COUNCIL PROGRAM GUIDE 2019-2020 - Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake ...

 
COUNCIL PROGRAM GUIDE 2019-2020 - Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake ...
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Dear Friends in Girl Scouting,

                                                                                                               Table of Contents
                                As we leave sunny memories
                                of summer behind, where
                                friendships were forged over
                                campfires and kayaks at Girl                                                   The Bay Shop............................................................................................ 3
                               Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay
                              Summer Camp, or in exploration                                                   Program Registration FAQs.................................................................... 4
                             of the solar system or freshwater                                                 Parent/Guardian, Co-Leader
                           ecosystems, we embrace the beauty
                                                                                                                & Girl Troop Information...................................................................... 5
                       and potential of new seasons, which also
 offer opportunities for growth, learning, and leadership through                                              Highest Awards......................................................................................... 6
 Girl Scout experiences.
                                                                                                               Girl Scout Leadership Opportunities & Application............................7
 In our 2019-2020 Program Guide, you will find over 100 programs
 to ignite your imagination, from “Welcome to Hogwarts” to                                                     Preferred Vendors................................................................................... 8
 “Mystery Crime Lab” to “High Tech Fashion” to “Ghostbusters
                                                                                                               Fall Product Program..............................................................................10
 Academy” to “Engineering Your Tomorrow” and much more.
 Being a Girl Scout in the Chesapeake Bay Council is a uniquely                                                Girl Scout Cookie Program....................................................................11
 inspiring adventure where every G.I.R.L.’s potential as a Go-                                                 Program Information & Descriptions..........................................................12
 getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, and Leader™ is applauded and
 nurtured each day. Whether you are hoping to travel the state or                                              Volunteer Training .................................................................................36
 traverse the world, or explore science, technology, engineering,
                                                                                                               Event Registration Form....................................................................... 39
 and art opportunities, or hone your entrepreneurial skills, Girl
 Scouts has it covered, offering well-rounded programs that
 deliver the essential Girl Scout experience.
 Please join us for AMAZING experiences this fall and beyond.
 Yours in Girl Scouting,

 Claudia Peña Porretti, J.D., CFRE
 Chief Executive Officer
 Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay

Important Dates
The Northern Resource Center, Peninsula Resource Center, and both Bay
Shops are CLOSED on the following dates:
September 2, 2019
December 24, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020
April 10, 2020
                                        November 28-29, 2019
                                        January 20, 2020
                                        May 25, 2020
                                                                                                               Destinations
                                                                                                               Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for girls ages 11 and
                                                                                                                                                                                        Girl Scout Leigh Ann Witt
                                                                                                                                                                                        on her Destination to India

July 3, 2020                                                                                                   older. With different trips every year, there’s something amazing for
For the most up-to-date NRC, PRC, and Bay Shop hours, visit gscb.org                                           everyone!
GSCB Events                                                                                                    Pack your bags full of life-changing experiences and make friends
                                                                                                               from all over the country as you travel with Girl Scouts from different
Fall School................................................................ September 20 - 22, 2019            states and countries.
On My Honor .........................................................................January 26, 2020          New 2020-2021 Destinations will be posted in August 2019! Visit
Volunteer Conference..............................................................March 21, 2020               forgirls.girlscouts.org/travel/take-a-trip to learn about upcoming
Annual Meeting........................................................................... April 29, 2020       opportunities!

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Newark Bay Shop
225 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark, DE 19702
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FAX: 302-456-7188
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1346 Belmont Ave., Ste. 601
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FAX: 410-742-9506
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                                                                                  My Girl Scout Kits!                                    ROUA ND!
                                                                                  For new or bridging members, kit includes uniform,

Troop Rebate Program
                                                                                  program piece and official apparel. Returning Girl
                                                                                  Scouts kit can include insignia, program materials
                                                                                  and additional merchandise. When your total
Receive money for your troop by collecting Bay Shop receipts!                     reaches $50* you get a FREE BAG! (*excludes
                                                                                  earned awards and badges).
To claim your troop 10% rebate, you must:
   ☙ Collect Bay Shop receipts from purchases made by volunteers,
      troop leaders, girls, parents/guardians, and friends. Only
      non-promotional purchases made between August 1, 2019 and
      October 31, 2019 qualify for the rebate program.
   ☙ Submit receipts with the completed form below by November
      30, 2019. Rebate forms received after November 30, 2019 will
      not be honored.
Note: Your rebate will be emailed by February 1, 2020 and is only
valid through April 30, 2020. You must use your rebate all at one time.
Download the Rebate Form at gscb.org/BayShop.
(form also available below)

                                                   The Bay Shop                                                            FORM DUE
                                          Mail to: Attn: Troop Rebate           Scan & Email to:    tpetka@cbgsc.org
                                                   225 Old Baltimore Pike                                               November. 30, 2019
                                                   Newark, DE 19702

                                  10% Troop Rebate Redemption Form
     *Service Unit:                      *Troop #:                        *Leader's Name:

     *Address:                                                                                     *City:
                                                                                                                                       * Required
     *State:                    *Zip:                *Email Address:
     *Number of sales slips attached:                     *Total amount of receipts: $

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Registration Information and FAQs
How do I register for a program?                                                 written notice is required to receive 50 percent of registration fees of
Follow the instructions to register for a program in the event's                 $5.00 or more per individual. No refunds will be issued if fewer than
description in this guide. If nothing is listed, registration is being           30-days written notice is given, except for medical reasons. Refunds
handled by Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. Please use the Event               for medical reasons will only be processed if notification is made
Registration Form (215-PM). You can find this form by clicking “Forms”           before the event or within one week following the event, accompanied
at the top of www.gscb.org and locating it in the Top Ten Most                   by a doctor's note. No refunds will be issued to individuals who do not
Frequently Accessed Forms. Please be sure to download the form                   show up for a scheduled event. The $25 membership and $15 council
and then open the file from its saved location if you are emailing               service fee are non-refundable.
this form for registration. The form also appears on Page 43 of this
publication and can be printed out and mailed to GSCB, 2225 Old                  As a parent or guardian, what can I do to help?
Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702.                                                Girl Scouts is a team effort with leaders, girls, parents, and the
The same form is used for troops and individual girls. Girls do not              community collaborating to help your Girl Scout build leadership
have to attend programs with their entire troop; they may attend                 skills. It’s easy to volunteer by becoming a registered Girl Scout to
individually.                                                                    help support your troop. If you need help registering, renewing your
                                                                                 membership, or completing your background screening, please
                                                                                 contact membercare@cbgsc.org.
How do I pay for the event/program?
Payment is due at the time of registration. Troop debit cards, Visa/             Roles that parents/guardians can take on to make a troop successful
MasterCard/Discover/American Express, and checks are all accepted.               include:
Cash may be dropped off at the Northern or Peninsula Resource                    Co-leader
Centers.
                                                                                 Product Program Coordinator (coordinates participation in the Fall
Any registration received after the closing deadline will incur a late fee       Product Program or Girl Scout Cookie Program)
of $2 for EACH participant listed. Late fee payments do not guarantee
                                                                                 First Aid/CPR trained person
entry. This includes any programs/events that are added throughout
the year on www.gscb.org.                                                        Troop Treasurer (maintains troop bank account)
Financial assistance is available for registered Girl Scouts who would           Troop Support Volunteer (Assist with driving, chaperoning and/or
otherwise be unable to attend individual events, council-sponsored               programming)
activities, and camps. Financial assistance is potentially available for         Emergency Contact (is available in case of an emergency while troop
Girl Scout events. To request assistance please complete the Financial           is on a field trip).
Assistance Application 306-FM. For more information, please email
membercare@cbgsc.org or call 800-341-4007.
                                                                                 How does my daughter’s troop earn money?
                                                                                 Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay offers two annual product
Are events/programs ever canceled?
                                                                                 programs—the Fall Product Program and the Girl Scout Cookie
Yes. Events are typically held rain or shine, unless inclement weather           Program (see pages 10-11 for more information). Proceeds earned
would adversely affect the program. In those cases, participants will            through these programs can offset a large part of the cost of Girl
be notified of cancellation and/or rescheduling of the program. If               Scout activities. Troops may also participate in money earning
the minimum number of participants is not met 14 days prior to the               activities as long as they participate in BOTH council sponsored
program date, the program will be canceled. If GSCB cancels an event             product programs. Supplemental activities MUST be approved by
for any reason and cannot place participants in another event of their           council.
choice, a full refund will be issued.
However, to cancel your own registration and receive a refund,                   How can I check my contact information to ensure I
cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing; 30-days                get important Girl Scout information?
                                                                                 To update your information:
                                                                                 Go to gscb.org and click “MY GS” or “SIGN IN”
                                                                                 After logging in, click “Member Profile”
                                                                                 Update your family’s information
                                                                                 TIP: This is also where you can go to renew your membership.

