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Girl Scout Cadette Programs & Events Grades 6-8 Girl Scouts of Connecticut offers council-sponsored programs and events for troops and girls. These events bring together girls from around the state to enjoy an opportunity that they might not be able to create on their own. Please note that each event has a registration deadline and some events may fill before this date. You may register for events online at gsofct.org or by form via fax or mail.

CADETTE RESOURCES Leadership Journeys It’s Your Story – Tell It! series: MEdia Cadettes look for the ME in media and learn how they can shape media – for themselves, their community, and the world. It’s Your Planet – Love It! series: Breathe! Girls explore properties of air as well as measuring air quality and ways to improve it. It’s Your World – Change It! series: aMAZE Girls learn to navigate paths to peaceful relationships, both locally and globally. The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting This three-ring binder contains information on traditions, ceremonies, how to earn badges and other awards, such as L.I.A. and the Girl Scout Silver Award. Space is set aside for girls to record their thoughts and memories. GSOFCT Council’s Own patches may be found in this book or online at gsofct.org. All Journey and The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting books, as well as awards may be purchased at the GSOFCT shops or online at gsofct.org. Event Etiquette • Share this book and GSOFCT website with the girls. At every grade level girls should be part of planning their Girl Scout Experience. • All registration questions should be directed to the Registration Department at 1 (800) 922-2770 ext.500 or registration@gsofct.org. • If unsure what (For: Troop, Family, etc.) means in a description, see page 3, Tips for Using this Book. • Contact the program facilitator only with questions specific to the program such as attire or making arrangements for special needs. Many event facilitators are volunteers. • Plan ahead and register on time – this is the only way for facilitators to plan and prepare for the group. Be aware that some events may fill before the register by date. • Only bring those you registered for the event. • Be prepared! Check your confirmation for site address. Note that some GPS may not work in all areas. Refer to a map and bring directions with you. • Directions are posted on the Participate tab of gsofct.org. • Arrive on time. Remember to allow time for walking from the parking lot to the event site. Please respect and help the program facilitator as needed. Adults should take side conversations away from the activities. • Remind the girls that a “thank you” is always appreciated. Looking for More? Find more events for Cadettes in the multi-level section, starting on page 33. Interested in the Girl Scout Silver Award? See “Highest Awards”, page 30.

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GSOFCT Program Resource Guide 2015-16  

Girl Scouts of Connecticut's Program Resource Guide, listing programs for the 2015-2016 Girl Scout year!

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