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Community Egg Hunt / Búsqueda de los Huevos @ Athmar Park Branch Library

Join Girl Scouts of Colorado for a non-denominational egg hunt on Saturday, April 13th! Families of all faiths and identities are welcome. Search Athmar Park Branch Library’s Community Room with your girl for plastic eggs in every hiding spot that contain candy and a fact about Girl Scouts from 10 A.M to 11 A.M, then learn more about the Girl Scout leadership experience as your girls enjoy spring-themed activities from 11 A.M to 11:30 A.M. This event is designed for girls in grades K, 1, 2, and girls currently in PreK and entering Kindergarten in Fall 2019, but all girls in grades PreK-12 and their families are welcome.

As a Girl Scout, your girl will practice leadership with grit like a go-getter, problem solve like an innovator, embrace challenges like a risk-taker, and show empathy like a leader—in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment where she can work together with her peers to discover, connect, and take action.

Event will take place on Saturday, April 13th from 10  A.M. – 11:30 A.M. at Athmar Park Branch Library in the Community Room located at 1055 S Tejon St, Denver, CO 80223. 

To start your girl’s membership with Girl Scout of Colorado visit: www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/join

¡Únete a Girl Scouts de Colorado para una búsqueda de los huevos no religiosos en sabado, 13 de abril! Familias de todos religiones y identidades están bienvenidos. A las 10 A.M – 11 A.M., busca en Athmar Park Branch Library (Biblioteca) en la sala de comunidad con sus niñas para huevos plásticos en todos de los lugares secretos –  los tienen dulces y un hecho sobre Girl Scouts. Después, aprenden más sobre la experiencia de liderazgo en Girl Scouts mientras sus niñas disfrutan actividades con la tema de la primavera. Este evento es para niñas en los grados K, 1, 2, y niñas que están en Pre-K (jardin de niños) ahora mismo y están entrando el Kindergarten en otoño 2019, pero todas niñas en grados PreK – 12 y sus familias están bienvenidos.

La experiencia de Girl Scouts está diseñada para ser guiada por las niñas. El tomar decisiones,el arreglo, y la comunicación son elementos esenciales para desarrollar lideres fuertes. Animamos a las niñas que aprendan haciendo. Les preguntamos que se arriesguen – quetraten y vean el resultado. Girl Scouts es una experiencia cooperativa – las niñas trabajan juntas para descubrir,conectar, y tomar acción en su comunidad.

El evento está en sabado, 13 de abril a las 10 A.M – 11:30 A.M , en Athmar Park Branch Library en la sala de comunidad se encuentra a 1055 S Tejon St, Denver, CO 80223. 

A empezar la registración de su niña, hacer un clic a: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/2019_girl_registration_spanish

Family Information Night / Noche de Información para Familias – Castro Elementary

Please join us to learn all about what it means to be a Girl Scout, and the wonderful volunteer opportunities available. Inviting all students and families at Castro Elementary to learn more. New troops are forming today!

 

As a Girl Scout, your girl will practice leadership with grit like a go-getter, problem solve like an innovator, embrace challenges like a risk-taker, and show empathy like a leader—in an all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment where she can work together with her peers to discover, connect, and take action.

 

Event will take place on Wednesday, April 3rd from 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. at Castro Elementary School in Room 117 located at 845 S Lowell Blvd, Denver, CO 80219. 

 

To start your girl’s membership with Girl Scout of Colorado visit: www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/join

 

¡ Únete nosotros para aprender todo que significa a ser una Girl Scout, y las oportunidades magnificas a ser un voluntario. Estamos invitando todos estudiantes y familias de Castro Elementary a aprender más. ¡Tropas nuevas abarcando los grados K-12 hoy!

 

La experiencia de Girl Scouts está diseñada para ser guiada por las niñas. El tomar decisiones,el arreglo, y la comunicación son elementos esenciales para desarrollar lideres fuertes. Animamos a las niñas que aprendan haciendo. Les preguntamos que se arriesguen – quetraten y vean el resultado. Girl Scouts es una experiencia cooperativa – las niñas trabajan juntas para descubrir,conectar, y tomar acción en su comunidad.

