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Some programs and events may not be available due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please reach out to the program or event contact to get detailed information on the current status of available activites. 

A Trip to Mars Murder Mystery (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$17 Per Girl
$10 Per Adult

Rumor has it that there has been some foul play on the planet Mars! After a secret mission went awry, an astronaut has gone missing. The final transmission was concerning and we were hired to investigate. Can you help solve the mystery and find a way home? This fun mystery will help you work on some of the steps to earning the Brownie Senses Badge, the Junior Detective Badge or the Cadette Special Agent Badge (not included). Seniors will work on their Truth Seeker Badge and Ambassadors work on their Digital Game Design Badge.
Ongoing events every week. Leaders can contact us to schedule a private event.

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.
To schedule an event email Reliav101@gmail.com or visit us at www.TwistsNTurns.club.

 

American Red Cross Classes (In Person & Virtual)
Gr 6-12
See webpage for prices
Various locations

Did you know the American Red Cross offers all types of trainings that you can take? From Babysitting to Child and Baby First Aid, to Lifeguard training and Swimming and Water Safety, they offer it all! There are options for virtual trainings you can take right from home. 

Open to troops and individual girls only.
Visit our website for a complete listing of virtual and in-person trainings available at

https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class.

 

April STEM in a Box: A Galaxy Far Away (Virutal)
Gr 2-5
See webpage for prices

Humans have always been fascinated by science! Spend your April vacation with us on a trip that's out of this world! Join us for STEM activities inspired by our favorite science fiction movies. Harness the power of light to make a mini light sword, build a CD hovercraft, and use magnetic energy to move objects! STEM in a Box is a do-it-yourself at-home program with all the materials provided. One box will serve up to two children in the same household with three engaging STEM activities, three interactive virtual sessions with our STEM educators, and some fun surprises! Each box ships directly to your door.

 

A Galaxy Fair Away runs April 12-14 and April 19-21, pick your session.

 

Open to individual girls only.

For more information and to register visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/stembox/ by April 5.

 

Badge Workshops (Virtual)
Gr K-5
$10 Per Girl

Our badge workshops are 60 minutes long and are filled with fun, hands-on activities that complete all the requirements of the STEM or Entrepreneurship badge you choose! Badges are not included but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store. New badge workshops are offered monthly on our website.

Open to troops and girls with an adult.

For more information and to register contact www.stemilystudios.com at least 48 before your program.

 

Berkshire Museum (In Person)
Gr K-12
See website for prices
Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street (Route 7), Pittsfield, MA 01201

There's a lot to do and see at the Berkshire Museum! Whether you want to visit us in-person or schedule a virtual educator-led or self-guided program, you'll find it all here! From Aquarium Exploration to Forensic Investigation, to Poetry of Art to Rock On, from Amazing Reptiles to Mammal Adaptations, we can adjust a program to your grade level and interests. Special pricing available to Girl Scout troops of 10 or more.

Open to troops only. 

Visit our website at https://berkshiremuseum.org to schedule your visit today.

 

Brave Bright Theater Kids (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$10 per girl
Girl only event

Discover individuality and confidence through interactive drama and movement-based group activities including improv, singing, dancing, yoga, teamwork, and more! 

Open to troops only.

Email bbtheaterkids@gmail.com to schedule your troop's customized class.

 

Brownie Fling Flyer Design Challenge Badge (In Person)
Gr 2-3
$175 per program, maximum of 25 people
250 Columbus Blvd. Hartford, CT

Watch as your engineering ideas take flight! In this workshop, you will design, build, test, and share flying creations. Learn about how airplanes and other flying objects stay in the air, and how the engineering process improves designs over time. You will complete the requirements of the Brownie Fling-Flyer Design Badge (not included). Bring a bamboo skewer, dowel, sturdy straw or something similar; thick paper, cardstock, cereal box, paper plate or other lightweight sturdy material; tape or hot glue gun; paper clip or other bendable metal; and a rubber band, hair tie or other piece of elastic to complete all of the fun activities!

Open to troops only. 

Visit our website at https://ctsciencecenter.org/girl-scouts/ or email groupsales@ctsciencecenter.org to schedule your event Monday through Fridays.

 

Budding Entrepreneur (Virtual)
Gr 2-3
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Women business owners is something we need more of! Learn the basics of designing a product, how to improve it, and then pitch your idea to your troop-just like real companies do! 

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Business Jumpstart (Virtual)
Gr 2-3
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Women business owners is something we need more of! Learn the basics of designing a product, how to improve it, and then pitch your idea to your troop-just like real companies do! 

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Claytime (In Person & Virtual)
Gr K-12
Price varies by program

Pottery painting, clay building, word art, and canvas painting fun geared to the ages in your troop. We offer many ways to participate in programming: To Go Kits that you can take home with step-by-step instructions, Zoom workshops that you can pick up the supplies and Claytime staff will lead your project, and in-studio events following social distancing, masks and other safety protocols in place at the time of the event. 

