May 2011



Looking for summer fun at an affordable price?...



...look no further than our gorgeous Catron Camp and Retreat Center in Nebraska City!  Thanks to a generous donation from the Catron Charitable Foundation, we were able to greatly discount the cost of programs at Catron for the 2011 summer program season.  Sign up today and save money on your summer fun!


Go here to find all of our amazing camp offerings at Catron.  See you by the pool, up in the trees or zipping through the forest!

Summer Destination:
Great Wolf Lodge
Great Wolf
Summer is here and an unforgettable troop experience is waiting for you at Great Wolf Lodge® where you will make Girl Scout memories. Enjoy the thrill of our gigantic indoor waterpark, reserved exclusively for our guests, and keep your adventure going in MagiQuest®, our live-action adventure game. Check out Cub Club™, offering fun, educational crafts and activities; our family restaurants; and more. Click here for all the amazing details.


This Saturday!!
It's Your Story-Tell It! Premiere Parties 


Join us for FREE parties at the Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Ogallala and Columbus Juliette's Boutique locations on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. - noon. We will celebrate the new Journey series with fun and engaging, grade-appropriate Journey activities (will count toward requirements!), FREE snacks, a FREE It's Your Story - Tell It! Fun Patch* AND amazing store discounts: 25% off Journey Books and Journey T-shirts, 25-75% off selected clearance items and 10% off everything else in the store!!**


See you Saturday! 

Everyone is welcome to attend the party of their choice at Juliette's Boutique!


*while supplies last.

**excludes uniforms, insignia, pins, Try-Its, badges, IPPs, Journey awards and badge books. Discounted items not included.  

Register Online and Make Your Life Easier

Hundreds of people have registered for programs, memberships and trainings using our new online registration system!  Just click here to get started.  Registering online is immediate and at your finger tips, so you won't have to worry about getting into that program or training session you want.

If you are a parent, you must login as your child to register her for programs.  This means you need to login separately for each daughter.  As a troop leader, you can choose all or several girls in your troop, and register them at one time. Be sure we have your current email address so you will be able to get into the online registration system.  Click here to send us your email address.


Film Fest, 2011  


Aspiring filmmakers, this is your casting call!  The first ever Spirit of Nebraska Film Fest is underway and we want to see your creativity and originality!  Check out the guidelines here 


All entries are due by midnight on June 30, 2011.  Contact Lori Williamson at or 877.447.5558 x239 for more information.

Travel with Girl Scouts
this Summer


Pack your bags!  Have we got a trip for you!! Whether you want to explore the highways of Nebraska or see the Savannah, Georgia, birthplace of our founder, Juliette Low, you will have the time of your life when you take the Girl Scout Travel Pathway.  


Register by May 27 and get 15% off any of these trips.*


Screams and Squeals - Des Moines     

June 15 - June 16


Planes, Trains, Taxis and Boats - Chicago    

June 27 - June 30


Nebraska Sampler - Statewide!     

Cadettes through Ambassadors

July 9 - July 16


Savannah 2011!  

Seniors and Ambassadors
July 16 - July 23


Email or call Lori if you have more questions or need additional information, 877.447.5558 x239.  


*to take advantage of the 15% discount, you cannot use online registration. Please mail or fax your registration to: Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, 2121 S. 44th Street, Omaha, NE 68105 or 402.558.8060.


More Programs for YOU.


You don't have to go far to find a summer filled with fun and adventure. Here is a sampling of the awesome programs and events offered by Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska. For a complete list, check out our program book or visit our online calendar.

Click on each program title for complete description.


Camp 101 Day Camp* 

Daisies and Brownies

Saturday, May 21

Camp Maha

*Transportation not provided 


Sound of Music 

Sunday, June 5

The Rose Theatre, Omaha 


Henry the Egg I Am Camp
Juniors and Cadettes
Sunday, June 5- Tuesday, June 7
Catron Camp and Retreat Center


Girl Scouts Meet Danger Football

Saturday, June 11, Kick-off, 7:05 p.m.

Grand Island


Go for the Gold Day Camp 

Daisies through Juniors

Monday, June 13 - Friday, June 17

Camp Maha

In This Issue
Summer Fun at Catron!
Great Wolf Lodge, Your Summer Destination
It's Your Story-Tell It! Premiere Parties
Online Registration
Film Fest 2011
Travel with Girl Scouts
Programs Galore
Service Centers
Guiding Star Service Center
302 W 'D' Street
Goldenrod Service Center
2412 Hwy 30 East Suite 1
Grand Island Service Center
2512 N. Webb Road
Grand Island
Hastings Service Center
223 East 14th St., Suite 85
Prairie Hills Service Center
1570 33rd Avenue
Homestead Service Center
8230 Beechwood Drive
Great Plains Service Center
2121 S. 44th Street
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