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gsuGO! Event Guide June 2014 - November 2014

20+ Pages of Fun-filled Girl Scout events!

OCTOBER:

2014 Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City!

Register online! www.gsutah.org


Program Initiatives We know every girl is unique. That’s why in 2013 we introduced five program initiatives. The colorful initiative icons help you find the events you’re interested in fast!

Healthy Living

Financial Literacy

Advocacy

1. Science 2. Technology 3. Engineering 4. Math 5. Critical Thinking 6. Problem Solving

1. Goal Setting 2. Decision Making 3. Money Management 4. People Skills 5. Business Ethics

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1. Take Action 2. Make a Difference in your world 3. Influence change 4. Explore your passions 5. Human rights/ social justice 6. Identify community and global needs 7. Governemnt and civic engagement

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1. Only 11% of children visit a local park or natural area everyday 2. 86% think it's cool to protect the environment 3. 90% of kids who spent time outdoors said it helps relieve stress.

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1. Self-worth 2. Team Building 3. Reflection 4. Anti-Bullying 5. Healthy Media 6. Healthy Lifestyle Choices

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Outdoor


About Our Events

Contents

Girls – come by yourself, with an adult or friend, or with your troop! Registration is ongoing and open to all girls in grades K–12. You don’t need to be in a troop to join the fun!

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Our Mission Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

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August

Our Promise to Girls Girl Scouting gives every girl access to life−changing experiences that inspire her to do great things. Join Us! Membership in Girl Scouting is available to any girl in grades K–12 or adult who makes the Girl Scout Promise, accepts the Girl Scout Law, and pays an annual membership fee of $15. Find out what a girl can do and join us at an upcoming parent meeting. For more information, call (801) 265–8472 or visit www.gsutah.org.

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November

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Community Partners

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Registration

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Not in a troop? Not a problem! Juliettes are Girl Scouts of all grade levels who are not affiliated with a troop. Juliettes are fullfledged Girl Scouts and have the full range of Girl Scout experiences from which to choose. All Girl Scouts can attend Girl Scout events, go to camp, participate in the Cookie Program, earn badges and awards, and travel! Girl Scout Levels by Grade:

Daisies: Grades K-1

Cadettes: Grades 6-8

Brownies: Grades 2-3

Seniors: Grades 9-10

Juniors: Grades 4-5

Ambassadors: Grades 11-12

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JUNE 2014

Financing my dreams Participate in a live simulation where you’ll get a job, go to the bank and buy a car. You’ll learn how to plan for your future and turn your dreams into reality!

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Painting Badge Workshop for Brownies Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Learn how to unleash your creativity with just the stroke of a brush! Spend an afternoon at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum learning the different techniques and styles of painting. Enhance your artistic skills while studying significant periods of art history. Discovery Gateway will provide the supplies and inspiration to paint a landscape or portrait of your own. Get in touch with your artistic side and see what you can accomplish! You will complete the requirements for the Painting Badge. Fee includes art supplies, museum admission, and Painting Badge. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls gain confidence as they express themselves through art. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving Date: June 10 Time: Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 2-3, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Discover Gateway Deadline: June 3 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org, (801) 891-8379 Financing My Dreams Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

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Learn how to plan your future! How much will it cost to go to college? What will you earn in your dream job? Will you have enough money to own your own home? It takes planning to be successful! Girl Scouts of Utah’s Junior Achievement (JA)


Date: June 14 Time: Saturday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Grades: 6-8, Adults Fee: $5 (includes lunch) per person Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: May 9 Contact: Brandy Strand, bstrand@gsutah.org or 801-716-5160 STEM Exploration Day Girl/Adult

In a STEM Exploration activity, girls will rotate through different stations, each exploring an exciting STEM program at Zaniac. Stations include: Minecraft Demonstration, Math Jeopardy, a Lego Robotics challenge, a Computer Programming activity, and Chess mini-games. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending STEM Exploration Day will apply science and technology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. To learn more about our STEM Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem

Date: June 18 Time: Wednesday 4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Grades: 2-8, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Park City Deadline: June 12 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, (385) 321-9821 Careers in Aviation Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Leading Edge Aviation is a full-service flight school and fixed based operator specializing in helping people fulfill their dream of learning how to fly. As a general aviation community leader, Leading Edge has the goal of getting more women and girls involved and interested in aviation. Leading Edge is thrilled to introduce Girl Scouts to careers in aviation and light their imagination of the many opportunities available. Participants will also work on part of their Sky Badge. Advocacy Initiative: By going to Careers in Aviation, girls will learn to seek challenges in the world by being inspired to explore Aviation Careers and learn more about flight. Girls will feel empowered to enter this male-dominated field and encourage their friends to do the same. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www. gsutah.org/girls-advocacy Date: June 21 Time: Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grades: 6-12, Adults Fee: Free Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: June 13 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132

Silly Science Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Join our museum-wide science scavenger hunt (complete with riddles), where you get to call the shots! Who knew science could be so...silly!? Girl Scouts will work with trained facilitators to solve riddles, conduct science experiments, and complete a scavenger hunt all while learning principles of science and technology. You will complete some of the requirements for the Entertainment Technology Badge. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Silly Science will apply science and technology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. To learn more about our STEM Initiative, go to www. gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: June 21 Time: Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Grades: 2-5, Adults Fee: $15 for girls, free for adults Location: The Leonardo Deadline: June 18 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, (385) 321-9821 Computer Arts for Brownies Girls only

Brownies will learn the fundamentals of safely surfing the web as well as how to find online drawing programs and use them. They’ll look at popular electronic games and learn ways to modify parts to make their own exciting interactive games! Software includes Google Image SafeSearch, Google Chrome, Google Maps, SumoPaint, Sketch.io, Google Docs, and Powerpoint.

