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On Your Own: Girl Scouts Explore Goddard!, Sep 26

NASA logoJoin Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital and the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for the ultimate Girl Scout experience at Explore Goddard! NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD opens its doors to the public for this free fun-filled day of activities, hands-on demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment and food. Girl Scouts from GSCNC, GSCM, and their families will enjoy the Girl Scout Experience with a special area, activities, and a patch designed just for Girl Scouts! Explore NASA missions. Engage NASA scientists and engineers. Experience the extraordinary at NASA Goddard!

While Explore Goddard is free and open to the public, participation in the Girl Scout Experience at Explore Goddard requires pre-registration with GSCNC. Tag-alongs welcome, but please no drop offs. Cost of event covers light refreshments and a fun patch. Click to register for this event.

What: Girl Scouts Explore Goddard!
Who: All levels
When: Saturday, September 26 2015, 11AM – 5PM
Where: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
8800 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20771
Cost: $5

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Around The Capital Wheel, Jun 6

theCapitalWheelTroop 3480 final trip of the 2014 – 2015 scouting year will be to The Capital Wheel to learn about the science and engineering behind the Wheel. We’ll chat with the Engineer, take a ride and also receive a participation patch from The Capital Wheel.

Note: There will be two time slots — 11:15AM and 2:15PM. The entire program, including the ride, will last approximately 30 – 45 minutes. Please carpool. Lunch and parking is on your own.

What: The Capital Wheel Girl Scout program
Who: All levels
When: Saturday, June 6, 2015, 11:15AM – 12:15PM OR 2:15 – 3:15PM
Where: The Capital Wheel at National Harbor
116 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745
Cost: $7/girl (with dues paid), $14/adult
Form: The Capital Wheel Parent Permission Form


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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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/share-fair-nations-stemosphere-dc-2015-tickets-15996665457

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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