Open to troops and girls with an adult.

To register, call our studio at 508-798-9950 or email at claytimeinfo@gmail.com.

 

Coding for Good 1: Coding Basics (Virtual)
Gr K-5
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Learn about amazing women in computer science, what an algorithm is, and be challenged to solve a problem with your own algorithm. 

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

College Application Strategies for Girl Scouts (Virtual)
Gr 11-12
$25 Per Girl
Girl only event

We'll take a tour of the common application, discuss the qualifications Girl Scouts have that colleges want and show you how to showcase your unique strengths, talents and experiences in your college applications. You will complete step two of the College Knowledge Badge (not included). 

Open to troops and individual girls only.

To set up your workshop, email Becky at becky@clastereducation.com.

 

College Essay Strategies for Girl Scouts (Virtual)
Gr 11-12
$25 Per Girl
Girl only event

Learn how to write an effective personal statement and great supplemental essays for each college and how your Girl Scout experience can help you do that. We'll cover: how essays are used in admissions; choosing topics; writing tips for personal statements and school-specific essays; Dos and Don'ts; brainstorming exercises; and a suggested timeline. You'll complete step two of the College Knowledge Badge (not included).

Open to troops and individual girls only.

To set up your workshop, email Becky at becky@clastereducation.com.

 

Digital Photographer (Virtual)
Gr 4-5
$15 Per Girl

Every Girl Scout deserves to explore their creativity and learn a new skill to capture a lifetime of memories. The problem is most courses are very technical and confusing! Vine Images, INC has created a fun, engaging, kid-friendly photography course to help you earn the Digital Photographer Badge that gives you a great foundation to build upon. You will have full access to this on-demand program as soon as you register and can complete the badge requirements at your own pace. You'll explore outside and find the perfect light by completing photo challenges to complete this badge. Badges are not included but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/girl-scouts-digital-photography-badge/.

 

Drama Out of the Box (In Person & Virtual)
Gr K-12
See our website for prices
We come to YOU or Zoom

Drama Out of the Box offers both in-person and virtual workshops, with special pricing for Girl Scouts! I come to you, so no travel forms required. Plan a fun drama, improv, or mindfulness experience tailored specifically to the needs of your troop. We can also work on a badge like Playing in the Past, or create an original end of year troop skit. Fun and laughs guaranteed. Unleash your inner artist and create outside the box! Both in-person and virtual options are available.

Open to troops only. 

Visit our website at www.dramaoutofthebox.com or email mcframaenrichment@gmail.com for information and scheduling.

 
February STEM in a Box: Celebrating Black History (Virtual)
Gr 2-5
See our website for prices

This month, we'll celebrate some of the many fields impacted by black inventors and scientist and learn about how their innovations have improved everyday life. Through hands-on activities, explore careers in robotics, electrical engineering, meteorology, climatology, and chemistry. STEM in a Box is a do-it-yourself at-home program with all the materials provided. One box will serve up to two children in the same household with three engaging STEM activities, three interactive virtual sessions with our STEM educators, and some fun surprises! Each box ships directly to your door. Celebrating Black History is available from February 15-March 2, you choose three Tuesdays or Wednesdays to attend the virtual sessions.

Open to individual girls only.

For more information and to register visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/stembox/ by February 7.

 

Flowers (Virtual)
Gr 4-5
$10 Per Girl

We've partnered with a local lavender farm and yoga studio to teach you about the power of flowers. Spend the evening making bath bombs and learning all about flowers from different towns, with a special focus on lavender. This is a great opportunity for Girl Scouts to work together and learn how flowers can help people. This course pairs nicely with our Stay Fit Badge and learning how to stress less with yoga. You will have full access to this on-demand course and be able to complete the requirements of the Flowers Badge at your own pace. Badge is not included but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/juniors-flower-badge/.

 

Forensics of Espionage: Special Agent Badge Workshop (Virtual)
Gr 6-8
$150/weekday, $250/Saturday*

Looking for a unique experience your whole troop can participate in? This is it! Become forensic scientists and use real FBI forensic techniques to examine evidence, make recommendations, and use the scientific method to attempt to determine the identity of a double agent. After participating in this workshop, you will have completed all requirements for the Special Agent Badge (not included).
*This live, educator-led virtual program is engaging and interactive and can accommodate up to 20 Girl Scouts. 

Open to troops only. 

Email educators@spymuseum.org or visit https://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/kids-families/girl-scout-virtual-program/ to register.

 

Girl Scouts Magic Workshop (Virtual)
Gr 2-3
$19 Per Girl
Girl only event

Empowering Brownies through magic! This awesome and interactive 60 minute Zoom workshop highlights the power in using words like: “Hello, Please, Thank You, I'm Sorry, I Forgive You, I Understand, Great Job and I Can”. Not only are the girls encouraged to participate virtually in class, they’re given a top-secret file folder that goes over everything they've learned during the performance, a cool magic trick & an awesome fun patch that does a magic trick and so much more

Open to troops and girls with an adult.

