Spring/Summer 2017 Programs

What will you do this spring and summer? With GSEP, the possibilities are endless! Registration is now live for all spring and summer programs, so check out the descriptions below, and then sign up via the Online Registration System. Just search by the program name. Got your eye on a special badge or want to complete a journey this spring? Visit the Badge Earning Programs section of our website to find out what upcoming events complete requirements for badges and/or Journeys!

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March 2017

Outdoor Explorer
Rescheduled for Saturday, March 25
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus
Grades: 4-5
Cost:  $23/girl
$12/adult

Get ready for this action-packed day of outdoor fun! Perform experiments with the Wildlands staff, take a hike to check out real animal habitats, and learn more about animals that live in your own backyard. Bring your outdoor inspiration indoors as you create a beautiful work of art! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Snack is provided. Completes the Animal Habitats badge and most of the Geocaching badge.

Celebrate Spring!
Friday, March 24, 7PM- Sunday, March 26, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: K-5
Cost: $60/girl
$40/adult

Come to Camp Mosey Wood and celebrate spring! Stay in cabins with other troops and enjoy crafts, hiking, games, and more. Shake off those winter blues and head outside to experience the beginning of spring! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall (Friday snack-Sunday breakfast).

Space Wars Robotics: Where Star Wars & Robotics Combine
Friday, March 24, 6:30-8:30PM
Snapology of Reading
220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Reading
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $17/girl

Imagine a world where Star Wars comes to life and robots travel through space. Go on an adventure as you build and program robots using LEGO bricks. Learn about space, space travel and, of course we’ll discuss our favorite Star Wars scenes and characters! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Invent, Improve, Impact
Saturday, March 25, 8:30AM-12PM
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova
Grades: 4-8
Cost: $12/girl

Engineers design and invent products that improve our lives and the world around us. Roll up your sleeves and join the Villanova University Mechanical Engineering faculty and students in hands-on activities that attempt to solve real-life problems. Discover how you can change the world by learning more about solar race cars, prosthetic design, nanotechnology, and wind turbines (activities vary from year to year). Juniors and Cadettes will experience separate workshops. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Women in STEM
Saturday, March 25, 9AM-12PM
Da Vinci Science Center
3145 Hamilton Boulevard Bypass, Allentown
Grades: 4-12
Cost:  $16/girl
$7/adult

Explore science, technology, engineering, and math at the Da Vinci Science Center! Jump into the hurricane simulator, show off your building skills using KEVA planks, and more as you explore over 100 interactive exhibits! You’ll meet with women in the STEM field who will share their stories and lead you in hands-on activities. Find out how the fun activities you’ll try today can help make the world a better place. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Bring a bagged lunch. *Includes admission to the Da Vinci Science Center and a special STEM patch.

Girl Scout Naturalists *Cancelled 
Saturday, March 25, 1-3PM

Lehigh University Campus Tour
Saturday, March 25, 1-4PM
Lehigh University
27 Memorial Drive W., Bethlehem
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $3/girl

Take a campus tour with the sisters of Kappa Delta and picture yourself as a Lehigh University Mountain Hawk! Learn about the majors offered and the student clubs that make your college experience memorable. Share your dreams about what you’ll be doing after high school and get answers to questions about college. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Night Owls at the Zoo
Saturday, March 25, 6PM- Sunday, March 26, 9AM
Lehigh Valley Zoo
5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $42/girl
$39/adult

Spend the night at the Lehigh Valley Zoo and learn how you can turn our nocturnal habits into a job! Lehigh Valley Zoo conservation educators will teach you about their exciting careers and how to protect our fragile environment while you explore nature and enjoy fun outdoor activities. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have satisfactory background checks on file to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes admission to Zoo on March 26, Night Owl and Animal Helpers badges.

 

Flower Fun
Sunday, March 26, 10AM-12PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: K-1
Cost: $10/girl

Daisies, come to camp and celebrate the beginning of spring! Dig into the life cycle of a plant and dissect a seed to see how something so tiny grows into a flower, vegetable or tree. Explore what flowers and other plants need to grow big and strong! You’ll even plant a flower seed in your own decorated pot and take it home to create a window sill garden. *Great supplemental activity for Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Journey.

Villanova Campus Tour
Sunday, March 26, 10AM-12PM
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $5/girl

Join the sisters of Kappa Delta Sorority for a fun and interactive day at Villanova University’s campus. Explore the school and discover which extra-curricular opportunities spark your interest! Pay attention—you’ll need all the information you learn to compete in a campus-wide scavenger hunt! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

Combat Robots
Sunday, March 26, 10AM-12PM
Snapology of Reading
220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Reading
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $17/girl

Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head combat mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using axles, levers, motors, and sensors. Then build a robot for friendly competition! You’ll have a blast as you play and complete robotic challenges in this remote-control robotics program. Be prepared to battle! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Animals Call it “Home”
Monday, March 27, 6:30-8PM
Angelica Creek Park, Reading
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $5/girl

Join the staff at Angelica Creek Park to learn about the native animals in our area and endangered animal habitats. Help keep our native animals healthy and happy as you work as a team to clean up the park and ensure the animals have a place to live for years to come. Use your creativity to build a bird feeder to take home with you. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Animal Habitats badge.

Junior GirlSTEM Overnight
Friday, March 31, 6PM- Saturday, April 1, 9AM
Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road, Reading
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $38/girl
$20/adult

Do you love art? How about math and science? Learn how the fields work together to create amazing things! Draw inspiration from math to create a Shrinky Dink necklace, and get charged up when you make a paper circuit. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes Junior GirlSTEM patch, an evening snack and a light breakfast.

Animal Hunt
Saturday, April 1, 9AM-12PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $10/girl

Animals are all around us! Come and try your hand at being an animal detective. Investigate an animal habitat, learn about endangered species from Pennsylvania, play an animal game, and even make an animal habitat to take home. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Animal Habitats badge.

