Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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August – November 2013

Aug
16
Fri
Urban Overnighter @ Wichita Botanica Garden
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 17 @ 9:00 am

Brownies and Juniors – come to the Wichita Botanica Garden after hours for a thrilling night of outdoor exploration. Use your night eyes on a series of hikes while you learn to identify nocturnal plants and creatures. Keep warm by the fire while making mouthwatering s’mores. Play games in the meadow by the light of the moon. Set up is at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served. “Make Your Own Pancake Creations” begins at 7:00 a.m.; pack up and head out by 9:00 a.m. Please limit gear to 1 bag and sleeping bag/pillow. No tag-a-longs. Sorry – a waiting list is not available for this session.

Grade Level: 2-5

Participant Minimum: 10

Participant Maximum:   25

Sep
14
Sat
Girls’ Night at the Mall @ The Mall at Hays
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 15 @ 6:00 am

Girls – come to the Mall in Hays to enjoy shopping, friends, fun, dancing, body art, an inflatable obstacle course, workshops, crafts, games and prizes! No tagalongs please; there will be separate sleeping quarters for dads wishing to participate. Snack Saturday evening and breakfast Sunday morning are included. All Daisies must have an adult chaperone; troops must meet age level girl-to-adult ratio.
Grade Level: K-12

Participant Minimum:  80

Participant Maximum: 400

Participant Maximum:   25

 Register by: 8/31/13

Sep
26
Thu
On-time Skate @ Starlight Skating Rink
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Register to be a Girl Scout on time and join us for a fun time at the Starlight Skating Rink. Skate, dance, play games, stretch, stay fit! Not yet a Girl Scout? Just add $15 to the event cost! Fun patch included. Hot dog and drink included.

Participant Minimum:  60

Participant Maximum: 240

Register by: 9/12/13

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

 

Oct
4
Fri
Mother-Daughter Camp for Daisies and Brownies @ Camp Wood
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm

Mothers and daughters will have a bonding time while enjoying activities and spending the night at Camp Wood in Elmdale. Lodging fees: $14 for RV/Tent/Rustic Cabin; $22 for Jones Village. Optional Fees: $13 for short-sleeved T-shirt; $16 for long-sleeved T-shirt. All meals and snacks included. Please, no Tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met. *T-shirt deadline has passed and can no longer be ordered.*

Participant Minimum:  100

Participant Maximum: 250

Register by: 9/29/13

Starry Night Artists’ Lock-In Session 1 @ CityArts
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 8:00 am

Girls will earn their entire Artist’s badge while working with our instructors. We will then tour CityArts, including a glassblowing demonstration, and then settle in for the night by enjoying some popcorn and watching a video about a famous artist. Artists will get to take home everything they create. Breakfast included. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met

Participant Minimum:    25

Participant Maximum:   100

Register by: 10/2/13 at midnight

 

Oct
5
Sat
Somewhere in Time @ Finney County Historical Museum
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what used to be in that old building or how old that building is? Come learn the history of Garden City while strolling down “Main” street, ending the adventure with ice cream at the local soda fountain. Please plan to bring a water bottle, sack lunch and jacket, all in a backpack. Backup weather date: November 2nd. Earn the Celebrating Community badge. Ice Cream snack provided; please bring a water bottle and a sack lunch. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 9/30/13

 

Oct
11
Fri
Painting Like Picasso Session 1 @ CityArts
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Painting Like Picasso will include a class that will teach young artists the painting techniques of abstract painters such as Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh and Edvard Munch. Artists will create a masterpiece of their own that will earn them at least 3 steps of their painting badge. This trip will also include a tour of CityArts, where students will see the ceramics studio, silversmithing studio and watch a glassblowing demonstration! Artists get to take home their artwork. All supplies are included. No snack provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    8

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 9/27/13

Oct
18
Fri
Girl Scout Day at Walters Pumpkin Patch
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Girls and their Troops and families can have a FUN day at Walter’s Pumpkin Patch.

