Today’s Tips 1.24.22

COVID Guidelines
Please note that our most recent council COVID guidelines can be found here. If there are any questions, please reach out to us at info@girlscoutsp2p.org or 800-672-2148. ​
Nominate a Volunteer for a Board-Approved Award
It is that time of year to nominate a hardworking volunteer who goes above and beyond in their role with Girl Scouts. Whether a troop leader, a cookie manager or service unit specialist, our organization would not be the same without these individuals. You can find the list of Board-Approved Awards here and the nominations requirements here. Nominations are due by Tuesday, February 1.


Years of Membership and Years of Service
How long have you been a member of Girl Scouts? Know anyone who needs to be recognized for their long history in Girl Scouts? Years of Membership and Years of Volunteer Service pins are awarded in five-year increments and awarded each year at our Annual Meeting. Fill out this form by March 1 to let us know if you need a pin for this year. ​
Cookie Business Badges
The new Cookie Business badges help girls think like entrepreneurs as they run their own cookie businesses and incorporate online sales via the Smart Cookies platform. The badges progress from goal setting and sales-pitching in person and online to using market research and creating business plans. Girls now have even more opportunities to experience digital sales and marketing than ever before as part of the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Learn more about the badges here

Board Forums with the GSCP2P Board of Directors
Join us for one of these in-person events with our Board of Directors as we get excited and prepare for the upcoming National Council Session and learn about the GSCP2P bylaw refresh. It is also a great time to learn about the roles and functions within the board. Snacks and drinks will be provided. These governance meetings will run from 6-7:30 p.m. Click on the event in your area to register.

Board Forum Dates
Thursday, February 10– Triad Service Center
Thursday, February 24– Hickory Service Center
Thursday, March 10– Asheville Service Center
Wednesday, March 23– Gastonia Service Center ​
Ready, Set, App Program
Ready, Set, App! is a mobile app building competition that is open to ALL high schoolers in North Carolina. Teams will work to build an app that will help solve a problem in their school or community. There is no prior coding, programming or app building experience required for students or advisors, and interns will be available to help teams with brainstorming or troubleshooting.

Do you have girls who might be interested in joining the competition? The registration deadline is January 28 and projects are due on by April 1. To learn more and register, click here. Questions about the program can be directed here. ​
Upcoming Programs
Owl Release
Sunday, January 30
Keyauwee Program Center 

The Girl Scout Way: Traditions & Tea
Saturday, February 12
Keyauwee Program Center




Magic at Mt. Olympus
Saturday, February 26
Camp Ginger Cascades 


Virtual Journey Jumpstarts
The first Monday of every month 

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