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F.A.L.L. 2014 Weekend


Girl Scout Convention 2014


Adult Awards and Recognitions


Fall Kick Off 2014



F.A.L.L. 2014 Weekend



The 2014 Fall Adult Learn and Lead Weekend will be held from 6:00 pm Friday, September 19-  12:00 pm Sunday, September 21 at Camp Laughing Waters. We have a great event planned and know that you will enjoy a  great weekend to get your required courses completed, learn something new, and network with other amazing leaders.


With the theme of Girl Scouts in Wonderland, and options ranging from single- day participation to a full weekend experience, there promises to be something for everyone! 


The weekend is designed for adult volunteers in every aspect of GSEP. Enhance your skills and meet other volunteers during this year's event. For more details on the weekend (transportation, assignments, etc.) click here



For a detailed description of the workshops and information on what is required to bring for each, click here. Check out the workshop schedule here.


Frequently Asked Questions

Registration is now open!  Get all your F.A.L.L. registration questions answered here.  Still have questions? Email Tiffany Davis.



Girl Scout Convention 2014



This fall, Girl Scouts will host its 53rd National Convention in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah from October 16-19! This exciting event will reunite alumnae and invigorate a global movement of girls, women, and men around the theme, “Discover, Connect, Take Action: Girls Change the World.” 


Girl Scouts of Eastern PA is sending a delegation of 39 people to the event: 16 adult delegates, 6 girl delegates, 3 alternate delegates, 10 girls for the Girl Scout Leadership Institute, and 2 adult chaperones.


A cadre of speakers and entertainers—news makers, leaders, policy makers, and celebrities from across the country and around the world—will converge on Salt Lake City this October to celebrate and advocate on behalf of girls. Join us for stimulating sessions and numerous opportunities for your personal and professional development, networking, and, of course, FUN!


We want to hear from you! Click here to learn about the Convention's agenda and how to submit your feedback regarding discussion topics and proposals that will be voted on at the Convention. 


Adults can attend the National Council Sessions where delegates from around the country will vote on three proposals. Or, adults can attend workshops at Girl Scout University, attend the Alumnae Networking Reception, or visit the Hall of Experiences.


Information about registering for the GSUSA National Council Session can be found on their website at www.girlscouts.org. If you are planning to attend as a visitor and want to stay at the same hotel as the GSEP Delegation, please contact nationalcouncil@gsep.org.


Adult Awards and Recognitions 


New Award Added-  Leadership Knot!

Service Units honored with the Leadership Knot have fully committed themselves to and effectively assisted girls in earning their Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards.  In turn, they’re impacting the community, creating change, and distinctly enhancing the Girl Scout mission. The aim of the Leadership Knot Award is to encourage award earning with girls and Service Unit cohesiveness. Girls who earn their Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards not only reflect diligence, critical thinking, and creativity on themselves, but also on the dedicated volunteers that helped throughout the process. Service Unit awardees will be determined based on a ratio of the number of eligible girls to awards presented according to the previous membership year.


2014 Adult Recognitions Awards Recipients 

On May 21, 2014 at La Massaria at Bella Vista, Girl Scouts of Eastern PA proudly awarded and publicly recognized the outstanding work of extraordinary volunteers throughout our Council.  We honor their dedication and contributions to improving the lives of girls and making Eastern Pennsylvania a better place. Without the work of adult volunteers, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania would not be able to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. It was an honor to recognize your work! Thank you to all who supported, nominated, and those that were honored, for your unwavering dedication and commitment to forwarding the mission of Girls Scouts. You can find more details regarding awardees in the 2014 Annual Council Awards Book


Adult Awards and Recognitions

Everyone likes to be appreciated and expressing thanks is appropriate anytime!  Whether in the form of a simple thank you for a small job well done, or a formal commendation for years or faithful service, such acknowledgment is an indication to the recipient that she or he is valued and appreciated and that their contribution is both important and recognized.  Look below to read more about the Adult Awards and Recognitions offered.


Adult Recognition Overview

Adult Award Booklet Chart 2014
GSEP Strategic Priorities 2013

Adult Award Nomination Form (PDF)

Adult Award Nomination Form (Word)

Adult Recognition Endorsement Form (PDF)

Adult Recognition Endorsement Form (Word)

How to Write an Endorsement Letter (PDF)

Years of Service and Numeral Guard Pin Application (PDF)

Years of Service and Numeral Guard Pin Application (Word)

GSEP President's Awards Application (Word)


If you have any questions, please email volunteer@gsep.org or contact us at 610-933-7555.


Fall Kick Off 2014

On Saturday, August 23, we hosted the annual Fall Kickoff at the Valley Forge Service Center. Everyone had a great time, as we energized volunteers and staff for another great Girl Scout year! If you'd like to download a copy of the PowerPoint Presentation from Fall Kick Off, click here