Alumni Connections – Calling all Girl Scout Alumni! The Girls of today need the Girl Scouts of yesterday. Join us for a session of sharing, reminiscing, laughter and enjoy some refreshments.
Girl Scout Traditions and Ceremonies – Celebrating Girl Scout Traditions connects Girl Scouts to their sister Girl Scouts. They have always been part of the fun of being a Girl Scout. Join us to share some of these traditions and ceremonies.
Teen Anxiety & Depression - Join Clinical Psychologist Dr. Dawn Cureton from Idaho Falls to explore Teen Anxiety and Depression – how to recognize it and what to do about it.
The Big Why: Girl-Only Space is More Relevant than Ever – Join Dr. Mary Pritchard, Ph.D, a health psychologist and professor in the Boise State Department of Psychological Science, in this interactive workshop to explore the meaning, benefits and science behind inclusive sisterhood, girls empowering girls, and developmentally appropriate all-girl environments. You'll learn why these are important to girl learning and personal development and you’ll come away confident about the outcomes of the Girl Scout Movement and your own "Big Why."
VTK? Volunteer Tool Kit? Easier Troop Leadership? Can it be true?
The Volunteer Toolkit will make it easier for leaders to manage their troops, prepare for and lead meetings, and connect with other volunteers. Leaders will have access to important resources to deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience including three years of meeting plans for Daisy, Brownie and Junior Troops. These plans will incorporate the It’s Your Planet – Love it and It’s Your Story – Tell It! Journeys as well as all badge requirements. Join us to learn how the VTK will make your Troop leadership experience easier and efficient. Uschi De Rose – VTK Presenter
The Brain Architecture game is a hands-on interactive experience that gives the participant a better understanding of how positive and negative experiences affect a child’s developing brain. Participants will be challenged to work together in teams to build the best brain they can, given the cards they are dealt. Throughout the game and afterwards, Taryn Yates from the Idaho Children’s Fund will debrief the parallels between building a brain out of pipe cleaners and what we know to be true about brain development.
Your Keys to Economic Empowerment - How do you know the right questions to ask when you are looking for a financial resource? This workshop will provide you with an overview of money management strategies and the conversations that go along with taking those first steps. Presented by Deborah DeSousa, M.Ed. and Certified Financial Educator/Coach.
Join the program team to learn more about the new outdoor and STEM badges and journeys. Get the first peak at the 2018 Get Outdoors Summer Challenge.
Social Media: Keeping your Children Safe – Victor Dominguez, Chairman of the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Coalition, will present on enticement by Internet Child Predators, Child Pornography, Bullying and Sexting involving children and teens; all of which has become much too common in today’s Internet environment. Learn to protect children by becoming familiar with the apps on their devices, and available software solutions to monitor their activity. The first line of defense will always be informed and knowledgeable parents, guardians, and teachers.