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Volunteer View: November 2017

Grow your troop and you could win sweet prizes! Help us unleash the power in more G.I.R.L.s by pledging to add one or more new girls to your troop by March 1, 2018. Pledge takers who share how their troop is advancing the G.I.R.L. Agenda will be entered to win prizes, including the chance to be featured on GSUSA’s Facebook page!

The pledge closes November 15, 2017, so don’t wait!

Take the pledge

Camp sessions go live on Dec. 1

Get ready for another fun summer at Girl Scout Camp! Sessions go live on December 1, and camp registration opens on Jan. 18 at 9 a.m.

Can’t wait for summer? Check out events coming up through the winter and spring at our camp properties »

New activities in the Volunteer Toolkit

Troops can use the Volunteer Toolkit to plan out their whole year and have a roster of all troop member information, accessible via computer or mobile device, as well as tools to facilitate communication between parents and troop leaders. VTK now allows you to access 18 activities, including a Get Outside option.

For Daisy, Brownie, and Junior troops, VTK comes with pre-populated plans for every meeting. All new STEM and outdoor program content is available!

For Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador troops, a fully customized year is available, allowing older girls to take charge of the planning, along with program curriculum under the Resources tab.

Learn more

Get ready for cookie season

Thank you for an amazing fall product program! Girls should deliver fall product items this week, and rewards will be delivered to service units during the week of November 27.

Is your troop ready for the 2018 Cookie Program? Make sure you have a completed ACH and a troop cookie manager with a signed TCM Agreement. New TCMs should start their background check process as soon as possible as they can take up to four weeks to finalize.

Troops that sold at least $350 in online sales during the Fall Product Program will be eligible to join the S’mores Club and can earn Pandora™ bracelets if they have a selling girl average of 300 packages during the cookie program.

New! Conflict Fluency training

Want to feel confident about handling conflict situations in your troop? Log on to our e-learning site to access our Conflict Fluency training. The class offers guided instruction on managing and resolving disagreements, and will equip you with how to handle issues as they arise.

Go to e-learning »

Get outdoors with OAC this winter

The Outdoor Adventure Club has two events opening up to single-event registration this month:

Sign up to be notified when single-event registrations open for OAC Explorers or OAC Trailblazers.

Upcoming Events

Nov. 18: Packing for Impact with Project C.U.R.E.
Girls will fill Kits for Kids, engage in fun activities with medical personnel and other Girl Scouts, and learn about children around the world that they will be helping.

Dec. 2: Girl Scout Teddy Bear Toss with Metro State Hockey
Everyone is encouraged a bring a teddy bear or other stuffed animal to toss on the ice when Metro State makes their first goal. Bears will be donated to the Ronald McDonald Houses of Denver and Aurora.

Dec. 3: Sky High Ranch Tree Lighting Ceremony & Brunch
Come to Sky High Ranch to help us celebrate our annual Tree Lighting. We’ll have a buffet, family photo ops, crafts, ornaments, hot drinks, and of course, goodies!

Dec. 10: Tomahawk Brunch at the Barnyard with Santa
Join us for brunch with Santa and meet his furry barnyard friends. Eat a delicious brunch buffet, savor sweets and lollies aplenty, take photos with Santa, and warm up fireside with hot cocoa and cider.

Want event details delivered to your inbox weekly? Sign up for the Events email at gscoblog.org.

Volunteer View: October 2017

We’ve got lots of exciting events coming up at our properties! Play games in your favorite costume, trick-or-treat, or light up the tree with GSCO at one of our fun parties. Sign up for our Halloween parties, and see the full list of upcoming events on the blog.

More events: http://gscoblog.org/2017/08/outdoor-programs-save-the-date-2017-2018/

Mark your calendars

  • Destinations round one applications are due Nov. 10 to Anna Danila.
  • Camp registration launches Jan. 19 at 9 a.m.

 

Help plan the older girl Journey weekend

Girl Scouts of Colorado is seeking girls currently in grades 6-11 to join a planning board for the next Older Girl Journey Weekend. This weekend retreat will take place at Sky High Ranch on Sept. 21-23, 2018. This girl planning board will plan every aspect of the retreat, including choosing the Journey and planning the activities.

An informational webinar will be held on Nov. 15 from 6-7 p.m. for any interested girls. Use this link to join online. Contact Katie Singleton with questions.

Work with the Membership Connection Committee

The MCC is collecting information about the service unit experience across Colorado. Make your voice heard by taking this five-minute survey.

Want to be part of the MCC? They’re seeking new members, particularly from the areas of Denver metro and northern Colorado.

Learn more: http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/membership-connection-committee.html

Start earning your Gold Award now

Any girl who is a senior in high school and thinking about her Gold Award needs to start now!

 The Gold Award has a suggested minimum of 80 hours and last year, girls spent an average of 146 hours earning their Gold Award. With the March 1 deadline for Highest Awards celebrations less than six months away and final cutoff for seniors less than a year away, seniors in high school should not be waiting to start their Gold Award.

Questions about Highest Awards? Email our Highest Awards manager.

Upcoming events

Oct. 20: Girl Scout Night with CMU Women’s Soccer, Grand Junction
Come early and meet the team! No pre-registration required. Tickets can be purchased for family members at the gate.

Oct. 28: Girl Scout Day and Cheer Clinic with UNC Bears Football, Greeley
Girl Scouts are invited to Cheer Clinic hosted by UNC’s Division I Cheer Team. Girls will perform during the game and get a special cheer patch.

Nov. 4: Junior Animal Habitat Badge Workshop with Pueblo Zoo, Pueblo
Complete badge requirements for this fun Junior badge by learning about the animals at the zoo.

Nov. 5: Day of Dance with the Colorado Ballet, Denver
Come learn dances and techniques for Ballet, Brazilian, and Creative Modern Dance. Brownies can earn requirements towards the Dance Badge. All program levels welcome.

Nov. 11: Daisy and Brownie Day at the Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster
Brownies earn requirements towards the Bug Badge and Daisies will earn requirements towards the Rosie petal.

Want event details delivered to your inbox weekly? Sign up for the Events email at gscoblog.org.

Volunteer View: September 2017

Fall Product Program begins Sept. 23

Get ready to explore your dreams! The Fall Product Program starts on September 23. In-person sales will run through October 15. Online sales will end October 30. All troops must have a completed ACH formfor the 2017-18 membership year in order to participate.
Our popular S’mores Club is returning this year, and girls and adult volunteers who rock both the 2017 Fall Product and 2018 Cookie Programs will receive special rewards! Make sure your troop participates in the Fall Product Program so you can join the club.
Deadline for Bronze and Silver Award notifications
Earning one of the Girl Scouts Highest Awards is a way for girls to change their corner of the world and beyond! Girls bridging to Cadettes or Seniors this summer have until Sept. 30 to submit online notification that they have earned their Bronze or Silver Award. Through submitting online notification, you will order letters of recognition, certificates, and pins, and girls will be invited to participate in our spring Highest Awards Celebrations.
Signup for a Leadership Summit
Meet fellow leaders, have your questions answered, learn new skills and gain lots of useful information to make your Girl Scout year a successful one at a Leadership Summit! Register today for one of four upcoming Leadership Summits around the state.
Visit the MCC at a Leadership Summit to provide your feedback during our Service Unit Survey. You’ll also have an opportunity to talk with GSCO National Council Session Delegates who will represent Colorado at G.I.R.L. 2017, the Girl Scout National Convention in Columbus, Ohio this October.
Check out the GSCO Family Guide
Share this guide with parents so they can see what Girl Scouts is all about!

Download now »
Girl Scouts’ partnership with JOANN
GSUSA and JOANN Stores will be teaming up to inspire girls, troops, and volunteers to explore their individual creativity and use it to make a positive influence on the world. Through a new reward program, JOANN will offer a discount to members of Girl Scouts and donate a portion of sales to GSUSA.
Some JOANN stores will allow troop leaders space to meet and may be open to troops selling cookies in front of their store during cookie season. Troop leaders should check with the District Manager to connect with a local store and should always check with the landowner as well.
Upcoming events
Sept. 29: Sky High Ranch Fall Rendezvous
Test your mettle at Sky High by flying over the canyon on our zip line, balancing on the low-ropes course, honing your archery skills, and more at our annual staff-led troop camp Rendezvous.

Oct. 1: Girl Scout Day with DU Womens’ Soccer
Come cheer on the Pioneers as they take on North Dakota State. Tickets are $7 per person with promo code GIRLSCOUT.

Oct. 7: – Engineering Day with Society of Women Engineers at Colorado School of Mines
Learn about Engineering with a fun project! We’ll be working on badge requirements for some of the new engineering badges.

Oct. 14: Air Force Football Scout Day and Camp Out
All Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, friends and family are invited to cheer on the Falcons as they take on the UNLV Rebels. Troops and families can stay after the game for the annual campout.

Want event details delivered to your inbox weekly? Sign up for the Events email at gscoblog.org.

Volunteer View: August 2017

Leadership Summits set this fall

Connect with other volunteers at our upcoming Leadership Summits, and take a variety of leadership development and enrichment classes for new and experienced leaders, such as: Girl Scout History and Traditions Wide Game; Volunteer Toolkit – New Journeys and Badges; Global Girl Scouting; Clique-Proofing Your Troop, as well as essential Program level 101’s – Daisy, Brownie, Junior, and Older Girls; and GS 201 – Take it to the Next Level – Girl Led!

Classes will also be offered for older girls – Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors – and leaders of older girl troops. Sessions include Gold Award, Highest Awards & Take Action, Extended Trips, Money-Earning Opportunities for Older Girls, and more. Connect with other Girl Scouts in grades 6-12 at these exciting events! Participants will enjoy a catered lunch with a chance to share ideas with fellow leaders.

Follow the registration links below to sign up for Leadership Summits now, and find out more about classes offered at each event. We can’t wait to see you there!

*(Note: this location was originally scheduled in Fort Collins but has moved to Longmont)

Fall Product Program Begins Sept. 23

The Girl Scouts Fall Product Program is a great way for troops to earn start-up money for the year. All troops receive 13% of their magazine orders as troop proceeds, plus $1/item for nuts and chocolates. Don’t forget your Troop ACH form must be filed to participate.  Fall Program materials will be shipped directly to troops and trainings for fall sale service unit managers will be in early September.

Learn more: http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/cookies/fall-sale.html

S’mores Club is back

The S’mores Club is back for girls and troops that rock both the Fall Product and the Girl Scout Cookie programs.

If a girl sells 15 items online during the 2017 Fall Product Program and 300 packages during the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program she will receive an exclusive Girl Scout designed sterling silver PANDORA bracelet with uniquely created charms and a personalized S’mores Club Avatar Patch.

If a troop has $350 in online sales during the 2017 Fall Product Program, they will receive an exclusive booth selection during the 2018 Cookie Program. If they then also have a 300 package per girl selling average during the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program the troop fall sale manager and troop cookie manager will each receive an exclusive Girl Scout designed Sterling Silver PANDORA bracelet with uniquely created charms and a personalized S’mores Club Avatar Patch.

Get outdoors with GSCO

Outdoor Adventure Club single-event passes open 30 days prior to the event, if space is available. Register here: https://girlscoutsco.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/camper/App

Camp registration opens this upcoming year on Jan. 18 at 9 a.m., mark your calendar now!

Reserve properties up to 365 days in advance here. If your troop has not planned that far out, watch the GSCO Facebook page for last minute cancellations. Reserve a property herehttp://girlscoutsofcolorado.checkfront.com/reserve/

Equipment: You can also reserve limited equipment for your outing from the Denver office at this link: Reserve equipment: http://girlscoutsofcolorado.checkfront.com/reserve/

Reminders:

  • Girls bridging from Juniors to Cadettes or Cadettes to Seniors this summer have until Sept. 30 to submit online notification they have earned their Bronze or Silver Award.
  • Volunteer support specialists (VSS) are calling troop leaders through Sept. 15. VSS will be welcoming troops back for a new Girl Scout year. This is a wonderful time to update any troop information, ask questions, and get a lot of valuable information.
  • The Older Girl Advisory Board is recruiting new members (girls in grades 9-12 who provide feedback on projects including mentoring, program development, older girl engagement, and product sales). Applications are due Sept. 19. Apply today.
  • Find out more about travel with Girl Scouts and the Destinations program, attend this webinar.

Join Daisy’s Circle

Join Daisy’s Circle, Girl Scouts of Colorado’s monthly giving program, and get a $5 new member coupon to use at the Girl Scouts of Colorado Shop. Shop in person in Denver, by phone, or email.

Coupons are applied to in-stock merchandise only and cannot be transferred or copied.

This offer expires 10/15/2017, so join today!

It’s so easy to join! The bigger the circle, the bigger the impact!

Upcoming Events

Girl Scout Night with the Grand Junction Rockies
5 p.m. Aug. 27.  Girl Scouts in uniform get into the game free! Adults and other children can purchase tickets at the gate. Cheer on the Rockies as they take on the Orem Owlz. To help us set aside enough seats for our Girl Scout section, please let us know if you are interested here.

