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Program Spotlight

 

Program Spotlight provides the most up-to-date information on program opportunities at Girl Scouts of Nassau County. Click on the event that interests you for more information. You can also sign up for or read our current Program Newsletter to keep informed of all upcoming programs and events.

 

 

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2015 Cookie Celebration

Girl Scouts of Nassau County's (GSNC) Cookie CelebrationGirl Scouts of Nassau County's (GSNC) Cookie Celebration 2015 is the 40th birthday of the Samoa cookie, so naturally we’re planning a Cookie Celebration – Happy 40th Birthday Samoa! When you register for the big birthday bash you'll taste the brand new Rah-Rah Raisins and Toffee-tastic, the gluten-free cookie. There will be fun new crafts, a dance party, SWAPS, a great new Little Brownie Bakers video, a fashion show and an interactive Booth Sale skit. So come join us for an afternoon of fun, friends, and cookies!

DATE: January 10, 2015
TIME: 2:00-4:30pm
PLACE: Uniondale High School
COST: $8.00 per person
QUESTIONS: Contact Fran McAllister at mcallisterf@gsnc.org.
REGISTER: Register for the Cookie Celebration>>

 

DO YOU LIKE BASKETBALL?

Sunday January 4, 2015, the Queens College Women’s Basketball team will commemorate the first women’s basketball game played at Madison Square Garden 40 years ago in a rematch against Immaculata University. Queens College’s 1975 team which will be honored at halftime featured Donna Orender (former WNBA President), Gail Marquis (NYC Basketball Hall of famer/Olympic Silver Medalist)
and legendary coach Lucille Kyvallos who coached the first women’s basketball team to be inducted into the NYC Basketball Hall of Fame.

WHO: Everyone
DATE: January 4, 2015
TIME: 10:30 AM - Immaculata vs Queens College @ 10:30 AM and UCONN vs St. John’s @ 1PM
PLACE: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
COST: $20

IMPORTANT: The Queens College Women’s Basketball is offering court side tickets for only $20 ($15 for groups of 15 or more). ONE TICKET IS GOOD FOR TWO GAMES

QUESTIONS: Please contact Kevin Williams, Assistant Athletics Director/External Relations
Queens College Kevin.Williams@qc.cuny.edu or 718.997.2733

FOR TICKETS GO TO: www.QueensKnights.com/msg

 

 

 

CPR, AED and First AID Training

The DeMattis Center has offered GSNC an opportunity for girls 12 to 18 years old to receive certification in CPR, AED and First Aid Training. Girl Scouts must attend both sessions to be fully certified with the American heart Association.

WHO: Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors
DATE: January 14th and 22nd
TIME: 5:00pm to 8:30 pm
PLACE: DeMatteis Center, 101 Northern Blvd. Greenvale, New York 11548
QUESTIONS: Contact Jan Figueira at 516.741.2550 ext. 217 or figueiraj@gsnc.org
IMPORTANT: Girls may bring a simple dinner and/or light snack and drink for the break; Please wear your vest/sash or Girl Scout pins

REGISTER: Register for CPR, AED and First Aid>>

 

Family Fun Night at the Long Island Children’s Museum 

Mom-mentum (formerly National Association of Mother’s Center is hosting a family fun night at the Long Island Children’s Museum.

WHO: Everyone
DATE: Sunday, January 18, 2015
TIME: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
PLACE: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
COST: $20 per person or $60 for a family of 4

QUESTIONS: Please contact Traci S. Caines at 516.939.6667 ext. 104 or tcaines@mom-mentum.org

REGISTRATION: www.mom-mentum.org/LICM-event

 

 

World Record Cookie Dunk

World Record Cookie DunkJoin us on Saturday, January 31 at Broadway Mall in Hicksville as we attempt to break the world record for “Most People Dunking Cookies”. Register a car-load of family, friends, and neighbors for this fun-tastic event. We need all the help we can get...over 2500 people are needed to break the record.

Here is your chance to be a part of GSNC history!

Registration is required and there is no fee to participate. If you would like to be a volunteer helper, contact Lorna De Bellegarde

WHO: All are welcome
DATE: January 31, 2015
TIME: Sign in will begin at approximately 9:45am. Dunk will be at approximately 11:00am.
PLACE: Broadway Mall in Hicksville, NY
IMPORTANT: You do not need to be a Girl Scout to attend this event.
QUESTIONS: Contact Fran McAllister at mcallisterf@gsnc.org
REGISTER: Register for the World Record Cookie Dunk>>

 

Mommy and Me Winter Series at Camp Blue Bay

Each month, November – March we will be offering a Mommy and Me Weekend for either Daisy, Brownie or Junior level at Camp Blue Bay. Designed for you to spend quality time with your daughter, scheduled activities as well as some free time will be planned throughout the weekend. Limited to 60 per event, participants will stay in one of the two Troop Houses and all meals will be served at the Activity Building.

