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GSEP

Program Guide Fall 2016/Winter 2017

a publication of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania


Program Listings by Grade Level

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DAISIES/GRADES K-1 9 Autumn Adventure 6 Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! 18 Cookie Rallies 15 Daisy Pilgrims 20 DIY Floral Headbands 11 Fall Festival 17/18 Hoot Hike 12 I Can Be Anything! 20 Maple Saplings 13 Nature is Neat! 12 Revolutionary Girls 9 Scout the Presidents 17 Slumber Party! 17 Winter Camp – First Graders only

BROWNIES/GRADES 2-3 9/18/19 911, What’s Your Emergency? 5 Adventure Abounds—Brownies 9 Autumn Adventure 8 Brownie Explorer 14 Brownie GirlSTEM 5 Brownies Connect! 4 Bunches of Bugs 6 Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! 4 Challenge Me! Brownies 10 Color Your World! 11 Computer Whizz Kids 18 Cookie Rallies 4 Courageous Campers—Brownies 10 Dressed Up Dolls 8 Energy Elf 19 Energy Elves 11 Fall Festival 8 Fit Fun 13 Friendship Fun 14 Fun, Food & Fitness 10 Halloween Yoga Adventure 15 Hiking Adventures 15 Holiday Hoedown 17/18 Hoot Hike

12 I Can Be Anything! 19 In a Galaxy Far, Far Away 13 Inventor’s Club 18 Kitchen Scientists 12 Mad Science Mania 20 Maple Sugaring 11 Money Managers 6/16 Movie Magic 5 Outdoor Adventures 12 Paint at Please Touch! 8 Pet “U”niversity 7 Pony Play Day 12 Revolutionary Girls 9 Scout the Presidents 10 Sensational Senses 20 Senses Explorer 17 Slumber Party! 11 Spook-opoly 9 Spooky Waters 20 Super Structures 7/13 Tea with Juliette 13 Trekkin’ in Nature 20 Winter at the Wildlands 17 Winter Camp

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Entertainment Technology Fall Festival Forensic Fun Overnight Forensic Observation Fun in the Fall Fun, Food & Fitness Get Moving! Girl Power! Girl Scout Detective Hoot Hike Holiday Hoedown Horsing Around

9/14 911, What’s Your Emergency? 15 A Pennsylvania Dutch Holiday Celebration

10 How Low Can You Go? 19 In a Galaxy Far, Far Away 15 Incredible Animal Habitats 14 Junior GirlSTEM 12 Mad Science Mania 15 Martin Guitar…Music to My Ears 15 Minecraft 6/16 Movie Magic 8 Perfect Practice Play 9 Photo Explorers 15 Prep Your Apron 9 Real Girls: Next-Generation Leaders 12 Revolutionary Girls 18 S’more Snow 18 SewTech LED Bracelets 9 Spooky Waters 16 Travel Mystery Tour: National Park Trot 20 Winter at the Wildlands 17 Winter Camp 19 Winter Carnival 19 Winter Eco-Explorations

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JUNIORS/GRADES 4-5

Adventure Abounds—Juniors After Dark at the Zoo Art in the Evening Back to the Drawing Board Be Brave Behind the Mask Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! Campers After Dark Campers in Training Challenge Me! Juniors Colonial Day Combat Robots Cookie Rallies Courageous Campers—Juniors Empowering Girls Endless Summer Energy Elves

CADETTES/GRADES 6-8 Advanced GirlSTEM Adventure Abounds—Older Girls Archery Aces Art Book Adventures Behind the Mask Bike & Boat Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! Challenge Me! Older Girls Combat Robots Comic Artist Cookie Coaches Elf the Musical Empowering Girls Endless Summer Figure it Out


SENIORS/GRADES 9-10 16 5 6 7 6 6 4 19 16 4 12 10 17 6 17 16 19 11 17/18 6 13

Advanced GirlSTEM Adventure Abounds—Older Girls Archery Aces Behind the Mask Bike & Boat Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! Challenge Me! Older Girls Combat Robots Cookie Coaches Endless Summer Figure It Out Flying High! Forensic Observation Fun in the Fall Fuzzy Fleece Hats Game Visionary Get to Know Nuclear Ghoulish Gettysburg Hoot Hike Horsing Around Program Aide Inventor’s Club

19 Maple Sugaring Day Program Leaders 15 Martin Guitar…Music to My Ears 20 Pocono Adventure 20 Real Girls Take on the World 9 Real Girls: Next-Generation Leaders 7 Saddle Up 11 Science of Style 17 Snow Splash 5 Sundae Sunday 16 Travel Mystery Tour: National Park Trot 17 Winter Camp 19 Winter Carnival

AMBASSADORS/GRADES 11-12 5 Adventure Abounds—Older Girls 6 Archery Aces 7 Behind the Mask 6 Bike & Boat 6 Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! 4 Challenge Me! Older Girls 16 Cookie Coaches 4 Endless Summer 12 Figure It Out 10 Flying High! 17 Forensic Observation 6 Fun in the Fall 17 Fuzzy Fleece Hats 19 Get to Know Nuclear 11 Ghoulish Gettysburg 17/18 Hoot Hike 6 Horsing Around Program Aide 13 Inventor’s Club 19 Maple Sugaring Day Program Leaders 15 Martin Guitar…Music to My Ears 20 Pocono Adventure 20 Real Girls Take on the World 9 Real Girls: Next-Generation Leaders 7 Saddle Up 17 Snow Splash 5 Sundae Sunday Travel Mystery Tour: National Park Trot 16 17 Winter Camp

Get Started Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania is proud to offer a variety of programs and activities for girls of all ages and interests. These activities enhance the Girl Scout Leadership Experience by offering programs that are girl-led, hands on, and incorporate cooperative learning. This Program Guide features all activities and events organized by Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania through February 2017. You’ll get the next edition in December for events happening during the rest of the year and Summer Camp 2017!

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14 Financing My Dreams 10 Flying High! 17 Forensic Observation 6 Fun in the Fall 16 Get INKspired 19 Get to Know Nuclear 11 Ghoulish Gettysburg 7 Girls Around the World 17/18 Hoot Hike 7 Horsing Around Program Aide 19 In a Galaxy Far, Far Away 13 Inventor’s Club 14 Make a Movie! 19 Maple Sugaring Day Program Leaders 15 Martin Guitar…Music to My Ears 9 Night Owls Overnight 20 Pocono Adventure 20 Real Girls Take on the World 9 Real Girls: Next-Generation Leaders 7 Saddle Up 11 Science of Style 17 Snow Splash 12 Special Agent Overnight 5 Sundae Sunday 8 Take Aim 8 Terrific Trees 16 Travel Mystery Tour: National Park Trot 6 Tree-tastic 11 Wicked Cool Entrepreneurs 20 Winter at the Wildlands 17 Winter Camp 19 Winter Carnival


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Endless Summer

Challenge Me! Brownies

Challenge Me! Older Girls

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 7PM – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 10AM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 7PM – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 10AM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 5PM – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 11AM

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville

Grades: 2-3

Grades: 6-12

Grades: 4-12

Cost: $60/girl $40/adult

Cost: $80/girl $40/adult

Cost: $45/girl $15/adult

Spend a weekend at camp challenging yourself! Try exciting activities like hiking, archery, boating, and bouldering. On Saturday night, sing songs around the campfire with girls of all ages before falling asleep in a platform tent. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations in platform tents, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Spend a weekend at camp challenging yourself! Take a risk and try activities like archery, boating, the high-ropes course, and dueling zip lines. On Saturday night, sing songs around the campfire with girls of all ages before falling asleep in a platform tent. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations in platform tents, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Experience the new and exciting activities at Laughing Waters while the weather is still warm! Try some team building on the lowropes and disc golf courses. Juniors will have fun scaling the new rock wall, while Older Girls can climb to new heights on the high-ropes course. Gather together to relax around the campfire on Saturday night. This is a trooponly event. Troops provide their own food and some of their own activities led by the troop adults. Each troop must come with a Basic Outdoor Skills and First Aid-Certified Adult. Adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance. *Includes facilitator-led activities on Saturday and accommodations in platform tents or cabins.

Challenge Me! Juniors FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 7PM – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 10AM

Bunches of Bugs

Courageous Campers—Brownies

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 7PM – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 11AM

Grades: 4-5

Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville

Shelly Ridge Program Center, Miquon

Cost: $65/girl $40/adult

Grades: 2-3

Grades: 2-3

Cost: $60/girl $40/adult

Cost: $20/girl $5/adult

Come explore the secret world of bugs, from detritivores to carnivores and everything in between! Learn about bug habitats, life cycles, and even their eating habits while engaging in bug-themed games and creating creepycrawly crafts. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities on Saturday, accommodations in platform tents or cabins, all meals served in the dining hall, and a Bugs badge.

Calling all courageous campers! Spend the morning being adventurous. Boulder across the rock wall, aim straight with soft archery, and play games, including GaGa! Fun is sure to be had by all! All troops must bring a Safety Activity Checkpoints adult. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes snack.

