Events, Trips and Travel
Participate with the GSSJC Alumnae Association and have adult-sized fun! If you are not yet registered, join today at www.gssjc.org/donate/alumnae.cfm.
February 2, 6th Annual Alumnae Cruise to the Caribbean
Cruise with alumnae friends from one tropical isle to another in the glitter turquoise seas for seven days aboard the Carnival Magic. This Western Caribbean cruise has ports of call including Mahogany Bay on Isla Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel. Reservations are booked separately and range in price depending upon stateroom selection. Visit Carnival.com or your preferred travel agent for current details and select early dinner seating to eat with your alumnae friends. Email Nancy Walker at email@example.com for an alumnae group activity schedule.
February 20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Uncover Hidden Museum Secrets
3000 Southwest Freeway, Houston 77098
Did you know that the Goodykoontz Museum of Girl Scout History is one of the best Girl Scout museums in the nation? Explore this local treasure during a special behind-the-scenes tour and see items that are too precious to have out on regular display. Trained museum docents will share how they select, maintain, and restore items from Girl Scouting’s 100-year history. Networking and light fare will add to the special evening. RSVP by February 6th to a firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 10 – 15, Girl Scout Week Service Project
Girl Scout Center, Houston Campus
Are obsolete or broken cell phones cluttering your cabinets? Now is the time to recycle handheld electronic devices and help Girl Scouting at the same time. Bring them to the Girl Scout Center and drop them off in one of the collection boxes during Girl Scout week. It’s that easy! Reverse Recycling will ensure that they are disposed of in an environmentally sensitive manner while donating $3 per pound in support of our vibrant and relevant Girl Scout programs.
March 12, Girl Scout Birthday Celebrations
Girl Scout Center, Houston Campus
10:00 – 2:30 Schedule an appointment to give the “Gift of Life.” On the Girl Scout Birthday, GSSJC hosts an annual blood drive to help local hospitals save lives. If you’ve never donated blood, you may want to review some frequently asked questions at http://www.giveblood.org/faqs. Contact devRSVP@sjgs.org to reserve a time that is convenient for you. One donation can save up to three lives!
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Come to the Girl Scout birthday party and get back to some traditional Girl Scout fun. Join the guitar sing-along, play Girl Scout trivia games, create a creature garden, eat a slice of the giant birthday cake, and weather-permitting, roast marshmallows to make gooey s’mores at the fire circle. RSVP to email@example.com by March 3.
July 25, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Camp-2-Camp Summer Resident Camp Visit
Camp Agnes Arnold and Camp Misty Meadows in Conroe
When was the last time that you shot an arrow? The Camp-2-Camp event brings back all of those splendid camp memories and makes new ones as well. Enjoy a private tour of two stellar camp properties and sample the activities that make Girl Scout summer resident camp famous. Email your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space because there’s a maximum of 25 attendees.
Weekend of September 20, Travel to Savannah, GA for the Girl Scout Adult Sojourn
Juliette Gordon Low’s home in Savannah is the place to be in September! The Sojourn to Savannah is a special adult opportunity and training session. Enjoy historic attractions, tour the Birthplace, and participate in adult Girl Scout activities for $65 fee. Individual registrations are a must and register today because space is limited.