Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama: August 2010 Archives

All of these troops should be congratulated for completing the requirements to earn GSSA Honor Troop status.  The advisors for these troops fulfilled responsibilities in leadership, troop management, and helping the girls complete a well-rounded troop program during the 2009-10 year.    Congratulations!

 

Troop 8062    Sandra Grice, Fairhope

Troop 9315    Teresa Laramore, Ozark

Troop 9318    Pam Schisler, Ozark

Troop 9124    Pam Schisler, Ozark

Troop 9065    Tai Tejada-Simmons, Ft Rucker

Troop 9184    Amanda Joreski, Enterprise

Troop 9192    Tracey Nichols, Eclectic

Troop 9216    Elizabeth Conner, Montgomery

Troop 9215    Tracy Bolen, Montgomery

Troop 9351    Jessie Harris, Montgomery

Troop 9785    Tatia Williams, Montgomery

Troop 9009    Shelley Bartlett, Ozark

Is your troop working to be an honor troop this year??

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Have you ever been to a Service Unit or Council event where a troop of girls are wearing their own special t-shirts?  Now it's easy for you and your girls to design your very own Girl Scout T -- with just what you want on it! 

You can upload your own design, or choose one ready-made.  There's a gallery of ideas to get you started.

These t-shirts are also great for Camporee, to commemorate special events such as Bridging, going on a Destination trips, or for your Cookie Booth Sales.

Click here to start designing your Girl Scout t-shirt -- your way!

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Murray House is an assisted living facility that has been caring for men and women of various backgrounds since 1832. They are currently looking for Girl Scout volunteers to gather some much needed materials to aid in the physical and mental well being of their residents. The following is a list of the items that need to be collected:

    • Shower Gel  
    • Lotions
    • Creams
    • Shampoo
    • Conditioner
    • Toilet Paper
    • Toothbrushes
    • Hair Combs
    • Hair Brushes
    • Kleenex
    • Playing  Cards
    • Candy
    • Note Pads
    • Toothpaste
    • Jewelry
    • Bar Soap
    • Popcorn
    • Manicure Kit
    • Nail Polish
    • Powder
    • Denture Cream
    • Travel Size Tissue

Murray House is located at 1257 Government St. in Mobile. Troops can collect these items and contact the Activities Director at Murray House, Rebecca Thomas, at 251-432-2272.

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The Starter Kits contains the basics that every Girl Scout needs to begin her adventure in Girl Scouting! This prepackaged starter kit makes shopping easy and is a great value.

Kit includes a Vest or Sash (or Tunic, for Daisies) in your choice of size, American Flag Patch, Age Level Official Pin, WAGGGS Official Pin, Insignia Tab,  Activity Book and the  Journey Books for each level.

All these essentials are bundled in a FREE Girl Scout Canvas Drawstring Bag- a $12.00 Value! Bag is 100% cotton canvas with screenprint of the words Girl Scouts and a peace sign. 

Kits are available for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts.
Choose your size and your adventure will begin!
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Pick up where summer camp left off developing your skills with your crew mates while learning by doing and you will be sailing the Zumas with confidence before you know it. Come sail away on beautiful Perdido Bay!
(And feel free to join us at Mariner Weekend.)

Program Level: Cadette, Senior, Ambassador with Previous sailing instruction required!

October 2-Oct. 3, 2010
Time: Check in 8-8:30 am CDT Saturday
   Check out 12 noon CDT Sunday
(For those traveling a good distance, you can come Friday night.)

Where: Kugleman Aquatic Center, Lillian, Al.

Fee: $25 - includes lodging, food Saturday evening and breakfast on Sun. (Bring a sack lunch for Saturday) and program materials.

A list of what to bring will be e-mailed to you upon registration.

Deadline to register September 17, 2010

Contact "Woody" at pbjk@peanutbutter-n-jellykids.com pbjk@peanutbutter-n-jellykids.com for further information.


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Learn the basics of sailing on beautiful Lake Martin using our flotilla of sunfish. Our experienced instructors will provide a positive learning atmosphere for students to build confidence and develop skills. You will get hooked and join us for more instructional weekends!
(And feel free to join us at Mariner Weekend.)



No previous sailing experience required

October 23-Oct. 24, 2010

Time: Check in 8-8:30 am CDT Saturday
Check out 12 noon CDT Sunday (For those traveling a good distance, you can come Friday night.)

Where: Kamp Kiwanis near Eclectic, Al.

Fee: $25 - includes lodging, food Saturday evening and breakfast on Sun. (Bring a sack lunch for Saturday) and program materials.

A list of what to bring will be e-mailed to you upon registration.

Deadline to register Oct. 7th, 2010

Contact "Woody" at pbjk@peanutbutter-n-jellykids.com for further information

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Calling all 8th-12th grade girls in troops or Juliettes interested in high adventure, water-based activities! This year's focus will be a mix of white water canoeing, rafting and sailing. Be sure and join us for a fun weekend of meet-and-greet where we will plan all exciting activities to schedule on our calendar. Bring your planner. If you are interested in this Mariner experience, don't miss out! Hop on board now!

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Troops interested in the mariner program are also invited. The Leaders will get information on certifications and program objectives and goals during this weekend.

Saturday September 11, 2010-September 12, 2010

Registration deadline: Aug 30, 2010

Camp Scoutshire Woods- Citronelle, Al.

Time:  Check in 8-8:30 am CDT Saturday

            Check out 12 noon CDT Sunday

(For those traveling a good distance, you can come Friday night.)

 

Event Type: Introduction Mariner Pathway

 Program Level: 8-12th grade girls

Fee:   $25 - includes lodging, food Saturday evening and breakfast on Sun.  (Bring a sack lunch for Saturday) and program materials.

A list of what to bring will be e-mailed to you upon registration.


Contact "Woody" at pbjk@peanutbutter-n-jellykids.com for further information.

Thanks to the generosity of a local business, Girl Scouts have been given a special evening at the Hank!  Girl Scouts and their families can attend the August 27 Bay Bears game as they play the Huntsville Stars.

 

For just $2 per ticket, families can not only attend the game, but also have supper, play on the inflatables and Bay Bear Beach, AND stay for fireworks after the game!  The local business will be in attendance, and would love to see the girls they've sponsored show their Girl Scout pride by wearing sashes, vests or troop T-Shirts.

 

The ticket includes the game, an amusement wristband, a hot dog and a Pepsi.  Event Registration Form with payment should be submitted to the Mobile Service Center no later than Wednesday, August 25. Tickets will be available at the Will-Call window.

 

Who: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts, Adults and Tagalongs

When: Gates open at 6, the first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Friday, August 27

Where: Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received in the Mobile Service Center by Wednesday, August 25

Cost: $2 per person

Contact: Mary Anne Brutkiewicz, ext. 1202

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