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gsunow 2014-2015 / Vol. 3 www.gsutah.org Anna Maria ChĂ vez Welcomes you to Convention GS U N ow 1 Girl Scouts of Utah | 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125, SLC, UT 84107 Prince Prince Yeates Yeates believes believes investing investing in in ourour youth youth is is investing investing in in ourour future. future. Proudly Proudly supporting supporting the the of Utah of Utah sincesince 2009.2009. 15 West 15South West South Temple, Temple, Suite 1700, Suite 1700, Salt Lake SaltCity, LakeUtah City, 84101 Utah 84101 (801) (801) 524-1000 524-1000 | PrinceYeates.com | PrinceYeates.com 2 G SUNow INDEPENDENT D O C U M E N TA R Y D R A M AT I C A N D CHILDERN’S FILMS FREE SCREENINGS VISITING FILMMAKERS LOCAL DISCUSSIONS FILM F E S T I VA L S @ U TA H F I L M C E N T E R GS U N ow 3 gsunow Meteorologist Dan Pope is taking weather back where it belongs ... outdoors on The Weather Porch. Turn to ABC4 Utah for Utah’s most accurate forecasts Monday through Friday at 4, 5, 6 & 10pm. Pope on the Porch is Good 4 Utah. Acting Chief Executive Officer Debbie Nielson Chief Officer of External Affairs Melissa Mathews Graphic Designer Stephanie Jensen Director of Marketing and Communications Angie Hyde Communications Intern Smythe Eddy Writer and Editor Josh Jones 2013-14 Board of Directors Officers Erin Stone, Chair Roberta Driscoll, 3rd Vice Chair Connie Amos, 1st Vice Chair Judith Lawton, Secretary Pam Lechner 2nd Vice Chair Kray Hammond, Treasurer Utah’s First TV Station Q Ad_Girl Scouts_2014.pdf 1 7/2/2014 2:39:48 PM Good4Utah.com • facebook.com/abc4utah • twitter.com/abc4utah Members-at-Large Samantha Almanza Marcie Cancio Alexis Cairo Peeches Cederholm Diana George Phyllis Hockett Sally O’Neill Matthew Mitton Luz Robles Brenda Sheer Sarah Waters Cosmo Young Girl Scouts of Utah 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125 | Salt Lake City, Utah 84107 Natural gas bakes a lot of cookies. Phone: (801) 265-8472 | Toll Free: (800) 678-7809 www.gsutah.org Our Mission Girl Scout Law Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. I will do my best to be: Honest and fair, Friendly and helpful, Considerate and caring, Courageous and strong, and Responsible for what I say and do, And to Respect myself and others, Respect authority, Use resources wisely, Make the world a better place, and Be a sister to every Girl Scout. Girl Scout Promise On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law. Questar is proud to support Girl Scouts of Utah. Sign up for a FREE subscription to “GSU NOW.” Simply email email@example.com with your request. ® You may also email letters to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. 6 13 17 contents 6 gsunow 2014-2015 / Vol. 3 www.gsutah.org Anna Maria Chàvez Welcomes Convention 101’s All your questions, answered! 8 Convention Timeline So much to do, so little time! 10 Volunteer for Convention ou can’t get any closer to Y the action! 13 Council News GSU receives national recognition 14 Troop News Girl Scouts can do anything 17 Annual Report 2013-2014 11 Girl National Delegates Girls are integral to Convention you to Convention on the cover G S UNow 1 Anna Maria Chávez, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA Photo: Copyright 2011 Girl Scouts of the USA. All Rights Reserved. Used With Permission. GS U N ow 5 Girl Scout University Back by popular demand, Girl Scout University is again offering interactive, thought-provoking, and fun learning workshops for convention attendees. But there’s more! Girl Scout University will also have Learning-in-a-Flash, Conversation Cafe, and Learning Pause opportunities. All workshops require pre-registration. Three-hour workshops are $60, and 90-minute workshops are $30. For more information about each seminar see convention.girlscouts.org History Conference Girl Scout University CONVENTION the 101’s 20 percent if you register before September 15! The second thing to know about Convention is that it will be amazing! Between the speakers, the Hall of Experiences, History Conference, Girl Scout University, and much more – there is something to delight and educate everyone. This exciting event will reunite alumnae and invigorate a global movement of girls, women, and men around the theme, “Discover, Connect, Take Action: Girls Change the World.” 