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The 2018-19 Ultimate Guide is here!

Check out the hundreds of programs, leadership opportunitites, trainings, member benefits, and more for the new Girl Scout year.

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APRIL 2019
 


Bronze and Silver Award Orientation - LEAD Online!

Date: Mon Apr 01, 12:00 AM - Mon Sep 30, 12:00 AM

Location: Online

Bronze and Silver Award Orientation now online! Strongly recommended for volunteers who have girls who want to earn their Bronze or Silver Award!

Gold Award Orientation 4/22

Date: Mon Apr 22, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

This free two-hour orientation prepares Seniors and Ambassadors to brainstorm, develop and implement a successful Gold Award project, and teaches adults how best to support them.

Super G.I.R.L. Race Build Day

Date: Wed Apr 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Get your car cut, perfect your design, and get tips from knowledgeable staff.

Museum of Science Overnight

Date: Fri Apr 26, 5:00 PM - Sat Apr 27, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film, and plenty of time to explore the museum.

Dive-in Movie

Date: Fri Apr 26, 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Location: Raynham Athletic Club

Enjoy a movie on the big screen while floating in a heated pool.

Sewing: Girl Scout Fabric Bag

Date: Sat Apr 27, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: Sew Studio Southborough

Make your own tote from Girl Scout fabric and use it with Girl Scout pride.

Rocky Shore Tide Pooling

Date: Sat Apr 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Nahant

Explore the rocky shore and meet animals in a touch tank at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

Brownie First Aid Badge

Date: Sat Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

This fun, interactive class will get Brownies talking about safety while practicing basic indoor and outdoor first aid techniques.

Brownie Pet Badge at Norfolk Agricultural High School

Date: Sat Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Norfolk Agricultural High School

What better place to explore the world of animals than at Norfolk Aggie? Earn your Pets badge!

Advocates for Health: How Government Works

Date: Sat Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Become a lawmaker for the day and learn how to advocate for laws that promote better health for everyone.

Sewing: Girl Scout Fabric Bag

Date: Sat Apr 27, 12:00 PM - 2:10 PM

Location: Sew Studio Southborough

Make your own tote from Girl Scout fabric and use it with Girl Scout pride.

Build Your Swimming Skills

Date: Sat Apr 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Charles River Aquatics, Allston

Take your swimming skills to the next level with help from Charles River Aquatics.

Animal Helpers Badge at Norfolk Agricultural High School

Date: Sat Apr 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Norfolk Agricultural High School

Held at the Norfolk Aggie school, girls will get a chance to handle several animals and discuss care, diets, grooming and veterinary care for that species.

Snorin' Roarin' Overnight

Date: Sat Apr 27, 7:00 PM - Sun Apr 28, 9:00 AM

Location: Franklin Park Zoo

Enjoy a snorin’ roarin’ sleepover with your favorite zoo creatures.

Boston Ballet: Dancer Badge - FULL

Date: Sun Apr 28, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Boston Ballet Studio

Participate in a warm-up and skill-building exercises, and learn a group dance.

Potter Badge at Art Signals

Date: Sun Apr 28, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Art Signals

Learn about the ceramic process, then sculpt and paint your very own cup from raw clay.

Eating for You Badge

Date: Sun Apr 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Maude Eaton

Learn how the food we eat affects our bodies.

Junior Safety Award

Date: Sun Apr 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines

Join injury prevention specialists from Boston Children’s Hospital to earn your Safety Award and a Poison and Injury Prevention patch.

Dancer Badge with Abilities Dance Boston

Date: Sun Apr 28, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Take a dance class with a professional dancer and founder of Abilities Dance.

Go for Gold: Writing a Gold Award Proposal

Date: Sun Apr 28, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines

Got an idea for a Gold Award Project? Come meet with members of the GSEMA Gold Award Committee for support!

Horse Sampler

Date: Sun Apr 28, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Lil' Folk Farm

Learn about horse grooming, care and feeding, and how to lead, mount, and steer a horse

Designing Robots Badge

Date: Sun Apr 28, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Empow Studios - Newton

Learn how some problem-solving robots imitate nature, and build your own walking robot using LEGO® EV3 MINDSTORMS.

Art of Glass 4/28

Date: Sun Apr 28, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Diablo Glass Studio

Learn flame-working techniques to create your own fused glass pendant.

MAY 2019
 


Museum of Science Overnight

Date: Fri May 03, 5:00 PM - Sat May 04, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film, and plenty of time to explore the museum.

