up for the Sterling Amazing Race. Here's your chance to test your skills, hunt for clues, make your way around roadblocks. Is it a journey or a race? Will you be the first to finish?
Cost: $25.00 per girl if registered by August 31. $30.00 per girl if registered between September 1st to 7th. No registrations accepted after September 7th.
Registration includes t-shirt, lunch, prizes and pit stop snacks.
To register: http://SterlingAmazingRace.clubspaces.com
For more information: email SterlingAmazingRace@aol.com
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