Upcoming Summer Events and Camp Sessions - Week of 6/11/14


There's still time to add some fun into your summer! Take a look at what GSNI has in store! 


Get Moving! Get Healthy! Day Camp 
Summer is almost here, and it's time to get up, get moving, and get healthy! Join "Dez I. Ner", as you work your way through the Get Moving! Journey. Learn how to energize your community and yourself as you use your feet to explore the world around you. This is a great opportunity for girls to complete Journey pre-requisites for the Girl Scout Bronze Award! This camp is funded through a grant from Cadence Health.
Who: Girl Scout girls who have completed grades 4–5
Date: June 23–27
Time: 12 Noon–5:30 p.m.
Location: Baker Community Center
101 S. 2nd Street, St. Charles
Fee: $35 per girl
Includes: Get Moving! Journey book, Journey awards, snack each day, and field trip (must attend all 5 days to receive all awards)
Registration: Ends 6/11/2014
Staff Contact: Shannan Harley, Ext. 7121


GSNI Museum Adventure Day 
Come and explore Rockford's historic Riverfront Museum Park District. Learn about the world's past at Burpee Museum of Natural History, play and discover science at the Discovery Center Museum, revel in art at the Rockford Art Museum and view dance studi9os and costumes at the Rockford Dance Company. Plan the day as you see fit. Take this day to have fun with your fellow Girl Scouts!
Who: All Girl Scouts
Date: Saturday, July 19
Time: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Location: Riverfront Museum District
711 N. Main Street, Rockford
Fee: $15 per girl; $15 per adult
Includes: Museum Day Patch and access to all four museums
Registration: Ends 7/02/2014
Staff Contact: Katie Sullivan, Ext. 7137


Fun-tastic Science 
Calling all Juniors! Kick-off your year at Fermilab where you will explore physical and life science along with engineering! Ever wondered what clues help detective solve cases? What can make a cozy habitat for animals? Do you know how to make a good product? To learn these anwers, come to this Junior kick-off at Fermilab to get your Junior Journey's started!
Who: Girl Scout Juniors
Date: Monday, August 11- Tuesday, August 12
Time: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Location: Fermilab Lederman Science Center
Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia
Fee: $52 per girl
Includes: Four sessions in two days; Journey: Get Moving
Registration: Ends 7/23/2014
Staff Contact: Katie Sullivan, Ext. 7137


Under the Sea
Ever wanted to learn how to snorkel? Put on your fins and learn how to snorkel with a professional! This fun activity will get you swimming like a string ray and see like one too!

Who: Girl Scout ages 10 and older
Date: Sunday, June 28
Time: 1 p.m.- 2 p.m.
Location: Sea Level Diving
269 Liberty Street, Crystal Lake
Fee: $22 per girl
Includes: Fun Patch
Registration: Ends 6/18/2014
Staff Contact: Katie Sullivan, Ext. 7137


Adventure Camp Overnight
Brave Camp Benson and explore the 113 acre of outdoor fun! Take a dark and cold hike into a cave. Fly through the air on a 3-story-tall zip-line to see the beauty of the property. Take a leisurely hike through the grotto or climb aboard your sled and take the plunge down the 240-foot long Twilight Zone tube slide. Have a desire for adventure? Then Camp Benson Adventure Camp is for you!

Who: Girl Scout Juniors/Cadettes
Date: Saturday, September 6 (10 a.m.)- Sunday, September 7 (10 a.m.)
Location: YMCA Camp Benson
16355 Scenic Palisades Road, Mount Carroll
Fee: $25 per girl/ $26 per adult
Includes: Overnight accommodations, 3 meals (lunch, dinner, breakfast)
Registration: Ends 8/20/2014
Staff Contact: Katie Sullivan, Ext. 7137


Canoes, Kayaks, and Rafts 

Hang on to your paddles, you are in for a wild ride! Review your canoeing skills in the pool before heading out on the river for a day trip. Then pack your bags to head to northern Wisconsin for the ride of your life as you go white-water rafting.

Location: Camp McCormick
Grades: Girls in Grades 8-10
Date: 7/13-7/18
Fee: $360


DaVinci Girls

Dust off the scissors and glue, this session is about to get crafty! Spend extra time in the arts and crafts building as you make a masterpiece to bring home.

Location: Camp Dean
Grades: 1-3
Date: 7/30-8/1
Fee: $150