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Girls in grades 4-6 are invited to a free nature hike of the Hastie Natural Area, a little-known and hidden South Knoxville gem. The hike is May 17 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. See late spring wildflowers, sinkholes, bridges, and ponds on the hike no more than three miles round trip.
There’s no better place in Knoxville to enjoy spring than the trails of Ijams Nature Center! Girls in grades 1-3 are invited to a free hike on April 26. See beautiful spring wildflowers, enjoy the river boardwalk, and look for caves!
Girls of all ages are invited to a Girl Scout Day at the Hunter Museum of American Art! The event includes a special tour and hands-on creative time in an artist studio!
The Wilderness at the Smokies Waterpark Resort and Family Fun Center has two special offers for Girl Scouts. Girls and their families may enjoy the elaborate waterpark on September 6 for an admission fee of $19.99 per person. Girl Scout troops and families may also book hotel rooms for as low as $99 per night September 5 – 7. Waterpark admission is included in the price, but availability is limited.
Girls will feel like princesses at the Titanic Museum Attraction’s third annual tea party in Pigeon Forge. Reservations are required for this limited-seating event. Girls will have fun learning about manners, proper table setting and serving skills as they enjoy fancy finger food and cookies.
Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to the Gray Fossil Site’s Earth Day Celebration. Girls will explore the wonders of water, dig for fossils, learn about recycling, plant a tree, and much more. This is a great opportunity for girls to get excited about careers in science!
Take A Stand Against Bullying Event April 17 The Knoxville Police Department is sponsoring a special town hall meeting, “Take a Stand Against Bullying,” on Thursday, April 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the auditorium of South College – West located at 400 Goody’s Lane. The event will feature Kirk Smalley, co-founder of Stand for the Silent, as keynote speaker and will be followed by a panel discussion. Auditorium seating is limited to 175 persons. You must register …
Minnesota Girl Scouts are hosting a huge jamboree July 15-19, 2015, at St. Olaf College in Northfield. All Girl Scouts who are at least 12 years old and in at least the sixth grade by July 14, 2015, are invited. Activities include crafts, swimming, horseback riding, and canoeing. Optional escapes include rock climbing and a day at the Mall of America! Registration: $250 per girl through September 2014; $275 per girl October 1 – November 31, 2014 Accommodation pricing ranges …
Cadettes are invited to the Eating for Beauty Badge workshop with ETSU Kappa Deltas and Pharmacy students! Workshop will focus on healthy eating, exercise and diabetes prevention.
We’re celebrating 30 years of the annual Hiwassee River Raft Race! Girl and adult teams are invited to build their own separate rafts and compete as they float and paddle down the Hiwassee River. The two-hour trip ends with girl awards for the fastest raft, the best looking raft, the hard luck raft, and the best Girl Scout skills raft.