How to Use This Guide 1. Go through the guide with girls & adults 2. Find Programs that match their age level and interest. 3. Girls can attend events with their troops, a buddy, or on their own. Please not that unless otherwise indicated, an adult chaperone must attend. Unless indicated, Tag-a-longs (tags) are not allowed. 4. Register for events at www.girlscouts-gssi.org and programs will state who to contact to register for that particular program. 5. Please read the complete program description and registrations instructions carefully. Registration is different for each program.
Categories: Guide will be organized by Council Events and Journey/Skill Building Badge Programs, additional community programs. As in the past, this program guide includes both Council-Sponsored and Vendor-Sponsored Programs. Each type of program has a different procedure for registration and fees payment.
For Council Sponsored Programs, GSSI handles online registration and payments. Paper Registration Form For Vendor-Sponsored Programs, you must contact the vendor and register/pay fees directly to the vendor.
When a girl attends a Vendor-Sponsored Program, she must bring a signed GSSI Activity Permission Form with her to the event. If she does not have a signed permission form, the vendor will not allow her to participate in the activity. GSLE Tips will be included with programs that tie into a particular Journey or Badge.
What if I’m not a Girl Scout? Non-members must pay the additional $15 Girl Scout membership fee, even when the activity is vendor-sponsored. The membership fee can be completed online at Girl Scout Membership or can be sent directly to the council office with a current Membership Registration Form attached. Contact the council office at (812) 421-4970 to secure a membership form to complete. Membership ensures the safety of the girl, as well as the vendor offering the program. Can I use my Cookie Dough? Cookie Dough may NOT be used on Vendor-Sponsored Programs. These items may be used for council events/products only.
Permissions needed? When a girl attends a Council-Sponsored Program or Vendor-Sponsored, she must bring a signed GSSI Activity Permission Form with her to the event. If she does not have a signed permission form, the council/vendor will not allow her to participate in the activity. If I register for a Council-Sponsored Event, can I cancel? (Vendor-Sponsored programs make their own cancellation policies; participants will need to verify with the community vendor/facility directly.) Cancellation requests before the deadline will receive 75% of the fee refunded. If there is an unexpected date change or weather cancellation with no reschedule options, 100% of payment will be refunded. No other cancellation refunds will be issued.
Spring Event: Council Event The Amazing Race: Girl Scout Edition Cost: $15 per person Includes: lunch (3 chicken strips and French fries), patch, bandana, program supplies When: Saturday April 5, 2014 Where: Downtown Newburgh What: This Amazing Race Themed event will take troops on a Journey to different stations where they will complete health and fitness based challenges to get to the finish line! The troop to complete all of the challenges will be the winners for the day! Who: Girl Scouts K-12 Registration: Flyer and Registration Link
STEAM U Summer Event: Council Event th
When: July 12-13 overnight Where: Vincennes University What: Girl will get to experience the college life be staying overnight in the dorms and attending different STEAM hands on sessions throughout the evening created by the professors at Vincennes University. th th Who: Girls going into 6 -12 grades Registration: Flyer and Registration Link Girl Scout Showcase th When: June 6 , 2014 1:00 – 5:00 Public 5:00 – 6:30 Girl Scout Reception Where: Evansville Museum Outdoor Plaza 411 SE Riverside Dr. Evansville, IN 47713 What: This event will be open to public from 1-5. We hope to share with the community all the wonderful things our local Girl Scouts do. There will be activities for all ages, including boys! Refreshments will be
