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DISCOVER GIRL SCOUTS

WHAT’S IN HERE? Welcome! We are excited to provide you with your 2017-18 Program Guide. We have another year full of exciting events and activities which will allow you to discover new things and connect with other Girl Scouts, while taking action toward your Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 Designing the Guide

11 Adventure Awaits: Camping

4 A Letter from Our CEO

13 Focus on the Gold Award

5 What is a G.I.R.L.?

14 Older Girl Highlight

6 What G.I.R.L. Are You?

15 Events

7 Expand Your World: Run a Business

26 How to Register 29 Begin Your G.I.R.L. Journey

9 Try New Things: Explore STEM 10 Innovator Highlight

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LOOK INTO THE PROCESS

DESIGNING THE GUIDE BY GIRLS, FOR GIRLS This program guide was made a little differently than the ones before. We saw this as an opportunity to teach girls how to be G.I.R.L.s through design! Our two Girl Scout interns, Zora and Mimi, partnered with Spark Corps, a design consultancy, to create the program guide and learn about being G.I.R.L.s. They were go-getters by asking users for feedback, innovators by creating a style, risk-takers by learning new skills, and leaders by creating content and designs that are girl-centered.

HOW WE DID IT USER RESEARCH

BRANDING

Talking to Girl Scouts about what they want in a guide.

Thinking about the look and feel of the guide.

WHAT WE LEARNED

WIRE FRAMING Laying out the words, images, and pages.

DRAFTING Putting all the elements together!

Learn more on Spark Corps’ website! www.SparkCorps.org

I had a great experience at Spark Corps. We learned so many different things. One of my favorite things we learned was a brainstorming technique [mood boarding]. I like the technique because it reminded me of vision boards. I really liked interviewing the readers to get the feedback on the program guide. I also liked gathering stories

because it made me feel like a real journalist.

Zora F. - Cadette

CHECK OUT THE G.I.R.L. QUIZ THAT ZORA AND MIMI CREATED ON PAGE 6

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A Message from Our CEO The OUTDOOR JOURNEY is for Daisies through Ambassadors to have an opportunity to learn new outdoor skills and inspire an interest in environmental stewardship. (NEW) STEM JOURNEYS are for Daisies through Juniors and are all multi-level. These programs will help you think like a future STEM professional. Engineering | Think Like an Engineer: Learn how to think like a designer by participating in hands-on design challenges. Computer Science | Think Like a Programmer: Participate in interactive computational-thinking activities to learn how programmers solve problems. Outdoor STEM | Think Like a Citizen Scientist: Learn the scientific method by undertaking a citizen science project that involves making observations, collecting data, and working with scientists.

Welcome to another great Girl Scout year! When you’re a Girl Scout, you are a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader™) and we can’t wait for you to learn more about these traits that define girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. This is our Girl Scout DNA. Girl Scouts are enthusiastic, bold go-getters. From selling cookies, to earning the Gold Award, Girl Scouts set and achieve ambitious goals! They are creative, curious, and innovative. Girl Scouts program underwater robots and work to solve community problems. From mastering the high ropes course to learning how to canter on a horse for the first time, they are brave risktakers. And our Girl Scouts are groundbreakers, ambassadors, and leaders, in their schools, their homes, and their communities. This year’s program guide was a girl-led initiative. Girl Scouts designed this program guide with G.I.R.L.s in mind, and we hope you find programs and events that interest and challenge you. This year there are four new Journeys and five new badges being offered for STEM and outdoor, representing the largest investment in new Girl Scout programming in the last five years.

Five new BADGES categories are available that encourage girls to complete hands-on activities in STEM and outdoors. Engineering | Robotics: Design your own robots after learning how they’re built and programmed. Engineering | Mechanical Engineering: Complete hands-on engineering activities, such as building and testing roller coasters, race cars, and jumping robots. Girls’ Choice | Troop Camping: This year, girls from across the United States had the chance to vote for their favorite badge category and topic. And the winner is…Troop Camping! New Daisy Badges: Two new Daisy badges, Outdoor Art Maker and Good Neighbor, give Daisies a chance to get in on the creativity other Girl Scouts already enjoy and discover all about their school, Greater Atlanta, or even Georgia! We continue to invest in our programming to move at the speed of G.I.R.L.s. These new Journeys and badges are designed to help you unleash your inner G.I.R.L. and discover your unique talents. Use this program guide as your go-to resource for discovering Girl Scout events and activities in the Greater Atlanta area. As we continue to add new events, check Events.GirlScoutsATL.org often for the most up-to-date listings. Thank you for being a part of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta. I cannot wait to see what you do this year!

CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

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WHAT IS A GO-GETTER

INNOVATOR

RISK-TAKER

LEADER

GO-GETTER " I am a go getter by chasing my dreams. I want to be a doctor, and I know I won’t get there unless I am a go-getter and chase my dream. " - CLAIRE J.

INNOVATOR " For S.T.E.M. day, we had to make the biggest tower out of 50 straws and tape. My team and I were struggling to make a plan. I had a great idea to wrap the straws into a triangular shape then build up from there. My team won for the biggest tower. " - AJA H.

RISK-TAKER " I think each time I get on stage for theater, do a voiceover read, or participate with Miss Media at a speaking event, I am taking the risk of making a mistake; it’s okay if I do, I just move forward. " - AULANI C.

