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Boutique Item of Week
Forms to Cicero
Broome WOD
Camp Staff Wanted
Gold Awardees
Attend Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways camp this summer!
Attend Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways camp this summer!
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Plan your Summer Fun! The brochure is now online, and you can also register online!
May 5: Comstock
May 19: Trefoil
Register for open houses with Karen Lubecki
 The following are FULL so be sure to get your registrations in!
Hit the Trails/Trefoil

Outward Bound/Trefoil
Club Cayuga/Comstock



Boutique Items

of the Week!

cellphone case 

Trefoil Cellphone Case
Trefoil Ear Buds
Now available in the Girl Scout Boutiques ...for the TECH SAVVY!


April 30-May 4 it's our 
"We Love Our Volunteers"
Sale!  Everything in the store will be 10% off! And yes, that is everything!!!


Registering for a program or making a property reservation with a paper form?


These should now be sent to our Cicero office: 8170 Thompson Road, Cicero, NY 13039

Also be SURE you're using the most current versions of the forms. These can be found on our website.

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Suicide Awareness Walk

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April 24, 2013


Photos of the Week!


GS Cadette Troop 49008  

Congratulations to Girl Scout Cadette Troop 49008 for winning the trip to New York City in June!  The girls were entered in the drawing for the trip because they met the criteria of 100% participation in the 2013 Cookie Program with an average of 175 boxes per girl.  There are still 25 spots left on the NYC trip! If your troop met the qualifications of 100% participation in the Cookie Program and 175 boxes sold per girl average, you qualify for 20% of the trip cost. Check it out! Deadline to register is May 3.
$75 required to reserve a seat. Balance is due May 15.)

Cierra M and Chastity R Alexis W and Alison C 


Submit your photos to Kim Dunne

Yours may be selected for our Photo of the Week!


Register for Remaining Recognition Events!

Volunteer Week Banner

Registrations are still being taken for our Horseheads, Waterloo and Alexandria Bay Volunteer Recognition events.

Horseheads, NY 4/29       register by 5pm on 4/24

Waterloo, NY 5/1             register by Noon on 4/26

Alexandria Bay, NY 5/2    register by Noon on 4/26


Broome Women of Distinction: May 7

On May 7, GSNYPENN will honor two of Broome County's top female leaders at the 14th Annual Women of Distinction Celebration.  The 2013 honorees are Maureen D. Wilson, CCIM, SIOR, President of Pyramid Brokerage Company, and Dr. Barbara Chaffee (Posthumous Award), Pioneering HIV/AIDS physician and advocate.   The evening's program will also feature local Girl Scout and Gold Award recipient McGinnis Miller.
Candace Chapman, WBNG Channel 12's Executive Producer and anchor will be the event's emcee. For more information and to make a reservation, visit www.gsnypenn.org/WOD or contact Jessica Mastrobattista at ext. 2018.

Final Call for Applicants for Our 2013 Camp Team!

We are approaching the final stages of formation of our 2013 Residential Camp Team. A limited number of spots remain so if you or another dynamic person you know is interested, submit your application today!

This year's camp team will train and work together at various weekend and residential camp programs at Camp Trefoil (Harrisville, NY), Comstock Program Center (Ithaca, NY) and Camp Hoover (Tully, NY).  

Counselor and Sailing Counselor positions are available. Experience in the Girl Scout camping program is preferred but not required. For more information, an application and submission instructions, go to www.gsnypenn.org/campemploy

  Gold Awardees:  Julia and Jessica

Julia J Julia J. is completing her freshman year at Herkimer County Community College. She hopes to help young people through studying psychiatry.  For her Gold Award Take Action project, she created a driving obstacle course to show students firsthand what distracted driving can do. Working with her school's driver's ed teacher, the course allowed students to text and drive and learn from the experience.
Jessica KJessica K.  is a college freshman at SUNY Oneonta studying computer art and communications. She set up a food calendar and budget for families struggling with the economy as her Gold Award Take Action project. She hoped families could better manage their money and eat healthier. She created an interactive way for people to manage their income and expenses.
Events are May 20, 21, 28 and 29
      RSVP deadline: May 3
     RSVP to Jessica Mastrobattista 
     You don't need to have received an invitation to attend.
Adult Learning Opportunities
Visit the Learning Ops page on our website for details about the following courses. 
You can register for the courses online!

 June 1

Johnson City
 Facilitating Adult Learning Sessions


May 24

April 27
7-9 pm

 Service Unit Encampment Director
(Last chance to register for this webinar!) 

Lindsey Tupia

to register.

May 4    


Rensselaer Falls  


Simply Successful Overnight Sessions

April 24 

May 4-5
May 10-11
May 11-12

Rensselaer Falls
Simply Successful Camping
You can register through ebiz for any of these courses.
There are just five spaces left at the Hoover SSC! Simply Successful Overnights is a pre-requisite to this course. SSO is available as a live course or self-study. Contact Lindsey Tupia for more information about the self-study option.
 April 24
 May 1
 April 27

 April 26-28
 April 27
 May 10-11
 June 1

 Camp Hoover
 Phelps SC
 Camp Trefoil
 Spring Fling Events. To register or for more information, contact:
Whitesboro: Carol Nabors

May 13


Medic First Aid Skill Sessions 

May 6


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 Program Recently Scheduled

 May 18

 Gr K-12/Adults

100 Girls, 100 Trees!
Come see if your tree survived the snowy, cold and windy New York winter!

May 14


Look for more programs next week!


  Cancelled Due to Lack of Registrations
Daisy Bubblegum Hike. April 29  
Challenge Course. May 4

No further registrations accepted
Foundation for Horses. April 27. Tully
Girl Scouts Underground. May 4. Howe's Caverns
Out the Door. Let's Explore. Baltimore Woods. May 4, morning session
Flowers. May 18. Montezuma
Don't Miss The Museum Exhibit 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.
Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways in a United Way Agency