Troop 59 Cadettes delivered 720 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to UCHealth Oncology staff and support personnel around Metro Denver. Girl Scouts met with Medical Director of Oncology Dr. Regina Brown an inspiring leader in our community who is also a Girl Scout alum. They learned about her career and what’s helped her to find success.
Cadettes from Highlands Ranch / Lone Tree were fortunate to meet with Meteorologist and Girl Scout alum Meredith Garofalo at WeatherNation. Meredith is an inspirational G.I.R.L. in our community who had a busy day, covering severe April weather on the East Coast and then magnifying what great STEM career opportunities there are in meteorology with our Girl Scouts. The girls had the opportunity to view live severe weather forecasts inside the studio; watch reporters and producers make quick changes in their reporting to communicate which weather related topics to cover; witness how some of the studio’s equipment works; and ad-lib their own weather forecasts maneuvering around the green screen.
Meredith also sat down with the girls and answered all their questions related to her career and how Girl Scouts has impacted her life. She is a true inspirational leader in our community who took the time to explain to our young teens, they can overcome whatever adversity they might be dealing with in their lives right now; stay focused on their dreams; and continue in Girl Scouts because our programing helps build a strong foundation for their lives.
Meredith ended our meeting sharing blooper videos of some funny moments of hers caught on live television. It was important to her, that the girls know that it’s okay to make mistakes and sometimes mistakes can be embarrassing, but how you choose to recover builds character. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.
We are thankful for this opportunity to learn more about STEM careers in meteorology and to be inspired by a G.I.R.L.
My dad is a rock star this cookie season. My mom is our troop cookie manager. Our troop sells a lot of cookies, so we need to rent a U-Haul to pick them up. My dad helps by picking up our cookies and helping us unload the truck into our garage. He also takes his time to help me at my cookie booths, even in the freezing cold! I love spending time with my dad and appreciate the help he gives to me and my Girl Scout troop.
Littleton Youth Ballet, the non-profit youth ballet company associated with Littleton Ballet Academy, will be presenting Alice in Wonderland. Performances are presented with beautiful backdrops, full sets, and costumes at Lone Tree Arts Center. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole as she encounters such characters as the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, and Queen of Hearts. This production is family friendly and is the perfect way to introduce your children to the ballet.
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 17 at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Lone Tree Arts Center
10075 Commons St Lone Tree, CO 80124
Parking is free
Ticket prices range from $25 to $36 and can be purchased at www.littletonyouthballet.org or (720) 509-1000. ***DISCOUNT for a GROUP OF GIRL SCOUTS by calling Littleton Youth Ballet at 303-794-6694***
Littleton Youth Ballet is a non-profit youth ballet company designed to give the talented dancers at Littleton Ballet Academy more performance opportunities. Each year our dancers perform a Storybook ballet in the fall and spring, The Nutcracker in December, and a separate ballet performance in June. Our dancers also learn the value of community service by bringing dance into the Denver metro area through community outreaches. Dancers have placed in ballet competitions (including two first place awards at Denver Ballet Guild last year) and received numerous scholarships to prestigious summer ballet schools. This year there are 120 dancers taking part in Littleton Youth Ballet.
Littleton Youth Ballet is a performing ballet company comprised of 105 young dancers between the ages of 7 to 18. Our mission is to maintain a first-rate non-profit youth company of dancers, enriching their lives and those of their families, schools, communities, and beyond. We also aim to provide a caring and respectful environment that offers each dancer quality performance experience to enable them to reach their fullest potential, not only as dancers, but in all areas of life. We strive to encourage and promote dance with dynamic, full-length productions and diverse outreach programs throughout the Denver area.
Cadettes from Highlands Ranch – Lone Tree Troop 59 visited with Gold Star mother and Girl Scout alumna Victoria Nevins at Fort Logan National Cemetery during Wreaths Across America on December 15, 2018. The girls made her a white and gold wreath to pay their respects. Ms. Nevins’ son, Special Forces Staff Stg. Liam Nevins, recieved a purple heart for a wound he suffered in combat, but refused to return home. Instead, he stayed and was killed one month before he was to discharge from the military at age 32.
The Wreaths Across America Ceremony is a solemn experience that teaches youth about service to our country, helping others, courage, strength, and community. This year’s ceremony message was for veterans to share their stories with others. Our girls were honored to hear Staff Stg. Nevins’ story from his mom, in becoming more aware of the ultimate sacrifices for our freedoms.
Calling all Girl Scout Brownies! Cadette Troop 59 from Lone Tree – Highlands Ranch – Parker invites you to join them for the Brownie “Quest” Journey in a day event on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Parker Library.
Brownies will discover their inner values and how this impacts their behavior, families, and community. All steps of the Journey, including a Take Action Project, will be covered during the event. Take Action projects will benefit the Denver homeless community and seniors at a local assisted living home. Registration information is on the Girl Scouts of Colorado Events Calendar.
Troop 59 has received positive feedback for coordinating a recent Journey in a Day event:
“(Cadettes) very polite and inclusive of all the young girls.”
“The girls (Cadettes) did a great job leading, entertaining, and teaching the little girls. I’m very impressed! I like that each older girl had a specific job and executed it very well.”
“The troop ran an excellent event! I was impressed by the confidence and leadership of the Cadettes. Stations were very organized, and entertaining for the girls. Participation was great and the Cadettes did a great job of making all the girls feel included, and showing them that there was a way for all types of girls to be involved and have fun! Great job Troop 59! Thanks for having us!”
“The Cadettes did a FANTASTIC job! The event was well-organized and the communication received was excellent.”
“Location was great! Check-in easy. Organizers very affective.”
New! Our Cadettes are also following additional feedback and including the Brownie ‘Quest’ Journey patch set, within the registration price for chaperone pick-up at the Journey in a Day Event for volunteers’ convenience.
Troop 59 Cadettes are looking forward to seeing your Brownie Smiles in December!
Cadette Troop 59 of Lone Tree – Highlands Ranch invites Girl Scouts across Colorado to share their favorite camp cooking recipes.
Our girls are working on their aMaze! Journey this November, which focuses on multiple friendship topics. Coming together in the kitchen and around the campfire is something Girl Scouts have been sharing for generations. These 6th-7th graders have chosen to put together a camp cookbook for their Take Action Project to leave at Twisted Pine.
Girl Scouts’ 106th Birthday is March 12, 2018. Troop 59 of Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree celebrated a few days early with a cake decorating contest! Categories included STEM, superheroes, camping, patriotic, flowers, and of course, Girl Scouts!
Girl Scout Junior Diana B. created this volcano cake!
My dad is amazing! He wants me to reach my goals and is proud of how hard I work. He helped our troop by driving to three different cookie cupboards to pick up Thin Mints and Samoas. He dropped them off at the booths to make sure we didn’t run out. After all this, he worked with me at my third booth of the day!
Young Art offers a drop in art studio for children in Park Meadows mall. Young Art is unique because they teach their students how to draw and use different techniques, and also allow parents to drop children off while they shop if they are over the age of three. At a time when art has been drastically eliminated from schools, Young Art activates its mission to inspire creativity at a local level. In the past, we have had Girl Scout troops come in and complete many badges in the art category. If you are interested in coming in to complete a badge please email Peyton Ramsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 720-788-6664! Now offering 20% off for individual lessons and Girl Scout parties.
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