Smithsonian's Girl Scouts Information Page
Check the Smithsonian's Girl Scouts landing page for seriously amazing things for Girl Scouts to do at the Smithsonian. Celebrate Girl Scouts history and values at five Smithsonian museums with the downloadable Girl Scouts Discover! self-guides (also available at the information desks at each of the participating museums). Girl Scouts history is on display at American History and the Portrait Gallery. Mobile apps offer tips and games for visiting Smithsonian museums. Hot tip for leaders - Smithsonian museums can help your troop with global research for World Thinking Day. Come and be seriously amazed!
Girl Scout Badge Guide from the National Museum of American History
Online and in-museum activities and resources included!
With this Girl Scout badge guide, the rich resources of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History are now easily accessible to Girl Scout leaders to tap into for Girl Scouts badge work. Explore the variety of learning experiences, each of which uses the primary sources in the museum's collection to tell a story about the past.
Who: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors
When: January 19, 2013 - January 21, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Tudor Place
1644 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007
Become a curator! This popular program turns Scouts into Junior Curators in a historic house museum. Over three days, they will work with artifacts from the educational collection to design and install a museum exhibit in the Tudor Place Visitors Center, including creating a special opening event and engaging in related hands-on art activities. The program concludes Monday afternoon with an exhibit opening for family and friends.
Fees: Girl: $85
To Register: call 202-965-0400 x18 or email@example.com
For more Information: www.tudorplace.org
Anime Momotaro Explore
Dance, Music, or Theatre!
Who: Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
When: February 9 (dance), February 16 (music) and February 23 (theatre), 4:00-7:30 p.m.
Where: Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Bring your troop to see Anime Momotaro: a Japanese Folk Tale and then participate in a corresponding dance, music, or theatre workshop. Each participant earns an Imagination Stage Patch (dance, music, or theatre)!
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 McKenzie Midock at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-280-1664 for more information, or to register your troop. Advance registration required.
For More Information: http://www.imaginationstage.org
Geology Rocks Patch & Going Batty Badge Combo for Teen Girl Scouts
Who: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors
When: February 22-25, 2013
Where: Lincoln Caverns 7703
William Penn Highway
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Find a treasure trove of knowledge in this exciting patch/badge combo at Lincoln Caverns! Girls will get to experience the geological sciences through hands-on activities identifying rocks, finding fossils, a conservation activity, and soil testing to complete the Geology Rocks Patch. A rock collection for each girl is included. In this unique Going Batty program, the importance of bats in our world is emphasized. Girls will gain a better appreciation of our tiny insectivorous friends. Each troop builds a bat house to put up in their community. Lodging is slumber-party style and lunch-time meals are included.
Fees: Geology Rocks Only: Girl: 40.50, Adult: 34.50
Going Batty Only: Girl: 38.00, Adult: 32.00
Combo of Both IP's: Girl: 72.50, Adult: 60.50
To Register: online at www.lincolncaverns.com, or Call 814-643-0268 for more information.
NASA Women in STEM's Aerospace Scholars
Who: Girl Scout Ambassadors
WISH is seeking female high school juniors from across the country to participate in our project! Your adventure starts with an online community and culminates with a summer experience at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Summer 2013.
Applicants need to be:
* U.S. citizens
* Current female high school juniors during the 2012-2013 school year
* Interested and excited about STEM
* Committed to a one-year relationship with JSC
* Able to access to the Internet and email (at home, school or public library)
* A scholar with a cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher
* Deadline to apply is January 3, 2013
To apply: http://www.wish.aerospacescholars.org/apply
Questions about the opportunity should be sent to JSC-NHAS@mail.nasa.gov
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.
Let's Communicate Dine-Around
When: Wednesday, January 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Washington, DC
Let's Communicate hosted by Debra Silimeo, Sr. Vice President, Hager Sharp and Linda Loranger, Sr. Vice President & Director (Health Policy Team), Burness Communications
Mexican Fiesta Dine-Around
When: Sunday, January 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Arlington, VA
A Mexican Fiesta hosted by Karen Penn, Sodexo Health Care Market & Government Services and Kathy McKinless, Archdiocese of Washington
Securing Cyber Space Dine-Around
When: Tuesday, January 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Herndon, VA
Securing Cyber Space hosted by Patricia Titus, Vice President & Chief Security Information Officer, Symantec
Gift of Hearts Bake-Around
When: Sunday, February 10, 2:30-5:00 p.m.
Where: McLean, VA
Gifts of Heart Bake-Around hosted by Abby Mackness, Morpotrak and Jeri Fellerman, Wells Fargo
English Tea Dine-Around
When: Sunday, February 24, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Alexandria, VA
English Tea hosted by Margie Auer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Abby Mackness, Morphotrak and Marilyn Burroughs, New Leaf Collaborative Architecture & Design
Dine-Arounds are added regularly so check back often: www.gscnc.org/dine_arounds.html
To register: email email@example.com with the following information: name, girl and parent email, contact phone #, Senior or Ambassador, troop #.