Monday, February 24, 2020

Summer Camp Positions Still Available

Summer is right around the corner and do you know what you are doing?  How about joining us as camp staff!  Housing, meals, training and pay are provided.  Don’t sit on your couch and say, “I’m bored,”... join us and say, “What’s next?!”  Have fun with the girls climbing, boating, archery, and even axe throwing.  Experience four camps in one summer.  We have opportunities for anyone over the age of 18 prior to June 21, 2020.  Check our website to see camp staff opportunities.  Applying is easy... just click Apply Online.  We are in need of lifeguards, counselors, kitchen staff, and more.  For more information, call 757-548-4743 or email hr@gsccc.org.

UPDATE: Tomahawk/Axe Throwing Safety Activity Checkpoint

Safety Activity Checkpoint for Tomahawk/Axe Throwing on page 159 has been updated with this additional statement from GSUSA: For a four lane range, you need one trained facilitator or instructor plus one additional adult that is familiar with the range watching the throwing line. There then needs to be additional adults to meet regular girl-to-adult ratios for girls not actively on the throwing line.

Safety Activity Checkpoints is available on gsccc.org.

Active Threat Training

Friday, March 6, 2020
A Place for Girls
Chesapeake, VA
7-9 p.m.
Open to adults only.
Cost: Free

This course will be facilitated by Senior Police Officer Sarah Everette, Crime Prevention Specialist, Chesapeake Police Department.

Register by March 5th. Questions? Contact customercare@gsccc.org.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Shop Promotions for the Month of March

March 1-31
Explore Patch of the Month
Explore Newport News: $2.50 each

March 4, 18, 25
Shamrock Wednesdays
Draw a shamrock at checkout and receive a 10 percent, 15 percent or 20 percent discount off your entire purchase. May not be combined with any other offer.

March 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
108th Girl Scout Birthday Celebration
Draw a Gold or Silver coin and receive 19 percent or 12 percent off your purchase. Receive a FREE "Girl Scout Week" fun patch with a $50+ purchase. Pre-orders will be taken for Girl Scout graduation stole and cords, priced at $19.12 each. Pre-order bridging kits to be picked up or mailed for a flat rate of $5. Refreshments will be served. While supplies last. May not be combined with any other offer.







Earth Day 2020 - Craft Volunteers Needed

Saturday, April 18, 2020
Mount Trashmore
Virginia Beach, VA
Seeking volunteers of all grades and adults.
Free Community Service Patch or Rocker for each girl volunteer.

Volunteers needed for these shifts:
  • 9-11 a.m.
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • 1-3 p.m.

The Alpha Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta at ODU presents Health, Wellness & Confidence

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Old Dominion University Webb Center
Norfolk, VA
9 a.m.-noon
Open to Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies and Juniors only.
Capacity: 100.
This is a free event.

The Kappa Delta Sisters of ODU will work with girls to help them focus on health and wellness activities. Confidence begins with health and wellness!

Register by March 9th. Event questions? Contact Emily Levy at kdthetaetacommunityservice@gmail.com.

Let's Talk & Leap into Health!

Saturday, February 29, 2020
North Greenbrier YMCA Wellness Center
2100 Old Greenbrier Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
10 a.m.-2 p.m. (open house style)
Open to all grades and adults.
Capacity: 300.
This is a free event (purchase your patch upon registration on the Mini Me website shop).

Chesapeake community health partners come together to share information about Mental Health Awareness.

The Alpha Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta at College of William & Mary presents 2020 Girl Scouts Sleepover

Saturday, February 22 - Sunday, February 23, 2020
Kappa Delta House
College of William & Mary
127 E. Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
6 p.m.-9:30 a.m.
Open to Girl Scout Juniors only.
Capacity: 25.
This is a free event.

Kappa Delta Sisters invite you to join them on their annual sleepover at the Kappa Delta House for a night of STEM-based fun!

Register and complete the Media Release Form by February 19th. Event questions? Contact kdalphapicommunityservice@gmail.com.

Space Science Badges

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Hampton Roads Academy
739 Academy Lane
Newport News, VA 23602
Check-in: 9:30 a.m.
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Open to Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies and Juniors only.
Capacity: 30 only (space is limited).
This is a free event.

Enjoy learning about space and exploring the stars at this badge event for the Space Science Investigator badge lead by Hampton Roads Academy students! We will be diving deeper into the Earth's relationship to the other planets and discovering how our atmosphere works. Girls can expect a comprehensive and exciting approach to collaborative learning while boosting confidence and teambuilding skills.

Register by February 20, 2020. Event questions? Contact 20oferra@hra.org.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Let's Talk & Leap Into Health!

Saturday, February 29, 2020
North Greenbrier YMCA Wellness Center
2100 Old Greenbrier Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
10 a.m.- 2 p.m. (open house style)
Open to all grades and adults.
Capacity: 300.
Free event (purchase your patch upon registration on the Mini Me website shop).

Chesapeake community health partners come together to share information about Mental Health Awareness.

  • Learn about self-assessment and self-care. 
  • Learn about the Science of Happiness patch program by the Mini Me Team. 
  • Visit Healthy Habits booths.
  • Participate in stress less yoga sessions.
  • Meet the Chesapeake Police Department and learn how they help community members stay safe and healthy.
  • Free healthy snacks for all registered participants.

Register by February 24th. To register on the Mini Me website, click on More, then Shop. Click the event and fill out the registration form. Event questions? Contact customercare@gsccc.org.

The Alpha Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta at College of William & Mary presents 2020 Girl Scouts Sleepover

Saturday, February 22 - Sunday, February 23, 2020
Kappa Delta House
College of William & Mary
127 E. Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
6 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Open to Girl Scout Juniors only.
Capacity: 25.
Free event.

Kappa Delta Sisters invite you to join them on their annual sleepover at the Kappa Delta House for a night of STEM-based fun!

Register and complete the Media Release Form by February 19th. Event questions? Contact kdalphapicommunityservice@gmail.com.

Fun Cybersecurity Opportunity for Your Girls! Apply by 2/14

Are your girls interested in cybersecurity? Check out this free opportunity to boost their skills with no experience necessary! Apply by February 14th at www.girlsgocyberstart.org. View this flyer for more details.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Community Action versus Take Action Webinar

Join the Community Action versus Take Action webinar on Thursday, February 20, 2020, beginning at 1 p.m., where you will learn the difference between a service project and a Take Action project, as well as how to teach your girls how to come up with a Take Action project.

Click here to register for the live webinar. This webinar will be recorded and will be available for viewing after February 20th.

Monday, January 27, 2020

2020 Digital Cookie Dash!


GSCCC First Day Patch Contest is Back!

Have your girls submit their designs by Friday, February 14th! The winning design will be created into a patch to be given to everyone who renews for 2021 membership year on the first day of Early Bird Renewal.

Visit the GSCCC Blog for more information.