Monday, June 29, 2015

GSCCC Closings in Observance of Independence Day

All Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast offices and retail shops will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

Summer Shop Hours

Chesapeake Shop:
Monday-Thursday
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday
Closed

Peninsula Shop:
Monday-Thursday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday
Closed

The shops will be closed for inventory on the following dates:
Chesapeake Shop: July 27-31
Peninsula Shop: August 3-7

Shop Promotions for the Month of July

July 1, 8, 15, 22
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 used on clearance merchandise.

July 1-31
Summer Blowout Sale
Take an additional 20 percent discount off clearance merchandise. Not to be combined with any other offer.

Effectively Facilitating Adult Learning Classes

Do you enjoy talking to adult volunteers? Do you enjoy speaking in front of a group? Are you ready to take the next step to become an adult learning facilitator? If the answers to any of these questions are yes, consider registering for one of the upcoming Effectively Facilitating Adult Learning Classes:

Saturday, July 18, 2015
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
A Place for Girls
Chesapeake, VA

Saturday, August 15, 2015
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
A Place for Girls
Chesapeake, VA

Register here through eBiz.

Direct questions to Cheryl McGrenra, Adult Learning Manager, at cherylm@gsccc.org or 757-410-0595.

2015 Girl Scout Leadership Institute

July 31–August 2, 2015
Norfolk State University
and Nauticus
Deadline: June 30, 2015
Open to girls entering grades
9, 10, 11 & 12

The cost for this extreme leadership weekend is only $150 and includes all meals, activities and overnight accommodations. 

Financial assistance is available. Register online today at ebiz.gsccc.org
For more information, contact Jacqueline Brooks at jacquelineb@gsccc.org

Special guest speaker Tori Molnar is an 18 year old entrepreneur, writer, and executive producer/co-host of upcoming reality entrepreneurship competition show, House of Business. At just 13, Tori founded Utoria, an entrepreneurship empowerment company for young women.

Fall Product Program News

Service Unit Fall Product Coordinator Trainings - Save the Date!
  • August 10 - Virginia Beach and Hampton
  • August 11 - Chesapeake and Virginia Beach
  • August 13 - Manteo

The Fall Product Program begins on October 3 and will end on December 7.

New for 2015-16
  • A custom patch incentive
  • Online ordering
  • Soldiers' Angels - our new Hometown Heroes partner

Are You a Girl Scout Interested in Science?

If the answer is yes, come join the iGEM team at William and Mary to participate in hands-on, interactive experiences with molecular and synthetic biology.

The College of William and Mary
Integrated Science Center, third floor
Saturday, July 18, 2015

Girl Scout Cadettes & Ambassadors 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Girl Scout Brownies & Juniors 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
$5 (includes a badge)
Deadline: July 1, 2015

Girl Scouts will learn all about DNA as they model the structure and get an up close look at DNA they extract themselves!

Monday, June 22, 2015

Heritage Community Adult Learning Event – More Than S’mores – Helping Volunteers Remain Relevant in This Ever-Changing World

Saturday, October 10, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shiloh Baptist Church
105 Goosley Road
Yorktown, VA 23690

Everyone is invited to attend the adult learning event in Yorktown. Attend new leader classes or attend one of the enrichment classes free of charge. You’ll have the opportunity to browse displays during lunch and explore materials that can help you and the girls you mentor.

See the flier on our website for more information and register today.

For questions, please contact Cheryl McGrenra at cherylm@gsccc.org or 757-410-0595.

Join Us for the Volunteer Outdoor Sampler Event

Saturday, October 3, 2015
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
A Place for Girls
Chesapeake, VA

Calling all volunteers! You are invited to attend the Volunteer Outdoor Sampler event on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Join us as you explore the world of outdoors, choosing the classes you want to attend.

Register here through eBiz. This is an adult only event.

For questions, please contact Cheryl McGrenra at cherylm@gsccc.org or 757-410-0595.

Join Us for the Third Annual Leader Launch

Saturday, September 19, 2015
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Church of the Holy Family
1279 N Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Calling all volunteers! You are invited to attend the third annual Leader Launch, presented by the Coastal Connection Community.

Join us as you browse displays, learn about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and explore materials that can help you and the girls you mentor. New volunteer classes as well as enrichment classes will be offered free at this event.

See this flier for more information and register today.

For questions, please contact Cheryl McGrenra at cherylm@gsccc.org or 757-410-0595.

Join Us for a Community Learning Event - Girl Scout to Girl Scout - Sharing Knowledge and Experience

Saturday, August 22, 2015
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Great Bridge United Methodist Church
201 Stadium Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Calling all volunteers! You are invited to attend the Girl Scout to Girl Scout – Sharing Knowledge and Experience event, presented by the 7 Sisters, 7 Cities Community.

New volunteer classes as well as enrichment classes will be offered free at this event. During your lunch break, browse displays, learn about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and explore materials that can help you and the girls you mentor.

See this flier for more information and register today.

 For questions, please contact Cheryl McGrenra at cherylm@gsccc.org or 757-410-0595.

Monday, June 15, 2015

It's Not Too Late to Register for Summer Camp!

Choose from nearly 50 themed sessions. There is something for every age and interest. From paddles to bridles and beyond, girls can choose what they love. Financial assistance is available.

Imagimazing Summer Fun Day Camp
Chesapeake, VA
Weekly June 22–August 21, 2015:
Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

Camp Darden Resident Camp
Franklin, VA
June 21–26, 2015: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors Ambassadors
June 28–July 3, 2015: Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

Camp Skimino Resident and Day Camp
Williamsburg, VA
Resident Camp–Weekly July 5–August 7, 2015: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors
Day Camp - Weekly July 6–August 7, 2015: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors

Camp Apasus Day Camp
Norfolk, VA
August 10–14, 2015 and August 17–21, 2015: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes

To get started, visit ebiz.gsccc.org

2016 Cookie Incentives Voting!

Girl Scouts of all ages, place your vote now for the 2016 Cookie Program incentives!

Click here to get started.

Fun and Financial Fitness Day

Tutorial Lectures
Saturday, July 25, 2015
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
7036 Chesapeake Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23513
$5 (includes all field games, workshops and prizes)

Participate in a day of fun and financial fitness activities. Win the fight against financial illiteracy.

Contact Tutorial Lectures directly with any questions regarding the event or registration at 757-955-8470 or tutoriallectures@outlook.com.

Girl Scout Day - Epic Cheer and Dance

Epic Cheer and Dance
1024 Bells Road
Virginia Beach, VA
Saturday, June 27, 2015
$5 per participant
Noon–1 p.m.
1–2 p.m.
2–3 p.m.
3–4 p.m

Epic Cheer and Dance welcomes Girl Scouts and tagalongs for a one hour session of fun! Want to tumble, dance, and practice healthy habits in exercise? Then Epic Cheer and Dance has a great time planned for you!

Deadline: June 26, 2015
Register here.
For more information, contact Christine Batkins at 757-752-1049