Agents of Change
Saturday, April 1, 10AM-12PM
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $5/girl

Every girl everywhere is an agent of change! Discover famous women, past and present, who tapped into their own girl power to make a positive change in the world. Create a power log and play games to help you discover your inner strength to make the world a better place! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes Power of One Award from Agent of Change Journey.

Camp Artists
Saturday, April 1, 10AM-12PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $10/girl

Art is all around you! Keep your eyes and ears open as you explore camp on a nature scavenger hunt. Find an item that inspires you and recreate it as a clay pendant. Then make wind chimes to take home or decorate camp! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1-3 of Brownie Outdoor Art Creator badge.

Bugs ’n More
Saturday, April 1, 1-4PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $10/girl

Bugs come in all shapes and sizes! Become an insect and arachnid detective as you explore a variety of habitats. See what your new bug friends like to eat and what likes to eat them! Learn how the tiniest creatures can help us in the biggest ways and create a bug craft to take home. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Bugs badge.

Color Your World
Saturday, April 1, 1-4PM
Art Partners Studio
545 East Lincoln Highway, 2nd floor, Coatesville
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $20/girl

Grab a smock and join in some colorful fun! It’s time to think about painting in a new way. Talk to an artist, get inspired by great artwork, and learn to paint what you see and feel. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Painting badge.

Sassy Snacks
Saturday, April 1, 1-3PM
Capital Blue Store
2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $5/girl

Full of sass? Your snacks can be too! Learn what snacks are good for you and your BFFs. Have a blast making veggie faces, then head over to the snack shack to create an “undercover” treat to enjoy any time of the day for a quick burst of energy. Finally, using your favorite fruits and veggies, learn how to make a smoothie that is as sweet as you. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snacks and Snacks badge.

Natural Acoustics
Saturday, April 1, 1:30-3:30PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $10/girl

Have you ever wondered why some songs sound better sung outside? Come to camp to explore why! Use boomwhackers to perform a favorite Girl Scout song inside, then take your performance outside to see how it changes. Make some rainy day music as a group and create your very own rain stick so you can bring the music of nature home with you. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1 and 3 of Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

Happy and Healthy Gals
Sunday, April 2, 10AM-12PM
The Learning Experience
1721 Easton Road, Doylestown
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $13/girl

Do you know what you need to be happy and healthy? Learn how to take care of yourself mentally, physically, and spiritually. Enjoy some Zumba fun with your friends and discover how to eat right, exercise, and keep yourself feeling good! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes My Best Self badge.

Get Moving!
Sunday, April 2, 1-4PM
Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive, Allentown
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $12/girl

Get ready to energize, investigate, and innovate! Explore the ways you fuel your body and your mind, and examine the energy found in the world around you. Create an energy pledge to reduce your energy consumption, and you’ll be ready to take action on an energy issue in your community. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *This program completes the Energize Award and most of the Investigate Award from the Get Moving! Journey.

Brownie Bash
Monday, April 3, 5-8PM
This program is also offered
March 6 (p. 5) and May 1 (p. 15)
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $18/girl
$5/adult

Spend an exciting evening at Camp Shelly Ridge! Aim straight as you practice soft archery, climb the rock wall, and play games. This evening will be action-packed! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

Junior Jamboree
Wednesday, April 5, 5-8PM
Also offered March 1 (p. 4) and
May 3 (p. 16)
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $18/girl
$5/adult

Spend an exciting evening at Camp Shelly Ridge! Aim straight as you practice soft archery, climb the rock wall, and play games. This evening will be action-packed! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

Supergirls in 3-D
Friday, April 7, 6:30-8:30PM
Snapology of Reading
220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Reading
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $17/girl

What do all of the superhero movies have in common? Great characters that you either love or hate. Learn about character development by studying the world of superheroes. Create your own superhero using LEGO bricks and develop a fantasy world of strong, brave, and courageous characters. What kind of super powers will you give them? All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

 

Reach for the Sky!–Juniors
Friday, April 7, 7PM-  Sunday, April 9, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $65/girl
$40/adult

Reach for the sky as you challenge yourself this weekend! Let your arrows fly as you practice archery, skim across a pond in a boat, and see how high you can get when you scale a climbing wall. End Saturday night singing songs around a campfire before falling asleep in a cabin. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in cabins and all food.

Reach for the Sky!–Older Girls
Friday, April 7, 7PM– Sunday, April 9, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: 6-12
Cost:  $80/girl
$40/adult

Reach for the sky as you challenge yourself this weekend! Let your arrows fly as you practice archery, skim across a pond in a boat, climb into the trees on the high-ropes challenge course, and zoom down dueling zip lines. End Saturday night singing songs around a campfire before falling asleep in a cabin. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in cabins and all food.

 

Camp Laughing Waters Work Weekend
Friday, April 7, 7PM- Sunday, April 9, 11AM
Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville
Grades: 4-12
Cost: $10/person

Camp’s been resting and is in need of some fixing up to get ready for all the summer sunshine! Help sweep out tents, clear off trails, and organize supplies. At the end of a hard day’s work, celebrate with a campfire on Saturday night. There will be time for you and your friends to explore camp, too, by hiking, playing, and soaking up the sunshine. Bring work gloves, shoes you don’t mind getting dirty, and lots of elbow grease! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes all accommodations and meals.

Imagineer
Saturday, April 8, 9AM-12PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 2-5
Cost: $20/girl

Uncover the world of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as you dive into density, create your own lava lamp, and design a bridge using spaghetti and marshmallows. Then get even more creative as you discover how colors mix together when you make your own Silly Putty. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes step 3 and 5 of Brownie Home Scientist badge.