6 G SUNow Photo by Adam Barker The most important thing to know about National Convention is to register… now! You will save up to GSLI GSLI is where the magic of Convention happens! The GSLI experience will give each girl the opportunity to make new friends, develop important skills, learn about new planning processes, and take advantage of a support system that will be there to meet her needsâ€”all in a fun and engaging way. Hall of Experiences Girl Scout Leadership Conference (GSLI) A cadre of speakers, entertainers, newsmakers, thought leaders, politicians, and celebrities from across the country and around the world will converge on Salt Lake City this October to celebrate and advocate on behalf of girls. Join us for stimulating sessions and numerous opportunities for your professional development, networking, and of course, FUN! Girl Scouts of Utah is so excited to host this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. National Council Session The National Council Session is charged with giving broad direction to the future of the Girl Scout Movement. As required by the Girl Scouts of the USA Constitution, the National Council convenes every three years and is the major link between Girl Scout councils and the national organization. See page 11 to see how to represent the Council and become a National Delegate. Conversations of Consequece National Council Session Travel Tips For those of you traveling, Girl Scouts has negotiated lower rates at budget to luxury hotels within walking distance to the Salt Palace Convention Center. You may call 855-699-6906 Monday through Friday, or visit convention.girlscouts.org to book online. It will be a historic event that will shape the organization for many years to come, read the following pages for all the specifics, and stay tuned to the GSU website and Facebook for updates! Now then, youâ€™ve registered, right? Plan your trip! 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Na n an Clo tion d In sin al C form gC oun atio ere cil S nO ess mo pen i ny on 8:3 atio n bba t Di Sha You n p.m . 7p .m. .m. –5 8a 0– 5:3 30 hip ers s for C nce ut L ead Sco Con ver s Girl p.m . p.m . –8: 30 5:3 0 2–3 : erie Exp rati on al F ede l of Hal ion Nat 9p .m. .m. – 9a .m. 5p .m. .m. – 9a 7–8 :15 a Alumnae Reception As we like to say, “Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout,” join us for these Alumnae events: • Hospitality suites at the hotels during registration hours to help you kick back and relax after your trip • An Alumnae Networking Reception (Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.) where you can find your old friends and make new ones • A Young Alumnae Reception (Friday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.) where alumnae ages 18–30 can connect and reconnect FRIDAY 10/17/2014 Theme Dinners SATURDAY 10/18/2014 Photo by Dana Sohm Each theme dinner will include an exciting guest speaker and lots of fun activities, and will be a great opportunity to connect. You’ll have a fantastic evening and leave these special events feeling empowered to take action when you return back to your communities! Location dependent on which theme you choose! SUNDAY 10/19/2014 Photo by Steve Greenwood GS U N ow 9 Convention | Volunteer Convention Volunteer Opportunities • Business Meetings The National Council Session as well as the opening and closing ceremonies will need volunteers to usher, and help with distribution of voting materials. • Learning Events These include Girl Scout University, the History Conference, and Conversations of Consequence. These meetings need ushers, distributors of learning material, and people to monitor and control entry ways. Make a Difference. VOLUNTEER TODAY! • Customer Service Desks These locations will need people to process registrations, manage lost and found items, and oversee the technical area for recharging devices and giving attendees help with apps and internet. We’ll also need local experts who can give information about Salt Lake and the surrounding area. Volunteer at Convention • Hall of Experiences The expo hall will need people to assist vendors and give them breaks, workers for the GSUSA retail shop, and people willing to assist vendors with providing girl experiences. • GSLI The Girl Scout Leadership Institute will need people to help with registration, guidance to other events, and distribution of materials. You can’t get closer to the action! Remember volunteering for the 2002 Olympics opportunities for all skill sets, and there are and meeting, greeting, and getting to know all some great promotions for volunteering those great people from around the