SESSION A

Certification Classes

 

American Red Cross First Aid / CPR / AED Certification (+$35).  This class starts promptly at 8:15 am.  Earn your First Aid/AED/CPR certification.  This is a blended learning class and participants must bring their certificate from the online portion of the class to this session.  Session A.

American Red Cross Small Craft Safety - Canoe (+$14).  This is a 1/2 day class to become American Red Cross Small Craft Safety - Canoe certified, which is required to lead Girl Scouts on open water canoe outings.  This is a blended learning class (online materials prior to class and then in-person on the 17th).  Prior to the in-person class on the 17th, participants *must* pass a skills pretest (instructors will contact you to schedule) and complete the online course/exam.  Participants must bring the online completion certificate to the class on the 17th.   There will be a swim test Saturday morning before class begins. The class will run from 8:00-11:30.  Spans Sessions A & B.

American Red Cross Small Craft Safety + Moving Waters - Canoe (+$14).  This is an all day class to become American Red Cross Small Craft Safety & Moving Waters – Canoe certified, which is required to lead Girl Scouts on open water canoe outings and river trips. This is a blended learning class (online materials prior to class and then in-person on the 17th).  Prior to the in-person class on the 17th, participants *must* pass a skills pretest (instructors will contact you to schedule) and complete the online course/exam for Small Craft Safety and Moving Waters.  Participants must bring the online completion certificate to the class on the 17th.   Participants must pass the Small Craft Safety class in the morning to move on to the Moving Waters class in the afternoon.  There will be a swim test Saturday morning before class begins.    Spans Sessions A - D.  

Girl Scout Classes

Event Planning for Troops and Service Units.  Join Andrea Luhman as she guides you through available planning resources, incorporating safety guidelines without fuss, and online tools that can make registration easy. Session A.

Extra Extra Daisies.  Looking for some extra training and ideas for your Daisy Troop?  By the end of your session with Kathy Scholer, you will be able to: Define the role of a Girl Scout Daisy leader, identify developmental characteristics of a Daisy Girl Scout, implement of age appropriate behavior, and troop safety with the girls in the troop. We will incorporate some Girl Scout history, songs, games and ceremonies into the troop meetings. Session A.

Teaching Your Troop.  This workshop will use a collaborative format. You will leave understanding a decision making model that you can use with your troops. We will also cover an effective model to teach conflict resolution skills to your troop. You will leave with specific ideas that you can use with your troops. We will also talk about adapting methods as your troop ages.  Session A.

Traditions - Always Green!  Sandra Smith  will cover all areas that make up Girl Scout traditions including flags, badges, awards and ceremonies.  Session A.

Maker Classes

 

Chainnmaille Shaggy Loop Jewelry (+$25).  Join Edie from Weave Got Maille  in Ada, MN as she teaches you how to weave a shaggy loop.  Cost includes all tools and kits to make a simple project that you can use with your girls.  This technique is suitable for girls 10 & up. Session A.

Lutherie (+$15).  This is a 2 session class. Learn the craft of making wood instruments by hand with Charlotte from Blackbird Music.  In this workshop we will learn to safely and effectively use basic hand tools and principles of Stringed Instrument Construction by making a small 3-stringed instrument called a Rebec.  We will also learn a little about the history and cultural context of this instrument, which came to Europe with the Moors.   Spans both Sessions A & B.

Scroll Saws.  Learn to use a Scroll Saw with MN Scroll Saw Artists, the North Star Scrollers!  The Scroll Saw is a table top saw that can be used to  cut fine curves and make projects like a trivet.    If you have fun and want to do more later, these saws can be checked out at the MN Tool Library locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Two session class offered in  Sessions A-B & C-D.

Sewing a Decorative Hand Towel.  Create a decorative towel for the kitchen by adding a topper and a loop to hang the towel on the stove or refrigerator.  With Karen Anderson.  Session A.

Outdoor Classes

 

Cast Iron Cooking.  Do you like to cook over the fire and are interested in new ideas?  Join Julia Miller in using dutch ovens and pie irons.  Session A.

Knotty and Knice. Join Bernice Prigge-Rodriguez and learn basic knots plus how to facilitate fun knot tying activities with your Daisies, Brownies & Juniors.  Session A.

Outdoor Immersion.  Spend all day outdoors with Natalie Broshar and Kathy Montz.   We will cook outside, set up tents, learn how to teach pocket knives to girls, basic knots, navigate with map and compass.  This class meets the requirements for Girls Cook Out and Girls Sleep Out. All Day Class, Sessions A - D.

Pontoon Boat Ride.  Head down to the waterfront and enjoy a pontoon boat ride with Tibit on beautiful Big Marine Lake. Offered in Sessions A, B, C.

Pop Can Fishing.  Come and go fishing with Mike Fitzloff using just a pop can (with tab), fish line, sinker, weight, bobber, and hook.
Let's see if we can do better than the previous classes that were taught and catch the big one!!!!  Session A.