Powerful Pollinators
Saturday, April 8, 10AM-12PM
Bartram’s Garden
5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia
Grades: 2-5
Cost: $8/girl
$3/adult

Honeybees and other pollinators are the heroes of our planet! Learn why bees, butterflies, and other pollinators are so important in the garden and for the food we eat. You’ll even see a hive of honeybees hard at work and get a sample of their tasty honey. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1 and 5 of Brownie Bugs badge.

Lead With the Bears
Saturday, April 8, 10AM-4PM
Ursinus College
601 E. Main Street, Collegeville
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $9/person

This is no ordinary college visit—this is Ursinus! Learn about the majors offered and the student clubs that can make your college experience more memorable. Try a “mock” class led by student leaders on campus and get answers to your questions about college life. Share your dreams about what you’ll be doing after high school and picture yourself as an Ursinus College Bear. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes lunch.

Explore the World of Bugs!
Saturday, April 8, 10:30AM-1:15PM
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia
Grades: 2-3
Cost:
$25/girl
$15/adult

Come observe live bugs up close, explore an insect’s natural outdoor habitat with the tools of an entomologist, and create a bug-themed craft project! Spend some free time exploring the exhibits and enjoy a carousel ride to complete the day. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2, 3, and 5 of Bugs badge. Includes admission to the museum and event patch.

Imagine Your STEM Future
Saturday, April 8, 1-4PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $20/girl

Imagine having a career that lets you be creative, active, well paid—and change the world for the better. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills can help you get there! Work in a team to clean up an oil spill, extract DNA from a strawberry, and design a future product that could improve people’s lives. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Talking for Two
Sunday, April 9, 1-4PM
St. John’s Lutheran Church
201 E. Main Street, Kutztown
Grades: K-5
Cost:
$17/girl
$7/adult

Come out and laugh along with Marian and her cast of zany puppet characters. You’ll love her mischievous bird, Dudley, and you’ll be amazed when a drawing comes to life! Someone may even become a human puppet! After the show, enjoy a behind-the-scenes look. Discover the art of ventriloquism, learn how to become a ventriloquist, and take a peek at some very special puppets. Learn the basics of puppetry and leave with your very own puppet creation! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Daisy Dash
Sunday, April 9, 2-5PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: K-1
Cost: $18/girl
$5/adult

Spend an exciting afternoon at Camp Shelly Ridge! Play games, make a craft, sing songs, create an obstacle course, and build a new creation. This afternoon will be jam-packed! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

Spring Break Day Camp
Monday, April 10- Friday, April 14, 9AM-3:30PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: K-8
Cost: $215/camper full week
$50/camper daily

If you build it, they will come! Come spend your week exploring the outdoors at Camp Shelly Ridge! Spend time on the rock wall in the activity center, aim straight as you practice archery, build a bridge and test its strength, build film canister rockets, and create beautiful arts and crafts projects! Play gaga and hike the trails at camp while forming wonderful new friendships. This week off of school will be a blast! Morning drop off is from 8:30-9 a.m. Afternoon pick-up is from 3:30-4 p.m. Extended care is available 7:30-9 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. for an additional $75/week or $15/day. Please note: activities described will be for the entire week; not all activities will be completed if signing up for a day. *Includes afternoon snack.

Out-of-School Play Day
Thursday, April 13, 8AM-5PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: K-8
Cost: $50/camper

Only two months until summer, but why wait to have an awesome time at camp? Spend your day off from school at Camp Valley Forge! Play games, create arts and crafts, shoot archery, challenge yourself on the low-ropes challenge course (grades 4+) and more. This event is open to girls and boys grades K-8. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Includes afternoon snack.

Out-of-School Play Day Program Aide
Thursday, April 13, 8AM-5PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: 7-9
Cost: $25/camper

Can’t wait for summer? Join us at Camp Mountain House for a taste of summer fun. You’ll use your leadership skills to assist younger campers with crafts, science activities, soft archery, and more! Bring a bagged lunch. Girls must have successfully completed the Program Aide Training Course. *Includes afternoon snack.

DIY Girls
Thursday, April 13, 6-8:30PM
Lowe’s Bethlehem
1235 Martin Ct. Bethlehem
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $18/girl
$5/adult

Join the staff at Lowe’s and learn how to complete your own DIY projects. Level wood, swing a hammer, and discover the difference between screws and nails. Use your new knowledge to complete your first DIY project before you leave! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes requirements toward the Woodworker badge.

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!
Saturday, April 15, 10-11:30AM
Tyler Arboretum
515 Pinter Road, Media
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $11/ girl

Did you know honeybees have five eyes and worms have five hearts? Learn all about bugs while searching for insects and arachnids. Stay after the program and explore the arboretum! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Complete Steps 3, 4 and 5 of Bugs badge.

Healthy Meals
Saturday, April 15, 1-3PM
Capital Blue Store
2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $5/girl

Eat healthy foods that taste great! Take a stroll with experts from Capital Blue to explore restaurants in the Promenade Shops and discover the best way to read menus so you can order healthier options. Work up an appetite, because after your walk, you’ll fix your own salad and whip up a delicious dessert. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snacks and Simple Meals badge.

Out-of-School Play Day
Monday, April 17, 8AM-5PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: K-8
Cost: $50/camper

Parents, do you need somewhere to send your kids on their day off of school? Kids,  are you itching for the start of summer? Come to Camp Mountain House and enjoy a day of camp! Activities may include games, arts and crafts, gaga, imagination playground blocks, archery (grades 2+), and a science experience. Get a taste of summer-like fun during this out-of-school play day! This event is open to girls and boys grades K-8. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Includes afternoon snack.

Out-of-School Play Day Program Aide
Monday, April 17, 8AM-5PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 7-9
Cost: $25/camper

Can’t wait for summer? Join us at Camp Mountain House for a taste of summer fun. You’ll use your leadership skills to assist younger campers with crafts, science activities, soft archery, and more! Bring a bagged lunch. Girls must have successfully completed the Program Aide Training Course. *Includes afternoon snack.