world? too. For every three-hour shift, volunteers Utahns extended every helping hand and it will receive a transferable pass to the Hall was magical how much we got back in return of Experiences, a vibrant, experiential trade – learning exotic cultures and customs, trying show where attendees will be trading ideas (and failing) new languages—we became and witnessing the future of Girl Scouting. comfortable on the world stage by stepping out Along with a t-shirt, each volunteer will receive of our comfort zone. credentials that will allow them to watch the business meetings, where the ‘meat’ of In October we will have a once-in-a-lifetime convention will be taking place. opportunity to relive that experience with our Convention Volunteer PERKS! Girl Scout Family! The National Convention will Opportunities start on October 13 and go bring thousands of Girl Scout professionals, through the final day of Convention, October volunteers and girls from the U.S. and around 19. Each day, three-hour openings start at the world to Salt Lake City and we need you! 8 a.m. and go till 8 p.m. You can sign up for just one, three-hour shift, though with all the •F REE pass to the Hall of Experiences We’ve had a huge number of people sign- opportunities and advantages, we hope you’ll up to volunteer already, so you’ll be in the want to sign up for a few more! • FREE Volunteer T-shirt great company of passionate, enthusiastic •F REE entrance to business meetings and supportive members of the Girl Register as a Convention Volunteer! Scout Family! Volunteer tasks range from Visit www.gsutah.org/volunteer-convention hostessing and ushering, to giving directions or contact Volunteer Services at and helping people register. Any girl 14 and email@example.com or (801) 265-8472. over can volunteer with an adult. There are 10 G SUNow convention | Delegates Girls Represent Council’s Interests at National Convention By Smythe Eddy Participate in democracy! Represent the council! implement the change or dismiss it. Months Be an honored member of the Girl Scouts of Utah before the Convention, National Delegates meet community! As a National Delegate you can do all with council staff for trainings on parliamentary of these things. procedure and then meet with their Community Leadership Teams to review the proposals and Girl Scouts of Utah truly believes in allowing girls get feedback from Community volunteers. While to lead the organization. Because of this, our girls are encouraged to listen to others’ opinions, Council encourages girls 14 and over to apply to be the policies governing National Delegates a National Delegate. Being a Delegate challenges are very clear – they should vote with their girls’ skills and character, and teaches them how own opinions and conscience after carefully to be an active and responsible member of their researching the proposal. “ community. For the 2014 Girl Scout Convention, the Council will be sending six girl Delegates and two Outside of the triennial Convention, National adult Delegates who will vote on proposals that will Delegates attend Town Meetings and the Annual shape the future of Girl Scouting. These Delegates Meeting. “This taught me not only the political are first nominated to the Board Development process, but also what it means to represent Committee who selects nominees after an other people,” said Alternate Delegate Vanessa. ” application review. They are then voted into a three-year term of service by the local delegates at Bianca felt the most important skill she learned GSU’s Annual Meeting. from being a National Delegate was being able to Being a delegate has helped boost my confidence, increased my listening and reasoning abilities, and my ability to take action. — Bianca take action. “I realized the proposals were from Bianca, a previous National Delegate who people who saw a problem and then took action. represented GSU and voted at the Houston This helped foster my belief in how a single person Convention in 2011 said, “Being a delegate has can make a big difference,” Bianca said. helped boost my confidence, increased my listening and reasoning abilities, and my ability Girls wishing to become a National Delegate must to take action.” The position allows girls to grow be a registered Girl Scout, 14 years of age or older, their leadership abilities in ways that will be and able to represent their council for three years. useful in everyday life, as well as on resumes and Girls interested in becoming a National