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

MARCH 2018 CAMP EDITION

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Innovation Soars with Spirit

11 Thin Mint Sprint 5K Run/Walk 13 Overnight Camps


Letters from Liz Our summer Girl Scout adventures are just around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited! I’ve been super energized meeting so many of our amazing Cookie Pros this year. Girls, you’ve all worked really hard to achieve your goals and power your summer adventures. This summer we have outdoor challenges galore and much, much more for all of our Girl Scout Go-Getters, Innovators, Risk-Takers and Leaders! At our Starwoods Outdoor Center we have not one, but two six-night resident camps, as well as a host of three-night “mini” resident camps. During our two resident camps, all of you Innovators will have the opportunity to check out the STEM stations in WATC’s FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab! We’ve got another Spirit of Nature three-night adventure filled with traditional camp activities at Camp Lakeside in Scott City, plus a two-night Zombie Survival Camp at Camp Double E in Emporia and a two-night, three-day excursion at Cedar Bluff State Park in Ellis. What fascinates you more, adventures above ground, underground, or even underneath the water? Juniors, if you want to learn all about rockets and robots, join us for Amelia’s Angels Camp at Starbase on the McConnell Air Force Base the last week of June. If you’d like to brush up on your flying skills, we’ve got another exciting Harri-ette Potter Overnight Camp in Abilene during July. But maybe you’re more interested in underwater and underground adventures. How about discovering scuba diving at the Family YMCA in Salina, or would you rather create movie magic hundreds of feet underground in the salt mines at Strataca in Hutchinson? These are just a few of the many, many Girl Scout adventures you will find in our 2018 summer edition of Spark Magazine. I look forward to learning about your Girl Scout adventures this summer!

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Juliette's Pearls Leadership Luncheon

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Cybersecurity badge program pilot

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Cookie Goal Photo Contest winners

12 Travel & high adventure 14 Pack your trunks, it's time for camp!

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Top secret event announcement

18 Activities by region

Yours in Girl Scouting,

31 Council info Liz Workman Chief Executive Officer - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

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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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2 0 1 7 ATOTAL N NREVENUE U A &LSUPPORT R E||P$5,608,850 ORT TOTAL REVENUE & SUPPORT $5,608,850

Product Sales

76% $4,245,382

Public Support 14%

$787,188

Program Fees

2%

$111,734

Retail Sales

1%

$77,499

Other Income

7%

$387,047

EXPENSES || $5,436,239

0%

EXPENSES $5,436,239

100%

NET ASSETS

$13,338,277 Net Assets, beginning of year $13,510,888 Net Assets, end of year

Program Services

84% $4,589,717

Administrative Support

8% $414,910

$172,611 Change in Net Assets

Fundraising Expense

8% $431,612

Program Services Administrative Support Fundraising Expense

$4,589,717 $414,910 $431,612

84% 8% 8%

IMPACT What did a year of Girl Scouts accomplish? Our Girl Scouts accomplished ...

In the financial year, our council served ...

10,184

3,262

girls

adults

741

troops

32,463

badges earned

Our council provided ...

103

community based clubs

$87,037

in membership dues assistance

79

camps on GSKH properties

$9,965

in assistance for uniform and book components

22,150 cookies shares donated

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Gold Award Recipients

$23,500 awarded in scholarships to graduating seniors

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Leadership Society Luncheon Inspires Girl Scout Founder Juliette Gordon Low’s vision was to give all girls the opportunity to discover, lead, and make their community and the world a better place. The Juliette’s Pearls Leadership Society works to advance that vision by raising funds and awareness for Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, ensuring girls across the state have the opportunity to participate in critical girl leadership experiences that help them thrive now and in the future.

of Distinction from Wichita, Kan., Reeny Botros, also spoke about her Girl Scout journey and how her interest in STEM and fashion led to her Gold Award for her Catwalk Coding program. The luncheon GSUSA CEO Sylvia Acevedo and the 2018 Juliette’s Pearls recognized Legacy Leadership Society Committee. Pearl honorees Beverly Fiedler and Shirley Mosher for their years of dedication to Girl Scouting. Senator Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker served as honorary chair.

A huge thank you to our luncheon More than 200 people attended sponsors, listed below! the third-annual Juliette’s Pearls Leadership Society Luncheon on Feb. 21, 2018 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview. Guests were inspired by Keynote Speaker Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, who spoke about her journey from being a young Girl Scout in New Mexico, to working for NASA as a rocket scientist, to leading the next generation of girls as the “Chief Girl Scout.” She emphasized the need for STEM programming for girls, so they too can achieve their dreams and help change the world in the process. National Young Woman

A Daisy hands out Thanks-A-Lot cookies at the end of the luncheon.

Go to kansasgirlscouts.org/jpls or call (888) 686-6468 to learn more about joining the Juliette’s Pearls Leadership Society.

Thank you to our 2018 Juliette's Pearls Leadership Society Luncheon Sponsors:

INVEST

IMAGINE

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

INSPIRE

Commerce Bank Foulston Siefkin, LLP High Touch Technologies, Inc. Betsy & Scott Redler

Cox Communications Equity Bank, N.A. Larry Schwarm Photography Stems

MEDIA SPONSOR

*As of January 31, 2018

Eby Construction and Trade Partners

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Anonymous Lifetime Girl Scout

IGNITE 4

Fidelity Bank INTRUST Bank

KMUW 89.1 Wichita Public Radio


2018 legacy pearls Beverly Fiedler In Memorium

Beverly lived a life full of compassion, humor, persistence, and commitment. During World War II, she was the first female window clerk in the Wichita Post Office. At the age of 20, she opened and operated a restaurant, with her father, in downtown Wichita named “Beverly’s Cafeteria”. She successfully operated this business until her marriage to Edmond Fiedler in 1950. Together they had three children, Ellen, Ann, and Fritz. Bev’s greatest joy centered around raising these three children. When Beverly’s daughters, Ellen and Annie, became Brownies, she became involved and enlisted her neighbor, Joann Kamas, to help as well. Beverly was a troop leader for many years and especially provided guidance to the members of Senior Mariner Troop #178, while letting the troop members sand and varnish the paddles, rudder and running board for their troop’s sailboat in her garage. Beverly also helped the troop members write, edit, and produce “Spotlight on Seniors”. This publication, printed on a mimeograph machine, highlighted all of the current activities of every Senior Girl Scout Troop in the Wichita Area. Beverly served on the Wichita Area Girl Scout Council’s Board of Directors, as a Wider Opportunities Selection Committee Member, and she accompanied the Senior Girl Scouts from the Wichita Area attending the last

National Girl Scout Roundup in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho in 1965. Beverly was a charter member of Girl Scout Alumni and Friends. She was active in many community organizations such as Botanica, Eastern Star, and the Wichita Symphony Women’s Association. She established the Wichita Chapter of Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays. As a Troop Leader, Board Member, Camper, Chaperone, Sailboat Navigator, Committee Member, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Friend, Confidante, Sports Enthusiast, and Community Leader…Beverly Fiedler truly embodied the Girl Scout Promise and inspired us all!

Shirley Mosher "Make New Friends but Keep the Old, One is Silver and the Other Gold…" This is one of the first songs Shirley learned when she joined Girl Scouts in 1941 at age 7. Shirley was a Girl Scout during World War II and remembers going door to door to collect items for the war effort. She continued through Intermediate and Senior Girl Scouts. Her mother, Marjorie Coombs, was one of her co-leaders and was also on the Girl Scout Board of Directors. Shirley was married in 1956 to Richard Mosher. Together they have three children, Sandy, Ron, and Sheryl. When Sandy began 2nd grade, Shirley

volunteered to be her Brownie leader. She continued on with both daughters as Brownie, Junior, and Cadette Leader. The troops enjoyed many Girl Scout activities, including frequent camping outings starting with Little House and Camp Seikooc. After the girls became seasoned campers, they enjoyed the ultimate challenge, “roughing it”, at Land’s End at Camp Wiedemann. During these years, she also volunteered as Troop Organizer, Neighborhood Chairman, Cookie Chairman, and Camp Promoter. Shirley had an extensive professional Girl Scout career as: Field Director, Older Girl Program and Planning Board Director, Camp Director, Program Director and Trainer, Membership Director, Special Needs Coordinator, Camp Coordinator, and Old Cowtown Coordinator. Shirley also had the opportunity to serve as Interim Executive Director. Shirley retired from Girl Scouts after 22 years, in 1996. Since retirement, she has remained active with Girl Scout Alumni & Friends in many ways, including as President of this dedicated group of Girl Scout supporters. Shirley spent ten years working on our Council’s Historical Collection now housed at Starwoods Outdoor Center. Shirley Mosher has been involved with Girl Scouting for more than 70 years. She is a Lifetime Member of Girl Scouts. During her years in Girl Scouting, she has met many wonderful people, and thus she personifies the song, Make New Friends but Keep the Old.


Thank you Spirit AeroSystems!