Contact urbanwizardsac@gmail.com with questions and register your troop online at www.UrbanWizardsac.com today!

 

Horse Programs at Camp Marshall (In Person)
Gr K-12
$20 Per Girl
Girl only event

Camp Marshall offers horse programs for all levels of Girl Scouts! Whether you’re a Daisy or Ambassador, a girl who loves ponies or one who wants to learn grooming, safety and etiquette, we have level appropriate programs for you! Also available to all levels are optional riding lessons added on to any program for a fee. 

Open to troops and girls with an adult.

Go to our website at www.campmarshall.net and "Year Round Programs" for all available Girl Scout programs for troops of 10 or more, complete information and necessary forms.

 

Inventor (Virtual)
Gr 2-3
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Calling all problem solvers! Through several activities, learn to look at the world differently and develop ideas that solve problems in new and creative ways. 

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

January STEM in a Box: Ancient Makers (Virtual)
Gr 2-5                  
See our website for prices

Humans have always been fascinated by science! In honor of Mummies of the World's arrival at the Connecticut Science Center, we're going to unravel some exciting concepts as old as mummies themselves! Discover millennia-old techniques and preserve fruits and vegetables like ancient Egyptians with Canopic Jars. Practice your engineering skills while exploring ancient Pyramid building techniques and learn how a tool developed in the third century B.C.E. to pump water from ships evolved to support everything from agriculture to amusement parks. STEM in a Box is a do-it-yourself at-home program with all the materials provided. One box will serve up to two children in the same household with three engaging STEM activities, three interactive virtual sessions with our STEM educators, and some fun surprises! Each box ships directly to your door. Ancient Makers is available from January 18-February 2, you choose three Tuesdays or Wednesdays to attend the virtual sessions.

Open to individual girls only.

For more information and to register visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/stembox/  by January 11.

 

June STEM in a Box: Summer Beach Bash (Virtual)
Gr 2-5
See our website for prices

Surf into your summer vacation with the Science Center as we explore everything fun in the sun and get ready for the coolest beach party of the year! Build light-filtering glasses, mini sail buggies, and awesome solar-powered gear! STEM in a Box is a do-it-yourself at-home program with all the materials provided. One box will serve up to two children in the same household with three engaging STEM activities, three interactive virtual sessions with our STEM educators, and some fun surprises! Each box ships directly to your door. Summer Beach Bash is available from June 7-June 22, choose from Tuesdays or Wednesdays for your three sessions.

Open to individual girls only.

For more information and to register visit https://ctsciencecenter.org/stembox/ by June 1.

Junior Detective Badge (Virtual)
Gr 4-6
$175 per program, maximum of 25 people

A "kidnapping" has occurred at the Connecticut Science Center. Ima Boxturtle's tank was broken into and she was taken! Examine the evidence left at the scene to help narrow down the list of suspects and figure out who took Ima. Learn how to examine fingerprints and identify shoeprints found at the scene of the crime, and break the code on the ransom note! You will complete the requirements to the Junior Detective Badge (badge not included). Bring your clear tape, pencil, paper, crayons and a shoe to this virtual event. You can also find the printable materials you will use at: https://ctsciencecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Detective-Worksheets.pdf

Open to troops only. 

Visit our website at https://ctsciencecenter.org/girl-scouts/ or email groupsales@ctsciencecenter.org to schedule your event Monday through Fridays.

 

Kidz Photography Patch (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$20 Per Girl

This popular course teaches you all about lighting and composition. You will earn the Kidz Photography Patch while having fun learning all about photography, doing photo challenges, and exploring. The patch is included in the course and mailed directly to you. You will have full access to this on-demand program once you register and can complete the requirements at your own pace.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/kidz-photography-course/.

 

Leadership in Action (LiA) Training (In Person)
Gr 6-8
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge
Holyoke or Worcester Leadership Centers

Start your journey to becoming a role model for younger girls. The Leadership in Action (LiA) Training will help you navigate the requirements for earning your LiA Award, help you develop programs ideas, teach you the characteristics of younger Girl Scouts and tips for working with them. The LiA award requires you to work with Brownie Girl Scouts on journey activities and this training will help you navigate through the requirements for each LiA Award and the journey that goes with it. Earning your LiA Award is a prerequisite to earning your Program Aid Award. This is a Schedule Your Own program for troops of 8 girls or more. 

Open to troops only. 

To arrange your training, contact teenmentorawards@gscwm.org at least one month prior.

 

Learning Splits for Dance and Gymnastics (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$15 Per Girl
$10 Per Adult

This flexibility program provides a comprehensive and well-rounded workout regime combining stretching, coordination, and strength. Enhance your health, self image, and well-being. You do not need a particular skill level as you will go through the exercises and techniques dependent upon your abilities. We'll begin with some light movement to get muscles warn, then transition into stretching. This program will meet requirements for the My Best Self, Staying Fit, Science of Happiness, and Women's Health Badges (not included).