Delegate college applications. can contact the GSU staff in January 2016 when the Board Development Committee will be During their three-year term, Delegates are sent soliciting for a new slate of National Delegates who detailed proposals which alter or change the will travel to the next Convention in Columbus, constitution, bylaws or policies of the Girl Scouts Ohio! Girls everywhere have been improving and of the United States of America. Just as we send fostering the growth of an organization they love. congress to legislate in Washington D.C., National You can too! “ This taught me not only the political process, but also what it means to represent other people. —Vanessa ” Delegates consider each proposal and vote to GS U N ow 11 NEWS | TROOP Zions Bank is proud to support the Girl Scouts of Utah Visit us at zionsbank.com 12 G SUNow News | council COUNCIL NEWS Girl Scouts of Utah Receives National Recognition Exciting First for Utah Cabin Collaboration Garners National Attention interlocked together thereby making it Girl Scouts of Utah’s innovative cabin environmentally friendly. The University collaboration with the University of Utah’s School of Architecture was a huge success for both organizations. The project introduced girls to STEM-related fields while designing and constructing cabins at Trefoil Ranch, which are being used this year for the first time. Girls helped to guide the process, inputting design ideas and thoughts about sustainable construction techniques – many of their ideas were incorporated into the cabins. The push to build as sustainably as possible led the U of U team to use wood from beetlebark forests. These “dead” forests are fire-risks and until recently the wood was thought to be unusable. However, in a suitable for building purposes. The wood was even harvested and milled near the Girl Scouts of Utah is excited and proud to announce Debbie Nielson, past Board Chair and Acting CEO has been nominated to the Girl Scout National Board of Directors! Just 30 men and women from diverse backgrounds serve on the National Board and this will be the first time Utah has been represented! A vote at the National Convention in October will formally place Debbie in this new position and we are wishing her the best of luck! Girl Scout camp, making it even more of Utah’s School of Architecture has received two awards from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, a nonprofit with more than 500 supporting member-schools dedicated to advancing the quality of architectural education. In an unprecedented decision, the juries for both the Collaborative Practice Award and Diversity Achievement Award decided the project was a valuable example of best practices for both awards. GSUSA is now looking at the project which gave girls the opportunity to learn about construction, engineering, and sustainable building practices, as a model for future construction projects at other Councils. 2014 Tough Cookie More than 400 attended our International Women’s Day Gala which celebrated the accomplishments of Natalie Gochnour, the Associate Dean in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Gochnour has served governors and presidents and spoke on the growing role of women in the economy. first for Utah, the wood was treated and GS U N ow 13 NEWS | TROOP Troop News Girl Scouts can do Anything! Two Generations of Girl Scouts Michelle Stimpson, guest writer shares her passion for Girl Scouts I believe in Girl Scouts. I spent seven years of my childhood as a member of the Girl Scouts and that organization created some of the best and most significant memories of my life. My earliest memory of being a Girl Scout was the day the camp brochure arrived in the mail. My mom argued that I wasn’t old enough, but I was eight and if the Girl Scouts said I was old enough for overnight camp, then I was going. I believed that Girl Scouts could do anything. That first summer at camp I rode a horse by myself, I hiked up a mountain, I slept in a tent, and I made new friends. Most importantly, I gained independence and confidence in myself – two things that only increased during my time as a Girl Scout. Whether I was selling cookies door to door, or leading a flag ceremony, learning first aide or changing a car tire, I was made to believe that I could do anything. Last year, my daughter became a Girl Scout. I was thrilled to learn that the same overnight camp that I went to when I was eight-years-old offered a “She and Me Camp.” I had a rare opportunity to relive my experiences at summer camp with my daughter. 