To encourage the Innovator in every G.I.R.L., Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland partnered with Spirit AeroSystems Inc. for an evening of STEM experiences, “Innovation Soars with Spirit”. Coordinated to coincide with our visit from Girl Scouts of the USA's rocket scientist turned CEO Sylvia Acevedo, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Spirit helped us welcome 275 girls and parents to a night full of activities such as coding games, circuit building, fatigue testing and much more. The WATC FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab greeted girls at the front door while Meritrust Credit Union and Exploration Place joined the fun to teach girls all about engineering and science. Gold Award Girl Scout Maureen “Reeny” Botros held miniature sessions of her Catwalk Coding program, showing girls they don’t have to sacrifice their femininity to work in the STEM industry. Sylvia Acevedo spent the evening sharing the story of Girl Scouts’ impact on her life and career, explaining how a night under the stars at camp led her to building her first rocket and would later encourage her work for NASA’s Jet Propulsion lab. We thank every Girl Scout, parent and our community partners for making this evening possible. Let’s continue to elevate every G.I.R.L. and Innovator of the future!

“We need them to design and protect our future. We need the - Sylvia Acevedo Girl Scouts." LEFT: A Brownie works on snap circuits, practicing coding.

TOP: A Girl Scout looks at aspects of the human heart on a 3D computer in WATC's FutureMaker Mobile Learning Lab. MIDDLE: Sylvia Avededo loved getting to spend time with our Girl Scouts while they explored different aspects of STEM. BOTTOM: Gold Award GIrl Scout Reeny Botros adapted her Catwalk Coding program to show STEM in a different light. 6

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Piloting the future of cybersecurity Securing digital information is a growing concern for many. Social media, online gaming, online banking, and even automatic vacuum robots for your home all deal with varying levels of pesonal information. How do you protect yourself in the digital age? Girl Scouts are tackling the issue with a new Cybersecurity badge program. Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is one of just three councils of 112 across the country piloting the program. In the midst of this, a new relationship has developed between our council and the 184th Intelligence Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard. Together, we

are teaching young girls how cybersecurity affects their everyday lives and what they can do to safeguard their information and therefore their future. Our 12 pilot troops and two Girls Who Code troops were invited to the Wichita Area Technical College’s National Center for Aviation Training on Saturday, Jan. 26. They played a binary coding game and launched into activities detailing cyber attacks and how to dismantle them. Both partners in the project are looking forward to the future and growing the leaders of tomorrow, Girl Scouts!

Second Lt. Ashley Bowen, cyber-warfare officer, assists girls during a binary coding game.

Girls toss packets at Tech. Sgt. Clinton Stang (left) to illustrate a denial-of-service attack, a type of cyber attack.

Recognition Breakfast & Annual Meeting

Girl Scouts passed foam objects back and forth — representing information packets — to understand how computers use network components to communicate.

9 a.m. April 7

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Cookie Goal Photo Contest Winners Goal-setting is one of the important skills learned through the Girl Scout Cookie Program. This year, more than 300 Girl Scouts across the council demonstrated this skill by entering the Cookie Goal Photo Contest. Congratulations to our seven winners whose names were drawn! Each girl has won the opportunity to select a council sponsored camp or activity of their choice.

Abby Troop 11031

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Aerial Troop 20998

Chloe Troop 41168

Maddisen Troop 10425

Madeleine Troop 30099

Olivia Troop 20954

Rachel Troop 41380


COOKIE HIGHLIGHTS

Cookie sales were in bloom for Troop 40073 at the Outdoor Living & Landscape Show!

These creative Cookie Bosses set up shop with their very own Cookie Food Truck!

The "cookie doors" with volunteer "customers" helped Girl Scouts practice their sales techniques at the Wichita Cookie Kickoff!

Girl Scouts showed off their inner G.I.R.L. at Cookie Kickoff at the Wichita Sports Forum!

With games, badge work and more, Scott City Girl Scouts got Cookie ready at Cookie Camp!

Daisy Girl Scout Olivia got traditional by going door-to-door for her cookie sales!

Harper was ready to roll like a pro during her first ever Cookie sale!

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Encourage her to step up today to show everyone how the world’s largest girl-led entrepreneurial program helped her be a barrier breakin’, challenge crushin’, lead takin’ cookie pro!

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, GIRLS GET A CHANCE TO: Unlock this awesome, limited-edition Cookie Pro 2018 patch

Be featured on our iconic Girl Scout Cookie box

Girl Scouts of the USA

COOKIE PRO 2018

Travel to NYC for an all-expenses-paid Girl Scout Cookie Entrepreneur Experience, where girls will talk business with GSUSA leaders and be recognized as a Top Cookie Pro 2018

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: Who can participate? Registered Girl Scout Cookie sellers from participating councils How do girls enter? By completing their very own Cookie Pro Resume Survey online and submitting it along with a photo

FUN FACT: 200 million Girl Scout Cookie boxes are distributed each year to more than 50 million cookie buyers!

Her cookie pro submission should include things like: Cookie badges she’s earned and skills she’s learned What she’s done or plans to do with her cookie earnings Best selling tips for crushing cookie sale goals like a PRO!

girlscouts.org/cookiepro Entry details and official contest rules will be available September 1, 2017. Entries accepted January 2, 2018, through April 30, 2018. One entry per girl from participating councils. 10


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wichita • april 21, 2018 Join your Girl Scout sisters to be a part of Team Girl Scouts!

5k Run/Walk & Cookie Relay

Register now for GSKH’s fifth annual Thin Mint Sprint 5K Run/Walk & Cookie Relay on Saturday, April 21 at the council’s headquarters: 360 Lexington Road, Wichita.

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Thin Mint Sprint

• GOODIES - While supplies last, each

participant of the 5K will receive a Thin Mint Sprint T-shirt, a package of Thin Mints, and post-race refreshments, including cookies!

• FUN PATCH - Participating Girl Scout girl members earn a Thin Mint Sprint fun patch!

• RELAY - Sign up a team of four participants for the Cookie Relay, and be ready to make your way through our 600yard course, complete with “Minute To Win It”-style cookie obstacles!

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST A package of Thin Mint cookies and an event T-shirt are included with any registration. A fun patch is available to girl members as well this year.

• COSTUMES + MORE - Dress in

your best Thin Mint costume for our costume contest, and enjoy activities for the entire family in the Family Fun Zone.

Packet Pickup Special events just for Girl Scouts of Kansas Early Bird members Heartland office

EARLY BIRD EVENTS:

360 Lexington Road, Wichita April 19 • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. April 20 • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Race Day) April 21 • 7:30 a.m. Girl Scout girl members may register through UltraCamp for just $15. Adults and the public may register at: kansasgirlscouts.org/thinmintsprint. Adults and the public can save on 5K race costs. Registration between March 17-April 20: $35/person. Race day: $40/person. The Cookie Relay is just $20 for a team of four!

Race Times 5K Run/Walk 8:30 a.m. Cookie Relay 10 a.m. MARCH 2018

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TRAVEL & HIGH ADVENTURE Travel with Confidence Is your troop in the midst of planning their first big trip? Never fear, the Volunteer Support team is here to help you through the process. Check out the archives on the GSKH Ignite Learning Channel (on Facebook: @GSKHLearningChannel) for the Travel with Confidence training, lots of great planning tips, and everything you need to know about the application and approval process. Be sure to “Like” the page to get notifications of future live training events! A group of Kansas Girl Scouts traveled by bus to West Virginia for the Girl Scout Jamboree in 2017.

Remember, all overnight adventures, whether in town, regional, national, or international, need to be approved by the council. Find the Travel Application by going to kansasgirlscouts.org and selecting “Forms” at the top of the homepage.

Travel Progression Kansas Heartland Girl Scouts are seeing the world! Over the last year, our girls have traveled to Kansas state parks, Great Wolf Lodge, South Dakota, New Mexico, Florida, Washington DC, Italy, Spain, and so many other great locations! The travel progressions provide guidance on trip experiences for troops with each excursion growing a little longer and farther from home. Where will your troop go next?

High Adventure Specialty Troop After traveling to the Girl Scout Jamboree in West Virginia last summer where they spent several days hiking, rock climbing, rappelling, zip-lining, kayaking, and so much more, girls and leaders

Tent life was the best life at the Girl Scout Jamboree.

didn’t want the fun to end. They formed Specialty Troop 47428, based in the South Central region, to plan and experience more girl-led high adventure. The troop is more than 40 girl members strong! So far this year, they have been to Starwoods’ Adventure Course and worked on their archery skills. This spring, they plan to go horseback riding and hold a primitive campout with an introduction to backpacking. LEFT: High Adventure Troop 47428 practices archery at Diamond Archery in Wichita. 12

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OVERNIGHT CAMPS Below you'll find camps that focus on the great outdoors with a range of 1 to 6 overnights. These are listed by region to help you find the perfect camp in or around your area. Prices shown are the girl price only so double check the adult price on the activity pages if you intend to come to camp with your girls. Camp name

Location

City

Dates

Grade

Register by Cost

Happy Campers

Girl Scout Little House

Garden City

June 7-8

K-3

5/28

$25

Spirit of Nature Camp

Camp Lakeside

Scott City

June 9-12

2-10

6/4

$200

Camp Like a G.I.R.L.

Cedar Bluff State Park

Ellis

May 31-June 1

K-3

5/21

$25

Camp Like a G.I.R.L.

