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Spark A TRIANNUAL PUBLICATION OF THE GIRL SCOUTS OF KANSAS HEARTLAND COUNCIL

JULY 2018 BACK TO TROOP EDITION

Stories from Girl Scout Camp -pg. 18

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Renaissance Fair Camporee

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Specialty Troops

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Chameleon Fun Run


Letters from Liz All year long, the girl experiences delivered by our dedicated volunteers, council staff and community partners unleash STRONG in our Girl Scouts! From outdoor adventures to cybersecurity to global travel, Kansas Heartland Girl Scouts have the opportunity to try new things, get off the beaten path, and challenge themselves. I am excited by this summer’s outdoor programming finale—our first ever Starwoods Renaissance Fair Camporee, August 3 - 5. Current and new Girl Scout families can join us for a weekend of medieval fun and outdoor challenges! Kansas Heartland, together with GSUSA and our sister councils, remains focused on girls! Girl Scouts is the only organization for girls with the expertise and reach to provide girls across the nation with cutting-edge programming to empower them to dream big, gain skills and become strong, confident leaders. We provide an all-girl, safe, supportive environment, in which girls can develop the skills and aptitudes to thrive in the 21st century as workforce-ready adults. That’s why Girl Scouts is always developing fresh and relevant programming. So stay tuned in July to learn the details about the new badges being announced nationally for the 2019 Girl Scout year! In addition to the outdoors, we are launching more STEM badges, across all age groups, as part of our commitment to encouraging girls to discover and excel in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Girls participating in Girl Scouts develop five important outcomes— challenge seeking, community problem-solving, healthy relationships, strong sense of self, and positive values. These critical social skills and attitudes enable them to become responsible, productive, caring and engaged citizens! I look forward to welcoming our new and returning Kansas Heartland Girl Scouts to another Girl Scout year filled with fun, adventures and challenges!

Liz Workman Chief Executive Officer - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

Send story ideas, photos, accomplishments, and comments to:

Communications Department Phone: 888-686-MINT (6468) Fax: 316-684-4141 E-mail: communications@gskh.org Mail: 360 Lexington Road Wichita, KS 67218 Online: kansasgirlscouts.org/share

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2017-2018 Gold Award Girl Scouts

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S'mores Day events

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NEW badges to be announced soon

10 Festival of Giving 12 Fall Opportunity Sale and IGNITE trainings

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Bling Your Booth

20 Activities by region

Yours in Girl Scouting,

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by the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland serves more than 14,500 girls and adults in 80 Kansas counties through its operational headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, and regional offices in Emporia, Garden City, Hays and Salina.

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Instagram: @ksgirlscouts Snapchat: @ksgirlscouts LinkedIn: Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Use #KSGirlScouts to share your adventures!

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Lifetime of Leadership it inspired all in attendance to take the lead and take action in support of causes they care about.

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) released a new national PSA,“Lifetime of Leadership,” heralding the organization’s legacy of fostering female change-makers and preparing girls for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure. Featuring notable Girl Scout alums in fields such as technology, politics, media, and sports, the PSA showcases the positive change these powerful female leaders have created through activism, speaking up, breaking glass ceilings,and more—and illustrates the importance of Girl Scouts

in providing girls with the leadership experiences they need to make their voices heard and effect change. “Lifetime of Leadership” brings to life what recent studies have shown: Girl Scouts have better life outcomes than their non– Girl Scout peers. They are more confident, seek challenges to a greater degree, are more active decision-makers, and are more proficient problem-solvers in their communities. The PSA brought to life what a Girl Scout’s leadership journey can look like as she grows into a woman, and

“We are proud to premiere our powerful new PSA and showcase the impactful change that Girl Scout alums have created to make the world a better place,” said Sylvia Acevedo, GSUSA CEO. “We know that leadership and meaningful civic action start at a young age—at home, at school, and in local communities. This PSA is a rallying cry for more girls to realize their leadership potential with Girl Scouts. The world is counting on them, and we hope our more than 50 million alums will be inspired to reconnect with us and share their leadership journey with the next generation of girls who will lead our country into the future.”

Visit www.girlscouts.org/ leadership to watch the PSA and learn more on our history of leadership.

Email Opt-In for New Messages Missing our emails? Did you know, unsubscribing from just one Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland or Girl Scouts of the USA email means you won’t receive emails from either of us? You don’t want to miss out on our brand new emails “Lead Her” for our leaders and volunteers and “Blazing Trails” for families! Email info@gskh.org with “Email Opt-In” as the subject line to sign up if you think you may have accidentally unsubscribed. JULY 2018

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Gold Award Girl Scouts 17-18 The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. It recognizes girls in grades 9 to 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through Take Action projects that have a sustainable impact in their communities and beyond. Congratulations to our council's Gold Award Girl Scouts who have accomplished this incredible honor.

Alexandra Corns

The Wichita native chose to address the cycle of child abuse with the “It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child” project. Corns created and donated relief bags to charities for immediate aid to victims. But to ensure long term and sustainable assistance, she developed a video and lecture series aimed at training EMT classes in best practices on responding to abuse cases. In addition, she launched a website for educational support and to spread awareness. The project earned her a grant from the Disney Foundation/Youth Service League to further her mission. “The time and money management skills I gained through this project and practicing how to spend responsibly and handle a long-term project are experiences I would have been hard-pressed to find anywhere else,” Corns said.

Rachelle Lumpkins

This Hays Girl Scout noticed a rising trend in children between the ages of 3-17 being diagnosed with ADHD. After researching methods and practices, she found that music therapy could help children with the disorder. She created a portable sound garden for preschools to utilize in the daily routines of children ages 2-4. The Hays Area Children’s Center partnered with her on the project, where she provided musical instruments to interact with and raise cognitive functioning in those with ADHD. Lumpkins, now in college, stresses the importance of this project on her development of key skills helping her today. “I have already stepped into leadership roles in college because of what I’ve been taught,” she said.

Elizabeth Varns

She created a blog to coincide with the A Girl Scout from Valley Center, Elizabeth classes and serve as a resource with tutorials and support for any girl wishing saw a need for girls to customize their to customize their wardrobe. clothes to fit their personal style and taste. Varns felt the fashion industry “This experience taught me that pushed certain styles that don’t always leadership skills are not restricted fit the needs of those wanting to dress to age […] Each workshop gave me more modestly. Her project developed the opportunity to do things better a series to workshops teaching girls and strive a little harder to be more sewing skills to alter commercially helpful, more understanding and more produced clothes and empower them prepared,” Varns said. to feel confident in their everyday wear.

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SCHOLARSHIPS Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland awarded $26,500 in scholarships this year to eight Kansas Girl Scouts, all in the Class of 2018. These G.I.R.L.s exhibited leadership and service in their communities. The scholarships are made possible through the George W. and Jayne S. Smith Scholarship Fund.

George & Jayne Smith Scholarship - $3,000 Ashton Baxa Osborne High School Plans to attend Hutchinson Community College

Emily Bishop The Independent School (Wichita) Plans to attend Western Washington University

Maureen Botros Home School (Wichita) Plans to attend Stanford University

Cadence (Cade) Ciesielski Valley Center High School Plans to attend Kansas State University

Analyse Claude Hays High School Plans to attend the University of Kansas

Meredith Dumler Wichita High School East Plans to attend the University of Kansas

Alicia Thurston Wichita High School Northwest Plans to attend Kansas State University

Breanna Zarchan Kapaun Mt. Carmel (Wichita) Plans to attend Newman University

Gold Award Scholarship - $2,500 Maureen Botros Home School (Wichita) Plans to attend Stanford University


Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

Hear ye, hear ye! You and your family are cordially invited to our first

Aug. 3 - 5

Youth cost: $35 Adult cost: $15

ever Starwood’s Renaissance Fair Camporee! Come camp with your family during this weekend of medieval

ACTIVITIES

delight. Some specific activities are optional for an

* Adventure Course * Badgework * Caricatures * Face painting * Fireworks * Fire Dancers * Food trucks * Funnel cakes * Golden Egg Hunt * Henna artists * Hog Roast * King's Cook-off * Kite Festival * LARPing * Leather working * Royal court * Tea with the Queen

additional price. Meals will be provided and food trucks will be present with other options. Ye Ol' Trading Post will be open on Saturday. Register with HASTE! See page 27 or email info@gskh.org for more information.

The first 300 people to register receive: • one-time fast pass (cut any line) • a special VIP patch • preferred choice of camping location • 10% off coupon for Ye Ol’ Trading Post • zip line wrist band (Must be a Junior or older and meet weight restrictions)

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Early Renewal Calling all troop leaders! Staff from the GSKH Council will be calling you soon to speak about renewing your troops. Don’t forget about cookie credits! The unstoppable G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ spirit of troop leaders has the unlimited potential to change girls’ lives and make amazing things happen every single day. You have the strength to take on what others can’t, the determination to keep going, and the drive to accomplish what you never thought possible. Because you’re not just a volunteer — you’re a Girl Scout! And it’s a G.I.R.L. like you who makes all the difference in your troop members’ lives as they embark on another year full of the one-of-a-kind leadership, success, and adventure that only Girl Scouts has to offer them.

How to renew: (if NOT using cookie credits) 1 2 3

Visit kansasgirlscouts.org Click on “My GS” Click on “Member Profile” in the drop-down menu.

The first 5,000 renewed girl members receive a G.I.R.L. slap bracelet!

Need Assistance? registration@gskh.org 888-686-MINT

NAT IONA L S ’ MOR E S DAY

Friday, August 10 • Free to the Public Emporia

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Jones Aquatic Center

Garden City

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Stevens Park

Hays

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Hays Girl Scout Office

Salina

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Flywheels Yesteryear Museum

Wichita

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Location to be determined

National S’mores Day is just around the corner and you’re invited to join us in celebrating! For our National S’mores Day events your family and your Girl Scout friends will enjoy the yummy goodness of s’mores (of course), hot dogs, chips, water and fun activities. S’mores are a Girl Scout tradition around the campfire, but did you know this DELICIOUS treat is rooted in Girl Scout history? The recipe for a s’more dates back to the 1927 GSUSA handbook, “Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts,” which featured the “Some More” recipe:

“Some More” 8 sticks 16 graham crackers 8 bars plain chocolate (Hershey’s or any of the plain brands, broken in two) 16 marshmallows

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Toast two marshmallows over the coals to a crisp gooey state and then put them inside a graham cracker and chocolate bar sandwich. The heat of the marshmallow between the halves of chocolate bar will melt the chocolate a bit. Though it tastes like “some more” one is really enough.


SPECIALTY TROOPS

As girls get older, sometimes the traditional troop model doesn’t fit their interests and needs. The troop may consider choosing a specialty—rather than doing a little bit about a lot of topics, specialty troops focus in for a deep-dive into a topic of interest to the girls. Currently, GSKH has the following specialty troops available for girls:

To join a current troop or form a new specialty troop: call 1-888-686-MINT (6468) or email info@gskh.org

Troop 34047

Troop 47400

Troop 47457

Travel

Living History

Travel

Community: Emporia Grades: 9-12 In summer 2017, 15 members of the troop traveled together to Italy. They're currently planning a trip to Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii in the summer of 2019.

Community: Wichita Grades: 2-12 Based out of Cowtown, this troop formed with the purpose of sharing knowledge of 1870’s Wichita and re-enacting the life of a pioneer girl by sewing, cooking, learning at school, and having tea parties. They participate in events at the living history museum and earn related badges.

Community: Wichita Grades: 7-12 This troop just returned from Puerto Rico and are already making plans for their next big trip in 2020. Travel plans are 100% girl-led. If you’re interested in international travel, join soon to vote on the next destination! Girls must be 14 years old at time of travel.

Troop 47100 Robotics Community: Wichita Grades: 4-12 RoboTroop has earned many awards and honors over the years. Girls in grades 4-7 compete at WSU’s Lego Mindstorms each year. Girls in grades 8-12 compete in a regional Botball tournament.

Troops 47213 & 47658 Coding Community: Wichita Grades: 6-8 & 4-5 These troops utilize the Think Like a Programmer Journey, computer science badges, and Girls Who Code curriculum to learn about coding and complete an impact project that utilizes their new skills.

Troop 47428 High Adventure Community: Wichita Grades: 4-12 Following a travel experience to the National Girl Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, girls from several traditional troops came together to form this specialty troop. They have gone zip-lining, rock climbing, horseback riding, primitive camping, and are looking forward to more adventure to come.

