Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Girl Scouts - Destinations

Girl Scout Destinations
2013-2014 TIMELINE

Girl Scout destinations is your chance to go somewhere new, do something different, and meet people from everywhere you can imagine.  Applying for a Girl Scout destination helps girls to gain practical life skills. Use this timeline to keep track of important dates.

 Girls complete one application for each Girl Scout destination event (up to FOUR) they wish to apply for. Girls may choose to submit their application by the “early” or “late” deadline.

 Girl Scouts of Utah will help fund up to one-fourth (1/4) of the cost of ONE destination per girl.

 Two references are required for each application. Girls can use the same two references for each event they apply for.

Visit www.girlscouts.org/forgirls/travel/destinations for the most current information on Girl Scout destinations.

September 2013

 Girl Scout destinations 2014 event descriptions and application form are updated at www.girlscouts.org/forgirls/travel/destinations

 Girls, parents, and troop advisors visit the Girl Scouts of Utah website activities page to attend
a destination training. Each participant learns about events, the application process, references, and how to finance a Girl Scout destination.

November 2013

 November 15th – “Early” application deadline. All “early” applications must be received at the Girl Scouts of Utah CRC in Salt lake City on or before this deadline. All “early” applications nationwide must be en route to event sponsors from the applicants home council by Thanksgiving.

December 2013

 December 3rd – All “early” applications received by event sponsors. Applications are due to be received by event sponsors. Local councils nationwide meet this deadline for all “early” applicants by forwarding completed applications. Selection process for “early” applications begins.

January 2014

 January 16th – All applicants are notified of their status for “early” applications. Girls are notified of their status for “early” applications. Event status is posted at www.girlscouts.org/forgirls/travel/destinations to show which events are FULL.

 January 24th – destination Scholarship deadline for “early” applicants. destination Scholarship applications are due to Girl Scouts of Utah CRC in Salt Lake City.

 January 31st – “Late” application deadline. This is the deadline for “late” applications to be received at Girl Scouts of Utah CRC in Salt Lake City.


February 2014

 February 1st – Deposit deadline for “early” applicants. Non-refundable deposits to hold a participant’s spot are due to event sponsors for “early” applicants.

 February 18th – All “late” applicants received by event sponsors. Applications are due to be received by event sponsors. Local councils nationwide meet this deadline for all “late” applicants by forwarding completed applications. Selection process for “late” applications begins.

March 2014

 March 4th – All applicants are notified of their status for “late” applicants. Girls and councils are notified of acceptance status for “late” applications. Event status is posted at www.girlscouts.org/forgirls/travel/destinations to show which events are FULL.

 March 12th – destination Scholarship deadline for “late” applicants. destination Scholarship applications are due to Girl Scouts of Utah CRC in Salt Lake City.

 March 18th – Deposit deadline for “late” applicants. Non-refundable deposits to hold a participant’s spot are due to event sponsors for “early” applications.

April-August 2014

 Girls prepare for and participate in Girl Scout destinations. Girls might visit other troops, make swaps, research the culture for the place they will visit, borrow/buy any special equipment needed, and begin a travel journal. Use the online resources at www.girlscouts.org/forgirls/travel.

June-September 2014

 Girl Scout destinations participants Take Action by preparing to share their experience with others and doing one or more of the following:
o Send thank you to all those who helped to support your destination.
o Create a scrapbook, display, video, blog, or other way to share your experience.
o Send event photos and a short essay about your trip to jgoldman@gsutah.org.
o Contact your Community Leadership Team, other troops, and Girl Scouts of Utah to make at least two presentations to other girls about Girl Scout destinations and your experience.

 September 30th – destination Scholarship deadline. Girls who received a council destination Scholarship for 2014 Girl Scout destinations submit the form and supporting documents two weeks following the event and no later than September 30th.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers for our upcoming hiking series.  Please contact Anna Lisa directly (flute_studio@hotmail.com) if you can help.  Thanks!


The helpers can be male or female. They need not be registered with GSU, but if they aren't, they'll need a background check done. They need to be able to drive as well.  They don't have to be in awesome physical shape, but couch potatoes will be miserable on the hikes. ;)

Thursday, July 11, 10:00 AM  to 3:00 PM. 2 people needed
 
Thursday, July 18, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 2 people needed
 
Friday Jul 26, 10:00 AM to Saturday July 27, 6:00 PM. 2 people needed
 
Thursday August 1, 10:00 AM to Saturday, August 3, 6:00 PM. 1 person needed

Monday, July 1, 2013

Parades

Don't forget to check out our events page for details about our upcoming parade opportunities!

