Monthly Archives: January 2014

On Your Own: Girl Scout Engineering Saturday, Feb. 15

AJamesClarkSchoolofEngineeringWomen in Engineering Program at the University of Maryland

Girl Scout Engineering Saturday (GSES) is a program for local Girl Scout troops in Maryland and the Washington metropolitan area. Cadettes and Seniors (grades 6-10) engage in fun hands-on activities and earn the Women in Engineering Girl Scout Engineering Saturday patch.

Goals of GSES

  • To expose Girl Scout Troops to engineering related activities
  • To introduce young women to professional career options in engineering or science
  • To provide university students with the chance to develop and implement engineering related activities, and to enhance their communication and leadership skills

Register: Registration is conducted on a first come, first serve basis until all available spaces are full. Submit your registration form, which can be found at https:/futureumdengr.wufoo.com/forms/girl-scout-engineering-saturday-spring-2014/, as soon as possible to secure your place in the February program.

Fee: There is a $10 registration fee for each participant, which covers lunch and the cost of patches. Please do NOT include this fee with your registration form; we will request the fee after your scouts have been accepted into the program.

Website: http://www.wie.umd.edu/k12/gses

QUICK RECAP
What:Girl Scout Engineering Saturday
Who: Cadettes and Seniors
When: February 15, 2014, 9AM – 1:30PM
Where: University of Maryland
Cost: $10 (includes lunch & patch)

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Juniors to Earn Tea Party Patch, Feb. 8

teacupsstackJuniors: Come refine and increase your tea party etiquette, plus earn a patch. No uniforms or permission slips are needed. This is a dress up event! Volunteers included. No tagalongs, please. At the January 31 troop meeting, Layla A. will collect the names and fees for girls who plan to come to the Tea Party on February 8. Kimars can be removed during this event because the door and blinds will be kept shut.

QUICK RECAP
What: Tea Party Patch
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, February 8, 2014, 1 – 2:30PM
Where: PGMA in the Juniors room
Cost: $5.00 (No refunds)

Oh Allah, please accept our effort to learn how to serve You in a loving way.

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Get Packed for the Journey Weekend at Camp Winona, Feb. 1

Asalaamu Alaikaum,

Alhamdullilah, so many girls from Troop 3480 will be working on their It’s Your World — Change It! journey at the Journey Weekend at Camp Winona on February 1, 2014.

Get your girl her journey handbook before the Journey Weekend. Here are the Journeys the girls will be working on: Daisy Flower Garden, Brownie Quest and Junior Agent of Change.
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Purchase Journey handbooks online at www.girlscoutshop.com/NATIONS-CAPITAL-COUNCIL or at the Nation’s Capital Main Shop located at 4301 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008. Call 202-274-3312 for store hours.

Pack Right & Tight

  • socks or house shoes for wear inside the lodge
  • sleeping bag
  • long sleeve pajamas
  • pillow
  • one change of clothes (shirt/socks/pants/underwear/t-shirt)
  • toothbrush & toothpaste
  • wash cloth
  • baby wipes (no showers are available)
  • walking or hiking shoes (no dress shoes or tennis shoes that expose the ankle)
  • heavy coat
  • sweater or sweatshirt for inside
  • Girl Scout vest or smock

Girl Scouts are always prepared! Make sure your girl is ready to have fun, be safe and keep warm.

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