A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                     December 4, 2013
In This Issue

Since we didn't publish last week, we are late in wishing you a Happy Hanukah!  The Festival of Lights continues tonight, ending tomorrow. We hope those celebrating have been enjoying time with family and friends. 

Listen to our December Podcast on our website!
Scroll down and listen to "Holiday Shopping" recorded by the Girl Media Team!

Open Houses!
Did you enjoy the Open House in New Hartford yesterday? There are four more you can enjoy!   
Discounts, prizes, and activities for kids!

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)

Traveling Store
Friday, December 13, 
2 - 7:30 (Activities 2-7)
Marcy Building's Conference Room

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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Photos of the Week
Last holiday season, Canisteo Girl Scout Daisy Troop 41071 won first place in the town's decorating contest. The tree was decorated with heart felt "promises," the Girl Scout sign and cookies, topped with a Daisy star. 

LEFT: Girl Scout Troop 30052 of Susquehanna Valley won the student division of Door Decor Wreath Festival design Contest in Endicott this past weekend. Second and third places went to Girl Scout Troop 30921.

SMILE program at orthodontist Dr. Littlejohn in Waterloo. 11.2013
RIGHT: Testing the x-ray machine at the SMILE! program at Littlejohn Orthodontics in Waterloo.  The next SMILE program is scheduled for January 22. Deadline to register is 
January 15. 

Send your potential Photo of the Week to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
FREE Program for Girl Scout Families: Dec 13
2013 program in Auburn
The YMCA of Auburn and GSNYPENN bring you Healthy Eating with Jodie Fitz and Price Chopper. December 13 at the Auburn YMCA. 4-6:30: Open swim. 6-6:30 KIDZ Boot Camp. 6:30-7:30 Snacks, free recipes and hands-on activities. 7:30-8 Family Yoga!  Jodie Fitz has 20 years in community development and children's programming. The program completes several steps of the Girl Scout Brownie Snacks Badge requirements. Program is FREE, but you must register by December 6.  Details  
Apply to be a National Delegate by Jan 3!
If you attended the regional meetings last month, you learned how exciting it is to be a delegate to the Girl Scouts of the USA National Council Meeting. Being held in the fall of 2014 in Utah, the event promises to be energizing as you meet Girl Scouts from across the country!  Delegates can be age 14 or older.  Complete the application form and return to Deborah Spencer by January 3. Application.

ROC the Day is 12.11.13
The Greater Rochester Community is working hard to support hundreds of not-for-profits doing great work and GSNYPENN is among them!  It's 24 hours of unprecedented giving.

Visit the website and search for us either by name, county served (Ontario, Wayne, Seneca or Yates) or category. Support Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways and Roc the Day!
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!

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
New Year's Eve Fun!
GSNYPENN is proud to be a sponsor of First Night CNY, a family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration in Syracuse! Along with fun activities, fireworks, the group Hanson will perform and it's all FREE!  First Night would like about 12 Girl Scouts, Juniors and up, to volunteer in family fun zone tent. If you're interested, please contact Judy Gallagher.

Enjoy a Program Today!  For more programs, visit our 
December 8
Gr K-12, adults 
Johnson City, NY
Nutcracker Ballet
The Rafael Grigorian Ballet at Johnson City High School
Dec. 8
December 13
Gr 2-12, adults and non-registered girls
Auburn, NY
Healthy Lifestyles
Learn to make healthy food choices and engage in other healthy family activities 
Dec. 4

December 16
Ages 13 and up
Oriskany, NY
Mom and Me Facial Night
You and your mom will enjoy an evening about skin care!
Dec. 9
December 21
Gr K-12, adults, and non-registered girls
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse Silver Knights Soccer Clinic and Game
Indoor clinic with professional players followed by game.
Dec. 18
December 27
Registered Girl Scouts and families
Canandaigua, NY
 Learn to Ski at Bristol Mtn
Learn to ski at a discounted price!
Dec. 11
January 17
Gr K-12, adults and non-registered girls
Utica, NY
Utica Comets 
Hockey Game
Cheer on the Comets!
Jan.  6
February 8
Gr K-12, adults, and non-registered girls
Johnson City, NY
Robert Post Comedy Theater
A perfect comedy feast!
Feb. 8
March 8
(two performances)
K-12, adults and non-registered girls
Johnson City, NY
Bugtown Follies 
A hilarious vaudeville pageant led by Bugsby Berkeley, grasshopper extraordinaire!
March 8
March 15
(two sessions)
Gr K-5
Victor and Honeoye Falls, NY
Spring Sugar Shack
Discover how maple syrup is made with a tour, a walk in the woods, and a tasting!
March 1
March 22
Gr 4-5
Canton, NY
Junior Detective
Dive into the science of detecting!
March 14
April 12
(two performances)
Gr K-12, adults, and non-registered girls
Johnson City, NY
Robin Hood
Enjoy this classic tale with a twist and a little help from the audience! 
April 12
April 26
Gr 2-8, adults and non-registered girls
Penn Yan, NY
Horse Fan Badge
Learn about horses, ride, and earn your Horse Fan badge.
April 12
May 2-4
Gr K-12, adults and non-registered girls
Ithaca, NY
Spring Work Weekend at Comstock
Help get Comstock Program Center ready for the 2014 season!
April 18
May 3
Gr K-12, adults and non-registered girls
Johnson City, NY
The Monster Who 
Ate My Peas
Based on the award-winning book.
May 3
May 9-11
Gr K-12, adults and non-registered girls
Harrisville, NY
Spring Work Weekend atTrefoil
Help get Camp Trefoil ready for the 2014 season!
April 24
June 1
Gr K-12, adults and non-registered girls
Johnson City, NY
Rick Pedro Patriotic Piano
A favorite local pianist thrills audiences with fast-paced melodies, soulful harmonies and a sense of humor.
June 1

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


Poinsettia Cake Decorating Class. December 10. Elmira. Deadline: Dec. 5. Details
Christmas Cupcakes. December 14. Elmira. Deadline: Dec. 9. Details
Sci Girls, Brownies. December 14. Dekalb Junction. 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
Architecture Around the World. January 11. Vestal. Deadline: Jan. 3. Details
Pajama Palooza. January 18. Seneca Falls. Deadline: Jan. 4. Details
Fun With Fetch! January 11. Lowville. Deadline: Jan. 6. Details
Igloo Cupcakes. January 11. Elmira. Deadline: Jan. 6. Details
Cookie Rally with the Utica Comets. January 17. Utica. Deadline: Jan. 6. Details
Fun With Fetch! January 18. Dekalb Junction. Deadline: Jan. 6 Details
Babysitting Course. January 20. Corning. Deadline: Jan. 6. Details

The following program is FULL!!!
Interesting Inventions with Bricks 4Kidz.  January 18. Vestal.

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