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Your ADVENTURE Awaits 2019-2020 - Girl Scouts Louisiana East
2019-2020

Your ADVENTURE Awaits
Your ADVENTURE Awaits 2019-2020 - Girl Scouts Louisiana East
Great activities
                                                                            related to badge

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                                                                             requirements!
                                                                            Free patches available.

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        when you
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        • 45-minute hands-on              • FREE with general
                                                                                LOUISIANA
                                                                                ART&
          workshops for kids 6-12 and      admission; group rates with
          accompanying adults              advance registration
        • Second & fourth weekends of     • Activities change monthly -

                                                                                SCIENCE
          every month (Saturdays: 11AM,    learn more at lasm.org or
          1 & 3PM; Sundays: 1:30 & 3PM)    email kidslab@lasm.org

                                                                                MUSEUM

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*PRECIOUS GEMSTONES, MINERALS, FOSSILS, OPALS, BEADS, & JEWERLY
              *DEMONSTRATIONS OF JEWERLY MAKING AND CABOCHON CUTIING
                    *SILENT AUCTIONS, DOOR PRIZES, AND GRAND PRIZES
                  *KIDS: FREE GRAB BAGS & TEACHING CABOCHON CUTIING
                   *GEODE CACKING, DINOSAUR BONES, ROCK PIT MINING,
                                  & MUCH, MUCH, MORE...

                                      ADMISSION:
                                  ADULTS: $6.00 -all 3 days
                   Students: w/ID, Military: w/ID, and Members – $3.00
                  Scouts in uniform – free •        Children under 12 – free

             FOR SHOW INFORMATION, CALL LEVETTE CARLOS AT (504) 214-3205
                       OR EMAIL AT NOLAGEMSHOW@GMAIL.COM
                       GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY OF LOUISIANA
                                GEMANDMINERALSOCIETYOFLOUISIANA

                      OCTOBER 11 & 12 • 10AM – 6PM
                        OCTOBER 13 • 10AM – 4PM

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Scouts Earn Your Badges/Belt Loops
                                            Birthday Parties
                                                          Family Outings
                                            • Petting Zoo         School Field Trips
                                            • Pony Rides
                                            • Vegetable Garden                 Horseback Riding Lessons
                                            • Stocked ponds, poles & bait!     Summer Horse &
                                                                                 Farm Camp
                           27329 Mill Creek Road, Bush, LA
                                       Just 15 minutes north of Covington

                                                                                      Watch our camp video online!

                   (985) 886-3747 | www.splendorfarms.com

                                  Available throughout the year.

        Bowling, Bumper Cars, Laser Maze, AMAZING!
          TROOP & UNIT MONEY EARNING PROJECTS AVAILABLE
                1414 N. Airline Hwy. Gonzales • www.premierlanes.net • (225) 621-BOWL

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THERE IS POWER                                                                              RENEW your Girl Scout
                                                                                                membership by
  IN EVERY G.I.R.L.                                                                              September 15!

         Unleash it at GSLE’s
        Believe in G.I.R.L.
                          (B.I.G.) event!
          Saturday, September 28
                            9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
                    Louisiana State University
                                  Baton Rouge, LA

 Our BIG Event
 is going to be
 amazing! Enjoy a day
 of hands-on activities
 and demonstrations on
 Life Skills, Entrepreneurship,
 STEM (Science, Technology,
 Engineering & Math), the Arts,
 and the Outdoors!
 We’ll have awesome collaborators at
 B.I.G. Girls will meet role models, explore
 career options, and have fun!

Open to all girls, grades K – 12, registered by September 15
for the 2019-2020 membership year.
$10 per girl, and adults are free.
Free patch to first 2,000 girls who register for the B.I.G. Event.

Girls who renewed their membership as part of Spring renewal have received discounted
pricing ($7). Event Registration is easy at www.gsle.org/ebiz!                                        Share your
BIG Event Service Project will be a Donation Drive for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
                                                                                                     photos using
Contact Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220, ext. 2243, for more info.                    #BIGevent19

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Steamboat NATCHEZ
        Blood Buddies ence!
                 Di ffer
        Ma  ke A
                                                                  Founded in 1960,
                                                     The Blood Center serves as the
                                  lifesaving link between the donor and the patient.
        Blood is a vital medical component that cannot be manufactured. It is only
        through generous donors that blood is made available to patients in need.

         Open to all Girl Scouts and their families
         Troop members learn the importance of giving blood

         Girl Scouts earn patch by:
             • Attending a presentation on blood facts, why
               people need blood and what are the
               requirements to donating blood
             • Supporting the community blood supply by
               successfully recruiting two blood donors                                     Last authentic Steamboat on the Mississippi River
                                                 Contact Paul Adams at
                               BloodDrive@TheBloodCenter.org to learn
                                   more about the Blood Buddy program
                                                                                             Departs from the French Quarter
                                                                                              2 Hr Cruise, Troop Rates, Guided tour
                                                                                                   Earn a River Heritage Patch

                                    (800) 86-BLOOD · TheBloodCenter.org                        504-569-1401 800-233-2628
                                                                                                     www.SteamboatNatchez.com

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Girl Scouts Louisiana East
 Corporate Headquarters
 841 S. Clearview Parkway
 New Orleans, LA 70121
 Phone 504-733-8220 · 800-644-7571
 Fax 504-733-8219
                                                                       Table of Contents         TOC
                                                                     Welcome                                   8

 Regional Service Center                                             Getting Started                           9
 545 Colonial Drive
 Baton Rouge, LA 70806                                               Program Frequently Asked Questions        10
 Phone 225-927-8946
                                                                     Programs for 2019-2020
 Fax 225-927-8402                                                       September 2019                         11
 Council Website                                                        October 2019                           16
 www.gsle.org
                                                                        November 2019                          19

 Program Power is published annually by the Program                     December 2019                          22
 Department of Girl Scouts Louisiana East.
                                                                        January 2020                           24

                                                                        February 2020                          25
 Additional program activities and events are developed
                                                                        March 2020                             28
 throughout the year, and updated on the council website.
 Please visit www.gsle.org for more information.                        April 2020                             29

                                                                        May 2020                               32

                                                                        Robotics Series                        32

                                                                     On Your Own                               33

                                                                     Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards               49

                                                                     Product Program Information               50
   The Girl Scout Mission                                                  2019 Fall Product Program           50
 Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and
                                                                           2020 Cookie Program                 51
 character, who make the world a better place.
                                                                     Annual Family Giving Campaign             52
   The Girl Scout Promise                                            2020 Resident Camp                        54
 On my honor, I will try:
   To serve God and my country,                                      Forms                                     55
   To help people at all times,
   And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

   The Girl Scout Law
 I will do my best to be
    honest and fair,
    friendly and helpful,
    considerate and caring,
    courageous and strong, and
    responsible for what I say and do,
 and to
    respect myself and others,
    respect authority, use resources wisely,
    make the world a better place, and
    be a sister to every Girl Scout.

