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March 20, 2013
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Discover * Marvel * Confront * Remember * QuestionAmaze * Imagine * Share * Inspire

at the Smithsonian 
 

 

 

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Seriously Amazing Website

A new Smithsonian website poses some intriguing questions. The answers can all be found as your Scouts will find out in the Smithsonian's vast collections.


 

 

39 Clues Reading Club presents Decoding History. YouTube Virtual Fieldtrip at the National Museum of American History 

 

Join bestselling author David Baldacci as he takes students on a virtual field trip to explore some of history's great mysteries.  Students will meet renowned museum curators, go behind the scenes, and investigate some of the most fascinating moments in American history.

  

 

The Tooth Fairy File        

YouTube Video from the National Museum of American History 

 

We've   gathered the evidence and think we know who to blame for the odd happenings at the American History Museum:  the Tooth Fairy. For kids' eyes only!

 

Remember to check the Smithsonian's special page for Girl Scouts

 

Click here to discover all the amazing activities for your Scouts at the Smithsonian this spring.

Multiple Levels

River & Trail Outfitters - Survival Hike

  

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

  

When: Sunday, April 14th, 2013

  

Where: River & Trail Outfitters
604 Valley Road
Knoxville, MD 21758

  

This guided hike by River and Trail Outfitters teaches you the skills you need to survive if you get lost in the woods. True stories will be shared about survival in the wild. We will talk about pre-hike planning by going over various survival gear and techniques, learn how to purify water, manufacture pure water, and build a real debris hut to help you survive your first night in style. The hiking trip will take place in the Harpers Ferry area in Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia. Tent camping on Potomac River in Brunswick, MD included Saturday night.

  

Fees: $25.00 + Fees = $28.25

Patches are available for purchase at $3.25 per patch.

  

To Register: Call 301-695-5177 to reserve your spot!

  

For more information CLICK HERE!

 

Sing Into Spring

Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages   

 

When:Saturday, April 6, 2013 2:00-4:00 p.m. 


Where: Camp Winona, Hughesville, MD  

Come out to Camp Winona for a FREE afternoon of fun and song! Sing into spring with the GSCNC Singalong Service! Take part in action songs and games along with your Girl Scout sisters from across the council. Bring your favorite Girl Scout song to share. Pack a picnic lunch to snack on before singing. This event will take place rain or shine. Please register enough adults to meet the Safety-Wise ratio.

      

To register, visit: http://gsusa.ebiz.uapps.net/vp/OnlineStore/GSProductDetail/tabid/497/ProductId/114238675/Default.aspx

  

The Magic Finger - Explore Theatre! 

 

Who: Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors

When: April 13, 2013

 

Where:Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue 
Bethesda, MD 20814

Bring your troop to see The Magic Finger and then participate in a corresponding theatre workshop. Each participant earns an Imagination Stage Theatre Patch!

Fees: Girl: $35.00 Adult: $14.00 Tagalong: $14.00
Patch included in price. We recommended that troops bring a snack for a short break between the performance and workshop.

 

To Register: Contact Sara Wright at groupsales@imaginationstage.orgor 301-280-1664 for more information, or to register your troop. Advance registration required.

 

For More Information:  http://www.imaginationstage.org

  

 

Registration closing this week!

  

100 Ways to Celebrate the 100th Patch Workshop

  

Who: Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies

  

When: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 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.

  

Cost is $12/girl and $3/adult and includes all supplies. To learn more and to register, visit:  http://www.gscnc.org/view_entry.html?rowid=1218&Year=2013&Month=4.   

  

For more information on the 100 Ways to Celebrate the 100th patch program, visit:  http://www.gscnc.org/patches.html 

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Enchanting Garden Explorations  
Girl Scouts in Georgetown Day  

 
Who: Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies


When: April 27, 2013, 10:00 a.m.

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

  

Scouts become nature detectives during interactive tours and hands-on activities at one of Georgetown's most celebrated houses.  Armed with magnifying glasses Scouts explore the many nooks and crannies, lawns and outdoor "rooms" of Tudor Place's 5.5 acres of historic gardens.  After the tour, Scouts plant their own flower gardens to take home.  

Fees: Girl: $10, Adult: $3

To Register: call 202-965-0400 x18 or amiller@tudorplace.org 

For more Information:  www.tudorplace.org 


      Maryland Science Center Camp-In 

Who: Girl Scout Brownies (3rd grade only) and Juniors

 

When: April 6
April 12 
April 19 
April 26 
April 27
May 4
May 10
May 11

Where: Maryland Science Center 

601 Light Street
Balitmore, MD

Camp-In is a one-night overnight informal science education event.  Girls participate in three theme-based, hands-on workshops, view a Planetarium show, see an IMAX film (not necessarily related to workshop theme), explore three levels of interactive exhibits, shop in the Store, and - of course! - spend a night at the museum.  Camp-In also includes an evening snack, a light breakfast, and a participation patch.

Fees: $42 per person

To Register: Once registration opens in mid-September, registration forms can be downloaded from website.

You can contact the Camp-In Programs Supervisor year-round if you have questions about Camp-In or to receive registration forms and other information.  dbellomo@marylandsciencecenter.org, 410-545-5955.

 

 

Financial Fitness Challenge

Badge of the Week

 

 


What keep a customer coming back for more?  Senior Girl Scouts will learn how to engage their customers and ensure their loyalty beyond the cookie sale season so they'll keep coming back for more with the Customer Loyalty Badge!   

Click here: http://www.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!

 

 

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

  

Trinity University Dine-Around

When: Thursday, April 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Washington, DC

Dinner with college aged women who have earned the Gold Award; hosted by Pat McGuire (President, Trinity University). This Dine-Around event allows girls to bring one adult as a guest.

 

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 #.

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GIRL SCOUT SHOPS INFO

   

CENTREVILLE MINI SHOP

FEBRUARY 19 - MARCH - APRIL 30
Tuesdays 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Wednesdays 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Thursdays 2:00PM - 7:00PM

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

 

GAITHERSBURG MINI SHOP

FEBRUARY 12 - MARCH - APRIL 30
Tuesdays 3:00PM - 7:00PM
Thursdays 10:00Am - 2:00PM

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

 

MARTINSBURG MINI SHOP

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

Saturday 10:00AM - 2:00PM

3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1

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

 

WASHINGTON DC MAIN SHOP

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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

 

MOBILE SHOP STOPS COMING SOON

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

Prince Frederick - Friday 3/22 11:00-1:00

Leesburg - Saturday 3/23 11:00-1:00

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

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

 

 

 

 

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