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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 staff who are ready to answer all your questions about programs, camp, and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Plus, your girl will get to try 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 at a location near you!

West

May 10 and 24 at 6:30- 8 p.m. - Hobby Lobby, North Platte

June 7 and 24 at 6:30-8 p.m. - Hobby Lobby, North Platte

Central

May 23, June 20, and July 25 at 4:30-5:30 p.m. - Joann Fabrics, Conestoga Mall, Grand Island - 3rd Wednesday of the month

May 9, June 13, and July 11 at 5-6:30 p.m. - Hastings Public Library, Meeting Room A - 2nd Wednesday of the month

May 14, June 11, and July 9 at 5-6 p.m. -  Lexington Public Library, Miller Room - 2nd Monday of the month

Northeast

April 26 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Randolph library, 111 N Douglas, Randolph

May 4 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Ashland Library, 1324 Silver St, Ashland

May 11 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Thabor Lutheran Church, 301 E Norris St., Wausa

May 17 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Creighton Public Library, 701 State St., Creighton

May 24 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. - First United Methodists Outreach Center, 3602 16th St, Columbus

Southeast

May 4 at 7-10 p.m. - My Guy & I Dance, Lincoln

May 15 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Camp Catron, Nebraska City  

May 21 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, SU 223, Gere Library

May 29 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Chamber of Commerce, Beatrice  

May 30 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Hilltop House, Lincoln

June 1-August 24 at 5:30-8 p.m. - Southpoint Mall Concert Series - Every Friday

June 12 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Memorial Library, York

June 27 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Hilltop House, Lincoln

July 9-13 at 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. - Day Camp Week, Hilltop House, Lincoln

July 25 at 5:30-7 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Hilltop House, Lincoln

July 29 at 2-3:30 p.m. - Discovery Meeting, Location TBD, Blue Springs/Wymore

East Central

Our team has lots of upcoming events for anyone wanting to learn more about becoming a volunteer or Girl Scout. All events are FREE and open-house style to accommodate busy schedules. To register or for more information, contact Marcy Browning at 402.779.8210 or mbrowning@girlscoutsnebraska.org.

Coffee & Conversations
We know family life can be hectic. To ensure that all your membership related questions and concerns are addressed, come enjoy a complimentary beverage with a member of our membership team. 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.

Discover Girl Scouts
Thursday, May 3
4:30-6:30 p.m., doors close at 6:00 p.m.
Girl Scout Omaha Service Center, 2121 S. 44th St

Monday, June 4
3-5 p.m.
Girl Scout Omaha Service Center, 2121 S. 44th St
 

Financial Aid Express
Do you or someone you know have a girl in your life who would like to become a Girl Scout but finances are a barrier? Come learn about the Financial Aid process and how to sign up for membership. While you are here, enjoy lunch on us. In general, if a girl qualifies for the free/reduced lunch program, she usually will qualify for Financial Aid, which includes a FREE Girl Scout membership.

Tuesday, May 8
11a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Girl Scout Omaha Service Center, 2121 S. 44th St

Thursday, July 12
11a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Girl Scout Omaha Service Center, 2121 S. 44th St

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.

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