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7th Annual Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest

Submitted by Gabi Scott

Northern & Northeastern CO

Longmont

What: Wonder with a capital WOW! STEAM Fest 2020

When: 

Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, 2020

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds

Tickets: www.GOSTEAMFest.com

Use CODE: Scout2020 for 20% off tickets for the whole family! Girl Scouts, please wear your uniform to the event!

Earn STEM badge Requirements* at one awesome event!

Pick up a badge scavenger hunt sheet at the tables near the north gate, listing the types of exhibitor activities and the linked badge requirement by level. Bring your own badge requirement sheets to hunt for more activities. *Not all requirements can be completed at the event.

This is perfect for Juliettes!

Questions? Email Girl Scout event Liaison Gabi at gabi@makerbolder.com

Maker Bolder is the producer of Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest and is indeed a 501(c)(3). We do all of this exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.

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Harlem Globetrotter Experience

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers including Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, and female stars TNT Lister, Swish Sutton, and Torch George*, will bring their all-new show, “Pushing the Limits,” to Colorado Springs at The Broadmoor World Arena on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $21.50 – $59.

The troop that purchases the most tickets could be highlighted on the court or even sell cookies outside the venue!

Register Now: https://worldarenaandpikespeakcenter.formstack.com/forms/harlem_globetrotters_groups20_plus_vscout

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More Trail Adventure meet-ups in May 2020

Say goodbye to winter and HELLO SPRING as you explore the outdoors with your fellow Girl Scout sisters. Girl Scouts of Colorado has organized a spring edition of our Trail Adventure meet-ups in May 2020 to encourage you to get out in nature and complete some of the requirements for the Trail Adventure badge. Girls also have the opportunity to earn a FREE* badge sponsored by the North Face.

Attend any of the Girl Scouts of Colorado-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-ups in May 2020 and complete all of the requirements to earn a Trail Adventure badge by July 1, 2020, and a Girl Scout is eligible to receive her badge for FREE*.  Just have a parent/caregiver or troop leader fill out this online notification formThis form will close on July 1, 2020 and badges will be mailed to the address provided. Badges are earned by Girl Scouts and must be completed according to the appropriate program level. Check out the online Badge Explorer for specific badge requirements for each program level.

With a shared purpose of encouraging exploration, Girl Scouts and The North Face understand the importance of providing the next generation of girls, regardless of socioeconomic status, with outdoor adventure experiences. By giving girls the opportunity to experience the outdoors, Girl Scouts and The North Face hope to enhance leadership skills and confidence in young girls, while encouraging them to seek new challenges through outdoor adventure.

You can participate in more than one Trail Adventure meet-up and share this exciting opportunity with your Girl Scout sisters who haven’t attended meet-up or aren’t signed up to attend one. All upcoming Trail Adventures are listed below and open for registration on the GSCO Events Calendar.

Please complete one online form for each Girl Scout or group of Girl Scouts completing the badge on the same day. For example, one form for girls who complete their badge on May 10, 2020 and one form for girls who complete their badge on June 7, 2020.

* This opportunity is made possible by a generous grant from The North Face. Only registered Girl Scouts ages 5-18 may receive a free badge upon participation in a GSCO-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-up in May 2020 and completion all of program level-appropriate badge-earning requirements by July 1, 2020.  Troops may complete badgework together or Girl Scouts may earn individually.

Check the Events Page for registration

Saturday, May 2- Royal Gorge Overlook Loop (after National Bridging Event)

Sunday, May 3- Mica Mines Trail

Sunday, May 3- Mallory Cave

Saturday, May 16- Mount Falcon Park Upper Loop

Saturday,May 16- Red Rocks Canyon, Mesa/Greenlee

Sunday, May 17- Minnequa Lake Trail

Sunday, May 17- Washington Park Loop

Saturday, May 23- Holy Bucket Miramonte Rim Loop Saturday, May 23- Mount Margaret Trail

Saturday, May 23- Browns Creek Waterfall Trail Sunday, May 24- Pulpit Rock Park Loop

Sunday, May 24- Green Mountain West Trail

Bunk with the Beasts at Denver Zoo

Submitted by Megan Gallagher

Metro Denver

Denver

Bring your Girl Scout troop and spend a night at Denver Zoo! Girl Scouts will earn their badge through a very special experience! You and your troop will explore the Zoo and its exhibits, learn about different animals, and participate in activities that support badge work.

Cost

  • Child: $58 per Girl Scout
  • Adult Chaperone: $58 per adult (One leader per troop is free)

Other Girl Scout Bunk with the Beasts Programs available:

  • Daisies: Three Cheers for Animals
  • Brownies:
    • Senses
    • Pets
  • Juniors: Animal Habitats
  • Multi-Level: Go Nocturnal
  • Multi-Level: Mother’s Day Bunk and Breakfast

For dates and registration visit: https://www.denverzoo.org/scout-bunks

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First-Aid with South Metro Fire Rescue

Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes are invited to learn first-aid with South Metro Fire’s first responders, talk with firefighters about their jobs, and learn basic first-aid skills to earn your “First Aid” badge.

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Time: 6 -9 p.m.