Space Explorers

Date: Sat May 04, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Camp Maude Eaton

Discover the stars in this new program just for Daisies.

Caring for Stranded Ocean Animals

Date: Sat May 04, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: National Marine Life Center

Learn about marine animal rescue, rehabilitation, and release through hands-on activities and specimen exploration.

Expedition to Mars

Date: Sat May 04, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University

Experience the challenges of space adventure at the Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University.

Chocolatier for the Day 5/4

Date: Sat May 04, 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Location: Chocolate Therapy

Sample different types of chocolate while learning about its benefits, its history, and how it’s made. 2 sessions.

Planetarium: Oasis of Space

Date: Sat May 04, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University

Experts at the Framingham University Planetarium will guide you through the sky with Oasis of Space, a full dome movie.

Mass Escape Room

Date: Sat May 04, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Mass Escape

Unleash your inner go-getter at this hands-on mental adventure game.

Space Adventurers

Date: Sat May 04, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Maude Eaton

Examine the planets in our solar system, investigate the moon, and discover the stars through hands-on activities.

Bugs Badge

Date: Sat May 04, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford

Observe bugs in action and learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly.

Advanced Chocolate Workshop

Date: Sat May 04, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Chocolate Therapy

Explore the benefits of chocolate and its many uses.

Crazy About Critters Camp-in

Date: Sat May 04, 6:00 PM - Sun May 05, 9:00 AM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford

Spend the night at Buttonwood Park Zoo and learn what it takes to run a zoo.

Snorin' Roarin' Overnight

Date: Sat May 04, 7:00 PM - Sun May 05, 9:00 AM

Location: Franklin Park Zoo

Enjoy a snorin’ roarin’ sleepover with your favorite zoo creatures.

Scuba Diving

Date: Sun May 05, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: YMCA

Take the plunge into new underwater adventures! 3 sessions.

Boston Ballet: Dancer Badge

Date: Sun May 05, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Boston Ballet Studio

Participate in a warm-up and skill-building exercises, and learn a group dance.

Playing the Past Badge at Lexington Historical Society

Date: Sun May 05, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Lexington Historical Society

Experience life as a Lexington resident in 1775!

How a Shirt Grew in a Field

Date: Sun May 05, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Learn to process fiber and make a dress for your very own fiber doll to take home.

Brownie Safety Award

Date: Sun May 05, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Rice Moody

Earn your Safety Award with experts from the Injury Prevention Team at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Scuba Diving Adventure

Date: Sun May 05, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: YMCA

Once you've experienced diving in the Scuba Diving program, take your skills to the next level.

Horseback Riding - FULL

Date: Sun May 05, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Rocking Horse Farm

Learn about the basic care of horses, the functions of your tack, how to control a horse and then practice riding.

Wildly Delicious

Date: Sun May 05, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Maude Eaton

Go on a foraging hike, hear about Native American legends and plant folklore, and learn how to cook and eat plants.

Painting Badge at New Bedford Art Museum/Art Works!

Date: Sun May 05, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: New Bedford Art Museum/Art Works!

Discover your inner artist at the New Bedford Art Museum.

Pets Badge at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Date: Sun May 05, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo

Learn what it means to be a good pet owner and how to care for different animal species.

Scuba Diving Adventure

Date: Sun May 05, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Location TBD

Once you've experienced diving in the Scuba Diving program, take your skills to the next level.

Young Farmers

Date: Sun May 05, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Lil' Folk Farm

Spend time with animals at Lil’ Folk Farm.

Fabric Design

Date: Sun May 05, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Unravel the history of cloth printing, particularly calico designs, and the evolution of printing technology.

Glass Fusing at Art Signals

Date: Sun May 05, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Art Signals

Learn to make your own fused glass masterpiece!

Designing Robots Badge

Date: Sun May 05, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Empow Studios - Lexington

Learn how some problem-solving robots imitate nature, and build your own walking robot using LEGO® EV3 MINDSTORMS.

Island Getaway - FULL

Date: Fri May 10, 4:00 PM - Sun May 12, 10:00 AM

Location: Martha's Vineyard

Enjoy a weekend of camping in style on Martha's Vineyard.

Dive-in Movie

Date: Fri May 10, 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Location: Raynham Athletic Club

Enjoy a movie on the big screen while floating in a heated pool.