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t a Wh 1. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE COLOR? C. Red D. Green

2. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLASS? A. Social Studies B. Music

C. Gym Class D. Math

3. IF YOU WORKED AT NASA, YOU WOULD? A. Start a Girl Scout program B. Invent a new spacecraft

C. Go into space

C. A variety all the time D. Pics of your girl squad

5. YOUR FAVORITE VIDEO GAMES: A. Challenge you B. Feature new technology

A. Samoas B. Do-si-dos

C. Tagalongs D. Thin Mints

7. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ACTIVITY? A. Swimming B. Crafts

C. Drawing D. Slime

8. AT A KARAOKE PARTY, YOU: A. Prepare a song list B. Learn a new song

C. Sing on a dare D. Are the first to sing

D. Run Mission Control

4. YOUR ROOM IS DECORATED WITH: A. Posters of your idols B. Lots of artsy stuff

6. WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE COOKIE?

C. Let you switch up characters D. Let you play as a team

9. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE FLAVOR? A. Coconut B. Peanut Butter

C. Chocolate D. Mint

ANSWERS Mostly A's = Go-Getter Mostly B's = Innovator Mostly C's = Risk-Taker Mostly D's = Leader

A. Purple B. Orange

are you?

If you’re a Go-Getter!

If you’re an Innovator!

You've got a vision of how you want your life to look, and

You're an original, independent thinker. With your love of

you keep going for it even when the going gets tough.

learning and natural curiosity, you're a wonder at solving

Your can-do mentality and ambition will take you far!

problems in creative new ways.

If you’re a Risk-Taker!

If you’re a Leader!

You've got an open mind and love the thrill of trying new

You're an advocate for all and are always cheering on the

things. Your embrace of adventure will open doors for

group. Through empathy, team building, and humility, you

others who might not be as bold.

empower those around you to be their best.

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EXPAND YOUR WORLD

RUN A BUSINESS Running a girl-led business will expand her world! Not only will she earn money for troop activities and great girl rewards, she will learn a lifetime of skills, including: goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. Look at the amazing things these Girl Scouts are doing because of the Treats & Keeps and Girl Scout Cookie Program!

Troop 10502 traveled to San Francisco.

Troop 2240 adopted a turtle named Charlie, who was stranded and needed lots of care.

TREATS & KEEPS PROGRAM Unleash your inner hero with Treats & Keeps Program. Sell chocolate, nuts, magazines, and keepsakes September 1 - October 15, 2017 to earn money at the start of the Girl Scout Year. • • • • •

Take in-person orders with a paper Nut Order Card Create a personalized webstore to get online orders Send templated emails & social media posts to promote your business Troops earn $1.00-$2.20 per item sold & special bonuses Girls earn tons of great rewards

Learn How to Get Started at TK.GirlScoutsATL.org Need Help: Email helpline@gsgatl.org

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GIRL SCOUT COOKIE PROGRAM Start your Girl Scout Cookie business on January 1, 2018 to earn proceeds to make your troop’s dreams and goals a reality. • • • • •

Take in-person orders with the Girl Order Card Sell cookies online with a personalized Digital Cookie site Troops earn $6.60-$9.00 per case sold & special bonuses Girls earn fun rewards Access downloadable tools & resources

Learn How to Get Started at Cookies.GirlScoutsAtl.org Need Help? Email: cookies@gsgatl.org

ADDITIONAL MONEY EARNING ACTIVITIES Girl Scouts are confident young entrepreneurs! Your troop can develop its own girl-led, moneyearning activities after participating in Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s Treats & Keeps Program and Cookie Program, as well as Annual Fund. Consider these pre-approved activities: • • • •

Sale of Baked Goods (not sponsored by commercial business) Car wash Garage/Yard Sale Sale of Girl-Made Craft Items

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EXPLORE STEM STEM PROGRAMS Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs will ignite girls’ natural curiosity and creativity while they build critical thinking and problem solving skills. Girl Scout STEM events in 2017-2018 include Lockheed Martin Day, the Super STEM Expo, SWE (Society of Women Engineers) Camp Session, and the Atlanta Science Festival partnership!

LEGO ROBOTICS Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta offers girls the opportunity to participate in robotics through the FIRSTLEGO League. Girls have an opportunity to solve real-world engineering challenges by building Lego-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. Each season Girl Scout teams in the Greater Atlanta area give back to their community by helping to spread enthusiasm about robotics to Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts alike. • • • • •

Design, build, test and program robots Apply real-world engineering math and science concepts Research challenges facing today’s scientists Learn critical thinking and presentation skills Develop teamwork and sportsmanship through competitions and tournaments

Apply at STEM.GirlScoutsATL.org

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STEM Expo Oct. 21st!


