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SHOW YOUR GIRLS THE WORLD Give your girls a global perspective and take them on an all-inclusive international tour designed just for Girl Scouts. From pinning ceremonies at a WAGGGS World Centre to fashion tours in Paris to meaningful service projects in Peru, girls return home more confident, with a wealth of new skills and a new perspective on the world.

EVERY ALL-INCLUSIVE TOUR COVERS: Full-time Tour Director Entrances Experiential learning Round-trip flights on major carriers Comfortable motorcoach Overnight stays in hotels

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We are excited to provide you with your 2016-17 Program Guide. We have another year full of exciting events and activities which will allow you to discover new things, connect with other Girl Scouts, while taking action in your Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

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Contact Info:

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1-800-771-1139 • helpline@gsgatl.org

Community Partners Index Andrettis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

Inside Out Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36

Atlanta Ballet – Center for Dance Education . . . . . . . . . . . .28

Irene’ Celcer – Mirror Mirror on the Wall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

Atlanta Ballet – Nutcracker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Atlanta Braves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

Museum of Design Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

Challenge Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Chattahoochee Nature Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 College Football Hall of Fame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 EF Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IFC

Paige’s Etiquette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Rawle Murdy for Patriots Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Revved Up Kids, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Smith Gilbert Gardens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

Fox Theater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Georgia Aquarium. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Georgia State Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Georgia Swarm Pro Lacrosse Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Group Tickets Plus (Ringling Circus & Disney on Ice) . . . .23

Sparkles Skate Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Stone Mountain Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Tellus Science Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Tennessee Aquarium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

GSU – Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

Tybee Island Marine Science Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IBC

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

Uncle Shuck’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32

Infinite Energy Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Zoo Atlanta. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

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How to Register Girl Scouts is all about “fun with a purpose” where girls try new things, learn new skills and put them into practice in a safe environment. How do I register for an event? ⇨ Registration is handled by the sponsoring Program Partner OR Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta (GirlScoutsATL /GSGATL) staff. ⇨ The event detail on the website will include information on how to register. ⇨ Program Partners will have a different registration link. ⇨ All girls must be registered Girl Scouts to attend an event (events advertised as family events are the exception).

If the event is managed by GSGATL please follow the instructions below: Register Online – ⇨ Start at our home page www.GirlScoutsATL.org. ⇨ Click the Events link. ⇨ Select the event list and search for specific event by title or with advanced search. You can also look at the Event Calendar to find events. ⇨ The event link is located in the event information once registration for that event is open. By Mail OR In Person – ⇨ Go to the Forms section of our website. ⇨ Completely fill out an Event Registration form. ⇨ Mail in the form with payment OR drop it off with the receptionist at our Mableton Volunteer Service Center. ⇨ Registration is not complete until payment is received. Payments can be made by American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Check, Debit Card, or Unexpired Cookie Dough. ⇨ Financial assistance is available for events facilitated by GSGATL. Up to 50% is available for girl fees. Online submission is available under the forms section at www.GirlScoutsATL.org.

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What happens if the minimum registrants is not met? ⇨ Programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will continue until the program has reached the maximum or the end of registration. Programs may be cancelled if the minimum is not met. All programs are subject to change or cancellation.

Must I pay for the event in advance? ⇨ All program fees must be paid in full with the registration. Fees are deposited when the registration is processed. According to our returned check policy, there will be a $30 service charge for checks returned.

If I cancel, can I get a refund? ⇨ There is a 10% cancellation fee for all registrants who cancel two weeks or more in advance of the event date. ⇨ A refund is not issued if registrants cancel less than 14 days from the event. ⇨ If GSGATL cancels an activity or an event for any reason, a full refund (or event credit) is issued. ⇨ Refunds are made as follows: • Requests must be made in writing prior to the registration deadline. • No refunds are issued for registrants who do not attend the program. • Girl and adult membership registration is nonrefundable. *excluding Summer Resident and Day Camp.

Do adults have to attend the events as well? ⇨ Adult volunteers are needed at some programs to maintain the appropriate girl/adult ratio. If space is limited, once the girl/adult ratio has been met, no additional adults will be accepted. *See website for updated registration information.


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Equestrian Volunteer Training—CMW

Leader/Daughter Calling All Leaders! Come to Camp Timber Ridge to bond with your daughter. You will get to participate in activities such as swimming, canoeing, giant swing, archery and more. Daughters get to participate with mom without the rest of the troop. Date: 8/26/16 – 8/28/16 Location: Camp Timber Ridge

This training program is for adults and girls age 13 and up with some previous horseback riding experience. Participants will learn how to teach younger girls basic horsemanship skills such as grooming, tacking, leading, and how to assist riding instructors teaching lessons in the arena and barn management skills. After training, participants can volunteer to work at camp on weekends. Volunteers receive complimentary riding time when they work a full day shift. Date: 9/2/2016 – 9/4/16 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $40

Girl Price: $55

Adult Price: $40

Adult Price: $55

AquaPalooza

Smith-Gilbert Gardens: Flower Power Pollinator Tour See page 22 For Details

Jump into aquatic fun with other Girl Scouts at Camp Pine Acres. Activities include standup paddle boarding, kayaking, and many more.