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Extended Registration Deadline - Hike & Backpack Cache

This is your last chance to register!  Those of you that wanted to attend the hike and back pack cache event, but thought you had missed the deadline can still register!  We know everyone has been crazy getting day camp registrations taken care of so we've extended the registration deadline to Friday June 14th!  Don't miss out - register today!  Click the event tab for the registration link today!

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Day Camp Confirmations

Day Camp confirmations have been emailed to registered girls.  Please email cachegirlscout@gmail.com if you have any questions.  These are going to be some awesome day camps this year!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Day Camps

Girl Scouts are amazing!  We have over 50 girls registered for our younger girl day camp and over 20 girls for our older girl day camp!  Registration is now closed for both camps.  If you have questions please email cachegirlscout@gmail.com.  Those that registered will receive a confirmation email next week with details about the event including its location.  Thanks for making this event a success!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Day Camps - Last Chance

Don't forget to register for Day Camp!  The deadline for June Bug Jamboree and Reverse Revels is Saturday May 18th!  All girls must register, pay for camp and turn in event release forms by Saturday in order to attend either camp.  We will not be accepting late registrations.  Paperwork and payment can be dropped off - please email for the address.   We need volunteers as well.    Click the link below to register or volunteer.

June Bug Jamboree (K-5)
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NT7VQJb8wRmQfzio4AnIrpdZ8-ypV6xT-T2XpdTBd3M/viewform

June Bug Jamboree Volunteers
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pn6tXoyqcMnr9b1uQGRghpBQNXXNHvG180dCJCZ6Yd4/viewform

Reverse Revels (6-12)
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13M80JXtkGDdNboZ6p4EigJpITyITkvG-gwSLyoQHHZI/viewform

Reverse Revels Volunteers
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eBZi5VAUWOFXKtIliBJcL23IRIJbNVnzdxM2yMk5GE8/viewform

Please email (cachegirlscout@gmail.com) or call Sarina (801-671-3810) if you have any questions.  Thanks!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

GSU Membership Incentive


If you have questions or want to take advantage of this opportunity, please email cachegirlscout@gmail.com.  This is only good for girls that have never been a girl scout before.  This is a great way to get started in Girl Scouts!

Photo: Check out this offer from GSU! Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell your neighbor's friends! If they register as a new member for the 2014 scout year now, they get the rest of this year for FREE! How cool is that?



Wednesday, May 8, 2013

New Event Listed

Be sure and check out our latest event under the events tab!  It's an awesome backpack hiking series for girls in grades 6-12 and adults!  The registration link is now open.  A flyer will be posted soon so check back this week for it.


Don't forget to register for day camp - the 18th is the deadline and no exceptions will be made for late registrations.  Volunteers are welcome - those that want meals and a shirt will need to pay $15, those that don't want food or a shirt are free.  The event director will contact you directly for volunteer information!  All information is under the event tab - just scroll down to see information for both day camps.


Friday, May 3, 2013

Back Pack Series

We are working on the registration form for the upcoming backpack series!  We should have a live link Monday  - I know many of you are waiting to register, please check back often to see if the link is up and running.  Thanks!

Monday, April 15, 2013

Day Camp Registration is now open!

Don't forget to click on the event tab for more information about our upcoming day camps!  We have one for girls in grades K-5 and one for girls in grades 6-12.  Both camps are going to be awesome  - don't miss the deadline - register your daughter today!  We are accepting checks, credit cards, and cookie credits for day camp.  Please look under the event tab for the registration and day camp flyer links.  You won't want to miss seeing the flyers - they are awesome!  We need adults to volunteer to help in order for these day camps to be successful!  If you want to help, please email cachegirlscout@gmail.com.  An adult volunteer registration link will be available soon.  

