Event  List

MARCH 2015
 


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Horse Fun Spring Break Camp

Date: Mon Mar 9 2015, 9:30 AM - Tue Mar 10 2015, 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Feb. 11 - Why spend spring break on the couch? Come to camp to ride horses, jump in the pool, roast marshmallows, make a craft, play games, sing camp songs, and more. During your camp stay you will groom, feed and ride a horse twice, go swimming, and take part in a camp fire.

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Overnight Trail Ride Spring Break Camp

Date: Wed Mar 11 2015, 9:30 AM - Thu Mar 12 2015, 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Feb. 22 - Why spend spring break on the couch? Roll up your sleeping bag and pack for a night of adventure. Join in on this challenging overnight trail ride at Camp Wildwood. Ride a trail out into camp, pitch a tent, cook your own dinner over the fire and share stories over s’mores.

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Rock the Wall

Date: Thu Mar 12 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas

Registration closes Mar. 1 - Don’t spend Spring Break on the couch. Transform yourself and your troop as you build trust and cooperation through interactive team building activities on the Camp Dorothy Thomas Challenge Course.

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Silver Award Webinar

Date: Thu Mar 12 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Webinar

Registration closes Mar. 4 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This is an interactive webinar designed to teach girls in 6-8th grade the Silver Award processes and procedures.

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High Adventure Climbs

Date: Fri Mar 13 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Mar. 1 - Don’t spend Spring Break on the couch. Transform yourself and your troop as you build trust and cooperation through interactive team building activities on the Camp Dorothy Thomas Challenge Course.

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Legislative Days

Date: Sat Mar 14 2015, 8:00 AM - Mon Mar 16 2015, 8:00 PM

Location: Florida State Capital, Tallahassee

Registration closes Feb. 15 - Do you want to learn more about state government? Do you want to speak your mind and be an advocate for girls and have your local representatives listen? Join sister Girl Scouts from around the state at Legislative Days in Tallahassee. Girls will have a fun-filled weekend of workshops on Florida A&M Campus that are geared to prepare you to use your voice and discuss matters that are important to you! On Monday, tour the capital and participate in a mock session and meet with local legislators.

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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Mar 14 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: A Focus on Fitness, Wesley Chapel

Registration closes Mar. 8 - This course provides knowledge and skills for emergency life-saving techniques involving infants, children, and adults. Respiratory and cardiovascular distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, chocking, and cardiac arrest will be addressed. Examinations are included in the course content. Participants receive an EMS Safety Services certificate upon successful completion of the CPR / AED and/or the First Aid exam.

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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Wed Mar 18 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Mar. 15 - New Girl Scout Leaders will learn about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), the Journeys, the Girl Guide, and awards and badges for girls. This session will introduce leaders to resources and processes to help them succeed as GS leaders to Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors.

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Rock the Wall

Date: Thu Mar 19 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Mar. 8 - Don’t spend Spring Break on the couch. Transform yourself and your troop as you build trust and cooperation through interactive team building activities on the Camp Dorothy Thomas Challenge Course.

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High Adventure Climbs

Date: Fri Mar 20 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Mar. 8 - Don’t spend Spring Break on the couch. Transform yourself and your troop as you build trust and cooperation through interactive team building activities on the Camp Dorothy Thomas Challenge Course.

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Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Date: Sat Mar 21 2015, 8:00 AM - Sun Mar 22 2015, 5:00 PM

Location: Shepherd's Park Youth Building

Registration closes March 16 - Learn first aid principles and skills for emergencies in the wilderness, remote environments or natural disasters.

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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Mar 28 2015, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Family Fundamentals, Lakeland

Registration closes Mar.22 - This course teaches hands on skills and training for basic Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) including Adult, Child, and Infant, with use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).

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STEMapalooza

Date: Sat Mar 28 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry), Tampa

Grab your friends and family and join GSWCF for our 3rd Annual STEMapalooza! You’ll spend the day visiting STEM activity stations where you’ll get to participate in fun, hands-on activities, learn about career options in the STEM industry and explore the Museum of Science and Industry.