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education: Powers Ferry Centre Open House

Date: 9/9/2016 – 9/11/16 Location: Camp Pine Acres Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $45

See page 28 For Details

Mountain Jubilee

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education: Healthy Living Day See page 28 For Details

For over 25 years, Girl Scouts have been camping with their fathers at Mountain Jubilee. These weekends are designed for dads and daughters to relax and enjoy time together in a beautiful outdoor setting. Girl Scouts and their dads will enjoy primitive camping in your own tent or camper, or one of our platform tents.

September

Date: 9/23/16 – 9/25/16, 9/30/16 – 10/2-16 Location: Camp Misty Mountain

S’more Global Connections Camp

Girl Price: $30

Adult Price: $30

Girl vs. Timber Ridge

Interested in what Scouts do worldwide? At the S’more Global Connections Camp, you will spend a fun day outside learning about Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world. This awesome one-day event will conclude with the Global Glow campfire. Date: 9/17/2016 Location: Camp Timber Ridge

Girls looking for a weekend filled with adventure, will find it here. We will spend the weekend conquering the challenge course, swinging through the trees, sending arrow flying towards targets, explore the trails while learning to use a compass, and exploring all that canoes can be.

Girl Price: $35 All Day / $15 Global Glow Only Adult Price: $35 All Day / $15 Global Glow Only

Date: 9/23/16 – 9/25/16 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $75

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Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education: Buckhead Centre Open House See page 28 For Details

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Mountain Jubilee

See page 22 For Details

For over 25 years, Girl Scouts have been camping with their fathers at Mountain Jubilee. These weekends are designed for dads and daughters to relax and enjoy time together in a beautiful outdoor setting. Girl Scouts and their dads will enjoy primitive camping in your own tent or camper, or one of our platform tents.

Georgia Aquarium: 2016 Fall Sleepover

Dates: 9/30/16 – 10/2/16, 10/7/16 – 10/9/16, 10/14/16 – 10/16/16 Location: Camp Misty Mountain

See page 29 For Details

Girl Price: $30

Atlanta Braves Game

Hollywood Challenge Island®

Adult Price: $30

Serendipity

See page 25 For Details

Sparkles of Kennesaw: Girl Scout Sleepover See page 34 For Details

Tennessee Aquarium: Scout Days See page 30 For Details

Fox Theater: The Illusionists

Set aside a Serendipity weekend at Camp Meriwether with your Girl Scout daughter. The wonderful part about this weekend is that you and your daughter decide what you want to do together. Activities are offered in a drop-in type schedule and include: canoeing, archery, arts & crafts, games and more. Dates: 10/7/16 – 10/9/16, 10/14/16 – 10/16/16, 10/21/16 – 10/23/16, 10/28/16 – 10/30/16 location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $30

See page 30 For Details

Adult Price: $30

Journey Through Justice

October

Want to be a lawyer? Interested in law enforcement? Join other Girl Scouts as the State Bar of Georgia guides you on a journey through excitement, fun and knowledge of the justice system and government!

Program Leadership Conference

Date: 10/10/16 Location: GA State Bar Association

Join other new leaders to get started on your Girl Scout Leader Journey. Leave ready to lead your troop in activities and programs for the coming year.

Girl Price: $5

Adult Price: Free

Hogwarts Halloween

Date: 10/1/16 Location: TBA Girl Price: NA

Adult Price: $10 Come explore Camp Timber Ridge as it is transformed into the magical world of Hogwarts. Girls will experience camp activities such as cooking, science, challenge course, camp’s version of diagon alley, and a sorting ceremony all with a Hogwarts twist.

STEM Expo Interested in STEM? Come meet fun STEM Professionals and participate in exciting STEM Activities at Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s STEM Expo! Date: 10/22/16 Location: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Girl Price: Register Early for Best Pricing! Prices increase closer to the event.

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Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Date: 10/21/16 – 10/23/16 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $75

Adult Price: $50


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Annual Closing Camp Volunteer Day Each year, camps must prepare for winter. Register your troop and families to join us in storing beds, closing tents and pavilions, draining water lines, cleaning watercraft, and other projects depending on the site you choose. Bring water bottle, gloves and we will supply the tools. Water provided.

