By Lisa Kaminski; Manager, Community Development
As spring gets closer, and summer is almost in sight, many troops are beginning to plan activities for their end of year, or even for over the summer. If you are looking for something to do with your troop, or individually, check out these three program events happening this summer!
Glimmerglass Festival Scout Day – Saturday July 26, 1:30-4pm, The Glimmerglass Festival, Alice Busch Opera Theater, 7300 NY Route 80, Cooperstown, NY, 13326, (Otsego County). Open to Girl Scouts in grades K–12, adults, and non-registered girls. The Glimmerglass Festival is a one-of-a-kind summer destination, blending world-class opera and musical theater in a casual atmosphere on a lakeside campus in picturesque Cooperstown. Celebrate Girl Scouting with Glimmerglass’s second annual Scout Day. Experience the popular Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, Carousel, alongside Boy and Girl Scouts from the region. Show your troop pride by wearing your uniform! Visit the Glimmerglass web site for more information. If attending as a troop, adults within ratio required. Troops must provide a first aider.
Enchanted Forest Water Safari Girl Scout Picnic Event – Thursday August 14, 9:30am-7:00pm, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, 3183 NY Route 28, Old Forge, NY, 13420, (Herkimer County). Open to Girl Scouts in grades K–12 and adults. Come to this one-day event and meet other Girl Scouts from across the state. Fee includes park admission, an all you can eat lunch buffet served from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., a private pavilion, gifts and activities.
Drain Divas – Tuesday, July 29, 9am-12noon, Castle Creek, Geneva, NY, 14456, (Ontario County). Open to Girl Scouts in grades 4–12 and adults. Help raise awareness to prevent water pollution by participating in the Castle Creek Storm Drain Labeling project! You will learn about how the drains in our cities work. You will also help attach custom designed circular labels that state “No Dumping, Drains to Lake” which will adhere to the curb. These signs will serve as a reminder to Geneva community members that the water entering the storm drain system flows to Seneca Lake. Help make your world a better place by stopping water pollution! You will earn the “Planet Saver” badge. Adults within ratio required. A first aider is provided.
For more information on these and the many other program event opportunities available visit the council website at http://www.gsnypenn.org