                                                                                 Badge vs. Patch: What's the difference?
                                                                                 Badges are official symbols that indicate an increase in knowledge of
                                                                                 skill in a particular subject. badges can be earned at every age level
                                                                                 through the National Program Portfolio. badges are placed on the front
                                                                                 of the sash or vest.
                                                                                 Patches, sometimes called "fun patches" are emblems signifying
                                                                                 participation in a Girl Scout activity. patches are placed on the back
                                                                                 of the sash or vest. Think of it as a scrapbook of the Girl Scout
                                                                                 experience.

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Registration Information and FAQs (continued)

A Parent/Guardian’s Responsibility                                               • Create an inclusive environment where girls and families feel
to Their Girl Scout                                                                 welcome and connected to the troop.
• Volunteer with your troop; your co-leader cannot do it alone.                  • Provide a well-rounded and safe program following Girl Scout
                                                                                    Guidelines and Safety Activity Checkpoints.
• Make sure your Girl Scout arrives and departs on time for all her
   meetings and outings; it is recommended to walk her in, and sign              • Listen to and respect every participant and serve as a role model.
   her out.                                                                      • Utilize volunteer resources such as the Volunteer Toolkit and contact
• Notify troop volunteers in advance if your Girl Scout will not be able           your Service Unit or GSCB when you need support.
   to attend a meeting or an activity.                                           • Be trained by the GSCB team in order to have the best experiences.
• Help your Girl Scout fulfill her troop responsibilities including dues,
   permission slips, snacks, uniforms, etc.                                      A Girl’s Responsibility to Her Troop
• Help your Girl Scout work on, and complete her activities.                     • Follow the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
• Check with your troop volunteers for any paperwork that needs to              • Be willing to take risks and be confident and supportive toward her
   be completed.                                                                    Girl Scout sisters.
• Give feedback to your co-leaders about your experiences in a                  • Attend and participate in meetings and events.
   positive manner.                                                              • Listen to others in her troop and show respect for what they are
• If issues arise, discuss them privately with the appropriate troop               saying.
   volunteer, not in front of the girls.                                         • Be prepared and conduct herself in a safe manner.
• Attend council events, parent/guardian meetings, group activities,            • Respect her co-leaders and other troop volunteers.
   and special ceremonies.

A Co-Leader’s Responsibility to The Troop
• Follow the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
• Let girls lead—ensure that girls of every age take an active and
   grade-appropriate role in deciding the what, where, when, why, and
   how of what they do.

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Highest Awards
Girl Scout                                                                         Girl Scout Bronze Award Overview
                                                                                   To earn their Girl Scout Bronze AwaRd., Juniors complete a 20-hour Take

Bronze Award                                                                       Action project addressing a community issue that their troop or group
                                                                                   cares about.
                                                                                   Visit gscb.org/bronze to access Girl Scout Bronze Award resources and
For Junior Girl Scouts                                                             recommended tutorial.

 Girl Scout                                                                        Girl Scout Silver Award Overview
                                                                                   To earn their Girl Scout Silver AwaRd., Cadettes complete a 50-hour Take

 Silver Award
                                                                                   Action project addressing a community issue that they and their small
                                                                                   team cares about.
                                                                                   Visit gscb.org/silver to access Girl Scout Silver Award resources and
 For Cadette Girl Scouts                                                           required tutorial.

 Girl Scout                                                                        Girl Scout Gold Award Overview
                                                                                   To earn their Girl Scout Gold AwaRd., Seniors and Ambassadors complete

 Gold Award                                                                        an 80-hour Take Action project addressing a community issue that they
                                                                                   care about.
                                                                                   Visit gscb.org/gold to access Girl Scout Gold Award resources and
 For Senior and                                                                    requirements.
 Ambassador Girl Scouts

             Complete a Junior Journey                              Complete a Cadette Journey                           Complete two Journeys (Senior/
Girl Scout Bronze

                                                                                                               Girl Scout Gold
                                                        Girl Scout Silver

             Watch online tutorial (recommended)                    Watch online tutorial (required)                     Ambassador) OR one Journey & Silver
                                                                                                                         Award
             Work with troop/group to identify a Take               Work with team to identify a Take Action
             Action project                                         project                                              Submit a proposal within 12 months after
                                                                                                                         attending the GoGold Workshop. After
             Receive project approval from Troop/                   Take quiz online                                     12 months, you will need to retake the
             Group Volunteer                                                                                             workshop.
                                                                    Receive project approval from Troop/
             Use the Girl Scout Bronze Award                        Group Volunteer                                      Submit a Girl Scout Gold Letter of Intent
             workbook for project planning                                                                               at http://bit.ly/2Ktf30t
                                                                    Use the Girl Scout Silver Award workbook
             Dedicate at least 20 hours to completing               for project planning                                 Be assigned a mentor
             the Take Action project
                                                                    Dedicate at least 50 hours to completing             Use the Girl Scout Gold Award workbook
             Submit Final Report to council by                      the Take Action project                              for project planning
             September 30
                                                                    Submit Final Report to council by                    Submit proposal on GoGold online by the
                                                                    September 30                                         1st of any month
                                                                                                                         Review proposal with committee on the
                                                                                                                         3rd Wednesday of the month (invitation
                                                                                                                         required)
                                                                                                                         Receive written project approval from
                                                                                                                         council
                                                                                                                         Dedicate at least 80 hours to completing
                                                                                                                         the Take Action project
                                                                                                                         Submit Final Report to council by
                                                                                                                         September 30

                                                                                                                                  GoGold Workshop
                                                                                                                                 dates will be posted
                                                                                                                                  online at gscb.org
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Leadership Application
LOVE Girl Scouts and Want to Help Spread the Word?
                                                                                                                                         Applications
YOU can be the voice of girls and deliver the Girl Scout message to our communities with sudden opportunities!
Are you outgoing and interested in public speaking and the media? Sudden opportunities to participate in media
                                                                                                                                             DUE
events and recruitments in your area may arise, so be sure to fill out this application and check your email for                         Nov. 1, 2019
the latest opportunities! This is an awesome LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY for Daisies through Ambassadors!
For more information, call 800-341-4007 or email program@cbgsc.org.