INNOVATOR HIGHLIGHT MEET SELINA: THE PORSCHE DRIVING FORCE AWARD WINNER Selina N. is the GirlsFIRST Jr. founder and program director. With the mission to increase the awareness of STEM to middle school girls, this organization provides STEM education through hands-on experiences that teach the scientific process and the importance of collaboration. Selina is a senior in the STEM Academy at Walton High School. She serves as a Georgia CTSO State Officer as the Georgia FIRST Co-President to implement the structure of FIRST pathways that will benefit students in Georgia and promote STEM education and legislation in the community. She is also a member of Georgia FIRST Robotics Advisory Council to focus on GA robotics teams’ sustainability needs for Georgia FRC® and FTC®. Selina has served in multiple leadership roles on Walton Robotics Team as Communication and Marketing Strategy Director, STEM Missions Director, Outreach Director, and Drive Team Coach. Selina is responsible for organizing and leading outreach events, promoting STEM education to underserved communities, and managing relationships with the sponsors and international robotics teams. She has been presented with many honors, including the Porsche Driving Force Award by the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, a WIT Girls Finalist, FIRST Robotics Dean’s list Finalist, FIRST Robotics Entrepreneurship Award, the FIRST Robotics Gracious Professionalism Award, and Walton High School STEM Award. Selina is a proud Girl Scout, Gold Awardee, and alumni of the Yale Young Global Scholar program and the Brown University Leadership Institute. She enjoys playing in the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra and Atlanta Flute Honor Choir. Selina is a prize-winning pianist and competes in the National Federation of Music piano concerto and solo piano competitions. This summer, she interned at IBM Watson Content & IoT Platform, researching global user behavior and focusing on exploratory data analysis to derive inferences about global users’ lifestyles and providing cognitive solutions. She is planning to major in product design and data science that utilizes engineering principles, and aims to practice a wide range of data science applications.

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ADVENTURE AWAITS

CAMPING THREE AWESOME WAYS TO CAMP! SLEEPAWAY AND DAY CAMP Exploring nature provides challenges and enhances leadership skills. In girls, camping also inspires curiosity, discovery, and problem solving. Learning to sail, conquering a challenge course, and making a fire for s’mores all require courage and teamwork.

TROOP CAMPING Troop camping is a unique opportunity for girls to connect with each other while discovering and exploring the outdoors. Choose from setting up your own tents on our campsite, camping in a cabin, or staying in a platform tent.

“During a sleepaway camp at Camp CAMPOREES Camporees, also known as in-gatherings, are a community building opportunity for Girl Scout troops within a Service Unit to connect with each other while discovering the outdoors.

Misty Mountain, I went zip lining. I had never gone zip lining before, and I was super nervous. However, as soon as I jumped off the platform and started zooming through the air, it stopped being scary and [became] the best experience of my life. -Mimi M.

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ADVENTURE AWAITS

EXPLORE Camp Misty Mountain Armuchee, Georgia

Sleepaway Camp Approx. 1,000 acres 3 Seasons (Troop, Event & Service Unit Camping)

Program Activities ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌

Target & Field Archery Riflery English & Western Riding Recreational Swimming Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding Sailing & Windsurfing Climbing Tower/Challenge Course/Zipline

Camp Timber Ridge Mableton, Georgia

Day & Sleepaway Camp Approx. 280 acres 3 Seasons (Troop, Event &Service Unit Camping) with Expanded Day Camp program

Program Activities ◌◌ Target Archery ◌◌ Recreational & Instructional Swimming ◌◌ Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding ◌◌ Climbing Tower/Challenge Course/Zipline

Camp Meriwether Luthersville, Georgia

Sleepaway Camp Approx. 270 acres 3 Seasons (Troop, Event & Service Unit Camping)

Program Activities ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌ ◌◌

Target Archery English Riding Recreational Swimming Canoeing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding Climbing Tower/Challenge Course/Zipline

Camp Pine Valley Meansville, Georgia

Troop-Led Sleepaway Camp Approx. 620 acres 3 Seasons (Troop, Event & Service Unit Camping)

Program Activities ◌◌ Troop-Led Hiking ◌◌ Troop-Led Stargazing ◌◌ Camp Your Way with Your Troop

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FOCUS ON THE

GOLD AWARD HOW TO START YOUR GOLD AWARD BY: LIME GREEN GIRAFFE SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR, AVERY B. The Gold Award is the highest honor in the Girl Scouting world, the pinnacle of years of hard work, the greatest award for any girl. The Girl Scout Gold Award is recognized worldwide and is a source of great pride for all who earn it. The Girl Scout Gold Award is a special award and earning it requires completing seven steps in a process which can be quite overwhelming! Coming up with a project, contacting people, leading all of it, funding the project, filling out all the paperwork… it can be scary! Luckily, we’re here with some tips on how to get started earning your award.

1. Starting is the hardest part A piece of good news! Before you can start on your project, you are required to fill out paperwork to submit for approval. The paperwork isn’t just a few easy questions. Instead it’s designed so that when you are done filling it out, you will have your entire project planned. Once your paperwork is approved during your interview, the only thing you have to do is start your project. There really isn’t too much more planning to do, and you’re good to get started changing the world!

2. Brainstorm! It can be incredibly frustrating, banging your head against a table as you rack your brain for the perfect idea for your project. I can promise you that the perfect idea won’t just come to you. It can take time and lots of changed decisions before you settle on your project. The best thing to do is just brainstorm. Get your ideas on paper, and go from there. Gold Award Coach, Karen Jenkins, strongly encourages choosing to work with something you feel passionate about. “It will make all the difference in the world toward creating a successful project,” Jenkins said. Brainstorming issues you care about, activities you love to do, or even people you enjoy working with is a great starting point.

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Gold Award recipients in 2017!

3. Start early An expert piece of advice from Gold Award Coach Mary Williams is to start your project early. A rule of thumb is to give yourself two summers to complete your award. One summer to complete the paperwork and planning, the school year to complete your project, and the next summer to fill out your final paperwork. Also, don’t wait until your senior year of high school to start. Final paperwork is due by September 30 if you want to be part of that year’s awesome Gold Award ceremony. If you wait too late, you also can’t put it on college applications or try to get scholarships. You will run into challenges, and if you give yourself some wiggle room, it will make it easier to be flexible and overcome them.

