A Weekly E-News Publication                                                                   August 27, 2014
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In the Media
Letter to Editor from Watertown!  Why do YOU volunteer?

Video: Camp CEO

Video: Watertown Interview. Seeking Girl Scouts!

Girl Scout Camp Makes an Impact/Utica Observer Dispatch

Girl Scout Volunteers Needed/Finger Lakes Times

5 Ways to Get Your Girl Ready for Kindergarten!
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International Student Exchange is looking for host families for students arriving this fall! If your family is interested, contact  
Visit the organization's website

Photos of the Week
Summer Camp 2014
Summer camp season ended this past weekend with Camp CEO at Comstock near Ithaca. Twenty-six girls were mentored by women who donated their time to share skills, tips and make connections. Visit our Facebook Page or Instagram for more photos!
(All photos here by Judy Gallagher)


Comstock 2014 Swim

Clockwise from top left: Mary Elizabeth Bongiovanni and girls have "team time" at Camp CEO. Girls love swimming in Cayuga Lake at Camp Comstock.  Enjoying the outdoors at Amahami; and a "flying squirrel" on the new high ropes course at Camp Trefoil!

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 Candidate Seeks Photos for Project
Paige L.'s  Gold Award Take Action Project has her on a mission to create a hidden picture book that emphasizes the need to save our planet and endangered species. She is gathering photos from around the world to include in her book and there are three simple steps you can take to help her!
Plan a weekend of Simply Successful Overnights and Simply Successful Camping!
Come to Camp Comstock on Friday, September 19 for Simply Successful Overnights, then stay the weekend if you wish to participate in Simply Successful Camping.  Deadline to register is September 10.

Details on our volunteer learning pages
SSO                SSC
Continuing News You Can Use...
Information from past GSNYPENNews still relevant to YOU!


  calypso coin purse
Calypso Coin Purses are handy for your change!
Assorted colors. $1.86

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Programs Recently Added  (Be sure to check our website often for updates!)
Date/Grade
Location
Program
Deadline
More Info
October 10
Gr K-12, non-registered girls, Adults
Watertown, NY
Fall Festival at
Massey Ranch
Celebrate Fall at the ranch!
Oct. 1
October 11
Gr K-1, Adults

Binghamton, NYSuper Savers Financial Literacy
Earn two Daisy Financial Literacy leaves.
Oct. 6
October 11
Gr 2-3, Adults
Binghamton, NYSpooky Five Senses
Go on a "Five Senses" Halloween adventure
Oct. 6

October 11
Gr 4-5, Adults
Binghamton, NYShowy Chefs
Earn the Simple Meals badge.
Oct. 6
Deadlines Looming!
Programs below are listed in order of registration deadlines.

Enchanted Forest Discount Offer. Old Forge. Until September 1. Deadline: Aug. 31.Details
Out of Darkness Walk. Mohawk. September 6. Deadline: Sept. 1. Details
Be a Letterboxer. Sherburne.
Rededicate Camp Hoover. Tully. September 14. Deadline: Sept. 8. Details  
Susquehana River Raiders. Deposit. September 14. Deadline: Sept. 9. Details
Out of Darkness Walk, Ithaca. September 20. Deadline: Sept. 12. Details
(Walks also in Watertown - Sept 27; Canastota - Oct 4; and Liverpool - Oct 11)
Gold Award Training, Watertown. September 16. Deadline: Sept. 10. Details
All the Wonderful Animals. Penn Yan. September 20. Deadline: Sept. 12. Details
Cheer and Dance. Utica. September 20. Deadline: Sept. 12. Details 
Sci-Fi Girls. Binghamton. September 21. Deadline: Sept. 12. Details
Gold Award Training, Cicero. September 18. Deadline: Sept. 15. Details
Gold Award Training, Palmyra. September 20. Deadline: Sept. 15. Details
I love Cats and Dogs. Waterloo. September 27. Deadline: Sept. 17. Details
Amahami Harvest Festival. Deposit. October 4. Deadline: Sept. 18. Details

Cancelled Program
Community Clean-up Day. Fort Plain. August 30.

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