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Who Pooped in the Woods?

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Animals come in all shapes and sizes, and each has its own interesting characteristics and behaviors. Tracks, homes, droppings, feathers, and other tell-tale signs help us discover the animals that live at camp as we hike through the woods. We will explore the interconnected relationship between predator and prey and who eats whom in a fun-filled simulation game. Dig deep and find out how birds use their beaks to eat different kinds of food in an activity that’s all about birds! Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 Location: Camp Tapawingo Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $6 per girl Min/Max: 25/75 girls Closing Date: Monday, March 25, 2013 Fun patch included. Counselors in Training and/or Program Aids needed. ...

Zoo Snooze

All Day
Spend the night at the zoo as the noises of the night and all the animals sing you a lullaby! Zookeepers will introduce you to the animals and give you a behind-the- scenes tour. Enjoy a pizza party dinner and free admission to the zoo the next day. Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Friday, April 12, 2013 - Saturday, April 13, 2013 Location: Peoria Zoo, Peoria Time: 6:30 p.m. Friday - 9:00 a.m. Saturday Fee: $37 per girl/$30 per adult Min/Max: 30/100 participants Closing Date: Friday, March 29, 2013 Dinner, light breakfast, and fun patch included. Bring your own snacks, an overnight kit that includes a sleeping bag, and a change of clothes for the next day. Troops must adhere to girl-to-adult ratios. Girls attending on their own must have a parent/guardian stay overnight. Adult volunteers needed. ...

Energize, Investigate, and Innovate!

9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dive headfirst into the Get Moving Journey and take a look at three prestigious new leadership awards. Explore your own energy and how it revs up the world around you (leadership), the energy in places and spaces (buildings), and the energy of getting from here to there (transportation). Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 Location: Decatur Urban Program Center Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $8 per girl Min/Max: 25/50 girls Closing Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 ...

Entertainment Technology Workshop

9:00AM to 11:15AM
There is an old saying that all work and no play makes life pretty dull. But if you learn the ins and outs of entertainment technology, you can end up with work that’s all about play! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 Location: Orpheum Children’s Museum, Champaign Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Fee: $9 per girl Mon/Max: 30/55 Girls will earn the Entertainment Technology badge. ...

Helping Hands Day

9:00AM to 1:00PM
Calling all Girl Scouts! Bring your parents, friends, family, and neighbors to help us get camp ready for the start of camp season. Many hands are needed to help with projects like platform tents, clear trails, paint, and clean buildings. We appreciate your help whether it’s for an hour or the whole day. Let’s work together to make  GSCI camp properties beautiful places for all to enjoy. Who: All grade levels and families Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013 Location: Camp Tapawingo and Camp Widjiwagan Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Closing Date: Monday, March 25, 2013 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 Location: Camp Kiwanis and Camp Peairs Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Closing Date: Monday, April 1, 2013 Fee: No fee, but please register so we can plan for lunch. Lunch and fun patch included. Adult volunteers needed. Strong hands are needed to put up tents and haul cots. ...

Challenge Course

9:00AM to 12:00PM
GSCI’s challenge course offers low and high ropes courses at each site and a variety of ground initiatives designed to enhance student leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving skills, as well as to improve communication, cooperation, support, trust, and risk-taking capabilities. Who: Girls in grades 5- adult Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013, Saturday, April 27, 2013, Saturday, May 4, 2013, or Saturday, May 18, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Camp Tapawingo or Camp Widjiwagan Fee: $15 half day,$10 climbing wall only, $30 full day no fee if not participating Min/Max: 6/15 participants Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session We will only be accepting paper registration forms for challenge course. Please indicate on registration form if your troop would like to participate in the low or high course. Low courses are typically for the morning sessions and are highly suggested for troops new to the challenge course experience. To register for the challenge course contact Jennifer Kernan at 888-623-1237 ext. 1616 or jkernan@girlscouts-gsci.org.

Climbing Wall

9:30AM to 11:30AM
Our premiere indoor rock climbing wall offers a real climbing experience in a safe environment. We provide groups access to the sport of rock climbing in a quality facility with a fun atmosphere for climbers in grade 2 and older and all levels of ability. GSCI provides a safe, welcoming, and encouraging environment where groups can connect with other climbers, develop friendships, and improve their climbing skills by learning from our trained staff. Who: Girls in grades 2 - adult Dates: Saturday, April 13, 2013 Saturday, May 11, 2013 Saturday, June 8, 2013 Saturday, June 12, 2013 Saturday, July 27, 2013 Saturday, August 10, 2013 Saturday, August 24, 2013 Saturday, September 14, 2013 Saturday, September 28, 2013 Location: Decatur Urban Program Center Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $5 per participant Min/Max: 6/15 participants Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session ...

Take Aim

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Try your hand at using a bow and arrow. Learn tips on shooting style and form and work to improve your aim. In addition to learning basic archery, safety rules, and range etiquette, you will have the opportunity to participate in a tournament. This sport of bows and arrows is a blast - especially when shooting at balloons filled with candy! Who: Girls in grades 7-12 Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013 Location: Camp Kiwanis Time: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (grades 7-12) Closing Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 Dates: Saturday, April 27, 2013, Saturday, May 25, 2013, or Saturday, June 29, 2013 Location: Camp Peairs Time: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (grades 7-12) Closing Date: Monday, April 29, 2013 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 Location: Camp Tapawingo Time: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (grades 7-12) Closing Date: Monday, April 1, 2013 Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013 Location: Camp Widjiwagan Time: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (grades 7-12) Closing Date: Monday, May 6, 2013 Fee: $10 per girl Min/Max: 10/20 girls Fun patch included. Counselors in Training and/or Program Aids needed. ...

Intro to Horses

9:00AM to 10:00AM
This activity is FULL! We now have a waiting list for participants. ...

Trail Mix

1:00PM to 2:30PM
Demonstrate your ability to guide and control your horse in the arena, and then hit the trails! Learn to assess trail situations as they arise and become more confident and comfortable in the saddle. You might even see deer grazing or bounding through the fields as you ride! Who: Girls in grades 4-12 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013, Saturday, May 11, 2013 Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: Camp Tapawingo Fee: $20 per session per girl Min/Max: 4/8 girls per session Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session Equestrian II - Previous riding experience is beneficial but not necessary. ...

Family Style Riding Lessons

5:00PM to 6:00PM
This activity is FULL! We now have a waiting list for participants. ...