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Since 1912, Girl Scouts has helped Connecticut's girls build courage, confidence and character. While we have always remained true to Juliette Gordon Low's vision, we are constantly evolving. That's why we say we're 100 years young! Join us, and see how Girl Scouts discover themselves as they explore their world, connect with others and take action through activities and programs that are relevant and exciting to girls today.

Special Updates     

Fun FestGET YOUR TICKETS NOW
FOR FUN FEST!


Mark your calendars and get your tickets now for the GSOFCT Fun Fest on May 16, 2015 at the Durham Fairgrounds! We'll have entertainment for everyone, tons of yummy food vendors, and fun Girl Scout activities! Tickets a include a free shuttle from the off-site parking and a frozen treat. Early Bird Deadline has been extended to February 3! Get $20 tickets now!
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GIRLS SPEAK OUT!


MegaphoneJoin us for a webinar for Girl Scouts, led by Girl Scouts! The first webinar in the Girls Speak Out series will be on February 8, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Hosts Moira, Jessie, and Alex will lead a conversation about beauty and how the media portrays girls. Sign up now for this free discussion!

WHICH ADVENTURE WILL YOU CHOOSE?


2015 Summer Camp Brochure Check out our Summer Camp brochure to find out all the fun we have in store for this summer! We're accepting registration forms by fax or mail right now. Online registration* will open in early February.
*If you have trouble registering online, please contact registration@gsofct.org


UNITING TO "BAN BOSSY"

Ban Bossy
Girl Scouts of the USA and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, author of Lean In, and founder of LeanIn.org have partnered to empower girls to lead. Ban Bossy is about coming together to encourage girls to pursue leadership roles at home, at school, and in their lives by challenging people to stop using the word "bossy." Find more information including tips for girls, leaders, teachers, and parents at banbossy.com.

GIRL SCOUT VOICES


We want to hear from you! Sign up now to be part of a panel and have a voice in the future of Girl Scouts. You will take an introductory survey and then be invited to take 1-3 surveys over the course of the year. Just check out the Girl Scout Voices site!




 

THE NEWEST DIGITAL TOOL FOR COOKIES!

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For Girl Scouts
We are excited to introduce the Digital Order Card, the newest tool in the Girl Scout Cookie Program! The Girl Scout Cookie Program has added a true digital component, and being a rock star cookie boss has never been easier. The Digital Order Card is fun, safe, easy, and super cool! Parents and Guardians can get their girl started by filling out the Digital Order Card online sign-up form. For more info, check out the Cookie Connection!


If you have already filled out the sign-up form, but have not received the email, please do not fill it out again. Please check your spam/junk mail folders for an email from “Girl Scout Cookies.” If you still don’t see the email, please contact productsales@gsofct.org.

For Cookie Buyers
We’re excited about the launch of Digital Cookie! It’s one of the many tools that will be available for girls as they work towards their goals in the Cookie Program.

Here in CT, customers are now able to purchase cookies from our girls! Digital Cookie is one tool that girls can use to reach customers, but please know that customers will need to be contacted by a Girl Scout before purchasing online. If you have any questions or would like to be connected to a Girl Scout to order cookies, contact Product Sales at productsales@gsofct.org.

 

WEBSTER ONLINE BANKING


Troop Product Sales Managers/Leaders can use the Webster online banking option to pay for your Troop's cookies.You do not need to be a Webster customer to use this option. For instructions on how to make a payment, click here.


 

 

 

UPCOMING GIRL PROGRAMS

 Girls Take Flight
For Cadettes - Want to learn to fly? Be a pilot for the day! Learn to read charts and instruments, plot your flight, then test it out on the museum’s flight simulators. Join us at the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, February 8, from 1:00–4:30 p.m. For more details or to reserve a spot, please contact the museum’s Education Department at (860) 623-3305 x313 or caroline@neam.org.

Camp Chef Series
This four-week cooking series will focus on skills you can use even in an outdoor setting. We will use different equipment each week. Recipe book included. For Junior and
Cadette Troops, Individuals, and Individuals w/adult. Held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. for four weeks. Three locations available:

Get Inspired
Meet a variety of female professionals on March 7 at the Norwalk Inn and find out how they chose their careers and prepared for them, what they do day-to-day, what they cherish about their professions, and current trends in their industries. Event features opportunities to meet in small groups for in-depth discovery of particular careers. For
Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Register by February 27.

RecycleRecycled Runway
Get creative with recyclable materials and create an out for a doll on March 21 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. at Salem School. At the event, walk the carpet and take part in a variety of activities. For all ages. Register by February 28.



