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Activities List

We’re here to provide Girl Scout Leadership Experience programs, and help volunteers and parents plan their Girl Scout year with girls! Our Activities List and Calendar is the one-stop-shop to find up-to-date information about programs our council, its Service Units and Partners host throughout the year. We're consistently adding new offerings to enjoy. Browse by date or search for something specific (e.g. program name, grade level) by using the advanced search option below. Find more information about longer-term programs – like COOKIES – as well as badge and award opportunities by using the left side menu on this page.

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FYI: The Activities Pages are the new home for all information that used to be shared through a publication called Program-at-a-Glance. We want to ensure that you’ll always have the most current information at your fingertips! 
 

Focus on Leadership

Developing the leaders of tomorrow is our mission, and we work to ensure that all program offerings include components of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GLSE). Learn more about GSLE.

All programs are categorized under one of our four focus areas. The focus areas are S.T.E.M., Outdoors, Life Skills, and Entrepreneurship. Learn more about our Focus Areas.

Grade Levels and Progression

Activities for girls are categorized by grade levels. By offering program this way, we are demonstrating our commitment to progression in Girl Scouts – increasing competency to develop a skill over time as you grow. Learn more about grade levels and age-appropriate activities for your Girl Scout.
 

Types of Council Program

Program can be offered through a variety of sources. We invite you to try them all! On this calendar you will find:

  • Council Sponsored – designed and implemented by council staff.
  • Service Unit Sponsored – Service Units (geographic area / neighborhood) design and implement for Girl Scouts in their Service Unit. Some of these programs are open to girls from other Service Units, read the program details to be sure. 
  • Program Partner Sponsored  – designed and implemented by council-approved partner organizations and corporations.
Who Can Participate

All registered Girl Scout members are welcome to sign up for any of our programs open to their grade level. Select programs are open to participation by non-GS family and friends. If a program allows non-members, it will be noted on the program description.

There are program pathways and awards not necessarily listed in this calendar. Learn more about all the ways to take part in Girl Scouts. 

Confirmation of Registration

You will see a detailed receipt on your screen upon completion of the registration process. This receipt is your activity registration confirmation; if you do not automatically receive a detailed receipt, you have not completed the registration process. For some events, additional confirmations will be sent via email with more activity information.

To view events you are registered for, log in to MyGS and click MyActivities. Clicking the information icon next to each event will provide you additional information.

Contact reghelp@girlscoutsaz.org with any questions.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing by email to reghelp@girlscoutsaz.org . The refund policy is as follows.

Girl Program/Adult Training/Troop Camp/Family Camp
  • If the event requires a deposit, deposits are non-refundable
  • You may swap participants up to the day of the event
  • Refunds will not be given for programs or events under $5
  • All other events will be processed as follows:
    • 16 business days before the event – 100%
    • 11-15 business days before the event – 75%
    • 6-10 business days before the event – 50%
    • 5 or fewer business days before the event – no refund given
Summer Camp

Deposits
A non-refundable deposit of 10% of the session cost is required at the time of registration for day and resident camper sessions. Family and Troop Camp registration must include a $30 per person deposit. The deposit is applied to the cost of the session. Deposits are not transferable to another camper.

Refunds, Cancellations & Changes

Cancellations received in writing up to 10 days before the start of a session will be refunded, less the deposit. Bus fees are refundable up to 10 days before the start of a session. Requests for refunds will only be considered until the end of August each camp season. Non-refundable camp fees are not transferable to other campers. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

If a camper must leave camp early due to illness, injury or a death in the family, the camp fee minus the deposit will be prorated and refunded. Camp fees will not be refunded if a camper leaves a session due to homesickness or misconduct.

Council Sponsored Travel Opportunity Programs

(Domestic/International Destinations for Girls)

  • If the event requires a deposit, deposits are non-refundable.
  • Once group tickets (airline, hotel, facility admissions) have been purchased, refunds will not be permitted.  (Based upon purchase, participant swaps may be permitted up to 2 weeks before event)
  • See the program description to view program specific refund policy. If no refund policy is listed the Travel refund policy, as written, will apply.
Council Sponsored Program/Event Cancellation

In the event Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus Pine Council finds it necessary to cancel an event or program, all troops/groups or individuals having submitted registrations and payments for that event or program will receive a full refund of all payments made via council check.

