A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                          October 16, 2013
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Volunteer Survey
Please take a moment to complete a short survey and share your volunteer experience!



veni.vidi.vici

Don't miss this annual funfest! November 9-10
Deadline is Oct. 18



Birthday Bash at the Discovery Center
The 100th Anniversary Exhibit at The Discovery Center is closing Nov. 4. Come enjoy a day of fun and celebration on Oct. 19 to celebrate Juliette Low's birthday. Details
THEN, also register for to stay for the slumber party that night! Details. (Registration MAY be extended for overnight. 
Check soon with 
The Discovery Center.)

Adult Trip to Savannah registration deadline is October 25!

Don't miss the fun!


Alumnae Focus
Alumna Jaclyn Escudero is working for the Peace Corps in Cameroon, Africa. Read more about her experiences by visiting her blog!

Also read an interview with Jaclyn prior to her leaving on the GSNYPENN blog.



In the Media
WETM News in Elmira Interviews Local Girls/Adult

TGHT College Program in Fulton

Michelle Obama Video

Zumba in Camden

Collecting Winter Gear in Watertown




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Photo of the Week
Girl Scout Brownie Troop 20044 from Chittenago earned the Inventor's Badge!  Girls studied physical and mechanical inventions.  This photo is of their mechanical inventions. They took apart old appliances and rebuilt them to what they wanted.

Send your potential Photo of the Week to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
Fall Recruitment Continues
Recruitment events are still happening!  One volunteer says be sure to have a sign-up sheet available so you can follow-up with anyone interested that might not register at that time. ALSO, be sure to give out information on how they can contact you!  

We had 4,290 visits to our website's Join page in September! How will you help us reach 5,000 visits in October? !!!! 
Order Magazines Online . . .Share the Link!
Troop Leaders and Parents! Be sure to visit the Magazine Online Site for the Fall Product Sale Program.  Girls: don't forget to register and send out your 12 e-mails to earn a patch.  Girls can design their own page, set up goals and other fun activities!!!  It's important to send out e-mails towards the beginning of the Fall Program so troops and girls get credit for sales!  Email us if you have any questions!
Girl Scout Stars in Coffee-Mate Commercial
Ten-year-old Abby, a Girl Scout Junior in Troop 53022 from Girl Scouts of Wisconsin and Minnesota River Valleys, stars in a nationwide television spot for the new Girl Scout Cookie™-inspired Thin Mints® and Caramel and Coconut flavored creamers, which debuted Monday.  Read and watch more about Abby's journey.
 
Girl Scout Inspired Cupcakes

In other very exciting Girl Scout cookie licensing news, Crumbs Bake Shop is introducing the Crumbs Girl Scout Cupcake Collection, inspired by everyone's favorite Girl Scout Cookies. In addition to the Thin Mints cupcake made famous during National Girl Scout Cookie Day in February of this year, Crumbs, under a new licensing agreement with Girl Scouts of the USA, will introduce three new flavors: Girl Scouts Caramel & Coconut, Chocolate Peanut Butter Crème, and Peanut Butter Cookie. The individual signature cupcakes, as well as a taste-pack featuring all of these iconic flavors and a Thin Mints Colossal, was to be available beginning October 11 at Crumbs Bake Shops nationwide and online at www.crumbs.com. Prices for these delicious new desserts will range from $4.50 to $24.95.

Adult Learning Op
Simply Successful Overnights (SSO)
November 12             Canaseraga, NY      Deadline: Nov. 4

For Adults and Girl Scout Ambassadors:
Safetalk Suicide Prevention Training
Thursday, November 14, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 
Camp Hoover's Mark Lodge in Tully.
Space is limited to 25 attendees.
Contact Miranda Nieto to register or with questions.
315.733-2391, ext. 2124
 
Boutique News
Throw Back Thursdays!
Each week we will throwback prices on one item! Good for that day, in-store only while supplies last! Hurry on in!
             

October 17: Assorted Charm Bracelets. Was $8. This day only: $3
October 24. Assorted Charms. Was $5. This day only: $3
October 31. Cookie Jar. Was $19.99. This day only: 9.99 AND set of       two Cookie Glasses. Was $12. This day only: $5.99 
November 7. Silicone Watch. Was $18. This day only: $9.99
 
Discount for "Pinkalicious" in Syracuse
Girl Scouts can use the attached flyer to receive a $3 discount on tickets to the musical 'Pinkalicous" at the Landmark Theater in Syracuse later this month.
New Programs & Events on Our Website

Date/Grades
Location
Program
Registration Deadline

October 24 

Gr 2-3

Delhi, NY
Be a Brownie Dancer
Dance with the sisters of Kappa Omega LIota sorority.
October 17MORE

November 9

Gr K-1, adults, non-registered girls

Towanda, PA
Stranger Danger
Learn what to do when confronted by a stranger.
November 1MORE

