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You're Invited to Join the World of Girl Scouts  

We can’t wait to meet you and share how Girl Scouts can brighten your girl’s world. Join us for an exciting, free, virtual event and get a taste of all the fun she’ll have as a member.

Whether your girl is looking to try an activity, meet friends, or you have questions for signing her up, there's something for everyone! 

Listed below are some fun, free events and programs for families new to Girl Scouts, or who have not yet joined but want to learn more.

Our suggestion would be that you and your girl check out an Animal Dance Party or Robot Building Party first, so that you both get to experience Girl Scouts initially. If your girl is older, we suggest beginning with the Introduction to Girl Scouts virtual presentation, which is also now included in the parties (while your girl works independently on her project). If you and your girl want to try out the troop experience before joining (or while you’re waiting to get connected to a troop), then we recommend attending a Girl Scout Center. To join and become a Girl Scout member click the join button and get started today!

Make New Friends – FREE, Grades K-1 – includes patch

Make New Friends is a fun, four-part online series designed to boost your girl's social skills and self-confidence while she learns to focus and thrive in a group virtual setting. This series allows her to connect with the same friends each week, as well as Girl Scouts staff and volunteers who lead her through activities focused on language & literacy, cognition, and social and emotional learning. It’s a great chance to experience what it’s like to be in a troop before officially joining a troop too! Once registered, you’ll receive a link for the Zoom meetings and additional details regarding supplies for each session (supplies will be simple household items).

  • Monday, August 9, 5:00 pm
  • Monday, August 16, 5:00 pm
  • Monday, August 23, 5:00 pm
  • Monday, August 30, 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 11, 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 18, 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 25, 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 1, 5:00 pm
Animal Dance Party – FREE, Pre-K-6 – includes patch
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We’re so glad you’re coming to an Animal Dance Party!
 

The Animal Dance Party is a place for girls to have fun, meet new friends and learn about Girl Scouts. 

After the dance party ends the girls are encouraged to work on a fun, independent activity. During this time grown-ups are invited to join us for a quick overview of Girl Scouts and everything we have to offer!

The events are free and held over Zoom – pick a date that works for you and RSVP to get the meeting login information. Although designed for new members, current Girl Scouts are welcome to attend and encouraged to invite a new to Girl Scouts friend!

For this party your girl will need a blank piece paper and something to write with; crayons, markers and/or pencils.

Girls, Want to get the fun started today? Try this!

Imagine you’re a grasshopper or a ladybug. How do bugs like those see the world? Do little rocks seem big? Do blades of grass seem super tall? Now put on some music. How do you move or dance differently now that you’re a bug? 

Now pretend you’re a bird that can fly high above the earth, a giant elephant with a swinging trunk, or even a household pet. How did your dancing change?

We’ll learn about lots of animals and find fun new ways to dance together at the party!

Robot Building Party – FREE, Grades K-6 – includes patch
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We’re so glad you’re coming to a Robot Building Party!
 

The Robot Builder Party is a place for girls to have fun, meet new friends, and learn about Girl Scouts.

After the party ends girls are encouraged to work independently on designing/building their own robot on paper or out of household items. During this time grown-ups are invited to join us for a quick overview of Girl Scouts and everything we have to offer!

The events are free and held over Zoom – pick a date that works for you and RSVP to get the meeting login information. Although designed for new members, current Girl Scouts are welcome to attend and encouraged to invite a new to Girl Scouts friend!

For this party you will need a blank piece paper and something to write with; crayons, markers and/or pencils; Supplies to build robots – whatever you have available: shoeboxes, toilet paper rolls, pipe cleaners, construction paper, scissors, glue, tape, markers, crayons, yarn, googly eyes, stickers, pom-poms, etc.

Girls, Want to get the fun started today? Try this!

Imagine you could build any kind of robot you wanted. Would it be a robot that could make your life more fun, easier or both? What would it do and how would it work? It’s up to you! 

Now, use crayons, colored pencils, or markers to draw a diagram of your robot. A diagram is just a fancy word for a picture with labels telling you about the different parts of something. 

At the party, we’ll learn a lot about robots—and build one too! Can’t wait to see you!

Introduction to Girl Scouts – FREE, All Ages

Get the 411 on getting started!

We're so excited to [virtually] meet with families and girls interested in joining the Girl Scout movement! You probably have a lot of questions about all Girl Scouts has to offer. Join us for a family info session to get all the important details and your questions answered.

It'll be held over Zoom - pick a date and RSVP to get the meeting login information. Upcoming:

In the meantime, don’t hesitate to reach out by emailing join@girlscoutsaz.org, or calling or texting 602.452.7030.

Girl Scout Centers – Grades K-5

At your Girl Scout Center, your girl will prepare for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure in a safe, no-limits place designed for and by girls! Join us for a weekly online meeting where girls can connect with other girls their age and earn Girl Scout badges and patches. 

Each session will be held over Zoom once a week and last no longer than one hour. Sign Up for your girl's age group to get the meeting login information:  

If you have questions, contact the GSYES Team at gsyes@girlscoutsaz.org or 602-452-7115.

 

Girl Scouts is a way of life that brings out the best in your girl, even in the most challenging of times. While she’s learning about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); the outdoors; entrepreneurship; and important life skills, she’s also discovering new ways to make your family and community stronger, kinder, and better for everyone. Plus? Girl Scouts is FUN!

Ready to Join?

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is thrilled to welcome you and your girl! Membership dues are just $25 annually, but financial aid is available. Whether you have questions about starting a new troop for your girl and her friends, joining an existing troop, joining as an Independent Girl Member (IGM) or something else, send us a note at join@girlscoutsaz.org or call or text 602.452.7030. We’re here for you!

When your girl becomes a Girl Scout, she’ll:

  • Join a group of local girls—called a troop—for regularly scheduled meetings (either virtual or in person)
  • Make new friends in a space where she feels comfortable to just be herself
  • Have a community of caring adult volunteers to guide her as she tries new things
  • Practice new skills and earn Girl Scout badges and awards
  • Make the world a better place by helping her community
  • Try coding, robotics, engineering and more through hands-on STEM activities
  • Enjoy the great outdoors while learning how to protect animals and the environment
  • Build business smarts through the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Want to explore? Learn more about Who We Are and the  Girl Scout Leadership Experience . Check out all the different ways to  take the lead  at Girl Scouts. Or, see all the exciting possibilities Girl Scouts offers girls of all ages and  choose your adventure.