Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Brownie Book Club


Join us via Zoom on Sunday, September 12 at 3pm to kick off our Brownie Book Club!

Our theme for the year is Adventure awaits.  During our zoom session, girls will vote on which series we will read for the year.  For this first meeting, we will meet via zoom but plan to provide a hybrid session if possible.

Sign up via the Book Club interest form.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

November Pima Wash Trail Head Hike

 On November 7 between 9-9:30am at the Pima Wash Trail Head

This is the map 

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/pima-wash-and-beverly-canyon-loop


We will be hiking the Pima Wash and Beverly Canyon Loop. The hike is 1.9 miles and has a 265ft elevation rise.

This path has hieroglyphics, which pairs well with some of the badges.


Sign up here


The Hiking Badges


Daisy Badge 

  • Daisy Trail Adventure 

  • Shapes in Nature

  • Numbers in Nature

  • Design with Nature


Brownie Badges 

  • Brownie Trail Adventure 

  • Outdoor Art Creator 

  • Bugs

  • Hiker

  • Shapes in Nature

  • Number in Nature

  • Design with Nature


Junior Badges

  • Junior Trail Adventure

  • Outdoor Art Explorer

  • Shapes in Nature 

  • Numbers in Nature 

  • Design with Nature


Cadette Badges

  • Cadette Trail Adventure

  • Outdoor Art Apprentice


Senior Badge

  • Senior Trail Adventure


Ambassador Badge

  • Ambassador Trail Adventure


Get your ducks in a row.  


Be one of the first twelve Pima Girl Scouts to arrive at a monthly hike and claim the duck of your choice.  Ducks change monthly. Collect them all!


October: Walnut Canyon Field Trip


On October 17 we will be getting out of town and hiking in Walnut Canyon meeting at 10-10:30am 

There is a $15 charge to hike Walnut Canyon. For more information on fees, click here.


The specific trail we will be hiking is the Walnut Canyon Island Loop.

The hike is 1.5 miles with a 465ft elevation rise 


This is the trail map 

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/island-trail-and-walnut-canyon-trail-loop


It will still be hot so please remember to bring water and put on sunscreen


Sign up here


The Hiking Badges


Daisy Badge 

  • Daisy Trail Adventure 

  • Shapes in Nature

  • Numbers in Nature

  • Design with Nature


Brownie Badges 

  • Brownie Trail Adventure 

  • Outdoor Art Creator 

  • Bugs

  • Hiker

  • Shapes in Nature

  • Number in Nature

  • Design with Nature


Junior Badges

  • Junior Trail Adventure

  • Outdoor Art Explorer

  • Shapes in Nature 

  • Numbers in Nature 

  • Design with Nature


Cadette Badges

  • Cadette Trail Adventure

  • Outdoor Art Apprentice


Senior Badge

  • Senior Trail Adventure


Ambassador Badge

  • Ambassador Trail Adventure


Get your ducks in a row.  


Be one of the first twelve Pima Girl Scouts to arrive at a monthly hike and claim the duck of your choice.  Ducks change monthly. Collect them all!

September Stroll: Bluewash Trail



Please join us on September 18 from 8-8:30am 


Families and troops are welcome. 


We will be meeting and hiking the blue wash trail, a 2.8mi trail with a 500ft elevation rise with a nice waterfall at the end.


This is the map

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/blue-wash-trail


Please remember to bring water and to wear good shoes and sunscreen.


Sign up here


Participate in the Great Duck Hunt



Get your ducks in a row.  


Be one of the first twelve Pima Girl Scouts to arrive at a monthly hike and claim the duck of your choice.  Ducks change monthly. Collect them all!


Wednesday, August 18, 2021

August Stroll


Please join us on August 21 between 8-8:30am for a morning stroll.


All families are welcome and troops are encouraged to come together. This is a great hike to work on progression for your troop!


We will be meeting at the Tom's thumb trailhead and hiking part of Tom's thumb, Feldspar,and Landslide loop all together that makes a 1.5mi loop with 250ft of elevation rise 


This is the map 

https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/arizona/toms-thumb-feldspar-and-marcus-landslide-loop?mobileMap=false&ref=sidebar-static-mapd


Please remember: bring water and wear good shoes and sunscreen.


