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Troop Camp Openings
Event Openings
Training Schedule
Click on Calendar for 2004-05 Calendar
Click on Shopping for 2004-05
Express Schedule
See the Members and Family Section for
2004-05 Redbook, Family Flyers and Family Information Packet
Area Association Meeting Times and Places
2005 Camp Brochure (added 1-25-2005) For corrections, click here

Leader - Daughter Program Information Coming Soon

Today's Hot News

Girl Scout members and families, check out our Members and Families section for GSHVC program information. See the Family Information packet for details.

Youth Dance Theatre presents dance to George Gershwin. Click here for flyer.

Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art in Midland offers Egypt in the Age of the Pharaohs Badge. Click here for flyer.

"Boogie for Your Badge" at the Michigan Historical Museum. Click here for details.

Project F.I.S.H. (Friends Involved in Sportfishing Heritage) invites teachers, educators and volunteers to a number of programs this spring. Click here for details.

Indian Springs Nature Center - Scout Badges and Programs. Spring 2005 and Additional GS Programs.

Pinocchio presented by Plymouth-Canton Branch of the American Association of University Women. Click here for details.

GSUSA SUSPENDS POLICY. Troops can raise funds for victims of the tsunami. Click here for article.

Volunteers needed for Bring 'em Back to Girl Scouts Phone_A-Thon. Click here for details.

Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club presents Melody on Ice. Click here for details.

Saskatchewan Outdoor Winter Challenge. Click here for details.

Sports Club Overnight Camp for Juniors and Brownies. Click here for flyer.

Spring Training Fair course descriptions, click here; application, click here.

GSHVC Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day with the University of Michigan. Click here for flyer.

Girl Scouts are invited to participate in the Annual Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Click here for flyer.

U of M courses which meet GSUSA's Level II First Aider training. Click here for details.

"Friends of Our Troops" program to send Holiday greetings to military personnel. Click here for flyer.

Girl Scout Days 2005, Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Castle Shops. Click here for flyer.

Howell Conference & Nature Center Girl Scout Badge Workshops. Click here for flyer.

We have created a Customer Feedback form for you to use to let us know what you think about the service at GSHVC. This form can be found on our website on the Forms page or at Council Headquarters. You can email to, mail it to GSHVC or drop it off at Council Headquarters.

Many volunteers and parents have been calling to ask what emergency procedures are in place in case of a Code Red designation by the Department of Homeland Security or in the event of evacuations, etc. Click here for a summary of GSHVC procedures and policies as well as hints for helping your Troop prepare for your next outing.

Invite a friend to join your troop and earn a patch. Click here for details.





My Online Safety Pledge. Travelling through cyberspace can be fun, but like any trip you take you have to "Be Prepared" for unforseen things. Click here for My Online Safety Pledge. Then, print the page out and discuss it with your adult partner.


World Thinking Day 2005
Food for All Ages and Cultures

Every year, on February 22, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides all over the world take a moment to send symbolic messages of friendship to their sisters in Girl Scouts and the World Association of Girl Guides. It is a special day in the Girl Scout year when we remember we are part of an international movement.

This year's World Thinking Day is all about FOOD! What a great opportunity for Girl Scouts to celebrate the cooking of various cultures and become aware of issues concerning food within our communities and beyond. Girls can discover how food is produced, where various foods come from, and what dishes are associated with particular countries. Think of how your own diet here in the U.S. has changed with the number of international foods you enjoy.

While celebrating this year's World Thinking Day, Girl Scouts might also remember the millions of people all over the world-including the United States-who are facing hunger and malnutrition. Use the opportunity to think of ways to make a difference in your own communities, either by engaging in Girl Scout activities that involve food and nutrition or by volunteering in schools and communities

Recycling for Camp Linden Water System

Centralized Office Supply (COS), a WBENC-certified, woman-owned business will be purchasing empty printer cartridges and cell-phones from the Girl Scouts of the Huron Valley Council over the next year with the proceeds designated to building an upgraded water system for Camp Linden. The water system will support flush toilets and showers.

Some troops have already begun to collect empty printer cartridges and used cell-phones. We are thrilled that this fund-raising initiative is being met with great enthusiasm!

If you need replacement materials for your Troop's use throughout the year, simply order them on COS's website at They will be happy to send you new materials on the Council's behalf. Remember to include all requested contact information. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel freee to e-mail COS at or call them at (800) 848-0617. If you have any questions regarding Camp Linden or Huron Valley, please contact Fund Development at (734) 971-8800.

Thank you for your participation!

Cabins Completed at Camp Crawford

There are four new 5-person cabins at Camp Crawford. They are available for rental for weeknights starting June 7th and for weekends starting July 2nd. The cost will be $50/weekend night and $40/mid-week night. Click here for pictures of cabins. (Be patient, it may take a minute or two to download ... but its worth the wait).


Girl Scouts of the Huron Valley Council provides enriching programs and experiences for ALL GIRLS ages 5 through 17 who live in Washtenaw, Monroe, Livingston and parts of Oakland and Wayne counties. There are many opportunities for interested adults and organizations to get involved as well.

Daisy Girl Scouts Kindergarten
Brownie Girl Scouts Grades 1-3
Junior Girl Scouts Grades 4-6
Cadette Girl Scouts Grades 7-9
Senior Girl Scouts Grades 10-12

As Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. GSHVC offers age-appropriate programs, activities and events in math and science, technology, sports, community service, camping, adventure and travel, and more.

While most girls join a troop (a group of girls with designated leadership that meets regularly), other Girl Scouts register as individuals, complete Girl Scout activities and take part in Council-sponsored programs. You don't have to be a Girl Scout to participate in Girl Scout
camp; you simply pay an additional $10 registration fee. And GSHVC offers programs for Girl Scouts and their families, as well.

Approximately 99 percent of adults in Girl Scouting are volunteers. Commitments can be for only a few hours or for as many as you have available and can be short term or long term.

Please contact us if you are interested in supporting Girl Scouts as a volunteer or with a donation.


Program Opportunities

Program (click for flyer or more information) Date
Disney on Ice - Finding Nemo March 4
I.D. Day - Exhibit Museum of History March 6
Scout Out Engineering - U of M March 12
Stars on Ice March 19
Champions on Ice April 9
Scout-O April 23
"Honk" - South Lyon High School May 7
Michigan's Adventure Scout Days June 11 & 12

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Girl Scouts of the Huron Valley Council

P.O. Box 969 • Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0969

Phone : 734-971-8800 (In Michigan 800-49-SCOUT)

Fax: 734-971-2160 • E-mail:

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