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The Compass Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Program Guide


Our Council Map AREA 10

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AREA 1-4

AREA 9 AREA 5 AREA 7 AREA 8 (Out of Council)


A1-4

SU 101 - Alton, Godfrey, Wood River, Roxana SU 108 - Edwardsville, Glen Carbon SU 201 - O’Fallon, Shiloh, Fairview SU 105 - Jersey, Calhoun County SU 107 - South Macoupun County SU 102 - Granite City, Madison, Venice SU 106 - Bethalto SU 109 - Troy, St. Jacob

SU 110 - Highland SU 111 - Collinsville, Caseyville, Maryville SU202 - ClinClair SU 207 - Belleville, Swansea SU 211 - Waterloo SU 209 - Millstadt, Columbia, Dupo, Smithton SU 210 - New Athens, Marissa, St. Libory, Freeburg

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SU 057 - North Randolph County SU 054 - Perry County

SU 060 - South Randolph County SU 015 - Clinton, Washington County

A6

SU 009 - Centrailia SU 007 - Bond, Fayette County SU 511 - Effingham County

SU 021 - East Marion County SU 030 - Jefferson County

A7

SU 087 - West Frankfort SU 090 - West Williamson County

SU 042 - East Williamson County SU 027 - Jackson County

A8

SU 033 - Johnson Pope County SU 045 - Massac County

SU 066 - Shawnee SU 072 - Union, Pulaski, Alexander County

A9

SU 051 - North Franklin County SU 012 - Clay County SU 078 - Wabash, Edwards County

SU 085 - Wayne, Hamilton, White County SU 063 - Richland County

A10

Areas by Service Unit

SU 039 - Lawrence County SU 521 - Western Coles, Cumberland County SU 522 - Eastern Coles County

SU 531 - Edgar, Clark County SU 544 - Crawford, Jasper County


How to Navigate: Welcome Girl Scouts, Volunteers and Care Givers! The Compass was created by GSofSI in order to help you find programs that you can attend in your area with your Service Unit. The programs are sorted in chronological order and are marked by grade level and GSofSI Area. Refer to our color coordinated council map to see the location for each opportunity. We can’t wait to see you there!

As you explore - click the title of a program you are interested in attending to be taken directly to the registration page on Double Knot!

Girl Scout Grade Levels: Volunteers | Adults

Daisies | K - 1 Brownies | 2 - 3 Juniors | 4 - 5 Cadettes | 6 - 8

Seniors | 9 - 10 Ambassadors | 11 - 12


October Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Marion, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Brownies Brownies, Bugs & Butterflies

Start Date: 10/05/19

Start Time: 9AM End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 9/23/19

Brownies, grab a net and help the rangers at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge capture and tag migrating monarch butterflies! Come find out what a pollinator is, try a sweet honey treat and make a buggy craft as you earn your Bugs Badge!

Touch of Nature Upper 40 Makanda, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Cadette Program Aide Training

Start Date: 10/06/19

Start Time: 9AM End Time: 4PM

Registration Deadline: 9/23/19

Do you enjoy working with younger girls in a camp setting? If you are going into the 7th grade or above, have completed your Leadership in Action (LiA) and want to be a Program Aide (PA) at camp, then this training is for you!

Edwardsville Children’s Museum Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Brownies Brownie Landscape Painting

Start Date: 10/06/19

Start Time: 11AM End Time: 12:30PM

Registration Deadline: 9/23/19

Join us as we explore the environment through art. Create your own masterpiece on canvas to take home as you learn landscaping painting techniques. Museum exploration included. Girls will also receive the Painters Badge (included)!


Dierbergs School of Cooking Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Cadette Cadette New Cuisines Cooking Class Start Time: 6:30PM

Start Date: 10/10/19

End Time: 8:30PM

Registration Deadline: 9/23/19

Join us at Dierberg’s School of Cooking and learn some new cooking techniques and healthy living tips while cooking up an amazing meal.

Marcoot Jersey Creamery Greenville, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie Cheesy Does It!

Start Date: 10/12/19

Start Time: 9:30AM

End Time: 11AM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

During this class, kids will get the chance to help put the finishing touches on one of our most popular cheeses - our cheese curds. Girls in the class will learn how the cheese is made and will get to create different flavors of this cheese.

