Other Opportunities: February 2012 Archives
Contact: Laura Morin, Daisy Troop 8003, Lmorin001@gmail.com or 205-239-4967
Naturally Thinking! (D, B,J, C)
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Time: 9:00 am
Become one with nature for World Thinking Day! Visit the Gulf State Park Nature Center, which is a living museum of plants and animals that are native to the Gulf Coast region. Learn about endangered sea turtles and how we can help them survive. Be entertained while studying about the importance of recycling. Construct several recycled craft projects. Discover important elements of gardening the natural way. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings without the use of electricity. The theme for World Thinking Day 2012 is girls worldwide say "we can save our planet." This program will help Girl Scouts to understand their connection to the natural world and their responsibility to protect it.
Who: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Adults and Tagalongs
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am (The Gulf State Park is open for attendees to hike after the program, if they choose.)
Location : Gulf State Park Nature Center, State Hwy. 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Cost: Girl Scouts $10, Adults and Tagalongs $6 Cost includes World Thinking Day badge, crafts, snack, parking, goody bag, and more.
Maximum: 120 participants
Registration Deadline: February 20
Send registration to: Girl Scout Troop #8003, 126 Meadow Run Loop, Foley, AL 36535
Contact: Laura Morin, Lmorin001@gmail.com or 205-239-4967
Cookie Cook-Off - Competition
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Events and Series
Join us for a day of Cookie competition!
Teams will compete for the best cookie recipe made using Girl Scout cookies as a major ingredient. Competition on the scout level is open to 16 older girl scout troops. Award for Best in Class and a Daisy's Choice Award as voted on by scouts attending the event. Official rules will be provided with registration.
Who: Older Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors
Time: 10:00 - 4:00 Competing teams
Location: Virginia College, Culinard School of Culinary
Mobile Festival Center
3725 Airport Blvd, Suite 165
Cost: $20.00 entry fee for scout troop Cooking Team (Max 5 GS Chefs per cooking team)
Troops may have multiple teams
(must be Juniors or older and bring their own cookies)
$5.00 per additional scout.
2 leaders free.
Additional Adults $5.00
No tagalongs please
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 29, 2012.
Send Registration using council event registration form to (mark as competing):
GSSA SU 804
4256 Vega Drive, Mobile 36693
(Checks payable to SU 804)
Minimum to hold event: 4 teams
Maximum capacity: 8 teams
Contact: Becky K Tate 251.366.1143
The Murray House on Government Street has a volunteer need from local Scout troops. They are collecting hygiene items to give to their male and female residents for prizes. Examples of hygiene items they need are: toothpaste and toothbrushes, Kleenex, soap, shampoo, hairbrushes, and combs. They also have a need for new blankets, towels, and pillows, if anyone wants to donate those. If your troop can help out, please bring items to the council office by March 15. Leaders may also contact Rebecca Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org 251-432-2272 for more information.
Golf is a wonderful lifelong sport for girls and Alabama has some of the best courses in the world! Mobile Girls Golf Club gives girls an affordable opportunity to learn and practice golf. Contact Michael@michaelbrisbanegolf.com for more information.