This process will be about creativity and play testing. This event will help girls earn the Computer Expert - Digital Arts and Making Games- Creative Play Badges. STEM Initiative: By going to Computer Arts for Brownies, girls will gain practical life skills, develop critical thinking, develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, become resourceful problem solvers, and feel empowered to make a difference in the world by learning about various software and game technology. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem

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Program uses hands-on experiences— you’ll learn about money, taxes, and salaries to discover how to maintain a personal budget. You’ll attend Junior Achievement City Finance Park simulation at the Gateway in Salt Lake City where you’ll practice all your new skills – get a job, go to the bank, buy a car – or maybe not. Do you have what it takes to live in the real world? Girls who participate in this program will earn the Financing My Dreams Badge. Financial Literacy Initiative: Girls will feel empowered to seek challenges in the world, while gaining practical life skills, and develop a strong sense of self. To learn more about our Financial Literacy Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-financialliteracy

Date: June 24 Time: Tuesday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Grades: 2-3 Fee: $10 per girl Location: University of Utah Deadline: June 3 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, (385) 321-9821 Entertainment Technology for Juniors Girls Only

Girl Scouts will learn about 3-D character modeling, editing, level and sound design, along with animation in this workshop about game content creation! We’ll expose girls to multiple software platforms to help them develop their own games. The software is easily accessed from home. Software we will use includes Spore Creature Creator, Disney Infinity and Little Big Planet level editing systems, Audacity, and Source Filmmaker. STEM Initiative: By going to Entertainment Technology for Juniors, girls will feel connected to their communities, locally and globally, by learning about various software and game technology. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem

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Date: June 24 Time: Tuesday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Grades: 4-5 Fee: $10 per girl Location: University of Utah Deadline: June 3 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, (385) 321-9821 Netiquette for Cadettes Girls Only

Learn what it takes to make game reviews that are well-informed and critical which will help others build upon their skills. We will explore what a good review does, what a bad review does, the responses to the reviews, and how to deal with online “trolls.” STEM Initiative: By going to Netiquette for Cadettes, girls will feel connected to their communities, locally and globally, and learn how to be responsible when working with online technology. To learn more about our STEM Initiative, go to www. gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: June 25 Time: Wednesday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Grades: 6-8 Fee: $10 per girl Location: University of Utah Deadline: June 4 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, (385) 321-9821

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Game Visionary for Seniors Girls only

Light your creativity by creating a game that will help your community and beyond! Learn game design theory and then use professional software to make an actual game! Choose a topic that impacts the Salt Lake community - anything from air quality, homelessness, water conservation, education, healthcare, wildfires, wilderness areas, animal shelters – anything you care about and think would make a fun game! Using Gamemaker Studio, Seniors will create a game to show to friends, family, troop, and community! STEM Initiative: Girls feel connected to their communities, locally and globally, by participating in Game Visionary for Seniors and learning about various software and game technology, and using this knowledge to take action in their communities. To learn more about our STEM Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: June 25 Time: Wednesday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Grades: 9-10 Fee: $10 per girl Location: University of Utah Deadline: June 4 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, (385) 321-9821 Brownie First Aid Badge at Utah Emergency Medical Training Council Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Come learn first aid techniques from professionals in the field! This workshop is an interactive program designed to be

exciting and fun while providing girls with the tools necessary to apply first aid in different situations. This workshop aligns with the Brownie First Aid Badge and will help girls start to fulfill the requirements. Advocacy Initiative: By attending this workshop, girls will gain practical life skills that will empower them to seek challenges in the world. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-advocacy Date: June 26 Time: Thursday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 2-3, Adults Fee: $15 for girls, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: June 16 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132 Playing the Past Day Camp Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Have you ever wanted to experience the past? Explore what it was like to be a young lady at Camp Floyd in 1861! Make a lace collar, spin wool, learn dances, have a tea party, play period games and pretend you lived over a hundred years ago! You will earn and receive the Junior Playing the Past Badge. Bring a sack lunch. You’ll have a ball! Healthy Living Initiative: Relating to the past helps girls define their place in the world and develop a stronger sense of self. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving Date: Time: Grades: Fee:

June 28 Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 4-5, Adults $20 per girl, $5 per adult

Location: Fairfield Deadline: June 23 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379


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Real Salt Lake Girl Scout day Watch Real Salt Lake Women play and get their autographs. Stick around for the Men’s game, participate in the pregame ceremonies and enjoy fireworks!

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Real Salt Lake Girl Scout Day Girl/Adult, Troop, Family

Join the Real Salt Lake family for a day of great soccer! Come to the Real Salt Lake Women’s match and have a chance to meet the Real Salt Lake Women and get autographs. We also welcome you to see Real Salt Lake play New England Revolution. The first 80 people (girls and family members) to register will be invited to present the RSL shield for the pregame ceremonies. After the match, please stick around while we light up the night with our post-game fireworks show! All girls must attend with an adult, please. Healthy Living: 67% of live spectators at major sporting events studied felt inspired to participate or participate more frequently in sports as a result of their attendance at that event. Date: July 4 Time: 2 p.m. Real Salt Lake Women at America First, 8 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: $27 per person Location: Sandy Deadline: June 20 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 Drawing Badge Workshop for Juniors Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Art is communication and expression; it is about discovering yourself through creativity. See what you can accomplish through the visual art of drawing by studying the diverse techniques at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. Learn about

