Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Deadlines Are Approaching For GSSI Travel Opportunities


Junior-Ambassador Leaders – it’s time to start making 2015 travel plans with your troop! We have some exciting council run trip opportunities for you to consider. Leave the hassle to us and register your troop for the fun. Please note the January registration deadlines. This allows ample time for troop fundraising. For more information, please contact Mary Buchanan at 800.345.6858, ext. 1115 or e-mail mbuchanan@gsofsi.org.

Horsing Around in Kentucky (Cadettes-Ambassadors)
Date: June 12-15, 2015 (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 2)
Cost: $300 for girls, $330 for adults

Join GSSI in exploring the Horse Capital of the World in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky. We will visit Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Horse Park, take a Horse Farm tour and have a trail ride complete with BBQ picnic. While in Louisville, we will also visit the Louisville Slugger factory. Included in the trip is bus transportation, lodging for two nights, admission fees and seven meals.

Chills and Thrills in Indiana: Junior Trip 2015
Date: October 9-11, 2015 (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 25)
Cost: $220 for girls, $235 for adults

Experience Halloween chills and thrills when we visit Holiday World, the Indy Children’s Museum and the Indy Zoo. All of these locations will be decked out in their Halloween splendor. Trip includes bus transportation, lodging in a RV at Camp Rudolph, admission to Holiday World, the Children’s Museum and Zoo, two breakfasts, lunches and dinners and Saturday evening s’mores.

ACE is the PLACE for ADVENTURE! (Cadettes-Ambassadors)
Date: July 19-22, 2016 (deadline May 14, 2015)
Cost: $500 for girls, $535 for adults

ACE is the place to go for adventure! Join GSSI on an exciting trip to West Virginia. Experience a full day whitewater rafting on the New River Gorge with a grilled riverside lunch then hang back and spend time on the lake with water trampolines and the "Blob." You will also get to choose your own additional activity. Do you want to zipline, rock climb, paddleboard or maybe go horseback riding? The choice is yours. Price includes charter bus transportation, lodging for three nights, nine meals, whitewater rafting, lake activities and choice of second activity.

For more information about GSSI Travel Opportunities, please contact Program Manager Mary Buchanan at 800.345.6858, ext. 1115 or e-mail mbuchanan@gsofsi.org.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Digital Cookie Program Update: January 21, 2015

GSSI Girl Scouts have sold more than 3,500 boxes of cookies through the new Digital Cookie platform! Way to go, girls!

If you are on the Digital Cookie platform & need assistance, please use the "Contact Us" link to access the Digital Cookie helpdesk. 

Want to sign up for Digital Cookie? It's not too late! If you have not shared your e-mail address with us yet for an invite, please contact NutsAndCookies@gsofsi.org.

If you have shared your e-mail address and are waiting for an e-mail invitation - thank you for your patience. Another round of uploads are being processed this week and you should get your invitation soon.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Girl Scouts Invited to Free SLU Women's Basketball Game on Jan. 24

Girl Scouts and their families are invited to attend a Saint Louis University Women's Basketball game! There will be discounted concessions and a chance to meet the team after the game. The game is being televised nationally! For free admission, enter through Gate A and wear a Girl Scout uniform component or shirt.