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Event List

 

Registration Deadline for Events:
Registration for all council-run events will close once publicly promoted capacity is met or one week prior to the event start date.

Refund Policy for Events
Program fee refunds will not be issued for cancellations received one week or less before the program start date.

Cancellation Policy for Free Events
(Does not apply to Summer Camp program):

If you have registered for a FREE council-run event and can no longer attend, please notify GSHPA's Member Services team immediately at 800.692.7816 so we can open the spot to a waitlisted Girl Scout.

 

Events List
 


New Troop Leader Training: Part 2 12.7.22

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Dec 07, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST

New to leading Girl Scouts? New Troop Leader Training Part 2 will give you the tools needed to be successful during your first year.

Are you eager to learn about Girl Scouts history, traditions and ceremonies? Do you want to know what tools are available to you as a New Troop Leader? Are you ready to see how to customize your year of Girl Scouts with just a few clicks? If so, please join us for New Troop Leader Training Part 2!

Prerequisite: New Troop Leader Training: Part 1

Girl Scout Christmas Party at Clipper Magazine Stadium - Program Partner

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Dec 08, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

Current Girl Scout members are invited to Clipper Magazine Stadium's Girl Scout Christmas Party!

Building to Bronze- Agent of Change Journey Day at Camp Archbald

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Dec 10, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Juniors who are interested in earning their Bronze Award are invited to come and work on their Agent of Change journey while also learning about the Bronze Award. Girls will learn about becoming a powerful individual, how to work together to be a powerful team, and how to translate that combined power into the community to help others. We will also review the Bronze Award process, things to consider while working on your Bronze Award, and next steps towards earning the award.

*Girls will need to complete a Take Action project after the event to complete their Agent of Change Journey

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED at Camp Small Valley

Date: Sat Dec 17, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.

Under 18-year-old participants must currently be in 9th-12th grade (Senior –Ambassadors).

Going for Gold- GIRLtopia Journey Weekend at Camp Small Valley

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Jan 06, 6:00 PM - Sun Jan 08, 10:00 AM EST

Seniors who are interested in earning their Gold Award are invited to come and work on their GIRLtopia journey while also learning about the Gold Award. Girls will work on developing their vision for an ideal world and demonstrate the ways society can improve through some form of self-expression. We will also review the Gold Award process, things to consider while working on your Gold Award, and next steps towards earning the award.

*Girls will need to complete a Take Action project after the event to complete their GIRLtopia Journey. Also, please note that girls will need an additional Senior-level journey or have previously earned their Silver Award before starting on their Gold Award.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED at Camp Happy Valley

Date: Sun Jan 08, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.

Under 18-year-old participants must currently be in 9th-12th grade (Senior –Ambassadors).

Ambassador College Knowledge Badge

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Jan 17, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

Earn the Ambassador College Knowledge Badge through exploring college options, starting the admissions process, making a financial plan for your education and set yourself up for success. Knowledge is power!
Girls are welcome to bring a friend!

GirlBoss Series: Senior Business Start-UP

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Jan 19, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

This badge night is part of our GirlBoss Life Skills series. Earn the Senior Financing My Future badge by deciding on your educational or career dreams, exploring options to meet those dreams, and building a blueprint for your future. We want to help you plan to achieve your dreams!

Seeking Silver- aMaze Journey Weekend at Camp Archbald

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jan 21, 10:00 AM - Sun Jan 22, 12:00 PM EDT

Cadettes who are interested in earning their Silver Award are invited to come and work on their aMaze journey while also learning about the Silver Award. Girls will learn about developing true friendships, navigating social cliques, and how to look beyond stereotypes to improve their interpersonal relationships. We will also review the Silver Award process, things to consider while working on your Silver Award, and next steps towards earning the award.

*Girls will need to complete a Take Action project after the event to complete their aMaze Journey

Brownie Talking Trees at Camp Furnace Hills

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Girl Scouts and their friends are invited to GSHPA’s Talking Trees learning experience at Camp Furnace Hills! Every family has a story, and it's time for your girl to learn how to share hers! Watch her dive into her past as she learns how to build her family tree. Girls will connect with their family through photograph and artifact analysis, as well as other ways of listening to what their family tree can tell them!