Women of Distinction Celebration -                 SA                             On My Honor -            cSA    (not receiving an award)
Lower Shore—Luncheon                                                              We are looking for several G.I.R.Ls to help celebrate our sister Girl
Mingle and make connections with elite businesswomen and                          Scouts during the On My Honor Ceremony. Available Positions: Flag
government officials at this high profile event. You will engage with             Caller; Flag Ceremony; Emcee (audition required).
our honoree and serve in leadership positions that make this event
                                                                                  When: January 26, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
successful. Available Positions: General; Emcee; Invocation; Flag
                                                                                  (Snow date: Feb 2, 2:30-4:30 pm)
Ceremony.
                                                                                  Where: Smyrna High School ☙ 500 Duck Creek Parkway, Smyrna, DE
When: TBD
                                                                                  Fee: Free.
Where: TBD
                                                                                  Note: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white collared top,
Fee: Free for each Girl Scout, includes meal.
                                                                                  membership pins and sash/vest. Application due by November 1,
Note: Participants will need to wear khaki pants, white collared top,             2019. Auditions will be held in December 2019.
membership pins and sash/vest. Application due by November 1, 2019.

Girl Representative to the Board of Directors -                   SA
Each year, two Girl Scout Seniors or Ambassadors are selected
through an interview process to represent the G.I.R.L.s in Girl Scouting
by serving a one year term as a non-voting member on the GSCB
Board of Directors. Working with the members of the Board will open
your eyes to the hundreds of decisions made to help keep our Council
strong and growing.
Note: Girls will need to submit a biography with their application and
will be notified by late January 2020 regarding interview date with the
Board Development Committee. Application due by November 1, 2019.

Please check position(s) you are applying for below.

____WOD General              ____WOD Invocation		                       ____OMH Flag Caller ____Girl Representative to the Board
____WOD Emcee                ____WOD Flag Ceremony                      ____OMH Emcee       ____Sudden Opportunities

Name: ___________________________________________________________Age:______Grade in School:______Troop #:_______

Address:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

City: _______________________________________________________________________________State:______Zip:____________

Phone: (___________)-________________________ Email:____________________________________________________________

Leader Name: ______________________________________________ Leader Email:_______________________________________
Racial Background (optional)									Ethnic Background (optional)*
____American Indian or Alaskan Native   ____Black or African American    ____Hawaiian or Pacific Islander                      _____Hispanic ____Non-hispanic
____Asian				____White		 ____Other Races
____I choose not to share						                                                    *Hispanic/Latina is defined as an ethnicity, not a race, therefore is reported separately.

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Preferred Vendors
These vendors provide Girl Scout programming throughout the year based on the number of girls. Some badge
requirements may be met for each grade level. Details are listed where applicable with vendor information.

Abbott’s Mill Nature Center  MilfoRd., DE                                      tours of our facility and will attend troop meetings upon request.
Alice Mohrman
Alice@DelNature.org  302-422-0847, ext. 100                                    Coverdale Farm Preserve  Greenville, DE
www.DelNature.org                                                               Ashley Harrell
                                                                                Ashley@DelNature.org  302-239-2334, ext. 107
Offering a broad range of activities to meet Journey and badge                  www.DelNature.org
requirements for all levels of Girl Scouts. Examples include Brownie
Bugs, Junior Animal Habitats, and Cadette Trees. Programs and                   Offering a broad range of activities to meet Journey and badge
activities for overnights, field experiences and troop meeting                  requirements for all levels of Girl Scouts. Examples include Brownie
presentations.                                                                  Snacks, Junior Gardener, Cadette New Cuisines, and Senior Sow What
                                                                                and Locavore. Options for field experiences and classroom programs
A.C.O.R.N. Fitness & Well-Being  Newark, DE                                    at a working farm with teaching kitchen.
Anne Maring
acornfitandwell@gmail.com                                                       Delaware Museum of Natural History  Wilmington, DE
                                                                                Cathy Perrotto
Providing customized “Fit & Healthy” programs for your troop/                   cperrotto@delmnh.org
service unit to earn badges. Sessions offer opportunities to explore            www.delmnh.org
locomotion, strength, coordination, agility, flexibility, healthy habits,
nutrition and cooking. Hosted by a NASM Personal Trainer, Youth                 Discover the wonders of science! Offering a range of activities to meet
Exercise Specialist and Nutrition Coach.                                        Journey and badge requirements for Girl Scout Daisy through Cadette.
                                                                                Troops can schedule an overnight to snooze near the dinosaurs and
Adkins Arboretum  Ridgely, MD                                                  participate in activities toward a designated Girl Scout badge or
Jenny Houghton                                                                  Journey. Enjoy a snack and watch a movie before lights out.
jhoughton@adkinsarboretum.org  410-634-2847, ext. 23
adkinsarboretum.org                                                             Delaware Nature Society  Hockessin, DE
                                                                                David Pragoff
Environmental and Girl Scout badge Programs.                                    Davidp@DelNature.org  302-239-2334, ext. 133
                                                                                www.DelNature.org
Ashland Nature Center  Hockessin, DE
Sheila Vincent                                                                  Delaware Nature Society operates Ashland Nature Center
Sheila@DelNature.org  302-239-2334, ext. 125                                   (Hockessin), Abbott’s Mill Nature Center (Milford), Coverdale Farm
www.DelNature.org                                                               Preserve (Greenville) and the DuPont Environmental Education
                                                                                Center (Wilmington). Each site provides a broad complement of
Offering a broad range of activities to meet Journey and badge
                                                                                guided programs that support Leadership Journeys, badges and
requirements for all levels of Girl Scouts. Examples include Brownie
                                                                                unique experiences including field activities, presentations for troop
Bugs, Junior Animal Habitats, Cadette Night Owl, and Senior
                                                                                meetings, and lodge and tent camping.
Sky. Programs and activities field experiences, troop meeting
presentations and overnights in the Ashland Lodge.                              Delaware Wild Lands, Inc.
                                                                                Brenna Ness
Challenge Island
                                                                                bness@dewildlands.org
Kelly Martin
Greater Annapolis & Eastern Shore                                               Offering a range of volunteer opportunities.
Challenge-island.com/greater-annapolis  443-906-0362
                                                                                Delaware Food Bank  Newark, DE
Erin VanNostrand                                                                Kim Dickerson | kdickerson@fbd.org
Bel Air-White Marsh                                                             (302) 444-8128
Challenge-island.com/belair-whitemarsh  443-935-2414                           222 Lake Dr., Newark, DE 19702
Offering workshops for badges and Journeys:                                     www.fbd.org
Daisy: Mechanical Engineering badges; Think Like An Engineer                    Offers programs that teach how produce grown by the Food Bank
Journey                                                                         is making an impact on Delawareans. Learn about soil, harvesting,
Brownie: Making Games and Mechanical Engineering badges; Think                  running a farm stand, and cooking, also careers at the Food Bank.
Like An Engineer Journey
Junior: Playing the Past and Animal Habitats badges; Think Like an              DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC)
Engineer Journey                                                                 Wilmington, DE
                                                                                Willa Rowan
Community Powered Federal Credit Union  Bear, DE                               Willa@DelNature.org  302-656-1490, ext. 1157
Lauren Kable - Branch Manager                                                   DelNature.org
lkable@cpwrfcu.org  302-368-2396 ext. 1138
                                                                                Offering a broad range of activities to meet Journey and badge
Offering a broad range of financial literacy events including but not           requirements for all levels of Girl Scouts. Examples include Brownie
limited to badge requirements for all levels of Girl Scouts. The program        Letterboxer, Junior Geocacher, and Cadette Trees. Options for field
will be tailored to accommodate age range of participates. We offer             experiences and troop meeting presentations.

