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Brownie Programs & Events

October

Computer Expert

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Place: Microsoft West Farms Mall, Farmington, CT
Cost: Free to attend

Computers help you do so much. You can make amazing art, fi nd incredible facts on the internet and send fun cards to friends and family. Earn this badge and you’ll be a safe, secure computer expert! You will learn how to paint a digital picture, participate in an internet research project and even learn a new online game! Badges are not provided but can be purchased at GSCWM stores. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register directly with Microsoft on their store website’s event calendar by October 16 at www.microsoftstore.com/westfarms. E-mail Katy Kos with questions or to schedule additional workshops at kakos@microsoft.com.

Bugs

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Place: Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, Hampden
Cost: $8 per girl; adults free

Using nets and a hand lens, explore the field, forest and pond for insects. We will take a close look, draw one or two and learn about how insects adapt to their environment. We will also enjoy a “bug picnic” to learn about insect mouth parts. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Call Patti at 413-584- 3009 to register by October 11.

PAWS for Safety

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Place: Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Springfield
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

PAWS for Safety is a bite prevention program that will help you learn to stay safe around animals. Learn how to greet other peoples’ pets, how animals communicate, when to stay away from an animal and more! You’ll also take a tour of the Dakin Humane Society Springfield Education & Adoption Center and meet and spend time with friendly animals. Meets most of the requirements for the Brownie Pet Badge and and is a great complement to the Daisy 3 Cheers for Animals Journey. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Event is open to troops and girls with an adult.
Registration for this program has closed. Event cancelled.

 

 

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Ongoing Programs

Classic Pop-Up Puppet Workshop

Date: Schedule Your Own Date
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Drawbridge Puppet Theater,Lunenburg
Cost: $11 per girl; adults free

Create your own fun, festive puppet. Come prepared to use patterns, cut and sew fabric and much more! This workshop is designed specifically to utilize recycled materials to get professional results. Find out how much fun it is to recycle! Open to troops.
To schedule a program for your group, contact: Beth@stonecroftcrafts.com or call 978-621-6633.

Exploring Art at the Fitchburg Art Museum

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Place: Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg
Cost: $10 per girl; $3 per adult

Do you ever wonder what it was like to live 5,000 years ago in Egypt? Come discover Ancient Egypt, see real tomb treasures, hold replicas of ancient artifacts and learn what everyday life was like along the Nile River. Travel with a tour guide in our interactive Ancient Egyptian gallery, then create an Egyptian studio art project to take home. Program also includes a guided tour with an art activity of the special exhibition Contemporary New England Latino Art and time to explore the galleries on your own. Bring a bag lunch. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register by October 21 at www.familyid.com/fitchburgartmuseum or 978-345-4207
during business hours.

November

Science All Around

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM - Noon
Place: EcoTarium, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; $8 per adult

Do you see science everywhere? We do! Come explore with us. During this 90-minute workshop, we’ll dabble in science experiments and you’ll go home with your Home Scientist Badge! Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Reservations made by calling our Reservations Department directly at 508-929-2703 by October 24.

Pottery

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Place: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield
Cost: $9 per girl; adults free

Explore Historic Deerfield’s museum of early New England life. Prior to the event, groups will receive material to help them think about pottery. During the visit, you’ll complete steps of your Pottery Badge as you see pottery in our collection, learn about clay and use it to make a small pot with a lid. Curriculum ideas will be provided to help complete the final badge step. Badges are not included in the cost of this program but can be purchased at any GSCWM
store. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Call or email Faith Deering, Museum Educator, at 413-775-7116 or
fdeering@historic-deerfield.org by October 24.

Make the Connection: Your Faith and Girl Scouts

Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Worcester Service Center
Cost: $7 per girl; adults free

Your faith and the Girl Scout Law have a lot more in common than you may think! In fact, you can earn the My Promise, My Faith (MPMF) Award as you explore the connection between your faith and Girl Scouts. This interfaith program will focus on earning the first step of the MPMF Award. Plus, we’ll connect you to volunteers who can help you earn the rest of the requirements and give you information on other religious awards. Learn how your faith and the Girl Scout Law are tied together and provide a strong foundation by which to live your life! Patch, workbook and snack included. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by October 23.

Women Take Flight

Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: NE Air Museum Bradley Int’l Airport, Windsor, CT
Cost: Group* Pricing: $6 for ages 11 and under; $8.50 for age 12 years and up

Meet with extraordinary women pilots, balloonists, skydivers, engineers, re-enactors, astronauts, authors and more! Do hands-on activities and tour the museum. Listen to impersonators portray famous women aviators who pioneered new careers for women and learn the principles of fl ight. Join us for our 10th Annual Women Take Flight event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
*Group registrations for 10 or more people needed to receive this pricing. Forms are available at www neam.org. For questions contact Gina Maria Alimberti at gina-maria@neam.org. Regular admission rates apply the day of the event or for groups smaller than 10 people. Register by November 1.

