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Meet an Expert: The Business Side of Fashion with a Buyer from The North Face

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to a special webinar learn about the business side of fashion with Lindsey Nelson, a buyer for The North Face on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 4 p.m.  Lindsey will teach girls about the process of designing clothes, studying customer trends, and picking the best styles for shoppers in The North Face stores and on the website. She will also lead girls through an activity about how to pick the best clothes that you think will be the top sellers to hit your sales goal. After her presentation and activity there will be time for a live Q & A session. This is an awesome opportunity for girls to learn from an expert at one of the top outdoor retailers in the world!

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/meet_an_expert_the_b.html
Registration closes June 8

We will use Zoom to host this webinar. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed out to registrants the day before the webinar. Capacity is limited; each individual participant should be registered so we can track capacity. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Meet an Expert: Meet a Forester

We will use Zoom to host this webinar. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed out to registrants the day before the webinar. Capacity is limited; each individual participant should be registered so we can track capacity. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to a special webinar to meet a forester with the Colorado State Forest Service on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 2 p.m. Our forester expert will delve into the science of trees. We will explore the forest life cycle- learning how fire plays an important role. You will also learn how our foresters work to keep Colorado forests resilient and healthy. There will be time for a live Q & A too!

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/_052720_meet_a_fores.html
Registration closes May 26

Participating in this webinar satisfies Step Two of the Cadette Trees Badge, dig into the amazing science of trees.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

June 2020 Badge Series: Coding for Good

Hey Girl Scouts! Let’s get coding! For our badge series in June 2020, we will be earning the Coding for Good badges. In these progressive series, girls will have the opportunity to complete three badges: Coding Basics, Digital Game Design, and App Development. They will learn how to code computer programs that can make a difference in the world. They will also be introduced to some pretty amazing women in history who have made computer science possible! Don’t worry if you do not know much about computers or coding. These badges are a great introduction to the world of computer science.

Coding Basics

Girls will explore the basics of coding from algorithms to loops to functions to learn how everything from a game to how an app is created.

Digital Game Design

Girls will learn about the tools used to develop games, discover how games can be used for good, and develop their own game.

App Development

Girls will identify the needs of their future app user and start to develop an app that could solve those needs.

Registration is open until May 28.

Want to know more about our badge series and what will be offered in the future? Check out this blog post.

Virtual Tours of all WAGGGS World Centers

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is hosting virtual tours of all WAGGGS World Centers during the week of May 18 – 22, 2020! Recordings of each session will be available via the GSUSA virtual calendar after each program.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

VIRTUAL Highest Awards Celebration

Join Girl Scouts of Colorado on Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m. for the 2020 VIRTUAL Highest Awards Celebration honoring Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Girl Scouts across Colorado! You can watch live on our Facebook page. You can get a notification that the event is starting, by clicking the “Get Reminder” button on the bottom right of the Video Premiere post.

Aren’t on Facebook? That’s okay. Watch on our YouTube channel using this link: https://youtu.be/lgc-0OSV5GM Please note that this link will not work until the celebration starts at 2 p.m. If you log on early, you may need to refresh your screen at this time.

We encourage families to make this live event feel special for their Highest Awards Girl Scouts in any way possible! Dress up, have your girl wear her Girl Scout vest/sash, decorate your home, or maybe bake something special. Also, be sure to go to our KudoBoard to share congratulations for your troop and help our Highest Awards Girl Scouts feel even more proud of their huge accomplishments.

You can also share photos and videos from your celebration at home with us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Twitter and Instagram users should also use #GSColo.

Questions? Email highestawards@gscolorado.org.

 

Celebrate World Environment Day with the Global Action Team

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to celebrate World Environment Day (June 5, 2020) with GSCO’s Global Action Team. Throughout the year, girls can work together and participate in Girl Scout programming that relates to different global issues affecting women and girls. World Environment Day is one of nine international days and we are excited to engage Girl Scouts in Colorado in honoring this special day.

Our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, was a famous lover of nature. By celebrating World Environment Day, Girl Scouts honors her legacy by promoting respect and love of the great outdoors far and wide. Through Girl Scouting, girls see the Earth as their home.

