Event  List

DECEMBER 2014
 


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A Christmas Carol

Date: Mon Dec 22 2014, 4:45 PM

Location: Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Registration closes Dec. 8 - Join us for a special presentation of “A Christmas Carol “and during a special pre-show event you’ll get a behind the scenes look as you meet members of the cast. Price includes show, pre-show workshop, lunch and patch.

JANUARY 2015
 


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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Tue Jan 6 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Dec. 28 - 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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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: A Focus on Fitness, Wesley Chapel

Registration closes Jan. 4 - 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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Homestead Sampler

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Dec. 29 - Have you ever wondered what life was like in the 1800's? At this sampler, you’ll churn butter, crank ice cream, make a corn husk doll, and dip a candle!

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Event/Camp/Series Coordinator Training

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Jan. 6 - In this course, participants will learn the responsibilities and mechanics of planning and coordinating an event or camp program in their community or region. Participants will learn how to determine program needs, form a planning committee, maintain safety standards and follow council procedures with an emphasis on inclusion and girl/adult planning.

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Rock the Wall

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Dec. 28 - Develop self-confidence 20 to 40 feet above the ground! Challenge by choice as you climb the wall, rappel and zip through the air using a harness, helmet and ropes for safety. Teams will start the day with fun group initiatives and games.

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Are You Ready for the Challenge?

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Dec. 28 - Experience the excitement of team building challenges while improving your problem-solving and decision making skills. You'll play fun games with a purpose and use our ground challenge course elements.

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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.

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Advanced Camp Training

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 10:00 AM - Sun Jan 11 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Indian Echo

Registration closes Jan. 4 - If you have some experience camping, and your girls are ready for more, this session will get you there. Adult leaders will experience tent camping and outdoor cooking while learning how to prepare girls to do the same. Participants will use sound safety principles, understand “leave no trace,” explore options for camping destinations, and practice knot, lashing, and knife skills.

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Take Aim

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

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

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!

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STEM Saturdays - Bubble Designer

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

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Dec. 29 - What is the science behind bubbles? At this workshop, you get to experiment with bubble solutions and making the perfect wand.

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Babysitting Safety

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Dec. 28 - 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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Strike a Pose!

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Dec. 29 - 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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Take Aim

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Dec. 29 - 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!

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Manatee Rescue Sleepover

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun Jan 11 2015, 8:00 AM

Location: Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa

Registration closes Dec. 29 - Learn how Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo works to save Florida’s gentle giant – the manatee! During this sleepover event you’ll complete some requirements towards the Florida Manatee patch.

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High Adventure Climbs

Date: Sun Jan 11 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Dec. 28 - Take your adventure to the next level by conquering the Burma Bridge and Giant Swing. Experience the thrill of swinging through the air and then cheer on your friends. Teams will start the day with fun group initiatives and games.

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Happy Trails

Date: Sun Jan 11 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Dec. 29 - Hit the trail and have fun working with other girls. Take home a keepsake and learn more about horses during Happy Trails.

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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Thu Jan 15 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: United Way Building

Registration closes Jan. 11 - 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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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Fri Jan 16 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Jan. 11 - 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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STEM Saturdays - Color Wonders

Date: Sat Jan 17 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Jan. 5 - Magic butterflies, water color creations and paint with whipped cream! Have fun as you discover the wonders of color!

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Cowgirl University

Date: Sat Jan 17 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: The Lakeland Center, Lakeland

Registration closes Jan. 1 - Learn what it takes to be a cowgirl! You’ll meet actual cowgirls, learn the History of Rodeo and try your hand at different ranch hand activities! Afterward, you’ll see the Famous Tate Pro Rodeo Classic. Girl price includes Cowgirl Box Dinner, Rodeo ticket, craft and patch.

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Program Aide Webinar

Date: Tue Jan 20 2015, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Webinar

Registration closes Jan. 13 - This is a fun and interactive WEBINAR for girls in 6-8th grade looking to earn their Program Aide award. This training will teach girls how to be an effective Program aide so they can get started on earning their award.

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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Wed Jan 21 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Jan. 18 - 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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Gold Award Webinar

Date: Thu Jan 22 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Webinar

Registration closes Jan. 15 - This webinar is designed to teach girls in 9-12th grade the Gold Award processes and procedures.

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Zombie Preparedness Camp

Date: Sat Jan 24 2015, 8:00 AM - Sun Jan 25 2015, 10:30 AM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Jan. 1 - Are you ready for a Zombie Apocalypse? Spend the day learning emergency preparedness skills…making a fire, creating shelters, first aid survival, radio communications, archery and much more.

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Daisy Horse Explorer

Date: Sat Jan 24 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Jan. 12 - Do you 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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STEAM Day

Date: Sat Jan 24 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Explorations V Children’s Museum, Lakeland

Registration closes Jan. 12 - Full S-T-E-A-M ahead with your Girl Scout sisters while doing hands on activities and exploring three floors of kid-powered exhibits.

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STEM Saturdays - Fun with Circuits

Date: Sat Jan 24 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Camp Indian Echo

Registration closes Jan. 5 - Have fun as you learn the science of flight and then construct parachutes, straw gliders and paper airplanes.

