Two Ways to Experience G.I.R.L. 2017!
Become a Council Delegate!
Would you like to represent Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains at a national convention? Our Governance Committee is seeking a highly qualified and diverse pool of candidates for a limited number of Council Delegate positions. The National Council Session will take place during the National Convention on October 4 – 6 in Columbus, Ohio. Completed nomination forms are due February 10, 2017.
Chaperone the Council-sponsored Bus Trip
Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors (Grades 6 – 12) will have the opportunity to attend G.I.R.L. 2017 in Columbus, Ohio via a council–sponsored bus trip, and we’re currently looking for adult volunteers to chaperone!
Volunteers will need to be available from October 4 – 9, 2017; be willing to attend training sessions in advance; be at least 25 years old; be current on First Aid and CPR training; be willing to ride the bus with the girls, share a room with other chaperones, be on call throughout the duration of the trip; communicate effectively with staff and guardians before and during the trip; and be able to handle money and maintain budget documents. Parents or guardians of girls attending the Ohio trip aren’t eligible to be Ohio chaperones. Apply by January 31, 2017.
The 2017 Summer Camp Guide is Coming!
Are your thoughts drifting toward summer? So are ours! Keep an eye on your mailbox: the 2017 Camp Guide will arrive in mid-February.
ToGetHerThere Essay Contest
How has being a Girl Scout helped your girls make a difference and discover themselves? We can’t wait to hear about it!
The 2017 ToGetHerThere Essay Contest is officially underway. All girls who submit an essay will receive a special ToGetHerThere patch! Winning essayists will receive a $50 GSGWM gift card and an invitation to our ToGetHerThere Luncheon. One winning essay will be chosen from the following Girl Scout Levels: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador.
Entries are due by March 31, 2017, and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “TGHT Essay Contest – Girl Name, Girl Level.” Contest is open to all registered Girl Scouts in New Hampshire and Vermont.
Looking for a job that matters? Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is currently seeking a part-time Program Administrator/After School Program to oversee programs in Nashua and Manchester, NH. Programs generally take place on weekdays from 3 to 5:30 pm. Candidates should enjoy working with children and adults, be willing to undergo background screening, demonstrate excellent communication skills, exercise sound judgment, and have the desire to make a lasting difference in the lives of girls.
Invite a Friend Promotion Has Been Extended!
The deadline to invite a friend to join you in making an impact on girls’ lives has been extended to January 31!
Invite a friend to start a new Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, or Junior troop and everyone wins! Plus, when you double the friends, you double your prize — $100 for you and a Volunteer Resource Pack (a $50 value) for each friend. Awesome!
Girl Scout Destinations
Let your girls know about Girl Scout Destinations – the ultimate adventure for girls ages 11 and older! Girls make new friends as they travel with Girl Scouts from throughout the country. Most trips currently have spots available, but don’t delay — the application deadline is February 13!
All About Higher Awards
Know a girl who’s thinking of starting a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award project but not sure where to begin? Or maybe you’re a guardian or volunteer wondering how you can support your girls in the process? Keep an eye out for our Highest Awards Webinars. Our next Gold Award Workshop is on January 22 at 7 pm.
Groundhog Day/Midwinter Celebration – February 4, 2017, Hollis, NH
Enjoy a puppet show, see animal displays, and go on a winter hike to find evidence of animal activities!
Make A Splash – February 11, 2017, Jay Peak, VT
Spend the day at Jay Peak water park with a special behind-the-scenes look at the engineering that makes the Flow Rider work.
Frosty Fun – February 11, 2017, Hancock, NH
Get a close-up look at animal mounts, learn how animals adapt to the winter weather, and learn how to stay warm yourself!
Sleeping Under the Stars – February 18-19, 2017, Concord, NH
Use a telescope, watch a planetarium show, and spend the night with friends.
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