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In This Issue
Camp Sessions Added!
In the Media
Gold Awardees
Have Outdoor Skills?
Reasons to Register Early!
Boutique News
Space Added for Popular  Camp Programs!

We've had such a response for several of our sessions, we've opened up additional space in the following:

Comstock:
Wet  & Wild, Aug 4-9
Night Owls (additional week: Aug 11-16) 

Trefoil:
 
Outward Bound,  July 14-19
Club Med (additional week: July 14-19)



The following  Camp Sessions are FULL so get your registrations in for other sessions!
Comstock:
Club Cayuga  (July 28-Aug 2)
Intro to Sailing 
Nite Owls (Aug 4-9)
Project Adventure
Treasure Hunters 
Trefoil: 
Club Med (July 7-12)
 Hit the Ropes 
Outdoor Gourmet
Nature Nuts
Backpack Trip


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!
  

  
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GSNYPENNews 
A Weekly E-News Publication
May 29, 2013
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Photo of the Week!

 Hopeprint Troop in Syracuse holds its awards ceremony. Girls that are part of Hopeprint are resettled refugees from countries like Nepal, The Congo, Dominican Republic, The Sudan and India.

 

                               Submit your photos to Kim Dunne.      

Yours may be selected for our Photo of the Week!       

Gold Awardees:  Marisa, Clarrisa and Chelsea

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  Marisa V
Marisa V. is a senior at Vestal Senior High School with plans to attend LeMoyne and become a Spanish teacher. Marisa's Gold Take Action Project was "No Hero Left Forgotten." She organized sending of letters and care packages to servicewomen and men overseas. She worked with younger children in her school and church to set up pen pals with the soldiers.
 
Clarrisa W  
Clarrisa W. of Owego is a graduate of Seton Catholic Central High School and is now a SUNY Oneonta student studying public relations/communications. Her Gold Take Action Project was holding a month-long "baby shower" for Mom's House, an organization that helps single mothers with young children attend school full-time. She organized an open house for Mom's House and painted a mural, and worked with young Girl Scouts to make baby blankets.
 
Chelsie Y  Chelsea Y. is a graduate of Victor Senior High School. For her Gold Take Action Project, Chelsea wanted to create a safe environment where people and their dogs could enjoy the outdoors. So she created a dog park, working with the town of Farmington. The town will take over the maintenance of the dog park.
 
 
 
  
Tweet your YWOD experiences before, during or after the events:

#YWODSenecaFalls

#YWODElmira

#YWODOswego

#YWODUtica

Have Special Outdoor Skills? 

Service units often ask staff for a list of qualified waterfront lifeguards and canoe instructors that might help at encampments. We'd like to help them!  Read more on our blog.

100 Reasons to Re-Register Early!

Existing troops that register online for 2013-14 by August 1, 2013 will be entered to win $100 "shop dollars" to spend on anything in the shop or council programs!  

Our Winning Cookie Photo!

Thanks for participating in our Cookie Photo Contest. . .whether you sent in your booth photo, or liked a photo on our Facebook page.  The winning photo with over 160 'likes' was the Cookie Monster from Girl Scout Troop 50302 in Watertown.  Each member of the troop received a special Girl Scout Cookie Program pin! 

Boutique Items of the Week / Summer Hours


jr decal CSA Decal
Show everyone that Girl Scouts rock with these adorable car stickers. Two piece set includes Girl Scout Junior and Cadette/Senior/Ambassador in uniform and Girl Scouts Rock sticker. Outdoor rated vinyl. Applies to outside of car. 2 1/4" x 4 1/2". Made in USA. $4



SALE: Girl Guides (all grade levels) are now on sale!  
Girl Guides
Regularly $22.50, you can purchase them through 
our boutiques for $16! 
This is the last week for the sale! Ends June 1!


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

 (Last day is Thursday, May 30)  

The New Hartford Boutique will 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 4

Rome

Medic FA/CPR Skills

Deadline:  May 31 

June 8

Johnson City

Medic FA/CPR Skills

Deadline:  May 31 

June 11 

New Hartford
Medic FA/CPR Skills 
Deadline:  June 6
June 19

DeWitt

Medic FA/CPR Skills

Deadline:  June 13 

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

Date/Grades

Location
Program
Deadline

June 12-28

Aug 19 - Sept.2 

Girl Scouts, friends, and family 

Old Forge
Girl Scout Days at
Enchanted Forest Water Safari
Purchase tickets online
MORE
June 28-30
Gr K-12, adults and non-registered girls 
Watkins
Glen
Race of Champions at 
Watkins Glen International
Scout weekend at the Glen has plenty of
entertainment for the entire family! 
June 14MORE

June 28-29
Gr K-12, adults, Non-registered girls 

Turin
Power Changers
Learn a new skill . . .try a new activity. . .have fun! 
June 19MORE

October 7

Gr K-5

Utica
Bullying and Helping Hands
How do you help someone who is being bullied? 
Sept. 23

October 26
Gr K-5 

Camden
Costume Party, Zumba Style
Dress up and participate in a Zumba dance. 
Oct. 11
  
Deadlines Looming! (Listed in order of deadlines)
Check our website for program details. 
  Survivor. June 7-9. Deadline: May 30 
The Three Sisters: Exploring the Science of the Iroquois Garden. June 4-Sept. 3. Deadline: May 31
Cardboard Campout. June 14-15. Deadline: May 31
Introduction to Camping. Ithaca June 21-23. Deadline: June 3
Twilight Nights. Auburn June 24-27. Deadline: June 10
A Taste of Camp. Oneonta June 24-26. Deadline: June 10 
 Mermaid's Ball. Utica June 21. Deadline: June 14
Cowgirl for a Week. Honeoye June 30-
July 5. Deadline: June 15 
 Senior/Ambassador Girls' Night Out. Johnson City June 26. Deadline: June 17 
  
  
The following programs are now FULL.
No further registrations accepted. 
Girl Scouts Underground. June 1. Howe's Caverns 
Aquarium Overnight. Both trips: June 16 AND June 22. Niagara Falls
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