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shading, perspective, and experiment with different mediums and materials. You will leave with your own artist portfolio! Get ready to see where your artistic side leads you! You will complete the requirements for the Drawing Badge. Fee includes art supplies, admission into the museum, and Drawing Badge. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls gain confidence as they express themselves through art. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving Date: July 8 Time: Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 4-5, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: July 1 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 Girl Scout Open House at BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures Girl/Adult, Troop, Family

BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures will host a day of learning and fun featuring the current exhibit, Nuchu: Voices of the Ute People. Explore the exhibition on your own or join one of the scheduled docent-led tours. Participate in hands-on activities and learn about a vibrant, rich Native American culture in this area. The event is free, but reservations are required. All girls must attend with an adult, please. Healthy Living Initiative: Relating to other cultures prepares girls to develop healthy relationships. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah. org/initiative-healthyliving

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Date: July 10 Time: Thursday 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: FREE Location: Provo Deadline: July 8 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 Operation Sleepover Girl/Adult

Build your own adventure as you delve into the creative world of The Leonardo Museum at our summer science sleepover. Construct a larger-than-life Rube Goldberg machine, discover unexpected ways to create a nighttime snack, then top off the night by transforming an ordinary campfire into a multi-colored lightshow. In the morning, we’ll enjoy breakfast and crafts. This is not your average museum sleepover. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Operation Sleepover will apply science and technology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. Girls feel connected to their communities, locally and globally, by participating in this overnight and learning about science and technology. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www. gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: July 11 -July 12 Time: Friday 7 p.m. – Saturday 8:30 a.m. Grades: 6-8, Adults Fee: $50 per person Location: The Leonardo Deadline: July 7 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123

BLAST (Babysitter Lesson and Safety Training) @ Utah Emergency Medical Training Council Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

The BLAST Class is an interactive program designed to be exciting and fun while providing future babysitters all the tools necessary to be effective and dynamic. This workshop aligns with the Babysitter Badge and will help girls start to fulfill the requirements. Advocacy Initiative: By attending this workshop, girls will gain practical life skills that will empower them to seek challenges in the world. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to http://www.gsutah. org/girls-advocacy Date: July 23 Time: Thursday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 6-8, adults Fee: $15 for girls, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: July 16 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132 Girl Scout Lagoon Day Girl/Adult, Troop, Family

This isn’t your ordinary day at Lagoon… it’s Girl Scout Lagoon Day and we want to flood the park with Rollercoaster-riding, Bumper Car-bumping, Jet Star-jammin’ Girl Scouts! As if all the Lagoon attractions aren’t enough, we’re throwing in some extra fun. All participating Girl Scouts will receive a free pedometer. Wear it all day at Lagoon and log your steps. The Girl Scout with the most steps will receive a prize. As you’re making tracks all over the park, Girl

Scout staff members will be on the lookout for you! Wear a hat, t-shirt, or anything else that shows your Girl Scout spirit and you might be spotted to win a free prize! Register in advance or purchase tickets at Lagoon from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Activity credits will be accepted for this event. Everyone is welcome! Bring your family and friends! All girls must attend with an adult, please. Healthy Living Initiative: Being active is fun and helps us feel great! To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiative-healthyliving Date: July 26 Time: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: $40 per person Location: Farmington Deadline: July 20 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379


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Family campout Bring your entire family to experience Camp Cloud Rim! We’ll be doing waterfront, hikes, games, art, campfires, rock climbing and so much more!

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AUGUST

Junior First Aid Badge @ Utah Emergency Medical Training Council Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Come learn first aid skills from professionals in the field! This workshop is an interactive program designed to be exciting and fun while providing girls with the tools necessary to apply first aid in different situations. This workshop aligns with the Junior First Aid Badge and will help girls start to fulfill the requirements. Advocacy Initiative: By attending this workshop, girls will gain practical life skills that will empower them to seek challenges in the world. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-advocacy Date: August 5 Time: Tuesday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 4-5 , Adult Fee: $15 for girls, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: July 28 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132 Painting Badge Workshop for Brownies Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Learn how to unleash your creativity with just the stroke of a brush! Spend an afternoon at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum learning the different techniques and styles of painting. Enhance your artistic skills while studying significant periods of art history. Discovery Gateway will provide the supplies and inspiration to paint a landscape or portrait of your own. Get in touch with your artistic side and see what

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Miss Media

Advocacy Apprentices

Miss Media is an exciting, one-of-a-kind program that allows girls 12 and older to be trained in a variety of media skills and techniques. Through this program, girls will get the opportunity to be the voice of Girl Scouts of Utah on television and radio interviews, Rotary and Chamber events, fundraising and community events, and more! This program is designed for girls who have an interest in communication, media, and public speaking.

What are you passionate about? Learn how to advocate for issues you care for and make a change in the world! Our Advocacy Apprentices will be an exclusive group of girls who will get the opportunity to meet with government officials, lobby on Utah’s Capitol Hill, and have exclusive meals with Girl Scout Leadership. Throughout this, girls will learn how to communicate with elected officials and gain skills to stand up and use their voices to advocate for issues that they care about. The girls will decide the details of the program, tailoring it to their individuality. Don’t pass up this unique opportunity!

•A  ll participants must submit an application and conduct an interview to be considered. Applications are due by August 24th, 2014. • Monthly meetings at minimum in Salt Lake City. Day TBD. • Open to girls entering grades 6-12 • Free, no program fee Questions? Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org, 801-716-5132

Ask me why I love Girl Scouts!

