Brownie Programs & Events

July

Camp Lewis Perkins Open House

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Camp Lewis Perkins, S. Hadley
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 30.

Camp Bonnie Brae Open House

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Camp Bonnie Brae, E. Otis
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 30.

Camp Green Eyrie Open House

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: Free to attend

Have questions or want to explore camp before the summer starts? Come to our open house where you can take a camp tour and have fun! You will get an opportunity to meet the camp director and staff who will answer any questions you have. Open houses take place rain or shine! Open to girls with an adult.
RSVP to camp@gscwm.org with the date you’d like to join us and the camp name in the subject line of your email by June 30.

Taste of Camp

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Green Eyrie, Harvard
Cost: $25 per girl; $10 per adult

Come with your troop and have a taste of camp. Spend the morning at the archery range, then join the rest of camp in the dining hall for lunch. In the afternoon you will have time for swimming, arts and crafts, songs and games. Girls will also work on the Brownie Fair Play Badge. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
Register through GSCWM by July 9.

 

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Ongoing Programs

Sock Puppet Workshop

Date: group needs to call to schedule date
Time: group needs to call to schedule time
Place: Drawbridge Puppet Theater, Lunenburg
Cost: $14 per girl; adults free
Attend as: Troop

This 2 hour workshop can be customized to your group’s specific needs and interests. We can turn these delightfully fun and colorful sock puppets into whatever you want them to be. Worms, dogs, people…the sky’s the limit! Come use your creativity to make a one-of-a-kind friend, and then learn the endless ways you can use your puppet for fun, education and entertainment!
Contact Beth Robinson at Beth_a_robinson@yahoo.com, 978-621-6633.

Classic Pop-Up Workshop

Date: group needs to call to schedule date
Time: group needs to call to schedule time
Place: Drawbridge Puppet Theater, Lunenburg
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free
Attend as: Troop

This is a 2 hour workshop that allows your group to participate in a skill building process that results in a fun and festive puppet. Come prepared to use patterns, cut & sew fabric, and much more! This workshop is designed specifically to utilize recycled materials to get professional results…come find out how much fun it is to recycle!
Contact Beth Robinson at Beth_a_robinson@yahoo.com, 978-621-6634.

September

Ice Skating with Wallace Figure Skating Club

Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015
Time: TBD
Place: Gaetz Arena, Wallace Civic Center, Fitchburg
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free; Skate Rentals available
Attend as: Troop

Are you feeling courageous and want to try a new sport to earn your Daisy “ to be courageous” petal, or  participate with your friends in a sport  for  your Brownie, “ fair play “ badge, or work towards your Junior “Practice with Purpose badge “ or just want to earn a fun patch while trying something new? Wallace Figure Skating Club invites you to explore the exciting sport of figure skating!  You will participate in an on ice group lesson lead by a certified figure skating coach , who will introduce you to basic skills for movement and balance  on ice skates. This will be followed by an off- ice information session about the sport of figure skating. Everyone goes home with an information packet and fun patch. Please wear warm clothing and a warm jacket. Helmets are recommended and skate rentals are available.
Please call Ginny Raposo for advanced registration at 978-732-8025 by August 29.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Place: Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton
Cost: $7 per girl
Attend as: Girl w/Adult; Troop

Start off your troop year by getting outdoors, learning about nature, helping wildlife and having fun! The annual migration of eastern monarch butterflies to Mexico (and back) is one of the most remarkable and endangered events in nature. Help scientists learn more about monarch migration by participating in a continent-wide citizen science research project in our sanctuary meadows. We'll gently tag and release monarchs while learning about other fall butterflies and finding out how to help monarchs in our own backyards. Workshop space is limited.
To register, email wachusett@massaudubon.org or call 978-464-2712, by September 1.

Brownie Ponies

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM  OR 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Marshall - Worcester County 4-H Center, Inc., Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan  program, plus we will start to explore the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the final pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; final balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register email Camp Marshall at campmarshallprograms@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by August 28. Required long pants and heeled boots if possible.

Ice Skating with Wallace Figure Skating Club

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: TBD
Place: Gaetz Arena, Wallace Civic Center, Fitchburg
Cost: $5 per girl; adults free; Skate Rentals available
Attend as: Troop

Are you feeling courageous and want to try a new sport to earn your Daisy “ to be courageous” petal, or  participate with your friends in a sport  for  your Brownie, “ fair play “ badge, or work towards your Junior “Practice with Purpose badge “ or just want to earn a fun patch while trying something new? Wallace Figure Skating Club invites you to explore the exciting sport of figure skating!  You will participate in an on ice group lesson lead by a certified figure skating coach , who will introduce you to basic skills for movement and balance  on ice skates. This will be followed by an off- ice information session about the sport of figure skating. Everyone goes home with an information packet and fun patch. Please wear warm clothing and a warm jacket. Helmets are recommended and skate rentals are available.
Please call Ginny Raposo for advanced registration at 978-732-8025 by September 10.

