Today’s Tips 1.23.23

Hickory Council Shop Closed This Week 
The Hickory Council Shop is getting a refresh and will be closed for customers the week of January 23. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, January 30.

Local Hickory customers who place an order this week can get free shipping of their items from another service center shop (online orders not included in the free shipping). You can fill out a shop order form here or shop online here

Girl Scout Sunday/Faith Materials Available
Girl Scout Sunday, as well as Girl Scout Jummah and Girl Scout Sabbath/Shabbat, are part of Girl Scout Week every year. This year, Girl Scout Sunday is Sunday, March 12, Girl Scout Jummah is Friday, March 17 and Girl Scout Sabbath/Shabbat is Friday, March 17- Saturday, March 18.

You can find resources, including bulletin inserts and troop activities, for all of these faith celebrations on our website. You can also learn about religious awards and pins that Girl Scouts can earn throughout the year. Summer Camp Registration Opens January 30Are you ready to think about summer? Our 2023 summer camp programming is here, and you can take a look at all of the exciting sessions before registration opens next Monday, January 30. There are so many great opportunities for girls and troops to have an adventure-packed summer!

Be a Part of the Adult Learning Event Committees 
We’re making moves on the volunteer training front and are excited to share updates with you about how you can be involved! The Volunteer Experience staff, along with dedicated volunteers, are working to update and refresh outdoor and camp license curriculum and bring you new program grade level trainings.

To make all this happen, we are looking for committee members to serve on our adult learning weekend planning teams. If you have a passion for adult learning and/or event planning and would like to get involved, please complete the Committee Nomination Form by March 1. Please note: You can self-nominate or nominate someone else who you think would be a great fit!Leaderee- Keyauwee Program Center- September 15-17, 2023Leaderfest- Camp Ginger Cascades- November 3-4, 2023Outdoor Adventure Training- Keyauwee Program Center- April 2024We are also taking nominations for Girl Event Committees that will help us plan the following events:Highest Awards Recognition Ceremonies- Valdese, Lewisville- May 20 and 21, 2023Founder’s Day Council-Wide Camporee- Keyauwee Program Center- October 27-29, 2023The Great Girl Scout Eclipse- April 8, 2024Please complete the Committee Nomination Form if you are interested in helping with these events.

If you have questions about serving on these event committees, please reach out to the Experience Team at or 800-672-2148. 

It’s Cookie Time!

Throughout the cookie program, which runs through March 5, we will be sharing helpful cookie reminders and tips with you to make your sale successful. If you ever have any questions, reach out to us at or 800-672-2148. 

​Upcoming Events 
Girl Scout Camp-In
Friday, February 10- Saturday, February 11
Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes
Kaleideum North, Winston-Salem

Daisy Coding for Good Program
Sunday, February 12
Girl Scout Daisies
Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville

Juniors Animal Habitats Badge Workshop
Saturday, February 18
Girl Scout Juniors
Camp Ginger Cascades 

Brownie Coding for Good Program
Sunday, February 19
Girl Scout Brownies
Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville

VIRTUAL: Camp License Renewal
Tuesday, February 21
Girl Scout Volunteers

Ski & Snow Adventure Weekend
Friday, February 24-Sunday, February 26
Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors
Appalachian Ski Mountain

Camp Licenses Courses
Saturday, February 25
Girl Scout Volunteers
Chatham Friends Church, Snow Camp

Junior Space Science Investigator Program
Sunday, March 5
Girl Scout Juniors
Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville​

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