Marcoot Jersey Creamery Greenville, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette Mozzarella Stretch! Start Time: 1PM

Start Date: 10/12/19

End Time: 2:30PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

This class offers girls the chance to make their own ball of fresh mozzarella that they will get to take home. Girls will get to stretch mozzarella curds and sample some of our farmstead cheeses.


Peterson Park Mattoon, IL Area 10

Bring-A-Friend Event

Grade Level: Brownie, Junior Mobile STEM Badge Stop: Mechanical Engineering Badges Start Time: 9:30AM

End Time: 12PM

Start Date: 10/12/19

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

The first stop for the Mobile STEM center is Mattoon! Join us at Peterson Park for a session focused on the mechanical engineering badges, Brownie Leap Bot and Junior Crane Design Challenges!

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Rock N Zip

Camp Wartburg Waterloo, IL Area 4

Start Date: 10/14/19

Start Time: 9AM End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

Ready to zip? Zip away! Come to Camp Wartburg to spend an afternoon on their 3-sided rock wall and fly through the air on a 100 foot zip line.

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Teams Challenge Course

Camp Wartburg Waterloo, IL Area 4

Start Date: 10/14/19

Start Time: 9AM End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

Bring your troop or a group of fellow Girl Scouts to Camp Wartburg for a morning of team building and to hone your leadership skills. The group will work on developing group initiative, cooperation, leadership, listening, and communication skills. Grow closer as a troop and have fun doing it!


Grade Level: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Rock-N-Zip

Start Date: 10/14/19

Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 4PM

Camp Wartburg Waterloo, IL Area 4

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

Ready to zip? Zip away! Come to Camp Wartburg to spend an afternoon on their 3-sided rock wall and fly through the air on a 100 foot zip line.

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Teams Challenge Course Start Time: 1PM

Camp Wartburg Waterloo, IL Area 4

Start Date: 10/14/19

End Time: 4PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

Bring your troop or a group of fellow Girl Scouts to Camp Wartburg for a morning of team building and to hone your leadership skills. The group will work on developing group initiative, cooperation, leadership, listening, and communication skills. Grow closer as a troop and have fun doing it!

Climb So iLL St. Louis, MO

Grade Level: Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Such Great Heights Start Date: 10/19/19 Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 3PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

They will see you waving from such great heights when you get your climb on at Climb So iLL Indoor Rock Climbing Gym! Put on your gym shoes, the only place to go is up from here!


Camp Torqua Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Daisie, Brownie

Haunted Camp Torqua (Morning Session) Start Date: 10/19/19 Haunted Camp Torqua (Afternoon Session) Start Time: 9AM End Time: 11:40AM

Start Time: 1PM End Time: 3:40PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

Let the ghoul times roll! Besides our ever popular Haunted House and Trails, Magic, Mystery & Mayhem await this year! Friendly “monsters” will take center stage at this event where girls will participate in Halloween themed-stations provided by older Girl Scout troops. Girls are encouraged to wear costumes for our Halloween Costume Contest during each session! Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Marion, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Cadette Fabulous Forest

Start Date: 10/19/19

Start Time: 9AM End Time: 2PM

Registration Deadline: 10/07/19

Head on out to Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and join a park ranger to try out forest fire fighting gear! Take an awesome tree hike, make a tree craft, bake a tree snack and even plant a tree! Bring out the tree hugger in you as you earn your Trees Badge! Girls will need to bring a sack lunch and dress for spending time outdoors.

Bring-A-Friend Event

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Zombie Run Start Time: 12PM

Camp Torqua Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Start Date: 10/20/19 End Time: 4PM

Registration Deadline: 9/30/19

Zombies, zombies everywhere! Obstacles and challenges await you along this fun filled two and half mile course through Camp Torqua. Your path through the woods will include a visit through a haunted house, creepy graveyards and haunted trails. There will be plenty of celebrating at the quarantine party that includes a DJ, food at the Haunted Diner, zombie makeover station (with airbrush makeup), and new this year LASER TAG and Zombie scenes in free zones!


