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2014-2015 Council Program Guide

 
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March

The Painter in You
Girl Scout Brownies
Discover the artists featured in the Biggs Museum and learn why, what and how they paint. Bring out the artist in you and earn your Brownie Painting badge by creating original art!
WHEN: March 7, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $8 per girl, includes Painting badge.
NOTE: Please wear clothing that can get messy. Min 5/Max 18.

*This program is now full. Thank you.*

 

Girl Scout Family Ski Weekend
All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends
WHEN: March 6-8, 2015
WHERE: Roundtop Mountain Resort
NOTE:Lift/Lesson/Rental options Sat/Sun for just $49/person inclusive! Register Special Hotel Lodging Friday and Saturday Night rates start at only $75/person. Discounted lunch ticket at Roundtop with 3 entrée choices, plus fries, cookie, and drink $10. Complimentary Snow Sports merit badge testing. Complimentary Winter Scout Weekend patch available for all reservations made by Nov. 31 (for Dec weekend) and by Jan. 31 (for March weekend). In order to qualify for these reduced rates, you must pre-register by calling 717-432-9631 x3723 or by filling out the form on our website.

 

Ballet Dancer
Girl Scout Brownies
Plie, tendu, rond de jambe: Learn these steps and more from the world of ballet. This Dancer Badge workshop is filled with lessons, history of dance and a chance for you to be the creator (choreographer) of your own dance piece.
WHEN: March 8, 2015, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Mid-Atlantic Ballet, 104 East Main St., Newark, DE 19711
COST: $8 per girl, includes Dancer badge.
NOTE: Please wear comfortable dance attire and bring a water bottle. Min 5/Max 40.

*This program is now full. Thank you.*

 

Hike in Nature
Girl Scout Brownies
Get outdoors and participate in a guided hike along the Sea Hawk Trail. Scouts will identify plants and animals and enjoy a picnic lunch under the pavilion.
WHEN: March 8, 2015, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park.
COST: $10 per person, includes Hiker badge.
NOTE: Please bring a bag lunch. Min 10/Max 30.

*This program has been cancelled.*

 

Painting
Girl Scout Brownies
You will learn firsthand that the Ward Museum is a great place for art and painting. While here, you will take a look through the galleries and see how nature artist like the Ward Brothers (or “wildlife counterfeiters” as they like to call themselves), were able to create a lifelike 3D illusion of weightless feathers out of wood and paint. Once you are inspired, you will be able to try your hand at painting from real life, and also get a chance to paint abstract and unique paintings on your own. The day will end with everyone pitching in to complete a mural with a theme of the groups choosing.
WHEN: March 14, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804
COST: $14, includes Painting badge.
NOTE: Girls need to wear clothing appropriate for painting. Min 12/Max 30.

 

Home Scientist
Girl Scout Brownies
Learn about crystals while making your own treat. See how static electricity works and moves. Learn about rocks that float and inflate a balloon without using your mouth! Discover the power of air and make goo with your own hands! Discover how amazing science can be at our museum while earning this badge.
WHEN: March 14, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Home Scientist badge.
NOTE: Free admission for two leaders or chaperones per program. Additional museum visitors are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

*This program is now full. Thank you.

 

Girls on the American Home Front
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Learn what it means to “Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without” and get a look into life on the American homefront during the 1940’s. Activities include baking, rationing, scrapbooking and more.
WHEN: March 14, 2015, Noon - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd., Newark, DE 19711
COST: $18 per girl, includes snack. Two adults per troop included, additional adults pay $18.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-368-6900.
NOTE: Pack a lunch. Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 10/Max 40 (girls and adults).

 

Dancer Badge
Girl Scout Brownies
Earn your Dancer Badge with Delaware Dance Company! Watch the pros demonstrate different dance styles and then try some moves
of your own. Learn a dance routine and perform together for friends and family.
WHEN: March 15, 2015, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. *Postponed for April 12, 2015.*
WHERE: Delaware Dance Company, 168 S. Main St., Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19711
COST: $8 per girl, includes Dancer badge.
NOTE: Please wear comfortable dance attire and bring a water bottle. Min 8/Max 30.

 

African American Life on the John Dickinson Plantation

Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors

Discover the lives of enslaved people and the free African Americans who lived on the John Dickinson Plantation and connect their stories to your life and freedoms. We will explore family trees using clues from the past, try daily chores common on the plantation and create a plantation journal to record our thoughts and experiences.
WHEN: March 28, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Rd., Dover, DE 19901
COST: $6 per girl, includes fun patch for Brownies and Playing the Past badge for Juniors.
NOTE: This program connects with the World of Girls Journey for Brownies and completes all requirements for the Playing the Past badge for Juniors. Min 5/Max 30.

