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EARLY BIRD NOW!

 

 

It's time to register for the 2015 Girl Scout Year

 

The Early Bird season has started so don't forget to re-register your troop for the 2015 Girl Scout year. The Early Bird registration deadline is 11:59pm, June 30.

 

We have a few incentives for you this year. For every troop who re-registers at least 50% of their troop (a minimum of 5 girls) you will receive a $20 coupon to any of the Girl Scout shops. Every troop will also receive a $10 coupon for a digital photo album. And, every girl will receive an Early Bird patch.

 

Additional incentives are for the Service Units. The top Service Unit with the greatest girl increase over last year's Early Bird figure and the top Service Unit with the greatest percentage increase over last year's Early Bird figure will each receive a coupon for priority selection of Service Unit encampment dates for either Spring 2015 or  Fall 2015.

 

The Second place Service Unit with the greatest girl increase over last year's Early Bird figure and the second place Service Unit with the greatest percentage increase over last year's Early Bird figure will have a choice of selecting either a Service Unit pizza party or a Service Unit Girl Scout parade banner.

 

Winners will be recognized at the Kickoff on August 23rd.

 

To re-register for the 2015 Girl Scout year click here http://www.gscnc.org/Early_Bird_Registration.html.

 

If you have any questions, please contact your Area Membership Specialist.

 

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Cadette Comparison Shopping
 
From cardigans to cars, you can buy just about everything online these days. Even if you end up buying an item in an actual store, you can use the Internet to compare prices and find the best deal. Although online shopping is convenient, there are certain things to know so you can make sure that you're paying a fair price and don't fall victim to a fraud! Visit: http://www.gscnc.org/capitalone.html 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!

 

 

Brownie - My Great Day

 

This month we are highlighting the GEICO Art of Independence with the Brownie My Great Day Badge.  Each week we will highlight a step to earning this badge.  With the My Great Day Badge you will learn new ways to start your day right and become better prepared each morning.  Visit  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/artofindependence to fill out the survey if you have earned this badge from July 2013 to June 2014 and we will send you a free Art of Independence patch brought to you by GEICO!

 

Step 1: If you wake up and it is rainy outside, what do you need to wear?
...if it is sunny and hot?
...if it is cold?
...if it is going to be slightly cold but not rainy? e.g.: Fall weather


What happens if you are caught in the rain without a raincoat or umbrella?
...in the cold without a jacket?
...the sun without sunglasses or a hat?

Before you leave the house in the morning make sure you dress appropriately for the weather. Ask an adult to read you the forecast, which means prediction of the weather, for that day so that you are prepared.

 

 

Summer Sewing, Crafting & Badge Workshops Just For Girl Scouts!

 

  

WhenDay-long workshops in summer 2014 starting June 16th!  
 

What:  Super fun summer workshops just for Girl Scouts.  Come learn how to sew, craft, cook, make American Girl doll accessories and earn badges! Choose from a variety of fun workshops such as Harry Potter Home Scientist Brownie Badge Workshop to Apron Sewing & Pizza Cooking Workshop to American Girl Doll Home Decor Crafting Workshop to Disney Frozen Sewing Workshop.  Tons more themes to pick from!  Sister discounts available on select workshops.  

 

Who: Girl Scouts entering 1st-7th grade in Fall 2014 

 

Held at: 43987 John Mosby Highway Chantilly, VA. 20152 

 

View full summer schedule & register online atwww.cupcakesandlace.com

 

 

The Adventure Park's Glow In The Park Series is here! 

  

 

Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages

  

When: Thursday, July 10th; Thursday, July 24th (6:00pm - 10:00pm)

  

Where: The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School

             16701 Norwood Rd.

              Sandy Spring, MD 20860

              (240) 389 4386

 

Event: Glow In The Park

 

Calling all Scouts! The Adventure Park's Glow In The Park Series is here! Join us for a night of zipping in The Trees under twinkling lights, music by DJ Teej, and glow sticks! This event is guaranteed to be a night you won't forget! Tickets are for a 2 hour climb and are a reduced rate of $35 per climber.

 

Book Online at www.bookeo.com/sandyspringtrees!

 

 

University of Maryland Volleyball Summer Clinics

 

Who: Girl Scout Juniors-Ambassadors

 

When:

Individual Skills Clinic: 12pm on July 11th- 3pm on July 13th, 2014

Youth Day Clinics: 8:30am-4pm July 14th-16th, 2014

High School Team Clinics: 12pm July 18th-1pm July 20th

High School Day Clinics: 8:30am July 21st -5pm July 23rd

Satellite Clinics scheduled by leaders/campers

 

Where: University of Maryland Comcast Center Pavilion

2001 Paint Branch Dr.

College Park, MD 20742

 

Clinics are designed to introduce volleyball fundamentals and develop existing skills, led by Maryland Volleyball coaches and players.  All levels are encouraged to come!  The focus of the clinics is volleyball and fun, so we hope to see you this summer!  Discounts are offered for those participating in multiple clinics.  Girls can complete various athlete badges during this clinic.

 

Fee:

Individual Skills Clinics: $395 for residential $350 for commute

Youth Day Clinic: $85 for 1 day, $200 for 3 days

High School Team Clinic: $345 for residential, $295 for commuter

High School Day Clinic: $85 for 1 day, $250 for 3 days

Satellite Clinics: determined by number of participants

 

Adult: $200 for team clinics

 

Register: Please visit www.marylandvolleyballcamp.com select the clinic you want to attend, and follow the online or mail-in registration link to register for clinic.