4. Don’t stress yourself out too much At the end of the day, your Girl Scout Gold Award will be a project you feel passionate and excited about, and you shouldn’t stress yourself out too much about any of it. There are people to help you every step of the way, and if you get stuck, they’ll help you to keep going. Don’t put yourself under too much pressure. You can do it!

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR

OLDER GIRLS OLDER GIRL HIGHLIGHT BY: SAMANTHA Y., GOLD SCOUT AMBASSADOR AND GOLD AWARDEE Unlike most girls, my Girl Scout journey didn’t begin until my freshman year in high school. As a Girl Scout, not only did I learn from our motto of courage, confidence, and character; I also learned important life skills.

I had the opportunity to be a council delegate for my service unit for 4 years, and as a council delegate I represented the girls from my service unit while attending the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Annual Meeting. At the meeting I was able to learn more about what goes into running the organization, such as the financial aspects of the organization.

As one of my take action projects for my journey, I started a Gamma Gamma Sigma chapter at my high school. Gamma Gamma Sigma is a club to introduce older girls to Girl Scouts and to encourage them to be active members within their community... One year we coordinated a Christmas party for the women and children at a homeless shelter named 7 Bridges. We collected toys for the kids, and Santa paid a visit. He gave every child a gift, and each woman received a beauty product.

Camp CEO is the most enriching camp I have had the pleasure of attending. It is an opportunity

mentor us and share some pearls of wisdom with us that they learned from their mentors and their experiences throughout life.

Lastly, this year I earned my Gold Award. The Gold Award was an enriching experience, and it is the accomplishment that I am most proud of. For my project, I worked with the Winn Dixie Hope Lodge to refurbish their Garden of Hope . The Winn Dixie Hope Lodge is a wonderful organization that houses cancer patients for free while they are in treatment. With any project that I do, I make sure that I am passionate about what I’m doing, so I decided to center my project around the topic of cancer because my grandmother passed away of cancer when I was 9 years old; I knew going into the project that I wanted to do something to honor her memory. I raised $5,000 to re-invent the 40 ft x 60 ft garden.

Girl Scouts has taught me many life lessons and I will be forever grateful for all of the opportunities that have come my way because of it. I hope that one day I will be able to give back to Girl Scouts as much as it gave to me throughout the past four years. While I start my adult journey, I will carry all of the lessons and skills I learned from Girl Scouts, and apply them to my college life at The University of Georgia.

to meet highly accomplished women in their fields. These incredible women take time out of their busy schedules to

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GET INVOLVED

EVENTS PROGRAM LEVEL TYPE OF EVENT

SEPTEMBER

K-1 G.I.R.L.

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Treats & Keeps Begins Find details on page 7! Date: 9/1/2017

Miss Media Video Applications Submit via your YouTube account and send the video link to missmedia@gsgatl.org with the subject titled "Miss Media 2017." Videos are accepted August 1 - September 30.

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alongside the staff team to run assorted weekend programs, camporees, and troop camping weekends at Camp Meriwether throughout the year. Volunteers have the opportunity to work and learn in many areas of operation including the equine program, adventure program, aquatics, culinary, customer service, and many more!

Date: 9/1/2017 - 5/31/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $0 Adult Price: $0 Girl Scout Award Connection: Service to Girl Scouting

Girl Scout Day at the Braves Date: 8/1/2017 - 9/30/2017

Camp Misty Mountain Junior Volunteer Team Be a part of the Camp Misty Mountain Junior Volunteer Team! Team members are Girl Scouts ages 13-17 who work alongside the staff team to run assorted weekend programs, camporees, and troop camping weekends at Camp Misty Mountain throughout the year. Volunteers have the opportunity to work and learn in many areas of operation including the equine program, adventure program, aquatics, culinary, customer service, and many more!

Date: 9/1/2017 - 5/31/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $0 Adult Price: $0 Girl Scout Award Connection: Service to Girl Scouting

Camp Meriwether Junior Volunteer Team Be a part of the Camp Meriwether Junior Volunteer Team! Team members are Girl Scouts ages 13-17 who work

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Join your fellow Girl Scouts for the FIRST Girl Scout Day at SunTrust Park. Wear your Girl Scout Gear and parade around the field with your Girl Scout Sisters!

Date: 9/16/2017 Location: SunTrust Park General Admission Price: $9

Mountain Jubilee For over 25 years, Girl Scouts have been camping with their fathers at Mountain Jubilee. These special fall weekends are designed for dads and daughters to relax and enjoy time together in a beautiful outdoor setting. Currently registered Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, Girl Scouts and their dad or favorite adult guy - uncle, big brother, etc., along with unregistered sisters may attend Mountain Jubilee. Girl Scouts and their dads will enjoy primitive camping “festival-style� in your own tent or camper, or one of our platform tents.

Date: 9/22/2017 - 9/24/2017 & 9/29/2017 - 10/1/2017 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $30 Adult Price: $30


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EVENTS PROGRAM LEVEL TYPE OF EVENT

K-1 G.I.R.L.

