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Activities List

Find fun and engaging ways to expand your girl experience. Whether you are looking for troop trips, seeking help in completing a badge or getting started with a highest award we have activities for you! Use the advanced search below to filter the activity list by name, date, region, program level and category.

Click on the event title to view the full descriptions. 

Are you more of the "big picture" type? Use the  activities calendar to see an overview by month.

New in 2018-19! Check out a whole year of activities for your Girl Scout. 

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Confirmation

Upon completion of the registration process, you will see a detailed receipt on your screen. This is your activity registration confirmation; if you do not automatically receive a detailed receipt, you have not completed the registration process. For some events, additional confirmations will be sent via email with more activity information.

To view events you are registered for, log in to MyGS and click MyActivities. Clicking the information icon next to each event will provide you additional information.

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Using troop treasure? Contact Customer Care to register your troop today.
 

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Financial Assistance 

Financial assistance is available to those with true financial hardship and is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Funds are limited, however every effort is made that no one is denied participation.

To request financial assistance, please proceed to register for your desired activities, and click the "Financial Assistance" box at the time of checkout. Next, You will receive an email with the link to the financial assistance request form.

Requesting Financial Assistance?
Only individuals can request financial assistance, troops cannot request financial assistance on behalf of their members.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Can’t make it? No problem. Submit an email to customer care and let us know, so we can issue you a refund and open the spot for another member.

The refund policies are as follows:

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Girl Experience • Training • Troop Camp • Family Camp

  • If the activity requires a deposit, deposits are non-refundable.
  • You may swap participants up until the day of the activity.
  • Refunds will not be given for activities or training fees of $5 and less.
  • All other activities will be processed as follows:
    • 21 calendar days before the activity – 100%
    • 12-20 calendar days before the activity – 50%
    • 11 or fewer calendar days before the activity – No refunds
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Council Sponsored Travel Experiences
(Including domestic/international Destinations for girls.)

  • If the activity requires a deposit, deposits are non-refundable.
  • Once group tickets (airline, hotel, facility admissions) have been purchased, refunds cannot be issued. (Depending on the activity, participant swaps may be permitted; contact customer care to inquire.)
  • See the activity description to view activity-specific refund policy.  If no refund policy is listed, the travel refund policy, as written, will apply.
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Council Cancellations

Once in a while, GSHCC may have to cancel an event. In the event that Girl Scouts Heart of Central California finds it necessary to cancel an activity or training, all troops/groups or individuals having submitted registrations and payments will receive a full refund.

Note: In the event of extenuating circumstances such as illnesses, deaths in the immediate family and other catastrophic events, GSHCC will consider refunds on a case-by-case basis. Refund requests should be submitted in writing to customer care.


 
JULY 2019
 


Cybersecurity in a Day

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jul 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Discover why it is important to keep your online information safe! In this fun workshop, girls will learn about internet safety through a variety of fun and relatable activities. Girls will earn all three Cybersecurity badges in one day! The event is Free for Adults and $15 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Chromatography

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 24, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies and Brownies: Put on your safety goggles and use chemistry to bring colors to life in this exciting workshop! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Mechanical Engineering for Grown-Ups

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Jul 25, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Adults: Come learn what the STEM Center + MakerSpace offers and get hands-on experience to share with your troop. This session will demystify the new STEM Journeys and badges. The event is $5 for Adults. Click the title for more information.

Maker's Workshop - Cosplay

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jul 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Love costume design? Come learn how to create your own unique costume pieces at this fun DIY workshop. No experience necessary. The event is Free for Adults and $9 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Floral Canvas Painting

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Jul 29, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: Nevada City, 95959

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Earn part of our Outdoor Art badge at this new workshop! Enjoy an afternoon painting with Girl Scout friends and learning more about acrylics. The event is Free for Adults and $60 for Girls. Registration is open now. Click the title for more information.

Egg Drop Challenge

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Jul 30, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Juniors: Discover the effects of impact, impulse, and gravity by designing and constructing a shelter for an egg. Test your design against the laws gravity by dropping it fifteen feet! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Circuits

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Jul 31, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies and Juniors: Switch your creativity on with this electrifying workshop! Discover how circuits work and process electrical currents to light up an LED. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

AUGUST 2019
 


Explore Microbiology: Bacteria!

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Aug 01, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies and Juniors: Come discover a world so small you need to use a microscope to see it! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Glorious Glass Jewelry

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 03, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Location: Nevada City, 95959

Seniors and Ambassadors: Take your jewelry making to the next level at this creative workshop! The event is Free for Adults and $50 for Girls. Registration open now. Click the title for more information.

