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Get ready for a year full of adventure and fun! Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts (GSCWM) offers a wide variety of events and activities designed just for girls. Check out our interactive event calendar to learn how you can get started today! You can also click on the Superhero Program Guide banner above to download a pdf version of our full Program Guide.

APRIL 2016
 


Museum of Science Overnight Gr 2-5

Date: Fri Apr 29, 5:00 PM - Sat Apr 30, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

What happens at the museum at night? Discover science through interactive workshops, hands-on science activities and science demonstrations.

BioBlitz Day at Chicopee State Park!

Date: Sat Apr 30, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Chicopee Memorial State Park

Come join Elms College who has partnered with the Massachusetts National Geographic Alliance and is hosting a BioBlitz at Chicopee State Park. Come explore the ecosystem around Chicopee State Park while working with scientists, naturalist and others to identify and discover all the park’s living creatures

Ropes Course Gr 2-12

Date: Sat Apr 30, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Wilderness Experiences Unlimited, Southwick

Dare yourself to conquer our high ropes course!

High Adventure: Geocaching & Camping Gr 4-12

Date: Sat Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Mount Tom State Reservation, Holyoke

If you are interested in all things outdoors, come join us for a day to learn what High Adventure Girl Scouts is all about.

Program Aide Gr 6-8

Date: Sat Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Holyoke Service Center

Are you a Cadette who would like to earn her Program Aide Award?

MAY 2016
 


Go for Gold Orientation

Date: Mon May 02, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Holyoke Service Center

Thinking about going for your Gold Award, the most prestigious award in Girl Scouting?

An Evening of Instrumental Women Gr 6-12

Date: Fri May 06, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Springfield

Visit Springfield Symphony Hall for a behind-the-scenes look at producing a classical concert!

Girls Night Out: Spy Science Overnight Gr 2-8

Date: Fri May 06, 6:00 PM - Sat May 07, 8:15 AM

Location: The EcoTarium, Worcester

Do you have a future as a detective or a special agent? Practice your sleuthing talents and hone your investigative skills here!

Take Aim-CBB Gr 2-3

Date: Sat May 07, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a 90 minute session and learn about range safety and the basics of shooting.

Ponies, Ponies, Ponies Gr K-1

Date: Sat May 07, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Do you love ponies? You’ll learn all about them, horses, how to be safe around them and their basic care.

Gardener Gr 2-5

Date: Sat May 07, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

Visit a traditional 18th century Cooks’ Garden to learn the importance of a garden designed to provide herbs and vegetables for a Colonial family.

Bio Blitz @ Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Gr 4-8

Date: Sat May 07, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Princeton

Come explore the unique ecosystem around the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation!

Take Aim-CBB Gr 2-3

Date: Sat May 07, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a 90 minute session and learn about range safety and the basics of shooting.

Take Aim-CBB Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 07, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range!

“Journey” to WOW: Wonders of Water Gr 2-3

Date: Sat May 07, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton

Let us help you along your WOW Journey! Take part in hands-on, STEMbased activities that bring alive the Wonders of Water.

Scuba Experience Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 07, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Wilderness Experiences Unlimited, Southwick

Want to feel like a fish, hanging out and breathing underwater? Then scuba is for you!

Ponies, Ponies, Ponies Gr K-1

Date: Sat May 07, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Do you love ponies? You’ll learn all about them, horses, how to be safe around them and their basic care.

Take Aim-CBB Gr 4-12

Date: Sat May 07, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a 90 minute session and learn about range safety and the basics of shooting.

Take Aim-CBB Gr 4-12

Date: Sat May 07, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

Calling all Girl Scouts to the archery range! Sign up for a 90 minute session and learn about range safety and the basics of shooting.

Camp Lewis Perkins Open House Gr K-12

Date: Sun May 08, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Lewis Perkins, South Hadley

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts?

Camp Laurel Wood Open House Gr K-12

Date: Sun May 08, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts?

Museum of Science Overnight Gr 2-5

Date: Fri May 13, 5:00 PM - Sat May 14, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

What happens at the museum at night?

New England Air Museum Overnight Gr 4-12

Date: Fri May 13, 6:00 PM - Sat May 14, 9:00 AM

Location: New England Air Museum, Windsor, CT

What happens at the museum at night?

Brownie Ponies Gr 2-3

Date: Sat May 14, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Come learn all about the 4-H Horse Fan program while we explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles.

Me & My Guy-Dynamic Duo Day Gr K-12

Date: Sat May 14, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer

Not all heroes wear a cape but you can-if you want to!

Brownie Ponies Gr 2-3

Date: Sat May 14, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Come learn all about the 4-H Horse Fan program while we explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles.

Spring into Archery for Bridging Daisies-CGE Gr K-1

Date: Sun May 15, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard

Get a taste of archery as a bridging Daisy.

Flower Power Gr 2-5

Date: Sun May 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston

In spring, flowers are everywhere at Tower Hill Botanic Garden! Get an up close look at an individual flower and take it apart to see all its parts.

Strive for Silver

Date: Mon May 16, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Worcester Service Center

What’s the buzz on the Silver Award?

Giggles, Wiggles and Worms Gr 2-8

Date: Fri May 20, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer

What do you get when girls go to camp to learn how to fish and to enjoy S’mores and songs around a campfire?

Junior Horsing Around Gr 4-5

Date: Sat May 21, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Explore basic horse care, stable management, careers in the horse industry, horse identification and markings, and basic riding skills.

Gardener Gr 2-5

Date: Sat May 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

Visit a traditional 18th century Cooks’ Garden to learn the importance of a garden designed to provide herbs and vegetables for a Colonial family.

