Tag Archives: Centennial

Much-needed fun and connection, via virtual meeting

Submitted by Cameron Morgan

Metro Denver

Centennial

Ten of our eleven Cadettes (sixth graders) logged in to a virtual meeting we hosted on GoToMeeting. We just started working on our “Breathe” Journey. The girls did the Promise and Law, then got scented items to describe as we talked about the smells present in our indoor and outdoor air.  We each placed a section of Scotch tape someplace in our homes to collect particulates. We’ll examine those next time! We had a cookie season update from our troop cookie manager, and the girls held up fingers 1-10 to indicate how much fun they’d had during cookie season (mostly 9’s and 10’s!). We have packages ready for our Hometown Hero cookie delivery, whenever we can make that happen. Most girls included their pets or stuffies in our “closing circle,” where we sang “Make New Friends” together.

We had two girls already designated to lead the meeting; they had prepared the various segments based on the Journey guide book. As an adult leader, I was so impressed with their willingness to participate and their ability to take turns talking (sometimes hard in a group call). The future looks bright! We will meet again soon for chapter three of the Journey.

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Hometown Hero delivery

Submitted by Jamie Caselnova

Metro Denver

Centennial

Elisabeth’s Girl Scout troop delivered cookies to our Hometown Heroes. They chose the police department. They got a tour and to see where they keep bad guys, the car, and officers were happy to get cookies.

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The amazing, wonderful leader and cookie dad

Submitted by Adaline K.

Metro Denver

Centennial

My dad has been my troop leader for three years.

He helps me by going door-to-door with me in my neighborhood and my grandpa and grandma’s neighborhood to sell cookies and meet my goal.

My dad supports me and my troop by teaching us and helping my confidence.

Dads are an important part of the Girl Scouts of Colorado Cookie Team. That’s why we honor dads who help Girl Scouts all across Colorado meet their goals. Tell us about what makes your dad an awesome Cookie Dad and he could win a cool prize. 

Uniform to Uniform: Senior Emily shares Tagalongs

Submitted by Shannon Michel

Metro Denver

Centennial

Girl Scout Senior Emily treats firefighters from the South Metro Fire Station #22 to Tagalongs to thank them for their service to the community.

These Girl Scouts also earned the Uniform to Uniform patch! Learn how to earn yours: http://gscoblog.org/2020/01/uniform-to-uniform-patch-for-the-2020-girl-scout-cookie-program/ 

Girl Scouts Information Night – Southglenn

K-5th grade girls and their families are invited to learn more about what it means to be a Girl Scout at our upcoming Girl Scouts Information Night. New troops are forming today, and now is your girl’s chance to secure her spot in a troop!

 

Girl Scouts is a place where your girl is free to try new things and just be herself! As a Girl Scout, your girl will practice leadership with grit like a go-getter, problem solve like an innovator, embrace challenges like a risk-taker, and show empathy like a leader—in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment where she can feel free to let her full, magnificent personality shine through every single time. And now there’s even more to explore, with new badges in robotics, outdoor adventuring, cybersecurity, and environmental stewardship—to name just a few!

 

Learn more on Tuesday, October 1 from 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. in Southglenn Library Meeting Room B located at 6972 S Vine St, Centennial, CO 80122.

 

To start your girl’s membership with Girl Scout of Colorado visit: www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/join

Bronze Award project: Native bee houses

 

 

 

 

 

Submitted by Bree Dulaney

Metro Denver

Centennial

Juniors from Girl Scout Troop 61608 from Centennial spent five hours at the Denver Botanic Gardens. They were researching ideas for their Bronze Award project, building native bee houses.

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Silver Award project: Activity/Sensory board

Submitted by Shannon Michel

Metro Denver

Aurora/Centennial

Cadettes Sarah R., Bianca P., Emily M., and Maren G. of Troop 4098 in Aurora/Centennial used money earned from the Girl Scout Cookie Program to complete their Silver Award project. They built an activity/sensory board for a life-skills classroom in Aurora Public Schools. These young ladies learned about working with students with special needs, creating activities based upon the students’ abilities, budgeting, teamwork, woodworking, and tool use. They presented the final project to the classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, occupational therapist, physical therapist, and school administrators on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

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“Designing Robots” badge workshop with Arrow Electronics

Girl Scout Juniors are invited to earn their “Designing Robots” badge with Arrow Electronics.

When:

Saturday, June 1, 2019

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where:

Arrow Electronics

Centennial

Register online now:

https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/content/girlscoutsofcolorado/en/events-repository/2019/junior_designing_rob.html

Arrow Electronics is an American Fortune 500 company headquartered in Centennial. The company specializes in distribution and value-added services relating to electronic components and computer products.

Light breakfast will be provided during check-in and girls will receive their “Designing Robots” badge at the end of the workshop. All girls should have earned their “Programming Robots” badge prior to attending the workshop.

This is not a drop-off event. All girls must attend with a parent, guardian, or troop leader. Adult-to-girl ratios must be met. Girls attending with a troop leader should bring a completed parent permission form for a Girl Scout activity, which her troop leader should retain in case of emergency.

Registration closes on May 23 OR when capacity has been met.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org

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Bronze Award Girl Scouts featured on CBS4/KCNC-TV

Girl Scout Juniors from Troop 60900 in Centennial recently talked with CBS Denver about their Bronze Award project. They held a collection drive to benefit Peace, Love & Paws and help people and animals experiencing homelessness. Watch their story on “Together with Karen Leigh:” https://denver.cbslocal.com/2019/03/01/together-with-karen-leigh-show-3-1-3-3/

Centennial Juniors take action to help homeless animals

Submitted by Niki Spiers

Metro Denver

Centennial

Girl Scout Juniors from Troop 60168 decided to take action to help homeless animals. The troop finished up their Outdoor Journey by visiting the Dumb Friends League in Denver. The fourth graders learned what the current needs for the shelter were and set out to collect donations. They made posters, asking for donations and hung them in Peabody Elementary. Then, they made school announcements requesting donations. They reached out to family, friends, and neighbors for donations. On January 29, 2019, they arrived at Dumb Friends League with bags of paper towels, Q-tips, cotton balls, dish soap, and more! During their tour, they learned Dumb Friends League helps over 22,000 animals every year with most homeless dogs and cats being adopted within two weeks! It was a fun and educational visit for both Girl Scouts and parents. Everyone left grateful knowing homeless animals were being well taken care of at the Dumb Friends League!

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.