 

Scout Day at the Brandywine Zoo

Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Enjoy a morning at the zoo during this special program just for scouts! There will be games, live animal encounters and other activities all geared toward meeting scout badge requirements. Brandywine Zoo fun patch will be available for purchase.
WHEN: March 28, 2015, time TBD, please visit www.brandywinezoo.org for updates.
WHERE: Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
COST: $10 per person (girls, siblings, adults). One leader free for every 15 people registered.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through Brandywine Zoo.
Please call 302-571-7850, ext. 209 or email:
DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us
NOTE: Please dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors. Pre-registration strongly suggested by March 26.
Walk-ins welcome if space available.

 

Wetlands, Watersheds and the Water Cycle
Girl Scout Brownies
Take a fantastic pontoon boat ride while learning about the water cycle and how it affects our local wetlands and watersheds. Perform some water quality testing on Trap Pond and discover how we can improve our quality of water around us.
WHEN: March 28, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
COST: $8 per girl, includes fun patch.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-875-5163 or by emailing William.Koth@state.de.us
NOTE: This program connects with the Wonders of Water Journey. Park entrance fee in effect($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state orseason pass). Min 8/Max 12.

 

Senses
Girl Scout Brownies
Who can see better, humans or owls? Brownies will get a sensational sensory experience learning about their senses and using them to learn about nature and animals. Brownies will use their senses while enjoying a scavenger hunt
in and around the museum.
WHEN: March 28, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Senses badge.
NOTE: Free admission for two leaders or chaperones per program. Additional museum visitors are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

 

April

Wonders of the Night Sky
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Use telescopes, binoculars, and the naked eye to observe a full moon rising, Orion sinking, Leo prancing, Venus low in the west, Jupiter high in the south, and other celestial sights. Join the ranks of Citizen Astronomers around the world by participating in the GLOBE at Night project to assess light pollution. If it is cloudy, we will observe the “virtual” sky in Mt. Cuba’s planetarium.
WHEN: April 4, 2015, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, 3915 Hillside Mill Rd., Greenville, DE 19807
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Dress warmly; this is an outdoor program. Activities align with Junior Get Moving Journey. Min 8/Max 20.

*This program is full. Thank you.*

 

Letterboxing and Geocaching
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors
Letterboxing is a unique combination of a treasure hunt, navigation, artistic expression and outdoor exploration. Carve your own personal stamp and explore the exciting world of letterboxing. Try your navigation skills to find a series of hidden letterboxes or geocaching through the garden.
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 9 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: DuPont Environmental Education Ctr., 1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801
COST: $10 per girl, includes Letterboxer badge for Brownies and the Geocacher badge for Juniors.
NOTE: Wear shoes that can get muddy and bring rain gear if appropriate. Min 8/Max 25.

*This program is now closed. Thank you.*

 

Hiking 101
Girl Scout Brownies
Let’s take a hike! We will plan a hike in the park, and learn how to use a map and compass to navigate our way. We will play a backpack relay game which helps us learn what to bring and what not to bring on our hike – then we will blaze our trail!
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Killens Pond State Park, Sports Complex, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton, DE 19943
COST: $4 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-284-4299 or by emailing Rachael.Phillos@state.de.us.
NOTE: Girls need to bring a water bottle and wear clothing/footwear appropriate for the weather and hiking. Some requirements for the Hiker badge will be met. Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state
or season pass). Min 15/Max30.

 

What’s Bugging You
Girl Scout Brownies
Spend the afternoon catching and observing insects in the pond and in the field with nets. We will build our own “bug” to take home out of recycled materials and learn all about insects through the live insects we catch and Killens Pond’s insect collections.
WHEN: April 11, 2015, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Killens Pond State Park, Sports Complex, 5025 Killens Pond Rd., Felton, DE 19943
COST: $4 per girl.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact 302-284-4299 or by emailing Rachael.Phillos@state.de.us.
NOTE: Girls need to bring a water bottle and wear clothing appropriate for the weather and messy adventures. Some requirements for the Bugs badge will be met. Park entrance fee in effect ($3 per Delaware vehicle/$6 out-of-state or season pass). Min 15/Max30.

 

Dancer Badge
Girl Scout Brownies
Earn your Dancer Badge with Delaware Dance Company! Watch the pros demonstrate different dance styles and then try some moves
of your own. Learn a dance routine and perform together for friends and family.
WHEN: April 12, 2015, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. *Postponed from March 15.*
WHERE: Delaware Dance Company, 168 S. Main St., Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19711
COST: $8 per girl, includes Dancer badge.
NOTE: Please wear comfortable dance attire and bring a water bottle. Min 8/Max 30.

 

Earth Day at Camp Todd
Girl Scout Daisies through Juniors
Earth Day is about more than just appreciating our earth, it’s about learning to live in harmony with our environment! Hiking, ziplining, and the Team’s Challenge Course await us in the great outdoors. And don’t forget about cool crafts, cooking over the fire, singing songs, playing games and meeting new friends. We’ll be focused on learning about making environmentally responsible choices so our world and our bodies can work well together, and how to be leaders in educating others as well! As always, prepare to enjoy the natural environment, outdoor activities, fun and games.
WHEN:
Day: April 18, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Overnight: April 17-19, 2015, 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Todd
COST: Day participants: $15 includes patch, crafts lunch and snack. Weekend participants: $40 includes patch, crafts and four meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration Min 15/Max100 for day participants, Min 15/ Max 100 for overnight participants.

