Summer is just starting to heat up and the program opportunities with Girl Scouts are, too! If you haven't made plans to go to camp or participate in one of our many non-camp programs, don't wait another minute! 
Join us TODAY.

Psst, pass this along to your non-Girl Scout friends, too. Every girl is welcome at our camps and in our programs! 

Visit Hilltop House
Your NEW Girl Scout Education Center!

As this email is being delivered, we are putting the finishing touches on Hilltop House in Lincoln. We will be providing many programs for girls in the coming months, here is one that is coming up next month.



Saturday, July 20

Hilltop House
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Family Event

Bring the entire family to the newly-built Hilltop House and experience the amazing talent of Michael Fitzsimmons, award-winning composer, recording artist and percussionist. To register, contact Shelly Blakley


Volunteer Program Coordinators Wanted

Are you inspired by today's girls and want to help them develop skills to become tomorrow's leaders? Do you love to plan events? Are you creative, good at organization or have a "get-it-done" style? 


We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work closely with program staff to coordinate programs in your area. If you would like to help coordinate or lead programs during the 2013-2014 program year, contact Lori Williamson for more information.


Upcoming Learning Opportunities!

Are you familiar with all of our volunteer learning options? Click here to discover all of these opportunities and to view the learning schedule.

NEW! Lodge Out Cabin Out (LOCO)
Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Hilltop House, Lincoln
Cost: $15
Register by June 14!

Program Aide Specialty 
Saturday, June 22, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Eastridge Presbyterian Church, Lincoln
Cost: $5
Register by June 14!

Contact the volunteer development specialist in your area for more information.
Guiding Star: Jennifer McMann 
Goldenrod and Prairie Hills: Pat Larson 
Great Plains and Homestead: Danielle Smith  

Exclusive Programs
for Girls Grades 


YWE Camp
NOW at 2 locations!
Lakeview Cabin, North Platte: July 31 - Aug. 4, 2013   


Catron, Nebraska City: Aug. 7 - 11, 2013  

Apply by June 15! EXTENDED DEADLINE 

Learn what it's really like to be a business woman in today's world at this residential camp that brings girls and women business leaders together for a highly-rewarding, unique and often surprising experience. Space is limited to just 12 girls at each location. There is no fee to attend but girls must apply and be selected. For more information and an application, click here or contact Lori Williamson

YWE Achieve
July 15-17
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Apply by June 17!

Learn valuable business skills, experience campus life and go on an exclusive leadership adventure with other girls your age. Exclusively for Seniors and Ambassadors, YWE Achieve is limited to just 29 girls. For more information or an application, click here or contact Julie Madsen. 


Upcoming Programs!

Still looking to fill your Pathways Passport? Here are highlights of upcoming Series, Bring-a-Friend* and Camp programs.  

You will find even more programs in your Summer Supplement.  

*Non-Girl Scout friends must register for events and include a $12 Girl Scouts of the USA membership fee.

Public Art Project - Deadline Extended to June 15!
Express your creativity and share your vision for Girl Scouts of the Future by participating in the 2013 artVenture Public Art Project: "Girl Scouts, Our Next 100 Years!" Projects must be completed by August 1, 2013. For entry forms and guidelines click here or contact Lori Williamson.

Junior Naturalist Series
Experience the wonders of nature - Water Wonders in June, Explore Turtles in July and Tree-riffic in August. Attend one, two or all three of the programs in this nature-inspired series. For more information or to register, click here or contact Tracy Stewart. This program is open to Daisies, Brownies and Juniors!

Art in the Trees
Sunday, June 16 - Friday, June 21
Catron Camp and Retreat Center, Nebraska City
Grades 4-8
Register by June 7!
Tracing, sketching, scrapbooking and more - with nature as your canvas!

Drum Mania - A Family Event!
Saturday, June 22
Camp Maha, Papillion
Family Event
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Register by June 7!
Back by popular demand! Bring the entire family to Camp Maha and experience the amazing talent of award-winning composer, percussionist and recording artist Michael Fitzsimmons.

Choco-licious! Mini Resident Camp
Sunday, June 23, 6 p.m. - Tuesday, June 25, 6 p.m.
Camp Maha, Papillion
Junior - Cadette
Register by June 7!
Come experience a choco-licious resident camp where you will learn the history of chocolate, how it is made and get up close and personal with the delectable delicacy.

Girls Rock Nebraska
Sunday, June 23, 5 p.m. - Friday, June 28, 7 p.m.
Junior - Ambassador
Register by June 7!
Find your voice! Learn to play a musical instrument, form a band, write a song and perform at a Showcase for your family and friends - you can do it all!

The ART of Summer
Sunday, June 23, 6 p.m. - Friday, June 28, 6 p.m.
Camp Crossed Arrows, Nickerson
Junior - Cadette
Register by June 7!
Improve your art skills by working with a professional artist and discover how art is all around us!

Camp Maha Spa! Mini Resident Camp
Wednesday, June 26, 6 p.m. - Friday, June 28, 6 p.m.
Camp Maha, Papillion
Junior - Cadette
Register by June 7!
Get pampered... sleeping slumber-party-style in an air conditioned lodge, spend time at the "Burr Oak Spa," do yoga and participate in a photo shoot!

Glitter Bugs
Sunday, June 30, 6 p.m. - Tuesday, July 2, 4:45 p.m.
Catron Camp and Retreat Center, Nebraska City
Daisy - Brownie
Register by June 14!
Get creative with glitter, paint and more, and make some great masterpieces while exploring all that camp has to offer.

Metro Camp-Art Explorer
Saturday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 26
Great Plains Service Center, Omaha
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Brownie - Junior
Register by July 5!
Colors and shapes and lines, oh my! Attend art classes, visit museums and meet artists in their studios.  

Quick Links
Learning Opportunities
Programs for Grades 9-12
Upcoming Programs

Don't miss the 39th annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival, 

June 7-9, Downtown Omaha, 10th to 15th Streets 

on Farnam Street! Art, music, demonstrations, food & beverages, plus lots of great activities and events!


Music Makes the World Go 'Round at the Children's Fair 

with dozens of hands-on crafts, activities and entertainment for kids ages three to 11. Fun for the whole family on Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Click here for complete details. 

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