Tag Archives: Fort Collins

Troop 70720 gives back

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern and Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Some of the girls from Troop 70720 gave a few hours of their time the day before Thanksgiving to volunteer at our local food bank. It is one of our regular service projects. It’s a great way to give back to our local community.

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Second Service Unit 747 hike

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

A few Girl Scouts from Service Unit 747 went out in the chilly Sunday weather to hike at Hewlett Gulch. Since it ended up being all older girls, they decided to do the entire trail. They hiked eight miles altogether! The next service unit hike is not until April, but be on look out for it! We hope to have more girls join in next time.

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Power of cookie

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program can pay off. Earlier this month, girls from Troop 70720 got to go to Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs because of all their hard work in February and March of 2018. They had to wait awhile, but it was worth it. It was a blast with their indoor water park and various activities.

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New cuisines progressive bike ride

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Two of the girls planned out the “New Cuisines” badge for Cadettes. The last part was a progressive bike ride lunch. They rode 12-miles and stopped at various houses for parts of a lunch meal.

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CSU’s Equine Experience Time to Ride

Submitted by Tiare Santistevan

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Girl Scouts are invited to CSU’s Equine Experience Time to Ride workshop on November 3, 2018! Girl Scout Juniors can work on the requirements for the “Horsemanship” badge. Girls will learn grooming, handling, horse body language, riding, and more. Classes may be indoor and outdoors depending on the weather. Please wear horse appropriate clothing, including long pants and closed shoes, preferably boots with a heel. Additional helmets and boots will be available for riders.

Riding Time: 9 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Must choose a riding time slot for each Girl Scout. Four girls per group.

Cost:$ 20/Girl Scout

Registration deadline: October 27, 2018

Registration includes permission, liability, and photo release forms, which will be emailed to the required email.

Register online: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e49a4a62aaaf85-csutime

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International Day of the Girl with Kappa Delta

Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors are invited to celebrate International Day of the Girl and learn about the practices and traditions of other cultures around the world through various fun and creative activities while emphasizing the importance of inclusivity by educating acceptance and understanding of our differences.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Kappa Delta House

412 W Laurel St.

Fort Collins, CO 80521

Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18-YWp9r_n95th2BrjjszhJ39OYcTy8gG8CKPILXoghU/viewform?usp=drive_web&edit_requested=true

Please email phiepsilonvpcs@gmail.com if your Girl Scout has any food allergies.

Questions? phiepsilonvpcs@gmail.com

Girl Scout Day at CSU Environmental Learning Center

Calling all Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors to Girl Scout Day at the CSU Environmental Learning Center on Saturday, October 13, 2018!

Cost: $7/girl

Brownies: 9-11:30 a.m.

Juniors: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Brownies will: 

  • Go an adventure hike
  • Pick proper hiking gear
  • Learn about hiking nutrition
  • Pledge to leave no trace
  • Earn the “Hiking” badge, a “Wow! Wonders of Water” skill building badge

Juniors will:

  • Learn how to use a GPS
  • Make a trade item
  • Go on a geo-caching adventure
  • Learn about travel bugs
  • Earn the “Geo-caching” badge, an “It’s your Story – Tell It, Amuse” Journey skill building badge

For more information and to sign up visit www.csuelc.org.
Questions? elc@csuelc.org or 970-491-1661

* Cost does not include badge and badges will not be provided at event.

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Service Unit 747’s first group hike

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Service Unit 747 held their first group hike at Devil’s Backbone in Loveland. Four Girls Scouts, two leaders, one parent, and five dogs joined the fun! It was a great day with great weather for a hike!

Our next group hike is October 7, 2018 at 9 a.m. at Hewlett Gulch. Please RSVP to ariellanetanya@gmail.com if you, your troop, or families would like to participate!

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Nature area clean-up

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Fort Collins

Northern & Northeastern CO

Troop 70720 spent their first meeting back of the year doing our bi-annual nature area clean-up! This time we had to go into a fairly mucky area to get to the garbage, but the girls were troopers and found a ton! It always feels great to be giving back!

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Troop 70720 summits a 14er

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Three Girl Scouts from Troop 70720 hiked Mt. Bierstadt last month. This trail is 6.9 miles round trip and has an altitude gain of 2,729-feet. This is a Class Two 14er.

It was a chilly day with a lot of cold and strong wind gusts. Everyone was prepared with lots of warm gear, water, electrolytes, and food.

This is a difficult hike. The girls were amazing troopers! Two of the girls summited and one girl was so close being only .5 miles from the top, mostly missing the rock scrambling.

We have plans to try another 14er next summer!

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