SEPTEMBER 2014
 


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PA Weekend

Date: Fri Sep 19 2014, 6:30 PM - Sun Sep 21 2014, 2:00 PM

Location: Beaches Little House

Program Aides, also known as PAs, are Girl Scouts who plan and lead activities and events for younger girls. This training weekend enables girls to explore their leadership through participation in hands-on activities, skill building, and reflection.

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Troop Pathways - Mandarin Presbyterian

Date: Sat Sep 20 2014, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Brownie Play Day

Date: Sun Sep 21 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Beaches Little House

Explore the outdoors, make a craft, play a game, and sing songs during this fun filled day!

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Troop Pathways - Jacksonville Service Center

Date: Wed Sep 24 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Jacksonville Service Center

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Troop Pathways - Wadsworth Elementary

Date: Thu Sep 25 2014, 6:45 PM - 9:45 PM

Location: Wadsworth Elementary

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Troop Pathways - St. Augustine Outlet

Date: Sat Sep 27 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: St. Augustine Outlet

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PA: Astronomy Training

Date: Sat Sep 27 2014, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Increase your astronomical knowledge and help younger girls discover the mysteries above us!

OCTOBER 2014
 


PA: Jump into Journeys

Date: Fri Oct 3 2014, 6:30 PM - Sat Oct 4 2014, 4:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Help younger girls complete activites from the "It's Your Story - Tell it!" Journey Series that's all about discovering what's great in the world around us!

Jump into Journeys

Date: Sat Oct 4 2014, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Join us at North Fork Leadership Center and complete activities from "It's Your Story - Tell it!" Journey Series! Make new friends, have fun and explore a Journey that's all about discovering what's great in the world around us.

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Troop Pathways - Jacksonville Service Center

Date: Wed Oct 8 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Jacksonville Service Center

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Astronomy: Moon

Date: Fri Oct 10 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Explore the night sky and broaden youræknowledge about the heavens at the North Fork Leadership Center.

Sampler Overnight

Date: Sat Oct 11 2014, 9:30 AM - Sun Oct 12 2014, 11:30 AM

Location: Camp Kateri

Explore, learn, have fun! Try kayaking, archery, canoeing, or learn a totally new skill during this weekend event. Aquatics fans will love being able to choose your adventure from these and more, no prior course requirements necessary!

Brownie Badge Workshop, Naturalist - Bugs

Date: Sat Oct 18 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: MOSH

Through hands-on crafts and activities, and through classroom discussion, scouts will learn about the little bugs around us and where they live. Scouts will go out on a bug hunt to see the bugs in action.

Annie

Date: Wed Oct 22 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

FSCJ Artist Series presents The Tony Award-Winning Production - ANNIE. A Special Scout Discount, including an ANNIE Girl Scout patch and post-show chat back with the cast, is available for the Wednesday, October 22 performance at 7:30 PM.

She's a Park Explorer (DBJ)

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Help rangers determine the quality of water in different habitats and discover what you can do to help keep water clean and wetland habitats healthy.

She's a Park Explorer (CSA)

Date: Sat Oct 25 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Help rangers determine the quality of water in different habitats and discover what you can do to help keep water clean and wetland habitats healthy.

Basic Troop Camp Certification

Date: Thu Oct 30 2014, 6:30 PM

Location: St Joseph Catholic Church

NOVEMBER 2014
 


She's a Scientist

Date: Sat Nov 8 2014, 6:00 PM - Sun Nov 9 2014, 7:30 PM

Location: MOSH

Spend a night in a museum and meet amazing local women who solve problems, explore ideas, improve people's lives and break sterotypes.

She's a Scientist

Date: Sun Nov 9 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Florida Musuem of Natural History

Imagine your STEM Future Day

Date: Sat Nov 15 2014, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Beaches Little House

Imagine your STEM Future Day

Junior Badge Workshop, Naturalist - Flowers

Date: Sat Nov 15 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: MOSH

Flower Power! In this workshop girl scouts will uncover the amazing way that plants are able to multiply. Through hands on activities girls will be having an adventure and discovering new facts about flowers.