Cedar Bluff State Park

Ellis

June 1-3

4-12

5/21

$35

Lakewood Family Campout

Lakewood Discovery Center

Salina

June 8-9

K-12

5/25

$26

Harri-ette Potter Camp

Camp Mary Dell

Abilene

July 20-22

2-12

7/6

$63

Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge

Canton

June 16-17

2-12

6/1

$45

Mystery at Double E Camp

Camp Double E

Emporia

June 22-23

2-5

6/11

$41

Under the Sea

Camp Double E

Emporia

June 28-30

K-5

6/14

$30

A Girl Scout Prairie Weekend

Pioneer Bluffs

Matfield Green

July 7-8

2-12

6/25

$25

Zombie Survival Camp

Camp Double E

Emporia

July 13-15

2-12

7/2

$45

Paddle, Hike, Swim Troop Camp

Camp Four Winds

Leon

June 1-3

2-12

5/21

$45

Night Owls Mini Resident Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

June 3-6

2-5

5/21

$120

Fossil Hunters Trip Camp

Camp Four Winds

Leon

June 8-10

6-12

5/21

$105

Mission: Adventure! Resident Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

June 10-16

4-12

5/28

$200

Starwood’s Safari Brownie Mini Resident Camp

Starwood’s

Clearwater

June 17-20

2-3

6/4

$120

Arkansas River Float Trip

Girl Scout Office

Wichita

June 18-20

6-12

4/30

$95

Four Winds Family Camp

Camp Four Winds

Leon

June 22-24

All Ages 6/11

$34

Pirate Troop Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

July 6-8

2-12

6/18

$45

Sun, Sand & Stars Resident Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

July 8-14

4-12

6/25

$200

I Heart Art Brownie Mini Resident Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

July 22-25

2-3

7/9

$120

SOUTHWEST REGION

NORTHWEST REGION

NORTH REGION

EAST REGION

SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

DAY CAMPS These Day Camps are exactly that, day-time camp opportunities focusing on the outdoors without any overnights, however they last multiple days. Camp name

Location

City

Dates

Grade

Register by Cost

Enchanted Forest Day Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

June 25-29

K-5

6/11

$129

Amelia’s Angels Camp at Starbase

McConnell Air Force Base

Wichita

June 25-29

4-5

6/11

$6

Mermaid Day Camp

Starwood’s Outdoor Center

Clearwater

July 16-20

K-5

7/2

$129

DAY CAMPS

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Pack your trunks, NEW Summer Camp Options

You asked, we listened! To provide a wider range of camp experiences for our girls, we are introducing new day, residential, troop, and travel options. Whether your Girl Scout is a new or veteran camper, Daisy or Ambassador, she will find many exciting summer camp options to choose from. Campers are eligible to attend camps that are for the grade they have completed. For example, a girl who has just completed first grade can attend camps that are for or include Daisies. A girl who has just finished third grade can choose from camps in the Brownie age range.

Resident Camp*

Is your camper a Junior or older? She can eat, sleep, and live the camp life for a full week, from Sunday afternoon through Saturday morning. She will choose from activities such as shooting sports, sailing, leather working, high adventure, wood carving, and many others to create her own schedule based on her interests. During the week, she will earn badges, practice camp skills, and cook over the campfire, with plenty of time for swimming, relaxing, and getting to know her new camp friends. Campers will be staying primarily in cabins or

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will be provided to specified camps from and back to any of the GSKH regional offices (excluding Wichita) for groups of six or more.

platform tents, and can request to be in the same unit as up to two friends at registration. We will do our best to keep troops together. Troop leaders who are interested in attending as camp chaperones should contact the GSKH office. Limited volunteer opportunities are available. (These camps will have transportation, please see box).

This option can be selected at registration, and we will let you know two weeks before camp whether or not the minimum number has been met.

Mini Resident Camp*

*TRANSPORTATION

This option is for Brownies and Juniors who would like to try out the resident camp experience without staying the full week. Campers arrive Sunday afternoon in time for dinner and opening campfire, and spend three days/three nights swimming, playing, learning, and earning badges. Your camper can choose from activities such as painting, shooting sports, ecology, textiles, basket weaving, and much more to fill her days with the activities that interest her. Campers will be staying in cabins or platform tents and can


it's time for camp! Day Camps

For Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors who prefer a day camp experience, we are bringing back the popular Mermaid Day Camp as well as offering Enchanted Forest Day Camp. Day camps are Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., with busing provided from and back to the Wichita Girl Scout office each day. Day campers can choose from a variety of activities depending on their age and interest, including swimming, archery, basket weaving, climbing, team building, and boating.

Other Camps & Programs request to be in the same unit as up to two friends at registration. We will do our best to keep troops together. Troop leaders who are interested in attending as camp chaperones should contact the GSKH office; limited volunteer opportunities are available. (These camps will have transportation, please see box).

Troop Camp

If your troop would like to go to camp together, troop camp is a great option! Troop leaders and/or troop support volunteers must register and attend to meet adult-to-girl camping ratios for their troop. You will arrive Friday evening and depart Sunday morning. Troops will spend evenings and overnights together, and during the day, girls can choose from a variety of camp activities and badge work based on their interests. Troops will be tent camping and cooking some meals outdoors so they should plan to bring their own tents, camping gear, and outdoor cooking equipment.

Travel Camps*

This summer, we are offering two travel camp options for girls in grades 6-12: a kayak trip down the Arkansas River, and Fossil Hunters at Camp Four Winds that includes day trips around the state to areas of geological interest. Spaces are limited, so register early! (These camps will have transportation, please see box).

In addition to these camp options, we have several specialty camps and programs. These include Family Camp, Daisy Day, Starwoods Stomp Adult & Me Day, and American Girl Twilight Camp. There are also several Girl Scout partner programs with local museums and businesses during the summer.

Just for Older Girls

If you are looking for some older-girl-only leadership experiences, join us at camp! The Get Certified Camp at the end of July offers you the opportunity to have fun at camp while getting certifications you can use throughout the year, including First Aid/ CPR and Babysitting. If you enjoy working with younger girls, consider becoming a Program Aide or Counselor in Training this summer. Program Aide is a volunteer position and Counselors in Training receive a stipend. For more information about becoming a PA or CIT, call your council office or email info@gskh.

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Early Renewal Early Renewal for the 2019 membership year goes live nation-wide on April 1! Don’t forget – girls can now use their cookie credits to pay for their renewal! Watch our website beginning April 1 for our Cookie Credit Membership Link to go live. (Cookie Credits from the 2018 cookie sale are not available until April 15.) The first 5000 G.I.R.L.’s who renew for 2019 will get an Early Renewal patch and a G.I.R.L. slap bracelet!

TROOP LEADERS!

We have listened to your feedback, and know that the Spring is a busy time of year finishing up your cookie sales, and working on your bridging ceremonies. We will not contact you about the girls in your troop that have not yet renewed until July, so that you can have a breather! You are (as always) free to renew your troops starting April 1, but we will concentrate on cookie credit and family renewals April through June, and will focus on the troop renewals in July. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to Girl Scouts!

RENEWAL TIP: USE YOUR COOKIE CREDITS! (COOKIE CREDITS FROM THE 2018 COOKIE SALE ARE NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 15)

RENEWAL PRIZES LIMITED TO THE FIRST 5,000 RENEWED GIRL MEMBERS Early Renewal patch

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G.I.R.L. slap bracelet


TOP SECRET EVENT Save the Date • August 3-5 ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON! We’ve got something special up our sleeves. But we aren’t going to tell you about it quite yet! Keep your eyes and ears open because on April 28 we are going to go on Facebook Live to make the BIG announcement from our 1000+ Top Seller event at Great Wolf Lodge. You won’t want to miss this event!

Tune in to Facebook Live, April 28

Regional travel will be provided to this event and you will definitely want to be amongst the first 300 people to register to qualify for all of the VIP perks.

National S’mores Day Join us Thursday, August 10 for National S’mores Day in celebration of our long standing tradition with the campfire S’more we have all grown to love. Let’s gather to pay our respects to those crisp graham crackers, melty chocolate, and gooey marshmallows that are so much a part of our Girl Scout lives. Locations throughout the council will be hosting a come and go S’mores Day celebration at no cost to you and the community. Grab your family and friends for some Girl Scout bonding while enjoying outdoor games, hotdogs, chips and of course your favorite camp treat… S’mores!

Emporia Garden City Hays Salina Wichita

Aug 10 Aug 10 Aug 10 Aug 10 Aug 10

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Jones Aquatic Center Stevens Park Hays Girl Scout Office Flywheels Yesteryear Museum Wichita Girl Scout Office

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SOUTHWEST

PRO GRAM EVENTS will be earned during this three day excursion. Please eat lunch before arrival, all other meals provided.

SYMBOL KEY = Council sponsored

= Service Unit sponsored

Southwest Region

Happy Campers

NEW! Girl Scout Little House 108 W. Hackberry, Garden City

chaperone GIRL COST: $40 ADULT COST: N/A Come join us for three fun filled days of adventure chasing Juliette around the world Through the zoo. There will be crafts from 17 countries and learn about animals and scouts from these places. You don’t want to miss out on this event, so sign up by June 1st and you will receive a t-shirt and a patch. Bring a sack lunch all three days.

Spirit of Nature Camp Like a G.I.R.L.

NE W ! Cedar Bluff 32001 Hwy. 147, Ellis

GRADE: K-3 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 5/31 to 10 a.m. 6/1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $15 Calling all Go Getters, Innovators, Risk Takers and Leaders! Join us for an adventurous one night two day excursion at Cedar Bluff Reservoir. No need to worry if this will be your first camping experience or you are a master pro at this! During this camp you will have a chance to hike the trails, swim with the fishes and sing your favorite song by the campfire. Outdoor badges will be earned during this two day excursion. Please eat lunch before arrival, all other meals provided.

Camp Like a G.I.R.L.

NE W ! Cedar Bluff 32001 Hwy. 147, Ellis GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 6/1 to 10 a.m. 6/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $15 Calling all Go Getters, Innovators, Risk Takers and Leaders! Join us for an adventurous two night, three day excursion at Cedar Bluff Reservoir. No need to worry if this will be your first camping experience or you are a master pro at this! During this camp you will have a chance to hike the trails, swim with the fishes. and shoot with a bow and arrow. Make sure to bring your favorite camp fire recipe as this is a patrol camping experience. Outdoor badges

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GRADE: K-3 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 9 a.m. 6/7 to 8 a.m. 6/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $25 First time camping? This is the camp for you. Come join us in some back yard adventures at the Garden City Little house. You will get to build your own campfire with yummy treats you can eat. We will be doing some campfire meals and making S'mores. Be sure to bring your tent and sleeping bag for a camp you don't want to miss. Eat breakfast before you come, all other meals provided.

Beauty and the Brush

NEW! Garden City Community College 801 Campus Dr., Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 6/19 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 TIME: 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: N/A Come Join the GCCC Cosmetology for a day of pampering and learn all about what it takes to be a cosmetologist. Girls who join in on this fun filled day will get a manicure, pedicure, plus some tips of the trade. Don’t miss out on this fun filled event. No snack provided.

Where in the World is your Scout Founder

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Lee Richardson Zoo 312 E. Finnup Dr., Garden City GRADE: K-5 DATE: 6/27-6/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/18 TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating

Camp Lakeside 300 E. Scott Lake Dr., Scott City

GRADE: 2-10 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 7/9 to 3 p.m. 7/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $200 ADULT COST: $184 Grab your favorite people and join us for a three-night adventure at Camp Lakeside! We will be Hiking, Canoeing, Swimming and other fun traditional camp activities. We will learn more about each other and make memories that will last a lifetime! We will learn how to make crafts out of recyclable material and of course spend time with new friends in the cabins! Space is limited, so use Cookie Credits to register soon! This is a girl event with only approved volunteers. Please check with staff Natalie Ellis or Jaclyn Vargas for available positions before registering as an adult. Please bring a sack lunch for the first day, all other meals included.

Scrapbook Camp

Girl Scout Little House 108 W. Hackberry, Garden City GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 7/10-7/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/1 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $25 Grab your friends and join in on some scrapbooking. You will create a paperbag scrapbook full of your favorite memories. You will need to bring 20-30 photos, that you can create a one of a kind scrapbook. Bring a sack lunch both days.


Mini & Me

NE W ! Garden City Arts 318 N. Main, Garden City GRADE: K-12 DATE: 7/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/14 TIME: 6 - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $30 ADULT COST: Free Come Bond with your parent or any adult 18 years of age or older. While each of you paint a masterpiece. The Instructor will show you step-by-step how to paint a cute fox on an 8x10 canvas.

Snooze at the Zoo

Babysitting Basics

Lee Richardson Zoo 312 E. Finnup Dr., Garden City GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 4 p.m. 8/11 to 8 a.m. 8/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $33 ADULT COST: $33 Ever wonder what the animals in the Zoo are up to at night? Come to Lee Richardson Zoo and join the nocturnal wildlife. From scavenger hunts to up close visits from some of the Zoo's nocturnal animal ambassadors you will have an exciting time exploring and learning about night time neighbors. All meals provided.

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First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 305 W. 7th St., Hays GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 5/26 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/14 TIME: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: Free School is officially out for the summer, so now what? Do you want to earn some money for those new speakers or phone you've been thinking of? Babysitting is a great business opportunity and a big responsibility! Are you prepared to handle the job? Make sure you are prepared and knowledgeable in the best practices, as well as how to operate and run your babysitting business. Join us and gain the skills to lead with excellence! Earn part of the Babysitting badge. Lunch and snack provided.

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Kickin' It In the Kitchen

NE W ! Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Fleming, Garden City GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 7/19 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 TIME: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Come for a day in the kitchen. We will learn some basic cooking skills, kitchen safety, following recipes, and table etiquette. We will learn how to take a regular recipe and add a splash of color, by making our own Rainbow Grilled cheese for lunch. Not only will we be cooking our favorite treats, we will also see what reactions we can create with different ingredients in the kitchen. Come hungry and leave full of knowledge. Please wear clothes that can get dirty. All meals provided.

TIME: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $8 ADULT COST: N/A Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors, get ready to share your love of camp! During this orientation, you will prepare to be a camp role model for younger girls. Learn how camp works, ways to help campers have a great time, tricks for leading large groups, and how to be an amazing camp mentor. Snack provided.

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Rockin' It Old School

NE W ! Camp Mandan 11639 Garnett, Wright GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 11 a.m. 7/13 to 2 p.m. 7/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $45 Are you ready for some old school camping? Come practice patrol style camping and hone your outdoor skills. There will be cooking, fire building, knife skills, flag ceremony, skits, songs, nature, knots and much, much more. You don’t want to miss out on this outdoor adventure. All meals provided.

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. Their 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.

Camp like a G.I.R.L.

Daisy Day Camp

NEW! First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 305 W. 7th St., Hays GRADE: K-1 DATE: 5/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 4/30 TIME: 9 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: $10 Calling all Daisy Girl Scouts! Grab your petals and let’s have a fun-filled day finishing up your first years in Girl Scouts! This day will be surrounded by everything you learned as a Daisy. We will have story time with Mouse Scouts, crafts, games and much more! At the end of the day we will bridge all Daisies into Brownies so you are ready for the next year. All girls will earn their Daisy Day patch and second graders will Bridge to Brownies. Snack provided.

N E W! Cedar Bluff State Park 32001 Hwy. 147, Ellis GRADE: K-3 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 5/31 to 10 a.m. 6/1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $15 Calling all Go Getters, Innovators, Risk Takers and Leaders! Join us for an adventurous one night two day excursion at Cedar Bluff Reservoir. No need to worry if this is your first camping experience or you are a master pro at this! During this camp you will have a chance to hike the trails, swim with the fish and sing your favorite song by the campfire. Outdoor badges will be earned during this two day excursion. Please eat lunch before arrival. All other meals provided.

Camp like a G.I.R.L.

National S'mores Day Stevens Park Main Street, Garden City GRADE: N/A DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A

PA/CIT Training

NEW! Fort Hays State University Cunningham Hall 600 Park St., Hays GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 5/24-5/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/14

N E W! Cedar Bluff State Park 32001 Hwy. 147, Ellis GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 6/1 to 10 a.m. 6/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $15

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Calling all Go Getters, Innovators, Risk Takers and Leaders! Join us for an adventurous two night three day excursion at Cedar Bluff Reservoir. No need to worry if this is your first camping experience or you are a master pro at this! During this camp you will have a chance to hike the trails, swim with the fish and shoot a bow and arrow. Make sure to bring your favorite camp fire recipe as this is a patrol camping experience. Outdoor badges will be earned during this three day excursion. Please eat lunch before arrival. All other meals provided.

Cupcake STEM Wars

NE W ! First Church of God 1010 Churchhill Drive, Norton GRADE: K - 5 DATE: 6/9 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/24 TIME: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: N/A Join us for an afternoon of cupcake fun! Girls will make their own chef hat, team up and put their engineering to the test by constructing a cupcake stand and decorate a cupcake for an afternoon snack. Bring a water bottle. Fun patch included. Snack provided.

Glamping 101

NE W ! Hays Recreation Commission- 13th St Gym 323 W. 12th, Hays

GRADE: K-8 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 6/14 to 9 a.m. 6/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $35 ADULT COST: $18 Pack your tent and your favorite pajamas, we are going glamping! No need to bring bug repellent on this camping trip! Learn how to cool off your campsite by making a portable air conditioner, decorate your space by using solar lights and get beautified by creating your own beauty supplies! This experience is designed to experience all things outdoors in a nice and cozy indoor space! Girls will walk away with a new badge and community service hours. Please eat lunch before arrival. All other meals provided.

Hair to be Beautiful

Hays Academy of Hair Design 1214 E. 27th, Hays GRADE: K-6 DATE: 6/19 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4

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TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only. GIRL COST: $34 ADULT COST: N/A Come to the Hays Academy of Hair Design for a special day of pampering and learning how to be your own stylist! Girls that sign up will get a manicure, pedicure, a hairstyle, and some make-up applications, complete with tutorials and tips for each. You don't want to miss out on what these future cosmetologists have to teach you! Fun patch included. No snack provided.

Bedtime with the Bears

NEW! Brit Spaugh Zoo 2123 Main St., Great Bend GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 6 pm. 6/22 to 9 a.m. 6/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/8 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: $10 Pack your trunks; we are ready for a roaring good time! Watch what the animals do when the lights go down and nobody is around. Girls will have a chance to participate in a scavenger hunt, learn about different animals and work on badge work. Don’t miss out on a chance to be up close to the animals in their habitat! Meal and snack provided.