Archery for Brownies- CLP

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM OR 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Lewis Perkins, South Hadley
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free
Attend as: Girl w/Adult, Troop

What time is it? Archery time! Spend a great day at camp, where you will learn the basics of archery, play some cool archery games, and of course, get plenty of shooting time.
Register through GSCWM by September 10.

October

Brownie Ponies

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM OR 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Marshall - Worcester County 4-H Center, Inc., Spencer
Cost: $15.00 per girl; adults free
Attend as: Girl w/Adult, Troop

Are you a horse fan? Come learn about all the things in 4-H’s Horse Fan  program, plus we will start to explore  the different types of horse breeds and riding styles. You’ll learn about their care, equipment, food and how to act around horses to stay safe. Get some hands-on time as you learn about horse grooming. Then, everyone will mount up for the final pony experience. Book your program with 50% down; final balance due two weeks prior to event. Open to troops and girls with an adult.
To register email Camp Marshall at campmarshallprograms@gmail.com or call 508-885-4891 by September 24. Required long pants and heeled boots if possible.

Archery for Brownies-CLW

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM OR 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Camp Laurel Wood, Spencer
Cost: $15 per girl; adults free
Attend as: Girl w/Adult, Troop

What time is it? Archery time! Spend a great day at camp, where you will learn the basics of archery, play some cool archery games, and of course, get plenty of shooting time.
Register through GSCWM by October 1.

Superhero Epic Adventure at Clark University

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Place: Clark University, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl
Attend as: Girl w/Adult; Troops

Super charge your Girl Scout year with this epic adventure!  You'll design your own superhero persona; discover your own inner superhero through fun, hands-on super activities; master a superhero training course; explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with some superhero STEM action and power up with a light snack.
Register through GSCWM by September 24.

Worcester's 21st Annual Columbus Day Parade

Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Place: Worcester
Cost: Free
Attend as: Girl w/Adult; Troop

Join Girl Scouts from around the council and show your Girl Scout pride as you march in this annual Worcester county tradition. "Family" is the keyword for this great event!
For information and to register, contact Brenda at bgermain876@gmail.com, by October 3.  

The EcoTarium's Great Pumpkin Fest

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Place: The EcoTarium, Worcester
Cost: *18.00 per girl; *18.00 per adult;
Attend as: Girl w/Adult; Troop

Girl Scouts and families, come to the EcoTarium’s Great Pumpkin Fest!  See our incredible collection of over 1000 lit, carved pumpkins along the jack-o-lantern trail.  Don’t miss the free spooktacular science programs, shows, trick or treating, and full access to museum exhibits inside and out!   Wear your favorite friendly costume! For more information about this annual event, visit our Great Pumpkin Fest! webpage at ecotarium.org. *Tickets are sold in advance with special pricing and special hours, so please plan ahead.
Call 508-929-2703 for tickets; on sale in the fall. (Registration closes on 10/24/2015.)

November

I Can't Wait To Be a Superhero!

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Place: Worcester Service Center
Cost: $5 per girl

Let the quest begin! The Girl Scout year has just started; it's the perfect time to discover your super powers. Join us for an epic adventure! Unmask your inner superhero through fun, hands-on super activities; tackle an obstacle course; explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with some superhero STEM action; power up with a light snack and find your own superhero persona! If you can't wait to be a superhero, you don't have to! Register through GSCWM by October 29.

I Can't Wait To Be a Superhero!

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Place: Holyoke Service Center
Cost: $5 per girl

Let the quest begin! The Girl Scout year has just started; it's the perfect time to discover your super powers. Join us for an epic adventure! Unmask your inner superhero through fun, hands-on super activities; tackle an obstacle course; explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with some superhero STEM action; power up with a light snack and find your own superhero persona! If you can't wait to be a superhero, you don't have to! Register through GSCWM by October 29.

Home Scientist Brownie Badge Builder

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Place: The EcoTarium, Worcester
Cost: $15 per girl; $10 per adult
Attend as: Girl w/Adult; Troop

The Home Scientist Brownie Badge Builder program includes all day admission, so be sure to pack a healthy snack or lunch and spend the day! Brownies will do some fun activities to get started on the Home Scientist Badge – a little kitchen chemistry, some physics and then rocket science! Badges are not included in this program but when completed, can be purchased at any GSCWM store.  Visit ecotarium.org/scout for more information.
To register, call 508-929-2703. by November 5.

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