Sewing: Colorful Wind Sock

Date: Sat May 11, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: Sew Studio Southborough

Create your own colorful windsock to adorn your porch, garden, or yard.

Rocky Shore Tide Pooling

Date: Sat May 11, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Nahant

Explore the rocky shore and meet animals in a touch tank at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

Home Alone Staying Safe

Date: Sat May 11, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines

This dynamic and interactive session will prepare you to handle most home-alone situations.

Super G.I.R.L. Race: DIY

Date: Sat May 11, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Engineer your own wooden race car and participate in a GSEMA Super G.I.R.L. Race by registering as a Do-It-Yourself racer!

Put Yourself in the Past - FULL

Date: Sat May 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Jackson Homestead, Newton

Imagine yourself in the 1800s. What would your typical day at the historic Jackson Homestead be like?

Babysitter Safety Training

Date: Sat May 11, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines

Parents entrusting their children to a babysitter feel more secure hiring someone with safety training.

Dive-in Movie

Date: Fri May 17, 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

Location: Raynham Athletic Club

Enjoy a movie on the big screen while floating in a heated pool.

Art of the Swap Newport Bus Trip

Date: Sat May 18, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Location: West Bridgewater to Newport, RI

Join authors Jen Malone and Kristine Asselin on a day trip to Newport, RI, to explore the setting of their novel.

Animal Meet and Greet

Date: Sat May 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Soule Homestead, Middleboro

Meet farm animals and learn about their many roles and far- reaching impact.

Glass Pendant Making

Date: Sat May 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Glass Bar

Learn glass-cutting techniques and the basics of fusing in a jewelry kiln as you create a glass pendant.

Locavore and Dinner Party Badges

Date: Sat May 18, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Camp Rice Moody

In this hands-on cooking lesson, discover how far food travels to reach your plate, learn ways to buy locally produced food, and prepare a meal with local ingredients.

Pasta Around the World

Date: Sat May 18, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Milk Street Cooking School, Boston

Learn to pump up your pasta game at Milk Street Cooking School by preparing two dishes inspired by home cooking in Peru and China.

Whale Watch

Date: Sat May 18, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Gloucester

Learn about whales, then set sail to spot them in their natural habitat!

Painting Badge at Little Brushes

Date: Sat May 18, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Little Brushes

Paint a portrait of yourself in the pop art style!

Museum of Science Overnight

Date: Sat May 18, 5:00 PM - Sun May 19, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film, and plenty of time to explore the museum.

Snorin' Roarin' Overnight

Date: Sat May 18, 7:00 PM - Sun May 19, 9:00 AM

Location: Franklin Park Zoo

Enjoy a snorin’ roarin’ sleepover with your favorite zoo creatures.

Salt Marsh Science

Date: Sun May 19, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Forest River Conservation Area, Salem

Explore this coastal habitat and learn about water and soil quality and what factors make the marsh able to support life.

Book Artist: Cadette/Senior/Ambassador

Date: Sun May 19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Explore book art techniques and styles.

Boston North End History and Pizza Tour

Date: Sun May 19, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Boston

Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice!

Ms. Fix It

Date: Sun May 19, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Rice Moody

Through interactive, hands-on experience, you’ll gain an understanding of many fixtures in the home, how they work, and how to repair them.

Outdoor Art Badge at Haskell Gardens

Date: Sun May 19, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Haskell Gardens, New Bedford

Learn about artists who are inspired by nature with local artist Diana Arvanites.

Pottery Painting

Date: Sun May 19, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Art Signals

Unleash your inner artist!

Horse Sampler

Date: Sun May 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Lil' Folk Farm

Learn about horse grooming, care and feeding, and how to lead, mount, and steer a horse

Bugs Badge

Date: Sun May 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford

Observe bugs in action and learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly.

Book Artist: Brownie/Junior

Date: Sun May 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Combine your love of books with your crafting skills.

Gold Award Orientation 5/19

Date: Sun May 19, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

This free two-hour orientation prepares Seniors and Ambassadors to brainstorm, develop and implement a successful Gold Award project, and teaches adults how best to support them.

Painting Badge at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum - FULL

Date: Sun May 19, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Let deCordova’s unique 30-acre sculpture park and museum galleries inspire your inner artist!

Designing Robots Badge

Date: Sun May 19, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Empow Studios - Newton

Learn how some problem-solving robots imitate nature, and build your own walking robot using LEGO® EV3 MINDSTORMS.

