Spring 2019 L.E.A.P. Programs and Prizes!

2 ½ MONTHS OF LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES WITH GSWNY’S LEADER ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY PROGRAM

Join us between April 15 and June 30 to participate in our Spring 2019 LEAP opportunities. We are offering a combination of virtual opportunities and in person opportunities on a variety of timely topics. 

Every participant will receive a GSWNY lip balm. PLUS every time you participate in a LEAP opportunity you will be entered in the drawing for the prizes below.  The more you participate, the more chances you have to win!

PRIZES:

 1 of 5 Adult Girl Scout 2019-2020 memberships*

 1 of 2 $50 REI gift cards (can be used online or in-store)

 1 of 5 $20 GSWNY Shop gift certificates

PRIZE EARNING RULES:

1. You must be registered for the 2019-2020 Girl Scout year to be eligible for prizes.

2. ALL PARTICIPATION MUST BE COMPLETED BETWEEN APRIL 15TH AND JUNE 30th.

Winners will be announced via Facebook Live on July 2nd and the certificates will be mailed to the recipients.  Refund of membership will take place during the week of July 14-20. 

*You must be registered for the 2019-2020 Girl Scout Year by June 30, 2019.

Virtual opportunities – click the title to register!

Participation requires registration and ATTENDANCE at the opportunity.  Live webinars will be recorded and can be viewed after the event.  You must watch the entire recorded video for it to count as a completed opportunity.  

Webinar Opportunity Day &
Date
Time Link
Cadette Grade Level Training – Live Webinar   Wednesday, April 24 6pm-7:30 REGISTER HERE
Level UP! Bridging to the next level in Girl Scouts   Monday,
April 29
7-8pm REGISTER HERE
Troop Camping Orientation Thursday,
May 2
6:30-8:30pm REGISTER HERE  
Summer Fun the Girl Scout
Way
Wednesday, May 22 7-8pm REGISTER HERE  
Mind the GAP—the Girl Adult Partnership and YOU Wednesday, June 5 6:30-
8pm
REGISTER HERE

Get a jump on your Grade Level Training for next year and it counts toward your LEAP opportunities! All the guides and quizzes can be found on our training page or click the links below.

Grade level Home study link Quiz link
Daisy Daisy Home study Daisy grade level quiz
Brownie Brownie home study Brownie grade level
quiz
Junior Junior home study Junior grade level quiz
Cadette Cadette Grade level training LIVE webinar Cadette grade level
quiz
Cadette Cadette RECORDED
webinar
Cadette grade level
quiz
Senior/Amb-assador Senior/Ambassador home
study
Senior/Ambassador grade level quiz

IN PERSON OPPORTUNITIES

Go to EBiz to Register

Mini-clinics and trainings run by GSWNY Outdoor Champions between May 1 and June 30 qualify as LEAP into Spring 2019 opportunities. Check out our Outdoor Champions website for more information!

Not sure if an event you plan to attend counts towards LEAP into Spring 2019 Opportunities?  Call 1-888-837-6410 or email customercare@gswny.org with the details of the event and we will let you know within 72 hours.

It’s almost Girl Scout Camp Week!

As of this posting, April 11, we’re only four days away from our 2019 Girl Scouts Camp Week. That means we’re only four days from sharing our favorite camp experiences, bonding over our fondest memories, talking about why we love camp, and WINNING PRIZES!

We’re celebrating all things camp from April 15 to 19 with daily trivia, Facebook Lives, and your chances to win camp swag, gift cards, and even a free week of camp!

Check out the incentives and schedule below or click here for the downloadable version!


Daily Incentives

  • Engagement Incentive: WIN Camp-themed items like a: water bottle, bucket hat, drawstring backpack, or camp T-shirt) via Facebook or Instagram! Winners will be selected randomly the day after the question has been posted to social media. Winners will receive a DM or private message asking which item they would like and which GSWNY service center location they would like to pick up their prize. Winners must be a currently registered adult or girl member of Girl Scouts of Western New York. New members may participate same day as completing their GSWNY registration 4/15/19-4/19/19.
  • Camp Join Incentives: Everyone who registers as a new camp member or registers a new camp member will be entered for a chance to win one daily gift card of $25 to the GSWNY Camp store, Target, or Walmart. Winners will be emailed with the notification of when and where to pick up their gift card 4/15/19-4/19/19.

One-time Incentive:

  • Everyone who registers as a new camp member or registers a new camp member will be entered for a chance to win a free week at camp to be used at GSWNY Day, Resident or Troop Camp (value up to $350) or win a Camp Onesie. Winners will be emailed with the notification of when and where to pick up their gift. 4/15/19-4/19/19.

Beyond the prizes, we also have a week of activities planned!