Ultimate Girl Scout Game Show

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Colby Scout House 520 W. 5th, Colby

GRADE: K-8 DATE: 6/26 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/18 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $23 ADULT COST: $5 Come on down! You are the next contestant of the Girl Scout Game Show. Play life size ring toss, spin the wheel to find your fortune and walk away with all the requirements to a badge. This day will be full of games to help you build courage, confidence and character all in the great outdoors. All contestants will also receive a fun patch. Snack provided. Bring a sack lunch.

Ultimate Girl Scout Game Show

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Barton County Community College 245 N.E. 30 Road, Great Bend

GRADE: K-8 DATE: 6/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/18 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $23 ADULT COST: $5 Come on down! You are the next contestant of the Girl Scout Game Show. Play life size ring toss, spin the wheel to find your fortune and walk away with all the requirements to a badge. This day will be full of games to help you build courage, confidence and character all in the great outdoors. All contestants will also receive a fun patch. Snack provided. Bring a sack lunch.

Spirit of Nature

Camp Lakeside 300 E. Scott Lake Dr., Scott City GRADE: 2-10 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 7/9 to 3 p.m. 7/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only. GIRL COST: $200 ADULT COST: $184 Grab your Favorite people and join us for a three-night adventure at Camp Lakeside! We will be Hiking, Canoeing, Swimming and other fun traditional camp activities. We will learn more about each other and make memories that will last a lifetime! We will learn how to make crafts out of recyclable material and of course spend time with new friends in the cabins! Space is limited, so use Cookie Credits to register soon! This is a girl event with only approved volunteers. Please check with staff Natalie Ellis or Jaclyn Vargas for available positions before registering as an adult. Please bring a sack lunch for the first day, all other meals included.

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.


North Region

and how to care for them. You will tour the farm and feed goats, sheep, rabbits, donkeys, horses, and chickens! No snack provided.

Keep Calm & Get Your Craft On: Morning Session

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Keep Calm & Get Your Craft On: Morning Session

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Blue Barn Door Studio 3832 East Country Club Road, Salina

Blue Barn Door Studio 3832 East Country Club Road, Salina

Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp

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GRADE: K-3 DATE: 6/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/24 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $39 ADULT COST: $39 Are you Craft Challenged? No Problem! Come learn techniques with the experienced and FUN staff at Blue Barn Door Studios. Step-by-step instructions and all the special secrets and tips you will need to create a fabulous project you can be proud of. You will be provided with instructors, paint, pre-cut & sanded wood, stencils, paint brushes, scissors, and anything needed to build your "crafty" master piece. No snack provided.

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge 2565 Pueblo Road, Canton GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 8:30 a.m. 6/16 to 3 p.m. 6/17 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/1 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $45 Experience a Wildlife Safari under the moonlight with the Girl Scouts at Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp! Join us at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge and ride the modern-day covered wagon through the prairie! Get up close and personal with the bison and elks, and observe the wildflowers and birds native to the prairie! Sharpen your survival skills in nature and enjoy activities such as orienteering, fishing, and safari photography, while respecting your environment at McPherson State Fishing Lake. Bring you tent and come spend the night under the stars! All meals provided.

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GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 5/31 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/17 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44 Are you Craft Challenged? No Problem! Come learn techniques with the experienced and FUN staff at Blue Barn Door Studios. Step-by-step instructions and all the special secrets and tips you will need to create a fabulous project you can be proud of. You will be provided with instructors, paint, pre-cut & sanded wood, stencils, paint brushes, scissors, and anything needed to build your "crafty" master piece. No snack provided.

group activities, camping basics, hiking, animal presentations, and cooking over a campfire is just some of the fun you will have at Lakewood Park. Pack your tents and enjoy a night with mother nature, while growing a new appreciation for the great outdoors and making lasting memories with your friends and family. All meals provided.

Keep Calm & Get Your Craft On: Afternoon Session

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Keep Calm & Get Your Craft On: Afternoon Session

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Blue Barn Door Studio 3832 East Country Club Road, Salina GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 5/31 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/17 TIME: 6 - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44 Are you Craft Challenged? No Problem! Come learn techniques with the experienced and FUN staff at Blue Barn Door Studios. Step-by-step instructions and all the special secrets and tips you will need to create a fabulous project you can be proud of. You will be provided with instructors, paint, pre-cut & sanded wood, stencils, paint brushes, scissors, and anything needed to build your "crafty" master piece. No snack provided.

Blue Barn Door Studio 3832 East Country Club Road, Salina GRADE: K-3 DATE: 6/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/24 TIME: 6 - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $39 ADULT COST: $39 Are you Craft Challenged? No Problem! Come learn techniques with the experienced and FUN staff at Blue Barn Door Studios. Step-by-step instructions and all the special secrets and tips you will need to create a fabulous project you can be proud of. You will be provided with instructors, paint, pre-cut & sanded wood, stencils, paint brushes, scissors, and anything needed to build your "crafty" master piece. No snack provided.

Shorefront Ecology

Lakewood Family Campout

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Day at the Farm

NE W ! Mueller Farms 2342 300 Ave, Herington GRADE: K-12 DATE: 6/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/20 TIME: 1 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: Free Rabbits, donkeys, and sheep! Oh my! Come to the farm and learn about a variety of animals

Lakewood Discovery Center 250 Lakewood Dr., Salina GRADE: K-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 5:30 p.m. 6/8 to 10 a.m. 6/9 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/25 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $26 ADULT COST: $25 Adventure awaits your whole family! Fun

Lakewood Discovery Center 250 Lakewood Dr., Salina GRADE: K-12 DATE: 6/19 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/5 TIME: 6 - 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: N/A Have you ever wondered about the tiny organisms that live in the lake? Come explore the waterfront at Lakewood and learn about this unique habitat. You will learn about some of the most important pieces to the environment, discuss the food web, identify different plants, and catch specimen that live in these areas. No snack provided.

Discovering Scuba Diving: Morning Session

Salina Family YMCA 570 YMCA Dr., Salina GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 6/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/9 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44

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Are you ready to dive into an Underwater Adventure??! Come experience a SCUBA Orientation, learning basic equipment operations and safety. You will perform fundamental skills and actual SCUBA Diving in the depths of the swimming pool, with a professionally trained and licensed PADI Dive instructor. This course is your first step to find out what SCUBA Diving is all about and experiencing how the other 75% of the world lives. No snack provided.

Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? Get back to nature with your troop! What do you need to do to survive in a world without technology and the comforts of modern life? Archery, hiking, campfire cooking, and survival skills! Get your patrol teams together and safeguard your camp! Bring your troop and tents, and master your outdoor skills. Will you be a zombie or a human? This is a call to all troops, come survive like a Girl Scout! All meals provided.

Discovering Scuba Diving: Afternoon Session

Harri-ette Potter Camp

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Salina Family YMCA 570 YMCA Dr., Salina GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 6/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/9 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44 Are you ready to dive into an Underwater Adventure??! Come experience a SCUBA Orientation, learning basic equipment operations and safety. You will perform fundamental skills and actual SCUBA Diving in the depths of the swimming pool, with a professionally trained and licensed PADI Dive instructor. This course is your first step to find out what SCUBA Diving is all about and experiencing how the other 75% of the world lives. No snack provided.

Bugs & Bloom

Lakewood Discovery Center 250 Lakewood Dr., Salina GRADE: K-12 DATE: 7/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/26 TIME: 6 - 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $10 ADULT COST: N/A Come explore the gardens of Lakewood and look for the little critters busily living and working amongst the flowers and plants. Learn about native flowers and their purposes, how pollination helps the flowers, and what bugs are attracted to the flowers. You can even take home a native flower to grow in your own garden. No snack provided.

Zombie Survival Camp

NE W ! Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 6:30 p.m. 7/13 to 11 a.m. 7/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/1 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $45

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Camp Mary Dell 1943 Indy Road, Abilene

National S'mores Day

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: Girls and adults only 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.

Zip into Fun GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 6:30 p.m. 7/20 to 11 a.m. 7/22 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/6 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $63 ADULT COST: $43 You have been accepted into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Come get sorted into your chosen house and work together as a team to win the Hogwarts House Cup! Escape the Muggle world and brush up on your flying skills as we play quidditch, make your own magical wand to cast spells with, try your hand at potions, and experience much more as a student of Hogwarts. Join us and explore the amazing world of Harry, Ron, Hermione and of course... You Know Who... Make sure and bring your own tent, so the dementors can't get you while you sleep! All meals provided.

Discovering Scuba Diving: Evening Session

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Salina Family YMCA 570 YMCA Dr., Salina GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 7/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/11 TIME: 6 - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44 Are you ready to dive into an Underwater Adventure??! Come experience a SCUBA Orientation, learning basic equipment operations and safety. You will perform fundamental skills and actual SCUBA Diving in the depths of the swimming pool, with a professionally trained and licensed PADI Dive instructor. This course is your first step to find out what SCUBA Diving is all about and experiencing how the other 75% of the world lives. No snack provided.

Webster Conference Center 2601 N. Ohio St., Salina GRADE: 2-12 DATE: 8/18 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/4 TIME: 1 - 6 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $20 Zip into an adventure at Webster Conference Center. Spend your afternoon ziplining, hiking, canoeing, paddle-boating, and cooling off in the lake. Send your Girl Scout friend soaring into the water as you jump on the "BLOB". Come join us for a day of fun in the sun! Snack provided.