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Preferred Vendors (continued)

Eyeball It!™
Ellen Priest
ellen@eyeballitart4kids.org
eyeballitart4kids.org
Online studio art program free to users for elementary-school-aged
children working individually or in groups with a parent/adult. Several
months of curriculum—painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and
clay—are available.

Indian River Life-Saving Station  Rehoboth Beach, DE
Olivia McDonald
Olivia.McDonald@state.de.us  302-227-6991
Offering a range of activities to meet badge requirements for Girl
Scout Daisy through Junior including Daisy Make the World a Better
Place petal, Brownie Hiker, Junior Jeweler and Cadette Night Owl
badge.

Olympiad Gymnastics  Wilmington & Newark, DE
Nicole Heitz
Nicole@FlipKidz.com  302-636-0606
FlipKidz.com
Olympiad offers a broad range of activities including birthday parties,
kidz night out, open gym, day camp (all summer and throughout the
school year), recreational classes, competitive teams, and more! Girl
Scout Troops can attend as a group to work towards earning badges.
                                                                              DuPont Nature Center  Mispillion Harbor Reserve
Brownie: My Best Self and Fair Play
                                                                              Lynne Pusey
Junior: Staying Fit and Practice with a Purpose
                                                                              lynne.pusey@delaware.gov  302-422-1329
Cadette: Good Sportsmanship
                                                                              www.de.gov/dnc
Troop sessions can be scheduled by contacting Sue at the email
                                                                              This aquatic education facility connects visitors with the Delaware
address above. Individual Girl Scouts that sign up for classes during
                                                                              Bayshore region. Visitors can experience exhibits that highlight
the 2019/20 school year are also eligible to earn a Fair Play, Practice
                                                                              Delaware Bay’s natural history and ecology, with a focus on the
with Purpose, Good Sportsmanship, Staying Fit, or My Best Self badge
                                                                              spawning horseshoe crabs and migratory shorebirds that visit the
after her 6th gymnastics class! Be sure to mention your troop number
                                                                              harbor each spring. Other exhibits include aquariums featuring live
when registering on our website.
                                                                              horseshoe crabs, fish, shellfish and terrapins as well as educational
Rockwood Park and Museum  Wilmington, DE                                     videos and a live nature cam and osprey cam. The nature center also
Donna Francisco                                                               has an observation deck with beautiful views of the Mispillion Harbor.
Donna.Francisco@newcastlede.gov  302-761-4340
                                                                              EmpoweringU
Brownie: Letterboxer badge, Hiker badge, Victorian Tea Parties badge          Danielle Craig
Junior: Social Butterfly badge                                                daniellecraig@empoweringuprograms.org
Junior through Ambassador: Orienteering badge                                 www.empoweringuprograms.org | 201-417-6662

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art  Salisbury University                        In this unique empowerment program, we confront some of the
Gina Vieira                                                                   biggest challenges and stereotypes that children and teens face
gmvierira@salisbury.edu  410-742-4988                                        growing up that are not addressed in academic curriculum. These
                                                                              programs offer a place for children and teenagers to process their
Brownie: Bugs badge, Outdoor Adventurer badge                                 experiences and feelings with peers through discussion and activities.
Junior: Animal Habitats badge, Flowers badge                                  The foundation of the programs encourages a healthy relationship
Cadette: Trees badge                                                          with yourself that relies on self-worth and self-love, role modeling,
Senior: Collage Artist badge                                                  and compassionate leadership skills for boys and girls.
Ambassador: Water badge, Photography badge
                                                                              Program offerings for girls include Girl Empowered Body Image,
                                                                              Compassionate Leadership for Girls, Sheroes: Female Role Models
                                                                              Throughout History, and Comic Book Villains and Lessons on Morality.

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Girl Scout Product Programs
Earn Funds to Support Your Girl Scout Year!
Girl Scout Product Programs not only give girls a way to earn money for their troop – they also are learning invaluable
skills that they will take with them. These programs prepare girls for a lifetime of leadership, while allowing their inner
G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to shine.
Built around entrepreneurship, Girl Scout Product Programs are an integral part of the Girl Scout Leadership
Experience. Girls who participate in these programs develop five essential life skills:
 Goal Setting        Decision Making              Money Management                 People Skills             Business Ethics
To participate, or for more information in either one of our product programs,
visit gscb.org or email productprograms@cbgsc.org.

2019 Fall Product Program
The Fall Product Program takes place between August
and November. It is a “friends and family” program                 New this year!
through which girls can sell nuts, candy, magazines and
                                                                   In addition to favorite nuts and candies
other specialty items.                                             from Ashdon Farms, this year’s Fall
The Fall Product Program is a great jumping–off point              Product Program also features greeting
                                                                   cards and new design themed Girl Scout
before the Girl Scout Cookie Program. It gives the                 candles, and Tervis brand tumblers that
opportunity for new troops to learn the ins and outs of            now includes Simply Southern and other
product programs before the Cookie Program begins in               fun designs.
2020.

                           High Achievers
                           Club
                             Girl who sell 30 items during
                             the 2019 Fall Product Program
                              will receive a High Achievers
                              Club patch.

