A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                    February 12, 2014
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Register Now for Leadership Conference
Registration is now open for the 2014 Leadership Conference in Auburn, April 4-6. Come for the day or stay the whole weekend! (Same fee of $50 for either.) A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference. You can contact the Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn for rates and information. 
See the brochure or our website for details, or contact Jeannine Biehls. Register through ebiz.
Deadline is Friday, 
Feb. 28!

In the Media
The media was all over National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend! See just a few samples of our local coverage:



Property Listening Tour Dates
All events are scheduled from 5:30-7:30 p.m. More details on locations to come. Please let
Debi Spencer know if you plan to attend.

April 3

 - Cicero 

Cicero Service Center

April 5 - Auburn

(for those attending the Volunteer Leadership Conference)

April 7-  Harrisville 

April 9- Endicott

American Red Cross,
620 East Main Street, Endicott, NY

Photos of the Week - Cookie Weekend!!
Girl Scouts across the country celebrated National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, and girls in GSNYPENN were no exception!  In addition to sending your photos for publication, remember to send them along with the required info to Jaclyn Strazzulla to receive the NGSCW patches! Details.
For more photos, visit our  Facebook Page!

The snow didn't stop our girls from taking orders this weekend!
At the door: Girl Scout Troop 50807 of Watertown.  

Trekking through snow: Troop 10374 of Cleveland, NY

Send your potential Photo of the Week to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
Summer Brochure is Now Online and
Registration is Open!
View the camp brochure on our summer camp page where you can also find more details  and view a special video! OR, click on the image on the left to access the flip book! (Be sure to click on corners to turn pages.)

Use eBiz to register for camp where you can also check the availability of the session you want! On eBiz, click on the Activities tab, then Camp on the sidebar. You can refine your results to Family Camp, Resident Camp, Troop Camp and "other."  You can also use the search bar at the top right to look for summer camps at either Amahami, Comstock, Hoover or Trefoil!  
It's gonna be a great summer!  Don't miss out!
Trip Registration Deadlines Looming!!
Don't miss out on the special trips we have planned for you!  
Visit Savannah July 7-11. Grades 9-12. 
Registration deadline is February 14Details 

(Over)Night at the Museum of Science in Buffalo. June 14-15. Grades 2-3. Registration deadline is February 28! Details
Hasbro Action Hero Award

Do you know remarkable youth volunteers (ages 5 - 18) who should be recognized for their service? The Hasbro Community Action Hero Award recognizes outstanding young volunteers who show that you are never too young to make a difference in your local or global community. Hasbro Children's Fund and generationOn will celebrate six young people for their extraordinary community service and volunteer activities at a special recognition event in New York City and present each awardee with a $1,000 scholarship. Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:pm EST.

Contact Elizabeth Kaeser with questions.

Recruit a Volunteer and Win!
During February, if a volunteer recruits a friend to become a volunteer and start a troop, you will receive a $50 coupon voucher for use at the GSUSA national online store! You can get a voucher for each new troop started! The new volunteer will receive a Girl's Guide, a Journey set, and a badge activity set. For more details, contact Lisa Kaminski, Community Development Manager.
Boutique Item of the Week: It's Cookie Time!

Girl Scout Cookie 



Girl sizes s-xl $16.00 Adult sizes s- 3x $19-22.00

Enjoy a Program Today!  For more programs, visit our 
Reg Deadline
March 8
Gr 6-12
Forestport, NY
Suicide Prevention Basics
Learn about suicide prevention and facts related to youth.
Feb 28
March 8 OR March 9
Gr K-12, Adults
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse Ballet: Cinderella
A pumpkin coach, a fairy godmother, a handsome prince - a must see performance for all ages.
March 1
March 18
Gr 9-12, Adults
Cicero, NY
Gold Award Training
Learn more about pursuing the 
Girl Scout Gold Award
March 14
March 31
Gr 9-12, Adults
New Hartford, NY
Gold Award Training
Learn more about pursuing the 
Girl Scout Gold Award
March 26
April 9
Gr 9-12, Adults
Watertown, NY
Gold Award Training
Learn more about pursuing the 
Girl Scout Gold Award
April 4

April 17
Gr 4-5
Canandaigua, NY
Playing the Past, April
Spend the afternoon at the
Granger Homestead and earn the
Playing the Past badge! 
April 9
April 29
Gr 9-12, Adults
Corning, NY
Gold Award Training
Learn more about pursuing the 
Girl Scout Gold Award
April 15
April 30
Gr 9-12, Adults
Johnson City, NY
Gold Award Training
Learn more about pursuing the 
Girl Scout Gold Award
April 23
June 7-8
Gr 6-8
Syracuse, NY
Cadette MOST Overnight
Earn the Special Agent badge!
May 23

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


Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. February 15. Geneva. Deadline: TODAY, Feb. 12. Details
Playing the Past. February 20. Canandaigua. Deadline: Feb. 13. Details 
Folk Art. February 20. Canandaigua. Deadline: Feb. 13. Details
Tubing at Dry Hill. February 18. Watertown. Deadline: Feb. 14. Details
Money and Me. March 3-31. Bath. Deadline: Feb. 17.Details
Brantling Ski Slopes Scout Night. February 20. Sodus. Deadline: Feb. 18. Details
Mermaids Ball. March 1. Painted Post. Deadline: Feb. 21. Details
Scout Night with the Elmira Jackals. Elmira. February 28-March 1. Deadline: Feb. 21. Details
BTU Crew. March 1. Philadelphia, NY. Deadline: Feb. 21. Details
Take Time to Pamper, noon. March 8. Wellsville. Deadline: Feb. 21. Details
Take Time to Pamper, Mid-afternoon. March 8. Wellsville. Deadline: Feb. 21. Details
SWEet Tech Day. March 9. Corning. Deadline: Feb. 22. Details
Frozen Party. March 2. Geneva. Deadline: Feb. 23. Details
Pajama Story Time. Auburn. March 4. Deadline: Feb. 24. Details
Brownies in the Kitchen. March 8. Ogdensburg. Deadline: Feb. 28. Details
BU Bearcats Basketball Girl Scout Day. March 1. Binghamton. Deadline. March 1. Details
Spring Sugar Shack. March 15. Victor. Deadline: March 1. Details
Spring Sugar Shack. March 15. Honeyoe Falls. Deadline: March 1. Details
March Hunger Games. March 15. Honeoye. Deadline: March 1. Details
Springtime Cupcakes. March 8. Elmira. Deadline: March 3.  Details

The following programs are FULL!!!
Swayze Farm Maple Syrup Adventure. March 2. Union Springs
Swayze Farm Maple Syrup Adventure. March 9. Union Springs
Maple Festival. March 23. Watertown
Animal Habitats. April 26. Sherburne
Roars 'n Snores with the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. May 9-10. Syracuse
Roars 'n Snores with the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. May 17-18. Syracuse 

Programs cancelled :
Snowshoeing and Skiing in Phelps. February 20 
Hydroponic Strawberries. Penn Yan. June 29

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