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Astronomy: Solar

Date: Sat Nov 15 2014, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Our newest visual astronomy program allows us to look at the star closest to Earth, our Sun!

Overnight Adventure @ Kennedy Space Center

Date: Sat Nov 15 2014, 4:15 PM - Sun Nov 16 2014, 9:00 AM

Location: Kennedy Space Center

Get ready for a night of excitement and exploration at the Scout Overnight Adventure. Scouts get nose-to-nose with Space Shuttle Atlantis, meet a veteran NASA astronaut and solve the Great Rocket Scavenger Hunt, led by our Overnight Adventure instructor team.

PA Weekend

Date: Fri Nov 21 2014, 6:30 PM - Sun Nov 23 2014, 2:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Program Aides, also known as PAs, are Girl Scouts who plan and lead activities and events for younger girls. This training weekend enables girls to explore their leadership through participation in hands-on activities, skill building, and reflection.

All That Glitters

Date: Sat Nov 22 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: UNF

THE source for everything Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Find out important information about the Highest Awards, network with local community organizations, and take a college tour from the Kappa Delta sisters. Cost includes a take home and lunch.

Daisy Fun Day

Date: Sun Nov 23 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Explore the outdoors, make a craft, play a game, and sing songs during this fun filled day!

DECEMBER 2014
 


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Astronomy: Moon

Date: Fri Dec 5 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Explore the night sky and broaden youræknowledge about the heavens at the North Fork Leadership Center.

PA: Cookie Kickoff

Date: Sun Dec 7 2014, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: EverBank Field

Help younger girls learn about goal setting, managing money, safety, customer service, and more! Lead hands on activities and games while sharing your cookie knowledge, plus you get to stay for a special Girl Scouts tailgate and the Jaguars game!

Cookie Kickoff

Date: Sun Dec 7 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: EverBank Field

Join Girl Scouts from around the council for the 3rd Annual Cookie Kickoff, now bigger and better than ever!! You'll learn about goal setting, managing money, safety, customer service, and more!æPlus you'll receive tons of take homes, a very special Girl Scout tailgate and a ticket to the Jaguars game! You might even get the chance to be a part of an onfield experience!

Cadette Badge Workshop, Naturalist - Trees

Date: Sat Dec 13 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: MOSH

In this workshop scouts will learn to identify the age, leaves, and fruit of different trees through classroom discussion and projects. They will understand the importance of trees and what they mean to humans. Scouts will help trees thrive in their own community by going out and taking action.

JANUARY 2015
 


She's a Park Explorer (DBJ)

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park

Welcome to the wet and wild world of Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park. Learn about the different methods that are used, including wetland monitoring and prescribed fire. Hands-on activities will include water conservation games, water sampling and a fire engine demonstration. This event costs $7 per person. Limited to 30 people per session.

She's a Park Explorer (CSA)

Date: Sat Jan 10 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park

Welcome to the wet and wild world of Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park. Learn about the different methods that are used, including wetland monitoring and prescribed fire. Hands-on activities will include water conservation games, water sampling and a fire engine demonstration. This event costs $7 per person. Limited to 30 people per session.

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Astronomy: Moon

Date: Fri Jan 23 2015, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Girls will learn about the moon and its role in the night sky! Practice using telescopes, learn your way around the moon, and find out what the surface is really like!

PA Weekend

Date: Fri Jan 23 2015, 6:30 PM - Sun Jan 25 2015, 2:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Girls will learn about the moon and its role in the night sky! Practice using telescopes, learn your way around the moon, and find out what the surface is really like!

She's a Park Explorer (DBJ)

Date: Sat Jan 31 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Stephen Foster State Park

Explore, Discover, Make a Difference! Learn about amazing women in the state parks around us who have incredible skills and important jobs protecting the environment and historical sites. Participate in hands-on activities to discover what it takes to safeguard beaches for sea turtles and shorebirds, keep water and forests healthy, and take care of cool places that showcase the history of Florida. Things might even get a little adventurous. It’s always exciting when exploring state parks!”