While in Puerto Rico, Troop 47457 went snorkeling, visited a coffee plantation, learned to dance the Salsa, and much more. On their last day, they met a local, multi-level troop. Due to the hurricane, the Puerto Rican Troop 204 had been unable to participate in cookie sales, so Troop 47457 brought them a gift of Girl Scout cookies!

Troop 60026 & 60029 GirlSports - Golf

Cadettes from Troop 47213 held an open house at the Wichita State University Experiential Engineering Building for International Scratch Day. They’ve been using scratch to program games, surveys, and more!

Members of High Adventure Troop 47428 spent three days and two nights at Cross Timber State Park in Toronto, Kansas. They went hiking, fishing, and learned several outdoor cooking methods and other outdoor skills.

Community: Garden City Grades: K-4 & 5-8 Using Girl Scouts’ Girl Sports curriculum, these troops learn and practice golf with pros at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course.

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Starwoods Sept. 15 $25/person (Register by Sept. 3)

chameleon FUN RUN

GOODIE BAG - Each runner will receive:

a white Chameleon Fun Run bandana (totally ready for COLOR), an inspirational bracelet, sunglasses, a personal color powder packet, a sticker, and two temporary tattoos!

KID ZONE - An inflatable obstacle course

is just waiting for you to run through! Per the owner's request, this must stay color-free so don't forget your change of clothes for after the run!

WHAT TO BRING - Wear a white T-shirt if

you WANT to get it colorful, or wear a darker shirt that will be ok if you get stained. Bring a water bottle, towel, and change of clothing unless you want the inside of your car to be colorful too!

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7800 S. 103rd Street West, Clearwater Get ready for GSKH’s first annual Chameleon Fun Run. Run or walk the 3K course and get BLASTED with color! We'll have food trucks, a DJ, a photo station, and an inflatable obstacle course. What's in the color powder? The colors are made with high-quality cornstarch and food dyes. All materials are 100% FD&C and/or D&C grade (food grade) and approved by the FDA. However, the product is not designed for consumption.

How do I get the color to stay? 1) Change out of colored items and do NOT shake. Gently place in a bag for later. 2) Once home, lay item flat and spray til soaked with white vinegar. Use cardboard or plastic if item has layers to keep one side from bleeding to the other. 3) Let dry flat. Likely this will take a couple days. 4) Place a rag over the item and iron with high heat. 5) Put in dryer on high for ~10 min. 6) Wash with "delicate" cycle and wear again.


Saturday, October 20

Come enjoy our monster-themed Halloween event! Stroll down trails haunted by costumed characters and spooky scenes during Camp Starwood's spooktacular Halloween event. Follow the mile-long, illuminated, curving path and meet characters along the way. Feel the chill as monsters come out of the shadows, banter with witches, and finish your night with a hayrack ride! Disclaimer: This is meant to be a scary event. Each family should use their own judgement to decide if this is an appropriate event for their younger children. No refunds will be given the night of the event.

5:30 - 9pm

7800 S. 103rd St. West Clearwater, KS 67026

$8 Early Registration (Girl Scouts) Register online by Oct. 17

$10 at the door (Public or Girl Scouts) For more information, email: info@gskh.org Or call: 888-686-MINT (6468)

Be a Spookmaster! Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts are invited to lead the way as Spookmasters during the annual Haunted Stroll at Camp Starwoods!

Register by Aug. 23 for the Haunted Stroll Spookmaster Gathering, which will be 1 - 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at Starwoods. At this meeting, you can walk the trail, get assigned a location, and start planning. Troop leaders/volunteers, please register along with your troop for this event. If you cannot make it to this meeting but would still like to participate as a Spookmaster, please register. Let’s make this year’s Haunted Stroll the spookiest yet!

New Badges Exciting new adventures are just around the bend! Get ready for a whole new set of badges that will inspire your Girl Scout to reach new heights. Tune into Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland’s Facebook page on July 17, 9 a.m. for a live announcement of 37 new badges! We can’t wait to share all the exciting ways your G.I.R.L. can build courage, confidence and character.

Facebook Live Tune in to watch us announce the 30+ new badges! Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland’s Facebook page

July 17 at 9 a.m.

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Celebrate Founder's Day, Oct. 31 ☙

Celebration Ideas: ⇨ Birthday Bash events

Oct 20 in Garden City, page 18 Oct 27 in Norton, page 20

Many people recognize October 31 as Halloween, but it's also Founder’s Day — the birthday of Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low! She was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1860.

⇨ Do service in her memory.

Juliette started the Girl Scout Movement in 1912, with just 18 girls in her hometown of Savannah. Along with Juliette, these first Girl Scouts blazed trails and redefined what was possible for themselves and for girls everywhere. This was before women could legally vote, own property, or even work outside the home! She envisioned an organization that would prepare girls to meet their world with courage, confidence, and character.

⇨ How Juliette Gordon Low inspired you? Share your story

Augusta Troop 40044 gathered 176 items for the food bank at their Halloween Birthday Party last year!

at kansasgirlscouts.org/share.

She died in 1927 of breast cancer, but her vision lives on through Girl Scouts who take action to make a difference every day.

“The work of today is the history of tomorrow, and we are its makers.” -Juliette Gordon Low

Troop 40044 of Augusta with the 176 items they gathered at their Halloween Birthday Party last year

Festival Of Giving A giving tradition 60 years strong. Small donations from many people can make a HUGE difference! Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

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Festival of Giving began in 1950 as the Doll Festival in Wichita, where Girl Scouts would dress dolls and display them at the festival. Afterward, the dolls were distributed to local and overseas agencies for children who might not receive Christmas gifts.

Fast forward to today as hundreds of Girl Scouts continue the tradition by giving time and donations to fulfill social service organization’s wish lists. Festival of Giving is now a statewide event for any Girl Scout who wants to give back to her community. Girls who participate receive a free patch, spend time learning about the organization they’re helping, and demonstrate that small donations from many people make a huge difference. 10

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FOG Donation Days

When: Nov. 3 - 11 Where: Locations vary, depending on the organization your Service Unit chose. Contact your SU or our Girl Experience team at info@gskh.org with “Festival of Giving” in the email subject line to find out. Register by: Oct. 30

Green Teen Volunteers: Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors who want to help organize donations at organizations in the South Central region should register by Oct. 23.


Sat. November 17 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

tony’s pizza events center 800 The Midway, Salina

& HOLIDAY MARKET

ADULTS - $5 11 & UNDER - FREE

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!

More than 200 vendors selling a variety of gift items, crafts, home décor, clothing, jewelry & accessories, bath & body products, holiday décor, kitchen & food items, floral, children’s items and much more.

Limited booth space available! Call today! 888-686-6468 | kleonard@gskh.org www.seeandsellshow.org

A Starwoods Christmas

F A M I L Y E V E N T December 8 • 5:30-9pm $8 per person if registered before Dec. 6 $10 per person at the door No time for a trip to the North Pole? Bundle up your friends and family and come out to Starwoods for an evening of holiday-themed magic! Party like the penguins as we take a hayrack ride around camp to admire the holiday light displays, make winter crafts, decorate cookies, and maybe catch a glimpse of some North Pole visitors. We will listen to Santa’s stories, sing carols with the elves, and warm up with soup and a hot cocoa bar.  JULY 2018

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Fall Opportunity Sale It’s time to speak up and lead the way!

Participating in the Fall Opportunity Sale program can lead girls to a new found confidence and independence that comes from planning an exciting year, financing it, and watching it come to life. From teamwork to goal setting, money management to communication, the Fall sale applies practical life skills while providing a great opportunity City Location for your troop to put some funds in the troop McPherson Calvary Baptist Church treasury at the beginning of a new Girl Scout 1200 E. Ave A year. So let’s go “nuts” together finding new ways for encouraging girls to find their own Garden City Girl Scout Office voice, make a difference in their communities 114 Grant Ave and go beyond what they imagined was Salina St John’s Lutheran Church possible. Attend one of the trainings listed to 302 S. 7th St. be eligible to participate, receive materials, gain Wichita Girl Scout Office online access and pave the way to a Girl Scout 360 Lexington Rd. year full of activities, community service, travel Wichita Girl Scout Office and adventure.

In-person Training

Date

Time

Sept. 6

6 p.m.

Sept. 8

10 a.m.

Sept. 8

1 p.m.

Sept. 8

9 a.m.

Sept. 11

6 p.m.

360 Lexington Rd.

KEY DATES Oct. 6: Sale Begins Oct. 21: DOC Due to Troop Nov. 8 - 14: Product Delivery Nov. 30: Sale Ends Dec. 1: Girl Money Due

Training via Lifesize

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Date

Time

Sept. 4

6 p.m.

Sept. 4

12 p.m.

Sept. 5

1 p.m.

Sept. 6

9:30 a.m.

Sept. 7

11 a.m.

Sept. 10

6 p.m.

Sept. 11

2 p.m.

Sept. 13

6 p.m.

Sept. 15

10 a.m.

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Hutchinson

Hutchinson Community College 1300 N. Plum

Sept. 11

6 p.m.

Augusta

Haverhill Elementary 9110 SW Haverhill Rd.

Sept. 13

6 p.m.

Hays

Celebration Community Church 5790 230th Ave.

Sept. 15

10 a.m.

Emporia

Girl Scout Office 1236 E 12th Ave.

Sept. 15

10 a.m.

Emporia

Girl Scout Office 1236 E 12th Ave.

Sept. 15

2 p.m.

What is Lifesize?

Lifesize is a video conferencing system new to GSKH. This technology now connects us across great distances to meet face-to-face for trainings, meetings, and other sessions to more efficiently communicate. Some of our FOS trainings will be carried out via Lifesize for your convenience.

Lifesize in 3 Easy Steps 1)

From your computer, smartphone, or tablet, visit this web page to view the presentation: https://call.lifesizecloud.com/2001103995

the prompts to connect your available equipment 2) Follow (audio, video). If you choose, you will be able to share video of yourself. audio is not available on your device, call in by phone: 3) If1-844-572-5683, when prompted, enter ext.: 2001103995#


IGNITE: TURN IT UP FREE events Volunteers ONLY

IGNITE: TURN IT UP! Network with other troop leaders as you turn up the fire on your troop leadership skills! These half-day, full-day, and overnight adult learning opportunities offer workshops on a variety of topics that will help you become a more successful leader. At an IGNITE, you might learn a new team-building game, celebrate a Girl Scout tradition, gain archery skills, try a new outdoor cooking technique, or experiment with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Each IGNITE is unique and well worth returning to again and again! See page 32 for more info. Some Fall 2018 IGNITE sessions will include opportunities for FOS Training.

Have a suggestion for an IGNITE workshop? Submit it to info@gskh.org.

Date

City

Location

FOS

Aug. 11

Emporia

Amend Center 1236 E. 12th Ave

Aug. 18

Neodesha

Neodesha Girl Scout House 223 N 5th

Sept. 8

Garden City

Girl Scout Office 114 Grant Ave

Sept. 8

Wichita

Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd.

Sept. 15

Hays

Celebration Community Church 5790 230th Ave.

Sept. 15

Salina

Yesteryear Museum 1100 W. Diamond

Her Turn

an IGNITE story “Even though I got home yesterday, I got to see Sam today and I finally got to tell her about my camp experience for once. I get to hear all about hers and what she did while she’s at Girl Scout camp, but this time, I was the girl in Girl Scouts and told her vaguely that I got to make bracelets and bath bombs. I got to eat s’mores. ... I got to meet some awesome people and have my own camp stories that made her laugh. I got to sing camp songs (and have a discussion about the correct words). I got to experience new things and learn...I got to come home exhausted after an AMAZING experience and pass out on my bed. Thank you Girl Scouts for letting me be the girl again!”