Discovering Scuba Diving: Morning Session

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Salina Family YMCA 570 YMCA Dr., Salina GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 8/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/11 TIME: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44 Are you ready to dive into an Underwater Adventure??! Come experience a SCUBA Orientation, learning basic equipment operations and safety. You will perform fundamental skills and actual SCUBA Diving in the depths of the swimming pool, with a professionally trained and licensed PADI Dive instructor. This course is your first step to find out what SCUBA Diving is all about and experiencing how the other 75% of the world lives. No snack provided.


Discovering Scuba Diving: Afternoon Session

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Salina Family YMCA 570 YMCA Dr., Salina GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 8/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/11 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $44 ADULT COST: $44 Are you ready to dive into an Underwater Adventure??! Come experience a SCUBA Orientation, learning basic equipment operations and safety. You will perform fundamental skills and actual SCUBA Diving in the depths of the swimming pool, with a professionally trained and licensed PADI Dive instructor. This course is your first step to find out what SCUBA Diving is all about and experiencing how the other 75% of the world lives. No snack provided.

PA/CIT Training

My Robot & Me Day Camp at Double E

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Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia

GRADE: K-5 DATE: 6/4-6/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge 2565 Pueblo Road, Canton GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 8:30 a.m. 6/16 to 3 p.m. 6/17 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/1 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $45 Experience a Wildlife Safari under the moonlight with the Girl Scouts at Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp! Join us at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge and ride the modern-day covered wagon through the prairie! Get up close and personal with the bison and elks, and observe the wildflowers and birds native to the prairie! Sharpen your survival skills in nature and enjoy activites such as orienteering, fishing, and safari photography, while respecting your environment at McPherson State Fishing Lake. Bring your tent and come spend the night under the stars! All meals provided.

Mystery at Camp Double E

Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia GRADE: 2-5 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 6/22 to 4 p.m. 6/23 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $41 ADULT COST: N/A Camp Scene Investigation - Take 3! Put your detective skills to work to solve a new mystery at Camp Double E! Discover clues, feel the thrill of deciphering codes, finding clues, and solving a good mystery. Join us and learn the tricks of crime scene investigators or master those skills you already have. Be a go-getter and bring the suspect to justice! This crime solving adventure promises to be another journey through Camp Double E that you’ll never forget! Please bring a sack lunch on Friday. All other meals provided.

Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia GRADE: K-5 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 6 p.m. 6/28 to 3 p.m. 6/30 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/14 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $30 ADULT COST: $20 Come joins us at Camp Double E for summer camp "Under the Sea." We will be crafting, cooking over campfires, Shooting bows and arrows, and camping for 2 nights. Please eat dinner prior to attending the camp. All other meals will be provided. For questions, please contact Gwen Harris at 620-341-7301 or harrisgwen1976@gmail.com.

A Girl Scout Prairie Weekend

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Pioneer Bluffs 695 KS HWY 177, Matfield Green

GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 10 a.m. 7/7 to 11 a.m. 7/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/25 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $25 ADULT COST: $25 Let's camp on the prairie! We'll sleep in the loft of the 1915 barn at Pioneer Bluffs, a historic Flint Hills ranch. Enjoy exploring the creek, old-fashioned games, a performance by a live band, homemade ice cream, songs around the campfire. We'll cook dinner, s'mores, and breakfast over fire. You'll earn one hour of community service. All meals provided.

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Camp Double E 794 Road 200, Emporia GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 5/31 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 TIME: 1 - 6 p. m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: get ready! During this training, you'll become a camp role model to the younger girls. Learn how camp works, how to make sure campers are having a great time, some emergency procedures, and how to be an amazing camp mentor. Let's make sure this is the best summer ever for our campers! Please eat lunch before attending. Snacks provided.

Safari Wildlife Adventure Camp

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GIRL COST: $48 ADULT COST: N/A Are you ready for the summer camp season to begin? Enjoy all the fun of camp without spending the night. Join us at Camp Double E and unleash the Innovator in you! We'll explore our new Robotics Badge! Come and see what it takes to built your own robot! You'll also make new friends, go on a scavenger hunt and hike, play water games, and many other fun activities. Girls can be dropped off at 8 a.m. Please bring sack lunch daily. Snacks provided.

Zombie Survival Camp

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GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 6:30 p.m. 7/13 to 11 a.m. 7/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/2 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $45 Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? Get back to nature with your troop! What do you need to do to survive in a world without

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technology and the comforts of modern life? We'll practice archery, hiking, and survival skills! Get your patrol teams to safeguard your camp! Bring your troop and master your outdoor skills. Will you be a zombie or a human? This is a troop camp. Please eat dinner prior to attending the camp. All other meals will be provided.

Plunge Into Girl Scouts and National S'Mores Day

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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: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: Free ADULT COST: Free Join us to celebrate National S'mores Day and enjoy a good time at the pool! All new and current Girl Scouts residents of Lyon, Chase and Morris Counties will swim for free. Adults bring $2.50 to swim. Snacks provided.

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Program Aide & CIT Camp Orientation

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 6-12 OVERNIGHTS: 1 DATE/TIME: 1 p.m. 5/19 to 4 p.m. 5/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/14 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $15 ADULT COST: N/A Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors, get ready to share your love of camp! During this epic orientation, you will prepare to be a camp role model for younger girls. Learn how camp works, ways to help campers have a great time, tricks for leading large groups, and how to be an amazing camp mentor. Practice your skills by helping at Camp Open House the next day! You will need to have already completed the online Program Aide Training prior to attending. Please bring a sack dinner. Snacks and meals provided on Sunday.

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Starwoods Open House Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater

GRADE: K-12 DATE: 5/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/18 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $Free ADULT COST: $Free Pack your trunks, it's time for camp! Come out to explore Starwoods, try some camp crafts, and sample snacks cooked outdoors. Be sure to get your camp passport stamped at each station and get answers to all your camp questions. Snack provided.

Putting You in the Past: A Cooking Exploration

Cowtown 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 5/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/14 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $31 ADULT COST: N/A Work and play can go hand-in-hand! Girls will play games, try a few Victorian chores, and have fun discovering what it was like to live in a different age. Cooking was a major part of a Victorian girl's life, and participants will be able to try some different cooking methods and learn that some skills cross ages. Earn the Simple Meals and Playing in the Past badges! Badges included. Girls will create a meal they will be able to eat but bringing a big snack is HIGHLY recommended. Adults who are interested in attending as chaperones should contact Cowtown directly.

Get to Know Judo

NEW! Newman University 3100 McCormick, Wichita GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 5/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 TIME: 7- 8:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $4 ADULT COST: N/A Hi-cha! Get to know the basics of Judo during this interactive class at Newman University. The instructors will help you find your balance, learn to fall without injury, and build confidence. Get moving with your Girl Scout sisters and feel empowered in your physical abilities. No snack provided.

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Camp Four Winds 9236 S.E. Quivera Road, Leon

GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 6/1 to 10 a.m. 6/3 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $25 Join us at Camp Four Winds for a relaxing troop weekend. Cook meals over the campfire, enjoy the stars, cool off in the lake, and practice wilderness camping skills. Girls will get to choose their own adventure by signing up for activities based on their interests. Troop leaders/troop support volunteers/parents who attend must register. All meals provided, including dinner Friday and breakfast Sunday.

Night Owls Mini Resident Camp N E W!

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 2-5 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 6/3 to 6 p.m. 6/6 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $120 ADULT COST: N/A It's a sleepover at Starwoods! Activity options include archery, swimming, and handicrafts during the day, then be night owls when the sun sets. We will stay up late stargazing and playing games, then sleep in and make our own breakfast the next morning. You can make glowin-the-dark crafts, go on a night hike, or try night science. All meals and snacks, including dinner on Sunday, are provided.

Cowtown Daisy Day, Gloria's Petal: June

Cowtown 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita GRADE: K-1 DATE: 6/5 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $14 ADULT COST: N/A Victorian girls enjoyed having fun but also needed to learn and respect the rules of their society. Some of those same rules are a part of life today. Girls will learn how manners demonstrate respect for themselves and others, and play with toys and games of that time to


help them master Victorian society. Come out for all the fun and earn your Gloria Petal. No snack provided.

Mission: Adventure! Resident Camp

in attending as chaperones should contact Cowtown directly. Please bring a sack lunch. No snack provided.

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Fairies & Friendship Daisy Day

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: K-1 DATE: 6/7 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $30 ADULT COST: N/A Daisies, come enjoy the outdoors and summer camp fun at Starwoods! Go swimming in the lake, make fluttering crafts, and play fairy games with your new camp friends. Families are invited to join their camper for songs and S'mores around the campfire that evening (weather permitting). Busing available in the morning only. Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

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Fossil Hunters Trip Camp

Camp Four Winds 9236 S.E. Quivera Road, Leon GRADE: 6-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 9 a.m. 6/8 to 10 a.m. 6/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $105 ADULT COST: N/A One word: Dinosaurs! If you love exploring the outdoors, this camp is for you. Go fossil hunting, take day trips to explore the geological landmarks left behind from the sea that once covered the state, and utilize your wilderness camping skills to cook over the campfire. Please eat breakfast before arrival. All other meals and snacks provided.