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the fi nal pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by October 31. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

Pottery

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Place: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield
Cost: $9 per girl; adults free

Explore Historic Deerfield’s museum of early New England life. Prior to the event, groups will receive material to help them think about pottery. During the visit, you’ll complete steps of your Pottery Badge as you see pottery in our collection, learn about clay and use it to make a small pot with a lid. Curriculum ideas will be provided to help complete the final badge step. Badges are not included in the cost of this program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Call or email Faith Deering, Museum Educator, at 413-775-7116 or
fdeering@historic-deerfield.org by October 31.

Camping and Survival Skills

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience,Southwick
Cost: $40 per girl; $40* per adult

Let our staff teach you the ins and outs of camping and survival skills from fire to shelter building, to orienteering and wilderness fi rst aid. You will learn and practice your skills through games, activities and role playing. You’re sure to leave with all you need to know to stay safe in the woods and to roast a perfect marshmallow. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by November 1.

Make the Connection: Your Faith and Girl Scouts

Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Holyoke GSCWM Offi ce
Cost: $7 per girl; adults free

Your faith and the Girl Scout Law have a lot more in common than you may think! In fact, you can earn the My Promise, My Faith (MPMF) Award as you explore the connection between your faith and Girl Scouts. This interfaith program will focus on earning the first step of the MPMF Award. Plus, we’ll connect you to volunteers who can help you earn the rest of the requirements and give you information on other religious awards. Learn how your faith and the Girl Scout Law are tied together and provide a strong foundation by which to live your life! Patch, workbook and snack included. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by October 23.

Pottery

Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Place: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield
Cost: $9 per girl; adults free

Explore Historic Deerfield’s museum of early New England life. Prior to the event, groups will receive material to help them think about pottery. During the visit, you’ll complete steps of your Pottery Badge as you see pottery in our collection, learn about clay and use it to make a small pot with a lid. Curriculum ideas will be provided to help complete the final badge step. Badges are not included in the cost of this program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Call or email Faith Deering, Museum Educator, at 413-775-7116 or
fdeering@historic-deerfield.org by November 14.

December

Computer Expert

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Place: Microsoft West Farms Mall, Farmington, CT
Cost: Free to attend

Computers help you do so much. You can make amazing art, fi nd incredible facts on the internet and send fun cards to friends and family. Earn this badge and you’ll be a safe, secure computer expert! You will learn how to paint a digital picture, participate in an internet research project and even learn a new online game! Badges are not provided but can be purchased at GSCWM stores. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register directly with Microsoft on their store website’s event calendar by December 1 at www.microsoftstore.com/westfarms. E-mail Katy Kos with questions or to schedule additional workshops at kakos@microsoft.com.

Holiday Nature Crafts

Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Place: Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Join us to make holiday ornaments handcrafted from all-natural materials. We will guide you through the process of creating several ornaments or you can create your own design. Open to troops and girls with an adult. Workshop space is limited.
Register at sfarnam@massaudubon.org or at 508-753-6087 x15 by November 28. Got a large troop? Call us to arrange other dates.

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the fi nal pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by Noevember 28. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

January

Senses

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Place: Mass Audubon at BroadMeadow Brook, Worcester
Cost: $7 per girl; adults free

Broad Meadow Brook wants to help you work on your Senses Badge. All workshops meet at the Visitor Center and include indoor and trail activities. Come explore the Nature Play Area and the Sensory Trail as you work on your badge. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Open to troops and girls with an adult. Workshop space is limited.
Register at sfarnam@massaudubon.org or at 508- 753-6087 x15 by January 2. Got a large troop? Call us to arrange other dates.

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the final pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by December 26. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

It’s Your Story, Dance can help you Tell It!

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Ballet Arts, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

All troops start with a 45-minute warmup dance class, followed by a 45-minute rehearsal where they will learn a dance routine consisting of ballet, jazz and hip hop choreography. Girls will help choreograph the dance moves with the instructor, then immediately perform their routine in front of peers, Ballet Arts’ staff and troop leaders. Each Girl Scout will receive a free B.A.W Inc. gift! Loose, yet slightly fitted gym clothes (no skirts please) are recommended with socks or bare feet only. Troop size is limited to no more than 17 members. Open to troops only.
To register, contact Ballet Arts at 508-791-3233 by December 31.

Kayaking Intro (Pool)

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience, Southwick
Cost: $35 per girl; $35* per adult

This is two hours of fun and games in a kayak! Learn how to paddle, stand up, jump and roll in this jam-packed session. It all takes place in our indoor heated pool where you never know what’s next. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by January 4.

Winterfest

Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

There’s plenty to do at camp in the winter! Spend the day snowshoeing or cross country skiing while you look for animal tracks, play winter games and enjoy a special winter craft. Activties may be adjusted based on weather conditions. Wear warm clothes and pack a lunch. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by January 4.

It’s Your Story, Dance can help you Tell It!

Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Ballet Arts, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

All troops start with a 45-minute warmup dance class, followed by a 45-minute rehearsal where they will learn a dance routine consisting of ballet, jazz and hip hop choreography. Girls will help choreograph the dance moves with the instructor, then immediately perform their routine in front of peers, Ballet Arts’ staff and troop leaders. Each Girl Scout will receive a free B.A.W Inc. gift! Loose, yet slightly fitted gym clothes (no skirts please) are recommended with socks or bare feet only. Troop size is limited to no more than 17 members. Open to troops only.
To register, contact Ballet Arts at 508-791-3233 by January 1.

Cartoon Party and Sleepover

Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015
Time: 8:30 PM - 7:00 AM
Place: Interskate 91, Wilbraham
Cost: $22 per girl; $11 per adult

Join Interskate 91 for this cartoonthemed skating party and sleepover! There’s skating until midnight, Limbo, scooter races, tug-o-war, a midnight movie, food and snacks, indoor playground, live and in-person characters, a roller skating patch, and of course, sleeping! As a bonus, troops have the opportunity to return on a future weekend to sell cookies! Register early, space is limited and this event will fill fast! Open to troops only; no individual registrations accepted.
For further information and to make reservations, call Jay at 413-543-3991 x109 by January 9.

Princess Roller Skating Overnight

Date: Sun-Mon, January 18-19, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 AM
Place: Fun America at Roll On America, Lancaster
Cost: $20 per girl; $10 per adult

Girl Scout Overnight Princess Party at Roll On America! Come to dance and skate the night away. Learn why you roll on skates. Enjoy a Princess PJ Parade, a trip in the Bounce House, Karaoke, a PG movie and receive a Skating Fun Patch. Includes skating and skate rental, food card for dinner and breakfast and 10 game tokens. Chaperones’ admission includes skating, skate rental and food card. A $100 deposit per troop is due upon booking. Final payment is due in full by January 4. Open to troops.
To register, contact Fun America at Roll On America: 978-537-4010 or visit rollonamerica.com by January 4.

Friends for Life

Date: Monday, January 19, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Place: Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Springfield
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

This program will teach you to responsibly care for a pet. You’ll learn what makes a good family pet, how pets’ needs can be similar to our own, the ins and outs of pet care and taking responsibility for an animal. This program will include a tour of the Dakin Humane Society Springfield Education & Adoption Center and opportunities to meet and spend time with friendly animals. Meets most of the requirements for the Brownie Pet Badge and is a great complement to the Daisy 3 Cheers for Animals Journey. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by January 5.

Snorkel Intro (Pool)

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience, Southwick
Cost: $30 per girl; $30* per adult

Want to sing like a whale while swimming just under the surface, retrieve items from the bottom of the pool and play the ultimate Fishy, Fishy? Our instructors will introduce you to the equipment, skills and objectives of snorkeling and then you’ll have plenty of time to practice in the indoor heated pool. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by January 17.

It’s Your Story, Dance can help you Tell It!

Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Ballet Arts, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

All troops start with a 45-minute warmup dance class, followed by a 45-minute rehearsal where they will learn a dance routine consisting of ballet, jazz and hip hop choreography. Girls will help choreograph the dance moves with the instructor, then immediately perform their routine in front of peers, Ballet Arts’ staff and troop leaders. Each Girl Scout will receive a free B.A.W Inc. gift! Loose, yet slightly fitted gym clothes (no skirts please) are recommended with socks or bare feet only. Troop size is limited to no more than 17 members. Open to troops only.
To register, contact Ballet Arts at 508-791-3233 by January 1.

February

It’s Your Story, Dance can help you Tell It!

Date: Sunday, February 1, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Ballet Arts, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

All troops start with a 45-minute warmup dance class, followed by a 45-minute rehearsal where they will learn a dance routine consisting of ballet, jazz and hip hop choreography. Girls will help choreograph the dance moves with the instructor, then immediately perform their routine in front of peers, Ballet Arts’ staff and troop leaders. Each Girl Scout will receive a free B.A.W Inc. gift! Loose, yet slightly fitted gym clothes (no skirts please) are recommended with socks or bare feet only. Troop size is limited to no more than 17 members. Open to troops only.
To register, contact Ballet Arts at 508-791-3233 by January 15.

Girls Night Out: Science Adventure!

Date: Friday-Saturday, February 6-7, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 AM
Place: EcoTarium, Worcester
Cost: $50 per girl; $50 per adult

Sleep among the exhibits and enjoy a fun-filled overnight dabbling in science experiments and get up close and personal with some of our resident wildlife! Includes guided activities, digital planetarium show and night sky explorations (telescopes if weather permits). This is a great way to kick off your Bugs, Home Scientist, Animal Habitats or Night Owl Badge! Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Please visit www.ecotarium.org for program and reservation details or call our Reservation Department directly at 508-929-2703 by January 30.

