Upcoming Summer Events - Week of 6/25/14


July might be right around the corner, but summer is not over by any means! See what fun we have planned!


Girl Scout Days at Six Flags Great America

It’s not too late to take advantage of the special priced tickets for Girl Scout Days at Six Flags Great America! Tickets are only $31 each* (a savings of over 55% off of the main gate ticket price) and can be used by anyone – not just registered Girl Scouts! Girl Scout Days are June 21, 22 and July 19, 20, 2014. Girl Scout Days Picnic Tickets (Pick your Picnic day - June 21 or July 19 only – meal time 3:30 – 5pm) are available for $12.50 each – menu: fried chicken, hot dogs, pasta salads, chips, pickles, soft drink, ice cream bar.

Don’t forget your Girl Scout Days patches! $1 each.

Great America Tickets, Picnic Tickets and patches can only be purchased in person at one of the GSNI’s Stores.

*Hurricane Harbor requires an additional fee.

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

BYOU2 Dance Party
Get moving Bollywood style! Learn about Indian culture as you make your own Rangolis, a good luck red ribbon and a Bollywood-style bracelet to wear while you dance. Try some Indian dance moves and learn all about Indian culture!
Who: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors
Date: Saturday, July 26
Time: 1–3 p.m.
Location: Sterling Public Library
102 West Third Street, Sterling
Fee: $5 per girl
Registration: Ends 7/10/2014
Staff Contact: Kathleen Baylis, Ext. 7156

Climb Devil’s Lake with Vertical Endeavors
Journey: aMAZE / Badge: Adventurer
On our Vertical Endeavors Guided Adventure, Girl Scouts will get to experience the sport of rock climbing up close and personal. Devils Lake State Park contains the largest climbing area in the Midwest with over 1000 routes to choose from—some reaching up to 80 feet! Our trained instructors will provide and set up all of the necessary equipment in order for your group to climb as safely as possible. Your instructor is your personal guide for the afternoon, able to determine routes for the entire group and help meet your needs throughout the day. Your group gets to experience rock climbing in one of the most picturesque settings in the mid-west, as well as learn about the history and equipment of modern rock climbing.
Who: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors
Date: Saturday, July 26
Time: 1–2:30 p.m.
Location: Devil’s Lake State Park
S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI
Fee: $100 per girl
Includes: Use of climbing gear
Registration: Ends 7/09/14
Staff Contact: Felecia Dupczak, ext. 7161
NOTE: Transportation not included. Participants will need to sign a Vertical Endeavors waiver.


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.

Who: Girls in Grades 1-3
Date: 7/30-8/1
Location: Camp Dean
Fee: $150
Registration Deadline: 7/11/14

Six Days - Five Camps 

Did you know that GSNI owns five camp properties? Have you seen each one? Travel to all five camps during this six day session. You will be able to go crate stacking at Camp McCormick, canoe or kayak at Camp Dean, practice archery at Chapman Hills, complete the low ropes course at Mary Ann Beebe Center, and rappell down the wall at Camp Far Horizons.

Who: Girls in Grades 7-9
Date: 7/20-7/25
Location: Camp McCormick
Fee: $300
Registration Deadline: 7/3/14