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The 2014-2015 Event Calendar

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Amazing Astronomy

Explore the universe! Girls will learn about stars, constellations, planets, and the solar system. Girls will also have the opportunity to view space through the observatory’s impressive telescope, a view that is sure to impress! Girls will receive a fun patch. Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/02/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Witte Observatory Complex, 18832 152nd Avenue, Sperry, IA 52650
Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Junior Jewelers

Want more sparkle in your life? Join us for an evening creating wearable art! Girls will learn the tools of the trade and then bend, bead, and glue items into earrings or necklaces. Juniors will complete all the steps to earn the Jeweler badge and wear the items they create home.

Badges will be distributed at this event. If you have any questions, please contact RobynS@GirlScoutsToday.org.

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Date 12/03/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $15 for girl members, $30 for non-members, $5 for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA 50701
Contact Robyn Smuck / robyns@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-232-6601
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Holiday Festivities: Then and Now

Peek into Christmas Past at the Musser house! Girls will see how people used to celebrate Christmas as they tour the house, listen to Christmas music on an antique music box, and try their hands at a Christmas craft to take home! A light snack will be served. Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/04/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Muscatine Art Center, 1314 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761
Contact TBA / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Be Prepared: First Aid for Older Girls -- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

As girls get older, they find themselves in charge more and more. Girls will learn how to look after others, how to use everything in a first aid kit and how to prevent injuries. Cadette, Senior andbassadors will complete all the steps to earn the First Aid badge. Badges are included in the event price and will be distributed at the event.Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.
Date 12/04/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost CANCELLED -- $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location American Red Cross, 1100 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Bullseye Girl Series -- POSTPONED

Join professional instructors from Elite Outdoors and learn the skill of archery during this three session series! Girls will learn range rules, whistle commands, and shooting.  They will even shoot at moving targets on the TechnoHunt Range. The last session will be filled with games and a competition.

This series will meet three Thursday evenings in a row 12/4/04, 12/11/14 and 12/18/14.

Contact Korissa Prine at KorissaP@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/04/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost POSTPONED -- $24 for girl members, $39 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Elite Outdoors, 3125 Cedar Crest Ridge #1, Dubuque, IA 52003
Contact Korissa Prine / korissap@girlscoutstoday.org / 563-583-9169
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Girls Against Hunger

Help the hungry with Kids Against Hunger. Girls will learn why it’s important to help the hungry. They will package thousands of meals for hungry kids and write letters to those who will receive the meals. Girls will earn and receive the Global Action award as they make an impact on a global issue.

Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

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Date 12/04/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost $14 for girl members, $29 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location The Center, 1411 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Get Moving! Journey Weekend -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Girls will complete the entire Get Moving! Leadership Journey during this fun overnight. Adults will have time to network with other volunteers and learn more about implementing Journeys while encouraging girls to take the lead and try new things. Includes Journey book, three meals, and snacks. Awards can be purchased from the Girl Scout Shop or online at www.GirlScoutsToday.org/shop.  Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.
Date 12/05/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 12/06/2014 @ 4:30 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost FULL -- $40 for girl members, $55 for non-members, $25 for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Camp L-Kee-Ta, 7501 200th Avenue, Danville, IA 52623
Contact Stacy Conforti / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 563-583-9169
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Girls, Games & Giggles

Games and giggles will rule the night at this fun overnight at the Grout Museum! Girls will complete a scavenger hunt around the museum, make up their own mystery game, and create a unique sport for the other girls to play. Brownies will earn and receive the Making Games badge.