 

El evento está en miércoles, 3 de abril a las 5:30 P.M – 7:00 P.M , en Castro Elementary School en sala 117 se encuentra a 845 S Lowell Blvd, Denver, CO 80219. 

 

A empezar la registración de su niña, hacer un clic a: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/2019_girl_registration_spanish

“Science in the Summer” day camp

Submitted by Kirsten Allison

Metro Denver

Westminster

Register your girl for “Science in the Summer” day camp, and she will join other Girl Scouts entering grades 1-5 for a week of fun and learning. Each day, girls will explore a different theme of science including dinosaurs, oceans, weather, and plant science. Camp will be held in a park in Westminster from June 3 – June 7, 2019.

Visiting science experts will make engaging presentations, including a special presentation on sea turtles and bird migration. Our days will include a lot of hands-on activities, so the girls are able to experiment with the information they learn.

In addition to fun science activities, your girl will have the opportunity to learn Girl Scout cooking skills. We’ll be making a hot meal for three of the camp days, and all girls will participate in meal preparation.

This fun week will be rounded out by some traditional Girl Scout fun, including songs and games. Younger girls will be inspired by the older Girl Scouts working as Program Aides.

Camp is filling up quickly, register your camper soon!

Register for camp: https://girlscoutsciencecamp.wordpress.com/

Questions? email: GScamp64021@comcast.net

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

Pinewood Derby for Girl Scouts

Submitted by Mari Ann James

Metro Denver

Broomfield

What’s a pinewood derby? A pinewood derby is a gravity-powered miniature car racing event for Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts, with the guidance of parents, build their own cars from a wood derby car kit containing a block of pine, plastic wheels, and metal axles. Registrants come together to race each other on a sloped race track. This event helps girls gain an understanding of woodworking tools, engineering principles, and builds sportsmanship, good citizenship, and personal achievement qualities.

Come join us for this fun event that will bring all our local Girl Scouts together. Each girl will build and decorate their own car and bring it to the derby to race against cars made by other girls. We ask that each girl help with as much of the design, construction, and/or finish work as possible on her car. All registrants will be required to follow the provided pinewood derby build rules and participate in the MANDATORY weigh-in the night before the race. After weigh-in, cars will remain at the venue until the race time. Each car will be raced a minimum of four times during the event. Your dad, brother, and little sister want to build their own car to race? We’ll have a family division race just for them!

Registration is $20. The cost includes the car kit and a fun patch, and the winners of each division will receive a trophy! Concessions will be available for purchase. REGISTER HERE: https://www.troop65575.com/register.

The event is April 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. – noon (doors open at 8:30 a.m.) at the Broomfield United Methodist Church 545 W 10th Ave in Broomfield– with the weigh-in happening at Coyote Ridge Elementary the evening of April 12. More details can be found on our site https://www.troop65575.com/home.

This is the first year Brownie Troop 65575 is hosting. We are looking forward to a great turnout.

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

Troop 65659 honors Maxfund as Hometown Heroes

Submitted by Jessica Spangler

Metro Denver

Denver

The girls of multi-level Troop 65659 wanted to reward and support those in our community who help homeless animals. They selected Maxfund for Hometown Hero cookies this year. While they were there, they toured the cat shelter and gave the cats much needed love and attention. There are many, many cats at Maxfund in need of a loving home!

MaxFund provides emergency care and a home for injured animals until the owner is located or a suitable home is found. MaxFund is a TRUE no-kill shelter. They also provide low-cost vaccinations, pet food, and spay/neuter clinics for pets of low-resource families, and a Therapy Program. It takes pets to visit senior centers, the VA Hospital, and nursing homes.

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

Race like a G.I.R.L.

Submitted by Barbara Light

Metro Denver

Aurora

Troop 71 of Aurora invites you to our third annual Race like a G.I.R.L. powder puff derby on April 29, 2019. Our girls enjoyed racing their cars so much that they continue to put this event on even after our initial purpose. We started this as a way for our troop to break stereotypes on their Junior “aMuse” Journey. The girls looked at car racing from a STEM perspective, with a creative mind in product design, and it became a fun night to share with friends and family. The girls design a pinewood derby car that they will race and can even vote on best car designs. This event has helped girls earn badges from all levels and continues to inspire more learning. We hope you join in on fun this year. Register by going to the Events Calendar on the Girl Scouts of Colorado website. The deadline to register is April 26.

