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2017 Program Sneak Peak: Life Skills and Career Exploration

Are your girls ready for more Girl Scout fun in 2017? Last week we got a sneak peak of some of our upcoming Outdoor and STEM council-sponsored program events and now we’re highlighting events that are chock full of Life Skills and Career Exploration.

Check them out at in our Activity Calendar and sign your girls up for their favorites before the spaces are all full!

Life Skills

A Day in the Life: University of Toledo

Daisies, Brownies, Juniors | March 11 | $5/girl, Free for Adults

What would it be like to have a disability? Girls can try on vision altering goggles, hit a hockey puck while sitting on a sled, play crash football in a wheelchair, and kick a beeping soccer ball with their eyes closed. The University of Toledo Recreation Therapy Club will lead your girls through creative, hands-on activities to enhance understanding and acceptance of others in this workshop.

Superhero Safety: Girl Scout Center, Dayton

Daisies, Brownies, Juniors | March 25 | $10/girl, Free for Adults

Superheroes work hard to protect the safety of the world we live in. Girls can become their own kind of superhero, as they complete the requirements for the Daisy, Brownie, or Junior Safety Award. Girls can come dressed as or representing their favorite real life or fictional superhero!

View 360: Cincinnati Recreation Center, Leblond

All Ages | April 22 | $6/girl, Free for Adults

Daisies and up can experience wheel chair sports, beeper ball, and an all-inclusive outdoor play area as they have fun learning to appreciate people living with disabilities, understand advocacy, disability awareness, and how to be a friend!

Career Exploration

Dream Careers: Lourdes University, Sylvania

CSA | Feb 11 | $10/girl, $7/adult

Are your Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts ready for college? Explore the careers of their dreams and take part in interactive, hands-on activities with Lourdes students and professors. Learn about science during a new and exciting planetarium show, participate in nursing lab demonstrations, and explore career opportunities!

Design It, Build It, Power It Up: Cincinnati State, Cincinnati and Owens Community College, Toledo

Juniors & Cadettes | Various Dates | $20/girl, Free for Adults

Power It Up and explore careers in engineering! Girls will design their own game board, learn how to solder, interact with female engineers, and will receive a swag bag with goodies and a participation patch.

Juniors Power it Up at Cincinnati State on Saturday February 4th, 2017 while Juniors and Cadettes Power It Up Saturday April 29, 2017 at Owens Community College.

Bluffton University Career Day: Bluffton

Cadettes | April 1 | Cost TBD

Are your Cadettes and up ready for college? It’s never too early to explore the exciting world of higher education with professors and students from Bluffton University. Take part in hands-on activities at the Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center, go on a campus tour, and explore different career paths at this fun event! Cost and times are coming by January 2017!

How do I sign my girls up?

Registration for our events is through our council website: Click on “Activities” and search for the activity that you want to register for and click “Register Now.”

Log in using the same username and password as your My GS profile and follow the registration directions. Remember most events require adults to attend with their girls and most of our events will close registration two weeks prior to the event date.

We hope to see you and your girls at our 2017 events!

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