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Health and Safety Come First: COVID-19 Guidance

Last updated April 6, 2021

At GSHCC, the health and safety of our girls, members, and the community is our number one priority. GSHCC activities must follow all COVID-19 guidance at the federal, state and county levels to safely protect our girls and reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Limits on Gatherings

The California Department of Public Health has issued statewide guidance that limits the number of girls that can participate in an in-person setting. The Council’s Safety Activity Checkpoints also places limits on gatherings. 

Taken together, here are the limits:

  • Daisy gatherings must be limited to no more than 12 girls and no more than 4 supervising adults, for a maximum of 16 people.
  • All other gatherings must be limited to no more than 14 girls and no more than 2 supervising adults.
  • Supervising adults and girls should stay together for all activities and avoid contact with people outside of their group.
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Know Your County’s Risk Level; Go to California Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

Know the risk level or “tier” for your county, which indicates the activities that are allowed in your county. Risk levels and tiers will change; updates are posted on the state’s website every Tuesday

GSHCC Property Reservations Now Available

Following COVID precautions we are currently limiting facility capacities and availability as outlined below. Important note: county risk level is determined by the county the attendees are traveling from, not the county the facility is located in. 

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Questions?

Please contact customercare@girlscoutshcc.org.

Looking Ahead with Optimism

In anticipation of improvements in community transmission rates, and the potential for re-opening schools in-person, GSHCC stands ready to begin offering in-person programs WHEN it is safe to do so. We are cautiously optimistic about the future and will actively monitor new developments and update our guidance accordingly. 

When will GSHCC staff begin hosting in-person events?

In anticipation of improvements in community transmission rates, and the potential for re-opening schools in-person, GSHCC stands ready to begin offering in-person programs WHEN it is safe to do so. We are cautiously optimistic about the future and will actively monitor new developments and update our guidance accordingly. 

Due to the increased ability to serve all members, GSHCC staff will continue to focus our work in the virtual space, creating fun and unique opportunities that engage girls, families and troops both online and offline. For more information about our program offerings, including upcoming trainings and leader meetings, visit the activities page and gshccvirtual.org.

What is the best way to get in touch with council staff if I have questions?

Presently, our program centers are not open to the public and the majority of staff are working remotely. We have added staff to our Customer Care Team so that we can more quickly address any questions or concerns you have. For the quickest response, please reach out to us through email: CustomerCare@girlscoutshcc.org.

Are the GSHCC shops open?

Girl Scouts Heart of Central California Girl Scout Shops are following state and county guidelines. Be sure to check our website before you leave to assure conditions have not changed.