Fall Ponypalooza

Camp Pine Acres – 10/8/16 This is the fall weekend to focus on everyone’s favorite thing… ponies! Campers this weekend will have a chance to not only ride, but also learn about grooming and horse care, horse behavior, and all the things that go into the world of equine activities!

Camp Pine Valley – 10/15/16 Camp Timber Ridge – Saturday, December 3, 2016

Georgia Aquarium: 2016 Fall Sleepover

Date: 11/11/16 – 11/13/16 Location: Camp Misty Mountain

See page 29 For Details

Girl Price: $65

Uncle Shucks Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Brownie Sprites

Adult Price: $45

See page 32 For Details Come and enjoy a weekend full of fun and exciting outdoor activities including horseback riding, canoeing, camp crafts and campfires. This is a great program for troops that want to discover camp for the first time.

Zoo Atlanta: Night Crawlers See page 32 For Details

Georgia State University Athletics: Girl Scout Day See page 35 For Details

Date: 11/11/16 – 11/13/16 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $45

Katniss Weekend

Sparkles of Kennesaw: STEM Night See page 34 For Details

Infinite Energy Arena: Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions 2016 See page 33 For Details

Are your girls into exploring? Come join us for a weekend full of exploration. Girls will learn outdoor cooking skills including open fire, shoot a bow and arrow, learn about water purification, hiking essentials, build a shelter, and more. Date: 11/4/16 – 11/6/ 16 Location: Camp Timber Ridge

Disney on Ice: Follow your Heart

Girl Price: $75

Adult Price: $45

See page 23 For Details

Camp: Cookie U Spend a weekend at camp attending Cookie University and completing the steps of your Cookie Business badge and enjoy camp activities. Date: TBA Location: Camp Girl Price: TBA

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Annual Closing Camp Volunteer Day Each year, camps must prepare for winter. Register your troop and families to join us in storing beds, closing tents and pavilions, draining water lines, cleaning watercraft, and other projects depending on the site you choose. Bring water bottle, gloves and we will supply the tools. Water provided. Date: 11/19/16 Location: Camp Meriwether, Camp Misty Mountain, Camp Timber Ridge

Rainforest Challenge Island® See page 25 For Details

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament: Scout Day See page 27 For Details

Stone Mountain: Indian Festival & Pow Wow See page 26 For Details

Zoo Atlanta: Girl Scout Workshop

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Girl’s Getaway – Journey weekend Enjoy a weekend getaway at camp while working towards your next Journey Award. Journey activities will be woven into camp activities. Girls will go home having completed everything but the take action project for their Journey. Date: 12/2/16 – 12/4/16 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $75

Adult Price: $45

Holiday Fun for Troops & Families Girls and adults will get to enjoy a day full of fun while they make candy, sing songs on the hayride, sip on hot chocolate, shoot at the archery range, and other holiday activities. Date: 12/2/16 – 12/4/16 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $45

Adult Price: $25

Junior Journey Weekend

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December Cookie Rally Come join us at the Cookie Rally where you will learn all about the 5 Skills of the Girl Scout Cookie Program through fun and games and complete a Cookie Business badge. Date: 12/10/16 Location: Cobb Galleria Girl Price: Register Early for Best Pricing! Prices increase closer to the event.

Join other Junior Girl Scouts as you jump into your next journey. Explore camp while completing steps toward your Journey Award. This is a great place to start your Bronze Award. Date: 12/9/16 – 12/11/16 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75

New Years Eve Event Ring in the New Year in style at camp. Celebrate in true camp style with a campfire and enjoying other camp activities. Date: 12/30/16 – 1/1/17 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker See page 28 For Details

Fox Theater: A Christmas Story See page 30 For Details

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Adult Price: $45

Adult Price: $45


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Gwinnett Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Georgia Aquarium: 2017 Spring Sleepover

See page 34 For Details

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Stone Mountain Christmas

Stone Mountain: Snow Mountain

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Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker See page 28 For Details

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Girl’s Getaway – Journey weekend

Fairy Magic/Daisy & Mom

Enjoy a weekend Getaway at camp while working towards your next Journey Award. Journey activities will be woven into camp activities. Girls will go home having completed everything but the take action project for their Journey.

Discover a wonderful, magical forest at Camp Meriwether as you spend time with your daughter. Catch a glimpse of Sparkles, our magical fairy mascot, as you make fairy wands, wings, crowns, go on a fairy hike, visit the barn and ride a pony.

Date: 2/3/17 – 2/5/17 Location: Camp Timber Ridge

Date: 1/13/17 – 1/15/17, 1/20/17 – 1/22/17, 1/27/17 – 1/29/17 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $45

Adult Price: $45

ComiCamp Event

Girl Price: $75

Adult Price: $45

Girl Scout Day At the Capitol Take a day to learn about advocacy and legislation. Join your sister Girl Scouts from around the state and discover the issues impacting girls in our community.