A Snorkel Intro (Pool)

Date: Sunday, February 8, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience, Southwick
Cost: $30 per girl; $30 per adult

Want to sing like a whale while swimming just under the surface, retrieve items from the bottom of the pool and play the ultimate Fishy, Fishy? Our instructors will introduce you to the equipment, skills and objectives of snorkeling and then you’ll have plenty of time to practice in the indoor heated pool. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by February 1.

It’s Your Story, Dance can help you Tell It!

Date: Sunday, February 8, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Ballet Arts, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

All troops start with a 45-minute warmup dance class, followed by a 45-minute rehearsal where they will learn a dance routine consisting of ballet, jazz and hip hop choreography. Girls will help choreograph the dance moves with the instructor, then immediately perform their routine in front of peers, Ballet Arts’ staff and troop leaders. Each Girl Scout will receive a free B.A.W Inc. gift! Loose, yet slightly fitted gym clothes (no skirts please) are recommended with socks or bare feet only. Troop size is limited to no more than 17 members. Open to troops only.
To register, contact Ballet Arts at 508-791-3233 by January 22.

Winterfest at Camp Green Eyrie

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

There’s plenty to do at camp in the winter! We’ll spend the day snowshoeing, looking for animal tracks, playing winter games and maybe even building a snow shelter. Activities may be adjusted due to weather conditions. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by February 5.

Kayaking Intro (Pool)

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience, Southwick
Cost: $35 per girl; $35 per adult

This is two hours of fun and games in a kayak! Learn how to paddle, stand up, jump and roll in this jam-packed session. It all takes place in our indoor heated pool where you never know what’s next. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and
girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by February 7.

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the fi nal pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by January 30. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

Winterfest at Camp Laurel Wood

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

There’s plenty to do at camp in the winter! We’ll spend the day snowshoeing, looking for animal tracks, playing winter games and maybe even building a snow shelter. Activities may be adjusted due to weather conditions. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by February 12.

It’s Your Story, Dance can help you Tell It!

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Ballet Arts, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

All troops start with a 45-minute warmup dance class, followed by a 45-minute rehearsal where they will learn a dance routine consisting of ballet, jazz and hip hop choreography. Girls will help choreograph the dance moves with the instructor, then immediately perform their routine in front of peers, Ballet Arts’ staff and troop leaders. Each Girl Scout will receive a free B.A.W Inc. gift! Loose, yet slightly fitted gym clothes (no skirts please) are recommended with socks or bare feet only. Troop size is limited to no more than 17 members. Open to troops only.
To register, contact Ballet Arts at 508-791-3233 by February 5.

Museum of Science Overnight

Date: Sat-Sun, February 28-March 1, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Place: Boston Museum of Science
Cost: $64 per girl; $64 per adult

What happens at the museum at night? Discover science through interactive workshops, hands-on science activities and demonstrations. Attend a Theaterof Electricity Lightning! show, an IMAX fi lm and a planetarium show. See the new exhibit, The Hall of Human Life, and so much more on this overnight! Bring dinner in or dine at the Riverview Cafe. An evening snack and light breakfast is included. All participants will receive an embroidered souvenir patch, an exhibit hall admission and planetarium show pass for another day! Where else might you have the chance to sleep under a dinosaur or giant grasshopper? Still not enough? Stay for the day and enjoy the museum on your own! What are YOU waiting for? This event fi lls fast. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by January 29.

March

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Mechanics Hall, Worcester
Cost: Free and open to the public

Worcester Chamber Music Society is committed to educating audiences of all ages. Family concerts offer an opportunity for families with young children to experience the beauty and excitement of classical music together. Following the performance of TheEmperor’s New Clothes, you will be invited on stage to meet the musicians and see the instruments. Volunteer opportunities are available for Girl Scouts. Open to troops, girls with an adult and individual adults.
Open admission; tickets and reservations are not required.

Hiker

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - Noon
Place: Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester
Cost: $7 per girl; adults free

Broad Meadow Brook wants to help you work on your Hiker Badge. All workshops meet at the Visitor Center and include indoor as well as trail activities. Come explore the Nature Play Area and the Sensory Trail as you work on your badge. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Open to troops and girls with an adult. Workshop space is limited.
Register at sfarnam@massaudubon.org or at 508-753-6087 x15 by February 27. Got a large troop? Call us to arrange other dates.

Kayaking Intro (Pool)

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM OR4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience,Southwick
Cost: $35 per girl; $35 per adult

This is two hours of fun and games in a kayak! Learn how to paddle, stand up, jump and roll in this jam-packed session. It all takes place in our indoor heated pool where you never know what’s next. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and
girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by February 28.

Explore Your Senses

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM - Noon
Place: EcoTarium, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; $8 per adult

Explore how we see, hear, smell and touch the world around us. We will also check out some of the unusual ways animals do the same! Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Reservations made by calling our Reservations Department directly at 508-929-2703 by February 27.