 

Website: www.marylandvolleyballcamp.com

  

 

  

Girl Scouts at Hershey Park

  

 

Save up to 35% on Hersheypark Tickets

Exclusive discount for Girl Scout Nation's Capital families

 

Visit http://tinyurl.com/GSCNC2014

 

Enter Promo Code  86547 

 

Just imagine enjoying all the fun and excitement at Hersheypark, while realizing that a portion of your special Girl Scout discount ticket supports the future of Girl Scouting in our region. That's because Hersheypark, a favorite destination for many Girl Scout troops and families, will donate a portion of ticket sales to the Girl Scouts' SHARE annual giving campaign. To get your Girl Scout discount tickets and support SHARE you must use the exclusive to Girl Scout friends and family Hersheypark website and promo code.

The deepest discounts are available if you purchase your tickets before July 7th. Tickets can be used between May 9-September 28, 2014. Thank you for supporting SHARE and enjoy Hershey Park!

 

 

Classics for Kidz! Series: Ballet to Go!  With Classical Ballet Theatre

 

Who: Girl Scout Daisies - Juniors

 

When:

Ages 3-4:  Saturdays, 6/21-8/9, 9-10:00 am
Ages 5-6:  Saturdays, 6/21-8/9, 10-11:00 am 
Ages 7-9:  Saturdays, 6/21-8/9, 11 am-12:15 pm

 

Where: Classical Ballet Theatre

320 Victory Drive

Herndon, VA 20170

 

Boys and girls will delight in each magical Ballet to Go!™ lesson, which allows them to explore a new story ballet classic each week.  In addition to enjoying a 40/45-minute ballet lesson, children will read, create, and explore fairy tale ballets including Peter and the Wolf, Coppelia, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, and The Nutcracker.  Each lesson will have age appropriate activities that include props, costumes, pantomime, and body language to describe characters and emotions plus a fun "Ballet in a Bag" or Ballet to Go™ activity package, that highlights the story of the week!   

Register:  For registration information, telephone (703) 471-0750 and visit http://www.cbtnva.org/summer.

 

Website:  Classical Ballet Theatre is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to providing educational and outreach opportunities throughout Northern Virginia and is specifically committed to providing experiences that increase the understanding and enjoyment of the art of dance.  For more information, please visit http://www.cbtnva.org. 

   

 

Girl Scout Night at the Washington Nationals

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Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages

 

When: Saturday July 19, 2014 7:05pm; and Saturday September 27, 2014 1:05pm

 

Where: Nationals Stadium

1500 S Capitol St SE

Washington, DC 20003

 

Girl Scouts are invited to participate in this special and growing tradition with the Washington Nationals.  Pre-registered Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will receive special discounts on reserved seating and a unique commemorative patch at each of the 4 Boy Scout and Girl Scout games. Collect all four! The largest* Scout group attending each Boy Scout and Girl Scout Game will be selected to participate in special on-field pregame activities.

 

*Group Tickets must be purchased in a single order and may include Scouts, leaders, family & friends. Participants will be selected from orders received 10 days prior to game date and notified at that time. Pregame opportunities may vary. 

 

Fee: Tickets range from $8-$13

 

For information and tickets:  Please contact Nick Doenges at 202.640.7648 or nicholas.doenges@nationals.com.

 

Ticket Order Form: 2014_Boy_Scouts_Girl_Scouts_Order_Form.pdf 

 

Website:  www.nationals.com/scouts 

 

 

20% off Summer Sewing classes for all Girl Scouts at CraftyStitches

 

Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages

 

Where: CraftStitches Sewing Studio

1604 Village Market Blvd SE

Leesburg, VA 20175

 

Get 20% off of summer sewing classes at CraftyStitches Sewing Studio in Leesburg.  Afternoon and morning sessions available.  Reserve a spot today in one of our American Girl Doll, High Fashion, Home Décor, or Quilting classes. 

 

Register: Call 571-291-5070 to reserve

 

Website:  www.craftystitches.com

 

  

See Pinkalicious at the Adventure Theatre MTC

 

Who: Girl Scout Daisies-Juniors

 

When: Shows are June 20-August 31

 

Where: Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd

Glen Echo, MD 20812

 

Based on the book "Pinkalicious" by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann.  Book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann. Music by John Gregor. Lyrics by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann, & Victoria Kann. Directed by Carl Menninger. Starring Carolyn Agan. Recommended for All Ages.

 

Orphaned in the jungle as an infant and adopted by a wolf pack, young Mowgli, the man-cub is taught the Laws of the Jungle by Baloo, the bear and Bagheera, the panther.  As Mowgli discovers himself and his place as a human, the jungle's greatest menance, Shere Khan, the Bengal Tiger prepares to finish the kill he abandoned years ago.

 

Fee:  Girl $14-17 Adult $14-17 Tagalong $14-17

 

Register: Call 301-634-2271.  Please indicate intention to purchase the Adventure Theatre MTC patch.

 

Website: www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

TEENS

 

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Shop Information

 
 
Online Shop

 

GIRL SCOUT SHOPS INFO

 

Centreville, Gaithersburg and Mobile Shops are closed for the summer - check back in August for fall 2014 fall schedules. 

 

MARTINSBURG MINI SHOP

Monday - Friday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Directions:  http://www.gscnc.org/Martinsburg_Shop.html

 

WASHINGTON DC MAIN SHOP

Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Directions: http://www.gscnc.org/Directions%20to%20Main%20Office.html

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