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Honolulu West Registration for new families at Honpa Hongwanji 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Contact Clinton Wong
Manoa Recruitment at Punahou School PE Pavilion 5:30 p.m.
Honolulu West Recruitment at Nuuanu Elementary School Cafeteria 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Contact Clinton Wong
Honolulu East Recruitment at Hokulani Elementary School
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!
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
Camping Hawaiian Style Training at Camp Kilohana on the Big Island; 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Register by 9/17.
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.
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!
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.
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 email@example.com. Think PINK!
Friday- Sunday, 10/ 24-26
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
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 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
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.
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/
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.
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
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!
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!