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Program Warehouse

Here you will find programs, events, and learning opportunities offered by Service Units or outside vendors. 

*Please Note: For any activities that occur outside GSHH's jurisdiction, please see the proper procedures to follow in Chapter 4 of Volunteer Essentials

If you are a Service Unit or Vendor who would like to list an opportunity on the Program warehouse page for Girl Scouts in Heart of the Hudson please fill out this form and email it to Sonia at schristopher@girlscoutshh.org

 

Workshops and Classes


All about Tea Workshop

Level(s): All ages and levels of Girl Scouts
Date: Scheduled per the troop
Time:
Scheduled per the troop - Workshop and tasting lasts approximately 15-20 minutes, or 1 hour if lunch is provided.  May be scheduled on weekends and holidays
Location:
Lola's Tea House at Chocolations, 607 E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Description: This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for girls to explore the 4 types and origins of tea, learn about the history of High Tea, and sample teas via a mini tasting!

Cost: $12 per Girl Scout for the workshop (only); $22 per Girl Scout for workshop, lunch, and beverage/tea is served.  Min. 6/Max. 12.
Contact: Leslie Allicks at 914-777-3600

 

Basic Dining Etiquette Workshop

Level(s): All ages and levels of Girl Scouts
Date:  Scheduled per the troop
Time:
 Scheduled per the troop.  Workshop and tasting lasts approximately 15-20 minutes, or 1 hour if lunch is provided.  May be scheduled on weekends and holidays.
Location:
Lola's Tea House at Chocolations, 607 E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY
Description: This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for girls to learn the basics of dining etiquette and table setting.
Cost:$12 per Girl Scout for the workshop (only), $22 per Girl Scout for workshop, lunch, and beverage/tea served.  Minimum 6/Maximum 12
Contact: Leslie Allicks at 914-777-3600

 

Drawing Badge Class

Date/Time: Determined by Troop
Location: 
Young Rembrandts (Westchester / Putnam)
Age: 
Open to ages 6-12. Only Juniors can earn Drawing Badge.
Cost: $100 for up to 7; $12.50 for each additional participant.
Description:
Girl Scouts will draw a still life picture and design/create their own logo on a portfolio as part of the Drawing Badge requirements.
Contact: Stephanie at 914.246.8361 or Stephanie.Unger@youngrembrandts.com

 

EF Tours for Girl Scouts

Date: Year Round
Location: Worldwide

Description: EF, the world leader in international education, offers global travel for Girl Scout groups of all sizes. Whether you want to have a special pinning ceremony at the WAGGGS Centre, complete badge work while in a foreign country, participate in a service learning program or simply celebrate your troops time together, you can do it on an international tour. An EF Tour Consultant will work with you to choose from dozens of itineraries custom made for Girl Scouts. Contact us today! www.eftours.com/girlscouts

 

Girl Scouts Circus Fun Day

Date: Ongoing - Friday nights and Saturdays
Location:
2 locations:  Amazing Grace Circus in Nyack, 130 First Ave, Nyack NY or Tarrytown, 50 Ichabod Lane, Tarrytown, NY

Description: Troop participants will learn all circus skills in a fun and interactive environment.  They will learn how to juggle, walk a tight wire, perform on aerial silks, tricks on static trapeze, human pyramids and create a clown skit.  Troop leaders are encouraged to participate too!  Each participant receives a circus patch, personalized certificate of completion and a clown nose.  Circus = Confidence, Imagination, Respect, Cooperation, Imagination, Success!

Cost: $35 per person (15 person minimum)

Contact: Carlo Pellegrino aka Mr. Amazing at 845-348-8740 or carlo@amazinggracecircus.org

 

Green Screen Music Videos and Songwriting Workshops

Date: Ongoing                                                                                   Location: Wherever your troop meets

Description: Making music badge, muse journeys, empowerment and FUN!!! Write and record an original song based on any journey or theme (K-12). 2 options available: 1 songwriting & recording class or 2 sessions to write a song & create a music video. Led by Professional singer songwriter, recording and teaching artist Alice Leon. Patches included. Find out more at www.thesongs4u.com

Halloween Festival at Maple's Farm

Date: Opens October 1st; large groups should make an apointment            Location: Maple's Farm (749 Route 17M Middletown, NY)
Cost: $7 / Girl Scout; $3 / Leader or parent (first leader is free)

Description: Hayride, haunted barn, hay maze, animals, country midway, and seasonal treats. Those who sign up as a group will get a free small pumpkin and coloring book. Learn more.
Contact: 845.344.0330

Historical Society and Children's Museum Badge Programs

Level: All
Date: Troop scheduled
Time: 10am - 6pm; closed on Mondays (11am - 5pm on Sundays)
Cost: $10 / person ($8 for members)
Location: NY Historical Society - 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street) New York, NY

Description: Experience the museum for the first time, or in a whole new way! GIrl Scout troops and families are invited to participate in exciting and educational programs that will help fulfill requirements towards a variety of badges. No RSVP required for an independent study or to visit the museum. Current exhibits can be found on their website.

