Tag Archives: Community partnerships

Juniors: Earn Your “Horsemanship” badge

Submitted by Gabriella Grieve

Metro Denver


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!

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

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.

Claim your “Trail Adventure” badge

Thank you to all of the Girl Scouts who attended a Trail Adventure meet up with Girl Scouts of Colorado in September! To encourage Girl Scouts to complete a Trail Adventure Badge, GSCO teamed up with The North Face to offer Girl Scouts who attended any Trail Adventure meet-up the opportunity to receive a FREE* badge. If you did, don’t forget to complete your requirements and the online notification form by January 7, 2020.

Registered Girl Scouts must have attended a Girl Scouts of Colorado-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-up in September 2019 and must complete all of the requirements to earn her Trail Adventure Badge by January 1, 2020 to be eligible*.  A parent/guardian or troop leader must fill out this online notification form. This form will close on January 7, 2020. Badges will be mailed in January 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.

If you have any questions, please reach out to inquiry@gscolorado.org.

* 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 Girl Scouts of Colorado-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-up in September 2019 and completion of all program level-appropriate badge-earning requirements by January 7, 2020.  Troops may complete badgework together or Girl Scouts may earn individually.

Girls learn “Secrets to Success” from Colorado Springs businesswomen

More than 100 girls in grades 6-12 from along the Front Range gathered on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs for a unique opportunity to connect with Colorado Springs-area professional women in a speed-networking format, panel discussion, and networking lunch. “Secrets to Success,” powered by Girl Scouts of Colorado, introduced girls to more than  20 professional women, including Colorado Springs Police Commander Tish Olszewski and Noreen Landis-Tyson, who runs one of the largest and most complex nonprofits in the Pikes Peak region, CPCD…giving children a head start. Breakout sessions went deeper into career options, such as law enforcement, the military, skilled trades, education, STEM, public service, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.

Special thanks to event sponsors: El Pomar Foundation, Nor’wood Development Group, Ent Credit Union, Eastern Colorado Bank, Union Pacific Foundation, and Hoff & Leigh.


Save the Date: Secrets to Success in Greeley

Save the date for Secrets to Success in Greeley on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Aims Community College!

What is your Secret to Success?

Girls will have the unique opportunity to ask that question and many more of top local women leaders our first Northern Colorado Secrets to Success event. We believe every girl has the power to become what she dreams to be. We are helping today’s girls overcome the challenges they face, giving them the tools they need to become successful leaders.

Girls will connect with professional women in a variety of career fields, giving them a unique opportunity to learn directly from incredible women in our community. Girls will personally engage with more than 20 women leaders a variety of fields, such as technology, law, healthcare, finance, skilled trades, entrepreneurship, and more, learning from role models that will help them become our future business and community leaders. This event joins today’s leaders with the next generation, to share their expertise and provide inspiration for success.

** This event is open to all girls in grades 6-12. You do not need to be a Girl Scout to attend. Registration will open winter 2020. **

Email carol.griffin@gscolorado.org to be added to the interest list and you’ll be emailed directly when registration opens.

More information: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/secrets_to_success_1616242345.html


Girl Scout Day with the Colorado Avalanche

Join us for Girl Scout Day with the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, February 13, 2020! All Girl Scouts, family, and friends are invited. Cheer on the Avalanche as they take on the Washington Capitals. The game starts at 7 p.m. and is at Pepsi Center (1000 Chopper Cir, Denver, 80204).

Buy tickets online now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/girl_scout_day_with_.html

The troop with the most ticket referrals will get to have a cookie booth at the game! Last year’s troop sold more than 500 packages at their booth. Ticket buyers will be contacted directly by the Colorado Avalanche ticketing to provide a troop number for referral. All ticket buyers will be entered to win exclusive pre-game experiences.

Ticket prices vary. Purchase tickets ASAP as offer is subject to change or sell out.

Questions? Contact Isabel Morris with the Colorado Avalanche at (303) 615-6836 or Isabel.Morris@TeamKSE.com.


Girl Scout Day with DU Women’s Basketball

All Girl Scouts, family, and friends are invited to cheer on the University of Denver Women’s Basketball team as they take on Cal Poly on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Magness Arena on the DU campus! All Girl Scouts in uniform (vest, sash, or Girl Scout t-shirt) can attend for FREE. Accompanying adults, friends, family, and non-Girl Scout youth can purchase tickets for $5/person.

To RSVP for Girl Scouts attending in uniform and purchase tickets for all others, contact Max Miller at Max.G.Miller@du.edu or 303-871-6048 by Wednesday, November 13.

In addition to the game, Girl Scouts are invited to a post-game Q&A and autograph session with the student athletes!

This is not a drop off event. All Girl Scouts must attend with a parent, guardian, or troop leader.

Girl Scout Pajama Jam with the Denver Nuggets

Join us for our annual Girl Scout Pajama Jam with the Denver Nuggets on January 11, 2020! All Girl Scouts are invited to cheer on the Nuggets as they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers and have a sleepover after the game! The game starts at 7 p.m. at Pepsi Center in Denver.

Discounted tickets are available at various price levels, starting at $24! Group family night tickets include $15 of loaded value, redeemable for food, drink, or merchandise. All tickets include a ticket to the game, 2020 Pajama Jam patch, post-game activity on the court, movie screening on the Pepsi Center Jumbotron, midnight snack, sleepover, and light breakfast in the morning.

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

You are welcome to purchase a ticket and not stay for the sleepover, however the pricing is the same. Tagalongs are permitted, but must sleep in the family sleeping area. Only registered Girl Scouts may sleep in the troop sleeping area.

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. To guarantee seats/tickets you must purchase tickets two weeks before the game, December 27, 2019. However, anyone can still buy after that date if there are still seats available.

The troop with the most ticket referrals will be invited to have a Girl Scout cookie booth at the end of the Nuggets game on February 23!

To purchase tickets, visit https://Nuggets.KSETickets.com/pajamajam and use promo code NUGGIRLSCOUTS.

This is not a drop off event. All Girl Scouts must attend with a parent, guardian, or troop leader. Adult to girl safety ratios for events must be met. Read about safety ratios online.

For questions or more information, please contact Molly Baltzer at 303-405-1693 or molly.baltzer@teamkse.com.