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2019-2020                                                                  Welcome
                                           At Girl Scouts Louisiana East, we believe in the Power of G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator,
                                           Risk-taker, Leader)™ and our 2019-2020 programs reflect it!

                                           There is no other organization that more thoroughly understands the value of programming
                                           designed specifically for girls and delivered in an all-girl learning space than Girl Scouts.

                                           So whether it’s Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) that interests you, or Life
                                           Skills, the Outdoors, or Entrepreneurship, we hope you’ll unleash your inner G.I.R.L. and
                                           join us for a year of adventure, learning, and challenging activities.

                                           A big thank you goes to our Program Power sponsors, community collaborators, and
                                           council program volunteers who are instrumental in providing this year’s program
Support our Sponsors!                      opportunities! Have an expertise or an idea you want to share? Let us know!
In this year’s Program Power
                                           Since we continue to add new activities for girls throughout the year, we encourage you to
you will notice a variety of local
                                           stay up-to-date by reading the monthly council email newsletter and frequently visiting
businesses and organizations that
                                           our website calendar at www.gsle.org and our council’s social media pages.
are sponsoring the publication,
and by doing so, they are helping          Take a moment to explore Program Power to discover how much fun and how fulfilling it is
to offset the cost to print and mail       to be a G.I.R.L.!
this publication to Girl Scouts.
                                           Yours in Girl Scouting,
We encourage you to mention
‘Girl Scouts’ when contacting our          Program Department, Girl Scouts Louisiana East
sponsors and letting them know
you saw their advertisement in
Program Power! Our council
website at www.gsle.org will also
provide a link to each sponsor’s                                         ¡Bienvenidos!
website, as a service to our               ¡En el concilio Girl Scouts Louisiana East, creemos en el Poder de la G.I.R.L.™ (Go-getter,
membership.                                Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader), y nuestros programas de 2019-2020 lo reflejan! No hay
The Blood Center, page 6                   otra organización que entiende más completamente que Girl Scouts el valor de programas
                                           diseñados especificamente para niñas y cumplido en un espacio de aprender sólo para
Culinary Kids, page 6                      niñas.
Gem and Mineral Society of
                                           Entonces si es Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería, o Matemáticas que te interesa o la
   Louisiana, page 3
                                           naturaleza, o aptitudes para la vida, o el espíritu emprendedor, esperamos que desatarás
Louisiana Arts & Science Museum,           tu G.I.R.L. interior y te unirás a nosotros para un año de aventura, aprendizaje, y
    inside front cover                     actividades retadores.
Mad Science, inside back cover             Así que si es Ciencia (Science), Tecnología, Ingeniería (Engineering), o Matemáticas
Premier Lanes, page 4                      (STEM) que le interesa a usted, o habilidades para la vida o al aire libre, o el espíritu
                                           emprendedor, esperamos que suelta su G.I.R.L. interior y nos junta para un año de
Small Fry’s Cooking, LLC., inside
                                           aventuras, aprendizaje, y actividades retadoras.
   back cover
                                           ¡Estamos emitiendo un gran gracias a nuestros patrocinadores de Program Power, los
Splendor Farms, page 4
                                           colaboradores del comunidad, y voluntarios del programa del consejo, quienes son
Steamboat Natchez, page 6                  fundamental en proveer las oportunidades del programa de este año! ¿Tiene usted una
                                           pericia o una idea que quiere compartir? ¡Avísenos!

                                           Porque continuamos agregando actividades nuevas para chicas por todo el año,
                                           recomendamos que usted se mantenga al día por leer el boletín informativo mensual de
                                           correo electrónico y por visitar nuestro calendario del sitio web en www.gsle.org y las
                                           páginas del consejo en las redes sociales.

                                           ¡Tome un momento para explorar Program Power para descrubrir qué divertido y qué
                                           satisfactorio es para ser una G.I.R.L.!
                                           Suya en Girl Scouting,
         gsle.org
                                           Departamento de Programas, Girl Scouts Louisiana East

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LET’S
                                                      GET Started!
                                                          How to use this book in
                                                          Three Easy Steps
                                                          1. Mark the programs you want to attend and ask your leader
                                                             or your parent/guardian to sign you up.
                                                          2. Register for events and activities online through our eBiz
                                                             system at www.gsle.org/ebiz. Click on the Activities tab in
                                                             eBiz to locate your program. For those who prefer to register
                                                             for an event or activity, off-line, a Program Event Registration
                                                             Form with instructions is located in the back of this guide.
                                                          3. Review your confirmation for additional instructions or

Symbols
                                                             supplies prior to the day of the event.

G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ is GSUSA’s brand platform which emphasizes the
types of experiences girls have through Girl Scouting. This key will help you understand how G.I.R.L. defines
leadership, the Girl Scout way.

    GO-GETTER                        INNOVATOR                                    RISK-TAKER                          LEADER
    Determined to                   Thinks outside the                             Not afraid to try              Confident. Knows
 succeed. Bold. Honest.                 box. Always                                  new things.                  how to get the job
  Fair. Goal-oriented.               looking for a new                           Courageous. Strong.             done. Responsible.
   Can-do mentality.               approach. Visionary.                            Breaks the mold.             Committed to making
  Ambitious. Lifelong                 Uses resources                             Steps up. Discoverer.            the world a better
         learner.                     wisely. Original                          Pioneer. Embraces the            place. Empathetic.
                                      Do-it-yourselfer.                               unfamiliar.               Advocate. Empowers
                                       Experimenter.                                                                   others.

                                             COUNCIL SHOPS
  Council Headquarters                     Regional Service                            SHOP HOURS
  841 S. Clearview Parkway                 Center                                      Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  New Orleans, LA 70121                    545 Colonial Drive
                                                                                       The council shops will be open the first Saturday
  504-355-5879 direct                      Baton Rouge, LA 70806                       of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the months of
  504-733-8219 fax                         225-364-3251 direct                         September, October, November, December, January,
  hqshop@gsle.org                          225-927-8402 fax                            February, March, April, and May.
                                           roshop@gsle.org
 Check out our online store   Gift Cards for purchase
                                                                                                        Like us on Facebook at
 at www.gsle.org                 at both Council Shop                AR D
                                                            G IF T C                  www.facebook.com/GSLEProductProgram
                                             locations.