served. The winner of the BIG spring re-registration prize will be announced at the reception. Cost: The Girl Scout Showcase is free to attend. Discounted tickets to visit the museum will be available that day, $3 a ticket. Planetarium ticket will be $5. Showtimes HERE *If interested in showcasing some of the wonderful things your troop has done this year please contact Sarah Lasiter (812)421-4970 ext. 307 firstname.lastname@example.org Girl Awards: Council Event Evansville & Jasper Location When: Choose between nd Friday, May 2 at St. Joseph Parish in Dubois County th Friday, May 16 at Clarion Inn in Evansville. Where: St Joe: 1029 Kundek St. Jasper, IN 47546 Clarion: 4101 HWY 41 N Evansville, IN 47711
What: Girls are recognized for their achievements for the year. Awards that will be recognized include: Highest Awards: Bronze, Silver, and Gold 500+ cookies Top cookie sellers Program Aides Counselor in Training Graduating seniors 10 Year Girl Scouts Community Service Bar Service to Girl Scouting Bar Journey Summit Award Registration: Register Online
Girl Scout Voice Survey So, tell us…. What’s important to you in your life? What’s important about being a Girl Scout? Girl’s (k-12) and adults share your voice now. To register go to: www.GirlScoutVoices.org
2014-2015 Fall Event: Council Event
*Save the Date* Saturday, November 1, 2014 Goebel Farms 2014-2015Cookie Kick Off: Council Event
*Save the Date* Saturday, Saturday December 13, 2014 --- CMOE RESIDENT CAMP Where: Camp Koch When: June 21-22 Troop Camp Register your whole troop for a fun overnight camping experience! (Only On the Go Certification required; no Troop Camp Training certification required) When: July 6-11 Sunday-Friday For: Girls entering grades 4-12 this fall When: July 6-8 and/or July 9-11 Two shorter sessions For: Girls entering grades 2-12 this fall When: August 2-3 - Family Camp for Girl Scouts of all ages and their families. Registration: www.girlscouts-gssi.org DAY CAMP sessions at various locations in our council! *Southwest Warrick Camp Brosend, May 28 (alternate date, June 4) *Spencer Twilight Camp 4H Youth Center in Chrisney June 2-4 *Vanderburgh & Posey USI June 23-27 Additional sessions, details and registration instructions will be posted on the Web site as they become available. www.girlscouts-gssi.org
Lyle Station’s Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt
NEW th When: April 11 at sunset (around 7:00) Rain date is April 12th Where: Lyle Station 953 N. County Road, 500 W. Princeton, IN 47670 What: How cool would it be to hunt for glowing Easter eggs after the sun sets? Lyle Station in Princeton, Indiana is hosting nd their 2 Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt. For only five dollars you can search for 3,000 eggs scattered all over the school yard filled with candy and some great prizes! Free games and refreshments will be provided as well. There may even be a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny! Take a break from your usual Easter egg hunt, and come search for glow in the dark eggs! Who: Open to all ages! Cost: $5 paid at entry Call to Action! Lyle Station needs some help stuffing those 3,000 Easter Eggs the night before the event. Any Girl Scouts interested in lending a hand can head to Lyle Station th at 6:30 on April 10 ! Spa Day Program NEW When: Anytime – Just call to schedule a date! Where: Regency Beauty Institute 5201 East Virginia St. Evansville, IN 47715 What: This program will handle all your beauty needs in one place! Each Girl Scout will receive an up-do, nail polish, and makeup application. The services are performed by Regency’s highly trained students and supervised by licensed instructors.
