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Orange County is an amazing place! Here are a few awesome program and event opportunities provided by friends around the community.

Interested in bigger promotion or sponsorship opportunities, or having a company presence at one of our signature events? Contact program@girlscoutsoc.org to request a Program Proposal form.

The following community events and activities are hosted and coordinated by external organizations and may provide special discounts for Girl Scouts (listed by month or as an ongoing opportunity). These events/opportunities are not necessarily endorsed by GSOC. 

Highlighted Events

OCSEF GSOC STEAM Night

Friday, October 19, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Girl Scouts of Orange County 9500 Toledo Way, Irvine, CA 92618

Join other Girl Scout Attention Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes! Come join the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair for a fun STEAM night at the GSOC Headquarters in Irvine. Be part of the panel discussion; have fun with some hands on learning and complete some of the requirements for your STEM badges. Participants will receive a GSOC- OCSEF patch when you attend our STEAM night!

Levels: Juniors, Cadettes

OCSEF GSOC STEAM Night Adult Volunteer Registration

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Storymakery Youth Author Workshop

October 20 - 21, 2018 | Various Times
825 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine Spectrum Centerm Irvine, CA 92618

Our Girl Scout programs have been designed to inspire character and unlock the imagination. We have workshops coming up for Daisy, Brownie, Junior, and Cadette levels.

Storymakery is a unique place for children and families to have fun while making both memories and stories that last a life time. We encourage kids to be creative and explore ideas, while also building their cognitive and writing skills. We create an interactive and personalized writing experience where kids will be able to publish their own book after creating their own characters, story plots, and book layouts.

Levels: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette

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Mary Poppins (A Musical)
Special pricing
offer for a family friendly musical theatre performance of Mary Poppins at Huntington Beach High School, performed and produced by students of the Academy for the Performing Arts.

October 20 & 21, 25-28
1st Weekend: Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 7:30 PM
1st Weekend: Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 2:00 PM
2nd Weekend: Thursday, 25th - Friday 26th - Saturday 27th | 7:30 PM
2nd Weekend: Sunday, October 28th | 2:00 PM

Huntington Beach Union High School
District Auditorium and Bell Tower
1905 Main Street, Huntington Beach

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and onto the stage at the Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts this fall! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way, as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film.

*APA IS OFFERING SPECIAL PRICING FOR GIRL SCOUT FAMILIES AND/OR THEIR TROOPS: $12 each, if you purchase 10 or more for your group* SPECIAL PRICING CANNOT BE FOUND ONLINE, PLEASE CALL THE APA OFFICE FOR THE GROUP RATE, AND MENTION "GIRL SCOUTS" 714-536-2514 Ext. 4025

Tickets are regularly $22 for adults and $16 for students/seniors 65+.

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A Founder's Day Tea

October 21, 2018 | Seating #1: 11:00 to 1:00 pm / Seating #2: 2:15 to 4:15 pm
McKenna’s Tea Cottage, Downtown Seal Beach

Please join Troop #5241 for an afternoon of fun, friendship and sharing Girl Scout sisterhood. All GS levels welcome, open to Girls interested in learning more about Girl Scouts and their Guardians. Girls will participate in Girl Scout tradition through art, song, and fellowship. Daisies will earn the Be a Sister to Every Girl Scout, Friendly & Helpful petals, all other levels will earn (or complete multiple steps of) their Girl Scout Way skills badge (petals/badges not included). All participants will receive a custom patch and art/SWAPs take-aways. Tea/ Lemonade/food included. Tea attire and sash or vest recommended.

Contact Jessica Castillo for more information: castillo119love@gmail.com
All proceeds will bene6t the Troop’s travel and highest awards funds

Levels: All

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Laura's House H.E.A.R.T. Workshop for Cadettes

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Girl Scouts of Orange County Headquarters – 9500 Toledo Way, Irvine, CA 92618

Laura’s House is sponsoring a H.E.A.R.T. Workshop for Cadette Girl Scouts complete with a FREE badge for all participating Girl Scouts. The workshop will cover topics on healthy relationships, bullying, and safe digital communication. Registered parents/leaders will hear an overview of the H.E.A.R.T. program tailored to adults and how to continue conversation of healthy relationships and communication with their Girl Scouts.

Levels: Cadettes

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Laura's House H.E.A.R.T. Workshop for Seniors

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Girl Scouts of Orange County Headquarters – 9500 Toledo Way, Irvine, CA 92618

Laura’s House is sponsoring a H.E.A.R.T. Workshop for Senior Girl Scouts complete with a FREE badge for all participating Girl Scouts. The workshop will cover topics on healthy relationships, bullying, and safe digital communication. Registered parents/leaders will hear an overview of the H.E.A.R.T. program tailored to adults and how to continue conversation of healthy relationships and communication with their Girl Scouts.