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Program Frequently Asked Questions
Who can participate in Girl Scout events?
A registered Girl Scout is welcome to participate in programs
                                                                                               FAQs
                                                                        Will I receive confirmation of our participation
                                                                        in a council-sponsored event?
either independently or as a troop.                                     Yes. A confirmation goes to the troop leader, adult in charge,
                                                                        or individual registering prior to the event with directions
Whom do I contact if I have questions about
                                                                        and instructions for the event (usually by email). Make sure
the program activity?                                                   that information is distributed to troop members who are
Under each program there is a contact person listed who will            attending the event.
be able to answer questions about the event.
                                                                        What is the refund policy?
Whom do I contact if I want to see if I’m                               A full refund is made only when the council cancels the
registered for the event?                                               event. If your schedule changes, it may be possible to
If you need to check to see if your registration or payment             transfer your event fees to a future event. No fee transfers
was received you can contact Customer Care at 1-800-644-                will be made for no-show troops or girls. All transfer of fees
7571, or by emailing customercare@gsle.org.                             will be made at the discretion of the Chief Operating Officer.
When does registration open and close? How                              How does the council ensure that girls have a
are council program events filled?                                      safe and enjoyable time at events?
Listed under each program offering is a registration open               All events are planned according to Girl Scout Volunteer
and deadline date. Registration is open until the maximum               Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints. Please adhere to
number of participants is reached or the deadline date                  Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints at all
arrives, whichever occurs first. If by 4 p.m. on the opening            Girl Scout programs (i.e. using the buddy system, etc.).
date the council has received more registrations than the
maximum number of participants for that event, a random                 How will I know that an event has been
drawing will be held to select the participants. In order for           canceled?
your registration to be processed the full amount of the fee            If you are attending an event hosted by the council and it is
must be included with the registration.                                 canceled, the adult listed on the event information will be
                                                                        notified by email or by phone.
What is the leader’s responsibility for the
event if the whole troop attends?                                       Are Badges included?
The leaders must provide a sufficient number of adults to               Only if specified in the event description.
meet Safety Activity Checkpoints. They must also ensure
that there is a currently certified first aider, a First Aid kit,       Do I have to be in a troop to earn a Badge or
the original permission slip for each girl, completed Health            Award?
History Record for each girl, completed Health History for              Absolutely not! Girl
each adult, and the items listed in the event or confirmation           Scouts earn badges or
description. The leader is responsible for monitoring her               awards by completing the
troop/group’s behavior and actions.                                     requirements set by the
                                                                        council or the national
If my daughter participates in a program                                curriculum, either
independently, how will she be supervised?                              independently OR with a
Girls participating independently should be accompanied by              group.
a parent/guardian. Volunteers may be available to supervise
groups of girls participating independently at certain                  Can I sell cookies or
events, but please check with the program staff member                  fall products if I am
listed under each event to see if your daughter needs to be             not a member of a
accompanied by a parent/guardian.                                       troop?
Do adult chaperones pay for program events?                             Yes, any registered Girl
When fees are listed per girl, adults do not have to pay for            Scout can sell cookies or fall products to earn program credit.
the event. When fees are listed per person, any
individual attending the event must
pay the fee.

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PROGRAMS 2019-2020
                                                                         Fee: $25 per person (girl and adult), which includes five meals.
             September 2019                                              Capacity: Minimum 15/Maximum 60 per session
                                                                         Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
                                                                             activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the
                                                                             GSLE Program Event Registration form (located in the back of
WRANGLER/SPUR Program                                                        this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after
Open to girls, age 14 and older (Wrangler), and girls, age                   registration is closed.
12 – 13 (Spur).                                                          Registration Opens: Now Deadline: When maximum is
Are horses your thing? Would you like to share your riding skills            reached or at listed deadline date.
and knowledge of horses with younger girls? Then consider joining        Staff Support: Lauren Vance at lvance@gsle.org or 225-747-0403.
the Wrangler/Spur Program. You will be paired with adult and girl        Volunteer Opportunities: Wrangler/Spur adult volunteers
mentors to teach Western horseback riding workshops at Camp                  are necessary for this program to succeed – please join!
Marydale to troops and service units. Wranglers                              Adults must also complete an orientation session, volunteer
also help with special weekend events such as                                application and background screening prior to volunteering.
Horseback Riding Junior badge workshops and
other horse workshops.
                                                                         LOOP NOLA
                                                                         Wetlands Ecology & Exploration
Wrangler/Spur Program                                                    Open to girls, grades 3 – 5
Orientation & Training Weekend                                           Join the LOOP NOLA team for a day of exploration and education
Open to girls, age 14 and older (Wrangler), and girls, age               in the wetlands of Bayou St. John! Come canoe in Bayou St.
12 – 13 (Spur).                                                          John and learn about the plants and animals that play a vital
                                                                         role in southeast Louisiana’s habitat. Participate in team-
This training at Camp Marydale is open to girls 12 years and
                                                                         building games and activities directly relating to the ecology
older who are interested in joining the Wrangler/Spur Program
                                                                         surrounding you. Through hands-on activities, girls will experience
regardless of experience. You will learn policies and procedures
                                                                         methods commonly used in water quality testing and wetland
necessary in the program and then head to the barn for hands-
                                                                         conservation. Take this opportunity to explore a little used area
on training with our horses that will help you succeed the first
                                                                         of New Orleans and learn more about your role in protecting our
time you volunteer. Adults who are interested in volunteering
                                                                         wetlands! If this special date does not work for you, or it fills up
in the program must also attend an orientation session prior to
                                                                         quickly, please contact Heather West at hwest@loopnola.org to
volunteering. The training weekend is for all members to come
                                                                         establish your own troop outing.
and learn about new procedures and gain new experience!
                                                                         Event Code: EE0401
After the completion of an orientation, girls are registered in          When: Saturday, September 7, 2019
the Wrangler/Spur Program and will be volunteering at camp
                                                                         Deadline to register: August 27, 2019
throughout the year.
                                                                         Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
                                                                         Where: LOOP NOLA office in City Park. 1031 Harrison Ave., New
If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a Wrangler or
                                                                             Orleans, LA 70124
a Spur, email wranglers@gsle.org.
                                                                         Fee: $15 per girl
                                                                         Capacity: Minimum 8/Maximum 20
Event Code: WT0101                                                       Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
When: Friday, September 6 - Sunday, September 8, 2019                        activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the
   Deadline to register 8/30/19)                                             GSLE Program Event Registration form, (located in the back of
                                                                             this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after
Event Code: WT0102
                                                                             registration is closed.
When: Friday, November 22 - Sunday, November 24, 2019
   (Deadline to register 11/8/19)                                        Event Code: EE0402
                                                                         When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Event Code: WT0103
When: Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16, 2020 (Deadline          Deadline to register: January 15, 2020
   to register 1/31/20)                                                  Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
                                                                         Where: LOOP NOLA office in City Park. 1031 Harrison Ave., New
Time: Check in Friday at 7 p.m. Check out Sunday at 3 p.m.                   Orleans, LA 70124
Where: Girl Scout Camp Marydale, St. Francisville, LA                    Fee: $15 per girl

