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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     

SHOW YOUR G.I.R.L. POWER AT THE 2017 NATIONAL CONVENTION


GIRL National Convention 2017

The 2017 National Convention is just a year away, and we want YOU to be part of it! We're looking for any registered Girl Scout member, including girls who will be 14 years old as of October 4, 2017, to apply to become a delegate or alternate delegate to attend the National Convention October 4–8, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. As a delegate, you'll vote on changes on a national policy level that will make an impact on Girl Scouting in Connecticut. There are also workshops, vendors, social gatherings, and thousands of sister Girl Scouts to meet! As a delegate or alternate delegate, GSOFCT will pay your registration fee, hotel, travel expenses, and provide a daily food stipend. So if you are ready to join the “Girl Scout Party Bus” in 2017, fill out this application and email it to sgoodman@gsofct.org by January 31!


ONLINE MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION
Now open to all individuals!

Online Membership Registration
Online Membership Registration for all individuals is now open! Girls and adults can now register individually. Make sure you are registered to take advantage of all of our great programs!

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CUSTOMER CARE EXTENDED HOURS


The Customer Care Department now has extended call-in hours. In addition to normal business hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., you can reach a customer care specialist by calling (800) 922-2770 until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

NEW DETAILS! HOOT, HOOT, HOORAY FOR COOKIE RALLIES!

Hoot Hoot Hooray
Join us on January 21 at the TD Bank Sports Center on the Quinnipiac University York Hill Campus in Hamden to celebrate the 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program! Learn fun cookie facts, work on your entrepreneurial skills, and have fun with your sister Girl Scouts and your family. Drop in any time from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., but plan on about an hour for activities. Learn more here.
You can also stay to watch the QU Women's Basketball Team take on the Rider University Broncs for free!


DIGITAL COOKIE 3.0


Digital CookieOnce again, Girl Scouts will be able to take their cookie program online with the Digital Cookie Platform, allowing them to bring their cookie business to customers near and far! The parents/guardians of all girls registered as of December 16 for the current Girl Scout membership year should have received an email from Digital Cookie (email@email.girlscouts.org) with the subject line, “Register for the digital cookie platform today!" Please check your junk/SPAM folder in case it got delivered there.
If a family did not receive the registration email, they can use this form to request their girl be registered for this year’s Digital Cookie Platform. Please allow 72 hours for the girl to be registered and the welcome email to be sent.




 

 

UPCOMING GIRL PROGRAMS

Girls and Women in Sports Days
Fairfield University
Juniors and Cadettes
can come celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day with the Fairfield University varsity women athletics on February 5. Come dressed ready to be active and learn skills from 10 different varsity programs. After learning and improving new sports skills, dine in the campus cafeteria with members of Fairfield University's women1S teams. After the clinic and lunch girls and families will be able to attend the women's basketball game against St. Peter's College. Clinic participants will receive a ticket to the game. Other Girl Scouts and family members will be able to purchase tickets at the door for $3. For more information, see this flyer, or contact the Program Department at program@gsofct.org.

Girl Scout Day at Sacred Heart University

Come join other Girl Scout families for a day of fun with Sacred Heart University’s women’s basketball team on January 28. Families can participate in activities such as face painting and poster making, and interact with the female athletes. The first 200 girls will receive a free T-shirt and special guest speakers will be present at the pre-game. Girl Scouts will be able to participate in on court games. Girl Scouts also receive a light lunch. For more information see this flyer or contact Tiana Williams at (203) 396-8131 or Williamst3@sacredheart.edu.

Dream Big at the Maritime Aquarium
Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors can experience engineering on the big screen! On President's Day, February 20, watch the new IMAX movie, Dream Big, hear from a local engineer, and participate in a marine-themed engineering activity. After the program, participating girls and adults are invited to visit the galleries at the aquarium. For more information see this flyer or contact Danielle LaChance at dlachance@gsofct.org. Register by 2/3/17.

Just added! Coding for a Cause: Girl Scout Hackathon at Housatonic Community College
For Juniors and Cadettes. This very poplar event has been added in Bridgeport! Learn the needs of an area non-profit, then create a Smartphone app that will help them do their work.  Code to learn – no coding experience required. Lunch, snack and event patch included. Saturday, March 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $15/girl; parents may drop off or volunteer for the day. Register by 2/22/17. For more information see this flyer or contact Ellyn Savard at esavard@gsofct.org.