Toad Detour
Tuesday, April 18, 6-8PM
The Schyulkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagys Mill Road, Philadelphia
Grades: K-12
Cost: $7/girl

Why did the toad cross the road? To get to the other pond! Spring is mating season for amphibians, and that means American toads are waking up from their winter naps to look for the perfect mate and the perfect pond to lay their eggs. Help shepherd hundreds of toads safely across Port Royal Avenue as they migrate to and from the reservoir during the breeding season. Volunteers are needed for evening shifts April 19-30, and again May 30-June 30. Volunteer orientation for Girl Scout groups will be on April 18. You must attend this orientation if you or your troop wishes to volunteer. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *If you volunteer for three or more nights, you will receive a special Schuylkill Center patch.

Coffee Entrepreneurs
Thursday, April 20, 5:30-7:30pm
Saxbys Corporate Headquarters
2300 Chestnut Street, Suite 310 Philadelphia
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $5/girl

Spend the evening at the corporate headquarters of Saxbys Coffee learning all about starting a business from the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entreprenuer of the Year and Saxbys CEO Nick Bayer! Learn how he founded Saxbys and turned it into such a successful company, and get advice you need to know to make your entrepreneurship dreams a reality. Work on crucial elements of a business plan, like writing a brief description of your company or idea, designing a logo, or creating a slogan that will appeal to your potential customers. And, experience a barista training from the experts at Saxbys and see how they make all those delicious drinks. Great supplemental activity for the Cadette Entrepreneur badge.

Camp Mosey Wood Work Weekend
Friday, April 21, 7PM –  Sunday, April 23, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: 4-12
Cost: $10/person

Winter is over and Camp Mosey Wood needs some help to look great for the camping season! If the weather’s good, be the first room campers of 2017 as you set up and stay in tents, clear trails, and clean units and buildings. You might even get to paint or get extra dirty with some landscaping. Bring along a pair of work gloves and help make camp shine. At the end of a hard day’s work, celebrate with a campfire on Saturday night. You’ll have time to hike, play, and enjoy the natural beauty of Camp Mosey Wood. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents and all food.

Camp Wood Haven Work Weekend
Friday, April 21, 7PM – Sunday, April 23, 10AM
Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove
Grades: 4-12
Cost: $10/person

Winter is over and Camp Wood Haven is 

gearing up to look great for the camping season! If the weather is good, be the first tent campers of 2017 as you set up, clean and stay in the platform tents, Conestoga wagons, Adirondack shelters, or tree houses (lottery for accommodations). If you’re lucky, you might even get to paint or get extra dirty with some landscaping and trail clearing. Bring along a pair of work gloves and help make camp shine. At the end of a hard day’s work, celebrate with an all-camp party in the pavilion Saturday night. You’ll have time to hike, play, and enjoy the natural beauty of Camp Wood Haven. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in a unit and all food.

Green Girls
Saturday, April 22, 9AM-12PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: K-3
Cost: $10/girl

Want to make the world a better place? From saving water to recycling, you can have a big impact on our earth! You’ll discover ways that you and your family can “go green” and help protect our planet. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Household Elf badge.

 

Girls Auto Clinic
Saturday, April 22, 10AM-12PM
7425 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby
Grades: 9-12
Cost: $11/girl

Curious about how cars work? Come learn everything you need to know from a first-rate female mechanic at her own shop. You’ll start with what’s under the hood and then learn essentials, like how to jump-start a car, what to do if your engine overheats, and why there are letters on the side of your tires. Bring the car you drive so you can put your newfound knowledge to the test. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Car Care badge.

Outdoor Sensational Adventure
Saturday, April 22, 10AM-3PM
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $24/girl
$11/adult

Can you hear as well as a bat or smell as well as a snake? Compare your human senses to those of animals as you explore habitats on a hike around Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. Learn how to follow trail signs and stay safe outdoors. You’ll use your new skills to conquer a scavenger hunt using all of your senses! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Includes the Hiker and Senses badges.

Take Aim
Saturday, April 22, 1-4PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $10/girl

Picture this: You nock (or place) an arrow onto a bow, hook your fingers around the string, draw it back, eye your target, and release! Bull’s-eye! Learn tips on shooting style and form, and work to improve your aim. Participate in different archery games in addition to learning basic archery, safety rules, and range etiquette. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Archery badge.

Between Earth and Sky
Sunday April 23, 1-4PM
Lehigh University
27 Memorial Drive W., Bethlehem
Grades: K-1
Cost: $5/girl

Join Daisy and her flower friends on an imaginary cross-country road trip! Have fun acting out skits with your friends and share your special skills with your sister Daisies.
All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *This program completes the Blue Bucket Award and the Firefly Award from the Between Earth and Sky Journey.

Girl Scout Collectors’ Meet
Friday, April 28, 4-8PM or Saturday, April 29, 9AM-3PM
Valley Forge Service Center, Valley Forge
Grades: All Ages Welcome
Cost: Free for girls
$5/adult

All are welcome at the annual Girl Scout collectors’ meet! Explore the exciting past of Girl Scouts on a memorabilia scavenger hunt! Chat with collectors and take a self-guided tour of the museum to complete requirements toward your Girl Scout Way badge. If you visit between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., you may even get to meet Juliette Low. There will also be Girl Scout memorabilia for purchase. For more information, please contact history@gsep.org.

Space Wars Robotics: Where Star Wars & Robotics Combine
Friday, April 28, 6:30-8PM
Snapology of Reading
220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Reading
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $15/girl

Imagine a world where Star Wars comes to life and robots travel through space. Come on an adventure as you build and program robots using LEGO bricks. Learn about space, space travel and, of course we’ll discuss our favorite Star Wars scenes and characters! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Tree Huggers
Friday, April 28, 5PM-Sunday, April 30, 11AM
Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville
Grades: 4-12
Cost: $40/girl

$15/adult

Ascend the Laughing Waters ropes courses high up in the trees and learn the true definition of teamwork on the low-rope challenge course. Afterward, you and your troop can wander the woods, play disc golf, and work on your outdoor-cooking skills. Remember: You must provide your own food for the weekend, along with additional activities. This is a troop-only event; troops must come with a Camp and First Aid certified adult. Adults must a have satisfactory background check to participate in the program.

