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Programs and Events

Programs and Events

Download Spark Today!

Spark is available for download and you are able to register for programs in Spark through the Online Registration. As always your feedback is welcome at spark@gsep.org. Click on the links below to download the publication in the sections indicated.

Entire Issue

Cover and Table of Contents

Leadership, News, Entrepreneurship

100 Years, 1 Organization

Printable Registration Forms and Instructions

Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards, Interest Patrols

Fall and Winter Programs at GSEP

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania is a certifying agency for the President’s Volunteer Service Award.  This award was created by the United States President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to thank others for their volunteer service.  Both adults and girls are eligible to apply for this award by competing this application and submitting it along with a check for $5.00 dollars, made payble to GSEP to the Valley Forge Service Center.  There are different levels of awards, based on the number of service hours, please see the application for all specifics.  If there are any questions, please contact Shawnna DiFilippo 

Sharpen your leadership skills… participate in Take the Lead 2012!   

Sharpen your leadership skills… participate in Take the Lead 2012!   Take the Lead is GSEP’s largest fundraising event, recognizing women in the community for their exemplary leadership. The event is entirely led by girls like you!  By participating in this signature event, you will interact with community leaders, hone your networking, presentation, and interview skills, and meet new friends along the way.   Click here to complete the application form.

 Girl Scout Flag Ceremony

A flag ceremony is a way of showing love and respect for one's country. Flag ceremonies may be used for opening or closing meetings, bridging ceremonies, or retiring a worn flag. Ceremonies may take place in meeting rooms, in outdoor settings, in large auditoriums, on stage, even on horseback. All flag ceremonies share one thing in common—respect for the flag. Click here to find out more.

The Fashion Patrol  

Interest Patrol for girls 6 -12 grade Fashionistas! If doodling dresses on paper, setting friends straight on style, or mixing-and-matching every item in your closet is what you do best, join the Fashion Patrol. You’ll learn more about fashion through workshops on fibers, accessories, sewing techniques, embellishments and more —all to get ready for the Patrol’s “Project Runway.” Contact Karen Zimmerman at 610.760.1887 or kzsews@rcn.com.

The Heritage Patrol  

The Heritage Patrol is dedicated to learning about local Lehigh Valley heritage, sharing this knowledge with others and providing service to local organizations working to preserve our heritage. They provide special events for Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors, history-related field trips. Click here to visit their web site, www.gsepheritagepatrol.com, for full event details and click here to see their Summer events. Contact Betsy Cutler at 610-395-2721, 610-737-2545 for more information.

Do you want to earn a Try-It or badge that was created especially for the girls of GSEP?

Brownies, discover the Flower Frenzy and Marine Animals Try-Its. Juniors, there is a Marine Animals badge for you too! Flower Frenzy is all about discovering the world around you and taking a closer look at flowers. The Marine Animals Try-It and badge are perfect for learning more about life under the sea and how you can work with dolphins, whales and other sea creatures.

Destinations Toolkit

Got the travel bug? You're in the right place. The Global Travel Toolkit consists of four exciting resources to prepare you for international travel.

New Destinations!

Check out this great trip to Massachusetts then download the application.

Independence Hall and Ben Franklin Parkway Patch Programs 

If you are planning to be in Philadelphia, download this educational and fun patch program.

Historic Fallsington

Historic Fallsington offers several workshops for Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts. Troops or groups may contact Historic Fallsington directly to schedule their own badge workshop at 215-295-6567 or email info@historicfallsington.org. Check out the list of badge workshops, activities and fee schedule.

Interactive Journey Map

What makes a great Girl Scout year? Earning badges, hiking and camping, taking field trips, selling cookies, and enjoying Girl Scout traditions. Now you can tie all that together with a choice of two leadership journeys. Start mapping out the fun you'll have by clicking on a Girl Scout grade level. You'll find an interactive map with ideas about how to tie your Girl Scout activities into your journey. These are just suggestions to get you started; have fun coming up with your own. After all, it’s your journey—customize it. Click here to Map it Out!

Planting Seeds, Growing Lives patch blooms through collaboration

GSEP has collaborated with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to create the three-part Planting Seeds, Growing Lives Patch program to encourage Scouts of all ages to build relationships and learn how to use horticulture and greening in ways that can transform their communities. Hands-on activities--which include planting a pizza garden and worm composting!--focus on the tenets of Growth, Exploration, and Leadership. Click here to preview the curriculum and workbook.

The Science of Detecting

Click here for the informational flyer.