Come get your girls pampered after the busy Cookie season! th Who: Girl Scouts up to 5 grade Cost: $12/girl Contact: Kasey Stanke/ Andrea Butler at (812)471-9383 or Evansville@regency.edu Custom Package: For Girl Scouts th th in 6 – 12 grade, Regency can create a custom package to suit your beauty needs. Services start at just $8! Girl Scouts Day of Dance NEW th When: Sunday, April 13 from 2pm to 4pm Where: Children’s Center for Dance Education 5900 Vogel Rd. Evansville, IN What: The Day of Dance program for Girl Scouts will educate girls on the experience and art of dance! Program will cover tap, jazz, tumbling, and Spanish dance! Who: Activity is for girls of all ages, but Brownies can earn the Dance Badge through participating. To complete the Dance Badge girls must attend one of the performances after the Day of Dance program. April 13 participants can go to the Beauty and the Beast Ballet in spring, 2014. Cost: $5 for registered Scouts. GSLE Tip: Girl Scout Brownies will earn the Dancer Skill Building Badge. Register: Contact 812-421-8066 for questions and to register Newport Aquarium Scout’s Honor Weekend NEW rd th When: May 3 & 4 , 2014 Where: Newport Aquarium 1 Aquarium Way Newport, KY 41071 What: Each year the Newport Aquarium offers a unique
experience only open to Scouts and their families. They have a new turtle exhibit that will allow a chance to get up close and personal with turtles. They have three of the largest species of turtle in the world. They offer so many other neat opportunities as well, like meeting a penguin! You don’t want to miss this weekend. Cost: Prices start at only $11. For additional package add-ons like lunch, meeting the penguin, etc., prices will vary. All information is on the registration form. Discount open to scouts and families. Contact: Phone (859)815-1423 Fax (859)261-3300 Orders must be faxed in, called in, mailed in, or done online at www.newportaquarium.com th MUST REGISTER BY APRIL 30 ! GSLE Tip: Great for 3 Cheers for Animals Journey! Scouts Weekend Registration Form Disney on Ice – Rockin’ Ever After NEW Where: Evansville Ford Center When: Friday, May 16, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 1 p.m. What: Join some of your favorite Disney characters in the ice at the Ford Center. Special patch is included in the cost! Cost: $14.25 a ticket ($8 discount). Deadline to order a ticket is May 9, 2014. Order Tickets Here Franklin Street Color Me Fun Run NEW th When: Saturday, April 19 at 9:00 Where: Sign in and start at West Library Lawn 2000 W
Franklin Street Evansville, IN 47710 What: Join the Franklin Street Events Association for the 2nd annual COLOR ME FUN 5K, the most COLORFUL AND FUN run to hit the streets of Evansville, on the jewel of the West Side, Franklin Street! After the race more activities for kids in the library yard from 11 to 6! No charge! Cost: Just like last year, children 12 and under are FREE, $35 early registration, and $40 day of registration. You will also receive a fabulous COLOR ME FUN t-shirt! We are limiting to 1,000 registrants! So register fast! Register Here! Girls Night Out at cMOE th When: Saturday, April 26 from 5pm to 8pm Where: cMOE – Evansville Children’s Museum What: Join cMOE in your PJ's for a fun-filled night with friends! Attendees will enjoy: Soap making, hair designs by The Salon Professional Academy, pajama parade, dance party, cMoe exhibits, Chick Fil A, ice Cream, pictures, door prizes & More! Who: Girls ages 3 & up! Cost: $15 per gal pal; $12 (cMoe members); $12 (Groups of 10 or more) *Groups of 10 or more MUST call (812) 464-2663 ext. 230 to make a reservation and receive a discount. All other reservations can be made by calling or online at the link below. Girls must be accompanied by a girl aged 18 or older. Register and Pay HERE! Evansville Arts Council’s Art in The Park NEW th When: Saturday, June 11 from 2 to 6 pm.
Where: Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve What: The day will include Latin Grammy Award winning group Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, as well as many local musicians. There will also be approximately 40 artist booths with fun activities for the kids and wonderful things to buy. Cost: The event is free to the public. th
29 Annual New Harmony Artisan Days NEW When: April 23 – April 25 Festivities and demonstrations will run each day from 8:30a.m. – 3p.m. Where: Historic New Harmony District What: The town of New Harmony will host returning event favorites such as Gerry and his Oxen, a 19th century doctor and a variety of artisans and vendors. Festivities and demonstrations soap making, beekeeping, pottery, live period musicians and more. Cost: adults: $10, students: $5, families: $25 Contact: Melissa Williams, 812682-4474 or email@example.com to register or answer questions Daisy Programs cMOE ( Children’s Museum of Evansville) “Between Earth and Sky” th When: Saturday, March 8 10am-3pm Cost: $20.00(lunch, awards, supplies, entry to cMOE) What: Girls will “road trip” in their flower powered car to explore the natural world around them, from our own backyard to across the globe!