Financial Assistance and Program Credits

Financial assistance is available for all programs. Get the details and how to apply.  

Have Program Credits from participating in Product Program Sales (Fall Product or Cookie Program)? Learn more about using your program credits.   

Redeeming Program Credits Form. Please allow 2-3 days for credits to be processed.

  

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Have questions about the content of one of the programs listed? Contact your council program team. Have questions about signing up for a program? Contact your council registration team.

 

Click advanced search to find events and programs by region, date, grade level and more.

APRIL 2019
 


Girl Scout Horse Clinic 4/28

Date: Sun Apr 28, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM MST

Location: Spur Cross Stables: 44029 N. Spur Cross Road, Cave Creek

We are partnering up with Girl Scouts and Spur Cross Stables to offer horse clinics for all Girl Scouts and their families! Are you excited about the Arizona Horseback Riding Badge?We will handle all of the education requirements for the Girl Scouts to earn their Girl Scout Junior horseback riding badge. After learning about the horses they will enjoy a trail ride into the Sonoran Desert. When the group returns we will have a BBQ lunch.There’s even a small petting zoo! All children will receive a fun patch at the event. This is an open event so family & friends are welcome!! ***NEW*** Girl Scout Brownies can earn their Horse and Pony Try-It (GSCSNJ) or and/or their Outdoor Art Creator badge while at the ranch!! Not a drop off event, adults must register to accompany

MAY 2019
 


Learn to ride at Camp Maripai

Date: Sat May 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST

Location: Camp Maripai 201 E. Maripai Rd, Prescott, AZ, 86303, USA

Registration opens 12/01/18 and closes on 04/29/19. Love horses? Can't wait for camp? Then this is the program for you! In this two-hour session girls will have a 1 hour ground lesson where we will explore the basics of horses and what it takes to care for them, and one hour learning to ride in one of our arenas! This program is available to Daisy Girl Scouts and above. Daisy Girl Scouts must have an adult with them to walk next to them while they ride. BIT (Barn Staff In Training) or common known as Barn Aids are welcome to volunteer to improve their skills, please communicate to the Riding Director Nicole Devening (ndevening@girlscoutsaz.org). Questions? Please contact reghelp@girlscoutsaz.org Not a drop off event-  Adults OK To register using program credits go to: https://girlscoutsaz.formstack.com/forms/gift_card_redemption 

Learn to ride at Camp Maripai

Date: Sun May 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST

Location: Camp Maripai 201 E. Maripai Rd, Prescott, AZ, 86303, USA

Registration opens 12/01/18 and closes on 04/29/19. Love horses? Can't wait for camp? Then this is the program for you! In this two-hour session girls will have a 1 hour ground lesson where we will explore the basics of horses and what it takes to care for them, and one hour learning to ride in one of our arenas! This program is available to Daisy Girl Scouts and above. Daisy Girl Scouts must have an adult with them to walk next to them while they ride. BIT (Barn Staff In Training) or common known as Barn Aids are welcome to volunteer to improve their skills, please comunicate to the Riding Director Nicole Devening (ndevening@girlscoutsaz.org). Questions? Please contact reghelp@girlscoutsaz.org Not a drop off event-  Adults OK To register using program credits go to: https://girlscoutsaz.formstack.com/forms/gift_card_redemption 

Trail Rides at Camp Maripai

Date: Sun May 12, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM MST

Location: Camp Maripai 201 E. Maripai Rd, Prescott, AZ, 86303, USA

Registration opens 12/01/18 and closes on 04/29/19 Love horses? Can't wait for camp? Have you ridden at Camp Maripai before? Then this is the program for you! In this two-hour session girls will have a 1 hour ground lesson where we will learn about horses and what it takes to care for them, and one hour on a trail ride through Camp Maripai! This program is available to current Junior Girl Scouts and above. BIT (Barn Staff In Training) or common known as Barn Aids are welcome to volunteer to improve their skills, please comunicate to the Riding Director Nicole Devening (ndevening@girlscoutsaz.org). Questions? Please contact reghelp@girlscoutsaz.org Drop off - Adults OK To register using program credits go to: https://girlscoutsaz.formstack.com/forms/gift_card_redemption