The January Vine

COVID-19 In-Person Updates: For the safety of our girls and volunteers, please review the following GSCM COVID-19 In-person Girl Scout Activities Guidance Update

 2022 Magazine-Nut Program: Nuts, Candy & Magazines!

Troops earn proceeds and rewards from the sale of delicious nuts & candy, as well as magazines, to fund activities and adventures all online!  Girls will register individually and create an avatar that looks like them and use email, social media, or texts to get online orders from family and friends. It’s easy and fun for the girls to learn e-commerce and e-marketing skills! Find out more about the Mag/Nut Program.

Don’t miss the Mag/Nut Volunteer & Parent Training on January 26, 2022 at 6:30 PM EST!

Zoom Meeting: zoom.us/j/92979918158 (Meeting ID: 929 7991 8158 &  Passcode: 032710)

Find your local number: zoom.us/u/aegobkElvy or Join by Skype for Business:  zoom.us/skype/92979918158

World Thinking Day 2022 — Our World, Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality

Girl Scout Daisies – Ambassadors, Adults

Saturday, February 19, 2022; 9:00AM-6:00PM

Seton Program Center

$40.00/Girl (Adults $0.00)

Join us for this day long celebration of Girl Scouting as we reflect on the World Thinking Day story and explore this year’s theme “Our World, Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality.” The opening ceremony will kick-off at 9:30AM, then Girls Scouts (D-J) will head down one path, while older Girl Scouts (C-A) will head down another. 

Girl Scouts will receive their World Thinking Day badge and the Girl Scout Tree Promise Badge. Yes, this will be a long day, but it will be chock-full of information and good times! In addition to the badge and patch that girls will receive as part of this program, they will also earn the following: 

Daisy: Petals, Digital Leadership, Democracy

Brownie: Digital Leadership, Philanthropist, Democracy

Junior: Digital Leadership, Playing the Past, Democracy

Cadette: Digital Movie Maker, Public Speaker, Tree

Senior: Digital Leadership, Social Innovator

Ambassador: Eco Advocate Badge, Digital Leadership

These badges may be purchased separately.

Other Programs to explore in February and beyond:

  • It’s Electric!
  • African American Impact on the Railroad
  • Book Binding
  • Brownie Triple Engineering
  • Daisy Triple STEM Badge
  • Winter Wonderland Mystery (Virtual)
  • Spies of the American Revolution (Virtual)
  • Winter Adventures
  • Maple Magic
  • Global Action 2022 – SDG 3 & SDG 11

Check it out on GSEvents!

It’s not too late to apply to be a DW Shadow Girl!

Don’t let your girls miss out on this amazing professional development experience! Learn more and apply here.

Leadership opportunities for Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors

GSCM CEO, Violet M. Apple, is inviting girls ages 13 years and older to apply to represent the council as a National Council Delegate at the GSUSA conference which will be held in Florida. For more details and the deadline to submit your application click here (or copy and paste in your browser: gscm.info/nationaldelegateapp). Girls are also invited to apply to be a member of the GSCM Board of Directors. If selected your term as a member will begin directly following the GSCM annual meeting in May of this year. For more information and details click here (or copy and paste in your browser: gscm.info/girlboardmembers)

It’s off to camp we go…hi ho, hi ho! 

Registration for residential camp is in full swing! Registration for Girl Scout Day Camp opens on Thursday, March 3rd. Your Girl Scout (Daisies – Cadettes) won’t want to miss our AWESOME day camp offerings for the summer of 2022. Whether your Girl Scout likes the adventure of field trips, or exploring all the fun activites that our camps have to offer, we are sure that there is something that she will love. Day camp sessions are being offered at Camp Whipoorwill, Camp Woodlands and Camp Conowingo. Create your account today, girlscoutscentralmd.campmanagement.com/p/campers/login_m.php! Haven’t seen the offerings? Check out Girl Scouts Great Adventures Summer Camp (gscm.org)

Mental Health Mondays

Join the Say It Brave Collective on the 3rd Monday of each month to hear what mental health advocates have to say about important topics in mental health. Each month will take us on an inspiring journey toward mental wellness as we gather to discuss goals, challenges, and triumphs. All participants will receive a special patch to spread the message of hope and “Say It Brave”! Checkout the Events Calendar to see the monthly topic and register to join us. 

Cupid Crew National Valentine’s Day Service Project

Spread joy with your troop by writing Valentine’s Day cards to senior living communities through the Cupid Crew National Service Project!

Tune in to our popular FaceBook Live Shows!

See what’s new at Juliette’s Closet on Shop Social, a Facebook Live interactive shopping experience on Thursday, January 20th at 5:30pm. Then, start your day with Good Morning Girl Scout at 8:15am on Tuesday, January 25th, also on our GSCM Facebook page!

It’s almost our 110th Birthday! Celebrate the upcoming Girl Scout Week with a Trefoil Quest and Birthday Boxes!

Let’s celebrate! On Saturday, March 12, 2022, Girl Scouts turns 110, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland turns 60 and the Trefoil is back on the main stage. This program will consist of the “GooseChase” with missions to complete at various locations throughout central Maryland (Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties, as well as Baltimore City). Your team can participate in your local area or take this quest to the max and adventure through the council footprint to complete as many missions as you can. Get tickets now! (gscm.info/trefoilquest) The excitement doesn’t stop there! This year during Girl Scout Birthday Week, we’re sharing the fun with the goal of collecting items for Birthday Boxes for children in foster care.

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