Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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Apr
18
Fri
Canceled – Earth Day Celebration @ Camp Double E, 794 Road 200, Emporia, KS
Apr 18 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Come celebrate Earth Day at Camp Double E with games, crafts and songs. Lunch and snacks provided. This event is designed so you could utilize this day as a babysitting alternative. Girl Scouts will have a fun and educational day! Troops and individual girls are welcome. Ask how a non-Girl Scout may attend.

Reservation Deadline: April 18

Apr
25
Fri
Outdoor Leadership 101/201 @ Starwoods Outdoor Center/Spring Creek Inn
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm

This combined overnight course prepares the volunteer for semi primitive camping 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

Reservation Deadline: April 21, 2014

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

Travel Training – Wichita @ Wichita Girl Scout Office
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Interested in learning more about travel? GSKH will have our first Travel Training for volunteers planning regional, national or international trips this April. Learn about budgeting, money earning, girl-led planning, safety and risk-management, what paperwork is required, and much more! Register by 4/4/14

 

Scout Night with the Wild @ Hartmand Arena
Apr 26 @ 7:05 pm – 9:00 pm
May
3
Sat
Pioneer Days @ Elk City State Park
May 3 @ 9:00 am – May 4 @ 11:00 am

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.  Saturday lunch provided.  Brownies will pitch their tents and spend the night. Breakfast will be provided Sunday morning before the Brownies break camp.  Troops must provide their own tents. No busing provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Register by: 4/25/14

 

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

NSC First Aid and CPR in Colby @ Colby Community College, Bedker Memorial Complex, Room 705
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform First-Aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course, you will be First-Aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes a home-study portion, then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. Once you have registered, you will need to pick up or make arrangements for delivery of your home study materials. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins.

Register by: April 23

May
5
Mon
NSC First Aid and CPR (Wichita) @ Wichita Girl Scout Center, 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform First-Aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be First-Aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes a home-study portion, and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. Once you have registered, you will receive the materials for the home study. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins.

Reservation Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014

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
12
Mon
NSC First Aid and CPR in Great Bend @ First United Methodist Church
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform First-Aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be First-Aid and CPR certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes a home-study portion, and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. Once you have registered, you will need to pick up or make arrangements for delivery of your home study materials. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins.

Reservation deadline: April 28

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
20
Tue
NSC First Aid and CPR (Wichita) @ Wichita Girl Scout Center
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This course provides you with the skills needed to successfully perform First-Aid and CPR. At the conclusion of this course you will be First-Aid and CPR-certified by the National Safety Council. This course includes a home-study portion, and then skills and written testing with a certified instructor. Once you have registered, you will receive the materials for the home study. Participants must be physically able to perform the basic skills required for CPR. Participants will not be allowed to enter the class if they arrive more than 15 minutes after the class begins.

May
28
Wed
Travel 101/201 @ Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Regional Office
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This session will cover everything you need to know for planning short or extended travel with girls. Learn about budgeting, money earning, girl-led planning, safety and risk-management, travel application and forms, and much more! Travel 201 is a requirement for extended trips, trips with high-risk activities or national and international travel.

Reservation deadline: May 21

May
29
Thu
Pack Your Suitcase; Take a Brownie Journey! @ Ellis Public Library Community Room
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Brownie friends along with Brownie Elf will enjoy a wonder-filled water adventure! They will learn about the water cycle, make rainbows, and pledge to love and conserve water and advocate within their communities how to use water resourcefully. Along this journey, Brownie Girl Scouts will earn their LOVE water, SAVE water, SHARE water and WOW! Awards. No busing provided. A waiting list is not available for this session.

Register by: May 20

Jun
3
Tue
Arts Camp for Brownies @ the Arts Center @ Emporia Arts Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm

Brownies – discover your inner artist and earn the Potter, Painting, and Dancer badges all at the same time! Activities will include drawing and painting using spoons, sponges, and more. Try your hand on the potter’s wheel and learn how to make a clay creation. And, get your groove going with fun-tastic dance classes! Be sure to dress for some messy, fun days. Snack provided; girls must bring a sack lunch. Busing is not provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Register by: 5/23/14

Arts Camp for Cadettes @ the Arts Center @ Emporia Arts Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm

Do you like movies, TV, books or plays? Who’s telling these stories, anyway? Why not you? Create your own story in a variety of mediums including comics, scripts and more. Work with your friends to learn the visual and performance techniques of storytelling and create a comic and short play. Go on a trip to get a firsthand look at book-binding and printing, and then design your very own book from scratch. Hang out with your friends and create your story at the Emporia Arts Center! A snack is provided, but girls must bring a sack lunch. Busing is not provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily

Register by: May 23, 2014

 

Arts Camp for Juniors @ the Arts Center @ Emporia Arts Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm

Juniors: Explore the arts and earn your Jeweler, Musician and Playing with the Past badges! Activities include: field trips, making jewelry for you and your friends, making your own musical instrument, learning about the fashion of the past and more! Finish up the camp by having a musical performance and hosting an old-fashioned party with games, costumes and your friends. Snack provided; girls must bring a sack lunch. Busing is not provided. A waiting list is available for this session.

Register by: 5/23/14

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily