Volunteers

Newport Beach Program Center-Open House  Please join us for a fond farewell celebration of the Neva B. Thomas Newport Beach Program Center! Stop by anytime during the open house hours- Fri. 6pm-9pm, Sat. 10am-4pm. FLYER What: Celebration includes signing the memory wall, vintage Girl Scout memorabilia on display, tour the facility and more! When: June 13, 6pm-9pm and June 14,10am-4pm (drop in anytime!) Where: 1700 W Balboa Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663   (Please arrange for transportation and parking on your own) Who: All are welcome to stop by
The GSOC High Adventure Group is hosting 2 planning meetings Please join us with your ideas or to hear ideas from others. Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, and Volunteers welcome walk-in, no RSVP required   4:30pm-5:30pm: We will be reviewing the annual calendar with estimated dates for events so GSOC staff can anticipate the approvals we will need. Please bring your ideas to the Anaheim program center. 5:30-7pm: As soon as that meeting ends, we will start on a planning meeting to develop a team for the idea to put on a "Hunger Games" themed weekend in the summer of 2015....
May 11 Wilderness hike Who: Registered Girls/Adults who have completed Wilderness Hiking Class  Location: Caspers Wilderness Park Level: Beginner + Time: 9:00am at trail head, 8:30am for carpool from Irvine HQ Cost: $5 payable at the hike What to bring: Pack lunch, snacks, 10+ essentials, hat, sunscreen, backpack, compass, Minimum 2 quarts of water per person, high top hiking boots Hike Description: This is one of my most favorite hikes. we will be walking through some really wild and beautiful "jungle" setting. We will be  (on occasion) on a narrow...
Girl Scouts are invited to attend this free event to hear how one person, Beth Terry, eliminated the VAST majority of plastic in her life, and take a look at her book, Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, for great tips on how they can do it too.  This event is a great field trip idea to complement any of the It’s Your Planet: Love It! Journeys.  Learn more…
Our energetic camp staff have some exciting and unique outdoor adventures planned for you. This is a great opportunity for troops, families and friends of camp and Girl Scouting to experience camp. You’ll be able to tour the camp, meet the staff and ask questions. Staff-led activities include canoeing, and crafts. You can also do a self led tour through camp. It promises to be a day you all will always remember! For more information regarding Open House, including driving directions to Camp Scherman, please contact Erin Johnson at ejohnson@GirlScoutsOC.org. There is no charge for this...
June 29, 2014 Sunday 8:30am-12:30pm: Classroom in Anaheim 1:00pm-4:30pm: Beginner hike (local) Designed for individuals, our three-step wilderness progression safely takes girls and adults out of the campground and into the woods! Wilderness Hiking covers outdoor skills and knowledge, and is a prerequisite for Basic Backpacking Course and Advanced Backpacking Trips. Spend your morning in the classroom and your afternoon on the trail, learning about safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls. This class lays a strong foundation for more...
Love singing Girl Scout songs?  Girl Scout Daisies to Ambassadors, Leaders/Advisors, and Alumni are invited.  Bring your own dinner for a picnic in the park and get ready to make new friends and sing!  Registration deadline is April 30. Please see flyer for more information.
The Girl Delegate Advisor Program is a year-long program for Girl Scouts in 8th-12th grade to learn more about and experience the governance of GSOC, what it takes to be a delegate and more! We are also looking for adult volunteers to help facilitate the program, please register through ebiz on the same page as the girls and attend the meeting on Tuesday 4/15 at GSOC Irvine Headquarters at 7pm to learn more. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER by 4/17. *Please login to ebiz first.* For more information see the flyer HERE. Girls who participate in this program will complete portions of Journeys and...
Before registering for August Kick-off, click here to view the workshops and their descriptions! Enjoy a day of networking, informative workshops and community exhibitors to help you get the most out of your Girl Scout year! The August Kick Off will be held on August 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the UC Irvine Student and Event Center. Registration includes a light breakfast, Product Sale Preview & Tasting, GSOC & Community Exhibitors, and your choice of three workshops (workshop descriptions. For an additional $7 you may pre-order a lunch (optional).  Don't miss...
Contingency Planning Workshop If something unexpected were to happen to you and/or your family, is your important information readily available for those who will need it? Join us to learn how to create a “contingency notebook” in order to provide all the information a loved one or personal representative would need if you become seriously incapacitated. Your up-to-date “contingency notebook” will make all the difference for you, your family, and those you have chosen to speak for you. Date: April 3, 2014 Time: 6pm – 7:30pm Location: 9500 Toledo Way, Irvine...

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