Thanks to Our Volunteers

Girl Scout volunteers make a difference in a girl’s life. We appreciate your help planning and leading events for Bloomington girls. Thank you!

This year we’re asking each troop to volunteer 2-3 hours to help at our Service Unit level. Email us to learn more about our many open positions!

February Events

February 7th – Ice Skating

there is a Girl Scout ice skating event in Brooklyn Park from 2:15 – 3:45.  Cost is $3.00 OR $5.00 (with patch) per person including skate rental.  Details on registration, time, cost is in the attached document Skating+event (PDF).

February 15 – Cookie Kick-Off Pancake Breakfast

There will be a breakfast to help kick-off cookie go day at Famous Dave’s on 98th and Normandale.  The event is from 8:00 10:30, registration is being completed through EventBrite.  Cost is $2.00 per person for pancakes and sausage.

February 14 – 15 P.Y.N. Valley

PYN Valley (PYN stands for Powerful Youth Night). PYN is for girls in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades and will be held on February 14th and 15th, 2015. PYN is obviously a winter based camp but you sleep in indoors in heated spaces. We offer outdoor activities as well and indoor ones. The girls get to do one session each of an activity, skill, craft, and outdoor fun. The girls get to work on their cooking skills, learn how to work together while at camp to achieve different goals, participate in a talent show, have some new and fun experiences, and make new friends while bonding further with the girls in their troop.

The last day to contact Liz Howse to reserve your space at camp will be Tuesday, November 25th. registration via US mail.  Registration packet PYN Complete Pkg 2015.  For questions.    Liz Howse (      Rita Esterl (


February 21, 2015 World Thinking Day

Christ the King Church, 10:00 – 12:00, cost is $2.00/person + $1.25.  The event will consist of stations where participants will learn song, dance, food, and crafts that represent other countries.  You can use the 2015 Thinking Day document to register via mail or register through EventBrite for Thinking Day.

March Events
April Events
May Events

May 1 -3 Camporee, Camp Lakamaga

Come for the weekend or come for the day.  This is an opportunity to meet Girl Scouts from the Bloomington Service Unit.  More details coming on registeration, activities and details.


Date TBD – Bridging

Service unit event to celebrate all girls, especially those that are bridging to the next level of Girl Scouts.

July Jamboree

July 15-19, 2015,MN Dreams Jamboree

Volunteers from all over Minnesota would like to extend to you an invitation to the Girl Scout Jamboree 2015. This event is open to all registered Girl Scouts who have completed the 6th grade up to 12th grade and Girl Guides between the ages of 12-18 by July 14, 2015. It will be held on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota-40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Maximum number of participants-1900

Visit the web site beginning January 15th at for additional information, updates, and forms. Questions can be directed via EMAIL at

Visit the Jamboree on FaceBook!

To volunteer to help, please see the Volunteer page on the website.

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