                                                                                            READY TO GET
                                                                                            STARTED?
                                                                                            Register online, complete your profile, and
                                                                                            enter email addresses to invite friends and
                                                                                            family to shop online! Get started here:
                                                                                            http://girlscouts.qspgao.com/chesapeakebay

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2020 Girl Scout Cookie Program
Skill building is more fun with family too! GSUSA is
releasing the new Cookie Entrepreneur Family pin
collection which enables girls and their families to learn
to think like entrepreneurs as they participate in the Girl
Scout Cookie Program. Each Girl Scout grade level will also
have its own set of requirements to help families guide
their Girl Scout as she runs her own cookie business year
after year. Girls can earn all 13 pins in the collection —
one unique pin for every year she participates. Also, we
are very excited to introduce a new cookie for the 2020
program, more information will be released in the
coming months!
Ways to Participate
There are several ways for troops and individual girls to participate in
the Girl Scout Cookie Program:
 Paper order cards
 Online sales (Digital Order Card)
 Cookie booths
 Any combination of the above options

Training
Parent/Caregiver Digital Order Card (DOC) Education
For any parent or caregiver to learn about the Digital Order CaRd.,
watch our online Girl Scout Cookie Program purchase option.
This prerecorded webinar is to be reviewed by any adult who would
like further information regarding the DOC. You will watch the webinar
and then submit a quiz following the webinar. Please visit www.gscb.
org/en/cookies/for-cookie-sellers/resources.                                    Order Online!
                                                                                The Digital Order Card (DOC) allows girls to offer cookies to anyone,
Mall Trainings – New Adults                                                     anywhere through their own personal, secure website. We will be
For any new adult attending mall booths, join us for this mandatory             starting the DOC early again this year, on December 14, 2019.
one-hour webinar and learn the ins and outs of optimizing your mall             It is very important to have correct information in the DOC. Be sure
booth for the upcoming cookie program.                                          that your troop and girl information is current by signing into your
         January 21, 2020 – Noon or 7 pm                                        Member Profile at gscb.org or by contacting membercare@cbgsc.org
                                                                                by November 1, 2019.
         January 23, 2020 – Noon or 7 pm
Please register using the Adult Registration Form and submit 24 hours           Important Dates
prior to the webinar. You will also need to log into https://join.me/
gschesapeakebay and call 302-456-7150. When calling in, inform the               Digital Order Card Begins – December 14, 2019
customer care team that you are calling for the webinar and you will             Cookie Program Order-taking Begins – January 4, 2020
be transferred or use extension 10841. Enter the code “1234” when                Cookie Booths begin – January 31, 2020
prompted by the phone system. Please mute your line by pressing “* 6.”           National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend – February 28 – March 1, 2020
                                                                                 Girl Scout Cookie Program Ends – March 1, 2020
Mall Trainings – Experienced Adults
(Adult must have run a cookie booth in 2019)                                    WOW the World – Friendzy Fun -               DbjcsaF
This prerecorded webinar is to be reviewed by any adult who has                 Join other Girl Scouts in this fun and interactive event. Girl Scouts will
previously attended a Council Sponsored Cookie Booth. You will be               have the opportunity to sharpen their product knowledge, set goals,
required to watch the webinar and then submit a quiz following the              meet the mascot, play games, of course a tasting, and so much more.
webinar. Please visit www.gscb.org/en/cookies/for-cookie-sellers/               When: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
resources.                                                                      See page 20 for details!
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Girl Programs 2019 - 2020
September                                                                              Daisy		   senior
Animal Habitats -        j                                                             brownie		 ambassador
Earn your Animal Habitat badge by exploring natural habitats at the                    junior			 Family/friends
Ward Museum! Look at the habitats of various birds, insects, fish,
frogs, turtles, and more, then help create your own habitat.                           cadette
When: September 7, 2019, 1 – 4 pm (Please arrive by 12:45 pm)
Where: The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, 909 S Schumaker Dr.,                    Fee: Free.
Salisbury, MD 21804                                                             Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting
Fee: $15 per girl, includes the Junior Animal Habitats badge.                   bness@dewildlands.org.

Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting             Note: Please bring a bagged lunch, water shoes, towel, and change of
(410) 742-4988, emailing wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting                clothes (just in case). Min 5/Max 15.
http://bit.do/wardmuseumgirlscouts.
Note: This program aligns with the Junior Animal Habitat badge. Min
                                                                                Letterboxing & Geocaching -            bj
8/Max 20.                                                                       Visit the DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) on the
                                                                                Wilmington Riverfront and carve out your own personal stamp as
Hiker -   b                                                                     you explore the exciting world of letterboxing with Delaware Nature
                                                                                Society. Letterboxing is a unique combination of a treasure hunt,
Learn what it takes to have a successful and safe hike. Girls will learn        navigation, artistic expression and outdoor exploration. Then try
how to navigate trails, choose the correct hiking gear and discover             your navigation skills to find a series of letterboxes hidden at DEEC.
what types of foods are good for hiking trips. The girls will then use          Experience a more technical treasure hunt with Geocaching. Practice
their new-found knowledge and take a hike on the grounds.                       using a GPS and search the DEEC Garden for hidden treats.
When: September 14, 2019, 1 - 3:30 pm                                           When: September 28, 2019, 9 am – 12 pm
(registration due by August 30, 2019)                                           (registration due by September 13, 2019)
Where: Iron Hill Science Center, 1115 Robert L. Melson Ln., Newark, DE          Where: DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Ln.,
19702                                                                           Wilmington, DE 19801
Fee: $13 per girl, includes snack and the Brownie Hiker badge.                  Fee: $20 per girl, includes the Brownie Letterboxer badge or Junior
Note: No charge for 2 chaperones/leaders. Additional non-                       Geocacher badge.
participants are $2 each. Min 8/Max 15.                                         Note: Dress for the weather, bring a water bottle, wear comfortable
                                                                                shoes that can get muddy. Min 8/Max 25.
Monarch Madness -            bjcs
Become a Citizen Scientist! Contribute to the Monarch Watch program
as you capture, tag, and release Monarch butterflies in Ashland
Nature Center’s meadows and marsh. Visit Ashland’s Butterfly House
to discover other late-season butterflies in every life-stage and learn
                                                                                October
their diverse strategies for coping with winter.
When: September 21, 2019, 1 – 3 pm
                                                                                Flipping Fun at Olympiad Gymnastics -                bjcsa
                                                                                What better way to earn your My Best Self or Staying Fit badge than
(registration due by September 6, 2019)
                                                                                through gymnastics related obstacle courses and games? Girl Scouts
Where: Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Rd.,                             will participate in 90 minutes of gym time supervised by Olympiad
Hockessin, DE 19707                                                             Teachers, followed by 30 minutes of refreshments and a discussion in
Fee: $16 per girl, includes a fun patch.                                        our party room. Gym time will focus on coordination, strength, team
                                                                                building games, gymnastics skills, and of course, fun!
Note: This program aligns with Brownie Bugs badge, the Junior Get
Moving, and Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey. Dress for the               When: October 5, 2019, 2 – 4 pm
weather, wear comfortable hiking shoes. Min 8/Max 25.                           (registration due by September 20, 2019)
                                                                                Where: Olympiad Gymnastics, 380 Water St., Wilmington, DE 19804
Water Investigator -         csa                                                Fee: $17 per girl, includes gym time, refreshments and discussion,
Help Delaware Wild Lands survey local aquatic ecosystems while                  and the Brownie My Best Self badge or Junior Staying Fit badge.
learning about macro invertebrates, water waste and pollution
                                                                                Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting
reduction, and ecosystems in our area.
                                                                                the Camp & Eventz page at www.flipkidz.com.
When: September 21, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm
                                                                                Note: All participants must fill out waiver found at www.flipkidz.com
Where: Delaware Wild Lands - Bett’s Farm, 790 Betts Rd.,                        prior to attending. Max 32.
Middletown, DE 19709

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Potter for a Day! -      b
Become a potter for a day! Learn tricks of the trade from hand
building to painting and glazing. Each girl will create her own small
                                                                                      Fairwinds Farm
hand-built pot and use glaze to paint a tile.
When: October 5, 2019, 1 – 4 pm
(registration due by September 20, 2019)
Where: The Art Studio – New Castle County Department of
Community Services, 310 Kiamensi Rd., Wilmington, DE 19804
                                                                                         We are just minutes from Newark, Wilmington, & Elkton!
Fee: $35 per girl, includes materials and the Brownie Potter badge.
                                                                                   Our hands-on horse program includes grooming, tacking,
Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting                and riding in our ring and trails. And Fairwinds owner
Nicole.sexton@newcastlede.gov or (302) 995-7661 for more                           JoAnn Dawson will sign a book for you from her Lucky Foot
information.                                                                       Stable Series!