Starting from the ground up, we’ll learn how plants feed themselves and others, study the textures and colors of nature, and learn how we can help nature by working together. GSLE Tip: Girls will earn their Blue Bucket, Firefly, and Clover Journey Awards for completing this workshop. Register: call 464-2663, ext. 230 today! Wesselman Wood Programs Where: Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, Howell Wetlands, local waterways, or at a location of your choice. 551 N. Boeke Road, Evansville, IN 47711. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Cost: NEW cost lowered to $5 Contact: Call (812) 479-0771, Ext. 103, to check program availability, or discuss custom program options. GSLE Tip: Daisy Girl Scouts will hear Rosie’s Story as they complete steps towards earning the Rosie Petal. Program will also go with Daisy Flower Garden, Between Earth and Sky, and 3 Cheers for Animals. Mayse Farm Market Cost: $6.00 per person (ages 2 and under free) Groups of 15 or more $5.00 each Hours: Sat 9-6 and Sunday 10-6 Weekdays 2-5 PM (no wagon rides) Where: 6400 St. Joseph Avenue Evansville, IN 47720 When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: 812-963-3175 firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Mayes’s offers many exciting fall activities for your troop including: Wagon Rides to the Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Sling--$1 U-Pick Pumpkin--$4
Diamond Dig Wildly Fun Rat Race Corn Maze 20' Corn Field Slide Corn Hole Duck Races /corn maze GSLE Tip: This program will help Daises with the Between Earth and Sky Clover Award as they learn about a natural resource and how to protect it! Birds, Berries, Beavers, and Bark Grounds Tour What: Discover how the “bare necessities” gave the Mississippians of Angel Mounds the means to survive and thrive. Where: Angel Mounds, 8215 Pollack Avenue, Evansville. Program is offered on-site. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: (812) 853-3956 GSLE Tip: By attending this program, Daisies will complete parts of the Between Earth and Sky Journey Awards Indiana’s Original River Town Indoor Presentation What: Learn about Mississippian daily life and how proximity to the Ohio River made Angel Munds prime real estate for ancient developers. Where: Angel Mounds, 8215 Pollack Avenue. Offered on-site or troop’s meeting site. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: (812) 853-3956 GSLE Tip: This will help Daisy Girl Scouts earn the Between Earth and Sky Journey Award by learning what’s local and why that’s important and by exploring the shapes of nature and working to protect the planet. Out and About with Animals
Where: Dubois County Humane Society 426 Wernsing Rd, Jasper IN, 47547 What: Join the Humane Society as they teach your Daisies about the importance of caring for animals. Girls will learn what goes into caring for these animals and all the things every animal needs to survive! When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date. Adoption Hours: Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 pm; Saturdays 11:00 am-1:00 pm Contact: Kate Hoffman 812482-7387 or email her at email@example.com GSLE Tip: When Daisies attend this program they will work towards earning the awards from 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals Journey. Brownie Programs A World of Girls Where: Willard Library 21 N. First Avenue Evansville, In 47710 What: Willard Library will customize a program to help you earn the awards to complete the A World of Girls Journey. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: Rhonda Mort at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 425-4309 Cost: Free or troops may make donations to the library if they would like. GSLE TIP: Girls can earn the Hear a Story, Change a Story, and the Tell a Story Award by attending this program cMOE ( Children’s Museum of Evansville) “The Wonder of Water” When: Saturday, April 26
