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.
All GSOFCT shops are closed Saturday, January 24.
GET 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!
GIRLS SPEAK OUT!
Join 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!
UNITING TO "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!
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 and Women in Sports Days
Fairfield University - February 1
Juniors and Cadettes will spend the morning with the young women athletes of Fairfield University. Sample the many sports they play, and then let them take you to lunch at the campus dining hall. Register by January 16.
PLUS: Girls and adults attending the sports day will be able to stay to see the women's basketball team face Monmouth for free! All other Girl Scouts and families can purchase discounted tickets for just $5 by following this link and using the promo code Scouts.
University of New Haven - February 7
Girls in grades 5-8 will spend the day with the young women athletes of the University of New Haven. Sports include basketball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, track, field, tennis, volleyball, field hockey, and cheerleading! Price includes lunch and patch! Register by January 23.
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 email@example.com.
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:
- Tuesdays, March 3, 10, 17, and 24, at Merrie-Wood, Manchester. Register by February 11.
- Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25, at Rocky Craig, Stamford. Register by February 11.
- Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, at Pattagansett, East Lyme. Register by February 11.
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.
There are two upcoming facilitator trainings!
January 31, 2015 - Camp Candlewood, New Fairfield - 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (RSVP by January 20)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
*Ambassadors must bring a completed health form
|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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