Girl Scout History Comes Alive!
Saturday, April 29, 9:30AM-12PM
Valley Forge Service Center, Valley Forge
Grades: K-12
Cost: $5/person

Girl Scout history comes alive as you travel back in time! Use your detective skills as
you complete a scavenger hunt in the Girl Scout Museum and discover some “mystery items” when you chat with individuals who have come from all over the country to display and sell decades of Girl Scout memorabilia. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes program patch.

Happy Hikers-Canceled
Saturday, April 29, 10-11:30AM

Colonial Day
Saturday, April 29 10AM-2PM
Washington Crossing Historic Park
1112 River Road, Washington Crossing
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $13/person

Take a fun-filled trip back in time! Experience life during the colonial era as you interact with costumed interpreters and participate in activities from that time period. Try cooking colonial style, candle dipping, and quill pen writing. Learn about colonial toys, and games, and so much more! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Includes Playing the Past badge.

My Best Self
Saturday April 29, 11AM-1PM
Moondog Yoga
44 Front Street, Quakertown
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $17/girl

Come learn the ways yoga can help you relax and tune into what’s going on in your body. This ancient practice helps keep your mind sharp and your body flexible. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes My Best Self badge and Moondog Yoga event patch.

 

Unearth the Science of Flowers!
Saturday, April 29, 11AM-3PM
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $14/person

Did you know that flowers are just one organ on a plant? Dig into the science of flowers with Morris Arboretum scientists, who will show you the four whorls of a flower and introduce you to some plant families. Consider how humans use plants while crafting your own artfully designed bandanna using flowers. Explore the secret meaning of flowers and create a personal card using this age-old language. Bring your lunch or buy it on site at Compton Café and enjoy a picnic on the patio. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes full-day admission to arboretum and Gardener badge.

 

Dancing Divas
Saturday, April 29, 1 -3PM
Capital Blue Store
2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $5/girl

Come join the staff at Capital Blue to find your inner dancer! You’ll start by warming up all of your muscles and then learn a new dance. Use your new skills to come up with a dance of your own. Get ready to get moving! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Dancer badge.

Buggy About Bugs
Saturday, April 29, 1-3PM
The Schuylkill Center for  Environmental Education
8480 Hagys Mill Road, Philadelphia
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $13/girl

Explore the world of insects by seeing how many of these six-legged critters you can find on a hike around the Schuylkill Center. Use magnifying glasses and bug boxes—the tools of an entomologist—and discover the difference between a bug and an insect and complete a butterfly craft. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2, 3, and 5 of Bugs badge.

Staying Fit
Saturday, April 29, 2-4PM
Moondog Yoga
44 Front Street, Quakertown
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $17/girl

Jump into this program to find out what fitness, food, and fun you need to stay strong for life. Get active with aerobic activity, learn how yoga can help relieve stress, and brainstorm ways to keep your body fueled. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Staying Fit badge and Moondog Yoga event patch.

 

Laugh Out Loud
Saturday, April 29, 4-9PM
The Playground at the Adrienne
2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $35/girl
$15/adult

Have you ever made someone laugh so hard their stomach hurt? Join the comedians of ComedySportz Philly and get silly as you learn the secret of improvisational comedy. You’ll build communication skills and explore the keys of becoming a confident performer: spontaneity, active listening, storytelling, character development, and teamwork. After the workshop, take a brief break for dinner and then sit back while the improv masters make you burst with laughter. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Public Speaker badge.

Science of Happiness
Saturday, April 29, 6-8PM
Moondog Yoga
44 Front Street, Quakertown
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $17/girl

Come on and get happy! Learn to use breathing, yoga, and other de-stressing tools to find your inner peace and calm. Create an action plan so you can stay healthy and happy all year long! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Science of Happiness badge and Moondog Yoga event patch.

Camp Valley Forge Work Day
Sunday, April 30, 10AM-2PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: K-12
Cost: $4/person

Camp’s been resting and is in need of some fixing up to get ready for all the summer sunshine! Help clear off trails and picnic areas, remove pesky weeds, and add some color to our gaga pit with a bright coat of paint. We’ll celebrate our hard work with some tasty s’mores and fun camp songs. Bring work gloves, shoes you don’t mind getting dirty, and your elbow grease! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

 

Rockin’ the Ridge—Juniors
Sunday, April 30, 9AM-1PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 4-5
Cost:  $25/girl
$5/adult

Time to rock the ridge! Shelly Ridge that is. Spend your day climbing the rock wall,
rockin’ your way through the low-ropes challenge course, and rockin’ out as you hit the target at archery! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

Rockin’ the Ridge—Older Girls
Sunday, April 30, 2-6PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $25/girl
$5/adult

Time to rock the ridge! Shelly Ridge that is. Spend your day climbing the rock wall, rockin’ your way through the low-ropes challenge course, and rockin’ out as you hit the target at archery! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

Brownie Bash
Monday, May 1, 5-8PM
This program is also offered
March 6 (p. 5) and April 3 (p. 10)
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $18/girl
$5/adult

Spend an exciting evening at Camp Shelly Ridge! Aim straight as you practice soft archery, climb the rock wall, and play games. This evening will be action-packed! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

 

Junior Jamboree
Wednesday, May 3, 5-8PM
Also offered March 1 (p. 4) and
April 5 (p. 10)
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $18/girl
$5/adult

Spend an exciting evening at Camp Shelly Ridge! Aim straight as you practice soft archery, climb the rock wall, and play games. This evening will be action-packed! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack.