Badges will be distributed at this event. Girls must bring a signed health form with them, a conduct agreement, and overnight gear (this will be sent via email with the confirmation letter prior to the event). If you have any questions, please contact Robyn Smuck at RobynS@girlscoutstoday.org

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Date 12/05/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 12/06/2014 @ 9:00 am
Grades 2, 3
Cost $35 for girl members, $50 for non-members, $15 for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Grout Museum District, 503 South Street, Waterloo, IA 50701
Contact Robyn Smuck / robyns@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-232-6601
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Business Buddies -- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Become an entrepreneur! Girls will learn what it takes to plan and create a new business. Consumer research, customer service and financing will be key as girls complete all the steps to earn the Business Owner badge. Badge and activity supplies are included. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.
Date 12/06/2014
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Grades 4, 5
Cost CANCELLED -- $18 for girl members, $33 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Junior Achievement of the Heartland, 116 West 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Step into STEM

Join members of the Society of Women Engineers for a Saturday STEM session filled with fun science and engineering related activities! Learn about electrical engineering while building your very own burglar alarm, civil engineering while making delicious chocolate asphalt, aerospace engineering while building and testing a Lunar Lander, chemical engineering while making glow in the dark slime (and more!). Plus, take home everything you make! Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about the program. Every participant will get a Girl Scout SWE patch at the completion of the session. Lunch will be provided.Please be sure to indicate any special dietary needs on your registration.

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Date 12/06/2014
Time 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $16 for girl members, $31 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Cedar Rapids Girl Scout Leadership Center, 317 7th Ave SE Suite 201, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Anatomy of a Happy Meal

Where does your food come from? How are you connected to it? At this event, girls will investigate the Anatomy of a Happy Meal, discovering where fast food, its packaging, and toys come from. In addition to learning about production, girls will also find out what happens next. Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/06/2014
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Grades 4, 5
Cost $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Sustainable Business Center, 2900 West Main Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Santa's Workshop

Join Santa’s team to become a Christmas Elf! Girls will create their own re-purposed present this year. Girls will choose from a variety of recycled materials to make a one of a kind, from the heart present this holiday season. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

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Date 12/06/2014
Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost $4 for girl members, $19 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, 350 6th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Pretty Painters

Paint like a pro at the Dubuque Museum of Art! Girls will learn to use different mediums, including tempera and watercolor. They will create a landscape artwork exploring the changes of the season and a monochromatic painting. Brownies will complete all the steps to earn the Painting badge. They will receive the badge at the end of the event. Contact Korissa Prine at KorissaP@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/06/2014
Time 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Grades 2, 3
Cost $9 for girl members, $24 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Contact Korissa Prine / korissap@girlscoutstoday.org / 563-583-9169
Deadline 11/27/2014
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The Junior Pillowcase Project -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Disasters can happen at any time and Girl Scouts are always prepared! Girls will learn about what happens during natural disasters, how to be prepared, and how to share that preparedness with family and friends at home. Girls will decorate their own pillowcase and learn how to make a preparedness kit for their homes. Juniors will receive a completion certificate and patch. Contact Korissa Prine at KorissaP@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.
Date 12/06/2014
Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost FULL -- $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location American Red Cross, 2400 Asbury Road, Dubuque, IA 52001
Contact Korissa Prine / korissap@girlscoutstoday.org / 563-583-9169
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Behind the Beat

Move to the beat of your own drum! Girls will explore the Behind the Beat exhibit at the Africanerican Museum. They will learn about African music and create their own piece to perform! Girls will earn and receive the Musician badge at this event.Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. Girls will earn and receive the Musician badge.

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Date 12/06/2014
Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $7 for girl members, $22 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Africanerican Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Gobble it up, Gloria! -- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Join a Hy-Vee dietitian and Gloria, one of the Daisy Flower Friends at this delicious event. Girls will learn to respect themselves and others while making and sampling healthy snacks. Girls will earn the Gloria petal. The Daisy flower petal set can be purchased at any Girl Scout Leadership Center or on-line. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.
Date 12/06/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost CANCELLED -- $6 for girl members, $21 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location North Dodge Hy-Vee, 1201 N Dodge St, Iowa City, IA 52245
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Composting Cuties

Wiggle with worms! Girls will spend time with the experts from Food Corps to learn how to respect themselves by eating right and how to use their resources wisely! Daisies will get down and dirty as they discover the tricks behind composting and adopt some worms that will help with the process!

Girls will earn the Gloria and Clover petals at this event. Petals can be purchased in a set at any leadership center or online at www.GirlScoutsToday.org/shop. If you have any questions, please contact Robyn Smuck at RobynS@GirlScoutsToday.org.

