A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                    March 5, 2014
In This Issue

National Convention
The official Convention Website is now open!

Year Pin Requests
are due April 1 by submitting the attached form to your Volunteer Services Manager.

In the Media
MUST SEE VIDEO!!!


Thin Mint Character
What Does Your 
Favorite Cookie Say 
About You?  

Booth sales start soon!!
Download the cookielocator app for Android or iPhone...or go to girlscoutcookies.org!!


Photo of the Week 
Canandaigua Thinking Day Event 2014

Girl Scout Junior Troop 40315 of Canandaigua at the "Our Chalet" station of the service unit's World Thinking Day event. Four stations depicted each of the World Centers - Sangam in India, Our Chalet in Switzerland, Our Cabana in Mexico and Pax Lodge in England. The afternoon of fun and games ended with girls receiving the World Association pins.


Send your potential Photo of the Week to
Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
Veni.Vidi.Vici. Coming to Binghamton!
Don't miss the one-day event everyone will be talking about! The spring 2014 veni.vidi.vici. is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to all girls in K-12. Register by March 7 for a $5 discount!  See details!   Register on-line!  Volunteer!
Apply for a Summer Campership!
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 Extended
Travel to Savannah, GA, the birthplace of Girl Scouting....go via Washington D.C.  The registration deadline for this fantastic July trip has been extended until March 15. Don't miss it! Details

Boston Whale Trip. June 6-9.  Take to the high seas for a whale watch!  Registration deadline extended to March 31.

(Over)Night at the Museum of Science in Buffalo. June 14-15. Grades 2-3. Registration deadline extended to March 31. Details
Boutique Item of the Week: Cookie Magnets
Cookie Mini Magnet Set
Tack a note up with one of these colorful magnets and you'll be "One Smart Cookie" . . .the imprint from one of the four magnets in this set. Other imprints include: "I Love Girl Scouts Cookies," "Smile if You Love Girl Scout Cookies,' and "Cookie All Star."  2 magnets 1 3/4"x7/8", 2 magnets 7/8". Set of 4. Imported. $6

Enjoy a Program Today!  For more programs, visit our 
Date/Grade
Location
Program
Reg Deadline
Details

March 16
Gr K-12,
Adults, non-registered girls
Watertown, NY
Maple Festival
How many maple tree species
can you name?
March 10
May 3
Gr K-12, Non-registered girls
Alfred, NY
Mermaids' Ball
Dance and make new friends.
April 23
May 16
Gr K-12, Adults
Auburn, NY
Community Book Drive 
and Swap
Give back to your community and help the Seymour Library!
May 6
May 18
Gr 2-12, Adults
Fabius, NY
Highland Forest Trail Ride
Enjoy spring at Highland Forest Park on horseback!
May 4
May 31
Gr 2-12, Adults
North River, NY
Whitewater Rafting
Have some adrenaline-pumping excitement on the Hudson River!
May 9
June 7-8
Gr K-12 and adults
Sandy Creek to Sackets Harbor, NY
Cable Carry Reenactment
Walk the same route that the counties' militias and volunteers did 200 years ago!
May 16
June 20-21
Gr K-12, Adults
Deposit, NY
The Heart of Amahami Is You
Celebrate Amahami's 85th Anniversary!
June 2
June 28
Gr 4-12, Adults
Waterloo, NY
Adventure Island Kayak 
and Cleanup
Kayak up the Erie Canal and help 
the environment.
June 14

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

 

Society of Women Engineers Junior Badge. March 22. Ithaca. Deadline: March 7. Details
Bugtown Follies. March 8. Johnson City. Deadline: March 8. AM Details     PM Details
Central NY Science & Engineering Fair. March 30. Syracuse. Deadline: March 13. Details
Science Night at the Museum, D/Br. Binghamton. March 28-29. Deadline: March 14. Details
Science Night at the Museum, Jr/C. Binghamton. March 29-30. Deadline: March 14. Details
Gold Award Training, Cicero. March 18. Deadline: March 14. Details
Junior Dectective. Canton. March 22. Deadline: March 14. Details
Red Cross Babysitting Course. Hornell. April 5. Deadline: March 21. Details
Daisy/Brownie Outdoor Blast. Lowville. April 5. Deadline: March 21. Details
Welcome Back Bluebirds. Honeoye. April 5. Deadline: March 23. Details
Harlem Globetrotters in Binghamton. March 26. Deadline: March 24. Details
Gold Award Training, New Hartford. March 31. Deadline: March 26. Details


The following programs are FULL!!!
Swayze Farm Maple Syrup Adventure. March 9. Union Springs
Spring Sugar Shack. March 15. Victor
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 :
Folk Art @ Granger Homestead. Canandaigua. April 17
Playing the Past @ Granger Homestead. April 17
Hydroponic Strawberries. Penn Yan. June 29

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