Spend a weekend at camp challenging yourself! Test your limits with activities like archery, climbing, boating, and the low-ropes course. On Saturday night, sing songs around the campfire with girls of all ages before falling asleep in a platform tent. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes five hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations in platform tents, and all meals served in the dining hall.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 9AM-12:30PM

Courageous Campers—Juniors SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1:30-5:30PM Shelly Ridge Program Center, Miquon Grades: 4-5 Cost: $25/girl $5/adult

Signature Events

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Calling all courageous campers! Spend the afternoon being adventurous! Climb high on the rock wall, aim straight at archery, and cheer on your team through the lowropes course! Fun is sure to be had by all! All troops must bring a Safety Activity Checkpoints adult. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes snack.


Core Camping Over the years, it has been referred to as many things—consultant camping, camping with the experts—but we’re going back to basics and calling it what it is: Core Camping! Troops provide a Basic Outdoor Skills Trained and First Aid Certified Adult, and we provide the facilitators for the activities! The core staff and activity schedule are taken care of, and you provide the rest.

Adventure Abounds—Brownies FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Grades: 2-3 $60/girl $40/adult

Adventure abounds at Camp Mosey Wood! Start by perfecting your aim as an eagleeyed archer then paddle through an obstacle course atop the lake. Too easy, you say? Then take your experience to the next level by scaling the bouldering wall or hiking the entire campgrounds! It’s all here waiting—the only thing we’re missing is you! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Adventure Abounds—Juniors FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Adventure Abounds—Older Girls FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 6-12 Cost:

$80/girl $40/adult

Adventure abounds at Camp Mosey Wood! Start by perfecting your aim as an eagle-eyed archer then paddle through an obstacle course atop the lake. Too easy, you say? Take your experience to the next level by testing your limits on the high-ropes course and then fly through the air on our dueling zip lines! It’s all here waiting—the only thing we’re missing is you! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Grades: 4-5 Cost: $65/girl $40/adult

Brownies Connect!

Adventure abounds at Camp Mosey Wood! Start by perfecting your aim as an eagleeyed archer then paddle through an obstacle course atop the lake. Too easy, you say? Take your experience to the next level by teaming up for the low-ropes course and testing your own limits on the climbing wall! It’s all here waiting—the only thing we’re missing is you! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory

Villanova University 800 East Lancaster Avenue, Villanova

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1-3PM

Grades: 2-3 Cost:

$5/girl

It’s time to connect with your fellow Brownies! Spend time with the sisters of Kappa Delta and discover how special it is to be a part of a larger Girl Scout community. Learn healthy living habits and discuss the way your actions and choices can affect others. *Completes Connect Award from Brownie Quest Journey.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 10AM-3PM Valley Forge Program Center Grades: 2-3 Cost: $20/girl $10/adult Spend the day outdoors! Have fun with friends as you play games, sing songs, and make bird feeders from recycled materials. Learn critical outdoor skills too, like knot tying and fire-building basics. Then enjoy the sweet smell of the campfire while you roast a marshmallow for a tasty s’more. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes lunch, s’more snack, and Outdoor Adventurer badge.

Sundae Sunday SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2-5PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: 6-12 Cost: $15/girl Calling all girls who want to create GSEP’s Halloween extravaganza for younger Girl Scouts! Come to this planning event for Autumn Adventures and Spooky Waters, where you’ll learn details about your volunteer role and help prepare for the big day. Volunteer roles include sing-along, face painting, group guides, arts and crafts, games, dance party, and designing and performing spooky skits. You’ll earn Service to Girl Scouting hours and enjoy some tasty ice cream, too! Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors interested in helping to plan and run Autumn Adventures/Spooky Waters must register for and attend Sundae Sunday. Girls must be able to attend the Autumn Adventures/ Spooky Waters event, held October 22. Individual girls must come with registered Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Adults will be asked to participate in facilitation of the programs. *Includes ice cream at planning meeting, as well as dinner and event patch at Autumn Adventures/Spooky Waters.

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Outdoor Adventures


Tree-tastic MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 6:30-9PM Angelica Creek Park, Reading Grades: 6-8 Cost: $5/girl Take a hike around Angelica Park and explore the many trees that call the park home. Become an arborist-in-training as you plant saplings, learn about their care and upkeep, and get creative by painting a tree on canvas. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Trees badge.

Fun in the Fall

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 5PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 11AM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: 4-12 Cost: $45/girl $15/adult What better to way to enjoy the crisp autumn air and changing leaves than a weekend at camp! We’ve planned teambuilding exercises under the trees and on the low-ropes course. Juniors will have the opportunity to scale the new rock wall, while Older Girls soar to new heights on the high-ropes course. Afterward, we’ll warm ourselves around the campfire and relax under the night sky. This is a troop-only event. Troops provide their own food and some of their own activities led by the troop adults. Each troop must come with a Basic Outdoor Skills and First Aid certified adult. Adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance. *Includes facilitator-led activities on Saturday and accommodations in platform tents or cabins.

Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents, all meals served in the dining hall, Archery badge for Cadettes, and GSEP Archery patch for Seniors and Ambassadors.

Horsing Around FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 4-5 Cost: $75/girl $50/adult Camp + horses = an equestrian’s dream weekend! Enjoy hanging out with horses, the beautiful fall weather, and camping in platform tents overnight! Girls will ride, learn how to take care of a horse, and play horse games. All riding activities will take place weather permitting. No prior riding experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun! After a day with the horses, enjoy evening camp activities, including a campfire. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents, all meals served in the dining hall, and Horse badge.

Horsing Around Program Aide FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 6-12 Cost: $50/person

Archery Aces FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 6-12 Cost: $60/girl $45/adult This sport of bows and arrows is a blast, so come try your archery skills at Wood Haven! Learn tips on shooting style and form, and work to improve your aim. Play different archery games while you learn basic archery safety rules, and etiquette. After a day on the range, enjoy evening camp activities, including a campfire. All troops must bring Safety

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Come to camp and share your love of horses with younger Girl Scouts! Help teach Brownies and Juniors grooming, horse games, tacking, and more. You’ll even take a brief ride on Sunday morning before we start our afternoon program. To attend this weekend and help with the programs, you must have a basic knowledge of horses, grooming, and tack. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents and all meals served in the dining hall.

Bike & Boat SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 10AM-2PM Sand Island to Canal Park along the D&L Trail, Bethlehem Grades: 6-12 Cost: $33/person Join the Wildlands Conservancy’s team of naturalists and explore the Lehigh River on both bicycles and canoes. You will be biking one direction and canoeing back the other. Gain a unique perspective of the Lehigh River, the diverse ecosystem that depends on it, and the fascinating history that surrounds it. Bikes and canoes are provided for you. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Bring a bagged lunch to enjoy along your journey. Program will run rain or shine, except during a thunderstorm.

Camp Valley Forge Turns 10! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 10AM-4PM Valley Forge Program Center Grades: All Ages Cost: $20/person Valley Forge Program Center is turning 10! Come celebrate with games, GaGa, archery (grades 2+), and other fun Girl Scout activities. All are welcome—day and troop campers, alumni, and former staff. We’ll even have a campfire for songs and birthday s’mores! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes lunch, snack, and Anniversary patch.

Movie Magic SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 9:30AM-12:30PM Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing Grades: 2-5 Cost: $15/girl Movie magic – it just doesn’t happen without a plan! Learn the basics of film special effects by using the Magic Tree House book series as your inspiration. Discover the “story” behind movie scripts and begin the basics of storyboarding. You’ll work in teams to make the stories and characters come to life as you create your own stop-animation video. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.


Pony Play Day

Horsing Around

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1-3PM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 11AM

Grades: 2-3

Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove

Dorney Park 3830 Dorney Park Road Allentown

Cost: $30/girl

Grades: 4-5

Grades: 4-12

Gather your pony-loving friends and come to Wood Haven for an afternoon of fun with the horses! You’ll play pony games, create a pony art project, groom a horse, and ride. No previous riding experience necessary, as this is an introduction to horses. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes a Horse Fun patch.

Cost: $75/girl $50/adult

Cost: $30/person

Girls Around the World SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1-4PM Lehigh University 27 Memorial Drive, W. Bethlehem Cost: $8/girl Spend the afternoon with the sisters of Kappa Delta as you learn about girls in other countries. Create your own Japanese origami, participate in Indian dancing known as leela, and snack on cuisines from various countries. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes International Girls Day patch and completes requirements from the New Cuisines badge.

Be Brave FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 4-5 Cost: $60/girl $45/adult This sport of bows and arrows is a blast, so come try your archery skills at Wood Haven! Learn tips on shooting style and form, and work to improve your aim. Play different archery games while you learn basic archery safety rules and etiquette. After a day on the range, enjoy evening camp activities, including a campfire. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents, all meals served in the dining hall, and Archery patch.

