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Eating for Beauty badge workshop

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.

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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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Chattanooga River Raft Race Training

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors—don’t miss the thrilling Hiwassee River Raft Race! You’ll built a raft and run the river, having fun with each stroke of the paddle. Each raft must have a crew of at least three—but no more than eight—people. The race is September 6.

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Knoxville River Raft Race Training

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors—don’t miss the thrilling Hiwassee River Raft Race! You’ll built a raft and run the river, having fun with each stroke of the paddle. Each raft must have a crew of at  least three—but no more than eight—people.

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Chattanooga Reptile Expo – FREE ADMISSION for Scouts and Leaders; Discounts for Families

Repticon Chattanooga offers is coming with Girl Scout discounts. Want to see a reptile and exotic animal show? Repticon Chattanooga is March 29-30 at the Camp Jordan Arena near Chattanooga. It’s a celebration of all things reptilian and amphibian, plus invertebrates, spiders, furry critters, and more.

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Chattanooga Reptile Expo – FREE ADMISSION for Scouts and Leaders; Discounts for Families

Repticon Chattanooga offers is coming with Girl Scout discounts. Want to see a reptile and exotic animal show? Repticon Chattanooga is March 29-30 at the Camp Jordan Arena near Chattanooga. It’s a celebration of all things reptilian and amphibian, plus invertebrates, spiders, furry critters, and more.

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Big Orange STEM Symposium

The symposium brings together STEM-related departments and centers from across the UT campus and area organizations to provide high school students with a learning experience that includes guidance in career exploration and planning from a UT Career Services counselor. The symposium will give students a taste of each of the disciplines so they will be better prepared to decide which area they would like to study.

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Badge and Journey workshops at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is excited to be able to offer Girl Scout badge and Journey workshops! Each 2-3 hour comprehensive workshop includes aquarium admission, a guided aquarium tour, hands-on activities, and a workbook and participation patch set. Workshops are offered Saturday mornings (9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.) from June through January upon availability. A minimum of 10 girls is required. Contact the aquarium to request a workshops on other dates. Journey workshops available: Daisies – Between Earth and Sky …

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Science Lock In

Emory Valley Service Unit and SPECTRUM are holding a Science Lock In! Brownies will complete the Home Scientist Badge, and Juniors will complete the Get Movin! Journey. (Juniors must complete a home energy quiz and return it to the SPECTRUM exhibit at Knoxville Center Mall.)

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Girl Scout Day at Biltmore

America’s largest home, Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina, invites girls and their families to Girl Scout Day on June 7. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the house, gardens, and conservatory. Antler Hill Barn will host hands-on activities and learning stations focused on gardening, forestry, Appalachian culture, and more.

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