Tuesday, March 3, 2015

GSSI Programs with Upcoming Deadlines


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

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

Art in 3D (Daisies, Brownies)
Date: March 21, 2015 (deadline 3/4) 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. or 1-2 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.

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

Join us at Dierberg’s School of Cooking to learn 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.

Daisies Discover Camp (Daisies)
Date: March 25, 2015 (deadline 3/5) 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!

Braiding and Bending (Juniors)
Date: March 27, 2015 (deadline 3/5) 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 two steps of your Jeweler Badge!

Brownie Senses Badge (Brownies)
Date: March 28, 2015 (deadline 3/4) 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!

Junior Product Designer Badge (Juniors)
Date: March 28, 2015 (deadline 3/4) 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!

Tech World of Girls Series (Brownies)
Date: March 31 and April 7 & 14, 2015 (deadline 3/10) 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $20/girl
Place: Kaskaskia College Trenton Center, Trenton, IL

Brownie World of Girls Journey with a STEM twist! Earn your World of Girls Journey and awards (included in program fee). This series meets on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 31, April 7 & April 14.

The Mysterious Juliette Society (Juniors-Cadettes)
Date: April 4, 2015 (deadline 3/16)
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Nashville) OR 2-5 p.m. (Glen Carbon)
Cost: $7/girl; $1/adult
Place: Nashville Public Library, Nashville, IL, OR Glen Carbon Public Library, Glen Carbon, IL

Earn your Detective Badge or work towards your Special Agent Badge while joining the…Mysterious Juliette Society! Create a code, brush up on your investigating skills and solve a mystery in the library!

Story Book Making (Juniors)
Date: April 4, 2015 (deadline 3/21) 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $5/girl
Place: SIU Museum, Carbondale, IL

Participants will make several types of books, including a simple bound book, then write an imaginary tale about the museum in their favorite genre! Girls will earn their Scribe Badge (included in fee).

Women of the Woods (Daisies-Brownies)
Date: April 7, 2015 (deadline 3/12) 5-8 p.m.
Cost: $5/girl; $1/adult
Place: Camp Wassatoga, Effingham, IL

Do you love the outdoors, but only wish there were more patches you could earn that show off your outdoor skills? Well then, be one of the first to earn GSSI’s new Outdoor Progression Patches! You will have the chance to learn a new knot, make a sit upon, learn the rules of hiking (then apply them) and even walk away with a new S.W.A.P.! Did I mention that we will have the chance to eat a snack?

Start Sewing (Juniors-Cadettes)
Date: April 10, 2015 (deadline 3/16) 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $6/girl
Place: SIU Craft Shop, Carbondale, IL

Learn all the sewing basics including 3 different hand stiches and how to use a sewing machine. All materials will be provided, but you can bring your own fabric if you prefer.

Art of Trees (Cadettes)
Date: April 11, 2015 (deadline 3/16) 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: $6/girl; $1/adult
Place: National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY

Earn your Tree Badge indoors! This program will give you an artistic view of leaves behind the tree.