14 G SUNow The first thing my daughter wanted to do when we reached camp was to ride a horse. Since my daughter is only six-years-old and had never ridden a horse before, I expected the camp counselors to set her on a horse and lead it around a ring. I was slightly horrified to learn that they intended to let my tiny daughter ride a horse down a mountain on a trail ride. The camp counselor told me not to worry and I choked back tears as they boosted up my baby girl onto a horse named, Chief, the same horse I had ridden twenty-three years earlier. Chief plodded down the mountain and when he decided to walk off the trail in search of a mouthful of grass, my six-year-old yanked the reins and led the horse back onto the trail as she had been instructed. “She’s a natural cowgirl!” the counselor remarked to me. “She’s a Girl Scout,” I said. For the next two days I watched my naturally timid daughter meet new friends, eat new food, and try new things. On the second night of camp, she stood in front of the entire camp and led 100 girls and women in singing a camp song. I know that as a Girl Scout, my daughter is going to learn to be both a leader and a team player. She’s going to learn to not just tolerate other people’s differences, but to embrace them. She’s going to learn that she can be anything she wants to be – whether she chooses to be a cowgirl, a cheerleader, a mom, a CEO, a mechanic, or a Girl Scout leader - because Girl Scouts can do anything. News | Troop Girl Scouts from Summit and Wasatch Counties collected hundreds of pounds of food and supplies for over a month to give to local food pantries. The girls were excited to drop off the supplies and help stack, sort and even distribute the non-perishable items they had collected! Daisy Troop 416 recently went to Sandy Fire Station #33 to earn their safety badge! The girls spent some time learning about fire safety and then got a VIP tour of the firemen’s sleeping and cooking areas… but the best part was climbing around the fire trucks! Junior Girl Scout Troop 2511 earned their Bronze Award by purchasing baby toys and clothes, then holding a baby shower that benefitted the Catholic Community Service’s Baby Layette Program that is a part of the Ogden Food Bank. GS U N ow 15 NEWS | TROOP GIRL SCOUTS OF UTAH SHOP National Convention Swag Availble Now ! Convention T-shirt Comforable short-sleeve crew neck shirt. Heather gray. Traditional fit. Available in youth and adult sizes. Convention Sew-on Patch Keep convention memories alive with this dynamic patch. Convention Tote Bag Stylishly “carry on” the conversation with this attractive cotton canvas tote. Convention Lanyard Festive yellow lanyard. Breakaway clip and lobster claw with PVC trefoil charm. 16” long. Convention Mini Jotter Journal Compact hand-sized journal and pen with 120 crisp pages. Convention Pencils Pencil-in your get-togethers! Shop online at www.gsutah.org or visit our shop! 445 East 4500 South Suite #125, SLC, UT 84107 (801) 265-8472 | (800) 678-7809 16 G SUNow ANNUAL REPORT 2013 G S U N ow 17 ANNUAL REPORT 2013 Management Team Dear Girl Scout Family, Debbie Nielson, Acting CEO Girl Scouts of Utah has had an extraordinary year! Whatever Hazel Dunsmore, Senior Director of HR metric you choose to look at, our growth is undeniable. Alex Eaton, Chief Financial Officer From fundraising to membership our organization is strong Melissa Mathews, and vibrant. As we continue to develop girls of courage, confidence, and character, we must give thanks to the volunteers, donors, corporations, foundations and Girl Chief of External Affairs Lisa Hardin-Reynolds, Senior VP of Programs Scout families who allow us to continue our vital mission. Erin Stone, Chair organizational transformation. Your time allowed girls to create and discover, and your Connie Amos, 1st Vice Chair donations funded program experiences that instructed and enlightened. Whether Pam Lechner 2nd Vice Chair you are a volunteer or donor, you are helping Girl Scouts of Utah develop the next Roberta Driscoll, 3rd Vice Chair generation of empowered women. Judith Lawton, Secretary Kray Hammond, Treasurer As we look ahead, we’ll ask for your continued support as we host the National Convention—a once in a lifetime opportunity—right here in Salt Lake City. Years of Members-at-Large planning will pay dividends as Girl Scouts from around the world come to Utah to Samantha Almanza discover, connect, and