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Watch a Special Interview with 2020 National Gold Award Girl Scout Julia Trujillo

Join Girl Scouts of Colorado CEO Leanna Clark on Saturday, November 7 at 2 p.m. for a special interview with 2020 National Gold Award Girl Scout Julia Trujillo of Arvada! You can watch live on the GSCO Facebook page and get a notification that the event is starting, by clicking the “Get Reminder” button on the bottom right of the Video Premiere post.

 

Learn more about Julia and her project here: https://bit.ly/3jCWusW

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: National Park Ranger

 

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to a special, one-hour webinar on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 5 – 6 p.m. to meet Park Ranger Laura from Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park.

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/meet_an_expert_national_park_ranger_webinar_12_08_2020

Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park is just one of many national treasures called “National Parks.” Join Ranger Laura and learn how national parks protect wildlife and nature, how Black Canyon protects the environment, what it’s like to be a park ranger, and how you as a Girl Scout can help park rangers protect the environment.

Please submit your questions in advance through the registration form. Ranger Laura will answer your questions during the program. If time allows, we will also answer questions live during the webinar.

By completing registration, you are telling us you will be joining the session LIVE on December 8. Please make sure to mark your calendar and join on time. We will be recording the session and posting it to the GSCO YouTube channel so you can watch in the future. Please do not complete registration if you are planning to watch the recording.

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. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. 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.

2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program: Cookie Chats

 

Join the Girl Scouts of Colorado Product Program team every Wednesday at noon or 6 p.m. for Cookie Chats, leading up to the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program. These are open discussions on different topics each week. Ask the questions you have and get them answered by GSCO staff.

No need to register. Just go to the Cookie Resources page on the Girl Scouts of Colorado website for the link to join: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/cookies/resources.html

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.

Join Brownie Buddies Club: Every Other Wednesday 4 – 4:30 p.m.

Brownie Buddies is a bi-weekly hang-out club for Girl Scout Brownies. Girls interact with other Brownies and positive adults, giving them a place to socialize, play with others, and have fun while practicing skills like sharing, teamwork, patience, and participation. Register now for one of the upcoming sessions in Fall 2020: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/fall_2020_brownie_Nov4.html 

Sign up once and your girl can attend all sessions or she can just pick a few to attend. Families will receive an email with a supply list (if relevant) and login information before each session.

Career Exploration: November 4

Girls can come dressed as what they would like to be when they grow up! Girls will have the opportunity to explore and talk about various career options. The girls will discover the path to achieving their dream career.  Girls will learn about successful women who are in the role of their desired job.

Fashion Design: November 18

Girls can come and show off their favorite outfit! Girls will discover and talk about the difference between the latest fashion trends and their personal style. Girls will also have an opportunity to design their dream outfit and share with the group. You will need paper and markers for this activity.

Winter Wonderland: December 4 

Girls can come in their coziest pajamas and bring something that represents their favorite winter tradition. We will explore winter traditions around the world and talk about how girls can introduce new traditions to their family! You will need paper and markers for this activity.

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.

Three Cheers for Animals: Daisy Journey Event

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Daisies, mark your calendars! Troop 70720 is hosting a Zoom Journey in a Day event and we hope to see you there! The plan is to host three events: one in January, one in March, and one in April. While it will look a little different than our past in-person events, we hope it is still going to be a great time and valuable to those who attend. Register here: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/daisy-journey-in-a-day-63534

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.

2021 WAGGGS World Thinking Day Activity Pack

Celebrated since 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of international friendship. It is an opportunity to speak out on issues that affect young women and the 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 150 countries.

The theme for World Thinking Day 2021 is peacebuilding.

Peacebuilding is at the heart of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouts and is as vital and relevant today as for the last 100 years. By completing the steps in the Stand Together For Peace activity pack, Girl Guides and Girl Scouts will; Stand Strong, Stand up, and Stand Together for peacebuilding.

Girl Scouts of Colorado encourages girls to celebrate World Thinking Day using activity guides from GSUSA and WAGGGS.

Download the WAGGGS World Thinking Day activity pack now.

View the GSUSA World Thinking Day guides online: https://www.girlscouts.org/en/for-girls/think-globally/world-thinking-day.html

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.

Secrets to Success in Grand Junction: Connecting Girls to Professional Women


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 fifth annual Secrets to Success event in Grand Junction on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/secrets_to_success_connecting_girls_to_professional_women_ws_01_16_2021

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

Registration is FREE per girl and includes program materials and snacks.