Saddle Up FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 6-12 Cost: $75/girl $50/adult Come out to Wood Haven to camp in platform tents, enjoy the beautiful fall weather, and, of course, hang out with the horses! You’ll ride, learn how to take care of a horse, and discover what it takes to be a horse owner. All riding activities will take place weather permitting. No prior riding experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun! After a day with the horses, enjoy evening camp activities, including a campfire. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents, all meals served in the dining hall, and Horse patch.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 5-10PM

Every fall, Dorney Park transforms into a haunted nightmare. Go behind the scenes and see how the Haunt Make-Up Team prepares its actors for an evening of scaring and entertaining guests. Take a tour of one of the spooky attractions then enjoy the thrills of the night...if you dare. For an additional $14 per person, you can add a meal voucher to your program experience. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes workshop and park admission Saturday, October 15, from 12-10pm. Completes step 4 of the Entertainment Technology badge.

Tea With Juliette SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1-4PM Delaware County Service Center 760 West Sproul Road, Springfield Grades: 2-3 Cost: $9/girl $2/adult Join the GSEP History Committee to celebrate Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday with a tea party! Enjoy games and songs led by older Girl Scouts, create a troop mural, and see a collection of Brownie Girl Scout uniforms from the past. Don’t forget to wear your vest or sash to show your sister scouts all the cool things you’ve done! Please bring a non-perishable food donation for a local food cupboard. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack and Girl Scout Way badge.

Adults!

You only ha ve to registe number of r the adults nece ssary to meet the g irl-to-adult ratio for your group for each ac tivity.

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Grades: 6-8

Camp + horses = an equestrian’s dream weekend! Enjoy hanging out with horses, the beautiful fall weather, and camping in platform tents overnight! Girls will ride, learn how to take care of a horse, and play horse games. All riding activities will take place weather permitting. No prior riding experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun! After a day with the horses, enjoy evening camp activities, including a campfire. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents, all meals served in the dining hall, and Horse badge.

Behind the Mask


Pet “U”niversity SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 9-11AM

Back to the Drawing Board SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1-4PM Art Partners Studio 545 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 4-5 Cost: $20/girl

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Come learn the basics of drawing! Experiment with different media, such as charcoal, pastels, pencils, and markers. You’ll explore techniques like shading and perspective and go home with several original works of art! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Drawing badge.

Delaware Valley University 700 East Butler Avenue, Doylestown Grades: 2-3 Cost: $16/girl Join us for Pet “U”niversity and learn about small animals commonly kept as pets. Discover the basics of caging, feeding, watering, training, grooming, and veterinary care. Whether you own a dog, cat, guinea pig, fish, or no pet at all, you’ll leave with the confidence and skills to take care of any animal friend. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Pets badge.

Take Aim SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1-4PM Camp Mountain House, Allentown Grades: 6-8 Cost: $10/girl Picture this: You nock an arrow onto a bow, hook your fingers around the string, draw it back, eye your target, and release! Bull’seye! Get tips on shooting style and form, and work to improve your aim. Play archery games while learning basic skills, safety rules, and range etiquette. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Archery badge.

After Dark at the Zoo

Fit Fun SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 10AM-12PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 6PMSUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 9AM

Capital Blue Store 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley

Lehigh Valley Zoo 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville

Grades: 2-3

Grades: 4-5

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve 1635 River Road, New Hope

Cost: $5/girl

Cost:

Grades: 6-8

Do you like sports and recess? Get creative and work within small groups to create new rules for your favorite games. You’ll discover how much fun changing things up can be! We are going to have a field day full of friends, fitness, and festivities. Playing games is exercise, and exercise is fun! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack and Fair Play badge.

Join Lehigh Valley Zoo staff for an overnight adventure! Take an after-dark tour with a zoo educator to see nocturnal animals and explore the nature trail. Practice owl calling, and enjoy the warmth of a campfire as you cook your snack outdoors before bed! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight skills. *Includes Zoo admission on October 16 and Camper badge.

Perfect Practice Play SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1-3PM Capital Blue Store 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley Grades: 4-5 Cost:

$5/girl

We all need a balance of work and play, and sports provide the perfect mixture! Come learn the basic principles of practice that apply to every sport. Discover workout routines that will keep you fit and healthy, and work together with other girls to accomplish the exercises. Break out into relay teams to compete in an obstacle course for prizes! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack and Practice with Purpose badge.

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$40/person

Brownie Explorer

Terrific Trees SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 10AM-12PM

Cost:

$14/girl $6/adult

Are you ready to learn about trees from A to Z? Join a naturalist and discover prize specimens on a tour of the grounds. Learn how to identify Pennsylvania trees and find out about their history and uses. The fun wouldn’t be complete without taking home your own unique tree art. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2,3, and 5 of the Trees badge.

Energy Elf THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 6-8:30PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 9AM-12PM

Lowe’s Bethlehem 1235 Martin Ct. Bethlehem

Camp Mountain House, Allentown

Grades: 2-3

Grades: 2-3

Cost: $10/girl

Cost:

Join the staff at Lowe’s and learn how to become an energy elf! Discover new household habits and tips to help your family save energy, water, and the planet. Go on an energy scavenger hunt and find three ways to use less and conserve more. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1-3 of the Household Elf badge.

$10/girl

Spend the morning exploring all that camp has to offer! Hike along the nature trail, use soft archery equipment to test your skills with a bow and arrow, and create a camp project to showcase at home. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1 and 2 of Outdoor Art Creator badge.


Night Owls Overnight FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 6PM- SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 9AM Pool Wildlife Sanctuary 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus

to share your images digitally and print your favorites! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Digital Photographer badge.

Scout the Presidents SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 9-10:30AM Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum 432 W. Walnut Street, Allentown Grades: K-3 Cost: $15/girl $13/adult Learn about presidential elections while touring a dynamic exhibit on the American Presidency. Discover how women, African Americans, and others have fought for their right to vote. Have fun playing games, creating crafts, and completing scavenger hunts as you increase your knowledge about the voting process. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes most of the requirements for the Scout the Vote patch.

Photo Explorers SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1-4PM Art Partners Studio 545 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 4-5 Cost: $20/girl Explore digital photography, from selfies to scenic landscapes. Learn all about digital cameras and the elements of a good photograph, then use our cameras and iMacs to edit your photos. You’ll be able

Einstein Medical Center Montgomery 559 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton

Autumn Adventure SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 11AM-3PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: K-3 Cost: $15/girl $5/adult Celebrate the changing seasons at Camp Laughing Waters! Start the day with a rousing camp sing-a-long before heading out on your autumn adventure. Explore camp, create fall crafts, and show off your moves at a rockin’ dance party. See how far apples can fly when you go “apple chunking” and enjoy a thrilling game of GaGa along with face painting. Event is rain or shine and “scare free.” For Halloween fun with a spooky atmosphere, Brownies may attend Spooky Waters later in the day. Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors interested in helping plan and run Autumn Adventures must register for and attend Sundae Sunday. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes a hot dog lunch served on a rotating schedule and event patch.

Spooky Waters SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 5-8:30PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: 2-5 Cost: $15/girl $5/adult Prepare to be spooked at GSEP’s annual Halloween festival at Camp Laughing Waters! Bring your flashlight for a walk along the dark trails to campsites haunted by older Girl Scouts performing spooky skits just for you! See how far apples can fly when you go “apple chunking” and enjoy other activities such as decorating a pumpkin, glow-in-the-dark GaGa, and face painting. Event is rain or shine and might be a bit scary. For Halloween fun without the spooky atmosphere, Brownies may attend Spooky Waters earlier in the day. Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors interested in helping plan and run Autumn Adventures must register for and attend Sundae Sunday. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes a hot dog dinner served on a rotating schedule and event patch.

Cost:

$9/girl

Do you know what to do for a paper cut or a bee sting? How can you tell if someone breaks her arm if she falls? Do you know what goes into a first-aid kit? Everyone should know how to help in an emergency! At this program, you’ll talk to doctors and nurses, meet the brave and inspiring people who are the first to arrive in an emergency, and create your own first-aid kit. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes First Aid badge.

 Real Girls: Next-Generation Leaders SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 Cedar Crest College 100 College Drive, Allentown Grades: 4-8, 9AM-12PM 6-12, 1-4PM Cost: $10/girl Being a Girl Scout means you are among the next generation of leaders! Meet women who are the leaders of today. Hear their stories and learn how you can become an active citizen who makes her voice heard. Explore political issues facing women around the world and learn about the impact strong women leaders can have in their communities and within their local government. You’ll discover the steps to plan your own political campaign for a school or community office. Leave ready to take action and envision yourself as a female leader—of today and tomorrow! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes event patch and completes steps toward Citizen badges.

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Search for the shine of animal eyes during a night hike at Pool Wildlife Sanctuary! You’ll meet nocturnal animals before attempting to locate them in their natural habitat. Later, you’ll gather around the campfire, enjoy s’mores, and work together to identify constellations before sharing your best stories about the stars. Spend the night in the warmth of the education center and enjoy a light breakfast the next morning. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes snack, breakfast, and event patch. Completes steps 1, 2, 4, and 5 of the Night Owl badge and steps 1, 4, and 5 of the Trailblazing badge.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1-3PM

Grades: 4-5

Grades: 6-8 Cost: $42/girl $22/adult

911, What’s Your Emergency?