take action. I grow more excited each day as I learn about Marcie Cancio intriguing keynote speakers, whimsical experiential exhibits, and cultural celebrations! Alexis Cairo Hosting this event will require “all hands on deck” and we hope you’ll consider pitching Peeches Cederholm in, there are exciting opportunities for every skill-set. I promise you’ll make new friends Diana George and memories as you join in this historic event! Phyllis Hockett Sally O’Neill Girl Scouts of Utah will turn 95 next year! The organization is dedicated to being the Matthew Mitton voice for girls in Utah and remaining vibrant, compelling and influential. We hope you’ll Luz Robles continue to join us on this journey. Brenda Sheer Sarah Waters Cosmo Young Best regards, Erin Stone, Board Chair 18 G SUNow Girl Scout Casi Foroughi won a contest to design Erin’s Board Chair patch! Left: Photo by Zuzanna Aaudette / Right: Photos by Kelli Bramble Officers As you’ll see, your investments have paved the way for personal growth and Annual Report // Financial Report Total Revenue $4,530,865 Investment Rev/Loss $322,137 Other Revenue $106,183 Merchandise Sales 2% $103,503 3% Program Fees $549,350 Girl Program $3,642,336 Total Expenses $4,789,121 Cookie Sales $3,072,598 7% 12% 12% 78% 67% Management & General $554,765 8% Other Public Support $377,094 12% Fundraising $592,020 20% 45% Camping for a Cause Growth in Attendance Increase in Giving 34% 3% International Womenâ€™s Day 31% Foundation Giving Increase 4% Corporation Giving Fundraising Stats 2013 Annual REport 1 Membership Comparison 2011-2013 Girl Members Adult Members 2011 / 8,465 2011 / 3,351 2012 / 8,478 2012 / 3,367 2013 / 8,440 2013 / 3,400 6 :3 OU E TR A 4 CH Membership Diversity 2013 n mu i ca tio 6 ns B ose not to share: 1, lack 40 Cho 7 /Af 6 0 3 , Mu e: 6 ltip O hit le W 5 er Hawiian/P an : 9 6 ac c i r e American ific I 4 m 6 1 Ind sla n A ac e s : ia n n a a A i s m A e c R r 8 ican n:82 d 5 ri e r 2 : :91 th ces a R WA R DS A com BERS ORS MEM 2013 2 O CO K Per 1,000 K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 GRADE 20 G S U Now Photo by Kelli Bramble 2012 IE S Grade Level Comparison 2012-2013 UTD 3 1 O P O HI Annual Report 2 1,543,965 Cookie Stats 2013 143 Girls Sold More than 1,000 Boxes Each Total Boxes Sold 3 4,748 325 220 Girls Sold Cookies Average Boxes Sold Per Girl Cookie Booths Camp Attendance by GRADE Outdoor Stats 2013 7% 18% 36% 38% 6-8 1,195 girls served Outreach Program 2013 2003 Girls Attended 24% of GSU Girl Members Attended 9-12 4 2,500 Boxes Each Resident Summer Camp 1-3 4-5 30 Girls Sold More than The Outreach Program enables underserved and at-risk girls to experience Girl Scouting. 7% Girl Member Attendance is National Average + 17 minicamps held 866 members attended 8 Gold Awards 56 Silver Awards 157 Bronze Awards Girl Scout Awards 2013 5 Cornelia Benton Scholarships 90 Ten year awards 5 Facebook Followers Communication Stats 2013 2012 / 4,621 2013 / 5,659 Twitter Followers 6 2012 / 786 2013 / 1,100 40,000 monthly Updated Website receives more than page views G S U N ow 21 DONOR LIST 2012-2013 Ambassador ($5,000.00 + ) C. Scott & Dorothy E. Watkins Foundation Community Foundation of Utah Events by LMG Linda & Robert Garner George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Nancy & Clark Giles Intermountain Healthcare Hilton Salt Lake City Center In the Event, LLC Janet Q. Lawson Foundation Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation Marriner S. Eccles Foundation Debbie Nielson Gary & Kathryn Peterson Prince Yeates & Geldzahler Questar Janice & Brian Ruggles Salt Lake Magazine Barbara Schmidt Erin & Michael Stone The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Foundation Trustco, Inc. Union Pacific Foundation Wells Fargo Women’s Giving Circle Xpedx Zions Bank Gold Circle ($2,500.00 + ) Brown Brothers Catering Black Diamond Centurylink CR England Goldman, Sachs & Co. Jakob Marketing Partners Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough KeyBank National Association 22 G SUNow Landis Lifestyle Salon Lily & Iris Lotus Sales Group Matt & Andrea Mitton National Governors Association Oquirrh Community Leadership Team Dan & Pamela Prevo Ruth Eleanor & John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation Cathleen & Randy Sparrow The Complex The Miner Foundation Silver Circle ($1,000.00 + ) Gayle Adams Alkire Family Foundation America First Credit Union American Express Jayme & Blake Anderson Bank of America Kimm Barney Castle Foundation Rev. Vanessa Cato CBRE, Inc. Peeches Cederholm Rebecca & Tom Colvin Comcast Cottonwood Heating & Cooling Delta Air Lines EnergySolutions Karen & Richard Fairbanks Federal Employees via Combined Federal Campaign Nancy Frame Marie & Rodney Grogan K. Ray Hammond Henry W. & Leslie M. Eskuche Foundation Hotel Monaco Jacobs Technology Inc. 