Bring your best cosplay and celebrate your favorite fandoms! This event will include your camp favorites with a Comi-Twist. Date: 1/27/17 – 1/29/17 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $45

Sparkles of Kennesaw: Girl Scout Sleepover

Date: 2/7/17 Location: Georgia State Capitol Building Girl Price: $5

Adult Price: $5

Girl Scout Day at Lockheed Martin Aerospace Workshop Visit Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to learn more about space and airplanes! Connect with others to solve engineering challenges, see different components of an aircraft, and meet female engineers and other professionals working for a high-tech co

See page 34 For Details

Fox Theater: The Little Mermaid

Date: 2/20/17 Location: Lockheed Martin

See page 30 For Details

Girl Price: $10

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Girl Scout Day at Lockheed Martin Career Workshop

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Gold Award Ceremony

Visit Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to discover what engineers do and see the exciting world where they work! Spend time one-on-one with female engineers and other professionals working for a high-tech company. Date: 2/20/17 Location: Lockheed Martin Girl Price: $12

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Celebrate the Highest Awards as you witness the 2017 Gold Award recipients receive their pins! Hear about the incredible impact these recipients had on the community during their Journey to Gold. Date: TBA Location: Girl Price: $15

Adult Price: $15

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The Write Stuff: A Writer’s Workshop Love writing?! Want to learn new storytelling tricks and have fun with other teen writers? Join the GSGATL’s own Lime Green Giraffe for a writing workshop; The Write Stuff. You will meet professional writers, sharpen your writing skills and learn how to publish your work. Date: 2/25/17 Location: Mableton Service Center Girl Price: $5

Sparkles of Kennesaw: STEM Night See page 34 For Details

Tennessee Aquarium: Scout Days See page 30 For Details

Georgia Aquarium: 2017 Spring Sleepover See page 29 For Details

Adult Price: $0

Equine volunteer Training- CMM

Atlanta Ballet Fellowship Ensemble: Snow White See page 28 For Details

This training program is for adults and girls age 13 and up with some previous horseback riding experience. Participants will learn how to teach younger girls basic horsemanship skills such as grooming, tacking, leading, how to assist riding instructors teaching lessons in the arena and barn management skills. After training, participants can volunteer to work at camp on weekends. Volunteers receive complimentary riding time when they work a full day shift.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey: Out of this World See page 23 For Details

Fox Theater: The Phantom of the Opera See page 30 For Details

Date: 2/3/17 – 2/5/17 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $40

Adult Price: $40

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March Daisy/Brownie Overnight

This is the winter weekend to focus on everyone’s favorite thing... Ponies! Campers this weekend will have a chance to not only ride, but also learn about grooming and horse care, horse behavior, and all the things that go into the world of equine activites! Date: 2/3/17 – 2/5/17 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $45

Looking for a pre-planned one night camping experience; then this event for you. Girls will get to spend a full day at camp trying a variety of camp activities including canoeing, crafts, nature, hiking, songs, and games. date: 3/17/17 – 3/18/17, 3/18/17 – 3/19/17 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $55

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Brownie Sprites North Come and enjoy a weekend full of fun and exciting outdoor activities including horseback riding, canoeing, camp crafts, and campfires. This is a great program for troops that want to discover camp for the first time. Date: 3/3/17 – 3/5/17 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $45

Fishing Rodeo - Family Families must bring their fishing gear and winning attitude to the Fishing Rodeo Day at Camp Pine Valley! Families will spend all day settled around the pond fishing to find the biggest fish to win the 1st place prize. Date: 3/31/17 – 4/2/17 Location: Camp Pine Valley

Spring Wake Up Camp Volunteer Day

Girl Price: $20

Your troop or service unit has the opportunity to prepare tent units and other areas of camp after a long winters rest. Activities include deep cleaning cabins, patching tents, landscape maintenance, and other projects. Bring water bottle, gloves and we will supply the tools. Water provided.

Adult Price: $20

Club Cadette Are you a 5th grader or current Girl Scout Cadette? If so, the 4th Annual Club Cadette Festival Weekend is tailor-made for you. Enjoy all the adventures Camp Misty Mountain has to offer including challenge tower, horseback riding, riflery, archery, canoeing and more.

Camp Timber Ridge – 3/4/17 Camp Pine Acres – 3/11/17 Camp Meriwether – 3/25/17

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament: Scout Day

Date: 4/21/17 – 4/23/17 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $45

Hogwarts Weekend

See page 27 For Details

Amusement Park Challenge Island® See page 25 For Details

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey: Out of this World See page 23 For Details

Discover the magic as we transform Camp Meriwether into Hogwarts and take classes just like Harry and his friends. We’ll study potions, learn to care for magical creatures, play Quidditch and visit Diagon Alley to pick up our wands, and other wizardly things. Date: 4/21/17 – 4/23/17 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75

Fox Theater: Annie

Adult Price: $50

Survivor Weekend

See page 30 For Details

Georgia Aquarium: 2017 Spring Sleepover Do you have the skills to survive in the wild? Team up with other Girl Scouts as you learn and test your survival skills like shelter and fire building.

