Tag Archives: 2019 Early Bird

Service unit Early Bird grand prize

Due to high levels interest in the Service Unit Grand Prize for Early Bird Renewals – a choice of two highly popular weekends at Tomahawk Ranch in 2020 –  Girl Scouts of Colorado is removing any previously stated time restrictions for this prize!

Service Unit Early Bird Grand Prize FAQs

  • What is the prize? A free property reservation to be used for a service unit camping trip during one of the two most sought-after weekends at Tomahawk Ranch – May 1-3, 2020 and August 21-23, 2020.
  • How can my service unit win? Your service unit can win by being one of the first two units to achieve 45 percent of their 2018-19 membership!
  • How do I know which weekend my unit would win? The first service unit to reach 45 percent retention will get to choose between May 1-3, 2020, and August 21-23, 2020, for their service unit camping trip at Tomahawk Ranch. The second unit to reach 45 percent retention will get the other available weekend.
  • What is included in this prize? The cost of the property reservation is included in the prize. Service units will be responsible for paying for food service for their group and providing their own programming and transportation.
  • When can troops in my area start renewing girls to qualify for this prize? Right now! Any girls that renew by June 26 will be counted towards each service unit’s retention percentage. Don’t wait to register girls and adults to qualify for this grand prize!
  • When will the winners be announced? Girl Scouts of Colorado representatives will check service unit renewals daily to identify the winning service units! The winners will be recognized on the GSCO blog and social media platforms, so check those platforms regularly to stay updated on the competition!
  • How do girls renew their registration? Troop leadership teams and families can renew their girls and troops by logging into myGS. Contact 877-404-5708 or email inquiry@gscolorado.org for assistance renewing members for the 2020 membership year.

Renew Today

Be a Super Early Bird: Save your spot for the 2019-20 Girl Scout year

What’s next for your girl in Girl Scouts? Will she earn a Highest Award, travel the world, get her adrenaline pumping on outdoor adventures, explore the world of STEM, or all of the above?

This year, we’re offering a Super Early Bird incentive for girls and troops that renew for the 2019-20 membership year between April 29 and May 1. Don’t miss your chance to win fantastic prizes, including a Colorado family staycation and Girl Scouts of Colorado event passes! In addition to the Super Early Bird incentives, all girls renewed by June 26 will receive the 2019 Early Bird patch, and troops renewed by June 26 will receive a $25 credit to the Girl Scouts of Colorado Shop.

Early Bird Prizes for Girls and Families

Girl and Family Drawing – All girls renewed by May 1 will have the chance to win a Colorado family staycation!  Your girl can take charge and plan the family fun this summer. Explore this amazing state, enjoy quality family time, try something new together! The winning family will be notified on May 6. The trip must be completed by Sept. 30, 2019, and the family will be reimbursed for trip expenses up to $500.

Early Bird Patches Girls renewed by June 26 will earn an Early Bird patch, which will be mailed directly to their address in myGS.

Early Bird Prizes for Troops

Troop Drawings – Every troop that renews two unrelated adults and at least three girls by May 1 will have the chance to win GSCO event passes for their troop. One troop in each region will win event passes to a GSCO event of their choice for up to 20 girl and adult participants.

$25 GSCO Shop Credit – Troops that renew at least two unrelated adults, three girls, and complete their Annual Troop Report by June 26 will earn a $25 credit to the Girl Scouts of Colorado Shop.

Early Bird Prizes for Service Units

Starting this year, service units can earn up to $200 in Early Bird renewal prizes to support their local Girl Scout community!

Service units that retain 35 percent of their 2018-19 members by May 30 will earn $100 to put toward service unit activities.

Service units that retain 45 percent of their 2018-19 members by June 26 will earn an additional $100 to put toward service unit activities.

Service unit Grand Prize:  May 1-3 or August 21-23, 2020 Tomahawk Ranch Property Reservation

The Early Bird Grand Prize for the first two service units to achieve 45 percent of their 2018-19 membership is a free property reservation to be used for a service unit camping trip over the two most sought-after weekends at Tomahawk Ranch! The first service unit to reach 45 percent retention will get to choose between May 1-3, 2020, and August 21-23, 2020, for their service unit camping trip at Tomahawk Ranch. The second unit to reach 45 percent retention will get the other available weekend. Service units will be responsible for paying for food service for their group and providing their own programming.

Question? Contact your local volunteer support specialist. Don’t know who your volunteer support specialist is? Call 877-404-5708 or email inquiry@gscolorado.org.

2019_GSCO_Early Bird_flier_v3