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ARRIVE AS SCOUTS. LEAVE AS LEADERS!

Programs for Girl Scouts

FROST VALLEY YMCA

SEPT. 2018 - JUNE 2019


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BRING YOUR TROOP

TO FROST VALLEY YMCA When a girl becomes a Girl Scout, she makes a commitment to herself, her community, her world, and her fellow Girl Scouts—her sisters. Here at Frost Valley YMCA, we want to help your troop pave the way for a multi-faceted journey infused with leadership, personal growth, and the formation of strong, lifelong bonds. Our eight core values— Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship—are the foundation of the comprehensive programming we offer Girl Scout troops to assist them in building girls of courage, confidence, and character. Our Main Camp offers availability for up to 650 guests, easily accommodating large councils while still providing a personalized experience for individual troops. Rates for the weekend start at $155 per person on select weekends for Girl Scouts and include programs, lodging, and meals. East Valley Ranch, just 12 miles from Main Camp, offers both a bed-and-breakfast style lodge that sleeps up to 35 guests, as well as Mongolian yurts that sleep an additional 60 guests. This secluded location allows for programs to be tailored specifically for your troop’s needs and goals. East Valley ranch offers a more private and personalized experience, and weekend rates start at $174 per person, varying with lodging and the addition of horse programming (when weather permits). All meals are included, and served in our lodge’s charming dining room. We also offer programs for Boy and Cub Scouts - please contact us for more details. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR PROGRAMS: Main Camp: CALL: 845-985-2291 ext. 450 EMAIL: reservations@frostvalley.org East Valley Ranch: CALL: 845-985-2291 ext. 240 EMAIL: info@eastvalleyranch.org

Frost Valley YMCA is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Girl Scouts of the USA.


WEEKENDS FOR GIRL SCOUTS SEPTEMBER 2018 - JUNE 2019 CALENDAR Programs at Main Camp

Programs at East Valley Ranch

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WEEKEND

LOCATION

Sept 14-16, 2018

Horsemanship Weekend - LIMITED AVAILABILITY

East Valley Ranch

Sept 28-30, 2018

Horsemanship Weekend - LIMITED AVAILABILITY

East Valley Ranch

Oct 12-14, 2018

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

Oct 19-21, 2018

Outdoor Art & Camping Adventure

Main Camp

Oct 26-28, 2018

Celebrate Juliette Low & Become a Naturalist!

Main Camp

Nov 2-4, 2018

Outdoor Blitz

Main Camp

Nov 9-11, 2018

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Nov 16-18, 2018

Get Creative!

Main Camp

Dec 14-16, 2018

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Jan 4-6, 2019

A Healthy New Year

Main Camp

Jan 25-27, 2019

A Winter Journey

Main Camp

Jan 25-27, 2019

Winter Weekend

East Valley Ranch

Feb 1-3, 2019

Make New Friends!

Main Camp

Feb 1-3, 2019

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Feb 8-10, 2019

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Mar 8-10, 2019

Take a Hike & Get Creative Outdoors

Main Camp

Mar 15-17, 2019

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Mar 22-24, 2019

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Mar 29-31, 2019

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Apr 5-7, 2019

Down on the Farm

East Valley Ranch

Apr 5-7, 2019

Get Creative!

Main Camp

Apr 12-14, 2019

Adventures in Camping

East Valley Ranch

Apr 26-28, 2019

Get Active and Change the World

Main Camp

Apr 26-28, 2019

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

May 3-5, 2019

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

May 10-12, 2019

Mother’s Day Weekend

East Valley Ranch

May 17-19, 2019

Troop Camping Adventure

Main Camp

May 17-19, 2019

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

May 24-26, 2019

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

May 31-June 2, 2019

Troop Camping Adventure

Main Camp

May 31-June 2, 2019

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

June 14-16, 2019

Horsemanship Weekend

East Valley Ranch

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MAIN CAMP

PROGRAMS FOR GIRL SCOUTS Our Main Camp offers availability for up to 650 guests, easily accommodating large councils while still providing a personalized experience for individual troops. $155 per person on select weekends includes programs, lodging for 2 nights, and Friday night snack through Sunday lunch. OUTDOOR ART & CAMPING ADVENTURE OCTOBER 19-21, 2018

OUTDOOR BLITZ NOVEMBER 2-4, 2018

Explore the beautiful fall foliage, try your hand at making apple cider, and create your own art in nature. Plus, work toward the new Troop Camping badges by learning how to survive in the wild and cook out on the trail. On Saturday night, take a walk through our Halloween Haunted Trail…If you dare!

Take advantage of the fall weather and enjoy the outdoors with your troop. Work toward multiple badges and enjoy all the regularly scheduled Frost Valley programming too. Please note: Horseback riding will be offered to Juniors first for an extra cost and on a first-come, first-served basis.