  •  Mentors needed! High school and adult computer mentors are needed for Girl Scout Hackathons! Do you know or want to learn coding? Two trainings will prepare you for helping girls in grades 4-8 create prototype apps for social good at our hackathons. Trainings will be on Saturdays, Feb 4 and Feb 11 from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Housatonic Community College. Contact Patrice Gans at reesegans@gmail.com or register via the Random Hacks of Kindness Jr website.

 Girl Scout Day at the Maritime Aquarium
Come enjoy a day of Girl Scout fun at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk on Saturday, March 11. This is the second year of special programs just for Scouts, along with all of the excitement The Maritime Aquarium offers. All of this and the largest IMAX® movie screen in Connecticut make our Scout Day an event you do not want to miss! It’s fun for the entire family. For more information, see this flyer, or contact Ellyn Savard at esavard@gsofct.org.



UPCOMING VOLUNTEER EVENTS

Become a Girlz R.U.L.E.® Facilitator!
Girlz R.U.L.E.® (Respect, Understand, Lead, Empower) is a team-building program designed for girls. Girl Scouts of Connecticut has developed this signature initiative and there are programs throughout the state. Volunteers and Ambassadors are invited to come learn how to provide this program.

There is one training coming up:

See this flyer for more info!

 

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 21, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Superhero Party
Griwsold, Lisbon, and Voluntown
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January 22, 2017
Girl Scout Pool Party - Bring a friend!
East Haven
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January 22, 2017
Girlz R.U.L.E.® Trainings
Adults and Ambassadors can be trained to provide this signature program
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January 23, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Basics
Brooklyn and Killingly
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January 23, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Traditions
Colchester and Salem
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January 25, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Mad Science Party
Haddam and Killingworth
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January 26, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Learn to Grow
North Haven
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January 26, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session
New Britain
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January 27, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Indoor Camping Adventures
Branford
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January 28, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Mad Science Party
Branford, North Branford, and East Haven
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January 28, 2017
Girl Scout Day at Sacred Heart
Enjoy cheering on the womens basketball team
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January 28, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session
Thomaston, Plymouth
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January 29, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Adult Coffee and Conversation
Ledyard and Preston
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January 30, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Traditions
Colchester and Salem
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January 30, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session
Milford
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January 31, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - I Cant Wait to be a Young Leader
Suffield
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January 31, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session
Milford
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February 1, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Traditions
Chester, Deep River, Essex, Old Saybrook
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February 3, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Mad Science Party
East Lyme
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February 4, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Adult Coffee and Conversation
Madison
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February 4, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Basics
Glastonbury
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February 5, 2017
National Girls and Woemn in Sports Day - Fairfield U
Learn about sports, meet athletes, and enjoy a basketball game
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February 6, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Mad Science Party
Lyme, Old Lyme
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February 8, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Adult Coffee and Conversation
Canterbury, Plainfield, and Sterling
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February 11, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session
Lebanon
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February 11, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Daisy for a Day
Farmington
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February 12, 2017
My Guy Red Carpet Masquerade Dance
Avon
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February 13, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Traditions
Canterbury, Plainfield, and Sterling
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February 13, 2017
Leader 2 Leader Sharing Circle
Awards and Money Earning Activities
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February 16, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Girl Scout Traditions
Madison
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February 18, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session
Newington
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February 20, 2017
Dream Big at the Maritime Aquarium
Dream Big IMAX Movie
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February 20, 2017
Presidents Day
Shops and Service Centers Closed
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February 23, 2017
Girl Scout Info Session - Adult Coffee and Conversation
New London and Waterford
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March 4, 2017
Coding for a Cause: Girl Scout Hackathon
Learn to code with Girl Scouts!
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March 11, 2017
Scout Day at Maritime Aquarium
Fun and activities for scouts and their whole family
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March 12, 2017
Happy Birthday Girl Scouts!
On this day in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts
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March 20, 2017
Leader 2 Leader Sharing Circle
STEM Programming and Girl Scout Ceremonies
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April 17, 2017
Leader 2 Leader Sharing Circle
Keeping Girls Motivated and Activities for Older Girls
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April 23, 2017
Annual Meeting and Recognitions Ceremony
All GSOFCT members are welcome to join us as we discuss the status of the council and recognize our dedicated volunteers.
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April 29, 2017
Regional Training Day - Merrie-Wood
Need to get outdoor training completed but not sure how to fit it all in?
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April 29, 2017
Regional Training Day - Candlewood
Need to get outdoor training completed but not sure how to fit it all in?
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May 6, 2017
Regional Training Day - Laurel
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May 6, 2017
Regional Training Day - An-Se-Ox
Need to get outdoor training completed but not sure how to fit it all in?
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May 15, 2017
Leader 2 Leader Sharing Circle
You pick the topics!
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