A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                   August 13, 2014
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Photos of the Week
Utica Flag Ceremony
Girl Scouts collaborated with American Legion Baseball in Utica last month. Eight Girl Scouts were trained in proper flag ceremony etiquette. Girls from Troops 20087, 20522, and 20540 participated.

Send your potential photo of the week  to Kim Dunne, media manager. Submit clear, quality photos. Close-ups of activities make the best shots!
Post YOUR GirlSports Pic
Get Out. Get Active. Play GirlSports.
Build healthy girls and healthy leaders through sports! Snap a pic showing off your skills, add a caption, and upload to Girl Scouts of the USA's  Facebook page under the GirlSports tab!
Contest ends September 8, 2014.
Outdoor Survey and Convention Proposals
the Girl Scout Leadership Experience? What should our promise to girls be regarding outdoor experiences in the
 
Your elected delegates to the 2014 National Girl Scout Convention also need your feedback on various proposals that will be brought to the floor for consideration.
Read the proposals!  
Professional Angler to Attend Harvest Fest
From successfully competing in club competition, making it to the bassmaster weekend series national championship in his rookie season, to fishing the Bassmaster opens and the FLW Everstart Series, Jim Root is poised to makes 2014 his breakout season.  AND, Root will be at our Harvest Festival at Amahami on October 4 to share some of his fishing expertise with girls attending the festival.
New Adult Learning Opportunities!
CourseDateLocation DeadlineRegister
GS Leadership Essentials
October 23
Tioga Center, NY
Oct 16
Medic First Aid Blended Learning Skills Session
September 24
New Hartford, NY
Sept 17

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October 15

Rome, NY
Oct 8

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October 22
Sidney, NY
Oct 8

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November 5
Tioga Center, NY
Oct 22

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November 8
Johnson City, NY
Oct 22
New Leader DayNovember 15
Binghamton, NY
Nov 6
Simply Successful OvernightsNovember 17
Tioga Center, NY
Nov 12

GS Barbie
Barbie is here!
Available at our boutiques: $12.99 + tax
(Note: there was an error in last week's news stating Barbie is $12.95. Apologies!)
 
Visit a GSNYPENN boutique or shop online at the GSNYPENN Pathways Online Store.   Boutique Hours

All proceeds from shopping through the GSNYPENN online store 
stay local to support your council.
Events You Don't Want to Miss

Camp Rededications
Comstock: August 24, 2014,  4-6 p.m.
With items from Yaiewano and Sugar Creek  Details
Hoover: September 14, 2014, 4-6 p.m. 
With items from Camp Near Wilderness Details
Programs Recently Added  (Be sure to check our website often for updates!)
Date/Grade
Location
Program
Deadline
More Info
October 22
Gr 6-8
Binghamton, NY
Book Artist
Get creative and become a book artist! 
Oct. 14
October 25-26
Gr K-12, Adults 
New Hartford, NY
Veni. Vidi. Vici.
Join us for this popular annual overnight event! 
Oct. 10
Wednesdays
November 5-December 3
Gr K-5 
Binghamton, NY
Go Girl!
Become your best self!
Oct. 20
November 8
Gr 4-12
Tully, NY
A Horse of My Own
Learn about horse care, ownership, and career opportunities 
Oct. 27
November 8-9
Gr 2-12, Adults
Syracuse, NY
WonderWorks Overnight
Spend the night at WonderWorks at Destiny USA.
Oct. 27
November 22
Gr 4-10 
Binghamton, NY
Folk Art
Celebrate traditional folk art with history and crafts.
Nov 14
November 22
Gr 2-10
Binghamton, NY
Native Peoples
Appreciate Native American mythology at Roberson Museum
Oct. 14
December 13
Gr K-3
Binghamton NY
Home for the Holidays Ornament Swap
Swap seasonal ornaments with new friends!
Dec. 5
December 13
Gr 4-8
Binghamton NY
Home for the Holidays Ornament Swap
Swap seasonal ornaments with new friends!
Dec. 5
December 13
Gr 9-12
Binghamton NY
Home for the Holidays Ornament Swap
Swap seasonal ornaments with new friends!
Dec. 5
Deadlines Looming!
Programs below are listed in order of registration deadlines.
Rededicate Comstock Program Center. Ithaca. August 24. Deadline: August 18. Details
Gold Award Training. Johnson City. August 26. Deadline: August 19. Details
Gold Award Training. New Hartford. August 28. Deadline: August 20.Details
Community Clean-up Day. Fort Plain. August 30. Deadline: August 25. Details
Enchanted Forest Discount Offer. Old Forge. Until September 1. Deadline: August 31.Details
Out of Darkness Walk. Mohawk, NY. September 6. Deadline: September 1. Details
(Walks also in Ithaca - Sept 20; Watertown - Sept 27; Canastota - Oct 4; and Liverpool - Oct 11)
Rededicate Camp Hoover. Tully. September 14. Deadline: September 8. Details 

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