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APRIL 2015
 


Canoe Certification-Level 1/Level 2 (Members 16 and up)

Date: Sat Apr 25 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp - Weaver Pond

Are you looking to add to your outdoor adventures? Canoeing is a fun and exciting way to enhance your skills and add to your experiences! If you like to test your aquatic abilities and you love the outdoors, then this dual certification course is designed just for you. This course is offered to all members ages 16 and up.

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.

Kayak Certification-Level 1/Level 2 (Members 16 and up)

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp - Weaver Pond

Are you looking to add to your outdoor adventures? Kayaking is a fun and exciting way to enhance your skills and add to your experiences! If you like to test your aquatic abilities and you love the outdoors, then this dual certification course is designed for you. This course is offered to all members ages 16 and up.

Kateri Open House

Date: Sun Apr 26 2015, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Camp Kateri

This is an opportunity for you and your daughter to see Camp Kateri, meet some of the staff and learn more about our sessions.

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.

Community First Aide & CPR

Date: Sat May 2 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: Gainesville Service Center

The Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course is required for all Level 1 and Level 2 First Aiders. This course contains step-by-step, hands-on training that allows participants to respond effectively in the event of an emergency or life threatening situation.

Sampler Day

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

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp

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.

Troop Pathways

Date: Wed May 13 2015, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Jacksonville Service Center

Important information you will learn during this training includes, troop funds, health and safety, and troop organization.

PA for Astronomy

Date: Fri May 15 2015, 6:00 PM

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp

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

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Astronomy: Stars

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

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp

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 Girl Scout Camp

Kitchen Aide Training (girls ages 14 & older)

Date: Fri May 29 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun May 31 2015, 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Kateri

Would you like to become a Kitchen Aide? This course certifies you to use the kitchen facilities at Camp Kateri.

Chef Training

Date: Fri May 29 2015, 7:00 PM - Sun May 31 2015, 12:00 PM

Location: Camp Kateri

Would you like to become Chef Trained? This course certifies you to use the kitchen facilities at Camp Kateri.

Hope at Hand earn-a-badge field trip

Date: Sat May 30 2015, 9:00 AM

Location: John E. Ford K-8 School

Hope at Hand would like to invite the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council to a Earn-a-Badge Day field trip opportunity. Hope at Hand provides art and poetry therapy to children and teens in crisis in North Florida.

Daisy Fun Day

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

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp

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

JUNE 2015
 


Community First Aide & CPR

Date: Sat Jun 13 2015, 10:00 AM

Location: Gainesville Service Center

The Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course is required for all Level 1 and Level 2 First Aiders. This course contains step-by-step, hands-on training that allows participants to respond effectively in the event of an emergency or life threatening situation.

SMILE Camp

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

Location: North Fork Girl Scout Camp

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

JULY 2015
 


Basic Troop Camp Certification

Date: Sat Jul 11 2015, 1:00 PM

Location: Sacred Heart

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council’s Basic Troop Camp Certification enables you to provide an amazing outdoor adventure for your girls.