Camp Wassatoga Effingham, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Senior, Amabassador Gold Award Training Start Time: 1PM

Start Date: 10/20/19

End Time: 3PM

Registration Deadline: 10/07/19

This workshop is for registered Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors interested in working on the Girl Scout Gold Award. This training is required to earn the award.  Projects should not be started until after the training and completion of the required Journey(s). However, girls/troops may choose to complete one or two Senior/Ambassador Journeys, as required, before attending the training. Edwardsville Children’s Museum Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Brownie

Brownies in the Kitchen Start Date: 10/20/19 Start Time: 11AM

End Time: 12:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/07/19

Learn all about kitchen safety and cooking techniques as we share our favorite recipes! Cook up something delicious! Museum exploration included in program. 

SIUC Carbondale Carbondale, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador, Volunteers Saluki Volleyball & Meet/Greet at SIUC Start Time: 5PM

End Time: 8PM

Start Date: 10/26/19

Registration Deadline: 10/14/19

Get ready to cheer on the Lady Salukis’s Volleyball Team at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale as they take on Bradley University! Troops will be recognized at the game and have a meet and greet with the players after the game.


Touch of Nature Envrionmental Center Makanda, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Junior Sights and Sound of Nature Start Time: 9AM

Start Date: 10/27/19

End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 10/14/19

Juniors will earn their musician and outdoor art explorer badge’s by taking a journey through the ages. Come on out and learn about handmade instruments from all around the world and how you can be an artist using natural materials. Juniors will explore the wonders of nature by building their own instruments and art pieces out of all natural and recycled materials!

November McArther’s Tae Kwon Do Collinsville, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Daisy Self Defense and Tae Kwon Do Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 2PM

Start Date: 11/02/19 Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Learn self-defense moves and strategies along with Tae Kwon Do at this hands-on workshop. Girls will receive material from “Stranger Danger” that they can share with their families.

McArther’s Tae Kwon Do Collinsville, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Brownie, Junior Self Defense and Tae Kwon Do Start Time: 2:30PM

Start Date: 11/02/19

End Time: 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Learn self-defense moves and strategies along with Tae Kwon Do at this hands-on workshop. Girls will receive material from “Stranger Danger” that they can share with their families.


Grade Level: Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Awesome Archery Start Time: 1PM

Camp Wartburg Waterloo, IL Area 4

Start Date: 11/02/19

End Time: 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Pick up your bow. Nock your first arrow. Fire at the target! Join a Camp Wartburg staff to learn about the history of archery, how to shoot correctly and play some archery games. At the end you will earn your Archery badge.

SIUE Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette

Active with Asthma & Swim Session Start Date: 11/02/19 Start Time: 9AM End Time: 11AM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Asthma is a major disease that mostly focuses on treating the symptoms of an attack, not preventing them. We have partnered with students from SIUE’s Public Health program to host this program that focuses on the signs, symptoms, and triggers of asthma. Girls will learn to relax, chill, breathe easier with physical activity, nutritious snacks and how weather effects asthma symptoms. After the asthma program we will get active with swim time in the SIUE indoor pool! 1820 Stephenson House Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Junior 1820 Stephenson House Start Time: 9AM

Start Date: 11/02/19

End Time:12PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Come and earn the Playing the Past badge as you experience life in the 1820’s. This program is a hands-on experience with activities and demonstrations that would be a part of a girl’s life at this historic 1820’s Colonial house.


Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Mobile STEM Badge Stop: Coding & Robot Design Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 4PM

Brighton Library Brighton, IL Area 2

Start Date: 11/02/19

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Try out coding, robot design and maybe learn something new about cybersafety! This badge workshop is designed to fulfill part of three different badges, and you will get to take home materials to finish the badges on your own!

Edwardsville Children’s Museum Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Daisy Daisy Luau Start Date: 11/03/19 Start Time: 11AM

End Time: 12:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Join us for fun in the sun! We will have fun experiencing all things tropical as we learn about the impact we have on the oceans and work through projects that will help your girls be good stewards of the planet. Girls will work towards the Make the World a Better Place petal.  Museum exploration included in program.

Camp Torqua Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Cadette Program Aide Training Start Time: 9AM

Start Date: 11/03/19

End Time: 4PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Do you enjoy working with younger girls in a camp setting? If you are going into the 7th grade or above, have completed your Leadership in Action (LiA) and want to be a Program Aide (PA) at camp, then this training is for you!


Dierbergs School of Cooking Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Senior

Senior Locavore Dierbergs Cooking Class Start Date: 11/04/19 Start Time: 6:30PM

End Time: 8:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Grab your Senior Girl Scout friends and head over to Dierbergs School of Cooking to earn your Locavore badge. During this class you will making an amazing 4-course meal including Bruschetta, Pizza Parlor Pasta Bake, St. Louis Style Italian Salad, and Honey Glazed Apple Tart for dessert!