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• All participants must submit an application to be considered. Applications are due by August 29th, 2014 • Monthly meetings at minimum in Salt Lake City. Girls will determine meeting time • Open to girls entering grades 7-12 • $25 program fee covers entire year, including a Kick Off Sleepover Questions? To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/girls-advocacy or contact Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org, 801-716-5132.

What’s your passion?


Date: August 12 Time: Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 2-3, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: August 5 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 Mt. Majestic Adventure Minicamp

Hike to the top of Mt. Majestic, the mountain overlooking Camp Cloud Rim! This moderate hike is five miles round trip. On Wednesday we will learn about hiking safety, load our backpacks, and hit the trail. We will set up camp at the saddle and watch the sunset as we cook dinner. Thursday we’ll watch the sunrise from the summit of Mt. Majestic and spend the day exploring the area. Friday morning we’ll pack up our gear and head back down to Cloud Rim. Outdoor Initiative: By going on the Mt. Majestic Adventure, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/outdoors Date: August 13-15 Time: Wednesday at 10 a.m. Friday at 3 p.m.

Grades: 6-12 Fee: $80 Location: Cloud Rim Deadline: July 30 Contact: Carly Cahoon, ccahoon@gsutah.org or 801-716-5089

Mt. Majestic – Lightning Peak Combo Pack Up for a challenge? Conquer both mountains! You’ll receive a commemorative finisher t-shirt! Transportation from Cloud Rim to Trefoil Ranch will be provided. Discounted fee of $100 (saving you $15 when you sign up for both programs).

Lightning Peak Adventure Minicamp

Hike to the top of Lightning Peak, the mountain overlooking Trefoil Ranch. This hike is about 14 miles round trip and can be moderate to strenuous. On Friday evening, we’ll learn about hiking safety and prepare trail snacks for the hike. Saturday morning, we’ll rise before the sun comes up to set out on our journey. We’ll watch the sunrise on the trail and be back to Trefoil Ranch just in time for dinner. Dinner will be served on Saturday evening before check-out. Outdoor Initiative: By going on the Lightning Peak Adventure, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/ outdoors Date: August 15-16 Time: Friday 6 p.m. Saturday 6 p.m. Grades: 6-12 Fee: $35 per person Location: Trefoil Ranch Deadline: July 30 Contact: Carly Cahoon, ccahoon@gsutah.org or 801-716-5089

Wicked Girl/Adult, Troop, Family

Back by popular demand! Entertainment Weekly calls Wicked “the best musical of the decade” and when it first played in Salt Lake in 2009, it broke box office records. Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Award, Wicked is Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, a cultural phenomenon and was named “the defining musical of the decade” by the New York Times. Get your discounted tickets through Girl Scout of Utah but don’t delay, they’re sure to go fast! All girls must attend with an adult, please. Healthy Living Initiative: Attending the theatre contributes to good health, satisfaction with life, and low levels of anxiety and depression. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah. org/initiative-healthyliving Date: August 21 Time: Thursday 7:30 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: $95 per person Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: July 21 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379

Tracy Aviary - Junior Animal Habitats Badge Workshop Girl Only, Troop

Come enjoy an afternoon filled with discovery and surprises as Tracy Aviary experts help you explore the ins-and-outs of our local feathered wildlife and the habitats they call home. While earning your Junior Animal Habitats Badge, you’ll get to meet some of our favorite flying friends up close and personal as you learn how birds survive in different habitats, the challenges facing those environments, and how you can help. You’ll even get to make some crafts to help you build a bird habitat in your very own back yard! Badges may be purchased at any Girl Scout shop. Advocacy Initiative: By going to the Tracy Aviary, girls will develop healthy relationships by learning how to coexist with one another and animal habitats. Girls will also educate and inspire others to act with their newfound environmental stewardship skills. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/girlsadvocacy

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you can accomplish! You will complete the requirements for the Painting Badge. Fee includes art supplies, museum admission, and Painting Badge. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls gain confidence as they express themselves through art. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving

Date: August 30 Time: Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Grades: 4-5, Adults Fee: $16 for girls, Adults free (Admission for one adult per troop of 5 girls or more will be waived. All other adults will be required to pay $7 at the door on the day of the event.) Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: August 28 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132

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Family Campout Family

Arts and Smarts Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Family camp is coming to Camp Cloud Rim this Labor Day weekend! Get excited! Come together as a family and spend a memorable weekend in one of the most beautiful places in Utah. Camp staff will provide programs and events such as waterfront, hikes, games, art, campfires, rock climbing, and more! They will also provide meals and cookout options for your family to enjoy. All Girl Scouts and their families are welcome to attend. Outdoor Initiative: By going on this Family Campout, not only will your girls benefit, but so will your family as a whole. Everyone will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www. gsutah.org/outdoors

Explore the ancient art of origami and learn some truly cool ways to improve your artistic ability by using the math you already know! Simple tips and tricks will transform your designs from ordinary to fabulous -- no number crunching required! STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Arts and Smarts will apply science and technology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem

Date: August 30 - September 1 Time: Saturday 10 a.m. Monday 12 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults, Families (all children must be in kindergarten or higher) Fee: $300 Tent (sleeps up to 4 people) | $600 Cabin (sleeps up to 8 people) Location: Cloud Rim Deadline: August 10 Contact: Amber Kuecker, akuecker@gsutah.org , 801-891-8384

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Date: August 30 Time: Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Grades: 2-5, Adult Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: The Leonardo Deadline: August 26 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org, 385 -321-9821

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Dancing Scientist Learn new moves and science too, all while jamming to your favorite tunes! Explore the science behind dance and create your very own dancing robot to take home.

