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My Gal and Me Safari Tea

11:00AM to 1:00AM
With your favorite gal at your side, make your own stuffed safari animal, explore the world of jungle animals, and create a wild mural with the group before relaxing with a refreshing tea/lemonade and sandwich break. Who: Girls in grades K-1 Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Location: Camp Peairs, Hudson Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fee: $8 per girl/$3 per adult Min/Max: 25/50 girls, 25/30 adults Lunch and fun patch included. ...

Animal Ambassadors

9:00AM to 12:00PM
Discover the careers you could pursue with an animal at your side! The four available sessions will include visits with: Illinois Valley Animal Rescue, where we’ll tour the building, learn what happens behind the scenes, and visit with volunteers and animals; Tilly the therapy dog, where we’ll explore the work she does to help others; Ancare Veterinary Clinic, where we’ll look behind the scenes and visit with the vet and technicians; and the Furry Friends Zoo, where we’ll experience and assist in the daily routine of working with animals, including feeding them and preparing their habitats. Who: Girls in grades 4-12 Therapy Dog Tilly Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Location: First Congregational Church, Route 6/4th Street, Peru Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Ancare Clinic Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Location: Ancare Veterinary Clinic, Wenzel Rd., Peru Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Furry Friends Zoo Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Location: Furry Friends Zoo, 26541 W. 1700 Rd., Princeton Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. IVAR Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Location: Illinois Valley Animal Rescue, Industrial Drive, LaSalle Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Fee: $16 per girl for all 4 sessions Min/Max: 10/20 girls per session, 3/6 adults per session Fun patch included. Cadettes and Seniors will earn their Animal Helpers and Voice for Animals badges, but badges will not be included in cost of program. Donation list for Furry Friends Zoo and Illinois Valley Rescue will be included with registration confirmation letter. Feel free to bring a donation from this list to the program. ...

Day at the Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

2:00PM to 4:00PM
Sleeping Beauty, a timeless ballet masterpiece, is considered one of the most perfect expressions of classicism in ballet. Experience this work of art and watch the dancers’ hard work pay off from your seat in the beautiful historic Virginia Theatre. Who: All grade levels Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 or Sunday, May 4, 2014 Location: Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $7 per girl, one leader free with each group of 7 girls; additional adult $11 each Min/Max: 50/1150 girls, 15/345 adults Closing Dates: Saturday, March 1, 2014 w/fun patch or Friday, April 25, 2014 w/o fun patch RESERVATIONS HANDLED THROUGH CU BALLET COMPANY. Ballet fun patch included for reservations placed by March 1, 2014; orders placed after March 1 will not qualify for fun patch offer. For order form and more information, please see our website. Day at the Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Registration Form

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. You’ll learn firsthand about many aspects of teamwork and receive time on four climbing wall sections and one bouldering wall.  Who: Grades 2 - adult Location: Decatur Urban Program Center Dates: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, or Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dates: Saturday, March 22, 2014, Saturday, April 5, 2014, Saturday, April 26, 2014, Saturday, May 3, 2014, or Saturday, May 17, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $5 per participant Min/Max: 8/15 participants Fun patch included. ...

Take Aim

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Try your hand at shooting 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’ll have the opportunity to compete in a tournament. Whether you’re channeling Katniss or just want to expand your abilities, this sport of bows and arrows is a blast--especially when your targets are balloons filled with candy! Who: Girls in grades 3-12 Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014, Saturday, May 3, 2014, or Saturday, September 3, 2014 Location: Camp Peairs Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (grades 7-12) Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Location: Camp Kiwanis or 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) Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 Location: Camp Widjiwagan Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (grades 7-12) Fee: $10 per participant Min/Max: 10/20 participants Fun patch included. ...

Boating

10:00AM to 12:00PM
Pick up a paddle and take to the water while you and a buddy take control of your boat. Boaters will learn from boating instructors how to prepare and be safe and what to do if something goes wrong before trying it out themselves. While out on Lake Bloomington practice the different paddle strokes to take you where you want and even play a game or two. Come ready to splash as you paddle around. Who: Grades 3-12 Dates: Saturday, April 26, 2014, Saturday, May 3, 2014, or Saturday, September 13, 2014 Location: Camp Peairs, Hudson Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (grades 3-6) 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (grades 6-12) Fee: $10 per participant Min/Max: 10/18 girls, 3/6 adults Boaters should bring a full change of clothes; a swimsuit is optional. Daisy and Brownie boaters are required to have one adult per boat; Juniors and older may boat on their own. ...