Daisy Family Day Gr K-1

Date: Sat May 21, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: The EcoTarium, Worcester

Come meet our animals, visit our new Nature Explore! outdoor play area and do some fun activities.

Snorkel Introduction Gr 2-12

Date: Sat May 21, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Wilderness Experiences Unlimited, Southwick

Want to sing like a whale while swimming just under the surface?

Hula Hoops! Full STEAM Ahead! Gr 4-5

Date: Sat May 21, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: YWCA of Central Massachusetts, Worcester

Combine a great physical activity with hoops, fitness, art and learning!

Junior Horsing Around Gr 4-5

Date: Sat May 21, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Explore basic horse care, stable management, careers in the horse industry, horse identification and markings, and basic riding skills.

Snorkel Introduction Gr 2-12

Date: Sat May 21, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Wilderness Experiences Unlimited, Southwick

Want to sing like a whale while swimming just under the surface?

Spring into Archery for Bridging Daisies-CLP Gr K-1

Date: Sun May 22, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Lewis Perkins, South Hadley

Get a taste of archery as a bridging Daisy.

Camp Green Eyrie Open House Gr K-12

Date: Sun May 22, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard

Have questions or want to explore

High Ropes Adventure Gr 6-12

Date: Sun May 22, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Wilderness Experiences Unlimited

Climb our Giant's Ladder, scale our human-sized spider's web or walk the high wire!

Strive for Silver

Date: Wed May 25, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Holyoke Service Center

What’s the buzz on the Silver Award?

Riflery Program Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 28, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Learn the National Rifle Association rules for safe gun handling, shooting fundamentals, range rules and develop your rifle shooting skills.

Horses, Horses, Horses Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 28, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Journey into the world of horses as you learn all about their safety, standard etiquette, grooming and how to lead a horse.

Survival Skills 201 Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 28, 10:00 AM - Mon May 30, 11:00 AM

Location: Northfield Cabin, Northfield

High Adventure takes to the woods! During this long weekend, we will head into the woods for a true survival experience.

Horses, Horses, Horses Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 28, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Journey into the world of horses as you learn all about their safety, standard etiquette, grooming and how to lead a horse.

Riflery Program Gr 6-12

Date: Sat May 28, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Camp Marshall, Spencer

Learn the National Rifle Association rules for safe gun handling, shooting fundamentals, range rules and develop your rifle shooting skills.

JUNE 2016
 


Wild Women Weekend Gr K-12

Date: Sat Jun 04, 10:00 AM - Sun Jun 05, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

For girls and women only! Join us for this STEM weekend where you’ll explore the science of camp.

Girl Scout Day at Look Park Gr K-12

Date: Sun Jun 05, 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Location: Frank Newhall Look Memorial Park, Florence

Visit Look Park for your end-of-year celebration.

Spring into Archery for Bridging Daisies-CLW Gr K-1

Date: Sun Jun 05, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer

Get a taste of archery as a bridging Daisy.

Camp Bonnie Brae Open House Gr K-12

Date: Sun Jun 05, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis

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!

Go Gardening Gr 2-5

Date: Sun Jun 05, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston

Work on your Gardeners Badge with us! Learn about garden design and imagine your own dream garden.

Gold and Silver Award Western MA Ceremony

Date: Tue Jun 14, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Mill One at Open Square, Holyoke

Join us for this fabulous event as we celebrate GSCWM’s Girl Scouts who have earned their Girl Scout Gold or Silver Award in 2015-2016.

Gold and Silver Award Central MA Ceremony

Date: Thu Jun 16, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Mechanics Hall, Worcester

Join us for this fabulous event as we celebrate GSCWM’s Girl Scouts who have earned their Girl Scout Gold or Silver Award in 2015-2016.

Appalachian Trail Series - Camping 201 Gr 6-12

Date: Fri Jun 17, 6:00 PM - Sun Jun 19, 2:00 PM

Location: Appalachian Trail, Trailhead south of Lee

Each year, the High Adventure group backpacks a section of the Appalachian Trail.

Olympic Day Gr 2-10

Date: Thu Jun 23, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: YWCA of Central MA, Worcester

Olympic Day is a worldwide celebration on June 23 every year. People from all walks of life, in every nation, male and female, young and old, celebrate the Olympic Movement.

Superhero Makers Overnight Gr K-12

Date: Sat Jun 25, 10:00 AM - Sun Jun 26, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard

For girls and women only! Superheroes rely on their super technology!

Strive for Silver Bootcamp

Date: Sat Jun 25, 12:00 PM - Sun Jun 26, 3:30 PM

Location: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer

What’s the buzz on Strive for Silver Boot Camp? Join Cadettes from across GSCWM for an intensity filled overnight.

Strive For Silver

Date: Tue Jun 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Webinar - Go to meeting

What’s the buzz on the Silver Award? Get the inside scoop in this hands-on workshop designed for girls or troops who have started or finished a Cadette Journey and would like information on how to plan their project.

JULY 2016
 


Camp Bonnie Brae Open House Gr K-12

Date: Thu Jul 07, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Camp Bonnie Brae, East otis

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!

Camp Green Eyrie Open House Gr K-12

Date: Thu Jul 07, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard

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!

Hula Hoops! Full STEAM Ahead! Gr 6-8

Date: Sat Jul 16, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: YWCA of Central Massachusetts, Worcester

Combine a great physical activity with hoops, fitness, art and learning! Using STEAM, you’ll make your very own hand-crafted weighted, colored hula hoop!

Taste of Camp Gr K-5

Date: Sat Jul 23, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard

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, and songs and games.