Saturday, September 20, 2014

Saturday, September 20, through Friday, September 26, 2014


I Can’t Wait to Become a Girl Scout
Friday, 9/19
Honolulu West Recruitment at Nuuanu Elementary School
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Contact Clinton Wong 
Friday, 9/26
Honolulu East Recruitment at Hokulani Elementary School
 

This Week I Can’t Wait to…
Saturday, 9/20
Camping Hawaiian Style Big Island
If you registered for Camping Hawaiian Style Training at Camp Kilohana on the Big Island see you there! 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
 
Wednesday, 9/24
Gold Award Workshop
6:00 p.m. at Girl Scouts of Hawai`i Office



Webinar available for those who are unable to attend in person. Presentation will also be posted to website for those unable to attend in person or join the webinar.  Please email Janelle Harkness if you would like to attend in person or via the webinar.


 

This Week I Can’t Wait to…
 

Saturday, 10/11
Cardboard Challenge
Kokokahi YWCA from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Registration Deadline: 10/2
Join us for some creative and inspired FUN!! Bring your completed project ready to play or build something there on your own or with your troop. So, start collecting cardboard, draw up some plans, and don’t forget the tape! The possibilities are endless: arcade games, robots, Halloween costumes, sizes, shapes, paint, colorful tape…Unleash your creativity! Watch the video to learn more!  Register Here

 

Saturday, 10/11 to Sunday, 10/12
Mom & Me Camp
Camp Paumalu
Registration Closes: 9/29 at 6:00 p.m.



Open to all moms with Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts.  Juliette’s are also welcome. Register Here





Saturday, 10/11
Cadette Aviation Program
Pacific Aviation Museum
A chance to learn about aviation, weather, and the history of flight through our merit badge programs, historic tours, and special interest events. Scouts participate in hands-on activities that apply math, social studies, and science skills in exciting ways. Register Here
 
Saturday, 10/18
Race for the Cure Lei Making

Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors needed to help make ribbon leis for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure breast cancer survivors.  Lei supplies donated by SGK Hawaii.  Instructions supplied.  Race day is Sun. Oct 19th at Kapiolani Park.  All leis would need to be turned in prior to race day. For more information or to help with this activity, please contact Dianne Bowen-Coleman, Leader GS Troop 377 Manoa as soon as possible at ddbowen-coleman@hawaii.rr.com.  THINK PINK!
Watch for Troop 377 on KITV with Kenny Choi talking about the lei donations!
 
 


Friday- Sunday, 10/24-26
Cadette Breath Journey Camp
Camp Paumalu


Cadette girls will spend a weekend at Camp Paumalu earning both their Cadette Breathe Journey and the Wonders of Water LIA (Leader in Action) Award working with Brownies. LIA is a prerequisite for PA training and becoming part of PCCS. Interested Cadettes please contact Mike Uno.





Saturday, 10/25
Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery
Punahou School
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Interactive workshop for 4th ─ 12th grade students.


I Can’t Wait to Take Action
Troop 377
Participated for the 4th year at the Mayor's Walk of Remembrance!




I Can’t Wait to Meet My Girl Scout Sisters

Postcard Exchange
Many troops on the mainland are participating in a postcard exchange. We are looking for troops in Hawaii that would like to join us in the exchange. Anyone interested contact Lynn Mann to add your troop to the master list. 
SWAP Opportunity for Junior Troops
Junior girl scout troop 94684 located in Northern New Jersey wants to swap SWAPs with you! Contact Rima.
 
 
I Can’t Wait to Shop…

Monday, 9/22 to Friday, 9/26
Dollarama Sale!!!
Membership Stars!  Wavy Council Flags! Membership and WAGGS pins!  AND more available. Stock up now and save 25% off.  Limited to stock on hand.
Online Shop
Shop 24/7 at our Online ShopFREE SHIPPING with the purchase of $99 or more. GSH patches now available online!


 
I Can’t Wait to Take a Bite…
There’s something AMAZING inside the 2015 Cookie Season!  Find out more!