Cost: $20.00(lunch, awards, supplies, entry to cMOE) What: Dive in and explore the earth’s most precious resource. No, it’s not gold – it’s H20! What makes a rainbow? How does the fog cannon in the Wet Deck work? Can dirty water be cleaned up? How does water travel from place to place? By the end of the day, you’ll learn how to LOVE water, SAVE water and SHARE water! GSLE Tip: Girls will earn their Love Water, Save Water, Share Water, and WOW! Journey Awards for completing this workshop. Register: call 464-2663, ext. 230 today! Discover Mexico What: Learn about Mexican culture, customs, and Our Cabaña (a Girl Scout World Centre), through activities from Mexican culture, including arts, food, history, games, language, and more. You’ll find out how you can travel to Our Cabaña as a destinations participant when you are a Girl Scout teen (grades 6-12) level. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Cost: $5 per girl. Contact: Susan Huck, (812) 4374650 GSLE Tip: this will help your Brownie Girls earn the A World of Girls Journey Badge by learning about girls around the world and the many roles women play. Girl Scout Explorers What: Any Girl Scout troop of 10 or more can explore the museum for the special rate of $5.50 per scout, with an advance reservation. One adult for every 5 girls will be admitted free of charge. Make sure to ask at the Admissions Desk for a special Scout Scavenger Hunt, at no extra charge.
Where: cMoe, 22 SE Fifth St., in downtown Evansville When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: call 812-464-2663, ext. 230. Note: Adult volunteers MUST provide a permission slip for each girl signed by a parent or guardian. Girls without permission slips are not allowed to participate. GSLE Tip: This Program can go with the Brownie Quest Journey. AquaZumba What: Dance and groove to the beat of Latin rhythms for a one of a kind water experience that will blow the girls away. This is a really fun, engaging water fitness class. This can help you get your Dance Badge for the Brownie Troops. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: Kelly Boylls 812-4239622 to schedule your troop Where: YMCA of Southwestern th Indiana, 222 NW 6 Street Evansville, IN Cost: $40.00 per troop GSLE Tip: This can help Brownies complete the WOW Journey Visit Howell Wetlands What: Howell Wetlands is 35 acres of marshland, bald cypress slough, oxbow lake, lowland hardwood forest, and up land meadow full of muskrats, beavers, herons, wood ducks, geese, and deer. The park has walking trails and boardwalks and offers staff-led programs and tours. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Where: 1400 S. Tekoppel, in Evansville Contact: Director of Education, Lauren Preske, (812) 479-0771, Ext. 102 lpreske@wesselmannaturesocie ty.org.
GSLE Tip: This can help Brownies earn the Love Water, Save Water, and a Share Water award for the It’s Your Planet WOW Journey. YAquatic Program What: YAquatic is an hour-long program. Any troop working on an aquatics-related or fitnessrelated badge may participate, at a time that fits girls’ schedules. YMCA staff will either instruct the girls or test and check off their skills. Where: YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, 222 NW 6th Street, Evansville Cost: $40/troop. Contact: Kelly Boylls, Sr. Program Director, YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, at (812) 423-9622 GSLE Tip: Girl Scout Brownies work towards the Love Water, Share Water, and Save Water awards for the It’s Your Planet WOW Journey. Water is Wonderful What: Earn the LOVE Water Award by taking a behind the scenes look at how the YMCA treats and test their water followed by a fun dip in the pool. Click here for flier. Where: YMCA Downtown 222 th NW 6 Street Evansville, IN 47708 812-423-9622 Girls can choose between AquaZumba, water themed games, or open swim at the end of the program. For: Brownies When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Register: 812-423-9622 to sign up for this program GSLE Tip: Girls will earn the LOVE water award after this program. Awards can be purchased at the council office. Chemistry Connection
