Girl Scout Cookie Program  
Starts FRIDAY!


The Girl Scout Cookie Program begins THIS Friday, February 7! The program runs through March 9, with Cookie Booths opening on Friday, February 14.


Looking for cookies? The Cookie Booth Locator will tell you where to find Girl Scout Cookies in your neighborhood. 


IMPORTANT!  It's not too late to participate in the 2014 Cookie Program, but the clock is counting down. Don't miss your opportunity, fill out this form to get started on the path to FUN and business savvy.


Cookie Twitter Party! You're Invited.

Join Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska for a Cookie Twitter Party on Wednesday, February 5, 2014! The party starts at 8:00 p.m. CST. You can attend in your jammies if that's how you roll!


Follow @girlscoutsNE and @girlscouts to join the party!  Use the hashtags #cookieboss, #GSSN and #GNO when you tweet that night.


Not sure what any of this means, but you want to watch what happens?  Go to our Twitter page.

Summer Fun...What?!
It may be difficult to visualize right now, but summer (you remember that? grass, warm days, flip flops) is right around the corner.

Make your fun, adventurous and friend-filled summer plans with Girl Scouts today! 

Your 2014 Summer Supplement program guide should have arrived at your home, if not, here is your electronic copy.   

Volunteer Spotlight

We LOVE our volunteers and we are putting the spotlight on someone who has been a Girl Scout for many, many years.  Meet the sparkling Dorothy Schoenberner here.   

Save the date...

For the 2014 artVenture receptions!
February Juliette's Boutique Special!
Beginning February 10, purchase a tote for $1 and get 10% off everything* you can fit in it! This includes The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting, Journey books, skill-building sets, camp gear, fun patches and MORE. Hurry, this special is good only through February 21, 2014, or while supplies last.

*The following items are excluded from this promotion: Girl and Adult uniform items (including insignia, earned badges and Journey awards), adult cardigan sweaters and clearance items.
World Thinking Day 2014
Council-sponsored World Thinking Day events will take place across the state on Saturday, February 22. Explore different cultures through dance, games, activities and food. Troops are invited to research a country and offer an exhibit at the event. To reserve a country, and for more information, email us.

Register now for the following World Thinking Day locations:
North Platte
Omaha morning
Omaha afternoon
Discount Tickets for Sister Act
It's not too late to order discounted tickets for Sister Act coming March 20 to the Orpheum Theater in Omaha!  Enjoy main floor seating for just $58 per ticket through our partnership with Omaha Performing Arts. Great seats at a great price for a great show! To order, contact Lori Williamson at 402.779.8239.
Scouting for the Cure
Wear your pink on Saturday, March 15 and attend one of our Scouting for the Cure events across the state. Learn about breast health and breast cancer awareness through a variety of activities. For more information, contact Renae Ninneman.
Register now for the location nearest you:
North Platte
Grand Island
Girl Award Deadlines
The 2014 Girl Award ceremonies are just around the corner. Girls earning their Bronze or Silver Award must complete projects and submit final reports by March 31. Gold Award projects must be completed and reports submitted by February 15. Gold Award final interviews will take place in March. For more info, contact Shelly Blakley. 
YWECamp and YWEAchieve
Applications now available!
Visit our website to apply for YWECamp and YWEAchieve, two extremely popular leadership development programs for girls in grades 9-12. Both programs are free, but girls must submit an application by the deadline to be considered. Space is limited, so apply now!
Camp Maha Summer 2014 Day Camps
Bus Locations, Family Night and Optional Overnight
For information regarding bus stop locations, family night details and optional overnights, check out the publications page on the Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska website. If you have further questions, please contact Shelly Blakley.
Additional Upcoming Programs!

Duct Tape 201
Grades 2-8
Performing Arts Center, Alliance
Saturday, Feb. 15
Register by Feb. 7!
If you LOVED Duct Tape 101, do not miss out on making even more creative crafts with Duct Tape 201! In this advanced class, you will learn how to do amazing things with this common household item.

Camp Adventure Weekend: Let's Keep it Clean!
Grades 2-8
Camp Crossed Arrows, Nickerson
Friday, Feb. 21 - Saturday, Feb. 23
Register by Feb. 12!
Learn about the water you drink and how YOU can keep it clean! The Groundwater Foundation will teach you how to recharge it, pump it, protect it and conserve it. Get your hands wet learning through interactive, hands-on activities while earning your Let's Keep it Clean patch!

Taking Kearney by Storm
Family Event
Viaero Event Center, Kearney
Saturday, Feb. 22
Register by Feb. 7!
Show your Girl Scout spirit and cheer on the Tri-City Storm to victory! Bring your camera and get your picture taken with the team mascot, Stormy! After the game, stay for a skating party.

Pinterest Party
Grades K-12
Multiple locations
Register now!
Do you love Pinterest? Play games, craft and make snacks - all inspired by pins on the popular website.
Quick Links
Volunteer Spotlight
artVenture 2014
Juliette's Boutique
World Thinking Day 2014
Discount Tickets 
Girl Awards 2014
YWE Applications
Camp Maha Summer 2014
Day Camps
Additional Upcoming Programs

Girl Scout Night

Join the Tri-City Storm Saturday, Feb. 22 as they take on the Lincoln Stars. Wear purple to the game for "Pack-it-in-Purple!" Plus, enjoy free ice skating after the game! Click here for more info. To order tickets, call 308-382-2020.

Come create
at the ArtRoom!

We are an educational art facility hosting a wide variety of art classes, including: drawing; acrylic, oil and watercolor painting; screen printing; sewing; and mixed-media art. We offer many art opportunities for Girl Scouts of all ages, including:

  • Art Programs for Girl Scout Troops
  • Summer Camps

Check out our website for more information. 

Community Collaborators

Have you checked out our Community Collaborators?

From horseback riding to pottery, from dancing to adventures in the outdoors, our Community Collaborators offer fun experiences for every Girl Scout. Work toward badges or just have a good time with your sister Girl Scouts! 


Click here to see all of our Community Collaborators and what they offer this year! 

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