Girl Scouts of Western Washington, North Regional eNewsletter

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

North Regional eNewsletter


North Regional Office Holiday Closures:

The North Office will be closed on the following days:

February 17: President’s Day

February 18: Staff Compassionate Listening training

February 19: Staff Meeting (Store will be open)


Cookie Rally Kits:

Cookie Rally kits will be available for reservation until February 21. Please contact Hilarie Ayers at if you would like to reserve a kit for your troop or Service Unit.


Community Events:

Lynnwood: 2/27/14: “Girl Rising” Screening: Girl Rising is a global action campaign for girls’ education powered by a groundbreaking film. Troop 41700 in Lynnwood is organizing a screening but needs to sell 27 more tickets by 2/12/14 in order for the screening to happen. Please email for ticket information.


Bellingham: 2/14/14: Valentine Bash/Babysitting: Parents, need some adult time? Need a night out? Surprise your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day with dinner at her favorite restaurant. Just bring the kids to us and we will watch them while you enjoy some quiet romance. Hosted by Troop 41631. Contact for more details.


Arlington: 2/15/14: Self Defense for Kids: Come enjoy a class age appropriate customized for girls/boys of each age to learn easy self defense moves taught by a licensed Tae Kwon Do instructor.  Adults may register for any class. This event is open to all! Please bring a bottle of water for your child. Hosted by Troop 42050. For more details, contact


Monroe: 2/22/14: World Thinking Day: Troops are invited to host a booth at our World Thinking Day event or just come enjoy the presentations.  Patch and snacks are available for purchase. Hosted by Troop 44137. Contact for more details.

Snohomish: 2/22/14: World Thinking Day: Troops are invited to host a booth at a  World Thinking Day event at Valley View Middle School in Snohomish. You may even earn your World Thinking Day award! Hosted by SU 223. For more details, contact

Marysville: 3/22/14 Brownie Introduction to Rocketry and Junior Rocket Adventures. Register by March 2.


Oak Harbor: 3/22/14: Brownie Discover Light and Junior Catapult. Register by March 2.


Everett: 3/22/14: FREE Engineering Workshop: Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors can enjoy this FREE workshop hosted by the Society of Women Engineers and earn a badge! For more details, contact

Marysville: 3/26/14: Zumba! Enjoy a class taught by one of the area’s leading Zumba instructors. Have some fun, and keep that New Years resolution of being more active and getting in shape for 2014! Hosted by Troop 42050. For more details, contact


Camp River Ranch: 3/28-3/30: MEdia Journey Retreat: Cadette Girl Scouts are invited to spend a weekend at Girl Scout Camp River Ranch completing all the requirements for the Cadette MEdia Leadership Journey. Cadettes look for the ME in media and learn how they can shape media—for themselves, their community and the world. MEdia helps girls think about who is responsible for telling all the stories they see around them and how they can use their story to help “re-make” the forms of media they see around them. This is a girl-only event for Cadettes in grades 6-8 with a current Girl Scout membership. Register at


Monroe: 3/29/14: Scout Night at Evergreen Speedway: All Girl Scouts and leaders get in free when wearing uniform. Demo derby, Mr. Dizzy stunt, fireworks, train race, stingers, hornets & V8 extreme. For more details, contact


Everett: Discount tickets are available for Girl Scouts for Sesame Street Live shows on May 2, May 3, and May 4. Contact Kelly at 425.322.2629 or visit and use password “GSGROUPC”. Orders must be placed by 4/24/14.


Northern Property: 9/19-9/21/14: Mix It Up: Mix It Up is an international weekend camping event hosted in alternate years by Whatcom County Girl Scouts and Girl Guides – British Columbia. This fall, Mix It Up will be at the Girl Scouts of Western Washington Northern Property and the theme is “Games Through the Years”. Participation is open to Girl Scout Juniors, Girl Scout Cadettes, as well as Canadian Guides and Pathfinders. (Older Girl Scouts and Guides may participate as volunteers).Contact for more details.


Have an event that you’d like to share? Please email with “North Newsletter” in the subject line. If you would like your event’s flyer posted in the North Regional office, please include it as a Word document or PDF.



Yours in Scouting,

Elyse Hammerly

Troop Program Manager

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

1331 State Avenue, Suite A

Marysville, WA  98270

360-658-8083 office

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