What: Experience life on campus while participating in fun STEM activities throughout the night. The night will end with an EXPLOSIVE chemistry show. This event is hosted by the USI chemistry department. th When: Friday April 11 Saturday April 12, 2014 nd th For: grades 2 -5 GSLE Tip: Brownies will earn their Home Scientist Badge and Juniors will work towards their Get Moving Journey Awards! Event Flier and Registration Form Hunt for Kid Treasures It's a treasure hunt, a scavenger hunt, and a bit of geocaching as you solve riddles to discover the treasures of French Lick Resorts at French Lick Springs Hotel and Event Center, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick. Activity originates at Kids-Fest in front of the Hotel and Event Center. Parents must register their daughters and sign a release form. Reserve: 888-936-9360. Mother of Science The Adventures of Gracie the green energy grasshopper Where: Bloomington Service Center 1000 N. Walnut Suite H Bloomington, IN 47404 What: This program is a fun filled science base event as girls discover architecture, international travel, and green energy. http://www.motherofscience.or g/Programs.html Check out their website for more details. (Mother of Science is willing to do a program in our area if there is a need) Cost: $40.00 per couple- adult guardian and Girl Scout. Price includes robot and snack
When: If you are interested in a program like this contact: email@example.com to set up a time and date. Energizing award and can work towards earning the Science and Technology skill building badges Junior Programs cMOE ( Children’s Museum of Evansville) “Get Moving!” When: Saturday, May 10 Cost: $20.00(lunch, awards, supplies, entry to cMOE) What: Energy powers you and the world around you! Learn about the energy in places and spaces (like our very own Quack Factory!), the energy in getting from place to place, and the energy in you. GSLE Tip: Girls will earn their Energize, Investigate, and Innovate Journey Awards Register: call 464-2663, ext. 230 today! Become a Digital Photography Guru What: Explore a commercial photography studio and learn about digital photography. Juniors will earn the Digital Photography Badge from the It’s Your World -Change it! National Proficiency Badges. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: David Tang, 812-4225864, to schedule a time and date for the workshop, one month in advance. Where: Black Pixel Studios, 3400 Interstate Drive, off N. Burkhardt Rd. Cost: $25 per girl (Does not include camera or badges) GSLE Tip: This program will help Junior Girl Scouts meet the requirements for the It’s Your World Digital Photography Badge.
Get Moving Journey What: This program will lead the girls to talk about food that is really energizing to them and other nutrition tips, as well as how energy balance affects them. The girls will finish with an aerobics class or other activity to actually burn some energy! Click here for flier. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Where: YMCA Downtown 222 th NW 6 Street Evansville, IN 47708 812-423-9622 Register: 812-423-9622 to sign up for this program GSLE Tip: This program will help Junior Girl Scouts earn the Energize Award. Awards can be purchased at the council office
72, to get started.) Then, go to http://energy.trane.com to input your collected data. Log-in name: Girl Scouts. Password is Trane. Once you have completed the project, turn your knowledge into Action. Tour a Theatre What: Take a tour of the beautiful Red Skelton Performing Arts Center, located on the Vincennes University Campus. Find out about its European Opera-style seating, coming events, and its role in the community as a learning center for students. Cadette Programs Fire Horse Yoga
Playing in the Past Where: Evansville Reitz Home Museum and Carriage House 224 SE First St. Evansville, IN 47706 What: Girl Scouts will learn what life was like for girls in Victorian Evansville, and tour the beautiful home and carriage house. They will make their own hand fans, calling cards, and dolls. They will also play some old fashioned parlor games and take a course in etiquette. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Cost: $10.00 per girl. No charge for adults. Contact: Call 812-426-1871 or email the Reitz Home at firstname.lastname@example.org to set a date! GSLE Tip: Junior Girl Scouts who attend this program will earn the “Playing in the Past” Skill Building Badge. The Building Audit Girls can visit a community building to complete an energy audit. (Leaders: Consult the Get Moving Journey Book, pp. 71-
