Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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Apr
19
Sat
1st Annual Ark City Powder Puff Derby @ United Methodist Church
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Girls will design, construct and race a Pinewood Derby car! Then, they will race among peers in their Scout level. The winners will face off to see who becomes the Grand Champion!

Register by: April 16.

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 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

May
9
Fri
6th Grade Trip to Estes Park @ Estes Park
May 9 @ 9:00 am – May 11 @ 8:00 pm

Girls will learn responsibility, leadership, conflict resolution and learn team-building as they venture out as individual Girl Scouts without their troop or family members to Estes Park, Co. Adult volunteers will gudie them through this experience. It is up to the girls to decide their activities, which could include horseback riding, swimming, roller skating, hiking, mini-golf, volleyball, basketball, board games and more. Additional fee of $30 for horseback riding. $50.00 Non-refundable deposit required with reservation. Adults interested in chaperoining must submit an adult reservation form, which can be found at www.kansasgirlscout.org. Meals and transportation from Hays are included.

Participant Minimum:  19

Participant Maximum: 36

Register by: January 18, 2014

May
10
Sat
Babysitting Clinic @ First United Methodist Church
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This clinic will help teach pre-teens and teens how to take care of infants and young children. There are two sessions. From 9 a.m. to noon, girls will focus on learning about caring for infants through 3-year-olds. The 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. session will focus on 3-year-olds and up. The participants may do one session or both sessions. If staying for both, you will want to bring a sack lunch. Snacks will be provided. This event is being sponsored by Girl Scout Cadette Troop 60177 as a Girl Scout Silver Award project.

Register by: April 30

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.