 

Spring into a Challenge—Brownies
Friday, May 5, 7PM – Sunday, May 7, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $60/girl
$40/adult

Spend a weekend this spring at camp challenging yourself! Try activities like hiking, archery, boating, and bouldering. End Saturday night singing songs around a campfire with girls of all ages before falling asleep in a platform tent. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall (Friday snack–Sunday breakfast).

 

Spring Into a Challenge—Juniors
Friday, May 5, 7PM – Sunday, May 7, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $65/girl
$40/adult

Spend a weekend this spring at camp challenging yourself! Test your limits with activities like archery, the climbing wall, boating, and the low-ropes challenge course. End Saturday night singing songs around a campfire with girls of all ages before falling asleep in a platform tent. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes five hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall (Friday snack–Sunday breakfast).

 

Spring Into a Challenge—Older Girls
Friday, May 5, 7PM – Sunday, May 7, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: 6-12
Cost:  $80/girl
$40/adult

Spend a weekend this spring at camp challenging yourself! Take a risk and try activities like archery, boating, the high-ropes challenge course, and dueling zip lines. End Saturday night singing songs around a campfire with girls of all ages before falling asleep in a platform tent. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes four hours of activity during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals served in the dining hall (Friday snack–Sunday breakfast).

Fun and Games
Saturday, May 6, 9:30AM-12PM
Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road, Reading
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $17 /girl
$6/adult

Get ready to put your creativity and problem-solving skills to the test! Use the museum exhibits to design a scavenger hunt and create rules for your own game. Take a step back in time to find out how to play games our ancestors played and games played in other countries. You’ll be able to share all of your new skills with friends and family back at home! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Making Games badge.

Cartoon Rembrandts
Saturday, May 6, 10-11AM
Hope Community Church
240 Reed St, Willow Grove
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $11/girl

Let out your inner artist! Spend time creating your own comic character and capturing her on paper. Begin thinking about the story you want her to have. You’ll start building the skills you need to become a cartoonist! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes step 3 of Comic Artist badge.

Outdoor Art Adventure
Saturday, May 6, 10AM – Sunday, May 7, 11AM
Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove
Grades: 2-5
Cost: $50/girl
$30/adult

Spend a weekend with your friends having the ultimate art adventure. Use your senses to make nature-inspired art to wear, go on a hike, practice your dance moves, and more. End Saturday night singing songs around the campfire before falling asleep under the stars in a platform tent, Conestoga wagon, or Adirondack shelter. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes all activities, accommodations, and meals. Includes Brownie Outdoor Art Creator badge and Junior Art Explorer badge.

Senses Exploration
Saturday, May 6, 1-3:30PM
Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road, Reading
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $17/girl
$6/adult

How well do your senses work? Can you identify an orange by its smell? Do you know what a cup of dried rice sounds like? Participate in a variety of fun experiments designed to better develop your senses! Troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Senses badge.

Comic Artist
Saturday, May 6, 1-4PM
Art Partners Studio
545 East Lincoln Highway,
2nd floor, Coatesville
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $20/girl

Jump in to the world of comics! Explore a variety of illustration styles and characters, from newspaper “funnies” to comic books and graphic novels. Learn how comic artists storyboard their ideas and bring your own story to life! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Comic Artist badge.

Sow It Yourself
Sunday, May 7, 10AM-12PM
Bartram’s Garden
5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia
Grades: 9-12
Cost: $8/girl
$3/adult

Sometimes making healthy food choices means harvesting fruits and vegetables yourself. Get your hands dirty as you discover best practices for making produce grow and learn how to cultivate a garden. Taste new flavors and gain new skills for creating a healthy harvest! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *This program connects to the Sow What? Journey.

Celebrate YOU!
Sunday, May 7, 1-4 PM
The Learning Experience
1721 Easton Road, Doylestown
Grades: 4-8
Cost: $15/girl

YOU are amazing, so let’s celebrate you! Join fellow Girl Scouts to learn how to take the best care of yourself, mentally, physically, and spiritually. Participate in fun, hands-on activities and interactive discussions as you discover what well-balanced nutrition means. Develop a positive body image, learn the benefits of exercise, and gain positive stress-management skills. Then let loose and enjoy some Zumba fun with your friends. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snacks and Junior Staying Fit and Cadette Eating for Beauty badges.

Camp Explorer
Friday, May 12, 7PM – Sunday, May 14, 10AM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 2-5
Cost: $65/girl
$40/adult

Come explore what Camp Shelly Ridge has to offer! Play gaga, take a hike, explore nature, aim for the archery buls-eye, and scale the climbing wall. Round out your adventure by singing around the campfire and roasting marshmallows on Saturday night! There is plenty to explore at this hidden gem! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations, and all meals (Friday snack–Sunday breakfast).

 

Spring Exploration
Friday, May 12, 7PM-Sunday, May 14, 11AM
Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville
Grades: 1-5
Cost: $60/girl
$30/adult

Head to camp for the perfect spring get away! Spend time with your friends getting to know the great outdoors. Enjoy different camp activities like gaga, creek explorations, and art projects. Take time to explore the outdoors while hiking along the trails. Stretch your legs, get some fresh air, and get ready for summer! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have satisfactory background checks to participate in the program. *Includes all accommodations and meals.

Animal Hunt
Saturday May 13, 9AM-12PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $10/girl

Animals are all around us! Come and try your hand at being an animal detective. Investigate an animal habitat, learn about endangered species from Pennsylvania, play an animal game, and even make an animal habitat to take home. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Animal Habitats badge.

