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Daisy Discovery Days

1:00PM to 3:00PM
Welcome to the world of Girl Scouting! As a new member of Girl Scouts, you will explore camp while learning about and celebrating the birthday of our founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Girls will make friendship SWAPS, play the same games our founder liked to play, paint, and more. Who: Girls in grades K-1 Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 Location: Camp Widjiwagan, Springfield Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $6 per girl Min/Max: 25/50 girls Closing Date: Friday, October 18, 2013 Fun patch and snack included. ...

Letterboxing Pirates

1:00PM to 4:00PM
Arrrr, mateys! Quest with other Girl Scout Brownies to explore letterboxing, an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry, in a charming outdoor treasure hunt. Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 Location: Camp Kiwanis, Mahomet Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $6 per girl Min/Max: 50/75 girls, 15/25 adults Closing Date: Friday, October 18, 2013 Brownie Letterboxer badge included. ...

Me and My Guy Challenge

10:00AM to 1:00PM
Compete in a mega-relay race, scavenger hunt, and shelter- and fire-building challenge, then celebrate with hot dogs and s’mores over the fire. Ribbons will be awarded to everyone, and a grand prize trophy will go to the winning team!  Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 Location: Echo Bluff Rec. Area, 12641 3065 E. St., Spr. Valley Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fee: $6per girl, $3 per adult Min/Max: 50/100 participants Closing Date: Friday, October 18, 2013 Lunch, snack, and fun patch are included. Adult volunteers, Counselors in Training, and/ or Program Aides needed. ...

Musician

9:45AM to 11:45AM
Whether you’re already a musician or you just want to try making sounds with an instrument, there is something for you in this badge. Join us as we make sweet sounds with Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternity. Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: November 2, 2013 Location: First Presbyterian Church, Normal Time: 9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Fee: $7 per girl Min/Max: 60/75 girls Closing Date: Friday, October 18, 2013 Journey award included. ...

Super Scribes

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Compose a poem, write a short story, and interview someone to broaden and enrich your writing skills, then learn how the publishing process works and what it takes to make it big. You’ll leave with lots of story ideas and a signed book!  Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 Location: Peoria Library, North Branch Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $14 per girl Min/Max: 15/25 girls per session Closing Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Skill Builder badge included. ...

Halloween Fun Fest

1:30PM to 3:30PM
Sneak in a few more hours of use from your Halloween costume with a fall-themed celebration hosted by Kappa Delta sorority at Illinois Wesleyan University. Who: All grade levels Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 Location: Kappa Delta House, IWU, Bloomington Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fee: $6 per girl Min/Max: 25/40 girls Closing Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013 Fun patch 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.

Rockin' the Climbing Wall

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Grab your most determined girlfriends and work together to conquer the climbing wall at the Decatur Urban Program Center. We’ll learn firsthand about many aspects of teamwork and we will all get climbing time on four climbing wall sections and one bouldering wall. Who: Girls in grades 2 - adult Location: Decatur Urban Program Center Saturday Dates: October 12, 2013, November 2, 2013, January 4, 2014, February 8, 2014, March 8, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12: 00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wednesday Dates: October 23, 2013, November 13, 2013, December 18, 2013, January 15, 2014, February 19, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fee: $5 per participant Min/Max: 8/15 participants per session Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session ...