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Boutique Sale

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"Volunteer Application."
It's that easy!!  

Girl Scout Mom loves what Girl Scouts does for her daughter:
I can't wait to: Karen's Story

Be a Video Game Developer
GSUSA has received a two-year, $600,000 grant for its Journey and Connect Through Technology program, from Dell. 
A think tank is taking place today to seek input from girls and adults on what they would like to see in video games. Stay tuned for details on Be the Video Game Developer!
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
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September 18, 2013

Photo of the Week!   



Girl Scout Junior Troop 20889 in Whitesboro, NY marches in the parade 

celebrating the town's 200th birthday!

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!    

Volunteers of the Month! Congratulations!

Every month volunteers in each of our six service areas are recognized by their peers and/or staff for their commitment and work on behalf of girls.

This month we're proud to honor: Missy Blauvelt, Cindy Mather, Marie Owens, Wendy Page, Lin Perry, and Vera Rasmussen.

Read more about them! 


Recruitment 2013 - Ideas From YOU!


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What are you doing with the new Fortune Teller activity sheets?
 One volunteer plans to use garden reflecting balls as crystal balls at a fortune telling themed recruitment event!
Your idea may appear here!
Join Us to Remember Bayberry!
Left: A fond farewell was said to Sugar Creek Program Center on Sunday. See more photos on our Facebook page.
A farewell ceremony is scheduled for Bayberry. We encourage you to bring your memories, your photos for our memory book and your stories to share. 

(Phelps/Junius): Saturday, October 5, 5 p.m. The Phelps store will be open as well from 4-6 p.m. 

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

Boutique September Sale

Girl Guides
Volunteer Journey
Guide Sets

ON SALE for 25% 
off during the month of September!!! 



Girl Guides originally $22.50, on sale for $16.87

Volunteer Journey Guides originally $15, on sale for $11.25

In store and phone orders only.  

See gsnypenn.org  for local boutique hours. 
Phelps reopens October 3 and will be open the first and third Thursdays of the month, 1-7 p.m.  


I can't wait to...  
GEAR UP for the new Girl Scout year with these GREAT offers!!!
Ghoul Scout Day at Six Flags/Lake George
Saturday, October 5. Celebrate Halloween boo and ghoulish style. Details

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. 

Registration Deadline

September 26
Philadelphia, NY
New Leader Night
Sept. 24

April 25-27 

Comstock Program Center
Spring Fling at Comstock
March 25
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

November 2-3
Gr. K-5
Binghamton, NY
Mexican Day of the Dead Fiesta
Celebrate with crafts, food, and fun!
October 28
November 7
Gr. 6-12 and adults - must be at least 12 years old to participate
Syracuse, NY
Serve a Meal to the Homeless
Serve dinner at a homeless shelter.
October 25
November 8
Gr. 6-8
Lowville, NY
Cadettes Cook, Lowville
Take your taste buds on a trip.
October 28
November 8
Gr. 6-8
Adams, NY
Cadettes Cook, Adams
Take your taste buds on a trip.
October 28

November 9

Gr. 2-8 

Penn Yan, NY
Introduction to Horses
Learn about horses and spend some time in the saddle.
October 26


November 9

Gr. K-3 

Binghamton, NY
Astronomy, November
Soar into the world of astronomy!
October 25

November - May

Gr. 9-12 & non-registered girls 

Corning, NY
Young Ladies Night Series
A series for older girls
Note: This program takes place the 2nd Friday of each month.
October 23
November 23
Gr. 6-12 & adults - must be at least 12 years old to participate
Syracuse, NY
Serve a Meal to the Homeless
Serve dinner at a homeless shelter.
November 11

January 25

Gr. 4-8 

Binghamton, NY
Astronomy, January
Soar into the world of astronomy!
January 10

June 14-15

Gr. 2-3 

Buffalo, NY
(Over)night at the Museum
What happens in a museum after the lights dim and the doors close? Find out!
February 28

July 7-11

Gr. 9-12 & non-registered girls 

Washington, DC; Savannah, GA; Myrtle Beach, SC
Visit Savannah!
Visit the Smithsonian, see the sights of historic Savannah, and stop in Myrtle Beach!
February 14

August 26-29

Adults only 

Savannah, GA
Adult Only Trip to Savannah
Experience the southern charm, exquisite architecture, and deep-rooted history of the city where Juliette Low was born.
October 25
Deadlines Looming!
Programs are listed in order of registration deadlines.

Friends Don't Bully. Oct. 5. Ithaca. Deadline: Sept. 20. Details
Girl Scouts Advanced Bead It! Oct. 5. Corning. Deadline: Sept. 20. Details
Mad Scientist Training. Sept. 28. Binghamton. Deadline: Sept. 23. Details
Autumn Leaves. Oct. 2. Honeoye Falls. Deadline: Sept. 23. Details
Daisy Responsibility Garden. Oct. 5. Syracuse. Deadline: Sept. 23. Details
Bullying and Helping Hands. Oct. 7. Utica. Deadline: Sept. 23. Details
Whitewater Rafting. Oct. 12. North River. Deadline: Sept. 25. Details
Princess Dance Party. Oct. 6 Binghamton. Deadline: Sept. 27. Details
Product Designer. Oct. 12. Binghamton. Deadline: Sept. 27. Details
Evening Campfire and Corn Maze. Oct. 12. Marietta. Deadline: Sept. 28. Details
Introduction to Horses. Oct. 12. Tully. Deadline: Sept. 28. Details
Fall Foilage Train Ride. Oct. 13. Burdette. Deadline: Sept. 29. Details
Sister. Sister! Oct. 5. Binghamton. Deadline: Sept. 30. Details
Engelbert Farms Tour. Oct. 5. Nichols. Deadline: Sept. 30. Details
Farewell to Bayberry. Oct. 5. Phelps. Deadline: Sept. 30. Details
JADA Hill Goat Farm Tour. Oct. 5. Deposit. Deadline: Oct. 1. Details
Out of Darkness Walk. Liverpool. Oct. 12. Deadline: Oct. 1. Details
Zumbatomic - She and Me. Oct. 16. Wayland. Deadline: Oct. 1 Details
Ole Covered Wagon Tour. Oct. 19. Wellsboro, PA. Deadline: Oct. 3. Details
Wonders of Water Overnight. Oct. 4. Syracuse. Deadline: Oct. 4. Details
Playing the Past Overnight. Oct. 18-19. Syracuse. Deadline: Oct. 4. Details
Harvest Festival at Amahami.  Oct. 19. Deposit. Deadline: Oct. 4  Details
Halloween Spooktacular.  Oct. 19. Binghamton. Deadline: Oct. 4 Details
Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. Oct. 24. Sidney. Deadline: Oct. 4. Details
Babysitting, Auburn. Oct. 19. Auburn. Deadline: Oct. 5. Details

Whitewater Rafting on Black River Gorge. Watertown. Sept. 28 (lack of registrants)
Girls' Night Out. Seneca Falls. Sept 28-29. (lack of registrants)
Historic Hat Making Herkimer. Oct. 9 (due to Parks & Rec funding cuts)
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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