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Capacity: Minimum 8/Maximum 20                                            New! Brownie Think Like an Engineer
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the              Badge Workshop
    GSLE Program Event Registration form, (located in the back of         Open to girls, grades 2 – 3
    this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after       Girls will work in small groups to solve S.T.E.A.M.
    registration is closed.                                               challenges using the Engineering Design
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: August 27, 2019 or when                 Process, critical thinking and collaboration.
    capacity is reached.                                                  During this workshop girls will design and
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,            construct a claw machine game, engineer
    ext. 2243.                                                            a water pipeline, and build a rocket and launcher to complete
Note: Girls and adults should wear closed toe shoes and dress             requirements for the Think Like an Engineer badge (badge not
    in comfortable clothing that they do not mind getting a little        included). Girls will complete all requirements of the badge except
    dirty. LOOP NOLA will have ice water, sun block, bug spray, and       the Take Action Project.   Challenge Island’s unique high energy,
    a med kit on site. If possible, girls and adults should bring a       high interest, hands-on programs feel like an exciting island
    reusable water bottle along with lunches and any snacks that          vacation which keeps kids engaged in fun challenges.  
    they may want.
                                                                          Event Code: EJ0401
                                                                          When: Saturday, September 14, 2019
                                                                          Time: 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Love, Hug & Groom                                                         Where: GSLE Council Headquarters, 841 S. Clearview Parkway,
Open to girls, grades 2 – 3                                                   New Orleans, LA 70121
Would you like to learn more about our                                    Fee: $25 per girl. Registration fee includes materials, supplies,
horses at Camp Marydale? Here’s your                                          a completion certificate and an exclusive Challenge Island
chance to work with our members of the                                        patch.
Wrangler/Spur Program as they introduce                                   Capacity: Minimum 15/Maximum 40 girls.
you to the basics of horse care with hands-                               Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
on grooming. You’ll also tour the barn,                                       activity on ebiz.
receive a fun patch, and end your session                                 Registration Opens: Now Deadline: September 1, 2019 or when
with a pony ride!                                                             maximum capacity is reached.
                                                                          Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
LH0101–Sunday, September 8, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to
   register 8/30/19)                                                          ext. 2243.
LH0102–Sunday, October 6, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to register
   9/27/19)
LH0103–Sunday, November 3, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to                  Crime Stoppers
   register 10/25/19)                                                     Safety for Girls 101
LH0104–Sunday, November 24, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to
   register 11/15/19                                                      Open to girls, grades 7 – 12
LH0105–Sunday, February 16, 2020, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to                 Four safety sessions led by law enforcement and youth safety
   register 2/7/20)
LH0106–Sunday, March 8, 2020, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to register            professionals will focus on the following subjects: being streetwise
   2/28/20)                                                               (safe at home, in your neighborhood, school, and community);
LH0107–Sunday, April 5, 2020, 1 – 3 p.m. (Deadline to register            crime and violence prevention (bullying, cyberbullying, and dating
   3/27/20)                                                               violence); choices that shape your future (prescription drug abuse
                                                                          and misuse, illicit drugs, and alcohol prevention); teen driver
                                                                          safety (distracted driving, seatbelt safety, and driving under the
Where: Girl Scout Camp Marydale, St. Francisville, LA                     influence); leadership skills – being a peer advocate!
Fee: $10 per girl
Capacity: Minimum 25/Maximum 40 per session                               Sessions will be split into two groups, grades 7 – 9 and grades
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this               10 – 12 and topics will be age appropriate for each group. Groups
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the              will rotate through morning and afternoon sessions. Leadership
    GSLE Program Event Registration form (located in the back of          skills will be a joint session with fun activities at lunch time.
    this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after       Each session will be 30 minutes depending on level of group
    registration is closed.                                               participation.
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: When capacity is reached
    or dates listed.                                                      When: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Staff Support: Lauren Vance at lvance@gsle.org or 225-747-0403.           Time: 9 a.m. onsite registration, classes 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
                                                                          Where: Michael J. Kenney Center, 411 W. Coleman Ave.,
                                                                              Hammond, LA 70403
                                                                          Fee: Free; lunch, beverages and snacks will be provided.
                                                                          Capacity: Minimum 25/Maximum 100 girls
                                                                          Registration Instructions: Register by emailing
                                                                              tangicrimestoppers@gmail.com with your name and troop

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number including a list of each Girl Scout’s full name and age/       Contact: Jesse Zabal at 504-864-7397 or jrzabal@loyno.edu to
    grade. For more information call Jodie at 985-634-0590. Final             register and for more information.
    confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.           Note: Comfortable attire and tennis shoes are recommended. Girl
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: September 11, 2019 or                       Scout uniform or T-shirts are encouraged.
    when maximum capacity is reached.
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
    ext. 2243.                                                            Baton Rouge Recreation
Note: Girls should dress in comfortable clothes (Girl Scout shirts
    are encouraged). A confirmation will be sent out via email
                                                                          NEW Painting Workshop
    prior to the event.                                                   Open to girls, grades 2 – 4
                                                                          Girl Scout Brownies will paint and create a moody wetland
                                                                          landscape mural using unexpected techniques (no brushes
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation                                       allowed!) and finish with the creation of a 3-dimensional alligator
                                                                          to accompany the mural.
Beach Sweep       
                                                                          Event Code: PW0101
Open to girls, grades K – 12
                                                                          When: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Help keep our lake and waterways clean by participating
                                                                          Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
in this annual event. The cleanup will be followed by
                                                                          Where: BREC’s Womack Park, 6201 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA
celebratory picnics held in several areas, including LPBF’s New
                                                                              70806
Canal Lighthouse. Girl Scouts are always a huge contributor to the
                                                                          Fee: $15 per girl, includes supplies and Brownie Painting badge
annual Beach Sweep, so please come participate and help keep
                                                                          Capacity: Minimum 10/Maximum 24
our lake clean for everyone to enjoy year-round!
                                                                          Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
When: Saturday, September 21, 2019                                            activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the
                                                                              GSLE Program Event Registration form, (located in the back of
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.                                                        this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after
Where: North and south shores of Lake Pontchartrain, with across              registration is closed.
    the city sweeps of street curbs and storm drains.                     Registration Opens: September 1, 2019 Deadline: September
Registration Instructions: Contact Kimberly Cooke with Lake                   12, 2019 or when maximum capacity is reached.
    Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s Education Department                 Volunteer Coordinator: Jennifer Poulter at JPoulter@brec.org
    at 504-836-2238 or kimberly@saveourlake.org.                          Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,                ext. 2243.
    ext. 2243.                                                            Note: Girls should dress in comfortable clothes, no open toed
                                                                              shoes, crocks or flip flops. Girl Scout uniforms encouraged, but
                                                                              painting is messy, please bring a smock or extra shirt.
Loyola Volleyball
Game and Clinic
Open to girls, grades K – 12
Join the Loyola Wolf Pack
Women’s Volleyball team for                                     a
special skills clinic on Saturday
and then come watch their match on Wednesday! Be sure to bring
your outside voice inside for cheering on the Loyola Wolf Pack
Volleyball team! The clinic will concentrate on NAIA’s Champions
of Character program and the five core values: Integrity, Respect,
Responsibility, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership.
When: Saturday September 21, 2019 Clinic and Wednesday
   September 25, 2019 Match
Time: Clinic: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Match: 7 p.m. start
Where: The Den at Loyola University, 6330 Freret St., New Orleans,
    LA 70118
Fee: Donations for the Tulane Cancer Center Patient Relief Fund
    includes admission to the match and clinic. All matches are
    free to attend, so if this date does not work for you, find one
    that does and come when convenient for your troop!
Capacity: No Maximum
Registration Instructions: Call 504-864-7397 in advance to
    indicate how many girls will be attending the clinic.
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: September 7, 2019