See page 29 For Details

Date: 4/28/17 – 4/30/17 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $75

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Council

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Adult Price: $45

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Wake up Camp!

AquaPalooza

It’s time to Wake Up Camp! This is a great way to help and explore your very own Camp Misty Mountain! Saturday’s frenzy will include teams working on all sorts of projects: setting up platform tents, moving in beds and mattresses, clearing trails, doing much more.

Jump into aquatic fun with other Girl Scouts at Camp Pine Acres. Activities include standup paddle boarding, kayaking, and many more.

Date: 4/7/17 – 4/9/17 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $5 (Lunch)

Date: 5/5/17 – 5/7/17 Location: Camp Pine Acres Girl Price: $65

Adult Price: $5 (Lunch)

Adult Price: $45

Stone Mountain: Playing the Past

Georgia Aquarium: 2017 Spring Sleepover

See page 26 For Details

See page 29 For Details

Mythology Challenge Island®

Fox Theater: Matilda

See page 25 For Details

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Fox Theater: Finding Neverland

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

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Fox Theater: Riverdance 20 years See page 30 For Details

Georgia Aquarium: 2017 Spring Sleepover

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See page 29 For Details

Mom and Me Come visit Timber Ridge for this special mom and me experience. This two-night excursion for mothers and daughters is designed around a relaxed drop-in schedule of activities that can be done at your own pace. Activities include canoeing, swimming, hiking Date: 5/12/17 – 5/14/17 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $90

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Begin Your Girl Scout Journey! Belonging to Girl Scouts and completing Journeys sets girls on a life-long path to leading with Courage, Confidence, and Character. Whether it’s a girl’s first time in Girl Scouting or she’s returning for more adventure, it’s time to plan what this year’s Girl Scout program will hold. Through every Girl Scout Journey, a girl gains the benefits of the three Keys to Leadership:

Ready, Set, Choose: Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting & Journey Book – Which leadership path will your girls undertake? Each level has separate books, badges, awards, and corresponding adult guides. - It’s Your World – Change It! - It’s Your Story – Tell It! - It’s Your Planet – Love It!

Discover She discovers her values and talents and explores the world around her.

STEM projects give girls a chance to solve challenges together.

Girl Scout Grade Levels Girl Scout Daisy Brownie Junior Cadette Senior Ambassador

Grades K–1 2–3 4–5 6–8 9 – 10 11 – 12

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When girls explore, ask questions, and try something new, they grow more confident in themselves.

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Connect She learns how to team up, solve conflicts, and have healthy relationships.

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Running a girl-led business will expand her world! Not only will she earn money for troop activities and great girl rewards, she’ll learn a lifetime of skills including—goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics.

1 Treats & Keeps Program

Sell chocolates, nuts, magazines, and photo keepsakes Sept. 1 –

Oct. 23, 2016 to earn troop money at the start of the Girl Scout year. •

Take in person orders with the paper Nut Order Card

Create your own personalized webstore to get online orders

Send template emails & social posts to promote your business

Troops earn $1.00 - $2.20 per item sold & special bonuses

Girls earn tons of great girl rewards

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2 Cookie Program Sell famous Girl Scout Cookies starting Jan. 1, 2017 to earn enough money to make your troop dreams & goals a reality! •

Take in person orders with the paper Cookie Order Card

Sell cookies online with a personalized Digital Cookie site

Troops earn $6.60 - $9.00 per cookie case sold & bonuses

Girls earn great NEW girl rewards

Have access to downloadable tools & resources

Learn More at Cookies.GirlScoutATL.org Need Help? Email cookies@gsgatl.org

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Additional Money Earning Activities Girl Scouts are creative young business women! Your troop can develop your own girl-led, money-earning activities after participating in Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s Treats and Keeps and Cookie programs as well as Annual Fund. Consider these pre-approved activities: •

Sales of Baked Goods (not sponsored by commercial businesses)

Car Wash

Garage/Yard Sale

Sale of Girl-Made Craft Items

Learn More in Volunteer Essentials

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The Outdoors is Calling! Step out of familiarity and into a world of warm sun, fresh air and endless adventure! As a Girl Scout, you have access to all 5 of our beautiful camps.

Get back to nature at Camp Pine Valley’s signature family and troop camping events, like our Family Fishing Rodeo in the spring.

