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Jump and Jive

12:30PM to 2:30PM
You’ll learn about the art of gymnastics from a competition team. They will demonstrate how they jump, tumble, and move around the equipment. Then you’ll get the chance to try it out yourself as you move from station to station. Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013 Location: Jump Start Gymnastics, Peoria Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fee: $10 per girl Min/Max: 30 /50 girls per session Closing Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Fun patch included. Adult volunteers needed. Come dressed to move, as you’ll be doing a lot of jumping and jiving! ...

Private Eye

10:00AM to 12:00PM
How does DNA, fingerprints, or handwriting help solve a mystery? Find out as you become a private eye and earn your Detective badge. Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013 Location: Springfield Service Center Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fee: $8 per girl Min/Max: 50/75 girls Closing Date: Friday, September 27, 2013 Girls will earn Detective badge. ...

Staying Fit

10:00AM to 12:30PM
Join us at Bradley University’s campus as we meet up with some college students to work on our Staying Fit Skill Builder badge. We’ll learn creative ways to manage stress and respect our bodies and minds. You’ll go home ready to put these great skills to use! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013 Location: Bradley University Markin Center, Peoria Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Fee: $7 per girl Min/Max: 30/100 girls Closing Date: Friday, September 27, 2013 Skill Builder badge included. Come dressed to move and bring a bottle of water. ...

Super Campers

All Day
Come get closer to nature and your Girl Scout sisters during our overnight camping adventure! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, October 5 - Sunday, October 6, 2013 Location: Camp Kiwanis, Mahomet Time: 4:00 p.m. Saturday - 11:00 a.m. Sunday Fee: $25 per participant Min/Max: 50/75 girls, 15 /25 adults Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 In order to receive their Junior Camper badge, girls need to talk to an experienced camper, go to an outdoor store, or look at campsite maps of their local area. Dinner on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday, and Junior Camper badge included. ...

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. Low ropes courses explore and recognize the  benefits of highly effective teams and team building. High ropes courses take your group to a higher level by utilizing elements that are 20 and 40 feet in the air. Participants use ropes and harnesses--as well as a zip line!--to negotiate the course. At Camp Widjiwagan, you also have the option of scaling the climbing wall. Who: Girls in grades 5-adult Dates: Saturday, October 5, 2013, Saturday, October 19, 2013, or Saturday, November 2, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Camp Tapawingo, Metamora or Camp Widjiwagan, Springfield Fee: $15 half day, $30 full day, $10 climbing wall only (only avaialble at Camp Widjiwagan) no fee if not participating Min/Max: 6/15 participants Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session To register for the Challenge Course, please contact Robin Howard at rhoward@girlscouts-gsci.org or by phone at 217-423-7791 ext. 1302. Registrations can not be accepted through eRegistration or mail.