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TOP COOKIE SELLERS 1,500+

Peyton Clark Avery Compton K'Lynn Ellis Capella Hughey Sydnee Jackson Lyndsey Loeppke Morgan Morris Lianna Sanchez Adalynn Wilkie

1,000+

Kira Adelman Electra Aimes Vanessa Anderson Ava Arriaga Chloe Ashley Scarlett Barnes Molly Barton Isabella Bastin Charley Baxter Mckaela Benson Makensi Blagg Alexis Bowlin Kayleen Bradford Hayley Branson Andrea Brincefield Bristol Britton Payton Brown Niya Burks Kevianna Burton Aryn Campbell Nevaeh Carey Billie Jo Chaffin Savannah Chandler Kaylynn Claussen Selphie Collins Abbigail Conley Macey Dawson Kimber Dorey Serenity Dowell Bailey Downer Esther Eddington Hazel Enyart Summer Evans Akasha Eveleigh Shelby Farnsworth Alyssa Farris Harper Fevurly Emilee Fischer-Stubbs Alissa Fisher Kylie Foreman Adisyn Fowler Mikayla Fritsch Zoey Funderburk 14

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750+

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Catrina Abbott Tenley Adams Kathryn Aggson Alyssa Alba Luca Albers Afnan Al-Hilali Lilliannah Anderson Morgan Armbrister Riley Armstrong Bailey Arnold Adison Arreguin Emmersyn Ashbaugh Nichole Ashland Gabriela Ayala Alexis Backus Lucy Backus Destiny Baker Gibson Baker Charlotte Baker Regina Baldwin Brytnea Barkley Lauryn Barnett Destiny Barnhart Alleigh Barriger Kyra Barriger Aleha Bartonek Alexis Baty Olivia Baty Abby Becker Gwyneth Bell Daryian Belleau Karissa Benavidez Anastaysia Benford

Congratulations to all the top sellers from the 2018 Cookie Program! Jordyn Bennett Abigail Berry Alexandra Berry Rylee Bessette Madison Birr Trista Blackwell Chloe Blankman Jasmine Blue Lahnaya Boardman Bristol Boden Jillian Bohl Jaiden Borger Kenzi Botterweck Taije Botterweck Shea Bowers Heather Boyce Hannah Brady Hailey Brady Gracie Brady Alexis Breedlove Adalyne Bridges Lydia Brittain Maddelynn Brogan Ryleigh Brown Gabriella Brown Kenzie Brown Madison Buche Kira Burmaster Charley Burr Jandie Busch Ti'Ashia Bush Ladimir Bustillos Makenzie Campa Braylee Campa Briana Campbell Zoe Captain Katlyn Carleton Maggie Carlo Alana Carlson Arabella Carpenter Kalli Carpenter Chloe Carrington Makenzy Carter Gintel Carter Razi Cash Paige Cassiday Soleil-Moon Castaneda Triniti Chance Annabella Chapman Emilie Chavez Sophie Christensen Sofiya Christmann Carlee Clutts Isabelle Cole Sage Cole Lila Collins


Angelea Collum Lola Conaway Ashley Contreras Angelina Corbett Brooklyn Cornwell Alyssa Counts Serena Craig Mckenzie Craig Perri Crandall Chelsea Crawford Claire Crosby Navaehia Crosby Noelle Crouch Jasmin Davis Megan Davis Kayliyah Davis Audree Dean Kimberly Delinger Addison Denning Emma Derting Ellah Dewberry Arin Dickens Morgan Dillow Madilyn Dixon Danica Dixson Baeya Dodson Harlee Donovan Lydia Downs Alina Driessen Ellie Dube Casey Dykstra Vayden Easley Jaylee Eckhoff Gillian Eddington Aryanna Edwards Emma Eklund Shelly Elmore Bracelynn Enfield Brooklyn Evans Lillian Evinger Emily Farber Karyssa Farmer Joscelyn Faust Josephine Featherby Ruby Felguerez Isabella Fields Layla Finlay Amara Finley Marissa Finley Evelyn Fischer Casan Fitzgerald Adelynne Flaming Klara Flom Ava Flora Shelbie Ford Destinee Forkenbrock Aubrey Fors Kaydence Foskuhl Kendal Frakes Kinslee Froelich

Leauna Gallegos-Tucker Amaya Gamez Emileena Garcia Emalee Garcia Alexandria Garrett Gracie Gatton Kennedy Geyer Nevaeh Gil Annabelle Gilchrist Emily Glenn Kaylee Glover Kay'lea Gonzales Phoebe Gorgas Melaina Goss Abby Graber Olivia Graham Emma Graham Jaivyn Greene Acadia Griffin Lillian Grover Adalynn Gustus Ellie Guthrie Lola Guy Kaydawn Haag Anasteyzia Hadsell Novalee Hahn Makayla Halferty Jocelyn Hamilton Destiny Hamilton Paige Hancock Austin Handy Azlynn Hanneman Angel Hansen Tiana Hardwell Channing Harris Abigail Harris Katelynn Harrod Bethany Haslam Emily Haun Aubreigh Haxton Brynn Heffron Isabella Heiden Clarissa Helton Cassidy Helton Destani Henderson Savannah Hernandez Sara Hershberger Joey Hicks Aaliyah Higle Lauren Hill Mya Hill Laney Hillmon Sara Hilyard Teagan Hinkle Haleigh Hirsch Kaitlien Hiser Brea Holm Savarah Hook Brilynn Horn Rachel Howell

Haley Hudson Zahra Huffman Kayleigh Hughes Mikayla Hutchinson Kathryn Inwood Jazmin Iron April Isbell Amber Isbell Jaylee Jackson Aspyn Jackson Madelyn Jacobs Jasmine Jacques Madyson Jay Abigail Jeardoe Zayda Jimenez Megan Johnson Sarah Johnson Katie Johnson Jessa Johnson Lilah Johnston Rossie Jonas Lilly Jones Anita Jordan Emily Juarez Jayden Keith Cheyenne Keller Elizabeth Keller Jaylee Kelley Madison Kelly Aubrey Kendall Dora Kennedy Adalia Kenyon Aurora Kerr Chloe Kidwell Arabelle Kirk Adalee Kirmer Ellianna Klaus Alexis Klein Chani Klumpe Alyssa Krause Lola Kurtz Michaela Lane Elizabeth Lapointe Jaylynn Leduc Keira Lee Mauryn Lehmann Brooklyn Levin Avery Levin Naciela Lewis Kezia Lewis Jaiden Lieberman Emily Loeppke Angelica Lopez Ana Elise Lopez Elizabeth Losey Calin Louks Isabella Lumbreras Karley Luper Alysia Lupercio Madelynn Lutz

Abbagail Lyda Alyssa Maas Angelica Madrigal Marissa Mallett Jaia Malone-Clark Evelynn Marin Acelynn Marler Adrieliz Marquez Molly Marteney Aislee Martin Lyla Martinez Julissa Martinez Melania Martinez Nydia Martinez Marissa Martinez Trinity McAlisterWeiszbrod Emma McClendon Olivia McCormick Maddison McDiffett Madison McFadden Savannah McFadden Lily McKinney Annabelle McLaughlin Lillian McLaughlin Kaylea McMullen Graciela Medina Gianna Medrano Kassidy Miller Mallory Miller Mckenna Miller Ezri Mitchell Jhourne Mitchell Jesah Monroy Callie Moore Emma Moore Eva Moore Ana Moreno Rivera Izabelle Morton Shayanna Muhammad Kayla Mundell Madison Murnahan Molly Myers Nevaeh Nagel TaTyana Narron Rylea Nelson Mackennah Nelson Elizabeth Nicks Kailea Nisbeth Nora Nolan Li-ying Norlin Shaelynn Noyes Emma Nugent Della O'Donnell Reagan O'Donnell Willow Oliver Abby Oltjenbruns Crystyna Outland Avigail Parker Jessilyn Parsons

Noelle Patton Jenna Paul Sarah Peck Eden Peck Kristina Perkins Gabriella Perry Nikki Phan Emma Phan Olivia Phommarath Morgan Pickering Jaycee Plant Katlyn Plegge Jemma Ploger Sarah Polley Azlan Presnell Azahana Presnell Mackenzie Prideaux Callie Priest Olivia Pruitt Lillie Purcell Eden Purdy Kayla Railsback Holly Ramsey Kendre Randa Raelin Raney Layla Ratliff Zoey Reed Niecy Regehr Alli Relph Mackenzie Retter Madison Reyes Briseis Rios Isabelle Ristich Trinitey Roberts Reagyn Roberts Miriam Robertson Aniyah Robinson Brielle Robson Marley Rodenbeek Rylee Rogers Marleigh Rohr Alyssa Rosenberg Bryley Roush Kelley Ruggiero Kristen Ruggles Adrian Salcido Adalynn Sammons Zelma Samples Lillian Sandberg Tatum Sander Evva Sander Shelby Sandlin Allyssa Sandlin Madelyn Schiltz Avery Schippers Brooklyn Schissler Lauren Schmeidler Reese Schmeidler Rayelle Schmidt Alexis Schneithorst JULY 2018

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Campbell Schober Allison Schrag Olivia Schreiner Kinsley Schultze Amelia Scott Nicole Scott Meredith Seay Rylea Sebastian Addyson Shade Morgan Shanks Olivia Shephard Kaelyn Sherrer LeiLynn Shirack Victoria Shook Brooklyn Shook Sidney Short Mia Short Kiera Showalter Jenna Simmons Alexandria Sinclair Gracie Smith Kylee Smith Savannah Smith Olivia Snider Riley Snider Alyson Sparman

Holly Spears Adelyn Spencer Hayden Spicher-Keener MaryAnn Spindler Jasmine St. John Peyton Stanley Shelby Starbuck Dani Steele Ariauna Stewart Savana Still Luca Stinemetz Emmalyn Stockton Ryane Stovall Brooklin Strohm Grace Stueven Chloe Stuhlsatz Jazelyn Suppes Paiton Talmadqe Mercedes Tarver Audrie Thomas Madisyn Thompson Bailey Thompson Lea Thompson Katelyn Thompson Ellie Thongphanh Kiera Trapp

Adora Truex Gabriella Trujillo Cadyn TschetterSiedschlaw Molly Unruh Natalie Unsworth Kylie Urban Tailynn Van Vleet Hailey VanDusen Jody Varnell Jaycee Vineyard Lux Vrbas Addelyn Wachholz Grace Wagner Allison Wagoner Payden Walburn Chevaya Walker Hannah Walkup Zoey Walton Cloie Ward Isabelle Watson Juliah Watson Kinsley Watts Katelyn Wegerer Twyla Wendling Kailee Wessel

COOKIE CONGRATS! Snakes and bus rides and cookies, oh my! More than 1,400 girls and their families joined us to celebrate at the Top Cookie Seller event this year at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Girls Scouts who sold 100+ Cookie Shares began the day in style, riding in a limousine from the Wichita council office to the zoo. Then 500+ sellers from across Kansas celebrated their cookie success with passes to the zoo, guided tours, a photo booth with Council CEO Liz Workman, and chances to eat a cricket or pet a snake! But wait, there's more! Cookie Bosses who sold 1,000+ packages hopped on a bus to the Great Wolf Lodge for a slumber party. They explored with magic wands on their MagiQuest, meeting characters and challenges in the enchanted realm. They learned how the water park works, including moving about a million gallons of water a day! Celebrating long into the night, the next morning they continued activities and even some Girl Scout style yoga. Congratulations to all of the GoGetters, Innovators, Risk-Takers and Leaders for another successful Cookie Program! 16

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Ruth West Abigail Wiebe Erica Wilken Arriah Williams Aurora Wilson Madison Winkenwader AnnaLee Winters Tenley Wittman Kenzie Wolcott Kelsey Wolfe Autumn Wynn Symphony Yutzy Hayley Zarchan Ainsley Zies Aryona Zimmerman Kaymi Zink Kailynn Zoeller Jonalee Zweygardt

100+ Cookie Shares K'Lynn Ellis Hazel Enyart Summer Evans

Shelby Farnsworth Alyssa Kramer Alyssa Kunze Lyndsey Loeppke Lexus McCord Maddi Moore Molly Norman Emma Nugent Jessica Ochampaugh Riley Padget-Cook Jozlin Palsmeier Emily Pennel Brenlyn Richmond Arraya Scott Tori Jo Smith Mikayla Smith Abigail Tatpati Cadyn Tschetter- Siedschlaw Abagail Woosley Jonalee Zweygardt


Troops across the council participated in the annual Bling your Booth challenge for the chance to win! Troops entered their booths for a Facebook contest to determine the winner. Congrats to everyone who participated and showed off their creativity and Cookie success!

The Cookie Bosses of Troop 41469 were ready to help people score some S’mores with their indoor, flameless campfire booth!

Cadettes from Troop 40080 dreamed up an awesome idea to provide a Girl Scout Cookie vending machine for their hungry customers! Troop 40072 knew that dressing up as a Girl Scout Cookie was a sure fire way to a successful cookie program!

