August 23, 2013
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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


For more information: Please visit

Multiple Levels
   Medieval times

 Girl Scout Night at Medieval Times


Who: All Girl Scouts   


WhenSeptember 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


For more information: contact Group Sales by calling 866-543-5278 ext. 8 or emailing    



Girl Scout Day at     

Georgetown University 

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

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   



Where: Sandy

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!

Fees: FREE


Badges: By attending Step Afrika! Step Xplosion you can fulfill Step 2 Choice 1 of the Brownie Dancer Badge

For more information: visit



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 or call 433-562-5736. Programs are by reservation only.


For More Information: Please visit



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.


Fee: None


Register: Contact Cathy Holt at




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 

Leesburg, VA 

10:30 am - 12 pm 

This is a content-specific workshop.

Wednesday, August 28  

Leesburg, VA 

6:30 - 8:30 pm


Saturday, September 21 

Washington, DC 

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:  


For more information: email 


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