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Girl Scouts in ACTION: an afterschool series
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Girl Scouts in ACTION is leadership programming through a multi-session series that culminates in a Take Action project to help girls put their learning into action. Curriculum for Girl Scouts in ACTION has been developed using both Girl Scouts’ Journeys and the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting.
See which locations have space by checking our Program Status Report (updated weekly).
Girl Scouts in ACTION, the popular new afterschool program takes to the field this spring when girls in grades K-5 participate in GirlSports.
In every session girls participate in activities that strengthen their bodies and improve their flexibility. GirlSports makes fitness fun through a variety of sports and activities to improve physical health and practice good sportsmanship. Girls discover how to set goals and track their progress in their own personal journal while strengthening their team building skills and forming healthy
Sessions are led by trained caring facilitators and include healthy snacks and homework help time, Each girl receives a GirlSports patch and water bottle.
$54* for all 3 sessions and the Field Day
*Parcicipants must be registered Girl Scouts. New members add annual Girl Scouts of the USA registration. Partial scholarships available.
Laura MacArthur Elementary Grades K-5 | Wednesdays 4-5 PM | March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 16
*Please note no school on the week of April 9th.
Myers-Wilkins Grades K-2 | Tuesdays 2:15-5 PM | Feb 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6
Myers Wilkins Grades 3-5 | Thursdays 2:15-5 PM | Feb 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 27, April 3, 17, 24, May 18
Roosevelt Elementary | Mondays 3:15-5:15 PM | April 7, 14, 21
*Girls from Kennedy will be bused to Roosevelt through the KAT bus.
Saturday, April 26, from 10-2: All sites come together for GirlSports Field Day at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar. Girls try a variety of sports, including learning a dance routine from the Willmar Cardettes, Zumba, and Master Jon from Lee’s Tae Kwon Do! Plus many other fun fitness activities!
St Cloud Area:
Cold Spring Elementary | Mondays 3:00-5:00 PM | March 31, April 7, 14
Discovery Elementary | Mondays 2:25-4:30 PM | March 31, April 7, 14
Madison Elementary | Mondays 2:55-5:00 PM | March 31, April 7, 14
Roosevelt Boys & Girls Club | Mondays 3:00-5:00 PM | March 10, 17, 24
Lincoln Elementary |Tuesdays 2:50-4:50 PM | April 8, 15, 22
Southside Boys & Girls Club | Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 PM | March 18, 25, April 1
Pine Meadows Elementary | Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 PM | April 9, 16, 23
*Bus from Oak Ridge available.
Westwood Elementary | Thursdays 3:20-5:20 PM | April 10, 17, 24
Eastside Boys & Girls Club | Fridays 3:00-4:30 PM | March 28, April 11, 18
Saturday, April 26, from 9-3: All sites come together for GirlSports Field Day at Fitness Evolution in Sartell, Bussing will be provided to/from Field Day. Parents/Caregivers are welcome to stay and watch their girls try a variety of sports, including a 3k for grades 4-5 and a Jump Rope-A-Thon where all the girls will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most people jumping rope at one time!
Want Girl Scouts In Action at YOUR School?
2012-13 was Lakes and Pines pilot year for implementing Girl Scouts in ACTION. Partnerships with schools, community organizations, and Service Units are sought to implement the pre-developed curriculum with correlated step by step facilitator guides. For more information about hosting a Girl Scouts in ACTION series in your community, contact us.
A special note to current Girl Scout volunteers:
Each Girl Scout service unit can add this popular new series option for girls in their area. Completeing and submitting the Girl Scout Service Unit Series Application will provide information to you and get this opportunity in motion!
We are always excited to work with you, contact our offices with questions or for more information.