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Daisy Horse Explorer

Date: Sun Mar 29 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 16 - Want to come out and play with horses? Daisy Horse Explorer is a half day program in which you get to ride, take home a craft and brush horses. You may even get to feed your horse a treat!

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Take Aim

Date: Sun Mar 29 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 16 - Learn about the equipment, skill, procedures and safety related to the sport of archery. You’ll find the archer’s stance and feel the pride of hitting the target, try for a bull’s eye, and maybe even play target games!

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Take Aim

Date: Sun Mar 29 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 16 - Learn about the equipment, skill, procedures and safety related to the sport of archery. You’ll find the archer’s stance and feel the pride of hitting the target, try for a bull’s eye, and maybe even play target games!

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Daisy Horse Explorer

Date: Sun Mar 29 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 16 - Want to come out and play with horses? Daisy Horse Explorer is a half day program in which you get to ride, take home a craft and brush horses. You may even get to feed your horse a treat!

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Horse Fun Spring Break Camp

Date: Mon Mar 30 2015, 9:30 AM - Tue Mar 31 2015, 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 15 - Why spend spring break on the couch? Come to camp to ride horses, jump in the pool, roast marshmallows, make a craft, play games, sing camp songs, and more. During your camp stay you will groom, feed and ride a horse twice, go swimming, and take part in a camp fire.

APRIL 2015
 


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Overnight Trail Ride Spring Break Camp

Date: Wed Apr 1 2015, 9:30 AM - Thu Apr 2 2015, 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 15 - Why spend spring break on the couch? Roll up your sleeping bag and pack for a night of adventure. Join in on this challenging overnight trail ride at Camp Wildwood. Ride a trail out into camp, pitch a tent, cook your own dinner over the fire and share stories over s’mores.

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Rock the Wall

Date: Thu Apr 2 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Mar. 22 - Don’t spend Spring Break on the couch. Transform yourself and your troop as you build trust and cooperation through interactive team building activities on the Camp Dorothy Thomas Challenge Course.

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High Adventure Climbs

Date: Fri Apr 3 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Apr. 2 - Don’t spend Spring Break on the couch. Transform yourself and your troop as you build trust and cooperation through interactive team building activities on the Camp Dorothy Thomas Challenge Course.

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Women in Sports Career Day

Date: Sat Apr 4 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: One Buc Place, Tampa

Registration closes Mar. 22 - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hosting the 3rd Annual Women in Sports Career Day geared toward developing career and life skills. You’ll enjoy breakfast in the Team dining room and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Buccaneers state-of-the-art training facility – the jewel of the NFL.

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CPR / First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Apr 4 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: East Lake Fire Station 57, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 3 - This course provides knowledge and skills for emergency life-saving techniques involving infants, children, and adults. Respiratory and cardiovascular distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, chocking, and cardiac arrest will be addressed. Examinations are included in the course content. Participants receive an EMS Safety Services certificate upon successful completion of the CPR / AED and/or the First Aid exam.

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Horse Kicks I

Date: Sat Apr 4 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 23 - Horse Kicks is a one-day program just for Girl Scouts who are beginning riders. Hands-on learning activities include safety, grooming horses, labeling the parts of a horse and beginning riding instructions in the arena.

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Strike a Pose!

Date: Sat Apr 4 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Mar. 23 - Did you know yoga can improve many areas of your life, like school, sports, dance music and even homework! Have fun with your sister Girl Scouts and earn parts of the Staying Fit Badge.

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Pillowcase Project

Date: Sat Apr 4 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Mar. 23 - You’ve heard the Girl Scout motto “Be Prepared”, well now you can learn basic emergency preparedness skills and tips, and more about hazards, such as hurricanes, tornados or home fires. You’ll be able to take action by teaching friends and family how they too can be prepared in disasters and emergencies. During the workshop, you’ll decorate your own personal pillowcase to store your emergency items at your home for easy transport during an emergency.

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Pillowcase Project

Date: Sat Apr 4 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Mar. 23 - You’ve heard the Girl Scout motto “Be Prepared”, well now you can learn basic emergency preparedness skills and tips, and more about hazards, such as hurricanes, tornados or home fires. You’ll be able to take action by teaching friends and family how they too can be prepared in disasters and emergencies. During the workshop, you’ll decorate your own personal pillowcase to store your emergency items at your home for easy transport during an emergency.