Note: If there are any accessibility accommodation requests, please                We also offer:
let The Art Studio know upon registration. Please wear clothing you do              • Riding                   • Carriage
not mind getting messy and feel free to bring water and a small snack                 Lessons                    Rides
with you. The clay pieces will need to be fired, therefore participants             • Hayrides                 • Tea Parties
will not leave with their pieces on the day of the workshop. The Art                • Summer                   • Trail Rides
Studio will email you when the finished pieces are ready to be picked                 Camp                     • Overnight
up. Min 9/Max 12.                                                                   • Pony Rides                 camping
                                                                                    • Bed &                    • Birthday

Life in the Lake -     Dbjcsa                                                         Breakfast                  Parties

Come visit Lake Williston and see what you can find! Will it be turtles,
fish, snails, crayfish, or creepy-crawly insects that live in the water?
                                                                                                            Visit our websites for more information.
You never know what kind of aquatic life you will encounter in the                                                 www.fairwindsstables.com
lake! Daisies and Brownies will explore the water using observation
platforms, dip nets, and other hand-sampling techniques. Girl Scout                                         To arrange a book signing with JoAnn S
Juniors and Cadettes will learn to make observations in the water                                            Dawson, author of the award winning
from canoes. Seniors and Ambassadors explore the lake on kayaks                                                  Lucky Foot Stable series, visit
and conduct chemical and biological analyses.                                                                      www.luckyfootseries.com

When: October 5, 2019
(registration due by September 20, 2019)
          Girl Scout Daisy and Brownie: 10 am – 12 pm
          Girl Scout Junior and Cadette: 1 – 3 pm                               Financial Literacy -       c
          Girl Scout Senior and Ambassador: 4 – 6 pm                            Earn your Budgeting badge while learning about budgeting,
Where: Camp Todd Waterfront, 25012 Beauchamp Rd.,                               philanthropy, making smart buying decisions, financial planning, and
Denton MD 21629                                                                 more from the experts at Bank of America.
Note: This program aligns with the Think Like a Citizen Scientist               When: October 5, 2019, 9 am – 12 pm
Journey, the Brownie WOW Journey, the Get Moving Journey, the                   Where: Newark Resource Center, 225 Old Baltimore Pike,
Senior Paddling badge and the Ambassador Water badge. Please bring              Newark DE 19702
water shoes and be prepared to get in the water up to your knees.
Min 5/Max 12.                                                                   Fee: $5, includes Budgeting badge
                                                                                Note: Min 15/Max 30
Outdoor Art -      Db
Join us at the Ward Museum to learn how to take natural elements                Trash to Treasure -        Dbjcsa
and create beautiful artwork. Make art, music, take photographs, and            Have you ever seen ugly trash sitting on the side of the road? Let’s
go home with wonderful original pieces.                                         do something about it! In this program we will help the environment
When: October 5, 2019, 1 – 4 pm (Please arrive by 12:45 pm)                     while also getting our art on! You know what they say, one person’s
                                                                                trash is another person’s treasure.
Where: The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, 909 S Schumaker Dr.,
Salisbury, MD 21804                                                             When: October 6, 2019, 11 am - 2 pm
                                                                                (registration due by September 20, 2019)
Fee: $15 per girl, includes the Daisy Outdoor Art Maker badge or the
Brownie Outdoor Art Creator badge.                                              Where: Troop House, Camp Country Center, 1051 Sharpless Rd.,
                                                                                Hockessin, DE 19707
Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting
(410) 742-4988, emailing wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting                Fee: $10 per girl, includes a fun patch.
http://bit.do/wardmuseumgirlscouts.                                             Note: Please bring clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and a bag
Note: Min 8/Max 20.                                                             lunch. Min 5/Max 10.

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Sensational Senses -          b
Explore your senses and compare them to the awesome senses our
special animal friends have. Have fun with interactive games, a guided
zoo tour, and even meet some animals up close!
When: October 6, 2019, 9:30 am - 12 pm
Where: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
Fee: $12 per Girl Scout, $5 per adult; all day admission to the zoo, and
a fun patch for each Girl Scout included.
Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting             Fee: $16 per girl, includes a fun patch.
brandywinezoo.org/scouts and for further information.
                                                                                Note: Dress warmly, this is an outdoor program. Min 8/Max 25.\
Note: This program aligns with the Brownie Senses badge. Private
programs are also available. Min 10/Max 30.
                                                                                Trees -   c
Fall Festival -    DbjcsaF                                                      Share your favorite recipes! Identify local trees while taking a nature
                                                                                walk through the forest. Make your own tree art to take home. Talk
Join us for a day of fall fun at Camp Grove Point! Get in the spirit            about deforestation and how you can help a tree to earn your Trees
with archery, hayrides, face painting, and more. Come as a troop or             badge.
with your family to enjoy the crafts, selfie station, and all the other
fantastic things Fall Fest has to offer.                                        When: October 12, 2019, 1 - 3 pm
                                                                                (registration due by September 27, 2019)
When: October 12, 2019, 10 am - 4:30 pm
(registration due by September 20, 2019)                                        Where: Iron Hill Science Center, 1115 Robert L. Melson Ln.,
                                                                                Newark, DE 19702
Where: Camp Grove Point, 2930 Grove Neck Rd., Earleville, MD 21919
                                                                                Fee: $13 per girl, includes the Cadette Trees badge.
Fee: $18 per girl, $10 per adult, includes lunch and a fun patch.
Breakfast drinks and snacks will be sold in the morning.                        Note: Have each girl bring in her favorite recipe using an item from a
                                                                                tree. No charge for 2 chaperones/leaders. Additional non-participants
Note: Please dress for the weather and bring a water bottle. A link             are $2 each. Min 8/Max 15.
to activity sign-ups will be sent upon receipt of registration and full
payment. Min 75/Max 200.
                                                                                Battleship New Jersey Overnight -                 Dbjcsa
Fall Festival Overnight -         Dbjcsa                                        Spend a night on the legendary Battleship New Jersey, a floating
                                                                                museum on the Camden Waterfront across from Penn’s Landing,
Want even more, even spookier fun? Troops can stay after the Fall               Philadelphia. This night, the girls are in charge! Program features
Festival for games, a spooktacular dance party and a test of bravery            overnight accommodations in the bunks, meals, flag ceremony,
for those who dare! Good hearted trick and treat fun all around.                museum visit, a “Behind the Scenes” guided tour of the Battleship,
When: October 12, 2019, 6 pm – October 13, 2019, 9 am                           a USO-styled show and learning about the women's role in the
(registration due by September 20, 2019)                                        battleship and during the war. Girls will receive a special “Women
                                                                                Serving Our Nation” patch!
Where: Camp Grove Point, 2930 Grove Neck Rd., Earleville, MD 21919
                                                                                When: October 12, 2019
Fee: $30 per participant, includes a fun patch, dinner and snack on
Saturday and breakfast on Sunday.                                               Where: Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ
Note: Please dress for the weather and bring a water bottle. A                  Fee: $69 per person, includes “Women Serving Our Nation” patch
detailed packing list will be sent upon confirmation into the event.            Note: Call (866) 877-6262, ext 203 to register.
Min 30/Max 75.

