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Calling all Cadettes! Are you a change maker who wants to learn more about a future career in public policy or government? Join Girl Scouts Heart of Central California for a unique opportunity at the State Capitol. Hear from female leaders about the importance of civic engagement, and celebrate women who have led positive change through their involvement in government, public policy and the democratic process. This two-day event will include a welcome lunch, panel discussions, inspiring guest speakers, legislative brunch and fun activities with your sister Girl Scouts. 

This event is open to any Cadette Girl Scout registered with a California council.

Through this event you will earn your Finding Common Ground badge, and additionally complete components of the MEdia! Journey. 

The fee for this event is $55 per girl/adult participant. Fee includes lunch on Sunday, brunch on Monday, snacks, T-shirt, tote, fun patch, and all program supplies for each girl. Fee does not include transportation or lodging. Adult participation is not required during the event, however girls traveling from other councils will need to adhere to adult ratios, as well as overnight and travel procedures listed in Safety Activity Checkpoints. All adults are required to register for this event, please choose the adult non participant ticket ($0) if you are not planning to attend the girl program.

This event is made possible thanks to generous contributions from the following individuals and/or organizations.

Registration

There is a limited number of girl spaces available, 7-10 per California council. Additional spaces may become available. Members of Girl Scouts Heart of Central California should register here, as well members of Girl Scouts San Diego and Girl Scouts Northern California; all other members should register with their council.

Tentative Event Schedule

Sunday June 23, 2019

10:00 a.m.   Event Check-in

10:30 a.m.    Welcome/Orientation/Get to know you              

11:00 a.m.     Programming

12:00 p.m.    Lunch

12:45 p.m.    Programming

4:30 p.m.      Programming

4:30  p.m.     Adjourn for the Day

Monday June 24, 2019

8:30  a.m.   Photo on the West Capitol Steps

9:00  a.m.   Programming

10:00 a.m.  Programming

11:00 a.m.    Brunch

12:30 p.m.   Wrap Up & Reflection 

1:00 p.m. Capitol Tours or Meetings with Representatives (end of programming)

Fees & Required Supervision

The fee for this event is $55 per girl/adult participant. Fee includes lunch on Sunday, brunch on Monday, snacks, T-shirt, tote, fun patch, and all program supplies for each girl. Adult participation is not required during the girl program, however girls traveling from other councils will need to adhere to adult ratios, travel and overnight policies and procedures listed in Safety Activity Checkpoints. There is no fee for adults who do not plan to attend the programmed portion of the event.

Adult chaperones who do not plan to attend the girl program will be required to be present at the following times:

Sunday:
Drop-off: 10:00 a.m.
Pick-up: 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday:
Drop-off: 8:30 a.m.
Pick-up for scheduled tours and meetings with legislators: 1:00 p.m.

Lodging

The event will be taking place in downtown Sacramento, near the State Capitol. Below are some recommended locations within walking distance of the event venue. Due to the size of this event we have not arranged room blocks at any of these properties; these are the approximate prices for the hotels.

The Holiday Inn Express: ~$162/night plus tax
728 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Includes breakfast and parking

Best Western Plus- Sutter House: ~$188/night plus tax
1100 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Includes breakfast and parking

HI Sacramento Hostel: ~$65
925 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Includes breakfast and private rooms

Quality Inn Sacramento Convention Center: ~$155
818 15th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Includes breakfast and parking

The GSHCC Sacramento Program Center will be made available Saturday, June 22 at 12 pm through Monday, June 24 at 12:00 pm to families and/or troops who are unable to secure overnight accommodations for this event. Please note that showers are not available at this facility. Contact info@girlscoutshcc.org for more details.

Participating Girl Scout Councils
We're excited to have participation from the following Girl Scout Councils. Please visit these links for registration information from these Councils. 
 
  • Girl Scouts of Central California South
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles
  • Girl Scouts of Orange County
  • Girl Scouts of San Diego
  • Girl Scouts Northern California
Speaker Bios

Information Coming Soon!

 

Presenting Sponsors:

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