Registration for the Sonoma Girl Scout Day Camp (June 17-21) is now open. We expect the camp to fill up fast, so head on over to our camp website: www.SonomaDayCamp.com and download the registration forms.
Our theme this year is the Western Cow-Girl Scout Roundup! Get your spurs on and join us at the Trefoil Ranch.
Girl Scouts are participating in their 12th year as the Official Tree Recyclers for Sonoma Valley!
2012/2013 PICK-UP WEEKENDS (SAT/SUN)
Dec 29 Jan 5 Jan 12
Complete information available on our Christmas Tree Recycling Page.
HOLIDAY CAROLING – SAT, DEC 15 @ 1:45pm
Come join in the sing-along as we spread cheer at some of our local retirement homes!
WHERE TO MEET: We’ll meet at 1:45pm at Vintage Sonoma located at: 91 Napa Rd., Sonoma (across from Friedmans)
Once we finish caroling at our first location we will then caravan to our other locations as a group – we will provide drivers with a detailed list of locations and a map with driving directions.
WHAT TO WEAR: We encourage you to wear a holiday dress and your Girl Scout uniform over top of it.
TO CELEBRATE: After we are done singing we will celebrate our COMMUNITY SERVICE with some hot chocolate and cookies. All girls who participate will earn a festive 2012 caroling patch pictured above.
WHAT TO BRING: This year we would like to add a special element!!! SPECIAL PROJECT>> We would love to request that each girl who attends bring 3-6 handmade holiday cards or drawings/artwork to pass out at each of the locations to the new friends that we make. It would be great to leave behind some of our holiday cheer for them to have in their rooms to remember our visit.
SCOUT SHOUT COOKIE EXCHANGE – DEC 17th 6:30pm-7:30pm
DECEMBER THEME: COOKIE EXCHANGE NIGHT
Join Brownie Troop 10117 for a fun evening at our December Scout Shout. Bring $1 Dues and Pre-bake FIVE (5) dozen cookies at home and bring them to exchange with your sister scouts. There is also a special baking/decorating project planned.
Download the Flyer to share: Scout Shout Holiday Party Dec 17
Cadette Troop 10032 is hosting their annual card making workshop to make Christmas cards for the soldiers serving oversees. These cards will be combined with packages being sent by the American Legion. Spend the afternoon having some crafty fun and receive a fun patch for your uniform. Snacks will be provided.
Troop leaders please RSVP to Dianne (diannequeenofharts (at) att.net) by Friday Nov. 16th. No tagalongs, troop leaders must be present with their troop.
Volunteers and older girls are needed to help with activities at the breakfast. Contact us at SonomaGirlScouts@gmail.com for more info.
Download a flyer to share with other families in Sonoma! Santa Breakfast 2012
OR Download a smaller flyer (2 flyers per page) to share with families: 2×2 Santa Breakfast Flyer2012
Save The Date:
Mon. 9/24: Scout Shout – Altimira Middle School (6:30-7:30pm). Wear your uniform, bring a friend who is interested in joining Girl Scouts, and get ready to have some fun!
Fri. 9/28: Fall Nut Product Sales begin. Girls can begin taking pre-orders for Fall Products on this day.
Sat. 9/29: Vintage Festival Lighted Nighttime Parade (8pm). Watch for more details in an upcoming email. All Girl Scout troops will be walking together representing Sonoma Girl Scouts.
Mon. 10/15: Mary’s Dine & Donate (Flyer coming soon). Give Mom (or Dad) the night off from the kitchen and enjoy delicious Mary’s Pizza & Pasta. A percentage of your order will be donated to the Sonoma Girl Scouts.
Want to walk with our amazing Girl Scout Float in the 4th of July Parade? Meet at 9:30am on July 4th at the Little League Parking lot up on 1st Street East. Girls should wear either their Day Camp T-shirt, or full uniform (Sash/Vest, white polo style shirt, and khaki shorts, skirt or pants). We’ll have special jobs for everyone! Girls will be needed to carry signs that highlight the fun things we do in Girl Scouts, or to pass out flyers (maybe with a treat attached!) to the girls and families along the parade route. Parents, please do not drop off your daughter at the parade area, but make sure she is being supervised before, during and after by an adult that will remain with the float and walk the route.
Participation patch will be awarded to everyone who walks with our parade float!
Sonoma Girl Scouts marched in the Vintage Festival Parade in 2011.
Are you ready to join Girl Scouting? We are beginning to form new troops that will start in Fall 2012. Most troops start new program at the beginning of the school year, so this is a great time to join an existing troop, or start one of your own!
We need to get a little information about you and your daughter so we can get you connected with a troop. Please download and mail in this Contact Form, OR you can fill out our online form and submit to us electronically.
If you have any questions about Girl Scout, or starting a new Troop, you are welcome to contact us by phone or email. If you know that you would like to start a new troop in the Fall, we would really like to begin your Leader Training over the summer (much of it can be done online), so be sure to contact us early!
We have some great fundraising opportunities coming up soon. We still need volunteers for each event. Please contact us at SonomaGirlScouts@gmail.com if you can assist with any of these events, even if just for a short time.
Flea Market, Sunday 4/15, 8am-1pm at Sonoma Valley High School Parking Lot. Both DONATIONS and workers are needed. We’ll also be hosting an arts & crafts booth in the kids area. We can also store your donated items this week and transport to the Flea Market for you.
Mary’s Pizza Dine & Donate, Monday 4/16. Take a Flyer (pdf download) with you and mail in your receipt to get a Pizza Party fun patch at our court of awards!
“First Girl Scout” Book Sales and Author Signing. Be sure to pre-order your book before April 30th, then join us on May 17th at Reader’s books where you can meet the author and receive your book. First Girl Scout Book Order Form
Car Wash, Saturday 6/9, 9am-3pm. We’ll need help washing cars, receiving money, and waving signs on Napa Road to attract all those dirty cars. Adults and girls needed to help during the day.
These four upcoming fundraisers will generate much needed funds for our Girl Scout Day Camp and local program for girls. Patches, room rentals, and our program events are all paid by Service Unit funds. Scholarships for uniforms and events are also available to families that need assistance. Thanks in advance for your help and support of these important (and fun!) events.
Troop 10117 is hosting a Kidpower Parent-Child Workshop on April 28th in Sonoma.
K-2nd Grade: 9:30am-11:30am
3rd-5th Grade: 12:30pm-2:30pm
In this active, upbeat workshop, kids practice using “People Safety” skills in everyday life situations familiar to people their age. People Safety skills help prevent problems with peers, family, and strangers. The skills also help strengthen important relationships by improving communication. Practicing People Safety skills can build confidence and improve safety with people at school, in the neighborhood, at home, online — everywhere! For more information about the program, visit www.kidpower.org.
Cost is $45 per child. Download the Kidpower Flyer for more information and registration instructions.