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED at Camp Furnace Hills

Date: Sun Jan 22, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.

Under 18-year-old participants must currently be in 9th-12th grade (Senior –Ambassadors).

Girl Scout Night at Keystone Kidspace- Program Partner

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Feb 01, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

Girl Scout Nights are back at Keystone Kidspace!

Seeking Silver- aMaze Journey Weekend at Camp Small Valley

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Feb 04, 11:10 AM - Sun Feb 05, 12:00 PM EDT

Cadettes who are interested in earning their Silver Award are invited to come and work on their aMaze journey while also learning about the Silver Award. Girls will learn about developing true friendships, navigating social cliques, and how to look beyond stereotypes to improve their interpersonal relationships. We will also review the Silver Award process, things to consider while working on your Silver Award, and next steps towards earning the award.

*Girls will need to complete a Take Action project after the event to complete their aMaze Journey.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED at Camp Archbald

Date: Sat Feb 04, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.

Under 18-year-old participants must currently be in 9th-12th grade (Senior –Ambassadors).

Brownie Foxfire House: Lizzie at Camp Furnace Hills

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Feb 04, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Take a step back into the 1800's and enjoy some activities that Lizzie did when she was your age. Enjoy a tour of Foxfire House at Camp Furnace Hills and travel back in time to learn about clothing, make a couple of simple toys, twist a pretzel and play some games.

GirlBoss Series: Ambassador My Financial Planner

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Feb 13, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

This badge night is part of our GirlBoss Life Skills series. Earn the Ambassador Good Credit badge by learning about credit scores, finding out about different types of credit and loans, and figuring out your credit commitment. It’s never too early to get started on good credit!

Explore More and/or Geology Rocks Patches - Lincoln Caverns- Program Partner

Date: Fri Feb 24, 7:00 PM - Sun Feb 26, 3:45 PM EDT

Explore the world beneath our feet in this exciting Patch combo at Lincoln Caverns! The Geology Rocks Patch teaches girls about the many exciting fields in the geosciences.

Cadette MEdia Journey at The University of Scranton

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 04, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Join us for a full day of workshops and fun as Cadettes complete the MEdia journey--lunch provided.

Brownie/Junior: The Spectacular Happy Valley Cook-Off at Camp Happy Valley

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 04, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM EST

Roll up your sleeves and put on your chef coat, it’s time for The Spectacular Happy Valley Cook-Off on March 4 at Camp Happy Valley! Brownies and Juniors are invited to join us to discover how to make healthy food choices, choose ingredients, and create snacks and meals! By the end of this experience, participating girls will have fulfilled four out of five Brownie Snacks and Junior Simple Meals badge steps!

SA Career Readiness Workshop

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 04, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Seniors and Ambassadors are invited to come and learn more about career readiness at Camp Happy Valley Girls will learn how to identify their interests and passions, determining their talents and skills, and how to find careers based around those factors. They will also get to hear from local professionals.

JCSA: Chess For Beginners at Harrisburg University-- Part 1

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 04, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Learn the basics of chess in this two-part series with Girl Boss Chess! The second part of this workshop will take place on Saturday, March 18 from 10-12. Please register for both sessions.

Brownie Going Batty OR Junior Animal Habitats- Lincoln Caverns- Program Partner

Date: Sat Mar 11, 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Go Batty at Lincoln Caverns!  Brownie Girl Scouts will learn why bats are an important part of our ecological system and, unfortunately, also very misunderstood.  

WOW! Wonders of Water Journey Jumpstart - Lincoln Caverns- Program Partner

Date: Sat Mar 11, 5:45 PM - Sun Mar 12, 2:15 PM EST

‘Wade’ into the Wonders of Water ... Underground!  Brownie Girl Scouts will enjoy learning about the importance of water and how we can protect it in this exciting journey program.

JCSA: Chess for Beginners at Harrisburg University-- Part 2

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Learn the basics of chess in this two-part series with Girl Boss Chess! The first part of this workshop will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 10-12. Please register for both sessions.
 

