June 17, 2013
Dear Girl Scout Family,
Did you know that your community's Girl Scout Service Unit will receive a free 4 foot vinyl Girl Scout parade banner if 80% of all current Service Unit girl and adult members re-register by June 30.
Be sure to Jump In and Join! Jump in and re-register now for 2013-14 Girl Scout year!
Girl Scout families and volunteers can now use the online option to re-register for the 2013-14 membership. Online registration is:
To thank troops for using the online registration process, we are offering a $5 per girl program voucher when 80% or more of the troop members register online by June 30.* This voucher can used toward camp or events.
Plus, girls who are re-registered for Girl Scouts during this time ...
Please jump in with electronic re-registration and reap the benefits by participating yourself and encouraging parents/guardians of the girls in your troop to do the same!
- Receive a FREE Jump Start patch.
- Receive a FREE Camp T-shirt when they attend a camp session that costs $100 or more.
- Can register to win a FREE 4-pack of tickets to a Minnesota Twins Game
Director of Membership
P.S. Remember, the Jump Start offers expire June 30, 2013, so re-register today!
*For complete details visit the Jump Start page on
Already got a Jump Start and re-registered for 2013-14 Girl Scout year? Awesome! Thanks! ______________________________________
2014 Girl Scout Cookie Recognitions
Check out our blogs for updates from regional staff teams. We've highlighted updates of interest to multiple areas.
Region 1 Bemidji / Virginia offices
Girl Scout Jump Start Carnival
Hibbing, MN | First Presbyterian Church, 2201 2nd Ave E | 6:00-7:30 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013
Bring a friend to join Girl Scouts this Friday at a Jump Start Carnival for all areas girls! Girl activities will be selected from the following: Carnival games, prizes and snacks, Belly Bump, giant bowling, face painting, parachute games and more
Tell Your Story at Our World, Our Family September 6-8, 2013 | Nisswa, MN
$45-115 per person, depending upon length of stay | grades 1-12
Registration deadline June 14
OWOF Update! While the registration deadline is fast approaching, there is currently still space for all "length of stay" options at OWOF 2013. Unfortunately, the High Ropes and Climbing Wall activities have reached their max capacity. Remember, a $2 per person late fee applies to registrations postmarked after June 14. We hope to hear from you soon!
Duluth Regional Center
Region 3 Brainerd & Mora offices
Region 5 Waite Park Regional Center
Scout Night at the Granite City speedway
June 23 | Doors Open 3:00, Race at 5;30
We welcome all Central Minnesota Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts! It's Scout Night on June 23rd and all scouts in uniform, 17 or younger, get in for free for the races! Adult prices are $12, but Scout Leaders are still encouraged to dress in uniform with your scouts. Check out their website for more information
Explore your world ...
Make camp a special part of your summer!
JUMP IN & GET A FREE T-SHIRT
Sign up for any camp session over $100 and receive a FREE CAMP T-SHIRT when you renew your Girl Scout membership for 2013-14 by June 30!
GSMWLP has many summer camp employment opportunities available, including kitchen staff and activities director at Camp Shingobee near Walker, MN.
For information about Summer Camp and employment opportunities, call your local Girl Scout office, leave a message here, or E-mail Outdoor Program Manager Melissa Garza.
|In the Shop
They're back! They're irresistible.
They're only here for the summer - Girl Scout Cookie inspired Nestle Crunch bars! Three different flavors of candy bars including Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Crème, and Caramel & Crème. Tax included they are $1 each! Available now! Get yours today!
Browse our virtual Spring Catalog!
Shop online at www.girlscoutshop.com
Make The World A Better Place
Girl Scouts Invited to Take the World Water Monitoring Challenge on National Public Lands Day, Get a FREE Water Test Kit
For the fifth consecutive year, World Water Monitoring Challenge (WWMC) is partnering with National Public Lands Day (NPLD) to encourage water monitoring on U.S. public lands. WWMC has reserved 100 basic water quality test kits for FREE distribution to groups that participate in both WWMC and NPLD in 2013 (one kit per group).
NPLD is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. The program's 20th anniversary will be held on Saturday, September 28. WWMC is an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world by engaging citizens to conduct basic monitoring of their local water bodies.
Click here to learn more.
Our phone system can now transfer you to any office.
Waite Park 320 252-2952
Duluth 218 726-4710
Alexandria 320 759-1196
Bemidji 218 751-4886
Brainerd 218 828-3515
Mora 320 679-6807
Virginia 218 263-1596
Willmar 320 235-2125
Please help us keep our phone costs down by using the toll free number only when needed, 800 955-6032.
Waite Park 320 253-9403
Duluth 218 726-4715
All other offices 866 295-3820
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Summer Hours Now through August 30
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