Event  List

OCTOBER 2014
 


Gold Award Workshop

Date: Sat Oct 4 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: First Christian Church

Registration closes Sept. 25 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This is an interactive workshop that is designed to teach girls in 9-12th grade the Gold Award processes and procedures. This workshop is required prior to turning in a Gold Award Proposal and prior to starting a Gold Award Project.

Bronze Award Workshop

Date: Sat Oct 4 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: First Christian Church

Registration closes Sept. 25 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This is an interactive Workshop that is designed to teach girls in 4th and 5th grade the Bronze Award processes and procedures.

Silver Award Workshop

Date: Sat Oct 4 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: First Christian Church

Registration closes Sept. 28 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This is an interactive classroom workshop that is designed to teach girls in 6-8th grade the Silver Award processes and procedures. This workshop is required prior to turning in a Silver Award Proposal and prior to starting a Silver Award Project.

Take Action Adult Workshop

Date: Sat Oct 4 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: First Christian Church, Ocala

Registration closes Sept. 29 - In this workshop, Leaders will learn the benefits of take action projects, the difference between "service" and "take action," and understand the roles of volunteers, girls, and the council during these projects.

E.S.C.A.P.E. Sessions 1-6

Date: Sun Oct 5 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas

Registration closes Sept. 21 - The Extreme Safety Course and Personal Empowerment (ESCAPE) Series is designed toward educating our young ladies of tomorrow by developing their awareness of potential violent situations.

Working with Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors - Webinar

Date: Tue Oct 7 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Registration closes Sept. 30 - Participants will learn ways to incorporate the Journeys into girl activities and use the Guide to Girl Scouting at these grade levels. Leaders will learn more about Grade Level Troop Government, and explore the badges and awards available to the Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts in grades 6 - 12.

Working with Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors, Webinar

Date: Tue Oct 7 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration closes Sept. 30 - In this session, leaders will focus on the unique needs of our maturing Girl Scouts. Participants will learn ways to incorporate the Journeys into girl activities and use the Guide to Girl Scouting at these grade levels. Leaders will learn more about Grade Level Troop Government, and explore the badges and awards available to the Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts in grades 6 - 12.

CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: West United Methodist Church, Ocala

Registration closes Oct. 5 - This CPR and First Aid certification course is offered by the American Heart Association as a convenience to our Girl Scout volunteers.

Lifeguard Certification

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 8:00 AM

Location: Camp Wai Lani

Registration closes Oct. 5 - 4 session Lifeguard training 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.

Kiln Certification

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas

Registration closes Oct. 5 - Learn the stages of ceramics from green ware to glazed pieces. Participants will pour molds, fire kilns, and explore the Safety Activity Checkpoints. This certification course is required for anyone using the kiln facilities at Girl Scouts of West Central Florida camps. Participants can pick up pieces the next day from camp, or they will be available at the Leadership Center two weeks after the course date.

Basic Outdoor Leadership Training

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 10:00 AM - Sun Oct 12 2014, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas

Registration closes Oct. 5 - This course provides basic outdoor instruction for getting girls outside and interacting with nature.

Working with Girl Scouts: Daisy through Ambassador

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: United Way of Marion County, Ocala

Registration closes Oct. 5 - In this session, participants will learn ways to incorporate the Journeys into girl activities and use the Guide to Girl Scouting at all grade levels, from Daisy through Ambassador. Leaders will learn more about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), Grade Level Troop Government, and explore the badges and awards available to Girl Scouts of all ages.

Girls' Play Hockey - CSA Program/Clinic

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Amalie Arena (Tampa Bay Times Forum)

Registration closes Oct. 8 - Kick-off your Girl Scout program year with the Tampa Bay Lightning!! Participate in hands-on activities and hear about all the opportunities available for older Girl Scouts.

Traveling Troops

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Location: United Way of Marion County, Ocala

Registration closes Oct. 4 - This course teaches adults about progression in Girl Scout travel, girl and adult roles in planning trips, forms and paperwork needed, basics of finances and budgeting and how to respond to emergencies.

Girls' Play Hockey - DBJ Program/Clinic and Game

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Amalie Arena (Tampa Bay Times Forum)

Registration closes Oct. 8 - Participate in Street Lightning street hockey clinics, meet silver medalist Anne Schleper from the U.S. Women's Olympic hockey team and cheer on the Lightning as they take on the Ottawa Senators

Girls' Play Hockey - Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators GAME ONLY

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Amalie Arena (Tampa Bay Times Forum

Registration closes Oct. 8 - Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Ottawa Senators. Watch the Brandon Hockey Chicks play during intermission.

National Council Session

Date: Thu Oct 16 2014, 8:00 AM - Sun Oct 19 2014, 9:30 PM

This fall, Girl Scouts will host its 53rd national convention in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah!

Wilderness Camp Training - Session I

Date: Sat Oct 18 2014, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas

Registration closes Oct. 17 - Want to take Girl Scouts on trips into the wilderness, including hiking on the Appalachian Trail? Training part 1 of 2.

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

Date: Sat Oct 18 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Withlacoochee Forest, Brooksville

Registration closes Oct. 5 - MOSI invites you to Journey to an underground world where water has carved out caverns with unique textures and patterns. Search for wondrous creatures that make these dark and wet chambers home while climbing and crawling your way through stalactites and stalagmites. Spelunk your way to fun and excitement as you discover the wonders of Florida caves!

Pillow Case Project

Date: Sat Oct 18 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Oct. 5 - 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.

Juliette's Birthday Bash, Brownies

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 9:00 AM - Sun Oct 26 2014, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Oct. 12 - BROWNIES, Celebrate Juliette Low’s Birthday and spend the night at camp! To celebrate our founder, Juliette Gordon Lowes’s birthday you’ll play games, make crafts and of course have birthday CAKE with all your sister Girl Scouts!