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Constellations and Creatures at Night

Date: Fri Apr 10 2015, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: MOSI, Tampa

Registration closes Mar. 30 - Join MOSI for a night hike through the forest, stargazing through their massive telescopes, see a planetarium show, and do other fun nocturnal activities.

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Girl Scout Mentoring Weekend (CIT, CIT II, WIT)

Date: Fri Apr 10 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun Apr 12 2015, 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Mar. 29 - Meet new friends as you gain expertise and knowledge so you can earn your Girl Scout mentoring awards -- Counselor-in-Training (CIT) levels I & II and Wrangler-in-Training (WIT). You’ll also get to choose specialty courses that will help you as you teach and mentor younger girls at resident camp, equestrian programs, or day camp.

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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: West United Methodist Church, Ocala

Registration closes Apr. 5 - This course provides knowledge and skills for emergency life-saving techniques involving infants, children, and adults. Respiratory and cardiovascular distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, chocking, and cardiac arrest will be addressed. Examinations are included in the course content. Participants receive a certificate upon successful completion of the CPR, AED and the First Aid exam.

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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: A Focus on Fitness, Wesley Chapel

Registration closes Apr. 8 - This course provides knowledge and skills for emergency life-saving techniques involving infants, children, and adults. Respiratory and cardiovascular distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, chocking, and cardiac arrest will be addressed. Examinations are included in the course content. Participants receive an EMS Safety Services certificate upon successful completion of the CPR / AED and/or the First Aid exam.

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STEM GEMs (Girl Event Managers)

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Leadership Center, Tampa

Looking for a fun way to earn service hours for school or for Girl Scout Awards (Program Aid, Volunteer in Training, and Service to Girl Scouts Bar? We have volunteer opportunities at our STEM events.

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Bronze Award Workshop

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Get started on the path to the highest award for Junior Girl Scouts by completing this workshop. This workshop is designed to give you the tools necessary to develop a take action project and earn your award.

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STEM Saturdays -Tall Towers

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Mar. 30 - Explore, learn and discover the science and engineering that goes into building tall structures. With your team, you’ll design and build a tower out of straws that’s strong enough to hold a golf ball.

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Around the World Sleepover

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun Apr 12 2015, 8:00 AM

Location: Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

Registration closes Mar. 30 - Calling all travel bugs! Get your passport ready and explore each continent’s unique animals, cultures and traditions in this global sleepover that allows you to become a world traveler without leaving the Zoo

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Wildwood Camp Open House

Date: Sun Apr 12 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Apr. 8 - Grab your family and friends for a special preview of our resident camp facilities. You’ll get to sample a few activities, tour the dining halls, visit activity areas, see the sleeping units and meet staff.

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Ram-a-Mammal-Dingdong!

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Registration closes Apr. 6 - Join us for a day of celebrating a variety of “furry” friends that live most of their life in water. See how we work with some of our animal friends and even encounter one of our resident mammals up close!

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Babysitting Safety

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Ocala

Registration closes Apr. 5 - Do you want to earn extra money? Be the babysitter everyone is asking for! Learn the basic responsibilities of infant and child care from a certified instructor. Course includes introduction to First Aid & CPR and safety training. Receive handbook and certification card after completing the course.

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Basic Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT)

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 10:00 AM - Sun Apr 19 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 12 - This course provides basic outdoor instruction for getting girls outside and interacting with nature. You’ll receive lots of helpful hints for their first outdoor experiences and avoid some common pitfalls. This course should be completed 3-6 month before your camp outing.

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Wild Dolphin Research Team

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Registration closes Apr. 6 - Become a part of the Aquarium’s ongoing research of the Wild Dolphin Population as you take a boat tour of Clearwater Bay. Learn how to identify individual dolphins in the wild and compare them to our resident dolphins. Learn how CMA’s field biologists record their behaviors and social structures using ethograms, and use real data to map the sites dolphins frequent in the Bay. Get the rare opportunity to name one of the wild dolphins identified in the study, as a group, and take home a picture of its dorsal fin. Participants will receive a Winter’s Wildlife Warrior Patch.

