Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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Apr
26
Sat
Aluminum Can Drive – Reno County @ Midwest Iron and Metal
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hutchinson troops are coordinating the Great American Can Roundup in conjunction with Earth Day. The public is encouraged to bring aluminum cans to Midwest Iron and Metal, 700 S. Main St. in Hutchinson on Saturday, April 26 between 8:00 a.m. and noon. What a great fundraiser for troops, and it’s great for the Earth!

Each Girl Scout who participates will receive a patch. Girls may participate with troops or as individuals.

Get YOUR community involved! The Scout/Council Challenge is a nationwide environmental fundraiser. Register and learn more at www.cancentral.com/roundup.

Click here for the event poster: 2014GSaluminumcanroundupregistrationform

Click here for the can drive receipt form: http://kansasgirlscouts.org/wp-content/uploads/2014alumnimumcandrivereceiptform.pdf

Reservation deadline: April 23

Swimming at Ash Youth Center @ Ash Youth Center, 1501 N 10th, Independence, KS
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Swimming is great exercise and fun.  Enjoy swimming indoors with fellow Girl Scouts.  Expand your awareness of physical and mental health, feel good about yourself, stay safe and take care of yourself.  It’s so important to be physically active any time of the year, and indoor swimming is one way of staying active.

Reservation Deadline: April 13, 2014

Girl Scouts and Airplanes Overnighter @ Kansas Aviation Museum
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 10:00 am

You won’t want to miss this exciting overnighter at the museum! Visit the Historic Control Tower, sit in the cockpit of a 727 airliner, see historic airplanes being restored, watch a late-night movie, and experience a visit from a female airline pilot. Dinner and a Continental breakfast are included. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    30

Participant Maximum:   50

Register by: 4/12/14

Me & My Guy Dance @ Countryside Christian Church
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Put on your fancy attire — girls in party dresses and guys in neck ties — and your dancing shoes! Come shine like stars and celebrate your special bond. Enjoy posing for a professional portrait, participating in a dance contest, and sharing cool refreshments and a tasty dinner! Guys must be 18 or older, such as a dad, granddad, uncle or friend.

Purchase tickets in advance. Register by: April 20 at 11:59 p.m.

Scout Night with the Wild @ Hartmand Arena
Apr 26 @ 7:05 pm – 9:00 pm
Apr
27
Sun
Patch Busters @ Pratt Veterans Memorial Lake - K-64
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come learn some new outdoor camping skills such as knife safety, knot tying, tent pitching, cooking, archery and compass. Have fun finding your activity supplies using your compass as geocaching, earn badges and three fun patches. The fee covers a lunch, a snack, the badges and patches.

Register by: April 21

May
2
Fri
It’s a Grand Old Flag Camp-O-Ree @ Camporee – Kanopolis Lake
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – May 4 @ 11:00 am

Everything you wanted to know about the American Flag! We’ll have Swaps on Saturday and a pot luck dinner on Sunday night. There will be a campfire Friday night with singing and popcorn; Saturday night’s campfire will feature S’mores. A campfire flag-retirement ceremony will be conducted during this event. Not a Girl Scout? Add $15 to the event fee! Snacks provided Friday night, Saturday night, followed by a pot luck dinner Sunday. Girl to Adult Ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:  60

Participant Maximum: 350

Register by: 4/18/14, packets will be mailed after you are registered.

Spaceflight Explorer Camp-in @ Exploration Place
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – May 3 @ 10:00 am

Become a future space explorer, duplicate science experiments being done on Mars and explore the reaches of human space flight during this NASA-based camp-in. Then, camp out among the great architectural wonders of the world! Bring your overnight gear, water bottle and great attitude. Air mattresses, eye masks and cots are welcome. Snack and light breakfast provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met. Dads are welcome to attend.

Participant Minimum:    25

Participant Maximum:   100

Register by: 4/18/14

May
3
Sat
Animal Habitats @ Tanganyika
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

During this fun-filled workshop, participants will explore the wild and wonderful world of animal habitats, learning more about where wild animals live, how they find their food, what they do for fun and how we can all help them! After the workshop concludes, participants (including adults and any family members that wish to attend) will have the chance to explore the “wilds” of Tanganyika on their own! Earn the Animal Habitats badge. No snack provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 4/19/14

Pioneer Days @ Elk City State Park
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come explore the life of a pioneer girl.  Make your own butter, play games the children might have played as they crossed the prairie, go fishing and make a craft.  Lunch provided and a snack upon dismissal. No busing provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Troop event. Register by: 4/25/14

 

Pioneer Days @ Elk City State Park
May 3 @ 10:00 am – May 4 @ 11:00 am

Address: 4825 Squaw Creek Rd, Independence, KS

Come explore the life of a pioneer girl.  Make your own butter, play games the children might have played as they crossed the prairie, go fishing and make a craft.  Brownies will pitch their tents and spend the night while Daisies enjoy the day and return home.  Saturday lunch provided for all.  Daisies will receive a snack upon dismissal.  Breakfast will be provided Sunday morning before the Brownies break camp.

