Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Upcoming Events

Just because school is out, doesn't mean that you can't have good times with your troop sisters or participate in fun Girl Scouting activities. Check out what we have going on for the rest of the summer below and then visit the Girl Calendar to find out more and register!

July 30: 
New Brownwood Programs!  Eddie Eagle - Come have fun and learn about Gun Safety with Eddie Eagle on Saturday August 16th! This program will teach the steps to take if you find a gun in a fun and informative way! This program includes interactive activities and a visit from Eddie the Eagle, who talks about how to stay safe around guns.  Fling It! - Join us Wednesday, August 6th for a soaring good time! Let's put our heads together to build a catapult and compete against your fellow Girl Scouts in a Bean Bag Toss using only what materials are given to create your own custom catapult. Girl Calendar

August 1:
Multi-Sport Paddle Day - Try out paddle boarding, canoeing, and kayaking with the guides at the Expedition School on Saturday, August 16th! Play some games and learn how to paddle in the private lagoon on Lady Bird Lake.  Two sessions available. Girl Calendar

August 4:
Glamtrepeneur – Saturday, August 24th:  Glamtrepreneur will teach girls how to run their own business with confidence, savvy, and a rock solid skill set. Girls will learn what it means to take their awesome ideas and turn them into a business all their own by creating a fun product (a bracelet) and developing a business plan. Girls will show off their creations at the Fall Fashion Show and present their business plan to council staff. The winning product will be sold in our shops! Girl Calendar

August 6:
Want to start a career in babysitting? Come learn from an expert during Babysitting 101! Learn the basics of babysitting on Saturday, August 30th so you can start your career as an experienced babysitter. Girl Calendar

August 8:
Scouting for Music – Saturday, September 6th:  Join the Eta Epsilon Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma at Texas State University for Scouting for Music!  Girls will engage in activities that include learning about musical instruments, music history, rhythms, and styles of music. We will have fun games to play and an art project to express what music means to you. The girls will be able to make their own instrument out of common household objects such a paper towel tubes, old cans, shoe boxes and rubber bands. There will be lots of music, dancing and fun to be had! Two sessions available.

August 11:
Digital Arts Badge at the Microsoft Store - Calling all Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes! Come explore the Microsoft Store at the Domain! During each level specific session, you will earn the Digital Arts Badge for your age level. Scouts will be given their badge only upon completion of all requirements. Workshops last 2-3 hours and parents are required to stay on site for the sake of liability and to assist with hands-on activities. A big thanks to Microsoft for offering these courses as a free resource for our local Girl Scouts council! Girl Calendar

August 13:
Silver Award Workshop - Discover what it takes to earn your Silver Award--the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn on Wednesday, August 27th. Learn about the requirements, guidelines and tools needed to have a successful project. Find out how you can use your community to make a difference in the world. Girl Calendar

August 15:
Canoe Training - Are you registered for Race on the River? Want to come practice and train one last time before the big day? This is your chance. Bring your friends and practice your paddling skills in the Concho River on Saturday, September 6th. Girl Calendar

August 18:
Fall Fashion Show - Come check out the hottest new fabulous fall fashions and accessories during this fun and interactive Fashion Show. Refreshments will be provided.  Registration closes this Wednesday, August 20thGirl Calendar

August 20:
Splashin’ Around - Kick off the 2015 Girl Scout season with a water safety and swimming experience at Splashway Water Park! Learn about the importance of staying safe around water while learning basic strokes, having water races and soaking in sun before the school year starts. Dive into Girl Scouting at Splashway! Tagalongs allowed. Girl Calendar

August 22:
Samsung STEM Challenge Launch Party – September 13th:  Girls grades 4-12 will work with mentors from Samsung over a 6-week long challenge to come up with solutions to the real-world STEM challenge. At the launch party teams will get their challenge kits and meet mentors after learning about this year's challenge. If you can't attend September 13th but would like to participate in the challenge, please email MitchellW@gsctx.org. The challenge will culminate in a STEM Conference on Saturday, November 8th where girls will show off their work to the community and their solutions will be evaluated by Samsung employees. Awards will be given for the girls achievements and top-award winners will receive awesome STEM prizes. Girl Calendar

August 25:
She swings through the air with the greatest of ease; it's that daring young girl on the flying trapeze! That's right! Come to Bryan on Saturday, September 6th and have the chance of a lifetime to try out a flying trapeze! Get your exercise for the day as you learn tricks, practice swinging from a high bar and all while learning the physics behind the art of the trapeze. Break out your inner scientist and swing into motion with Lone Star Trapeze AcademyGirl Calendar

August 27:
Join us in San Angelo for the 24th annual Race on the River during the Annual Concho River Fest on Saturday, September 20th! Grab a partner and a canoe for an all-out, heart pumping, race to the finish. Registration closes on Wednesday, September 3rdGirl Calendar

August 29:
Interested in the High Adventure Team (HAT) or destinations?  We are offering HAT interest meetings and destinations Experience Days this September & August.  Sign-up for the session closest to you today. Girl Calendar

September 1:

Little Peppers – September 13th:  The Little Peppers tour provides a sensory-rich tour of the Dr. Pepper Museum. Girls will get to see, hear, smell, touch, and taste their way through the museum as they visit the exhibits and enjoy different activities. Girl Calendar

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