Day Camp: Behind the Scenes: Filmmaker's Crash Course

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Aug 06, 9:00 AM - Fri Aug 09, 12:00 PM PST

Location: STEM Center + MakerSpace, Sacramento, CA, 95819

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Lights, camera, STEM! Discover the process and equipment that goes behind filmmaking at this four day camp! Girls will write, film, and edit their own movie! Fee for this event is $60, please click on event title for full description.

Laser Cut Journal

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Aug 09, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: Nevada City, 95959

Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: This workshop teaches girls to use professional software to design and cut their own journal on a laser cutter! The event is Free for Adults and $55 for Girls. Registration open now. Click the title for more information.

Metal Garden Art

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 10, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

Location: Nevada City, 95959

Seniors and Ambassadors: Learn the skill of welding to create garden art! The event is Free for Adults and $95 for Girls. Registration open now. Click the title for more information.

What Robots Do

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 10, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST

Location: World of Wonders Science Museum, Lodi, CA

Robots are amazing! Learn all about what robots can do before earning your What Robots Do badge at the World of Wonders Science Museum. Registration is open now. Fee for this event is $20. For complete event information, please click the title.

Be a Plastic Artist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Aug 13, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Welcome to the Girl Scouts STEM + Maker Space! Give your girls' resume the pop it needs in this cutting edge workshop. No experience is required. Girls will leave knowing how to create, slice, and prepare their design for a 3-D printer. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Laser Cutting for Juniors

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Aug 13, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Sacramento, CA, 95819

Juniors: Design a project using Adobe Illustrator and produce it using a laser cutter! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Registration opens 7/16/2019. Click the title for more information.

Think Like A Citizen Scientist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 14, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Discover what it is like to be a citizen scientist and how scientific discoveries are made before making some of your own. The event is Free for Adults and $8 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Science of Happiness

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Aug 15, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Cadettes: Use science to make your world the happiest place it can be! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Water Badge for Ambassadors

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 17, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST

Location: World of Wonders Science Museum, Lodi, CA 95240

Join World of Wonders Science Museum to explore water and earn your Water badge! Fee for this event is $20. Registration open now, click on event title for more information.

Design-A-Fort

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Aug 19, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Put fort your building skills to the test at Design-A-Fort! Design and build a mini-fort for a stuffed animal and keep them protected from the elements. Learn more about how pros use design thinking to solve even bigger problems and take home a new stuffed friend. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Think Like A Citizen Scientist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Aug 20, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Juniors: Discover what it is like to be a citizen scientist and how scientific discoveries are made before making some of your own. The event is Free for Adults and $8 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Binary Code Jewlery

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 21, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Create your own secret coded jewelry! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Escape Room

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Aug 22, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Like solving riddles? Use your creative thinking skills to escape the room before the time runs out. The event is Free for Adults and $8 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

GSHCC Fall Rally

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Aug 24, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PST

Location: Sacramento, CA 95819

Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Adults: Join us Saturday, August 24th, 2019 for the GSHCC Fall Rally. You will not want to miss out on this Kickoff to Fall! See what the 2019 Girl Scout Fall Product Program is all about and enjoy a sampling of what Girl Scouts Heart of Central California has to offer. Girl Scouts come to this exciting event and get a taste of the Outdoors, STEM, Life Skills and the Entrepreneurship team. Adult members will have the opportunity to learn more about how this program works in an interactive learning workshop.You will meet council staff and see all the rewards to come. Adult supervision is required. The event is Free for Adults and $5 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Squiggle Bots & Play

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Aug 27, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Some robots move in straight lines, some squiggle and wiggle! Build your own squiggle bot that makes amazing art. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

My Best Self

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Get to know your body works to help you do everyday activities. What allows you to climb a tree or throw a ball? At this workshop we will lean how your body moves and what it takes to be your best self! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Advanced Laser Cutting: Jewelry!

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Aug 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Location: Sacramento, CA, 95819

Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors: Design a pair of earrings or bracelet at this brand new laser cutting workshop! Cut it out on the laser cutter to see your design come to life. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Registration opens 7/31/2019. Click the title for more information.

Think like a Citizen Scientist for Grown Ups

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Aug 29, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Adults: Come learn what the STEM Center + MakerSpace offers and get hands-on experience to share with your troop. This session will demystify the new STEM Journeys and badges. The event is $5 for Adults. Click the title for more information.

SEPTEMBER 2019
 


Maker's Workshop

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Sep 03, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Sacramento, CA, 95819

Brownies and Juniors: In this exciting workshop, girls will participate in hands-on making projects. This is a great workshop for girls new to STEM! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Registration opens 8/6/2019. Click the title for more information.

