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  • Outdoor Training: Part A & B ​Completion of the Council's Outdoor Training by one of the adults in a troop is required before the... (more)
  • Outdoor Training: Part A & B
    Adult Education

    Adults

    Wednesday, June 01 - Wednesday, June 01, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: Camp Arnaz
    Fee: Adult Fee: $15.00
    Included in Fee: training program and resource materials
    Registration Ends: 5/23/2016 11:00 PM
    Description:

    Completion of the Council's Outdoor Training by one of the adults in a troop is required before the troop may participate in Fire building, cookouts, tent camping at public or Girl Scout facilities, or for participation in Girl Scout events such as Service Unit camp-outs and Kaleidoscope, etc.  Having more than one trained person per troop is STRONGLY recommended.

    PREREQUISITE: Stepping Out will be requested by May  25th. If you have previously completed Stepping Out or if your SU received and graded your test, you will need to confirm this.  (Must be registered and background checked)
     
    How To Register:

    ​Register via eBiz: Outdoor Training: Part A & B​


    Invited: Leaders & Adult Volunteers
    Additional Information:

    ​Click here for Outdoor Training: Part A & B flyer! 

    Outdoor Training is a two part training.  Part A is a planning class.  Part B is a ‘hands-on’ training at a campsite where you will set up the campsite, cook outdoors, and pack up. Must attend both sessions in order to be certified.
     
    EVENT DETAILS:​ At the end of this training the participants will be able to:
    · Understand the purpose of outdoor activities in Girl Scouting
    · Identify the possibilities and limits in travel, cooking and overnight programs for a Girl Scout troop or group. 
    · Use progression guidelines in planning the appropriate activities with girl involvement.
    · Show knowledge of health, safety, policies, standards, and procedures required of GSUSA and our council.
    · Choose the appropriate forms for out-of-doors activities.
    · Understand the Eight Basic Scout Outdoor Skills.
    · Introduction to knots, Lashing, Compass
    · Provide new opportunities for the girls, armed with a new set of skills!
     

    Girl Maximum: 0
    Adult Maximum: 20
    Financial Assistance: Available
    Attendee Restriction: No tagalongs, No walk-ups, No petsView All Calendar Events
  • First Aid & CPR Training - Salinas ​First Aid & CPR are the building blocks of safety in any Girl Scout activity. Before taking a... (more)
  • First Aid & CPR Training - Salinas

    Grades 9-10Grades 11-12Adults

    Saturday, June 04 - Saturday, June 04, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Salinas
    Fee: Girls: $30.00 Adults: $30.00
    Included in Fee: program, certification card
    Registration Ends: 5/30/2016 9:00 PM
    Description:

    First Aid & CPR are the building blocks of safety in any Girl Scout activity. Before taking a field trip, or going camping—troops need an accompanying First Aid and CPR certified adult.

    Teen Mentoring: Seniors & Ambassadors: as a Program Aide or babysitter, being First Aid & CPR certified says girls are serious about the wellbeing of others.
    How To Register:
    Invited: Adults, Seniors & Ambassadors
    Additional Information:

    Click here for CPR/First Aid Training flyer

    Please wear layered, comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes. Bring a refillable water bottle, lunch and snacks.

    Troop leader or adult chaperone is required to have all traveling forms for each participating girl. (Annual Permission Form, Health History, Permission for Medication, Permission to Release) Forms can be downloaded from the council website www.girlscoutsccc.org/forms Review specific event requirements in Safety Activity Checkpoints before taking any trip.  All drivers should be registered Girl Scout Members, have completed a volunteer application and background check, have a valid CA driver’s license and hold current vehicle insurance.

     


    Girl Maximum: 5
    Adult Maximum: 10
    Financial Assistance: Available
    Attendee Restriction: No tagalongs. No pets. View All Calendar Events
  • National Trails Day - Pinnacles National Park ​Come out, volunteer and help Pinnacles National Park Service staff celebrate National Trials Day! ... (more)
  • National Trails Day - Pinnacles National Park

    K-1Grades 2-3Grades 4-5Grades 6-8Grades 9-10Grades 11-12Adults

    Saturday, June 04 - Saturday, June 04, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location: Pinnacles National Park
    Fee: FREE
    Included in Fee:
    Registration Ends: 5/30/2016 12:00 AM
    Description:

    Come out, volunteer and help Pinnacles National Park Service staff celebrate National Trials Day!

    This event is one of Pinnacles’ Centennial Days of Service. Volunteers help
    with projects such as litter abatement, non-native plant control, seed
    collection, and trail work.
     
    How To Register:

    Register via: pinn_volunteer@nps.gov or at 831-389-4486 x243


    Invited: Troops, Individual Girls with Adult Chaperones, Families
    Additional Information:

    Click here for National Trails Day flyer

    This event is outdoors and weather may fluctuate. Come prepared for a day of work with sturdy closed-toed shoes, long pants, a water bottle, sunscreen and any other needed sun protection (hat, sunglasses, etc.).

    Bring a water bottle and snack.
     
    This is not a drop off event.  No pets.
     

