Actvities & Trainings Calendar

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September – October 2013

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
21
Sat
Cancelled: To Get Her There Girl Leadership Conference 2013-Hays @ FHSU Memorial Union
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Girls- Be part of this awesome exclusive event for older girls.  Challenge yourself to new experiences with us.  Learn about everything from self improvement, exercise and even STEM!  Choose your three top workshop choices to fill your day.  Sign up for this one of a kind Girl Scout experience…and your friends too! To see the workshop options, you may find them here.

Reservation Deadline: 9/15/13
Girl max/min: 100/20

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

Oct
4
Fri
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
Days of Taste @ The Boston Rec Center
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

AIWF Days of Taste is a national interactive program designed to teach students about the importance of fresh food and how ingredients weave their way through daily life. We will begin the day with a tour of the Culinary Institute kitchen with discussions on cooking safety and cleanliness. We will discuss what makes a nutritionally balanced meal, how to present food in a visually appealing mannr and how to properly set a table. Finally, girls will partcipate in the preparation of a healthy meal consisting of a cheese enchilada with a side salad. Earn the Simple Meal Badge. Lunch provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   35

Register by: 9/21/13

Jeweler @ Museum of World Treasures
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Go on a special gem and jewelry tour of the Museum and learn how to make jewelry out of metal, beads and more. Make and take several pieces of jewelry home! Earn the Jeweler badge. No snack provided. Please, no tag-a-longs. Age Level Girl-to-Adult ratio must be met.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   30

Register by: 9/21/13

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

Mother-Daughter Camp for Older Girls @ Camp Wood
Oct 5 @ 1:30 pm – Oct 6 @ 12:00 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. Optional  Activity fees: $12 for the Alpine Tower; $12 for Low Ropes Course; $15 for Trail Ride. 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

Oct
12
Sat
Creative Collage @ Ulrich Museum
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Collage and mixed media explode as we use found objects to explore various collage techniques and create a variety of textured surfaces. Create mini artist trading cards, jewelry, photo stamping, altered books an decorative CD envelopes. Bring your imagination as we make our own mixed media. Earn the Collage badge. No snack provided. Please bring a sack lunch. Registered girl and 1 parent only, please.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   15

Register by 9/28/13

Cancelled: Make Your Masterpiece-Session 1 @ Ulrich Museum
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Contemporary artists inspire experimental drawing techniques, while the fanciful “impossible structures” of M.C. Escher and florals of Georgia O’Keefe teach us perspective. Patterns become image in the “new” artform of Zentangle, a relaxing, creative method that also teaches increased focus and exploration. Graphic design takes the stage in popular media images by Barbara Kruger and the colorful world of poster designer Peter Max. Girls conclude their drawing sessions by assembling a professional portfolio in which to store and share their art projects. Earn the Drawing badge. No snack provided. Registered girl and 1 parent only, please.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   20

Register by: 9/28/13

Nocturnal Adventure in the Downing Gorilla Forest-Session 1 @ Sedgwick County Zoo
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 9:00 am

Come enjoy an adventure-filled night at the Sedgwick County Zoo. You will engage in an exciting evening of games, tours and special animal visitors! No tents needed; you will be sleeping in the Downing Gorilla Forest. The Nocturnal Adventure fee includes snacks and juice in the morning as well as entrance into the zoo the next day. Girl Scouts are required to bring a sack dinner. Registered girl and adult chaperone only, please.

Participant Minimum:    10

Participant Maximum:   60

Register by: 10/6/13

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

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
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
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
25
Fri
Cancelled: Drawing Like Dali-Session 1 @ CityArts
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Drawing like Dali will be a surreal escape into the art of drawing with graphite and charcoal. Artists will create a masterpiece of their own that will earn them at least 3 steps of their Drawing 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: 10/11/13

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