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This page will give you ideas for troop activities, community service, and some fun things to do!! Be sure to check the Cadette page for more ideas, too. If you would like to participate in an event, please contact your Senior or Ambassador leader! Where do you place patches & pins? download Senior GS Insignia download Ambassador GS Insignia Are you ready to go for the gold?? First complete 2 Senior or Ambassador Journeys (or 1 Journey if you completed your Silver Award). Then find out about earning your Gold Award by downloading the manual here, then go to gsep.org to sign up for a Gold Award training class with a parent. download GSEP Gold Award Manual If you are looking for a Gold Award mentor for a project with an environmental theme, contact Jennifer Bilger at Silver Lake Nature Center. They also have project ideas waiting for you! Call 215-785-1177 to speak with her. Would you like to earn the Community Service Bar or the Community Service to Girl Scouting Bar? Download the forms here and follow the instructions to earn this award! download Service Bar Application & download Service Bar Final Report Destinations await you! Find out more about Girl Scout Destinations at girlscouts.org or by downloading the brochure and application here! download Destinations brochure download 2014 Destinations Application Earn the new Outdoor Badges!! download Senior Paddling Badge or download Ambassador Ultimate Recreation Challenge Badge Are you interested in a wilderness adventure trip? Check out the trips run by the Appalachian Mountain Club at outdoors.org/teenwilderness. The trips are run throughout the northeast, but mainly in Maine and New Hampshire each summer. Is orienteering your thing? Check out the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association at www.dvoa.org. You'll find a schedule of events and workshops in our area. Check our calendar for the event closest to us! And don't forget to tell them you are a Girl Scout - you'll get a discount on the fees! 2 words: Hershey. Park. Interested? Hershey Park campground runs a Girl Scout camporee every June, and they offer camping/park packages May - September. Find out more at HersheyPark.com (click on Groups, then Scouts). Looking for an exciting weekend? Go whitewater rafting! Check out poconowhitewater.com. Do you need help with a service project that involves planting trees or cleaning out invasive species? Contact GOAL at Ltowngoal.webs.com. Silver Lake Nature Center would like to help you earn the Water Ambassador badge! They also offer yoga and kayaking classes! Contact PattiAnn Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-785-1177 ext. 12 to set up a workshop or class for your troop! *There is a minimum number of participants for the badge workshop, so contact other troops if you need more girls in order to schedule one. If you are interested in doing a service project or Gold or Silver project involving farming, contact Snipes Farm by calling Colleen at 215-295-1139, ext. 102, for more info and help with your idea. Find out more at snipesfarm.org. Have you ever been to Knoebels? It's a terrific amusement park tucked away in the Poconos with a campgound where your troop can spend a wonderful weekend away! Find out more at knoebels.com. Looking for a fun way to work on your Sow What Journey or Locavore badge? Or maybe celebrate Thinking Day by eating your way around the world? Take the train down to the Market East station and visit the Reading Terminal Market! Find out more at septa.org and readingterminalmarket.org. Interested in art? Take a trip to the Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ! Just a short drive away and over 270 works of art indoors and out! Find out more at www.groundsforsculpture.org.
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