Horseback Riding with Silver Rock Farm

Date and time: troop scheduled
Location: 68 Sickletown Rd Orange, NY
Age: all
Cost: varies
Description: Girl Scouts will learn and practice safe and thoughtful horsemanship that creates a partnership between horse and rider. A variety of different lessons and events are available. Call for details. Patch available; can earn Junior Horseback Rider badges or Council's Own Patches.
Contact: Laura at 914.319.3316 or usbmason@aol.com

Josie's International School of Dance - World of Dance Patch

Date and time: troop scheduled
Location: Studio is in Pleasantville, or will travel to a school with adequate space
Age: 8 and up
Cost: $15-$20 / girl (depending on type of dance)
Description: Girl Scouts will learn warm up, steps, and mini dance routines. Styles include hip hop, salsa, belly dancing, bachata, flameco, Hawaiian Hula, Middle Eastern drumming, or tango.
Contact: Josie LaRiccia at 914.332.8670 or jlariccia@optonline.net

Make-A-Movie

Date: Any Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday
Location: Your school or home

Description: We come to your school or home and Make-A-Movie with the children. We would choose a theme (Wacky News, The Jewel of the Nile, The Wacky Olympics, etc.) and we bring all the appropriate costumes, props, etc. to make the movie. All movies are improvised and can be custom fit to your group. For example, one group was learning about animal conservation, so we made a movie called “Save the Monkeys.” After making the movie, we hook the camera up to a TV and the kids watch the movie they’ve made. We then send DVD copies for each child to the troop leader later in the week. Cost $295. Find out more on their website. or e-mail Katherine at  kperryennis@yahoo.com

 

Muscoot Farm Patch Earning Program

Level(s):  All ages and levels of Girl Scouts
Date: Ongoing
Location: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY

Description: Make a date to visit Muscoot Farm in Somers, NY. While at the farm, have fun completing the patch earning activities found in the activity booklet. Once girls complete the patch requirements, leaders will be able to purchase a Muscoot Farm fun patch. Visit the farm anytime for a self-guided tour or call for a guided tour. Call ahead to check patch availability.  The activity booklet may be printed out ahead of time. Patch costs $2.00

Contact: Joan Ackerman at 914-864-7286 or jqa6@westchestergov.com

 

New Rose Theater Performing Arts School

Level(s): 7-12 years of age
Date: Saturday Dec. 16th or Sunday Dec. 17th
Location: 35 East Main Street, Walden, NY  12586
Cost: $20 covers workshop and performance
Description: 1-hour workshop creating show inspired prop and make-up tutorial followed by performance with short meet & greet after.
Contact: Zachary Kiernan at 845.778.2478 or hudsonvalleyconservatory@gmail.com

Nutcracker Performance at Westchester Ballet

Level(s): All ages welcome
Date: Saturday December 16th at 12:30pm
Location: The Westchester Ballet
Cost: $18 / person. Optional patch featuring the Nutcracker for $1.25.
Description: Enjoy the thrill of this professionally produced ballet classic with inspiring dancing, beautiful costumes, magnificent scenery, and special effects! All for an affordable price and close to home! 
Reserve Tickets:  WestchesterBallet.org; Contact Vickie at 914.589.4846 if you have any questions.

Palisades Climb Adventure Group Events

Level(s): Anyone above 42" tall
Date: Ongoing by appointment
Location: 4590 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY  10994

Description: Troops can venture onto the Palisades Climb Adventure ropes course for a reduced rate. It’s safe, challenging, rewarding, active fun for all ages. We look forward to helping your troop create memories that will last a lifetime as they take their imaginations to new heights at Palisades Climb Adventure. $9.99 M-R; $12.99 F-Sun.  www.palisadesclimb.com or e-mail Kevin at kkessler@palisadesclimb.com

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Level(s): All ages welcome
Date: November 10th - January 1st. Pre-show workshops available on November 11, 12, 18, 19, and 25.
Location: Radio City Music Hall
Cost: Tickets for this event start @ $65 - $105. Each ticket includes a Patch and Complimentary Popcorn Soft Drink Voucher

Description: Bring your GS troop this year to see iconic Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Pre-show workshops include once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet a Rockette. Contact Frank at 212-631-5262 or Francis.Coppola@MSG.com.