Come anytime from 10am-6pm and enjoy fun activities and a hayrack ride at 2pm

Girl Scouts will get a FREE pumpkin and a patch for attending. You will need to be there before 2pm to go on hayrack ride and get your pumpkin.

Troops must provide their own first aid/cpr person as stated in Safety Activity Checkpoints

Families welcome to attend.

All attendees are $6.00. You may register online and use cookie credits.

Pumpkin patch flyer

 

Girl Scout Campout! Session 1 @ Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 8:30 am

Enjoy an evening on the new Dr. Howard Reynolds Nature Trails. Explore a variety of habitats across 22 acres in the light and at night. Learn about prairie survival techniques, and plants and animals on the prairies as we wind our way around the trails. We will play games, take a pit stop at the campfire, and do many other outdoor activities. Be ready to “campout” in the Museum. Snacks and Breakfast are included. There will be a separate sleeping area available for dads wishing to attend. No tag-a-longs, please. Each Daisy must be accompanied by an adult.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   45

Register by: 10/4/13

Oct
19
Sat
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

Girl Scout Fairy Faire @ Amend Girl Scout Center
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All girls in grades K-5 are invited to find their inner fairy at the Girl Scout Fairy Faire! We will decorate fairy wings, make fairy houses, eat fair snacks, and watch a fairy movie. each girl will also receive a fairy fun patch to wear on her sash, vest, or tunic. The cost of this event is $10.00. Financial assistance is available. The deadline for registration is Sunday, October 13, 2013.

Girl Scout Fairy Faire Flyer

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

Haunted Stroll @ Starwoods Outdoor Center
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for this annual, Starwoods Halloween favorite! This year’s theme will be Zombies!! Daisies and Brownies can enjoy games and activities from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. The older girls (Juniors through Ambassadors) will be invited out to stroll along the haunted Boo Bash Trail from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Haunted Stroll 2013 limited edition bags are available for purchase; get yours today! Orders for the bags can be placed when registering for the event, and there will be a small supply for purchase at the event. Snack included. All are welcome to attend. Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Register now online, here.

Participant Minimum:    500

Participant Maximum: 5000

Register by: 10/16/13 at midnight

Oct
24
Thu
Mad Science @ Community Center
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is your chance to participate in cool science experiments as a “certified”  mad scientist!  Join us on October 24 from 6-9 p.m. and discover the fun side of science.  There will be a mad science costume contest.  Bring a new friend who joins Girl Scouts ($15) and she gets in FREE! Event is open to the public.

Fee per additional person, $8.00.

Reservation Deadline: 10/17/2013

Oct
26
Sat
Badge Day/J. Low Tea Party @ Osborne United Christian Church
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

From 10am-3pm, each age level will work on different badges. From 4:30pm-6pm, tea party celebrations to honor Juliette Gordon Low. Please wear a nice dress for the occasion.

Reservation Deadline: October 14, 2013

A flyer of the event: Badge Day Tea Party

Fall Foliage Fun-Session 1 @ Botanica
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Leaves, pumpkins and mums galore… Get ready, girls, to explore! Daisies and Brownies will gain inspiration for the season through a fall stroll in the Woodland Garden. You will gather natural items from our walk to create a fall “fairy”. You will also plant living centerpieces and make a sweet autumn treat. You are always welcome to pack a picnic lunch and spend the rest of the day exploring the botanical gardens. Sorry – a waiting list is not available for this session. Snack provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   25

Register by: 10/12/13

Hiker @ Lakewood Discovery Center
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Address to event: Lakewood Dr  250, Salina, KS 67401

Come to Lakewood Discovery Center and try out a hiking skill, learn about trails and spend time with experts! Earn part of your Hiker badge! Snack included. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met. Dads welcome to attend.

Participant Minimum:    5

Participant Maximum: 20

Register by: 10/12/13

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
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