Girl Development

(All Ages)
Girl Scouts Go!

All age levels/grades K-12

10-week series, Sept.16-Nov. 20
4:30-6:00 pm

$45 per girl

Deadline: Postmarked by Aug. 30
Submit: Individual or Troop Program Application or register online
Min: 10; max: 30 at each location

Are you a girl who enjoys running? We are offering a fun, new way to train with your friends for GSEM’s second Run/Walk on November 30, 2013. This is a 10-week running series beginning Sept. 16 and ending Nov. 20 at three different local parks. See below and choose only one location. Fee includes a T-shirt, healthy snacks and free entrance to GSEM’s second Run/Walk. Registration is now available online.   

Mondays-Grant’s Trail

Contact: Leela LeGare, 314.592.2351, llegare@girlscoutsem.org

Mondays-Route 66 State Park

Contact: Emily Ficker, 314.592.2341, eficker@girlscoutsem.org

Wednesdays-Creve Coeur Park

Contact: Emily Ficker, 314.592.2341, eficker@girlscoutsem.org

Robotics:

We are now accepting applications for Girl Scout teams for the 2013-14 robotics season. Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri currently supports teams at the following levels:

Jr.FLL (k-3rd grade, 6-9 years old)
FLL (4th-8th grade, 9-14 years old)FTC (7th-12th grade, 13-18 years old)

Teams must consist of at least six girls and two adult coaches. 

Applications can be found here and here and are funded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact:  Amber Phillips, aphillips@girlscoutsem.org

Interested in volunteering? We could use adults to help as group leaders and/or activity leaders. Volunteer for a day or the whole week. Please contact Amber Phillips at aphillips@girlscoutsem.org for more information and to sign up.

 

Tennis Patch Program

Learn how to play tennis and increase your knowledge about the game and the United States Tennis Association. Find out more information

 

Map-it! 

Educate and inspire others about your exceptional Girl Scout Bronze Award, Silver Award or Gold Award project or Take Action Project. Share details of your project with others nationwide. Girl Scouts of the USA has provided a portal for troops and individuals to share your story with others and to make the world a better place.  

Map It! Girl Changing the World shows how Girl Scouts all over are changing the world. 

Log onto http://forgirls.girlscouts.org/map-it-girls-changing-the-world.

Submit your highest awards project or Take Action Project details to GSUSA. Before posting, all projects are reviewed by GSUSA to ensure that they meet the requirements associated with each award. It may be a few weeks before the project is posted and not all projects are guaranteed to be posted.

 

(Grades 5-7)
Be a Friend First

Webster
University
3 days/2 nights
July 7 – 9 (Sun. 6pm – Tues. 4pm)
$130 grades 5 – 7 in 2013 – 14 school year

Registration closes in two weeks. Earn all three An aMAZEing Journey awards. A bully prevention experience based on the aMAZE Journey – Be a part of the change. When a girl is bullied, she feels alone. When a girl sees someone else being bullied, she feels helpless. You have the power to change that. Sign up for the two-night overnight at Webster University to learn to lead with leadership, recognize bullying, deal with cliques and be a better friend. Enjoy a dinner out, a MUNY production and much, much more. Submit individual program application or register online. 

Contact:  Emily Ficker, 314.592.2341, eficker@girlscoutsem.org

Me and the Media

Truman State University
3 days/2 nights
July 28 – 30 (Sun. 6 pm – Tues. 4 pm)

$130 grades 5 – 7 in 2013 – 14 school year

Earn all three Me and the Media Journey awards. This journey is all about you and your relationship with the great big, multimedia world. As you explore how all the media stories get shaped, you’ll see how those stories can shape your thoughts and feelings about yourself and everything around you. Then, see how you can shape the story for yourself, your community and your world. The chance to put some real “ME” in media is here in this overnight adventure at Truman. Enjoy a night out, swimming, and more. Submit individual program application or register online.

Contact:  Emily Ficker, 314.592.2341, eficker@girlscoutsem.org

(Grades 6-8)

Glitch (Girls Leading in Technology to Change Humanity)

Girls in grades 6-8 can register for a one-week technology camp, July 22-26, or August 5-9 from 9 am to 3 pm. Design and create a virtual pet, tour research labs at Washington University in St. Louis and much more. Find out more information.

(Grades 7-12)

DigiGirlz High Tech Camp
Microsoft invites you to join us for DigiGirlz, a FREE two-day camp for girls entering grades 7-12, which will be held August 6-7, 2013 at the St. Louis Science Center. DigiGirlz programs give middle and high school girls the opportunity to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops. During the camp, the girls listen to women in technology and executive speakers, participate in technology tours and demonstrations, network and learn through hands-on experience in workshops. Girls attending the camp will have a chance to win an Xbox Kinect. Space is limited and camp will fill up fast. There are several forms you and your family will need to complete and submit. Visit https://www.etouches.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=55550& to register, or contact Christine at v-chruf@microsoft.com. Find out more information.

(Grades 9-12)

Learn to Lead

Come to enjoy a delicious breakfast and lively and enlightening conversation in a fun environment. The Learn to Lead program provides an opportunity for young women who will be in grades nine through 12 in the 2013-2014 school year to connect with women business leaders from our community and discover options and possibilities for pursuing life/career goals with a close-up view of “leadership.”  Leading women for the St. Louis area will be here to interact with our young women and give them their perspective on how to become tomorrow’s leader. This program will be a fun and empowering experience for our Senior and Ambassador members. Register early; openings are limited.

Date:  July 24, 2013
Time:  Check in – 8:30 AM, Breakfast 9:00 AM
Location: Girl Scout Service Center, 2300 Ball Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146

Cost $10

Online registration opens on June 7, 2013 and closes on July 24, 2013

Girl Scout Gold Award Workshops

The Girl Scout Gold Award workshops will now be offered over the summer months. Girl Scouts must complete prerequisites for Girl Scout Gold Award before attending a Gold Award Workshop.

Prerequisites:

  • Have earned the Girl Scout Silver Award as a Cadette & completed a Senior or Ambassador Journey which includes a Community Take Action Project related to the Journey theme

OR

  • Completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys and Community Take Action Projects related to each Journey theme

To register for workshops, go online or use the individual program application. FAX, e-mail or send to: Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri, Gold Award Workshop, 2300 Ball Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146; FAX 314.890.0645 or cstocker@girlscoutsem.org

Sun. July 21, 2-4:30 pm
GSEM
Service Center, 2300 Ball Dr.
Deadline: July 11

Wed., Aug. 7, 6-8:30 pm
GSEM
Service Center, 2300 Ball Dr.
Deadline: July 29