A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                    April 23, 2014
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In This Issue

Program Spotlights
Sleep in a Museum with the Girl Scouts!

Sleep with Sailplanes!
Spend the night at the National Soaring Museum in Elmira and make the best paper airplane ever! 
May 3-4. Grades 2-12. Details
Deadline to register is Friday, April 25!

Brownie MOST Overnight
Fifteen more girls are needed to make this program run, so deadline has been extended to Sunday, April 27!    
For girls in grades 2-3. Spend the night in the MOST museum in Syracuse!   Details

Thanks Badge Awarded
Thanks Badge Recepient Deb Proctor
Deborah Proctor of Macedon (Wayne County) received Girl Scouting's highest adult honor, the Thanks Badge, at last night's Adult Recognition dinner in Geneva.  Our next dinner is Thursday in New Hartford! Once all awards are given, look for the list on our website. (We don't want to spoil the surprise!!)



In the Media









Photo of the Week

Kathleen Houghland and her daughter. 2014 Twitter contest winner.Congratulations to volunteer Kathleen Hougland of Fayetteville, the winner of our Cookie Season Twitter Contest!  Her daughter Kaitlin is a first year Girl Scout Daisy! To be eligible to win, our Twitter followers had to retweet ALL five of the skills girls learn in the Girl Scout Cookie Program.  




Don't forget to go to Facebook and vote for your favorite Cookie Booth photo! Deadline to vote is Saturday, April 26!



Send your potential photo of the week  to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
Gold Award Class of 2014 
2014 Gold Award Shannon B. Shannon B. of Theresa, NY  plans to attend Jefferson Community College in the fall.  She worked with many community groups to recognize veterans serving our country. Her efforts led to the erection of The Fallen Heroes Monument at the American Legion Post 904 in Alexandria Bay.
 
2014 Gold Award Caitlin B. Caitlin B. of Endicott, NY plans to attend college and study electrical engineering. She worked with the Broome County Office of the Aging creating gardens with the seniors at various senior centers. Her efforts have led to a sustainable program of providing free vegetables to enhance their dining services.
April Volunteers of the Month
Congratulations to the following for being selected as our April Volunteers of the Month!!!   Carrie Edinger, Gail Wilson, Kim Francis, Kim Judway, Betty Mayers, Patricia Svoboda and Marsha VanVlack!  Read more about these great women!
Adult Learning Ops
CourseDateLocationDeadlineRegister
SU Encampment DirectorMay 6CiceroMay 4
Check eBiz (link not available at presstime)
SUM TrainingMay 13CiceroMay 11Check eBiz (link not available at presstime)

May 15CiceroMay 11Check eBiz (link not available at presstime)
Watertown
June 25Watertown
June 20

First Year Camp Parent? 
Attend a Special Meeting!
Are you the parent of a first time camper? Join us for an open house, the stay a little for an informative meeting designed just for you! The orientation will focus on health and safety issues, equipment, clothing and other camp needs, and how to prevent homesickness. You will meet summer staff and have your questions answered!
Comstock: May 4
Trefoil: June 1

Note: The following camp sessions are already full! 
Trefoil:  Tree Huggers, both sessions: Aug 3-8, and Aug 10-15
Trefoil by Design, Aug 10-15
Deadline to register for camp programs is May 22!
Boutique Volunteer Sale!!

We Love Our
Volunteers Sale!
Continues through Friday, April 25. See what we have on sale for you in honor of National Volunteer Week!  
 More Details


Let's Convention!  Alumnae are welcome to attend!
Lets Convention
Enjoy a Program Today!  For more programs, visit our 

Date/Grade
Location
Program
Reg Deadline
Details
May 17
Gr 6-10
Binghamton, NY
Exploring the Civil War
Discover more about regional characteristics of the war through hands-on activities and games.
May 9
May 18
Gr K-5
Deposit, NY 2014 Amahami Olympic Games
Celebrate 2014 as an Olympic year by competing in Amahami Olympics!
May 8
May 21
Gr 4-8
Waterloo, NY
Staying Fit
Adventure around an orthodontist's office.
May 12
May 24
Gr 2-5
Binghamton, NY
Creatures and Fossils of NYS
Discover our prehistoric past!
May 16
May 21
Gr K-5, Adults, Non-registered girls
Oneida, NYGirl Scout STEM Kit
Sampler Night!
Sample two of the new STEM
program kits.
May 16
June 7
Gr 4-8
Binghamton, NYArtistic Treasures of Roberson
Learn what it takes to make an exhibition at the museum.
May 23
June 18
Gr K-3
Waterloo, NYMy Best Self
Adventure around an orthodontist's office.
June 6
July 16
Gr 2-8
Waterloo, NYHealthy Living and
Career Exploration

