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Volunteer Award Winners 2014

Each spring, the council honors outstanding volunteers. These volunteers are nominated by others and approved by the council. These will be presented throughout May. Here are the winners to date. (Check this page for updates.) See photos on our facebook page. Volunteer of Excellence The Volunteer of Excellence award recognizes those volunteers who have contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through use of the national program portfolio or …

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Trunk-or-Treat with KD!

Join the sorority sisters of UT Chattanooga for free family-friendly Halloween fun.

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Help Girl Scouts recovering from tornadoes

Immediately following the tornadoes that touched down in Tupelo, MS, Girl Scouts began seeking ways to help their fellow troops.  In response to those seeking ways to help, Girl Scouts Heart of the South has launched a disaster relief program for troops to support Girl Scouts within our own council as well as other councils affected by the recent tornadoes.  The program offers ideas for support so troops who would like to help can do so with Girl Scout items …

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International Girls Day

Troops and individual girls of all ages are invited to celebrate International Girls Day with Kappa Delta sorority sisters at UT Chattanooga.

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MagiQuest

MagiQuest offers Girl Scout troops the opportunity to schedule sleepovers inside some of Pigeon Forge’s most exciting attractions. Costs per girl range from $45–$65. See the flyer with details and plan your visit today!

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Cadette Girl Scout Day at Camp Wesley Woods

Blaze a trail with new friends at Camp Wesley Woods in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains! Have a team adventure with a map and compass, see wonderful views and beautiful native plants, and share stories along the way.

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Junior Girl Scout Day at Camp Wesley Woods

What better place to work on your Camper Badge than in the beautiful shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains? Experience a traditional campfire at Camp Wesley Woods in Townsend. You’ll also sing songs, tell stories, and cook your own snack over the flames. Team up for an exciting scavenger hunt to practice your map-reading skills.

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Wilderness at the Smokies Stay & Play

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.

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Minnesota Girl Scout Jamboree

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 …

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Hiwasee River Raft Race

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.

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