Wow 100!!!

Girls Scouts of America is celebrating their 100th anniversary! Can you believe it’s been 100th years, helping and teaching girl’s leadership, confidence, courage and values. This organization has been around since our grandmothers, great-grandmothers and even great-great grandmothers. Ourselves, a family member or even friends that we know have been a part of this organization.

We have all help out the Girl Scouts at one point or another; I can say I do every year by buying my favorite cookies. I bet all of you guys and girls do too!! Everyone loves the girls scout cookies and you can find them everywhere in mid-spring time when their cookies sales come out. I think I brought 10 boxes this year and gave some away in gift baskets.

The Girls Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is having a celebrating for their 100th Anniversary. It’s going to be at Peavine Pavilion in Reno starting at 9:00am. This is an all-day even which goes on until 5:30pm. They are having so many fun events, that if you can go in the morning, you can catch some of their events in the afternoon.

What is Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada?
The goal of Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is clearly stated in our mission — to help girls build courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. To accomplish this goal, we work every day to provide a quality leadership experience for girls and volunteers, so that we can all contribute to the advancement of young women. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is the preeminent organization for and leading authority on girls, serving over 4,500 girls with assistance from 2,000 volunteers in 23 counties in northern Nevada and eastern California.

In partnership with committed adults, girls develop the values that will serve them throughout their lives; strong ethics, community service and a conviction about their self-worth.

So come and explore our site. We hope you decide to become a Girl Scout!

Celebrations
Wow! Girl Scouts is turning 100! Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is excited about all of the possibilities that the 100th Anniversary holds for our council, and we look forward to celebrating with our Girl Scout family!
Upcoming Events:
Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada 100th Anniversary

Round Up!
Do not miss this very special, once-in-a-lifetime event! We have planned a day to celebrate the past, present and future of Girl Scouts. From Campfires and s’mores to science projects and rock climbing, there is something for every girl. This is an amazing opportunity to connect with other Girl Scouts in your community and from across the GSSN council. Click here for just a few of the more than 30 activities planned for the day.

When: Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Schedule of the day’s events!
9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony @ Peavine Pavilion
9:15-11:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast @ Peavine Pavilion
(tickets pre-sold in advance only)
9:00 a.m. Activity Booths Open
(More than 30 hand-on activities provided by GSSN and our Community Partners.)
10:00 a.m. Dutch oven cooking demonstration
11:00 a.m. Bridging Ceremony (pre-registration required)
11:30 a.m. Teen (13-17) Geocaching
12:00-5:00 p.m. Campfire Program
1:00 p.m. Dutch oven cooking demonstration
2:00 p.m. Bridging Ceremony (pre-registration required)
2:30 p.m. Teen (13-17) Geocaching
3:00 p.m. Dutch oven cooking demonstration
5:00 p.m. Activity Booths Close
5:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony and GS Vortex

Where: Rancho San Rafael Park ,1595 N. Sierra St. Reno, NV 89503
Click here to see a map of the event.
Who: Girl Scouts, volunteers, family members, friends, alumnae, supporters and our community!!
Cost: FREE!! Registration is still requested.
Register: Help us plan adequately for the event by calling 775.322.0642 ext 222 to RSVP.
Deadline: May 31, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. After this date, no additional patch orders, pancake breakfast tickets or Bridging Ceremony participants will be accepted.

All information is provided by Girls Scouts Sierra Nevada website: http://www.gssn.org/100thyear/celebrations

RJG did a great article on this event: http://www.rgj.com/article/20120618/LIV/306170006/Girl-Scouts-celebrate-100-years?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs

 

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