Explore the world of denistry and
dental hygiene.
July 6
Sept 26-28
Gr K-12,
Adults, Non-registered girls
Herkimer, NYGirl Scout Jamboree and Fall Geology Weekend
Come to the jamboree and mine your own diamond!
Sept 24


Deadlines Looming!
Programs below are listed in order of registration deadlines, 
and aren't listed above.
 
I Can Cook Too. Macedon. April 30. Deadline: TODAY, April 23. Details
Gold Award Training. Johnson City. April 30. Deadline: TODAY, April 23. Details
Mermaids' Ball. Alfred. May 3. Deadline: TODAY, April 23. Details
Life's So Sweet Chocolate Tour. Trumansburg. May 8. Deadline: April 24. Details
Spring Work Weekend, Trefoil. Harrisville. May 9-11. Deadline: April 24. Details
Starry Nights Rope Course. Keuka Park. May 2. Deadline: April 25. Details
Sci-Fi Day. Binghamton. May 3. Deadline: April 25. Details
Ms. Fix-It.  Harrisville. May 10. Deadline: April 25. Details
Sleeping with Sailplanes. Elmira. May 3. Deadline: April 25. Details
Brownie MOST Overnight. Syracuse. May 3. Deadline extended: April 27. Details
Seeds in the Garden. Binghamton. May 3. Deadline: April 28. Details
Goin' Buggy. Binghamton. May 3. Deadline: April 28. Details 
Phenomenal Flowers. Binghamton. May 3. Deadline: April 28. Details
Be a Hiker. Sherburne. May 10. Deadline: April 28. Details.
Day with Wolves. Smyrna. May 17. Deadline: May 1. Details
The Field Experience. Ithaca. May 17. Deadline: May 2. Details
Spring Fling Weekend. Old Forge. May 17-18.  Deadline: May 2. Details
Sow What Journey in a Weekend. Trefoil. May 18. Deadline: May 2. Details
We Can't Wait to Celebrate. Bronze/Silver Reception. Amahami. May 17. 
         Deadline: May 2. Details
We Can't Wait to Celebrate. Bronze/Silver Reception. Hoover. May 18.
         Deadline: May 2. Details
Learn to Yoga. Palmyra. May 17. Deadline: May 3. Details
Creatures and Pom Poms. Honeoye. May 17. Deadline: May 3. Details
The Monster Who Ate My Peas. Johnson City. May 3 (AM and PM). Deadline: May 3
Scout Day at the Binghamton Zoo. May 10. Deadline: May 5. Details
Cupcakes for Mom. Elmira. May 10. Deadline: May 5. Details
Flower Cake Topper Class. Elmira. May 13. Deadline: May 6. Details
Community Book Drive and Swap. Auburn. May 16. Deadline: May 6. Details
Day on the Farm. Corning. May 17. Deadline: May 7. Details AM Details PM
Day on the Farm. Corning. May 20. Deadline: May 7. Details
Girl Scout Day at the Capitol. Albany. May 7. Deadline: May 7. Details
Wildlife Habitat. Honeoye Falls. May 17. Deadline: May 7. Details


The following programs are FULL!!!
Serve a Meal to the Homeless. April 24. Syracuse
Animal Habitats. April 26. Sherburne
Horse Fan Badge. April 26. Penn Yan
Red Cross Babysitting Course. April 27. New Hartford
Historic Hat Making. May 14. Little Falls
Roars 'n Snores with the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. May 17-18. Syracuse 
Rainbow World Jamboree. May 16-18. Camp Hoover
Highland Forest Trail Ride. May 18. Fabius
Boston Whale Trip. June 6. Boston 
 
Programs Cancelled (Lack of Enrollment)
Cooking Like a Pro. Macedon. April 25. 
Soar with Science. Elmira. May 3 
Spring Trail Ride Adventure. Bloomfield. May 3
Stream Monitoring with Finger Lakes Institute. Geneva. May 3
It's a Painting Party. Binghamton.  May 4.  

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