Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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September – December 2013

Sep
28
Sat
Painting with a Splash of Style @ Baker Arts Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Young artists will explore different styles of painting and view examples on display in the current gallery exhibit for inspiration. They will create their own paintings to fulfill some of the requirements for the Painting Badge.          Snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    7

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 9/24/13 at 5 pm

 

Haunted Stroll Spookmasters-Information Meeting @ Wichita Area Technical College
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Ladies, this is your chance to sign up to put on the spookiest scare yet! We will go over everything that it takes to be a Spookmaster at this informal meeting. Pick out your scare scene, walk the grounds and make sure that you have everything you need to make your scare scene amazing! Please, no tag-a-longs. No snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    25

Participant Maximum:   150

Program Type: Girl Only. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Register by 9/25/13 at midnight

Oct
5
Sat
AA/Extreme Outdoor Training @ Acrobatic Academy
Oct 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Come try Wichita’s first 15 station “X-treme” outdoor obstacle course. Challenge yourself and compete to see if you can get the best time. No snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    20

Participant Maximum:   50

Register by: 9/21/13

 

Participant Minimum:  100

Participant Maximum: 250

Oct
19
Sat
Cancelled: Friends from Around the World @ Rolling Hills Zoo
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Girls will “travel” around the world, learning about animals, playing games and having a snack from another country. They will draw and color a mural depicting their “trip”. Earn the Vi petal. Snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    5

Participant Maximum: 20

Register by: 10/5/13

Cancelled: Wild About Water @ Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center to dive into the wild world of water! Water is everywhere in our lives, and it’s a vital part of our planet. Girls will earn their Water badge, and enjoy a fun-filled morning of exploring Cheyenne Bottoms. No snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    6

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 10/5

A Penny Saved and Make Money Work @ First National Bank
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us to learn how to save and make your money work for you! Enjoy activities throughout the morning to learn the different types of coins and paper bills we use every day. Calculate costs such as groceries and clothes and discover what it costs to have fun! Learn about “needs” vs “wants” and how to save for both. Earn both the Money Counts and the Making Choices leaves. Drink and snack provided

Participant Minimum:    15

Participant Maximum:   30

Register by: 10/8/13

Fair Play and Practice with a Purpose @ Fort Hays State
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Meet the Lady Tiger Athletes from FHSU and learn the importance of playing fair and setting goals by playing fun games! Brownies will earn the Fair Play Badge; Juniors will earn the Practice with a Purpose Badge. Girls will receive tickets for the football game and concession stand vouchers, so families are encouraged to watch the game immediately after the event! Additional tickets to the game are $5. Familes are welcome during the game and to watch the girls perform at halftime. Concession Stand open during game.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   150

Register by: 10/5/13

Save, Spend and It’s Better to Give @ First National Bank
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Let’s go shopping! For groceries, clothes, school supplies… Learn how to make decisions on “needs” vs “wants” and determine what items may be more important than others. Sometimes you can’t always buy everything, so what do you choose? Set a budget, shop and discuss why you chose to buy what you did. Once you can budget, become skilled at saving. Brainstorm ways to give back to those in need. Earn both the Money Manager and Philanthropist badges. Drink and snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    15

Participant Maximum:   30

Register by: 9/28/13

Oct
20
Sun
Sugar P’s Cupcakery-Business Owner @ Sugar P's Cupcakery
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Do you have a passion for cupcakes? Are you interested in learning what it takes to run a cupcake business? Come to Sugar P’s Cupcakery and learn all about the business while you decorate your own cupcake! Earn part of your Business Owner badge. Snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    5

Participant Maximum:   15

Register by: 10/6/13

Oct
26
Sat
Cancelled: Home Sweet Home @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

All animals have homes and, just like people, their homes can be very different. Join us as we discover what animals need to survive and take a closer look at some of our zoo animals. Earn part of the Animal Habitats badge. Please bring a sack lunch.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 10/20/13

Nov
2
Sat
Digital Photographer Series-Session 1 @ Fast Focus
Nov 2 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am

Grade Level: 4 – 12

Dates:  11/2/13 & 11/9/13

Register by: 10/19/13

Time: 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Earn part of your Digital Photographer badge while Fast Focus Inc. helps with Steps 1, 3 and 5. Bring your camera or smart phone, learn about digital cameras from an expert, edit photos and make a digital photo project to take home! No snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    6

Participant Maximum:   12

Bugs-Salina @ Rolling Hills Zoo
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Girls will observe insects bodyparts and movement and compare to themselves. They will then draw an insect and do an insect craft. The provided snack will be insect-themed! Earn the Bug Badge. Snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    5

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 10/19/13

Animal Care Around the World @ Lee Richardson Zoo
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

It doesn’t matter if an animal lives in the zoo or across the world in the Australian Outback – they all need the same things in order to survive. Join us as we look at animals around the world and discover what it takes for us to care for them here at the zoo. Work on part of your 3 Cheers for Animals journey. Book is provided. No snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum: 20

Register by: 10/16/13

Nov
9
Sat
Putting On A Show-Part 1 @ Depot Theater
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 11:00 am

Join us for an “aMUSE-ing” overnight experience to learn all about the theater. We will be working out of the Amuse journey and putting together a performance for our parents. aMUSE Journey book  and fun patch is provided. Dinner, snacks and breakfast included.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 10/26/13

Nov
16
Sat
Making the World a Better Place @ Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center to learn how YOU can help make the world a better place! You will earn your Rosie petal, enjoy a fun craft and help us leave our building better than you found it. No snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    6

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 11/2/13

Becoming Van Gogh @ Garden City Arts
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Girls will be introduced to a gallery setting with a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility with a discussion of the current exhibit and the techniques used. Girls will then create their own painting using the works of Vincent Van Gogh as inspiration. To end the session, girls will have the opportunity to display their artwork. The day will conclude with a reception for parents and friends. All art supplies and fun patch provided. Snack provided.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   30

Register by: 11/8/13

Dec
7
Sat
Make the World a Better Place @ Lakewood Discovery Center
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Lakewood Discovery Center – 250 Lakewood Dr., Salina

Activity Description: Earn your Rosie petal while you spend some time at the Lakewood Discovery Center! Snack included.

Participant Minimum:    5

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 11/23/13