CU Football Scout Day – Boulder
12 p.m. Sept. 9.  Cost is $25/person. Girl Scouts get a special game patch. Cheer on the Buffs as they take on Texas State San Marcos. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated back to GSCO. Purchase tickets here and use promo code GIRLSCOUTS17.

Girl Scout Day with Colorado Rockies
6:10 p.m. Sept. 16. Tickets range from $16-$25. Come cheer on the Colorado Rockies as they take on the San Diego Padres! Girl Scouts get a fun event patch. A portion of each ticket sold through our GSCO promo code will be donated back to GSCO. The Rockies are having a great season, so tickets may go fast. Get yours today! Purchase tickets here and look for our GSCO promo code/link at the bottom of the page.

Volunteer View: July 2017

We’re excited to announce new Journeys and badges for you to explore with your troop, coming July 18!
These new Journeys and badges not only make timely additions and enhancements to our existing girl programming, but also create a more robust experience, including Take Action projects, for subject areas that are most compelling to today’s girls—– science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and outdoor activities.
Combined with existing STEM and outdoor programs, as well as programming in life skills and entrepreneurship, these new Journeys and badges are designed to help girls unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ as they achieve the five outcomes of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience: sense of self, positive values, challenge seeking, healthy relationships, and community problem solving.
2017 Fall Sale Program
The Girl Scouts Fall Sale Program is a great way for troops to earn startup money for the year. All troops receive 13% of their magazine orders as troop proceeds, plus $1/item for nuts and chocolates.
Centennial Campfire at Meadow Mountain Ranch
The Centennial Campfire has been rescheduled to August 27. Join us for an afternoon of fun at MMR!
Attend a Leadership Summit
A Leadership Summit is a fun-filled day that will get you energized for the new membership year and enhance your leadership skills! A variety of leadership development and enrichment classes will be offered for new and experienced leaders, as well as Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Each event will have a keynote speaker and networking opportunity.
  • August 26: Colorado Springs (register now!)
  • September 16: Highlands Ranch
  • September 23: Fort Collins
  • September 30: Grand Junction
  • October 14: Pueblo
  • October 15: Denver
Get outdoors with GSCO
Outdoor Adventure Club Passport sales have closed, but we will be offering single-event passes for purchase. Visit our OAC page for more information and to sign up to be notified when single-event sales open!
If you are interested in volunteer directing a camp or outdoor program in the 2017-2018 season, make sure you have connected with Anna Danila, Outdoor Program Manager, to be included in upcoming communications about timelines, outdoor program volunteer roles, and trainings. Submissions for the camp mailer are due on October 2.
Join the Older Girl Advisory Board
The Older Girl Advisory Board is recruiting new members in Pueblo, Western Slope/Southwest Colorado, and Metro Denver. The Older Girl Advisory Board, also known as OGAB, is a group of 14 girls in grades 9-12 from across the state who provide feedback on projects including mentoring, program development, older girl engagement, and product sales. Interested girls entering grades 9-12 for this school year can apply today.
OGAB volunteers needed
OGAB is also seeking 2-3 adult volunteers to help guide this high-level group of girls in making their voices heard. Adult volunteers would act as chaperones during periodic overnight camp retreats and commit to sitting in on one web call a month with the OGAB representatives. Volunteers need to possess strong organizational and communication skills and work well with teenagers.
Contact Katie Singleton for more information and to apply for one of these unique adult volunteer positions.
Share your G.I.R.L. Story
Girl Scouts are adventure seekers, problem solvers, and so much more! We are G.I.R.L.s (go-getters, innovators, risk-takers, leaders)!

Volunteer View: June 2017

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This fall, take a day to invest in your personal leadership journey and feed your inner G.I.R.L. success. Experienced volunteers can choose from advanced classes on taking your girls’ leadership to the next level and what to do when conflict arises. New volunteers can complete their program level 101s. Discover the new journeys, learn songs and games, and more! Each location will feature a special keynote speaker, Voices feedback forum, and networking galore.

  • August 26: Colorado Springs
  • September 16: Metro Denver
  • September 23: Northern Colorado
  • September 30: Grand Junction
  • October 14: Pueblo
  • October 15: Metro Denver

Registration will open soon. Questions? Contact Hannah Kuehl.