What’s better than a food truck? A Girl Scout Cookie food truck! The entrepreneurs of Troop 41500 were ready to roll into cookie success!

Cookie sales were in bloom with Troop 40073 at the Outdoor Living and Landscape Show! With 92 “likes” on Facebook, they were the winners of the 2018 Bling Your Booth contest, congratulations! JULY 2018

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Stories from Girl Scout Camp Estes Park 6th Grade Trip Estes Park, Colorado • May 13

Horseback riding wasn’t the only unique and scenic opportunity. Each group hit up the downtown shopping options for a few hours, selecting souvenirs, and using their communication and negotiation skills to determine how long to spend at each store. Naturally, ice cream and other treats were greatly enjoyed during the outing! After one final breakfast in Colorado, the Girl Scouts packed up their bags and said farewell before journeying home. They were left with memories of beautiful scenery, waking up to elk grazing outside their windows each morning, and the other fun adventures from this unforgettable trip!

In May, Girl Scouts packed their bags and prepared for the adventure of a lifetime. The Cadettes and chaperones ventured to Northwest Kansas, met up, hopped into their Colorado-bound cars and began their journey to Estes Park. Upon arrival, girls were assigned rooms, encouraging them to make new friends.

Camp like a G.I.R.L.

Cedar Bluff, Ellis • May 31 - June 3

Once settled into their weekend lodging, the girls excitedly listed off all the activities available for their choosing. The park campus offered swimming, miniature golf, roller skating, basketball, sand volleyball, hiking and horseback riding. Splitting into smaller groups, girls were able to select their favorite activities. One of the groups hit the trails on horseback, taking in the sights, enjoying the wildlife and crossing bridges and streams.

Over 60 girls and volunteers from across our 80 counties gathered at Cedar Bluff Reservoir from May 31st – June 3rd. Daisies and Brownies started off the adventure weekend with a one night camp and the Junior and Cadettes followed and stayed 2 nights. Kansas Wildlife and Parks welcomed Girl Scouts onto their campground and offered many great first time experiences for our girls. Daisies and Brownies were able to watch how to cook over a fire, roasted their own hot dogs, hiked through the plains of Cedar Bluff and earned one of their outdoor badges! Before leaving camp these Girl Scouts were able to participate in archery, fishing and picking up a few camp items at our Trading Post. Juniors and Cadettes were placed in patrol groups that 18


Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, Canton • June 16-17

helped them meet new friends and work together as they prepared all the meals. They were able to take a swim in the lake, earn outdoor badges and geocache through the reservoir. Girls were able to walk out of Camp like a G.I.R.L with more confidence in their outdoor skills, memories to last a lifetime and closer friendships through the Girl Scout sisterhood.

My Robot & Me Day Camp Camp Double E, Emporia • June 4-7

Beginning with a tour of the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge on a modern-day covered wagon, Kansas Girl Scouts had the opportunity to spend a weekend discovering our native prairies at the Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp. Girls got up close and personal with the bison and their calves, learned about wildflowers and insects on the prairie and how they benefit the natural habitat. They spent two days camping at McPherson State Fishing Lake while learning fire safety and campfire cooking, fishing, completing badge requirements for the Bugs, Flowers and Trees badge, creating Kalimbas, and making lasting memories with new Girl Scout friends!

What happens when eleven daisies, brownies and juniors spend four days at Camp Double E? They have a blast earning their robotics badge in an exciting environment! The girls worked together as a team to understand how robots function. Each one then developed their own unique algorithm describing themselves and brainstormed ideas for apps they would like to code and create. One group even wanted to build a cookie credit app, just for Girl Scouts! The girls tested their engineering knowledge by constructing a “wiggle-bot” out of every-day objects and a small motor. These innovators developed blueprints for their “bedroom cleaning” robot. To give their creative minds a well-deserved break, the girls enjoyed yoga, fun water games, hiking and even Mine Craft archery. These girls left camp feeling like the true innovators they are! JULY 2018

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SOUTHWEST

PRO GRAM EVENTS SYMBOL KEY = Council sponsored

= Service Unit sponsored

Southwest Region National S'mores Day

Stevens Park Main Street, Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A TIME: 5 - 7 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Bring the whole family and join the Girl Scouts in celebrating National S’mores Day. There will be hot dogs, chips, and s’mores for everyone to enjoy. There will be games for the kids and entertainment for all ages. Pre-registration is not required.

Museum. You will get to enjoy a country style dinner, an old-fashioned gunfight and the Long Branch Variety show. Afterwards, girls will get to play a variety of games and then sleep in tents under the stars. Meals provided.

Bowling and Misfit Sock March

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Stevens Park Main Street, Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 9/22 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/18 TIME: 12 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $7 ADULT COST: $7 Join us at Stevens Park at noon to march and take a stand against bullying. Wear your mismatched socks and bring a anti-bullying sign. We will march around Stevens Park from 12 - 1:30pm and then go bowl two games at Garden Bowl on North Taylor. We are limited to 84 bowlers so register fast, before all the spots fill up. Snack provided.

You text, you play games, you share photos and videos. Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or cell phone, the best tool you have to help avoid risks online is your brain! When you’re ready to post or send a message or photo, download a file, game or even shop for something---are you asking the right questions to help protect yourself, your friends and your computer? Have you seen something online that made you angry? Come learn more things to stop and think about before you connect. Girls will get to learn all about cybersecurity and complete their 59 minute quick start.

Monster Mash/Birthday Bash 4H Building 409 Lake Ave, Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/18 TIME: 6 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $5 ADULT COST: $5 Come and help celebrate our founder Juliette Gordon Low's birthday. Bring your costumes and dance the night away. There will also be pumpkin carving and fall crafts. Snack provided.

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Funny Farm Pumpkin Patch 2018-2019 Kick Off Luau

NE W ! Scout Park 8th and Thompson, Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 8/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/24 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Join us for our annual free Kick Off event with a new twist. This year the theme is a luau. Come learn to hula dance, play games, and have snacks. This is a come-and-go event for the whole family. Bring a friend to join Girl Scouts and get a free patch. (Girl must sign up for Girl Scouts that day to get the patch).

Boot Hill

Boot Hill Museum 500 W Wyatt Earp Blvd, Dodge City GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 8/25 to 8 a.m. 8/26 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/14 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $35 Come join us for an overnight at Boot Hill

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Funny Farm Pumpkin Patch 10874 W Park Street, Dodge City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $5.50 ADULT COST: $4 Come spend a fun filled morning at Funny Farm Pumpkin Patch. You will get a chance to see how to carve a pumpkin, take a ride through the Pumpkin Patch, and try your best at the corn maze, plus much more fun. You will get to leave with a pumpkin and a smile on your face. You can also purchase a caramel apple for a small fee.

Stop, Think, Connect

NEW! Girl Scout Office 114 Grant Ave, Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 3 - 5 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A

Spooky, Kooky AllGhouls Weekend

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HorseThief Reservoir 19005 SW 156 Highway, Jetmore

GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 7 p.m. 10/26 to 9 a.m. 10/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/15 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $35 Mark your calendars for the first annual Spooky, Kooky All-Gouhls Weekend at HorseThief Reservoir. This weekend will be loaded full of Halloween fun! Pumpkin carving, monster slime making, pumpkin baking, and a costume danceoff are just a few activities that will be held that weekend! Daisies and Brownies must be accompanied by an adult. Fun patch included. Meals provided.


Bonding and Bonfires

NE W ! Little House 108 W Hackberry, Garden City

GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/27 TIME: 7 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: Free Experience the changes that occur as day turns to night! Enjoy traditional Girl Scout songs, stories, and fun-filled activities! Make new Girl Scout friends around the campfire while eating s'mores. Snack provided.

Ice Skating

United Wireless Arena 4100 W. Comanche St., Dodge City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/17 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/15 TIME: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $12 ADULT COST: $12 Come and bring the whole family to a fun afternoon of ice skating. After ice skating we will get a chance to watch the Zamboni clean the ice. Concessions will be available.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Fleming, Garden City GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 12/1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/20 TIME: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: N/A Is Christmas your favorite time of year? Do you like to bake and have fun in the kitchen? Then this event is for you. Come join us for some Christmas baking. We will learn to make traditional Christmas candy and get to work with chocolate. After we make our Christmas creations, we will hand them out for people to enjoy. Bring a sack lunch.

North Pole

4H building 409 Lake Ave, Garden City GRADE: K-3 DATE: 12/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 12/1 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $5 ADULT COST: N/A Join us as Santa comes for a visit from the North Pole. We will enjoy cocoa and cookies with Santa. We will also make Christmas crafts and listen to Christmas stories. And don’t forget to bring your wish list so you can tell Santa. Snack provided.

Cookie Camp

Camp Lakeside 300 E Scott Lake, Scott City

GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 1/26 to 9 a.m. 1/27 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/14 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $25 Cookie CEOs and Cookie Support Adults, don’t miss this new overnight camp all about cookies! Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, this is your chance to not only earn cookie badge work but have a blast doing it. Cookie Support Adults, here is your opportunity to have fun with your Girl Scout and take home a Badge in a Box - everything you need to earn a badge with your troop. Games, new friends, badge work … What more could you ask for?! A booth marketing kit to take with you as well? Done! And, did someone say Cookie Decorating Contest?! Get ready for a delicious party with all your Girl Scout friends! Meals provided.

NORTHWEST

(Various locations) GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/3-11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/18 TIME: Varies PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Girl Scouts, this is your chance to give back at this annual, council-wide community service opportunity. This year we are supporting multiple community organizations across Kansas to fill their wish lists. This is a public event that allows you to see how a small donation from many people can make a BIG difference! Please register online to receive your FOG patch.

Christmas in the Kitchen

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SOUTHWEST

Festival of Giving

Northwest Region

Ornament Extravaganza

4H building 409 Lake Ave., Garden City GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 12/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 12/1 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: $15 Come make beautiful ornaments to celebrate the Christmas season. Girls will get to take home six ornaments to adorn their family's Christmas tree. Girls, you don’t want to miss this fun-filled morning of ornament-making. Snack provided.

National S'mores Day

Girl Scout Office 2707 Vine St., Hays GRADE: K-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A TIME: 5 - 7 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Join us at the Hays Girl Scout office to celebrate National S'mores Day! This is a come-and-go family event with outdoor games, hot dogs, and, of course, s'mores. Pre-registration is not required.

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Meteorologist for the Day

Colby Community College Student Union 1255 S. Range Ave, Colby GRADE: K - 5 DATE: 9/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27 TIME: 9 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: Free Have you ever wondered why clouds can be so funny in shape? Come join the National Weather Service for a morning and learn what it takes to be a meteorologist. Dive in handson to make different cloud shapes, simulate a tornado in a pop bottle, and see what happens when lightning strikes! You will learn about the dangers of severe weather and what to do if a storm happens. Don’t miss out on this experience! Fun patch included. No snack provided.

Junior Three-Part Campout: Part 1

Ellis Lakeside Campground 401 E 8th, Ellis GRADE: 4-5 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 8 a.m. 9/22 to Noon 9/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/7 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $10 This three-part campout is designed just for Junior troops. Girls will learn how to set up camp, prepare meals on an open fire, learn how to tie knots, learn basic first aid, and spend days in a primitive camp. Participation is required in Part 1 to be able to attend Part 2 and 3. Meals provided.

Zookeeper for a Day

Brit Spaugh Zoo 2123 Main St, Great Bend GRADE: 2-5 DATE: 10/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $14 ADULT COST: Free Have you ever thought about what zookeepers actually do? Do they play with the animals all day? Are they scared to get in the cages to feed them? How do they help the animals when they are sick or if they don't get along with another animal? Join us to learn the ins-and-outs of being a zookeeper, make an enriching tool for the animals, and take a guided tour of the zoo! Earn your Zookeeper Fun patch! No snack provided.

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Stop, Think, Connect

NEW! Celebration Community Church 5790 230th Ave., Hays GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A You text, you play games, you share photos and videos. Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or cell phone, the best tool you have to help avoid risks online is your brain! When you’re ready to post or send a message or photo, download a file, game or even shop for something---are you asking the right questions to help protect yourself, your friends and your computer? Have you seen something online that made you angry? Come learn more things to stop and think about before you connect. Girls will get to learn all about cybersecurity and complete their 59 minute quick start.

