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What ARE Super Saturdays? They are workshops ranging from council trainings to new and exciting craft projects – and some fun classes just-for-YOU, adult volunteers. Most are FREE! Attend one workshop, or come for the day – your choice. For questions or to register: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707–524-9205
April 5, 2014
177 E. Blithedale Mill Valley, CA 94941
10am – Noon Essentials for Volunteer-Run Camp Supervisors & Camp Leadership
Are you looking for new ways to energize your supervision techniques, be a brighter leader with your group? Join us to develop or refresh your supervision skills, including tips on creating great staff morale, positive communication skills, managing to staff and volunteers’ skill level, and more. For Volunteer Run Camp Supervisors, there will be a portion of this dedication to HR and Payroll policies and procedures. *This training is required for any camp with paid (compensated) staff positions, and recommended for camp directors and administrative teams who will be supervising volunteers at camp. Workshop Leader: Tamara Korth FREE
10am – 11:30 am Girl Scout Ceremonies 101
How do I organize a ceremony for my troop? What if I do something wrong? What is the proper way to have a have a ceremony? We will demystify ceremonies! We’ll cover ways to design a meaningful, engaging ceremony; from the fun to the spiritual, from the silly to the serious.
Workshop Leader: Deborah Holden FREE
Noon - 1:30 pm Games, Games, Games
Games are so much more than time fillers. They teach girls cooperation, sharing, sportsmanship and how to accept losing. In this workshop we will develop some basic game “rules” and learn lots of fun and engaging indoor games for you to take back to your troops of all ages.
Workshop Leader: Deborah Holden FREE
1:30 – 2:30pm Crafts, Crafts, Crafts
Quick and easy craft ideas that your troop will love! Can be used for SWAPS or just for fun. Ideas will include jewelry making, collaging, pet rocks, and more! Workshop Leader: Nikki McKennedy FREE
April 12, 2014
Santa Rosa Office
4825 Old Redwood Hwy. Santa Rosa 95043
10:00 – Noon Girl Scout Daisy and Brownie Roundtable
For brand new and ongoing Daisy and Brownie leaders and any involved adults. Here’s a chance to collaborate with other leaders, ask questions, share your best tips and get additional information. Learn a Daisy song, a Daisy ceremony and a Daisy game. Try a Brownie project and plan a ceremony.
Workshop Leaders: Deborah Holden & Shannon McMath FREE
Recommended prior online training: Working w/Daisies or Working w/ Brownies
Noon – 1:30pm Money, Money, Money, Money
Need more troop money??? Do you struggle with year end financial reports?? Come learn great tips on how to earn, spend, and track troop funds. Workshop Leader: Linda Powers FREE
2pm – 4pm Girl Scout Junior Roundtable
For brand new and ongoing Junior leaders and leaders of troops who will be bridging up and any involved adults. Here’s a chance to collaborate with other leaders, ask questions, share your best tips and get additional information. We’ll explore the exciting world of Girl Scout Juniors.
Workshop Leaders: Deborah Holden & Rhoda Hauth FREE Recommended prior online training: Working with Juniors
SUPER SPECIAL SUPER SATURDAY – April 19 10am-Noon Taking Girls Outdoors Spring Lake Park Marina (Newanga Entrance)
Spend a nature-filled 2 hours (longer if you’d like to bring a lunch and stay for awhile). Nature expert Barb Novak will take you on a walk through the woods, pointing out natural phenomenon and taking the fear out of bringing your girls outdoors. She’ll discuss the Girl Scout progression for exploring the outdoors and will share knowledge from her many years of introducing girls and adults to outdoor adventures.
Workshop Leader: Barb Novak FREE ($7 park entrance fee) Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes.