Get ready for
Girl Scout Cookies!

We are excited to announce that the Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska council will now be using a Direct Sale format for the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Beginning January 13, 2012, girls will have packages of cookies IN HAND to sell across the state. This means that girls will learn five essential skills--goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, business ethics--AND they will be actively selling during the entire program!


For all the details click here.


If you are participating in the 2012 Cookie Program and you have not sent us your intent form, please do so now.

Special GS
Figure Skating Discount


A chill is in the air and it's time to enjoy winter sports. The Figure Skating Club of Omaha is the perfect place to try ice skating. We offer beginner through advanced group "Learn to Skate" classes for children and adults. Learn from the area's best coaches in a fun and safe skating environment.


Girl Scouts will enjoy a 50% off Special Session Discount now through February 29, 2012.


Check out our Troop Group Class Program in the Community Collaborator Guide here.

Heritage League's
Holiday of Trees

Girl Scouts are invited to attend the "Holiday of Trees" sponsored by the Heritage League on Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Lincoln.


The proceeds will benefit Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska and our Hilltop House Campaign. Tickets are $1.00 each and may be purchased in advance from Jenny at the Lincoln/Homestead Service Center or you may pay at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, please email Jenny or call 402-875-4345, 800-487-2578 x1106.  

Volunteer Spotlight 

Pastor Georg Williams has been a volunteer with Girl Scouts for more than 25 years! His main focus has been his role as the Product Sales Coordinator for the Ainsworth Service Unit, which he has also done for 25 years. He has been the recipient of a variety of Girl Scout Awards and honors and his commitment to the organization is nothing short of outstanding. Please read more...

Girl Scout Pathways 

Are you going on adventures and collecting your Pathway Passport stamps? As you travel the Girl Scout Pathways, there is much to be discovered and rewards waiting for you every step of the way. Choose the Pathway that best suits you and don't forget to bring your passport!

Want to know more? Open the Annual Program Book here.


Event Pathway


Get Moving   

Investigate energy all around you as you explore the Get Moving Journey book. New deadline for registration is December 10, so get moving and register now.


Me in Media 

Learn how to shape media - for yourself, your community and the world. Let your confidence soar and become media-savvy through the It's your Story - Tell It! Journey. Earn leadership awards and have fun, all in one program. Sign up today!


Series Pathway


Girl Scout Giving Circle    

New Program, not in Annual Program Book

Giving Circle give members the opportunity to work with others and make a huge impact on local nonprofit charities. By discovering the needs of the people in your own community and supporting those needs with your donations and time, we can become more connected to each other and those around us.


Women Make History Book Club 

Note: New start date and new registration deadline!

The first meeting will be November 28, and each month thereafter at Camp Maha in Papillion. Be inspired by amazing women and their more amazing stories.


Art Attack

Create an impressionistic design on fabric using paint, a sponge and resist techniques. You will go home with a completed 11"x14" mounted design that is ready for framing and hanging.


artVenture 2012   

Get ready to unleash your creativity! artVenture 2012 is just around the corner. Open to Girl Scouts of all ages, artVenture pairs girls with artists in their communities. Working together, the girls and artists create one-of-a-kind pieces of art for our annual artVenture auctions. Go here for details and more information about the awesome program. 


New for 2012... applications must be submitted by
December 1 and must be accompanied by the $5 application fee.
Email Lori Williamson
or call 877.447.5558 x239 for details.


Travel Pathway   

Girl Scouts Rock the Mall!

Join thousands of Girl Scouts in the nation's capitol for a special 100th Anniversary Sing-Along! Visit historic sites and museums and participate in special Girl Scout activities commemorating this special celebration!  


GIRL SCOUTS! You can also attend this amazing event with a troop, friends or with your family. Get all the details from Girl Scouts of the Nation's Capital website here.


Our Cabana, 2012

Come along to Cuernavaca, Mexico as we visit one of the four Girl Scout World Centers! Along with Girl Scouts from all over the globe, enjoy cross-cultural activities and learn about Mexico while learning about yourself and others too!  


In This Issue
Special Figure Skating Discount
Heritage League's Holiday of Trees
Volunteer Spotlight
Girl Scout Pathways
Service Centers
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