Location: 

South Metro Fire and Rescue Training Center

17801 E. Plaza Drive

Parker 80134

Registration End Date: Thursday, March 12

Program Levels: Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Adult/Volunteers

Girl fee: $5, includes first-aid kit and badge or patch

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/first_aid_with_south_metro_fire_rescue_md_03_30_2020

Stations will include:

  • How to get help from 911
  • Talk to someone who treats injured persons
  • Basic first-aid kit
  • Clean minor injuries
  • Prevent/treat outdoor injuries (bee stings)
  • Shock types
  • Weather injuries (hypo and hyperthermia)

First-Aid kit and badges are included in the cost of the workshop. Please bring a water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the activities!

A basic liability waiver will need to be submitted for each girl upon check in at the event.

This is not a drop-off event. All Girl Scouts must attend with her parent/guardian or troop leaders. Adult to girl ratios for events must be met. Troop Leaders: we suggest registering troops individually.

If you have any questions about this event or have trouble completing registration, please contact inquiry@gscolorado.org or 877-404-5708.

Juniors: Earn Your “Horsemanship” badge

Submitted by Gabriella Grieve

Metro Denver

Sedalia

Attention Girl Scout Juniors! Earn your “Horsemanship” badge with Inspiring Strides at a three-hour clinic in 2020. Learn everything horse related and complete all requirements to earn your badge. The clinic will cover everything including grooming, handling, arena etiquette, horse anatomy, tack anatomy, horse behavior, and riding!
To register, please email Gabriella Grieve at Inspiring Strides at inspiringstridesco@gmail.com. The registration process does include a liability release waiver, photo release, and safety rules form.

Dates: February 9, 16, 23, and March 1

Time: 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: One week prior to clinic. Class has maximum space for six participants, so please register early!

Cost: $50 / rider

Clinic is held in an outdoor arena, so please wear weather-appropriate, as well as horse appropriate, attire. Long pants and closed toe shoes are mandatory. Bicycle helmets are not appropriate for riding, so please only bring ASTM approved helmets. If you do not have an ASTM approved helmet, there will be some available for riders.

For more information about Inspiring Strides visit us on Facebook or Instagram using the handle @inspiringstridesco
Questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out via email at the above address or through phone at (303) 495-9259.

Hope to see you there!

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“Goodnight Moon” at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

“Goodnight Moon” at Denver Center for the Performing Arts is a lively musical based on the beloved story! As the clock strikes seven o’clock, all your favorite characters in the Great Green Room spring to life on stage: Bunny, kittens and mittens, bears and chairs, the red balloon, a (not-so-quiet) old lady, and – of course – cows jumping over the magical moon.

Featuring whimsical music and dance, this captivating adaptation of “Goodnight Moon” is produced as a part of the DCPA’s Theatre for Young Audiences program, which focuses on performances tailored for Pre-K through third grade audiences. The performance is one-hour.

Limited $16 tickets are available for the 1:30 p.m. performance on January 25, 2020. There is also a post-show workshop for Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies with teaching artists! All Girl Scouts receive a patch for attending.

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/goodnight_moon.html

Please click here to view the event flier.

All attendees must be registered Girl Scout members and all adults must be approved volunteers.

Email amy.myers@gscolorado.org with event questions. If you have trouble completing registration, please contact inquiry@gscolorado.org or 877-404-5708.

Girl Scout Day at DU Women’s Gymnastics

Girl Scout Day with University of Denver Gymnastics is Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2 p.m.  Watch University of Denver Pioneers take on the University of Minnesota. Nationally ranked #7 DU is led by Coach of the Year Melissa Kitcher-Rinehart and reigning NCAA National Co-Champion on floor Lynnzee Brown. There will also be a post-meet autograph session on North Concourse.

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/girl_scout_day_at_du.html 

There is special Girl Scout ticket pricing! General admission tickets are $5, plus fees.

For groups of 20 or more, contact Max Miller at (303) 871-6048 or max.g.miller@du.edu.

Questions? Email amy.myers@gscolorado.org

Girl Scout Day with Colorado College Women’s Basketball

Watch Colorado College Women’s Basketball take on the University of Dallas at El Pomar Arena in Colorado Springs on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 4 p.m. Admission is FREE for all Girl Scouts in uniform or Girl Scout attire. There will also be a post-game autograph session for Girl Scouts! Pre-registration is not required.

Questions? Email amy.myers@gscolorado.org

Camp Christmas at Stanley Marketplace

Girl Scouts, families, and friends are invited to an over-the-top holiday extravaganza at The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace in Aurora. Exclusive Girl Scout discounted tickets available: $10 on December 19 and $15 from December 20 – January 5. Available by phone only: (303) 446-4829.

Stanley Marketplace will be transformed by an over-the-top indoor immersive installation. Camp Christmas is Denver’s newest holiday experience, where yuletide traditions of the past and present get merrily mashed together in a massive 10,000-square-foot wonderland. Come in from the cold with your whole family and get wrapped in the ooey-gooey, odd, and sweet rituals that have brought light to the darkness of winter for thousands of years.

Ticket alert: Camp Christmas has been selling out, especially on weekends and school holidays. Because tickets for each time slot are limited, we highly encourage purchasing tickets in advance.

Questions? Email amy.myers@gscolorado.org.