August 6, 2013
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'Anna & the Hermitage Cats' Family Fun Day

 

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

 

When: Sunday, September 15, 2013; 1pm-4pm

 

Where: Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW

Washington, DC 20008

 

Join author Mary Ann Allin when she reads her delightful tale about young Anna's hunt to find a special cat to paint at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. Create your own museum room-in-a-box using details from Hillwood's Russian collection. Stroll the Gardens and see what treasures you can find in the Mansion.

 

Fees: Suggested donation $15 adults;$12 seniors;$10 college students;$5 children 6-18; under 6 free

 

To register: Tickets can be purchased on website or by calling 202-686-5807



Multiple Levels
 
Girl Scouts Family Night - Washington Spirit 

  

Who:Girl Scouts of all ages
 
When: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 5:00 pm

Where:
Sky Blue FC at the Maryland Soccerplex Stadium
Boyds, MD


The Washington Spirit gladly invites all Girl Scout families to join in on the fun and excitement for Girl Scouts Family Night on Sunday August 18th. Catch all the action for a night of family fun and world-class soccer featuring U.S. National Players Ali Krieger, Lori Lindsey, and Ashlyn Harris, as the Spirit host Sky blue FC.Girl Scouts, come out to earn your badges! Discuss with your troop leader ways to earn your next badge. Available opportunities are Fair Play, Practice with Purpose, and Good Sportsmanship. Enjoy the game while earning your next badge.

Girl Scouts families can get a special discount on tickets by ordering online, over the phone, or by email.

Cost:
Girl Scouts get $5 off using promo code GScouts-5

To Register:
Visit  http://tickets.washingtonspirit.com/npardo

For more information:
contact Natalie Pardo, Ticket Programs Manager, by calling 240-812-7014 or emailing npardo@washingtonspirit.com

Girl Scout Sailing on the Chesapeake 
Junior "Power of Team" Award

  

Who: Girl Scout Juniors

 

When: Sunday, August 11, 2013

           4:00pm-6:00pm

 

Where: Schooner Woodwind Annapolis Marriott Waterfront

            80 Compromise St.

            Annapolis, MD 2140

 

During your two hour cruise aboard the Schooner Woodwind, we take a very interactive approach to educate Girl Scouts about sailing. As with all of our Girl Scout programs, we have the girls break into smaller groups to work directly with our crew members after the girls all help to raise the sails. The crew educates by asking questions. This enables our crew to find out the level of interest and knowledge in a fun and interactive way while dispersing fun facts to the scouts. The girls will cycle through different learning topics, and then about half way through the trip, the girls are led back to the captain who quizzes them on their new found knowledge. The captain will ask a question about the information they have just learned and when a girl raises her hand and the correct answer is given, she will take a turn helming (steering) the boat. It is our intent to offer every girl a turn to "helm".

 

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

 

 
 

 Girl Scout Night at Medieval Times

  

Who: All Girl Scouts   

 

When: Saturday, August 10, 2013

           Sunday, August 11, 2013

           Saturday, August 25, 2013

           Saturday, September 7, 2013

 

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

 

For more information: contact Group Sales by calling 866-543-5278 ext. 8 or emailing traci.silverira@medievaltimes.com   

 

Who: All Girl Scouts

 

When: on-going

 

The Etiquette Institute of Washington is proud to offer programming for 6 different badges and patches for Girl Scouts. Lessons are available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors. We are happy to visit your troops. 

 

The Etiquette Institute of Washington offers customized etiquette lessons and tea parties with topics such as First Impressions, Poise & Posture, Dining Etiquette, Table Manners, Grooming, Netiquette & more. Founded in our nation's capital, the Institute proudly offers courses in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

 

Fee: Costs vary by age and size of group

 

Register: 202.670.7349 or info@washingtonetiquette.com

 

Website: http://www.washingtonetiquette.com

 

World Water Monitoring Challenge

Be a Citizen Scientist: Monitor Water at a Public Land Near You!

 

Who: Girl Scout Brownies and up

 

When: This year, the 20th Anniversary of NPLD occurs on Saturday, Sept. 28. An official World Water Monitoring 'Day' occurs annually on September 18. Although we prefer for as many events as possible to happen between September 18 and 28, events can take place on an alternate date.

 

Where: Public land anywhere in the U.S.

 

For the fifth consecutive year, National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is partnering with World Water Monitoring Challenge™(WWMC) to help you be a citizen scientist. This September, join in! Monitor water quality at a local public land during NPLD. Learn about common indicators of healthy water and water issues that affect public lands.

 

Consider making these programs part of your Brownie WOW! Wonders of Water Journey!

 

Fee: Free!

 

Register: Register your project online with WWMC. To receive a test kit, be sure to indicate you are affiliated with National Public Lands Day 2013!               

 

For More Information: Please visit www.MonitorWater.org and www.publiclandsday.org

 

  

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, September 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 cqd2@georgetown.edu 

 

Financial Fitness Challenge

Badge of the Week

Cadette - Comparison Shopping 

    

From cardigans to cars, you can buy just about everything online these days. Even if you end up buying an item in an actual store, you can use the Internet to compare prices and find the best deal. Although online shopping is convenient, there are certain things to know so you can make sure that you're paying a fair price and don't fall victim to a fraud!

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!   

Shop Information 
 
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GIRL SCOUT SHOPS INFO

 

Centreville, Gaithersburg and Mobile Shops are closed for the summer Check back in August for fall 2013 schedules

 

MARTINSBURG MINI SHOP

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

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

 

WASHINGTON DC MAIN SHOP

Monday thru Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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