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Podcast: Opportunity Fund
Selling Cookies Video
Adult Awards
Sneak Peak at Summer!
GS Silver Dollar

Friday is National
Girl Scout
Cookie Day!

 National Cookie Day

We're celebrating the

5 Skills girls learn from the Girl Scout Cookie Sale!  Look for lots of media attention on Friday. Repost, retweet, and share the day with all you know!  Stop by the Johnson City Service Center from noon to 3 p.m. to enjoy cookies and milk, shop and make a craft.

Attend one of the events in the evening.



Girls can purchase the new NGSCD patch from our stores. Read more about NGSCD!



Cookie Glasses 

NEW! Cookie glasses (set of two are $12) available at our boutiques!  Includes the 5 Skills girls learn!


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Photo of the Week!


 Lyons GS Cookie Boat   

  Girl Scouts from Lyons (Wayne County) and their Girl Scout Cookie boat

in the 2012 Lyons Peppermint Days parade.



 Submit your photos to Kim DunneYours may be selected for our Photo of the Week! 

FROM the CEO's Desk

National Girl Scout Cookie Day - February 8 - is fast approaching! We have always known all the great things that happen for girls because of the cookie program and now the whole country will know!

The burst of peppermint in those delicious Thin Mints is only surpassed by the burst of pride felt by every Girl Scout who surpasses her cookie goal! MORE

What Grown-Ups Need To Know About Selling Girl Scout Cookies
What Grown-Ups Need To Know About Selling Girl Scout Cookies
Adult Recognitions Due March 1

Nominate your sister and fellow volunteers for Volunteer Awards to recognize them for their hard work, leadership and dedication to Girl Scouting. Nominations are due on March 1, 2013 to Lindsey Tupia. You can find the list of awards available and nomination forms on our website.  Recognitions dinners will be held in April and May.  Watch next week's enews for details!

Sneak Peak at Summer 2013
The Spring Discover Book with its Camp Brochure insert is in production!  Anticipated mail date is February 27.  (Anticipated date to be posted online is February 18.) We know you're very anxious to make plans for this summer.  So, while you can't register until then, you
can get a sneak peak of sessions being offered at Trefoil and Comstock by visiting this website
Coming February 28 . . .Girl Scout Silver Dollar
The Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, signed into law in 2009, authorized the minting of up to 350,000 silver dollar coins in commemoration of the yearlong celebration of our 100th anniversary.  More
Regional Team Meetings
All are scheduled for 5:30-9 p.m. See your council rep for details.
February 6: Cicero Service Center
February 7: United Methodist Church, Gouverneur

February 20: First United Methodist Church, Horseheads 

Staff Member Featured in Ad

Congratulations to Edie Roggie, a community development manager based in the Watertown Service Center. Edie is featured as an alumna of Jefferson Community College and shares her work with Girl Scouts!

View the ad!

Programs & Events
Be sure to check our Programs and Events page often!
If you're interested in these programs/events,
register soon and encourage your friends to do so as well!

New Programs!  
Love Bug Cupcakes. February 9. Grades K-5. Elmira. More
Junior Polar Bear Overnight. February 22. Grades 4-5. Harrisville. More
Girl Scout Race Car Derby. March 9. Grades K-12, adults. Auburn. More
Hunger Banquet. March 22. Grades 4-12 and adults. Painted Post. More
Smoke Tree Farm Horse Program. April 7. Grades 4-5. Baldwinsville. More
Smoke Tree Farm Horse Program. April 14. Grades 2-3. Baldwinsville. More
Events With Registration Deadlines Looming

American Red Cross Babysitting Courses, Potsdam and Gouverner. Deadline TODAY, Feb. 6. More

Bunnies and Penguins and Bears . . .OH MY! February 23. Deadline: Feb. 8. More (Three sessions)
Cyber Security. February 23. Cazenovia. Deadline: Feb. 11. More
Hunger Banquet Watetown and Lowville. February 23. Deadline: Feb. 15. More

World Thinking Day event. February 22. Binghamton. Deadline: Feb. 22. More
Girls' Night Out. Session 3. Corning. Deadline: Feb. 22. More 


The following are almost to capacity. Get your registrations in!
Most Overnight. March 20. Syracuse. More
Animal Tracks & Traces. March 23. Amboy. More
Stream Monitoring. April 20. Geneva. More
Folk Art in April. April 20. Canandaigua. More
Out the Door. Let's Explore. Baltimore Woods. May 4, afternoon session. More
Cancelled due to lack of enrollment:
Ski Night at Woods Valley. Feb. 8
Science Alive. Feb. 21

The following programs are now FULL or the deadline has passed.
No more registrations accepted.

Snowshoeing. February 16. Lime Hollow

Red Cross Babysitting Course. February. 19. Cicero 

Playing the Past. February 19. Canandaigua

All About Dogsledding. February 23. Lacona
Save Spend Share. March 14. Endwell
Adventure Course (Both Da/Br and Jr/Cad/Sr). March 13. Liverpool
Engineering Day. March 23. Cicero

Out the Door. Let's Explore. Baltimore Woods. May 4, morning session 

Flowers. May 18. Montezuma

Don't Miss These Museum Exhibits Celebrating Girl Scouting's 100th Anniversary!

The Discovery Center  A wonderful hands-on interactive display. The museum has extended the display's run and will now be open through October 2013!. Binghamton.

Roberson Museum and Science Center: Journey of a Lifetime: A Celebration of the 100Years of Girl Scouting has been extended through February 2013.  Binghamton.
Visit the websites of both museums for associated programs.