Archive for Service Unit News

Fall Encamporee / Paula Bunyan Registration

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Fall Encamporee/Paula Bunyan registration is coming!  We will be going to River Ranch October 13-15, 2017.  Registration will be at the April 17th Leaders Meeting with a $50 deposit.

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Filling Bird Feeders, Silver Award




18700 – 44th AVE. WEST, LYNNWOOD,
WA, 98037

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Love From Purple Lady

I know that this was emailed out, but I thought it would help if I put it up on the website.  Here is the message:


I’ve been using up old insignia and trying to remember what is what.   made this cheat sheet if you wish to share it with Leaders in case they need one…

xo purple lady
Click Here:  GS Insignia PDF

Knapsacks of Hope, Silver Award Project

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Silver Award Project: Knapsacks of Hope
Completed by Maia Aikens, Samantha Farmer, Stephanie Farmer
Troop 52837

Finding a way to help the homeless kids in the Edmonds School District, as well as help the environment led to the development of “Knapsacks of Hope”.  These girls wanted to help create a renewable  resource that would also help kids. When they learned a lot of the homeless kids have nothing to keep their personal items and treasures in other than plastic grocery sacks or trash bags, they decided to sew reusable knapsacks in fun Read more

Eva’s Silver Project


Troop 40509 celebrates Eva’s silver award project – the first Little Free Library in her zip code.  Come visit at 3521 165th place SW, Lynnwood. Please sign the guest book!

GSWW-SU245 Volunteer Meeting 9/21/15


Volunteer Meeting

Monday, 9/21/15

Maple Park Church

17620 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood

Doors open at 6:30

Meeting promptly starts at 6:45-8:30

Goals are what we set at the beginning of any endeavor to achieve a desired result.

Goal: A troop representative will attend 100% of the Volunteer Meetings.

Result: All troops will be “in the know” of GSWW and SU 245 current events, policies, have fun and make new friends.

How many Volunteer meetings are there?

Correct answers will receive a yummy prize at our first Volunteer meeting.

 (Must be present to win.)


  • Break Out Sessions-Bring questions, get answers
  • Fall Product Sale-Sept. 25-Oct. 11-Get information
  • Founder’s Day, November 7th, Holy Rosary School-flyers available at meeting
  • Fall Encamporee-Don’t forget your paperwork and final pmt.
  • Women’s Retreat-January 22 thru 24-Flyers will be available
  • SU 245 Delegate Elections for the Annual Meeting February 6, 2016 will be held in November.

         Girl Scouts 14 years or older and Adult Girl Scouts are eligible to be nominated/volunteer. 

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2015 Fall Product Sales

Fall Product

Can you believe it’s almost September already ?!  It’s almost time to resume regular troop meetings again.  Have you considered participating in the Fall Product Sale this year?  It’s a good way to earn money early in the Girl Scout year so you don’t have to wait until after the cookie sale to start doing activities that cost money.  The Fall Product Sale is much simpler than the cookie sale.  The girls simply sell to friends and family.  There are no sight sales.  The girls receive exactly the number of products they placed orders for, and no extras.
It’s quick and easy and your troop will make $1.00 per each item sold.  And, not every girl needs to participate in the sale.  They may choose to sell or not sell.  Even if just one girl is interested, that’s fine, she may sell fall product.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.
All you need is an adult from your troop who can attend a 1 hr training event, enter and track info on the online system for Fall Product, distribute the products to the girls, and deposit the money at the end of the sale.
The sale  runs from Sept 25th to Oct 11th.  Please reply to this e-mail by September 7th if you are interested in participating.  I will offer at least 2 training dates to choose from.   I think the troops who participated last year enjoyed the process.
Leslie Kemberling

Site Update

Chicken Little     As some of you may or may not know I update the website.  I am always tweaking and playing to make it more user friendly and fun, well here is my newest update.  Now before you click, please note that there is no issues with copy write stuff because I am showing you where to find the info and I am not telling you to do anything with the info but have fun.  I have gotten ok with high ups that what I have done is good to go!  If you have any suggestions of songs I would love to add them, just drop me an email.  Keep checking back because I will be adding new and updating what I already have when I have time.  Thanks and enjoy!

Karin aka Chicken Little

Click Here for see my latest fun!

Twilight Camp Info Is Here!

Twilight Camp Info Is Here!


When: August 10th – 14th, 2015

Where:   Lynndale Park, Lynnwood, WA

Theme:  Everyday Superheroes!

Time:   5:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Click Here to go to the Twilight Camp

page to download the registration!!

Great Wolf Lodge Howl Out

Good Afternoon Service Unit Managers,

I’m receiving many emails from volunteers, leaders and parents inquiring about information for
Great Wolf Lodge Howl Out.  I thought it would help to send you an
updated email with quick reference attachments to use for distribution.  Registrations are going well; there
only 90 rooms left!!  The deadline for a registration discount is May 1st.

Great Wolf Lodge information can be found on our website at

I am available for any questions or concerns.

Thank you!!

Racquel D. Wardlow

Fund Development Dept. Coordinator

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

601 Valley St

Seattle, WA 98109

T 206-826-2202 or 1-800-767-6845 ext 1322

Girl Scouts Build Girls of Character, Courage, and Confidence who make the world a better place.

Great Wolf Lodge Howl Out – Info Flyer