Morrison Talbot Library Waterloo, IL Area 4

Grade Level: Senior, Ambassador Gold Award Training Start Time: 6PM

Start Date: 11/07/19

End Time: 8PM

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

This workshop is for registered Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors interested in working on the Girl Scout Gold Award. This training is required to earn the award. Projects should not be started until after the training and completion of the required Journey(s). However, girls/troops may choose to complete one or two Senior/Ambassador Journeys, as required, before attending the training.

SIUE Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Cougar Volleyball & Meet/Greet at SIUE Start Time: 5:45PM

End Time: 7PM

Start Date: 11/09/19

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

Get ready to cheer on the Lady Cougar’s Volleyball Team at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. After the game come meet and greet the players!


First United Methodist Church Herrin, IL Area 7

Bring-A-Friend Event

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie When I Grow Up Start Time: 1PM

Start Date: 11/09/19 End Time: 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? What’s your dream? Come and learn about other women’s dreams as you explore their careers through fun hands-on activities.

Camp Torqua Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Senior Senior Outdoor Journey Campout Start Time: 12PM

Start Date: 11/09/18

End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Fall is in the air, and what is better than to fall into action on your Senior Outdoor Journey. Girls will get to learn about first aid, explore the Leave No Trace principles, take an adventure hike, find your inner camp cook, and try new outdoor activities.

Butterfly House at Faust Park Chesterfield, MO

Grade Level: Brownie Brownie Bugs Start Date: 11/09/18 Start Time: 10AM

End Time: 11:30AM

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

Bugs are everywhere! Learn the important roles insects and spiders play in our world. Explore their fascinating world with the help of several living insects and spiders. Girls will study insects and walk through the Butterfly House to see butterflies in flight.


Marcoot Jersey Creamery Greenville, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette Mozzarella Stretch Start Date: 11/09/18 Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 2:30PM

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

This class offers girls the chance to make their own ball of fresh mozzarella that they will get to take home. Girls will get to stretch mozzarella curds and sample some of our farmstead cheeses. Participants will also get a tour of our robotic milking parlor.

Crossroads Community Hospital Mount Vernon, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Volunteers

Cookie Training for Service Unit Product Managers Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 4PM

Start Date: 11/10/19

Registration Deadline: 11/03/19

Training is for Service Unit Product Managers ONLY. No Troop Leaders or Troop Cookie Managers.

GSofSI Service Center Glen Carbon, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Senior, Ambassador Gold Award Training Start Time: 6PM

Start Date: 11/11/19

End Time: 8PM

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

This workshop is for registered Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors interested in working on the Girl Scout Gold Award. This training is required to earn the award. Projects should not be started until after the training and completion of the required Journey(s). However, girls/troops may choose to complete one or two Senior/Ambassador Journeys, as required, before attending the training.


Camp ChanYaTa Worden, IL Area 2

Grade Level: Senior, Amabassador Going for Gold Start Time: 6:30PM

Start Date: 11/15/19 - 11/16/19 End Time: 4PM

Registration Deadline: 10/21/19

Who doesn’t enjoy one stop shopping? This is your opportunity to knock out two of the requirements before starting on your Girl Scout Gold Award project. At this program we will complete your Gold Award training and most of the Think Like an Engineer Journey for Seniors/Ambassadors.

Scott Credit Union Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie Money Wise

Start Date: 11/16/19

Start Time: 10AM

End Time: 11:15AM

Registration Deadline: 11/04/19

Become Money Wise as you learn about money through hands-on activities and games with Scott Credit Union. Find out the differences between things we need and things we want and how to save for both!

Bring-A-Friend Event

McKendree University O’Fallon, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Ice Hockey & Skate with McK Start Date: 11/17/19 Start Time: 12:30PM

End Time: 4:30PM

Registration Deadline: 11/04/19

McKendree’s Women’s Hockey Team is calling all Girl Scouts to cheer them on as they take on Grand Valley State University’s team at the McKendree Metro Rec Plex Ice Arena! Event includes an hour open skate with the MCK players and autograph signing session for all Girl Scouts attending after the game!


