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Snow Badge Spectacular: Registration Open Now

It’s winter and that means it’s time to get out and earn your Snow badge! Join the GSCO Outdoor Program team and Sandra Clark, Marketing Manager at The North Face, on a webinar on Wednesday,  February 10, 2021 from 5 – 6 p.m. to learn more about how to plan, prepare, and train for you outdoor adventure. We will walk you through the steps of the Snow badge and give you special tips, tricks, and resources to help you earn your badge. We know that each level of the Snow badge covers different snow sports, so we’ll be sure to cover each one, including snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and downhill skiing/snowboarding.

To learn more and to register: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2021/feb10_snow_badge_spe.html

We will be recording this webinar and posting it to the GSCO YouTube channel for those that are unable to make it to the live event.

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 was at the can send in her story here.

Fall Trail Adventure Kickoff

Ready to earn your Trail Adventure badge? We have a special guest ready to teach you how to gear up to hit the trails this fall! Join the GSCO Outdoor Program team and Aliyah Cohen, equipment designer at The North Face, on these virtual webinars to learn more about how to plan, prepare, and train for your outdoor adventure. We will walk you through each step of the Trail Adventure badge and give you special tips, tricks, and resources to help you earn your badge.

We are offering two Trail Adventure Kickoff webinars this fall. One is for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. The other is for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors.

To learn more and register for the Daisy/Brownie/Junior webinar: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/fall_trail_adventure_Oct6.html

To learn more and register for the Cadette/Senior/Ambassador webinar: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/fall_trail_adventure_Oct7.html

After the webinar, girls will have access to an activity packet to help them complete badge requirements. Girl Scouts who complete all of the requirements to earn their Trail Adventure badge by February 1, 2021 are eligible to receive the badge and a Girl Scout bandana for FREE*. A link to an online notification form will be sent to all webinar attendees and will be available on our website for parents/guardians or troop leaders to fill out.

Can’t make it to the webinar? No worries! We will be recording the webinars and posting them to the GSCO YouTube channel. We will also post the activity packet and the link to request a free badge on our website after the webinars.

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.

GSUSA Campfire Chat: The Truly Great Outdoors

In a time that is full of unprecedented stress and anxiety for so many of us, we could all use the healing power of Mother Nature. Join the Girl Scout Network in partnership with The North Face from 1- 2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 for an exploration of the mental wellness benefits of getting outside, as well as the importance of creating space for everyone to experience the power of the outdoors. Adults and high school girls (Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors) are all welcome to join us for this special live virtual event!

Panelists

  • Kim Moore Bailey, CEO of Youth Outside
  • Maureen Beck, Professional Climber
  • I Ling Thompson, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Trust for Public Land

Moderator: Lauren Guthrie, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, VF Corporation

Register now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4488715947669510670?source=Campfire+Chat+Landing+Page_CC0922_Website_08272020U

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.

Awesome Girls: Returning to the Outdoors Responsibly with The North Face

Connect with The North Face’s top high adventure athletes to learn how they have stayed mentally and physically strong during Stay at Home orders. As you begin to head back outdoors, learn tips and tricks from these leaders on how to do so responsibly. Adventurous Girl Scouts will facilitate a conversation with The North Face’s high adventure athletes.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors: June 24, 2020 at 2 p.m. MDT
Register now: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1333523&tp_key=c13f024647&sti=exec_essentials

Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors: June 24, 2020 at 3 p.m. MDT
Register now: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1333539&tp_key=bdf491e348&sti=exec_essentials

These sessions are hosted by GSUSA.

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: Outdoor Materials Developer for The North Face

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to a special webinar to meet MaryThorn Greene, an Outdoor Materials Developer for The North Face,  on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/meet_an_expert_outdo.html Registration closes June 22.

MaryThorn will take girls through the process of outdoor material development and commercialization. This includes working with designers and material suppliers, developing to cost, analyzing end-use testing, and quality assurance. She will also lead girls through an activity matching materials to outdoor activities. There will also be time for a Q&A. This is an awesome opportunity for girls to learn from an expert at one of the top outdoor retailers in the world!

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 or 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.

Meet an Expert: Business Planning with The North Face Strategy

 

 

 

 

 

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to a special webinar on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 4 p.m. to learn more about the business side of an outdoors brand with Reese Sun, a North Face Strategist.

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/meet_an_expert_busin.html

Registration closes June 18 OR when capacity is met.

Reese will teach girls about the importance of purpose, innovation, and planning to succeed. She will also lead girls through an activity about how to make a new ideas come to life through business planning – one step at a time. 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!

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 or 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.

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.

More Trail Adventure meet-ups in May 2020

Update as of March 16, 2020: These events have been cancelled. If we are able to reschedule, we will let you know.

Say goodbye to winter and HELLO SPRING as you explore the outdoors with your fellow Girl Scout sisters. Girl Scouts of Colorado has organized a spring edition of our Trail Adventure meet-ups in May 2020 to encourage you to get out in nature and complete some of the requirements for the Trail Adventure badge. Girls also have the opportunity to earn a FREE* badge sponsored by the North Face.

