Today’s Tips 3.6.23

Highest Awards Deadline is March 15
Have you recently completed your Girl Scout Bronze, Silver or Gold Award? If you would like to be recognized at this year’s Highest Awards ceremonies, you must complete your project and submit all paperwork by March 15. 

GSUSA Girl Advisory Board
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is currently seeking 10 new members to join their Girl Scout Advisory Board. This is an incredible opportunity for girls in grades 7-11 looking to take their leadership to the national level. Members of the Girl Scout Advisory Board of GSUSA will play a key role in contributing to key initiatives and influence decision-making processes at the national office, helping make a difference for today’s girls. Girl Scout Advisory Board members serve for up to two years or until their high school graduation, whichever comes first.  You can find more details, including qualifications and responsibilities, on the application form here. The deadline to apply for a position is March 15.  Have questions about the National Girl Advisory Board? E-mail us or call 800-672-2148. 

Girl Scout Week is March 12-18
We will be celebrating Girl Scout Week next week with lots of Girl Scout pride and fun activities. We hope you will join us!

It is also not too late to register for our virtual Birthday Bash Scavenger Hunt! Registration has been extended through March 8. You can find all the details and register here

Teen Outdoor Leadership Program- Deadline Extended
The application deadline for the Teen Outdoor Leadership Program (TOLP) has been extended to Friday, March 17. TOLP is an exciting new program that expands our existing Counselor in Training (CIT) program from a summer camp experience to a year-round leadership development program.

In addition to the summer CIT program, TOLP will offer a Teen Outdoor Leadership Summit in the spring, a Teen Outdoor Leadership Conference in the fall and virtual monthly meetings to keep program members engaged and learning throughout the year! For more information about TOLP and to find the applications, please visit our blog

Fall Camporee Deadline is March 10
The deadline for Fall 2023 Camporee is coming up quickly! You can use the Fall 2023 Camporee Request Form to request a camp property, units and staff-facilitated activities. Don’t forget, you can also find our new Camporee Guide here (under the Troop & Service Unit Camping tab) to pick just the right property for you!

Fall camporee requests must submitted by midnight on Friday, March 10. After March 10, we will review requests and confirm all camporee dates for Fall 2023 with the designated service unit representative by March 17. Once all camporee dates are finalized, troop camping will open for all other available dates and units through MyGS. All reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

For questions about camporees or troop camping, please reach out to us at or 800-672-2148.​

Gastonia Shop Sidewalk Sale 
We are preparing to move our Gastonia Service Center and are hosting a sidewalk sale this Saturday, March 11. The Gastonia Council Shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tons of great discounts and items for sale! (This sale does not include core items like badges and uniforms.)An additional sidewalk sale going on at the same time will also include office furniture and other miscellaneous items. Come fill a bag with program items for just $5! Cash or card will be accepted. 

Upcoming Events 
Board Forum with the GSCP2P Board of Directors
Tuesday, March 7
Asheville Service Center

VIRTUAL: Silver Award Training
Wednesday, March 22
Girl Scout Cadettes

Board Forum with the GSCP2P Board of Directors
Thursday, March 23
Gastonia Service Center

Troop Horseback Riding Program
Saturday, March 25
All Girl Scouts
Circle C Equestrian Center

TikTok TakeDown: Discover Media Girls
Saturday, March 25
All Girl Scouts
Hickory Service Center or Triad Service Center 

Congdon Adventure Park Low Ropes Course Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, March 28
All Girl Scouts
Keyauwee Program Center

First Aid / CPR Certification
Saturday, April 2
Girl Scout Ambassadors & Volunteers
Keayuwee Program Center

Daisy Day: Math in Nature Badge
Saturday, April 29
Girl Scout Daisies
Kaleideum North, Winston-Salem

Frozen the Musical (Girl Scout Discounted Show)
Thursday, May 25 or Saturday, June 3
All Girl Scouts
Steven Tanger Center, Greensboro​

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