Upcoming GSHCC October Events!

Kick off your 2014–2015 Girl Scout year with a fun GSHCC event! From discovering how the human heart works, to understanding energy and traveling back in time to the Renaissance, there are several upcoming adventures waiting to be explored. Take a look at the events in October: 

(Grades 4–5)

Do you give your friends valentines and little heart-shaped candies? Do you ever cross your heart when making a promise that you really, really mean? Or turn on the radio to hear someone singing about their broken heart? Find out how the human heart works through a variety of hands-on activities. 

Modesto Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Register here.

GreatValley Museum Tour – NEW!
(Grades K–3, families & friends)

Gain a greater understanding of the critters that inhabit your neighborhood. Great Valley Museum docents will guide you through displays depicting a variety of animals from dinosaurs to those living in our backyards today. 

 Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Register here.

Shutterbugs – NEW!
(Grades 4–8)

Take a nature hike through Caswell State Park as a photo journaling experience. Great Valley Museum volunteers will help you set the scene for the perfect picture. 

Caswell State Park
 on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Register here.

Underground Tours
(Grades 4–12)

Explore excavated foundations and enclosed pathways on this one-hour guided tour. Your personal tour guide will lead the way, revealing the history and legends of Sacramento’s Underground.

Sacramento on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Register here.

Energy in Motion
(Grades 9–12)

During this evening of electric science projects, you will discover how energy is converted to electricity by setting model turbines into motion using different sources of energy. This is a great start to work on the Science of Style badge. 

 on Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Register here.

Brownies on a Quest
(Grades 2–3, families & friends) 
By the time we finish the hike at Caswell State Park you will have an understanding of the value of Central Valley watershed. An energizing start to the Hiker badge! 
Caswell State Park on Friday, October 10, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Register here.

It Takes Guts – NEW!
(Grades 9–12)

Learn the structure and function of the digestive system using common household items. Conduct hands-on experiments to observe chemical processes of starch digestion. 

Modesto on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Register here.

Renaissance Girls! #GSRenGirls
(Grades K–12, families & friends)

From leather crafting to science discovery, you will have an enlightening time touring the variety of free-flowing activities available at this Renaissance fair. Come in costume and visit one of the many booths and watch a variety of performances which will delight and entertain.
Note: There are troop-money earning possibilities as well as a need for volunteers and program aides. 
Sacramento on Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Get your registration form here.

Browse GSHCC events for the whole year online, including more STEM event options than ever before. Happy planning!

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