February 27, 2015-February 28, 2015
4 Spots Available (Registration Closes at 11:59 PM ET on February 16, 2015) Camp Timber Ridge
Prerequisite: Cabins, Lodges and S’mores (30 days prior).This is a sixteen hour course for troop/group leaders who have progressed and want to plan and implement an overnight experience with their girls using outdoor facilitates (tents). Course content includes: fire building, outdoor cooking, tent care, knot tying, pocket knife safety, hiking and successfully preparing two preplanned meals.
January 31, 2015 09:00 AM-12:00 PM
6 Spots Available (Registration Closes at 11:59 PM ET on January 27, 2015) Gwinnett Hospital Resource Center
Prerequisite: None. This is a three hour course for Junior Level or older troop leaders whose girls want to visit the birthplace of founder Juliette Gordon Low. Course content will include: Travel readiness, travel timeline, budget and fundraising, Places to visit, awards and recognitions, girl planning, safety, and council forms and procedures.
February 20, 2015 12:30 PM-03:30 PM
24 Spots Available (Registration Closes at 11:59 PM ET on February 16, 2015) Tucker Recreation Center
Prerequisite: None. This is a three hour course for troop/group leaders and older girls who want to learn more about Girl Scout Traditions and the ceremonies that celebrate them. Course content includes: Types of ceremonies, resources available and how to prepare, plan and perform a ceremony.
Who’s ready for our 2nd Annual Girl Scout Swim Party at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center?!
It is set for Friday, September 5th, 6-8pm. Cost is only $5!
A new opportunity for older girls (Junior & up) is access to WIBIT. Limited tickets are available, and are $2 extra.
Tickets will be available at our August 11th Service Unit meeting.
There are 2 pages to the flyer: returning girls and new girls.
Looking for an easier way to track and plan meetings? Need a handout for parents/volunteers or older girls? We now have a Meeting Plan worksheet (in pdf format) you can print out and use for your next meeting. Download the pdf here.
Take safety precautions when using candles or fires, or when the girls construct bridges or platforms. Refer to Volunteer Essentials and the Safety Activity Checkpoints (available through your council) for specific advice.
Add personal elements to traditional ceremonies. Use favorite poems, songs, stories, and sayings, or have the girls write something new.
Consider the role of colors and symbols that the girls might use in their ceremony.
Observe flag etiquette when the girls hold flag ceremonies.
We’ve added event dates for GS Day at the Atlanta Braves and Six Flags day to our calendar in September. Coming up in a few months (but open for tickets now) is the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey circus as well.
The calendar events also contain links to download the event flyers.