The June VINE

Congratulations to the 2020 – 2021 Top Cookie Sellers

Gwendolyn M. – Top Seller for Harford County, 2,569 boxes sold and GSCM’s Entrepreneur of the Year.

Dellalyn L. – Top Seller for Anne Arundel County, 2,301 boxes sold.

Rylin B. – Top Seller for Howard County, 2,138 boxes sold.

Annabel L. – Top Seller for Baltimore City, 1,309 boxes sold.

Jozie J. – Top Seller for Baltimore County, 1,201 boxes sold.

Trista C. – Top Seller for Carroll County, 876 boxes sold.

Congratulations to our 5 highest selling troops and our 5 troops with the highest PGA (per girl average). You are AMAZING!

Highest Selling Troops:

Troop 11023 selling 9,415 boxes

Troop 719 selling 7,741 boxes

Troop 1350 selling 3,664 boxes

Troop 975 selling 3,587 boxes

Troop 1448 selling 3,453 boxes

Highest PGA Troops:

Troop 2352 with a PGA of 634.33

Troop 4514 with a PGA of 613.75

Troop 3802 with a PGA of 488.83

Troop 2007 with a PGA of 474.00

Troop 1044 with a PGA of 462.00

Volunteers are needed for the 2021-2022 Cookie Kickoff

We are seeking Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador troops and/or individual older girls to help run activities during the Cookie Kickoff scheduled for October 2, 2021.

We are seeking volunteer and girl support for the following activities:

  • Creative Marketing
  • Cookie Booth Etiquette
  • Goal Setting: activity on troop goal/individual goal/cookie share goals
  • Cookie knowledge games
  • Learn about your cookies: box information, serving sizes, ingredients etc.
  • Developing a business plan
  • Developing a budget
  • Mock booth sales/ mock door-to– door sales/ mock phone sales
  • Living the Promise and Law during Girl Scout Cookie Sales (Business ethics)
  • Social media postings and marketing
  • Cookie box windsock craft

*Other activities and craft options will be added as developed.

Cookies for Good: Are your girls working on Silver or Gold projects? We would love to see you highlight your project with a display and have educational and/or hands-on activities for girls to complete at the Cookie Kickoff.

If your teen troop or teen Girl Scout would like to volunteer at the Cookie Kickoff and/or earn the Service to Girl Scouting Bar please contact Ms. Pat Heinrichs (dpheinr@gmail.com). The service to Girl Scouting pin requires 20 volunteer hours. Pat would like to meet with troops or girls in May or June 2021 to guide them along this process.

Program Updates

The Summer GS411

GSCM is so excited to bring you new programming to get you through the summer and to help girl’s build upon the skills they’ve learned in the fall and spring. Check out the offerings in our new Summer GS411 by clicking, here.

NEW​ GS Events​

 We just launched a new Event Registration tool gsEvent.  You will access GSCM event list/calendar here Events | Event List | Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (gscm.org) to register for upcoming events.    

You can also manage and register for events in MyGS.  When logged in, click My Events on the left menu, you will see upcoming and past events you registered for.  You can click Register for another event, type in zip code and change the search radius to 90 miles to find all of our Council virtual and in person events. 

Patch of the Month

The Chesapeake Bay

Learn the History of the Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and wildlife and plants that surround the Chesapeake Bay. Click here, to view the packet.

Store Updates

Summer Store Hours

Seton

  • Monday: 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 3pm

Ilchester

  • Wednesday: 2pm – 6pm
  • Friday: 10am – 3pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 1 pm

NOTE: Stores will be closed on July 5 in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday, as well as the entire week of July 26-30, 2021 for inventory

Annual Grade Up

On July 1st, GSUSA will automatically move all girl members’ grade up one level. Troops with only one grade level and girls with the same grade in the troop will also be moved up one level. If you need further adjustments to grade levels after July 1st, please email membercare@gscm.org

VTK Update

Materials for the new year will launch August 2, 2021. At that time your current year plan will be archived.  

The VTK will only be down for a few hours on July 1 and August 2. Your access to the VTK will continue with current membership through September 30, 2021, afterwards renewed members will continue their access to VTK .

Volunteer Opportunity

In an effort to provide a welcoming environment to all girls who want to be a part of GSCM, we are in need of a Spanish speaking translator to help us provide flyers and program materials to our Spanish-preferred speaking families. If you are interested or know someone that might be interested please email us at communications@gscm.org.

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