International Festival and Ecumenical Service

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Place: Blessed John Paul II Parishand LaSalle ReceptionCenter, Southbridge
Cost: $4 per girl; adults free

The Mills and Hills Service Unit invites you to celebrate Girl Scout Sunday! Each group will choose a country from the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and host a station at the festival. You will enjoy learning about many different cultures from around the world and learn about the World Friendship Fund. Each group will have a chance to participate in an ecumenical service from 1:00 - 2:00 PM.
To register and for information, contact Michelle at froglady04@hotmail.com between
October 1st-December 31st
. Open to troops and girls with an adult.

Brownie Climb

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM OR 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Central Rock Gym, Hadley OR Central Rock Gym, Worcester
Cost: $25 per girl; adults free

With the help of Cadette GIrl Scouts, you will learn all about climbing, including how to warm up and proper safety around the gym. The older girls will cheer you on as you work through challenging climbs. The whole group will play some fun climbing games while learning about teamwork and the importance of hydration from the WOW Journey (no badge earned). Gear and instruction are provided; please wear exercise clothing and sneakers. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
For Hadley location, register at https://www.centralrockgym.com/bookeo.php?s=hadley by March 1.
For Worcester location, register at https://www.centralrockgym.com/bookeo.php?s=worcester by March 1.

Worcester County’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time: Available upon registration
Place: Available upon registration
Cost: Available upon registration

Join other Girl Scouts from around the council and show your Girl Scout green as you march in Worcester county’s largest parade! Details of the parade will be available in the fall.
For information and to register to march, contact Brenda at bgermain876@gmail.com by February 19. Let’s show Worcester county a sea of green like they’ve never seen before!

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the fi nal pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by February 27. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

Girl Scout “Super” Celebration

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Place: Holyoke Service Center OR Worcester Service Center
Cost: Free to attend

Girl Scouts, families and friends are invited to a Girl Scout Super Celebration! With the Cookie Program complete and Girl Scout Week upon us, it’s the perfect time for an epic celebration! Join GSCWM at either the Holyoke or Worcester Headquarters for a superhero open house adventure-stay a little or stay a lot! There’s a superhero in everyone and we’ll have awesome activities for girls and boys to help you find yours! We’ll also have Girl Scout displays and information, refreshments and more! Bring a non-Girl Scout sidekick (friend) in grades K-12 to receive a special prize. No registration is required. Open to troops, girls with an adult and families.
No registration required.

PAWS for Safety

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Place: Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, Springfield
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

PAWS for Safety is a bite prevention program that will help you learn to stay safe around animals. Learn how to greet other peoples’ pets, how animals communicate, when to stay away from an animal and more! You’ll also take a tour of the Dakin Humane Society Springfield Education & Adoption Center and meet and spend time with friendly animals. Meets most of the requirements for the Brownie Pet Badge and and is a great complement to the Daisy 3 Cheers for Animals Journey. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. Event is open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by March 3 .

Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time: Available upon registration
Place: Holyoke
Cost: Available upon registration

Join other Girl Scouts from around the council and show your Girl Scout green as you march in the 64th Annual Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade. A regional event, this parade attracts over 400,000 spectators every year-that’s a lot of people witnessing your show of Girl Scout pride! Let’s show Holyoke a sea of green like they’ve never seen before! Open to troops and girls with an adult. For information and to register, contact Bonnie at bonseye2@aol.com by March 21.

Animals Camp-In

Date: Fri-Sat, March 27-28, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 AM
Place: Springfield Museums, Springfield
Cost: $50 per girl; $40 per adult

Ever wonder what happens after the museum closes for the night? Want to have an opportunity to sleep next to a tyrannosaurus rex, Native American wigwam or Coral Reef? Examine topics such as animal classifi cations, habitats, adaptations and conservation at this museum sleepover. You’ll participate in hands-on activities and workshops, view a planetarium show and explore the museum’s special exhibit, AnimalSecrets, which runs January-May. A pizza party dinner and light breakfast are served during the program. Free and secure overnight parking is available. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Springfield Museums at camp-ins@springfieldmuseums.org or 413-263-6800 ext. 481 by March 21.

Space Expo 2015

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: NE Air Museum Bradley Int’L Airport, Windsor, CT
Cost: $6 for age 11 and under;$8.50 for age 12 and over *Group Pricing

Discover and explore our universe! Meet astronauts, aerospace engineers and scientists. Interact with R2D2, touch a 70-pound meteorite, try on a space suit, design and build a rocket, learn about Apollo 13, try a Segway and fly over the surface of Mars. A food vendor will be on site. This is a family or troop event! $6.00 for age 11 and under, $8.50 for age 12 and above. *Group registrations for 10 or more people required to receive this pricing.
Forms are available at www.neam.org. For questions, call Gina Maria Alimberti at gina-maria@neam.org. Regular admission rates apply the day of the event or for groups smaller than 10 people. Register by March 28.

April

SUPER-Girl Scout Night

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Holyoke Service Center
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Super-Girl Scout: that’s what you’ve become! The Girl Scout year is beginning to wind down but that doesn’t mean the fun stops here! Join us for an epic adventure! You’ll design your own superhero persona; unmask your inner superhero through fun, hands-on super activities; tackle an obstacle course; explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with some superhero STEM action; power up with a light snack and tour GSCWM’s headquarters. Let’s celebrate your super powers! Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by March 26.