Buy your OAC Passport by June 30

The Outdoor Adventure Club is gearing up for its second year of fun, and it’s not too late to get in on the adventure! Passports are still available, but only until June 30. This year girls will go dogsledding, whitewater rafting, rock climbing and, stand-up paddleboarding to name just a few activities!

Buy your OAC Passport: https://girlscoutsco.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/camper/App

Get started on your 2018 summer programming

Thinking of leading a day camp, family camp, or troop camp open to other troops or groups next year? The first step in your planning is to meet with Anna Danila, outdoor program manager. This applies to programs lasting longer than one day and/or those including an overnight experience.  Email Anna to set up a meeting.

Volunteer with OGAB

The Older Girl Advisory Board is seeking adult volunteers to help guide this high-level group of girls in making their voices heard. The Older Girl Advisory Board, also known as OGAB, is a group of 14 girls in grades 9-12 from across the state of Colorado who provide feedback on projects ranging from mentoring to program development to older girl engagement to product sales. Adult volunteers would act as chaperones during periodic overnight camp retreats and commit to participating in one web call per month with the OGAB representatives. Volunteers need to possess strong organizational and communication skills and work well with teenagers.

Contact Katie Singleton for more information and to apply for one of these unique adult volunteer positions.

New Journeys coming soon

New Journeys and badges will be released through the Volunteer Toolkit this summer! The Journeys will include Think Like an Engineer, Think Like a Programmer, and Think Like a Citizen Scientist. Look for more information coming soon.

Congratulations, Top Sellers!

Cookie Top Sellers will be celebrated over the next few weeks at our annual top seller events. Any girls who sold 750 packages or more during the 2017 Cookie Sale Program and have not received their invitation should contact their Product Sales Specialist immediately to RSVP.

All Cookie Credit Cards, including those held at council for camp that were not used, have been mailed directly to each girl who earned them. If credits have not been received please reach out to the Product Sales Team as soon as possible to see if they have been returned to council for any reason.

This year’s Fall Sale Program will begin on September 23. Look for more information next month!

Volunteer View: May 2017

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Renew your G.I.R.L. today!

Any girl renewed by June 15, 2017 will receive a free Early Bird patch. Any troop that has completed the Annual Troop Report for this membership year and has two Troop Leadership Team members renewed by June 15 will receive a $25 credit to the Girl Scouts of Colorado Shop.

Renew today: http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/for-volunteers/membership-promos.html

Is your girl an outdoor adventurer?

Registration for the Outdoor Adventure Club is open! This year, girls will go dogsledding, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, and stand-up paddle boarding, just to name a few activities.

Learn more and sign up: http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/our-program/older-girls/outdoor-adventure-club.html

Thinking of leading a day camp, family camp, or troop camp next year? For programs that last longer than one day or include an overnight, the first step in your planning is to meet with our Outdoor Program Manager, Anna Danila. Camp information will be due early this fall. Contact Anna today to set up a meeting.

We still have limited spaces available at camp, snag your spot today!

Register now:  https://girlscoutsco.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/camper/App

How do you lead like a Girl Scout?

Share your story on the GSCO blog: www.gscoblog.org/share

The OGAB and MCC need You

The Older Girl Advisory Board is recruiting new members in Pueblo, Western Slope, Southwest Colorado, and the Denver Metro area. The OGAB is a group of 14 girls in grades 9-12 from across the state who provide feedback on projects including mentoring, program development, and older girl engagement. Girls entering grades 9-12 for the 2017/18 school year can contact Katie Singleton for more information.

Volunteers, would you like to make a difference to this organization and its membership? The Membership Connection Committee enables insightful volunteers from across the state to collaborate with GSCO board members and senior staff. The MCC serves as a sounding board for new ideas and feedback on existing programs. Programs like the Outdoor Adventure Club and Older Girl Advisory Board grew from MCC feedback.
Learn more about the MCC and apply online »

Give your girl a lifetime membership

Registered girls who are graduating high school or equivalent this year are eligible to become lifetime members at the reduced cost of $195. Contact your Volunteer Support Specialist if you have questions.

Volunteer View: April 2017

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So often, the team at Girl Scouts of Colorado talks about how we couldn’t do this without you. We recognize there’s no way we could unleash the inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ in thousands of girls in our community, without your generosity of time and heart. It’s true, friends. Without your support, your fierce commitment to these girls—–  to their present and to their future—– Girl Scouts wouldn’t and couldn’t be the number-one leadership organization for girls in the world. But we are! Thanks to you.