Open to Troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Email reliav101@gmail.com for a list of dates throughout the year.

 

Mind Games: Reveal Your Hidden Brain! (Virtual)
Gr 6-10
$150/weekday, $250/Saturday*

Looking for a unique experience your whole troop can participate in? This is it! Spies go into the world to collect secrets, but without analysis, there's no real meaning. Through interactive mind games, you are challenged to find connections and patterns while avoiding mental traps that can skew your perception. Your troop will reveal their cognitive basis, and dive into the world of intelligence analysis.
*This live, educator-led virtual program is engaging and interactive and can accommodate up to 20 Girl Scouts. 

Open to troops only. 

Email educators@spymuseum.org or visit https://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/kids-families/girl-scout-virtual-program/ to register.

 

Night Journeys (In Person)
Gr K-12
$60 Per Girl
$60 Per Adult
EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604

Wave your wand and learn the science of levitation as a wizard in training. Zoom through the solar system to visit distant plants, then design, build, and deploy a Mars lander. Follow the clues, analyze the evidence, and solve the mystery. Your troop will get to enjoy one of the three themes for a night of hands-on thematic programming and exploration at the EcoTarium during your overnight stay. The EcoTarium has many dates available in March, April, May, and June for these semi-private overnights for groups smaller than 60 people and can be made private events if you have at least 60 people registering. Visit their website at ecotarium.org for full listing of dates.

Open to troops only.

Contact reservations@ecotarium.org for a complete list of available dates and themes at least two weeks prior to when you would like to book.

 

Operation Code Cracker: Detective Badge Workshop (Virtual)
Gr 4-5
$150/weekday, $250/Saturday*

Looking for a unique experience your whole troop can participate in? This is it! There's a mole in the operation. Junior Girl Scouts will identify the suspect, examine evidence, and uncover the facts to expose the mole's true identity. After participating in this workshop, you will have completed all requirements for the Detective Badge (not included).
*This live, educator-led virtual program is engaging and interactive and can accommodate up to 20 Girl Scouts. 

Open to troops only. 

Email educators@spymuseum.org or visit https://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/kids-families/girl-scout-virtual-program/ to register.

 

Outdoor Art Apprentice (Virtual)
Gr 6-8
$12 Per Girl

Being outside in nature is a great way to spark your creativity. Get ready to observe and collect things outdoors that will drive your art and creativity from colors and patterns to landscapes and wildlife. This course focuses on using natural light to become a nature or wildlife photographer. Learn how to use nature to enhance your photography skills, make a pin wheel to understand wind and motion photography, and use a natural ingredient to dye something you can wear. This badge does require a few craft projects so be sure to see the supply list when you register. When you have completed this on-demand course you will have earned your Outdoor Art Apprentice Badge at your own pace. Badges are not included in this program but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/cadette-outdoor-art-apprentice/.

 

Outdoor Art Creator (Virtual)
Gr 2-3
$12 Per Girl

Enjoy exploring outside and learning how to become a nature photographer! With just a few tips and tricks, you will have created a masterpiece in no time. Let's not forget, music and dance are art too! Yoga is full of nature and animal poses, let's get our wiggles out as we join in on a fun yoga song. You will complete the requirements of the Outdoor Art Creator Badge during this on-demand course and have full access to the requirements when you register to complete the badge at your own pace. Badges are not included in this program but can be purchase at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/brownies-outdoor-art-creator/.

 

Outdoor Art Expert (Virtual)
Gr 9-12
$10 Per Girl

Get ready to become an outdoor artist as you connect with nature and create something helpful to the environment! Learn how to see nature with an artist's eye and find ways to express yourself from photography and painting, to music. Head outside and find art, it doesn't just exist within the four walls of a museum. Complete all the steps of the Outdoor Art Expert Badge through a self-paced virtual course. Explore murals in Gloucester, VA and sculptures on display by Jay Lagemann and learn techniques to capture one-of-a-kind nature photography from a professional photographer. Be inspired to design your own art mural and create a masterpiece from recycled materials. This badge does require you to explore nearby art in your area and a few craft supplies of your choosing, a journal or sketch pad, and a camera; phone or iPad will work great! You will have full access to this on-demand course so that you can complete the badge requirements at your own pace. The badge is not included in this course but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/senior-outdoor-art-expert/

 

Outdoor Art Explorer (Virtual)
Gr 4-5
$12 Per Girl

From murals on buildings to oil paintings of landscapes, art and the outdoors go hand in hand. Let nature be  your inspiration as you explore, create, and design different kinds of art. You will have full access to all badge requirements as soon as you register for this on-demand program so that you can complete the requirements of the Outdoor Art Explorer Badge at your own pace. Badges are not included in this program but can be purchase at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/juniors-outdoor-art-explorer/.