Scrapbooking Workshop

Level(s): 8 years old and above
Date: Scheduled per the troop
Time: Scheduled per the troop. Workshops are approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and may be  scheduled on weekends and holidays
Location: Lola's Tea House at Chocolations, 607 E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY  10543

Description: Scrapbooking is a widely and increasingly practiced and fun pastime.  This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for the Girl Scouts to try their hands at creating their own personalized scrapbook.  Attendees are asked to bring photographs, printed media, and artwork sized to fit a 6"x6" scrapbook.

Cost: $27 per Girl Scout, all materials (and lunch:  sandwich and beverage of choice) included.  Minimum 6/Maximum 12.

Contact: Leslie Allicks at 914-777-3600

 

Spa Parties

Date: Troop scheduled
Location: Mobil Spa - will travel to any location

Description: We emphasize confidence and self-esteem in girls by teaching them how to feel beautiful from the inside and out.  We have workshop classes and Spa Party services for all ages including Skincare and makeup classes.  Learn basic techniques, how to care for your skin and proper application.  All products included.  Spa services:  manicures, pedicures, facials, massage, hair & makeup. Our team of licensed and professional aestheticians, hair stylists, makeup artists and massage therapists will transport everything that is needed with decor and ambiance for a Workshop or a Spa Party!  We provide use of spa robes, candles, music, chairs, tables, spa products and more! www.spapartysisters.com or e-mail Marcella at spapartysisters@gmail.com. Discount for Girl Scouts - prices vary.

 

Westmoreland Sanctuary Girl Scout Programs

Location: Westmoreland Sanctuary (Mount Kisco, NY)
Description: Westmoreland Sanctuary is surrounded by wooded countryside and suburban areas, Westmoreland’s 640 acres offer a variety of activities to its more than 30,000 annual visitors. Girl Scout programs are offered throughout the year. Topics, times and scheduling information can be found on their website. They offer a variety of program options that include outdoor cooking, wilderness survival, nature exploitation, nature crafts, and many more.

 

Workshops with Zinnia

Level(s): All ages and levels of Girl Scouts
Date: Various
Location: Your troop meeting location

Description: (Select 1)

  • Workshop #1 - Just Me (Formerly My Body Try It) Yoga with Lori Ann Paul for the Just Me badge.  1.5 - 2 hour custom workshop, $10/girl. 
  • Workshop #2 - Stress Less Badge (From Stress to Success) 1.5 - 2 hour workshop, $10/girl. 
  • Workshop #3 - Highway to Health, Yoga - 1.5 - 2 hour custom workshop, $10/girl. 
  • Workshop #4 - Puppet Show for Kids.  Zinnia presents the Whirligiggles, $10/girl. 

Contact: Lori Ann Paul at 845-551-8789 or programs@growwithzinnia.com

Yoga for Kids - Balance with TK

Level(s): 5 - 12 years of age
Date: Scheduled per the troop; week days after school
Location: Rockland County - Any school

Description: Each class is specifically designed to help children be active, learn to relax, improve focus, flexibility, strength, coordination, increase their confidence and positive self-image, develop body awareness, and have fun in a non-competitive environment.  We will provide mats, blankets, water, and essential oil.

Cost: $10 / girl (includes fun patch)

Contact: Tatyana Kochergina at 845-363-0010 or balancewithTK@gmail.com

* Please Note: For any activities that occur outside GSHH's jurisdiction, please see the proper procedures to follow in Chapter 4 of Volunteer Essentials

Winter Wonderland Girl Scout Day

Date: Wednesday, December 20th 5pm-9pm
Location: Kensico Dam Plaza (Valhalla, NY)
Description: Unlimited ice skating (skate rentals included), holiday light show, circus performers, hay ride, 2 amusement rides, and The Santa Experience. 
Cost: $13 for anyone attending in GS uniform (or with Membership ID) and their families. (Otherwise it is $15 / person). Food trucks will have items available for purchase.