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Distinguished Young Women

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Sun Jun 18, 3:00 PM - Wed Jun 28, 8:00 PM
Girl Program
Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Daisy, Ambassador

Come join us for the 60th anniversary of The Distinguished Young Women Program.  Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama team up each year with the DYW program and have the Girl Scout troops participate in two weeks of fun filled activities with their DYW state finalist.  Troops are invited to “adopt” a Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) from one (or more) state(s).  Troops are encouraged to begin correspondence upon DYW state assignment to establish a relationship with her prior to her arrival.  New this year, all girls will receive a custom patch for participating in the DYW program. 

Girl Scouts who have not earned the Be Your Best Self patch are encourage to complete the patch program and will be recognized on stage at DYW’s Community Night.  Patches are an additional cost $2.00.  Please indicate on your registration the number of patches you would like to purchase. 

*Troops must be able to participate in all three June events (listed below) to be eligible for participation in this program.  Please be certain that some of your troop members can participate at each event before making this commitment.

Who: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

June 18, 2017             Welcome Ceremony, 3:00 p.m., Mobile Civic Center.  Bring signs and any welcome gifts you would like to give your DYW.

June 22, 2017             DYW Hollywood Party, 6-8:30 p.m., Spring Hill Baptist Church Activities Center.  The night will include dinner and fun activities with your adopted DYW.  

June 28, 2017             Community Night, 6:00 p.m. Mobile Civic Center.   The night will start with an informal autograph session with all the DYW from 5:30-6 p.m. This is a great time to meet all the state representatives.   Then come watch all the DYW take the stage for a fun night with their adopted family and Girl Scout troop.   “Be Your Best Self” recipients will be recognized on stage.  

Cost:   Girl Scouts:       $10, Includes welcome ceremony, DYW Hollywood Party, Community Night and a custom patch.   Two leaders free at each event. 

           Adults and Tagalongs: 
               Welcome Ceremony -  free
               DYW Hollywood party - $5 each, include on troop registration form
               Community Night - $5, purchased at the door

State Sign-ups begin April 1.  States will be assigned on a first-come basis.  Please indicate your troop’s top five state choices and indicate how many states you would like to adopt.  You will be notified of your state assignment once your email has been received.   Choices should be email to

Event Deadline:         DWY state adoption and Registration:  May 1      

**Please submit one registration listing all girls participating in the DYW events and the two free leaders.  This form will be for the girls’ admission into the welcome, Hollywood Party and Community night.  Include on this form any tagalongs and additional adults who will be attending the DYW Hollywood party at $5 each. 

**Additional events for Girl Scouts and their families:

     *Bel Air Mall Family Fun Night – Friday, June 23, 4:30-6p.m.
     *59th National Finals tickets-June 29-July 1 (Discounted pricing will be available).

Send completed Registration Form to:           

Mobile Service Center
3483 Springhill Avenue
Mobile, AL 36608

Contact: For registration information, contact Karen Edmondson at or 251/344-3330, ext. 1202.