A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                     November 20, 2013
In This Issue

Open Houses!
Come to our boutiques' Holiday Open Houses!  
Discounts, prizes, and activities for kids!
New Hartford: Tuesday, 
December 3, 10:30 to 7
(Activities 4 to 7)

Phelps: Thursday, December 5, 1 to 7
(Activities 4 to 7)

Cicero: Saturday, December 7, 9 to 2 
(Activities 11 to 2) 

Horseheads: Saturday, December 7, 9 to 3
(Activities 11 to 2) 

Johnson City: Saturday, December 7, 10 to 3
(Activities 11 to 2)

Use Your 
Cookie Dough!
2013 Cookie Dough expires December 13, 2013!  Be sure to visit our boutiques or register for a program!

In the Media

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As you enjoy the holiday with your friends and family, the GSNYPENN staff gives thanks for all you do for girls!  Our offices and boutiques will be closed November 28 and 29. Johnson City's boutique in the mall will be open on Friday, November 29.  There will be no e-news next week, so look for GSNYPENNews again on December 4 and have a great holiday!
Photo of the Week

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40600 enjoys the fruits of their labor after building a shelter at Camp Hoover during a weekend encampment this fall. The girls are from the Lansing area.

Send your potential Photo of the Week to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
November 23 is Family Volunteer Day!
Created by the Points of Light Foundation 22 years ago, Family Volunteer Day is a day of service strategically held the Saturday before Thanksgiving to kick-off the holiday season with giving and service.  More
December 3:  National Giving Tuesday
#GivingTuesday™ is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. In 2013 we will celebrate GivingTuesday on December 3, 2013 which is the Tuesday immediately following Thanksgiving. 
Participate in #GivingTuesday on December 3, 2013


More Boutique News
Throw Back Thursdays!
Each week we will throw back prices on one item! Good for that day, in-store only while supplies last! Hurry on in!

November 21. Branded Headphones. Was $24. 
                                                              This day only:$15.99
December 5. LS Hooded T-Shirt. Was $29-$34. 
                                                              This day only: $19.99
December 12. Tote Bag. Was $30. This day only: $17.99 
December 19. Eco-Friendly Tote. Was $14. This day only: $7.99
Attend the Nutcraker in Syracuse
Start a holiday tradition by attending the Syracuse City Ballet's performance of the Nutcracker.  See more details on our blog  or our website.
Adult Learning Ops!  
(Recently added courses.  Keep up to date for additions and information on our website!)
Register for all courses on
Registration Deadline
Troop Management
January 15Johnson CityJanuary 8
Simply Successful OvernightsMay 17Rensselaer FallsMay 7

May 17Camp TrefoilMay 7
Simply Successful Camping
May 17-18Rensselaer FallsMay 7

May 17-18Camp TrefoilMay 7
American Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR SkillsDecember 11OneontaDecember 4

December 16SidneyDecember 9

Enjoy a Program Today!  For more programs, visit our 
November 26
Gr K-12, adults, non-registered girls
Canton, NY
SUNY Canton Women's Hockey Game
Cheer the Kangaroos as they play Utica College!
Nov. 26
December 14
Gr 2-3
Dekalb Junction, NY
Sci-Girls, Brownies
Embrace all that is STEM!
Dec. 9
February 8
Gr K-12
North Syracuse, NY
Girl Scout Grand Prix
Design and race a small 
wooden car!
Dec. 6
January 17
Gr K-12 and adults
Utica, NY
Cookie Rally with the Utica Comets
Kick off the 2014 cookie season!
January 6
December 6 and 7, three show times
Gr K-12 and adults
Syracuse, NY
Nutcracker-Syracuse City Ballet
Don't miss this holiday favorite!
November 26
January 20
Gr 6-12 (must be at least 11 years old)
Corning, NY
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Earn a Red Cross Babysitting Certificate!
January 6
April 5
Gr 6-12 (must be at least 11 yearl old)
Hornell, NY
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Earn a Red Cross Babysitting Certificate!
March 21
February 8
Gr K-12 and adults
Carthage, NY
Cookie Rally!
Celebrate National Cookie Weekend!
January 27
March 1
Gr 4-8
Philadelphia, NY
BTU Crew
Learn how to harness the sun's energy!
February 21
December 14
Gr 6-10
Sidney, NY
Red Cross Babysitting Course
Learn all of the skills you need to be an effective fun babysitter!
November 28

Deadlines Looming!
Programs below are listed in order of registration deadlines,
and aren't listed in above table.


New Cuisines Badge Night. December 4. Oneida. Deadline: Nov. 20. Details
How the Grinch Stole Christmas. December 15. Rochester. Deadline: Nov. 20. Details
Home for the Holidays. December 7. Binghamton. Deadline: Nov. 22. Details
Self Defense. December 7. Towanda, PA. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Get Fit and Learn Karate, Brownies. December 14. Rome. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Get Fit and Learn Karate, Daisies. December 14. Rome. Deadline: Nov. 29.  Details
Build Confidence, Become Empowered. December 14. Rome. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Home for the Holidays. December 14. Binghamton. Deadline: Nov. 29. Details
Decorate a Tree for Wildlife. December 14.  Honeoye Falls. Deadline: Nov. 30. Details
GS Day at LeMoyne Women's Basketball. December 14. Syracuse. Deadline: Dec. 1. Details
Gingerbread Magic. December 6-7. Binghamton. Deadline: Dec. 2. Details
Smile! December. December 20. Waterloo. Deadline: Dec. 4. Details
Poinsettia Cake Decorating Class. December 10. Elmira. Deadline: Dec. 5. Details
Christmas Cupcakes. December 14. Elmira. Deadline: Dec. 9. Details
Hunger Scholars. Each Thursday in January. Elmira. Deadline: Dec. 12. Details
Holiday Night at the Museum. January 3-4. Binghamton. Deadline: Dec. 20. Details
Meet a Chickadee. January 11. Honeoye Falls. Deadline: Dec. 28. Details
Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. January 11. Norwich. Deadline: Dec. 30. Details

FULL Programs!!
Serve a Meal to the Homeless. Syracuse. November 23 
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