OCTOBER Mountain Jubilee For over 25 years, Girl Scouts have been camping with their fathers at Mountain Jubilee. These special fall weekends are designed for dads and daughters to relax and enjoy time together in a beautiful outdoor setting. Currently registered Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, Girl Scouts and their dad, or favorite adult guy - uncle, big brother, etc., along with unregistered sisters may attend Mountain Jubilee. Girl Scouts and their dads will enjoy primitive camping “festival-style” in your own tent or camper, or one of our platform tents

Date: 10/6/2017 - 10/8/2017 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $30 Adult Price: $30

Family Jubilee NEW THIS YEAR- A JUBILEE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! THIS WEEKEND ONLY, Family Jubilee is available for moms, dads, brothers, and sisters! Bring the whole family! This special fall weekend is designed for families to relax and enjoy time together in a beautiful outdoor setting. Currently registered Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, Girl Scouts and their families may attend Family Jubilee. Girl Scouts and their families will enjoy primitive camping “festival-style” in your own tent or camper, or one of our platform tents.

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Serendipity A weekend at Serendipity gives moms (or aunts, grandmothers or other special women) and their girls an opportunity to spend time together without any distractions. Serendipity is held at Camp Meriwether, near Newnan, GA and is the picture perfect setting to re-connect. Do as much or as little as you like, by dropping in on activities like arts and crafts, canoeing, archery, games and so much more!

Date: 10/13/2017 - 10/15/2017 & 10/27/2017 - 10/27/2017 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $30 Adult Price: $30

STEM Expo Are you interested in STEM? Or in earning a new STEM Badge or Journey? Come meet STEM Professionals and participate in exciting STEM Activities at the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s STEM Expo! • Learn how Robots move • Make something fly • Create in the makeHER space Girl Scout Award Connection: A sampling of the NEW STEM badges will be available- Designing Robots, Fling Flyer Design, Board Game Designer, Programming Robots, Showcasing Robots, and much more!

Date: 10/21/2017 Location: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

Date: 10/13/2017 - 10/15/2017 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $30 Adult Price: $30

Stay up to date with all of the latest programs at www.girlscoutsatl.org/en/our-program.html

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Discover STEM Hogwarts Style

Daisy Outdoor Badge Day

Spend a weekend exploring camp through the eyes of an engineer, Hogwarts style. We will do activities that center around the Think Like and Engineer Journey for Juniors and Night Owls Badge for Cadettes. Activities could include creation of broomsticks/wands; catapults to launch your Snitch, and more. Girl Scout Award Connection: Junior Think like and Engineer Journey and Cadette Night Owl Badge

Looking for a camp experience for your Daises? This is the event for you. Girls will get to spend a full day at camp trying a variety of camp activities from canoeing, arts & crafts, hiking, singing songs and playing games. On Saturday night, girls will get to participate in a talent show and enjoy a s’more. Girls will earn their Outdoor Art Maker badge. Girl Scout Award Connection: Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Badge

Date: 10/27/2017 - 10/29/2017 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $80 Adult Price: $45

Date: 11/11/2017 - 11/11/2017 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $30 Adult Price: $10

DECEMBER

NOVEMBER Brownie Adventure Overnight Looking for a pre-planned one night camping experience? This is the event for you. Girls will get to spend a full day at camp trying a variety of camp activities such as canoeing, arts & crafts, hiking, singing songs, and playing games. On Saturday night, girls will get to participate in a talent show and enjoy a s’more. Girls will have the opportunity to earn their Outdoor Adventurer Badge and the Cabin Camper Badge. Girl Scout Award Connection: Brownie Outdoor Adventurer & Cabin Camper Badges.

Date: 11/11/2017 - 11/12/2017 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $60 Adult Price: $40

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Outdoor Volunteer Training This training program is for girls age 13-17 with an interest in joining the Outdoor Program Volunteer team. Equestrian Track: This track is open to young women 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. Camp Program Track: This track is open to young women with some previous leadership experience. Participants will learn how to teach younger girls a variety of program skills, including crafts, outdoors skills, and the ways in which we support our troop and group guests. Girl Scout Award Connection: Service to Girl Scouts Award

Date: 12/1/2017 - 12/3/2017 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $40 Adult Price: $40

Stay up to date with all of the latest programs at www.girlscoutsatl.org/en/our-program.html


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Outdoor Journey Badge Frenzy

Girls' Getaway Journey Weekend

This weekend will be a frenzy of outdoor badge and journey activities, including the NEW Troop Camping badges! We’ll gear the badge offerings to the grades of troops who register, but we’ll plan to complete one or two outdoor badges for each grade level at the event! Girl Scout Award Connection: Outdoor Journey Awards

Come spend a beautiful, winter weekend at Camp Timber Ridge bonding with other Girl Scouts, completing your journey, and developing leadership skills through crafts and activities. Juniors can select Agent of Change, Get moving or Amuse. Cadettes can select Amaze, Breathe, or Media. Seniors can select Girltopia or Mission Sisterhood. All activities are centered around the completion of the journey the girls select. Girl Scout Award Connection: Girl Scout Journey Awards

Date: 12/1/2017 - 12/3/2017 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

Date: 12/1/2017 - 12/3/2017 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $85 Adult Price: $45