Dressed-Up Dolls SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 3-5PM

How Low Can You Go? FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 10AM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 10AM-2PM

The Handwork Studio 35 N. Narberth Ave, Narberth

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing

Grades: 2-3

Grades: 4-5

Grades: 4-5

Cost:

Cost: $35/girl $15/adult

Cost: $13/person

$11/girl

Dolls like to dress up on Halloween, too! Create a custom costume for your 18-inch doll. Learn needle felting, bead embellishing, and other techniques to create a one-of-a-kind outfit for your girl. Maybe she’ll even match your own costume! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes step 5 of Senses badge.

911, What’s Your Emergency? SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 10AM-12PM Einstein Medical Center Montgomery 559 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton

Adventure is what it’s all about at Camp Mosey Wood this weekend! Play games while bouldering, cheer as your friends scale the climbing wall, and come together on the lowropes course. Finish Saturday with a sing-along around the campfire. This is a troop-only event. Troops provide their own food and some of their own activities led by the troop adults. Each troop must come with a Basic Outdoor Skills and First Aid certified adult. Adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance. *Includes four hours of facilitator-led activities on Saturday and accommodations in heated cabins.

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Colonial Day

Cost: $9/girl Do you know what to do for a paper cut or a bee sting? How can you tell if someone breaks her arm if she falls? Do you know what goes into a first-aid kit? Everyone should know how to help in an emergency! At this program, you’ll talk to doctors and nurses, meet the brave and inspiring people who are the first to arrive in an emergency, and create your own first-aid kit. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes First Aid badge.

Take a fun-filled trip back in time! Experience life during the colonial era as you interact with costumed interpreters and period activities. Try colonial cooking, candle dipping, quill pen writing, colonial toys and games, and so much more! Please bring a bagged lunch. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Playing the Past badge.

Halloween Yoga Adventure SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29TH, 1PM-3PM Valley Forge Program Center Grades: 2-3

Flying High! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 7PM – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 6-12 Cost: $50/girl $15/adult Soar through the sky at Camp Mosey Wood! Build trust with your troop mates through team-building activities and the low-ropes course. Round out your adventure on the challenge tower and high-ropes course then finish by soaring down our dueling zip lines. Celebrate with a Saturday campfire singalong! This is a troop-only event. Troops provide their own food and some of their own activities led by the troop adults. Each troop must come with a Basic Outdoor Skills and First Aid certified adult. Adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance. *Includes four hours of facilitator-led activities on Saturday and accommodations in heated cabins.

Cost: $17/girl Come celebrate the magic of Halloween through yoga! Use your imagination as you take a yoga adventure full of harvest essentials. Learn fun yoga poses, make a fun craft, and enjoy some serious relaxation. Costumes are encouraged but optional! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes My Best Self badge.

Color Your World! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1-4PM Art Partners Studio 545 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 2-3 Cost: $20/girl Grab a smock and join in some colorful fun! Talk to an artist, get inspired by great works of art, and learn to paint what you see and feel. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a regsistered adult. *Includes Painting badge.

Sensational Senses SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 10-11:30AM

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Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve 1635 River Road, New Hope Grades: 2-3 Cost: $9/girl $6/adult Four out of your five senses want to explore nature! Join a naturalist for a hike through Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve to discover all the sights, sounds, textures,


and smells that nature offers. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1, 2, 3, and 5 of the Senses badge.

 Real Girls: Next-Generation Leaders SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30 National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia Grades: 4-8, 9AM-12PM 6-12, 1-4PM Cost: $15/girl $11/adult

Spook-opoly SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1-4PM Lehigh University 27 Memorial Drive W, Bethlehem Grades: 2-3 Cost: $8/girl Team up with the sisters of Kappa Delta to play life-size Halloween-themed board games around Lehigh University’s campus. Work together to set up and create the game rules then take your turn playing Twister and Monopoly. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Making Games badge.

Wicked Cool Entrepreneurs TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 5:30-8:30PM Wicked Cool Toys 10 Canal Street, Suite 327, Bristol Grades: 6-8 Cost: $8/girl Join the creative staff of Wicked Cool Toys for an evening of fun! Get a behind-the-scenes tour of their workplace and learn about the awesome

Money Managers WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 6:30-8:30PM

registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins, and all meals served in the dining hall.

University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia Grades: 2-3

Ghoulish Gettysburg

Cost: $8/girl

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 7PM – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 11AM

Money matters and so does how you manage it! Spend time with Wharton Women learning how you can make your money stretch and last. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Money Manager badge.

Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 6-12 Cost: $110/person

Fashion and beauty are glamorous businesses, but it’s the science behind them that makes them cutting edge. Join students from Alvernia University as you explore fashion over the years and examine outdoor fabrics and accessories like transition lenses and rain jackets. Get your lab coat ready as you make and test lip gloss, soap, and hairspray. Create an eco-friendly outfit out of recycled materials for the fashion show! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Science of Style badge.

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service at Gettysburg Battlefield! Not only is Gettysburg the site of the largest Civil War battle and one of the most haunted places in the U.S., but it’s a National Park, too! Sleep over at camp with girls from across the council and spend Saturday in Gettysburg. Visit the home of 20-year-old Jenny Wade, the only civilian killed during the battle. Find out what happened to the Shriver sisters when their family home was taken over by Confederate soldiers, stop by the Visitors’ Center, and tour the battlefield — all while earning your Girl Scout Ranger patch! End your day with the “Ghosts of Gettysburg” candlelight tour, where you’ll learn about (and maybe see or hear!) spirits and other paranormal activity. The bus returns to camp on Saturday night. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls may attend without an adult. All adults must have satisfactory background clearances on file to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in heated cabins, round-trip bus from camp, all activity fees, and all meals and snacks except for dinner in Gettysburg.

Fall Festival

Computer Whizz Kids

Science of Style THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 6-8PM Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading Grades: 6-10 Cost: $5/girl

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 7PM – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 10AM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1-4PM

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Art Partners Studio 545 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville

Grades: K-5

Grades: 2-3

Cost: $60/girl

Cost: $20/girl

$40/adult

It’s amazing what you can do on a computer! Draw a picture, send a message, and even travel around the world. Use web-based programs to learn new facts and explore the world around you and beyond! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Computer Expert badge.

Come to Camp Mosey Wood and celebrate fall! Stay in cabins with other troops and enjoy crafts, hiking, games, and more. Celebrate Juliette Low’s birthday and all of the wonderful opportunities she has given us through Girl Scouting! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be

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Being a Girl Scout means you are the next generation of leaders! Meet women who are the leaders of today, working to make the world a better place. Hear their stories, and learn how you can become an active citizen who makes her voice heard. Explore political issues facing women around the world and the impact strong women leaders can have in their communities. You’ll discover the steps to plan your own political campaign for a school or community office. Leave ready to take action and envision yourself as a female leader—of today and tomorrow! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes event patch and completes steps toward the Citizen Badges.

toys they design, including the famous Girl Scouts Cookie Oven. Then become a designer yourself as you explore product and packaging, brainstorm your own toy invention, and create a pitch to sell to the team of “experts.” All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Entrepreneur badge.


Mad Science Mania SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 9AM-12PM

Campers in Training

Cedar Crest College 100 College Drive, Allentown

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 6:30-8PM

Special Agent Overnight

Grades: 2-5

Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 6PM – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 8:30AM

Cost: $19/girl

Grades: 4-5

Join other Girl Scouts for some science mania! Learn about the environment and make your own recycled paper. Come up with a pollution solution and mold animal prints. You’ll also get to mix up some chemicals as you make Tootsie Rolls. Do you know what a simple machine is? If not, find out when you assemble a working catapult. Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test as you create a Soma Cube Puzzle, plus enjoy a few special surprises. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes step 1 of the Brownie Home Scientist badge and step 3 of the Junior Entertainment Technology badge.

Cost: $5/girl

Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading

Even the best campers need training! Navigate around Alvernia University’s campus while learning to read a map. Work as a team to build a campfire and make s’mores. End your evening with flashlight games and campfire songs. Bring a flashlight. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Camper badge.

Combat Robots FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 6:30-9PM

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Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing

Paint at Please Touch!

Grades: 4-5

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 9:30AM-1:15PM

Cost: $15/girl

Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia

Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a headto-head combat mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using axles, levers, motors, and sensors. Then build a robot for friendly competition! You’ll have a blast as you play and complete challenges in this remote control robotics program. Be prepared to battle! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Grades: 2-3 Cost: $25/girl $17/adult It’s Brownie Day at the Please Touch Museum! Get messy as you paint a scene, capture a mood, and apply paint without using a brush! Spend some free time exploring the exhibits and enjoy a carousel ride to complete the day. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes 3 steps of the Painting badge. Includes event patch.

