Hiking Series: Mt. Oyama
Our first hike of the year will be to Mt. Oyama to see the peak fall colors. All participants will meet up at Camp Zama before heading to the mountain. Girls opting for the long hike will spend approximately 2 hours on the trail. Girls opting for the short hike will spend approximately 1 hour on the trail. The girls who go on the short hike will see other special interest sites (the large Afuri Shrine) and participate in fun activities while waiting for the older girls to return.
To wear: Hiking shoes (good tennis shoes or hiking boots), layered clothing
To bring: Backpack, whistle, yen, sack lunch, water bottle, rain jacket, change of clothes if rain is threatening, flashlight.
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PLEASE CONTACT YOUR TROOP LEADER FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SIGN-UP. More information: email@example.com.
JAPANESE CULTURAL SERIES EVENT: MIKAN PICKING
Meet at the orchard at 9:30am. From 10am - 11am, Girl Scouts will pick and eat Mikans (mandarin oranges). Girl Scouts are to bring a sack lunch and be ready to stay for games afterwards with the Host Nation Girl Scout troop.
Cost: Adult/400yen, Elem. school child/ 350yen, Kinder/300yen
To Bring: Sack lunch, yen, hat, warm clothes, sturdy shoes (steep terrain), rain gear
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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
The new Girl Scout year begins October 1st. Please register your girl for a year of great events! Girls can participate in troop level activities, one day events, and/or series activities (hiking, community service, sports, and Japanese cultural experiences). Please contact our Registrar, Annette Franklin, at firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll your daughter today!
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COOKIE MOM TRAINING
Does your troop have your cookie mom? Talk to your troop leaders if you are interested! FYI: Cookie Training is November 6th.
ARCHERY CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR:
We are trying to find out if there is any interest in our scouting community for people willing to volunteer to take a training course to be a certified instructor so that our scouts will have the supervision necessary to practice archery. If you, or someone you know may be interested, please either respond to this post or email email@example.com. If there is enough interest, we may be able to get a training course together.
NEWS: Community Service & Japanese Host Nation Fun at the Furusato Festival
October 19, Sobudai Nursing School
This event doubled as a Japanese Cultural and Community Service Event. 36 Girls (and 24 parents!) volunteered and had fun interactive activities to do with community members around the Sobudai Nursing School. Girl Scouts gave away temporary tattoos and bookmarks that kids could decorate. Plus, girls got to experience the earthquake simulator, ropes course, petting zoo, pony rides, and bounce house!
NEWS: Kickball Kick-off is a success!
September 20th, Dewey Park -
Wow -- what a great way to kick off the Girl Scout year! We had a fun night of kickball, s'mores, and singing! 36 girls attended and there was wonderful parent support! Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers with a special shout out to: Janetlee for all her behind the scenes planning/preparation for the event; CSA Girl Scouts (Megan, Heather, and Regan) for leading the camp fire songs; Mari from B.O.S.S. for giving us event support, and Jennifer and Janetlee for being our Camp Certified fire circle leaders!
NEWS: Girl Scouts March in the Homecoming Parade
On September 25th, Camp Zama
Twenty-two Girl Scouts marched in the Homecoming Parade to get our community excited for Homecoming and support High School teams.