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Awesome Australia Sleepover

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun Apr 19 2015, 8:00 AM

Location: Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa

Registration closes Apr. 6 - G’day, mates! Head to the land down under for an amazing Aussie adventure where you will get to take a dip in the billabong and encounter some of the unique animals of this continental country.

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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Apr 25 2015, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Family Fundamentals, Lakeland

Registration closes Apr. 24 - This course provides knowledge and skills for emergency life-saving techniques involving infants, children, and adults. Respiratory and cardiovascular distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, chocking, and cardiac arrest will be addressed. Examinations are included in the course content. Participants receive an EMS Safety Services certificate upon successful completion of the CPR / AED and/or the First Aid exam.

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Lifeguard Certification

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 8:00 AM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 19 - There are four sessions in this training. You must attend all four sessions in order to receive the certificate. Training is completed through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice. You’ll learn teamwork, rescue, and surveillance skills. First Aid and CPR/AED are included in this class.

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Discover Scuba

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 13 - Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? During the Discover Scuba Diving experience, you'll learn how to use scuba equipment in a pool. Enjoy an easy introduction by Narcosis Scuba to explore the underwater world. Please provide shoe, pant and shirt size in your reservation.

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Horse Kicks I

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Apr. 13 - Learn beginning riding skills at Horse Kicks I. The session will cover safety, grooming, beginning saddling, a ride in the arena and learning the parts of the horse.

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Intro to Snorkel

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 13 - In this workshop you’ll be introduced to basic snorkeling skills in the pool! You’ll also learn about conservation & ecosystem. All snorkeling equipment will be provided.

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Camp Scoutcrest Open House

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Apr. 22 - Grab your family and friends for a special preview of our resident camp facilities. You’ll get to sample a few activities, tour the dining halls, visit activity areas, see the sleeping units and meet staff.

MAY 2015
 


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Explore Marksmanship

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Wyoming Antelope Club, Clearwater

Find the Marksman within you! Learn how to safely handle and discharge a firearm and explore the Olympic possibilities with this sport.

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Paddle the Waters

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Explore the waters of camp by canoe! You’ll learn canoeing skills, different strokes, and strengthen the ones you already have!

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Take Aim

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Aor. 20 - Learn about the equipment, skill, procedures and safety related to the sport of archery. You’ll find the archer’s stance and feel the pride of hitting the target, try for a bull’s eye, and maybe even play target games!

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Girl Scout Day at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes May 1 - Join us for our Annual GSWCF Girl Scout Day at LEGOLAND Florida Resort where you can conquer the Dragon Coaster as you return to a time of knights, princesses and castles. You’ll feel like a giant as you walk through Mini-Land USA featuring incredibly detailed cities built out of millions of LEGO bricks. At the Ford Driving School, you can drive LEGO-themed cars through city streets and earn your own driver’s license.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Funtastic Gears (Grades K-2)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Get in gear, literally. Build a theme park ride and use gears to change the speed and direction.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Tall Towers (Grades K-3)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Become a better builder! Learn about how structures are made and what makes them strong. Test your creation on our earthquake table.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Astro Bot (Grades 4-6)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 11:00 AM - 11:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Take part in a mission to space using Mindstorms EV3 robots to complete the task of collecting the damaged satellite, activate the communications stations and launch a space rocket.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Robotics for Young Beginners (Grades 1-3)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Girls will understand introductory concepts of robotics using motors and sensors. Build a Florida alligator and make it move!

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Amazing Machines (Grades 3-6)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Build your own amazing machine, equipped with working gears, levers, pulleys and motors.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Astro Bot (Grades 4-6)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Take part in a mission to space using Mindstorms EV3 robots to complete the task of collecting the damaged satellite, activate the communications stations and launch a space rocket.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Funtastic Gears (Grades K-2)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Get in gear, literally. Build a theme park ride and use gears to change the speed and direction.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Tall Towers (Grades K-3)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Become a better builder! Learn about how structures are made and what makes them strong. Test your creation on our earthquake table.