Be Gold with Girl Scouts: Night at the Mall

Big Creek Crossing 2918 Vine St, Hays GRADE: K -12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 6 p.m. 10/13 to 6 a.m. 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/23 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $23 ADULT COST: $8 Come compete in this inclusive Girl Scout Olympics. Learn all about how to go for the GOLD, meet a Gold Award Girl Scout, and work on a journey. Crafts, an inflatable, karaoke, and other surprises will be part of the fun. Bring a gold worthy SWAP (10-20 per person) to share with your Girl Scout sisters! Each girl will receive a T-shirt and Fun patch. Saturday evening snacks and Sunday morning breakfast are included. Shop early at the Girl Scout Shop, 2707 Vine, #8, Hays from 4 - 7 p.m. (You can use your Cookie Credits), and at the Big Creek Crossing mall before check-in between 6-7:30 p.m. All Daisy Girl Scouts (K-1) MUST have an adult chaperone; Brownie Girl Scouts and older (2-12) must attend with an adult or troop leader; troops must meet age level girl-to-adult ratios. No tagalongs allowed; separate sleeping area for dads participating. NO late registrations will be accepted. Meals provided.

Spooky & Kooky AllGhouls Weekend

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HorseThief Reservoir 19005 KS-156, Jetmore GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2

DATE/TIME: 7 p.m. 10/26 to 9 a.m. 10/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/15 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $35 Mark your calendars for the first annual Spooky & Kooky All-Ghouls Weekend at HorseThief Reservoir. This weekend will be loaded full of Halloween fun! Pumpkin carving, monster slime making, pumpkin baking and a costume dance off are just a few activities that will be held that weekend! Daisies and Brownies must be accompanied by an adult. Fun patch included. Meals provided.

Monster Birthday Bash

N E W! Norton 4-H Building 126 E Park St, Norton GRADE: K -12 DATE: 10/27 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: Free Join us for a spooktacular time celebrating Juliette Gordon Low's birthday with cupcake decorating, SWAP making, and songs! Enjoy STEM activities including monster snot, exploding monsters, catapults, fling flyers, and more! Girls, please bring a water bottle. Fun patch and snack included.

Junior Trip to Denver

Denver Zoo 2300 Steele St, Denver GRADE: 4-5 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 9 p.m. 11/2 to 11 a.m. 11/4 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/3 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $105 ADULT COST: $70 Come join us for this year's Junior trip to Denver, Colorado. All troops will meet in Burlington, Colorado and stay at the Boy Scout Center in Burlington. Check in between 8:30 - 9:30 MT on Friday. On Saturday, we will get up, pack, and eat breakfast, then head to Denver to the Butterfly Pavilion, Imax, Planetarium, and a self-guided tour of the Denver Museum of Science and Nature. After that we will bunk with the beasts at the Denver Zoo. Sunday morning, following the program, troops will meet at the Sweet Tomato and then begin their way home. Checkpoints will be required of drivers. Each person will need to bring a sack lunch for Saturday (check with troop leader for specifications/cold storage), sleeping bag and pillow, change of clothes for Saturday and Sunday, sweats or pajamas, coat, hat, gloves, toiletry items, spending money for souvenirs, shopping, additional snacks, and a soft-side duffle bag to pack your items in. Adults can bring an air mattress. All items must be labeled. Meals provided by troop.


Festival of Giving

My Guy & Me Campout

NE W ! Camp Aldrich 884 NE 110 Ave, Claflin

Mother/Daughter Dance

Barton County Community College 245 NE 30 Rd, Great Bend GRADE: K - 12 DATE: 12/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/22 TIME: 6 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $18 ADULT COST: $18 What are you "wading" for? Come enjoy a night at the beach with your mom! We will have a delicious beach-themed meal, beach crafts, and games, and a night full of dancing with your mom. When you register please include shoe size. Meals provided.

2nd Annual Family Derby GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 11/10 to 9 a.m. 11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/30 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $35 Come enjoy a weekend with your guy! Roast marshmallows over a campfire, ride on a hay rack ride, take a nature hike and much, much more! Girls will be able to work on outdoor badges with their guy and also have a cookoff with other Girl Scouts and their guy. Meals provided.

Barton County Community College 245 NE 30 Rd, Great Bend GRADE: K-12 DATE: 1/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 12/16 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $7 ADULT COST: $7 Come burn rubber at our second annual Family Derby. Each person is asked to decorate a pinewood derby car to see how it stacks up to others in speed and design. Official Pinewood Derby rules will be followed. Weigh-ins start at 2 p.m. with races starting at 2:20 p.m. Award ceremony will follow the races. Registration is $7. Cars can be purchased during registration for an additional $7, if desired. Snack provided.

Night at the Museum

NE W ! Sternberg Museum 3000 Sternberg Dr, Hays

DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 1/26 to 9 a.m. 1/27 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/14 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $25 Cookie CEOs and Cookie Support Adults, don’t miss this new overnight camp all about cookies! Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, this is your chance to not only earn cookie badge work but have a blast doing it. Cookie Support Adults, here is your opportunity to have fun with your Girl Scout and take home a Badge in a Box - everything you need to earn a badge with your troop. Games, new friends, badge work … What more could you ask for?! A booth marketing kit to take with you as well? Done! And, did someone say Cookie Decorating Contest?! Get ready for a delicious party with all your Girl Scout friends! Meals provided.

NORTHWEST

(Various locations) GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/3-11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/18 TIME: Varies PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Girl Scouts, this is your chance to give back at this annual, council-wide community service opportunity. This year we are supporting multiple community organizations across Kansas to fill their wish lists. This is a public event that allows you to see how a small donation from many people can make a BIG difference! No snack provided. Please register online to receive your FOG patch.

PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $38 ADULT COST: $13 Dinosaur dance party, flashlight tag in a pitchdark museum, and making a fossil come to life. Don’t miss out on any of these adventures while sleeping over at the Sternberg Museum this fall. Juniors and Cadettes will walk away with parts of Detective and Night Owl badges, stories to tell for a lifetime and experiences only Girl Scouts can encounter! Fun patch also included. Meals provided.

6th Grade Trip to Estes Park

YMCA of the Rockies-Estes Park Center 2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park GRADE: 6 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 9 a.m. 5/10 to 8 p.m. 5/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/18 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $165 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will learn responsibility, leadership, conflict resolution, and team-building as they venture out as individual Girl Scouts without their troop or family members to Estes Park, Colorado. Adult volunteers will guide them through this experience. It is up to the girls to decide their activities, which could include horseback riding, swimming, roller skating, hiking, mini-golf, volleyball, basketball, board games, and more. Base fee for the trip is $165. Additional fee of $35 if horseback riding. $50 non-refundable deposit is required with reservation. (Cookie credits cannot be used for initial deposit). Additional spending money for souvenirs might be desired. Adults interested in chaperoning/driving must contact Trip Director, Vicky Chessmore at 785-626-0272 for application; there will be a fee for chaperones. Meals and transportation from chaperone/driver locations are included in the fee. Once girls are registered, the trip director will contact the adults to work out a travel path that includes all girls registered. You may be required to drive to an adult chaperone/ drivers location for pick-up and drop-off. Meals provided.

Cookie Camp

Camp Lakeside 300 E Scott Lake, Scott City

GRADE: 4-8 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 6 p.m. 11/17 to 9 a.m. 11/18 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/5

GRADE: K-12

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North Region

PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: N/A Art is EVERYWHERE! Let nature be your inspiration as you explore, create, and design. Work on steps towards earning your Outdoor Art Badge and end the day making your very own magical fairy garden. Snack provided.

Girl Scout Way Overnight

National S'mores Day

NORTH

Flywheels Yesteryear Museum 1100 West Diamond Dr., Salina GRADE: K-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A TIME: 5 - 7 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Join us at the Flywheels Yesteryear Museum to celebrate National S'mores Day! This is a comeand-go family event with outdoor games, hot dogs, and of course, s'mores! Pre-registration is not required.

Arrows and Archery

Saline State Fishing Lake 3597 N Gerard Rd., Salina GRADE: 2-12 DATE: 9/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/25 TIME: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Do you love the "Hunger Games" or enjoy outdoor sports? This is the activity for you! The bow and arrow is one of the oldest weapons and a fun recreational activity. Girls will learn safety, scoring, and have hands-on experience in the sport of archery with the experts at Saline County Uplanders. Girls will develop focus, discipline, consistency, and hand-eye coordination as they put their skills to the test. All girls will get an Archery Fun patch; Cadettes will have the opportunity to earn the GSUSA Archery badge. No snack provided.

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Outdoor Art and Fairy Fun Webster Conference Center 2601 N Ohio St., Salina

Stop, Think, Connect

NEW! Bethany College (Nelson Science Building) 335 E Swensson St., Lindsborg GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A You text, you play games, you share photos and videos. Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or cell phone, the best tool you have to help avoid risks online is your brain! When you’re ready to post or send a message or photo, download a file, game or even shop for something---are you asking the right questions to help protect yourself, your friends and your computer? Have you seen something online that made you angry? Come learn more things to stop and think about before you connect. Girls will get to learn all about cybersecurity and complete their 59 minute quick start.

Monster Mash Bash

NEW! Camp Mary Dell 1943 Indy Road, Abilene GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 10/13 to 10 a.m. 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/29 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $25 All Ghoul Scouts are invited to have a hauntingly fun time at the 1st Annual Monster Mash Bash! Spend the afternoon decorating pumpkins and discovering nature as you embark on a spooky scavenger hunt! Stay up late with the ghouls and goblins, dancing the night away, bobbing for apples, and playing games. Costumes are optional. Bring a canned vegetable for the "witch's brew". Meals provided.

Girl Scout Way in a Day

GRADE: K-12 DATE: 9/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/8 TIME: 2 - 6 p.m.

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"Make new friends, but keep the old." Come learn about Girl Scout traditions with your Girl Scout friends. Make SWAPS, sing songs, share sisterhood, and celebrate our founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Snack provided.

Flywheels Yesteryear Museum 1100 West Diamond Dr., Salina GRADE: K-3 DATE: 10/27 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/13 TIME: 1 - 4:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: $5

Flywheels Yesteryear Museum 1100 West Diamond Dr., Salina GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 10/27 to 8 a.m. 10/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/13 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: $10 "Make new friends, but keep the old." Come learn about Girl Scout traditions with your Girl Scout friends. Make SWAPS, sing songs, share sisterhood, learn about outdoor Dutch oven cooking, and celebrate our founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Bring your tent and camp outside or sleep inside the museum. Meals provided.

SWAP-Making Fest

N E W! Flywheels Yesteryear Museum 1100 West Diamond Dr., Salina GRADE: 2-12 DATE: 10/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/14 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: $10 What's a SWAP? Special Whatchamacallit Affectionately Pinned Somewhere (or Shared with a pal). Come spend the afternoon learning to make all different types of fun SWAPS! Stay after and trade SWAPS with all your Girl Scout friends! No snack.

SWAP Trade-O-Ree

N E W! Flywheels Yesteryear Museum 1100 West Diamond Dr., Salina GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/14 TIME: 4 - 6 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Come one, come all to the 1st Annual SWAP Trade-O-Ree! Bring as many SWAPS as you want to "swap" with your Girl Scout friends! No snack provided.


Festival of Giving

(Various locations) GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/3-11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/18 TIME: Varies PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Girl Scouts, this is your chance to give back at this annual, council-wide community service opportunity. This year we are supporting multiple community organizations across Kansas to fill their wish lists. This is a public event that allows you to see how a small donation from many people can make a BIG difference! No snack provided. Please register online to receive your FOG patch.

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Pottery Painting Playhouse

Cookie Camp

Amend Center 1236 East 12th, Emporia

NEW!

Sweet Treats Holiday Baking

Messiah Lutheran Church 402 N 1st St, Lindsborg GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 12/1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/17 TIME: 2 - 5 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Do you love to bake and make sweet treats for family and friends? Do you like to learn about desserts from another country? Come get into the holiday spirit and learn to bake Christmas treats with the Girl Scouts. You'll even get to take home the yummy treats you learn to bake. Snack provided.

GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 9 a.m. 1/19 to 9 a.m. 1/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/5 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $25 Cookie CEOs and Cookie Support Adults, don’t miss the 2nd Annual overnight camp all about cookies! Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, this is your chance to not only earn cookie badge work but have a blast doing it. Cookie Support Adults, here is your opportunity to have fun with your Girl Scout and take home a Badge in a Box - everything you need to earn a badge with your troop. Games, new friends, badge work … What more could you ask for?! A booth marketing kit to take with you as well? Done! And, did someone say Cookie Decorating Contest?! Get ready for a delicious party with all your Girl Scout friends! Meals provided.