What: Escape into a world of comfort, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Learn how yoga can help reduce stress and keep you fit. Cost: $7 per girl When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Location: 513 ½ Main Street, Jasper, IN Contact: Tina Drew, (812) 3099093 to schedule a date and time. GSLE Tip: This Program goes with the Breath Journey for Cadettes. Cintas First Aid Safety Workshop With guidance from American Heart Association staff, Girl Scouts will learn, practice, and become certified in CPR and First Aid skills. Note: to receive certification, girls must be able to perform CPR. Program meets most of the First Aid badge requirements. Location: Cintas, 7233 Enterprise Park Drive, Evansville. Contact: Cintas 812-471-0870
Knox County Parks Department What:Girls can earn their Naturalist, Outdoor and Animals Skill building badges and camp out under the stars. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Naturalist Skill Building Badges: Brownie Bugs Badge, Juniors Flowers Badge, Cadette Trees Badge, Seniors Sky Badge, Ambassador Water Badge Animals Skill Building Badges: Juniors Animal Habitats, Cadette Animal helpers Can help you earn a specific badge. Contact: Vicki Harmon email@example.com for more details. Express Yourself Art What: These classes focus on different aspects of art and artistic expression. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Where: YMCA of Southwest Indiana, 222 NW 6th St., Evansville When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Cost: $40.00 per troop Register: Kelly Boylls (812) 423-9622 GSLE Tip: Complete steps towards the Legacy Artist Badge! Be Your Own Chef What: Make your own pizza and tour Gattitown’s kitchens. Click here for more information and a registration form. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Where: 316 N. Green River Rd., Evansville (across from Toys R Us) Contact: Glenna at (270) 7481233 or www.info@gattitownevansville. com
GSLE Tip: This program will help girls earn their Cook Legacy badges. Girl Scout Painting Parties What: SnickerDoodle Art will come to you! See Flier for more details. Click here for flier. GSLE Tip: Brownies will earn the Painting Skill-Building Badge! Travel to St. Louis There are so many great things to do in St. Louis! From the St. Louis Museum to the St. Louis Arch! See below on some fun Girl Scout Badge programs with the endangered World Center! Also Girl Scouts can get a discounted rate at the Six Flags Holiday Inn! See below flier for more details on programs and discounts! Programs at Endangered Wolf Center Program Flier Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s Instrument Petting Zoo What: The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s Instrument Petting Zoo allows children to try a variety of orchestral instruments and discover and connect various sounds from the instruments. Workshop is free. When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Min/Max: 3 min/ 25 max Contact: Summer Bennett, Philharmonic Education Department at (812) 425-5050, Ext. 316 GSLE Tip: This program will go great with the Performance Skill Building Badges.
Troop Fitness What: From yoga to step aerobics to just about any fitness class in between, the YMCA’s fitness instructors create a routine that is perfect for your troops. Contact: Kelly Boylls 812-4239622 to schedule your troop Cost: $40.00 per troop When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Where: YMCA of Southwestern th Indiana, 222 NW 6 Street Evansville, IN GSLE Tip: This can help your troop complete the Healthy Living Badge requirements by learning how to take care of their bodies. Canoe Evansville What: Join us on a paddle to explore a new Canoe Evansville destination – Lynnville Lake. Lynnville Lake is located in Warrick County, just NE of Evansville, IN. It is a unique water feature as it has formed within spoil banks left from coal mining long ago. All equipment is provided. The trip leaves from Wesselman Woods. Cost: is $15/person or $50/family of 4. Space is limited. Contact: Neal Bogan at 4790771 ext. 105. Pre-registration required by 4pm on Friday prior. For more information, call WNS at 812-479-0771 or visit www.wesselmannaturesociety. org GSLE Tip: This can help Brownie – Ambassador Girl Scouts work towards the Legacy Naturalist Skill Building Badge.
