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Harlem Globetrotters at the Broadmoor World Arena

Join GSCO and the Harlem Globetrotters at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2 p.m. All Girl Scouts, family, and friends are invited.

Buy tickets online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2019/harlem_globetrotters.html. Discounted tickets can be purchased at $21.50 or $35.50 per person.

On the heels of taking their unparalleled entertainment to capacity crowds overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters will return to North America with their all-new Fan-Powered World Tour, bringing their unrivaled show to fans in more than 250 North American cities.

Featuring Guinness World Record holders and some of the most elite dunkers and exceptional ball handlers on the planet, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball – it is the ultimate family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages. This year’s show will feature a star-studded roster, including showmen like Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, Ant Atkinson, and Hammer Harrison, as well as fan favorites Firefly Fisher, Bull Bullard, Thunder Law, and Cheese Chisholm.

To match the growing popularity of the Globetrotters’ female stars, the tour now includes the largest selection of female talent ever – TNT Lister, Hoops Green, Torch George, and Mighty Mortimer. Rosters vary in each city and are subject to change. After virtually every game, the Harlem Globetrotters remain on the court for autographs and photographs with fans.

 

NEW Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame and Girl Scout patch program

“The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame is excited to partner with Girl Scouts of Colorado to provide girls across the state an opportunity to learn the stories of women who have shaped our state and the nation’s history with courage, leadership, intelligence, and creativity. Girl Scouts are future female leaders of Colorado and the Hall of Fame recognizes and preserves the accomplishments of past and present Colorado women.”

  • M.L. Hanson, Founder of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

Girl Scouts of Colorado is thrilled to partner with the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame to launch a new patch program for all Girl Scouts in Colorado.

Girl Scouts of all ages can complete at least three of the seven activities listed on the online instructions within 12 months and earn the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) patch. Once activities are completed, troop leader, parent, or guardian should fill out the online notification form and patches will be mailed to an address of their choosing. The first 200 Girl Scouts who complete the program will receive a FREE patch.

All Girl Scouts should take the Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge before starting their online research.

After your Girl Scout/Girl Scout troop has earned this patch, share your experience on the Girl Scouts of Colorado blog!

Special thanks to M.L. Hanson, Jill Tietjen, Beth Barela, Tiffany Critz, and the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame for developing this patch program for all Girl Scouts in Colorado.

Questions? Email GSCO Community Partnerships Manager Aimee Artzer at aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

FREE event for young women singers to earn a patch

Submitted by Kristin Oliver

Metro Denver

Denver

I am the chair of the Skyline Chorus Heartsong Foundation, which is a Young Women in Harmony organization through Sweet Adelines International. We are putting on a free event for young women, who are interested in acappella music, barbershop harmony, and music education in general! There will be lots of singing, lots of learning, free food, and free t-shirts! The event is on February 3, 2019 at Graland Country Day School and it meets the requirements for your “Young Women in Harmony” Girl Scout patch! A flyer for the event is attached below. Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/heartsong2019! Email me at heartsong@skylinechorus.net with any and all questions!

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

Girls in STEM: Snow Safety and Snow Science at Keystone Science School

Submitted by Dave Miller

Mountain Communities

Keystone

Keystone Science School is offering a program specifically designed for girls, highlighting careers within snow safety and snow science. Girls in STEM, which runs February 8 – 10, 2019, will teach girls about snow science and a wide variety of careers within snow safety and snow science. The program is open to any girl currently in third – eighth grade. Participating girls will first learn how to cross country ski, which will turn into their mode of transportation for the remainder of the weekend. They will then learn about many aspects of snow science, including the many forms of snow grains, snow metamorphosis, and the many layers within our snowpack. Girls will be digging snow pits and learning how to analyze the snowpack by identifying layers and all the variables which create a stable or unstable snow pack such as the slope, aspect, and different weather events which have influenced the snowpack.

Throughout the weekend, girls will also learn about careers within snow safety and snow science from female professionals working in the field and known to the program as STEM Mentors. Keystone Science School is partnering with Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. The featured STEM Mentor is Lindsay Wiebold, who is on the Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol. The program will also be supported by ski area snow safety technicians, and member from a local avalanche dog team. These STEM mentors are the cornerstone of the program because girls won’t just learn about various professions, but also the barriers each STEM mentor experienced when entering the field. The barriers can be gender-based through their educational and professional experience, but also any other limiting factor and how each individual STEM mentor handled that barrier.

Program Details

Location: Keystone Science School, 1053 Soda Ridge Road, Keystone, Colorado 80435

Dates and Time: February 8 – 10, 2019

Cost: $175 per participant (includes food, equipment, lodging, and  instruction). Scholarships are available.

More information: (970) 468 – 2098 or Support@KeystoneScienceSchool.org

Website: https://www.keystonescienceschool.org/camp/girls-in-stem

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

National Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNC

University of Northern Colorado is celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, February 16, 2019! Join us for the FREE Girls Sports Clinic (ages 5-13 years old) at 12 p.m. at the UNC Campus Recreation Center (1300 23rd Street, Greeley, CO 80639)! Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. and the first 100 girls will receive a free t-shirt! Pre-registered participants will also receive a FREE ticket to the Bears Women’s Basketball game at 2 p.m. vs. Idaho. Walk-ups and parents are eligible for discounted tickets!

