Calendar of Events

May 1, 2016

Science Wonders (STEM)

Who says science is only for older girls? During this workshop Daisies and Brownies can explore the everyday mysteries of science including electricity, weather, and water! The girls will also get to meet and work alongside women scientists and engineers who can answer questions and share some of their work in science, technology or engineering. Participants will earn and receive the Science Wonders Fun Patch.

Who: Girl Scout Daisies – Brownies

To Register: Register before 4/22/2016; Pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact the STEM Specialist via email at STEM@gscm.org

Start: May 1, 2016 12:00 pm
End: May 1, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: GSCM Urban Programs & STEM Center
Cost: $5

April 30, 2016

Spring into STEM

This Spring, attend one of our Spring into STEM Training Days to learn how GSCM can help you bring science, technology, engineering and math excitement to your girls. This multipart workshop will equip troop leaders, parents, or facilitators with the knowledge to confidently conduct STEM activities.

Each training day offers the following sessions:
– Girls Go Techbridge: STEM activities for girls in 4th-12th grade
– STEM Is Fun: STEM activities for girls K-3rd grade
– Role Models Matter: resources for recruiting, training, and preparing STEM professionals for role model experiences

Schedule:
1pm-3pm — Girls Go Techbridge and STEM Is Fun Session
3:30pm-4:30pm — Role Models Matter Session

Attend one, two, or all three sessions to learn about many of the STEM resources GSCM has to offer. These trainings are free and open to all, including girls 16 and up, Girl Scout Adult volunteers, parents, educators, and professionals.

Register here: http://goo.gl/forms/pGrVt7iKUl

 

Start: April 30, 2016 1:00 pm
End: April 30, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: HCLS Savage Branch Library in Laurel

SURVIVOR Whippoorwill

Are you a fan of “Survivor”? Come to Camp Whippoorwill and put your outdoor skills to work! This event has an optional overnight for Junior/Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Girl Scouts. Troops with safety checkpoint adults have priority to register. Limited space; register early! All bridging age groups will complete most requirements for bridging. Includes bandana, drinks, snacks, all crafts and patch. Overnight includes Saturday dinner, snack, and Sunday breakfast.

Who: Girl Scout Juniors – Ambassadors

To register: Contact Paula Thayer at pdthayer115@gmail.com before April 14, 2016; Pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact Paula Thayer at pdthayer115@gmail.com

 

Start: April 30, 2016 9:00 am
End: May 1, 2016 10:30 am
Venue: Camp Whippoorwill
Cost: $20 day event, $35 day & overnight

April 29, 2016

GSCM Annual Jamboree – Girl Scouts Down Under

Join Girl Scouts of Central Maryland at the annual Jamboree for an Outback Adventure!   At the Jamboree girls will DISCOVER Australian art, culture and outdoor activities, CONNECT with other Girl Scouts from central Maryland and surrounding councils and TAKE ACTION through service projects in this action packed weekend.   Bring your own tent or stay in the units at beautiful, rustic Camp Conowingo (as space allows). This event is open to Juniors and Cadettes. Cost includes four meals, snacks, program supplies, water bottle and program patch.   NOTE: Camp trained Adults and First Aiders are provided by the Event Committee. Adults attending the event must be registered and background checked and it is advised that the number of adults be limited to the number recommended in Volunteer Essentials.

Who: Girl Scout Bridging Brownies – Cadettes and adults

To register: Register before April 15, 2016; Pre-registration is required.

 

Start: April 29, 2016 6:00 pm
End: May 1, 2016 10:00 am
Venue: Camp Conowingo
Cost: $55 per girl; $35 per adult

Camp – In at Maryland Science Center

Camp-In is for Girl Scout *third-grade* Brownies and Girl Scout Juniors. This overnight adventure includes informal STEM education, IMAX and Planetarium shows, hands-on science workshops with take-home activities, museum exploration and store time, and – of course! – the chance to spend a night at the museum. Activitiy includes a participation patch and take-home activities. Evening snack and morning breakfast wil be provided.

Who: Girl Scout Brownies – Juniors and adults

2016 Dates: January 29-30, January 30 – 31, February 12 -13, February 12-14, February 26-27, February 27 – 28, March 5-6, March 18-19, April 1-2, April 2-3, April 8-9, April 9-10, April 22-23, April 29-30, May 6-7, May 7-8

To Register: Registration accepted primarily by postal mail with check for payment in full, but electronic registration can be accepted with a phone call to get credit card information. No specific deadlines. Registrations will be accepted until a date fills.