The Lights of Night -        bjcs                                               Animals at the Seashore -            j
                                                                                Explore the wildlife of the bay, beach, dunes and saltmarsh! Girl
Join Delaware Nature Society and explore the early autumn night sky             Scouts will jump into waders and pull a seine net, search for whelk
using telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye. Learn to identify              egg cases, and look for fiddler crabs in the marsh. Enjoy the day
stars and constellations, discover the secret of the North Star, and            and learn how these environments support an amazing variety of
observe the crater-pocked lunar landscape; Jupiter with its Galilean            plants and animals. Learn the importance of Delaware beaches and
satellites; and Saturn with its gauzy rings. Join the ranks of Citizen          horseshoe crabs for the annual shorebird migration in May.
Astronomers around the world by participating in the GLOBE at Night
project to assess light pollution. If it’s cloudy, we will observe the          When: October 19, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm
virtual “sky” in Mt. Cuba’s planetarium.                                        Where: Marvel Drive off of Bay Avenue at Slaughter Beach,
When: October 12, 2019, 7 – 9 pm                                                MilfoRd., DE 19963
(registration due by September 20, 2019)                                        Fee: $14 per girl, includes Junior Animal Habitats badge.
Where: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, 1610 Hillside Mill Rd.,               Note: Dress for weather, wear boots/shoes to get muddy.
Greenville, DE 19807                                                            Min 8/Max 20.

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Fall Migration of Hawks -        j                                            sugar, protein, fiber and fats to make each recipe both delicious and
                                                                              nutritious.
Witness hawks, falcons, eagles, and other raptors as they fly past the
                                                                              When: October 19, 2019, 1– 3 pm
Ashland Hawk Watch during fall migration and be a Citizen Scientist!
Learn to recognize some of the species you might see and become a             Where: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
“Junior Hawk Watcher” by keeping track of the numbers of birds, flight        Fee: $24 per girl, includes the Brownie Snacks badge.
direction, and the weather during your field study. Ashland Nature
Center is one of the best locations in Delaware to view migrant hawks         Note: Bring a water bottle, dress for the weather and wear
and has recorded data for the Hawk Migration Association of North             comfortable hiking shoes. Min 10/Max 18.
America since 2007. Learn about the ecology and habits of hawks and
take a walk to identify other bird species. Use binoculars, scan the          Minecraft Creator Challenge -              bjc
skies, and collect real data – become a Hawk Watcher!!                        Sure, Minecraft is tons of fun, but did you know you can learn by
When: October 19, 2019, 10 am – 1 pm                                          playing the game? In Minecraft, characters can build anything they
                                                                              imagine by breaking and placing textured blocks in a 3D world.
Where: Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Rd.,
                                                                              They can also hunt, farm, fish, raise animals, and create homes and
Hockessin, DE 19707
                                                                              villages, all while keeping safe from monster attacks. In this program,
Fee: $16 per girl, includes use of binoculars, weather equipment, and         girls will work collaboratively to build castles, coasters, and more in
a hawk expert                                                                 the interactive, 3D world of Minecraft.
Note: Bring a bag lunch & water bottle, dress for the weather to be           When: October 20, 2019 (registration due by October 4, 2019)
outside and wear comfortable hiking shoes. Activities complement
                                                                                       Girl Scout Brownie: 10 am – 12 pm
Junior Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey. Min 8/Max 15.
                                                                                       Girl Scout Junior: 1 – 3 pm

What's for Snack? -       b                                                            Girl Scout Cadette: 4 – 6 pm
                                                                              Where: Camp Country Center Digital Media Center,
Are your favorite snacks fuel or foe for your body? Coverdale Farm            1051 Sharpless Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
Preserve is the perfect place to discover how to power your body
for peak performance. We will work together to whip up savory,                Fee: $10 per girl, includes a fun patch.
sweet, energy boosting and “slurpable” snacks. Shop the farm for              Note: This program aligns with the Brownie Computer Expert badge
key ingredients and transform the super foods you harvest into                and the Junior Entertainment Technology badge. Min 5/Max 12.
healthy, wholesome culinary creations. Explore alternative sources of

                             Family Owned Since 1860                                               Wilmington, DE
                                    Weekend Daytime Hours Sept 21 thru October 27
                                     Fridays in October and Columbus Day 1 – 5 pm
                                         Saturdays and Sundays 10 am to 5 pm
                                                      U-Pick Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Pumpkin Painting and More
                                                                                             Scout and Family Night Events
                                                                                       Every Friday and Saturday in October
                                                                               Night package includes hayride, Bonfire, and
                                                                                              Flashlight Maze 5:30 to 9 pm
                                                                      Private Group Parties Year Around by Appointment
                                                            New for 2019 – Spookley the Square Pumpkin –
                                                            Bullying Prevention Program
                                                               www.ramseysfarm.com • 302- 477-1499

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Outdoor Art -      j
Join us at the Ward Museum to learn how to take natural elements
and create beautiful artwork. Make art, music, take photographs, and
go home with wonderful original pieces.
When: October 26, 2019, 1 – 4 pm (Please arrive by 12:45 pm)
Where: The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, 909 S Schumaker Dr.,
Salisbury, MD 21804
Fee: $15 per girl, includes Junior Outdoor Art Explorer badge.
Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting
(410) 742-4988, emailing wardeducation@salisbury.edu or visiting
http://bit.do/wardmuseumgirlscouts.
Note: Min 8/Max 20.

Ghostbusters Academy -             b
It’s almost Halloween, and there’s something strange in your
neighborhood. Who ya gonna call? Girls will earn their Home Scientist
badge Ghostbuster style by learning how to “grow” a ghoSt., hatch a
ghost egg, and investigating the chemistry of ectoplasm. Girl Scouts
ain’t afraid of no ghosts!
When: October 26, 2019, 10 am – 12 pm
(registration due by October 11, 2019)
Where: Camp Country Center STEM Lab, 1051 Sharpless Rd.,
                                                                                 Nature Photography -         bj
Hockessin, DE 19707                                                              Capture the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge through
                                                                                 the lens of a digital camera. Learn photography skills and how to
Fee: $12 per girl, includes a fun patch.                                         compose outstanding photos where the city, river and marsh meet.
Note: This program aligns with the Brownie Home Scientist badge.                 Opportunities to photograph wildlife, landscapes, and close-ups
Min 5/Max 16.                                                                    abound. All participants will print three pictures to take home and
                                                                                 create a picture frame from natural materials to show off their work.
Chunkin Punkins -         jcsa                                                   When: October 26, 2019, 9 am – 12 pm
Punkin Chunkin: (n) the sport of hurling or “chunking” a pumpkin                 Where: DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Ln.,
solely by mechanical means for distance. In this program, girls will             Wilmington, DE 19801
build their own chunkin’ machines, and let those punkin’s fly! Girls will
each build their own catapult to take home with them, so watch out,              Fee: $16 per girl, includes the Brownie Outdoor Art Creator badge or
pumpkins!                                                                        Junior Digital Photographer badge.

