Monday, May 23, 2016

L.L. Bean Invites Scouts to Celebrate

L.L. Bean Grand Opening Celebration
Lynnhaven Mall,Virginia Beach
June 10-12 - Activities all weekend

Sunday, June 12 is all about the Kids! Come in uniform and enjoy a day of family fun. Complete an L.L.Bean Passport to win a cool patch!

Join the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast and Tidewater Council Boy Scouts for hands-on activities and games.

To learn more, visit llbean.com/lynnhaven.

Shop Promotions for the Month of June

June 8, 15, 22, 29: Fish Bowl Wednesdays
Hook a fish at checkout and receive a 10 percent, 15 percent, or 20 percent discount off the entire purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

June 21-23: Get Outdoors Month
$0.99 fun patches (Non-GSUSA)
While supplies last.

Activity Fun Patches
  • Biking
  • Bridging
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • End of year party
  • Hiking
  • Investiture
  • Rededication
  • Swimming
Camp Items
  • GSCCC blanket: $18
  • GSCCC bucket hat: $5
  • GSCCC camp chairs: $20
  • Girl Scout Cascadian 7-piece table set: $25
  • Girl Scout flip-flops: $9.99
  • Girl Scout tie dye t-shirt: $12.99

Summer Hours for GSCCC Offices and Retail Shops

All GSCCC offices and shops will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

All GSCCC offices will begin summer hours Tuesday, May 31:
  • Chesapeake office:
    Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Peninsula office:
    Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

All GSCCC shops will begin summer hours Monday, June 13:
  • Chesapeake shop:
    Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (no Saturday hours)
  • Peninsula shop:
    Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The shops will be closed for inventory on the following dates:
  • Chesapeake shop:
    July 25-29
  • Peninsula shop:
    August 1-5

Buy a Brick Campaign

As part of our 20th Anniversary Celebration of A Place for Girls in Chesapeake, we are offering commemorative bricks. The bricks are available in two sizes: 4"x8" for $100 and 8"x8" for $250. Consider dedicating a brick to your troop leader, honor a Girl Scout or remember someone special in your life. Orders will be accepted until June 30, 2016. The order form is available on our website or contact Robin Thomas at robint@gsccc.org.

Amazing Race Alumnae Encampment

Calling all Girl Scout alumnae! Sign up for our Amazing Race Alumnae Encampment at Camp Darden the weekend of July 8-10, 2016. GSCCC promises a fun weekend with canoeing, archery, campfires, and much more. Bring your friends and show your Girl Scout spirit by entering the “Bling Your Base Camp” contest. Air conditioned cabins are available on a first come, first served basis. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, contact Robin Thomas at robint@gsccc.org.

Girl Scout Famous Formers Nominations

Is there an outstanding former Girl Scout in your community who is making the world a better place? If so, consider nominating her for our Girl Scout Famous Former Award. Nominations are being accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2016. The nomination form is available on our website or available through Robin Thomas at robint@gsccc.org.

Monday, May 16, 2016

8th Annual Hampton Roads Conference for Girls and Young Women - at ODU

There is still time to register for Old Dominion University's 8th Annual Hampton Roads Conference for Girls and Young Women "Girls Rule the World," on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in the Webb University Center.

The daylong conference provides workshops and presentations that are intended to inform and empower girls and young women to become productive citizens and leaders. Last year's conference was attended by almost 400 girls, young women, parents and other interested adults. It was a rousing success and we expect this year's conference to bring an even larger audience! The conference is free and open to all young women ages 10 - 18 and accompanying adults from the Hampton Roads region and beyond. Learn more and register here.

Rescheduled: Public Service Survival Kits

Public Service Survival Kits
Sunday, November 13, 2016
All ages

Due to low registration for the Public Service Survival Kits on May 22, 2016 this event is rescheduled for November 13, 2016. If you would like to be added to the roster for this new date, email us at support@gsccc.org.

Girls' Voices Need to be Heard to Help Make Girl Scouts Even Better!

www.girlscoutvoices.org

WE NEED TO HEAR FROM ALL GIRLS!  You can participate by taking part in two surveys. Register at www.girlscoutvoices.org. Each survey will be emailed to you. These two surveys will help Girl Scouts measure how girls have achieved the 15 outcomes of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience over the course of the Girl Scout year.

New Volunteer Open House

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Open House: 1–3 p.m.
A Place for Girls
Chesapeake, VA

Don't miss this great opportunity to:
  • Tour A Place for Girls, The Lodge, and The Outback
  • Learn about camp and council programs
  • Make S.W.A.P.S. (Something Wonderfully Affectionate Pinned Somewhere)
  • Meet staff, network with other volunteers and visit the Girl Scout Shop where you will receive a 10 percent discount.

After the Open House, the following classes will be offered:
  • Girl Scout Program Basics (3–6 p.m.)
  • PB&J (Proficiency Badges & Journeys) (3–6 p.m.)
  • Nature Crafts (3–4:30 p.m.)
  • Girl Scout Singalong (4:30–6 p.m.)

Register here through eBiz.

For questions, contact Cheryl McGrenra, Adult Learning Manager, at cherylm@gsccc.org.

Volunteer Support Team Webinar

Calling all volunteer support team members! Join us for the Volunteer Support Team Webinar Series!

Assessing Your Volunteer Year
Monday, May 23, 2016
7–8 p.m.
For all support team volunteers

Register here through eBiz. Once you have registered through eBiz, you will receive a link to register for the webinar. Recordings of previous webinars can be found on the Service Unit Resources webpage.

For questions, contact Christine Duer, Volunteer Services Director, at volunteer@gsccc.org.

GSCCC Singalong Group

Do you like to sing? Do you like to sing Girl Scout songs? Would you like to join the GSCCC Singalong group and travel around the Council to share your passion for singing? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, contact Cheryl McGrenra, Adult Learning Manager, at cherylm@gsccc.org and find out how you can join your singing Girl Scout sisters.

Monday, May 9, 2016

8th Annual Hampton Roads Conference for Girls and Young Women - at ODU

Registration is open for Old Dominion University's 8th Annual Hampton Roads Conference for Girls and Young Women "Girls Rule the World," on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in the Webb University Center.

The daylong conference provides workshops and presentations that are intended to inform and empower girls and young women to become productive citizens and leaders. Last year's conference was attended by almost 400 girls, young women, parents and other interested adults. It was a rousing success and we expect this year's conference to bring an even larger audience! The conference is free and open to all young women ages 10 - 18 and accompanying adults from the Hampton Roads region and beyond. Learn more and register here.

Girl Scout Night at the Norfolk Tides

Friday, May 13, 2016
7:15 p.m. - Game (gates open at 6 p.m.- pre-game)
Harbor Park
Norfolk, VA
Game: $12 per person (includes patch, hot dog and soda)
Overnight: $5 per person (register for overnight at ebiz.gsccc.org)
Deadline: May 13, 2016

Join us for a fun night of baseball with the Norfolk Tides at Harbor Park. If we sell 1,000 tickets, 600 girls will have the opportunity to sleep under the stars on the field at Harbor Park. 

The game is a family event. The overnight is for girls and the minimum number of adults required to meet ratio only. No drop-off for overnight.

Girl Scout Program Basics - May Classes

Do you need to take a Girl Scout Program Basics class? Register here through eBiz for one of the upcoming classes.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 
6:30–9:30 p.m.
A Place for Girls
Chesapeake, VA

Thursday, May 19, 2016
6:30–9:30 p.m.
Crooks United Methodist Church
Yorktown, VA

For questions, contact Cheryl McGrenra, Adult Learning Manager, at cherylm@gsccc.org.
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