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Magical Magnets

Date: Sat Jan 24 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Jan. 12 - Do you know what magnets are and what they do? During this workshop you get to do hands on activities experimenting with magnetic attractions. You also make a magnet painting to take home.

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Daisy Horse Explorer

Date: Sat Jan 24 2015, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Do you 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 Kicks I

Date: Sun Jan 25 2015, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Jan. 12 - 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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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.

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Basic Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT)

Date: Sat Jan 31 2015, 9:45 AM - Sun Feb 1 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Jan. 25 - This session will provide the tools and information needed to partner with your girls to plan, prepare, and execute an overnight event. Participants will learn basic outdoor skills and safety guidelines, receive lots of helpful hints, and learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

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Inspector Gadget

Date: Sat Jan 31 2015, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Leadership Center, Tampa

Registration closes Jan. 19 - Explore simple machines all around us as you explore levers, pulleys, screws and gears. During this workshop you dissect toys, make an escape car and build a catapult.

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Night Owls Aquarium Sleepover

Date: Sat Jan 31 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun Feb 1 2015, 9:30 AM

Location: The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Registration closes Jan. 19 - Trek through the aquarium wetlands at night, do some fun activities and then settle down and sleep next to the fish!

FEBRUARY 2015
 


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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Tue Feb 3 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Feb. 1 - 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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Discover Nursing

Date: Sat Feb 7 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: University of Tampa, Tampa

Registration closes Jan. 26 - Join us at University of and hear about the various career opportunities available in the nursing profession. You’ll see demonstrations of skills nurses perform, overview of the equipment and supplies used by nurses and some basic first aid. You’ll l earn portions of your First Aid Badge. Fee includes participation patch

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Bronze Award Workshop

Date: Sat Feb 7 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Feb. 2 - 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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Silver Award Workshop

Date: Thu Feb 12 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Webinar

Registration closes Feb. 5 - 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.

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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Fri Feb 13 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Feb. 8 - 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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CPR/First Aid Certification

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

Location: A Focus on Fitness, Wesley Chapel

Registration closes Feb. 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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Nature Photographer

Date: Sat Feb 14 2015, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Camp Wai Lani, Palm Harbor

Registration closes Feb. 2 - Grab your digital camera and join us for a nature photography workshop where you’ll learn composition, what makes light important and how to get that great picture. You take home a printed picture that you take during the event.

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Design Divas

Date: Sat Feb 14 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Feb. 2 - Step into the role of a design engineer as you build, design and test products. You’ll design a pencil bag, a protective packaging for your favorite cookie and build toy prototype.

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Dolphin Training 101

Date: Sat Feb 14 2015, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater

Registration closes Feb. 2 - Learn what it takes to be a dolphin trainer at the home of the two most famous dolphins in the world-Winter and Hope! Patch and Admission to the Aquarium included.

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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

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

Location: Tampa Leadership Center

Registration closes Feb. 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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Annie at the Straz Center

Date: Thu Feb 19 2015, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Registration closes Feb. 5 - Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns, directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin. This production of Annie is a brand new incarnation of the iconic original, featuring such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.”

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Archery Certification

Date: Sat Feb 21 2015, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo

Registration closes Feb. 16 - Learn how to safely handle bows, arrows, and manage your girl scouts at the same time!

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Three Cheers for Animals

Date: Sat Feb 21 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa

Registration closes Feb. 9 - Meet animal friends up-close. Hear how the zookeepers care for the animals and how you can too! You’ll meet some of the requirements for the Three Cheers for Animals Journey.

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Duct Tape Purses

Date: Sat Feb 21 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland

Registration closes Feb. 9 - Use your imagination and creativity as you design and make a purse out of everyone’s favorite all-purpose tool: duct tape.

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Are You Ready for the Challenge?

Date: Sat Feb 28 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Feb. 15 - Experience the excitement of team building challenges while improving your problem-solving and decision making skills. You'll play fun games with a purpose and use our ground challenge course elements.

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Rock the Wall

Date: Sat Feb 28 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Feb. 15 - Develop self-confidence 20 to 40 feet above the ground! Challenge by choice as you climb the wall, rappel and zip through the air using a harness, helmet and ropes for safety. Teams will start the day with fun group initiatives and games.

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Basic Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT)

Date: Sat Feb 28 2015, 10:00 AM - Sun Mar 1 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: Camp Wildwood, Wildwood

Registration closes Feb. 16 - This course is designed to prepare leaders to partner with girls to plan their first overnight outdoor experience. Participants will learn basic outdoor skills and safety guidelines, receive lots of helpful hints, and learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

MARCH 2015
 


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High Adventure Climbs

Date: Sun Mar 1 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Camp Dorothy Thomas, Riverview

Registration closes Feb. 15 - Take your adventure to the next level by conquering the Burma Bridge and Giant Swing. Experience the thrill of swinging through the air and then cheer on your friends. Teams will start the day with fun group initiatives and games.

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Working with Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Date: Tue Mar 3 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Camp Indian Echo, Hudson

Registration closes Mar. 1 - 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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CPR/First Aid Certification

Date: Sat Mar 14 2015, 9:00 AM - 7:35 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.

APRIL 2015
 


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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.