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

GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 6 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 6/10 to 10 a.m. 6/16 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $200 ADULT COST: N/A Are you ready to push your limits as a Go-Getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, and Leader? Choose your own adventures this summer! Activity options will include the Adventure Course, archery, wilderness survival skills, and specialized crafts such as leatherworking, basketry, and woodworking. Every day is a new adventure! No matter what you choose, you'll get to cook outdoors, swim, have late night chats with friends by firelight, and be a wilderness explorer!

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Starwoods Safari Brownie Resident Camp

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Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 2-3 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 6/17 to 6 p.m. 6/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $120 ADULT COST: N/A Get ready to explore the singing trees, scout for secret trails across camp, and swim the sparkling waters of Starwoods lake. Activity options include handicrafts such as jewelry and basketry, as well as science and camp sports. When the sun rises, wake up to a "polar plunge" in the lake and jungle breakfast in the trees! All meals and snacks, including dinner on Sunday, are provided.

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Arkansas River Float Trip

Zookeeper for a Day

Tanganyika Wildlife Park 1000 S. Hawkins Ln., Goddard GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 6/9 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $13 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! No snack provided.

Singletree Stables 2100 E. 45th St., Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 6/18-6/22 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $179 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will not only be riding horses, they will be actively learning how to care for them. They will learn how to tack up their horse, how to groom and care for it, and how to handle it safely. Girls will be riding from 8:30 to 9:30 each day and again from 10:30 to 11:30. No snack provided.

Games to Pass the Time Away: June

Cowtown 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 6/13 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $26 ADULT COST: N/A Victorian life was not all about work. Girls loved to have fun too! Come to Cowtown to play Victorian games and discover new ways to have fun. We will learn why games are important and create our own. Earn the Making Games badge! Badge included. Adults who are interested

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita GRADE: 6-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 8 a.m. 6/18 to 5 p.m. 6/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 4/30 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $95 ADULT COST: N/A Journey down the Arkansas River during this unforgettable float trip! We will depart from the Wichita Girl Scout office, enter the river outside of Udall, and float to Cave Park. After an overnight campout in Napawalla Park, we will float all day to Geuda Springs, and spend the night at Prairie View Christian Camp. We will spend time at the Chaplain Nature Center for a tour before returning to Wichita on Wednesday. You won't want to miss this opportunity to travel and try something new! Participants will attend

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Singletree Stables 2100 E. 45th St., Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 6/11-6/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $179 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will not only be riding horses, they will be actively learning how to care for them. They will learn how to tack up their horse, how to groom and care for it, and how to handle it safely. Girls will be riding from 8:30am to 9:30am each day and again from 10:30am to 11:30am. No snack provided.

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a pre-trip watercraft skills session on May 6. Please keep in mind that this trip involves two days on the water, so strong paddling skills and boating experience is required. Please eat breakfast before arrival. All other meals and snacks provided.

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Load up your tent, "dip bag," "sit-upon," and family for a weekend of fun at Camp Four Winds! Try archery, crafts, fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, and outdoor cooking. There will be plenty of time to enjoy the stars, sing songs around the campfire, and make S'mores too. All family members attending must register. Please eat dinner before arrival; all other meals and snacks provided.

Girls Take Flight: Brownies

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 6/21 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $29 ADULT COST: N/A Attention, Brownie pilots! Please proceed to Starwoods for an aviation adventure! As captains of camp, you will complete steps of the new Engineering badge. Fly up the climbing wall, become a weather expert, build model airplanes, and communicate like an air traffic controller. Then, invite your family for an evening kite festival to pilot the kite you made at camp! Busing provided to camp in the morning, adults responsible for pick up at Starwoods after kite festival. Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

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Girls Take Flight: Juniors

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 6/22 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $29 ADULT COST: N/A Prepare for takeoff! Fly over the lake on the zip line, pilot a remote-controlled quadcopter, and practice being an air traffic controller while getting pro tips from women in aviation. Then, invite your family for an evening kite festival to pilot a kite you made at camp! Busing provided to camp in the morning, adults responsible for pick up at Starwoods after kite festival. Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

Singletree Stables 2100 E. 45th St., Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 6/25-6/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 TIME: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $179 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will not only be riding horses, they will be actively learning how to care for them. They will learn how to tack up their horse, how to groom and care for it, and how to handle it safely. Girls will be riding from 8:30 to 9:30 each day and again from 10:30 to 11:30. No snack provided.

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Enchanted Forest Day Camp Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: K-5 DATE: 6/25-6/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $129 ADULT COST: N/A Let your imagination run wild as you discover the enchanting secrets of the Starwoods Singing Trees. Build a box fort castle, meet forest creatures, participate in unicorn races, get wonderfully dirty with chalk blast tag, swim like mermaids, and enjoy the magic of Starwoods. Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

Amelia's Angels Camp at Starbase

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Four Winds Family Camp Camp Four Winds 9236 S.E. Quivera Road, Leon

GRADE: N/A OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 6:30 p.m. 6/22 to 11 a.m. 6/24 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl Scout family event GIRL COST: $34 ADULT COST: $34

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McConnell Air Force Base 2800 Rock Road, Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 6/25-6/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 TIME: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $6 ADULT COST: N/A Robots? Rockets? Yes! Gear up for some fun with flight and spend the afternoon with your fellow Girl Scout innovators and be like Amelia Earhart. Get inspired with interactive sessions on how robots make our human lives easier, talk about flight, and look into the future and invision your design of a new space robot. Also,

get ready to launch! Learn about and launch rockets; don't miss out on the fun! Please eat breakfast before arrival. Snack provided.

Strataca Movie Makers

N E W! Strataca 3650 E. Avenue G, Hutchinson GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 6/26-6/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/11 TIME: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $145 ADULT COST: N/A Lights, camera, action! Join us at the salt mines to create a movie! Learn the basic preproduction to post-production skills including storyboarding, location scouting, camera techniques, crew positions, shooting a video project, and editing it with titles, transitions, and music. Get ready to make cinema magic at Strataca! Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

Shark Spree!

N E W! Exploration Place 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita GRADE: 2-12 DATE: 7/5 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/21 TIME: 7- 10 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: N/A Party with the sharks! Design and construct a model shark fin, dissect a dogfish to determine its diet, and take a water adventure through the National Traveling Exhibit: Predator or Prey. Join your fellow shark-loving sisters for a night of oceanic exploration! Late night snack provided.

Pirate Troop Camp

N E W! Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 2-12 OVERNIGHTS: 2 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 7/6 to 10 a.m. 7/8 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/18 PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $45 ADULT COST: $25 Ahoy, mateys! Don't be a landlubber, it's all hands on deck for a swash-buckling good time. Challenge other troops to a canoe race, dress up in your best pirate garb, eat a "shipwreck supper", and build a ship for a deserted island rescue. You'll practice your sailor knots and captain's navigation, too! Troop leaders/troop support volunteers who attend must register.


Sun, Sand & Stars Resident Camp

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

GRADE: 4-12 OVERNIGHTS: 6 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 7/8 to 10 a.m. 7/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/25 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $200 ADULT COST: N/A Relax and enjoy the sun, sand, stars, and sisterhood at Starwoods! Activity options include woodcarving, leatherworking, high adventure, ecology, shooting sports, and more. Choose from a variety of activity sessions during the day, then plan evening activities with your unit for an action-packed, fun-filled week at camp. All meals and snacks provided, including dinner Sunday and breakfast Saturday.

July Horse Camp: Brownies

Singletree Stables 2100 E. 45th St., Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 7/9-7/13 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/25 TIME: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $179 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will not only be riding horses, they will be actively learning how to care for them. They will learn how to tack up their horse, how to groom and care for it, and how to handle it safely. Girls will be riding from 8:30 to 9:30 each day and again from 10:30 to 11:30. No snack provided.

Cowtown 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita GRADE: K-1 DATE: 7/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/25 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $13 ADULT COST: N/A Victorian girls enjoyed having fun but also needed to learn and respect the rules of their society. Some of those same rules are a part of life today. Girls will learn how manners demonstrate respect for themselves and others, and play with toys and games of that time to help them master Victorian society. Come out for all the fun and to earn your Gloria Petal. No snack provided.

Tanganyika Wildlife Park 1000 S. Hawkins Ln., Goddard GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 7/14 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/2 TIME: 1 - 3 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: $10 Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of making enrichment for the animals. We'll make treats, meet special animal visitors, visit with a zookeeper, and watch the animals play with our creations! No snack provided.

Singletree Stables 2100 E. 45th St., Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 7/16-7/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/2 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $179 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will not only be riding horses, they will be actively learning how to care for them. They will learn how to tack up their horse, how to groom and care for it, and how to handle it safely. Girls will be riding from 8:30 to 9:30 each day and again from 10:30 to 11:30. No snack provided.

NEW! Starwoods Stomp: Adult Mermaid Day Camp & Me Day Starwoods Outdoor Center Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater

GRADE: K-3 DATE: 7/15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/2 TIME: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girls and adults only GIRL COST: $20 ADULT COST: $15 Clap and stomp like Ella the Elephant while spending a memorable day at camp with your adult. Together, you'll go swimming in the lake, make Ella crafts, play safari games, and participate in Girl Scout camp traditions. The day ends with S'mores and songs by the campfire. Lunch and snacks provided.