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West Lani Wilcox Stephanie Wilson Sarah Winward XMISSION Xpedx Yoshi’s Japanese Grill Cosmo Young Richard Young Ashantai Yungai Marcie A. Young-Cancio Z’Tejas Anna Zumwalt Zion Adventure Company The Juliette Gordon Low Society The Girl Scouts of Utah’s Juliette Gordon Low Society recognizes loyal supports who have named Girl Scouts of Utah in their estate plans. We are eternally grateful for their decisions to provide a legacy gift to the girls. If you have made plans to support Girl Scouts of Utah with a Legacy gift we would be honored to add you to this special group: Barbara Bentley Richard Blaylock Sandra Brown Margy Campbell Margaret Canon Peeches Cederholm Drusilla Copeland Char Corbit Hazel Dunsmore Katherine Dumke Lois Fitzgerald Alida Hannum Joshua Jones Guy Lowell Knight The Reverend Canon Caryl Marsh Melissa & Simon Mathews Matt & Andrea Mitton Debbie Nielson Noreen Rouillard Loa Russell Randy & Cathleen Sparrow Erin & Michael Stone Sarah Waters Margaret Wilde Emeritus Legacy Members: Aloma Blaylock Karl Joseph Nielson PL ANNED GIVING learn more about Girl Scouts! Attend one of our exciting, monthly information meetings to learn about how great it is to be involved in Girl Scouting! We also make it convenient and fun to be a volunteer or Girl Scout! Girl Scouts is for all girls grades K-12. Attend one of these meetings for more information: Girl Scout Offices: First Saturday of each month, 11:00 a.m.-Noon Third Thursday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Northern Utah View online calendar for location. • Salt Lake County 445 East 4500 South, Salt Lake City • Utah Valley 215 North Center Street, American Fork get online updates about information meetings If you don’t see a meeting scheduled in your community, call Heather Smith at 801-716-5109. We invite you to bring your friends and neighbors so we can share how awesome it is to be a Girl Scout! Please go to our website: www.gsutah.org/information-meetings to view any updates or changes to these meetings. Meetings will not be held July, Oct. 16, or in December. Girl Scouts of Utah | 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125 | Salt Lake City, UT 84107 | (801) 265-8472 | www.gsutah.org GS U N ow 27 ✂ ✂ Let’s Conven tio n! Just for Girls The Girl Scout Convention being held in Salt Lake City is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and it’s not just for adults! Girls who attend with their troops or families will have a full convention experience! Girls, here are some things you’ll see and do: 1 Don’t miss the fun! 2 The Hall of Experiences is open during the following times: Oct. 16 Oct. 17 Oct. 18 3 Meet New Friends! 1:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. You can purchase a one-day pass or a three-day pass! Try New Things! Hall of Experinces: All ages are welcome. The Hall is open all day every day during the convention! You can meet other sister Girl Scouts through all kinds of activities in a ton of lounges and booths. 5 Enjoy live entertainment 4 Girl Only Space: Come meet other girls from all over the world and try things made just for YOU! 6 Girl Scout Convention only happens once every three years – and this time it’s in our own backyard! Be a part of history and sign up today! Go to www.convention.girlscouts.org to learn more! OCTOBER 2014 Girl Scout Convention Salt Lake City, Utah October, 16-19, 2014 Let’s Conven tio n! Discover more at girlscouts.org/convention. Register today! Dates Title Initiative Grades Time November 4 Painting Badge Workshop for Brownies 2-3, Adults 4-6 p.m. 7 Girl Scout Engineering Night Jr. K-5, Adults 5:30-8:45 p.m. 7 Juliette Investiture Ceremony K-12, Families 7-8 p.m. 11 Drawing Badge Workshop for Juniors 4-5, Adults 4-6 p.m. 12 BLAST (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training)@ UEMTC 6-8, Adults 5-7:30 p.m. 14 Juliette Investiture Ceremony K-12, Families 7-8 p.m. 14-15 Top Chef 2-8, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 14 Kappa Delta International Girls Day 2014 K-12, Adults 6-8 p.m. 8 Come to Your Senses 2-3, Adults 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 