Herrin Public Library Herrin, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Senior, Amabassador Gold Award Training Start Time: 10AM

Start Date: 11/23/19

End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 11/04/19

This workshop is for registered Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors interested in working on the Girl Scout Gold Award. This training is required to earn the award. Projects should not be started until after the training and completion of the required Journey(s). However, girls/troops may choose to complete one or two Senior/Ambassador Journeys, as required, before attending the training.

Edwardsville Children’s Museum Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Brownie Brownie Inventors Start Date: 11/24/19 Start Time: 11AM

End Time: 12:30PM

Registration Deadline: 11/11/19

Join us as we learn all about what it takes to be an inventor through using the example of women inventors throughout history. Work in teams to create your own invention.  Museum exploration included. Girls will earn and receive their Inventor badge.

Grade Level: Volunteers First Aid Training Start Time: 6PM

GSofSI Service Center Glen Carbon, IL Area 1

Start Date: 11/26/19 End Time: 7PM

Registration Deadline: 11/11/19

This training is for those volunteers who have a currrent BLS certification in CPR/AED but are missing the First Aid training in order to serve as their troop’s First Aider. This blended learning course includes an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skills session. The online portion must be completed before attending the in-class portion. First Aid/CPR/AED training is recommended for at least one adult volunteer in the troop.


December McArther’s Tae Kwon Do & Fitness Collinsville, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Daisy Self Defense & Tae Kwon Do Start Time: 2PM

Start Date: 12/07/19

End Time: 3PM

Registration Deadline: 11/25/19

Learn self-defense moves and strategies along with Tae Kwon Do at this hands-on workshop. Girls will receive material from “Stranger Danger” that they can share with their families.

McArther’s Tae Kwon Do & Fitness Collinsville, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Brownie, Junior Self Defense & Tae Kwon Do Start Time: 2:30PM

Start Date: 12/07/19

End Time: 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: 11/25/19

Learn self-defense moves and strategies along with Tae Kwon Do at this hands-on workshop. Girls will receive material from “Stranger Danger” that they can share with their families.

St. Louis Zoo St. Louis, MO

Bring-A-Friend Event

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette Holiday Search Party Start Time: 10AM

Start Date: 12/07/19

End Time: 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: 11/18/19

Dinosaurs, Lions, Tigers and Bears, oh my! It’s a Search Party at the Science Center & Zoo! Grab your troop and girl friends for a Scavenger Hunt like no other! Teams will be assigned a list of items to find indoors and out before we meet and tally your score! Prizes will be awarded!


Camp ChanYaTa Worden, IL Area 2

Grade Level: Cadette

Cadette Outdoor Journey Campout Start Date: 12/07/19 - 12/08/19 Start Time: 12PM

End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 11/18/19

Shake off those winter blues and earn your Cadette Outdoor Journey. Girls will get to learn about go on a night hike, blaze new trails, explore the Leave No Trace principles, cook over the fire, learn primative camping skills and try new outdoor activities.

GSofSI Service Center Glen Carbon, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Senior, Amabassador Gold Award Training Start Time: 6PM

Start Date: 12/10/19

End Time: 8PM

Registration Deadline: 11/25/19

This workshop is for registered Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors interested in working on the Girl Scout Gold Award. This training is required to earn the award. Projects should not be started until after the training and completion of the required Journey(s). However, girls/troops may choose to complete one or two Senior/Ambassador Journeys, as required, before attending the training.

GSofSI Service Center Glen Carbon, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Uniform and Cookie Video Prep! (Morning) Uniform and Cookie Video Prep! (Afternoon) Start Time: 10AM Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 12PM End Time: 3PM

Start Date: 12/14/19

Registration Deadline: 11/04/19

Want to celebrate #SayYesToTheVest and get some help with props and effects for your Cookie Sale Video for Digital Cookie? Check out this brand new program brought to you by the Council Shop and Program Engagement. After doing a craft and practicing with a costume and props girls will receive a digital copy of their video emailed to a parent or guardian after filming. Fun Patch included!


Marcoot Jersey Creamery Greenville, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie Cheesy Does It!

Start Date: 12/14/19

Start Time: 9:30AM

End Time: 11AM

Registration Deadline: 10/28/19

During this class, girls will get the chance to help put the finishing touches on one of our most popular cheeses - our cheese curds. This fresh cheese has a mild flavor. Participants will learn how the cheese is made and will get to create different flavors of this cheese.