Old-Fashioned Flower Fun
Saturday, May 13, 9-10:30AM
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
432 Walnut Street, Allentown
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $14/person

Take a tour of the historic Trout Hall, a colonial stone mansion, and learn the story of Anne Allen, the granddaughter of Allentown’s founder, who lived there in the colonial days. Through hands-on activities, discover how Anne would have used flowers for art, healing, and even to send messages in code! Make a special floral gift for Mother’s Day. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 2 and 5 of Flowers badge.

Program Aide Training
Saturday May 13, 9AM-2PM
Valley Forge Service Center
100 Juliette Low Way, Valley Forge
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $7/girl

Do you want to help a younger girl find her WOW with Girl Scouts? As a program aide, you’ll work as part of a team to design and lead activities for younger girls. In this training, participate in hands-on activities to learn about team building, leadership skills, girl development, and leading a group. We’ll guide you through the GSEP training course and help you build the skills necessary to work directly with younger girls. It’s a good idea to start working on your Leader-In-Action (LIA) award before attending this training. You can earn more about the LIA in the Cadette Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting. This program does not include the Program Aide pin. Please bring a bagged lunch.*Includes snack.

Gamebots: Grumpy Birds Robotics
Saturday, May 13, 10- 11:30AM
Snapology of Reading
220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Reading
Grades: K-1
Cost: $12/girl

Do you love robots and arcade games? Join us and learn the ins and outs of simple machines. You’ll get to build and program a robot using LEGO bricks. Use your robot to compete in a game of Grumpy Birds and see how far your robotic arm can fling that funny bird across the room! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

WOW at Wildlands
Saturday, May 13, 10AM-3PM
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $19/girl
$10/adult

Take to the outdoors and explore the wonders of water! Use your imagination as you become a water molecule and move through a water cycle obstacle course. Explore the Little Lehigh Creek and find out what animals call the water home. You’ll even get a chance to meet some of them! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Includes snack, the Wildlands Conservancy Jr. Naturalist badge and the WOW Journey patch set.

 

Nature Art
Saturday, May 13, 10-11:30AM
Tyler Arboretum
515 Pinter Road, Media
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $11/girl

Explore the arboretum on a hike and get inspired by nature’s beauty. Search for natural objects that you can transform into a work of art! Make your own clay and create a nature-inspired pendant, coaster, or medallion to take home. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes Step 2 of Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

Take Aim
Saturday, May 13, 1-4PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $10/girl

Picture this: You nock (or place) an arrow onto a bow, hook your fingers around the string, draw it back, eye your target, and release! Bulls-eye! Learn tips on shooting style and form, and work to improve your aim. Participate in different archery games in addition to learning basic archery, safety rules, and range etiquette. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Archery badge.

Letterbox Lovers
Saturday, May 13, 1-3PM
The Schuylkill Center for
Environmental Education
8480 Hagys Mill Road, Philadelphia
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $13/girl

Practice your treasure-hunting skills at the Schuylkill Center. Learn about letterboxing and create your own stamp. Solve clues as you search for a letterbox, then create clues and hide your own box so others can search, too! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1, 2, 4, and 5 of
Letterboxer badge.

Photo Explorers
Saturday, May 13, 1-4PM
Art Partners Studio
545 East Lincoln Highway, 2nd floor, Coatesville
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $20/girl

Explore digital photography, from selfies to scenic landscapes, in a photo scavenger hunt! Learn about the digital camera, the history of photography, and use iMacs to edit and share your photos. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Digital Photographer badge.

Out-of-School Play Day
Tuesday, May 16, 8AM-5PM
Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon
Grades: K-8
Cost: $50/camper

Parents, do you need somewhere to send your kids on their day off of school? Kids, are you wishing for one more day of summer camp? Come to Shelly Ridge and enjoy a day of camp! Activities may include games, arts and crafts, bouldering, climbing wall (grades 4+), archery, geocaching, film canister rockets, low ropes (grades 4+), and a science experience. Get one more day of summer-like fun during this out-of-school play day! This event is open to girls and boys grades K-8. Please bring a bagged lunch. *Includes an afternoon snack.

Way Up High
Friday, May 19, 6PM- Saturday, May 20, 9AM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $35/girl
$15/adult

Camp wouldn’t be the same without trees! Spend a night under the stars as you learn about the different types of trees around camp and what they need to thrive. Cook up a yummy guacamole dip, and create a tree-painting masterpiece to take home. Work with your fellow Girl Scouts to plant a tree sapling that will grow at camp for many years to come! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes sleeping accommodations, snack, a light breakfast, and the Trees badge.

Super Structures
Friday, May 19, 6:30 – 8:30PM
Snapology of Reading
220 N. Park Road, Bldg #5, Reading
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $17 /girl

Can you build the next Taj Mahal? Super skyscraper? Are you the next Julia Morgan, designer of the famous Hearst Castle? Create and build your own architectural pieces using engineering theories and spatial concepts from all fields of design! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the Discovery Center and event patch.

Wild Gardens-Canceled
Saturday, May 20, 10-11:30AM

Saturday, May 20, 10AM-12PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $10/girl

Let’s combine two amazing things: picnics and painting! Take a look at some famous paintings and walk around camp to get inspired. Set up an easel and palette outside to paint your very own landscape. While your painting dries, enjoy a picnic lunch! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Bring a bagged lunch. Completes steps 1 and 2 of Painting badge.

Gaga Galore!
Saturday, May 20, 3-5PM
Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge
Grades: 6-8
Cost: $10/girl

If you love gaga, then this is the program for you! Decorate a bandanna to wear as you compete against other troops or groups of girls. Then get ready to play in our newly painted pit and trounce the competition. No matter if you win or lose, you’re sure to have fun! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Girl Scout Campout at Dorney Park
Saturday, May 20, 5PM- Sunday, May 21, 8AM
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
3830 Dorney Park Road, Allentown
Grades: 2-12
Cost: $40/person
$22/season pass holder

Join us for a special overnight trip full of fun and excitement at Dorney Park! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner and take advantage of your starlight admission by jumping on your favorite rides. Once the park closes, it will be your private playground. Experience “Dinosaurs after Dark,” and be sure to bring your own tent and sleeping gear. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have satisfactory background checks on file to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes event patch, dinner, and starlight admission with exclusive ride time from 10-11:30pm.