NORTH

On the Pot 111 N Santa Fe, Salina GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/20 TIME: 3 - 4:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: N/A Discover the artist in you! Get your creative juices flowing, all while having fun with friends! Choose an animal figurine, small bank, party bowl, or cup from our crazy fun collection to paint and fire. Snack provided.

PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Do you love to bake and make sweet treats for family and friends? Do you like to learn about desserts from another country? Come get into the holiday spirit and learn to bake Christmas treats with the Girl Scouts. You'll even get to take home the yummy treats you learn to bake. Snack provided.

Holly Ball

NEW! Rolling Hills Zoo Conference Center 625 N Hedville Rd., Salina

EAST

East Region

Bonding and Bonfires

NE W ! Lakeside Recreational Park 1288 E Lapsley Rd, Assaria GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/27 TIME: 7 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: Free Grab your adult and experience the changes that occur as day turns to night! Enjoy songs, stories, skits, and fun-filled activities! Roast marshmallows around the campfire and build life-long Girl Scout friendships. Snack provided.

Sweet Treats Holiday Baking

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Plunge Into Girl Scouts and National S'Mores Day

N E W! GRADE: K-12 DATE: 12/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/22 TIME: 6 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: $15 Get in the Holiday Spirit with the whole family! Come join us for the 1st Annual Holly Ball. Celebrate and dance the night away with your family and friends and making lasting holiday memories. Dinner option is an additional $15 per person. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., dance is from 7 to 9 p.m. (Please register each family member that is attending. Price includes admission to the Rolling Hills Wildlife Museum.) Meal optional.

Jones Aquatic Center 4202 W 18th Ave, Emporia GRADE: K-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 TIME: 5 - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: $2.50 (optional, if swimming) Join us to celebrate National S'mores Day and enjoy a good time at the pool! All new and current girl member residents of Chase, Coffey, Lyon, Morris, and Osage counties will swim for free. Adults bring $2.50 to swim. Snacks provided.

Messiah Lutheran Church 402 N 1st St, Lindsborg GRADE: K-3 DATE: 12/1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/17 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Me, Mom, and Mani's

NE W ! Amend Center 1236 E 12th Ave., Emporia GRADE: K-5 DATE: 9/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 It is time to get spoiled and pampered with mani's! Learn the basics of nail care from a professional and get a matching manicure! Invite mom, grandma, or your favorite aunt or leader, and spend a fun morning pampering each other. Take home a nail polish, file, and a cuticle pusher at the end of the event. Snack provided.

Mani's with Friends

EAST

NE W ! Amend Center 1236 E 12th Ave., Emporia

GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 9/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Set your beauty skills in action! Learn how to achieve a professional looking manicure and how to care for your nails from the owner of Xan-A-Do salon. Pick a color and share the latest events in your life with your bestie while giving each other a manicure. Take home a nail polish, file, and a cuticle pusher at the end of the event. Snack provided.

Stop, Think, Connect

NE W ! Amend Center 1236 E 12th Ave., Emporia GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 9 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A You text, you play games, you share photos and videos. Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or cell phone, the best tool you have to help avoid risks online is your brain! When you’re ready to post or send a message or photo, download a file, game or even shop for

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something---are you asking the right questions to help protect yourself, your friends and your computer? Have you seen something online that made you angry? Come learn more things to stop and think about before you connect. Girls will get to learn all about cybersecurity and complete their 59 minute quick start.

I Love You to the Moon & Back-Mother Daughter Camp: Daisy/Brownie

Camp Wood YMCA 1101 Camp Wood Rd, Elmdale GRADE: K-3 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 5 p.m. 10/12 to noon 10/13 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/5 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Are you ready to blast off to Mother-Daughter Camp? This weekend will be out of this world. While you take a hike around the beautiful Camp Wood in Elmdale, Kansas, cast your line for that record breaking fish, and sing like a star around the campfire! This camp is a great opportunity to get to know one another. Dinner is NOT provided Friday, so either eat before you arrive or food may be purchased at our concession stand from 5 to 6 p.m. ONLY. Friday snack, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday lunch are included in your registration fee. Lodging is NOT included in the registration fee and is priced per cabin/tent. Jones Village sleeps ten people per cabin on single bunk beds; these cabins are heated and have restrooms just outside the cabin. The True Blue Cabins are newly renovated and sleep 10 in single bunk beds. These cabins are NOT heated but you may bring a space heater, and the restrooms are a short walk from the cabins. Register by 9/21 for the best pricing! Final registration deadline is 10/5. If you have questions, please contact Paula at 620-3428442 or paularoper@att.net.

I Love You to the Moon & Back-Mother Daughter Camp: JCSA

Camp Wood YMCA 1101 Camp Wood Rd, Elmdale GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 10/13 to noon 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/5 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Are you ready to blast off to Mother-Daughter Camp? This weekend will be out of this world. While you take a hike around the beautiful Camp Wood in Elmdale, Kansas, cast your line for that record breaking fish, and sing like a star around the campfire! This camp is a great opportunity to get to know one another. As an older Girl Scout (fourth grade-adult) you have

the opportunity to participate in the optional activities. These activities will take away from your scheduled camp activities. However, can be made up in your free time. Each camper may only select one optional activity. This allows you to try something new next year! The optional activities fill up fast so register early to secure your spot. During the Trail Ride you will drift around camp on a horse and keep an eye out for signs of a UFO. Get a bird's eye view atop the 50-foot Alpine Tower and fine tune your rappelling skills on the way down. Teamwork is the name of the Low Ropes game, while maneuvering through obstacles and traversing rope bridges all without touching the ground. Lunch is NOT provided on Saturday so eat before you arrive or food may be purchased at our concession stand from 1 to 2 p.m. ONLY. Saturday supper, Saturday snack, and Sunday breakfast are included in your registration fee. Lodging is NOT included in the registration fee and is priced per cabin/tent. Jones Village sleeps 10 people per cabin on single bunk beds; these cabins are heated and have restrooms just outside the cabin. The True Blue Cabins are newly renovated and sleep ten in single bunk beds. These cabins are NOT heated but you may bring a space heater, and the restrooms are a short walk from the cabins. Register by 9/21 for the best pricing! Final registration deadline is 10/5. If you have questions, please contact Paula at 620-342-8442 or paularoper@att.net.

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G.I.R.L.s RockIN Art Camp Camp Double E 794 Rd 200, Emporia

GRADE: 3-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 10/27 to noon 10/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/15 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $58 ADULT COST: N/A Enjoy a weekend of fun and creativity! Unleash your imagination at this fall camp! Explore several forms of art such as music, pottery, and painting! Each day will bring a new project that will include drawing, painting, pottery, or making a musical instrument out of recycle materials. All materials are provided. Meals provided.


A Little Dab'll Do Ya: Daisy/ Brownie

Amend Center 1236 E 12th Ave., Emporia GRADE: K-3 DATE: 11/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/20 TIME: 10 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Come to the 2nd year of painting on canvas with Troop 30035. Awaken the artist within! Join us for a fun morning filled with color, creativity, friendship, and good times. Get dirty with paint and take home a piece of art on canvas to display for friends and family to admire. We'll be using brushes and acrylic paint on a 8x10 canvas. For more information, contact Gwen Harris at (620)341-7301 or harrisgwen1976@ gmail.com. Snack provided.

Bonding and Bonfires

NEW! Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/27 TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout Family event. GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: Free Grab your adult and experience the changes that occur as day turns to night! Enjoy songs, stories, skits and fun-filled activities! Roast marshmallows around the campfire and test your senses and explore the trails at Double E by flashlight. Girl registration covers entrance of one adult. Snacks provided.

Cookie Camp

South Central Region Garden Night Hike

Botanica 701 N Amidon Ave, Wichita GRADE: 2-5 DATE: 8/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/23 TIME: 7 - 10 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $22 ADULT COST: N/A Brownies and Juniors: Venture out to Botanica for a thrilling night of exploration. Enjoy a series of night hikes with a team scavenger hunt challenge. Enjoy cooking dinner and s'mores over our fire pit. Join Botanica staff for field games in the dark! Dinner and Fun patch provided.

Amend Center 1236 East 12th, Emporia

A Little Dab'll Do Ya: JCSA

Renaissance Fair Camporee Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 9 a.m. 1/19 to 9 a.m. 1/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/5 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $25 Cookie CEOs and Cookie Support Adults, don’t miss this new overnight camp all about cookies! Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, this is your chance to not only earn cookie badge work but have a blast doing it. Cookie Support Adults, here is your opportunity to have fun with your Girl Scout and take home a Badge in a Box - everything you need to earn a badge with your troop. Games, new friends, badge work … What more could you ask for?! A booth marketing kit to take with you as well? Done! Get ready for a great party with all your Girl Scout friends! Meals provided.

GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 4 p.m. 8/3 to 9 a.m. 8/5 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $15 Hear Ye, hear Ye! You are cordially invited to our first ever Starwoods Renaissance Fair. You and your families will join us for camping during this medieval delight! Funnel cakes, pit BBQ, and a King's cook-off? YES! Royal tea with the queen? Obviously. Leather working, caricatures, face painting, henna artists, royal court, Adventure Course (only for VIPs), kite festival, troop town with badge work, a golden egg hunt, and I hear tell of a marvelous fireworks display. Don’t miss the medieval fun! Are you a Camporee VIP? The first 300 people to register will receive these perks: a 1 time fast pass to cut any line, special VIP patch, preferred choice of camping location, 10% off coupon for Ye Ol' Trading Post, and a zip line wrist band (must be Junior and older and meet weight restrictions). Register with HASTE. Please bring a sack dinner on Friday, all other meals provided. Concessions available.

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Festival of Giving

NE W ! (Various locations) GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/3-11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/18 TIME: Varies PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Girl Scouts are encouraged to participate in this multi-community service project that is held annually. This year, our members will be giving back and working with multiple community organizations to make donations of items from the agency wish lists. This is a public event that allows you to see how a small donation from many people can make a BIG difference! No snack provided. Please register online to receive your FOG patch.

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EAST

Amend Center 1236 E 12th Ave., Emporia GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 11/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/20 TIME: 2 - 3:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Join troop 30035 for a fun afternoon filled with color, creativity, friendship, and good times. Get dirty with paint and take home a piece of art on canvas to display for friends and family to admire. We'll be using brushes and acrylic paint on a 11x14 canvas. For more information, contact Gwen Harris at (620)341-7301 or harrisgwen1976@gmail.com. Snack provided.

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S'mores Day: Green Teens

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/6 TIME: 4:45 - 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: N/A Older girls: help us celebrate National S'mores Day! Join us at the Wichita Girl Scout office to help families with outdoor games, serving dinner and s'mores, and having a great time with us! Please register to receive details.

National S'mores Day

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita GRADE: K-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A TIME: 5 - 7 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Celebrate National S'mores Day! Join us at the Wichita Girl Scout office for this come-and-go, family event with outdoor games, hot dogs, music and, of course, s'mores. Pre-registration is not required.

SOUTH CENTRAL

Build It!

NE W ! MakeICT 1500 E Douglas Ave, Wichita GRADE: K-3 DATE: 8/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: N/A Build confidence, friendships, and homes for bees at this hands-on event at the Makerspace. Help save the bees by working with carpentry experts to create bee houses that will be placed at Girl Scout camps. Cut, glue, and paint these one-of-a kind habitats and make the world a better place for our winged friends!

Stringy, gooey cheese... Come out to Apron Strings and create your own homemade macaroni and cheese. We will create classic convenience foods the natural way with our own ranch-style dressing and finish with fruit juice finger jello.

Mac Attack: Juniors

Apron Strings 1 S Main St, Hutchinson GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 8/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $26 ADULT COST: N/A Stringy, gooey cheese... Come out to Apron Strings and create your own homemade macaroni and cheese. We will create classic convenience foods the natural way with our own ranch-style dressing and finish with fruit juice finger jello.

Haunted Stroll Spookmaster Gathering

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 8/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/23 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Do you love all things spooky? Be a Spookmaster at Haunted Stroll! Together with your troop, you will design and create a "scare scene" for visitors to enjoy in October. During this informal meeting, you can walk the trail, get assigned a location, and start planning. Troop leaders/volunteers, please register along with your troop for this event. If you cannot make it to this meeting but would still like to participate as a Spookmaster, please register.