Marcoot Jersey Creamery Greenville, IL Area 6

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette Mozzarella Stretch! Start Date: 12/14/19 Start Time: 1PM

End Time: 2:30PM

Registration Deadline: 12/02/19

This class offers girls the chance to make their own ball of fresh mozzarella that they will get to take home. Girls will get to stretch mozzarella curds and sample some of our farmstead cheeses. Participants will also get a tour of our robotic milking parlor.

Grade Level: Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Finance Matters Start Time: 10AM

Scott Credit Union Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Start Date: 12/14/19

End Time: 12PM

Registration Deadline: 11/25/19

The time is right to learn about finance matter. Join us as we learn about financial literacy from the experts at Scott Credit Union through hands-on activities. You will also receive a “behind the scenes� tour of the branch main office. There has never been a better time to learn about these important skills!


Mastermind Room Escape St. Louis, MO

Grade Level: Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Coding the Great Holiday Escape Start Time: 12:00PM

Start Date: 12/15/19

End Time: 3:00PM

Registration Deadline: 11/25/19

Holiday-theme Escape Room + (Game Design + Coding) = A STEM Event To Remember! Grab your Girl Scout friends to experience a new program for older girls.

Edwardsville Children’s Museum Edwardsville, IL Area 1

Grade Level: Junior Junior Detective Start Time: 11AM

Start Date: 12/15/19 End Time: 12:30PM

Registration Deadline: 12/02/19

Can you solve the mystery? Join us and become a sleuth as we get to the bottom of the case!  Museum exploration included. Girls will earn and receive their Detective badge (included).

January McKendree University Lebanon, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador McK Basketball & Meet and Greet Start Time: 12:30PM

End Time: 4:30PM

Start Date: 01/04/20 Registration Deadline: 12/16/19

Get ready to cheer on the MCK Lady Bearcats Basketball Team as they take on Drury University. Meet and greet players at the main lobby at 12:30 p.m. for autographs, pictures and poster making. It’s Game Time!


United Methodist Camp Makanda, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Cadette Soaring for Silver Start Time: 11AM

Start Date: 01/11/20 - 01/12/20 End Time: 11AM

Registration Deadline: 12/16/19

Cadettes! Here is a NEW program opportunity for you. Are you looking forward to completing your Girl Scout Silver Award? At Soaring for Silver you can knock out two of the prerequisites at once. During this program you will complete your Silver Award training and most of the requirements for the Think Like an Engineer Journey.

McArther’s Tae Kwon Do & Fitness Collinsville, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Daisy Self Defense & Tae Kwon Do Start Time: 2PM

End Time: 3PM

Start Date: 01/18/20 Registration Deadline: 01/06/20

Learn self-defense moves and strategies along with Tae Kwon Do at this hands-on workshop. Girls will receive material from “Stranger Danger” that they can share with their families.

McArther’s Tae Kwon Do & Fitness Collinsville, IL Area 3

Grade Level: Brownie, Junior Self Defense & Tae Kwon Do Start Time: 2:30PM

Start Date: 01/18/20

End Time: 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: 01/06/20

Learn self-defense moves and strategies along with Tae Kwon Do at this hands-on workshop. Girls will receive material from “Stranger Danger” that they can share with their families.


John A Logan College Carterville, IL Area 7

Grade Level: Volunteers Canoe Flat Water Training Start Time: 9AM

Start Date: 01/18/20

End Time: 5PM

Registration Deadline: 01/06/20

This course provides information and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to small craft emergencies on lakes. This course will prepare you for non-swimming rescues for water emergencies, self-rescue skills and how to teach basic flat-water paddling strokes. Prerequisite: They must be able to swim 25 yards with/without wearing a life jacket and tread water for one minute.

Hidden Valley Ski Resort Wildwood, MO

Bring-A-Friend Event

Grade Level: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Amabassador Polar Plunge Times 2 Start Time: 9AM

Start Date: 01/25/20

End Time: 2:30PM

Registration Deadline: 12/16/19

It’s double the fun as we take our non Girl Scout friends to Hidden Valley Ski Resort for some tubing fun on the Polar Plunge. This wild ride down a frozen 1200 foot long tubing slope and conveyor ride back to the top is for Junior - Ambassador Girl Scouts and their non registered girl friends!

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