Badgerland Banner July 2014
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In This Issue
National Convention 2014
Introducing Badgerland's Convention Delegates
Five adult and two girl delegates were selected to represent Badgerland at the National Girl Scout Convention in Salt Lake City this October. The girls will also attend the Girl Scout Leadership Institute held in tandem with the national Girl Scout conference. Congratulations to our delegates for their important contribution.


Kellie Aqunio
Troop Leader
Mount Horeb
Sherri Cyra
Troop Leader
Marci Henderson
Rachael Kaiser
Troop Leader
La Crosse
Karen Knox
Board Chair
Margie McMillan
Girl Scout Senior Cottage Grove
Liza Salvi
Girl Scout Senior
Cottage Grove

Want to attend the convention yourself? Connect with thousands of Girl Scouts from around the country, and the world, at this exciting event. Reminder: Early bird registration ends this Tuesday. 

>>More Info 
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Property Plan Update

The Badgerland Board of Directors voted on the long-range Property Plan at the June meeting. Read their decisions here.

Ready for Fall Troop Leaders?
Come to a Kick-Off Meeting
featuring the Program Partner Expo!
 Monday, August 4
UW-Extension-Youth Center, Lancaster
Monday, August 11
Beloit Service Center, Beloit
Wednesday, August 6
Tuesday, August 12
Middleton High School PAC, Middleton
Thursday, August 7
Logan High School, La Crosse
Wednesday, August 13
American Family Insurance, Madison
Sunday, August 10
Thursday, August 14

Questions? Email Lorene or call 800.236.2710 x1163
You Tell Us
We're looking for good deeds projects!

We know your Girl Scouts are doing amazing community service projects. Tell us about it! We're gathering service project stories to share at the Annual Meeting. Jot down a few sentences and tell us so we can tell the world!

 >>Email your service project stories
Re-Reg Your Troop Now


Wow! Congratulations to the 174 Badgerland troops that re-registered 100% of their members for the upcoming year! 


Is your troop re-registered for fall? Get a jump start on back-to-school season and
re-register your troop now! 

Girls having fun
Hey Brownies:
Want to be a Movie Star?

We are looking for a Brownie troop (and leaders!) to star in a Badgerland video about a typical troop meeting. Interested in learning more?


Email Katie or call 800.236.2710 x1143 

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Cookie Rewards Survey

We're planning the 2015 Cookie Program and want your input! What rewards are you most excited about? Please take just a few minutes to complete the rewards survey.


>>Take the survey 

Camp CEO
Camp CEO
learn from successful women how to become the CEO of your own life

Join together with women executives for a rare leadership development opportunity.


Weekend retreat includes a keynote dinner presentation Friday evening, morning yoga at the lakefront and exciting break-out sessions.



September 12-14

Seniors and Ambassadors 

Camp Brandenburg 

Baseball Girl
Save the Date: August 2
La Crosse Loggers vs. Madison Mallards

It's Girl Scout Night at the Lumber Yard in La Crosse! Girls get an exclusive meet and greet with the players, a baseball cap, fun patch and more!

GS destinations Girls Descend on Badgerland
Did you know Badgerland is a Girl Scout destination? This summer's Midwest Madness program at Camp Ehawee will be hosting Girl Scouts from Illinois, New Jersey, Alaska, Virginia, Texas, South Carolina, Minnesota, California, Montana, Pennsylvania, Maine, Kentucky, New York and West Virginia! Isn't that amazing? We also have girls at CampHERO this week from South Carolina, Texas and Colorado.
Horse Lovers Day Camps
Horse soccer
Horse Lovers Intermediate

Spend the entire day at Phantom Ranch stable and have fun with horses. Girls will learn from experts about proper horse care, medical care, tack and horsemanship then enjoy a trail ride and play a fun game of horse soccer! They might even learn a little about roping.


July 31 | 9am-5:30pm 

Grades 4-8 

$115 girl / $15 adult

>>Register by July 18 



Horse Lovers Basics

Saddle up and spend the day horsin' around Red Ridge Ranch stable. Enjoy a trail ride and learn about proper horse care, grooming, tack and horsemanship. 


August 6 | 9am - 5pm

Grades 2-5

$70 girl / $15 adult

>>Register by July 27 


Questions about either program? Email Courtney or call 800.236.2710 x1157.

Dive into Aqua Adventures Day Camp

There's a whole world living just beneath the water's surface! We'll build our own wetlands and get to know the beavers and dragonflies that live there. Splash, dance and play in the pool (weather permitting)! Our week wraps up with a field trip to the Mississippi River Museum. Brownies will have the opportunity to work on the LOVE Water Journey badge.  

$230 for entire week

 August 11-15 | 9:30am - 4pm (before and after care is available at no cost) 

Grades 1-5  

Register by July 21 


Questions? Email Courtney or call 800.236.2710 x1157

Nestle Cookie Bars



They're back! Nestle Crunch Girl Scout bars are back in the shops for a short time. The fun size bars are perfect for lunches and snacks. Available in Thin Mint, Caramel and Coconut, and Peanut Butter Crème.


And did you hear about this? Nestlé launched an initiative to help get girls to camp in 2015 with online campfire storytelling activities. Learn More 



Hoorah Hoo-rag

Throw out your other hair accessories, because this is the only one you'll need, a Hoo-rag! What is a Hoo-rag? It's a seamless, long, tubular bandana that will keep your hair in place, your neck protected from the sun and looks great! Word from Camp Black Hawk is the girls...and counselors...are loving their Hoo-rags!


Check out this short video on how to wear the Hoo-rag.

Camp stadium chairs
Badgerland Bucks
Ready for Summer Fun

Show your Girl Scout pride wherever you go with our new camp theme stadium seats. Your choice of Camp Ehawee or Camp Blackhawk in green or blue. They have a convenient pocket in the back to hold all your favorite Girl Scout treats. Available at all Badgerland Shops.

Badgerland Bucks

You've got 'em. Now spend 'em! Stop in and check out all the new merchandise at your Badgerland Shop. We have lots of fun, new items just perfect to buy with your Badgerland Bucks. Remember, Badgerland Bucks expire on September 30.
Badge Activity Sets
Gear Up for the New Year

Get ready for the new Girl Scout year with Journey books, Girls Guide books and uniform parts.  

About the Photo On Top
Greetings from Camp Black Hawk! The girls are having an awesome time on the ropes courses, sailing, horseback riding and doing everything that makes camp special! CampHERO sessions start this week and there's still time to register for programs at Camp Ehawee. See you at camp.
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