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American Red Cross Pillowcase Project

American Red Cross representatives will come to select troop meetings for the “Pillowcase Project” to prepare girls for disasters. Each girl will get her own pillowcase to stuff with an emergency supply kit. She’ll also decorate the pillowcase with reminders of her own strength. Watch the Pillowcase Project in in action. This free program is designed for girls in the third through fifth grades. To set up a troop visit: Virginia troops should contact the American Red Cross at (276) …

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Mythbusters at Camp Wildwood

Wear a lab coat for fun experiments with your dad or other significant male role model older than 18. This special day at Camp Wildwood beside the Johnson City Service Center is for rising 1st-8th graders.

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Pioneer Women at Camp Tanasi

Step back in time and try some Little House on the Prairie -themed activities celebrating the pioneer lifestyle with your mom or significant female role model older than 18. This program at Camp Tanasi near Andersonville, Tennessee is for rising 1st-8th graders.

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End of Summer Bash at Camp Adahi

Swim, kayak, explore Camp Adahi, or just chill out with old and new friends as you end summer in style! Attend party at Camp Adahi in Cloudland, Georgia, with a parent or troop leader. For rising 1st-12th graders.

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Banner Elk Girl Scout Day

Have fun in Banner Elk, North Carolina, with your family or friends! Everyone is welcome to a fun-filled day at Holston Presbytery Camp. Enjoy archery, rock climbing, canoeing, ziplining, swimming, and much more. You can use your Cookie Dough and Adventure Cash for this event.

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Natural Tunnel State Park Girl Scout Day

Girls, volunteers, troops, and families are invited to Girl Scout Day at Natural Tunnel State Park. The park’s limestone tunnel is more than 850 feet long and as tall as a 10-story building! Explore the tunnel, Stock Creek Passage, and Wild Cave. Plus, ride a chairlift.

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Girl Scout Putt-Putt

Families are invited to join their Scouts for a round of fun at Kingsport Putt-Putt (346 West Stone Drive, Kingsport). The center will be open to Girl Scout families on June 14 from 10 .am. – noon.

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A special request from Girl Scout Troop #40900!

These girls are looking for used, worn out flags for a Flag Retirement Ceremony on September 6th. They are doing this ceremony as a service project for a travelship grant they were awarded recently (the grant is to visit the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace)! They will be collecting flags from May 1-August 1. You can bring your flags to the Dayton fire dept, Dayton city hall, the Chattanooga shop, as well as the Knoxville shop. There are bins set up …

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GSCSA awards inaugural travel grants

GSCSA awards inaugural travel grants. The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians has awarded its inaugural round of travel grants. Caitlyn Free, Whitwell, Tennessee Alethea Free, Whitwell, Tennessee Lizzie Scroggins, Dayton, Tennessee Madison Bishop, Spring City, Tennessee Amber Stanton, Spring City, Tennessee Rachel Eldridge, Rogersville, Tennessee Caitlyn, Alethea, and Rachel are going the 2015 council trip to Europe. Lizza, Madison, and Amber are going on the council’s July SCUBA trip. GSCSA awards semi-annual travel grants of up to $500 …

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You’re invited to the 2014 Girl Scout Convention!

Join fellow Girl Scouts of all ages at our 2014 Girl Scout Convention in spectacular Salt Lake City, Utah! This exhilarating event is October 16–19 and, for the first time ever, you can register directly for the convention! Visiting girls and adults will observe the proceedings at the National Council Session, have fun in the Hall of Experiences, and participate at the Learning Pauses and Conversation Cafés. There’s plenty at convention to engage and enlighten everyone All members and alumnae …

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