Saturday, November 9, 2013

Saturday, 11/9 - Friday, 11/15

What’s up this week

Monday, 11/11
STEM Fest, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
The event will focus on engineering, science and medicine. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with leading women from these industries who will provide hands-on activities and experiences for the girls.

Wednesday, 11/16:
Woman of Distinction Dinner, 5:30-9:00 p.m.*
During the Girl Scouts of Hawai`i annual Woman of Distinction Dinner, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts have an opportunity to participate in the dinner as Donor Appreciation Drawing Girls, Silent Auction Runners and Gala Greeters.
*Girls must check in much earlier than 5:30 p.m., depending on their assignment. Please refer to your confirmation email for details!

Upcoming deadlines & registration openings

Honolulu West Cookie Rally – space is limited!
Camp is a wonderful time when girls experience the joys of the outdoors. Come and share that experience with your daughter at the Dad & Me camp and join in her excitement as she discovers more about herself and connects with girls and dads from other Troops, who share the same passion for nature and all it has to offer.

Dad & Me Camp – we are over half-full!
Want to know all there is to know about Girl Scout Cookies and how to have a successful Cookie Sale Season? Join Honolulu West Service Unit for Cookies 101 at their second annual Service Unit Cookie Rally!

Recent programs and events

Two weeks ago, the Hickam/Ohana/Pearl Harbor Service Unit celebrated Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday with a GIANT friendship circle!

Two weeks ago, Troop 445 celebrated Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday with a tea party and safety badge activity.

Our Girl Scouts on Kauai participated in the Kauai Veterans Day Walk-a-Thon last weekend. More pictures from this event can be found on our Facebook page.

More photos from recent programs and events can be found on our Facebook page. To see your photos here, post them to our Facebook page or tag us (@girlscoutshi) on Instagram!

First look: shop sales & promos

  1. Receive a digital watch for $5 with the purchase of $50! 
  2. Back to Troop!  Find all you need at the Girl Scout Shop!
  3. Remember to redeem your 10% off coupon received at Cookie Training good towards any Cookie Program patch!

*The shop will be closing at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 13 due to the Woman of Distinction Dinner. The shop will re-open for normal hours at 10:00 a.m. the following day (Thursday, November 14).

From our Facebook page

Below are requests and inquiries received from our Girl Scout sisters around the globe. Please read and connect with them by responding to their posts directly. You can do this by visiting our Facebook page and finding their comment or simply by clicking on their name below and sending them a PM (private message). If they provide an email address you may also contact them directly that way. Mahalo!

Girl Scouts of Hawai'i
Service project opportunity: The Hele 2 Work Program, through the Institute of Human Services is collecting professional clothing to assist our clients re-entering the work force. We need Men's and Women's professional attire. Please Contact Sooz (801-644-8900) for drop off information.

Michelle Bartoszek
My name is Michelle Bartoszek and I am trying to set up a swap with girls from over 50 states. I have a troop of Brownies in Wisconsin. Would you be interested in doing this with our troop? We only have three girls in our troop. We are trying to do a state themed swap. You make a swap & send it to us representing something about your state & we send you a swap representing something about our state. Please let me know with a PM if you have a troop that would be willing to do this. Thanks.

Stacey Shotko
Please pass on to any Brownie troops:
The World of Girls Brownie Troop Exchange is a fun way to earn the Journey. Please join us as we "travel" to other states in the US and countries. For all those who would like to exchange with other troops Come Join us at
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Hello fellow Girl Scouts. I am a troop leader from NC and we are trying to complete the 50 state swap. We only have 21 states left and we need help from a Hawaii troop. We only have 10 girls in our troop. If there is any troop interested in swapping with us please have them email me at I really want to try to complete this for my girls and help them reach their goal. Thanks so much. Heather Troop 223

Did You Know?

Are you ready to explore the world?  
Girl Scout destinations, travel experiences that range from two days to three weeks for Cadettes and older, can whisk you to the far corners of the world where you will meet remarkable girls, develop leadership skills, gain confidence, and enjoy valuable learning opportunities to take action. To view all of the nationally sponsored trips exclusively designed for Girl Scouts, click here. More information can be found on the Girl Scouts of Hawai`i site here.

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