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Date 12/06/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost $7 for girl members, $22 for non-members, $2 for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Hartman Reserve Nature Center, 657 Reserve Drive, Cedar Falls, IA 52613
Contact Robyn Smuck / robyns@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-232-6601
Deadline 11/20/2014
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Savory Snacks -- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Sweet, spicy, sour, or savory; you can make it! Join the dietitian at Hy-Vee to learn several new, easy snack recipes anyone can do. Girls will sample all their healthy creations. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. Girls will earn and receive the Snacks badge at the event.
Date 12/06/2014
Time 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost CANCELLED -- $7 for girl members, $22 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location North Dodge Hy-Vee, 1201 N Dodge St, Iowa City, IA 52245
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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SCUBA Adventure -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Get ready to make a splash! Girls will learn the basics of scuba with this introductory class taught by local PADI Master Instructor. Then girls will jump in the pool and use the SCUBA equipment themselves. Experience underwater breathing and swimming like never before. This is not a full SCUBA certification class, only an introduction to the activity. Due to the class size, adults may attend but will not be able to participate. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.
Date 12/07/2014
Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost FULL -- $27 for girl members, $42 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S Gilbert St., Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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SCUBA Adventure -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Get ready to make a splash! Girls will learn the basics of scuba with this introductory class taught by local PADI Master Instructor. Then girls will jump in the pool and use the SCUBA equipment themselves. Experience underwater breathing and swimming like never before. This is not a full SCUBA certification class, only an introduction to the activity. Due to the class size, adults may attend but will not be able to participate. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/07/2014
Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost FULL -- $27 for girl members, $42 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Robert E. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Get Moving: Investigate in the Energy Lab!

Energy! Girls will learn about energy use and how to improve and decrease energy consumption. They will explore the interactive exhibits at ATEEC’s learning lab to discover more about biofuels, solar power, wind power, and more! Juniors will earn the Investigate award from the Get Moving! Journey.  Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

Adults will get a chance to network and learn how to complete the Get Moving! Journey.  They will also have an opportunity to talk about the best ways to work with girls as they get older.

The Investigate award is part of a three piece award for the Get Moving! Journey that can be purchased in any Girl Scout Shop or online at www.GirlScoutsToday.org/shop.

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Date 12/08/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $1 for girl members, $16 for non-members, $1 for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location ATEEC Learning Lab, 201 N. Harrison Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Be Prepared: First Aid for Juniors -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

What would you do in an emergency? Girls will learn how to help people when they are ill or injured and how to respond during an emergency. Juniors will complete all the steps to earn the First Aid badge. Badges are included in the event price and will be distributed at the event.

Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

Date 12/09/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost FULL -- $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location American Red Cross, 1100 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/25/2014
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Nature Games -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Have you ever wondered how our early settlers and early Nativeericans children stayed entertained without smart phones, iPads or television? Girls will learn how to use natural items to play games that are fun and develop fine and gross motor skills. These games are fun and educational! Daisies will earn their Global Action award and will receive it at the event.

Contact Korissa Prine at KorissaP@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

Date 12/09/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost FULL -- $3 for girl members, $18 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Swiss Valley Nature Center, 13606 Swiss Valley Rd, Peosta, IA 52068
Contact Korissa Prine / korissap@girlscoutstoday.org / 563-583-9169
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Innovator -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Become inspired and create something new! Girls will discover ways to build creations that can help solve problems on issues they care about. Girls will complete all the steps towards the Inventor badge. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. Girls will complete all the steps towards the Inventor badge. The Inventor badge can be purchased at any Girl Scout shop or online.
Date 12/11/2014
Time 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost FULL -- $9 for girl members, $24 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Cedar Rapids Area Leadership Center, Cedar Rapids Area Leadership Center, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Color Your Life -- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Express yourself through art! Girls will tour the galleries at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art for inspiration and then create their own original art! They will make a Pollock abstract mural and a still life to take home.   Brownies will complete all the steps to earn the Painting badge.Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

The Painting badge can be purchased at any Girl Scout shop or online at www.GirlScoutsToday.org/shop.

Date 12/11/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost CANCELLED -- $14 for girl members, $29 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 410 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Savory Snacks -- CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Sweet, spicy, sour, or savory; make it tasty! Join the dietitian at Hy-Vee to learn several new, easy snack recipes anyone can do. Girls will sample all their healthy creations. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. Girls will earn and receive the Snacks badge at the event.
Date 12/11/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost CANCELLED -- $7 for girl members, $22 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Marion Hy-Vee, 3600 U.S. 151, Marion, IA 52302
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Girl Scout Night with the Waterloo Black Hawks

Grab the family and head out to Girl Scout Night at the Waterloo Black Hawks! Watch as the Black Hawk hockey team faces off against Sioux Falls in a battle for the best hockey team in the U.S. All family members are welcome. There will not be a meet-and-greet after this game.

If you have any questions, please contact Robyn Smuck at RobynS@girlscoutstoday.org.

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Date 12/12/2014
Time 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $8 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Young Arena, 125 Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA 50701
Contact Robyn Smuck / robyns@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-232-6601
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Inventors Among Us

Galesburg, IL was home to the inventor of the Ferris Wheel, George Washington Gale Ferris. At Inventorsong Us, girls will learn about Ferris and create their own invention, using recycled materials. Girls will need to bring their thinking caps for this inventive event! Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Grades 2, 3
Cost $10 for girl members, $25 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Discovery Depot, 128 S. Chambers Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
Contact Stacy Conforti / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 563-583-9169
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Savory Snacks

Sweet, spicy, sour, or savory; make it tasty! Join the dietitian at Hy-Vee to learn several new, easy snack recipes anyone can do. Girls will sample all their healthy creations. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. Girls will earn and receive the Snacks badge at the event.

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost $7 for girl members, $22 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Marion Hy-Vee, 3600 U.S. 151, Marion, IA 52302
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Jingle Jewelers

Learn the tricks of the jewelry trade at the Hearst Center for the Arts. At this holiday-themed event, girls will turn everyday objects into jewelry, explore the jewelry of another culture, and work to shape metal into a sparkling gift. Girls will earn and receive their Jewelry badge at this event.

Registration fee includes the Jeweler badge, jewelry making supplies, and admission to the Hearst. Girls will receive the badge at the event. Please contact Robyn Smuck at RobynS@girlscoutstoday.org with any questions.

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $9 for girl members, $24 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 West Seerley Boulevard, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Contact Robyn Smuck / robyns@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-232-6601
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Swim Safe

Splish, splash! Learn from the certified lifeguards at the YMCA all about how to swim safe and be safe in water. Girls will get to work on basics such as safety floats, life jackets, and calling for help. They will also learn how to help their friends who may be in danger. Girls should bring a swimsuit and towel.Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3
Cost $9 for girl members, $24 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location West Family YMCA, 3505 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA 52804
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Master Chef -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

No one is born a master chef, it takes time and practice! Learn from a dietitian how to make several new and simple meals. Girls will learn to think like a chef as they create a full three course meal. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. Juniors will earn and receive the Simple Meals badge at the event.
Date 12/13/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost FULL -- $7 for girl members, $22 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location North Dodge Hy-Vee, 1201 N Dodge St, Iowa City, IA 52245
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Traditions, Trains, and Travel

Explore the traditions of Christmases past! Girls will tour the Musser house, with its historic Christmas decorations, and create a vintage holiday ornament. Girls will also learn about travel by train as they experience the “Muscatine Railroad History” exhibit. A light snack will be served. Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $8 for girl members, $23 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Muscatine Art Center, 1314 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761
Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 11/27/2014
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The Nutcracker 12/13/14 1:30 pm

Join Ballet Quad Cities for a magical holiday adventure, as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle The Evil Rat King, journey through an icy winter wonderland, and are treated like royalty in the Kingdom of the Sweets. Lavish costumes, beautiful scenery, and spectacular lighting will thrill any age. Ballet Quad Cities presents The Nutcracker. All tickets must be purchased through the Adler Theatre using the order form found below. In order to have seats together, they must be purchased together on one form. These tickets are not affiliated with Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois and are done completely through Adler Theatre. If you have questions, please contact the Adler Theatre Box Office at 563-326-8500. There is a $5 processing fee per order and no refunds or exchanges will be made.

