As your troops come together and girls make plans for their year, you will be happy to know that the Spirit of Nebraska Annual Program Book will be in your mailbox in just a few weeks! This publication will include an entire year of Spirit of Nebraska programs, and girls will be invited to take part in Girl Scouting with special Pathways Passport. Look for details and your Annual Program book coming soon!


Young Women's Leadership Forum  


Empower, Encourage and Embrace leadership through the
Y WE LEAD forum on Saturday, August 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at UNO's Mammel Hall. This all-day event is open to Seniors and Ambassadors, with additional learning workshops for adults. Join our keynote speaker, Honorary President of Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska and First Lady, Sally Ganem, and a panel of outstanding women leaders for this awesome experience.  

For more details, click here or
contact Erin Huerter by email or at 877.447.5558 x227.


Girl Scout Days at Canfield's 

Girl Scouts can gear up at Canfield's Rugged Outdoor Superstore during Girl Scout Days, September 6-18, 2011. Just mention that you're a Girl Scout and receive 10% off all of your Girl Scout supplies* including badges, books, insignia, uniform pieces, 100-year anniversary items and more!  


Don't miss this annual sale, September 6-18 at Canfield's.  


*10% discount applies to all Girl Scout and Boy Scout merchandise.


Getting Girls Girl Scout Ready  
hugging friends photo

You may be completely ready for 2010-2011 Girl Scout year or you may need to sign-up for Girl Scouts and are not sure how to get started. Send us an email and let us know if we can help you get your girls or troop ready for this leadership experience.


As your troops come together, we have important information to help you get off to a great year in Girl Scouting. Join us at one of our many August Leader Meetings, which are being held across the state and throughout the month. Not sure where to go? Send an email and let us know the name of your school and town and we will send you details about the Leader Meeting nearest you.


Fall Product Program Info





When girls participate in the Fall Product Program, they learn 5 essential skills; goal setting, money management, business ethics, people skills and decision making. The girls also learn how taking action today can create a better tomorrow; all while earning start up funds for their troop and awesome cumulative prizes for themselves!

To participate ask your Leader/Fall Product Manager to complete the 2011 Fall Product Program Intent Form. For additional information, please email or call 1-877-NEMINT4U or to reach the Product Program Team.

Girl Scouts NYC Trip 


Raise the Curtain, It's Showtime! You're invited to the world premiere of the new Cirque Du Soleil show, Zarkana, at Radio City Music Hall! Meet the cast members and participate in an interactive theater arts workshop AND take in the sights and sounds of the "city that never sleeps." Click here for all the details! or call Lori Williamson at 877.447.5558 ext. 239.


Green Power Bike Festival


Save the date!  Make plans to attend the first ever Green Power Bike Festival on Saturday, September 24 from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Stinson Park (67th and Center, Omaha). You will learn great tips about safety and maintenance, watch a bike rodeo and take a ride on the Keystone Trail! You will even make a smoothie using the "Bike Blender!" Click here for more details or call Lori Williamson at 877.447.5558 x239.


On the Field for Family Fun

Bring the entire family for an event at Lincoln's very own "field of dreams," and enjoy a Saltdog's game on Saturday, August 20. Tour the stadium and locker rooms, get team autographs, participate in a pre-game parade and much more. Spend the night in Haymarket Park and chill out with a movie before drifting off to sleep. Click here for details. 


Improv Camp in Maxwell


Take a starring role with the Girl Scout Improv Troupe and join an elite group of Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors who tackle important issues through short theatrical "scenes."  Join the fun on Friday, September 2 through Monday, September 5, and learn the basics of scripting, staging, characterization and scene processing. For more information, click here.


Autumn Troop Camping

Happy Girls Fall is a great time to take your girls on an adventure that they will remember for the rest of their lives. We have six camp properties throughout Nebraska for you to explore with special pricing for Girl Scouts. Experience the great outdoors and discover parts of our beautiful state that you might never have seen before.



In This Issue
Girl Scout Days at Canfield's
Getting Girl Scouts in Gear
Fall Product Program
Girl Scouts NYC Trip
Green Power Bike Festival
Field of Dreams
Improv Camp in Maxwell
Autumn and Troop Camping
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