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Camping Skills Blitz, Oct 8

campingskillsGirl Scout Council of the Nations Capitol trainers will join PGMA Girl Scout Troop leaders and advisors to help prepare us for our first all-troop camping trip. They have designed a program specifically for us to help guide us through basic camping skills the Girl Scout way.

There is a maximum number of girls allowed for each level. Be sure to turn in permission forms by September 30.

What: Camping Skills Blitz
Who: All levels
When: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10AM – 1:15PM
Where: PGMA
Cost: None
Forms: Camping Skills Blitz Permission Form

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On Your Own: Outdoor Skills, May 22

Daisies, Brownies and Juniors are invited to join Troop 2477 to learn outdoor skills.

  • Make a paracord survival bracelet
  • Make a shelter from sticks and branches
  • Cook a meal over a campfire and desert in a box oven
  • Learn the basics of Leave No Trace by checking out our Camp Crime Scene

Learn all this at the beautiful Camp Crowell, just a half hour from Ashburn, VA. Both troops and individual girls are welcome. Permission slips and health history forms are the responsibility of the troop leader or adult in charge. Registration & payment deadline: Monday, May 2, 2016. Download the registration form here.

All proceeds will help Troop 2477 earn money for a trip to Savannah in 2017.

When: Sunday, May 22, 2016, 1 – 4PM
Where: Camp Crowell, Oakton, VA.
Cost: $15/girl
Contact: Amy Wells eawells@verison.net or 703-327-0307

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