April 2013

Science Fun          4/13

Precious Metals 
Sandpoint               4/17    
Cooking Club         4/18 

Troop Camping
(Camp Koinonia) 

EYH Lewiston

Pacific Science Center

Seattle                    4/27 


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Have a CRAZY FUN summer at Camp Four Echoes! 
Summer session registrations for Camp Four Echoes are now open.
Sessions begin June 23 and end August 9. Register today through eBiz or go to www.CampFourEchoes.com for detailed session information and forms. Hurry, some sessions fill fast! Join us June 22 for Family Fun Day from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. to tour the camp, meet camp staff, take a spin in a paddleboat and enjoy a BBQ on the lawn.



Thank You to the SpokaneCentral Lion's Club
for their ongoing support of Camp Four Echoes at Lake Coeur d'Alene. The club will host their annual camp clean up and picnic on April 13 at Camp Four Echoes. For nearly 50 years, this group of dedicated volunteers has helped get our camp ready for the camp season so our campers have a clean and safe camp for the summer season!

Idaho Gives and we want them to give to GSEWNI!

Idaho Gives is a day for philanthropies across Idaho to support nonprofits throughout the state. On May 2, 2013 we will be blitzing our supporters asking for support for GSEWNI during the one day Idaho Gives event via online contributions. GSEWNI has the opportunity to receiving matching funds from Idaho Gives plus the top five organizations with the most individual donors will receive bonus grants from $250-$3,000 depending on the hourly pace and overall number of donors throughout the day. Watch Facebook, Twitter and the council website for more information soon.

Camp Four Echoes 75th Anniversary Celebration!

Join Camp Four Echoes 75th Anniversary Celebration for a weekend of activities 

August 24-25, 2013. 

The event is open to ALL former campers (since 1938), parents, Girl Scout supporters, Women's Weekend guests-anyone who has stayed or visited Camp Four Echoes or has a connection to the camp. This includes all Spokane Lions Club members, donors, supporters and camp counselors over the years. Register for one or two days
Expanding Your Horizons
- Lewiston, ID  

April 20, 2013 
Lewis Clark State College, 
Time:  9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

Work with STEM role models through engaging, hand-on activities that motivate girls to be innovative and creative thinkers ready to change the world! Several fun and interactive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sessions to choose from.

Through these activities you will:

  • Experience the fun of science, technology, engineering & math 
  • Learn about math and science-based careers 
  • Find out about the education required for these careers
  • Discover what scientists do in a typical day
  • Obtain first-hand information about the lives of women in science and the various paths leading to careers in the science

All girls will be able to participate in two workshops and tour the LCSC campus. Lunch is provided.

Please contact Sarah Betts at sbetts@gsewni.org or 1-800-827-9478, ext. 225 for more information.  


HER Day-Tri-Cities

HER Day focuses on self-esteem, nutrition, style and fitness, friendships, family and relationship building. Many fabulously fun sessions to choose from.

Saturday, May 4

(registration closes April 26)


Bethel Church, Richland, WA  9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Girls in grade 4-12 (open to ALL girls)

$25 includes sessions, lunch and SWAG bag.


Outdoor Cooking

New Adult Trainings on eBiz now! 

Stepping Out/Camping Out 
  • April 20-21Camp Four Echoes,
    Coeur d'Alene, ID - Fee: $55
  • May 10-11 | Cle Elum, WA - Fee: $55
  • June 7-9 | Hood Park, McNarry Lock & Dam, Pasco, WA -  Fee: $55

For more information please contact Audra Hess at 800-827-9478,
ext. 203
or ahess@gsewni.org

April 19-21, 2013: Celebrate 'Girl Power' at our third annual Troop Camping event at Camp Koinonia (Cle Elum, WA)! Cost: $70 pp. Includes site fees (troops will stay in non-heated cabins), four meals prepared by Camp Koinonia.


May 17-19, 2013: Troop Camping at C4E! This memory filled weekend provides your troop the opportunity to boost its outdoor skills in the beautiful setting of Camp Four Echoes at Lake Coeur d'Alene. Cost: 25 per person. Includes patch and site fees (participants will stay in non-heated cabins).


May 25-27, 2013: Memorial Day Weekend Family Camping at Camp Four Echoes. We have the perfect weekend planned for you! Cost: $175 per family (up to 6 people). Includes site fees (participants will stay in non-heated cabins), four meals included.


June 28-30 - Join us for our first annual Me & My Gal event at Brooks Memorial State Park (Goldendale, WA)! Cost: $60 per person. Includes site fees (participants will stay air conditioned cabins), four meals (3 Saturday, breakfast Sunday) prepared by kitchen manager, programming and patch.  

Register for all sessions on eBiz.

Breaking Clays Trap Shooting Summer 2013  

CDA Skeet and Trap Club | Hayden, Idaho

Four Saturday shoot dates: 

June 1, June 29, July 27 and August 10 

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. sessions


Open to all Girl Scouts and their friends. Shooters MUST be at least 12 years old and big enough to handle a shotgun. $15 per girl, $20 per adult: includes lesson, shotgun and shells, eye and ear protection, snack, and patch. Additional rounds available.  


For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Henkel, ehenkel@gsewni.org 

or phone at 800-827-9478 ext 243.

Pacific Science Center - Camp In 
April 27, 2013 

This year's theme:  



Experience an enchanting evening of fun, engaging science programs, and an exploration of energy. Do you know how explosive soda can be? Join us to investigate what kind of energy is stored in some of your favorite foods. You can extract minerals from breakfast cereal, inflate a marshmallow and incite a riot of crispy rice cereal.

  • Energy Boost Hands-On Science Workshop
  • Planetarium Show
  • Live Science Show
  • Private, after-hours access to permanent exhibits, including the Tropical Butterfly House
  • Laser Light Show and IMAX film
  • Visit the brand new exhibit: Professor Wellbody's Academy of Health & Wellness
Questions? Please contact Sarah Betts at 800-827-9478, ext. 225 or sbetts@gsewni.org 

Annual Girl Scout Family and Friends Day at Silverwood

Come join us at Silverwood
Saturday, June 22!   
Registration is open on eBiz now! Register Here!

General Admission Tickets:

Ages 3-7 & Seniors 65+, $17

Ages 8-64, $30

Meal & Admission

Ages 3-7 & Seniors 65+, $22

Ages 8-64, $40  

All Day Pepsi Band $2

For more information, contact
Audra Hess at 800-827-9478, ext. 203 or 

Ahoy Mate!  

April 28, 2013 

Join us for a sailors adventure aboard the legendary Columbia Gorge Sternwheel on the Columbia River. This family friendly event includes a two hour cruise, narration, sailors training in knot tying and captain's certificate. Guests can board the ship starting at 1:30 p.m. 

Departure: 2 p.m.(sharp!) 

From: Clover Island Inn - 534 Clover Island Drive, Kennewick, WA 99336.
Cost: $18 per person 

At least one member of your group must be a currently registered Girl Scout.
Questions? Please contact Jennifer Monroe at 

Registration deadline is April 10 

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