Saddle up at Camp Meriwether and brush up on your English horsemanship.

Experience Camp Timber Ridge’s teambuilding activities like high and low challenge courses right in Cobb County.

Enjoy long trail rides through the mountains of Camp Misty Mountain on your favorite, friendly horse.

Make a splash at Camp Pine Acres, the water camp! Explore Lake Allatoona on the pontoon boat, paddle boarding or sailing. 16


3 Easy Ways to Experience Camp: Troop Camping ● AVERAGE COST: $45-$200 ● GETTING STARTED: Choose from one of the 5 camps and encourage participation from your troop in planning activities. ● REGISTRATION: TroopCamping.GirlScoutsATL.org

Events

Hear from the campers! I’ve been to Camp Misty Mountain, Meriwether, and Timber Ridge. I’ve been to summer camp and a daddy-daughter camping weekend. At first, I was really nervous about sleeping away from home for the first time and that I wouldn’t make any friends. I got over those fears the first day when I made a lot of friends and was way too tired to worry about sleeping in a tent. My favorite part of summer camp was doing mad libs and singing karaoke with my new friends. During a family camping weekend, the best part was grilling out with daddy. We made hotdogs, hamburgers and s’mores. The s’mores were so delicious when the melted chocolate started dripping into the gooey marshmallows.

● PRICE SAMPLE: $50 per girl for a 24-hour getaway. $30 per adult. ● WHO CAN ATTEND: some events are open to the general public but most are geared specifically towards troops and/or families. ● CALENDAR OF EVENTS: Events.GirlScoutsATL.org

Summer Camp ● WHO CAN ATTEND: All girls, including those not currently Girl Scout members. ● HOW LONG ARE OVERNIGHT SESSIONS: 3 nights to 2 weeks depending on the session. Majority are 5 nights. ● SUMMER CAMP SESSION LIST: Camp.GirlScoutsATL.org       

—Cece, Girl Scout Junior

            I was excited to go horseback riding and was really excited when I realized how in-depth the riding lessons were. At the 2 summer camps I went to, I loved swimming and horseback riding. These activities are super fun and some of my most favorite things to do with friends. When I close my eyes and think of Girl Scout camp, I hear birds singing and girls chatting, I smell pine trees and I taste the delicious bread rolls—they were super light and fluffy! To girls who have never tried camping before, I would suggest you just have fun and be yourself. Just go for it! There are so many new things to try and everyone is really nice. —Savannah, Girl Scout Cadette

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A W T S A E R H D G S I H Earning the Honor

Bronze, Silver, and Gold represent the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn. All three awards give your girls the chance to do big things while working on issues important to them.

Finding Her Voice You’ll never know where a Gold Award project will take you. Meet Erica, a 2014-2015 Gold Award honoree whose project “Suit Up” offered homeless, metro Atlanta youth the skills and tools to explore career options and increase their confidence to become future business leaders. Erica presented her project on Capitol Hill during GSUSA’s Gold Award Centennial Celebration. Earning the Gold Award has opened more doors for me than I could’ve ever imagined. Through the process, I’ve become more open-minded, socially conscious, and have gained the true qualities of a leader.

Are your girls ready to earn the Gold Award? In addition to being the capstone of their Girl Scout experience, Gold Awardees set themselves apart in the college admission process, are eligible for scholarships and can enter the military at one rank higher.

Gold Award Girl Scouts gather at the Fox Theater for the 2016 ceremony.

Making A Difference Is your Troop ready to earn their Silver or Bronze award? Through Take Action Projects they’ll plan, work together and with others to make a difference in their communities and beyond. Troop 10751 created an audio library to help students in Zambia, Africa improve their English. The girls illustrated, published and recorded audio CDs of original stories then sent them and CD players to the school.

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Invest in Girls Change the World Every girl has the potential to impact her community. When you donate to the Annual Fund, you provide girls with the opportunity to achieve their true potential. 100% of your donation to the Annual Fund stays with our Council and helps to maintain our camps, support volunteer resources and sustain girl programs. Plant the seed and watch her grow!

Donate Today! Visit Donate.GirlScoutsATL.org or call 1.800.771.1139 There are multiple ways to get involved with Annual Fund: Adopt a Horse | Pave the Way | Man Enough to be a Girl Scout | Scouting for Shoes

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Think Like a Girl! OCTOBER 22

Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Choose Morning or Afternoon Session Save Now with Early-Bird and Cookie Rally Combo Pricing ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

Control a robot Fly a drone Practice your mad scientist skills Complete steps to earning badges

StemExpo.GirlScoutsAtl.org

Inspiration Awaits with

MyGS!

