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Discover Book
Fall Campaign
NH Open House
Boutique News
Camp Farewells
Adult Conference
Adult Trip to Savannah
Fall Discover Book Now Online!
Fall Discover Book 2013 is now online! Get news of upcoming events, programs and more.
Check out the cool flip book for easy on line viewing! Click on any outside page corner to flip the pages.

You can also download the pdf version.

Note: This book is not being printed and mailed. If you know someone that doesn't have access to the internet, please
Throwback in Time

Girl Scout Space PSA (©1976) 1
Girl Scout Space PSA (1976) 

Customer Appreciation Day

August 24
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Service Center
226 Colonial Drive
Join us for a day of fun activities, 10% off merchandise, drawing to win a gift basket, in-store specials and much more! 
Ice cream sundaes will be the special treat of the day. Register for Girl Scouts while you shop and save!

Click above then
"Volunteer Application."
It's that easy!!  

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August 21, 2013

Photo of the Week!   


  Corning Seniors 40673 rafting
Girl Scout Senior Troop 40673 of Corning headed to 
Letchworth State Park in the spring for some rafting fun! 
Pictured are Natalie R., Charlotte R., Emma R., Sara M. and Kate T.

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!    

I Can't Wait to Join Girl Scouts! 

When you just can't wait for what you'll do next, you can do anything! At Girl Scouts, girls are always counting down to the next adventure we'll go on together. Maybe it's artistic. Maybe it's an experiment. Maybe it's getting outside or helping the community. With us, you'll make a bunch of new friends and learn how awesome you are over and over again!  Read more about the new recruitment campaign!
Registering online just became easier!  Check out how.


New Hartford Open House

Visit us in our relocated New Hartford Service Center on Tuesday, September 10 for our open house!  Our boutique will have special sales when its doors open at 10 a.m.  From 4-7 p.m. with have some light snacks, and a special program that begins at 5:30 or 6.   Join us at 600 French Road, New Hartford! Look for the Girl Scout sign! To RSVP for this event, please contact Linda Martin.


Boutique Item of the Week 

starter kit   

Starter kits are available for each grade level in Girl Scouting! The Starter Kit includes back to troop essentials. When you purchase a Starter Kit, the Girl Guide is only $16.87 plus you get the bag shown for free! Visit our website for details on what goes in the bag, or visit any of our boutiques.

Brownies in Cicero

Look who stopped by the Cicero boutique last week! 

Girl Scout Brownies are 

ready for the new year!

NOTE: The Cicero boutique will be closed, Tuesday, August 27 for inventory and will reopen on Wednesday, August 28.

online store bannerBoutique Summer Hours
New Hartford store is now open at its new address: 600 French Road, New Hartford
Hours: Tu/Th: 8:30-5. Starting Sept. 10 hours will be 10-7 on Tues, 8:30-5 pm on Thurs.
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  
Phelps: Closed for Summer  
Join Us to Remember Our Camps!
Farewell ceremonies are scheduled for three of the camps that the Board has chosen to close.  We encourage you to bring your memories, your photos for our memory book and your stories to share on the following dates and times. 

Yaiewano (Auburn): Saturday, September 7. 2-8 p.m.
Sugar Creek (Troy, PA): Sunday, September 15, 5 p.m. 
Bayberry (Phelps/Junius): Saturday, October 5, 5 p.m. 

Members please register on Ebiz if you plan to attend so we can make sure there is enough food for all! 
Non-registered persons, please contact Karen Lubecki to register.

Women's Hall Hosts Essay Contest

Is there a woman in your life who has inspired you? If so, the National Women's Hall of Fame wants to know.  With your essay, win a pair of tickets to the October 12 induction ceremony and tea.  Due Sept. 27 to Amanda Bishop. Visit the Hall of Fame for of the induction. 

Adult Learning Opportunities
Start Planning for Fall Trainings!
Visit the Learning Ops page on our website for details about the courses we offer. 
You can register for
most courses online.

Adult Leadership Conference April 2014

Mark your calendars!!! We are excited to announce our first Adult Leadership Conference, scheduled for April 4-6, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn. You will be able to pick from a variety of amazing workshops all geared to enhance your leadership skills in Girl Scouting, and your personal life. Friday will be networking; Saturday is packed with workshops and a boutique to browse. Saturday evening we'll have activity options during your free time.  Sunday we'll wrap up the conference and have a closing ceremony. An optional wine tour will be available. Stay tuned for more details! We hope to see you all there! 

