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Sing Into Fall Singalong!


Who:Girl Scouts of all ages

When: Saturday November 23, 2013


Where: Camp Brighton Woods, Brookeville, MD


Take part in one of Girl Scouts' most favored traditions - the singalong! Join your sister Girl Scouts for an afternoon of fun and song. Girls will have the opportunity to learn new songs as well as share some of their favorites. A dedication ceremony for a new singing spot will also be taking place just prior to the beginning of the singing.


Cost: Free


To register: Please register your girls and adults by visiting:   https://gsusa.ebiz.uapps.net/vp/FamilyManagement/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductId=170154572&pid=25


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Please note the registration dates for sleep-away camp have been updated to reflect what is on our website.Registration for Camp Coles Trip and Camp Winona will open on January 22.  

Step Dance Workshop


Who: Girl Scouts of all ages


When: Monday, October 14


Where: Arden United Methodist Church

            Martinsburg, WV


Thinking about performing at the DC Step Showcase in February? Learn more about stepping at a workshop hosted by the Mountaineer Steppers, who have earned first place honors at the showcase and have performed at several Council events. Participants will learn and do classic step moves, explore the history of collegiate step, see a step performance and receive a patch to take home.


Cost: Registered Girl Scouts: $8/girl; Non-registered girls: $23/girl, which includes Girl Scout registration fees


To learn more and to register visit: http://www.gscnc.org/view_entry.html?rowid=1436&Year=2013&Month=10




Jeweler Badge


What is jewelry?  Why do people wear jewelry? What skills, materials are needed? What meanings and symbols can be found? What does jewelry look like in different cultures? With a docent, Girl Scouts of all ages will discuss the broad context of jewelry and explore these questions using paintings and artist-made jewelry. The hour-long visit concludes with each Girl Scout using pencil and paper to design her own jewelry. An online video for viewing before the museum visit presents a woman jewelry artist discussing her work. A patch is available at no cost. The tour is available on Federal Monday holidays.


Nutcracker Ballet- Experience the Magic with Classical Ballet Theatre


Who: Girl Scouts of all ages


When: Saturday November 30th, 2013 and Sunday, December 1, 2013


Where: Ernst Community Cultural Center Theater

             Northern Virginia Community College


Experience the magic of The Nutcracker!  This holiday classic includes stunning costumes and beautiful choreography, and it highlights some of the best pre-professional, classical ballet talent in our area.  Telephone (703) 471-0750 to receive discounted Nutcracker performance tickets and to schedule a special backstage tour!


Cost: Girl Scouts, their leaders, and other chaperons receive a special discount!  Please see registration information below. 


To register: Performances and Backstage Tours: For discounted Nutcracker ballet tickets, please contact Kim Brummett, Director of Administration, at (703) 471-0750 for the password to use when reserving seats on-line at http://www.cbtnva.org/nutcracker and to schedule a special backstage tour. 


Website: Please visit http://www.cbtnva.org/ for more information. 


Encore Theatrical Arts Project

Presents Switching Christmas


Who: Girl Scouts of all ages


When: December 13th- 8pm

December 14th- 12pm, 4pm, 8pm

December 15th- 12pm, 4pm

December 20th- 8pm

December 21st- 12pm, 4pm, 8pm

December 22nd- 12pm, 4pm


Where: Richard J Ernst Theatre

            833 Little River Trnpk

            NOVA Campus,

            Annandale 22003


When a precocious young girl meets a perky and playful elf, all kinds of chaos ensue as New Yorkers and North Pole elves alike race to put everything back as it belongs before Santa's late night flight! "Switching Christmas"... a toe tapping Broadway style musical for all audiences and all ages!


Special Girl Scout program includes: A walk-on role for entire troop opportunity; discounted tickets; behind-the-scenes tour (1 hour before show); meet the cast; intermission snack; and pre-seating in theatre.


Cost: $18 per person.  TIckets go on sale October 1st


To register: Go to  www.encore-tap.org or call 703-222-5511


For more information visithttp://www.encore-tap.org/tickets/scout-info/


Behind the Scenes Girl Scout Patch Program


Who: Program is best for ages 12 and younger


When: Saturday December 7, 2013 11:00am

Sunday December 8, 2013 11:00am


Where: Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington 22204


Go behind the scenes with BalletNova!  Girl Scouts can earn the dancing patch!

  • Learn about dance and theatre production- see the set, lights, props and costumes up close.
  • Discover the history of ballet- learn ballet steps and terminology.
  • Watch a ballet class and rehearsal.  Meet the dancers and see pointe shoes and costumes up close.

Patch is not provided by BalletNova. 


Fee: Tickets $27-$45   Program Fee: $7


Registerwww.balletnova.org or info@balletnova.org





"Tea to Go!" and "CHOICES" 

Workshops from S.T.A.R.S.


Who: All Girl Scouts


When: Saturdays 2pm-4pm, 4pm-6pm, or by appointment

2013 Winter Special Dates: October 12,19, and 26

November 2, 16, and 30

December 7, 14, and 21


"Tea To Go!" The ultimate tea experience!  Come learn the history of tea, dining etiquette do's and don't and have a traditional tea luncheon while wearing your Sunday best!


"CHOICES" workshops- demonstrate making "healthy choices" with learning about self-esteem and social skills.  Make a good first impression by learning appropriate table manners and social etiquette.


Fee: Tea: Girl- $25   Adult- $10   Tagalong- $10


Workshop: Girl- $30  Adult- $0  Tagalong- $10

Fun patch included!


Register: Call us at 703-220-2004 or e-mail us at tara@starsllc.org


Website: www.starsllc.org




2014 Destinations!

Who:Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, & Ambassadors


Where: Various locations across the country and world

When: Application deadline is Friday, November 15th by 5pm

Got the travel bug? You're in the right place! Girl Scout destinations are travel experiences that range from two days to three weeks for Cadettes and older, can whisk you to the far corners of the world where you will meet remarkable girls, develop leadership skills, gain confidence, and enjoy valuable learning opportunities to take action.

How: Click here to learn more or to apply. As a reminder, part of the application process is to submit your application to Council by November 15th!


Cool Spaces for Creative Girls


WhoGirl Scout Teens


Where: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


The ARTLAB+ program is a free afterschool program where teens can socialize with friends; explore digital media and technical tools; and take workshops to develop their interests and skills. Mentors encourage teens to explore their own interests, create their own learning trajectories, and foster their own values. ARTLAB+ strives to be a radically inclusive space, where teens can learn from each other's differences in a welcoming and safe environment. Do you HOMAGO? (hanging out, messing around and geeking out)  Find out more about us.



See how YOU can help the Smithsonian 

as a Digital Volunteer


Who: Girl Scout Teens


Volunteer to be a Digital Volunteer!  Help transcribe important historic documents.  The Smithsonian has a number of projects of special interest to Girl Scouts.  And, earn federal service hours for your time.


Diary of Mary Henry:  Mary was the daughter of Joseph Henry, the first Secretary of the Smithsonian and as a young woman living in Washington D.C. during the Civil War, she wrote about her experiences as she saw history unfold.


Do you like science?  Then this document will intrigue you.

The Field Notebook RegistryField notes are significant sources of information related to scientific discovery. They provide rich data for researchers to understand how biodiversity has changed over time and space. The Smithsonian has dozens of notebooks describing everything from surveys reptiles and amphibians in Mexico to honeycreeper birds in Panama.




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