Leader in Action (LiA) You can earn a Leader in Action (LiA) award by assisting a Brownie troop on any of their National Leadership Journeys. There are three different LiA awards, one for each of the Journey series: It’s Your World—Change It!, It’s Your Planet— Love It!, and It’s Your Story—Tell It!. To earn an LiA, you’ll share your organizational skills, use one of your special talents (such as creating and demonstrating a science experiment or craft), teach Brownies something important from their Journey (such as making healthy snacks or getting exercise), and reflect on your experience. During this weekend at camp, you’ll prepare for, practice, and assist Brownie Girl Scouts in the completion of a Journey. Girl Scout Award Connection: LiA Award

Date: 12/1/2017 - 12/3/2017 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

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. • Practice your Sales pitch at a real door • Bling your Booth, Cookie Style • Set your Cookie Goal and see the Cookie Rewards Girl Scout Award Connection: Daisy Talk it up Leaf, Brownie Meet My Customers, Junior Customer Insights

Date: 12/9/2017 Location: Cobb Galleria Girl Price: Register Early for Best Pricing! Prices increase closer to the event.

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Leader in Action (LiA) You can earn a Leader in Action (LiA) award by assisting a Brownie group on any of their National Leadership Journeys. There are three different LiA awards, one for each of the Journey series: It’s Your World—Change It!, It’s Your Planet— Love It!, and It’s Your Story—Tell It!. To earn an LiA, you’ll share your organizational skills, use one of your special talents (such as creating and demonstrating a science experiment or craft), teach Brownies something important from their Journey (such as making healthy snacks or getting exercise), and reflect on your experience. During this weekend at camp, you’ll prepare for, practice, and assist Brownie Girl Scouts in the completion of a Journey. Girl Scout Award Connection: LiA Award

Date: 12/8/2017 - 12/10/17 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

Journey to Pony-Land This extended weekend is the best in ALL the world! During our extended THREE NIGHT weekend, you’ll have the opportunity to Discover, Connect, and Take Action as you work toward one of this year’s NEW Journeys AND spend time at the barn riding horses. Sometimes Journey weekends can feel a little rushed, but with this extra time, it’s more like a “Journey Vacation!” Girl Scout Award Connection: Steps toward Junior & Cadette Outdoor Journey

Date: 12/8/2017 - 12/10/2017 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $95 Adult Price: $75

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Leader in Action (LiA) You can earn a Leader in Action (LiA) award by assisting a Brownie group on any of their National Leadership Journeys. There are three different LiA awards, one for each of the Journey series: It’s Your World—Change It!, It’s Your Planet— Love It!, and It’s Your Story—Tell It!. To earn an LiA, you’ll share your organizational skills, use one of your special talents (such as creating and demonstrating a science experiment or craft), teach Brownies something important from their Journey (such as making healthy snacks or getting exercise), and reflect on your experience. During this weekend at camp, you’ll prepare for, practice, and assist Brownie Girl Scouts in the completion of a Journey. Girl Scout Award Connection: LiA Award

Date: 1/12/2018 - 1/15/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $95 Adult Price: $75

Journey to Pony-Land This extended weekend is the best in ALL the world! During our extended THREE NIGHT weekend, you’ll have the opportunity to Discover, Connect, and Take Action as you work toward one of this year’s NEW Journeys AND spend time


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at the barn riding horses. Sometimes Journey weekends can feel a little rushed, but with this extra time, it’s more like a “Journey Vacation!” Girl Scout Award Connection: Steps toward Junior & Cadette Outdoor Journey Date: 1/12/2018 - 1/15/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $95 Adult Price: $75

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Fairy Magic Discover a wonderful, magical forest at Camp Meriwether! As you spend time with your daughter, you will connect with her and the magical forest friends. Catch a glimpse of Sparkles, our magical fairy mascot, as you make fairy wands, wings, crowns, and go on a fairy hike. Every girl will also have the chance to visit the barn and ride a pony (a fairy’s special friend). Girls will earn the Outdoor Art Badge through these activities. Girl Scout Award Connection: Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Badge

Cookie U: Lock-In Stay up late with Cookie University and complete the steps of your Cookie Business badge. After earning your badge enjoy all of the fun activities at Andretti all night! Go Karts, Laser Tag and much more! Girl Scout Award Connection: Cadette Marketing Badge, Senior My Portfolio Badge, Ambassador R&D Badge

Date: 1/14/2018 - 1/15/2018 Location: Andretti - Marietta Girl Price: $60 Adult Price: $60

Girls' Getaway Journey Weekend Come spend a beautiful, winter weekend at Camp Timber Ridge bonding with other Girl Scouts,completing your journey, developing leadership skills through crafts and activities. Juniors can select Agent of Change, Get moving or Amuse. Cadettes can select Amaze, Breathe, or Media. Seniors can select Girltopia or Mission Sisterhood. All actives are centered around the completion of the journey the girls select. Girl Scout Award Connection: Girl Scout Journey Awards

Date: 1/27/2018 - 1/28/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $55 Adult Price: $55

Open House: Troop, Family, & Community Fun Day If you’ve already signed up for camp this summer, or if you haven’t registered yet, this is a chance to see Camp Timber Ridge first hand! Take a beautiful afternoon drive to camp and meet the Camp Director and members of the staff team, explore the cabins, dining hall, and other facilities, and wander the trails at YOUR camp!

