Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama: February 2009 Archives

9th -12th grade Girl Scouts are invited to "Rap on Relationships" March 13 6-8 in the Davidson High School Lecture Room. Teens from the Youth Congress of South Alabama along with Lifeline Family Counseling  will lead the program.

Don't miss this opportunity to get some ANSWERS!

Youth Forum 2009: Rap on Relationships

Davidson High School Lecture Room

March 13, 2009; 6 - 8 pm

9th  - 12th grade students

Group discussions with Lifelines Family Counseling

Music, Fun, Door Prizes, Free Food & Drinks

Drawing for FREE tickets to Kappa League Step Show

Register by March 11:

Email program@communityendowment.com with your name, grade and school name; or go to http://www.communityendowment.org/news/EventRegistration.htm

Questions? Call The Community Foundation of South Alabama 438-5591.

camp_girls.jpgWhy are we talking about Summer Camp in February? Because it's almost time to register for this summer!

There are cool programs for every age group.  Swimming, canoeing, horseback riding--all the great stuff you love to do at camp!

You can room with a friend, and your non-Girl Scout friends can sign up for camp, too! 

Remember (if your troop chose to receive incentives) if you sell 600 boxes of cookies, you get to register early!  This is great because some programs (especially the horseriding camps) fill up early.  Your parents get a huge discount on the cost of camp, too!

kelly_clarkson320.jpgKelly Clarkson meets with Girl Scouts and talks about self-esteem, body image and photoshopped images of stars.  Here's the link -- check it!
lmkpatch.gifVisit http://lmk.girlscouts.org, the newest interactive Web site for teens from Girl Scouts and Windows. Created with help from teens like you and industry experts, you'll get the know-how to navigate safely through your online life and even help your parents understand it too. We know how important it is to you! Go ahead, explore the site create a profile and make an impact.  And earn the first ever digital patch from Girl Scouts!

What: G.E.M.M. - Girls Empowered to Make Movies is a destination where Girl Scouts ages 14-17 spend 10 days in beautiful San Diego, California working with professional filmmakers to hone their skills in writing, directing, editing, acting, cinematography, and production.  All aspects of the filmmaking process will be covered as they work in small crews to make movies.  Everyone will get the opportunity to fulfill each of the basic crew positions as well as write, direct, and edit a short film of up to five minutes. Twenty-four girls from around the country will enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of a major motion picture studio plus other great surprises! 

When: July 10-19, 2009

For more information:

Visit http://www.studio2b.org/escape/destinations/event_details.asp?eventid=393

for a complete description of the event, costs, and application procedures or contact Rea de la Cruz, rdelacruz@girlscoutssdi.org or (619) 610-0739.

Submit applications to Mary Anne Brutkiewicz by February 27 at mbrutkiewicz@girlscoutssa.org.

There are still great destinations available for 2009. The destinations that are not marked FULL on the National Girl Scouts website are accepting late applications. The "late" application deadline is February 16.  Please share these travel opportunities with your girls.

Here's the link to the destinations website:

http://www.studio2b.org/escape/destinations/event_list.asp?catid=0

 Destinations timeline:

 Feb. 16             "Late" applications received by event sponsors

 Mar. 2              All additional applicants notified of their status

 March 16         All "late" applicants' deposit due to event sponsors

                        (Please note that there might be some destinations that

                        will extend the deadline if the event is not FULL)

Many of the destinations will be accepting applications after the Feb. 16 date depending on if their event is FULL or not. The destinations website will be updated to reflect the changes. Please share these destination opportunities with your girls. We have some destinations that were advertised late such as Wyoming's Wildlife Wonders and G.E.M.M. that have their own deadlines for receiving applications.

There are many veterans who are hospitalized, and they are of all ages. Some do not have families, and getting a card from you or your troop would mean so much! Cards for any holiday are welcome. The link below provides guidelines and dates.

This is something you can easily do at a meeting or at home and will provide comfort, support and appreciation for the men and women who have served our country. Here's the link:

VeteransCards.doc
The Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program is Guardian's annual initiative designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18. Guardian awards prizes to 15 girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship; are taking the first steps toward financial independence; and make a difference in their schools and communities. Prizes totaling $30,000 are granted to three top winners and 12 finalists each year, to further their entrepreneurial pursuits or save for college. The deadline for entry for the 2009 award is February 27, 2009. Good Luck! For more information or to apply to the 2009 Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award, please visit www.GirlsGoingPlaces.com

9010_1.JPGTroop 9010 visited J.T. and Leanne at MIX 103 on Monday, January 19.  The girls learned about the radio station and even got to talk on the air!  In fact, they got to mention the cookie sale and our new cookie, the Dulche de Leche.  They also learned that J.T. and Leanne play the music on the radio through the computer just like it is a big iPod.  J.T. and Leanne told the girls they have a great job because they get to have special guests, like Taylor Swift, visit with them and because they get to do special events for worthy charities in the area, like the humane society and Children's Hopsital.  J.T. told the girls that to prepare for a career in radio they should consider studying broadcast journalism in college.  The girls enjoyed their visit and even got a CD recording of their radio broadcast premiere!

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The Hawaii Adventure destinations event has spaces available!

Hawaii Adventure

Camping, Kayaking, and Snorkeling on the Big Island

This adventure is designed to highlight one of the most naturally beautiful regions in the country, allowing a diverse, up-close and personal Hawaiian experience.

Now is your chance to visit beautiful Hawaii. You and thirteen other adventurers will learn about hydrology, hike to waterfalls, visit a local school, swim, snorkel and explore underwater ecosystems. Discover geology, volcanology and ecosystem ecology, walk through a lava tube and view flowing lava, and much more. Don't miss out on this opportunity!
Stay in comfortable lodges and enjoy tent camping on this program.

Applications must be received by Feb. 13, 2009 to Mary Anne Brutkiewicz at mbrutkiewicz@girlscoutssa.org.  

Get more info and download the application at http://www.studio2b.org/escape/destinations/event_details.asp?eventid=463

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