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In the Media
Actress Lucy Liu on GS
July Podcast
Benefit for Flood Victims
Boutique News/Summer Hours
Camp Update
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Celebrate and share 
your love of history 
with the Girl Scouts Commemorative Silver Dollar. Details
Volunteer Ap Now ONLINE!
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"Volunteer Application."
It's that easy!!  


100 Reasons to Re-Register This Summer!
 
Existing troops that register online for 2013-14 by August 30, 2013 will be entered to win $100 "shop dollars" to spend on anything in the shop or council programs!  Each girl that is registered by August 30, earns her service unit $2.50. These funds help with service unit encampments and other fun activities for girls!

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GSNYPENNews 
A Weekly E-News Publication
July 3, 2013

Photos of the Week!   

   eating ice cream kite flying at Constable Hall   


In May, Girl Scouts enjoyed a day of old fashioned fun at the Constable Hall Spring Fling in Constableville, NY in Lewis County. Above: Girls eat ice cream they made by tossing back and forth until gelled. Left: Kite flying!  

Want your photo seen here?  Submit your clear, good quality photos that show girls in activities (not large group shots) to Kim Dunne
 Close ups of those activities make the best shots!  
Yours may be selected for our Photo of the Week!       

Lucy Liu on Importance of Girl Scouts

As a partner in the Girl Scouts' Treasure Trade project, Liu is joining forces with Nestlé to promote the organization that gave women so many childhood memories (and badges!), and helped shape them into the women we are today. Read more! 

Listen to Girl Media Team's July Podcast!

Hear just how many ways girls can be a Girl Scout in the Media Team's July podcast!  To listen to more of the monthly podcasts, visit the GSNYPENN News page of our website.
 
Interested in recording and being part of the Girl Media Team? Contact Kim Dunne, Media Manager.

Dinner to Benefit Flood Victims in Clinton

In response to recent flooding in the area, Service Unit 242 Clinton/Kirkland is offering a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, July 7 that is free to first responders and $5 for others wishing to help the victims.  Dinner is 5-7 p.m. at the VFW on Franklin Avenue in Clinton.

Help Discovery Center Celebrate Juliette Low

A Birthday Bash is being planned on Oct. 19.  The DC in Binghamton is looking for Girl Scouts to help with a history skit, or some other program for the public that day as they close the 100th Anniversary Girl Scout exhibit. Contact Gabrielle Montanez for details: 607.773.8661, ext 205. 

Boutique Item of the Week 

Greeting cards 
 
 
 
Girls Scout Greeting Cards

$7.95 for a pack of 10 Note Cards with envelopes. Perfect for Girl Scouts, leaders and volunteers.

 

 

Clearance Sale 

Take an additional 25-50% OFF Clearance

 

 

 

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Boutique Summer Hours  
Cicero:
Closed Mon; Tues: 10-7; Wed/Th: 8:30-5; Fri: 8:30-12:30
Johnson City: Closed Mon; Tues: 10-5; 
Wed:10-9; Th: 10-5; Fri: 10-3; Sat: 10-3  
Horseheads: Closed Mon; Tues/Wed/Th: 8:30-5; Fri: 8:30-12:30  
New Hartford: Closed for Summer  
Phelps: Closed for Summer  
 
Summer Camp 2013 Updates: At time of printing
Little
Space
Left!
COMSTOCK
Treasure Hunters, Aug 11-16, (1)
Team Extreme, July 28-Aug 2(3)
Fun 'n' Sun, July 28-Aug 2 (3)
Team Extreme, July 28-Aug 3(3)
Plan Your Summer Fun!
You can also register online!
TREFOIL
Outdoor Gourmet, July 7-12 (2)
Nature Nuts, July 7-12
Canoe Trip, July 21-Aug 2 (1)
Closed
Sessions
COMSTOCK
Intro to Sailing, July 28-Aug 2
Night Owls, Aug 4-9, 11-16
Project Adventure, Aug 4-9
Wet & Wild, Aug 4-9
Club Cayuga,July 28-Aug 2
Intro to Sailing, Aug 11-16
Club Med, July 7-12, 14-19
See What Fun You Can Have a Camp!
See What Fun You Can
Have at Camp!
TREFOIL
Hit the Ropes, July 7-12
Backpack Trip, July 14-19
Outward Bound, July 14-19
Trefoil by Design, July 21-26
Mix and Match, July 21-26
 
Adult Learning Opportunities
Start Planning for Fall Trainings!
  
