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Girl Scout Volunteer Carousel 2012 Workshops SESSION 1

101 GAMES
Workshop Leader: Sheila Otteson

107 SING SOMETHING SIMPLE – GIRL SCOUT STYLE
Workshop Leader: Jacqui Engstrand

Come play games for small groups, 2 to 12 people. Active games, quiet games, silly games, international games, old games and new games. 102 GIRL SCOUT HISTORY – 100 YEARS
Workshop Leader: Sandy Chaille

The wonderful history of Girl Scouts can be exciting for girls when presented through stories and activities that bring those early days alive! Sandy will include materials and activities related to the Journeys and Badges for you to share with your girls. Happy 100th birthday Girl Scouts! 103 HOME SCIENTIST
Workshop Leader: Carmen Decker & Holly Derington

Singing the same old songs around the campfire? Want some new, lively songs to get the girls excited and learning new tunes to share with others while keeping Girl Scout traditions? Come along to learn and sing some songs you have maybe never heard before but are sung by Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world. Get involved in creating new verses for songs that can be adapted for each different campfire you attend! 108 T-SHIRT DYEING A DIFFERENT WAY
Workshop Leader: Michelle Loyd & Shannon Hubbard

Science and fun? Absolutely! It’s so much fun Brownies even have a badge. We’ll do all the activities from the badge so you will be ready to take it back to your girls. Five easy meetings or maybe a Service Unit event. Don’t have Brownies? Join us and learn activities any girl can do to explore science while having fun. 104 LETTERBOXING
Workshop Leader: Lynn Speer

Bring a dark T-Shirt at least two sizes too big. We are going to do some cutting, tying and bleaching to create unique looks you and your girls will love. Black is a great color shirt to use since manufacturers use a variety of colors to create black, you get very interesting results with the bleach. 109 GIRL SCOUTS CELEBRATING CULTURES
Workshop Leader: Sophia Mejia-Taylor

A Brownie Adventure awaits you! Brownies have a badge but older girls will enjoy the hunt just as much. Join Lynn to learn how to find them, how to make them and how fun this sleuthing activity is. 105 PAPER MAKING
Workshop Leader: Karen Alfson

Learn to make beautiful paper you can use for cards, scrapbooking and other craft projects. It is a great way to recycle! And guess what, it is part of a Junior Journey! 106 SILLY HOLIDAYS
Workshop Leader: Sheryl Graab

More than ever we are becoming a global community. This presents great opportunities for Girl Scouts to explore, discover and connect with many different cultures. Join us in learning about the Hispanic holiday, Day of the Dead. Study its origin, history and taste regional foods. Participate in creating beautiful folk art such as Papel Picado and Sugar Skulls. You will be presented with a variety of activities to share with your troop.

Come and learn about all the crazy, silly holidays there are out there! Those who attend will learn about the holidays and how to create program trails from these holidays to badges, journeys, patches and service projects.

Girl Scout Volunteer Carousel 2012 Workshops SESSION 2
201 BUGS
Workshop Leader: Sheila Otteson

207 SURVIVOR

Workshop Leader: Joelle Blanchard

Don’t be squeamish, this is a Brownie badge. You don’t have to be an entomologist to have fun! Join Sheila to do the badge requirements and see just how easy and exciting exploring the world of bugs can be. 202 CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS
Workshop Leader: Sheryl Graab

The Girl Scout Motto is Be Prepared so why not have some fun and learn some survival tips too? Learn to make a bracelet with only 10 feet of rope as well as 10 essentials to take when you go into the wilderness. You never know when you might be stuck somewhere without your cell phone. 208 SWAPS 101
Workshop Leader: Michelle Loyd and Shannon Smith

Come and learn about all the fun things you can do with your troop during the fall and winter holidays! We will discuss service projects, parades; do a few crafts and craft-snacks. 203 GEOCACHING
Workshop Leader: Lynn Speer

Come learn the basics and make some simple swaps. We'll discuss swap etiquette and cover the different types of supplies needed to make all kinds of swaps. Learn some new and different ways of displaying the creations.
Workshop Leader: Holly Derington

Juniors can earn a geocaching badge but older girls will enjoy the adventure too. Learn what geocaches are, how to use a GPS device and how much fun this is. 204 GIRL SCOUT WORLD CENTERS
Workshop Leader: Sandy Chaille

209 A FROGGIN’ WE WILL GO

Girl Guides have four world centers where you and your girls can experience international Girl Scouting. Learn about the centers, their history, the programs they offer and how to attend. Why not plan a trip to Switzerland, Mexico, India or England for an experience of a lifetime? 205 PORCH PALS - BUGS
Workshop Leader: Lee Nave

Recycle and have fun too – Junior and older age levels. Please bring your own kitchen shears or utility shears and clean garden gloves. Good attitude a must! No warts! Will Travel!! Come and find out what Holly has planned for you.

Make a whimsical Porch Pal Bee or Butterfly. They are easy-to-paint patio paver characters who enjoy making themselves right at home on your porch, around your yard and, if you let them, inside your house. Painted with acrylic paints, they are inexpensive projects with a lot of charm. No prior painting experience needed! 206 SILVER & GOLD AWARDS
Workshop Leader: Eloise Golden

Are your girls in 6th-12th grade? Learn about the highest awards in Girl Scouting, the requirements and how to help your girls achieve them.

Girl Scout Volunteer Carousel 2012 Workshops SESSION 3
301 BRONZE AWARD 4th 306 TAKE ACTION
Workshop Leader: Michelle Loyd Workshop Leader: Eloise Golden & Shannon Smith

Are your girls in & grade? The Bronze award is for them! Join Michelle to learn the requirements and how to help your girls earn the highest award for their age level. 302 CEREMONIES
Workshop Leader: Holly Derington

5th

What is a Take Action Project? Is it the same as Community Service? How do the girls choose one? Join Eloise and Shannon to find the answers! 307 TAKE A JUNIOR JOURNEY
Workshop Leader: Sheila Otteson

Use your girls’ imagination to create those magical moments in Girl Scouting. Learn the steps involved in planning and performing ceremonies to celebrate earned recognitions or everyday friendship! Ceremonies are an integral part of troop growth and the benefits that come from girl involvement is apparent right here, right now! Learn how to carry out a Flag Ceremony, Awards Ceremony and Bridging. 303 FINGERPRINT ART
Workshop Leader: Lynda Spray

Jump into “Journeys.” We’ll explore the aMuse Journey and Awards they can earn. You will be surprised just how easy and creative these Journeys are! Sheila has the answers to questions and loads of ideas, so “pack that suitcase” and enjoy your Journey! 308 THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Workshop Leader: Sheryl Graab

Turn your Fingerprints into FunPrints. Learn to draw all sorts of pictures using your fingerprints and a few scribble, dots and lines. Young and older girls will all enjoy the simplicity and creativity. 304 PORCH PALS – FARM
Workshop Leader: Lee Nave

Do you have great parent helpers, Service Unit Team Members or council staff people? How about your community helpers? Show them how much you appreciate them with a heartfelt thank you. We will discuss whom to thank, how to thank and when to thank. Thank you in advance for joining us! 309 RECYCLE CLOTHING
Workshop Leader: Valerie MacDonald

Make a whimsical Porch Pal Pig or Cow. They are easy-to-paint patio paver characters who enjoy making themselves right at home on your porch, around your yard and, if you let them, inside your house. Painted with acrylic paints, they are inexpensive projects with a lot of charm. No prior painting experience needed! 305 POLYMER CLAY
Workshop Leader: Claire Lahorgue

Bring an old pair of jeans and learn how to turn it into a sit-upon with handles. In addition you will learn about other usable sewing projects using denim, T-shirts, sweatshirts and other old clothing items. This class is for beginner to advanced sewing levels.

This is the perfect chance to learn about the basics of working with polymer clay as you make jewelry inspired by another culture. Juniors can use this for their Jewelry badge; anyone can use it as a Thinking Day activity and everyone will have fun!

Girl Scout Volunteer Carousel 2012 Workshops SESSION 4
401 BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY
Workshop Leader: Claire Lahorgue

406 NATURE IN A NUT SHELL
Workshop Leader: Shannon Smith

For all “Shutterbugs!” Improve your snapshots by learning about composition, using light to your advantage, posing subjects for group shots, and camera control. Claire will include information for Juniors to complete their photography badge. Optional: Bring your own camera to ask any specific questions about it. 402 I’VE BEEN TRAINED…NOW WHAT DO I DO?
Workshop Leader: Sheryl Graab

Over 100 activities you can do in TEN minutes or less. We will explore this widely popular book by Jean Potter and do activities from the four different seasons. So no matter what the weather, you can bring nature to the girls. 407 PORCH PAL – HALLOWEEN
Workshop Leader: Lee Nave

Come and learn about “what comes next.” Participants will learn how to offer a well rounded troop experience, including:  Planning with your troop  Service projects  Journeys and badges  Special Girl Scout days  Patch programs  Cute crafts and boredom busters 403 LET IT SNOW
Workshop Leader: Lynda Spray

Make a whimsical Porch Pal Bat just in time for Halloween. They are easy-to-paint patio paver characters who enjoy making themselves right at home on your porch, around your yard and, if you let them, inside your house. Painted with acrylic paints, they are inexpensive projects with a lot of charm. No prior painting experience needed! 408 MAKING MUSIC
Workshop Leader: Holly Derington

Girls and noise go hand in hand. Join us while making musical instruments for easy, low cost troop projects. It’s a fun and whimsical time to play and have fun. Easy to do projects for most age levels. 409 TODAY’S TECHNOLOGY – KEEPING YESTERDAY’S HISTORY
Workshop Leader: Jacqui Engstrand

Have an old muffin tin? Recycle it into a snowman decoration. With a little paint and embellishing you and your girls can make a cute inexpensive decoration. We have the muffin tins so come have some painting fun. 404 MACRAMÉ JEWELRY
Workshop Leader: Eloise Golden

A great session to try some techniques to create beautiful macramé jewelry. You will learn to make several types of knotted jewelry and complete one to show off. What’s old is new. Your girls will love this craft. Simple or complex, you decide. Juniors can do this to complete a requirement for their Jewelry Badge. 405 NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE
Workshop Leader: Carmen Decker

Use technology to help girls learn about Girl Scout history and traditions in a fun way they will remember. In this class, we will learn to play Survivor Girl Scout and Girl Scout Jeopardy using PowerPoint templates that are easy to adapt and use with your troop. 410 TAKE A CADETTE JOURNEY
Workshop Leader: Karen Alfson

Come learn games, stories, crafts and music you can share with your girls to give them a taste of some Native American traditions.

Jump into Journeys - We’ll explore the MEdia Journey and Awards girls can earn. You will be surprised just how easy and creative these Journeys are! Karen will help you “pack that suitcase” and enjoy your Journey!