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Geocaching Journey

9:00AM to 12:00PM
Become a modern-day treasure seeker! Geocaching is your chance to be part global explorer and part detective. Search for treasure chests, known as “geocaches,” using a GPS receiver and complete activities from the aMUSE Journey. Get ready for a thrilling geocaching adventure! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, May 4, 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: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 ...

Canoe Escape

All Day
Escape to New Salem River on a guided canoe trip. Saturday morning, brush up on your skills, then head out on a 10.5 mile trip down the river. Stop to explore sandbars, have some fun in the water, and grab a quick lunch along the way. After a fun day in the canoe, camp out in New Salem for the night. The next day we will hike the trails to explore the history and beauty of New Salem. This is one great outdoor adventure you don’t want to miss! Who: Girls in grades 6-12 Date: Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5, 2013 Location: New Salem Canoe Time: 9:00 a. m. Saturday - 12:00 p. m. Sunday Fee: $40 per participant Min/Max: 16/20 participants Closing Date: April 13, 2013 All participants need to supply their own sleeping equipment and tents. ...

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.

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: 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. ...

Pony Tails

9:00AM to 10:00AM
Pony Tails is an introductory lesson in the wonderful world of horses. Experience what it’s like to be in the barn with the horses, try your hand at grooming, and have a lesson in the arena learning the basics of starting, stopping, and steering your pony. Who: Girls in grades K-3 Dates: Saturday, April 6, 2013, Saturday, May 4, 2013, or Saturday, September 21, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Location: Camp Tapawingo Fee: $15 per session per girl Min/Max: 2/6 girls per session Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session Equestrian I - no experience necessary. ...

Horsin' Around

1:00PM to 2:30PM
Show off your balance and skill on horseback with fun equestrian games. After a brief arena lesson in proper position, balance, and guiding your horse, we will split into teams to have some fun! Maneuvering through obstacle courses, relay races, and flag races--all on horseback--will build confidence and sportsmanship! Who: Girls in grades 4-12 Dates: Saturday, April 6, 2013, Saturday, May 4, 2013, or Saturday, September 21, 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: 4/10 girls per session Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session Equestrian II - Previous riding experience is beneficial but not necessary. ...

Family Riding Lessons

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