Saturday, August 23, 2014

August 23, 2014



Become a future leader be a Girl Scout

Saturday, 8/23

Kokohead Recruitment, Koko Marina Courtyard,  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact Renee Allison

Rainbow Unit Recruitment, Town Center of Mililani, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Back to School Bash: dancing, magic, robotics and more. Contact Cassandra Pang











Sunday, 8/24

Honolulu West Recruitment, Maemae Elementary School, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Hui Hookela Unit Recruitment, St. John Vianey, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Contact Adrienne Yap

Monday, 8/25

HOPS (Hickam, Ohana, Pearl Harbor) Service Unit Recruitment, Nimitz Elementary School
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Trunk Show from GS Shop. Contact Leslie Dawson

Wednesday, 8/27

Kokohead Recruitment, Holy Nativity School, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Contact Renee Allison


Friday, 8/29

Hawaii Island Recruitment, Honoka’a Elementary School, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, 8/31
Kaneohe Service Unit Recruitment, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Windward Mall, Centercourt Stage Area; Contact:  Ailyn Lum

Upcoming Events

Saturday, 9/13

2 Booths at the Day4Kids Carnival hosted by the Girls & Boys Club at Washington Middle School
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Help Protect the Ocean
Hannah from Troop 377 will be hosting a booth for her Gold Award about Hawai'i's oceans and how to protect them. Posters, games, prizes and more.

Walk Away and Don’t Ever Look Back
Joy from Troop 377 will be hosting a booth for her Gold Award about the dangers of predators who blend in with the rest. Learn how to avoid or get out of situations quickly. Prizes, games, souvenirs, activities and a flash mob!

Saturday, 9/13
 

Kokokahi YWCA, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Looking for talented girl scouts who would like to do a service project by face painting. 

Saturday, 10/11
Cardboard Challenge at Kokokahi YWCA from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon for some creative and inspired FUN!! Click here to watch the story of Caine’s Arcade, and get inspired! Bring your completed project ready to play; you can build it with your troop or on your own. So, start collecting cardboard, draw up some plans, and don’t forget the tape! The possibilities are endless: arcade games, robots, costumes, sizes, shapes, paint, colorful tape…Unleash your creativity!
Event open to registered members only. Fee applies. REGISTRATION COMING SOON!


 
Meet Girl Scout Sisters from Oregon

Senior and Ambassador Troops
Girl Scout in troop 40292 from Oregon is planning a trip to Hawaii in summer of 2016, and hopes to meet girl scouts from Hawaii from Senior and Ambassador Troops. They want to learn the culture and conduct a community service project (STEM).  Please contact Camille.


Upcoming deadlines & registration openings


Girl Scout Registration
Have you registered ON TIME for Girl Scouts? The new membership year starts October first, only 38 days from today! The first 400 girls to register between August 27th and September 30th will receive an On Time patch!

If you need help registering or are experiencing any technical difficulties please call the help desk at 380-6665 or click here to submit an online help ticket.  You will receive a response within 24-48 business hours.


Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for Keiki
2014 Hawai`i Food and Wine Festival 's HMAA presents Keiki in the Kitchen
Honolulu Zoo, September 6, 2014
Deadline: August 10, 2014. JOIN THE CHALLENGE!  Submit your very own HEALTHY, ORIGINAL,
AFFORDABLE, DELICIOUS and MEANINGFUL recipe that features at least one LOCALLY-GROWN  INGREDIENT. The top three recipes will be selected and finalists will prepare their recipe live at the at the festival! For entry and more contest details,
click here.

Sunday, 9/14:
Hui Hookela Service Unit Ice Cream Social (9/5)

Kickoff to Girl Scouting for all age levels at St John Vianney, Kailua- 920 Keolu Dr. Parish Hall
Cost~ $5 for ice cream & swap making crafts & 1 can of food to donate to the food pantry. Email Hui Hookela



First look: shop sales & promos

Share your Story.  Calling all amazing Rock Star Girl Scouts! GSUSA is looking for great cookie stories to share nationally. GSUSA will pick a few top stories to highlight in national press surrounding NGSCW. An overview of each girl should be submitted, include: name, age level, location # of years as a Girl Scouts and details about your cookie sales, What makes your story so amazing and are you enrolled for the 2014/15 cookie season?
Send submissions to Elizabeth Stone by August 27. 
 


Congratulations to Teagan
 from Troop 632, Ewa No Ka Oi Service Unit!  She is the winner of the iPod Touch 350+ box drawing for the 2013-14 Cookie Season!  She sold 350 boxes of cookies.  Way to go Teagan!!







Back to Troop! Get ready for a busy and exciting Back to Troop season! Take advantage of the specials happening now at our online store that’s available 24/7. Grab a Girl Starter Kit and what you need for the upcoming year. Use the Buy More, Save More promotion with code BTT2014 now through 9/30/14. Girl Scout Shop and check out the Catalog.
Girlscoutshop.com will offer retail customers free standard shipping with merchandise purchases of $99.00 or more (previously $50.00 or more) from Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 through Tuesday September 2nd, 2014.  Customers will be charged the additional cost for expedited and international delivery fees.  No coupon code is needed.


