News for Area 17 and Beyond for December 14th, 2014. Adventure Weekend at Camp Stem, more.

Hi all! 
I hope everyone is having a great holiday season, a Merry Christmas/Advent Season, Happy Yule, wonderful Hannukah, and more, with NOT too much stress.

Here is some news and event news you may like. 

ADDED: January 10th, a Troop Pathway Orientation Class will be offered at the BG/Caveland PLC.

ALSO ADDED: Here is the event flyer and more information about the upcoming World Friendship Day Event in Bowling Green, KY.


ALSO NOTE: This event is NOT listed on the official GS Calendar. You must use the signup flyer available at the GS office OR at this event site.

Adventure Weekend at Camp Stem! 
This event is March 20-22nd, 2015 for all Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors in the GS of Kentuckiana council. The official registration form is available on some of the Girl Scout Facebook pages, including the unofficial KYANA page here:

From the flyer: "Come participate in a weekend of adventure with high ropes, caving, archery, and orienteering. It’ll be a weekend of fun and adventure!"
"Arrive on Friday March 20th between 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Ends Sunday March 22nd at 10:00 AM
$30 per girl, plus $15.00 to go either Caving or High Ropes and $15 per adult."

Here is that link again:

New Daisy Troop Forming in Warren County!
"Hello fellow volunteers,
A new <Girl Scout> Daisy troop is forming and would love your help getting the word out!
If you know anyone looking for a troop for a Kindergartner or first grader then please pass this information along to them. They plan to meet for the first time on Thursday 12/18/14 at 6:00pm at the Bob Kirby Branch... <Library, Bowling Green, KY>
If you have any questions, then you can contact Haley at: 270-535-4019 or

For Area 16 (Barren County) AND surrounding counties: 
There is now a new Caveland Area Cadette-Sr. Planning Committee that meets at Barren Ridge Camp. They will be having a Bake Sale Fundraiser Saturday, December 20th at Houchen's Southgate in Glasgow. They just met again at 1 p.m. today at Camp Barren Ridge. Also, a Christmas Party is set for December 22nd, also at Barren Ridge Camp. Officers are already elected! Check out more at their FB page here:

Only Two Weeks left on Girl Voting!
Outdoor Recreation has won for Badge Theme. Now, it's time for all Girl Scout girls to vote for Badge Activities. This voting has a December 31st deadline.

Share this on your Girl Scout pages.

Choices are:

1. Get active on or in the water! (You might do activities like swimming, canoeing, paddle boarding and kayaking).

2. Become an outdoor explorer! (You might do activities like outdoor cooking, tent camping, horseback riding, and archery).

3. Challenge yourself in the outdoors! (You might do activities like challenge and rope courses, rock climbing, and zip-lining).

Read more news!
Here is the latest Warren County Service Unit News from the latest meeting. Included in there are:
Suzanne's Announcements, Fall Product News, Shield the Vulnerable, Online options for Cookies, Training, Thinking Day, CSA Ski Trip, Annual Meeting in April, Area 16 Open Events, Bag Filling, and more. Click here to read that.

Our next Service Unit Meeting
…is Tuesday, January 13th. If you can’t attend, send a registered adult representative for your troop. Cookie Booth signups will be at this meeting. It will be held at Jones-Jaggers School. Parking is around and to the back, NOT next to the entrance at the big parking lot to the left of the main door. It will start at 5:00 or 5:30, definitely before 6:00 p.m.

More Events? Programs? Trainings? Check the Girl Scout Calendars: Unofficial and Official Event Calendars

Check the Unofficial Calendar for some events in our area (Area 17 and beyond), 
There is also a handy Volunteer Training Calendar there too for all areas.