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Over the Edge 4 Girl Scouts - June 4, 2022

Be FEARLESS! Go Over the Edge 4 Girl Scouts! Push the limits of your comfort zone with this unique fundraising experience. No prior ropes experience is necessary, just a drive to make a difference. To raise funds, participants create a personal fundraising page where friends and family can securely donate to your rappel.

Ways to participate in 2022?

Rappel - Register and rappel the historical 8 story SupplyCore building in downtown Rockford. Raise $1,000 ($500 Girl Scouts) for GSNI Outreach Program. Registration fee goes towards your fundraising goal.

Toss Your Boss - Gather your co-workers and raise $1,000 to send your boss over the edge. Each additional $500 sends a co-worker over with them. 

Sponsor - Become a sponsor of this unique fundraiser and receive sponsor benefits. Sponsors receive rappel spots. 

Funds raised will support:

GSNI's Outreach program and every girl who wants to become a Girl Scout to have the best experience possible. The Outreach programs at GSNI are free to participants and are led by paid facilitators. Outreach programming focuses on activities that supplement girls’ educational experience at school and build social and emotional competence. In an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in throughout their lives.

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Registration Information

Register to go Over the Edge!

Ready to go over the edge? 

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I would like more information about participating or volunteering!

Have questions or need more information?

Contact: ote@girlscoutsni.org or Melissa Margason at 815-238-3671.

About GSNI Community Programs

GSNI is committed to offering the Girl Scout leadership program to underserved girls. The community programs at GSNI are free to participants. Community troops meet during school lunch, immediately after school, at neighborhood community centers, and boys and girls clubs. Community programming focuses on Girl Scouts enrichment activities that supplement girls’ educational experience at school and build social and emotional competence. In an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

Community troops begin as staff led troops. Our hope is that parents will become involved and take over the leadership role of these troops. Without community troops 1,600 girls would not only miss out on the Girl Scout leadership program, but on the opportunity to develop qualities that will serve them all their lives- like strong values, a social conscience, and a conviction about their own potential and self-worth.

These girls are the heart of Over the Edge 4 Girl Scouts. Join us in giving them the attention they deserve and access to Girl Scouts. 


Event Information

Who Can Participate?

All participants must be at least 11 years of age and weigh between 100–300 lbs. Previous rappelling experience is not required. This event is open to the public, Girl Scouts. and their families.

How Do I Participate?

Step One: Register (include link or button to OTE site). Early-bird registration is $50 – this fee is your first donation!

Step Two: Create your personal fundraising page and share with your friends, family, co-workers, and social network! Ask them to help you reach your fundraising goal.

Step Three: Schedule your rappell and enjoy your adventure!

Toss the Boss Challenge!

Send your boss Over the Edge. Rally your team. Engage your coworkers for a great cause – raising $1,000 for Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois to Toss Your Boss Over the Edge. Encourage other departments/teams within your company to help support this effort. Better yet, challenge another department to join the fun and Toss their Boss Over the Edge 4 Girl Scouts.

All companies participating Toss Your Boss will be recognized on social media!

Corporate Teams

Register as a team and set a fundraising goal – every $1,000 raised sends a team member Over the Edge. Ask your company to support your team with a donation or matching gift.

Family Teams

There are a number of ways families can create a team:
Adult & Girl Scout ( $1,500 goal)
Two sibling Girl Scouts ($1,000 goal)
Girl Scout & non-Girl Scout sibling ($1500 goal) 
Adult & non-Girl Scout family member ($1500 goal)

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Please visit for more information on Event Sponsorship: https://p2p.onecause.com/overtheedge4gsni/event/be-a-sponsor

Contact: ote@girlscoutsni.org or Melissa Margason at 815-238-3671.

Day of Event Information

Day of Event Information

Participants should plan on spending at least an hour and a half at the event. All Edgers receive rappel training from certified Over the Edge technicians. Family and friends are encouraged to attend and there will be plenty of fun for the whole family – on the ground. See you there!


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