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Archery Adventure Minicamp Girl Only

Date: September 5-6 Time: Friday 5:30 p.m. Saturday 3 p.m. Grades: 4-12 Fee: $40 per person Location: Trefoil Ranch Deadline: August 22 Contact: Carly Cahoon, ccahoon@gsutah.org or 801-716-5089 High Ropes Course Minicamp Girl Only

Want more time on the high ropes course at camp? You’ve got it! Spend the entire weekend climbing and traversing the ropes course while incorporating team-oriented challenges. By the end of the weekend you will have mastered the ropes course! Outdoor Initiative: By going to the High Ropes Course Minicamp, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, try something new

Date: September 6-7 Time: Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sunday 3 p.m. Grades: 6-12 Fee: $40 per person Location: Trefoil Ranch Deadline: August 22 Contact: Carly Cahoon, ccahoon@gsutah.org or 801-716-5089 Archery Adventure and High Ropes Course Combo Pack 6th-12th Graders – Are you up for an entire weekend of adventure at Trefoil Ranch? Do both camps back-to-back! Discounted fee of $70 (saving you $10 when you sign up for both programs). Drawing Badge Workshop for Juniors Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Art is communication and expression; it is about discovering yourself through creativity. See what you can accomplish through the visual art of drawing. Spend an afternoon at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum studying the diverse techniques and styles of drawing. Learn about shading, perspective, and experiment with different mediums and materials. You will leave with your own artist portfolio! Get ready to see where your artistic side leads you! You will complete the requirements for the Drawing Badge. Fee includes art supplies, admission into the museum, and Drawing Badge. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls gain confi-

dence as they express themselves through art. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving Date: September 9 Time: Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 4-5, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: September 2 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 ZooSnooz Girl Only, Troop

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Bullseye! Archery is an exciting sport for girls to build confidence and coordination. In this adventure minicamp, you will make a quiver to hold your arrows, design your own target, learn proper technique, play archery games and learn to score in a friendly competition of skill. Outdoor Initiative: By going on the Archery Adventure, girls will develop healthy relationships, develop skills to problem solve, and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/outdoors

or challenging and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/outdoors

Come spend the adventurous night at the Hogle Zoo! During your ZooSnooz you will enjoy a staff-led tour of the grounds, meet some of our animal ambassadors, enjoy an evening snack and a continental breakfast, and have a GREAT time! Advocacy Initiative: By going to ZooSnooz, girls will develop healthy relationships by learning how to coexist with one another and animal habitats. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah. org/girls-advocacy Date: September 12 - September 13 Time: Friday 7 p.m. – Saturday 9 a.m. Grades: 2-12, Adult Fee: $55 per girl, Adults free (adults not accompanying groups of 5 girls or more will be required to pay $25) Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: August 12 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132

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Women of the Wilderness – She and Me Minicamp Girl/Adult

Are you ready for an adventure? If so, this session is for you! You and your favorite adult female will decide how you want to spend your weekend at camp! Polar bear dip? Why not! Sunrise hike to Mt. Majestic? You bet! Night games? Love them! Waterfront? Sure thing! Bring your adventurous spirit and get ready for a jam-packed weekend of stellar-ness! Outdoor Initiative: By going to Women of the Wilderness, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/outdoors Date: September 12 – 13 or 13-14 Time: Friday 5:30 p.m. - Saturday 3 p.m. or Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sunday 3 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: $45 per person (fee includes a t-shirt) Location: Cloud Rim Deadline: August 29 Contact: Amber Kuecker, akuecker@gsutah.org , 801-891-8384 Dancing Scientist Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

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Learn new moves and science too, all while jamming to your favorite tunes! You’ll apply science skills, including Newton’s Laws to your dance moves. Explore the science behind hip hop, ballet, the two step, and

more, then top off a dance-tastic day by creating your very own dancing robot to take home. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Dancing Scientist will apply science, including Newton’s Laws, skills to dance moves. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: September 13 Time: Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Grades: 2-5, Adult Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: The Leonardo Deadline: September 9 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123 Wilderness Warriors – He and Me Minicamp Girl/Adult

Do you have what it takes to be a Wilderness Warrior? If so, grab your favorite adult male and get ready for an epic weekend at Camp Cloud Rim! We will have a dinner cook-out, then spend the rest of the night learning about and making your own camouflage, learning about nocturnal animals, and playing night games. Wake up early for an optional polar bear dip or a sunshine hike to Mt. Majestic. Spend your day doing activities such as: geocaching, paddling on the lake, hiking, learning to build fires, and so much more! Outdoor Initiative: By going to Wilderness Warriors, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/outdoors

Date: September 19-20 or 20-21 Time: Friday 5:30 p.m. - Saturday 3 p.m. or Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sunday 3 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: $45 per person (fee includes a t-shirt) Location: Cloud Rim Deadline: September 6 Contact: Amber Kuecker, akuecker@gsutah.org, 801-891-8384 Tracy Aviary – Cadette Animal Helpers Badge Workshop Girl Only, Troop

If you love animals—especially birds—and want to explore the ways they impact and help humans, this workshop is for you. The afternoon will be spent working toward earning the Animal Helpers Badge and along the way you will meet some of our most charming birds up close, discover the intimate ties that bind humans to the amazing animals that live all around us and make new friends in the process. Badges may be purchased at any Girl Scout shop. Standard rate is $16 per girl. Adults not accompanying groups of 5 girls or more will be required to pay $7 admission at the door on day of event. Advocacy Initiative: By going to the Tracy Aviary, girls will develop healthy relationships by learning how to coexist with one another and animal habitats. Girls will also educate and inspire others to act with their newfound environmental stewardship skills. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/girlsadvocacy Date: Time:

September 20 Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Grades: 6-8, Adults Fee: $16 for girls, Adults free (Admission for one adult per troop of 5 girls or more will be waived. All other adults will be required to pay $7 at the door on the day of the event.) Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: September 18 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132 Careers in Aviation Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Leading Edge Aviation is a full-service flight school and fixed based operator specializing in helping people fulfill their dream of learning how to fly. As a general aviation community leader, Leading Edge has the goal of getting more women and girls involved and interested in aviation. Leading Edge is thrilled to introduce Girl Scouts to careers in aviation and let them know of the many opportunities available. Participants will also work on part of their Sky Badge. Advocacy Initiative: By going to Careers in Aviation, girls will learn to seek challenges in the world by being inspired to explore Aviation Careers and learn more about flight. Girls will feel empowered to enter this maledominated field and encourage their friends to do the same. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-advocacy Date: September 20 Time: Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grades: 6-12, Adults Fee: Free Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: September 12 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132


Art-A-Rama Minicamp Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Date: September 26-27 or 27-28 Time: Friday 5:30 p.m. - Saturday 3 p.m. or Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: $40 per person (fee includes all art supplies) Location: Cloud Rim Deadline: September 12 Contact: Amber Kuecker, akuecker@gsutah.org, 801-891-8384 Bugs Alive! Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Join us as we explore the world of insects at NHMU! You’ll meet live insects, explore insect life cycles, create insect art, and

Date: September 27 Time: Saturday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Grades: 2-3, Adults Fee: $15 Location: Natural History Museum of Utah Deadline: September 22 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123

Date: September 27 Time: Saturday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Grades: 2-5, Adults Fee: $15 Location: Natural History Museum of Utah Deadline: September 22 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123

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Spend the weekend enjoying the fall weather at Camp Cloud Rim while creating your own little masterpieces of art work! Learn how to capture the gorgeous fall-time scenery by painting it on canvas using acrylic paint. Create unique pieces of jewelry including a hair barrette, necklace, and bracelet. You will also have time to enjoy paddling on the lake and hiking if you wish to do so. Projects will be different from last fall. Outdoor Initiative: By going to Art-A-Rama, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, create through art and self-expression and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/outdoors

more. You’ll “bee” an expert in all things buggy after this workshop! Participation Patch included in fee. Bugs Badge is available for purchase at the Girl Scout shops. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Bugs Alive! will learn about insects and other bugs which will help them develop critical thinking skills. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-stem

Create Your Own: Geology Rocks! Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Calling all rock hounds! Come explore the incredible world of rocks, minerals and crystals at NHMU. You’ll examine the layers of the Earth; investigate the differences between igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks; explore and create crystals, and go on a tour of the amazing Land Gallery. This workshop is for both Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. Plus, receive a participation patch from the Natural History Museum of Utah! STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Geology Rocks! will apply science skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments on rocks and think critically about how rocks were formed. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www. gsutah.org/girls-stem

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Let’s Conven tio

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Cool Convention merchandise available at our GSU Shops! Don’t Wait Buy NOW!

We‘re planning the best Girl Scout convention ever, but it’s not complete without you. Excited? We are, too! Mark your calendar, invite your friends, and get ready to celebrate all the great things Girl Scouts do!

Discover more at girlscouts.org/convention.

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november

2014 Top Chef

Want to be a Top Chef? Come and find out all the ins and outs of cooking in the outdoors. Then compete as a Top Chef with secret ingredients, a count down, and a panel of judges.

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Painting Badge Workshop for Brownies Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Learn how to unleash your creativity with the stroke of a brush. Spend an afternoon at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum learning the different styles of painting. Enhance your artistic skills and study significant periods of art history. Discovery Gateway will provide the supplies and inspiration to paint a landscape or portrait of your own. Get in touch with your artistic side and see what you can accomplish! You will complete the requirements for the Painting Badge. Fee includes art supplies, admission into the museum, and Painting Badge. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls gain confidence as they express themselves through art. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving Date: November 4 Time: Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 2-3, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: October 28 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 Girl Scout Engineering Night Jr. Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Explore engineering with the University Of Utah Society Of Women Engineers. Drive robots, build bridges and learn how engineering affects our world. Hosted by women in engineering, you’ll meet role

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Date: November 7 Time: Friday 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Grades: K-5, Adults Fee: $15 per person Location: University of Utah Deadline: October 31 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123 Juliette* Investiture Ceremony Juliettes and their families only, please

You are invited to a special ceremony just for Juliettes! Investiture ceremonies are a treasured Girl Scout tradition where girls get their shiny new Girl Scout pins, learn the Girl Scout handshake, and make the Girl Scout Promise. Whether you are a seasoned Girl Scout or new this year, come meet other Juliettes and we’ll kickoff the new Girl Scout year together. Bring your family! This event is free to all but you still need to register in advance. Girl Scout pin and refreshments will be provided! *Juliettes are Girl Scouts of all grade levels who are not affiliated with a troop. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls feel connected to their Girl Scout community. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiative-healthyliving

Date: November 7 Time: Friday 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Grades: Juliettes in grades K-12 and families Fee: FREE Location: Riverdale Deadline: October 30 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379 Drawing Badge Workshop for Juniors Girl, Girl/Adult, Troop

