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Painting With a Twist!

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Habitat For Humanity Programs

Complete details here about how to get involved in Habitat for Humanity. You’re never too young to help in some way.  

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Sew Crazy

Are you or your troop looking for a worthwhile community service project while learning a creative and fun skill? Sew Crazy is looking for you! Sew Crazy is a local sewing group that is sewing simple shirts and quilts for premature infants. Girls age 12 and up are eligible to participate. Contact: Donna Horowitz, director and sewing instructor, for more information (423) 434-0424. Email:   Download PDF

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Scout Discount at WonderWorks

Book your group at WonderWorks for a fun-filled day of adventure! Over 100 interactive exhibits to explore, including the new 50ft tall indoor ropse course with 50 challenging elements. All scouts will receive a WonderWorks participation patch.   Cost: Scouts- $12.65 + tax (includes patch) Adults- $16.95 + tax Tagalongs (4-12 years old) $9.95 + tax Book trip in advance by calling Andrea Wilson at 865.868.1815 or email at   Download PDF

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Overnight Fossil Adventure

Pack a snack and spend the night at the Gray Fossil Site!   Cost: $30 per child, $15 per adult Dates: By Request Contact: Call 423.439.3640 to schedule a camp-in today!   Download PDF

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Lil Swee-Tea Party

Lil Swee-Tea Party has created a fun way for girl scouts to experience an enchanted themed Tea Party and Stuff-A-Friend Workshops. Each package includes a 1.5 hour party, hostess, complete table setting with porcelain china, dress-up trunk, themed party of your choice (includes music and activity), certificate, and cupcake snack. Cost: Based on Theme Minimum of 10 children Contact: 865.981.4096 or Download PDF

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Hands On Outreach Museum

Let us bring Hands On to you! These outreach programs are the perfect way to add hands-on fun to your troop meeting! Choose the best program for your size troop and age group.   Cost: Outreach programs range in cost from $45 – $100 Contact: Laura Miles, Outreach Coordinator, at or (423) 434-4263 ext. 103   Download PDF

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Heritage Center Programs

Troop Leaders: We have what you’ve been looking for! Fun , hands-on activities for a 2-hour troop meeting or a 4-hour Saturday adventure! The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center celebrates theincredible ingenuity and enduring spirit of our mountain ancestors. Available programs for girl scouts include hands-on activities, such as learning to use a primitive hunting tool, making a troop quilt, or exploring a day in the life of “Abigail,” a young girl traveling in the 1800s. Contact: Megan Griffin, Curator …

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Meet Mason Green

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This Girl Scout is an honorable mention winner in Justine magazine’s R.E.A.L. Girl/Girl Scouts 2011 Contest. Girls were asked to write an essay about what it means to be a “real” girl. “To some girls who are entering this contest it’s all about being in a magazine, to me it’s about personalities and how hard you work to make your family, friends and community proud of you,” Mason wrote. “R.E.A.L means that REAL girls are Remarkable, Energetic, Aspirational, and Leaders.” …

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