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We are so excited to offer the activities listed below as wonderful “side trips” in your journey through the Girl Scout year. Just click on the links for printable flyers for each adventure for your girls!
PLEASE NOTE: These programs are not Girl Scout council-sponsored events but are offered by resource partners in our communities for your enjoyment. Because of this, cookie dough cannot be used as a form of payment for these events.
Bring your Girl Scout and your entire family to the fourth annual Slumber Party at Smokies Stadium on May 25. First, you’ll watch the Tennessee Smokies take on the Huntsville Stars. All Girl Scouts, families, and friends qualify for discounts on tickets, meal vouchers, Kids’ Zone wristbands, and souvenir packages.
Girl Scout Juniors are invited to work on the Animal Habitats Badge in a special workshop at the Knoxville Zoo.
Biltmore Estate in Asheville is hosting it’s first-ever Girl Scout Day on June 1.
Appalachian Caverns in Blountville, Tennessee, is excited to host a Girl Scout Day on June 8, with adventures below and above ground.
Registered Girl Scouts are eligible for discounted tickets to the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on Friday, June 14. Come experience the nitro-burning, pulse-pounding excitement of Thunder Valley racing and racers reaching speeds of 320 miles per hour.
Registration is now open for the Little River Service Unit’s Springbrook Day Camp in Alcoa. The camp focuses on science fun.
Get excited about attending college by attending the Girl University and Campus Tours, hosted by Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. Girl University is Saturday, June 22 at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Parents/Guardians and rising 7th-8th graders are invited to attend this day to learn about life after high school led by a team of experts.
The WNBA’s Atlanta Dream presents Kids Day at Philips Arena on Tuesday, June 25 at noon. Seats are $12 or $14. Beyond the action on the court, kids will enjoy face painting, balloon artistry, and more.
All girls and their families are invited to Girl Scout Day at Dollywood on June 29. Everyone will bring home a ton of great memories, and girls will get a free participation patch while supplies last. Many troops spend a portion of their cookie savings for this special trip. Girls and accompanying adults will receive a significant discount on admission and lunch, plus the option to add a day at Dolly’s Splash Country at discounted rates. Click here for details. …
A get your hands dirty, science based, day long event. Science activities will focus on sources of water pollution and finding solutions, removal of contaminants from wastewater, bio-assessment of a stream and much more. Hiking and Canoeing will also be available.
The Hamblen County Service Unit will host a summer day camp with the theme “Design: Fashion, Interior, and Architecture” July 22, 23, 25, and 26 at Liberty United Methodist Church.
Start off the Girl Scout year with a Family Fun Day in Banner Elk, NC. Enjoy a day full of fun family-togetherness!
Top American Idol contestants going on a nation-wide tour this summer. The the American Idol Live tour comes to Knoxville’s Thompson-Boling Arena August 6 with discounted tickets for Girl Scout groups.
Girl Scout Cadettes are invited to a Knoxville Zoo workshop for the Night Owl Badge.
Brownies are invited to an It’s Your Planet, Love It journey workshop focusing on the wonders of water.
Girl Scout Juniors are invited to an It’s Your Planet, Love It journey workshop at the Knoxville zoo. The focus will be on electricity.
Girl Scouts are invited to spend September 7 splashing around the great pools and water attractions of Wilderness at the Smokies Resort.
Come cheer on the WNBA Atlanta Dream as the team hosts the Phoenix Mercury at a special Girl Scout Day event. Tickets to the September 8 game are $14 per person, and girls will get special patches (limited availability).
The Knoxville Zoo invites Cadettes to the It’s Your Planet, Love It journey workshop focusing on flight.
Join a fun overnight, lock-in at one of Pigeon Forge’s most exciting attractions – WonderWorks!
The Knoxville Zoo invites Girl Scouts of all ages to enjoy a delicious dinner at the zoo! After dinner, a trained animal educator will lead a guided tour of the zoo at night.
Girl Scout Cadettes are invited to the Knoxville Zoo’s Night Owl Badge workshop.
Girl Scout Brownies are invited to a Pet Badge workshop at the Knoxville Zoo.
Girl Scout Juniors are invited to the Knoxville Zoo for an Animal Habitats Badge workshop.
Do something amazing during Spring Break 2014! Join GSCSA on a 5-day trip exploring Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon by horse, raft and on foot. The entire group will also be completing a service project to benefit the Hualapai Tribe on thier Indian Reservation.
Year Round Opportunities
Troop Leaders: We have what you’ve been looking for! Fun , hands-on activities for a 2-hour troop meeting or a 4-hour Saturday adventure! The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center celebrates theincredible ingenuity and enduring spirit of our mountain ancestors. Available programs for girl scouts include hands-on activities, such as learning to use a primitive hunting tool, making a troop quilt, or exploring a day in the life of “Abigail,” a young girl traveling in the 1800s. Contact: Katherine Prince Curator …
Let us bring Hands On to you! These outreach programs are the perfect way to add hands-on fun to your troop meeting! Choose the best program for your size troop and age group. Cost: Outreach programs range in cost from $45 – $100 Contact: Laura Miles, Outreach Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (423) 434-4263 ext. 103 Download PDF
Lil Swee-Tea Party has created a fun way for girl scouts to experience an enchanted themed Tea Party and Stuff-A-Friend Workshops. Each package includes a 1.5 hour party, hostess, complete table setting with porcelain china, dress-up trunk, themed party of your choice (includes music and activity), certificate, and cupcake snack. Cost: Based on Theme Minimum of 10 children Contact: 865.981.4096 or www.lilswee-teaparty.com. Download PDF
Pack a snack and spend the night at the Gray Fossil Site! Cost: $30 per child, $15 per adult Dates: By Request Contact: Call 423.439.3640 to schedule a camp-in today! Download PDF
Book your group at WonderWorks for a fun-filled day of adventure! Over 100 interactive exhibits to explore, including the new 50ft tall indoor ropse course with 50 challenging elements. All scouts will receive a WonderWorks participation patch. Cost: Scouts- $12.65 + tax (includes patch) Adults- $16.95 + tax Tagalongs (4-12 years old) $9.95 + tax Book trip in advance by calling Andrea Wilson at 865.868.1815 or email at email@example.com Download PDF
Are you or your troop looking for a worthwhile community service project while learning a creative and fun skill? Sew Crazy is looking for you! Sew Crazy is a local sewing group that is sewing simple shirts and quilts for premature infants. Girls age 12 and up are eligible to participate. Contact: Donna Horowitz, director and sewing instructor, for more information (423) 434-0424. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Download PDF
Complete details here about how to get involved in Habitat for Humanity. You’re never too young to help in some way.
WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge is opening its doors for Girl Scout group sleepovers.
Enjoy an overnight adventure with your troop!
Your adventure will include a healthy snack, continental breakfast, themed programming provided by staff educators, gift shop open for a limited time during the day, and a free museum pass for each camper to return another day.