She's a Park Explorer (CSA)

Date: Sat Jan 31 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Stephen Foster State Park

Explore, Discover, Make a Difference! Learn about amazing women in the state parks around us who have incredible skills and important jobs protecting the environment and historical sites. Participate in hands-on activities to discover what it takes to safeguard beaches for sea turtles and shorebirds, keep water and forests healthy, and take care of cool places that showcase the history of Florida. Things might even get a little adventurous. It’s always exciting when exploring state parks!”

FEBRUARY 2015
 


Annual Meeting

Date: Sat Feb 7 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: TBD

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Astronomy: Stars

Date: Fri Feb 13 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Girls will learn about the stars and other out-of-this-world objects! Practice using telescopes, learn your way around the sky, and find out why the constellations are the way they are! This event is $7 per person.

Scouts Day @ the Symphony

Date: Sun Feb 22 2015, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

Experience the story of a mischievous ferret as his wild escapades wreak havoc in an old instrument shop in Gregory Smith’s The Animated Orchestra.

National Cookie Weekend

Date: Fri Feb 27 2015, 12:00 AM - Sat Feb 28 2015, 11:45 PM

Celebrate with us during the National Cookie Weekend!

MARCH 2015
 


Brownie Badge Workshop, Investigation - Senses

Date: Sat Mar 7 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: MOSH

Scouts will come to their senses in this multi-disciplinary workshop that teaches the biology of the five senses through hands-on science experiments. This workshop will help the scouts understand the difference between their five senses. This event costs $12 per girl.

Sampler Day

Date: Sat Mar 14 2015, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Explore, learn, have fun! Try the challenge course, archery or canoeing. Choose your adventure from these and more! The day is yours to try something new or perfect a skill you already know! Come with your troop or explore something that interests just you! This event costs $12 per girl and $5 per adult.

San Agustin

Date: Sat Mar 28 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park

Travel back in time and discover the 1740s at the Fountain of Youth in downtown St. Augustine. Sixth grade Girl Scout docents will show how young ladies lived in 18th century St. Augustine. Take part in pastimes of another time period and imagine yourself in history.

Ximenez Fatio

Date: Sat Mar 28 2015, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Imagine being amoung Florida's first tourists in a fashionable boarding house (known today as hotels); before any modern luxuries 150 years ago (1845-1860). Girl Scouts in the 7th - 9th grades will be the re-enactors in this program sponsored by The National Society fo The Colonial Dames of Ameria in The State of Florida. Our Living History Day will be filled with the ordinary becoming extraordinary.

APRIL 2015
 


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Astronomy: Stars

Date: Fri Apr 10 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Girls will learn about the stars and other out-of-this-world objects! Practice using telescopes, learn your way around the sky, and find out why the constellations are the way they are! This event is $7 per person.

Junior Badge Workshop, Investigation - Detective

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: MOSH

Through the power of observation and problem solving, scouts will become true detectives. As they communicate in code they will learn true fingerprinting skills, crime scene investigation and team work. Juniors will even solve a real mystery! This event is $12 per girl.

Overnight Adventure @ Kennedy Space Center

Date: Sat Apr 11 2015, 4:15 PM - Sun Apr 12 2015, 9:00 AM

Location: Kennedy Space Center

Get ready for a night of excitement and exploration at the Scout Overnight Adventure. Scouts get nose-to-nose with Space Shuttle Atlantis, meet a veteran NASA astronaut and solve the Great Rocket Scavenger Hunt, led by our Overnight Adventure instructor team.

Cade Discovery Day DBJ

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention

Discover, Invent, Explore! Learn about amazing women who made a huge impact on the world around us with their incredible inventions. Participate in hands-on experiments to find out how these awesome inventions came to be and what makes them work. Things might even get a little messy or explode! You never know what to expect when exploring inventions! This event is $12 per girl.