Event Time: Daisies-Saturday, May 3, 10a.m. to 4p.m.;  Brownies-Saturday, May 3, 9a.m. through Sunday, May 4, 11a.m.

Reservation Deadline: April 25, 2014

Safety Day in Pratt
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of learning personal safety techniques. A karate instructor will teach you how to protect yourself in dangerous situations. The police department will register you for Ident-a-Kid. The Fire Department will share techniques to save yourself in a fire, etc. This is a come-and-go event, so plan to stay a couple of hours.

Register by: April 28

2nd Annual Flint Hills Service Unit Powder Puff Pinewood Derby @ Amend Girl Scout Center
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All girls in  grades K-12 have the chance to create and race her own Pinewood Derby car. Participants will receive their car kits after completing the registration process. We will follow the official BSA Pinewood Derby rules. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each GS-USA scouting level, as well as overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Weigh-in begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m. Races begin at 2:00 p.m. Fun patch included. Concession Stand available. Family and Friends are welcome to watch. Girl to Adult Ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:  10

Participant Maximum: 100

2nd Annual Flint Hills Service Unit Powder Puff Pinewood Derby @ Amend Girl Scout Center
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All girls in grades K-12 have the chance to create and race her own Pinewood Derby car. Participants will receive their car kits after completing the registration process. We will follow the official BSA Pinewood Derby rules. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each GSUSA scouting level, as well as overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners. Weigh-in begins at 1:00 and ends at 2:00. Races begin at 2:00.

Reservation Deadline: 4/27/14
2014 Powderpuff Pinewood Derby Registration Form

 

Wichita Northwest Service Unit Campout @ Starwoods Outdoor Center Lodge
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – May 4 @ 10:00 am

This campout is for registered girls and adults of the Wichita Northwest Service Unit (this is a Service Unit activity, not a council activity). If you are unsure of what service unit you are a part of, please contact your troop leader and/or send a question to wnwgirlscouts@gmail.com

We will have many camping activities, including sessions to complete the bridging requirements for all age levels. Invite guests (parents, mentors, etc.) for the bridging and awards ceremony from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Saturday evening. All adult participants (including parents accompanying Daisies staying the night) must be registered as Girl Scouts and have completed a current volunteer application and background check within the last 3 years.

Register by April 7.

 

Wichita NW Service Unit Campout @ Starwoods Outdoor Center
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – May 4 @ 10:00 am

Northwest SU Campout

This event is for girls and adults from the WNW SU.  They will be camping inside or out, doing badge work, bridging activities, outdoor cooking, crafts, information about the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards, and more.  Families invited to attend the awards and bridging ceremony at Ceremony Island.

Reservation Deadline: Monday, April 7

Rosie’s Story Session 2 @ ProKansas Miller Recycling Center
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Learn from Rosie Petal through an exciting story about taking care of our environment and the importance of recycling. Learn how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle through a special Daisy activity and interactive tour of ProKansas Miller Recycling Center. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather as we will be outdoors. Earn the Rosie Petal. No snack provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    5

Participant Maximum:   15

Register by: 4/19/14

May
10
Sat
Daisy Workshop-Clover Badge @ Botanica
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Daisies can earn their Clover petal through this fun workshop. Girls will read Clover’s story and talk about its meaning, make a collage from recycled newspapers and ask a gardener how they use their resources. When Daisies earn their Clover petal, they will know how to use resources wisely just like Clover! Sorry – a waiting list is not available for this session. No snack provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 4/26/14

Early Bird Sign-Up East @ North Rock Lanes
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Renew Girl Scout and adult membership for the 2014-2015 year or become a new member! No snack or meal provided. No busing provided. Sorry, a waiting list is not available for this session. Register in person at the event.

Early Bird Sign-Up West @ West Acre Bowl
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Renew Girl Scout and adult membership for the 2014-2015 year or become a new member! No snack or meal provided. No busing provided. Sorry, a waiting list is not available for this session. Register in person at the event.