Art is communication and expression; it is about discovering yourself through creativity. See what you can accomplish through the visual art of drawing. Spend an afternoon at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum studying the diverse techniques and styles of drawing. Learn about shading, perspective, and experiment with different mediums and materials. You will leave with your own artist portfolio! Get ready to see where your artistic side leads you! You will complete the requirements for the Drawing Badge. Fee includes art supplies, admission into the museum, and Drawing Badge. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls gain confidence as they express themselves through art. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiativehealthyliving Date: November 11 Time: Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grades: 4-5, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: November 4 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379

BLAST (Babysitter Lesson and Safety Training) @ Utah Emergency Medical Training Council Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

The BLAST Class is an interactive program designed to be exciting and fun while providing future babysitters all the tools necessary to be effective and dynamic. This workshop aligns with the Babysitter Badge and will help girls start to fulfill the requirements. Advocacy Initiative: By attending this workshop, girls will gain practical life skills that will empower them to seek challenges in the world. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-advocacy Date: November 12 Time: Thursday 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Grades: 6-8, Adults Fee: $15 for girls, free for adults Location: Salt Lake City Deadline: November 5 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132 Juliette* Investiture Ceremony Juliettes and their families only, please

You are invited to a special ceremony just for Juliettes! Investiture ceremonies are a treasured Girl Scout tradition where girls get their shiny new Girl Scout pins, learn the Girl Scout handshake, and make the Girl Scout Promise. Whether you are a seasoned Girl Scout or new this year, come meet other Juliettes and we’ll kickoff the new Girl Scout year together. Bring your family! This event is free to all but you still need to register in advance. Girl Scout pin

and refreshments will be provided! *Juliettes are Girl Scouts of all grade levels who are not affiliated with a troop. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls feel connected to their Girl Scout community. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiative-healthyliving Date: November 14 Time: Friday 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Grades: Juliettes in grades K-12 and families Fee: FREE Location: Salt Lake Deadline: November 6 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379

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models in STEM and learn how you can change the world. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Girl Scout Engineering Night will apply science and technology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. Girls feel connected to their communities, locally and globally, by meeting and interacting with female adult role models in STEM fields. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www. gsutah.org/girls-stem

Top Chef Girl/Adult, Troop

Want to be a Top Chef? Come and find out all the ins and outs of cooking in the outdoors, baking, and having to think on your toes! We will cook our own meal in the outdoors (weather permitting) learn about how to make our favorite cookie recipes with substitutes like bananas (that’s bananas, right?!) and will have our own Top Chef competition with secret ingredients, a count down, and a panel of judges. Get your thinking chef hats on, and join us for a fun, challenging and unique weekend! Let’s get creating! Outdoor Initiative: By going Top Chef, girls will develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, use creativity with new ideas and experiments and discover a strong sense of self by finding balance in life through utilizing the great outdoors as a resource! To learn more about our Outdoor Initiative go to www. gsutah.org/outdoors

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Date: November 14-15 Time: Friday 5:30 p.m. - Saturday 3:00 p.m. Grades: 2-8, Adults Fee: $40 per person Location: Trefoil Ranch Deadline: October 31 Contact: Carly Cahoon, ccahoon@gsutah.org or 801-716-5089 Kappa Delta International Girls Day 2014 Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Come participate in Kappa Delta Sorority’s annual International Girls Day! The event will prove to girls that they can do anything. The event will inspire confidence and show girls that they are strong, beautiful and successful. International Girls Day is a fun event that will help build confidence in all girls! Advocacy Initiative: By going to Kappa Delta International Girls Day 2014, girls will develop a strong sense of self and develop positive values through exploration of her self-confidence. To learn more about our Advocacy Initiative, go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-advocacy Date: November 14 Time: Friday 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: Free Location: Logan Deadline: November 12 Contact: Jenna Goldman, jgoldman@gsutah.org or 801-716-5132

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Come To Your Senses Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

You are a scientific wonder! Investigate the human body and discover how we perceive the world using our senses. Listen to your heartbeat, make a map of your tongue, and follow the digestive process while learning about healthy food choices. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Come To Your Senses will use anatomy and physiology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: November 8 Time: Saturday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Grades: 2-3, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Natural History Museum of Utah Deadline: November 5 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123 Plant Power Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Investigate the amazing power of plants at the Natural History Museum of Utah and earn your Flower Badge. Come explore the world of plants from the tiny scale of cells to the structure of individual plants to entire ecosystems. After examining plants in the learning labs, you’ll go on a hunt to identify plants, inspect flowers and root systems, and discover plant adaptations. Badges available for purchase at any Girl Scout Shop. STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Plant Power will apply botany skills to solve prob-

lems, conduct science experiments and think critically. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/girls-stem Date: November 8 Time: Saturday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Grades: 4-5, Adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: Natural History Museum of Utah Deadline: November 5 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123 He and Me Football Day Girl/Adult

Everyone is welcome! Bring your Girl Scout out for a special day of football and family time at Utah State University. It’s a great opportunity to spend some quality time with your special Girl Scout. Come early for a group photo on the field in Romney Stadium and get individual pictures with our mascot, Big Blue. Healthy Living Initiative: 67% of live spectators at major sporting events studied felt inspired to participate or participate more frequently in sports as a result of their attendance at that event. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiative-healthyliving Date: November 15 Time: TBA Grades: K-12, Adults Fee: TBA Location: Logan Deadline: November 7 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379

Invention Summit Girl Only, Girl/Adult, Troop

Join us on the quest for creativity, where imagination is your guide and innovation your ally. Build, tinker, and invent alongside our handy dandy engineers and who knows? Maybe your big idea is just what the worlds been waiting for! STEM Initiative: Girl Scouts attending Invention Convention will creatively apply science and technology skills to solve problems, conduct science experiments and think critically. To learn more about our STEM Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/ girls-stem Date: November 15 Time: Saturday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Grades: 2-5, adults Fee: $15 per girl, free for adults Location: The Leonardo Deadline: October 21 Contact: Shari Solomon-Klebba, ssolomon-klebba@gsutah.org or 801-716-5123 Juliette* Investiture Ceremony Juliettes and their families only, please

You are invited to a special ceremony just for Juliettes! Investiture ceremonies are a treasured Girl Scout tradition where girls get their shiny new Girl Scout pins, learn the Girl Scout handshake, and make the Girl Scout Promise. Whether you are a seasoned Girl Scout or new this year, come meet other Juliettes and we’ll kickoff the new Girl Scout year together. Bring your family! This event is free to all but you still need to register in advance. Girl Scout pin and refreshments will be provided!