Revolutionary Girls SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 9AM-12PM Valley Forge National Historical Park 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia Grades: K-5 Cost: $5/girl Travel back in time to the winter of 1777 and imagine the life of a revolutionary soldier at Valley Forge! Explore the huts where troops lived and try traditional colonial activities. You’ll learn how the men and women living at Valley Forge spent their time during the cold winter and what visitors to the park can experience today. Bring a snack and water bottle. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoint adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes three hours toward Girl Scout Ranger patch.

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Figure it Out FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 7PM SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 10AM

Grades: 6-8 Cost: $38/girl $20/adult Explore the science of crime scene investigations! Study fingerprints, see what kind of eyewitness you are, and extract DNA from fruit! Plus, learn how forensics was used in discovering more about the museum’s mummy, Nefrina, and end the evening by sleeping in one of the museum galleries! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes breakfast, Special Agent badge, and “I Slept at the Museum” patch.

Art Book Adventures SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1-4PM Art Partners Studio 545 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 6-8 Cost: $15/girl There’s always discovery in store when you pick up a book. How about when you create one? Experiment with different art media, learn about book binding, and share your stories and ideas as you create your own unique art book. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Book Artist badge.

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 6-12 Cost: $60/girl $40/adult Put your inquisitive skills to the test! Can your group protect an egg from breaking using simple materials? How many loops can your team successfully make for a marble roller coaster? Can your group find the hidden geocache? This weekend you’ll have the chance to figure it out! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins, and all meals served in the dining hall.

I Can Be Anything! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1-3PM Villanova University 800 East Lancaster Avenue, Villanova Grades: K-3 Cost: $7/girl Celebrate International Girls Day with the knowledge that you can do anything you set your mind to! Explore your dreams and make goals as you learn about different careers. Discover how the Girl Scout Law connects to the many role models in our lives. Remember, the sky’s the limit! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Barbie®I Can Be patch.


Trekkin’ in Nature Campers After Dark

Friendship Fun

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1-3PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 6:30-8:30PM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 10AM-12PM

Valley Forge Program Center Grades: 4-5

Roslyn Fire Company 1128 Bradfield Rd., Roslyn

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve 1635 River Road, New Hope

Cost: $8/girl

Grades: 2-3

Come find out what campers do after dark! Play glow-in-the-dark and flashlight games, and learn about the night sky when you make a constellation craft. Help build a fire and roast a tasty snack in the embers, then enjoy a sing-along! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2 & 4 of Camper badge.

Cost: $13/girl

Cost: $12/girl $6/adult

Come meet new friends and learn the best ways to communicate and handle disagreements. You’ll engage in fun, handson activities with other girls designed to teach you lessons about building strong friendships. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoint adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack and Making Friends badge.

Hike through the beautiful Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve and discover unique rock formations and trees that were alive over 200 years ago! Learn how to read a trail map and trail signs as you complete a one-of-a-kind Girl Scout scavenger hunt. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Hiker badge.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1-4PM

Nature is Neat!

Get Moving!

Shelly Ridge Program Center, Miquon

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 10-11:30AM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1-4PM

Grades: 2-3

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve 1635 River Road, New Hope

Cedar Crest College 100 College Drive, Allentown

Grades: K-1

Grades: 4-5

Cost: $9/girl $6/adult

Cost: $12/girl

Tea With Juliette

Join the GSEP History Committee to celebrate Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday with a tea party! Enjoy games and songs led by older Girl Scouts, create a troop mural, and see a collection of Brownie Girl Scout uniforms from the past. Don’t forget to wear your vest or sash to show your sister scouts all the cool things you’ve done! Please bring a non-perishable food donation for a local food cupboard. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack and Girl Scout Way badge.

Explore a rotten log and discover the roles played by the unsung heroes of nature— the decomposers! Learn how nature uses resources wisely and how you can be a super recycler. Plus, make a recycled art project. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes requirements for the Clover Petal.

Inventor’s Club Empowering Girls

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 10AM-12PM

Get ready to energize, investigate, and innovate! Explore the ways you fuel your body and your mind, and examine the energy found in the world around you. Learn the ways you can reduce your energy consumption or tackle an energy challenge in your community. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *This program completes the Energize Award and most of the Investigate Award from the Get Moving! Journey.

Art in the Evening THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 6-8:30PM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1-4PM

Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing

Camp Mountain House, Allentown

Roslyn Fire Company 1128 Bradfield Rd., Roslyn

Grades: 6-12

Grades: 4-5

Cost: $15/girl

Cost: $10/girl

Girls think of everything! Did you know a woman invented windshield wipers, space helmets, scotch guard, ice cream cones, and the life raft? Learn about the process real inventors go through to solve real-world problems. Design, build, and use computer programming to create robotic models. Solve problems with LEGO® bricks? Maybe YOU will be the next woman to submit a patent! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Make outdoor art while enjoying an evening at camp! Take a hike to gain inspiration from the night sky before creating your own wearable piece. Enjoy a campfire and snack while you make nature music and work in teams to design and build birdhouses that will house birds on the camp grounds. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes s’mores snack. Completes steps 2, 3, and 5 of Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

Grades: 4-8 Cost:

$15/girl

Are you a social butterfly? Come flap your wings and learn how to develop meaningful, healthy relationships with Girls Empowered! Try fun, hands-on activities designed to help you practice effective communication skills whether you’re online or in person. You’ll also learn proper etiquette for when you have to attend special occasions. End the day by showing off your new skills at a fun dance party! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack, Social Butterfly badge for Juniors, and Netiquette badge for Cadettes.

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Cost: $9/girl $2/adult

Grades: 2-3


Girl Scout Detective

Fun, Food & Fitness

Financing My Dreams

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 6-8PM

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 7PM – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 11AM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 9AM-12PM

Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernandine St., Reading

Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville

Quakertown National Bank 3rd & West Broad Street, Quakertown

Grades: 4-5

Grades: 2-5

Grades: 6-8

Cost:

Cost: $65/girl $45/adult

Cost: $7/person

$5/girl

Explore the art of catching criminals and put your detective skills to the test as you work in Alvernia University’s science labs. Learn the science behind investigating DNA, fibers, and so much more in the field of forensics. Follow clues and use the evidence to locate criminals. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Detective badge.

Brownie GirlSTEM FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 6-8:30PM

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Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading Grades: 2-3 Cost: $17/girl $3/adult Spend the evening discovering the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)! Be shocked by technology as you create a working circuit. Math comes in handy when you use geometric patterns to make a tile coaster. See what other STEM skills you can try! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Brownie GirlSTEM patch.

Inventor’s Club FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 6:30-8PM Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing

If you’ve ever wanted to do yoga or Zumba®, here’s your chance! Come try out the new fitness equipment at Laughing Waters, and learn other ways you can be active around camp. You’ll make healthy snacks, discover where our food comes from, and where our leftovers go. Perform songs and skits with your friends at our Saturday night campfire. You’ll go home feeling healthy and energized! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Junior GirlSTEM Entertainment Technology

Girls think of everything! Did you know a woman invented windshield wipers, space helmets, scotch guard, ice cream cones, and the life raft? Learn about the process real inventors go through to solve real-world problems. Design, build, and use computer programming to create robotic models. Solve problems with LEGO® bricks? Maybe YOU will be the next woman to submit a patent! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1-4PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 9AM-12PM

Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading

Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading

Grades: 4-5

Grades: 4-5 Cost: $18/girl $6/adult Explore the technology of entertainment! Make your own moving picture, design and build a roller coaster, learn about the science of 3-D imaging, and more! Plus, see vintage entertainment technology from museum collections. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Entertainment Technology badge.

Grades: 2-3 Cost: $15/girl

When you dream about your future, what kind of job would you like to have? Do you want to own your own home? Travel the world? Be an entrepreneur? Come explore a range of jobs and business opportunities. Compare the prices of different types of homes and learn how to purchase them. Research dream vacations and think about how you would handle charitable contributions. Wrap up all your decisions into a master dream budget with the help of experienced banking professionals. Now’s your chance to dream big! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Financing My Dreams badge.

Cost: $18/girl $6/adult Do you love art? How about math and science? Learn how the fields work together to create amazing things! Draw inspiration from math to create a Shrinky Dink necklace, and get charged up when you make a paper circuit. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Junior GirlSTEM patch.

911, What’s Your Emergency? Make a Movie!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 9:15AM-12:15PM

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1-4PM

Paoli Hospital 255 W. Lancaster Avenue, Paoli

Art Partners Studio 545 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville

Grades: 4-5

Grades: 6-8 Cost: $20/girl Lights, camera, action! Tell a story with video and learn the basics of iMovie editing to make your own fun short film. Experiment with sounds, text, and other special effects! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult *Includes Digital Movie Maker badge.

Cost: $9/girl Do you know what to do for a paper cut or a bee sting? How can you tell if someone breaks her arm if she falls? Do you know what goes into a first-aid kit? Everyone should know how to help in an emergency! At this program, you’ll talk to doctors and nurses, meet the brave and inspiring people who are the first to arrive in an emergency, and create your own first-aid kit. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps toward first aid badge.