WHO; Registered GSNC Girl Scout and Mom/Guardian

DATES:

TIME: Check in Friday, 6pm or Saturday, 8am Check out Sunday, 11am

WHERE: Camp Blue Bay, East Hampton

COST: $45.00 per person, includes accommodations, meals and program materials

QUESTIONS: Laura Bissett-Carr, Manager, Program & Outdoor Services at:

BissettL@gsnc.org or 631-604-2201

Learn More about the Mommy and Me Winter Series at Camp Blue Bay>>

 

 

Night Owl Badge Weekend for Cadettes

Calling all Cadettes! Are you ready to uncover the mysteries of the world after dark? Earn the Night Owl badge while spending the weekend at Camp Blue Bay in the Port Troop House. Turn out the lights, tune in your senses, and step out into the night while meeting new friends who are night owls just like you!

Pack a brown bag dinner for Friday night and board the bus to camp from the Girl Scout Service Center.

WHO: Individual Cadette Girl Scouts (6th, 7th or 8th grade)

WHEN: Friday, February 27, 2015, 5PM to Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2PM

Pre-planning Meeting: Monday, February 23, 2014, 7PM, Girl Scout Service Center

WHERE: Camp Blue Bay, East Hampton, NY 11937

COST: $75.00 per person - Includes transportation, food, and program supplies

QUESTIONS: Laura Bissett-Carr, Manager, Program & Outdoor Services at Camp Blue Bay

BissettL@gsnc.org or 631-604-2201

Click here for flyer and registration form

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Netiquette Badge for Girl Scout Cadettes

 

Netiquette BadgeFor Cadettes who are working on the Netiquette badge, Cablevision's Power To Learn can help you to accomplish some of the requirements through their online resources, which have been specifically chosen to help you learn how to make - and keep- your online world a positive place.

Visit Cablevision's Power to Learn Website>>

 

 

 

GAALS: Girl Athletics And Life Skills

Looking for a way to earn badges and have fun too. GAALS: aims to empower girls through physical activity while building self-esteem. GAALS teaches girls the fundamental physical skills used in a variety of sports and the life skills used every day through fun, interactive classes designed and taught by coaches specializing in Psychology,
Exercise Science & Athletic Counseling.

If you are interested in checking out GAALS: please email info@gaalsusa.com

 

View flyer for more details about GAALS>>

 

 

 

Edible House Construction Classes

Looking for something new to do with your troop? How about learning how to construct an edible house? Riesterer's Bakery located at (210 Bedell Terrace, West Hempstead, New York 11552) offers
classes in edible house construction and while many of the holidays are over you can still learn how to do something great for an upcoming summer holiday!.

IMPORTANT: Minimum 10 children and Maximum of 20 children. A workshop engineer oversees the class and refreshment and cookies are served. $100 deposit is required at the time of the reservation.

QUESTIONS: Contact Riesterer Bakery at 516.485.7636 or email karl282@aol.com

 

View Flyer for more details about Edible House Constuction Classes>>

 

 

 

 

 

Learn How to Defend Yourself!

Lynbrook Ultimate Martial Arts and Fitness is offering one free class for troops. Many Daisys have already particpated in
the Stranger Danger Bullying Prevention Program.

Lynbrook Ultimate Martial Arts and Fitness is a modern and unique dojo, leadership academy and state of the art fitness center. They provide world class Karate instruction, Mixed Martial Arts, Kids Martial Arts, Kick Boxing, Self-defense, Krav Maga, brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai
and Fitness Bootcamp.

WHO: Everyone
DATE: To Be Determined by Troop
TIME: 7:00am to 10:00 pm
PLACE: Lynbrook Ultimate Martial Arts and Fitness, 44 Broadway, Lynbrook, New York
COST: One Time Free Troop Program

REGISTER: To register contact Josh Rabinowtiz at umafdojo@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Healthy LivingAny programs that feature the Healthy Living Initiatives Symbol are programs that are considered to be in line with Girl Scouts of Nassau County's Healthy Living Initiatives.

The Healthy Living Initiatives brings a unique perspective to keeping girls healthy. Girls define health in their own terms, placing as much emphasis on emotional and social well-being as physical health, nutrition and physical fitness. In addition to healthy eating and physical fitness, the Healthy Living Initiative focuses on increasing girls’ self-esteem, media image awareness and how to develop healthy relationships.