 

Computer Expert Badge
Girl Scout Brownies
Learn how to paint a digital picture, participate in an Internet research project, letter writing and learn a new Internet game!
WHEN: April 26, 2015, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Microsoft, 132 Christiana Mall, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $5, includes Computer badge.

NOTE: Min 4/Max 15.

 

 

 

 

May

The Spice Box
Girl Scout Brownies
Earn your Brownie Senses badge by experiencing life in the 1700s through spices. You will also learn about different materials of the past and how they were traded.
WHEN: May 2, 2015, 10 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Hwy., Lewes, DE 19958
COST: $8 per girl, includes Senses badge.
NOTE: Min 10/Max 15.

 

Daisy and Brownie Discover Camp Grove Point
Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
Learn some of the best outdoor skills including how to read a compass, start and cook on a fire and how to build a shelter in the woods. We will also review how to determine safe and unsafe plants in the woods. We will play some fun outdoor games and work on great arts and crafts projects.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 9 a.m. Saturday through 11 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Camp Grove Point
COST: $35 includes program supplies, a fun patch and three meals.
NOTE: Please follow Safety Activity Checkpoints for camping and girl/adult ratio for registration. Min 30/Max 100.

 

Storm the Castle: Basic Catapults
Girl Scout Brownie and Juniors
Design and build a variety of catapults and test them to see how far your objects can fly! Teams can start planning for the October
2015 competition at Camp Todd.
WHEN: May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Camp Country Center
COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Min 8/Max 20.

 

Rock Climbing
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion of physical and mental preparedness.
WHEN:

May 16, 2015, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m..

May 16, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
May 30, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*
June 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

June 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd., Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $26 per participant (girl or adult), includes fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program date is now full. Thank you.

 

High Sea Adventures
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join us on a classic deadrise (watermen) style boat tour of the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay. We will learn about the area’s history, its ecosystem and how it affects the famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab. You will be given an opportunity to fish for Croaker, Spot Perch and Catfish.
WHEN: May 17, 2015, 10 a.m. - Noon
WHERE: Cedar Hill Marina, 20945 Harbor View Rd., Bivalve, MD 21814 onboard the Marah Michelle.
COST: $18 per girl/adult. Includes fun patch, bait and tackle.
NOTE: Pre-registration is required through vendor. Please contact procastinatorcharters@verizon.net or call 443-783-0227. Girls need
to bring a bag lunch to enjoy in the picnic area after the boat tour. Necessary items include boat shoes or sneakers, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, jacket and bug spray. Min 10/Max 20.

 

 

 

 

June

Rock Climbing
Girl Scout Brownies through Cadettes
Join the Alapocas Run climbing team for some top rope natural rock climbing. Topics covered include equipment, safety and discussion of physical and mental preparedness.
WHEN:
June 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

June 6, 2015, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Alapocas Run State Park, Bancroft Mills Parking Lot, 165 Bancroft Mills Rd., Wilmington, DE 19806
COST: $26 per participant (girl or adult), includes fun patch.
NOTE: Safety equipment, ropes and belayers provided. Min 10/Max 20.

*This program date is now full. Thank you.

 

Nature Power!
Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors
Explore the ins and outs of historic Cooch-Dayett Mills and discover how water-generated energy to run all its machines. Harness the ultimate power source – the sun! Observe this star with a specially-filtered telescope, do a solar power experiment, construct a simple sundial, make your own solar print and use a solar oven.
WHEN: June 6, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Cooch-Dayett Mills, 904 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes fun patch.
NOTE: Activities align with Brownie Wonders of Water and Junior Get Moving Journeys. Min 8/Max 30.

 

Bugs, Bugs Everywhere #bugs
Girl Scout Brownies
Come have a “bug-tastic” time exploring insects from the museum collections, make your own insect craft and explore outside the museum to watch insects up close.
WHEN: June 13, 2015, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702
COST: $10 per girl, includes Bugs badge.
NOTE: Have each girl bring a toilet paper tube. Free admission for two leaders/chaperones per program. Additional museum visitors are $2 each. Min 10/Max 15.

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

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Girl Scout Punkin Fling and Fall Festival

All Girl Scout grade levels, family and friends

WHEN: October 10, 2015, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Grove Point

COST: $12 per girl, includes fun patch. Additional $10 entry fee for Punkin Fling, Bake-off and/or Chili Cook-off.
NOTE: Catapults & Trebuchets -- two age groups (D-J, C-A) -- Prizes!

To register, complete the Event Registration Form and return to Donna Francisco at dfrancisco@cbgsc.org
or fax it to 302-456-7188. Min 25/Max 120

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