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Girl Scout Survey

Please click the link below and let us know how long your daughter has been in Girl Scouts!  Thanks.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gDdZtJCrvx__qAPHUH3gnhy_W9-Ea7DXAVWsFZgE9k8/viewform

2013 Earth Day Cookie Concert!


Please click on the link below for more information.

http://earthdaycookieconcert.weebly.com/



April 20, 2013 at Deseret Peak Complex
Carnival Games (10am-5pm)
Bounce Houses
Sponsor Booths
Food (including Girl Scout Cookies) 
Entertainment 
Car Show (10am-4pm)
Silent Auction (10am-4pm)
VIP Lounge (Lunch @1, Dinner @5:30)


  All Day Long!! 10am--8pm 


Admission includes bounce houses, sponsor booths & entertainment.  Tickets for carnival games will be available inside the gate.  Concessions will also be available.

Please bring camp chairs or blankets for more comfortable viewing of our stage area.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Weekly Newsletter 3-19-2013


Cookie Update

Thanks to all of our wonderful parents and Girl Scouts that worked with our cookie sale this year!  It's time to get that cookie money turned in to your troop cookie manager.  Be sure and turn in ALL money by Monday March 25th.


Upcoming Event:  Younger Girl Day Camp Planning Meeting  (Adults Only)

It's time to plan our younger girl day camp!  We need adults to help plan our upcoming day camp for younger girls (K-5).  Our first meeting will be held at the Logan Library in the Ephraim Room  at 7pm on March 28th.   This is a great opportunity to help plan fun activities for the girls to enjoy at Day Camp in June!  This meeting will be held at the same time/location as the older girl day camp planning meeting.   Please click the link below to register so that we know how many are planning to attend.  





Upcoming Event:  Older Girl Day Camp Planning Meeting (Older Girls 6-12th)

There will be another planning meeting for the older girl day camp on March 28th at 7pm at the Logan Library in the Juniper Room.  Girls in grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend.  If you want fun activities at the older girl day camp - now is your chance to make sure they happen!  This meeting will be at the same time/location as the adult planning meeting for the younger girl day camp.







Upcoming Event: He and Me Bowling (Girl Scouts and Fathers)

Mark you calendars for the upcoming He and Me Bowling.  This is a great opportunity for fathers and daughters to spend some quality time together!  This event will be held on Friday May 3rd from 7-9pm.  Mark your calendars now - more details coming soon!





Upcoming Event: Day Camp (All Registered Girl Scouts)

Mark you calendars for our upcoming day camps!  Here are the basics - more information will be sent out soon!

There will be a day camp for younger girls (K-5) on June 3, 4, and 5th from 5-9pm each night.  The cost is $25 for early registration (by May 4th) and $35 for late registration (by May 18th).  Registrations will open the week of April 15th.

There will be a day camp for older girls (6-12) on June 6, 7, and 8th.   The times have not been set yet, but look for them soon.  The cost is $25 for early registration (by May 4th) and $35 for late registration (by May 18th).  Registrations will open the week of April 15th.




Upcoming Event: Back Pack Series (Girls Grades 6-12)

Mark your calendars for the older girl back pack series in July and August.  This is going to be a fantastic event for older girls.  More details will be coming soon!


o    July 11th 10-2pm
o    July 19th 10-5pm
o    July 26-27th (Fri. 10am – Sat. noon)
o    August 1-3 (Thurs. 10am – Sat. 5pm)


Thursday, March 7, 2013

Weekly Newsletter 3-7-99


Thanks to all of our wonderful parents and girl scouts!  This newsletter is packed full of information so be sure to read everything carefully and click on all of the links that are available if they pertain to you!You can always email questions to cachegirlscout@gmail.com.  




Information Needed

The Cache Service Unit is collecting information from all of our Girl Scouts in Cache Valley.  We are compiling a list containing the number of years each girl has been in Girl Scouts.  Please take a moment and click the link below to complete our short survey.  This is especially important so that we can honor our girl scouts as they reach certain levels of membership (ie: 5 year, 10 year).  Thanks so much for helping us get the correct information for your Girl Scout.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gDdZtJCrvx__qAPHUH3gnhy_W9-Ea7DXAVWsFZgE9k8/viewform




Upcoming Event:  Girl Scout Sunday (All Girl Scouts)

March 10th is Girl Scout Sunday!  Wear your vest or sash to church and ask you leader about the patch you could earn.




