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Adult Awards
In the Media
Gold Awardees
Boutique News
Volunteer Ap Now ONLINE!

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Adult Awards

Congratulations to the volunteers that were nominated by their peers and selected to receive honors at the Adult Recognition Events held last month.
Attend Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways camp this summer!
Attend Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways camp this summer!
Plan your Summer Fun! The brochure is now online, and you can also register online!
The following are FULL so get your registrations in!
Night Owls/Comstock
Hit the Ropes/Trefoil
Project Adventure/



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May 15, 2013


Photo of the Week!

Girls and Board in Albany 2013 

McGinnis and Marissa w Gov Cuomo  

Three Girl Scout Ambassadors and Gold Award recipients accompanied board members to Albany on April 30 for the annual NYS Girl Scout Legislative Network gathering. Above: L-R: Board member Crystal Jordan, Girl Scouts Julia J., Marisa V. and McGinnis M., and board member Judy Prosser.

LEFT: McGinnis and Marisa were lucky enough to meet Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hallway!



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Yours may be selected for our Photo of the Week!       

Gold Awardees:  Nicole, Paige, and Dolly

Nicole PNicole P.(left)  from Corning is now a biology major at Syracuse University. Her Gold Award Take Action project had her creating kits for children with cancer to give them projects while in the hospital. She also created information brochures. 
Paige P  Paige P. (right-- and yes she and Nicole are sisters) is also a biology major at Syracuse University. Because of her own experience as a sibling of a child with cancer,  Paige was concerned about these siblings. She made kits for the siblings with fun activities and toys, along with a pamphlet listing helpful tips and websites.
Dolly P  
 Dolly P. of Remsen is a senior at Remsen Central High.  She worked with the Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center to make the building handicap accessible so all residents of her community could enjoy the arts.
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Boutique Items of the Week / Summer Hours

Just in time for Cookie Dough! 

Zipper Bracelet
zipper braceletThis colorful, fun to wear bracelet is a "must have" accessory! Plastic zipper bracelet features two-tone zipper and a silvertone metal trefoil charm with green epoxy. Breakaway clasp of bracelets can be connected to each other to make a necklace. In pink, lime, teal and turquoise. $5.50


Girl Size Trefoil Design Press-On Nail Kit 

Press On Nail Kit   

Who doesn't love great looking nails? Now you can show everyone how proud you are to be a Girl Scout when you wear these trefoil design press-on nails. Easy to apply, package contains ten trefoil design press-on nails, ten silver holographic press-on nails and green glitter nail file. In plastic pouch with metal chain ring. $15.

SALE: Girl Guides (all grade levels) are now on sale!  
Regularly $22.50, you can purchase them through
our boutiques for $16!

The Phelps Boutique will close May 31, 2013 for the summer. 

(Last day is Thursday, May 30)  

The New Hartford Boutique close June 14,2013 for the summer.
(Last day is Thursday, June 13)

Cicero, Horseheads and Johnson City summer boutique 

hours will be announced soon!

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
Deadline:  May 24
June 1


Spring Fling Events  



June 8

Johnson City
Medic FA/CPR Skills 
Deadline: May 31 


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 Recently Scheduled

June 22-23
Gr K-5 

Niagara Falls
A second trip to the aquarium!
Overnight at the Aquarium 

 Deadine EXTENDED!

May 17

11 Spots Left!

June 1
Gr K-5

Kids' Day Out
Free day care for children (boys and girls) of volunteers participating in the Spring Fling in Whitesboro.


May 31


June 3
Gr 4-12

Whisper Chocolate
Learn what it takes to be a successful woman entrepreneur at this chocolate tasting.
May 20

June 4-Sept 3

Gr 2-10

Little Falls
Three Sisters: Exploring the Science
of an Iroquois Garden
Eight sessions, every other Thursday. Learn about the Iroquois Three Sisters - corn, squash and bean, and experience the science of growing fruits, flowers and vegetables.
May 31


July 16
July 20
Gr K-12


Honeoye Falls
 Gardening for Wildlife
Two separate presentations of the same program. Take in the wildlife at Mendon Ponds Park and
 make some small garden pieces to take home.
May 18


June 11
Gr 4-5 



Meet the Monarchs
Tour the on-site butterfly house and meet the monarch butterflies. Hike the woodland trail.
May 28

June 15 & 
Oct 19
Gr K-12


Wellsboro PA

Ole Covered Wagon Tour
Two separate presentations of same program. Take a tour throught the wondrous Pennsylvania Grand Canyon on a horse-drawn covered wagon.
May 31 and Oct 3

June 24-26

Gr K-5


A Taste of Camp 
Three evening sessions of camp. 

June 10 



Deadlines Looming! (Listed in order of deadlines)
Check our website for program details. 
Mom and Me. Harrisville. May 31-June1. Deadline: TODAY! May 15
Mom and Me. Harrisville. June 1-2. Deadline: TODAY! May 15
Junior Chefs in the Kitchen. Apalachin. May 16. Deadline: TODAY! May 15
Rockin' the River. Watertown. June 1. Deadline: May 16
Serve a Meal to the Homeless. Syracuse. May 25 or 30. Deadline: May 17
Girl Scouts Underground. Howe's CaveJune 1. Deadline: May 17
Bird Migration Mania. June 1. Deadline: May 18
 Junior Chefs in the Kitchen. May 21. Deadline: May 20 
 Junior Girls' Night Out, Spring. May 29. Deadline: May 20  
Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. June 3. Deadline: May 20 
Good Bugs, Bad Bugs. June 4. Deadline: May 20 
Fun for Animal Lovers. June 7. Deadline: May 20 
Cadettes in the Kitchen. May 23. Deadline: May 22  
Babysitting Course Cicero. June 8. Deadline: May 22  
Be an Inventor. June 8. Deadline: May 24 
Learn the Ropes at Keuka College. June 8. Deadline: May 25
Cadettes Cook at the Kitchen Store. May 28. Deadline: May 27  
The DC Jamboree. June 8-9. Deadline: May 27  
Make Your Clothes Look Great. June 8. Deadline: May 28  
Junior MOST Overnight. June 15-16. Deadline: May 28
Survivor. June 7. Deadline: May 30 
Cardboard Campout. June 14-15. Deadline: May 31


The following have been cancelled due to lack of registrations
Zumba - Cicero Service Center - May 18 
Give Back and Learn the Ropes - May 18    
It's Amazing What Girls Face Today! - Social Media - May 22   
The following programs are now FULL.
No further registrations accepted.
Flowers. May 18. Montezuma
Aquarium Overnight. June 16. Niagara Falls (See added date above!)
Babysitting Course. June 8. Cicero

Don't Miss This 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