8 Plant Power 4-5, Adults 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 15 He and Me Football Day K-12, Adults TBA 15 Invention Summit 2-5, Adults 1-3 p.m. 21 Juliette Investiture Ceremony K-12, Families 7-8 p.m. Community Partners • To view the full GSUGO! Event Guide, please visit www.gsutah.org/publications and click on “View Publication.” • R egister online at www.gsutah.org and click on “Login” in the top right corner, or by mail to Girl Scouts of Utah, Program and Camp Registrar, 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125, Salt Lake City, UT 84107. • P ayments with activity credits must be done by mail. Form is located at www.gsutah,org - click on “Forms” in the upper right corner, then click on “Scholarships.” ✂ Cut along the dotted line to hang by your calendar! ✂ ✂ ✂ Cut along the dotted line to hang by your calendar! Dates Title Initiative Grades Time AUGUST 5 Junior First Aid Badge @ UEMTC 4-5 3-6 p.m. 12 Painting Badge Workshop for Brownies 2-3, Adults 4-6 p.m. 13-15 Mt. Majestic Adventure Minicamp 6-12 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. 15-16 Lightening Peak Adventure Minicamp 6-12 6 p.m. - 6 p.m. 13-16 Mt. Majestic-Lightning Peak Combo Pack 6-12 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 21 Wicked K-12, Adults 7:30 p.m. 30 Tracy Aviary - Junior Animal Habitats Badge Workshop 4-5, Adults 1:30 - 5 p.m. Aug.30-Sept.1 Family Campout K-12, Adults 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 30 Arts and Smarts 2-5, Adults 1-3 p.m. 5-6 Archery Adventure Minicamp 4-12 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 6-7 High Ropes Course Minicamp 6-12 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 5-7 Archery Adventure and High Ropes Course Combo Pack 6-12 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 9 Drawing Badge Workshop for Juniors 4-5, Adults 4-6 p.m. 12-13 ZooSnooz 2-12, Adults 7 p.m.-9 a.m. 12-13 Women of the Wilderness - She and Me Minicamp K-12, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 13-14 Women of the Wilderness - She and Me Minicamp K-12, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 13 Dancing Scientist 2-5, Adults 1-3 p.m. 19-20 Wilderness Warriors - He and Me Minicamp K-12, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 20-21 Wilderness Warriors - He and Me Minicamp K-12, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 20 Tracy Aviary - Cadette Animal Helpers Badge Workshop 6-8, Adults 1:30-5 p.m. 20 Careers in Aviation 6-12, Adults 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 26-27 Art-A-Rama Minicamp K-12, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 27-28 Art-A-Rama Minicamp K-12, Adults 5:30 p.m.-3 p.m. 27 Bugs Alive! 2-3, Adults 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 27 Create Your Own: Geology Rocks! 2-5, Adults 10 a.m.-12 p.m. SEPTEMBER • To view the full GSUGO! Event Guide, please visit www.gsutah.org/publications and click on “View Publication.” • R egister online at www.gsutah.org and click on “Login” in the top right corner, or by mail to Girl Scouts of Utah, Program and Camp Registrar, 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125, Salt Lake City, UT 84107. • P ayments with activity credits must be done by mail. Form is located at www.gsutah,org - click on “Forms” in the upper right corner, then click on “Scholarships.” Community Partners Program Initiatives We know every girl is unique. Thatâ€™s why in 2013 we introduced five program initiatives. The colorful initiative icons help you find the events youâ€™re interested in fast! Healthy Living Financial Literacy Advocacy 1. Science 2. Technology 3. Engineering 4. Math 5. Critical Thinking 6. Problem Solving 1. Goal Setting 2. Decision Making 3. Money Management 4. People Skills 5. Business Ethics > 1. Take Action 2. Make a Difference in your world 3. Influence change 4. Explore your passions 5. Human rights/ social justice 6. Identify community and global needs 7. Government and civic engagement > 1. Only 11% of children visit a local park or natural area everyday 2. 86% think it's cool to protect the environment 3. 90% of kids who spent time outdoors said it helped relieve stress. > > 1. Self-Worth 2. Team Building 3. Reflection 4. Anti-Bullying 5. Healthy Media 6. Healthy Lifestyle Choices STEM > Outdoor gsuGO! Event Guide August - November 2014 30+ Fun-filled Girl Scout events! OCTOBER: 2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City! Register online! www.gsutah.org