American Girl Twilight Camp

Country Side Christian Church 1919 S. Rock Road, Wichita GRADE: K-5 DATE: 7/16-7/19 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/2 TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $70 ADULT COST: N/A Join us at American Girl Twilight Camp! We will have four fun-filled evenings making new friends and learning about the historical characters Josefina, Kirsten, Nanea, and Luciana Vega, girl of 2018. The crafts and snacks will be based on the time period of the characters. You'll make some doll-sized crafts too! Brownies will work on badge requirements for Making Games and Juniors will work on Playing in the Past. Snack provided.

7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: K-5 DATE: 7/16-7/20 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/2 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $129 ADULT COST: N/A It's time to make a splash! Enjoy swimming and boating, mermaid crafts, and games both in the water and on land. A foam bubble slip and slide? Of course! Sing water songs and make new mermaid friends in the Starwoods lake this summer! Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

Hoots & Howls Summer Night Hike Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E. 29th St. N., Wichita GRADE: K-12 DATE: 7/18 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 TIME: 8- 10 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $9 ADULT COST: N/A Come out for an evening of night-time fun and exploration at the Chisholm Creek Park. We will go on an owl walk, learn about nocturnal creatures, and look for constellations in the night sky. Snack provided.

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July Horse Camp: Older Girls

Cupcake Wars: Brownies

Apron Strings 1 S. Main St., Hutchinson GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 7/21 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 TIME: 2 - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone

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GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: N/A In this fun baking class, we will learn how to read a recipe and use the correct equipment and tools for baking. We'll have our own version of the popular television show, "Cupcake Wars"! We'll try new flavors and choose the best one to make our own cupcakes! Snack provided.

Get Certified! Overnight Camp

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

Cupcake Wars: Juniors

Apron Strings 1 S. Main St., Hutchinson GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 7/21 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 TIME: 10 a.m. - noon PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $28 ADULT COST: N/A In this fun baking class, we will learn how to read a recipe and use the correct equipment and tools for baking. We'll have our own version of the popular television show, "Cupcake Wars"! We'll try new flavors and choose the best one to make our own cupcakes! Snack provided.

GRADE: 6-12 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 8:30 a.m. 7/26 to 10 a.m. 7/29 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $125 ADULT COST: N/A A Girl Scout is always prepared! At this camp, older girls will get their Red Cross First Aid/CPR and Food Handlers certifications, as well as practice babysitting basics and learn about the Silver and Gold Awards. There will be plenty of time for badge work and other camp activities while you Get Certified! All meals and snacks provided.

July Horse Camp: Juniors

Day in the Life of Victorian Girls

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Singletree Stables 2100 E. 45th St., Wichita GRADE: 4-5 DATE: 7/23-7/27 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 TIME: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $179 ADULT COST: N/A Girls will not only be riding horses, they will be actively learning how to care for them. They will learn how to tack up their horse, how to groom and care for it, and how to handle it safely. Girls will be riding from 8:30 to 9:30 each day and again from 10:30 to 11:30. No snack provided.

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Cowtown 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita GRADE: 2-5 DATE: 7/27-7/28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/16 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $49 ADULT COST: N/A Ever wonder what it would be like to be a girl in Victorian times? Now's your chance. Come to Cowtown for the full experience! Not only will you have fun learning about the daily life of girls, you will also get to be re-enactors on Saturday and show off your skills while dressing up to play the part right. Adults who are interested in attending as chaperones should contact Cowtown directly. Please bring a sack lunch. No snack provided.

I Heart Art Brownie Resident Camp

bots, use the laser cutter, brush off the sawdust from carpentry projects, design with the 3D printer, and make an LED bracelet. This activitypacked, STEM camp will be one of the highlights of your G.I.R.L.'s summer! Please bring a sack lunch. Snacks provided.

Games to Pass the Time Away: July

Cowtown 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita GRADE: 2-3 DATE: 7/31 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/16 TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $26 ADULT COST: N/A Victorian life was not all about work. Girls loved to have fun too! Come to Cowtown to play Victorian games and discover new ways to have fun. We will learn why games are important and create our own. Earn the Making Games badge! Badge included. Adults who are interested in attending as chaperones should contact Cowtown directly. Please bring a sack lunch. No snack provided.

Garden Night Hike

Botanica 701 N. Amidon, 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 our staff for field games in the dark! Dinner and fun patch provided.

NE W !

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 St. W., Clearwater GRADE: 2-3 OVERNIGHTS: 3 DATE/TIME: 4:30 p.m. 7/22 to 6 p.m. 7/25 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/9 PROGRAM TYPE: Girl members only GIRL COST: $120 ADULT COST: N/A It's an art extravaganza! Let your imagination run wild and choose your projects. Activity options include jewelry, textile art, painting, and more. Then, put your artwork on display for your family and friends to admire. All meals and snacks, including dinner on Sunday, are provided.

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S'mores Day: Green Teens Camp DIY

NEW! MakeICT 1500 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita

GRADE: 4-12 DATE: 7/30-8/1 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/16 TIME: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl with non-participating chaperone GIRL COST: $75 ADULT COST: N/A Be a DIY queen at Make ICT! Engineer brush

Wichita Girl Scout Office 360 Lexington Road, Wichita GRADE: 6-12 DATE: 8/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/6 TIME: 4:45 - 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM TYPE: Girl 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!


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.

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 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. Snack provided.

Mac Attack: Juniors

Build It!

SESSION 3 - Camp Four Winds 9236 S.E. Quivera Road, Leon DATE/TIME: 4 p.m. 6/16 to 2 p.m. 6/17 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6/4

IGNITE: Leadership Retreat Haunted Stroll Spookmaster Gathering

Starwoods Outdoor Center 7800 S. 103 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. No snack provided.

Volunteer Trainings 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. Dinner, breakfast, and lunch provided. SESSION 1 - Garden City Little House 108 Hackberry, Garden City DATE/TIME: 5:30 p.m. 5/11 to 12 p.m. 5/12 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/4

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

PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only COST: $40 OVERNIGHT EVENT! DATE/TIME: 6 p.m. 6/8 - 4 p.m. 6/10 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/28 Join us for our 2nd annual council-wide leadership retreat! Volunteers across the council are invited to experience Starwoods Outdoor Center camp activities such as canoeing, archery, and zip-lining; engage in learning activities designed just for your role in Girl Scouting; and enjoy a bit of pampering and relaxation as you "make new friends and keep the old!" Base cost of $40 includes meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch. Some training/certificaiton courses such as First Aid/ CPR or Small Craft Safety will have an additional cost.

IGNITE: Turn it Up!

Locations vary (see below) PROGRAM TYPE: Volunteers only ADULT COST: Free Join troop leaders as they turn up the fire on their troop leadership skills! We'll discuss the topics that you chose! Come network with experienced and new troop volunteers to learn their troop tricks and tips! Snacks provided. SESSION 1 - Amend Girl Scout Center 1236 E. 12th Ave, Emporia DATE: 8/11 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7/30 TIME: 10 a.m. - Noon SESSION 2 - Neodesha Girl Scout House 223 N. 5th, Neodesha DATE: 8/18 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 8/6 TIME: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

VOLUNTEER

NE W ! MakeICT 1500 E. Douglas, 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

SESSION 2 - Moore Residence 510 S Court Street, Ness City DATE/TIME: 6:30 p.m. 6/1 to 4 p.m. 6/2 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5/21

SOUTH CENTRAL

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. Snack provided.

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! No snack provided.

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Camp like a G.I.R.L.!

Camp Tee $15-17 Girls XS–XL $15 Misses S–XL $15 Womens 2X–3X $17

Camp gear available for purchase when you register on UltraCamp. Patches will also be included with all council-sponsored camps.

Camp Essentials Kit $25 • • • • •

camp bag chap stick flashlight G.I.R.L. sunglasses insect repellant

• • • •

pony tail holders sunscreen water bottle wristband wallet

The Basics of What to Bring to Camp: � SUNSCREEN! � comfortable shoes � hat or bandana � insect repellant � lip balm � rain jacket � water container � sunglasses � swimsuit � towel A complete list of what to bring for your specific camp will be sent to you in your camp packet. 30

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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

Woodson

Allen

Wilson

Neosho

EAST

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

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 MARCH 2018

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SHOP TALK

HOURS CUSTOMER CARE 1 (888) 686-MINT M-Th 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri REGIONAL HOURS

(Emporia, Garden City, Hays, Salina)

Bridge to Brownie $5 Bridge to Junior $6 Bridge to Cadette $6

BRIDGING TO BRIDGING TO Bridge to Senior $5

Bridging Kits! Kits that adult troop volunteers give to girls. Each kit includes the must have items that are presented to girls bridging to the next age level. • Bridging Award Patch • Bridging Certificate • Membership Star & Disc

Girl Scout Girl Scout Brownie BRIDGING TO Girl Scout Shop 24/7 online at kansasgirlscouts.org > Shop Junior

BRIDGING Bridge to Ambassador $5 TO BRIDGING TO

(The Junior and Cadette level kits include a Brownie Wings patch, thus the extra charge.)

Even before there were Girl Scouts, there were Brownies—magical elves who did helpful things. Today, girls who become Brownies still help people by going on journeys like Brownie Quest,

12 - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 12 - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. HEADQUARTERS HOURS (Wichita) M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri

Mon - Shop open til 6p.m.

SHOP SATURDAYS

April 21 May 19

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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A triannual publication of the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland.

Spark | 03-2018 | CAMP edition  

A triannual publication of the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland.

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