Museum of Science Overnight

Date: Fri-Sat, April 10-11, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Place: Boston Museum of Science
Cost: $64 per girl; $64 per adult

What happens at the museum at night? Discover science through interactive workshops, hands-on science activities and demonstrations. Attend a Theaterof Electricity Lightning! show, an IMAX fi lm and a planetarium show. See the new exhibit, The Hall of Human Life, and so much more on this overnight! Bring dinner in or dine at the Riverview Cafe. An evening snack and light breakfast is included. All participants will receive an embroidered souvenir patch, an exhibit hall admission and planetarium show pass for another day! Where else might you have the chance to sleep under a dinosaur or giant grasshopper? Still not enough? Stay for the day and enjoy the museum on your own! What are YOU waiting for? This event fi lls fast. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by March 5.

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the fi nal pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by March 27. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

Take Aim

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM OR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie,Harvard
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a session learning range safety and the basics of shooting. Already know the basics? Just come on out to improve your skills. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM for the 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM time slot OR Register through GSCWM for the 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM time slot by April 2.

Camping and Survival Skills

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience, Southwick
Cost: $40 per girl; $40* per adult

Let our staff teach you the ins and outs of camping and survival skills from fire to shelter building, to orienteering and wilderness fi rst aid. You will learn and practice your skills through games, activities and role playing. You’re sure to leave with all you need to know to stay safe in the woods and to roast a perfect marshmallow. *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by April 4.

Take a Hike

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM - Noon
Place: EcoTarium, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; $8 per adult

Hike with one of our educators through the EcoTarium’s Black Oak Savannah and up to the top of Crow Hill. Along the way we’ll complete a nature scavenger hunt and look for tracks and signs left behind by the native wildlife. Go home with your Hiker Badge. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Reservations made by calling our Reservations Department directly at 508-929-2703
by April 3.

Exploring ART AT the Fitchburg Art Museum

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Place: Fitchburg Art Museum
Cost: $10 per girl; $3 per adult

Spend a day among ancient Greek and Roman art and meet mythological figures and famous Greeks of the past. Learn how Greek theater, myths and art were part of daily life. See how the roles of women and men differed, how ancient Greeks dressed, what they ate and how they celebrated. Then, create a Greek studio art project to take home. Program includes a guided exhibition tour focused on founder Eleanor Norcross and an impressionistic painting art activity. You will also have time to explore the galleries on your own. Bring a bag lunch. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register online at www.familyid.com/fitchburgartmuseum or call 978-345- 4207 by April 7.

SUPER-Girl Scout Night

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Worcester Service Center
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Super-Girl Scout: that’s what you’ve become! The Girl Scout year is beginning to wind down but that doesn’t mean the fun stops here! Join us for an epic adventure! You’ll design your own superhero persona; unmask your inner superhero through fun, hands-on super activities; tackle an obstacle course; explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with some superhero STEM action; power up with a light snack and tour GSCWM’s headquarters. Let’s celebrate your super powers! Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by March 26.

Planet Earth Camp-In

Date: Fri-Sat, April 17-18, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 AM
Place: Springfield Museums, Springfield
Cost: $50 per girl; $40 per adult

Explore meteorology, oceanography, geology and astronomy at this museum sleepover. You’ll participate in hands-on activities and workshops, view a planetarium show and explore the museum’s special exhibit, AnimalSecrets, which runs January-May. A pizza party dinner and light breakfast will be served during the program. Free and secure overnight parking is available. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Springfield Museums at camp-ins@springfieldmuseums.org or 413-263-6800 ext. 481 by April 11.

Busy Bee at CLW

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer
Cost: Free to attend

Be part of a great service project that gives back to the Girl Scout community by helping to prepare for the busy summer season. There’s always work to do to wake up camp from her winter slumber! There are tasks for people at all levels, from window washing to path clearing, putting up tents, putting out docks and heavy lifting. Invite your friends and family to join us for this exciting day as camp wakes for the spring. Feel free to come for the whole day or just a few hours from 10am- 1pm or 1pm-4pm. If staying for the whole day, please remember to bring a bagged lunch. Open to troops, girls with an adult, family and friends; one and all welcome!
Register through GSCWM by April 16.

Busy Bee at CGE

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: Free to attend

Be part of a great service project that gives back to the Girl Scout community by helping to prepare for the busy summer season. There’s always work to be done to wake up camp from her winter slumber! There are tasks for people at all levels, from window washing to path clearing, putting up tents, putting out docks and heavy lifting. Invite your friends and family to join us for this exciting day as camp wakes for the spring. Feel free to come for the whole day or just a few hours from 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm. If staying for the whole day, please remember to bring a bagged lunch. Open to troops, girls with an adult, family and friends; one and all welcome!
Register through GSCWM by April 16.

