Reuseum FREE Workshop for Girl Scouts
Saturday, August 5 12pm-5pm
To register for the Girl Scout only Hovercraft workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Journeys & Badges!
New Journeys and badges are here and we want you to be among the first to get the exciting details. Keep an eye out for more information and make sure to visit the VTK, but here's a sneak peak of what's coming your way:
Engineering | Think Like an Engineer:
Girls learn how to think like a
by participating in hands-
on design challenges. (Daisy, Brownie, Junior)
Computer Science | Think Like a Programmer:
participate in interactive
thinking activities to
learn how programmers solve problems.(Daisy, Brownie, Junior)
Outdoor STEM | Think Like a Citizen Scientist:
Girls learn the scientific
method by undertaking a citizen science project.
(Daisy, Brownie, Junior)
Engineering | Robotics
Girls design their own robots after learning how they're
built and programmed.
(Daisy, Brownie, Junior)
Engineering | Mechanical Engineering:
Girls complete hands
activities, such as building and testing roller coasters, race cars, and jumping
robots. (Daisy, Brownie, Junior)
Please check our website for other upcoming volunteer training opportunities.
Fall Product Training
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage will be hosting a Fall Product Program September 29 - October 15, 2017
. During the sale, Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to sell nuts & candy and online sales of magazine subscription items to raise troop funds and earn awesome rewards.Join us for Fall Product Training! Service Unit and Troop Volunteers are invited to these Council led trainings to learn all about the Fall Product Program:
Date: Wed, September 6th
Location: Hays Memorial Auditorium, 715 S. Capitol Blvd Boise, ID 83702. (Inside the Boise Public Library, through the children's area).
SUPM Training 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tues, September 5th 2017
Crossroads Community Church, Main Building Gym, 4170 E Amity Ave, Nampa, ID 83687
To register for Fall Product Training,
For general information about Fall Product,
Save the Date
We hope our volunteers will join us for an exciting day of fun, networking and camaraderie while they participate in learning opportunities that will enhance their skills and knowledge and assist them in building girls of courage, confidence and character. This event is a great chance for leaders to do something for themselves while still impacting their work with girls. Not a troop leader? No problem. This is a great event for any adult in Girl Scouts to receive enrichment training and learn something new.
Pocatello- October 21
Twin Falls- November 4
Boise- November 18
Please watch for more information and registration.
Community Partner Resource Guide
Did you know that all of our Community Partner and what they
can offer troops is available to you in the Resource Guide?
Boise Veteran's Day Parade
November 4, 2017
Join your fellow Girl Scouts in the tradition of walking in the Boise Veteran's Day Parade! Troops need to
with password: 2017parade).
There will be two participant meetings and new entries must attend one of the dates, (returning entries need not attend). Dates for meeting will be given after entry approval.
At the parade, Girl Scouts will assemble as a single entry with Daisys in front followed by each level with all leaders to the rear. Cadettes will skirt the entry to provide safety and flow control.
September 23, 2017
Join us for this annual friends and family event. There are FitOne patches for the girls and fun for the whole family. Register for FitOne by
Get New Shoes!
Fleet Feet Meridian, our awesome new Community Program Partner, is providing kid's shoes to The Girl Scouts of Silver Sage for 50% OFF! These are very nice running shoes from New Balance. If you would like to order yours today, please visit
, fill out the form completely, and Fleet Feet will contact you with more details. Forms due by August 7th.
They will be having a fun park day in September where everyone will get their shoes! It will be before FitOne so everyone can were their new shoes for the race.
The Total Solar Eclipse!
Are you "totally" prepared for Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 201
GSUSA Eclipse Box Activity Guide & Kit
Developed in partnership with NASA and other organizations, the guide supports activities for learning about the Sun, light, our solar system, and eclipses. They draw upon hands-on, safe activities suitable for girls as well as adults. While these activities are designed to help girls prepare for the total eclipse of the Sun in 2017, they can be used beyond the eclipse as part of your Girl Scout programs.
GSSSC Retail Store
The Store has eclipse related items available for purchase! Buy viewing glasses, commemorative patches and glow-in-the-dark shirts, eclipse guides and more! Check out their
or contact them today!
You still have time to earn a patch (or two!) this summer!
Lost & Found Items
Resident Summer Camp 2017
If your camper is missing anything from their days at camp, please email a detailed description to email@example.com. For those campers in the Treasure Valley you will need to come in to the council office to pick them up. All lost & found items will be donated in the fall.
REI & Girl Scouts
August 16, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm
Open to all girls, of all ages! Join GSSSC & REI for hands-on learning as you explore the seven principles of Leave No Trace and 10 essential items you should have with you when you go outdoors.To register, click here. To learn more about REI's commitment to getting more women outside, visit them at REI.com/forceofnature.
Girl's Weekend for Juniors at
Junior Girl Scouts, spend some special time with a female adult relative (mom, aunt, grandma, etc.) at Bogus Basin. Girls and their adults will spend two nights sleeping in the Boise National Forest learning various outdoor skills, how to set up your own camp, Leave No Trace etiquette, hiking, exploring the forest and sleeping in tents. For more information and to register,
New Journeys & Badges
Keep an eye out for more information and make sure to check out the VTK, but here is what's coming your way:
Anchored by the Troop Camping badge, this new Journey will deepen girls' outdoor skills through badges that lead to a Take Action project and inspire girls to take and interest in environmental stewardship. (Daisy- Ambassador)
Girls' Choice, Troop Camping Badges:
This year, girls from across the United States had the change to vote for their badge category and topic. And the winner is...Troop Camping!
Make sure to visit our website for all activities!
Information for Girls/Parents
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage will be hosting a Fall Product Program September
29 - October 15, 2017. During the sale, Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to sell nuts & candy and online sales of magazine subscription items to raise troop funds and earn awesome rewards.
For more information about Fall Product and how it benefits your Girl Scout, click here!
Idaho Humane Society
New Patch Program!
The Idaho Humane Society has created a patch program for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Complete the requirements and receive a special patch! Contact them for requirement packet details. Cost is $3 per girl and includes packet and patch.
Playing the Past Badge Workshop
August 19, 9:30am-12:30pm
Junior Girl Scouts, imagine a girl or woman who lived in another time-period. You can be someone who really existed or an historical woman from your imagination. Give yourself a new name and get ready to live history! Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) will help you explore the past and earn your "Playing the Past" Badge! Cost per girl: $12
For more information and to register,
Save the Date & Theme Reveal!
Jubilation is a tri-annual, volunteer-driven, council-sponsored troop camping event. It is the largest girl event in Silver Sage council, where girls and adults camp together and enjoy a weekend of exciting programs, ceremonies, and fun! Jubilation 2018 will be June 8-10 at Filer Fairgrounds and the theme will be "Make Your Dreams Possible"!
Teen Advisory Committee(TAC)
he objective of the Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) is to represent the council girl membership interests in council programming and the recruitment and retention efforts. TAC gives Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors the opportunity to serve as the council's voice for all girls in Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council. Through girl-led activities, the committee will enrich the lives of girls through possible leadership projects, mentorship and living by the Girl Scout Law.
If you would like to apply to join TAC, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August Event Links
A Message From the GSSSC Store
Store/All Office Closure:
Fall Hours (September 1)
-9am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
-10am-2pm every second Saturday of every month
If you have a story or community partner that you would like to share, please email us at email@example.com.