**NEW this year, UNC Athletics has added multiple opportunities for select participants to be part of Bears game day by taking on various roles in sport (i.e. public address announcer, marketing assistant, cheer coach, and many more). This new opportunity focuses on the NGWSD theme, “Lean her forward,” which honors the channels available to both girls and women in sports and the endless potential to succeed.

To reserve your spot, register at uncbears.com/ngwsd. A representative from UNC will follow-up with you to confirm your registration.

Questions? Email athletics@unco.edu or call (970) 351 -2197.

Girl Scout Pajama Jam with the Denver Nuggets

Join us for our annual Girl Scout Pajama Jam with the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 3, 2019. All Girl Scouts are invited to cheer on the Nuggets as they take on the New Orleans Pelicans and have a sleepover after the game! The game starts at 7 p.m. and is at Pepsi Center (1000 Chopper Cir, Denver, CO 80204).

SPECIAL GIRL SCOUT TICKET PRICING:

Upper level tickets: $30

Lower level tickets: $60

*$15 of value is loaded on each ticket and can be used toward the purchases of any food and beverage from permanent concession stands or retail merchandise items!

Your ticket package includes a ticket to the game, 2019 Pajama Jam commemorative patch, post-game shoot around on the Nuggets court, midnight snack, movie screening on Pepsi vision, sleepover at the Pepsi Center, and breakfast in the morning.

You are welcome to purchase a ticket and not stay for the sleepover, however the pricing is the same.

The troop with the most ticket referrals will get to participate in the halftime high-five fan tunnel and high five NBA players as they run onto the court to start the second half of play.

The top five troops with the most ticket referrals will all be invited to sit in VIP seats to watch both NBA teams warm up prior to the game.

After you purchase tickets you will be contacted by the Nuggets to provide a troop number for your referral, information about sleepover plans, and a waiver for all sleeping over or going onto the court for the shoot around.

Buy tickets online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/content/girlscoutsofcolorado/en/events-repository/2019/girl_scout_day_pajam.html

This is not a drop off event. Adult to girl ratios for events must be met. Girls attending with a troop leader should bring a completed parent permission form for a Girl Scout activity that troop leaders will retain for their records.

Questions? Contact Lexie Urratio at lexie.urratio@teamkse.com or (303) 405 – 1139.

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Badge workshop at the Fort Morgan Museum

Join staff at the Fort Morgan Museum for a morning of badge activities on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  The museum specializes in telling the stories of Fort Morgan and Morgan County through permanent and temporary exhibits, educational programs, and photos, documents, and artifacts from yesterday and today.

  • Daisies will work on requirements toward their “Good Neighbor” badge.
  • Brownies will work on requirements toward their “Celebrating Community” badge.
  • Juniors will work on requirements toward their “Inside Government” badge.

Badges will not be provided at the event.

Register online:

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

The registration deadline is Tuesday, January 22.

This is not a drop off event. Adult to girl ratios for events must be met. Girls attending with a troop leader should bring a completed parent permission form for a Girl Scout activity that troop leaders will retain for their records.

Girl Scout Day with USAFA Women’s Basketball

Join us for Girl Scout Day with the U.S. Air Force Academy Women’s Basketball team on January 26, 2019! All Girl Scouts, family, and friends are invited. Cheer on the team as they take on San Jose State. The game starts at 2 p.m. and is at Clune Arena at the Air Force Academy (2168 Field House Dr USAF Academy, CO 80840).

Tickets are $4/person and can be purchased online using the link below and the promo code Scout.

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X Games viewing for Girl Scouts

The X Games returns to Aspen, Colorado’s Buttermilk Mountain, for the world’s best action sports, music, and festival experience – on snow! All Girl Scouts are invited to an exclusive viewing section of the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final and the Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

11 a.m. – Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final

8:45 p.m. – Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe

Girls will also have an opportunity to meet and greet with the female athletes and learn which ones were Girl Scouts. The Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Final at 11 a.m. will likely be televised and girls should be prepared to be on camera.

This is not a drop-off event. Adult to girl ratios for events must be met. Girls attending with a troop leader should bring a completed parent permission form for a Girl Scout activity that troop leaders will retain for their records.

Register online:

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

Registration closes Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org

National Women in Sports Day with CU Women’s Basketball

Celebrate National Women in Sports Day with the CU Women’s Basketball team on February 10, 2019 as they take on the USC Trojans at 1 p.m. at CU Event Center, 950 Regent Dr, Boulder, CO 80309. All Girl Scouts, family, and friends are welcome to join with discounted tickets starting at $7 and free tickets for all kids age 12 and under.

This is not a drop off event. Adult to girl ratios for events must be met. Girls attending with a troop leader should bring a completed parent permission form for a Girl Scout activity that troop leaders will retain for their records.

Purchase tickets online at: https://www.fevo.com/edp/Girl-Scouts-of-Colorado-cQnsx3d

Questions? Email community partnerships manager Aimee Artzer at aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

For more information regarding CU events contact Marisa Danos at (303) 492 – 4467 or marisa.danos@colorado.edu.

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