Visit the Learning Ops page on our website for details about the following courses. 
You can register for the courses online.
The following have been newly added.
 
Date

Location 

Course

Deadline/Register

July 17

Cicero

Simply Successful Overnights

July 12    Ebiz

August 7

Cicero
Girl Scout Learning Experience
Aug 2     Ebiz

Dec 12

Watertown
Medic FA/CPR Skills
Dec 5     Ebiz
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
Updates on Day/Night Camps in North Country:

Gouverneur:  All camps run from July 15 - July 18; All registration deadlines are July 11

  • Daisy Day Camp:  10 a.m. to noon
  • Brownie Day Camp:  1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Junior Night Camp:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Watertown:  all camps run from July 22 - July 25; all registration deadlines are July 11

Daisy Day Camp:  10 a.m. to noon  Brownie Day Camp:  1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Junior Night Camp:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Date/Grades

Location
Program
Deadline

Aug 24

Grades 2-5

Corning, NY
Hobby Horse Hoedown
Enjoy a day of horsey fun at Misty Hollow!
Aug 10MORE

Sept 6

Grades 4-5

Glenfield, NY
Animal Shelter Clean-up Day
Give back to the animals by
volunteering at a shelter. 
Sept 6MORE

Sept 7

Grades K-12

Mansfield, PA
Strong Kids Triathlon
Run, bike, swim! 
Sept 7MORE

Sept 14

Grades K-1

Sherburne, NY
Explore Rogers Environmental Center/Daisies
Learn to be a "nature detective!" 
Sept 2 MORE

Sept 14

Grades 2-3

Sherburne, NY
Explore Rogers Environmental Center/Brownies
Learn to be a "nature detective!" 
Sept 2MORE

Sept 14

Grades 4-5

Sherburne, NY
Explore Rogers Environmental Center/Juniors
Learn to be a "nature detective!" 
Sept 2

Sept 21

Grades K-8

Honeoye Falls, NY
Autumn Leaves
Enjoy autumn outdoors learning about nature and beauty fall brings! 
Sept 7MORE

Sept 28

Grades 4-5

Ithaca, NY
Product Design
Create your own innovative product while earning the Product Design badge!
Sept 13MORE 

Sept 28

Nov 9
Jan 25 

Grades K-12 and non-registered girls

Horseheads, NY
Cheerleading Clinic
Learn cheerleading skills from the national ranked Elmira College cheerleaders and coaches!  Three separate sessions.
Sept 13
Oct 25
Jan 10
MORE
MORE
MORE
The following programs have been cancelled due to low enrollment:
Taste of Camp/Delhi. July 8-10
Taste of Camp/Spencer. July 15-17
 
Cancelled due to facilitator conflict.
Gardening for Wildlife. Honeoye Falls. July 16
Gardening for Wildlife. Honeoye Falls. July 20 
 
 
Program Full: 
Ropes Course Challenge: July 12. SUNY IT 
  
Deadlines Looming! (Listed in order of deadlines)
Check our website for program details. 

Babysitting Course. Lowville. July 13. Deadline: July 5 
Girl Scouts Summer Day Camps. Gouverneur. July 15-18. Deadline: July 11 
Girl Scouts Summer Night Camps. Gouverneur. July 15-18. Deadline: July 11

Girl Scouts Summer Day Camps. Watertown. July 22-25. Deadline: July 11 
Girl Scouts Summer Night Camps. Watertown. July 22-25. Deadline: July 11 
Gardening for Wildlife. Honeoye Falls. July 16. Deadline: July 9
Gardening for Wildlife. Honeoye Falls. July 20. Deadline: July 9  
Moss Lake Tour. Caneadea. July 20. Deadline: July 12
Program Aide. Amahami. July 26-28. Deadline: July 12
Native People, Native Places. Amahami. July 26-28. Deadline: July 15
You and Me. Amahami. July 26-28. Deadline: July 15
Survivor Camp. Tioga, PA. July 29-Aug 1. Deadline: July 22
River Raiders I. Amahami in Deposit. July 30-Aug 1. Deadline: July 22
Amahami Camper, July. Deposit. July 30-Aug 1. Deadline: July 22 
 
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