 

Photographer Badge (Virtual)
Gr 11-12
$15 Per Girl

Photos show others how you see the world! When you earn the Photographer Badge, you will learn about the technology behind the cameras and hone your skills, presenting the world in your own unique way. This course focuses on portrait photography, light, composition, motion, and much, much more. You will have full access to this on-demand program as soon as you register and can complete the requirements at your own pace. Badges are not included but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store.

Open to individual girls only.

For complete information and to register visit https://www.vineimages.org/product/ambassador-photographer-badge/.

 

Prepare with Pedro (Virtual)
Gr K-2*
See our website for prices

Prepare with Pedro is a preparedness education program for children in Kindergarten through second grade. This program teaches children how to BE PREPARED and TAKE ACTION for either home fires or a local hazard. We'll read a story featuring a penguin named Pedro to learn a coping skill and receive a digital storybook to share what you've learned.

Open to troops only.

Visit our website at https://www.redcross.org/local/massachusetts/about-us/our-work/virtual-emergency-preparedness-programs.html for complete information and register.

 

Product Designer (Virtual)
Gr 2-3
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Calling all problem solvers! Through several activities, learn to look at the world differently and develop ideas that solve problems in new and creative ways. 

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Programing 1: Programing Robots (Virtual)
Gr 2-5
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Discover all the things a robot can do, learn about programming, and code a robot through several challenges.

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Programing 1: What Robots Do (Virtual)
Gr K-1
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Become a robot expert! Discover all the things a robot can do, learn about some robots and their impressive jobs, and create a robot prototype to solve an everyday problem.

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Seasonal Foraging for Wild Food and First Aid Plants (In Person)
Gr K-12 & Adult
$250 up to 10 people; additional people $15 each
Location varies per program

Ever wanted to know what wild plants, berries, nuts, and mushrooms are edible and which are poisonous or how to cook and  preserve them? Or what plants are good for first aid and what can go in lotions and lip balms? Even in the winter time we can deer antlers, learn which trees to tap for maple syrup and find roots for food and medicine! Learn from a 40 plus year forager certified in mushrooming and Certified Educator in this two-hour program.

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and families.

Visit www.facebook.com/cookingwithmrsg for complete information or contact Rachel at goclawski@msn.com to arrange your walk.

 

Self-Paced Badge Workshops (K-5)
Gr K-5
$8 Per Girl

Does everyone have busy schedules or they can meet in the same space? Do you have a go-getter Girl Scout who wants to do more badge work outside of troop meetings? Our self-paced badge workshops give you weeklong access to instructional videos, hands-on activities, and interactive Q&A's that lead you through all of the requirements of the STEM or Entrepreneurship badge you choose! Badges are not included but can be purchased at the Girl Scout Store. New badge workshops are offered monthly on our website.

Open to troops and girls with an adult.

For more information and to register contact www.stemilystudios.com at least 48 before your program.

 

Spy Skills: Test Your Troop's Tradecraft Abilities! (Virtual)
Gr 2-10
$150/weekday, $250/Saturday*

Looking for a unique experience your whole troop can participate in? This is it! Explore the shadow-world of espionage through stories, artifacts, and tradecraft that only the Spy Museum can uncover! You will learn about the secret world of spying and engage in interactive activities that will answer the question: Could you be a spy?
*This live, educator-led virtual program is engaging and interactive and can accommodate up to 20 Girl Scouts. 

Open to troops only. 

Email educators@spymuseum.org or visit https://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/kids-families/girl-scout-virtual-program/ to register.

 

STEM Career Exploration (Virtual)
Gr 2-5
$10 Per Girl
Adults no charge

Take the things you love and see how they can be a job that changes the world! Learn about the many jobs in the STEM field and see where your passions and hobbies might overlap.

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Team & Leadership Building Retreats for Seniors, Ambassadors and Leaders (In Person)
Gr K-12
Price varies on programming
The Story Barn 952 Main Street, Somers, CT

The Story Barn in Somers, CT, provides a most cozy and creative setting for events. Are you interested in a retreat for your group focusing on any of the following: creating strong and resilient leaders? Trust building? Improving communication? Boosting teamwork and connection? Improving conflict-resolution skills? Or inspiring, thanking, and celebrating team members? If your answer is "yes" to any of these, let The Story Barn tailor an off-site retreat for your group!

Open to troops only.

Call 860-763-0330 or email info@friedab.com to schedule. 

 

The Perilous Castle Murder Mystery Experience (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$17 Per Girl
$10 Per Adult

A well-loved castle owner has mysteriously died. You have been tasked with exploring her castle and finding out who the murderer is. The castle is full of mysteries. Only if  you can solve all of the puzzles together in time will you discover the culprit and escape! Work on some of the steps of the Brownie Senses Badge, the Junior Detective Badge or Cadette Special Agent Badge (not included). Seniors will work on their Truth Seeker Badge and Ambassadors work on their Digital Game Design Badge. Ongoing events every week!

