Friday, May 3, 2013
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Have You Completed Your Early Bird Registration? Mr. Early Bird!

Early Bird registration gives current Girl Scouts and troops/groups the opportunity to register early for the upcoming Girl Scout year (October 2013 through September 2014) before the fall rush! Re-register your Girl Scout membership for the upcoming year! Click here to get started.

Early Bird registration ends June 30. 

SPECIAL EVENTS
Girl Scout Night at the Diamond! 
May 31, 2013
TRichmond Flying Squirrelsake me out to the ball game, Girl Scout Style! Join us at The Diamond to see the Richmond Flying Squirrels take on the Erie SeaWolves. Package Includes: (1) General Admission Ticket to the game, Girl Scout patch, pre-game parade, and post-game overnight sleepover on the field!
 
Click here to buy your tickets! Registration for girls and adults for the sleepover is mandatory and is available via COMAR.
 
  
PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES
Peanut Butter Man
Feed More Peanut Butter Drive Open House
May 30, 2013
Every year in May, Girl Scouts throughout GSCV's 6 city and 30 county jurisdiction collect peanut butter for their local food banks.Celebrate our success at the Central Virginia Food Bank Open House by signing up for one of three waves. Patches will be available through the GSCV Shops. Register on COMAR  
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Travel Pathway: New York City 
December 27 - 31, 2013
There's only ONE month left to register for our trip to New York City! Don't miss the chance to see NYC all lit up for Christmas! We leave on December 27 for four days and three nights of nothing but fun. If you need to register, or have any questions, check out this link! Read More
Equestrian Programs at Pamunkey Ridge Girl Scout Camp
May through August, 2013
  Pamunkey Ridge GS Camp 
Boots & Saddles (grades 3-12), Pasture Pals (grades 2-6), and Saddle Up (Daisies through Ambassadors) are the equestrian programs offered to teach Girl Scouts of all ages the proper way to ride a horse, while still having fun!
ADULT TRAINING & EVENTS
Coffee & Conversation with the CEO
GS Coffee Mug
May 16-July 23, 2013
Don't miss this opportunity to share your ideas and engage in dialogue with our CEO, Viola Baskerville. The aim of this informal meeting is to spark insightful conversation and feedback that together we can use to shape our movement for another 100 years! Register on COMAR
GSCV SHOPS
Effective June 1, 2013, we will no longer be offering free shipping for orders shipped from both Council Shops. We will continue to coordinate with Membership Managers and Shop Staff to deliver your orders free of charge prior to this date.  As of June 1, we will be following the same shipping guidelines that GSUSA has established for their online orders. Thank you for your understanding.