UPCOMING VOLUNTEER TRAININGS

Become a Girlz R.U.L.E.® facilitator

Volunteers and Girl Scout Ambassadors are needed to facilitate our unique anti-bullying program for girls in grades three through eight, which may be offered during school hours, immediately after school, or in one-day workshops or events.

One more upcoming facilitator training!
February 21, 2015 - Camp Pattagansett, East Lyme - 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  (RSVP by February 9)

See this flyer for more information. RSVP to Nancy Bajek at nbajek@gsofct.org to reserve your spot!

*Ambassadors must bring a completed health form

Archery Facilitator Training
bullseyeEver wanted to experience the thrill of the hitting the bulls eye? Interested in helping girls share the excitement? Then this facilitation course is just right for you! For Ambassadors and Adults. Held at Katoya in Milford. $100 per person.

Certified adults will be able to facilitate at camporees or other individual troop events.

This is not an exhaustive list of events. Visit the Program and Training Registration Area to see ALL the exciting programs we offer across the state.
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Upcoming Events
January 31, 2015
Girl Scout Night at Quinnipiac Hockey!
Watch a game then skate with the Bobcats
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January 31, 2015
Girlz R.U.L.E.® Facilitator Training
Become a facilitator for our signature anti-bullying program
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January 31, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Waterbury
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February 4, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Beacon Falls, Prospect
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February 5, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Plymouth, Thomaston
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February 7, 2015
National Girls and Women in Sports Day - UNH
Learn from the student athletes at the University of New Haven
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February 8, 2015
Girls Take Flight
Want to learn how to fly?
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February 8, 2015
Girls Speak Out!
Join a convo with other Girl Scouts!
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February 11, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Burlington, Harwinton
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February 12, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Colebrook, Norfolk, Winsted
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February 14, 2015
Girl Scout Night at the Hartford Wolfpack
Bring your family and friends for great family fun!
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February 16, 2015
Offices and Shops Closed
Presidents Day
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February 18, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Portland
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February 21, 2015
Girlz R.U.L.E.® Facilitator Training
Become a facilitator for our signature anti-bullying program
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February 23, 2015
Girl Scout Info Session
Beacon Falls, Prospect
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March 3, 2015
Camp Chef Series
Four weeks of cooking fun!
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March 4, 2015
Camp Chef Series
Four weeks of cooking fun!
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March 5, 2015
Camp Chef Series
Four weeks of cooking fun!
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March 6-8, 2015
Senior Leadership Conference
Join Girl Scouts from New England for a leadership conference
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March 7, 2015
Get Inspired
Meet professional and find out how they chose their career!
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March 15, 2015
Archery Level I Facilitator Course
Ambassadors and Adults can become archery facilitators
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March 21, 2015
Recycled Runway
Make a recycled outfit for a doll and walk the runway!
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March 24-25, 2015
Archery Level I Facilitator Course
Ambassadors and Adults can become archery facilitators
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March 27-28, 2015
Explore, Design, Build, Teach
Learn about engineering and share knowledge with Brownies
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April 25, 2015
Candlewood Training Day
Need to get training done?
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April 25, 2015
Merrie-Wood Training Day
Need to get training done?
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May 2, 2015
An-Se-Ox Training Day
Need to get training done?
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May 2, 2015
Laurel Training Day
Need to get training done?
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May 16, 2015
Fun Fest
Do not miss out on the biggest GSOFCT event of 2015!
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May 31, 2015
Frozen Tea Party Recruitment Event
Ridgefield, Darien, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford
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June 6, 2015
A Great Day Out
Bring a picnic and enjoy a walk at camp
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June 13, 2015
NYC Day Trip
Older girls can spend the day exploring New York!
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July 3-5, 2015
Pattagansett Staycation
Relax with your family at camp Pattagansett
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July 3, 2015
Offices and Shops Closed
Independence Day (observed)
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August 14-16, 2015
Anchors Away
Enjoy the waterfront at beautiful Camp Candlewood
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August 28-30, 2015
Pattagansett Staycation
Relax with your family at camp Pattagansett
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September 7, 2015
Offices and Shops Closed
Labor Day
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September 25-27, 2015
Just for Girls
Spend a weekend at Timber Trails
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October 9-11, 2015
Someone Special and Me
Spend a weekend at Timber Trails
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November 26-27, 2015
Offices and Shops Closed
Thanksgiving
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Dec 24, 2015 - Jan 1, 2016
Offices and Shops Closed
Winter Holidays
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