Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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Apr
25
Fri
Outdoor Leadership 101/201 – Ness City @ Ness County Fairgrounds, located on N Hwy. 283, Ness City, KS
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm

This combined overnight course prepares the volunteer for semi primitive camping (tents, A-frames, rustic cabins, etc.) outside your community, as well as backyard campouts, day camps, and camping adventures within your own community or at any Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Camp property. You will experience the demonstration of outdoor cooking methods and fire building as well as the procedures for pitching, striking and caring for tents. Additional outdoor skills and activities that can be added to the girl program are included in this workshop.

Prerequisites – Outdoor Leadership -100 Home-study. http://kansasgirlscouts.org/outdoor-leadership-basics-100-quiz/
Reservation Deadline: April 16, 2014

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

Canceled-College 101-Andover Campus @ The Grizzly Den
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Is college for me? How is college different than high school? Am I ready for college? Come have breakfast with Dr Karla Fisher, Vice President of Academics at Butler Community College (BCC) for answers to these questions and more. A campus tour and information about BCC programs will be provided. One attendee will receive a 15-hour scholarship (valued at approximately $1,250.00) to Butler Community College. Attendees must write a one-page letter describing how the scholarship would further their academic goals to be eligible for the scholarship. Breakfast included.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 4/12/14

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

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
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 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

May
10
Sat
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.

May
16
Fri
Putting on A Show Part 2 @ Depot Theater
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – May 17 @ 11:00 am

Join us for another “aMUSE-ing” overnight! This is Part 2, but EVERYONE is welcome to attend. There will be new activities and a new play. Come explore the aMUSE journey and the world of theater. Fun patch is provided. Dinner, snacks and breakfast included.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 10/26/13

May
24
Sat
Kansas Heartland Cupcake Wars 2014 @ United Methodist Church
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Girls will work together to bake cupcakes, decorate and create a display, and talk about their team’s cupcakes.

Register by May 9.

May
30
Fri
Mandan – Family Camp Camelot @ Mandan Boy Scout Camp
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm

Bring Camelot Back! Treat your entire family to a camping trip, includes all age Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Kids can enjoy making their own helmets, shields, crowns, swords and Participate in archery and BB target shooting. All meals provided. Please bring camping equipment. Fun patch and T-shirt included. Please mark T-shirt size when registering. If you register by May 3, your price is $25; after May 3, pay $35 (registrations after May 16 cannot guarantee a T-shirt). Kids under 5 are free. Daisies must be accompanied by an adult. No busing provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Register by: May 1

May
31
Sat
CSI: Forensic Science Series @ Camp Double E
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm

Examine evidence, identify suspects and help solve a crime! Learn what real CSI’s do in the field.  Session 1: Crime Scene in the Chem Lab – Identify unknown substances using chemistry to solve the mystery. Session 2: Autopsy – Dissect a specimen to determine the cause of death in a “murder investigation”. Session 3: Bugs and Brains – Discover how insects can help date a crime from past. Girls who complete all three sessions will earn their CSI fun patch! No meals or busing provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Dates: May 31, June 21 and June 28, 1-3 p.m.

Register by: 5/16/14

Jun
1
Sun
Miss Kansas Dinner in Pratt @ Pratt Municipal Building
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

We are preparing a light dinner to share with you, all 32 Miss Kansas contestants, and the reigning Miss Kansas. We will make a SWAP to share, take pictures with them, get their autographs, and spend the rest of the time talking with each of them. Bring your camera, and dress nicely!

Register by: May 26