This event is completely full and registration is closed. Thanks!
In keeping with the Forever Green theme of the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary to improve the environment and protect natural resources, we ask that you CARPOOL to the event. Parking will be limited.
Registration Deadline: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Maximum: 1,000 people
Event Details: The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge (CMOR) and the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) are teaming up to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts in the USA!
The March 24 event will feature a day to celebrate Girl Scouting throughout history. There will be stage presentations, lots of fun activities in rooms throughout the museum, lunch and viewing of the new Girl Scout exhibit.
This event is open to all Girl Scout troops as well as friends and individuals of all ages and their families.
The schedule for the event is as follows:
10:15 a.m.: Program in the CMOR gym area (the stage program will feature an opening flag ceremony, several tableaux by girls in vintage uniforms and with scenery, active singing and special guests) (For the first 500 who registered)
Noon-2:30 p.m.: Lunch available by pre-registration, or you’re welcome to bring your own
Noon–3:45 p.m.: Girl Scout hands-on activities throughout the museum
3:45 p.m.: Closing ceremony
The Girl Scout organization has a very special and unique history in Oak Ridge, the “Secret City.” The very first Oak Ridge Girl Scout troop was formed by Elsie Novy (Atkins) during WWII after she received permission from the United States Army. Decades later, Oak Ridger Joyce Maienschein’s Girl Scout Troop #69 founded the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge. The new exhibit of Maienschein’s Girl Scout collection will also include memorabilia from Elsie Novy (Atkins).
Event admission is free. The option event patch is $2 and optional lunch is $3. Total for admission, patch and lunch is $5 per person. Please register even if you do not plan to purchase a patch and/or lunch and just choose the “Event Admission – Free” option when you register. Note to attendees: upon arrival and check-in, you will be given your troop/group’s packet of event patches and lunch tickets.
Please note that patches will also be sold on-site on the day of the event. This is to ensure that we have enough lunches available for those who ordered one. The lunch menu for the day will consist of:
Ham or turkey sandwich
Bag of potato chips
Lemonade or water
Special 100th Anniversary cupcakes for dessert
Condiments, napkins and silverware will be provided.
Brownbag lunches are also welcome. Special 100th Anniversary souvenirs will also be for sale during the event.
Girl Scout troops must follow the same chaperon ratio guidelines that exist for all events. Here are the guidelines. Chaperon Guidelines
If you plan to visit Oak Ridge from another city/town, visit the Oak Ridge Convention & Visitor’s Bureau’s website www.OakRidgeVisitor.com to learn more about the city, plus accommodation and dining options.
We still need volunteers for the event! If you are interested in volunteering, please download this form 100th Anniversary Volunteer Application and submit it to Hallie Duncan at firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to 865-689-9835 (Attn: Hallie Duncan) or mail it to Hallie Duncan at the Knoxville Service Center at 1567 Downtown West Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37919. Registration and Volunteer App Guidelines
CANCELLATION POLICY:Cancellations must be submitted in writing by midnight on March 16, 2012. Refunds will NOT be given for cancellations received after March 16, 2012 or for failing to attend the event. Your registration, including a patch and lunch order, may be transferred to another troop or individual. You may email your cancellation to Jen Sandie at email@example.com
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