Today’s Tips 8.15.22

Retail at the Ready!
Our retail department is here to serve you, and we have lots of great ways to meet your needs. See details below for how you can shop with us and get all your Girl Scout gear in time for fall!

Asheville, Gastonia & Hickory Council Shops
These three council shops are open normal business hours, Monday through Thursday, Noon- 5 p.m. and every 2nd and 4th Saturday, starting Saturday, September 3 through Saturday, November 12 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 

Triad Pick & Pack
All Triad Service Center walk-ins will receive free shipping on Girl Scout Shop orders placed at the new service center (303 Pisgah Church Road, Suite C

Pre-ordered pickups are available at the Triad Service Center or the Keyauwee Program Center Trading Post starting August 22. You can place your order here. You can also call 800-672-2148 or e-mail and place an order for mail or pickup. 

Keyauwee Program Center Trading Post/Girl Scout Shop
The Girl Scout Shop at Keyauwee will be open Saturday, September 3 and Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (2574 Sweetbriar Road, Sophia). This location will have all the back-to-troop items you need!

Upcoming Triad Pop Up Shops
Our Triad Pop Up Shop is coming to you! You can find all the upcoming dates on our online calendar

Uniform Nights
Uniform nights are a great way to outfit your troop and get ready for the next year. When you schedule a Uniform Night with us, the council shop will come to your troop meeting with a sample box of uniforms and insignia. You can do uniform fittings and place an order right on the spot!

If you are interested in having a Uniform Night for your troop or service unit,  please click on the Pop Up Shop Request Form or call 800-672-2149.

Shop with us 24/7!
Our online store is always open! Click here to shop– from badges and patches to GSCP2P apparel and accessories. 

GSUSA Online Shop Promotion
From August 17-30, the GSUSA online shop has the following promo on Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, Junior/Cadette, Senior and Ambassador apparel and accessories:$10 Off $75+/$20 Off $125+/$40 Off $200​
Join Our Media Girls Team
Our Media Girls Team is looking for new members for the 2022-23 year! Open to all girls across the council in grades K-12, the Media Girls Team helps with media interviews throughout the year, as well as participates in regular meetings and other special projects like social media campaigns, videos and blog posts. 

If you have a girl interested in becoming a member of the team, you can fill out the application here. All applications are due by Friday, September 9. Questions about the program can be directed here

Save-the-Date for Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend
The annual Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend is taking place Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11. Our local state parks will be hosting special events throughout the weekend including New River State Park, Hanging Rock State Park and South Mountains State Park. Stay tuned for activity details, but we hope you will save-the-dates and join us for some outdoor exploration!

Upcoming Events 
Girl Scout Day: Playing the Past
Saturday, September 10
Girl Scout Juniors

Appalachian Textiles & Patterns Fun Patch
Saturday, September 10
Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies & Juniors

Camp W.O.W. (Women’s Only Weekend)
Friday, September 30- Sunday, October 2
Girl Scout Adults​
Volunteer Opportunities: Camp Thanks-A-Lot 
There are two final Camp Thanks-A-Lot events happening on September 3 (Camp Ginger Cascades) and September 17 (Keyauwee Program Center).

You can find all the open volunteer opportunities on the interest formEvents run from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., but if you are only able to volunteer for part of the day, please let us know and we can make arrangements for you. 

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