Questions? Contact Diane Bellomo, Camp-In Programs Supervisor via 410-545-5955 or email dbellomo@marylandsciencecenter.org.

Start: April 29, 2016
End: April 30, 2016
Venue: Maryland Science Center
Cost: $45

April 24, 2016

8th Annual BIG OUTDOORS EVENT

Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center located at Camp Ilchester. This Earth Day tribute is a wonderful day out for your troop or family. Come meet raptors from around the world, observe campfire cooking, explore nature trails, see native Maryland plants, learn about leave no trace, hear traditional Girl Scout songs, climb a rock wall, see snakes, turtles, bees and other animals in our nature center, and so much more! Try your hand at archery and/or gem mining for additional fees. This event is also a great opportunity for girls or troops to showcase their Journey Take Action Projects, Girl Scout Bronze, Girl Scout Silver and/or Girl Scout Gold Award projects (because ideas are contagious). Refreshments and other merchandise will be available for purchase. Enjoy all of this and much, much more; bring your Girl Scout and non-Girl Scout friends! Remember, nothing is bigger than The Big Outdoors Event. To learn more about being a part of the organizing committee and/or running a table at the event, contact cdnc.boe@gmail.com.

 Who: Everyone

To Register: Visit gscm.org before March 31, 2016; Pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact Billy Heinbuch at boxturtle@gscm.org

Start: April 24, 2016 10:00 am
End: April 24, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Camp Ilchester
Cost: $12 per girl; $8 per adult

April 23, 2016

Girl Scouts Go Green Earth Day

Are you ready to take the Go Green Pledge? Daisies through Cadettes will learn how to reduce, reuse, and repurpose while helping the world become a greener place with the Go Green Patch. Enjoy turning recyclables into useful and fun items.

Who: Girl Scout Daisies – Cadettes

To Register: Mail registration to Caro Platt, 7916 Butterfield Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075, before April 5th. Pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact gsgogreen@yahoo.com

Start: April 23, 2016 1:30 pm
End: April 23, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: TBD
Cost: $15 per girl; Free for adults

Girl Scout Marsh Ecology Paddle

Canoe around Otter Point Creek while we take in the beauty of the marsh and learn about what makes this area so unique. Bring lunch or a snack to enjoy as we stop along the way.   *Each boat will need an adult chaperone, and the Estuary will provide two. PDF’s will be provided by the Estuary Center. For this event, participants’ swimming abilities are classified as “non-swimmer’s” to meet Girl Scout Safety Activity Checkpoint standards for canoeing.

Who: Girl Scout Juniors – Ambassadors and adults

When/Where: 10:30am – 1:00pm at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center

To Register: Register before September1, 2015 and by April 9, 2016; Pre-registration is required.

Start: April 23, 2016 10:30 am
End: April 23, 2016 1:00 pm
Venue: Anita C. Leight Estuary Center
Cost: $13 per girl; $13 per adult

Teen Babysitter Training

Real Life CPR will share everything a babysitter needs to know. Each girl will earn her baby-sitting certificate and be ready to be a skilled babysitter. Girls are required to be at least 11 years old and registered with GSCM in order take this course.

Who: Girl Scout Cadettes – Ambassadors

To Register: Register before September11, 2015 and April 8, 2016; Pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact Cindy & Becky, Real Life CPR via reallifecpr@gmail.com

Start: April 23, 2016 9:30 am
End: April 23, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: GSCM Urban Program & STEM Center
Cost: $55 per girl

Girl Scouts Go Green Earth Day

Are you ready to take the Go Green Pledge? Daisies through Cadettes will learn how to reduce, reuse, and repurpose while helping the world become a greener place with the Go Green Patch. Enjoy turning recyclables into useful and fun items.

Who: Girl Scout Daisies – Cadettes

To Register: Mail registration to Caro Platt, 7916 Butterfield Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075, before April 5th. Pre-registration is required.

Questions? Contact gsgogreen@yahoo.com

Start: April 23, 2016 9:00 am
End: April 23, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: TBD
Cost: $15 per girl; Free for adults
 

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