Levels: Seniors

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7th Annual CSU Fullerton Titan Fast Pitch Competition

Saturday, October 27, 2018 | Registration: 12:15 PM. Competition: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton – Titan Student Union, Pavilions A, B, C, 800 North State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831

Pitch a business in 60 seconds and win! Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors are invited to face off with other Middle and High School students in the ultimate battle of business ideas! Present your concept to real life investors and business leaders in our community to find out who has the best idea, and you could win! Fast Pitch presenters who place 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th win cash awards! 

Levels:  Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors

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STEM Expo 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Cal-State Fullerton

Join the GSOC STEM Patrol and CSU-Fullerton ACM-W Organization of the Computer Science Department at our STEM Expo! Juniors and Cadettes will have the opportunity to do hands-on activities with STEM Professionals from different organizations, fellow STEM focused Girl Scouts, and CSUF organizations.

Levels: Juniors & Cadettes

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Cadette-O-Rama

Friday, November 02, 2018 10:26 AM - Sunday, November 04, 2018 10:26 AM
Oak Canyon Park

Mythical, Magical Creatures 
Imagine camping with Fairies or Elves. Riding on Dragons, petting a Chimera or watching a Phoenix rise from the ashes 

This is an event that is for every Cadette no matter your fandom.  Set your campsite up to Fantasyland .  Whether you’re a fan of Percy Jackson or Greek Mythology you won’t want to miss this annual outdoor skills weekend camping event for Girl Scout Cadettes.   

This is a troop outdoor skills competition event. Troop packets will be emailed out August 30th to those troops that are registered.

Girl Scout Advisors - This is a camping event for Cadette troops. Each group must have an adult that is trained in Troop Tent Camping (or Level II tent camping), Outdoor Cooking and troops must be present for the entire weekend  to qualify for pennants. Check the volunteer calendar for training dates.

Levels: Cadettes 

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Cadette-O-Rama Lookie Loo

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Oak Canyon Park

Cadette-O-Rama is a special event designed just for Cadettes. As a Junior Girl Scout, you can be a Lookie Loo. As a Lookie Loo you will have the opportunity to get a preview of this event so that you will be prepared for when you attend as a Cadette Girl Scout. Not only will you get to observe the troops as they compete in their “Cadette Only” events, but you will get to participate in your own skill and fun events that are set up just for Lookie Loos. After your events are completed, you will have time to visit the campsites and see how the Cadette troops incorporate this year’s theme of Mythical, Magical Creatures into their campsites.

Levels: 5th Grade Juniors

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2018 Yorba Linda Elves (aka Native American Service Project)

November 3, or November 28
Yorba Linda Girl Scout Program Center 4652 Casa Loma Ave, or 24585 Paseo de Toronto, Yorba Linda

Project Goal: 700 Winter Gift Bags for St. Anne’s Mission, Klagatoh AZ

History: For almost 3 decades Yorba Linda Girl Scouts and The Woman’s Club have provided the only holiday gift many children in the mission’s service area (Northeastern Arizona) have received.

Levels: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Native American Service Project Badge Connections
Yorba Linda Elves Direction Sheet


Dance Around the World

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 11:15 - 3:30 PM
Yorba Linda Program Center, B side (4652 Casa Loma Ave, YL)

Dance workshops for all ages Build cultural appreciation while learning coordination and rhythm skills.

This isn’t your typical ballet, jazz or hip hop class! Come make new Girl Scout friends as you virtually travel around the world through dance, with a lifetime Girl Scout instructor. Amy will share her experiences & photos from staying at 3 of the 5 Girl Scout World Centers & inspire girls to plan Girl Scout travel. Each class includes a variety of age-appropriate dance styles.

Levels: All

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Water Resources and Conservation Patch Program

November 3, 2018November 17, 2018, January 26, 2019 or April 6, 2019 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Offered jointly by the Municipal Water District of Orange County and Girl Scouts of Orange County

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS OF GIRL SCOUTS! To earn the patch, Girls must complete one of the FREE 2-hour clinics offered. Please use the registration link below to sign up for a clinic.

Levels: All

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Girl Scout Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach CA 90802

Don’t miss the  Aquarium of the Pacific’s Girl Scout Day on November 4, 2018. Girl Scouts, their family and friends are invited to visit the Aquarium at a discounted rate. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Wear your uniform to receive 20% off your total gift store purchase!

