Calendar of Events

March 28, 2015

Startastic Hollywood Overnight

It’s red carpet night at La Grande Maison! Be our guest for an evening of camping “Troop Beverly Hills” style! No latrines to clean here! Start with a SWAP social (bring bling SWAPS or make some), then move on to gourmet 4-course pasta dinner with scrumptious desserts. Order room service breakfast delivered to you in bed! A night of beauty at Spa La Grande Maison will feature “make your own” bling, cosmetic scrubs, foot soaks and sachets. Try t-shirt tie dying and hair styling. Test your Hollywood movie and TV trivia skills, and enjoy the 2nd Annual “Startastic Academy Awards” show. Evening encore will feature a dessert cart (can you say “chocolat”?), and Big Screen entertainment from the comfort of your sleeping bag in the Big House. Limited attendance, all will be sleeping in Big House heated lodge.

This event is for Girl Scouts Juniors-Ambassadors with Safetywise adults

To register: Contact Paula Thayer at at mail registrations and payment (check payable to “Girl Scouts”) to: Paula Thayer, 812 Chesapeake Ave, Annapolis MD 21403

Start: March 28, 2015 4:30 pm
End: March 29, 2015 10:30 am
Venue: Camp Whippoorwill
Cost: $35 per person includes snacks and treats, crafts, all activities, Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast and a Startastic patch for each girl

Songs and Skits

Do you like to act and sing – or want to learn how? Join the “Happy Wanderers” experienced GS performers, singers, and “Masters of the Campfire” for an afternoon of songs, games, and skits at Camp Whippoorwill. Learn classic GS songs, song leading techniques, and get ready for those spring and summer campfire programs! Did you know that staging dramatics is a vintage GS skill? Get ideas on how to plan and use skits for campfires, meetings, and ceremonies. Learn how to improvise costumes, instruments, props, and how to write, direct or act in your own skit or singing act! Please no tagalongs. Attendance is limited.

To register: Contact Paula Thayer at Mail registrations and payment (check payable to “Girl Scouts”) to: Paula Thayer, 812 Chesapeake Ave, Annapolis MD 21403

Start: March 28, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Camp Whippoorwill
Cost: $11 per person, includes patch, snack

Dolly and Me Fashion Party

Come join us for a fun day of for you and your favorite doll! Enjoy scrumptious goodies at a fashion show party, get crafty with your friends, and take part in a runway walk where you and your doll are the models! This is not a drop-off event; all groups must provide enough adults to meet the Safety Activity Checkpoints requirements.

This event is for Girl Scout Daisies-Brownies

To Register: Contact Marjorie Anderson at or call: 443.745.6132

Start: March 28, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Camp Ilchester
Cost: $12 per girl

V.I.T. Training

A “Volunteer-in-Training (V.I.T)” is a Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador who would like to develop leadership skills and mentor a Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, Junior, or Cadette group outside of the camp experience. Girls must have completed 9th grade in order to participate in the VIT Training.

This event is for Girl Scout Seniors-Ambassadors

Register here

Questions? E-mail

Start: March 28, 2015 10:00 am
End: March 28, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: GSCM Urban Program & STEM Center
Cost: $10 per girl

Ready, Set, Go Basic Camping

Having trouble finding time to take your Basic Troop Camping Certification? Why not bring your troop along while you learn? As volunteers work with Adult Learning Team facilitators (trainers from the Volunteer Services department) to earn their Basic Troop Camping Certification, girls will be taught introductory camping skills. This is an excellent opportunity to earn this certification with experienced trainers and bring the girls along to discover all of the joys of camping with trained staff on hand to help.

NOTE: at least one adult from each group must register for the Training Section of this program which includes a pre-session online component and a 2.5 hour pre-planning session prior to the overnight. The troop leader must send a listing of the adults who will be taking the training portion of the program to Valerie Brooks at Please include name, address, phone, and e-mail of each participant.  Registrations must be received by 2/20/15.

