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Issue 84
April 28, 2014
A Message from the CEO
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Dear Members, Volunteers, Parents, Alumnae and Friends of GSEP,


I love hearing about all of the fun adventures our Girl Scouts have had this year: learning new skills, completing journeys, selling cookies, camping, taking troop trips, participating in community service, and taking action to make the world a better place. 


Imagine what they'll do next year! 


Now is the time to re-register for the upcoming program year. Early-bird registration for 2014-2015 begins May 2nd and runs through June 30th. 


Re-registering now will ensure that your troop is ready to participate in the fall "Nuts About Reading" product sale, which is an excellent (and easy!) way to raise funds for your fall activities. Plus, all girls who re-register before June 30th will get a free fun patch! 


You can keep up to date on everything that's going on at GSEP by following us on Facebook and Twitter. And don't forget to let us know what you're up to as well! You can check out some of the accomplishments and photos that troops have shared with us recently at the end of this email.


Yours in Scouting,

Natalye Paquin 
Spotlight on... 
Girl Scout Triathlon

It's on! Get your swim caps, bikes, and sneakers ready . . . we're having a triathlon!
We're hosting the FIRST EVER Girl Scout Triathlon on June 14 at French Creek State Park. Slots are filling fast, so register now! Get details about the event on our website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the triathlon, upcoming training events and tips!  
Once a Girl Scout, Always a Girl Scout!


The Alumnae Association now has its own section of the websiteThis is a great place to see what is happening throughout the Council with alumnae. Check it out today!



Want to attend an alumnae gathering? Here's what's happening throughout the Council:


May 20- Young Friends will host a Mix & Mingle at VIVA Bistro and Lounge in Wyomissing from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. To RSVP, and learn more about the event, click here


August 15 - 17 - Join the 24th Annual Adult Camping Weekend at Camp Tweedale. Enjoy a weekend of laughter, fun and relaxation. Adult Camping Weekend is your opportunity to participate in great activities, dine on delectable home cooked cuisine, and most importantly, reconnect with friends, old and new! All proceeds benefit the GSEP Older Girl Scholarship Fund. To register for the event, download the flyer.


To learn more about the Alumnae Association and the events listed above, visit the website!
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Community Events

Get out and about this spring and summer! Take advantage of exciting opportunities uniquely available to Girl Scout troops and families, which often include discounted tickets and special Girl Scout goodies! Check the Community Events page on our website for info on upcoming events.

Popular Camp Programs Expanded!

Don't miss out! In order to meet demand, we're adding spots to some of our most popular camp programs (Cupcake Wars, Girl on Fire,Top Chef) and we're creating exciting new camp sessions for Juniors and Cadettes! 

Check gsep.org/camps for updated program descriptions. These spots are filling up quickly so register today!

Not sure if camp is right for you? Come to an Open House to meet camp staff and learn more. No registration needed. Email camps@gsep.org for directions.
Picture Place
Junior Troop 8636 earned the 'Playing the Past" badge by hosting a History Party! Check out the famous faces! Left to Right: (1st Row)

Grace Kelly, Amelia Earhart, Gertrude Ederele, Sacagawea (2nd Row) 

Hillary Clinton, Frances Slanger, Martha Washington, Sally Ride, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Hellen Keller, Amelia Earhart



SU 602 Downingtown recently held their annual Gal/Pal dance. Over 200 girls in the area enjoyed the day and donated new or gently used books to kids! 


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Share your stories! Send photos and details about your troop programs and activities to communications@gsep.org. We will do our best to include your news in an upcoming issue of E-News, but space limitations prevent us from posting all submissions.


E-News Hard Copies: If you know of a Leader or Service Unit Manager who does not have access to a computer and would like to receive eNews, contact Loretta Rudzinski at 866.564.2030, ext. 1049 to arrange for a mailed copy. 


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In This Issue
Once a Girl Scout
Community Events
Picture Place

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