    Girl Maximum: set by Pinnacles National Park
    Adult Maximum: set by Pinnacles National Park
    Financial Assistance:
    Attendee Restriction: This is not a drop off event. No pets. View All Calendar Events
  • Hooked on Fishing ​What’s that at the end of your line? A humongous halibut? Or a scrap of seaweed? Learn how to fish ... (more)
  • Hooked on Fishing
    Learn to Fish at the Ventura Pier

    K-1Grades 2-3Grades 4-5Grades 6-8Grades 9-10Grades 11-12Adults

    Saturday, June 04 - Saturday, June 04, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Location: Ventura Pier, Ventura
    Fee: Girl Fee: $10.00 Adult Fee: $5.00 (no patch included)
    Included in Fee: Program & patch
    Registration Ends: 5/30/2016 11:00 PM
    Description:

    What’s that at the end of your line? A humongous halibut? Or a scrap of seaweed? Learn how to fish in a fun, hands-on program—all equipment provided!

    Girls will have an opportunity to earn a special Hooked on Fishing patch by participating in this program event.  Girls will have a chance to:
     
    · Learn about the variety of fish that frequent the surf zone and slightly deeper water surrounding the Ventura Pier.
     
    · Try a variety of fishing methods, including fishing with small poles, large poles, and even hoop traps.
     
    · Meet a diverse cast of characters, possibly to include crabs, croaker, sand sharks, perch, mackerel, jack smelt, leopard sharks, and more.
     
    · Learn about equipment and bait used to fish, fishing license requirements, and other cool fishing tips and tricks.
     
    All participants will take home their own Hooked on Fishing patch. No fishing license or equipment is required for participation in this event. This is a “catch and release” program, meaning no fish will be coming home with participants!
    How To Register:

    ​Register via eBiz: Hooked on Fishing​


    Invited: Troops, Individual Girls with Adult Chaperones
    Additional Information:

    Click here for Hooked on Fishing flyer!

    Bring a refillable water bottle and a snack. Dress in layers and wear closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. You might also want to bring  binoculars, and a camera if you have one (you never know what you might catch or see!). Please, no Tagalongs, and absolutely no pets.
     
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Troop leader or adult chaperone is required to have all traveling forms for each participating girl. (Annual Permission Form, Health History, Permission for Medication, Permission to Release). Forms can be downloaded from the council website: GSCCC Forms. Please review the specific event requirements in Safety Activity Checkpoints before taking any trip. All Chaperone/drivers must have valid driver’s licenses and current vehicle insurance.
     

    Girl Maximum: 20
    Adult Maximum: 10
    Financial Assistance: Available
    Attendee Restriction: No tagalongs, No walk-ups, No petsView All Calendar Events
  • Program Aide Core Training ​Council designed leadership course training is required to complete the Program Aide Award.     ... (more)
  • Program Aide Core Training
    First Step to Earning Program Aide Award

    Grades 6-8Grades 9-10Grades 11-12

    Saturday, June 04 - Saturday, June 04, 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM
    Location: Camarillo
    Fee: Girl Fee $15.00
    Included in Fee: program, training materials
    Registration Ends: 5/30/2016 11:00 PM
    Description:

    Council designed leadership course training is required to complete the Program Aide Award.    

    Learn valuable skills about being a mentor and sharing your skills, passions and experience with younger Girl Scouts!  Program Aides have the unique opportunity to serve as champions for the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
     
    All girls 6th grade and above, are invited to attend Program Aide training on their way to completing the steps of the Program Aide Award.  Basic PA Training involves learning to work with children and adapting activities for special needs and situations.  You will be putting your new skills to the test with some hands on activities that will prepare you for real life situations working with younger girls in at troop, day camp, council and service unit events.
     
     
    All girls 6th grade and above, are invited to attend Program Aide training on their way to completing the steps of the Program Aide Award.  Core PA Training involves learning to work with children and adapting activities for special needs and situations.  You will be putting your new skills to the test with some hands on activities that will prepare you for real life situations working with younger girls in at troop, day camp, council and service unit events.
     
    All that and you get the very exclusive GS Swag Bag filled with treasures and ideas to keep any group of youngsters occupied!
     
    Additional Award Requirements :
    Girls Must earn LIA  and help in 6 activities in addition to attending this training. Information about the Award can be found on page 30 of the Cadette Guide to Girl Scouting.
     
    This is a drop-off event. Girls must have all Travel forms!
     
     
     
    How To Register:
    Invited: Troops, Individual Girl Members
    Additional Information:

    ​Click here for Program Aide Core Training flyer!

    Troop leader or adult chaperone is required to have all traveling forms for each participating girl. (Annual Permission Form, Health History, Permission for Medication, Permission to Release) Forms can be downloaded from the council website www.girlscoutsccc.org/forms Review specific event requirements in Safety Activity Checkpoints before taking any trip.  All drivers should be registered Girl Scout Members, have completed a volunteer application and background check,  have a valid CA driver’s license and hold current vehicle insurance.
     

    Girl Maximum: 20
    Adult Maximum: 0
    Financial Assistance: Available
    Attendee Restriction: No tagalongs, No walk-ups, No petsView All Calendar Events
 

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