Today’s Tips 8.17.20

Here is everything you need to know happening in Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont this week…

Virtual Programs for the Week of August 24

Our virtual programs for the week of August 24 are now open for registration. We are also running our summer camp programs through the month of August and there is still time to join us!

We are also working hard to finalize our fall program calendar so be sure to check this newsletter each week for new updates.

New Resources Available for Faith-Based Programs

Have you checked out our Girl Scouts and Faith webpage lately? There are new resources on there from My Promise, My Faith virtual workshops to P.R.A.Y. award materials and more! These programs are a great way to keep your Girl Scout moving forward into the fall and beyond.

NEW Cookie Announcement Coming Tuesday!

The 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program will feature a new cookie! And the big announcement is happening Tuesday, August 18. Stay tuned to see what flavor will join the cookie lineup!

Add Some Color to Your Vest or Sash!

Have your girls been keeping themselves busy with fun, at-home projects? There may be a fun patch just for them! Search the online shop for a patch to show off all her summer accomplishments. Plus, don’t forget that all orders in the online shop come with free standard shipping!

Service Unit and Troop Guidelines as of August 17

Based on current data, here are the troop and service unit guidelines as of August 17, 2020:

  • 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. All persons over the age of 2 must wear face coverings when in public places, indoor or outdoor, where physical distancing of six feet from other people who are not members of the same household is not possible.
  • If troops are gathering, individual family transportation is preferred. Carpooling MUST include masks at all time.
  • No buffets or shared food.
  • Same guidelines apply to Community Partner programs. (No large group gatherings/programs.)
  • Overnights and troop travel will not be approved through September 11. If your troop has a large trip or activity planned this fall, 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 can safely are able to.
  • Curbside pick-up is now available from our Girl Scout Shops. Click here to complete our order form and a member of our team will contact you to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from Noon-5 p.m. and the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Our service centers remain closed until further notice as a cautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

We are evaluating current health and safety regulations weekly and will update our message as soon as there is a change.

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