Older Girl Program & Events
CPR - AED & Standard First Aid
Friday Oct 10 6:30am - 9:30pm – Arcata Veterans Hall (Part 1)
Friday Oct 17 6:30pm - 9:00pm– Arcata Veterans Hall (Part 2)
Open to both adults and girls (must be 12 or older). This course meets the requirements for adult girl scout first aider. For girls it satisfies portions of the Legacy First Aid Badge for Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors.
You will learn the skills to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in Adult, Children, and Infants along with skills to care for common first aid emergencies including sudden illnesses, burns, cuts, and more. The use of automated external defibrillators (AED’s) is covered in this training course
Cost $50 with certification or $15 without certification. Limited financial aid is available.
Program Aid Training
Sat Jan 31 - 10:00am -2:30pm (Part 1)
Feb 1 - 10:00am - 4:00pm (Part 2)
Morris School, McKinleyville
Completion of this training allows you to work toward earning your Program Aide
Pin. Program Aid training is the first step in learning how to work with children. This is also a first step to developing the skills you will need to become a counselor in training (CIT) at camps (like Camp Tall Trees) or a volunteer in training (VIT) working with other troops.
At this training you will learn how to work with younger girls, organize activities,
and lead songs and games. Learn some of the characteristics of younger children,
how to deal with behavior issues, and disabilities.
This class is open to girls in 7th grade and above and is offered at no cost.
Global Overnight 2015
Sat Mar 14 2:00pm thru Sun 15 1:30pm.
Dows Praire Grange, McKinleyville. Cost $25.00
The Global Overnight Congress is an annual tradition in the Redwoods Area. This the congress will include is a series of interesting and informative hands on activities which will explore different global issues. It concludes with a girl led debate on how to make a difference.
Comments from girls who attended last year included “It was fun and interactive way of looking at the world,” “It changed my perspective,” “It put me in somebody else’s shoes”. This year’s congress will focus on how our decisions and actions can have global impacts. Participants will earn the 2015 Global Action Badge.
During our resident camp, Camp Tall Trees, there are opportunities for girls entering grades 8 thru 12 to participate as Counselors In Training (CITs). For more information click here.