 
I Can’t Wait to Support GSH…
Foodland’s Annual Give Aloha Campaign. 
During the month of September, please support the Girl Scouts of Hawai’i by making a donation when you shop at Foodland, Sack N Save and Foodland Farms.  Just use your Maikai card at checkout and tell the cashier you would like to make a donation to the Girl Scouts of Hawai`i --- Organization Code 77181.  Foodland and Western Union Foundation will graciously match a portion of the donations! For more details, go to Give Aloha Campaign
Invest In Girls. Change the World.
GSH reaches girls from kindergarten through high school and equips them with 21st century experiences and skills in a fun, safe, and supportive environment.  Together with your support, we are committed to making sure that the life enriching experiences of Girl Scouting is made available to the girls in Hawai`i. Please support us in our commitment to make Girl Scouting available to all the girls in our Aloha state.  Donate Now.  Check out the video on the WOW program.
Aloha United Way Campaign
GSH designation code: 96170.  Does your workplace participate in the Aloha United Way campaign? You can support the work of GSH throughout the entire year by making a pledge using payroll deduction. Just designate how much you want deducted from each pay period and the funds will be automatically collected for disbursement to GSH. Supporting GSH can’t get simpler than that!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

September 13-20, 2014



Back to Troop

Saturday, 9/13
Kaneohe Registration and Orientation, Kapunahala Elementary School  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Contact Ailyn Lum

Sunday, 9/14
Honolulu West Registration for new families at Honpa Hongwanji 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Contact Clinton Wong  

Wednesday, 9/17
Manoa Recruitment at Punahou School PE Pavilion 5:30 p.m.
 
Friday, 9/19
Honolulu West Recruitment at Nuuanu Elementary School  Cafeteria 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Contact Clinton Wong

Friday, 9/26
Honolulu East Recruitment at Hokulani Elementary School

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!


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


Saturday, 9/20
Camping Hawaiian Style Training at Camp Kilohana on the Big Island; 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Register by 9/17.

Wednesday, 9/25
Girl Scouts of Hawai`i Council Office at 6:00 p.m.. A Webinar will be available for those who are unable to attend the Wednesday meeting.  Please email Janelle Harkness if you would like to attend in person or via the webinar.

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!
 

Pacific Aviation offers Cadette Aviation Program
A chance to learn about aviation, weather, and the history of flight through our merit badge programs, historic tours, and special interest events. Scouts participate in hands-on activities that apply math, social studies, and science skills in exciting ways.

Saturday, 10/18
Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors needed to help make ribbon leis for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure breast cancer survivors.  Lei supplies donated by SGK Hawaii.  Instructions supplied.  Race day is Sun. Oct 19th at Kapiolani Park.  All leis would need to be turned in prior to race day. For more information or to help with this activity, please contact Dianne Bowen-Coleman, Leader GS Troop 377 Manoa as soon as possible at ddbowen-coleman@hawaii.rr.com.  Think PINK!

Friday- Sunday, 10/ 24-26
Camp Paumalu
PCCS High School age leaders: Be camp staff at a fresh concept Cadette Breathe Journey camp. Support Cadettes as they work on the Breathe Journey.  In addition to working on the Breathe Journey, they will be earning the LIA award.  The LIA award (one is required) is a new prerequisite for taking the PA Training. PA Training is a prerequisite for PCCS Training. Contact Mike Uno-Camp Coordinator
Saturday, 10/25
Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery at Punahou School from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Interactive workshop for 4th ─ 12th grade students.





Meet Girl Scout Sisters

Postcard Exchange Join in the exchange. Contact Lynn Mann of Arizona to add your troop to the master list. 

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.

Cadette Troop
Cadette Troop 20634 from Benicia, California is planning a trip to Waikiki area the second week of June 2015.  They would love to get together with another Cadette troop bridging to Seniors next year.  They would like to meet socially and do a service project together.  Please set up a pen pal type of communication.  Please contact Kasey Flores

Upcoming deadlines & registration openings

Saturday, 10/24 – Sunday, 10/26
Breathe Journey registration on 9/1. Cadette girls will spend a weekend at Camp Paumalu earning both their Cadette Breathe Journey and the Wonders of Waters Lia award working with Brownies. Individual girls or troops may register for this camp. Both the Breathe Book ($7) and Breathe Award Patch Set ($5) Lia WOW Patch ($2.50) may be optionally purchased at time of registration.  No Refund.