Incredible Animal Habitats

Adults!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 10AM-12PM Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve 1635 River Road, New Hope Grades: 4-5 Cost: $12/girl $6/adult Explore the Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve—the perfect habitat for many animals! Spend time in the bird observatory before hitting the trails to explore other animal homes. Feed the birds and help create a comfy place for our fine-feathered friends. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Animal Habitats badge.

Hiking Adventures

Prep Your Apron SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 3-5PM The Handwork Studio 35 N. Narberth Avenue, Narberth Grades: 4-5 Cost:

$11/girl

Junior Girl Scouts are helpful, and smart about it, too! Get prepared for helping in the kitchen during the holiday season by making a one-of-a-kind apron to wear! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.*Completes step 2 of Independence badge.

Martin Guitar…Music to My Ears

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Forensic Fun Overnight FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 6PM- SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 8:30AM Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 9AM-12PM

Tyler Arboretum 515 Painter Road, Media

Martin Guitar 510 Sycamore Street, Nazareth

Grades: 2-3

Grades: 4-12 Cost: $5/person

Cost: $38/girl $20/adult

Spend the morning at C.F. Martin & Co. learning about guitars. During a Girl Scoutexclusive factory tour, witness firsthand the exquisite craftsmanship that goes into each and every guitar. Discover how history defined music and Martin Guitar over the last 180 years. Then put your musical skills to the test at “The Play Me Wall,” where you can play new guitars and some of Martin’s best known and top-selling models. Guitar knowledge is not required. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1 and 3 of the Junior Musician badge. Great supplemental activity for the Cadette Woodworker badge.

Forensics has never been so fun! Learn how to crack secret codes, lift fingerprints, and use microscopes to analyze evidence as you help solve the museum “break-in!” Enjoy a special evening snack, then fall asleep in the museum galleries. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes breakfast, Detective badge, and “I Slept at the Museum” patch.

Cost: $13/girl Every trail leads to a new adventure! Learn valuable skills and resources before hiking the trail at Tyler Arboretum! Bring a bagged lunch and play in the tree houses after the program. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1, 2, 3 & 5 of the Hiker badge.

Daisy Pilgrims SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 9AM-12PM OR 1-4PM Pool Wildlife Sanctuary 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus Grades: K-1 Cost:

$16/girl $9/adult

Join your sister Daisies and learn what life was like 100 years ago as a Pilgrim girl. Work together to plant mini herb gardens and interact with native plant species. Take action to save Pool Wildlife Sanctuary from an invasive herb introduced by the Pilgrims many years ago! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes event patch and completes requirements for the Watering Can Award from the Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Journey, Birdbath Award from the 3 Cheers for Animals Journey, and Clover Award from the Between Earth & Sky Journey.

Minecraft FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 6:30-8PM Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing Grades: 4-5 Cost: $10/girl Bring the world of Minecraft to life using both the virtual and 3-D worlds of LEGO®! Learn community planning, discuss the world of biomes, explore and find natural resources, and build and craft tools. Discover the basics of digital circuitry by building functional in-game levers, doors, buttons, and other contraptions. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Grades: 4-5

Holiday Hoedown FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 7PM –SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 2-5 Cost: $70/girl $40/adult Tie on your bandana and come spend a simple weekend at camp! Start by making handicrafts such as fleece pillows, greeting cards, and beaded animals. Get in touch with the outdoors on a brisk hike around camp before dancing the two-step at Saturday night’s hoedown! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins with other troops, and all meals served in the dining hall.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 10-11:30AM


A Pennsylvania Dutch Holiday Celebration SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 9-10:30AM Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum 4229 Reliance Street, Whitehall Grades: 4-5 Cost: $15/girl $13/adult Travel back in time to the mid-1800s and become a Pennsylvania Dutch girl preparing to celebrate the holidays. Help with chores, join in songs and games, hear holiday tales, decorate a tree, and much more. Finish the morning by participating in an old-time Pennsylvania Dutch holiday celebration! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Play the Past badge.

crafts to teach girls how to talk to customers, remember cookie flavors, and create goals. Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors interested in helping plan and run Cookie Rallies must register for and attend Cookie Coaches. Girls must be able to attend one Cookie Rally, held across council on either January 7 or 14 (for dates and locations, see Cookie Rally listing, see p. 18). All girls must come with registered Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Adults will be asked to participate in facilitation of the programs. *Includes snack & January event patch.

Movie Magic SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 9:30AM-12:30PM Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing Grades: 2-5

Get INKspired

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 8:30-10:30AM Crayola Experience 30 Centre Square, Easton Grades: 6-8 Cost: $19/person Step into the world of comics and spend the day at the colorful Crayola Experience! Learn how to draw superheroes with Scott Hanna, a famous Marvel & DC comic book inker, and bring your own story to life! Then enjoy 26 exciting attractions that combine color, chemistry, and technology. Watch a live theater show about how crayons are made, and enjoy hands-on activities as you draw, paint, and create marvelous spin art. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to Crayola Experience until 5PM, Crayola Experience patch, and Comic Artist badge.

Cookie Coaches SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2:30-5PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: 6-12 Cost: $5/girl Cookie season is almost here, and we need your #cookieboss skills! Help plan Cookie Rallies for younger Girl Scouts and lead activities at locations across the council during the weekend of January 7-8. At this planning session, you’ll design games and

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Comic Artist SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 9AM-12PM Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading Grades: 6-8 Cost: $18/girl $6/adult Newspaper cartoons, comic books, graphic novels…comic art is an expansive and exciting field! Take a tour of The Funnies: Vintage Comic Strips exhibition and discover interesting facts about comics. Learn techniques used by artists, and create your own comic strip from start to finish. Attend Advanced GirlSTEM in the afternoon and get both programs for $32! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Comic Artist badge and museum admission.

Cost: $15/girl Movie magic – it just doesn’t happen without a plan! Learn the basics of film special effects by using the Magic Tree House book series as your inspiration. Discover the “story” behind movie scripts and begin the basics of storyboarding. You’ll work in teams to make the stories and characters come to life as you create your own stop-animation video. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Travel Mystery Tour: National Park Trot SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 10AM-4PM Independence Visitors Center 1 North Independence Mall, W. Philadelphia

Game Visionary SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 9AM-12PM Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading Grades: 9-10 Cost: $18/girl $6/adult Explore a world of games at the museum! Make your own Museum Bingo, use technology to go on a “super alphabet hunt” through the galleries, and explore the traveling exhibit BrainTeasers2. Attend Advanced GirlSTEM in the afternoon and get both programs for $32! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Game Visionary badge and museum admission.

Grades: 4-12 Cost: $25/person Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service! Take a trip to Philadelphia and experience historic and beautiful National Park sites throughout the City of Brotherly Love. Explore fun neighborhoods, take in street art and dazzling architecture, and bring lunch money so you can sample famous Philly foods on an urban scavenger hunt. You’ll get to know your way around town with walking maps as well as public transportation. Bring your camera to capture the highlights! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes SEPTA all-day pass and event patch.

Advanced GirlSTEM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1-4PM Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading Grades: 6-10 Cost: $18/girl $6/adult You’d be amazed to discover how interconnected the worlds of art and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) are! Use math to make a gearinspired necklace, try out your tech skills to make your own electronic matching game, and more! Attend Game Visionary or Comic Artist in the morning and get both programs for $32! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adult. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Advanced GirlSTEM patch.


A Pennsylvania Dutch Holiday Celebration

Elf the Musical

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 9-10:30AM

Acting Naturally Theatre 164 North Flowers Mill Road, Langhorne

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Grades: 6-10

Grades: 1-12

Grades: 4-5

Cost:

Cost: $130/girl

Cost: $15/girl $13/adult

Join the cast of Acting Naturally for an entertaining day of fun! Play theater games the actors use to act out their characters, then see the cast perform in Elf the Musical. After the show, you’ll take a backstage tour and have a chance to ask the actors your toughest questions. Bring a bagged lunch or money to purchase pizza at the local pizzeria. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2-5 of the Cadette Public Speaker badge and includes Senior Troupe Performer badge.

Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum 4229 Reliance Street, Whitehall

Travel back in time to the mid-1800s and become a Pennsylvania Dutch girl preparing to celebrate the holidays. Help with chores, join in songs and games, hear holiday tales, decorate a tree, and much more. Finish the morning by participating in an old-time Pennsylvania Dutch holiday celebration! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Play the Past badge.

Hoot Hike SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 7-9 PM

Grades: K-12 Cost: $12/girl $8/adult Wandering the trails on a winter night in search of hidden owls calling from an evergreen never gets old! Join the Wildlands Conservancy’s owl experts as they lead a hike through the woods these fascinating nocturnal birds call home. You’ll meet live owls and discover some amazing facts about their calls, behavior, and anatomy. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes s’mores, hot cocoa, and event patch.

Slumber Party! SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2PM – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 11AM

$16/person

Forensic Observation SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1:30-3PM Soup Factory Studio 614 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: 4-12 Cost: $12/girl Just how observant are you? Become a part of Club Philly Forensics and put your problem-solving skills to the test! Discover how forensic scientists help the justice system in the investigative process by analyzing samples and using science to find the truth. Learn how a DNA match is generated and understand the field of forensic toxicology. You’ll meet experts and explore different types of fingerprinting—from the tips of your fingers to the edges of a DNA strand. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes most of the requirements for the Junior Detective and Cadette Special Agent badges.

Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: K-3

Fuzzy Fleece Hats

Cost: $45/girl $35/adult

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 3-5PM

Slumber party at camp? Count us in! Hang out with other Girl Scouts during the day as you play games and make arts and crafts projects. When the sun goes down, we’ll slip into slumber party mode, with a dance party, nail painting, snacks, and a movie! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins, and all meals served in the dining hall.

The Handwork Studio 35 N Narberth Ave, Narberth Grades: 9-12 Cost: $11/girl Come get warmed up at the Handwork Studio! Choose fuzzy fleece in your favorite color and make your own hat and scarf to wear while out at cookie booths. You’ll even learn hand sewing and embroidery techniques while creating your cuddly winter gear! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.*Completes steps 1-4 of Senior Textile Artist badge.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1:30PM FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 6:15PM

This is a girl-only event! Leave your parents and leaders behind as you make new friends and meet up with summer camp buddies. GSEP summer camp staff treats you to a traditional camp experience with a winter twist! Activities include crafts, campfires, hiking and – weather permitting – ice skating and snowshoeing. Stay in heated cabins with other girls and enjoy meals served in the dining hall. *Includes accommodations and all meals and snacks.

Snow Splash FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 7PM SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 10PM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 6-12 Cost: $105/girl $85/adult Play in the snow and splash in the water this weekend! Bundle up for outdoor sledding, snowshoeing, ice skating, and cross country skiing! Then head to Big Boulder to snow tube Saturday evening. Afterward, you’ll make a splash at the local indoor water park after Sunday brunch. You must provide your own transportation to tubing and the water park. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes admission to snow tubing and water park, accommodations in heated cabins with other troops, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Hoot Hike SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 7-9 PM Pool Wildlife Sanctuary 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus Grades: K-12 Cost: $12/girl $8/adult Wandering the trails on a winter night in search of hidden owls calling from an evergreen never gets old! Join the Wildlands Conservancy’s owl experts as they lead a hike through the woods these fascinating nocturnal birds call home. You’ll meet live owls and discover some amazing facts about their calls, behavior, and anatomy. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes s’mores, hot cocoa, and event patch.

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Pool Wildlife Sanctuary 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus

SUNDAY DECEMBER 11, 10AM-4PM

Winter Camp


911, What’s Your Emergency?

Girl Power!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 9:15AM-12:15PM

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 1-4PM AND SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 1-4PM

Paoli Hospital 255 W. Lancaster Avenue, Paoli Grades: 2-3

Family of God Lutheran Church 4770 Route 202, Buckingham

Cost:

Grades: 4-5

$9/girl

Do you know what to do for a paper cut or a bee sting? How can you tell if someone breaks her arm if she falls? Do you know what goes into a first-aid kit? Everyone should know how to help in an emergency! At this program, you’ll talk to doctors and nurses, meet the brave and inspiring people who are the first to arrive in an emergency, and create your own first-aid kit. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps toward First Aid badge.

Cookie Rallies

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1-4PM SNOWDATE: SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1-4PM Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernandine St., Reading Delware Valley University 700 East Butler Ave., Doylestown SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1-4PM Cedar Crest College 100 College Dr., Allentown ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS COMING SOON! Grades: K-5 Cost:

$10/girl $2/adult

Cookie time is almost here! Play games and create crafts designed to help you build the skills of a #cookieboss. Learn tips about talking to customers from older Girl Scouts, get a sneak peek at the cookie recognitions, and even taste test the new cookie! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes a snack and event patch.

and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes three hours of snow tubing at Big Bolder, accommodations in heated cabins with other troops, and all meals served in the dining hall.

SewTech LED Bracelets

Cost: $32/girl Girls have the power! Explore who you are, including the different roles you play every day and the roles you want to take on in the future. Meet successful women in the community and learn about their jobs and experiences. You’ll develop the skills to become a successful leader. Uncover the stereotypes girls are confronted with and take action to end them. Leave ready to inspire others to try on their dream roles, too! Girls must attend BOTH sessions. Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the Doylestown Food Bank. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes aMUSE Reach Out!, Speak Out!, and Try Out! Award set.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 3-5PM The Handwork Studio 35 N Narberth Ave, Narberth Grades: 4-5 Cost: $16/girl DIY your light-up jewelry! Learn about circuitry using conductive thread, LEDs, and watch batteries. Make your own custom lightup bracelet that will only turn on when worn. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Kitchen Scientists THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 6-8PM

S’more Snow FRIDAY, JANUARY 20TH, 7PM - SUNDAY, JANUARY 22ND, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 4-5 Cost: $75/girl $55/adult Celebrate the excitement of winter with all things snow! Snowshoe through the woods, go sledding, and participate in snow painting and snow crafts. No snow? No worries! Memorable camp experiences await! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts

Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading Grades: 2-3 Cost: $5/girl Get a whole new take on science by using ingredients found in your home! Explore your sweet tooth, play with static electricity, and blow up balloons just using your hands. Take home your new tricks to show off to your family and friends—they’ll be amazed! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Home Scientist badge.

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 Maple Sugaring Day Program Leaders FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 7PM SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville

emergency. Learn about plant security and take a selfie as you test out protective gear! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes event patch.

Grades: 6-12 Cost: $20/girl

Combat Robots FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 6:30-8:30PM Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing

Energy Elves

Grades: 6-10

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 6:30-8PM

Cost: $15/girl

Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading

Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a headto-head combat mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using axles, levers, motors, and sensors. Then build a robot for friendly competition! You’ll have a blast as you play and complete challenges in this remote control robotics program. Be prepared to battle! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Grades: 2-3 Cost: $5/girl Every Brownie can be an Energy Elf! Learn how to make your own air fresheners and household cleaners. Bring a T-shirt to create a reusable bag and cap off the fun with a scavenger hunt. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Household Elf badge.

Staying Fit In a Galaxy Far, Far Away

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 6-8PM

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 10-11:30 AM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 7PM – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 10AM

Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading

Tyler Arboretum

Shelly Ridge Program Center, Miquon

Grades: 4-5

515 Painter Road, Media

Grades: 2-8

Cost:

Cost: $80/girl $50/adult

Get active with the Alvernia University Science Association! You’ll learn tips for staying healthy, let loose with music, and create your own diary to keep your mind sharp! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Staying Fit badge.

Winter Eco-Explorations

Grades: 4-5 Cost: $13/girl Bundle up and spend the day learning about the winter survival strategies of plants and animals at Tyler Arboretum! Go on a wintry hike and look for animal tracks and habitats. Learn which animals stay active during the cold months and which ones hibernate until spring. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2 & 3 of the Animal Habitats badge.

Get to Know Nuclear SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 12:30-5PM Exelon Emergency Operations Facility 175 N. Caln Rd., Coatesville Grades: 6-12

Are you using the Force for good or evil? Train like a Jedi or a Stormtrooper as you test your skills at archery, low ropes, and the climbing wall (grades 6-8). Enjoy Star Wars-themed crafts, snacks, and games, and watch a special screening of The Force Awakens in the new activity center. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations in a heated lodge with other troops, all meals, and snacks on Friday and Saturday night.

911, What’s Your Emergency?

Cost: $3/girl

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 9:15AM-12:15PM

Join Exelon’s Women in Nuclear and learn how nuclear power is clean, safe, and reliable. Find out how a nuclear plant operates and tour the Power Labs facility. Discover the ways Exelon is always prepared to respond to any

Paoli Hospital 255 W. Lancaster Avenue, Paoli Grades: 2-3 Cost: $9/girl Do you know what to do for a paper cut or a bee sting? How can you tell if someone breaks her arm if she falls? Do you know what goes

$5/girl

Winter Carnival FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 7PM - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 4-10 Cost: $80/girl $60/adult Winter is one of the best seasons to be at camp! Enjoy snowshoeing, sledding, and ice skating (weather permitting), then spend three hours snow tubing down the hills at Jack Frost. If your inner snow-bunny isn’t satisfied, you can upgrade to all-day tubing, skiing, or snowboarding for an additional fee. You must provide your own transportation to the ski resort. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and

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Put your leadership skills into action! Older Girl presenters are needed for the beloved Maple Sugaring and Maple Saplings Day! Whether you enjoy acting, writing scripts, making crafts, or working with younger girls, there is something for everyone! Commitment includes overnight training at Laughing Waters January 27-28, as well as rehearsal and events on February 17-18. You will have the option of staying overnight on Saturday. If staying over Saturday night, you will need to provide your own Sunday breakfast. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in heated cabins, February event patch, and all food for the training and event.

into a first-aid kit? Everyone should know how to help in an emergency! At this program, you’ll talk to doctors and nurses, meet the brave and inspiring people who are the first to arrive in an emergency, and create your own first-aid kit on site. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps toward First Aid badge.


have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes three hours of snow tubing at Jack Frost and activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins with other troops, and all meals served in the dining hall.