Juliette's Birthday Bash, J, C, S, A

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 9:00 AM - Sun Oct 26 2014, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Oct. 12 - J, C, S ,A, Celebrate Juliette Low’s Birthday and spend the night at camp! To celebrate our founder, Juliette Gordon Lowes’s birthday you’ll play games, make crafts and of course have birthday CAKE with all your sister Girl Scouts!

Juliette's Birthday Bash, Daisies

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Oct. 12 - DAISIES, Celebrate Juliette Low’s Birthday and spend the night at camp! To celebrate our founder, Juliette Gordon Lowes’s birthday you’ll play games, make crafts and of course have birthday CAKE with all your sister Girl Scouts! Daisies are welcome to join in the day’s activities without spending the night!

Paddle the Waters

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Oct. 12 - Explore the waters of camp by canoe! Do you know how to get across the lake quickly? How to turn your boat around without hitting anything? Do you know your J stroke from your pitch stroke? Learn how to become a canoe master while having a fun time out on the water at Camp Scoutcrest!

Babysitting Safety

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Oct. 12 - 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.

STEM Saturdays

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Oct. 12 - 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.

Take Aim

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Oct. 24 - 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 bulls eye, and maybe even play target games!

Take Aim

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Oct. 12 - 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 bulls eye, and maybe even play target games!

Paddle the Waters

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Oct. 12 - Explore the waters of camp by canoe! Do you know how to get across the lake quickly? How to turn your boat around without hitting anything? Do you know your J stroke from your pitch stroke? Learn how to become a canoe master while having a fun time out on the water at Camp Scoutcrest!

Happy Trails

Date: Sun Oct 26 2014, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Oct. 12 - Happy Trails is a one-day horse program for girls who have completed Horse Kicks I and would like to take a long ride around Camp Wildwood. You’ll work together as a team with your sister Girl Scouts as you groom and saddle your horse and then hit the trail. As a barn activity, you’ll be creating beautiful, colorful trail markers to take home as a reminder of your day with the horses.

Paddle the Water Overnight, Info Meeting

Date: Sun Oct 26 2014, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Oct. 12 - Join us for an informational and planning session to learn more about an overnight paddling adventure on the Withalacooche River. If you decide to go on the trip, you’ll spend a few sessions practicing and building your canoeing skills at Camp Scoutcrest and then go on your overnight adventure in April 2015.

NOVEMBER 2014
 


Silver Award Workshop, Webinar

Date: Tue Nov 4 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration closes Oct. 27 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This is an interactive webinar is designed to teach girls in 6-8th grade the Silver Award processes and procedures. This webinar is required prior to turning in a Silver Award Proposal and prior to starting a Silver Award Project. (Girls must be logged onto separate computers)

Wilderness Camp Training - Session II

Date: Sat Nov 8 2014, 9:00 AM - Sun Nov 9 2014, 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas

Registration closes Oct. 8 - Want to take Girl Scouts on trips into the wilderness, including hiking on the Appalachian Trail? Training part 2 of 2.

Gold Award Workshop, Webinar

Date: Tue Nov 11 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registraion closes Nov. 3 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This webinar is designed to teach girls in 9-12th grade the Gold Award processes and procedures. This workshop is required prior to turning in a Gold Award Proposal and prior to starting a Gold Award Project. (Girls must be logged onto separate computers)

Adult Workshop Weekend: Recipes for Great Girl Scout Programs

Date: Fri Nov 14 2014, 5:00 PM - Sun Nov 16 2014, 11:00 AM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Nov. 7 - Participants will learn something new, make new friends, create some cool things, cook great food competing with peers, share in Girl Scout traditions, and leave excited to start another amazing GS year. We hope you join in the fun!

Dessert First

Date: Fri Nov 14 2014, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: InterContinental Hotel

Enjoy delicious Girl Scout Cookie - themed desserts while helping raise funds for our mission.

Leadership Seminar

Date: Sun Nov 16 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Nov. 9 - This FREE seminar is hosted by Dale Carnegie, a highly-regarded, world-renowned leadership development company. Participants will be introduced to valuable leadership skills, improve interpersonal communications, and learn emotional control skills. Girls will be led on a path to resolve conflicts, resist peer pressure, respect authority, and reach their goals and full potential! This seminar is a perfect complement to preparing to earn the highest Girl Scouting honor, the Gold Award.

DECEMBER 2014
 


Archery Certification

Date: Sat Dec 6 2014, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Scoutcrest, Odessa

Registration closes Dec. 1 - Learn how to safely handle bows, arrows, and manage your girl scouts at the same time!

Silver Award Workshop

Date: Sat Dec 6 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo

Registration closes Oct 30 - This is an interactive classroom workshop that is designed to teach girls in 6-8th grade the Silver Award processes and procedures. This workshop is required prior to turning in a Silver Award Proposal and prior to starting a Silver Award Project.

JANUARY 2015
 


Silver Award Workshop

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo

Registration closes Jan. 2, 2015 - This is an interactive classroom workshop that is designed to teach girls in 6-8th grade the Silver Award processes and procedures. This workshop is required prior to turning in a Silver Award Proposal and prior to starting a Silver Award Project.

Silver Award Workshop

Date: Mon Jan 26 2015, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Leadership Center

Registration closes Jan. 18, 2015 - Girls will learn how to make the world a better place! This is an Interactive Clasroom Workshop designed to help girls learn about the Silver Award processes and procedures. Girls are required to take this course prior to turning in their Silver Award Proposal form to council.