Leaders can contact us to schedule a private event. 

Open to troops only” to “Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

To schedule an event email Reliav101@gmail.com or visit us at www.TwistsNTurns.club.

 

The Pillow Case Project (Virtual)
Gr 3-5
See our website for prices
Girl only event

The Pillowcase Project is an interactive preparedness program designed for children in grades 3 through 5. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of natural hazards, teaches safety and emotional coping skills, as well as the importance of personal preparedness. Through the presentation, girls learn the best ways to stay safe and how to create their own emergency supply kits by packing essential items in a pillowcase for easy transport during an emergency. Girls will receive a digital workbook and will be encouraged to decorate and personalize their pillowcases and share what they’ve learned with friends and family.

Open to troops only.

Visit our website at https://www.redcross.org/local/massachusetts/about-us/our-work/virtual-emergency-preparedness-programs.html for complete information and register.

 

The Sinister Museum Murder Mystery (Virtual)
Gr 2-8
$17 Per Girl
$10 Per Adult

You are on a trip to the Florence Natural History Museum, intent on visiting the sunken treasure of the Santa Maria. Your relaxing day at the museum is quickly derailed by a mysterious murder! The manager has died and you are the only one that can figure out what happened. Can you solve the mysteries of the museum and find a way out?

Seniors will work on their Truth Seeker Badge and Ambassadors work on their Digital Game Design Badge.

Open to troops only” to “Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

To schedule an event email Reliav101@gmail.com or visit us at www.TwistsNTurns.club.

 

The Story Barn (In Person & Virtual)
Gr K-12
Cost varies by program
Somers, CT

The Story Barn is home to the national-award-winning Frieda B. children's book series, and author Renata Bowers. We offer private events that can be customized for Girl Scout troops to meet the needs and interests of the girls, including writing workshops, badge work, storytelling, and working with a published author, live or virtually. We also offer scheduled programs throughout the year that can be found on our website at www.friedab.com/calendar. Every Story Matters is our motto. Who are you Free to B.?

Open to troops only. 

To explore a customized event for your troop, call 860-763-0330 or email info@friedab.com today.

 

This is Only a Test: An Overview of Standardized Testing and Test-Optional Admissions (Virtual)
Gr 11-12
$10 Per Girl
Girl only event

You'll get an overview of the SAT and ACT, advice on developing a testing and prep plan, an update on the growing test-optional movement and a free practice SAT and ACT to take and score at home. You can register separately for an individual consultation on choosing a test, preparing a testing calendar, and developing a test prep plan. This program will fulfill step two of the College Knowledge Badge (not included).

Open to troops and individual girls only.

To set up your workshop, email Becky at becky@clastereducation.com.

 

Twists N Turns-Escape Room and Murder Mystery Experiences (Virtual)
Gr 2-12 
Price varies per program

You'll be looking for clues, solving puzzles and riddles, and trying to catch a culprit while earning a badge!

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Visit https://www.twistsnturns.club for more information!

 

Toy Business Designer (Virtual)
Gr K-1
$10 Per Girl
Adults No Charge

Women business owners is something we need more of! Learn the basics of designing your own toy, how to improve it, and then pitch your idea to your troop-just like real companies do! 

Open to troops only.

To register, visit our website at https://stemilystudios.com/programs/girl-scouts/.

 

Troop Tradecraft Challenge: Race Against the Clock to Complete Mini Spy Missions! (Virtual)
Gr 2-8
$250 per troop*

Join the International Spy Museum to race against the clock to complete mini spy missions! Get ready for an action-packed hour that will have you racing around your house and testing your spy skills. Can you and your troop crack codes, slip into disguises and design a super stealthy spy gadget? Girl Scouts' teamwork abilities and tradecraft skills will be put to the test!
*This live, educator-led virtual program is engaging and interactive and can accommodate up to 20 Girl Scouts. 

Open to troops only. 

Email educators@spymuseum.org or visit https://www.spymuseum.org/education-programs/kids-families/girl-scout-virtual-program/ to register.

 

Twists N Turns-Immersive Murder Mystery Experiences (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$17 Per Girl
$17 Per Adult

If you love mystery-themed novels and detective shows, then you will love our programs! These experiences will give you the chance to test your critical thinking skills in hypothetical situations based in fantasy and reality. You'll learn how to excel in puzzles and riddles that involve colors, wordplay, shapes, and math. Throughout the activities you will be encouraged to share and debate hypotheses with your peers to ultimately work together to solve the mystery before the program ends. Ongoing events every week. Leaders can contact us to schedule a private event. Brownies can earn their Senses Badge, Juniors can earn their Detective Badge, and Cadettes can earn their Special Agent Badge (not included). Seniors will work on their Truth Seeker Badge and Ambassadors work on their Digital Game Design Badge.

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Please contact Rebecca at reliav101@gmail.com or visit www.twistsnturns.club to learn more.

