Full slate of Girl Scout events planned at Frost Valley YMCA
Claryville — A calendar of themed weekends for Girl Scouts will be hosted at Frost Valley YMCA in 2009. Girl Scout Winter Wonderland outings are planned for Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 16-18 and again from Wednesday-Friday, Feb. 18 to 20, during which Scouts can earn their Frosty Fun and Winter Sports badges.
Next up is a Girl Scout Eco-Challenge Weekend from Friday-Sunday, March 20-22. The Eco-Challenge badge workshops are for all levels of Scouts from Juniors to Cadettes.
Girl Scout Equestrian Weekends will be held from Friday-Sunday, May 29-31 and again from September 11-13. Horse-centered activities give girls the opportunity to earn their Horse Rider and Horse Fan badges.
A Girl Scout Camping Adventure Weekend is set for Friday-Sunday, June 5-7. This outing provides Scouts with the experience of living on a real farm while earning their Outdoor Cook and Camp Together badges.
Fall events get started with a Sept. 18-20 Girl Scout Wellness Weekend. Scouts can work toward their Be My Best and Healthier You badges.
October brings Down on the Farm Weekend at Frost Valley’s Educational Farm, from Oct. 2-4. During this event, Scouts can earn their Food Power and Live on a Farm for a Weekend badges.
A pair of Adventure Sports Weekends, in which Scouts work toward Adventure Sports badges, will be held Friday-Sunday, Nov. 6-8 and again on Nov. 13-15.
The Scouting themed weekends wrap up for 2009 with a Brownies Try It Weekend featuring several Try It challenges on Friday-Sunday, Dec. 11-13.
During Scout weekends, Frost Valley Scouts can participate in staff-led hikes, seasonal tours like maple sugaring and apple cidering, in addition to other regularly scheduled interpretive programs.
All of the Girl Scout Weekends feature value pricing for weekend packages that include lodging, meals and programming for the entire stay. Day rates are also available.
For information, please call 845 985-2291, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.frostvalley.org. Frost Valley YMCA camp and conference center is located in Claryville.