Monthly Archives: November 2013

Reminder: Junior Archery Badge Test This Saturday, Nov. 30

archeryTargetWithArrowsJuniors can earn an archery badge by taking an archery test at Adelphi Manor Archery Range. Girls should dress warmly, wear vests, boots or tennis shoes, and bring a bag lunch/snack. Juniors who attended last year’s workshop will also have the opportunity to earn the badge. If time allows, girls who were not able to earn the archery patch last weekend may get another chance, inshaAllah. Download, print and bring a completed permission slip to the event.

QUICK RECAP
What: Archery Badge Test
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, November 30, 1:30 – 3:30PM
Where: Adelphi Manor Archery Range
2928 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD
Cost: Free

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On Your Own: Enter the GSCNC 2014 “We Are Family” Art Contest

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We Are Family 2014 Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital Art Contest

At Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital, We are Family and we want to see what your Girl Scout family looks likes. Show us how your Troop, Service Unit, or Association bonds together like a family to create the best Girl Scout experience. Be creative, send your drawing, painting, photo or graphic design and enter the We are Family Girl Scout Art Contest.

Maybe it’s an image of your troop, or show us how your family is involved—maybe your mom leads your troop meetings, your dad drives you to Girl Scout meetings and trips, or does Grandma help with Cookie Booths?

We want to see your Girl Scout Family in action though art- paint, draw, graphic design or photography. Be creative!

Selected art will be on exhibit at Girl Scout events and displayed at the Pepco Gallery during Girl Scout Week, March 10-14.

Deadline: Friday January 3, 2014

Rules:

  • Contest is only open to registered Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital girl members.
  • You can submit as an individual or troop.
  • Label your artwork with the artist’s name, age, city, state, Service Unit, Troop Number, email, phone number and Troop Leader’s information.
  • Your artwork must be no larger than 24 in. x 18 in.
  • Finalists will be notified that they made the top 10.
  • All artwork becomes the property of Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital.
  • Artwork will be judged on creativity, representation of “ We are Family” with consideration of all Girl Scout levels.

Submit to:
Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital
4301 Connecticut Ave, NW M-2
Washington, DC 20008
Attn: PR Department

For more information please contact Breauna Johnson at Bjohnson@gscnc.org with the subject line “Girl Scout Art Contest 2014”.

source: http://www.gscnc.org/view_whats_new.html?rowid=615

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22 Nov. Meeting Reminder, Bring Your Dues & Permission Slips/Payments, Plus New Cookie Rally & Archery Events

troopMeetingTodayMEETING REMINDER
Troop 3480 will meet today, November 22, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely.

DUES
We are still accepting dues payments: $45 per girl.

PERMISSION SLIPS
We’ll be accepting permission slips and payments for the following events:

  • Pottery Workshop at Color Me Mine on Dec 7, $11
    Levels: S/A

  • Cookie Rally on Dec 7, $5 (see below)
    Levels: D/B/J/C

  • Cookie College on Dec 14, $5
    Levels: D/B/J

THIS JUST IN!

CookieRallyCookie Rally
Attend this great program designed to help girls learn and get excited about the Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program and financial literacy. Participants will “make and take” items to help support their individual and troop sale while earning the Daisy Talk It Up Leaf, the Brownie Meet My Customer Badge, the Junior Cookie CEO Badge, or the Cadette Business Plan Badge. Only 100 tickets are available. Download the Cookie Rally permission slip and bring it today’s meeting. Note: This event is for girls who have already had experience selling Girl Scout Cookies. Newbies should attend the Cookie College.

Ambassadors and Seniors can volunteer at the Cookie Rally. Download the permission form and bring it to the next troop meeting. Girls should arrive in uniform at 9AM and plan on staying to clean up at 12 noon. Also, if you would like to get community service hours bring the form to be signed. Girls will be assigned to work at one of the following stations: Cookie Knowledge, registration table, Goal Setting, Marketing 1, or Marketing 2.

What: Cookie Rally
Who: Daisies, Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes
When: Saturday, December 7, 10AM – 12:00 Noon
Where: St. George’s Episcopal Church
7010 Glenn Dale Road, Glenn Dale, MD
Cost: $5 (includes patch)
No sibling tag-a-longs please.

archeryTargetWithArrowsArchery Badge Opportunity:
Juniors can earn an archery badge by taking an archery test at Adelphi Manor Archery Range. Girls should dress warmly, wear vest and boots/tennis shoes, and bring a bag lunch. Juniors who attended last year’s workshop will also have the opportunity to earn the badge. If time allows, girls who were not able to earn the archery patch last weekend may get another chance, inshaAllah. For additional information, please contact Sis. Yasmeen.

What: Archery Badge Test
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, November 30, 1:30 – 3:30PM
Where: Adelphi Manor Archery Range
2928 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD
Cost: Free

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