Date 12/13/2014
Time 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $12 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Adler Theatre Box Office / 563-326-8500
Deadline 12/08/2014
Forms Orchestra Iowa for Girl Scouts Promotion 2014
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Overnight Investigation -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Grab a magnifying glass! Cadettes are on the case as they explore the science behind forensics to solve the mysteries. Cadettes will earn the Special Agent badge. Badges can be purchased at any Girl Scout shop or online. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

At least one adult per group of girls needs Overnight Readiness Training. Please contact Volunteer Leadership Development at VolunteerLeadershipDevelopment@GirlScoutsToday.org to take this training.

Date 12/13/2014
Time 6:30 pm - 12/14/2014 @ 8:30 am
Grades 6, 7, 8
Cost FULL -- $32 for girl members, $47 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location The Iowa Children's Museum, 1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Overnight Investigation

Grab a magnifying glass! Juniors will follow clues around the museum with the powers of science and observation. Juniors will earn the Detective badge. Badges can be purchased at any Girl Scout shop or online. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

At least one adult per group of girls needs Overnight Readiness Training. Please contact Volunteer Leadership Development at VolunteerLeadershipDevelopment@GirlScoutsToday.org to take this training.”

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 6:30 pm - 12/14/2014 @ 8:30 am
Grades 4, 5
Cost $32 for girl members, $47 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location The Iowa Children's Museum, 1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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Overnight Investigation

Grab a magnifying glass! Brownies will explore how inventors get ideas, problem solve, and how their inventions become reality. Brownies will earn the Inventor badge. Badges can be purchased at any Girl Scout shop or online. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program.

At least one adult per group of girls needs Overnight Readiness Training. Please contact Volunteer Leadership Development at VolunteerLeadershipDevelopment@GirlScoutsToday.org to take this training.”

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Date 12/13/2014
Time 6:30 pm - 12/14/2014 @ 8:30 am
Grades 2, 3
Cost $32 for girl members, $47 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location The Iowa Children's Museum, 1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA 52241
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 11/27/2014
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The Nutcracker 12/13/14 7:30 pm

Join Ballet Quad Cities for a magical holiday adventure, as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle The Evil Rat King, journey through an icy winter wonderland, and are treated like royalty in the Kingdom of the Sweets. Lavish costumes, beautiful scenery, and spectacular lighting will thrill any age. Ballet Quad Cities presents The Nutcracker. All tickets must be purchased through the Adler Theatre using the order form found below. In order to have seats together, they must be purchased together on one form. These tickets are not affiliated with Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois and are done completely through Adler Theatre. If you have questions, please contact the Adler Theatre Box Office at 563-326-8500. There is a $5 processing fee per order and no refunds or exchanges will be made.

Date 12/13/2014
Time 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $12 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Adler Theatre Box Office / 563-326-8500
Deadline 12/08/2014
Forms Orchestra Iowa for Girl Scouts Promotion 2014
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The Girl Musketeers -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

All for one and one for all! Girls will learn how to parry, stand on guard and defend in this fun basics of fencing event. They will get a chance to try out the proper protective gear and actually fence each other with practice swords! Girls will complete all the steps to earn a Iowa City Fencing patch.Participants need to wear long, comfortable pants, a t-shirt, and clean, dry athletic shoes. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. There will also be exclusive Iowa City Fencing patches sold for an extra $1.50 after the event.
Date 12/14/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost FULL -- $13 for girl members, $28 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Iowa City Fencing Center, 415 Highland Ave. Suite 200, Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/04/2014
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The Nutcracker 12/14/14 1:30 pm

Join us for a magical holiday adventure, as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle The Evil Rat King, journey through an icy winter wonderland, and are treated like royalty in the Kingdom of the Sweets. Lavish costumes, beautiful scenery, and spectacular lighting will thrill any age. Ballet Quad Cities presents The Nutcracker. All tickets must be purchased through the Adler Theatre using the order form found below. In order to have seats together, they must be purchased together on one form. These tickets are not affiliated with Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois and are done completely through Adler Theatre. If you have questions, please contact the Adler Theatre Box Office at 563-326-8500. There is a $5 processing fee per order and no refunds or exchanges will be made.