Girl Scouts of Colorado believes 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.

At this event, 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 in the fields of technology, law, healthcare, finance, skilled trades, entrepreneurship, and more, learning from role models who 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.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the program begins at 9:30 a.m. While parents/guardians/troop leaders are not invited into the event with the girls, they are welcome to participate in separate, concurring programming such as a campus tour and info session about how to help students find employment after college. Adults must register with girl participant(s).

All girls will need to submit a COVID-19 online waiver prior to January 16 and completed permission form upon check in or in advance via email.

COVID-19 Waiver: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/covid19_waiver

Permission Form: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/content/dam/girlscoutsofcolorado/documents/STS_permission_form.pdf

Registration ends Tuesday, January 12.

Questions? Email cindi.graves@gscolorado.org.

Secrets to Success in Grand Junction

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.

2021 Racing Derby

Submitted by Ariella Wells

Northern & Northeastern CO

Fort Collins

Get those derby cars ready! The girls of Troop 70720 are running a racing derby again. We have had to make some changes this year because of COVID-19, but we are a go.

When: January 16, 2021- Registration is limited so you will want to register sooner rather than later.

Cost: $14 per girl (includes patch as long as you register by December 15, 2020)

Ages: All ages of Girl Scouts

There will be trophies given out for the different age brackets for speed for first, second, and third place.

Also, there will be a trophy given out for a design competition that girls will decide the winner.

Please use the following link for more details and to register: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/girl-scouts-racing-derby-2021

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.

Explore More Club: November 2020

Registration for the November 2020 Explore More Club is now open! Girl Scouts of Colorado adult volunteers will explore the topic of hobbies. The discussion and activities will be based on the life skills badges from the girl program– specifically, the Practical Life Skills and Cooking badges.

Welcome meetings will be held via Zoom on November 3 at 4 p.m.     and November 4 at 5 p.m. The program is delivered through gsLearn, Zoom, and a private Facebook group, which you will gain access to after registering.

Register on the GSCO Events page NOW to attend a welcome meeting! If you cannot attend one of the welcome meetings, you may still register for a meeting time, the meeting will be recorded to watch at a later date.

FAQs

What is the Explore More Club? The Explore More Club is a virtual program for our adult volunteers to have a hands-on badge earning experience, as if they are earning the badges themselves. It is implemented through gsLearn, a private Facebook group, and Zoom meetings.

The Explore More Club is not is a training. The Explore More Club does not explicitly set out to teach you how to teach the badge earning curriculum. However, there are times for discussion where we can talk about what that would look like. There is no training curriculum in the Explore More Club.

Are past topics available to new volunteers who sign up for the club? Currently, no. However, we are looking in making this happen very soon.

Can my girl register for this program? This program is for adult volunteers only. However, your girl can participate in a similar program for girls, our monthly Badge Series! If this is something your girl is interested in check out the informational blog post here!

If I’m not a troop leader but still a volunteer, can I still do this? Absolutely! This program is for all Girl Scout of Colorado adult volunteers who want to learn Girl Scout badge curriculum in a hands-on way and have fun while doing it!

Questions? Email Kendy Doolen at Kendy.Doolen@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.

Get Moving with the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders

Girl Scouts, along with their friends and family, are invited to a special session to get moving with the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders on Saturday, November 7, 2020! A session for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors is at 9 a.m. A session for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors is at 9:30 a.m. Girl Scouts are encouraged to invite their family and friends to participate with them!

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/get_moving_with_denver_broncos_cheerleaders_virtual_11_07_2020

Registration closes November 5.

The Denver Broncos Cheerleaders promote self-esteem, pride, commitment, and discipline among young women in our community. This collaboration with Girl Scouts of Colorado offers a rare and truly special opportunity for young women to learn from the experts in dance, movement, and fitness! Current Denver Broncos Cheerleaders will lead Girl Scouts through activities focused on movement, stretching, and dance, and will speak about the importance of a good mind-body connection. Girl Scouts will also have a chance to ask questions via the registration form and the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders will answer them live during the session.

We recommend getting ready for this special virtual program by creating your own pom-poms at home! Here are some simple instructions: https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheerleading-Pom-Poms/. You will use your pom-poms during the program, so keep them handy!

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. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

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

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.