Call mrs. Winkler if you have monies for Pennies for Peace.....Its due now.

Keep looking here for camp updates
Mar 28, 2011

Girl Scouts Prepare for 100th Anniversary

We are going to bein great company as thousands of Girls Scouts visit the Birthplace next year.  Click here to read all about it.
Mar 26, 2011


Earth Hour 2011
will ask the world to:

Switch off your lights for Earth Hour at
8.30pm, Saturday 26 March 2011 
and celebrate your commitment to the planet
with the people of the world

Our Girls are Great Recyclers!

Cameron had just a few bags to count this month....Can you see my puppy in the lower  left corner ....
she is white and matches the bags......

Mar 23, 2011

Camp Pokanoka

Cami Grant and I will be heading up to Camp Pokanoka during the spring Break to take a look around.
We will get more pictures for you  of the facilities....

June 3-5th Camping Things to pack…..

Swim suit  
Good walking shoes  
Mess Kits
Did I mention BUG SPRAY?

Girls asked for Tents...... I opted for TABINS instead..... a tent/Cabin
Shower and washroom nearby~

Each Tabin Sleeps 8
Here is the Kicker .....Outdoor cooking..... so when the girls plan the meals they will have to plan accordingly.

I am not called Fearless Leader for nothing~

Mar 20, 2011

Meeting March 22nd

SUPPLIES NEEDED:  Fabric swatch:  About 4 x 4  Got extras bring them along........

Snack: Mia
Secretary : Claire
Recycler:  Cami
Clean Up: Briyana and Amber
Am. Flag: Quincy
Am. Flag CG:Zosia
GS Flag: Tess
GS Flag CG: Alessia
Caller: Mazzy
Focus: What’s for Dinner?   Menu planning for Camp
            One more Swap~

3:15- 3:20
3:20- 3:30 Flag Ceremony
3: 35-3:45 Brownie Circle/ Ring
·        Secretary Minute: Gather any materials not already given to her. take attendance
Troop Business
·        Site Sales March 12th
·        Food drive –Continues
·        Plastic bag recycle- Cami
·        Cookie Sales  TOP 3 sellers/donations: All awards will be given in May when we rec. them   from Council
SWAP Crafts exchange with troop in Georgia      
Whats for Dinner? Menu Planning for Camp   
4:25- 4:30 Clean up
4:30  Friendship squeeze : Mia /Closing
Mar 19, 2011

Penny Drive Begins

Beginning March 22, our Troop will be hosting a Penny Drive
to Raise Funds for  our 100 Year Celebration trip to

To collect is really easy.
1. Find a jar/container with lid
2. Tell friends and family That you are saving  pennies for Brownies.
3.Using coin King at the Riverside Bank    Count your coins.
4.Fill in deposit slip  and deposit funds into your Troop 41588 Girl Scout Account
( Mrs. Winkler will give each girl 2 deposit slips with our account #)
5. turn in Deposit slip receipt to Mrs. Winkler

You will be surprised how fast the coins add up

This fundraiser will continue on through next year so once you fill your jar, start again.

Mar 12, 2011

Another Successful Site Sale

81 boxes of cookies in 3 hours.  27 boxes per hour
$82 dollars in DONATIONS~  $27.33 Per hour
Not a bad Day for our Troop
Thanks Mrs. Kawiecki, Mrs. Adams for coming out with the girls
Mollie, Lulu, Cami, Emily and Claire you all did a great job!

Happy 99th Birthday Girl Scouts~

March 1912 Violet troop
First Girl Scout troop formed in the United States

Mar 9, 2011

All about the S.W.A.P.S.

Another busy meeting..... We learned about the history of S.W.A.P.S. and made some for fellow girl Scouts in Georgia... Troop 22551 out of Conyers Georgia.

Picture Swaps
Fortune Cookie Swaps
                                                                                   Smore Swaps

To see all our S.W.A.P.S. photos.... Click here
Mar 8, 2011

COOKIE MONEY DUE /March 9th by 7pm

Please drop off cookie money and donations to Mrs. Winkler by 7 pm Wednesday March 9th.

Thank you to those who have dropped it off today.

Top earners will be announced at the next meeting.  All prizes will be awarded in May once we receive them from council.


Saturday March 12th        9:00am 12:00pm
Jewel Osco  438 Madison Street    Oak Park, IL
Those girls who have not participated in a site sale 
should plan on attending.

If you have done a site sale and would like to participate
again you are more than welcome.
Please contact Mrs. Winkler to let her know you will be attending.

We have roughly 60 boxes to sell so hopefully we wont need the full 3 hours.  Please bring a slip of paper with the phone number you can be reached should the sale end earlier than planned.

Joan Kanatas and Christine Kawiecki will be the moms in charge during this sale.

Mar 3, 2011

Next meeting March 8th

SUPPLIES: Do you have a hot glue gun/ glue sticks you could send along?
                 Fabric swatch:  About 4 x 4  Got extras bring them along........

Snack: Amber
Secretary : Cami
Recycler:  Briyana
Clean Up: Mazzy and Amber
Am. Flag: Mollie
Am. Flag CG:Tess
GS Flag: Quincy
GS Flag CG: Zosia
Caller: Alessia
Focus: Whats a SWAP?

3:15- 3:20 
3:20- 3:30 Flag Ceremony
3: 35-3:45 Brownie Circle/ Ring
·        Secretary Minute: Gather any materials not already given to her. take attendance
Troop Business
·        Site Sales March 12th
·        Food drive –Continues 
·        Plastic bag recycle- Briyana
·        Thinking day postcards
    • Activitiy  
      • SWAP Crafts exchange with troop in Georgia           
4:25- 4:30 Clean up
4:30  Friendship squeeze : Amber /Closing

·        Next Meeting MARCH 22nd