- International Cupcake Challenge
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Let the cupcake become your canvas! Use frosting, sprinkles, and more to create edible masterpieces. Team up with other girls and choose a recipe to make along with a display to show off to the judges. It’s Your Story - Tell It: World of Girls will provide international flair as we look at stories from girls around the world from a baking point of view! Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, June 8, 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: Friday, May 24, 2013 Fun patch and snack included. ...
- Summer Gardens and Flowers
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Earn your Flowers and Gardener badges while exploring Sarah’s Garden, a 1872 garden restoration, with experts from the U of I Master Gardeners of McLean County and the David Davis Mansion Foundation. In the Gardener Badge workshop, learn about the history, design, and flowers grown in Sarah’s Garden and experiment with the use of soil, water, and sunlight in growing plants. Make a mini-fairy garden to take home. In the Flowers Badge workshop, you’ll become a botanist on a flower hunt. Learn how flowers were used to heal illnesses in earlier times and create a special Tussie Mussie that you can take home. Who: Girls entering grades 4-5 Location: Sarah’s Garden - David Davis Mansion, Bloomington Gardener Badge Workshop Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 or Thursday June 6, 2013 Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Fee: $9 per girl Flowers Badge Workshop Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 or Thursday, June 20, 2013 Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. In advance of the class, learn more about Judge David Davis, his wife Sarah, and their friendship with Abraham Lincoln at www.daviddavismansion.org. Wear clothes to work in the garden and bring a water bottle and camera. Girls must attend with a troop leader or parent. ...
- 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 ...