If you are doing this as a troop, I urge you to look at hiking badges, all of the ages have a trail adventure badge and daisies, brownies, and juniors just got three new bages, Numbers in Nature, Shapes in Nature, and Design in Nature. This is a great way to get a head start on badges this year.


Sign up here

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Haunted Halloween Yard


What:
If you haven't visited Diana's house at Halloween, now's your chance to stop by either with your troop or as a family to see the craziness. Animatronics and various scary scenes are set up each year in our courtyard and front yard.  The display changes annually. 

When: October 30-31, dusk until about 9 pm

Where: Diana's (check email or roster for address)

Girl Scouts who visit and identify themselves to Diana will receive a Halloween patch!

NEW THIS YEAR~~!!  An email was sent out inviting you to a second haunted yard located nearby in Indian Bend neighborhood at a Girl Scout leader's house.  Please check your email for the address to visit both houses. Girls get a patch at each house they visit!

Monday, August 16, 2021

August Leader's Meeting

Our leader's meeting will be at either 10 
am or 7 pm on Monday, August 16th. 

**DATE CHANGE**

Meeting "place": Morning meeting will be via Zoom.  Evening meeting will be in-person at the Boys and Girls Club (10515 E Lakeview Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85258) and via Zoom.  Zoom link sent out via email and posted on Facebook.

Social Gathering at Goldies following the evening meeting (approximately 8:15 pm)

AGENDA

NEW BUSINESS

Virtual Troop Available for K-5

Troop 6222

Robotics Workshops available in person and online

Service team committee changes

Year Preview: Outdoor, Service, STEM, Book Clubs, Thinking Day, Mother's Day Tea, Camp BASIC

Current Covid Guidelines from Council

Please pick up patches!

OLD BUSINESS

Leader Meeting Dates 2021-2022 

2020-2021


JUNE -JULY
Due July 31, Nailed It! Challenge

August

September
Community Service Event: Birthday Bags & Toy Drive
September 11, 1 pm, Daisy Book Club
September 12, 3 pm, Brownie Book Club
September 18, 8 am, Morning Stroll: Blue Wash Trail
September 19, Fall Product Rallies (Free, Zoom, Council event)
September 19, 1 pm, Ice Cream Social
September 24-26, Encampment at Shadow Rim

October
October 1, Fall Product Sale Begins
October 2, 7 pm, Ballet Under the Stars 
October 19, 6 to 10 pm, First Aid/CPR Training
October 20, 6 to 10 pm, First Aid/CPR Training
October 25, Fall Product In-person Orders Due
October 30-31, Haunted Halloween Yard

November
November 7, 1 pm, Juliette Low Birthday Celebration
November 19, Songfest
November 28, Fall Product Mail-Order Sale Ends

December
December 18, Jingle Bell Hike

January
January 7, Cookie Rally

February
February 27, Thinking Day (2256/4727)

March
March Community Service: Jared Boxes, due March 31 (2256/4727)

April
April 2-3, Camp B.A.S.I.C

Encampment


 Fall Camp “Superheroes”! 

PIMA NEIGHBORHOOD ENCAMPMENT 


When:  September 24-26, 2021

What:  Camping and fun in the pines! 

Where:  Shadow Rim Ranch

Who:  Grades 4+, Grades 1-3 leaders and daughters   

Cost:   $42 per person (+ program fees). 

$15 for Saturday only (no meals)

Registration due:  September 1.  Register Here!
Late Registration until Sept 24 (if available):  $55. 


We are having our Fall Neighborhood Encampment at Shadow Rim Ranch, our Girl Scout camp located near Payson, about 1.5-2 hours from Scottsdale.  It's a beautiful camp.  You'll love it!  

Covid Changes:  We’ll be following current council covid guidelines. Prescreening and masks are required. More detailed and up-to-date information will be provided closer to the event.

Programs:  Our Camp will have a plethora of activities for girls to enjoy.  Canoeing ($8), Archery ($6), and Climbing Wall ($6) for girls 4th and up, Zip line ($8) for girls 6th and up.  For all ages, we’ll have water fights, create-your-own superhero logo and cape, and activities at the Heritage House.  There’s a great creek for creek walking. The remaining time is open for your own troop's activities, so you can take a hike, work on a badge, prepare gourmet meals, or even give your girls some down time.  Whatever you wish!  We'll have a campfire Saturday night.  