2019 Girl Scout Camp Week Overview:

  • April 15, Monday: Girl Scout Camp Week Kick-Off & Preparing Girls for Girl Scout Summer Camp
  • April 16, Tuesday: A Parent’s Guide to Girl Scout Summer Camp
  • April 17, Wednesday: Girl Scout Outdoor Experiences Year-round
  • April 18, Thursday: How I use my Girl Scout Camp Skills in Everyday Life
  • April 19, Friday:  What to Expect at the Open House & Taste of Camp Events

Below is a complete breakdown of each day’s activities. You can also download a one-page information sheet here.

April 15 – MondayPreparing Girls For Girl Scout Summer Camp And Camp Week Kick-Off

 Girl Scout Camp Week Activity

  • Wear your favorite camp gear. Take a photo in your favorite Girl Scout Camp gear and send a photo and/or share your favorite camp story by emailing it to: communications@gswny.org. Also, post the: I’m a Girl Scout and I love Camp and Outdoors graphic to your social media to let everyone know your love of the outdoors.
  • Tune-in to a Facebook Live throughout the day or evening, check-in for exciting giveaways around Camp and Outdoor programs.
    • Facebook Live – Members of Camp & Outdoor will speak about how to prepare girls for Girl Scout Summer Camp.
    • Daily Incentives: Engagement and Membership on Facebook and Instagram

April 16 – Tuesday: A Parent’s Guide To Girl Scout Summer Camp

Girl Scout Camp Week Activity

  • Talk with your girl(s) about Girl Scout Summer Camp. Review the Day, Resident, and Troop Camp guides and camp information packets with your girl(s) and discuss which programs to register for. Comment about some of your favorite camp programs on GSWNY’s social media.
  • Tune-in to a Facebook Live throughout the day or evening, check-in for exciting giveaways around Camp and Outdoor programs.
    • Facebook Live – Members of Camp & Outdoor will speak about how parents can prepare to send their girl(s) to Girl Scout Summer Camp.
    • Daily Incentives: Engagement and Membership on Facebook and Instagram

April 17 – WednesdayGirl Scout Outdoor Experiences Year-round

Girl Scout Camp Week Activity

  • Go outdoors. Engage in an activity outdoors whether it’s a troop activity &/or taking a walk and breathing in the fresh air. Send photos of how you like to spend your time outdoors to communications@gswny.org.
  • Tune-in to a Facebook Live throughout the day or evening, check-in for exciting giveaways around Camp and Outdoor programs.
    • Facebook Live – Members of Camp & Outdoor will speak to the breadth of how girls can have Girl Scout Outdoor Experiences Year-round.
    • Daily Incentives: Engagement and Membership on Facebook and Instagram

April 18 – ThursdayHow I Use My Girl Scout Camp Skills To Help In Everyday Life

Girl Scout Camp Week Activity

  • Discuss how the skills learned at Girl Scout Camp can help in everyday life. Engage in a discussion with your girl(s) about how the skills learned at Girl Scout Summer Camp can help in everyday life such as learning to engage safely and responsibly in outdoor activities, gaining the confidence to take on new challenges through learning how to start a fire, climbing a ropes course, hiking, and more.
  • Tune-in to a Facebook Live throughout the day or evening, check-in for exciting giveaways around Camp and Outdoor programs.
    • Facebook Live – Members of Camp & Outdoor will discuss how girls can use Girl Scout Camp skills in everyday life.
    • Daily Incentives: Engagement and Membership on Facebook and Instagram

April 19 – FridayOpen House & Taste of Camp

Girl Scout Camp Week Activity

  • Sign up and get others to attend a Summer Camp Open House or Taste of Camp Event. Do you or a friend want to know more about Girl Scout Summer Camp with the opportunity to tour camp and ask questions about camp programs? Attend a Summer Camp Open House or Taste of Camp event.
  • Tune-in to a Facebook Live throughout the day or evening, check-in for exciting giveaways around Camp and Outdoor programs.
    • Facebook Live – Members of Camp & Outdoor will talk about our Taste of Camp events and open houses and the benefits of attending.
    • Daily Incentives: Engagement and Membership on Facebook and Instagram

Let’s celebrate Girl Scout Camp Week together!

On-Time Renewal Starts Today!

Today is exciting for more than just announcement of the Girl Scout Difference campaign! We are officially kicking off On-Time Registration! But what does that mean for you?

The Girl Scout membership year runs from October 1 to September 30. While some renew during the spring season, others may be getting close to expiration. If you’re in the camp of needing to renew your membership, don’t wait any longer! Not only is it important to get it taken care of, there are also some sweet prizes waiting for you.

2018 Registration Incentives.jpg

Every Tuesday this month, we’re pulling a winner for a $25 Target gift card. That means the sooner you renew, the more chances you have to help us fund your next Target run.

Visit http://bit.ly/joingswny to renew your membership today!