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Paddle the Waters

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Explore the waters of camp by canoe! You’ll learn canoeing skills, different strokes, and strengthen the ones you already have!

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Take Aim

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Aor. 20 - Learn about the equipment, skill, procedures and safety related to the sport of archery. You’ll find the archer’s stance and feel the pride of hitting the target, try for a bull’s eye, and maybe even play target games!

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Amazing Machines (Grades 3-6)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Build your own amazing machine, equipped with working gears, levers, pulleys and motors.

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LEGOLAND Workshop - Robotics for Young Beginners (Grades 1-3)

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Winter Haven

Registration closes Apr. 20 - Girls will understand introductory concepts of robotics using motors and sensors. Build a Florida alligator and make it move!

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Discover Scuba

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? During the Discover Scuba Diving experience, you'll learn how to use scuba equipment in a pool. Enjoy an easy introduction by Narcosis Scuba to explore the underwater world. Please provide shoe, pant and shirt size in your reservation.

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Horse Kicks II

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Come learn more about horses with Horse Kicks II. Choose to learn more skills like trotting in the arena or go on a scenic trail around Camp Wildwood. Decide what breed and color of horses you like best with a fun barn activity.

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Sail the Waters

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Experience the thrill of gliding across the water of beautiful Crescent Lake on a sailboat. Learn how to harness the wind, rig sails, and steer your boat.

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Intro to Snorkel

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Apr. 27 - In this workshop you’ll be introduced to basic snorkeling skills in the pool! You’ll also learn about conservation & ecosystem. All snorkeling equipment will be provided.

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Hoist the Sails

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Experience the thrill of gliding across the water of beautiful Crescent Lake on a sailboat. Learn how to harness the wind, rig sails, and steer your boat. End the day in a race across the lake.

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Maevis & Rufus BFF Sleepover

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 5:00 PM - Sun May 10 2015, 8:00 AM

Location: Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Join us in celebrating two of the co-stars of Dolphin Tale 2, Rufus and Maevis. You’ll participate in a simulated beach nesting patrol and hear all about the work our Sea Turtle Team does. Learn to identify sea turtle tracks, locate their nests, inventory eggs, determine if a nest needs to be relocated, and evaluate the beach for hazards.

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Frozen Camp-In

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 7:30 PM - Sun May 10 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: MOSI, Tampa

Registration closes Apr. 27 - For the first time in forever, MOSI is opening up the gates to a night full of frozen fun. Let it go as you experiment with dry ice, eat ice cream made from liquid nitrogen, make snow, and many more bone-chilling activities in this unforgettable overnight experience.

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Zip the Canyons!

Date: Sun May 10 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, Ocala

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Imagine yourself soaring over cliffs, treetops and lakes on zip lines that are the longest, highest and fastest in Florida! ZIP and soar from one tree-stand to another as you enjoy views that were once only reserved for birds. You’ll zip past enormous cliff walls, fly over huge lakes and traverse along rope bridges and end your adventure with a thrilling rappel during this 2.5 hour adventure! Includes: 9 zip lines, 2 rope bridges and a rappel

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Zip the Canyons Express

Date: Sun May 10 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, Ocala

Registration closes Apr. 27 - Join sister Girl Scouts zipping the canyons during this 1.5 hour introduction to zip lining that includes five zip lines and crossing a rope bridge! Before your adventure begins, your guides will teach you proper zipping and safety techniques and then they will take you on an unforgettable adventure!

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Stalactites, Stalagmites, and Spelunking...Oh, My!

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Withlacoochee State Forest, Brooksville

Registration closes May 4 - MOSI invites you caving! You’ll climb and crawl through stalactites and stalagmites and spelunk your way as you discover the wonders of Florida caves!

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Small Craft Safety: Canoe/Kayak and Basic Water Rescue

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes May 10 - This course is for adults who are confident swimmers and are skilled in canoe and kayak handling techniques. Successful completion of the program certifies participants to lead girls in canoe and kayak activities.

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STEM GEMs (Girl Event Managers)

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Leadership Center, Tampa

Looking for a fun way to earn service hours for school or for Girl Scout Awards (Program Aid, Volunteer in Training, and Service to Girl Scouts Bar? We have volunteer opportunities at our STEM events.

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Nature Photographer

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes May 4 - Grab your digital camera! In this photography workshop you’ll learn composition, what makes light important and how to get that great picture using nature as your subject. You’ll take home a printed picture from the event.

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Babysitting Safety

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Matthews Lutheran Church, Ocala

Registration closes May 4 - Do you want to earn extra money? Be the babysitter everyone is asking for! Learn the basic responsibilities of infant and child care from a certified instructor. Course includes introduction to First Aid & CPR and safety training. Receive handbook and certification card after completing the course.

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STEM Saturdays - Things That Fly

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes May 4 - Have fun as you learn the science of flight and then construct parachutes, straw gliders and paper airplanes. $5/girl

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Hoot, Howl, and Hike

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes May 4 - Unravel the mysteries of nighttime sights and sounds at camp after the sun goes down. Watch for nocturnal animals, the glow of spider eyes and more while listening to your surroundings.

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Zip the Canyons!

Date: Sun May 17 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, Ocala

Registration closes May 4 - Imagine yourself soaring over cliffs, treetops and lakes on zip lines that are the longest, highest and fastest in Florida! ZIP and soar from one tree-stand to another as you enjoy views that were once only reserved for birds. You’ll zip past enormous cliff walls, fly over huge lakes and traverse along rope bridges and end your adventure with a thrilling rappel during this 2.5 hour adventure! Includes: 9 zip lines, 2 rope bridges and a rappel

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Zip the Canyons Express

Date: Sun May 17 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, Ocala

Registration closes May 4 - Join sister Girl Scouts zipping the canyons during this 1.5 hour introduction to zip lining that includes five zip lines and crossing a rope bridge! Before your adventure begins, your guides will teach you proper zipping and safety techniques and then they will take you on an unforgettable adventure!

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Ready, Set, Geocache!

Date: Sat May 23 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes May 11 - Are you good at finding hidden treasures? Attend this introductory workshop to learn everything you need to know to start geocaching. You’ll discover how to find a geocache and hunt for geocaches hidden at Camp Dorothy Thomas. You’ll even make your own geocache to take with you and hide somewhere special.

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Horse Kicks II

Date: Sat May 23 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes May 11 - Come learn more about horses with Horse Kicks II. Choose to learn more skills like trotting in the arena or go on a scenic trail around Camp Wildwood. Decide what breed and color of horses you like best with a fun barn activity.

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Maevis & Rufus BFF Sleepover

Date: Sat May 23 2015, 5:00 PM - Sun May 24 2015, 9:00 AM

Location: Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater

Registration closes May 11 - Join us in celebrating two of the co-stars of Dolphin Tale 2, Rufus and Maevis. You’ll participate in a simulated beach nesting patrol and hear all about the work our Sea Turtle Team does. Learn to identify sea turtle tracks, locate their nests, inventory eggs, determine if a nest needs to be relocated, and evaluate the beach for hazards.

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Twilight Travelers

Date: Sat May 23 2015, 5:30 PM - Sun May 24 2015, 9:00 AM

Location: Busch Gardens, Tampa

Registration closes May 11 - Join us on a one-night quest through the wilds of Busch Gardens after dark. Catch a glimpse of fierce predators on the prowl and mega-herbivores splashing about in Edge of Africa. Your evening adventure will include hands-on investigations and up-close animal encounters. Spend the night at the park and wake up to enjoy a safari across the Serengeti Plain.

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Night Crawlers Aquarium Sleepover

Date: Sat May 23 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun May 24 2015, 9:30 AM

Location: The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Registration closes May 11 - What happens when the lights go off at The Florida Aquarium? Come spend the night and find out! An evening of fun activities and journeys await you all night before you drift off to sleep next to our largest habitat!

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Horse Kicks II

Date: Sun May 24 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood

Registration closes May 11 - Come learn more about horses with Horse Kicks II. Choose to learn more skills like trotting in the arena or go on a scenic trail around Camp Wildwood. Decide what breed and color of horses you like best with a fun barn activity.