Adult Only Trip to Savannah!

Join us Tuesday, August 26 to Friday, August 292014!
Experience the southern charm and exquisite architecture of Savannah, one of the oldest cities in America. See brilliantly restored neighborhoods filled with stately old mansions and Victorian homes. Discover hidden gardens and old plantations. And visit the Girl Scout First Headquarters and participate in the Girl Scout Heritage Visit at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. With its beauty and deep-rooted history, there's a lot to admire in this magnificent Georgian city.

The price per person is $1,530 which includes round trip airfare, three overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms, breakfast and lunch on days 2, 3 & 4 and dinner on days 1, 2 & 3. All tipping and gratuities are included except for housekeeping services at the hotel. Includes entrance to Historic Savannah Carriage Tour, Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, Old Fort Jackson, Dolphin Cruise, Tybee Island Lighthouse, Andrew Low House, Laurel Grove Cemetery and Ghost Walk.  
To reserve space you must register by October 25 with a non-refundable $300 deposit. The next payment of $250 will be due December 20, 2013 and the final payment of $980 will be due on May 8, 2014. After the initial deposit, you can also make monthly payments of $176 (beginning November 1, 2013 - May 1, 2014) Registration for this trip will open Tuesday September 3.      
Note: Hoping to win the free trip to Savannah by attending all the regional meetings? Please  pay the initial $300 deposit, and the $250 payment in December to secure your space. If you are chosen at the Volunteer Recognition Event in April/May 2014, you will get a full refund of both payments and any monthly payments that have been made.  
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!
Registration Deadline

September 15
All ages 

Towanda, PAFarewell to Sugar Creek
Say farewell to this program center with a special gathering. 
Sept 9MORE

September 28

Gr 9-12; Adults

Watertown, NYWhitewater Rafting on the Black River Gorge.
Challenge yourself to raft on the Black River!
Sept 13

October 5
All ages 


Phelps, NYFarewell to Bayberry
Say farewell to this program center with a special gathering. 
Sept 30


October 5
Gr 4-8 

Corning, NYAdvanced Bead It! Program
Learn about the ways beads have been used by different cultures.
Sept 20 

Deadline Looming!  (Listed in order of deadlines) 
Me and My Pal. Sept 13-14. Camp Hoover. Deadline: Aug 28. Details 
Introduction to Horses. Sept 14. Tully. Deadline: Aug 31. Details
Explore Rogers Environmental Center, Daisies. Sept 14. Sherburne. Deadline: Sept 2. Details
Explore Rogers Envrironmental Center, Brownies. Sept 14. Sherburne. Deadline: Sept 2. Details 
Explore Rogers Environmental Center, Juniors. Sept 14. Sherburne. Deadline Sept 2. Details
Farewell to Yaiewano. Sept 7. 
Auburn. Deadline: Sept 3. Details
Out of Darkness Walk, Utica. Sept 7. Deadline: Sept 3. Details
Out of Darkness Walk, Ithaca. Sept 14. Deadline: Sept 3. Details 
Christmas Ornaments for AFSP. Sept 16. Utica. Deadline: Sept 5. Details
Mom and Me Healthy Lifestyles Workshop. Macedon. Sept 22. Deadline: Sept. 5. Details
Entertainment Technology Badge Night. Sept 18. Oneida. Deadline: Sept 6. Details 
Animal Shelter Clean-Up Day. Glenfield. Sept 21. Deadline: Sept 6. 
Strong Kids Triathlon. Sept 7. Mansfield, PA.  Deadline: Sept 7 Details 
 Farewell to Sugar Creek. Sept 15. Towanda, PA. Deadline: Sept 9. Details
Camp CEO. Comstock in September



Don't Miss This Museum Exhibit Celebrating Girl Scouting's 100th Anniversary! 
The Discovery Center  A wonderful hands-on interactive display in Binghamton. The museum has extended the display's run and will now be open through October 2013!. A birthday bash is being planned on October 19. The Discovery Center 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 exhibit. Interested? Contact Gabrielle Montanez at 607.773.8661, ext 205.
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