Meals:   We will serve Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Dinner, and Sunday Breakfast. All troops will cook Friday Dinner and Saturday Lunch and any snacks they want.  Feel free to buddy up with another troop!  This is a great bridging or friendship building opportunity.

Accommodations:  There are various cabins and buildings for us to stay in, each of which accommodate a different number of people.  Some buildings have beds, some have only mattresses.  Sites will be assigned a few days beforehand.

Swaps:  We will have a swap exchange.  Please prepare your swaps around the camp theme or a wilderness/camping/outdoors theme.  We suggest that each girl bring at least ten swaps.

Required Training:  All troops must have a troop First Aider with current First aid and CPR cards and a TCC person (BOTH Troop Camp Certification Levels 1 and 2).  (Leaders attending with just their daughters are exempt.  If you’re having trouble getting a TCC person, let us know.)   TCC Training Info

To Sign Up:  Please click this link to fill out the Registration Form.  

More information:  See the general encampment packet (camp rules, directions, schedule, etc.), and the Shadow Rim map.  Also, don’t forget to send Lee your check and Roster/Car Form and submit your Troop Trip Form to Shannon.  You can fill in this online form for your car form if you prefer:


Birthday Bags & Toy Drive September 2021

 


Birthday Bags & Toy Drive September 2021


Join troop 2010 in filling birthday bags in honor of Juliette Low’s birthday! These bags will be going to Arizona Helping Hands. They provide essential needs for children in foster care throughout the state, some of these items include mattresses, clothing, school supplies, and more. 


Items needed: 1 plain medium/large birthday gift bag, 1 cake mix, 1 tub of frosting, 1 cake pan, candles, streamers, and balloons. 


  • Optional: you can donate a NEW birthday toy to a foster child that they think they enjoy. Toys usually run low for ages newborn and 1-2. 


The bags will be dropped off at Diana’s house or Kate Pennington’s house (addresses sent via email).


We will also have a station for girls to decorate bags at the ice cream social and bags and toy donations can be dropped off at that event.


Please report your participation here to receive your patches http://tinyurl.com/PimaServiceReport

Daisy Book Club

The Daisy Book Club’s first meeting this year will be Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 1:00PM. The Daisy Book Club will meet once a month for a story time and fun craft led by Cucumber (Tiffany)! 

Sign Up here: https://forms.gle/ELCzQSzUC7uXADZv7


At the first meeting, we will be reading Arthur’s Off to School by Marc Brown and making a fun craft!

Location TBA. The plan is for the club to meet in person.



Ice Cream Social

Invite your friends who are interested in Girl Scouts to our Ice Cream Social. Current troop members are also welcome. 

**Please note the location change!!  The parking at Scottsdale Ranch Park is torn up, necessitating that we move the event**

Date: September 19, 1 pm

Where: 15444 N. 100th St., Horizon park, Ramada 2

Map

What: Ice Cream, *water* games, lawn games, crafts, songs!

  • Volleyball
  • Water cannons
  • Beanbag toss
  • Giant Jenga
  • Giant Pick Up Stix
  • Water Tic Tac Toe
We will also be collecting our birthday bags and toys for the September service project and will have a station for girls to decorate bags.

Register HERE to ensure we have enough ice cream.

Sponsered by the Pima recruitment team and troops 4727/2256.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

First Aid/CPR Courses


WHAT and WHEN: Pima's annual First Aid/CPR certification courses will be held on October 19 and October 20 from 6 to 10 pm.  There is a 10 person minimum required for each night.

COST: The cost will be $40 in advance that can be paid via check (made out to Pima Neighborhood) or via Venmo. Location TBA, but it will be in the neighborhood.

WHY: As a reminder, one adult must hold current First Aid and CPR certification for any event being held, including troop meetings.

HOW: Sign up here:  https://forms.gle/RQ4gZKEF3u7W4bxCA.  Checks may be brought to the leader's meeting and/or dropped off/mailed to Diana's.  Venmo is to Diana's cell #.  Contact info for Diana and Susan are on the Service Team roster that was sent out last week.

Girls in 6th grade and up may register for this training.