Looking for some ideas to recognize a special volunteer in your life? Membership Connection Committee member Victoria Gigoux has a few ideas to help inspire you and your troop. Read more.

Last chance to lock in Early Bird pricing for Girl Scout Camp

Early Bird pricing for Girl Scout Camp ends at the end of this month. Pay your camp balances in full by April 30 to lock in Early Bird pricing.

Outdoor Adventure Club

Get excited! OAC 2017-2018 dates are available now, and registration opens April 17 at 10 a.m.

Older Girl Boating Camps

Our older girl boating camps give Cadettes and older the opportunity to try their hand at sailing, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, and windsurfing! Girls can try a different boating specialty each day or choose one sport to focus on all week.

Need outdoor gear?

The Denver GSCO office has lots of outdoor gear available to borrow or rent, including: tents, stoves, dutch ovens, pop up shade tents, compasses, archery sets, and more!

Reserve equipment »

Cookie rewards are coming

Rewards will begin shipping to SUCMs on Monday, April 17. The last day to report any missing or damaged rewards to council is Friday, May 5 at 5 p.m.

The shipping time frame for S’mores Club rewards is still being determined and will be announced as soon as possible.

Emma Albertoni named 2017 Stephanie A. Foote Leadership Prize Winner

Emma, from Arvada, Ralston Valley High School, officially received the award at the Day at the Capitol celebration on April 10. Emma’s project, “Down with Dough,” focuses on financial literacy. This year, the panel also chose to recognize two honorable mention honorees: Sydney Marchando of Highlands Ranch and Angela Smith of Colorado Springs.

May 1 deadline for high school seniors to submit Gold Award Project Proposal

. Girl Scouts of Colorado has implemented a May 1 deadline for graduating seniors to submit their Gold Award project proposals. After May 1, girls who are graduating from high school will no longer be eligible to earn their Gold Award if they have not already submitted a project proposal.

Early Bird registration begins May 1

The 2017 Early Bird renewal incentive period will be May 1 – June 15. Watch for an email with details or check the website on May 1!

Give your girl the gift of lifetime membership

Registered members who are graduating high school or equivalent during the 2017 membership year are eligible to become lifetime members at the reduced price of $195. A lifetime membership makes a great graduation gift! For more information, contact your Volunteer Support Specialist.

Your voice counts

This month, Girl Scouts of the USA is conducting a national survey with girls, parents/guardians and troop volunteers called “Girl Scout Voices Count” to find out what’s working, and what’s not. We will use your feedback to improve our services and programs. The survey is open now through April 30. Check your inbox for an invitation to participate. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a raffle to win one of twenty $50 gift cards!

 

Volunteer View: March 2017

Nominate a volunteer for a national award

Do you know an outstanding Girl Scout volunteer? GSCO’s Membership Connection Committee invites you to nominate them by March 31 for a national award from GSUSA. All nominations and 2-4 supporting letters must be turned in by the deadline.

Learn more: http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/

The MCC is seeking new members. Learn more and apply: http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/membership-connection-committee.html

RSVP now for Highest Awards celebrations

Honor the hundreds of girls who have earned their Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award this past year! We have celebrations in PuebloLovelandGrand JunctionColorado Springs, and Denver and cannot wait to see you there. All girls who have earned an award this year are welcome to attend whichever event is most convenient and bring family and friends.

Questions? Email highestawards@gscolorado.org.

*Please note capacity is limited at the Colorado Springs and Denver events. We ask that each girl bring only four or fewer guests.

Register for Girl Scout Camp now! Early bird pricing ends April 30.

Pay camp balances in full by April 30 at 11:59 p.m. to lock in the Early Bird discount. Apply Cookie Credits at any time with the Cookie Credit Redemption Form.

 Outdoor Adventure Club 

Information and registration details for the 2017-18 Outdoor Adventure Club is now available! Visit our OAC page to learn more. Registration opens April 17 at 10 a.m.

Come to a Centennial Campfire

Celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting in Colorado at Centennial Campfires around the state. Activities include property tours, s’mores, sing-alongs, history displays, camp merchandise, and more! All attendees will also receive a special 2017 Centennial patch.

Event dates:

Thank you for a great cookie sale

Wow! You all did an amazing job with this year’s Cookie Sale Program! We hope your girls had a fun time selling while learning the 5 Skills. The deadline to submit Money Problem Reports is March 17 at 5 p.m. If you have any questions about the end of the sale, contact your Product Sales Specialist.