GirlBoss Series: Cadette Financing My Dreams

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Mar 22, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

This badge night is part of our GirlBoss Life Skills series. Earn the Cadette Financing My Dreams badge by exploring your dream jobs, what your dream house costs, the price of a dream vacation, and how to add up your dreams. Dream big!

CSA Foxfire House: Food Fiber, Folklore at Camp Furnace Hills

Date: Sat Mar 25, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM EST

Experience life on a 18th century Pennsylvania German farmstead. Make a pie from scratch and then bake it in the squirrel tail oven. Try some period crafts such as weaving and needle scratched dyed eggs. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch.
 

GirlBoss Series: Senior Social Innovater

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Apr 10, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

This badge night is part of our GirlBoss Life Skills series. Earn the Senior Social Innovater badge through learning how to make connections, build empathy and develop solutions for social problems. Take your first steps towards making the world a better place!

Going for Gold- BLISS Journey Weekend at Camp Archbald

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Apr 14, 6:00 PM - Sun Apr 16, 11:10 AM EST

Ambassadors who are interested in earning their Gold Award are invited to come and work on their BLISS journey while also learning about the Gold Award. Girls will learn how to fulfill their own dreams and how to help others reach their own dreams. We will also review the Gold Award process, things to consider while working on your Gold Award, and next steps towards earning the award.

*Girls will need to complete a Take Action project after the event to complete their BLISS Journey. Also, please note that girls will need an additional Senior-level journey or have previously earned their Silver Award before starting on their Gold Award.

Junior Foxfire House: Playing the Past at Camp Furnace Hills

Date: Sat Apr 15, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM EST

Earn the Junior Playing the Past badge as you experience life at Foxfire House, a restored 18th century PA German farmstead, located within Camp Furnace Hills. Try your hand at different cooking techniques and farm chores, play period games and make crafts of the time. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch.

Camp Archbald - Volunteer Work Day - Tents Up

Date: Sat Apr 29, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

We invite you to join Supporters of Camp Archbald and GSHPA staff for a workday at Camp Archbald.

CSA First Aid Badges at Camp Happy Valley

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors can come work on their First Aid badge at Camp Happy Valley. Girls will learn how to prevent and treat outdoor injuries, how to help someone who has been in a traumatic injury, learn about healthcare careers from professionals in the field, and more.

Volunteer Work Day at Camp Small Valley

Date: Sat May 06, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

We invite you to join GSHPA staff for a workday at Camp Small Valley. Spend the morning helping GSHPA keep camp beautiful and organized!

SA Career Readiness Workshop

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 06, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Seniors and Ambassadors are invited to come and learn more about career readiness at GSHPA headquarters! Girls will learn how to identify their interests and passions, determining their talents and skills, and how to find careers based around those factors. They will also get to hear from local professionals.

Brownie Letterboxer or Junior Geocacher- Lincoln Caverns- Program Partner

Date: Sat May 13, 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Girl Scouts will enjoy a day of orienteering games!  Troops will choose between the Letterboxer Badge (for GS Brownies) or the Geocacher Badge (for GS Juniors).

Daisy Foxfire House: Between Earth and Sky Journey

Date: Sat May 13, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Get outdoors, Daisies! Learn about nature by exploring our historic Foxfire House garden at Camp Furnace Hills. We’ll explore the science of soil, plants, and seeds, and discover how we are connected with nature.
 

GirlBoss Series: Ambassador My Financial Independence

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon May 15, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST

This badge night is part of our GirlBoss Life Skills series. Earn the Ambassador On My Own badge by planning for your future with where you’ll live, your daily needs, your fun activities, and more through a budget. Be brave and go into your future with a plan!

Volunteer Work Day at Camp Happy Valley

Date: Sat May 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

We invite you to join GSHPA staff for a workday at Camp Happy Valley. Spend the morning helping GSHPA keep camp beautiful and organized!

Geocacher & Junior Cave Explorer- Lincoln Caverns- Program Partner

Date: Sat May 20, 5:45 PM - Sun May 21, 3:45 PM EDT