Show your Girl Scout PRIDE!  

Get your very own, State of Nebraska approved, Girl Scout license plate!! WE HAVE EXTENDED OUR DEADLINE TO JUNE 1, 2012. A few of you have applied but many others are expressing interest, so we are giving everyone one more month to fill out and mail their application. Visit our website for details.

We need 500 applications to make the GS plate a reality. Order TODAY! 

100-Year Girl Scout
Birthday Party at SkateDaze

Join the fun at SkateDaze in Omaha on Thursday, May 24, as they celebrate Girl Scouts' 100th Birthday! The BIG PARTY is from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Admission includes skate rental, unlimited pizza and soda, a piece of birthday cake and unlimited fun!

Admission is only $12.00* in advance, or $13.00* at the door.
To purchase your tickets, please call 402-333-3555. For more information visit the SkateDaze website.

*Price is per Girl Scout.

100 Days of Service

For 100 years, Girl Scouts have been making the world a better place and we invite you to celebrate with a project that will benefit your community! Join us for "100 Days of Service" and earn a special commemorative patch. Troops, groups and individual girl members can create their own community service project (big or small) during this milestone year. Please use the form on our website to register.

Our goal is to have every Girl Scout across the state contribute one project during "100 Days of Service." Please register by May 31. Projects can be completed May 1 through August 8. Questions? Contact Ambrosia Hand by
email or call 402.875.4338.

Adult Award Nominations

Deadline Approaching

May 15, 2012, is the deadline for Adult Award nominations. It takes only a few minutes and is easy to do. Our forms and process will make nominating that volunteer, who consistently makes your world a better place, a breeze.

Please visit our website for forms and details on the nomination process. You may also stop by any Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska service center for necessary forms.

Take note of a new award: Volunteer of Excellence!



Tell Us What You Think! 

As we prepare our Annual Program Book, we would like to hear what you think about the way we organize the information. Please take five minutes to fill out a survey about our publication and the information provided within its pages. Thank you!

"Give to Girls" Online

Campaign Results 

Thank you for participating in our 100th Anniversary "Give to Girls" online campaign. Gifts of all amounts were donated. Through your generosity we raised $11,739 to support our financial assistance fund, so that every girl can be a Girl Scout! 


For more information, please visit our website. If you haven't had time to make your gift, make an online donation today. 


When we "Give to Girls" we make the world a better place.

G.I.'s "Go-to" Girl Scout 

Julie Sugita is a troop leader in Grand Island and a tireless Product Program volunteer. Her energy, creativity, kindness and dedication to the Girl Scout mission make her a tremendous asset to the girls, other volunteers, her community and to Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska staff. To learn more about Julie Sugita please click here.  

Nebraska State Fair...the Good Life on a Stick

Celebrate Girl Scouts' 100-Year Anniversary at the Nebraska State Fair. From fried Thin Mints to a planetarium full of fun, you won't want to miss this statewide celebration. Starting Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3, Girl Scouts will showcase our past, present and future. More details coming soon! For information, email Lisa Hiatt or call 877.447.5558 x243.

Fall Product Program Info

Encourage your girls to learn life skills such as goal setting, money management and business ethics by participating in the 2012 Fall Product Program! Girls will discover "What Can a GIRL Do?" through the various activities, and troops can earn start-up funds while earning fabulous cumulative recognitions.


Complete your Fall Product Program Intent Form and submit by August 31, 2012.

For additional information, please call 1-877-NEMINT4U or email the Product Program Team.

Junior Naturalist Series
Daisy - Junior
Saturday, May 19 
Inspired by the "It's Your Planet-Love It!" Journey, go on an amazing outdoor adventure designed to help you learn more about and appreciate the crucial role nature plays in our planet's well-being. For more information, click here
. You can email Tracy Stewart or call 402.875.4352.

Rain Harvesters

Junior - Ambassador
Thursday, May 31 
Protecting our natural resources is a great way to save our planet! Join us for Rain Harvesters and learn how you can make a difference just by capturing rain water.
Metro Camps

Various Grade Levels


Metro Camps are back and better than ever! Come explore the arts, animals, philanthropy and even the origins of pizza. We have something of interest for everyone. For more details, check out our Summer Supplement online and register today! Questions? Email Julie Madsen or call 877.447.5558 x222.


Week-Long Horse Resident Camp, Level 1

Junior and Cadette 

June and July dates
Camp Crossed Arrows, Nickerson

During this week-long resident camp, you will be paired with a horse to care for and groom. You will also be riding, leading and working directly with the horses. For more information and registration, visit our website.


Girls Rock Nebraska!

Cadette - Ambassador  

June 25-29 
Discover your inner rock star at this resident camp designed to help girls find their voice! For more information visit our website, email Cynthia Gill, or call 308-254-3809.


Travel to South Dakota 

Cadette - Ambassador  

Don't miss out on our Face-to-Face Tour! The May 18, 2012 registration deadline is fast approaching. For details, visit our website, email Lori Williamson, or call 877.447.5558 x239.
In This Issue
Girl Scout License Plate
100 Days of Service
Program Book Survey
Give to Girls Campaign Results
Volunteer Spotlight
Nebraska State Fair
Pathway Programs
Service Centers
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