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Fall Family Trail Rides

4:00PM to 5:00PM
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Challenge Course

9:00AM to 12:00PM
GSCI’s challenge course offers low and high ropes courses and a variety of ground initiatives designed to enhance participants’ leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving skills. 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, there is an additional option of scaling a climbing wall. Who: Grades 5 through adult Dates: Saturday, November 1, 2014 Saturday, November 8, 2014 and/or Saturday, November 15, 2014 Locations:Camp Tapawingo or Camp Widjiwagan Session 1: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $15 per session, per participant Fun patch included. ...

Horsin' Around

1:00PM to 2:30PM
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Halloween Pony Party

10:00AM to 12:00PM
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Detective Academy

10:00AM to 3:00PM
Use your powers of observation to become a super-sleuth! Working alongside the Society of Women Engineers, learn how to make--or break--codes, discover the art of fingerprinting, and more--then use your smarts and skills to solve a real mystery.  Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 Location: UIUC Campus, Champaign, IL (Exact location will be in the confirmation.) Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: $13 per girl, no fee for adults Fee: $18 for event and T-shirt Closing Date: Friday, October 17, 2014 Junior Detective Skill Builder badge included. Participants should bring a sack lunch. ...

Night at the Museum

All Day
We don’t get to spend time with animals in their natural homes--their habitats. But that doesn’t mean we can’t find out more about where they live and what they do there. Explore local wildlife as well as endangered species as you learn how animals eat, play, and socialize as we do the same on an overnight slumber party! Who: Girls in grades 4-5 Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 - Sunday, November 2, 2014 Location: Illinois State Museum, 502 South Spring Street, Springfield Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. Fee: $32 per girl/$20 per adult Closing Date: Friday, October 17, 2014 Dinner, light breakfast, and Animal Habitat badge included. Please bring your own snacks and an overnight bag (including sleeping bag, air mattress/sleeping pad, and clothes for the next day). Girls MUST register and attend with an adult. You may register for this activity with our online eRegistration system.

Katniss in the Kitchen

All Day
May the odds be ever in your flavor! If you were chosen as a tribute, how would you fare in the Hunger Games? Increase your odds by learning to: prepare meals using outdoor cooking skills while you learn about wild game and edible plants, eat healthy foods that keep your body strong, make your own organic skincare, shoot an arrow like Katniss, scan the stars and find constellations, and identify plants and animals (including nocturnal animals on a night hike). Cap off your training just like Katniss would—with a Capitol-inspired dinner party, complete with etiquette training. You’ll have a great time with your fellow tributes—and in these Hunger Games, everyone wins. Who: Girls in grades 6-12 Date: Saturday, November 1 - Sunday, November 2, 2014 Location: Camp Pokanoka, 1879 N. 2703rd Rd., Ottawa Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. Fee: $25 per girl/$17 per adult Closing Date: Friday, October 17, 2014 Dinner, snack, breakfast, and badges included.Please dress for the weather and bring an overnight bag with sleeping bag and pillow as well as a mess kit and silverware and a refillable/reusable water bottle. We will be sleeping in cabins and cooking outside. ...

Light Up the Night Camp Out

3:52PM to 4:52PM
Come for a night of glow-in-the-dark themed fun. We will go on a night hike, play glow games, make glow crafts, and much more! Dinner, snack, and breakfast are provided. Who: All grade levels Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 - Sunday, November 2, 2014 Location: Camp SOAR, 3279 Honey Bend Ave., Litchfield Time: 4:00 p.m. Saturday - 10:30 a.m. Sunday Fee: $20 per girl/ $10 per adult Min 50/100 girls, 10/25 adults Dinner and breakfast included. Adult volunteers needed. ...