Upcoming Event:  Sabbath Sunset Service (Girl Scouts and Families)

We are having a unique event on Saturday, March 16th at 6:00pm.  It's called our Sabbath Sunset Service.  We will have a short flag ceremony provided by the army ROTC along with prayers from various religious denominations.  This is a great way to finish off National Girl Scout Week!  Light refreshments will be served at the event.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.  This event is Free to everyone so please plan to attend. Please register each person attending separately so we can provide enough snacks for everyone.  Click the link below to register.






Upcoming Event:  Younger Girl Day Camp Planning Meeting  (Adults Only)

It's time to plan our younger girl day camp!  We need adults to help plan our upcoming day camp for younger girls (K-5).  Our first meeting will be held at the Logan Library at 7pm on March 28th.   This is a great opportunity to help plan fun activities for the girls to enjoy at Day Camp in June!  This meeting will be held at the same time/location as the older girl day camp planning meeting.   Please click the link below to register so that we know how many are planning to attend.  





Upcoming Event:  Older Girl Day Camp Planning Meeting (Older Girls 6-12th)

There will be another planning meeting for the older girl day camp on March 28th at 7pm at the Logan Library.  Girls in grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend.  If you want fun activities at the older girl day camp - now is your chance to make sure they happen!  This meeting will be at the same time/location as the adult planning meeting for the younger girl day camp.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1V-ZF2EPHIP-610G_dvWJqcAR63Bn_z2jBmiMaTPHHnM/viewform





Upcoming Event: He and Me Bowling (Girl Scouts and Fathers)

Mark you calendars for the upcoming He and Me Bowling.  This is a great opportunity for fathers and daughters to spend some quality time together!  This event will be held on Friday May 3rd from 7-9pm.  Mark your calendars now - more details coming soon!





Upcoming Event: Day Camp (All Registered Girl Scouts)

Mark you calendars for our upcoming day camps!  Here are the basics - more information will be sent out soon!

There will be a day camp for younger girls (K-5) on June 3, 4, and 5th from 5-8:30pm each night.  The cost is $25 for early registration (by May 4th) and $35 for late registration (by May 18th).  Registrations will open the week of April 15th.

There will be a day camp for older girls (6-12) on June 6, 7, and 8th.   The times have not been set yet, but look for them soon.  The cost is $25 for early registration (by May 4th) and $35 for late registration (by May 18th).  Registrations will open the week of April 15th.


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Cookie Time!!!

We just heard that our Girl Scout cookies will be arriving in the valley on Saturday!  Girls that sold cookies should be hearing from their troop cookie managers soon about when and where to pick them up.  Good luck and happy delivering!

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Weekly Newsletter Information

Our weekly newsletter went out yesterday.  If you are not receiving it, please email cachegirlscout@gmail.com to get added to our list.  There was a lot of information in it including information on a new troop in Logan that wants more girls to join, our party planner series event, our World Thinking Day Fair, a Kappa Delta Mother/Daughter event, and volunteer recognition information.  The links for some of these event are listed below.  Deadlines to register are fast approaching and we are not able to accept late registrations.  Please click on the links below for more information and to register.

Party Planner Event

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDJlcFU1ME1KWG1SektISjk1c3lET3c6MQ


Kappa Delta Mother/Daughter Event

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dEpORlctYmRyUjNtODd1bUZCUFhIMUE6MQ


Volunteer Nominations

http://www.gsutah.org/for-adults/volunteer-recognition/

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Basketball Clinic

Attention: Last Day to Register (January 25th)

Tomorrow is the last day to register for the basketball clinic.  We are thrilled with the number of girls that have already registered!  Please look for a confirmation email early next week.  We hope everyone has lots of fun and learns some new skills!  Click the link below or copy and paste it in your browser for more information and to register.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGdKU3FsR0J6WldDeEFzbFRtSnJYbWc6MQ

Monday, January 14, 2013

Thinking Day Survey

Attention Girl Scouts: 6-12th Grade

Please complete our Thinking Day survey.  Click on the link below and it will take you to our survey.  We want your input for our upcoming event!  We have also posted the link on our Facebook page.


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dHNFUE9jMktTTjg2MUQwSTZ4czJkX0E6MQ

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Weekly Newsletter

Cache service unit is sending out a weekly newsletter to all of our girls, parents and volunteers.  It usually goes out on Monday, but occasionally later in the week.  It just went out today!  If you didn't receive it (from cachegirlscout@gmail.com) please let us know so we can get you added to our list.  Thanks and Happy New Year!