BADGES* Brownies: Cabin Camper, Outdoor Art Creator, Juniors: Eco Camper, Outdoor Art Explorer, Cadettes: Primitive Camper, Outdoor Art Apprentice, Seniors: Adventure Camper, Senior Art Expert ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Nature Art for each badge level, Fire Building, Shelter Building, Night Hikes, Observatory classes, GPS Scavenger Hike, Apple Cider Making, Haunted Trail CELEBRATE JULIETTE LOW & BECOME A NATURALIST! OCTOBER 26-28, 2018 Girl Scout Founder Juliette Low’s birthday is October 31st. Come and celebrate with us a little early while also working toward your Naturalist Badge. On Saturday evening, walk through our Halloween Haunted Trail…If you dare!

BADGES* Brownies: Cabin Camper, Hiker, and Outdoor Adventurer, Juniors: Eco Camper, Camper, and Horseback Riding, Cadettes: Primitive Camper, Trailblazing, and Archery, Seniors: Adventure Camper, Adventurer, and Paddling ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Guided Hikes, Archery, Boating/Canoeing, Night Hikes, Fire Building, GPS Scavenger Hike, Shelter Building GET CREATIVE! NOVEMBER 16-18, 2018 APRIL 5-7, 2019 Discover dozens of ways to express yourself during this brand new weekend. From performance to various art techniques, we will cover it all! We invite you to get creative and take advantage of all that Frost Valley has to offer in our final fall weekend.

BADGES* Legacy: The Girl Scout Way for all badge levels, plus: Brownies: Bugs, Juniors: Flowers, Cadettes: Trees, Seniors: Sky

BADGES* Brownies: Painting, Snacks, Dancer, Juniors: Drawing, Gardener, Musician, Cadettes: Comic Book Artist, Special Agent, Wood Worker, Seniors: Collage Artist, The Science of Style, Game Visionary

ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Greenhouse Programs, Maple Sugar House tour, Astronomy, Birthday party and cake for Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts

ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Healthy Home Kitchen, Dance Studio, Bucket Brigade, Greenhouse Programs, Soap and Lip Balm Making

*After completing a weekend, you’ll receive a Frost Valley patch (unique each year!) and work toward the indicated badges, which you can obtain from your home council.

To register for programs at Main Camp: CALL: 845-985-2291 ext. 450 EMAIL: reservations@frostvalley.org


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A HEALTHY NEW YEAR JANUARY 4-6, 2019

TAKE A HIKE & GET CREATIVE OUTDOORS MARCH 8-10, 2019

Start the new year off right by setting goals and getting into a healthy mindset. Plus, meet one of our Frost Valley EMTs, work toward your First Aid badge, and gain skills that may help you in an emergency.

Spring is in the air, and it’s time to get out and enjoy it! Enjoy various hikes, including a trip to our Maple Sugar House where you can learn how we tap the trees to make syrup. Plus, work toward your Outdoor Art Badges and create a masterpiece in the forest.

BADGES* Legacy: First Aid badges for all badge levels, plus: Brownies: My Best Self, Juniors: Staying Fit, Cadettes: The Science of Happiness, Seniors: Locavore

BADGES* Brownies: Hiker, Art Creator, Juniors: Camper, Outdoor Art Explorer, Cadettes: Trailblazing, Outdoor Art Apprentice, Seniors: Adventurer, Outdoor Art Expert

ACTIVITIES* OFFERED: Learn to Make First Aid Kits, Emergency Preparation Kits, Guided Hikes, Stretch and Relaxation Classes, Lip Balm and Soap Making, Greenhouse Classes, Healthy Cooking Classes

ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Guided Hikes, Outdoor Art Sculpture, Map and Compass Skills, Leaf Printing, Music in Nature, Shelter and Fire Building

*This weekend has some classroom-style activities.

GET ACTIVE & CHANGE THE WORLD APRIL 26-28, 2019

A WINTER JOURNEY JANUARY 25-27, 2019

Just after Earth Day, it’s time to think about how you can preserve our planet. Bring your Journey Books and enjoy the spring weather by playing games and sports with your fellow Girl Scouts. Also enjoy line dancing, stretch classes, and various other programs to get active as a troop!