Date 12/14/2014
Time 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $12 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Adler Theatre Box Office / 563-326-8500
Deadline 12/08/2014
Forms Orchestra Iowa for Girl Scouts Promotion 2014
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On Guard! -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

All for one and one for all! Learn how to parry, stand on guard, and how to defend in this fun basics of fencing event. Girls will get a chance to wear the proper protective gear and actually fence each other! Brownies will complete all the steps to earn a Iowa City Fencing patch. Learn from an expert who has sent her students to World Championships! Participants need to wear long, comfortable pants, a t-shirt, and clean, dry athletic shoes. Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. There will also be exclusive Iowa City Fencing patches sold for an extra $1.50 after the event.

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Date 12/14/2014
Time 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost FULL -- $16 for girl members, $31 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Iowa City Fencing Center, 415 Highland Ave. Suite 200, Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Parry -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

On Guard! Explore the interesting history of women in fencing then strap on the equipment and experience fencing yourself! Learn from an expert who has sent her students to the Fencing World Championships. Find out how to attack and defend with proper form. If time allows girls may even get a chance to face someone in a match with points. Participants need to wear long, comfortable pants, a t-shirt, and clean, dry athletic shoes.  Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this program. There will also be exclusive Iowa City Fencing patches sold for an extra $1.50 after the event.
Date 12/14/2014
Time 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost FULL -- $16 for girl members, $31 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Iowa City Fencing Center, 415 Highland Ave. Suite 200, Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/04/2014
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The Nutcracker 12/14/14 7:30 pm

Join us for a magical holiday adventure, as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle The Evil Rat King, journey through an icy winter wonderland, and are treated like royalty in the Kingdom of the Sweets. Lavish costumes, beautiful scenery, and spectacular lighting will thrill any age. Ballet Quad Cities presents The Nutcracker. All tickets must be purchased through the Adler Theatre using the order form found below. In order to have seats together, they must be purchased together on one form. These tickets are not affiliated with Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois and are done completely through Adler Theatre. If you have questions, please contact the Adler Theatre Box Office at 563-326-8500. There is a $5 processing fee per order and no refunds or exchanges will be made.

Date 12/14/2014
Time 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $12 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Adler Theatre Box Office / 563-326-8500
Deadline 12/08/2014
Forms Orchestra Iowa for Girl Scouts Promotion 2014
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Be Prepared: First Aid for Brownies -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Brownies are always prepared to help! At Be Prepared, girls will learn what to do in an emergency, how to treat minor injuries, and how to stay safe. They will complete all the steps to earn the First Aid badge.  Badges are included in the event price and will be distributed at the event.  Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.
Date 12/16/2014
Time 5:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grades 2, 3
Cost FULL -- $5 for girl members, $20 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location American Red Cross, 1100 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Thrill Builders

Launch your own crazy carnival of moving parts as we dive into the world ofusements parks. Girls will learn all about how to create anusement park ride and then will construct their own thrill ride using Techbridge kits. Girls will complete Step 3 of the Entertainment Technology badge.

Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/18/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 4, 5
Cost $15 for girl members, $30 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Girl Scout Program Center, 2011 2nd Ave., Rock Island, IL 61201
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Art Adventure

See what art is all about! Daisies will tour the Figge Art Museum, then create their own work of art to take home. Girls will fashion colorful multi-layered textile squares, adding decorative embellishments including beads, color threads and more.
Contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/18/2014
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades K, 1
Cost $6 for girl members, $21 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Figge Art Museum, 225 West 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801
Contact Emily Droessler / emilyd@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 12/04/2014
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T-Shirt Frenzy

Calling all designers! Girls will experiment using four different techniques for t-shirt dye and design. Each girl will need to bring at least three 100% cotton t-shirts in white or a very light color and one dark colored shirt. Girls can creat holiday gifts or fill their own closet.

Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions about this event.

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Date 12/20/2014
Time 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $10 for girl members, $25 for non-members, free for adults. Not a member? Join us!
Location Art Guild of Burlington, 301 Jefferson Street, Burlington, IA 52601
Contact Program@GirlScoutsToday.org / program@girlscoutstoday.org / 309-788-0833
Deadline 12/04/2014
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Holiday Spectacular -- 12/20

Let your heart soar as Orchestra Iowa heralds the holidays and rings in the New Year! Celebrate the season with a mix of timeless classics, audience sing-alongs and warm cheer for all. Contact Claire Leonard at the Paramount to get tickets. Ticket prices vary. Girl Scout discount code: THINMINT.

Date 12/20/2014
Time 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $14 to $34 depending on seat selection. (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Paramount Theatre, 119 3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Claire Leonard / cleonard@orchestraiowa.org / 319-366-8206
Forms Orchestra Iowa for Girl Scouts Promotion 2014
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Holiday Spectacular -- 12/21

Let your heart soar as Orchestra Iowa heralds the holidays and rings in the New Year! Celebrate the season with a mix of timeless classics, audience sing-alongs and warm cheer for all. Contact Claire Leonard at the Paramount to get tickets. Ticket prices vary. Girl Scout discount code: THINMINT.

Date 12/21/2014
Time 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost $14 to $34 depending on seat location. (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Paramount Theatre, 119 3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Claire Leonard / cleonard@orchestraiowa.org / 319-366-8206
Forms Orchestra Iowa for Girl Scouts Promotion 2014
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Winter Wonder Day Camp -- CR -- FULL

THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Come join us for some winter fun! With the help of Olaf, Elsa, Mannie, and Ellie, girls will explore the Power of Sisterhood, the Magic of Friendship, and the Wonders of Water. Girls can expect to make editable icebergs, make and eat a snowman, watch two movies, and much, much more! Limited transportation and grants to help cover the cost of camp are available upon request. Contact for more information: Janet Choplick 3193638335 x212 or janetc@girlscouttoday.org

$40 includes both days of fun, a badge, breakfast and lunch. Grants to help cover the cost of camp are available upon request. No girl turned away based on ability to pay.

Camp will be held during the day from 8am-5pm on Monday 12/29/14 and Tuesday 12/30/14. This is not an overnight.

Date 12/29/2014
Time 8:00 am - 12/30/2014 @ 5:00 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Cost FULL -- $40 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location Girl Scout Leadership Center, 317 Seventh Avenue Suite 201, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Contact Janet Choplick / janetc@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/19/2014
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Winter Wonder -- Iowa City -- CLOSED

THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.

Come join us for some winter fun! With the help of Olaf, Elsa, Mannie, and Ellie, girls will explore the Power of Sisterhood, the Magic of Friendship, and the Wonders of Water. Girls can expect to make editable icebergs, make and eat a snowman, watch two movies, and much, much more! Limited transportation and grants to help cover the cost of camp are available upon request. Contact for more information: Janet Choplick 3193638335 x212 or janetc@girlscouttoday.org

$40 includes both days of fun, a badge, breakfast and lunch. Grants to help cover the cost of camp are available upon request. No girl turned away based on ability to pay.

Camp will be held during the day from 8am-5pm on Monday 12/29/14 and Tuesday 12/30/14. This is not an overnight.

Date 12/29/2014
Time 8:00 am - 12/30/2014 @ 5:00 pm
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Cost CLOSED -- $40 (Not a member? Join us!)
Location East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Boulevard SE, Iowa City, IA 52240
Contact Janet Choplick / janetc@girlscoutstoday.org / 319-363-8335
Deadline 12/19/2014
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