Date: 1/28/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $0 Adult Price: $0

Date: 1/26/2018 - 1/28/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $85 Adult Price: $45

Stay up to date with all of the latest programs at www.girlscoutsatl.org/en/our-program.html

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engineering challenges, see different components of an aircraft, and meet female engineers and other professionals working for a high-tech company. Girls will complete the Council’s own Mechanical Engineering Badge. Girl Scout Award Connection: Junior Council’s Own Mechanical Engineering Badge

Come spend a beautiful, winter weekend at Camp Timber Ridge bonding with other Girl Scouts, completing your journey, Date: 2/19/2018 developing leadership skills through crafts and activities. Location: Lockheed Martin Juniors can select Agent of Change, Get moving or Amuse. Girl Price: $10 Cadettes can select Amaze, Breathe, or Media. Seniors can select Girltopia or Mission Sisterhood. All activities are centered around the completion of the journey the girls select. Girl Scout Award Connection: Girl Scout Journey Awards

Girl Scout Day at Lockheed Martin Career Workshop

Date: 2/2/2018 - 2/4/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $85 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. Girl Scout Award Connection: Junior Inside Government Badge, Cadette Finding Common Gound Badge, Senior Behind the Ballot Badge, Ambassador Public Policy Badge

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: 2/19/2018 Location: Lockheed Martin Girl Price: $12 Adult Price: $12

The Write Stuff: A Writer’s Workshop

Date: 2/6/2018 Location: Georgia State Capitol Building Girl Price: $5 Adult Price: $5

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 and sharpen your writing skills.

Girl Scout Day at Lockheed Martin Aerospace Workshop

Date: 2/24/2018 Location: Mableton Service Center Girl Price: $5 Adult Price: $0

Visit Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to learn more about space and airplanes! Work with others to solve

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Celebrate the Highest Awards as you witness the 2018 Gold Award recipients receive their pins! Hear about the incredible impact these recipients had on the community during their Journey to the Gold.

You can earn a Leader in Action (LiA) award by assisting a Brownie group on any of their National Leadership Journeys. There are three different LiA awards, one for each of the Journey series: It’s Your World—Change It!, It’s Your Planet— Love It!, and It’s Your Story—Tell It!. To earn an LiA, you’ll share your organizational skills, use one of your special talents (such as creating and demonstrating a science experiment or craft), teach Brownies something important from their Journey (such as making healthy snacks or getting exercise), and reflect on your experience. During this weekend at camp, you’ll prepare for, practice, and assist Brownie Girl Scouts in the completion of a Journey. Girl Scout Award Connection: LiA Award

Date: 2/25/2018 Girl Price: $15 Adult Price: $15

MARCH Outdoor Volunteer Training This training program is for girls ages 13-17 with an interest in joining the Three Seasons Volunteer team. Equestrian Track: This track is open to young women 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. Camp Program Track: This track is open to young women with some previous leadership experience. Participants will learn how to teach younger girls a variety of program skills, including crafts, outdoors skills, and the ways in which we support our troop and group guests. Girl Scout Award Connection: Service to Girl Scouts Award

Date: 3/3/2018 - 3/4/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $40 Adult Price: $40

Date: 3/2/2018 - 3/4/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

Outdoor Badge Frenzy This weekend will be a frenzy of outdoor badge and journey activities, including the NEW Troop Camping badges! We’ll gear the badge offerings to the grades of troops who register, but we’ll plan to complete one or two outdoor badges for each grade level at the event! Girl Scout Award Connection: NEW Outdoor Badges

Date: 3/4/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

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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 and complete a new Outdoor Badge. Girl Scout Award Connection: Brownie Outdoor Badge

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can select Girltopia or Mission Sisterhood. All actives are centered around the completion of the journey the girls select. Girl Scout Award Connection: Journey Awards

Date: 3/24/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $55 Adult Price: $10

Date: 3/9/2018 - 3/11/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $55

Daisy Brownie Overnight Adventure Looking for a pre-planned one night camping experience? This is the event for you. Girls will get to spend a full day at camp trying a variety of camp activities such as canoeing, arts & crafts, hiking, singing songs and playing games. On Saturday night, girls will get to participate in a talent show and enjoy a s’more. Girls will have the opportunity to earn cabin camper badges and outdoor art badges working towards their Outdoor Journey. Girl Scout Award Connection: Daisy & Brownie Outdoor Art and Troop Camping Badges

Date: 3/16/2018 - 3/17/2018 & 3/17/2018 - 3/18/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $60 Adult Price: $40

Girls' Getaway Journey Day Come spend a beautiful, spring day at Camp Timber Ridge bonding with other Girl Scouts, completing your journey, developing leadership skills through crafts and activities. Juniors can select Agent of Change, Get moving or Amuse. Cadettes can select Amaze, Breathe, or Media. Seniors

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Date: 4/6/2018 - 4/8/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $20 Adult Price: $20


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It’s time to Wake Up Camp! This is a great way to help and explore your very own Camp Misty Mountain, spend time with family and friends, and have a great time! Saturday’s frenzy will include teams working on all sorts of projects: setting up platform tents, moving in beds and mattresses, clearing trails, doing minor repairs, painting, cleaning buildings, cooking delicious meals and more! You can leave at the end of the day, but feel free to stick around for another night to relax with the crew. Go for a hike, play some volleyball and visit the ponies at the barn! Girl Scout Award Connection: Service to Girl Scouts Award

