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REMINDER: Make The Connection – ME to WE Team-building Skills, Apr 18

makeTheConnectionGSCNCGirls and Booz Allen Hamilton mentors participate in fun outdoor activities like the Log of Death and Rushing River that teach girls how to achieve success through trust, communication, and strategy. As they conquer this challenging rope course, they experience firsthand how to achieve success as part of a team.

Please see your emails from Sujan and fill out the necessary paperwork. She will not allow your daughter to participate without it. This is a Council-sponsored event. Meet at PGMA at 8:30AM to carpool. Lunch is included.

What: Make The Connection – ME to WE Team-building Skills
Who: Ambassadors, Seniors & Cadettes
When: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10AM – 4PM
Where: Camp Crowell, Oakton, VA

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On Your Own: STEMosphere®, Apr 11

STEMosphereOn Saturday, April 11th, The George Washington University is hosting a great, FREE event called STEMosphere®, which is part of a larger event for educators called Share Fair. STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Math. STEMosphere® is a huge expo of fun, hands-on, interactive STEM-inspired activities and education methods for a PreK-12 audience. Exhibitors include NASA Aeronautics, Discovery Education, the Smithsonian Science Education Center, First Robotics and more.

Participants are encouraged to register here:

What: STEMosphere®
Who: All levels
When: Saturday April 11, 2015, 9:30AM – 4PM
Where: Foggy Bottom – Charles E. Smith Center
George Washington University
600 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
Cost: Free

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Troop Meeting This Friday, Apr 10


The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be this Friday, April 10, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah.


  • Brownies will be having a jewelry workshop.



Cadettes will be starting the First Aid badge. Girls should come prepared to learn the following:

  • Bring a bandana to the meeting to practice different bandaging techniques and making splints.
  • Learn standard precautions and hand hygiene.
  • Create emergency contact cards and practice giving concise instructions in emergency situations.
  • Practice making 911 calls in case of emergency.

Some girls will finish this badge at encampment while others will finish at the second troop meeting in May inshaAllah.


  • Permission forms and money for the SU Encampment at Camp Letts on 1 -3 May, are due THIS FRIDAY, April 10.
  • The Spy Museum event has been rescheduled for April 25 at 2PM inshaAllah. We will meet at New Carrolton Metro at 1PM and return to there at 4PM. Girls should wear their vest, pack a lunch and bring Metro fare.
  • Brownie & Daisy Wegmans cooking class, May 9. Parents need to inform troop leaders of your girl’s intentions to come ASAP and choose whether they plan to make a bean or chicken (non-zabiha) taco.


  • Please contact Sister Rolanda at this Friday’s troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks. Troop managers request that parents provide snacks for at least one troop meeting during the Girl Scout year.
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