News & Notes for Leaders
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Report from the January Leader Meeting
Diablo Day Camp - registration now open (closes Feb 1); Camp sites in Lafayette, San Ramon & NEW Shadow Cliffs (Pleasanton); www.diablodaycamp.org
Camp Butano Creek, Pescadero, CA - www.campbutanocreek.org
Camp Rocks: GS NorCal Camp Catalog and Informtion - www.camprocks.org
Silver and Bronze Award Recognition Ceremony
Girl Scouts of Northern California President’s Award
Congratulations to the 2013-14 Crossroads Service Unit Team
Maude Whalen Award
Thank you all for your dedication to Girl Scouting and continued efforts in making our Girl Scout Community shine.
See you at the next Leader Meeting on Monday, December 8.
New Events - Flyers available now
If you are looking for a troop for your daughter, please fill out the interest form at right. There will also be Girl Scout meetings throughout our Pleasanton, Dublin, Sunol service area in September and October. Please check back for dates.
CRSU Journey Workshops! - Don't Miss this Great Opportunity!
We want to pass on this exciting information about upcoming Journey Workshop events this Fall, sponsored by Crossroads Service Unit. Detailed information and Registration forms can be found on our website in the EVENTS section.
Between Earth and Sky Daisy Journey
Saturday, October 11, 2pm-6pm
Registration Due: 9/29
Breathe Cadette Journey
Friday, November 14, 5pm-10pm
Registration Due 10/30
GIRLTopia Senior Journey
Friday, November 14, 5pm-10pm
Registration Due 10/30
Discover. Connect. Take Action! This is a great way to experience a Journey in one day. This opportunity will give the girls a chance to complete the Journey requirements, so they can plan their Take Action projects for the year. Please note that all registering troop adults will be asked to organize and/or support stations while at the Journey Workshop.
September Leader Meeting - Here's What You Missed!
An updated Service Unit Team roster is now available on the Crossroads website, crossroadsgirlscouts.com
The team is currently looking for volunteers to fill the following open positions:
**Older Girl Planning Meeting This Week!**
Friday, September 12 @ Lydiksen 6:30-9:30pm
Event is FREE and Open to 6th-12th Grade Girls
*JUNIOR JAMBOREE URGENT NOTICE*: October 17-19, 2014 There is now space available for 13 Juniors and 4 Adults to attend. Contact Lynn Shinn for more information:
email@example.com Event Flyer Attached, also available on the Crossroads site.
STEM in Scouting
There are still spots available for the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Event for girls 8th-12th grades. The event is being held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Saturday, October 11, 8:30am-8:30pm. Cost is $25 per Girl Scout. The fee includes lunch, and a day full of STEM programs and activities. See Attachment, or the Crossroads site under Events for more information.
**NEW**Holiday Extravaganza 2014 at Camp Bothin presented by Girl Scout Alumnae
Spend the weekend with the talented and creative members of our Girl Scout Alumnae nd friends and return home with lots of hand-made gifts, decorations and ideas to make your own!
See flyer under Events for more information.
Debbie Dugorepec gave a Delegate report. The following are some of the highlights.
Strategic Priorities for 2015-2017
Fall Recruitment Events
Council Retail Pop Up Shop - OCTOBER LEADER MEETING
If you are interested in ordering any troop supplies such as uniforms, patches, or other troop materials, consider a pre-order with the Council Retail Pop Up Shop that is coming to the October Leader meeting. Contact Jan Krzesinska for details and where to pre-order firstname.lastname@example.org
Mardi Hanou, our Fall Sales Coordinator held a brief training session at the end our general meeting. Sales materials were distributed. There are two more training -or refresher- sessions planned: Monday, September 22 at 7pm and Monday, September 29 at 7pm at Mardi’s home. Please contact Mardi for details and to RSVP email@example.com OR contact Mardi for instructions on how to take the online course.
The next SUT (Formerly CT) Meeting is Monday, September 22nd, 7pm @ Lydiksen in the Teacher’s work room (E Pod). Please send your flyer and budget to our Program Support Manager, Tina Marshall firstname.lastname@example.org for approval prior to the meeting
Our next Leader meeting will be held on Monday, October 13 at Lydiksen Elementary. General Meeting will begin at 7:30pm.
Welcome back! We hope you all had a great summer. We have lots to share at our upcoming Leader Meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014, at Lydiksen Elementary. Please note the change of venue for our Leader Meetings this year.
Junior Jamboree Meeting @ 6:30pm (for registered participants)SWAP open for business @ 7:00pm General Leader Meeting @ 7:30pm Lydiksen Elementary
7700 Highland Oaks Dr, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Older Girl Planning Meeting - Friday, 9/12 6:30-9:30 pm
(no registration needed but please to RSVP - see the form on the events page)
Are you an Older Girl (Cadette, Senior, Ambassador) Troop? This is your chance to help decide what fun activities just for Older Girls will happen in our service unit this year. We are hoping for at least one representative from each OG Troop!
Returning Troop Fall Sales Managers:
· There will be a brief training session at the end of the Leader Meeting on Sept. 8
· We’ll distribute your sales materials after the training session
o Have at hand: § your troop number § the number of girls in your troop
New Troop Fall Sales Managers and those who want a refresher:
· Attend one of the following training sessions:
§ Monday, Sept. 22 at 7:00
§ Monday, Sept. 29 at 7:00
o Where: 607 Blossom Court, Pleasanton ·
OR contact Mardi Hanou at email@example.com for instructions on how to take online training
Fall Sales Dates: Oct. 3 – 19 Initial Orders Taken
TBD Booth Lottery
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 Initial Order Distribution
Nov. 7 – 23 Public Sale
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