What will you do to make the world a better place? Bring your Journey Book along to make a plan with us! Plus, get out and explore winter ecology on the trails, and join us for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing (weather dependent). BADGES* Journey: It’s Your World, Change It! For all badge levels, plus: Brownies: Senses, Juniors: Animal Habitats, Cadettes: Night Owl, Seniors: Sky ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Snow Tubing, Cross Country Skiing, Guided Snow Shoe Hikes, Winter Ecology, Night Hikes, Sensory Hikes, Introduction to Catskill Wildlife MAKE NEW FRIENDS! FEBRUARY 1-3, 2019 Work together with your troop to cook, play games, or make up your own games. Meet other Girl Scouts and participate in SWAPS and team initiatives, all while working toward badges together. Plus, join us for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing (weather dependent). BADGES* Brownies: Making Friends, My Best Self, Juniors: Simple Meals, Geocacher, Cadettes: The Science of Happiness, Special Agent, Seniors: The Science of Style, Game Visionary ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Team Initiatives, Low Ropes, Healthy Home Kitchen, Lip Balm and Soap Making, Mystery Room

BADGES* Journey: It’s Your Planet, Love It! For all badge levels, plus: Brownies: Fair Play, Juniors: Practice With Purpose, Cadettes: Field Day, Seniors: Circuits ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Sports and Games, Tie Dye Team T-shirts, Circuit Classes, Field Games, Greenhouse Programs, Ropes Activities TROOP CAMPING ADVENTURE May 17-19, 2019 May 31 - June 2, 2019 Work toward the new Troop Camping badges by learning how to survive in the wild and cook out on the trail. Plus, enjoy the warm weather and work toward your outdoor badges. Please note: Horseback riding will be offered to Juniors first for an extra cost and on a first-come, first-served basis. BADGES* Brownies: Cabin Camper, Outdoor Adventurer, Juniors: Eco Camper, Horseback Riding, Cadettes: Primitive Camper, Archery, Seniors: Adventure Camper, Paddling ACTIVITIES OFFERED: Map and Compass skills, GPS Scavenger Hunt, Outdoor Living Skills Classes, Guided Hikes, Archery, Boating/ Canoeing, Climbing Tower, Low and High Ropes


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EAST VALLEY RANCH PROGRAMS FOR GIRL SCOUTS

East Valley Ranch, just 12 miles from Main Camp, offers an inn-style lodge that sleeps up to 35 guests, as well as Mongolian yurts that sleep an additional 60 guests. East Valley Ranch offers a more private and personalized experience, and weekend rates start at $174 per person, varying with lodging and the addition of horse programming when weather permits. All meals are included and served in our lodge’s charming dining room.


HORSEMANSHIP WEEKENDS SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2018 SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2018 OCTOBER 12-14, 2018 APRIL 26-28, 2019 MAY 3-5, 2019 MAY 17-19, 2019 MAY 24-26, 2019 MAY 31 - JUNE 2, 2019 JUNE 14-16, 2019 Get to know our horses! Learn about veterinary care, behavior, grooming, and nutrition. Enjoy a lesson and trail ride, as well as numerous non-equestrian activities. ADVENTURES IN CAMPING NOVEMBER 9-11, 2018 DECEMBER 14-16, 2018 FEBRUARY 1-3, 2019 FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 MARCH 15-17, 2019 MARCH 22-24, 2019 MARCH 29-31, 2019 APRIL 12-14, 2019 Develop camping skills such as knot tying, fire building, and campfire cooking, as well as learning about wildlife during both day and night hikes.

WINTER WEEKEND JANUARY 25-27, 2019 Enjoy the glistening snowscape of the Catskills in winter as you go on snowshoe hikes through the serene forest. You’ll also enjoy our miles of cross-country ski trails, participate in winter survival courses, and take part in plenty of indoor activities as well. DOWN ON THE FARM APRIL 5-7, 2019 Visit our working farm and the animals there! Learn about livestock animals and their care, and discover how produce is grown, harvested, and prepared to make delicious, garden-fresh meals. MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND MAY 10-12, 2019 The perfect opportunity for girl scouts to treat their moms to a relaxing getaway at East Valley Ranch! We take care of everything so moms can rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Highlights include conquering our ropes elements as a team and enjoying horseback riding through the Catskill mountains. Enjoy guided nature hikes, arts and crafts, delicious freshly-cooked meals, and so much more!

Ask us about which badges you can work toward while at an East Valley Ranch weekend!

To register for programs at East Valley Ranch: CALL: 845-985-2291 ext. 240 EMAIL: info@eastvalleyranch.org

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TEL: 845-985-2291 ext. 450 EMAIL: info@frostvalley.org WEB: frostvalley.org

REGISTER YOUR TROOP TODAY!

2000 Frost Valley Road Claryville, NY 12725 TEL: (845) 985-2291 EMAIL: info@frostvalley.org WEB: frostvalley.org facebook.com/frostvalleyymca

FROST VALLEY YMCA

Arrive As Scouts. Leave As Leaders!  

Frost Valley YMCA Programs for Girl Scouts from September 2018 - June 2019

Arrive As Scouts. Leave As Leaders!  

Frost Valley YMCA Programs for Girl Scouts from September 2018 - June 2019