This event is for Girl Scout Brownies – Juniors and their Adult Girl Scouts

Click here to register

Pre- Session: March 3, 2015 7:00 PM – 9:30PM
GSCM Urban Program & STEM Center, Baltimore, MD


Questions? Contact

Start: March 28, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 29, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Camp Conowingo, Chimney Trail
Cost: $10 per girl

Mad Science

Mad Science is back again with all new experiments and ways to blow your mind!

Join us for two hours of hands on fun in learning science in many different forms. Girls will visit 10-13 all new stations where they will observe and participate in a variety of fields of science. Three sessions are available: 9-11am, 12-2pm and 3-5pm

Daisies, Brownies and Juniors are welcome to attend. Scouts are also encouraged to bring a friend who wants to learn more about scouting. The cost for all scouts and friends is $12/girl plus one canned good for donation. All participants will receive a “New” Science Fun Patch. Bring a friend and get a special “Friend” patch.

Leaders and adults are not charged, but we will limit you to 2 adults for 2-10 girls, 3 adults for 11-15 girls, 4 adults for 16-20 girls and 5 adults for 21+girls. Extra parents will be charged full price unless they are assisting special needs.

Click here for the registration form that should be mailed with payment to Janet Slaughter, 3201 Whitefield Road, Churchville, MD 21028.

For questions, contact Janet at 410-299-5049 or

Start: March 28, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 28, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Bethany United Methodist Church in Ellicott City
Cost: $12/girl plus one canned good for donation

Leave No Trace Trainer Workshop

This two day course assists participants in learning more about the seven principles of Leave No Trace, and techniques for disseminating these low impact skills.  Trainer Courses are designed for educators, guides, agency employees and other outdoor professionals.  Successful graduates of the Trainer Course gain skills to teach Leave No Trace techniques and ethics to their clients, friends and family.  Participants learn the concept of Leave No Trace and prepare to teach Leave No Trace curriculum in a variety of settings – such as troops, service units, schools, camps, parks, wilderness and front country areas. Workshop topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles of Leave No Trace.

Registration fee covers program materials and meals (Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast)

For more information about this course or how to register, click here.

Start: March 28, 2015 8:30 am
End: March 29, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Camp Woodlands
Cost: $25

March 27, 2015


Do you love to laugh? This is the event for you. Improv is a unique comical theatrical experience which includes spur of the moment interaction between the audience and the actors. Come Join Girl Scouts, friends and families from all over GSCM to share in an evening of entertainment provided by Girl Scouts just like you. Come ready to learn some improv skills, be an active part of the audience, and possibly one of the actors! Event will include a series of mini-comedies that you will help create! This is not a drop-off event.

This event is for Girl Scout Cadettes-Ambassadors, their friends, and family.

To Register/Questions? Contact Katina Denikos at 410.796.3933 or

Start: March 27, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 27, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Camp Ilchester
Cost: $12 per girl

Resident Camp Info Session – 4

Have questions? Join us for a camp preview, where we will discuss camp and share helpful hints to make campers’ experiences enjoyable. This is the time for you to ask questions and get special sneak peeks. Attend an open house event and qualify for a drawing for a discount coupon for one week of camp. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions and help you pick the perfect camp session(s).

Attend a resident camp info session to qualify for a drawing for a discount coupon for one week of camp.

Start: March 27, 2015 5:00 pm
End: March 27, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Camp Conowingo, Shadowbrook

March 25, 2015

Girls Go Techbridge Training – CANCELLED


This is a training session for leaders and volunteers that are interested in working on STEM or, specifically, our Girls Go Techbridge program.  Leaders and volunteers will learn about the basic principles involved in presenting the Techbridge materials such as TECH Brainstorming, the Engineering Process, and how to guide girls into making their own discoveries.  Leaders will also get a chance to look through and explore the materials that will be in each of the five different program bins.  Volunteers will also be trained in the basics of STEM and how to guide girls through activities by participating in various projects themselves.

This training is for adult volunteers and troop leaders for Girl Scout Juniors through Ambassadors

Cost: FREE!

Additional Dates: September 30, 2014; November 20, 2014

Start: March 25, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 25, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: GSCM Urban Program & STEM Center

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