Monday, February 16, 2015

GSSI Programs with Upcoming Deadlines: Feb. 16

Date: March 18, 2015 (deadline 3/4) Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Date changed to March 18)
Cost: $8/girl
Place: Snow Power Gymnastics & Dance, Herrin, IL

Come to Snow Power Gymnastics for a fun-filled hour of gymnastics. Earn the GSSI Gymnastics patch at a cost of $2 each through the Program Department. Girls will try out the low balance beam, uneven bars and have free time on the blowup trampolines.

Art in 3D (Daisies, Brownies)

Date: March 21, 2015 (deadline 3/4) Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. or 2-3 p.m.
Cost: $8/girl
Place: Three Sisters Crafts, O’Fallon, IL

Art in 3D—a new class for Daisies and Brownies! Use your creative side as you design an art collage on canvas. Girls will paint a picture on canvas and decorate it with a variety of beads, tiles, and other textural materials.

Date: March 21, 2015 (deadline 3/2) Time: 2-5 p.m.
Cost: $10/girl
Place: Kaskaskia College Trenton Center, Trenton, IL

Girls can earn their Leader in Action award for the World of Girls Journey. There are two components: The first is this event, which will include all the training and hands on experiments to prepare Cadettes to complete their LiA award. The second component is optional - participants have the opportunity to attend one of the Brownie "Tech World of Girls" series in April and complete their LiA award. Note: LiA is a prerequisite for the Program Aide training and award. LiA award is included in this event fee, but the Cadette is responsible for finishing her hours.


Date: March 21-22, 2015 (deadline 3/1) Time: 7 p.m. on Saturday to 2 p.m. on Sunday
Cost: $15/girl
Place: Camp Cedar Point, Makanda, IL

Come out to camp and get your tilt on as we celebrate spring and the rebirth of the earth. We will enjoy Mother Nature by camping out, hiking, and learn about the important balance in our lives. Each girl will earn her Spring Camping Badge! Girls will also have the chance to leave their troop leader at home while they explore camp.

Date: March 23, 2015 (deadline 3/9) Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20/girl
Place: Dierberg’s Grocery, Edwardsville, IL

Join us at Dierberg’s School of Cooking and learn some new cooking techniques and healthy living tips while cooking up an amazing meal. Cadettes will make Asian lettuce wraps, southern oven-fried chicken, apple quinoa salad, old-fashioned buttermilk biscuits and surprise brownies. You will earn and take home your New Cuisines Legacy Badge and a patch.

Date: March 25, 2015 (deadline 3/5) Time: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $5/girl; $1/adult

Place: Camp Chan Ya Ta, Worden, IL
Explore camp, nature, sights and sounds, go for a hike, and EAT S’MORES! Discover what camp is all about!

Date: March 25, 2015 (deadline 3/5) Time: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $5/girl; $1/adult
Place: SIU Craft Shop, Carbondale, IL

Learn about the different tools a jeweler would use, then make a macramé braided necklace with a pendant. Design and have fun hammering and bending copper to make a distressed copper pin! Get a start on earning 2 steps of your Jeweler Badge!

Date: March 28, 2015 (deadline 3/4) Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: $ 12/girl (including badge)
Place: St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO

Visit the St. Louis Science Center and earn your Senses Badge

Date: March 28, 2015 (deadline 3/4) Time: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $ 12/girl (including badge)
Place: St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO
Visit the St. Louis Science Center and earn your Product Designer Badge!

Date: March 28, 2015 (deadline 3/2) Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $5/girl (including badge)
Place: SIU Museum, Carbondale, IL

We’re all artist at heart, and Artist Cards (ATC) are a great way in which artist can share their art and get to know one another - a great way to show your appreciation of a friend or make new friends! The cards are 2 1/2" x 3 1/2", a standard card size for tradable cards (such as baseball cards). In this ATC workshop, each participant will make up to 6 different cards using various designs and different art materials. Girls will earn their Making Friends Badge!

High Hopes for High Ropes (Juniors-Ambassadors)
Date: March 29, 2015 (deadline 3/2) Time: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $19/girl; $1 adult
Place: Camp Manitowa, Benton, IL

Do you have high hopes for high ropes course? If so, you are in luck! Come on out to Camp Manitowa for a high ropes adventure that you will never forget! If you feel brave, try out the zipline!

These are just a few of the fantastic program opportunities coming up!  Check out our online program calendar for many more!