The new MyGS website was designed to simplify your Girl Scout experience so you can get back to what you do best,

helping her change the world. Best Features: Downloadable meeting plans and supply lists Easy-to-use calendar to publish your upcoming meeting plans and trips for parents to view Troop achievements tab to share each girls’ earned badges and awards

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The Fun is Just Beginning!

Older Girl Opportunities: Lime Green Giraffe Camp CEO

Miss MEDIA

G.S. Destinations

As girls grow in Girl Scouting, the programs and activities are all about:

What Can Older Girls Do?

Fun

● MENTOR other Girl Scouts through Program Aide, Volunteer and Counselor in Training programs.

Leadership

Adventure

Skills Learn more at

GirlScoutsATL.org

● WRITE and produce for Lime Green Giraffe, our online, by-girls-for-girls magazine. ● PREPARE for college and beyond with top women business leaders at Camp CEO. ● TRAVEL the U.S. and the world with Girl Scout Destinations. ● REPRESENT the council on camera and at special events with Miss Media. ● EARN the Silver and Gold Awards. 21


THE ATLANTA BRAVES & THE GIRL SCOUTS OF GREATER ATLANTA INVITE YOU AND YOUR TROOP TO ATTEND

GIRL SCOUT DAY FINALE AT TURNER FIELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 vs WASHINGTON NATIONALS | 1:05PM FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO PURCHASE TICKETS, PLEASE VISIT THE BADGE & SASH STORE. Girl Scout Badge & Sash Store

So much to see and do at the Gardens!

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK . . . BUTTERFLY HOUSE Opens July 30 thru September 2016 FIELD TRIPS Tailor trips to fit your classes specific needs and tied to standards CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS We offer a variety of programs for smaller groups SCOUT PROGRAMS Get your Badge at the Garden

A CITY OF KENNESAW BOTANICAL GARDEN

Twitter: @SmithGilbertGA Instagram: @SmithGilbertGA #smithgilbertgardens

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5601 North Allen Road, Mableton, GA 30126 770-702-9600 gsgatl.org


GREAT FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

COMING TO THE ATLANTA AREA WITH SPECIAL PRICING FOR GIRL SCOUTS! FOLLOW YOUR HEART ® Girl Scout Performances:

OCT. 6 OCT. 7 OCT. 8

7:30 PM - $16 7:30 PM - $20 6:30 PM - $20

WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT ® Girl Scout Performances:

APR. 20 APR. 21 APR. 22

7:30 PM - $16 7:30 PM - $20 11: 00 AM - $20

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FEB. 25 MAR. 2 MAR. 4

7:00 PM - $18 7:30 PM - $14 7:00 PM - $18

Tickets Available: GIRL SCOUT BADGE & SASH STORE 5601 North Allen Road • Mableton, GA 30126 (770) 702-9600 shoporders@gsgatl.org

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GIVE YOUR NEXT OVERNIGHT YOUTH RETREAT

THE “AWE” FACTOR Spend the night aboard the historic USS Yorktown located on Charleston Harbor All inclusive: Lodging, Meals & Programs Easy to reach by Interstate Free bus parking Girl Scout Discounts available Sandi Smeltzer Direct: 843-881-5976 groupsales@patriotspoint.org • PatriotsPoint.org

40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 Just two hours from The Birthplace

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AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

SUMMER PROGRAMS

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

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GIRL SCOUTS ADVENTURE PROGRAMS

AS GEORGIA’S #1 ATTRACTION, Stone Mountain Park offers a 3,200-acre natural wonderland located just 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta. Choose your adventure from family-friendly attractions, year-round events and educational experiences.

Girl Scouts save on tickets year-round and can earn a FREE participation patch on these special weekends. INDIAN FESTIVAL & POW WOW

SNOW MOUNTAIN

Experience the energy and color of the largest Native American gathering in Georgia. Explore the culture through dance, music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling, wildlife presentations, and more.

Have a ball at Atlanta’s official winter wonderland where you’ll find a 400-foot tubing hill and a snow play area great for snowman building, snowball shooting and more.

November 5 & 6, 2016

January 28 & 29, 2017

STONE MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS

PLAYING THE PAST

Light up your holidays with the glow of more than two million lights, attractions, special performances and activities, and a lively parade at Atlanta’s most heartwarming Christmas celebration.

Experience what life was like for girls in the 1800’s with interactive demonstrations at the Antebellum Plantation. Learn about gardening, how to make butter and your own doll! No trip through time is complete without the right look, so you will get a chance to dress like a real lady of the period.

December 3 & 4 & 10 & 11, 2016

May 6, 2017

SAVE UP TO 30% ON TICKETS ONLY $21 + TAX Visit stonemountainpark.com/scouts to purchase tickets. Promo Code: GIRLSCOUTS 26


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December 9 - 24, 2016 at the Fox Theatre

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR GIRL SCOUTS For more information, contact 404.873.5811 x207 or groupsales@atlantaballet.com.

