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For more information on all events or to register, please click on the event name. Registration is required for most activities.
Registration is required for all training sessions.
Training for Girls 
Gold Award Training:
May 8
June 12 
Training for Volunteers
Journey Training:
May 10
June 6
102 Training:
May 10
May 11
June 14
June 15
403 Training:
May 13
Community Partner Spotlights  
Zoo Boise
Whether you are a Daisy, Brownie, Junior or beyond you can learn all about the animals of our world, where to find them, and how to help them.
Suggested Badges:
Bugs, Animal Habitats, Animal Helpers, Voice for Animals, & others can be accommodated with advanced notice!

Did you know that all of our Community Partners and what they can offer troops is in the Resource Guide? Check it out here!
Jubilation 2018
  Save the Date!
Jubilation will be 
June 8-10, 2018 in Filer, ID.

Emcees Wanted! 
Are you or is your Girl Scout currently in 7th-11th Grade Apply today to be an Emcee!  An Emcee (MC) at Jubilation needs to be an enthusiastic and outgoing individual - able to make announcements and introductions, dance and have fun in front of large groups. 
Click here  for more information and the link to register. Applications are due May 31st, so apply today!
For any questions, please email: jubilationmc@gmail.com
Warm Hearts,
Toasty Toes

Patches are in!
Warm Hearts Toasty Toes 2016 patches are in! Troops that participated, please contact Sasa at 
smilo@girlscouts-ssc.org  to collect patches. Thank you for  helping collect over 10,000 socks!
Girl Scouts
Grow by Giving
 
Giving to others is one of the ways that girls gain courage, confidence in character. So it's no surprise that when tasked to collect 500 hygiene kits for low-income students, 73 troops got involved and collected 1,725 kits!  The kits include shampoo, conditioner, soap, a toothbrush, toothpaste, hand lotion and an inspirational message from a Girl Scout. They'll be delivered to schools throughout our council area on Idaho Gives Day (May 4).
Please click here to support our girls efforts now and throughout the year.
Online Early Bird
Membership 
 
2017-2018 Membership Year
It's time to set girls up for fun and success by getting registered now for the up-coming year To learn about online registration and awesome incentives, 
A Message from
the GSSSC Store 

Blow-Out Sale:
May 13-26: All clearance items will be an additional 50% off their marked price! 
Store Hours:
Thursday, May 11
Open 9:00am-11:30am
CLOSED 11:30am-4:30pm
Open 4:30pm-7:00pm
Summer Hours:  
June-August
Monday-Friday  9am-5pm 
May  2017
Treasure Valley
All Offices will be closed Wednesday, May 3rd, but the store will be open for regular hours

Thursday, May 11th: Boise Office Closed from 11:30am-4:30pm 
Twin Falls: Closed All Day
(See below left column for Boise Store Hours) 

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Congratulations, Graduates! 
 Let's hear it for the Class of 2017!
After all of your hard work-including many late nights, early mornings, final exams, and extracurricular activities-you've finally made it! You're a high school graduate, and we couldn't be prouder of you. For many of you, you're finishing up the highest level in Girl Scouting, too. As you leave behind one chapter of your life and begin the next, we encourage you to reflect back on the memories you've made and the friendships and Girl Scout sisters you've gained along the way.
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As a high school graduate and a Girl Scout alumna, you have a world of opportunities ahead of you. You'll meet new friends, move to new places, and attend universities with people from all walks of life. And as exciting as it is, it can also be scary! What's the plus side? Girl Scouts is still there for you, just as we were when you were younger, providing fun and safe opportunities to connect with the world and with others who share in your passion for life... and for Girl Scouting!
And remember... once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout!
Congratulations again, 
Jeannie Pattan
Director of Program

P.S. A great way to recognize your Girl Scout (Cadettes and Older), is to nominate them for Scouting Stars! Scouting Stars honorees will be recognized, with our Gold Award recipients, at a luncheon on July 27, 2017, from 11:30-1:00 p.m. at the Grove Hotel in Boise. Helping us to celebrate will be Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong Click HERE to find more information how you can nominate a "Scouting Star". But hurry, nominations are due May 15!
Summertime Fun  
Summer Camp 2017
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Camp Alice Pittenger & Ta-Man-A-Wis
There is still space at both of our Girl Scout camps!  Don't miss out on a summer you won't want to forget!  Check out the online brochure  here  and get your registrations in. Scholarships are available so every girl can enjoy the camp experience!