You can earn a Leader in Action (LiA) award by assisting a Brownie group on any of their National Leadership Journeys. There are three different LiA awards, one for each of the Journey series: It’s Your World—Change It!, It’s Your Planet— Love It!, and It’s Your Story—Tell It!. To earn an LiA, you’ll share your organizational skills, use one of your special talents (such as creating and demonstrating a science experiment or craft), teach Brownies something important from their Journey (such as making healthy snacks or getting exercise), and reflect on your experience. During this weekend at camp, you’ll prepare for, practice, and assist Brownie Girl Scouts in the completion of a Journey. Girl Scout Award Connection: LiA Award

Date: 4/7/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $5 Adult Price: $5

Date: 4/13/2018 - 4/15/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

Outdoor Badge Frenzy This weekend will be a frenzy of outdoor badge and journey activities, including the NEW Troop Camping badges! We’ll gear the badge offerings to the grades of troops who register, but we’ll plan to complete one or two outdoor badges for each grade level at the event! Girl Scout Award Connection: NEW Outdoor Badges

Date: 4/13/2018 - 4/15/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $65

Club Cadette Festival Are you a 5th grader or current Girl Scout Cadette? Then the 2nd Annual Club Cadette Festival Weekend is tailor-made for you. Enjoy all the adventure Camp Misty Mountain has to offer including the challenge tower, horseback riding, riflery, archery, canoeing, and a wide variety of Do-It-Yourself activities during the daylight hours. Then prepare for a night of all out fun including movies, campfire, and a dance party! Housing will be available in cabins, in platform tents, or “festival-style” pitching your own tents. Girls can complete requirements towards their Outdoor Badges. Girl Scout Award Connection: NEW Cadette Outdoor Badges

Date: 4/20/2018 - 4/22/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $75 Adult Price: $55

Stay up to date with all of the latest programs at www.girlscoutsatl.org/en/our-program.html

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Survivor Weekend Want to learn more about outdoor skills, outdoor adventure sports, and your environment? During this event, girls will get to experience the challenge course, learn about fire building and shelter building, learn how to use a compass, learn a little more about outdoor cooking, and of course participate in canoeing and archery. After dinner girls will participate in a scavenger hunt. Girls will leave camp gaining more knowledge of their outdoor surroundings, learning a new outdoor skill, and meeting a bunch of new Girl Scouts! Girls will complete their Troop Camper Badge. Girl Scout Award Connection: NEW Troop Camping Badge

Date: 4/27/2018 - 4/29/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $70 Adult Price: $50

Open House: Troop, Family, & Community Fun Day If you’ve already signed up for camp this summer, or if you haven’t registered yet, this is a chance to see Camp Meriwether first hand! Take a beautiful afternoon drive to camp and meet the Camp Director and members of the staff team, visit the horses at the Equestrian Center, explore the cabins, dining hall, and other facilities, and wander the trails at YOUR camp!

Date: 4/29/2018 Location: Camp Meriwether Girl Price: $0 Adult Price: $0

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Date: 5/6/2018 Location: Camp Timber Ridge Girl Price: $0 Adult Price: $0

Open House: Troop, Family, & Community Fun Day If you’ve already signed up for camp this summer, or if you haven’t registered yet, this is a chance to see Camp Misty Mountain first hand! Take a beautiful afternoon drive to the mountains and meet the Camp Director and members of the staff team, visit the horses at the Equestrian Center, explore the cabins, tents, and other facilities, and wander the trails at YOUR camp!

Date: 5/20/2018 Location: Camp Misty Mountain Girl Price: $0 Adult Price: $0


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HOW TO REGISTER EVENTS MANAGED BY GSGATL Online Registration Start at our home page www.GirlScoutsATL.org. Click the Events link. Select the Event list and search for specific events by title or with advanced search. You can also look at the Events Calendar to find events. The registration link is located in the event information once registration for that event is open.

TIPS Registration for each event is handled by either the Program Partner sponsoring that event OR by the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta staff (GirlScoutsATL / GSGATL). Look at the event details on the website to see more information on how to register. Program Partners will have their own registration link.

FAQs Who can attend? All girls must be registered Girl Scouts in order to attend an event (events advertised as family events are the exception).

If I cancel, can I get a refund? There is a 10% cancellation fee if you cancel two weeks or more in advance of the event date. A refund is not issued if you 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 non-refundable. *excluding Summer Resident and Day Camp

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.

Events sponsored by GSGATL partners have their own registration intsructions. Details included on their ads or on the event calendar online. 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.

Do adults have to attend 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.

Do I need to 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. Some events may have on-site registration on a space-available basis, but many popular events do sell out!

What happens if the minimum number of 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 until the end of the registration period. Programs may be cancelled if the minimum is not met. All programs are subject to change or cancellation.

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Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta offers girls a unique program to be “the voice” of Girl Scouts. The Miss Media program is designed for girls who have an interest in communication, media, and public speaking career fields. During the course of the school year, October – May, girls will learn about many aspects of the media industry and get hands-on training in writing, public speaking, and photography. The Miss Media girls often represent the Girl Scouts at public speaking engagements and media interviews.

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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.

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Maze and Hayride along the Etowah River Scout deal will be honored throughout the 2017 season

FREE 2017 UNCLE SHUCK’S PATCH Dates Saturday, October 7, 10a.m. – 10p.m. Sunday, October 8, 10a.m. – 6p.m.

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2017-2018 Program Guide - Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta  
2017-2018 Program Guide - Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta  

We are excited to provide you with your 2017-18 Program Guide. We have another year full of exciting events and activities which will allow...

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