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March 26, 2015 Edition

Join in the Girl Scout conversation on Rallyhood!

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Join in the Girl Scout conversation on Rallyhood! A "Girl Scout Family Rally" for all members and parents of a registered girl in our Council will begin soon. Keep an eye out for your invitation on the 30th of March.

Want to learn more about Rallyhood? Visit online here for more information.

Senior- Financing My Future

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Senior- Financing My Future: High school graduation may seem a long way off, but this is actually the perfect time to start thinking about what kind of further education you want. Why? Because whether you want to go to a university, community college, or vocational school, your education will cost money. If you find out how much money you'll need, you can start planning thoughtfully for the future. Click here if you have earned this badge this year and we will send you a free Financial Fitness Challenge Patch brought to you by Capital One! 

The Council's Capital One Financial Fitness Challenge will empower Girl Scouts at all levels to build their money management and business skills through a variety of pathways, including our national badge programs and of course, the Girl Scout Cookie Program, the largest girl-led business in the world. Earn at least one of the Financial Literacy Badges or Cookie Business Badges from the Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting at your level, and you will gain the skills and knowledge to take control of your finances. 

In Your Honor

Who: Girls who have earned the Silver Trefoil and Gold Award

Where: Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC.

When: Save the Date! In Your Honor 2015 will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10:00am  

What: In Your Honor is an annual celebration in recognition of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital Girl Scouts who have earned the Gold Award and the Silver Trefoil Award.  

Fee: Free

Register: Attendance is by invitation only, and you will receive invitations in early April.

Made With Code

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Made with Code aims to change the way girls think about coding, and inspire them to consider careers in computer science. The program includes:

  • A new site where girls can try Blockly-based coding projects like designing a 3D-printed bracelet, learning to create animated GIFs, and even building beats for a music track.
  • A directory where volunteers, girls, and their parents can find additional coding resources and opportunities, such as camps and clubs.
  • Video profiles of girls and women who are using computer science in new and exciting ways.

Each week a different world of coding will be highlighted.

Did you know you can dance with code? "Through the power of code you can have someone get eaten by a serpent." Discover more of Miral Kotb's story on Made with Code

GEICO - Art of Independence Babysitting Badge

Who: Girl Scout Cadette

When: May 2, 2015 from 1:00pm-5:00pm

Where: Calvary United Methodist
2315 S Grant St, Arlington, VA 22202 

What: The Babysitter badge teaches Girl Scouts Cadettes how to be well-prepared, responsible and effective babysitters. GEICO Art of Independence patch, snack and giveaways included.

Fee: $12.00 per girl (Financial Assistance available - please contact Sujan Sedhai at ssedhai@gscnc.org).

Register: Online here. Registration will close on April 30, 2015.

Make the Connection: ME to WE

Teambuilding Skill

Who: Girl Scout Cadette, Girl Scout Senior, Girl Scout Ambassador

When: April 18th, 2015  10:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Camp Crowell 
Oakton, VA

What: Girls and Booz Allen Hamilton mentors participate in fun outdoor activities like the Log of Death and Rushing River that teach girls how to achieve success through trust, communication, and strategy. As they conquer this challenging rope course, they experience firsthand how to achieve success as part of a team.

Fee: $3.00 per Girl Scout (lunch included).

Register: Online here.

Joy Bauer 

Health and Wellness expert on NBC's TODAY Show  

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Who: Girl Scout Cadette, Girl Scout Senior, Girl Scout Ambassador

When: March 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

Where: Xfinity Center Pavilion
College Park, MD 20742

Parking Lot 4b is Free

What: Joy Bauer, Health and Wellness expert on NBC's TODAY Show is coming to the University of Maryland to discuss living a healthy and delicious life.

Fee: Girl Scouts are Free when wearing Girl Scout Uniform or documentation of association with Girl Scouting, without either students are $5. Adults $10. All monetary proceeds will be given to charity.

Register: There is no registration for the event. For questions, please contact Julia Jannetti, the Service Vice President for the Kappa Delta Chapter at jrjannetti@gmail.com.

Naval STEM Exposition

Who: Girl Scout Cadette, Girl Scout Senior, Girl Scout Ambassador 

Where: Gaylord Convention Center
201 Waterfront St
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

When: April 12, 2015 from 10:00am-2:00pm

What: Middle and High School students from around the area are invited to participate in this exclusive, hands-on STEM exhibition. Students will be able to connect and engage with our nation's foremost military and civilian organizations by participating in interactive exhibits and career-exploration opportunities that have a theme directly tied to the sea services.

Fee: Free

Register: Online here.

Crime Museum Camp In
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Who: Junior, Cadette, Senior 

Where: Crime Museum
575 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

When: April 18, 2015 at 6:00pm-9:00am April 19, 2015 

What: Earn your Detective, Special Agent, or Truth Seeker Badge! 

- Learn about Forensic science in various workshops

- Solve clues in order to find Black Beard's missing medallion

- The museum will offer snacks and drinks throughout the night and a deluxe continental breakfast

Fee: $62 adult, girl, and tagalong

Register: Call 202-621-5553, email sales@crimemuseum.org, or online here. 