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Believe in G.I.R.L. (B.I.G.) Event                                         Louisiana SPCA
Open to girls, grades K – 12                                               Animal Guardian Workshop
Join over 1,000 Girl Scouts as we take to the campus of Louisiana          Open to girls, grades 3 – 12
State University to participate in the Girl Scout’s B.I.G. (“Believe       Be an Animal Guardian and earn your
In G.I.R.L.”) event. Girl Scouts from across Louisiana will come           Louisiana SPCA Animal Guardian badge!
together to kick off another year of Girl Scouting by visiting over        Come to the LA/SPCA and learn about an
100 different displays and demonstrations on the multitude                 animal shelter’s function in the community
of opportunities that exist for girls to explore. The hands-on             and how you can help save more lives. Your
demonstrations and display will focus on Girl Scout Initiatives            troop will get the chance to learn about animal welfare, tour the
such as STEM, Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, the Outdoors, the Arts,       LA/SPCA facility, and complete an activity to earn their Animal
and more.                                                                  Guardian badge, only offered at the LA/SPCA! Price of the patch is
                                                                           included in the fee.
Presentations and displays from the US Coast Guard, Electric               When: Saturdays, September 28, 2019; October 19, 2019;
Girls, Baton Rouge Zoo, Ochsner Fitness Center, the LSU Museum                November 2, 2019; December 14, 2019; January 11, 2020;
of Natural Science, the Delgado Community College Automotive                  February 8, 2020; March 14, 2020; April 11, 2020; and May 9,
Department, the LSU Departments of Construction, Math,                        2020.
Engineering and many more! We will conclude the day with a                 Time: One-hour workshops are available at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2
Council bridging ceremony in which all attendees can participate.              p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Event Code: BIG101                                                         Where: The Louisiana SPCA, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans,
When: Saturday, September 28, 2019                                             LA 70114
                                                                           Fee: $8 per Girl Scout ($30 nonrefundable deposit required
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
                                                                               to reserve your date and time. Any workshop can be
Where: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
                                                                               rescheduled up to 3 weeks before the scheduled workshop
Fee: $10 per girl, and adults are free. Free patch to first 2,000
                                                                               time. There will be a 25% processing fee assessed if
    girls who register for the BIG event. Girls who renewed
                                                                               rescheduling with less than 3 weeks’ notice.)
    their membership as part of spring renewal have received
                                                                           Capacity: Minimum 6/Maximum 20
    instructions for discounted pricing ($7).
                                                                           Registration Instructions: A minimum of 7-day advanced
Capacity: No Minimum/Maximum
                                                                               registration is required. Deposits are due at the time of
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
                                                                               registration. If paying by check, the LA/SPCA must receive
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return
                                                                               registration and payment three weeks prior to the workshop.
    the GSLE Program Event Registration form and fees. Final
                                                                               Sessions fill up fast so please register as soon as possible.
    confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.
                                                                           Registration Opens: Now
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: September 15, 2019
                                                                           To Register Contact: Chelsea Hebert at 504-762-3307 or Chelsea@
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
                                                                               la-spca.org to check availability, register over the phone, or for
    ext. 2243.
                                                                               more information.
                                                                           Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
                                                                               ext. 2243.

                                                                           New Orleans Opera Association
                                                                           Night at the Opera
                                                                           Open to girls, grades 4 – 12
                                                                           Bravo, Bravo, Bravisimo! Many thanks to New Orleans Opera for
                                                                           inviting Girl Scouts to attend their dress rehearsal once again. Be
                                                                           sure to join our Intro to Opera presentation at the BIG Event. At
                                                                           orientation, you will learn proper opera etiquette, opera history,
                                                                           participate in singing activities, and review upcoming operas. A
                                                                           more detailed version of the Intro to Opera will be held in January.
                                                                           It is highly encouraged that you attend an opera orientation, or
                                                                           have an adult who has attended the orientation provide your troop
                                                                           the orientation before attending performances.
                                                                           Opera Orientation
                                                                           When: Saturday September 28th at BIG Event
                                                                           Time: TBD, 30 - 45 minute presentation
                                                                           Where: LSU Campus
                                                                           Fee: Free

