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Older Girl Programming

As girls grow with Girl Scouts, they have increasing opportunities to expand their leadership potential. Through the older girl programs, we strive to keep Cadette, Senior, and Ambassadors engaged in Girl Scouts, by offering more adventurous, extensive, focused, and engaging opportunities. 

 

Girl Scouts has provided me with many benefits over the years, mostly in the form of friendship, fun, leadership, and commitment.  
Jessica, 12 year old Girl Scout

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Camp CEO

Winter Camp CEO
December 3, 2016 9 am - 5 pm 
Girl Scout Office, Albuquerque (4000 Jefferson Plaza NE)

Are you a 10th-12th grade girl who could benefit from support and the opportunity to discover more about yourself, to explore possible careers, and meet positive female role models? If so, Camp CEO is for you! Camp CEO is a free program for 10th - 12th grade girls. Lunch, snacks, and all program materials will be provided.

Camp CEO helps girls develop the ability to make powerful choices by fostering positive mentoring relationships with successful career women. Girls will develop new friendships with peers at Camp CEO while utilizing the DiSC© personality profile to learn about different personalities as well as their own. Participants will explore career options and learn the keys to a successful job search. Participants are neither the top achievers in their schools, nor are they among the extreme “at risk.” The goal of the program is to strengthen the girls’ ability to understand their natural strengths, realize their potential, set realistic goals, and above all, understand they have the power to take charge of their lives!

How to apply: Girls interested in attending Camp CEO will need to complete an application. Applications are available online (below). 

Deadline to apply: Applications are due by November 22, 2016. Apply soon as there are only 15 slots available.

For more information, contact Vanessa Wheeler at 505.923.2525 or email vwheeler@nmgirlscouts.org. Information and application forms are available on our website at www.nmgirlscouts.org

The mentors at Camp CEO could include executives, lawyers, entrepreneurs, and medical professionals. The girls will be paired with a mentor, providing deliberate interaction with the girls and a future connection to women in the community.  The professionals will teach lessons on leadership, teamwork, persistence, and confidence. And the girls will also learn about economic sustainability knowing that 9 out of 10 of them will be solely responsible for their financial well being at some point of their lives. Each aspect of Camp CEO is designed to help build the next generation of leaders.

Camp CEO Application for Girls

Camp CEO Application Materials for Girls

 

For a pdf application, contact Vanessa at vwheeler@nmgirlscouts.org ot 505-343-1040

Camp CEO Application for Mentors

Camp CEO Application Materials for Mentors

 

For a pdf application, contact Vanessa at vwheeler@nmgirlscouts.org ot 505-343-1040


 

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Girl Scout Destinations are the ultimate adventure for individual girls ages 11 and older. With different trips every year, there’s something amazing for everyone to experience. Girls make friends from all over the country, traveling with Girl Scouts from different states, seeing and learning new things. Destinations give girls the opportunity to collect inspiring, life-changing experiences and memories.

London to Lucerne

Three European cities. Two WAGGGS Centres. One amazing tour. Girl Scouts will experience the best of both worlds as incredible adventures take them through the bustling streets of Lond, the museums of Paris, and high up into the Swiss Alps. Contact Vanessa Wheeler at vwheeler@nmgirlscouts.org or check out the EF Tours website for more information. 

London, Paris, Florence & Rome

Big Ben strikes the hour in London where you can discover the royal legacy of this historic city. With the Eiffel Tower as your backdrop, pose with your Girl Scout sisters in the fashion capital of Paris. Next up experience some of the world's finest art in the Italian jewels of Florence and Rome.  Contact Vanessa Wheeler at vwheeler@nmgirlscouts.org or check out the EF Tours website for more information. 

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High Adventure Art in the Land of Enchantment

Last summer, GSNMT hosted a Destination for Girl Scouts from across the country.  These Girl Scouts learned the art of photography while being immersed in art, culture, and adventure in the Southwest.  These adventure and culture-loving girls spent ten days in northern New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment.  Their base camp was Camp Elliott Barker, where they learned and practiced photography techniques, challenged themselves on the ropes course, and took day trips, rafting the Rio Grande, rock climbing at Tres Piedras, and horseback riding in Red River.

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Babysitting Classes

American Red Cross Babysitting Classes will give you all the tools you need to learn to be an amazing babysitter!  Learn "sitter survival" secrets, tips for how to find a job near you, and learn how to care for babies, toddlers and kids up to 10 years old. Learn what to do in an emergency and how to make playtime fun for those you are babysitting!

Prerequisite: First Aid/CPR Certification.
Cost: $15 per girl
Open to girls 12 years old and older