Creativity at Camp
Sunday, May 21, 9-11:30AM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 4-5
Cost: $12/girl

Let your creativity run wild at camp! Learn how you can use nature to create art and make music. You’ll take a relaxing walk through the woods as you gather inspiration for a special design project. Get your hands dirty as you put together your very own terrarium to take home! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Outdoor Art Explorer badge.

Artsy Campers
Sunday, May 21, 1-3PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: 2-3
Cost: $12/girl

Calling all art lovers! Venture out on a nature detective walk where you will gather inspiration to sketch a beautiful outdoor scene. Get even more creative when you work with fellow Girl Scouts to create a mini garden that will bloom at camp all summer long! You’ll even tap into the sounds of the outdoors as you put together your very own wind chime to take home! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Outdoor Art Creator badge.

Super Summer Celebration
Friday, May 26, 7PM –Sunday, May 28, 11AM
Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove
Grades: 2-12
Cost: $65/girl
$50/adult

Kick off a great summer at our super summer celebration! Enjoy hiking, crafts, sports and sing-a-longs, and even swimming if the weather’s good! Brownies and Juniors can take aim with archery, and Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors can reach for footholds on the climbing wall. On Saturday night, we’ll celebrate summer with a party in the pavilion. Sleep in platform tents, Conestoga wagons, Adirondack shelters, or tree houses (lottery for sleeping arrangements) after a full day of fun. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes all activities, accommodations, meals and activity patch.

Family Camp
Friday, May 26, 7PM -Monday, May 29, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: All Ages Welcome
Cost: $90/person
(Children under 2 are free)

Enjoy a weekend of fun and relaxation for your entire family! Parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents, and other relatives are invited to Camp Mosey Wood. Families participate in organized activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, games, and crafts, but you can also enjoy other activities independently. Activity specialists will be on hand to guide you through archery (grade 2+) and the high-ropes challenge course (grade 6+), with lifeguards overseeing swimming and boating. Adults must supervise children during the event; one adult must register with every three children. *Includes accommodations and all meals served in the dining hall.

Go Gaga for Camp
Friday, June 2, 7PM –Sunday, June 4, 11AM
Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove
Grades: 2-12
Cost:$30/girl
$15/adult

Grab your troop and head to Camp Wood Haven for the weekend! This is your chance to camp with your troop while you enjoy fun outdoor activities. Brownies can enjoy swimming, go on a nature hike, and practice archery. Juniors can their sights on archery, take a swim, and create their own tie-dye bandana. Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors can scale the climbing wall, take a dip in the pool, and sharpen their aim at archery. Everyone will come together at the Saturday night campfire. Remember: You provide your own food for the weekend, along with additional activities. This is a troop-only event; troops must come with a Camp and First Aid certified adult. Adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations and 3-4 hours of guided activities.

Camping 101
Saturday, June 3, 9AM-3PM
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus
Grades: 2-8
Cost:$22/girl
$12 /adult

Want to be the star of your next overnight camping trip? Learn how to put up a tent, build a fire, cook a meal, prep a campsite, and so much more! Take all of the outdoor skills you learn and share them with family and friends! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack, lunch in a Dutch oven and the Wildlands Conservancy Jr. Naturalist badge.

Bike & Boat
Saturday, June 3, 10AM-2PM
Sand Island to Canal Park along the D&L Trail, Bethlehem
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $33/person

Join the Wildlands Conservancy’s team of naturalists and explore the Lehigh River on both bicycles and canoes. You’ll be biking one direction and canoeing the other way. Gain a unique perspective of the Lehigh River, its diverse ecosystem, and the fascinating history that surrounds it. Bikes and canoes will be provided. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Bring a bagged lunch to enjoy along your journey. Program will run rain or shine, except during a thunderstorm.

Amazing Animal Habitats
Sunday, June 4, 9AM-12PM
Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road, Reading
Grades: 4-5
Cost:$17/girl
$6/adult

From our Natural History gallery to our Arboretum, the museum provides many opportunities to study animals and their habitats! Test your skills at building a bird nest and learn about animals that are endangered in Pennsylvania. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Animal Habitats badge.

Garden Girls
Sunday, June 4, 1-4PM
Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road, Reading
Grades: 4-5
Cost:$17/girl
$6 /adult

Start your garden adventure by visiting the museum’s arboretum to learn about different plants and how professionals use them in landscape design. You’ll then practice designing your own garden and finish by planting an indoor garden you can take home with you! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Please bring an empty glass jar with you (pasta sauce size). Includes Gardener badge.

Mountain House 75th Anniversary
Saturday, August 12, 10AM-4PM
Camp Mountain House, Allentown
Grades: All Ages
Cost: $25/person

Camp Mountain House is celebrating its 75th anniversary! Join the fun as you play games, gaga, and archery (grades 2+). Go on a nature walk and explore other fun Girl Scout activities. All campers, staff, former staff, and troops are welcome. We’ll even have a campfire for songs! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes lunch and anniversary patch.

Family Camp
Friday, September 1, 7PM -Monday, September 4, 10AM
Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony
Grades: All Ages Welcome
Cost: $90/person
(Children under 2 are free)

Enjoy a weekend of fun and relaxation for your entire family! Parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents, and other relatives are invited to Camp Mosey Wood. Families participate in organized activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, games, and crafts, but you can also enjoy other activities independently. Activity specialists will be on hand to guide you through archery (grades 2+), and the high-ropes challenge course (grades 6+), with lifeguards overseeing swimming and boating. Adults must supervise children during the event; one adult must register with every three children. *Includes accommodations and all meals served in the dining hall.