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Capacity: Minimum 10/No Maximum.                                                form, (located in the back of this guide) and fees. Final
Registration Instructions: You can register for this class along                confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.
    with all other BIG Event special presentations once released to         Registration Opens: Now Deadline: January 22, 2020
    all registered BIG Event participants, so be sure to register for
                                                                            Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
    BIG!
                                                                                ext. 2243.
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
    ext. 2243.
Note: Would you like to host an opera orientation within your               Opera Performance                                         
    Service Unit? Reach out to Rose at roselee12@gmail.com                  Opera: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird
                                                                            Event Code: OP0403
    to make arrangements for her to come to your location and
                                                                            When: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
    deliver this presentation to your girls!
                                                                            Time: 7 p.m.
                                                                            Where: New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd,
Opera Performance
Opera: Carmen                                                                   New Orleans, LA 70113
Event Code: OP0401                                                          Fee: Free
When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019                                            Capacity: Minimum 25/No Maximum. Adult space is limited to
Time: 7 p.m.                                                                    two for every 10 girls attending the performances.
Where: Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans, LA             Registration Instructions: While there is plenty of room for
    70116                                                                       adults at orientation, adult space is limited to two for every
Fee: Free                                                                       10 girls attending the actual performances, with a minimum
Capacity: Minimum 25/No Maximum. Adult space is limited to                      order of 5 student tickets. Please keep this in mind when
    two for every 10 girls attending the performances.                          requesting tickets, ticket requests will only be processed for
Registration Instructions: While there is plenty of room for                    those orders which adhere to this restriction. Also, please
    adults at orientation, adult space is limited to two for every              be aware that operas often include suggestive themes and
    10 girls attending the actual performances, with a minimum                  material of adult nature, but all is very moderate and done
    order of 5 student tickets. Please keep this in mind when                   with a classic taste for performance to a live audience. You
    requesting tickets, ticket requests will only be processed for              may register online for this activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz
    those orders which adhere to this restriction. Also, please                 or complete and return the GSLE Program Event Registration
    be aware that operas often include suggestive themes and                    form, (located in the back of this guide) and fees. Final
    material of adult nature, but all is very moderate and done                 confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.
    with a classic taste for performance to a live audience. You            Registration Opens: Now Deadline: March 25, 2020
    may register online for this activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz              Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
    or complete and return the GSLE Program Event Registration                  ext. 2243.
    form, (located in the back of this guide) and fees. Final
    confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.             Opera Performance                                         
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: Sept. 18, 2019                            Opera: Magic Flute
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,              Event Code: OP0404
    ext. 2243.
                                                                            When: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
                                                                            Time: 7 p.m.
Opera Performance                                                           Where: Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans, LA
Opera: Joan of Arc                                                              70116
Event Code: OP0402                                                          Fee: Free
When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020                                           Capacity: Minimum 25/No Maximum. Adult space is limited to
Time: 7 p.m.                                                                    two for every 10 girls attending the performances.
Where: Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans, LA             Registration Instructions: While there is plenty of room for
    70116                                                                       adults at orientation, adult space is limited to two for every
Fee: Free                                                                       10 girls attending the actual performances, with a minimum
Capacity: Minimum 25/No Maximum. Adult space is limited to                      order of 5 student tickets. Please keep this in mind when
    two for every 10 girls attending the performances.                          requesting tickets, ticket requests will only be processed for
Registration Instructions: While there is plenty of room for                    those orders which adhere to this restriction. Also, please
    adults at orientation, adult space is limited to two for every              be aware that operas often include suggestive themes and
    10 girls attending the actual performances, with a minimum                  material of adult nature, but all is very moderate and done
    order of 5 student tickets. Please keep this in mind when                   with a classic taste for performance to a live audience. You
    requesting tickets, ticket requests will only be processed for              may register online for this activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz
    those orders which adhere to this restriction. Also, please                 or complete and return the GSLE Program Event Registration
    be aware that operas often include suggestive themes and                    form, (located in the back of this guide) and fees. Final
    material of adult nature, but all is very moderate and done                 confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.
    with a classic taste for performance to a live audience. You            Registration Opens: Now Deadline: April 15, 2020
    may register online for this activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz              Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
    or complete and return the GSLE Program Event Registration                  ext. 2243.

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Moscow Ballet Meet & Greet                                                  Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
                                                                                activity by clicking here or complete and return the GSLE
Open to girls, grades K – 12
                                                                                Program Event Registration form and fees. Final confirmations
Join a performer of the Moscow Ballet for an evening of costume,                along with event details will be emailed after registration is
music, and dance introduction to one of the most popular ballets                closed.
in the world. Girls will be shown exercises and dance steps (even           Registration Opens: Now Deadline: September 23, 2019
for complete beginners).                                                    Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
                                                                                ext. 2243.
Event Code: MG0401
                                                                            Note: Girls should dress in comfortable clothes (Girl Scout shirts
When: Monday, September 30, 2019
                                                                                are encouraged). Girls will receive their own aprons and
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.                                                                toques to wear and keep! Girls need only bring positive
Where: GSLE Regional Service Center, 545 Colonial Dr., Baton                    attitudes, open minds, and listening ears to have a fun and
    Rouge, LA 70806                                                             productive morning!
Fee: $5 per girl
Capacity: 60                                                                Event Code: FS0401
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
                                                                            When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 in New Orleans
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the                Time:  9 – 11:30 a.m.
    GSLE Program Event Registration form, (located in the back of           Where: Girl Scouts Louisiana East Council Headquarters, 841 S.
    this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after             Clearview Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70121
    registration is closed.                                                 Fee: $35 per girl. All patches, materials, supplies, and instruction
Registration Open: Now Deadline: October 13, 2019                               included.
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,              Capacity: 30 girls.   
    ext. 2243.                                                              Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
Note: Girls should dress in comfortable clothes; Girl Scout                     activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return
    uniforms encouraged.                                                        the GSLE Program Event Registration form and fees. Final
                                                                                confirmations along with event details will be emailed after
                                                                                registration is closed.
                                                                            Registration Opens: Now Deadline: September 30, 2019
                   October 2019                                             Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,
                                                                                ext. 2243.
                                                                            Note: Girls should dress in comfortable clothes (Girl Scout shirts
                                                                                are encouraged). Girls will receive their own aprons and
New Orleans Opera Association                                                   toques to wear and keep! Girls need only bring positive
Night at the Opera                                                              attitudes, open minds, and listening ears to have a fun and
                                                                                productive morning!
Open to girls, grades 4 – 12
Opera Performance                                         
Opera: Carmen
When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (see page 15)                              Love, Hug & Groom
                                                                            Open to girls, grades 2 – 3
                                                                            When: Sunday, October 6, 2019 (see page 12)
NEW Fall into Fondue, S’mores & More…
Small Fry’s Cooking
Open to girls, grades 3 – 8                                                 NEW Brownie Outdoor Fun
Come spend the morning with certified instructors and leave with
                                                                            Open to girls, grades 2 – 3
four, fun patches! We’ll have some Fondue Fun & earn a Fondue               Pack a lunch and meet us for a picnic in Peltier Park! In this
Fun patch. Then we’ll whip up a fall favorite…Indoor S’mores…               outdoor badge sampler workshop you will play outdoor games, use
to earn a S’more’s Fun patch. We’ll get a little creative with a fall       nature to create a work of art, build an edible campfire, and learn
weaving project to earn a Weaving Fun Patch. Lastly, we will                about the care and preservation of the plants and animals that call
complete a fun pen pal activity to exchange with a new friend at            Louisiana home. Don’t forget to bring your S.W.A.P.S.!
the event and earn a Pen Pal Fun patch. We’ll even snap a fun pic           Event Code: OF0201
of you and your Pen Pal.                                                    When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 (Deadline to register
Event Code: FS0101                                                             September 7, 2019)
When: Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Baton Rouge                              Where: Peltier Park-Pavilion #1, 301 Peltier Park Dr., Thibodaux,
                                                                               LA 70301
Time:  9 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: GSLE Regional Service Center, 545 Colonial Drive, Baton              Event Code: OF0202
    Rouge, LA 70806                                                         When: Saturday, April 18, 2020 (Deadline to register April, 3,
Fee: $35 per girl. All patches, materials, supplies, and instruction           2020)
    included.                                                               Where: Peltier Park - Pavilion #1, 301 Peltier Park Dr., Thibodaux,
Capacity: 30 girls.                                                            LA 70301