November 16 

Gr K-5, adults

Aurora, NY
Space School Musical
Explore everything in the sky and space through this musical!
November 2MORE

November 16 

Gr K-5, adults, non-registered girls

Elmira, NY
Thanksgiving Cupcakes
Make a Thanksgiving cupcake you can take home!
November 11MORE

December 7

Gr 2-12, adults, non-registered girls

Towanda, PASelf Defense
Learn how to defend yourself in a conflict situation
November 29 MORE

December 10

Gr 6-12, adults, non-registered girls

 

Elmira, NYPoinsettia Cake Decorating
Create a Poinsettia Cake 
to take home!
December 5 MORE

December 14 

Gr K-5, adults, non-registered girls 

Elmira, NY
Christmas Cupcakes
Make a Christmas cupcake you can take home!
December 9 MORE

December 14

Gr K-12, adults

Syracuse, NY
Girl Scout Day at LeMoyne College Women's Basketball
Watch the Lady Dolphins take on Gannon University!
December 1MORE

January 11 

Gr K-5, adults, non-registered girls 

Elmira, NYIgloo Cupcakes
Create an Igloo cupcake to take home!
January 6 MORE

February 8

Gr K-5, adults, non-registered girls 

Elmira, NY
Love Bug Cupcakes
Make a Love Bug cupcake 
to take home!
February 3MORE

June 17-Aug 26

Gr K-10, adults, non-registered girls

Little Falls, NY
The Three Sisters
Every other Tuesday, explore the Iroquois gardening methods.
June 3MORE

June 28-30

Gr K-12, adults

Fort Lee, NJNew York City Trip
Visit landmarks, tour famous sites, see a show!
November 1MORE

June 6-8 

Gr 4-8, adults

Boston, MABoston Whale Watch Trip
Take to the high seas and more in Boston!
February 28MORE
Deadlines Looming!
Programs below are listed in order of registration deadlines,
and aren't listed in above table.

 

 

Annual Haunted Trail. October 19. Forestport. Deadline: Oct. 16Details
Oxfam American Hunger Banquet, Hornell. November 1. Deadline: Oct. 17. Details
Veni. Vidi.Vici. November 9-10. New Hartford. Deadline: Oct. 18.Details
Talking Hands. October 26.Watertown. Deadline: Oct. 18.Details
Product Design. November 2. Ithaca. Deadline: Oct. 18. Details
Spotlight Your Future. November 2. Elmira. Deadline: Oct. 18. Details
Super Scout Saturday. November 2. Corning. Deadline: Oct. 18. Details
Junior Chef, Adams. October 25. Deadline: Oct. 19. Details
Junior Chef, Lowville. October 25. Deadline: Oct. 19. Details
Junior Chef, Ogdensburg. October 25. Deadline: Oct. 19. Details
Birds in Your Backyard. November 2. Honeoye Falls. Deadline: Oct. 19. Details
Daisy Girls' Night Out. October 30. Johnson City. Deadline: Oct. 21. Details
Young Ladies Night Out. 2nd  Fridays, November to May. Corning. Deadline: Oct. 23. Details
Serve a Meal to the Homeless. November 7. Syracuse. Deadline: Oct. 25. Details
Cheerleading Clinic. November 9. Horseheads. Deadline: Oct. 25. Details
Astronomy Program. November 9. Binghamton. Deadline: Oct. 25.Details
Adult Trip to Savannah. August 2014. Deadline: Oct. 25. Details
Mexican Day of the Dead Fiesta. November 2. Binghamton. Deadline: Oct. 28 Details
Cadettes Cook, Lowville. November 8. Deadline: Oct. 28. Details
Cadettes Cook, Adams. November 8. Deadline Oct. 28. Details
Cadettes Cook, Ogdensburg. November 8. Deadline: Oct. 28.Details
Sow What Journey in a Weekend, Amahami. November 8-10. Deposit. 
        Deadline: Oct. 28.Details
WonderWorks Overnight, November. November 16-17. Syracuse. Deadline: Oct. 29. Details
Oxfam American Hunger Banquet, Painted Post. November 15. Deadline: Oct. 30. Details
Girl Scouts Sleeping With the Dinosaurs. Ithaca. November 15-16. Deadline: Oct. 30. Details
Product Designer. November 9. Vestal. Deadline: Nov. 1. Details
International Girls' Day. November 16. Ithaca. Deadline: Nov. 1. Details
Zumba for Cadettes and Up. November 16. Camden. Deadline: Nov. 1. Details
Introduction to Horses. November 16. Moravia. Deadline: Nov. 2. Details



Cancelled:
Candlemaking. Athens, PA Oct. 24 (facilitator's husband deployed)  
 
FULL: 
Harvest Festival at Amahami. October 19
WonderWorks Overnight. October 26. Syracuse. 

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