Today’s Tips 7.20.20

Your weekly updates from Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont

Troop Meetings, Travel Continue to Follow Restrictions
With the extension of Phase 2 in North Carolina, the following safety guidelines are still in effect:
• Troops and Service Units can meet in groups of 10 people maximum inside and 25 people outside. Social distancing and face covering guidelines MUST be strictly followed. If troops are gathering at a local park or church, individual family transportation is preferred. Carpooling MUST include masks at all times. No buffets or shared food. Same guidelines apply to Community Partner programs (no large group gatherings/programs).
• Virtual Girl Scout program is still preferred. Refer to the council website for a full listing of provided programs, including badge and Journey workshops, summer camp experiences, mailed Kamp Kits and more!
• Overnights and troop travel will not be approved through August 10. If your troop has a large trip or activity planned after that, please complete the Troop Travel form and stay in touch with your Troop Experience Manager. Guidelines can change quickly, and we want to be able to approve troop program as soon as we safely can.


July Renewal Bonuses End Soon!
For our girls and adults who have not re-registered for next year, it’s not too late!

Girls- register before July 31 and be a part of our exclusive virtual events. You won’t want to miss out on the fun!

Troops- get an extra Fall Product Program profit bonus! What a great way to start out the troop year with some extra funds.

And service units, don’t miss your opportunity to get some money from a Girl Scout Pop-Up Shop in your area.

We can’t wait to have you back for another year of Girl Scouting! You can re-register here.


Girl Scouts Unplugged
Do you know a girl who is not yet a Girl Scout, but is looking for some new activities and adventures? Girl Scouts Unplugged is a great opportunity for girls to get involved with Girl Scouts before the new membership year starts and take advantage of everything we have going on! This awesome, at-home, screen-free series is for girls in rising kindergarten through 5th grade. Materials will be mailed to girls’ homes in August and September so they can dive right into badge work and more! For more information, click here!


CircleAround- a New Digital Media Site from GSUSA
CircleAround, a new website for women powered by Girl Scouts of the USA, is filled with great content from a variety of topics including work, money, wellness, parenting, relationships and more. All articles are rooted in Girl Scout values and the website distributes funds to GSUSA to help further promote the Girl Scout mission. Check out the website here!


Lifetime Membership Promo Ends July 31
Don’t forget that with the purchase of a lifetime membership before July 31, you’ll get the choice of a special gift—a scarf, cap or graduation stole. You can also choose to have $10 donated to P2P. To purchase a lifetime membership, please click here.

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