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Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.                                                     energy. Nuclear power is a safe, stable, reliable source of low-
Fee: $10 /girl                                                             cost electricity that contributes to America’s independence from
Capacity: 15 Minimum /Maximum 75 participants                              foreign energy sources and does not contribute to global warming
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this                or greenhouse gas emissions. Nuclear is America’s largest source
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the               of carbon-free electricity. Parents are welcome to attend with their
    GSLE Program Event Registration form (located in the back of           Scouts.
    this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after
                                                                           When: Saturday October 19, 2019
    registration is closed.
Registration Opens: Now                                                    Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Staff Support: Rebecca Wagner: rwagner@gsle.org or 985-502-                Where: River Bend Station, 5485 U.S. Highway 61, St. Francisville
    5765.                                                                  Fee: $5 per Girl Scout, covers “Get to Know Nuclear Patch,” Nuclear
                                                                               Science workbook, and lunch.
                                                                           Capacity: 75 Girl Scouts
                                                                           Registration Instructions: Information and Registration form
Mad Science’s                       AD                                         will be available on Louisiana Nuclear Society website,
SPOOKTACULAR                        See
                                  page 59                                      http://local.ans.org/la/.
Open to girls, grades K – 5                                                Registration Opens: August 1, 2019
Learn new STEM skills with Mad Science!                                    Note: For information, contact LouisianaNuclearSociety@gmail.
Girls will enjoy hands-on experiments                                          com or contact Paul Sicard at River Bend, psicard@entergy.
that spark imaginative thinking.                                               com, 225-381-3666.
Activities include kitchen chemistry,
bubbling potions, creating static electricity and making objects
                                                                           Louisiana SPCA
float.   Come in your best costumes for a chance to win the
costume contest. We make science fun! Girl Scout Brownies will             Animal Guardian Workshop
earn the Home Scientist badge.                                             Open to girls, grades 3 – 12
Event Code: MS0401                                                         When: Saturday, October 19, 2019. (see page 14)
When: October 12, 2019
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Girl Scouts Louisiana East Headquarters                             National Park Patch Program
 Girl Scouts Louisiana East Council Headquarters, 841 S. Clearview         Open to girls, grades 2 – 8
    Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70121                                         The National Park Service and Girl Scouts of the USA have
Fee: $20 per girl                                                          partnered to create the Girl Scout Ranger Program. You can
Capacity: minimum 15/maximum 70                                            participate in the Girl Scout Ranger program through any Girl
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this                Scout activity at any national park—with your troop, at an
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the               event, or during a camping or travel experience. Girl Scouts can
    GSLE Program Event Registration form (located in the back of           also work collaboratively with NPS employees and take part in
    this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after        educational programs, volunteer and service projects at any NPS
    registration is closed.                                                site, such as participating in existing educational programs and
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: October 2, 2019                          service projects (Ranger-guided interpretive tours, Junior Ranger
Volunteer Coordinator: Nekisha McGill at info@madsciencesela.              programs, Environmental education programs, Web Rangers).
    com or 504-345-2602
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,             Many national park sites have volunteer programs that can offer
    ext. 2243.                                                             Girl Scouts an opportunity to assist in a variety of long-term or
                                                                           short-term service projects to improve and ensure protection of
                                                                           park resources and facilities. Girl Scouts are encouraged to take
                                                                           part in any sustainable organized project, agreed upon by the NPS,
Get to Know Nuclear                                                        as an appropriate service opportunity that protects and preserves
at Entergy River Bend Nuclear Power Plant                                  park resources.
Open to girls, grades 4 – 12
                                                                           Girl Scouts and their leaders should
Get energized and “Get to Know Nuclear”!
                                                                           contact the park Volunteer Coordinator
See what it’s like to work at a nuclear power
                                                                           to select and develop these projects and
plant and visit the Control Room simulator
                                                                           activities. After spending five hours at
used for training plant operators, an exact
                                                                           a park participating in activities, you
duplicate of the real Control Room. Entergy
                                                                           will get a certificate from the National
and the Louisiana Nuclear Society will
                                                                           Park Service. After spending 10 hours, you will be awarded a Girl
host the biennial “Get to Know Nuclear”
                                                                           Scout Ranger patch! The Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and
workshop for Girl Scouts on Saturday October 19, 2019. The
                                                                           Barataria Preserve have designed some great workshops and other
program is held at the River Bend nuclear plant in St. Francisville.
                                                                           opportunities to help our girls get started! More information about
Nuclear professionals will lead Scouts in interactive exercises and
                                                                           the Girl Scout Ranger Program can be found at www.nps.gov/
opportunities to learn about electricity production and nuclear
                                                                           subjects/youthprograms/girlscoutranger.htm