Girl Scouts who register to participate will receive an email on May 31 with a welcome video from the Global Action Team to get them excited about the week, instructions on how to complete two/three activities at home and a link to join their Girl Scout level-specific webinar on Friday, June 5. On the webinar girls will have a chance to learn from and engage with fellow Girl Scouts from across the state!

June 5 – Reflection webinars:

Daisies – 1-1:30 p.m.

Brownies – 2-2:45 p.m.

Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors – 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/celebrate_world_environment_day_with_the_global_action_team_virtual_series_05_31_2020

Registration closes Thursday, May 28.

We will use Zoom to host the webinars. Capacity is limited. Each individual participant should be registered, so we can track capacity. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

This program is for members of Girl Scouts of Colorado only.

If you need to register more than one participant, click the “back” arrow, edit, and re-submit.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

World Center Tour of Our Cabana and Lucha Libre Mask Activity

UPDATE: This experience is now open to Girl Scouts of all ages.

Girl Scout Brownies can take a virtual tour of the Our Cabana World Center, located 47 miles from Mexico City and learn about “Lucha Libre” on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:15 – 3:30 p.m. MDT. “Lucha Libre” literally means free wrestling and it is a practice that has become a huge part of Mexican culture. The fights are a colored and joyful show that many Mexican families enjoy watching. You will create your own wrestler mask and then find a partner to play with. With your masks on, you will play thumb wrestling.

Materials Needed: Printed mask, crayons, markers, glue, scissors

Register online: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6591479156623302925

This event is hosted by Girl Scouts of the USA.

*We recommend that you participate using a computer so you can see the presenter’s webcam.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Girl Scouting at home: “Meet an expert . . .” Webinar Series

Girl Scouts of Colorado is excited to launch our new “Meet an expert. . .” webinar series. Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to different webinars to meet professional women in different career paths. Many webinars will connect directly with an official Girl Scout badge. Each webinar will start with an introduction to our “co-host” followed by a different lesson or activity and a moderated question and answer session.

All webinars will be listed on the GSCO Events Calendar. Advance registration is required. We will use Zoom to host each webinar and capacity is limited to 100 participants.

Upcoming webinars:

Listen to past webinars online: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcfGCk7aMlu9zGoGXGbU234riSUKNIm8g

  • District Judge Julie Hoskins

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org

2020 Virtual Highest Awards Celebration

 

 

 

 

Please join Girl Scouts of Colorado on May 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. for a virtual, statewide Highest Awards Celebration honoring all of the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Girl Scouts from the past year.

If your troop or girl earned a Highest Award between March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020, you should have received an email about contributing photos to the celebration. Don’t forget to submit by April 26. Email highestawards@gscolorado.org with questions.

A link to join the live virtual celebration will be sent to all Highest Awards troop leaders to share with their families. Additionally, we will send out a recording of the celebration that can be watched at any time.

GSCO’s First-Ever VIRTUAL Statewide Bridging Ceremony

Join Girl Scouts of Colorado on Facebook for our first-ever VIRTUAL Statewide Bridging Ceremony! GSCO staff will guide Girl Scouts of all levels through a bridging ceremony from the comfort of your own home on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 starting at 4:30 p.m. Watch LIVE on the GSCO Facebook page and participate with Girl Scouts from across Colorado. Prepare ahead of time to bridge at home by making your own bridge out of pillows, stuffed animals, or anything else you can safely walk across!

A bridging ceremony is an important transition in a Girl Scout’s life. It’s a defining moment when a girl celebrates her achievements and prepares for new adventures and responsibilities. Once a girl bridges to a higher level of Girl Scouting, her leadership skills and the experiences she will have continue to grow. Girl Scouts is not simply an after-school activity, it’s the Girl Scout Leadership Experience that builds as girls progress through the program that gives girls the skills they need to empower themselves to take their place as future leaders.

You can also celebrate bridging this year by contributing to our Statewide Bridging video! Fill out this online form by May 10 to share your at-home bridging photo and reflections to be included in the Statewide Bridging video that will launch during National Bridging week (May 2-9). https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/2020_virtual_bridging_video

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.