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Classical Ballet Theatre Presents Cinderella


Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages

When:  Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Where: Ernst Community Cultural Center Theater
Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA  22003


Experience the enchantment of Cinderella, a Girl Scout favorite!  This fairy tale classic highlights some of the best pre-professional, classical ballet talent in our area, and it includes stunning costumes, beautiful choreography, and good-natured humor. Don't miss Cinderella and her fairy godmother teach stepsisters, "Haughty" and "Spiteful," that nice girls finish first!

Telephone Kim Brummett at (703) 471-0750 to schedule a backstage tour and receive discounted Cinderella performance tickets to the April 13th performances.     


Fees:  Girl Scouts, their leaders, and other chaperones with the troop receive a discount!

The Girl Scout ticket reservation fee is only $18.00.


To Register

Visit http://www.cbtnva.org/performances for instructions. For the April 13th performances, be sure first to telephone Kim Brummett at (703) 471-0750 to receive the password for the Girl Scout discount and to arrange a special backstage tour!


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Celebrate George on Presidents' Day!


Who: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes 

When: February 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Where: Tudor Place
1644 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Celebrate our country's first President at Tudor Place, whose collections include the largest assemblage of Washington artifacts outside   


Mt. Vernon. Visitors will enjoy self-guided tours through the entertaining rooms of the historic mansion and a special exhibit of rare Washington-related objects. These include George Washington's 1775 letter to Martha Washington, one of only three such letters known to exist.  Written on the eve of his departure from Philadelphia to take command of the Continental Army, the missive reveals the human and sentimental side of this revered hero.  After touring at their own pace, families can enjoy 18th century gaming, dancing, and crafts led by costumed interpreters.

Fees: Girl: $5, Adult: $10

To Register: call 202-965-0400 x110 or  amiller@tudorplace.org

For more Information:  www.tudorplace.org


Creative Arts Program

Arts Council of Fairfax County


Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages


When: Most of our artists' programs run from 45 minutes to one hour; they are also willing to work with your group to meet your particular needs.


Where: Artists can perform at any location of your choice.


CAPs connects high-quality, juried artists and art groups to audiences throughout Northern Virginia. Our artist roster includes dancers, musicians, theater, storytellers, and other educational acts from 14 states and Canada. When your troop or service unit subscribes to CAPs, you receive access to our online directory of artists, including videos of performances, photos, contact and booking information. Groups can then contact artists directly to book workshops and performances, which are perfect for Thinking Day, as well as cultural and educational programming.


Fees: $75 annual subscription fee + artist fees


To Subscribe:  https://artsfairfax.org/index.php?option=com_acctexp&task=subscribe


Contact Erin Daga, CAPs Assistant, at (703) 642-0862 ext. 7 or  edaga@artsfairfax.org for more information.



Free Open House Youth Yoga Class


Who: Girl Scouts of all ages


When: February, 22nd 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.


Where: Centeredbeing Studio

8971 Ox Rd

Suite 170

Lorton, VA 22079


In our busy world, it is important to teach our children to not only stay healthy and happy, but to live well -- in their mind, body and life! Don't miss this open house at Centeredbeing Studio, where your child can try a free "centeredbeing" class. Each fun class teaches children how to get centered, so that they can better manage stress, and access comprehensive well-being. Each class session is based on a centering theme, and includes: mindful movement (based in Yoga and Pilates), breath strategies, creative movement and non-competitive game play. Children aged 5 - 13 years are welcome, and classes are tailored for each age group. Don't miss this chance to have your child experience "centeredbeing" -- a research-based movement and mindfulness program that has been performed by over 15,000 people in 89 countries!


Fees: Free


Please email us to reserve your space in class! centeredlorton@gmail.com



Junior Savvy Shopper

Financial Fitness Challenge


Who: Girl Scout Juniors


When: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013, from 10:00am-12:30pm


Where: KPMG
1801 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036


At the Savvy Shopper Challenge, Girl Scout Juniors will learn the difference between wants vs. needs and learn to make their own choices!  Girls who attend the event will receive a free Financial Fitness Challenge Patch. The Savvy Shopper Challenge is brought to you with a partnership with KPMG, one of the largest professional service companies that provides services for Management Consulting, Risk Consulting, and Transactions & Restructuring.  Spaces are very limited.  Please use the codeword "Savvy" on the GSCNC Registration Website to attend.    


Fees: FREE

Includes Financial Fitness Challenge Patch


To register: Please contact Dara Cummings dcummings@gscnc.org 


For more information, please go to http://www.gscnc.org/view_entry.html?rowid=1220&Year=2013&Month=02 


WOW! Wonders of Water Journey Workshop


Who: Girl Scout Brownies


When: Saturday, April 13, from 1:00pm-5:00pm


Where: Camp Crowell, Oakton, VA

Are you interested in learning about the wetlands? Do you want to make a submarine? Do both of these and other fun activities as you work through your WOW! Wonders of Water Journey.   


Girl Scout Brownies taking on the WOW! Journey will learn to love, save and share water. They will make a rainbow and find out about the power of water. Together, Brownies will discover the importance of water and different Ways of Working.   


Fees: $14/girl and $3/adult. Registration costs include materials, snack and the WOW! Wonders of Water Journey Awards. 

For more information and to register, visit:  http://www.gscnc.org/view_entry.html?rowid=1219&Year=2013&Month=4 


100 Ways to Celebrate the
100th Patch Workshop


Who: Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies


When: Saturday, April 13, from 8:30am-12:00pm


Where: Camp Crowell, Oakton, VA


Looking for an enjoyable way to wrap-up the 100th year of Girl Scouting? Then this is the event for you! Get together with your sister Girl Scouts and earn GSCNC's 100 Ways to Celebrate the 100th patch. Girls will have the chance to do a scavenger hunt around camp, make S'mores and other fun things as they work their way through the 100 Ways to Celebrate the 100th patch program.   


Fees: $10/girl and $3/adult.

Registration costs include materials, snack and the 100 Ways to Celebrate the 100th patch.  


To register: For more information and to register, visit:  http://www.gscnc.org/view_entry.html?rowid=1218&Year=2013&Month=4 



Financial Fitness Challenge  

Badge of the Week

My Portfolio Badge      


Skills you learn while participating in the largest girl-run business in the world, The Girl Scout Cookie Sale, can help you far into the future. With the My Portfolio badge learn how these skills can help you while you take the next steps in you life no matter if it's trade school, community college or university. Click here: http://gscnc.org/capitalone.html 


If you have earned this badge this year and we will send you a free Financial Fitness Challenge Patch brought to you by Capital One!



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. Check out how fellow Girl Scouts have earned their Gold Award here! 


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



NOT Business as Usual: An Evening with Women Officials of the U.S. Commerce Department Dine-Around


When: Wednesday, February 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Washington, DC

Hosted by Maureen Lewis, Director, Minority Telecommunications Development

National Telecommunications and Information Administration.


Special Guests discuss their careers in government and the private sector, and reveal the choices that have contributed to their success.


Rebecca M. Blank, Ph.D., Deputy Secretary of Commerce, U. S. Department of Commerce,

Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services

International Trade Administration (ITA)

Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Anna M. Gomez, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Deputy Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).


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 #.


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