Levels: All

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Junior Detective Day

Sunday, November 4, 2018 
Yorba Linda Program Center - 4652 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda 92866

SESSION 1: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
SESSION 2: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM 

You have been selected for a special TOP SECRET assignment. Should you choose to accept TROOP 1715’s Mission you’ll be incognito while earning your Jr. Detective Badge.

Levels: Juniors

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Mission Sisterhood Journey Series for Seniors

Sunday, November 4, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Anaheim Program Center

When it comes to sisterhood, what girls start can spiral outward and change the world. Through Mission Sisterhood girls see the stories of sisterhood all around them and grow as leaders by widening their networks and broadening their world. Girls will work towards the Sisterhood Award as they gain an understanding of sisterhood in their own lives and in the world. Completing a Senior Journey is a prerequisite for the Gold Award. An essential component of a Take Action Project is that the girls take it out to the community. The final steps of the Sisterhood Award Take Action project will be completed outside the workshop series.

Levels: Seniors

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Mom and Me Campout

November 9 - 11, 2018
Oso Lake Scout Camp 
21131 Los Alisos Blvd. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92692

CALLING ALL CADETTES, SENIORS AND AMBASSADORS! And Your Moms!
Come on out and camp while working with Daisies, Brownies and Juniors to earn their camping badges!

Moms need to be certified in Tent Camping, to help teach!

Register and pay online at www.gsosovalleysu.org
REGISTRATION DUE by September 15, 2018

Questions? Email: osovalleysu606@gmail.com

Girl Scout Admission $45.00 Includes Event Patch & Meals
** You May Use Cookie Dough for Girl Scout Admission**
Mom Admission $30.00 Includes Event Patch & Meals

Totally Fun Camping with your Mom(s) and teaching younger girls and their Moms all about Awesome Camping! Work on earning your very own Volunteer Hours or Take Action Project! Come out and have a ton of fun teaching amazing girls, so they can earn these!

Hosted by the Oso Valley Service Unit and Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts

Levels: Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

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Mom and Me Campout 2018

November 10 - 11, 2018
Oso Lake Scout Camp 
21131 Los Alisos Blvd. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92692

Calling all Daisies, Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts! The Oso Valley Service Unit is hosting a Mom and Me Campout on November 10-11, 2018. No camping skills are necessary! Girls will have the opportunity to earn their Level Camping Badges and Moms can earn their Camp Cooking Certification! All of your meals will be provided: Lunch and Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday!

Registration is due by September 15, 2018.

Levels: Daisy, Brownie, Junior

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Chuck Jones Creativity Workshops

Sunday's Monthly, November 11 & December 9, 2018
3321-A Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA

Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes

These Creativity Workshops gather Girl Scouts from many troops for imaginative collaboration.

Our teaching artists will guide Girl Scouts as they earn badges relating to visual art and creative thought. Workshops provide content relevant to Girl Scouts badge requirements.

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Game of Life teen budgeting class

Sunday, November 11, 2018 | 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Girl Scouts of Orange County Irvine Headquarters (Juliette Low Conference room) 9500 Toledo Way, Irvine CA 92618

In this 3-hour hands-on budgeting class, teens will play the Game of Life and get a taste of life in the “real world”

Cost:
$30 per teen (grades 6-12) includes badge for Girl Scout Cadettes & Ambassadors

Register By November 8th FOR Nov 11 Class HERE.

Levels: Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

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2018-2019 Anaheim Ducks Girl Scout Night!

Sunday, November 18, 2018: 5 PM & Sunday, March 3, 2019: 1 PM

ALL GIRL SCOUTS EARN A FREE ANAHEIM DUCKS GIRL SCOUT PATCH!

Groups will have their troop number displayed on the center hung scoreboard Check out The Hockey Spot located in the Honda Center parking lot starting two hours before game time. Join the Anaheim Ducks Street Team and enjoy Street Hockey, the Bounce House, the Kids Club Booth, the Ducks Truck, music and more! Open to all Ducks fans! (Sunday games only)

Levels: All

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Sunrise Ballet Celebrating the 30th Season of Nutcracker

Saturday & Sunday, December 8-9, 2018 | Saturday, Dec. 8th, 12 and 4:00PM Sunday, Dec. 9th, 12:00PM
ACPA Theater, 1952 west La Palma, Anaheim, 92801

The Sunrise Ballet has been serving Orange County since 1987, starting with a production of an original story-ballet "The Dream". Since 1988 it has done the "Nutcracker" with bright new and original staging and choreography each year. In January 1999, it became a California 501-C3 non-profit organization and changed its name to Sunrise Ballet. The director has lived in the immediate area since 1964, the artistic director also works full-time in the Anaheim City School District.