Busy Bee at CBB

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: Free to attend

Be part of a great service project that gives back to the Girl Scout community by helping to prepare for the busy summer season. There’s always work to be done to wake up camp from her winter slumber! We’ll have tasks for people of all ages and abilities; path clearing, putting up tents, heavy lifting, window washing, and dusting. Specific jobs will be determined just prior to the event based on the needs of the camp. Feel free to come for the whole event or just stay for a couple of hours. You are welcome to bring a lunch and picnic at camp. Open to troops, girls with an adult, family and friends; one and all welcome!
Register through GSCWM by April 19.

Take Aim

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM OR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Place: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer OR Camp Lewis Perkins, S. Hadley
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a session learning range safety and the basics of shooting. Already know the basics? Just come on out to improve your skills. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM for the 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM time slot OR Register through GSCWM for the 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM time slot by April 16.

Busy Bee at CLP

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Place: Camp Lewis Perkins, S. Hadley
Cost: Free to attend

Volunteer at camp! Projects include cleaning cabins and general camp cleanup. Sign up for archery, too. Come for a couple of hours or more. Bring a lunch and stay to take a hike around camp! Open to troops, girls with an adult, family and friends; one and all welcome!
E-mail jbaxter@amherst.edu or call Jean at 413-575-4299 by April 16.

Ropes Course Challenge

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Place: Westfield Watersports and Wilderness Experience, Southwick
Cost: $60 per girl; $60* per adult

Climb into a harness and dare yourself to conquer our high ropes course! Climb to the top of the Giant’s Ladder, scale a human-sized Spider Web, or live out your circus fantasies by walking the High Wire. This is sure to be fun for both kids and adults! *No fee for adults who are only supervising, not participating. Open to troops and girls with an adult. Contact Westfield Water Sports at staff@weu.com or 413-569-1287 by April 28.

May

Take Aim

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM OR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a session learning range safety and the basics of shooting. Already know the basics? Just come on out to improve your skills. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM for the 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM time slot OR Register through GSCWM for the 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM time slot by April 23.

Camp Laurel Wood Open House

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by April 30.

Camp Lewis Perkins Open House

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Camp Lewis Perkins, S. Hadley
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by April 30.

Brownie Horse

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - Noon
Place: Camp Marshall, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the fi nal pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; fi nal balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register, contact Jeanne or Kate at campmarshalldirector@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by April 24. Wear long pants and heeled boots, if possible.

Me & My Guy - SUPERHERO EDITION

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Place: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer
Cost: $10 per girl; $10 per adult

Come join us and be a superhero duo! Learn how to be like Green Arrow on the archery range. Test your Batman and Robin agility on the sports field. Try some Wolverine survival skills and participate in a fi shing derby. We will power up with a barbecue lunch. Open to girls attending with a father, grandfather or any other special guy (over age 21) in their life.
Register through GSCWM by April 16.

Flower Power

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston
Cost: $10 per girl; adults free

In spring, flowers are everywhere at Tower Hill Botanic Garden! Get an upclose look at an individual flower and take it apart to see all its parts. Then tour the gardens to look for more flowers and their insect pollinators. Make a bookmark with pressed flowers to take home and a bouquet for your favorite adult. Earn most of the requirements of the Flowers Badge. Badges are not included in the cost of the program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store *Bridging Brownies only. Open to troops.
To register, e-mail registrar@towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111x124 by April 30.

Six Flags Science Adventure

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Place: Six Flags New England, Agawam
Cost: TBD

Girl Scouts will explore the park through Six Flags Science Adventure! In this thrill-packed scavenger hunt, scouts will follow clues and answer STEM questions developed by New England Educators. The program includes admission to the park, parking, science adventure, exclusive engineering presentations and workshops, as well as an all-you-can-eat buffet meal held in our River’s Edge Picnic Grove! Earn a special patch all while enjoying the thrills of Six Flags New England! Cost will be released in January. *Bridging Brownies only. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Registration opens on 1/1/15. Register through GSCWM by April 23.

Naturalist Camp-In

Date: Fri-Sat, May 29-30, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 AM
Place: Springfield Museums, Springfield
Cost: $50 per girl; $40 per adult

Ever wonder what happens after the museum closes for the night? Want to have an opportunity to sleep next to a tyrannosaurus rex, Native American wigwam or coral reef? Explore the symbiotic relationship between flowers and bugs through pollination, conservation, ethnobotany and the food chain at this museum sleepover. You’ll participate in hands-on activities and workshops, view a planetarium show and explore the museum’s special exhibit, Animal Secrets, which runs January-May. A pizza party dinner and light breakfast are served during the program. Free and secure overnight parking is available. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Contact Springfield Museums at camp-ins@springfieldmuseums.org or 413-263-6800 ext. 481 by May 23.

Camp Green Eyrie Open House

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by May 28.