Singing Saturday

Who: All levels 

Where: Camp Crowell, Firefly Lodge
Vale Road
Oakton, VA

When: April 11, 2015 from 2:00pm-4:00pm

What: Singing Saturday will be at Camp Crowell on April 11, 2015 at Firefly Lodge.  We will sing from 2pm to 4pm.  Troops should arrive by 1:45pm.  Join the Singalong Service for lots of action songs, rounds and singing games. Dress for the weather, the program will go on rain or shine. Please plan snacks for before or after the event. Bring your singing voices and songbooks, and a voice recorder will let you bring some songs home.

Fee: Free

Register: Online here

The Days Inn Hershey is proud to service and celebrate Girl Scouts

Who: All levels

When: May or June 2015

Where: The Days Inn Hershey
350 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033 

What: Bring your Girl Scouts to Hershey for an exciting adventure during May or June. All rates include complimentary breakfast, shuttle service to the park, and a milk & cookie reception on arrival. 

Fee: To take advantage of these special offers:

$85.00, plus tax, midweek up to May 20

$95.00, plus tax, midweek from May 21 - June 12

$155.00, plus tax, May weekends

$125.00, plus tax, midweek June 15 - 30

$165.00, plus tax, June weekends

Register: Contact Christine Kelley, Director of Sales at (717) 534-2162 ext. 109 or ckelley@hhlhotels.com. Limited availability - Call today to reserve your troop's rooms. No minimum number of rooms or nights required 

Master Classes with Dan Joyce, Associate Professor, George Mason University School of Dance

Who: Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

When: All Classes begin at 9:00am.

April 11th: Dan Joyce Associate Professor, George Mason University School of Dance and Former Member, Mark Morris Dance Group 

Where: Classical Ballet Theatre
320 Victory Drive
Herndon, VA 20170

  

What: Classical Ballet Theatre, a not-for-profit performing arts organization located in Herndon, VA, is thrilled to bring some amazing Master Class opportunities to Northern Virginia! Classes are available at both the intermediate and advanced levels. For more information, please go online here. 

Fee: $25-$30

Registration: Intermediate and Advanced Level contemporary dancers may call (703) 471-0750 to register.

Gold Award Workshops
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We have updated our Gold Award Workshops to include a new interactive curriculum that will help Girl Scouts develop their project ideas into high quality take action projects! Part one of the workshop is available on our website now in the form of the 

Gold Award Online Tutorial that walks girls through the Gold Award process. 

If you are a Girl Scout thinking about the Gold Award but do not yet have an issue area or idea in mind, we have resources available for you!  In addition to checking out the Gold Award Online Tutorial, read The Gold Standard. For inspiration on project ideas, take a look at the 2014 Award Yearbook.

Aquasco Core Camp 

When: April 24 - 26, 2015 

Where: Camp Aquasco in Aquasco, MD

Who: Grades 6-12

Come join the tradition of conservation and fun at the Aquasco Core Camp!

Yearly service projects are completed at the Aquasco Core Camp to improve the camp.  Troops will participate in a conservation activity. Other activities may include canoeing, crafts, games and campfire. More detailed information will be provided.

If you have questions please contact Jenn Macios atjmacios@gscnc.org or 202-274-3309

Sterling Amazing Race

Who: Girl Scout Cadette, Girl Scout Senior, Girl Scout Ambassador

When: May 23 or 24, 2015

Where: Camp Potomac Woods
Lucketts, Virginia

What: Two girls per team. Girls can register as a team or as an individual. Individuals will be placed on a team with another girl if possible. 

Fee: $35.00 per girl - If registered by April 24th

$45.00 per girl- if registered between April 24th - May 8th

Registerhttp://sterlingamazingrace.wix.com/sarace includes t-shirt, lunch, prizes, and pit stop snacks

No registrations accepted after May 8th

Adventure Core Camps 

Who: Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

When: April 24-26 2015

Where: Camp May Flather

What: Looking for some spring adventure? Want to see what backpacking is all about or work as a team with your troop to complete the May Flather Challenge Course? Then come to the Adventure Core Camps at Camp May Flather to help spice up your spring. Questions? Please contact Susan Kabat at skabat@gscnc.org or 202.274.3305

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WASHINGTON DC MAIN SHOP
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY 9:00AM - 5:00PM
THURSDAY 9:00AM - 8:00PM
SATURDAY 10:00AM - 4:00PM
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CENTREVILLE MINI SHOP
Closed Spring Break March 30 - April 6
TUESDAY 10:00AM - 3:00PM
WEDNESDAY10:00AM - 3:00PM
THURSDAY 2:00 - 7:00PM 
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GERMANTOWN MINI SHOP
Closed Spring Break April 6 - 10
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY 10:00AM - 3:00PM
THURSDAY 10:00AM - 7:00PM
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MARTINSBURG MINI SHOP
MONDAY thru FRIDAY 10:00AM - 4:00PM
SATURDAY 10:00AM - 2:00PM
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MOBILE SHOP
Dale City - Friday 3/27 11:00-1:00
Frederick - Saturday 3/28 11:00-1:00

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