The Cyber Innovation Center and its National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) have partnered with the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council to bring a collaborative STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and cyber training for both adults and Girl Scouts in the San Bernardino area.
Why is this so exciting? Because the Cyber Innovation Center normally only works with teachers! For the first time ever, they’re offering their expertise to girls, leaders and parents – we couldn’t be luckier!
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For the second year running, the Amazing Edible Science Camp – directed by Diana Robinson – is traveling around San Bernardino. We caught up with them in Redlands. Girl Scouts of all ages participated in several different science experiments each day of the 5-day camp. For example, on the second day the girls took part in a rock formation experiment (involving cookies), followed by a lesson on crystal formations (epsom salts) and … Continue reading The Amazing Edible Science Day Camp. Science never tasted so good!
Story by Melanie Urquizo aka Dolphin Eleven of Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio’s middle and high school students had the opportunity to experience underwater robotics through a week long day camp at the council in Redlands, and I was excited to be a part of it. This was the first ever robotics camp offered through our Council and it was a big success. Each girl was … Continue reading GIRL SPEAK: A Girl Scout camp unlike any other – my experience with Underwater Robotics!
Last night marked the 10th Anniversary of the Women of Distinction Awards. We are beyond thrilled to announce that one of our very own GSSGC members was recognized as one of several “outstanding women in our region who have impacted the lives of many,” said Mr. Mike Morrell, Senator of the 23rd Senate District. This woman is none other than our very own VP of Retail and Product Sales, Ms. … Continue reading GSSGC’s Elizabeth Locke-Thomas is recognized as a Woman of Distinction!
Plymouth Village in Redlands held its second annual flag lowering ceremony on Friday, May 23, 2014, as a precursor to Memorial Day events planned across the country. We were happy to learn that Girl Scout Troop 628 paid respect to our veterans by leading the presentation of colors. The girls also gave veterans and the spouses of veterans small American flags as tokens of thanks … Continue reading Troop 628 leads the presentation of colors!
And we forgot to mention the best part: you can support your Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio at the Broadway Block Party! This event is planned for teens and families alike; enjoy free food (always a good thing), and a variety of music from local musicians. But it is also the kick-off event to Give BIG San Bernardino, a 24-hour fundraising web-a-thon on May 8 that allows … Continue reading STUFF TO DO: How about free food, prizes, music and fun at the Broadway Block Party?
Welcome weekend, oh, how we’ve missed you! Today we are starting our “Stuff To Do” posts for Fridays, just in case your and your troop’s weekends were looking a little vacant. Today, we’re highlighting the 2014 74th Edition of the Great All American Youth Circus that starts today, Friday, May 2, and runs until May 18, 2014. This year’s theme is “CircuSea Treasure,” which, despite its oddly difficult-to-pronounce name, is … Continue reading STUFF TO DO: “CircuSea” in Redlands and other ocean-themed weekend retreats from the heat!
“When you are doing something you are passionate about it is worth every minute you spend on it.” – Hannah The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council congratulates Hannah Long, 17, of Redlands, Ca. on her most recent accomplishment: earning the Gold Award. “The Gold Award is Girl Scouting’s highest, most prestigious, and most difficult award to achieve. Our Gold Award recipients are our … Continue reading GOLD AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Hannah builds her “Kid Bridge” to the Fine Arts!