Levels: All

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The Art of Dance and Ballet Academy Presents The Nutcracker

Sunday, December 9, 2018 | 2:00 PM & 5:00 PM
Valencia High School Auditorium, 841 South Kraemer Blvd, Placentia, CA 92810

The Art of Dance and Ballet Academy is committed to enriching each dancer with an expansive knowledge of dance, instilling a passion for the arts, increasing self-confidence, and promoting life long values that extend well beyond the dance studio. Our highly qualified instructors are dedicated to providing exceptional training to students pursuing a future in dance, as well as to those participating recreationally. 

Levels: All

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Disney On Ice Dare to Dream

December 19-23, 2018 | Various Performance Times
Honda Center, Anaheim CA

Honda Center Special Discount Offer

Celebrate what’s possible as five Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!

In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana goes on a quest with demigod Maui to save her island and find her own identity. Anna’s devotion to her sister Elsa sets her on a journey to stop an eternal winter. Rapunzel goes to great lengths to realize her dream. Fearless Belle befriends the enchanted castle staff and uncovers the Beast’s gentleness. With help from her friends, Cinderella is determined to make her wish come true. Along with Mickey and friends, discover your inner hero at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!

Levels: All

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Girltopia Journey Series for Seniors

January 6, January 13, February 10, February 24: 

Girl Scout Seniors know the world is not ideal. This journey is their chance to imagine a perfect world—for girls. They’re invited to create their vision as an art project—in any medium they choose. Then they’ll take action to make their vision a reality. Leaders, after all, are visionaries! Completing a Senior Journey is a prerequisite for the Gold Award. An essential component of a Take Action Project is that the girls take it out to the community. The final steps of the Sisterhood Award Take Action project will be completed outside the workshop series.

Sunday afternoons Jan-6, Jan 13, Feb 10, Feb 24 2019

Registration deadline is Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.

Must attend all four sessions to complete the Journey and earn the awards.

Levels: Seniors

Please visit http://www.workshops4girls.com/schedule.html for the full schedule. Questions? Email workshops4girls@verizon.net


2019 EngineerGirl Writing Contest

Due Friday, February 1, 2019

Write a story that celebrates engineering design and problem solving.

The EngineerGirl writing contest is, for the first time, asking students to submit works of creative fiction.

We want stories about women and girls saving the day with their wits, skill, and whatever resources they can find to solve the problem. Maybe they are working alone, maybe they are part of an elite team. Maybe they just find themselves in an unusual situation that requires some innovative thinking.

We want stories that inspire EngineerGirl readers to think, “I want to be able to do that” or “I can do that.”

Levels: Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

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Human Options – Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Family Resource Center, Costa Mesa CA

Saturday, March 2, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minnie Street Family Resource Center, Santa Ana, CA

ONE Conference TWO Locations! 

For teens and parents/caregivers! 

Free event. Community Resources and more!

Stand against teen dating violence & learn to engage in healthy relationships! 

Levels: Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

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Amuse Journey Series for Juniors

Sundays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019 | 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Anaheim Program Center, 1769 West Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92804

Registration deadline is Friday, Feb 8, 2019.

Must attend all 4 sessions to complete the Journey and earn the awards.

Girl Scout Juniors will earn the Reach Out, Speak Out & Try Out awards as they gain understanding of the many roles women and girls play and the leadership skills used to play them.

They become aware of how stereotypes could hold them back, and they Take Action to help stop stereotypes and gain the courage and confidence to try out new roles.

Completing a Junior Journey is a prerequisite for the Bronze Award.

Cost: $85 per girl for the 4 session series.
Fee includes snack & all supplies.

Amuse book and Award patch not included in fee but are available to order at registration.

Book $7.50
Patch Set $6.50 prices include tax.

Looking for more journey workshops? Please visit http://www.workshops4girls.com/schedule.html for the full schedule.

Questions? Email workshops4girls@verizon.net

Levels: Juniors

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Girl Scout Ambassador Grad Night

Friday & Saturday, March 8-9, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Argyros Girl Scout Leadership Center 200 18th St, Newport Beach, CA 92663

OC Girl Scouts in 12th grade who are graduating from high school are invited to Girl Scouts of Orange County's annual Girl Scout Ambassador Grad Night!

Join your sister graduating Girl Scouts at the Argyros Girl Scout Leadership Center in Newport Beach for this special event.  Paddle in a kayak, Be INSPIREd, relax with friends old and new, and enjoy s’mores around the campfire with a view of Newport Bay!

Levels: Ambassador

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