Detective and Spies Overnight

Date: Fri May 24, 6:30 PM - Sat May 25, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Embrace an evening full of intrigue and investigation, then finish the night with a show in the EcoTarium planetarium!

JUNE 2019
 


Salt Marsh Science

Date: Sat Jun 01, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Forest River Conservation Area, Salem

Explore this coastal habitat and learn about water and soil quality and what factors make the marsh able to support life.

Boston North End History and Pizza Tour

Date: Sat Jun 01, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Boston

Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice!

Amazing Race: Seaport District

Date: Sat Jun 01, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Boston

The race is on! Work as a team to conquer a series of challenges throughout Boston’s Seaport District.

Museum of Science Overnight 6/1

Date: Sat Jun 01, 5:00 PM - Sun Jun 02, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film, and plenty of time to explore the museum.

Stars and Space Overnight

Date: Sat Jun 01, 6:30 PM - Sun Jun 02, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Take a tour through the solar system, land a probe on Mars, and observe the night sky through telescopes (weather permitting) during this exciting night at the museum!

Playing the Past Badge at Lexington Historical Society

Date: Sun Jun 02, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Lexington Historical Society

Experience life as a Lexington resident in 1775!

Ms. Fix It

Date: Sun Jun 02, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines

Through interactive, hands-on experience, you’ll gain an understanding of many fixtures in the home, how they work, and how to repair them.

Stitch It

Date: Sun Jun 02, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Maude Eaton

Learn to thread a needle, sew a button, and use different hand and embroidery stitches to create your own adorable “munchkin.”

Wild Herbal First Aid Soap - FULL

Date: Sun Jun 02, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Make soap from wild herbs known for soothing poison ivy, cuts, eczema, burns, and bug bites.

Playing the Past Badge

Date: Sun Jun 02, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Maude Eaton

Discover what life was like on an 18th-century New England farm through activities including carding, spinning, and weaving wool, and processing flax.

Museum of Science Overnight 6/7

Date: Fri Jun 07, 5:00 PM - Sat Jun 08, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film, and plenty of time to explore the museum.

Detective and Spies Overnight

Date: Fri Jun 07, 6:30 PM - Sat Jun 08, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Embrace an evening full of intrigue and investigation, then finish the night with a show in the EcoTarium planetarium!

Rocky Shore Tide Pooling

Date: Sat Jun 08, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Nahant

Explore the rocky shore and meet animals in a touch tank at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

Paper Pottery

Date: Sat Jun 08, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Rice Moody

Create colorful handmade paper bowls and baskets from discarded magazines, maps, encyclopedias, and more!

Build Your Swimming Skills

Date: Sat Jun 08, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Charles River Aquatics, Allston

Take your swimming skills to the next level with help from Charles River Aquatics.

Me and My Bear Tea Party

Date: Sun Jun 09, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Bring your favorite bear (or other stuffed animal) to a special Girl Scout tea party hosted by the Girl Scout Museum team.

Gold Award Orientation 6/9

Date: Sun Jun 09, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Online

This free two-hour orientation prepares Seniors and Ambassadors to brainstorm, develop and implement a successful Gold Award project, and teaches adults how best to support them.

Adventures in Storytelling

Date: Sat Jun 15, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

If you’ve ever wondered how books are made, join us for a day of book publishing!

Science After Dark Overnight

Date: Sat Jun 15, 6:30 PM - Sun Jun 16, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Meet nocturnal animals, perfect your night vision, practice stargazing, and pick up some fun tricks for investigating the woods at night!

Bridging to Brownies

Date: Sun Jun 16, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Cedar Hill

Engage with older girls, try fun Girl Scout Brownie activities, and make a card for a new Girl Scout Daisy!

Detective and Spies Overnight

Date: Fri Jun 21, 6:30 PM - Sat Jun 22, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Embrace an evening full of intrigue and investigation, then finish the night with a show in the EcoTarium planetarium!

Rocky Shore Tide Pooling

Date: Sat Jun 22, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Nahant

Explore the rocky shore and meet animals in a touch tank at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

Playing the Past Badge at Lexington Historical Society

Date: Sun Jun 23, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Lexington Historical Society

Experience life as a Lexington resident in 1775!

JULY 2019
 


Gold Award Orientation 7/24

Date: Wed Jul 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Online

This free two-hour orientation prepares Seniors and Ambassadors to brainstorm, develop and implement a successful Gold Award project, and teaches adults how best to support them.