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

GSCO Photo Challenge: Go-Getter cookie entrepreneur 

Submitted by Kortni Houle

Metro Denver

Parker

I love selling cookies every year and earning all the stuffies. I worked so hard this year and I far surpassed my original goal. This year, I sold more cookies than the past three years combined. I am so excited for the rewards this year and I love being able to send cookies to troops overseas.

I am a go-getter! I went to eight booths to keep increasing my goal to 625! We stood out in the cold and delivered cookies all over.

Girl Scouts of Colorado is hosting a photo challenge! Just submit your favorite Girl Scout photo and the story behind it using the Share Your Stories form (www.gscoblog.org/share). Winners will be featured in future GSCO marketing materials, on GSCO’s social media networks, and on the GSCO Blog.

GSCO Photo Challenge: Girl Scouting is a family tradition

Submitted by Ellie Barry

Metro Denver

Parker

My own daughter bridged to Brownies, wearing my old Brownie uniform tee.

When she was still in preschool and liked to watch “Max and Ruby,” she asked me when she would get to be a Girl Scout. She didn’t know that I used to be a leader before she was born. She didn’t know that I had been a Girl Scout when I was a girl. She didn’t know that her grandmother had been a Girl Scout. She didn’t know that her great-grandmother had been a Girl Scout. I’m so happy she’s enjoying being a Girl Scout!

Girl Scouts of Colorado is hosting a photo challenge! Just submit your favorite Girl Scout photo and the story behind it using the Share Your Stories form (www.gscoblog.org/share). Winners will be featured in future GSCO marketing materials, on GSCO’s social media networks, and on the GSCO Blog.

Becoming a Girl: Preventative Health Workshop

Submitted by Nashel Patel

Metro Denver

Aurora

The APhA-ASP Women’s Health Initiative at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy is excited to announce our fourth annual “Becoming a Girl: Preventative Health Workshop”  on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9 a.m. – noon.

Workshops will include body image, nutrition, bullying, medication safety, stress management, and exercise/dance!

Please RSVP by April 5 on this sign-up link:
https: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfegva-LF4MJKO85nZ1EGHXvMxlVeLY1aNoG9vScjZnUO-2iQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2qRfszIZ9MP3r4C1eMLADh3spJS_RLgW-s-lYpEj0gOq7p-X8IU0S32nA

The link also includes a map of how to get to our campus, where to park, and who to contact if you have any questions or concerns. Several girls approached me at the workshop last year and expressed how much they valued and enjoyed this opportunity. We hope your troops can learn something new (and have some fun) with us on April 27! They will get patches for attending!

If you have any questions please contact: Nashel Patel at nashel.patel@ucdenver.edu (415) 637 – 6411 or
Tracie Vanhorn at tracie.vanhorn@ucdenver.edu (719) 650 – 1744.

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Girl Scout University

Submitted by Brianna Dzilvelis

Metro Denver

University of Denver

Alpha Phi Omega at the University of Denver will be hosting our fourth annual Girl Scout University on Saturday, May 4, 2019. There is a morning session from 9 – 11 a.m. and an afternoon session from noon – 2 p.m. Each session costs $7.50, or a full day with two sessions for $15 per Girl Scout. This event is for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes. There are four badge workshop options for Brownies, eight for Juniors, and eight for Cadettes. There are a variety of science, business, and arts badges.

Parents are welcome to stay. We will have a room available for parents to relax, do work, or whatever they choose. We host this event, so we can help young girls with learning new skills and discovering new passions. During each session, Girl Scouts can complete badge requirements! Each session will be held by a college volunteer from our fraternity, and is a great experience for us as well! Badges are not included in the price of the workshop and will not be provided day of.

Workshops will be in Sturm Hall (2000 E Asbury Ave, Denver, CO 80210).

Registration is open now until April 27: https://girl-scout-university.cheddarup.com

Email gsu@apo-alphaetaiota.org with questions/concerns.

We look forward to seeing you there!