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Coco Mathieson. Photos by Charlie McCullers.

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DANCE CLASSES FOR AGES 2+ & ADULTS Fall Session Begins August 15, 2016 Powers Ferry Centre 2000 Powers Ferry Road SE Suite G-4 Marietta, GA 30067 678.213.5000

t Ask abou e g d a b r ou s! workshop

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GIVE YOUR GIRL SCOUTS AN AMAZING SLEEPOVER at North America’s largest aquarium. After we’ve closed our doors at day’s end, Girl Scouts will embark on an exciting night of exploration through the deep waters of the ocean and its coral reefs. They’ll learn about conservation and discover how to leave the Earth a better place.

It will be an unforgettable evening they’ll treasure forever. For complete details, visit GeorgiaAquarium.org/gsga or call 404.581.4121.

Georgia Aquarium is a not-for-profit organization, inspiring awareness and conservation of aquatic animals.

2017 SLEEPOVERS: JAN. 20 & 21 FEB. 10, 11, 17 MAR. 4, 5, 14 APR. 13 & 14

MAY 6, 19, 20 JUN. 13 & 15 JULY 11 & 13 SEPT. 9

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Remember the thrill of exploring nature? How about enjoying a bonfire and s’mores with all your best friends? We have places where kids can—well— be kids. Girl Scouts and other youth groups are encouraged to book our group facilities; made with them just in mind! You’ll be in your own private area, with no worries of neighbors nearby. Explore, learn and play at any of Georgia’s amazing state parks!

SEPT. 10-30, 2016

RESERVE YOUR GROUP TICKETS TODAY!

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1-800-864-7275 GaStateParks.org

SEP 27 – OCT 2, 2016

NOV 1 – 6, 2016

NOV 29 – DEC 4, 2016

JAN 12 – 15, 2017

FEB 22 – MAR 5, 2017

MAR 17 - 19, 2017

MAR 28 – APR 2, 2017

APR 18 – 23, 2017

& FEB. 1-28, 2017 SCOUTS and their FAMILIES ENJOY ½ PRICE TICKETS!

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MAY 5 – 7, 2017

MAY 16 – 21, 2017

JUN 13 – 18, 2017

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BROADWAY ’S BIGGEST NEW HIT!

AUG 15 – 20, 2017

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giVE yOUr TeaM THe E HoM e FieLD ADVaNTAg The College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience is much more than a museum. Our 95,000 square feet of awesome includes over 40 engaging and interactive experiences making the Hall Atlanta’s most unique attraction. Schedule your group today and they’ll be giving you a standing ovation for years to come.

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We want more design, Atlanta.

Earn a Scout Badge at MODA! Museum of Design Atlanta 1315 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta, GA 30309 education@museumofdesign.org 404.979.6455

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InsideOut Development Group Inc. We Lead, Coach and Inspire. Empowering professional development events: “Professional Development in PJs”, “ What’s Your Story?” Series and “The Breakfast Club.”

Book your session today! (404) 452-0697 insideoutdevelopment007@gmail.com www.insideoutdevelopmentgroup.com

Taking Your Troop on the Road Tips for a great event experience!

1. Make sure before you head out to an event that you have all of the necessary forms and the correct number of Adults per Girl Scouts attending. You can find this information in your confirmation and in Volunteer Essentials. Don’t forget if you are attending a large event, you might want to bring along an extra Adult or two to assist depending on the age of your Girl Scouts. 2. Make sure to read the event confirmation in full for all Girl Scout hosted events. It will have all of the important information inside, and will include any special instructions for the event. 3. After the event don’t forget to ask reflective questions to see what your Girl Scouts learned and continue the conversation!

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Store Locations

From UNIFORMS and PROGRAM MATERIALS to FUN GIFTS and ACCESSORIES, the Badge & Sash store will have you jumping for Girl Scout joy. You’ll find something for every Girl Scout grade level or volunteer.

Mableton 5601 North Allen Road SE Mableton, GA 30126 770-702-9600 Cumming 133 Samaritan Drive, Suite 102 Cumming, GA 30040 770.702.9299 Dalton 2204 E. Walnut Ave. Dalton, GA 30721 770.702.9399 Sandy Springs 7878 Roswell Rd. Suite K Sandy Springs, GA 30350 770.702.9699

Your support of our Badge and Sash stores helps fund girls and troops in greater Atlanta! 2016 Badge&Sash Ad.indd 1

Shop 24/7 at Shop.GirlScoutsATL.org

Tucker 4898 LaVista Rd. Tucker Rec Center, Room 5 Tucker, GA 30084 770.702.9799

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2016-2017 Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Program Guide