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Leadership Conference

Date: Sat May 30 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes May 18 - Grab your friends and make new ones too as you develop important leadership skills that will help you grow in a fun and engaging way. At this conference sponsored by Community Tampa Bay, you’ll engage in meaningful cross-cultural interactions to interrupt biases, stereotypes and prejudice within and between groups. After identifying what is necessary to foster a safe community for everyone, you’ll leave with action steps on how to be a more inclusive leader and be on your way to make the world a better place.

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Expedition Jungala

Date: Sat May 30 2015, 5:30 PM - Sun May 31 2015, 9:00 AM

Location: Busch Gardens, Tampa

Registration closes May 18 - Spend an evening hiking and climbing through Busch Gardens' Jungala on an expedition to learn more about jungle animals and camp out in the park. Wake up next morning to meet one of Jungala's zookeepers and learn more about tigers.

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Dog Days of Summer

Date: Sat Jun 6 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Southeastern Guide Dogs, Palmetto

Registration closes May 25 - Join us for a very special event on Southeastern Guide Dog’s beautiful 35-acre campus in Palmetto. Southeastern Guide Dogs is a nonprofit that breeds, raises, and trains guide dogs for the visually impaired and veteran service dogs for military veterans. You meet the puppies and all about the organization and hear about various careers opportunities such as veterinarian, canine care technician, guide dog trainer and much more!

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Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando®

Date: Sun Jun 7 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Location: Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando

Registration closes May 24 - Experience the mystery, the humor, the euphoria and the indescribable celebration of art, technology, and music that is Blue Man Group. It combines science and laughter, and makes for an explosive evening of entertainment. Lose yourself in the incredible performances, the astounding music, and the captivating stage show.

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Girl Scouts Slumber Splash Bash, Orlando

Date: Fri Jun 12 2015, 10:00 PM - Sat Jun 13 2015, 6:00 AM

Location: Wet 'n Wild, Orlando

Registration closes May 31 - Discover your inner mermaid as you dive into summer fun at Slumber Splash Bash at Wet’n Wild! You and your fellow Girl Scouts will experience all of the wonders of the sea at this exclusive Girl Scout overnight event.

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STEM GEMs (Girl Event Managers)

Date: Sat Jun 13 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Leadership Center, Tampa

Looking for a fun way to earn service hours for school or for Girl Scout Awards (Program Aid, Volunteer in Training, and Service to Girl Scouts Bar? We have volunteer opportunities at our STEM events.

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STEM Saturdays - Color Wonders

Date: Sat Jun 13 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes June 1 - Magic butterflies, water color creations and paint with whipped cream! Have fun as you discover the wonders of color!

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GSI – Girl Scout Investigator

Date: Sat Jun 13 2015, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: The Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes June 1 - Dive into the science of detecting! Learn about DNA—and perform an experiment to extract real DNA! You’ll also learn techniques of analyzing fingerprints. You’ll earn portions of the Detective and Special Agent badges.

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Intro to Snorkel

Date: Sun Jun 14 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes June 14 - In this workshop you’ll be introduced to basic snorkeling skills in the pool! You’ll also learn about conservation & ecosystem. All snorkeling equipment will be provided.

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Zip the Canyons!

Date: Sat Jun 20 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, Ocala

Registration closes June 20 - Imagine yourself soaring over cliffs, treetops and lakes on zip lines that are the longest, highest and fastest in Florida! ZIP and soar from one tree-stand to another as you enjoy views that were once only reserved for birds. You’ll zip past enormous cliff walls, fly over huge lakes and traverse along rope bridges and end your adventure with a thrilling rappel during this 2.5 hour adventure! Includes: 9 zip lines, 2 rope bridges and a rappel

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Zip the Canyons Express

Date: Sat Jun 20 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, Ocala

Registration closes June 8 - Join sister Girl Scouts zipping the canyons during this 1.5 hour introduction to zip lining that includes five zip lines and crossing a rope bridge! Before your adventure begins, your guides will teach you proper zipping and safety techniques and then they will take you on an unforgettable adventure!

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A Gator’s Tale

Date: Sun Jun 28 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Registration closes June 10 - Become an ‘Alligator Expert’ in this fun event where you’ll hear an exciting alligator story, make alligator crafts, and even experience a live animal encounter!