Superhero makers at Camp Green Eyrie

Date: Sat-Sun, May 30-31, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: $55 per girl; $55 per adult

For girls and women only! Superheroes rely on their super technology! This weekend you’ll test out your inner innovator. During the day learn new skills to help create the tool that will help you save the day on your next adventure! After dinner you’ll have a chance to create your new items and share them at a Makers Fair on Sunday. There will still be time to enjoy a mix of adventurous activities like boating and archery, too! Come with your troop or bring your mom, aunt, grandmother or another female adult and join us for a super wild time at camp! Girls and adults may be able to stay in the same cabin or tent together or may be asked to have “girl only” and “adult only” cabins or tents in the same living area, dependent upon enrollment. Housing assignments will be finalized after registration has ended. You may request a building (with indoor bathrooms) for an additional fee of $3.00 per person; space is limited so register for this option early! Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by June 4.

June

Six Flags Camporee

Date: Sat-Sun, June 6-7, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Place: Six Flags New England,Agawam
Cost: TBD

Scouts throughout New England come together and celebrate at Six Flags New England’s 12th Annual Camporee! Food, fun, camping and a learning experience for all scouts. This event is open to both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Bring your camping gear and join us for this two-day event and night under the stars in our River’s Edge Picnic Grove. Your ticket includes: two full day tickets to the theme park and water park; two days of free standard parking; lunch, snack, dinner and a campfire snack on Saturday; hot breakfast and a lunch voucher on Sunday; a 2015 limited edition Six Flags Camporee patch; a souvenir kodak photo; camp activities, games and more! Camp sites are on a first-come basis day of arrival. See our website for full details. Cost posted on Six Flags New England’s website after January. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register online at sixflags.com or by calling 413-786-9300 x3524 by May 30.

Wild Women Weekend

Date: Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: $55 per girl; $55 per adult

For girls and women only! Join us for this STEM weekend where you’ll explore the science of camp. You’ll be able to choose from bird or tree identifi cation, the science of baking, meteorology, wetlands exploration and more! But don’t worry, your favorite camp activities haven’t gone away; we’ll have boating, songs and games, arts and crafts, too! Come with your troop or bring your mom, aunt, grandmother or another adult female and join us for a wild time at camp! Girls and adults may be able to stay in the same cabin together or may be asked to have “girl only” and “adult only” cabins in the same living area, dependant upon enrollment. Housing assignments will be finalized after registration has ended. You may request a building (with indoor bathrooms) for an additional fee of $3.00 per person; space is limited so register for this option early!
Register through GSCWM by May 22.

Camp Bonnie Brae Open House

Date: Sunday, June 7, 2015
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 4.

Go Gardening

Date: Sunday, June 7, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston
Cost: $10 per girl; adults free

Visit beautiful Tower Hill Botanic Garden and earn the Gardener Badge. Learn about garden design and imagine your own dream garden. Find out how to choose plants that will do well in your garden and how to plant them. Plant seeds for experimenting and to grow in your own outdoor garden. Pot up a houseplant to take home and grow an indoor garden, too! Badges are not included in the cost of this program but can be purchased at any GSCWM store. *Bridging Brownies only. Open to troops.
To register, e-mail registrar@towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111x125 by May 21.

Take Aim

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Place: Camp Marion White, Richmond
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a session learning range safety and the basics of shooting. Already know the basics? Just come on out to improve your skills. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by June 4.

Girl Scout Day at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: TBA
Place: 358 George Carter Road, Becket, Massachusetts 01223
Cost: Free to attend (optional to purchase for ticketed events)
Open to: Daisy-Ambassador troops or Girl with Adult

Calling all dance lovers! Immerse yourself in a full day of dance at the longest-running international dance festival in the United States: Jacob’s Pillow, nestled in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Whether you are a first time visitor or past attendee, join us for our 3rd Annual Girl Scout Day.  Enjoy a personal guided historical tour, explore the dance Archives, watch videos of past performances, and view the photographs and artifacts on exhibition. Attend an optional ticketed performance of professional dancers from across the world in the historic Ted Shawn Theatre or intimate Doris Duke Theatre. To end the event-filled day, spread out your blanket, unpack your picnic dinner, and enjoy a free performance featuring students of The School at Jacob’s Pillow Ballet Program on the breathtaking outdoor stage. Earn Jacob’s Pillow Dance Fun Patch. Additional activities and programming to be determined.
Visit http://www.jacobspillow.org/your-visit/your-visit/girl-scouts.php for more information or call Patsy Garcia at 413.243.9919x141.

July

Camp Lewis Perkins Open House

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Camp Lewis Perkins, S. Hadley
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 30.

Camp Bonnie Brae Open House

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 30.

Camp Green Eyrie Open House

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 30.

Taste of Camp

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: $25 per girl; $10 per adult

Come with your troop and have a taste of camp. Spend the morning at the archery range, then join the rest of camp in the dining hall for lunch. In the afternoon you will have time for swimming, arts and crafts, songs and games. Girls will also work on the Brownie Fair Play Badge. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by July 9.

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