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Join Us to Discover Girl Scouts


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Discover what makes Girl Scouts the world’s premier leadership development organization for girls! At our fun, free, and hands-on Discover Girl Scouts events, you and your girl are invited to begin a lifetime of adventure!

Discover Girl Scouts events are designed specifically for families like yours who are looking for an introduction to Girl Scouts. Your family will meet friendly Girl Scout team members who are ready to answer all your questions about programs, camp, and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Plus, your girl can dive into fun activities that showcase each pillar of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, including STEM, Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, and the Outdoors.

At Girl Scouts, girls do BIG things that make a difference in their community and their world.

To discover how, find your area below to check for Discover Girl Scouts and other events near you!

We are committed to providing all girls the opportunity to participate in Girl Scouts. Financial aid is available for girls who are unable to pay for membership dues and other expenses.

East Central

Our team is hosting several upcoming events for anyone wanting to learn more about becoming a Girl Scout or a volunteer. All events are FREE and open-house style to accommodate busy schedules. To register or for more information, contact Marcy Browning via email or at 402.779.8210.

Coffee & Conversations

Come enjoy a complimentary beverage with a member of our team and get all your membership questions answered. We are holding open office hours every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Scooter’s Coffee, 6303 Center St., Omaha

Placement Fair

Ready to join but don't know which troop is the best fit for your family? Join us to learn more about typical activities girls enjoy at troop meetings, what troops have openings near you and how adults can get involved.

  • Omaha – July 19, 1–3 p.m., Girl Scout Omaha Service Center, 2121 S. 44th St.

West

All events are FREE and open-house style to accommodate busy schedules. For more information, contact Michelle Teters via email or at 308.765.2609.

Discover Girl Scouts Events

  • Sidney – July 9, 6-7 p.m., Legion Park, 2301 Legion Park Rd.
  • McCook – July 17, 2:30-5:30 p.m, Kelley Park, E. 3rd St. and M St.
  • North Platte – July 18, 5-7 p.m., Cody Park, 1601 N. Jeffers St.
  • Scottsbluff – July 28, 1-4 p.m., Riverside Zoo, 1600 S. Beltline Hwy. W

Central

The Central Area has the following events for anyone wanting to learn more about becoming a Girl Scout. With the exception of the Hastings Sodbusters Game on June 24, ALL events are FREE. For more information, contact Pat Larson via email or at 308.708.8075.

Discover Girl Scouts Events

  • Lexington – July 9, 5–6 p.m., Lexington Public Library, Miller Room
  • Hastings – July 11, 5–6:30 p.m., Hastings Public Library, Meeting Room A
  • Grand Island – July 18, 4:30–5:30 p.m., Joann Fabrics, Conestoga Mall

Northeast

Back to Nature Summer Day Camp

Experience the joy of nature with friends old and new! Go on an adventurous hike, find inspiration in nature to make art, play games with new friends, and decorate and fill a plant container. Using your curiosity and creativity, construct a journal to record the sights, sounds, and smells of nature! To register, contact Kristie Martin via email or at 402.369.0952.

  • Fremont – July 17, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Clemmons Park
  • Columbus – August 1, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Camp Pawnee
  • Cost: $15 per girl, $5 per adult

Discover Girl Scouts Events

Empower your girl to create a masterpiece, while you share your Girl Scout questions with one of our team members. These events are FREE and open-house style to accommodate busy schedules. For more information, contact Kristie Martin via email or at 402.369.0952.

  • Columbus – July 9, 6–7 p.m. ,Hobby Lobby, classroom in back of store
  • Fremont – July 16, 6–7 p.m, Hobby Lobby, classroom in back of store, Fremont

Southeast

Unless indicated otherwise, events are FREE and open-house style to accommodate busy schedules. Or stop by our booth at the Southpoint Mall Concert Series to visit with a team member and let the girl in your life try a fun activity. For more information, contact Leticia Meitzen via email or at 402.937.2254.

Discover Girl Scouts Events

  • Wymore – July 14, 5:30-7 p.m. - Wymore Library
  • Lincoln – July 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Southpoint Mall Concert Series, Kids Zone
  • Lincoln – July 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. – Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr.
  • Hickman – July 23, 5:30-7 p.m. – Hickman Community Center
  • Lincoln – July 25, 5:30-7 p.m. - Hilltop House
  • Tecumseh – July 30, 5:30-7 p.m. – Tecumseh Community Building

Morning Coffee Mondays

Enjoy a cup of coffee on us and learn how you or your girl can get involved in Girl Scouts.

  • Lincoln – July 16, 10 a.m.-noon – Cultiva Coffee, 727 S. 11th St.
  • Lincoln – July 23, 10 a.m.-noon – Cultiva Coffee, 727 S. 11th St.
  • Lincoln – July 30, 10 a.m.-noon – Cultiva Coffee, 727 S. 11th St.