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Barataria Preserve Workshops                                                 Event Code: HR0102
Open to girls, grades 2 – 8                                                  When: Sunday, November 24 – Tuesday, November 26, 2019
                                                                                Check in Sunday at 7 p.m. Check out Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Brownie Bugs Badge Workshop                                                     (Deadline to register 11/8/19)
Event Code: BP0401
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019                                             Event Code: HR0103
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.                                                      When: Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23, 2020
                                                                                Check in Friday at 7 p.m. Check out Sunday at 3 p.m.
Brownie Bugs Badge Workshop                                                     (Deadline to register 2/7/20)
Event Code: BP0402
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019                                             Event Code: HR0104
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.                                                             When: Friday, March 20 – Sunday, March 22, 2020
                                                                                Check in Friday at 7 p.m. Check out Sunday at 3 p.m.
Juniors Flowers Badge Workshop                                                  (Deadline to register 2/6/20)
Event Code: BP0403                                                           Where: Girl Scout Camp Marydale, St. Francisville, LA
When: Saturday, May 2, 2020                                                  Fee: $50 per girl, which includes program supplies, Horseback
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.                                                          Riding Badge, and five meals; $20 per adult, which includes
                                                                                 five meals.
Juniors Flowers Badge Workshop                                               Capacity: Minimum 18/Maximum 50 girls per session.
Event Code: BP0404                                                           Note: This is not just a troop event; girls can also register
When: Saturday, May 2, 2020
                                                                                 individually. If a troop does register together, minimum one
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.                                                                 adult per troop, maximum three adults per troop. Troop
                                                                                 Parents will be randomly assigned to one of the rotation
Where: Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park                 groups to supervise for the activities.
    and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, LA 70072                    Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
Fee: $3 per girl; covers registration and Badges                                 activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the
Capacity: Maximum 45                                                             GSLE Program Event Registration form (located in the back of
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this                      this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after
    activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the                     registration is closed.
    GSLE Program Event Registration form, (located in the back of            Registration Opens: Now Deadline: When maximum capacity
    this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after              is reached, or when deadline listed.
    registration is closed.                                                  Staff Support: Lauren Vance at lvance@gsle.org or 225-747-0403.
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: When maximum capacity
    is met or two weeks prior to each event.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kali Bunn at kali_bunn@nps.gov
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,               NOLA_CODE
    ext. 2243.
Note: Badges will be provided at the completion of each                      NEW Coding Workshop                  
    workshop. Girls should dress in comfortable clothes. Girl Scout          Open to girls, ages 7 – 10
    shirts are encouraged.                                                   Learn how to speak the language of computers!
                                                                             Using online resources that enable them to
                                                                             continue learning outside of the workshop,
Horseback Riding 		                                                          attendees will dive into the exciting world of
                                                                             computer coding. Students will use a block-
Junior Badge Workshop                                                        based application designed to make it simple
Open to girls, grades 4 – 5                                                  for anyone to learn computer programming.
Riding a horse is one of the most exciting things you can do, but            Attendees will leave the workshop having
ask any good horseback rider her secret to success and she’ll say            created their own individual projects such as a
that understanding a horse is as important as learning to ride one.          game, video or calculator application. Badge focus:
During the fabulous weekend, members of our Wrangler/Spur                    Girl Scout Brownie Computer Expert; Girl Scout Junior Drawing.
program will teach you the basics of riding and caring for a horse.
You will also learn horse safety. Girl Scout Juniors that complete all       When: Saturday, October 26, 2019
activities and skills from the event will earn the Horseback Riding          Where: Location will be announced 2 weeks in advance of the
badge!                                                                          event

Event Code: HR0101                                                           When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
When: Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October                                   Where: Location will be announced 2 weeks in advance of the
   27, 2019. Check in Friday at 7 p.m.                                          event
   Check out Sunday at 3 p.m. (Deadline to
                                                                             When: Saturday, August 8, 2020
   register 10/11/19)
                                                                             Where: Location will be announced 2 weeks in advance of the
                                                                                event

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Time: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.                                                   should dress in comfortable clothes (Girl Scout shirts are
Fee: $10 per girl, includes badge and supplies NOLA_CODE believes           encouraged) geared for walking, no open toed shoes, sandals
    cost should never be a barrier to accessing coding education.           or crocks. Dress for an outdoor environment. Bring your water
    Thanks to our community partners and CapitalOne,                        bottle and any needed bug repellant or sun screen.
    scholarships are available. Please contact info@nolacode.org
    for more information
Capacity: Minimum 6/Maximum 20                                          Family Camping
Registration Instructions: Email info@nolacode.org for a
                                                                        Open to girls, grades K – 12, and their families
    registration form.
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: One week before the                   Here is a special opportunity for all Girl Scouts in our council and
    workshop or when maximum capacity is reached. If the                their families! You and your family (males included) are invited to
    minimum is not met, the event will be canceled.                     get away from your routine to explore our beautiful campgrounds
Volunteer Coordinator: Élan Jones at info@nolacode.org                  at Camp Whispering Pines and/or Camp Marydale. You will share
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220,          a wonderful family experience, meet other Girl Scout families,
    ext. 2243.                                                          and make new friends! You may canoe, hike, participate in family
Note: Girls should dress in comfortable clothes, no open-toed           team-building activities, and cook out for Saturday dinner!
    shoes, crocks or flip flops. Girl Scout uniforms encouraged.        *Please register by family, not troop.*

                                                                        Event Code: FC0101
                                                                        When: Saturday, November 2 – Sunday, November 3, 2019
                                                                           (Deadline to register 10/25/19)
              November 2019                                             Where: Girl Scout Camp Marydale, St. Francisville, LA

                                                                        Event Code: FC0301
                                                                        When: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - Sunday, February 23, 2020
                                                                           (Deadline to register 2/7/20)
NEW Daisy Adventure                                                     Where: Girl Scout Camp Whispering Pines, Independence, LA
at McFadden Cabin City Park Trail                                       Time: Check in Saturday 10 a.m. Check out Sunday 10 a.m.
Open to girls, grades K – 1
                                                                        Fee: $20 per person which includes Saturday lunch and Sunday
Daisy Girl Scouts and a parent or adult guardian will be able to            breakfast, facilitators for programs; family will provide their
explore City Park, complete the McFadden Cabin City Park Trail              own food for Saturday dinner to cookout.
patch program, AND earn parts of the Eco Learner and NEW                Capacity: Minimum 20/Maximum 100
Daisy Trail Adventure badges.                                           Registration Instructions: You may register online for this
                                                                            activity at www.gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return the
When: Saturday, November 2, 2019                                            GSLE Program Event Registration form (located in the back of
Event Code: DA0401 - Session 1 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Event Code: DA0402 - Session 2 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.                             this guide) and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after
Event Code: DA0403 - Session 3 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.                             registration is closed. *Please register by family, not troop.*
Capacity: Minimum 24/Maximum 48                                         Registration Opens: Now
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: October 18, 2019                      Staff Support: Lauren Vance: Lvance@gsle.org or 225-747-0403.

When: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Event Code: DA0404 - Session 1 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Event Code: DA0405 - Session 2 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.                         Louisiana SPCA
Event Code: DA0406 - Session 3 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Capacity: Minimum 24/Maximum 48
                                                                        Animal Guardian Workshop
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: January 24, 2020                      Open to girls, grades 3 – 12
                                                                        When: Saturday, November 2, 2019. (see page 14)
Where: McFadden Cabin, City Park, New
    Orleans
Fee: $5 per girl
Registration Instructions: You may
    register online for this activity at www.
    gsle.org/ebiz or complete and return
    the GSLE Program Event Registration
    form, (located in the back of this guide)
    and fees. Final confirmations will be
    emailed after registration is closed.
Staff Support: Rebecca Wagner at
    rwagner@gsle.org or 985-502-5765.
Note: Badges will be provided at the
    completion of each workshop. Girls

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