Archive for Service Unit News

2019 SU 245 Twilight Camp

Cedar & Sound Twilight Camp

“Do You Believe In Magic”

July 29th to August 2nd

Registration is Open. Follow the link below for more information.

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Women’s Weekend Attire

Women’s Weekend Attire

The Women’s Weekend committee will be offering the opportunity to purchase a fleece sweatshirt and/or long sleeve t-shirt!  In order to guarantee delivery by the Women’s Weekend, we need to order by December 25th.

Not going to the Women’s Retreat but still want to sport the attire?  Anyone who can purchase, even thought you can’t make the weekend of fun and adventure!

Orders placed after 12/25 will be delivered as soon as possible.  If you would like to place an order please send this form
along with payment to:

Stephanie Dyck
17713 62nd Pl. W
Lynnwood, WA 98037
Questions: or 425-773-6010
Checks payable to Girl Scout SU245

Order Form:  Women’s Weekend Attire



Some things that you need to know before cookie training in January:

  • Please check your MyGS account at Council to see that all girls in your troop are registered with your troop.
  • Make sure that your cookie manager is a registered Girl Scout and has completed the background check. If a new troop, start the process to open a bank account.
  • You will receive an email from ebudde in December welcoming you to ebudde. You will need to open and complete the sign in process within 7 days as leader of your troop.
  • First part of January all parents will receive information on digital cookie
  •  There will be Council wide digital cookie workshops to help girls with their
    personalized digital cookie video etc. The cost is $10.00. Registration information to follow.  Jan 11 Everett Office.  Jan 12 Bellevue Office

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.
Linda Otto – Product Manager

Message From Northern Counties STEAM Team

Message From Northern Counties STEAM Team

The volunteers on the Northern Counties STEAM Team have been brainstorming possible events/camps…. that we could host in our area.  We came up with a HUGE list and would like your troops help in prioritizing. Read more

Upcoming PA / VIT Training Sessions

Do you have Scouts that are in need of training?
Program Aid Training
Learn skills to help guide younger girls in a great Girl Scout experience! Practice effective ways to teach songs and games and lead girls in program activities.  Follow the link to sign up:  Click Here
Volunteer In Training
Volunteers-in-Training (VITs) will explore the Girl Scout Processes of Girl-Led, Learning by Doing and Cooperative Learning, and will understand how to create and implement a thoughtful program for younger girls. They will also learn strategies to change course when a program is not going as planned..  Follow the link for More Info:  Click Here

Spring Encamporee at Robbinswold April 20-22

Registration has begun for Spring Encamporee at Robbinswold April 20-22. $50.00 non refundable deposit required. Final payment due March 10th. Come join us for a fun filled weekend on the beach. Program will include a workshop hosted by a older girl troop. Contact Linda Otto for a registration form.

Girl Scout Travel-Via Destinations Program

Girl Scout Travel-via DESTINATIONS program. This is the link to the information that Elyse Hammerly, GSWW Program Manager, shared with us at last night’s SU Leader-Volunteer meeting. Read more

Troop Cookie Manager


A troop cookie manager’s job is to manage the cookie sale for their troop. This includes attending the Service Unit troop cookie manager training, holding a parent meeting, ordering the troops cookies, selecting booth sites, assigning girls to the booth sales, collecting all monies, reordering cookies, balancing out the sale, ordering rewards, and distributing cookie rewards. Read more

Girl Scout Volunteer Meeting, 9/18/17, New Location

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Su 245 Volunteer Meeting 

Monday, September 18, 2017 

6:45-8:30 p.m. 

St. Thomas More

6511 176th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98037

Welcome to the 2017/1018 Girl Scout Year! Let’s set a new record by achieving 100% attendance! 

For those who are interested, Troop 41002 will be providing child care during the meeting for those volunteers who need this service. Please RSVP to to assure a spot.  Read more

Online Garage (not) Sale!

“Are you part of our North Region Facebook group? If not, you’ll want to join soon for an exciting upcoming event!

We are clearing out our storage closet and we want YOU to benefit! Looking for those unique odds and ends that will bring your upcoming projects to the next level? We may have what you are looking for.

Join us online on August 24th beginning at noon to check out our Online Garage (not) Sale! Here’s how it works: Join our event, “North Region Online Garage (not) Sale” in the North Region Facebook group! All items posted to this event are free and up for grabs. To claim an item, simply comment, “Taken”. All items will be claimed on a first comment, first serve basis. Unless otherwise stated, we only have one of each item, so make sure you act fast! We will message you at the end of the (not) Sale to coordinate pick up.

Please do not post your own items to giveaway during this event. If there is interest in such an opportunity, please let your TPM or SUM know and we will try to provide that opportunity in the future.”

Feel free to contact me with any questions. Thank you!

Elyse Hammerly