Home Scientist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Sep 04, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Science is everywhere, even in your own home. Come learn and experiment with items you can find in your kitchen while you earn your Home Scientist Badge. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Explore Microbiology

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Sep 05, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Juniors: Come discover a world so small you need to use a microscope to see it! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Balloon Car Challenge

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Sep 06, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Juniors: Design and build a balloon powered car. Learn what it takes to power a car and the type of energy needed to make it go. Girls will earn their Mechanical Engineering: Balloon Car badge! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Design-A-Fort

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Sep 09, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Put your fort building skills to the test at Design-A-Fort! Design and build a mini-fort for a stuffed animal and keep them protected from the elements. Learn more about how pros use design thinking to solve even bigger problems and take home a new stuffed friend. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Ready Set Breathe

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Sep 10, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Ready! Set! Breathe! Build your own set of model lungs and learn the anatomy of what it takes for you breathe. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Science of Style

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Sep 11, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Seniors: Welcome to the world of style and fashion. Do you have what it takes to make science your own personal stylist? Discover how science plays a role in fashion and style! In this workshop girls will earn their Science of Style badge. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Laser Cutting for Juniors!

Date: Sat Sep 14, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST

Location: Sacramento, CA, 95819

Juniors: Design a project using Adobe Illustrator and print is using a laser cutter! The event is Free for Adults and $10 for Girl Non-Members and $7 for Girls. Registration opens 8/19/2019. Click the title for more information.

Juniors: Advanced Laser Cutting!

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 14, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PST

Location: Sacramento, CA, 95819

Juniors: Design a pair of earrings or bracelet at this brand new laser cutting workshop! Cut it out on the laser cutter to see your design come to life! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Registration opens 8/19/2019. Click the title for more information.

Programming Robots for Brownies

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 14, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST

Location: World of Wonders Science Museum, Lodi, CA

Brownies: How do robots move? Find out while earning your Programming Robots badge in this exciting introductory workshop on robotics at the World of Wonders Science Museum in Lodi! No experience necessary. Registration is open now. Fee for this event is $20. For complete event information, please click the title.

Happy Maps

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Sep 17, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Learn code and help your character find its way around! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Computer Expert

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Sep 18, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Become a computer expert, discover how and why it's so important to stay safe while using computers. Girls will earn their Computer Expert Badge. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

DNA: Code of Life

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Sep 19, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: DNA has the building blocks of life. They make up our basic genetic code. Come learn how to crack this code and what reveal the hidden message within. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Think Like A Citizen Scientist - Program Aide

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 21, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Juniors: Calling all Program Aides! Flex your leadership muscles at Think Like a Citizen Scientist. Registration is now open, there is no cost for PA's to participate. The event is Free for Girls and Adults. Click the title for more information.

Think Like A Citizen Scientist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 21, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Discover what it is like to be a citizen scientist and how scientific discoveries are made before making some of your own. The event is Free for Adults and $8 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Think Like A Citizen Scientist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Brownies: Discover what it is like to be a citizen scientist and how scientific discoveries are made before making some of your own. The event is Free for Adults and $8 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Think Like A Citizen Scientist

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 21, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Juniors: Discover what it is like to be a citizen scientist and how scientific discoveries are made before making some of your own. The event is Free for Adults and $8 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Programming Robots for Juniors

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Sep 21, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST

Location: World of Wonders Science Museum, Lodi, CA

Juniors: What are robot brains made of? Find out while earning your Programming Robots badge in this exciting introductory workshop on robotics at the World of Wonders Science Museum in Lodi! No experience necessary. Fee for this event is $20. Registration is open now. For complete event information, please click the title.

Daisy Board Game Challenge

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Tue Sep 24, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Create your own board game out of recycled materials! Tinker with different ideas and styles for a new board game. Learn to make a game spinner and test it until you make your design a success. Learn more about how engineers design and prototype their creations for people to use all around the world! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Engineering: Locomotion

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Wed Sep 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Transform cardboard, gears and levers into a handmade toy! Build your own silly automaton in this exciting workshop that combines tinkering, engineering and comedy. The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.

Cybersecurity for Grown Ups

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Thu Sep 26, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Adults: Come learn what the STEM Center + MakerSpace offers and get hands-on experience to share with your troop. This session will demystify the new STEM Journeys and badges. The event is $5 for Adults. Click the title for more information.

Daisy Engineering Challenge

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Fri Sep 27, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Location: Modesto, CA 95355

Daisies: Construct a roller coaster out of recycled materials! Tinker with gravity, tension, and friction to make your design a success. Learn more about how structural engineers design and prototype their rides for amusement parks all around the world! The event is Free for Adults and $7 for Girls. Click the title for more information.