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GSCSA 100th Anniversary Celebrations

Because Girl Scouts all over the world will be blowing out the birthday candles in a big way next year to celebrate “The Year of the Girl,” the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians is working hard to make 2012 a jam-packed, fun-filled year.

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Dedicate a Flower on the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Float!

Be a part of the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on January 2, 2012! The spectacular float, designed and decorated by Girl Scouts, will celebrate our centennial anniversary and be viewed by an international audience of more than 50 million!

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Great Girl Scout Hike

It’s our 100th birthday and we want to celebrate it right! The first Girl Scout troop back in 1912 enjoyed hiking, and the girls of today do too! So let’s band together to commemorate our golden years and take on hiking the entire Appalachian Trail in bits & pieces in 2012! We can do it all! Come on & join us!

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Property Task Group Update

The council’s Property Task Group is moving forward with the long range property planning process to support the council’s strategic key priorities, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and Girl Scout brand within the council’s ability to fund and maintain.

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Knox County Schools System Updates Facility Use Policy

The Knox County school superintendent has agreed not to charge Girl Scout troops facility use fees for meeting in Knox County schools. This will change in July 2012, and we should be prepared to see a fee structure in place next year.

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Great Start Essentials Kit Offers Basic Girl Scout Items

Use the Great Start Essentials form to order the basics a girl will need for a new year in Girl Scouting. From the new “Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting” to uniform components, just fill out this simple form to order it all. Download the Great Start Essentials order form as a PDF. Note: The council is able to offer the insignia tab at $2.25, not the $4 price originally advertised in the “Adventure Planner.”

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New 100th Anniversary Patch: “Our Girl Scout Story”

Troops will learn what Girl Scouting has been like over the years as they earn a patch celebrating Girl Scouting’s history.

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Registering to Stay at Council Camps

Beginning September 1, you’ll see some changes when your troop is ready to register for a weekend at our beautiful council camps.

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Lip Smacker Bakes up New Girl Scout Cookie-Inspired Lips

The taste of Girl Scout cookies is captured in a new lip gloss line.

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Summer Program and Property Updates: Council Camps

See the latest facts and recommendations for summer program and property.

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