Monthly Archives: December 2016

Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Dec 16

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As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be this Friday, December 16, 2016, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:30PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

JUNIORS

  • Juniors will continue working on their Business Owner badge with a special guest from SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Mr. Walter Abbott, SCORE DC Outreach Coordinator, will discuss starting a business and how SCORE & Small Business Administration supports small business owners.
  • Juniors should turn in permission forms & payments for the Get Moving! Journey-in-a-Day at Chesapeake Children’s Museum on Sunday, December 25.

CADETTES

  • All Cadettes interested in pursuing their Silver Award need to bring their preliminary written plans on how they plan to achieve it to Friday’s meeting. This is the final deadline.
  • Cadettes will continue work on this year’s New Cuisine badge.

MULTIPLE LEVELS

PARENTS

  • Pay your Girl Scout’s troop dues: $45 for Daisies, $60 for all other levels. If needed, dues can be paid in installments. Dues pay for badges and pins, help supplement some activities/trips, and also help support the troop web site, and other troop expenses. (Parents pay for fun patches.) For financial assistance contact your Girl Scout’s troop leader.
  • Financial assistance is also available for uniform items, Girl Guides and journey books. Contact your Girl Scout’s troop leader.
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SHARE Art & Design Contest

sharelogo_greenAre you inspired by the Girl Scout mission? Create an original piece of art that highlights the importance of supporting SHARE and shows what Girl Scouting means to you.

Your art may be featured on our 2017 SHARE envelope, on our Facebook page and at our President’s Circle Dinner, which honors donors who give at the $1,000 or more level. One winner will also receive a pair of tickets to the President’s Circle Dinner.

What is SHARE?

SHARE your love of Girl Scouting is our friends and family giving campaign. It provides necessary funding to support the mission of Girl Scouting in the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital region. The money raised provides resources to help all girls and adults fully participate in Girl Scouts.

All money stays in our Council to:

  • maintain our eight camp properties
  • support adult training
  • develop girl programs and grants
  • cover the costs of membership dues, camperships and underwrite Girl Scout expenses for girls from low-income families.

Include your name, city, state, phone number and email. The winner(s) will be notified by email. Submit a photo of your art to Michelle Eider, meider@gscnc.org or mail to:

Attn: Michelle Eider
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital
4301 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 2M
Washington, DC

For additional details see: http://www.gscnc.org/en/council/news/2016/share_art_design_con.html

QUICK RECAP
What: SHARE Art & Design Contest
Who: All levels
When: Submit by Monday, January 16, 2017
Where: Attn: Michelle Eider
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital
4301 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 2M
Washington, DC 20008
Cost: None
Forms: None

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Junior Get Moving! Journey at Chesapeake Children’s Museum, Dec 25

juniorGetMovingAwardThe Junior Get Moving! Journey is all about energy: carbon footprint, green buildings, energy audits and conservation. Girls will learn about ways to reduce their personal energy use; learn how buildings use energy; and work with their troop to tackle an energy-related issue in their community.

Juniors will be completing their Get Moving! Journey at the Chesapeake Children’s Museum on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Girls should arrive at 8:45AM with weather appropriate clothing, vest, Get Moving! Journey book, and a bag lunch. Two snacks will be provided.

QUICK RECAP
What: Get Moving! Journey
Who: Juniors
When: Sunday, December 25, 2016, 8:45AM – 5PM
Where: Chesapeake Children’s Museum
25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis, MD 21403
Cost: $15
Forms: Junior Get Moving Journey Permission Form

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