 

U CAN-Confidence Building Workshop (In Person)
Gr 6-12
$15 per girl*
Adults no charge
Various locations

Explore your inner strength and confidence, open yourself up to new and positive perspectives while learning attainable ways to improve your mindset to be the best version of you! You will earn the Journey Bliss Badge (not included) after completing this workshop. We'll talk about five to ten year plans, actionable steps needed to achieve your goals, and ways that you can help your peers follow through on their dreams as well. You will receive your own notebook to journal your goals and aspirations as you take your "happiness journey", along with other items you will create during the workshop. We will drive out to your troop meeting location.
*There is a 10 girl minimum to book this workshop.

Open to troops only.

To book, email Taylor at u-can-academy@outlook.com, give us a call at 617-240-0201 or connect on Instagram @u.can.academy.

 

Virtual Escape Room: A Trip to Mars (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$17 Per Girl
$10 Per Adult

Rumor has it that there has been some foul play on the planet Mars! After a secret mission went awry, an astronaut has gone missing. The final transmission was concerning and we were hired to investigate. Can we solve the mystery and find a way home? This immersive escape room experience is led by a live detective facilitator. You will feel like you've entered into a movie or video game as you look for clue, solve puzzles and riddles, and try to catch a culprit all while earning a badge! Through the use of animations and special effects, you will experience an exciting, realistic mystery solving experience that will put your detective skills to the test! Work on your Digital Leadership Senses, Detective, Special Agent, Game Visionary or Digital Game Design Badges by level (badges not included).

Open to Troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Email reliav101@gmail.com for a list of dates throughout the year.

 

Virtual Escape Room: The Ghost of Pandora's Manor (Virtual)
Gr K-12
$17 Per Girl
$10 Per Adult

Rumor has it that some kids went missing while trick-or-treating at Pandora's Manor! The locals and police haven't dared to investigate because word is there is a ghost that roams the premises. We have been hired to enter and sleuth out what actually happened so the mystery can finally be solved. If we combine our deductions, we can find out the truth. This immersive escape room experience is led by a live detective facilitator. You will feel like you've entered into a movie or video game as you look for clues, solve puzzles and riddles, and try to catch a culprit, all while earning a badge! Through the use of animations and special effects, you will experience an exciting, realistic mystery solving experience that will put your detective skills to the test! Work on your Digital Leadership Senses, Detective, Special Agent, Game Visionary or Digital Game Design Badges by level (badges not included).

Open to Troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Email reliav101@gmail.com for a list of dates throughout the year.

 

Wild Food and Herbal Foraging (In Person)
Gr K-12
Cost varies per program
Various locations

Ever wonder if you could find food and natural medicine in the wilderness? Join me for a spring, summer, or autumn foraging walk and learn about the edible plants, fruits, nuts, and medicinal herbs that grow all around us! Learn foraging safety guidelines, how to forage sustainably, how Native Americans use the plants, how to cook and preserve them, and find out how nutritious and delicious they are. 

Open to troops only. 

Visit www.facebook.com/cookingwithmrsg for complete information or contact Rachel at goclawski@msn.com to arrange your walk.

 

Your Girl Scout Experience & the College Search: Ambassador Workshop (Virtual)
Gr 11-12
$25 Per Girl
Girl only event

Learn how your Girl Scout experience can inform your college search and strengthen yoru college applications. We'll discuss what colleges are looking for, how to identify schools that will be a great fit, and how to highlight your qualifications-including all the talents and skills you've developed as a Girl Scout. We'll also discuss the timeline of the application process, guidance on standardized testing, and an overview of the financial aid system. By the end of the program you'll be well prepared to complete steps one, two and three of the College Knowledge Badge (not included). 

Open to troops and individual girls only.

To set up your workshop, email Becky at becky@clastereducation.com.

 

Your Girl Scout Experience & the College Search: Senior Workshop (Virtual)
Gr 9-10
$25 Per Girl
Girl only event

Learn how your Girl Scout experience can make you a stronger candidate for college and inform your college search. We'll discuss what colleges are looking for and how to develop your qualifications, as well as how to identify schools that will be a great fit. We'll also discuss the timeline for preparation and applications, including standardized testing and financial aid. By the end of the program you'll be well prepared to complete steps one, two and three of the College Knowledge Badge (not included).

Open to troops and individual girls only.

To set up your workshop, email Becky at becky@clastereducation.com.

 

FREE ACTIVITIES

Badge Blast WPI APO (Virtual)
Gr K-12

When their popular in-person Badge Blast day of programming wasn't possible, the WPI APO students did more than just pivot! The members, along with outside organizations, have created short STEM related videos to help girls work on their badges at home or during their troops meetings.

From learning how to make alien friends as part of the Space Science Explorer Badge, to designing robotics games, to even exploring different STEM majors to help earn the College Knowledge Badge, you will find short videos to assist you. Make sure to visit their channel often-videos are being uploaded on a regular basis!

