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Daisies Down on the Farm

10:00AM to 12:00PM
This activity is FULL! We now have a waiting list for participants. ...

He and Me Outdoor Challenge

1:00PM to 4:00PM
With your favorite guy, compete to see who can build the fastest fire, construct the best shelter, and find the most items in a scavenger hunt at camp. Stop off at the checkpoint to check scores and enjoy a snack. You and your guy will wear matching necklaces and then attend an award ceremony to see which pair will bring home the gold. Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013 Location: Camp Widjiwagan, Springfield Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $6 per participant Min/Max: 20/50 participants Closing Date: Friday, October 4, 2013 Lunch, snack, and fun patch included. Counselors in Training and/or Program Aides needed. Favorite guys may include dads, older brothers, grandpas, uncles, etc. Males must be at least 18 years of age or older. Every girl must bring an adult to make a pair. ...

Who Pooped in the Woods?

10:00AM to 1:00PM
Tracks, homes, droppings, feathers, and other tell-tale signs help us discover the animals that live in the wild. We will have fun playing nature games about predators and prey, making edible birds nests, dissecting owl pellets, meeting some special wild animals, and more. Who: Girls in grades 2-3 Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013 Location: Echo Bluff Recreational Area, 12641 3065 E. St., Spring Valley Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fee: $8 per girl Min/Max: 30/60 girls Closing Date: Friday, October 11, 2013 Fun patch and snack included. Adult volunteers needed. ...

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.

Intro to Horses

9:00AM to 10:00PM
Learn how to properly groom your horse and get it all ready to ride, then head out to the arena for some obstacle course fun on your horse to show off your new  skills! Who: Girls in grades 2-4 Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013, Saturday, November 16, 2013, Saturday, March 15, 2014 Location: Camp Tapawingo, Metamora Time: 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., or 11:00 a.m. Fee: $15 per session per girl Min/Max: 4/10 girls per session Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session ...

Trail Mix

1:00PM to 2:00PM
Demonstrate your ability to guide and control your horse in the arena and then hit the trails! Learn to assess trail situations as they arise and become more confident in the saddle. You might even see deer grazing or bounding through the fields as you ride. Who: Girls in grades 4-12 Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013, Saturday, November 16, 2013, Saturday, March 15, 2014 Location: Camp Tapawingo, Metamora Time: 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., or 4:00 p.m. Fee: $15 per session per girl Min/Max: 2/6 girls per session Closing Date: 2 weeks prior to each session ...