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Region 5 Events

Check back often for upcoming events and links for Region 5: St. Cloud and surrounding areas. These could be council-sponsored or just something cool to check out in the community!


Panera Bread is inviting all aspiring bakers ages 5-12 to explore the art and craft of bread baking at our Bakers in Training program. From stretching fresh-made dough to scoring the loaves, Girl Scouts will learn the finer points of our unique craft for $15 each. Included with the class is a chef hat, apron and their own loaf of bread to take home! We're now accepting groups with a minimum of 10 kids* at participating bakery-cafes — simply sign up your group here.




Region 5 Team Members


Leah Voss

Volunteer Specialist, Team Lead

Waite Park Regional Center

 

Anastacia Schnabel

Program Specialist

Waite Park Regional Center

 

Jess Hoffmann 

Product Sales & Finance Specialist

Waite Park Regional Center



Region 5

The latest news for Girl Scouts in St. Cloud and surrounding areas. Do you have something to share? Contact any member of our Regional Team.


By Anastacia Schnabel

Hello Region 5! We wanted to thank those of you that were able to make it to our regional meeting this last November 19th! We would love to share the notes with everyone - please click here for the minutes! let us know if you have any questions!


Family Updates


By Keri Lynn

Please help us get the word out, by sharing this information with any local business or organization who may be interested!

 

On April 12, 2014, Girl Scouts of Minnesota & Wisconsin Lakes & Pines will be offering our region-wide event called Kaleidoscope at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. This event offers over 200 girl and adult participants a conference experience filled with activities and seminars showcasing information on healthy relationships and communication, entertainment, and FUN!

 

Our Kaleidoscope event is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your merchandise and/or services. We would like to invite you to take part in our marketplace by setting up a booth during the afternoon program and activity sessions from 11:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.  Please contact either Jess Hoffman at 320.247.4563 / jhoffmann@gslakesandpines.org or Nikki Revier at 320.403.2109 / nrevier@gslakesandpines.org

By Keri Lynn

Girls in Junior High--the Horizons Science & Engineering Conference at SCSU is back this year: Saturday, March 22, 8-3:30.  For $10 you can attend a full day of workshops and activities to learn about science.  Get more info and sign up through St. Cloud State--click here for a flyer with contact info. 

By Anastacia Schnabel

St Cloud State University is hosting a National Women and Girls in Sports Day on Saturday, February 1st with free admission for girls age 14 and under for the basketball and hockey home games! Free giveaways, prizes, activity stations, and more! Check out the flyer for more information and to order your tickets today!!

By Anastacia Schnabel

Thinking about joing us on our upcoming New York trip this June? Seats on the bus are starting to fill up, custom merchandise is going to the designer, and the itinerary is almost finalized! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to see all the sites in one of the most iconic places in our country! New details added: we'll participate in a Broadway clinic where we'll get to meet some actors and learn how they put on a show! Then we'll get to see it all put into action in Cinderella on Broadway!! Check out the rest of the itinerary here!

Check out this picture from our last trip to DC/NY of the girls in Times Square!
New York Times Square picture 

By Anastacia Schnabel

**Girl Scout Days at Powder Ridge in Kimball - discounted lift tickets! | January 11-12 and 18-19 | flyer for more information 


Volunteer Updates


By Keri Lynn

The Northern Minnesota Red Cross reached out to us with the following request:

 

We will be holding a Flood Canvassing event in the St. Cloud area on Thursday, March 27th.  A youth group in the area will be canvassing neighborhoods leaving behind resources and information at each household.  We are looking for another group of volunteers who would be willing to stuff the bags that will be left on people’s doors. 

By Keri Lynn

Attention all Region 5 Troops!  We are looking for a troop to provide a Flag Ceremony at the River’s Edge Convention Center for a Conference on August 4!  Details are below.  Please contact Leah Voss for more details or to get involved | lvoss@gslakesandpines.org 320-247-4565

 

Date: Mon. Aug 4th

Approximate Time: 8:30-9:00am (we will confirm as date gets closer)

Place: River’s Edge Convention Center

By Tauna

Texas Roadhouse in Waite Park invites all Girl Scout Troops take a field trip to their restaurant. While there, your troop will learn a line dance, bake bread, and play a game! There is no charge, but you must pre-register by contacting Tiffany Mason at store_stcloudmn@TexasRoadhouse.com or calling 320 253-7427 (e-mail preferred).

A big THANK YOU to Texas Roadhouse for sponsoring this member benefit! 

Do you know of other businesses who offer benefits for Girl Scout members? Please let us know so we can spread the word!


 

By Keri Lynn

Just added!  Girl Scout Juniors and troop volunteers, we hope you'll join us for the Junior First Aid program on the go. 

 

Sunday, April 27 | 11:00-2:00 | Sauk Rapids | $11 per girl includes snack, adults free

 

Find out more about the program here and sign up using the Program Registration Form.  Questions?  Contact Nikki at x2109 or nrevier@glsakesandpines.org.

By Keri Lynn

The Stars on Ice tour is coming to Xcel Energy Center in May, and they are offering a special ticket rate to Girl Scout troops.  This family-friendly show features skaters who just competed in the Winter Olympics! 

 

Stars on Ice | May 4, 2014 | 4:00 pm | Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN

If you are interested, you can order your tickets through the Xcel Center.  Check out the flyer for more info and ticket order form.



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