The WPI APO students will be back to delivering Badge Blast Days in person when they can but until they do, visit their YouTube channel created just for you!

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Visit our WPI APO YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIXbLrHZcoLXJF6hilerXjA  often-videos are added regularly!

 

Cabot Patch Programs (Virtual)
Gr K-12

Cabot Creamery is proud to offer eight free patch programs to use at home or in your troop. The program and the patch is free! Patches include topics like Pollinators, Farm Love, and Sustainability.

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and families.

Visit https://www.cabotcheese.coop/scout-patch-programs/ for more information.

 

Character Does Matter (Virtual)
Gr 2-12

Our Character Does Matter program can be individualized and flexed to a particular troop's needs and grades. Join us for a virtual program, including guided talks about character strengths like gratitude, kindness, teamwork and perseverance. We'll have leadership lessons, panels and Q&A as well. For our younger girls, we'll facilitate story readings to teach about character strengths through read-along videos of children's stories. 

Open to troops only. 

Contact Rebecca at rebecca.forbes@travismanion.org to set up your presentation.

 

Considerate and Caring (Virtual)
Gr K-1

You’ll learn about bullying and the different ways to stand up and help a classmate who is being bullied and talk about how you can be considerate and caring to them. When you’ve earned your Zinnia Petal (not included), you’ll know how to be considerate and caring just like Zinni the Zinnia. Be sure to read Zinni's Story before taking part in this Zoom program. 

Open to troops only. 

Register by emailing eileen.kneeland@state.ma.us or calling Eileen at 508-254-2385.

 

Cybersecurity Badge Workshops (Virtual)
Gr K-3

Learn the four rules of personal safety and the four rules of internet safety. Learn about trusting how you feel and the importance of having a trusted adult you can talk to and that makes you feel safe. Learn the tips for having fun and staying safe. This virtual program will meet some of the requirements toward your Cybersecurity Badges (not included).

Open to troops only. 

Register by emailing eileen.kneeland@state.ma.us or calling Eileen at 508-254-2385.

 

Cybersecurity: Safeguards 2 Badge (Virtual)
Gr 2-3

Learn the importance of staying safe online. You’ll learn about creating safe passwords, what information can be shared online and what information needs to be kept private. You will also learn to be careful about whom to trust online. We’ll talk about and test your knowledge of online safety rules. You'll work on your Cybersecurity: Safeguards 2 Badge (not included) and know what information is private and how to share information safely when you are done this virtual program. 

Open to troops only. 

Register by emailing eileen.kneeland@state.ma.us or calling Eileen at 508-254-2385.

 

Friendly and Helpful (Virtual)
Gr K-1

How can you be considerate and caring to a fellow Daisy or classmate who’s being left out of the group? You’ll learn what it feels like to be a new student at a school or a new Daisy in a troop and how she might feel to be left out of an activity. When you earn your Sunny Petal (not included), you will know how to be friendly and helpful just like Sunny the Sunflower. Be sure to read Sunny's Story before taking part in this Zoom program. 

Open to troops only.

Register by emailing eileen.kneeland@state.ma.us or calling Eileen at 508-254-2385.

 

High Five for Safety (Virtual)
Gr K-3

With some very fun videos, you'll learn the four rules of personal safety and the four rules of internet safety in this fun Zoom presentation. Learn about trusting how you feel and the importance of having a trusted adult you can talk to and that makes you feel safe. Learn the tips for having fun and staying safe.

Open to troops only. 

Register by emailing eileen.kneeland@state.ma.us or calling Eileen at 508-254-2385.

 

National Grid Sustainability Hub Educational Tours (In Person)
Gr K-12
National Grid Sustainability Hub 912 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610

The Sustainability Hub offers virtual presentations that can be customized to individual groups to help meet the requirements of the badges and journeys they are working on around renewable energy and energy efficiency. Now offering scheduled in-person tours of the Hub space on those same topics as well.  To schedule a tour visit our website at https://www.nationalgridus.com/worcester-sustainability-hub/ .

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and families.

 

Skype a Scientist (Virtual)
Gr K-12
Working on a badge and want to find a REAL scientist to talk to? We can help you find a scientist matched to your interests and even to the badge you're working on! We have a database of thousands of scientists and we can connect you with scientists all over the world. Get to know a real scientist and get the answers to your questions straight from the source! This non-profit is run by a former Girl Scout whose goal is to make science feel approachable, accessible, and less intimidating.

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and individual girls.

Visit www.SkypeAScientist.com to invite a scientists to YOUR troop!

 

Virtual Farm Tours (Virtual)
Gr K-12

Learn more about life on Cabot dairy farms and how our farmers care for their cows, their communities, and the planet. Want more? Take the fun patch Farm Love program while you're there and earn a free patch!

Open to troops, girls with an adult, and families.

Visit www.cabotcheese.coop/virtual-farm-tour-for-kids  to take the tour today!