Super Structures FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 6:30-8PM Snapology of Reading 220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Wyomissing Grades: 2-3

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Cost: $10/girl Can you build the next Taj Mahal? Super skyscraper? Are you the next Julia Morgan, designer of the famous Hearst Castle? Create and build your own architectural pieces using engineering theories and spatial concepts that reach across all fields of design, from urban spaces to residential communities, furniture, and more! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

ago, and how you can make it today. Watch an evaporator turn sap into maple syrup and taste test the results! Program runs for three hours and has staggered start times from 8AM-3:30PM; please indicate your preferred start time in the “other” section during registration. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack, drink, and event patch.

Senses Explorer THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 6-8PM Alvernia University 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading Grades: 2-3 Cost: $5/girl Put your senses to the test! Learn how your sense of taste, touch, sight, smell, and hearing allow you to perceive the world around you. See what it would be like to lose one of your senses. Explore the human tongue, make your own scratch-and-sniff stickers, and go on a scavenger hunt. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Senses badge.

Maple Saplings

Real Girls Take on the World SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1-4PM Holy Family University 9801 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia Grades: 6-12 Cost: $20/girl Calling all girls from around the world! Did you know that you are part of a global sisterhood that is 146 countries strong? The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is the largest girl-serving organization in the world! Learn about WAGGGS and our World Centers located in Mexico, England, Switzerland, India, and Africa. Experience different cultures as you sample foods, learn songs and games, and try fun activities. Get ready to take on the world as you discuss global issues that affect girls everywhere and witness a model United Nations session. End the day with a traditional World Thinking Day ceremony, something that girls all over the world celebrate! This is a girl-only program. Interested in being a panelist for the model UN? Email girlprogram@gsep.org for more information! *Includes Global Action Award, World Thinking Day Award, event patch, and snack.

Winter at the Wildlands

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 8AM-5:30PM, STAGGERED START FROM 8AM-3:30PM

Pocono Adventure

Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 7PM – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 4PM

Pool Wildlife Sanctuary 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus

Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony

Grades: 2-8

Grades: 6-12

Cost: $26/girl $15/adult

Grades: K-1 Cost: $10/girl $5/adult Maple sugar sure is sweet! Travel through history as you learn the story of maple syrup from older Girl Scouts! You’ll play games, enjoy a snack, and participate in a taste test. Try sap and syrup to choose your favorite! Program runs for two hours and has staggered start times from 8AM-3:30PM; please indicate your preferred start time in the “other” section during registration. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack, drink, and event patch.

Maple Sugaring SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 8AM-5PM, STAGGERED START FROM 8AM-3:30PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville

Cost: $85/girl $65/adult A weekend of adventure awaits you in the Poconos! Spend Saturday at camp enjoying winter sports such as ice skating, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing— weather permitting. After a Sunday brunch, head over to the H2Oooohh! Indoor Water Park for four hours of splashing around fun! You must provide your own transportation to the water park. All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must be registered Girl Scouts and have a satisfactory background clearance to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations in heated cabins with other troops, and all meals served in the dining hall.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 9AM-3PM

Let the naturalists at Wildlands Conservancy be your guides as you try your hand at snowshoeing, Dutch oven cooking, maple sugaring, geocaching, and other winterthemed outdoor activities. Maybe you’ll find the perfect new hobby for spicing up those cold winter days! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes mild-chili lunch and event patch.

DIY Floral Headbands SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 3-5PM The Handwork Studio 35 N Narberth Ave, Narberth Grades: K-1

Grades: 2-3

Cost: $11/girl

Cost: $15/girl $10/adult

Think spring thoughts! Help us welcome the warm weather as you make your own fun and fashionable floral headbands! All troops must bring Safety Activity Checkpoints adults. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

This is a girl-led adventure! Step back in time as Older Girls in character lead you on a sweet three-hour tour through the history of maple sugar. Learn all about maple sugaring: how it was discovered, how it was made years

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Registration Information Girls can participate in any day program individually (unless otherwise noted), with a group, or as a troop. Special efforts are made to welcome all girls. Please note, while we may be able to accommodate additional adults in certain situations, program space is reserved for girls. Program registrations are accepted online. Online registration is the best option for getting immediate access and confirmation of your registration. Emailed or faxed forms containing credit card information as a form of payment are strongly discouraged as GSEP cannot guarantee the security of credit card information that is mailed, dropped off, faxed, or emailed. The Online Registration System is the best option for credit card payment.

Registration questions? Contact: 888.564.4657, press 2 memberservices@gsep.org gsep.org

GSEP does not accept registration by phone. HOW TO REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS ONLINE 1. Visit us at gsep.org , click ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM. 2. E nter your username and password. Or, if you’re a first-time user or haven’t used the system since August 2013, activate your account by clicking the NEW ONLINE ACCOUNT button. 3. If you receive an alert to contact us, please do so. Your record may be incomplete, you may have a duplicate record, or you may not be linked to your girl’s record. 5. Search for the program you want using the various search features. 6. Click on the program name and review the details. 7. Click REGISTER NOW. 8. Select the registrant and click CONTINUE. 9. Enter additional information as requested, then click CONTINUE. 10. Confirm your order details and click CHECKOUT; consider making a donation or select the “not at this time” option, click CONTINUE. 11. Enter your credit card information and click PROCESS MY ORDER. IMPORTANT POINTS FOR PARENTS, GUARDIANS & VOLUNTEERS • Adult spaces in programs are intended only for the number of adults necessary to meet the girl/adult ratios, unless otherwise indicated. Chaperoning adults are free unless otherwise indicated by a per person or per adult price for the program. All adults must be registered for the program. • All girls attending a program or event must be registered Girl Scouts. Girls new to Girl Scouts can register as a new member online at gsep.org through the online registration system. •C  ouncil-sponsored programs are designed for specific age/grade levels. Please only register for programs that are in your age/grade level. • Leaders, parents, and guardians must make arrangements to leave other children at home. Additional children and/or family members are not permitted to attend any GSEP program. • All GSEP Sponsored Programs: According to Volunteer Essentials, all volunteers participating in the Girl Scout movement shall meet GSUSA membership standards, which include committing to the Girl Scout Promise, accepting the Girl Scout Law, and registering annually through the Council as members of the Girl Scout movement. Effective January 1, 2014, prior to registering for all programs sponsored by GSEP, adults who are interested in attending must have a current membership that exists in the adult’s record in the online registration system. This applies to all of the programs advertised in Spark or via the GSEP website or other communication. Cost of registration is $15 and is in addition to the cost of the program. Adults can register online. • Trips & Overnight Programs: According to Volunteer Essentials, when girls go on trips and overnight programs, the group must have at least two unrelated, registered, cleared, and trained adult volunteers. Adults who attend overnight programs or share GSEP property at the same time girls are in attendance need to be cleared and registered

• Due to planning issues and safety concerns, walk-in girl and adult registration cannot be accepted at any GSEP event. REGISTRATION DEADLINES  Registrations are accepted until the program is full or one week prior to the program date, whichever comes first. Please allow at least four weeks lead time from the program date for processing of paper registration forms. We cannot guarantee paperwork submitted less than four weeks in advance will be processed in time for you to attend the program. CONFIRMATIONS  Confirmations with necessary details will be sent to all registrants by email approximately one week prior to the program date. SPACE & ATTENDANCE  Program space is limited. Attendance capacity is based on the needs of the program itself and cannot be adjusted due to late registration, transfer requests, troop needs, etc. Program capacity and space availability can be viewed online. TROOP REGISTRATION  Only approved 01 troop leaders can register current troop members online using the troop management feature. PAYMENT  Payment for all programs is due in full at the time of registration. Space will not be held for any registration forms submitted without the full payment amount that is due. REFUNDS  Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to memberservices@gsep.org at least four weeks in advance of the program date for consideration. Refunds are not issued for “no shows” (registrants who do not attend). Refunds are not issued for cancellations occurring less than four weeks in advance or if numbers are reduced less than four weeks prior to the event. CANCELLATIONS  GSEP reserves the right to cancel an event due to insufficient registration, acts of nature, or other reasons beyond our control. In the event a program is canceled, a full refund will be issued. Weather-related cancellations: A GSEP staff member will contact you if a program will be cancelled due to weather. When possible, the event will be rescheduled or a refund issued. For cancellations in advance, email notification will be sent to each registrant For same day cancellations, an attempt will be made to call the phone number available on record. Phone numbers and emails can be updated at any time through the online registration system when you visit your online profile on our website at gsep.org.

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4. Click on the ACTIVITIES tab.

to ensure the utmost safety of the girls. Effective January 1, 2014, in addition to becoming a registered adult member of Girl Scouts, any adult who registers for an overnight program with GSEP will have to successfully complete a criminal background check prior to program registration. By logging onto the Become a Volunteer page of gsep.org, the adult will be directed to apply for a criminal background check (CBC). Following successful completion of the CBC, the adult can then register for the program.


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