Chameleon Fun Run

NEW! Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

Mac Attack: Brownies

Apron Strings 1 S Main St, Hutchinson GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 8/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $26 ADULT COST: N/A

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GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $25 Are you ready to be a Chameleon Color Champion?! If so, join us at Starwoods for the first Annual Chameleon Fun Run. Race or stroll the trails that weave around camp while conquering obstacles and getting blasted with color. There will be a Family Fun Zone, food trucks, music, and no chance of leaving this race clean. Concessions will be available.

GRADE: K-12 DATE: 9/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/10 TIME: 8 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event

NSC First Aid and CPR for Older Girls

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 9/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/3 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: N/A This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform first aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be first aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes in-person lessons on each safety topic and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. The girls will be given their instructional books upon arrival and they will go through DVD segments alongside the in-person instruction and practicing of correct technique. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins. Please bring a sack lunch.

Two Badges, One Day

N E W! Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 9/22 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/9 TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Older girls, come earn two badges in one day while meeting new Girl Scout friends your age. We will learn about food, photography, style, and comics. Cadettes will complete the New Cuisines and Comic Artist badges; Seniors will earn Science of Style and Collage Artist; Ambassadors will earn Dinner Party and Photographer. You will complete all required badge steps and take home your badges at the end of the event. Register early, as there is limited space available. Please bring a sack lunch.


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Adventure Course: Get Moving! Climb & Zip for Juniors

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 9/22 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/17 TIME: 9 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $30 ADULT COST: N/A Are you a RISK-TAKER? Get ready to use not only your energy, but team energy to work towards your "Get Moving!" journey while navigating through the Adventure Course! You will learn about equipment, technique, and choosing your challenge from our professionally trained staff. Climb as high as you would like on the climbing wall and zip over the Starwoods lake from the top of the 55-foot tower. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the adventure course, try something new, and build confidence in yourself.

First Aid and Girl Scout Way Workshop

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Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 2-5 DATE: 9/30 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/17 TIME: 1 - 5 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Get your new Girl Scout year started off right! Brownies and Juniors will have a great time meeting and learning from first responders, making first aid kits, learning Girl Scout songs and traditions, and meeting new Girl Scout sisters! Everyone will earn their First Aid and Girl Scout Way badges. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and we’ll take action by collecting donations for local children and their families. Requested donations will be sent out to registrants closer to the event date.

and the importance of recycling. Learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle with a special Daisy activity and interactive tour of the PRo Kansas Miller Recycling Center. Girls must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Potter Badge Workshop

City Arts 334 N Mead St, Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 10/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $36 ADULT COST: N/A Work with a City Arts potter to create your own hand-built pottery, tour the studio, and make beads out of clay for a one-of-a-kind bracelet.

Stop, Think, Connect

Zookeeper for a Day

Tanganyika Wildlife Park 1000 S Hawkins Ln, Goddard GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 9/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/10 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: $10 Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a zookeeper? Join us at Tanganyika to find out all about it! We'll spend an afternoon helping the keepers behind the scenes and meeting some incredible animals up close and personal!

Goddard United Methodist Church 300 N Cedar St, Goddard GRADE: K-12 DATE: 9/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/10 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: $15 Create your own pinewood derby car, then watch it race! This family event is for all ages, so bring mom, dad, siblings, and friends! Awards will be given in each level and for categories. Family only needs to register if participating in the “outlaw class” races. Registration includes an official car, patch, and race. Car pickup is at the Wichita Girl Scout shop during shop hours. Concessions will be available.

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 10/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/17 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: N/A This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform first aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be first aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes in-person lessons on each safety topic and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. The girls will be given their instructional books upon arrival and they will go through DVD segments alongside the in-person instruction and practicing of correct technique. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins. Please bring a sack lunch.

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Powder Puff Derby

NSC First Aid and CPR for Older Girls

N E W! Grace Point Live Church 9035 W. Central Ave., Wichita GRADE: K-5 DATE: 10/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 6 - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A You text, you play games, you share photos and videos. Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or cell phone, the best tool you have to help avoid risks online is your brain! When you’re ready to post or send a message or photo, download a file, game or even shop for something—are you asking the right questions to help protect yourself, your friends and your computer? Have you seen something online that made you angry? Come learn more things to stop and think about before you connect. Girls will get to learn all about cybersecurity and complete their 59 minute quick start.

Rosie's Story

PRo Kansas Miller Recycling Center 725 E Clark St, Wichita GRADE: K-1 DATE: 10/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 1 - 2:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $3 ADULT COST: N/A Learn from the Rosie petal through an exciting story about taking care of the environment,

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Highest Awards Orientation Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita

GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 10/9 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/8 TIME: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Are you thinking about starting a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award project? Come get answers to your questions, learn what steps and paperwork is required for each award, and get tips on project sustainability, keeping your project girlled, and much more! Learn about the Bronze Award from 5:30-6:15, Silver Award 6:30-7:30, and Gold Award from 7:45-8:30; you can choose to attend any or all of the award sessions.

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Letterboxing in the Park

Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 10/13 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $11 ADULT COST: N/A Are you looking for an adventure? Try letterboxing! Solve clues and search for letterboxes in Chisholm Creek Park. Make your own stamp, notebook, and letterbox. Girls will complete the Letterboxer badge. Badge included.

Junior Robotics Badge Workshop

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 10/13 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $30 ADULT COST: N/A Girl Scouts and leaders from RoboTroop will lead girls through an afternoon of fun learning about robots. Attendees will earn Designing Robots, Programming Robots, and Showcasing Robots badges.

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Autumn Safari Overnight

Sedgwick County Zoo 5555 Zoo Blvd, Wichita GRADE: 2-5 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 6 p.m. 10/13 to 9 a.m. 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: $28 Spend a memorable night at the Sedgwick County Zoo visiting the giraffes, elephants, gorillas, and other animals of Africa. Activities include games, an evening zoo tour, and some special animal visitors. Lay your sleeping bag in the Downing Gorilla Forest (no tents needed) for an indoor safari sleepover. Please bring a sack dinner. Chaperones must register and attend with their girls. Registration fee includes an evening snack, juice only in the morning, and admission into the zoo the next day.

Outdoors with Coleman

Sedgwick County Park 6500 W 21st St N, Wichita GRADE: K-5 DATE: 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $3 ADULT COST: $3 Come prepare for outdoor adventures and learn from the experts! Explore outdoor skills while playing games and getting hands-on time with Coleman equipment during this fun, Service Unit sponsored event.

Pumpkin Extravaganza

Klausmeyer Dairy Farm 8135 S 119th St W, Clearwater GRADE: K-12 DATE: 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 TIME: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $11 ADULT COST: $9 Come out for a festival at the farm! Have you ever wondered where your milk comes from? Tour the dairy barn and watch a milking demonstration. Pick out your favorite pig and cheer it on during the pig races and visit the baby animal petting zoo; how sweet! Hitch a ride on the wagon out to the pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin (one pumpkin included per Girl Scout, additional $2 per pumpkin of any size for rest of family) The farm also has many more activities available for a small, additional cost that you may purchase at the event. Bring your family out to the farm anytime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and enjoy the crisp fall air! Concessions will be available.

Celebrate and Create Workshop

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Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 2-5 DATE: 10/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/8 TIME: 1 - 5 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Bang the drum, march to the beat, and express yourself in this badge workshop just for Brownies and Juniors! Brownies will complete their Celebrating Community and Painting badges while Juniors will complete their Musician and Jeweler badges. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month so we’ll take action by collecting donations for a local domestic violence shelter. Requested donations will be sent out to registrants closer to the event date.

Haunted Stroll

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

GRADE: 2-12 DATE: 10/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/17 TIME: 5:30 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: $8 Do you dare to venture through Starwoods on Haunted Stroll night? Join us for a thrilling tour along the Boo Bash Trail, where you'll encounter monsters and ghouls of all kinds, artfully decorated scare scenes, and frightening special effects, all created by Girl Scout Spookmasters!

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Adventure Course: Breathe! Rappel & Zip for Cadettes Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 6-8 DATE: 10/21 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/16 TIME: 9 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $30 ADULT COST: N/A Get ready to feel the air beneath you as you work towards your "Breathe" Journey on the Adventure Course! You will learn about equipment, technique, and choosing your


challenge from our professionally trained staff. Rappel and zip over the Starwoods Lake from the top of our 55-foot tower. Experience the adventure course, try something new, and build confidence in yourself.

It's USD259 Fall recess! Girls Scouts, use your day off school for a fun day at NetApp with amazing STEM activities. Learn with robots, engage with STEM professional, and make new friends! No snack provided.

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Surfing the Sound Waves

Botanica 701 N Amidon Ave, Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 10/21 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/8 TIME: 10 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $12 ADULT COST: Free Fall into fun at Botanica’s gardens with a ‘glampkin’ planting! Girls will glam up a pie pumpkin and then fill it with flowers. They will use their creativity to assemble a woodland fairy out of unique natural materials. Autumn has never been this sweet!

Saddles & Stirrups: Brownies Singletree Stables 2100 E 45th St N, Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 10/21 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/8 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $18 ADULT COST: N/A Riding a horse is an amazing experience! Ask any good horseback rider her secret to success and she’ll say that understanding a horse is as important as learning to ride one. Come out to learn all about horses and get ready to ride! During this group lesson, girls will learn how to groom, saddle up, and ride.

KMUW- Wichita Public Radio 89.1 FM 121 N Mead St, Ste 200, Wichita GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 11/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/22 TIME: 10 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $3 ADULT COST: N/A Get a behind-the-scenes look at Wichita Public Radio! Take a tour, create an audio project in one of the production studios, and explore career possibilities in radio. There's even a chance you'll get to hear your messages played on air!

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GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/3-11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/18 TIME: Varied PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Girl Scouts, this is your chance to give back at this annual, council-wide community service opportunity. This year we are supporting multiple community organizations across Kansas to fill their wish lists. This is a public event that allows you to see how a small donation from many people can make a BIG difference! Please register online to receive your FOG patch.

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Space and Robots Overnight

Cosmosphere 1100 N Plum St, Hutchinson GRADE: 4-5 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 5 p.m. 11/3 to 11 a.m. 11/4 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/22 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $38 ADULT COST: $38 Spend the night at the Cosmosphere and earn the Junior Robotics badge. Program robots, do hands-on engineering activities, and more. Program includes a guided tour of the museum and a live rocket science show in Dr. Goddard’s Lab. Dinner, snack, and breakfast provided.

Happy Habitats

Hutchinson Zoo 6 Emerson Loop, Hutchinson

GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 11/4 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/29 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $16 ADULT COST: N/A Join us at the Hutchinson Zoo as we learn about wild animals and the places they live. Earn your Animal Habitats badge while exploring the animals' homes.

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Holy Spirit Catholic School 18218 W US Highway 54, Goddard GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/22 TIME: 6 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: $10 Grab your best formal attire and straighten up the tie on dad (or other male role model) and join us for a formal evening of food, fun, and dancing. A dinner of chicken alfredo, garlic bread, salad, and dessert will be served 6 - 7 p.m. followed by dancing. A photographer will be on site to capture the special evening. Every couple will receive a free 4x6 with the option to purchase other sizes. Each girl will also receive a patch. Dinner provided.

NetApp Powered Girl Scout Day

GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 10/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/15 TIME: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $3 ADULT COST: N/A

(Various locations)

Father-Daughter Formal

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Illuminations Set Up at Botanica

the trails of Starwoods by flashlight and test your senses on the trails. Girl registration covers entrance of one adult. S'mores provided.

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Botanica 701 N Amidon Ave, Wichita GRADE: 2-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/29 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Help Botanica place beautiful lights all around the gardens to prepare for their annual event in this Girl Scout community service project. After working hard, play in the heated pavillion and eat a picnic with your adult. Each Girl Scout and adult who helps at this event will get a discounted ticket to Girl Scout weekend on December 28th. Let's help Botanica shine bright this holiday! Please bring a sack lunch.

Bonding & Bonfires Green Teens

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Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/27 TIME: 5:30 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: N/A Green Teens, are you ready to roll up your sleeves and help with a fun event?! Come out to Bonding and Bonfires to help younger girls with activities, lead songs, be a trail guide, offer s'more assistance, and help with skits. It will be a day of fun and Girl Scout sisterhood. S'mores provided.