Date: November 21 Time: Friday 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Grades: J uliettes in grades K-12 and families Fee: FREE Location: American Fork Deadline: November 13 Contact: Mindy Harmon, mharmon@gsutah.org or 801-891-8379

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*Juliettes are Girl Scouts of all grade levels who are not affiliated with a troop. Healthy Living Initiative: Girls feel connected to their Girl Scout community. To learn more about our Healthy Living Initiative go to www.gsutah.org/initiative-healthyliving

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Register | www.gsutah.org

Registering for Activities Girls can join in a variety of activities simply by registering for them. Girls create their own unique Girl Scout experience their way. “Girl Only” is listed when girls can attend an event without an adult accompanying them (adult supervision is provided).

General Registration Information For insurance purposes, girls and adults must be registered with Girl Scouts to participate in most programs. Family members and the community may participate in specially designated programs.

Supervision of girls: • Girls who register individually without an adult are placed into a group and supervised by a volunteer or paid staff member.

Online registration: Complete your registration online. Go to www.gsutah.org and click on “Login” in the top right corner.

• Girls may register individually without an adult for many events (see event description); however, You & Me and troop only programs require adults. • Girl Scouting is possible because of volunteers. Adults are encouraged to register for and attend events to help supervise girls. Program descriptions list when additional adult volunteers are needed (these volunteers are in addition to troop leaders and parents/guardians registered for programs). Troop Registration A troop may register and attend an event or activity as a group. When four or more girls from the same troop register for a program, an adult affiliated with the troop must register and attend the event with the girls. Troop leaders must supervise their troops at events they attend.

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Register by mail: • Payments with activity credits must be done by mail. Form is located at www. gsutah,org - click on “Forms” in the upper right corner, then click on “Scholarships.” • Troops: You must provide the names of all girls and adults attending the event at the time of registration. • Mail registration form and payment to: Girl Scouts of Utah Program and Camp Registrar 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125 Salt Lake City, UT 84107


Register Online Registration is available online at www.gsutah.org • To register a girl for a program you will need to: oC  reate a User Name and Password for yourself (her guardian). You will have access to your family roster with all family members. For assistance with creating a user name and password, please contact the council during business hours. This will help prevent any issues with losing links to family members and profiles. oL  ogin as the adult guardian whom the council has listed as Guardian 1 for the girl. oS  elect the program and register the girl by selecting the box next to her name. oC  omplete the registration information and process the order. oR  eview payment due and registration prior to entering card information. Option is available to print a receipt with verification order number. You must complete order and all information required to process correctly. Items in a cart not processed will not hold space for processing later. • Programs are on a first-come, first-served basis. You may sign your girl up for more than one program if you wish! Activity Scholarships • If applying for an Activity Scholarship, fill out the application form. Form is located at www.gsutah,org - click on “Forms” in the upper right corner, then click on “Scholarships.” Mail form to: Girl Scouts of Utah, Activity Scholarship, 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125, Salt Lake City, UT 84107 or email form to: ccahoon@gsutah.org.

Other Registration Information • We have computers available during business hours at each service center for your use if you don’t have access to internet at home or at your local library. • If you are a registered Girl Scout in another council outside of Utah, please contact Cheryle Hatch, Program and Camp Registrar at registrations@gsutah.org or (801) 265-8472. Confirmation Information You will receive an email notice that your Girl Scout has been registered for the program. Once the registration deadline for a program occurs and the needed number of registrants is met, you will receive a confirmation email which will include a link to the following forms. These forms can also be found at www.gsutah.org. • Program Release Form (required to bring to all programs) • Overnights/Mini-Camps have these additional documents: Medication Form, Packing List

Cancellations The program fee will be refunded if: • GSU receives a written notification of the cancelation at least five weeks prior to the mini-camp or program. • The Girl Scout cannot attend her program because she becomes ill or injured and GSU receives a request for the refund in writing with a physician’s note within one week after the scheduled program. • GSU cancels the program. Other Registration Questions? Contact Cheryle Hatch, Program and Camp Registrar, at registrations@gsutah.org or (801) 265-8472.

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Program and Mini-Camp Cancellation and Refund Policy

Disclaimer Girl Scouts of Utah plans quality programs with the health, safety, and well-being of the girls as our first priority. Some programs may be altered or cancelled due to weather, fire, natural disaster, lack of staff, or lack of registrations.

Refunds • No refunds are given: o Once the registration deadline passes and the confirmation email is sent. o If a girl returns home during a program because of homesickness, misconduct, parent/guardian request, and/or any other circumstance. • If a girl cannot attend a program or mini-camp, she can transfer her registration to another girl.

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Girl Scouts of Utah 445 East 4500 South, Suite 125 | Salt Lake City, Utah 84107 Phone: (801) 265-8472 | Toll Free: (800) 678-7809 www.gsutah.org

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