Spanish Classes What: In this 7-week session, children will learn simple phrases as well as colors, numbers, and the alphabet. We can also do a one or two class introduction to your troop where simply phrases and words are introduced. Cost: $40.00 per troop When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date Contact: Kelly Boylls 812-4239622 Where: YMCA of Southwestern th Indiana, 222 NW 6 Street Evansville, IN GSLE Tip: Juniors work towards the aMUSE Speak out, Reach out, and Try out awards. George Rogers Clark Memorial Park What: Share this important historical spot with girls. The place has a Junior Ranger program that involves learning about the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Summer highlights include Junior Ranger activities in which girls can earn patches and learn more about George Rogers Clark. For more information, visit! Tour the Toyota Plant in Princeton, IN Get under the hood at the Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S. Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, IN. Call (812) 38722665 to schedule a tour. Must be 16 people or more in the group
Buffalo Run Farm, Grill and Gifts Buffalo Run was a trackway originally formed by migrating bison that later became an important land route for settlers coming to Indiana. Buffalo Run Farm Grill and Gifts sits where Abraham Lincoln's cousin, Dennis Hanks, once lived. Tour the farm and see an authentic tepee, the legendary Lincoln Cabin, and a live herd of buffalo. Location: 3804 SR 162, between Lincoln City and Santa Claus, IN. Contact: (812) 9372799. Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Visit the cabin Abe Lincoln called home during age 7-21. Experience his father's living farm, two memorial halls, and a museum. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 812-937-4541.
Where: Tracy Zeller Jewelry, 111 S. Red Bank Rd., Evansville 47712 Contact: Tamara Caliendo, (812) 423-4376 GSLE Tip: Juniors will complete the requirements for the It’s Your Planet Jeweler Badge Day of Dance at Children's Center for Dance Education CCDE instructors will host a day where girls learn different types of dance! Program meets some requirements for Girl Scout Dance badge. Wear socks and comfortable clothes. Location: North Studio, 311 N. First Ave., Evansville. Cost: $6 per girl. Other children and family members can participate at the same price Contact: Call in advance to reserve a date and time, at (812) 421-8066. Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Lincoln Pioneer Village Visit fourteen replica cabins that represent Abraham Lincoln's pioneer life. Contact Diane Unfried at 812-431-7549. Location: Indiana SR 162, near Lincoln City, IN. Become a Jewelry Expert What: Tour Tracy Zeller’s shop and learn about the jewelry profession and the tools and skills needed to create and repair fine jewelry. This program is for all ages but specifically helps Juniors with their Jeweler badge. All other age groups will earn a special fun patch for attending along with a special goodie bag from Tracy Zeller herself! When: Anytime Program – call to schedule a time and date
At the EVPL Teen Scene, you can hang out with friends, surf the Internet, check out books or dvds or join the eTeens Tech Club or the Teen Creative Writing Group. For special activities: http://www.evpl.org/kids and go to the "Kids Event Brochure." Location: 200 SE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Visit Marengo Cave Are girls feeling adventurous? Marengo Cave offers exciting fun all year round. There are programs for all levels of skill— beginner to advance—and a wide range of trip packages to fit troop needs. For information click here for color brochure, click here for pricing information and visit www.MarengoCave.com.
Emergency Management Programs & Tours
YMCA staff can help your troop work toward or earn a badge. Contact the Tri-County YMCA for details. Location: 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, IN. Register for a class at least two weeks in advance. Contact: Christine Hasenour, firstname.lastname@example.org, or (812) 367-2323. When: Anytime Program â€“ call to schedule a time and date
The Jasper Indiana Police Department has developed many ways to reach out to the community and will deliver a special presentation for Girl Scouts on any emergency management subject (crime prevention, personal and home safety tips, cybercrime, etc.) Troops can tour their facilities, too. Contact: 812-482-2255 for more information. Email email@example.com for day tours or firstname.lastname@example.org for evening tours. Disney Youth Education Series Get discounted tickets for Disney World and attend a special Youth Education Series. Visit www.disneytpa.com. Click on Youth Education Series at the bottom of the page.
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