Share Your Camp Experience Contest
The deadline has been extended, but don't delay! We're still accepting stories about the great time she had at camp. Juniors and up who have been to CAP are invited to apply. Find out more on the Activities and Programs page!

Day Camps at Friendship Square
Click the links below to learn more:
June 19-June 23: Juniors (scholarships available, see STEM section)
June 26-June 20: Brownies
July 10-July 14: Cadettes
July 17- July 21: Seniors/Ambassadors (scholarships available, see STEM section)

Earning Your Girl Scout Ranger Patch  
Summer is coming...are you ready to become a Ranger? Check out  this blog   to learn the 5 Steps to Earning Your Ranger Patch!
Celebration Park
Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your troop? Visit Celebration Park in Canyon County for the Summer Stories/Archaeology Adventures field trip. Girls will learn about petroglyphs, Native Americans who lived on the land in the past and more!  Contact Laura, Program Manager for more information at: lbarbour@canyonco.org to set up your field trip! 
Get Outdoors: The Summer Bucket List
May 1st- September 1st 
Get outdoors this summer, and complete the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Summer Bucket List! Enjoy an updated list with new activities, as well as some of the fun old ones. Girls who complete 50* activities and turn the form into the Boise Council Office by September 1st, will be entered to win a special prize! 
Click here for more info and to download the challenge.
What's Happening in STEM?
STEM Action Center Scholarships
Scholarships are available for STEM-related camps for lower income girls, thanks to the generous funding from the Idaho STEM Action Center. Funds are limited, so don't wait!
The following activities are eligible:
Solar Eclipse Excursion (S.E.E. 2017)
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Girl Scouts, Brownie through Ambassador, join us at Camp Ta-Man-A-Wis for the GSSSC Solar Eclipse Excursion (S.E.E. 2017).  Spend the night, eat s'mores, star gaze, learn about why eclipses happen, participate in hands-on activities, make solar eclipse viewers, and watch the eclipse with your fellow Girl Scouts!  There are only 40 spots available and applications will be treated first come, first served, so click here to learn more and to download the registration form!

Solar Eclipse Troop Kits
The Program Department and Store are working together to create "Solar Eclipse Troop Kits" that will contain info about the eclipse, and fun activities to do! They are coming soon, and will hopefully be ready by June 2017!

Rasberry Pi Foundation: Picademy USA 
This is a great opportunity for Troop Leaders to gain skills in  using physical computing to control electronic components like LEDs and buttons, coding music with Sonic Pi, and terraforming the world of Minecraft to take back to their troop!  While it is free to attend, there is a high volume of applications and limited availability For more information, click here . To apply, click here.
Community Connections 
Girl Scout Night at Boise Hawks Baseball
Friday, June 30th
Bring the whole family and join other Girl Scouts as we cheer on the Boise Hawks.  Tickets will be on sale soon, so keep an eye on the website! 
Would your troop like to present the colors? Do you know of a girl or girls that would like to sing the national anthem?  Contact program@girlscouts-ssc.org!
Wilderness First Aid Training
Interested in getting Wilderness First Aid Certified?
Here is a training opportunity happening June  3-4 in Cascade.
 

Cabela's on Franklin
May 13-14 Ladies' Day Out- Prizes, archery and more!  
May 20 Ready, Set, Wear It - Help set a world record!
Click here  to go to Cabela's calendar to see more!
 
Scout Days at Roaring Springs
Save the Dates!
Scout Day: Saturday, June 17
Scout Night: Friday, August 4
Check our 
website  soon for details! 

Boise Bicycle Project
Brownies and older, it's time to pull those bicycles out of the  garage, tune them up and get ready for summer fun on June 17! The Boise Bicycle Project will teach your how to do an ABC quick check and take care of any minor issues you may have with your bike.   Click here to learn more and to register!

Kaizen Farm Progams
Our community partner has some great programs coming up. Click on the following links to get more info and to register: 
Kaizen Farm Camps
June 23 &  June 24Horseback Riding for Juniors
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If you have a story or community partner that you would like to share, please email us at program@girlscouts-ssc.org.