Girlscoutshop.com has raised the free standard shipping threshold from $50.00 to $99.00.  This offer will be  combinable with the current Back to Troop- Save up to $15.00 promotion.  Excluded from the Back to Troop- Save up to $15.00 promotion, Mattel Barbie Dolls, council own, gift certificate, collectible coin, and downloadable items are eligible for free standard shipping, provided the order total is $99.00 or greater, prior to sales tax and/or shipping charges. 


Daisy 30th Anniversary Pin


 This Official 30th Anniversary Pin (#09037) of the Daisy Girl Scout age-level is shown in the Fall Fun Patch Brochure, as shared with you earlier today.  This official pin may be worn by girls and adults. It should be worn above the insignia tab, just like the 100th Anniversary Pin was worn.   


After School Hours Advisors

The Girl Scouts of Hawai`i is looking for After School Hours Program Advisors on the Windward and Waianae Coasts of Oahu and the Lihue and Kapaa areas of Kauai.
The ASHP Advisor is a part-time position (10-15 hours/week) that is responsible for leading and facilitating the execution of the Girl Scout Leadership Program in an after school setting. The program operates in a school setting once a week for at least one hour. Additional meetings per week may be added, depending on the number of participants who register. Advisors are employed by Girl Scouts of Hawai`i and are compensated for preparing, leading, and concluding program activities. In addition, the advisor will conduct evaluations of the program activities. The Advisor is expected to be available at the school location and ASHP site at least 15 minutes prior to the conclusion of the regular school day, as the program begins immediately thereafter. Go to Girls Scouts of Hawaii employment page for more details.


Saturday, August 16, 2014

Saturday, August 16 - Friday, August 22


Recruitment Time

Saturday, 8/16 & Sunday, 8/17
Pacific Aviation Museum, Recruitment Fair, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Biggest Little Air Show: Full scale aircraft fly-overs, kids activities, and more.



Sunday, 8/31
Kaneohe Service Unit Recruitment, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Windward Mall, Centercourt Stage Area; Contact:  Ailyn Lum

Upcoming Events

Sunday, 9/13
2 Booths at the Day4Kids Carnival hosted by the Girls & Boys Club at Washington Middle School
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Help Protect the Ocean
Hannah from Troop 377 will be hosting a booth for her Gold Award about Hawai'i's oceans and how to protect them. Posters, games, prizes and more.

Walk Away and Don’t Ever Look Back
Joy from Troop 377 will be hosting a booth for her Gold Award about the dangers of predators who blend in with the rest. Learn how to avoid or get out of situations quickly. Prizes, games, souvenirs, activities and a flash mob!

Explore Your World

Traveling to Minnesota?  Check out Girl Scouts Council Minnesota
Also offering canoe trips for teens and adult women.



Upcoming deadlines & registration openings

Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for Keiki
2014 Hawai`i Food and Wine Festival 's HMAA presents Keiki in the Kitchen
Honolulu Zoo, September 6, 2014
Deadline: August 10, 2014. JOIN THE CHALLENGE!  Submit your very own HEALTHY, ORIGINAL,
AFFORDABLE, DELICIOUS and MEANINGFUL recipe that features at least one LOCALLY-GROWN  INGREDIENT. The top three recipes will be selected and finalists will prepare their recipe live at the at the festival! For entry and more contest details, click here.

Sunday, 9/14:

Hui Hookela Service Unit Ice Cream Social (9/5)
Kickoff to Girl Scouting for all age levels at St John Vianney, Kailua- 920 Keolu Dr. Parish Hall
Cost~ $5 for ice cream & swap making crafts & 1 can of food to donate to the food pantry. Email Hui Hookela



First look: shop sales & promos

Back to Troop! Get ready for a busy and exciting Back to Troop season! Take advantage of the specials happening now at our online store that’s available 24/7. Grab a Girl Starter Kit and what you need for the upcoming year. Use the Buy More, Save More promotion with code BTT2014 now through 9/30/14. Girl Scout Shop and check out the Catalog.

Calling all amazing Rock Star Girl Scouts! GSUSA is looking for great cookie stories to share nationally. GSUSA will pick a few top stories to highlight in national press surrounding NGSCW. An overview of each girl should be submitted, include: name, age level, location # of years as a Girl Scouts and details about your cookie sales, What makes your story so amazing and are you enrolled for the 2014/15 cookie season?
Send submissions to Elizabeth Stone by August 27.


Daisy 30th Anniversary Pin

This Official 30th Anniversary Pin (#09037) of the Daisy Girl Scout age-level is shown in the Fall Fun Patch Brochure, as shared with you earlier today.  This official pin may be worn by girls and adults. It should be worn above the insignia tab, just like the 100th Anniversary Pin was worn.