Attend any of the Girl Scouts of Colorado-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-ups in May 2020 and complete all of the requirements to earn a Trail Adventure badge by July 1, 2020, and a Girl Scout is eligible to receive her badge for FREE*.  Just have a parent/caregiver or troop leader fill out this online notification formThis form will close on July 1, 2020 and badges will be mailed to the address provided. Badges are earned by Girl Scouts and must be completed according to the appropriate program level. Check out the online Badge Explorer for specific badge requirements for each program level.

With a shared purpose of encouraging exploration, Girl Scouts and The North Face understand the importance of providing the next generation of girls, regardless of socioeconomic status, with outdoor adventure experiences. By giving girls the opportunity to experience the outdoors, Girl Scouts and The North Face hope to enhance leadership skills and confidence in young girls, while encouraging them to seek new challenges through outdoor adventure.

You can participate in more than one Trail Adventure meet-up and share this exciting opportunity with your Girl Scout sisters who haven’t attended meet-up or aren’t signed up to attend one. All upcoming Trail Adventures are listed below and open for registration on the GSCO Events Calendar.

Please complete one online form for each Girl Scout or group of Girl Scouts completing the badge on the same day. For example, one form for girls who complete their badge on May 10, 2020 and one form for girls who complete their badge on June 7, 2020.

* This opportunity is made possible by a generous grant from The North Face. Only registered Girl Scouts ages 5-18 may receive a free badge upon participation in a GSCO-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-up in May 2020 and completion all of program level-appropriate badge-earning requirements by July 1, 2020.  Troops may complete badgework together or Girl Scouts may earn individually.

Check the Events Page for registration

Saturday, May 2- Royal Gorge Overlook Loop (after National Bridging Event)

Sunday, May 3- Mica Mines Trail

Sunday, May 3- Mallory Cave

Saturday, May 16- Mount Falcon Park Upper Loop

Saturday,May 16- Red Rocks Canyon, Mesa/Greenlee

Sunday, May 17- Minnequa Lake Trail

Sunday, May 17- Washington Park Loop

Saturday, May 23- Holy Bucket Miramonte Rim Loop Saturday, May 23- Mount Margaret Trail

Saturday, May 23- Browns Creek Waterfall Trail Sunday, May 24- Pulpit Rock Park Loop

Sunday, May 24- Green Mountain West Trail

Claim your “Trail Adventure” badge

Thank you to all of the Girl Scouts who attended a Trail Adventure meet up with Girl Scouts of Colorado in September! To encourage Girl Scouts to complete a Trail Adventure Badge, GSCO teamed up with The North Face to offer Girl Scouts who attended any Trail Adventure meet-up the opportunity to receive a FREE* badge. If you did, don’t forget to complete your requirements and the online notification form by January 7, 2020.

Registered Girl Scouts must have attended a Girl Scouts of Colorado-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-up in September 2019 and must complete all of the requirements to earn her Trail Adventure Badge by January 1, 2020 to be eligible*.  A parent/guardian or troop leader must fill out this online notification form. This form will close on January 7, 2020. Badges will be mailed in January to the address provided. Badges are earned by Girl Scouts and must be completed according to the appropriate program level. Check out the online Badge Explorer for specific badge requirements for each program level.

With a shared purpose of encouraging exploration, Girl Scouts and The North Face understand the importance of providing the next generation of girls, regardless of socioeconomic status, with outdoor adventure experiences. By giving girls the opportunity to experience the outdoors, Girl Scouts and The North Face hope to enhance leadership skills and confidence in young girls, while encouraging them to seek new challenges through outdoor adventure.

If you have any questions, please reach out to inquiry@gscolorado.org.

* This opportunity is made possible by a generous grant from The North Face. Only registered Girl Scouts ages 5-18 may receive a free badge upon participation in a Girl Scouts of Colorado-sponsored Trail Adventure meet-up in September 2019 and completion of all program level-appropriate badge-earning requirements by January 7, 2020.  Troops may complete badgework together or Girl Scouts may earn individually.

Girl Scout “High Adventure” badge event presented by The North Face

Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019

Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: 

The North Face

322 S. Main Street

Breckenridge 80424

Registration End Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 (at 5 p.m.)

Program Levels: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, Adult/Volunteers

Cost: Free

Link to register: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/girl_scout_high_adventure_badge_event_presented_by_the_north_face_mc_12_15_2019 

Try activities inspired by Girl Scouts’ brand new Outdoor High-Adventure badges and meet climber and photographer Savannah Cummins (www.thenorthface.com/about-us/athletes/savannah-cummins.html).

A way to inspire you, to earn one of the BRAND-NEW Snow, Climbing Adventure or Trail Adventure badges! Lots of fun activities and giveaways!

Hands-on and age-appropriate activity stations spark curiosity and challenge girls to push their boundaries:

  • Hike station
  • Snow station
  • Climb station
  • Run station
  • Leave No Trace station
  • Meet The North Face athlete Savannah Cummins!

Important Notes:

  • The event is FREE for Girl Scouts, but registration is REQUIRED! Please view the event flyer here.
  • Girls must be accompanied by an adult or troop leader. This is NOT a drop-off event.
  • Girls MUST bring event waiver to participate. Please click here to download and print the waiver.

All attendees must have a current Girl Scout membership. Girls attending without their parent must be with an approved volunteer.

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