Cade Discovery Day CSA

Date: Sat Apr 18 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention

Discover, Invent, Explore! Learn about amazing women who made a huge impact on the world around us with their incredible inventions. Participate in hands-on experiments to find out how these awesome inventions came to be and what makes them work. Things might even get a little messy or explode! You never know what to expect when exploring inventions! This event is $12 per girl.

She's a Park Explorer (DBJ)

Date: Sat Apr 25 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Ichetucknee Springs State Park

At Ichetucknee Springs State Park, many springs combine together to make one gigantic spring run, the Ichetucknee River! This river is one of the most pristine in Florida. Not only is it great fun to canoe, snorkel, and tube, but the Ichetucknee River is also home to an amazing variety of plants and animals. Park rangers work hard to keep the river clean and protected. To make sure it stays healthy, they use many tools to determine its condition, such as monitoring chemicals in the water, measuring its flow, and keeping watch on its wildlife. Learn about these techniques through hands-on activities that will include a demonstration of how the aquifer works, fun games, water-sampling, and protecting aquatic animals. This event costs $7 per person.

She's a Park Explorer (CSA)

Date: Sat Apr 25 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Ichetucknee Springs State Park

At Ichetucknee Springs State Park, many springs combine together to make one gigantic spring run, the Ichetucknee River! This river is one of the most pristine in Florida. Not only is it great fun to canoe, snorkel, and tube, but the Ichetucknee River is also home to an amazing variety of plants and animals. Park rangers work hard to keep the river clean and protected. To make sure it stays healthy, they use many tools to determine its condition, such as monitoring chemicals in the water, measuring its flow, and keeping watch on its wildlife. Learn about these techniques through hands-on activities that will include a demonstration of how the aquifer works, fun games, water-sampling, and protecting aquatic animals. This event costs $7 per person.

Kateri Open House

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Camp Kateri

Open House

MAY 2015
 


Cadette Badge Workshop, Investigation - Special Agent

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: MOSH

Special agent time! Scouts will put their detection skills to the test. In this workshop our special agents will look for clues, investigate and watch body language. They will take out their magnifying glass and look under microscopes to find answers. The cost for this event is $12 per girl.

Sampler Day

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Explore, learn, have fun! Try the challenge course, archery or canoeing. Choose your adventure from these and more! The day is yours to try something new or perfect a skill you already know! Come with your troop or explore something that interests just you! This event costs $12 per girl and $5 per adult.

Young Women of Distinction

Date: Sat May 9 2015, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Young Women of Distinction

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Astronomy: Stars

Date: Fri May 15 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Girls will learn about the stars and other out-of-this-world objects! Practice using telescopes, learn your way around the sky, and find out why the constellations are the way they are! This event is $7 per person.

She's a Park Explorer (DBJ)

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Little Talbot Island State Park

Learn about beach habitat and the different types of birds and turtles, how they nest and care for their young and what we do to protect them. Hands-on activities will include making a shorebird identification field book, a bird beaks game (Daisy _ Junior), building sea turtle nest stakes and screens (Cadette-Ambassador) and a sea turtle survey exercise on the beach.

She's a Park Explorer (CSA)

Date: Sat May 16 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Little Talbot Island State Park

Learn about beach habitat and the different types of birds and turtles, how they nest and care for their young and what we do to protect them. Hands-on activities will include making a shorebird identification field book, a bird beaks game (Daisy _ Junior), building sea turtle nest stakes and screens (Cadette-Ambassador) and a sea turtle survey exercise on the beach.

PA Weekend

Date: Fri May 29 2015, 6:30 PM - Sun May 31 2015, 2:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Daisy Fun Day

Date: Sun May 31 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Explore the outdoors, make a craft, play a game, and sing songs during this fun filled day!

JUNE 2015
 


SMILE Camp

Date: Sat Jun 20 2015, 6:00 PM - Fri Jun 26 2015, 5:00 PM

Location: North Fork Leadership Center

Girl Scouts SMILE Camp has been putting smiles on the faces of First Coast children with disabilities for over 35 years!