Who: Girl Scout Junior through Ambassador                                        Note: Dress for the weather, bring a water bottle, wear comfortable
                                                                                 shoes that can get muddy. Min 8/Max 25.
When: October 26, 2019, 1 – 3 pm
(registration due by October 11, 2019)
                                                                                 Sow What Locavore Adventure -              s
Where: Camp Country Center STEM Lab, 1051 Sharpless Rd.,                         Discover why eating as a “Locavore” is an important and delicious
Hockessin, DE 19707                                                              step toward a healthy lifestyle. Get ready for a tasty tour as you
Fee: $12 per girl, includes lunch and fun patch.                                 connect to a local farm within your food network. Dig deep to
                                                                                 investigate the farming practices of Coverdale Farm Preserve. Explore
Note: This program aligns with the Junior Entertainment Technology               soil health and its importance to our food system, lend a hand with
badge and Think Like an Engineer Journey (JC). Min 5/Max 16.                     daily farm animal chores and harvest seasonal vegetables. Work
                                                                                 together in our teaching kitchen to create a “farm to table” dish
Hay Girl! -   bjcsa                                                              certain to make everyone a Locavore! All materials and ingredients are
Get your horseback riding on at this awesome program! Come talk to               included.
our horse experts at Grove Point Stables about horse care and then               When: October 27, 2019, 10 am – 4:30 pm
participate in a one-hour lesson. We will also spend time at the range           (registration due by October 13, 2019)
and cooking over the fire!
                                                                                 Where: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
When: October 27, 2019, 2 - 5 pm (Register by October 11, 2019)
                                                                                 Fee: $40 per girl, includes the Senior Locavore badge.
Where: Program Center, Camp Grove Point, 2930 Grove Neck Road,
Earleville, MD 21919.                                                            Note: Bring water bottle and a light lunch. Eating is part of the
                                                                                 afternoon session. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable hiking
Fee: $45, includes fun patch.            Note: Min 5/Max 12.                     shoes. Completes some requirements for the Sow What Journey.
                                                                                 Min 10/Max 18.

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November                                                                                   Badge and Journey Workshops, Overnights,
                                                                                                and Multi-level Girl Scout events

Engineering Your Tomorrow -                c
This signature event offers girls wonderful opportunities to explore
science, chemistry and engineering. Working with women who are
currently engaged in several fields of science, girls will test scientific
hypotheses with hands-on activities as well as discover the many
career opportunities for women. New activities are developed each
year for girls to experiment with. Additional information sessions
are provided for leaders and parents to help guide girls in making                                                              25 Silopanna Road
academic choices, preparing for higher education and considering                  Escape on the Underground                    Annapolis, MD 21403
career options in science and engineering.                                        Railroad with Harriet Tubman,
                                                                                                                                  410.990.1993
                                                                                  meet live animals, or create                  info@theccm.org
When: November 2, 2019, 9:30 am – 3 pm
(registration due by October 18, 2019)                                            your own masterpiece . . .                     www.theccm.org
                                                                                  the choice is yours!                      Join us on Rallyhood.com
Where: Conrad School of Science, 201 Jackson Ave.,
Wilmington, DE 19804 (Tentative)
Fee: $12 per girl, includes council's Engineering Your Tomorrow patch.            Marvelous Metals: Chemistry Event -                    Dbjcsa
Note: Please be aware that in order for the event to run smoothly,                Free children's activities to show the value of chemistry in every day
encourage the girls to make new friends, and build team                           life, sponsored by the Delaware Section of the American Chemical
communication skills, we will be separating groups; exceptions will               Society and led by local companies and educational groups. Activities
not be made. Min 25/Max 60.                                                       with hands-on experiments from noon to 3 pm, with a chemistry
                                                                                  show from 3-4 pm.
Tremendous Trees -           c                                                    When: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12 - 4 pm
Your appreciation of trees will grow sky-high as you hike through                 Where: Independence School. 1300 Paper Mill Rd., Newark, DE
our woods, create tree-inspired art, and even climb a tree with our
arborist!                                                                         Fee: Free, event patch included for all Girl Scouts.
When: November 2, 2019, 1 – 4 pm (Please arrive by 12:45 pm)                      Note: Registration is not required. Contact Lois Weyer at
(registration due by October 18, 2019)                                            lweyer2@verizon.net with any questions.
Where: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fee: $13 per girl, includes admission for the day and the Cadette Tree
                                                                                  Snowshoeing Basics -           jcsa
                                                                                  REI staff will teach you the basics of snowshoeing. They will focus on
badge. Additional parents and siblings who would like to visit the
                                                                                  the appropriate selection of gear as well as basics on what you need
museum (you will not be participating in the program) must pay the
                                                                                  and where to get started.
group rate admission ($18 for adults and $8 for children).
                                                                                  When: November 3, 2019 1 - 3 pm
Note: Wear clothing and shoes appropriate for adventures in the
                                                                                  (registration due by October 18, 2019)
garden. Park in the Visitor Lot and then walk down the path to the
Visitor Center to meet for the program. Min 10/Max 24.                            Where: REI Christiana, 2300 Fashion Center Blvd., Newark, DE 19702
                                                                                  Fee: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
Girl Scout Night -       Dbjc                                                     Note: Min 5/Max 20.
Enjoy an after-hours evening at the zoo just for Girl Scouts and their
families! There will be games, activities, Animal Encounters, and
opportunities to complete requirements for several badges!
                                                                                  New Cuisines -       c
                                                                                  Journey to Coverdale Farm and take a trip with your taste buds!
When: November 2, 2019, 4:15 - 6 pm                                               Prepare culinary creations from across different times and distances.
Where: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802                  In our kitchen, we will create four recipes exploring cuisines from
                                                                                  other regions, countries and time periods. Along the way, we will
Fee: $10 per person, fun patches available for purchase, $2.
                                                                                  discover the cultural importance of each dish and why certain
Registration: Registration is required through vendor by contacting               ingredients are used in particular regions. Once our creations are
brandywinezoo.org/scouts and for further information.                             ready, we will all sit down and enjoy a tasty culinary tour!
                                                                                  When: November 9, 2019, 10 am – 4 pm
                                                                                  (registration due by October 25, 2019)
                                                                                  Where: Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
          For the most up-to-date information,
                                                                                  Fee: $40 per girl, includes the Cadette New Cuisines badge.
                 please visit www.gscb.org                                        Note: Bring water bottle, dress for the weather and wear comfortable
                                                                                  hiking shoes. Min 10/Max 18.

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