Bonding & Bonfires

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

Saddles & Stirrups: Juniors

Singletree Stables 2100 E 45th St N, Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 11/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/22 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $18 ADULT COST: N/A Riding a horse is an amazing experience! Ask any good horseback rider her secret to success and she’ll say that understanding a horse is as important as learning to ride one. Come out to learn all about horses and get ready to ride! During this group lesson, girls will learn how to groom, saddle up, and ride.

NSC First Aid and CPR for Older Girls

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 11/17 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/5 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: N/A This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform first aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be first aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes in-person lessons on each safety topic and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. The girls will be given their instructional books upon arrival and they will go through DVD segments alongside the in-person instruction and practicing of correct technique. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins. Please bring a sack lunch.

Junior Robots

GRADE: K-12 DATE: 11/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/27 TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: Free Grab your adult and experience the changes that occur as day turns to night! Enjoy songs, stories, skits and fun-filled activities! Roast marshmallows around the campfire and explore

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new friends! Juniors, join us at MakeICT for friendship and robots while working on some of our new Robotics badges. Learn about making simple machines, how they move, and create prototypes. Hear from robotics experts on ways robots help make our lives better and what is on the next frontier of programming and design.

NEW! MakeICT 1500 E Douglas Ave, Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 12/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/19 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $23 ADULT COST: N/A Why was the Girl Scout Robotics Engineer never lonely? Cause she could always MAKE

A Starwoods Christmas Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

GRADE: K-12 DATE: 12/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 12/6 TIME: 5:30 - 9 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: $8 No time for a trip to the North Pole? Bundle up your friends and family and come out to Starwoods for an evening of holiday-themed magic! Party like the penguins as we take a hayrack ride around camp to admire the holiday light displays, make winter crafts, decorate cookies, and maybe catch a glimpse of some North Pole visitors. We will listen to Santa’s stories, sing carols with the elves, and warm up with soup and a hot cocoa bar. Family members under 2 years old do not need to register.

A Starwoods Christmas Elf Helpers

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 12/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/29 TIME: Noon - 9:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Let's turn Starwoods into a winter wonderland! Together with your troop/group, you'll choose a theme, transform your area, then plan and lead a winter- or holiday-themed activity for families. Twinkling lights, decorations, costumes…the starry winter sky is the limit. Don't have time to plan a whole scene? Adopt a tree to decorate, or sign up to sing carols!


Holiday Bath Salts Workshop: My Promise, My Faith: She and Me Juniors & Older Girls Strataca 3650 E Ave G, Hutchinson GRADE: K-5 DATE: 12/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 12/3 TIME: 12:45 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: $28 Make the perfect relaxing holiday treat at Strataca: Bath Salts! We will go to the underground museum and talk about the many uses and healing properties of salt, then make one-of-a-kind peppermint bath salts using salt from the mine. After, we'll take a guided tour through Strataca with time to shop in the underground gift store as well. Each Girl Scout must have a responsible adult with them at this event; they will not be able to attend alone.

Sunrise Christian Academy 5500 E 45th St N, Bel Aire GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 1/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/7 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $12 ADULT COST: $2 Join your Girl Scout sisters and earn your My Promise My Faith Pin for your age level. Troop 40451 will host workshop stations to help girl’s complete 1st or 2nd year badge requirements.

Cookie Camp

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater

Volunteer Trainings NSC First Aid/CPR Training

Locations vary (see below) PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only COST: $20 This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform first aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be first aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes a home-study portion, and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. Once you have registered, you will receive the materials for the home study. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins. SESSION 1 - Parsons Girl Scout House 221 S. 29th St., Parsons DATE: 9/15 TIME: 9 - 11 a.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/3

Girl Scouts & Screen Printing

Prairie Print 3748 N Ohio St, Wichita GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 1/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/2 TIME: 10 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $9 ADULT COST: N/A Screen print your very own t-shirt while earning your Product Designer badge. Learn the ins-andouts of what makes great t-shirts and designs, and make some new friends too! Come out for the fun and walk away in high Girl Scout fashion. The badge is for Juniors, but the fun is for all!

Sunrise Christian Academy 5500 E 45th St N, Bel Aire GRADE: K-3 DATE: 1/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/7 TIME: 9:45 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $12 ADULT COST: $2 Join your Girl Scout sisters and earn your My Promise My Faith Pin for your age level. Troop 40451 will host workshop stations to help girl’s complete 1st or 2nd year badge requirements.

GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 1/19 to 10 a.m. 1/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1/14 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $25 Cookie CEOs and Cookie Support Adults, don’t miss this new overnight camp all about cookies! Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, this is your chance to not only earn cookie badge work but have a blast doing it. Cookie Support Adults, here is your opportunity to have fun with your Girl Scout and take home a Badge in a Box - everything you need to earn a badge with your troop. Games, new friends, badge work … What more could you ask for?! A booth marketing kit to take with you as well? Done! And did someone say Cookie Decorating Contest?! Get ready for a delicious party with all your Girl Scout friends! Please eat breakfast before arrival. All other meals and snacks provided.

SESSION 3 - Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita DATE: 9/18 TIME: 7 - 9 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/3 SESSION 4 - Ambulance Station 114 N. Main St., Yates Center DATE: 9/29 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/17 SESSION 5 - Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita DATE: 10/18 TIME: 7 - 9 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/1 SESSION 6 - Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita DATE: 11/13 TIME: 7 - 9 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/29

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My Promise, My Faith: Daisy & Brownie

SESSION 2 - Yesteryear Museum 1100 W. Diamond, Salina DATE: 9/15 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/28

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IGNITE: Turn it Up!

Locations vary (see below) PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only COST: Free

Network with other troop leaders as you turn up the fire on your troop leadership skills! These half-day, full-day, and overnight adult learning opportunities offer workshops on a variety of topics that will help you become a more successful leader. At an IGNITE, you might learn a new team-building game, celebrate a Girl Scout tradition, gain archery skills, try a new outdoor cooking technique, or experiment with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Each IGNITE is unique and well worth returning to again and again! Have a suggestion for an IGNITE workshop? Submit it to info@gskh. org. *Some Fall 2018 IGNITE sessions will include opportunities for FOS Training. SESSION 1 - Amend Girl Scout Center 1236 E. 12th Ave, Emporia DATE: 8/11 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 SESSION 2 - Neodesha Girl Scout House 223 N. 5th, Neodesha DATE: 8/18 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/6 SESSION 3 - Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita DATE: 9/8 TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27 * FOS training included. Lunch Provided. SESSION 4 - Garden City Girl Scout Office 114 Grant Ave, Garden City DATE: 9/8 TIME: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27 * FOS training included. Lunch Provided.

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SESSION 5 - Yesteryear Museum 1100 W. Diamond, Salina DATE: 9/15 TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/4 * Lunch Provided.

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SESSION 6 - Celebration Community Church 5790 230th Ave, Hays DATE: 9/15 TIME: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/4 * FOS training included. Lunch Provided.

Outdoor Leadership 101 Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita DATE: 9/8 TIME: 4 - 8 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27

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PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only COST: $10 Following IGNITE, stick around for a bonus 101 session of Outdoor Leadership. By completing this course volunteers will be qualified to plan and have backyard campouts, host and attend day camps, and have a camping adventure within their own community or stay at any Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Camp property (with the exception of semi-primitive camp sites). This course is required for any outdoor cooking or fire building. This course is a hands-on participation course where you will experience outdoor cooking methods and fire building as well as the procedures for pitching, striking and caring for tents. Prerequisite – Outdoor Leadership -100 Home-study. Dinner is provided. Dinner provided.

Outdoor Leadership 101/201 Locations vary (see below) PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only COST: $20 OVERNIGHT EVENT!

This combined overnight course prepares the volunteer for backyard campouts, day camps, and camping adventures within their own community or at any Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Camp property, as well as for semi-primitive camping at both council owned and non-council owned properties. Outdoor Leadership 101 is required for any outdoor cooking or fire-building. This course is a hands-on participation course where you will experience outdoor cooking methods and fire-building, procedures for pitching, striking and caring for tents, and additional outdoor skills and activities that can be added to the girl program. Prerequisites: Outdoor Leadership 100 – Home Study. Meals are provided. Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch provided. OVERNIGHTS: 1 SESSION 1 - Camp Four Winds 9236 S.E. Quivera Rd., Leon DATE: 8/25 TIME: 4 p.m.-2 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/13 SESSION 2 - Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103rd St. W., Clearwater DATE: 10/6 TIME: 4 p.m.-2 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/24 SESSION 3 - Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia DATE: 9/15 TIME: 4 p.m.-2 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/3 SESSION 4 - Garden City Little House 109 Hackberry, Garden City DATE: 9/8-9/9 TIME: 5 p.m.-3 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/27

SESSION 5 - Yesteryear Museum 1100 W. Diamond, Salina DATE: 9/15-9/16 TIME: 4 p.m.-2 p.m. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9/4

Intro to Troop Management

DATE: Varies TIME: Varies REGISTRATION DEADLINE: PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only COST: Free This session for new Troop Leaders provides all of the information required to get started with a Girl Scout troop. During the course, we'll talk about forming a leadership team for the troop, planning meetings and field trips, working with the Girl Scout curriculum, managing troop finances, and answering any questions you have about Girl Scouts. Intro to Troop Management (ITM) can be taken online by watching a video series, via live webinar or in person. To participate in the webinar session, you will need access to both the internet for the presentation content and a phone line for the audio content. Find the video series online at www.kansasgirlscouts.org/volunteer or contact your Volunteer Support Specialist at 888-686-MINT or info@gskh.org to inquire about in person or live webinar ITM opportunities in your area. Prerequisites: Girl Scout membership, approved background check, and appointment to a volunteer role.


Council Information Southwest Region

North Region

114 Grant Ave. Garden City, KS 67846

St. John's Lutheran Church 302 S. 7th Street Salina, KS 67401

360 Lexington Road Wichita, KS 67218

Garden City Little House

East Region

Augusta Little House

Garden City Regional Office ( (888) 686-6468

South Central Region

Salina Regional Office ( (888) 686-6468

108 Hackberry St. Garden City, KS 67846

Wichita Headquarters ( (888) 686-6468

928 E. Kelly Ave. Augusta, KS 67010

Amend Center - Emporia Regional Office ( (888) 686-6468

Northwest Region

Newton Little House

1236 E. 12th Ave. Emporia, KS 66801

Hays Regional Office ( (888) 686-6468

715 Washington Road Newton, KS 67114

Camp Double E

2707 Vine St., Suite 8 Hays, KS 67601

Camp Four Winds

794 Road 200 Emporia, KS 66801

9236 SE Quivera Road Leon, KS 67074

Camp Starwoods

7800 S. 103rd St. West Clearwater, KS 67026

To reserve a property, call Customer Care 1-888-686-MINT (6468).

Rawlins

Decatur

Phillips

Norton

Smith

Jewell

Republic

Cloud Sherman

Thomas

Sheridan

Graham

Rooks

Osborne

NORTHWEST Logan

Gove

Scott

Lane

Rush

Ness

Dickinson Saline Ellsworth

Morris

Barton McPherson

Marion

Lyon

Double-E

Reno

Garden City Stanton

Grant

Haskell

Gray

SOUTHWEST Morton

Stevens

State Park

CAMPING

Seward

Meade

Coffey

Harvey Butler

Ford

Emporia

Stafford

Hodgeman

Finney



Chase

Pawnee Kearny

Osage

Salina Rice

Hamilton

State Park

Ottawa

Russell

Hays Wichita

Camp Property

Lincoln

Ellis

Trego

Wallace

Greeley

Mitchell

NORTH

Regional Office

KEY

Cheyenne

Edwards Pratt Kingman

Kiowa

Clark Comanche

Starwoods Barber

Sedgwick



Wichita

Sumner Harper



Greenwood Elk

Cowley

SOUTH CENTRAL

Girl Scout members get FREE access to basic/primitive campsites at 26 Kansas State Parks, thanks to the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council’s partnership with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

Four Winds

Chautauqua

Woodson

Allen

Wilson

Neosho

EAST Montgomery

Labette

To request a campsite reservation, you must complete an application form. This form can be obtained on our council website. For more information, go to: kansasgirlscouts.org > Our Council > Our Camps > State Park Camping JULY 2018

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Spark | 07-2018 | BACK TO TROOP edition  

A triannual publication of the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland.

Spark | 07-2018 | BACK TO TROOP edition  

A triannual publication of the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland.

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