I Can’t Wait to Be an Animal Hero - Know a youth who loves animals? Register them for the Animal Hero Service Learning Training Class and turn their passion into school credit! Tuition is $25.

Cookie Info & Shop

Cookies

REGISTER FOR THE 2015 COOKIE KICK OFF TRAINING.  Subscribe the the “Cookie Bites Blog” for the most up to date information about the Cookie Season and to sign up for training:  http://gshcookiebites.blogspot.com/

Dollorama Sale

Take advantage of bargain prices at our Dollarama Sale happening M-F, 10am-5pm from 9/15/14 to 9/26/14!  While supplies last!

 Share your Story
Calling all amazing Rock Star Girl Scouts! GSUSA is looking for great cookie stories to share nationally. 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 9/30/14.

Online Shop
The new membership year is approaching quickly!  Don’t forget to take advantage of the great Back to Troop savings online until 9/30/14!  If you haven’t been to our Online Shop, check out the cool craft and activity sets available on clearance! Click on:  http://www.girlscoutshop.com/SALE-ON-CRAFT-AND-ACTIVITY-SETS

Program Leader - Part–time

The Girl Scouts of Hawaii is hiring a part-time Program Leader for its Wonders of Water STEAM Leadership Program. This year-long program is being piloted in elementary schools with girls in grades 2-3 during after school hours in the Windward District of O'ahu.  This position is ideal for those who love teaching school-aged children, have a passion for Hawaii and the environment, and seek hands-on experience in leadership and curriculum-based instruction. To explore the Girl Scouts national curriculum for Wonders of Water go to: https://www.girlscouts.org/program/journeys/your_planet/brownie.asp For more information about the position, please contact Jessica Tafao at 675-5514.

Support Girl Scouts of Hawaii


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Shop at Safeway use eScrip a system that rewards customer loyalty by contributing a percentage of purchases made by participating families to qualified non-profit organizations like Girls Scouts of Hawaii.  Learn more about it at www.escrip.com.  Click the link at the end of the video to register.  One minute of your time can mean hundreds of dollars to Girl Scouts of Hawaii!   http://www.screencast.com/t/am5SFmg4ZsB 


Foodland’s Annual Give Aloha Campaign.  During the month of September, please support the Girl Scouts of Hawai’i by making a donation when you shop at Foodland, Sack N Save and Foodland Farms.  Just use your Maikai card at checkout and tell the cashier you would like to make a donation to the Girl Scouts of Hawai`i --- Organization Code 77181.  Foodland and Western Union Foundation will graciously match a portion of the donations! For more details, go to Give Aloha Campaign

Invest In Girls. Change the World.
Girl Scouts of Hawai`i reaches girls from kindergarten through high school and equips them with 21st century experiences and skills in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Together with your support, we are committed to making sure that the life enriching experiences of Girl Scouting is made available to all the girls in Hawai`i. Please support us in our commitment to make Girl Scouting available to all the girls in our Aloha state. Donate Now.   Check out the video on the WOW program.



Aloha United Way Campaign

GSH designation code: 96170.  Does your workplace participate in the Aloha United Way campaign? You can support the work of GSH throughout the entire year by making a pledge using payroll deduction. Just designate how much you want deducted from each pay period and the funds will be automatically collected for disbursement to GSH. Supporting GSH can’t get simpler than that!



Recognition

Isabelle is a National Merit Semifinalist.  Isabelle of Troop 973 is a senior at Hawaii Technology Academy.  President of National Honor Society, Vice President of George B. Carter Serteens Club of Hawaii, member of Mensa Hawaii and the Davidson Young Scholar program, played piano for 8 years, and dances Tahitian.  Congratulations Isabelle!