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Join us for a night of swimming, slides, and fun as Girl Scouts take over Burdette Park Aquatic Center! This event is for all girls entering grades K-12 in the fall and their families. We've rented out the whole space for the evening so that you can enjoy the park with just your friends, family, and Girl Scout sisters. This event is open to non-members, too, so invite friends; the cost is just $5! (Pre-registration and payment are required.)

Hurry, registration ends on Monday, July 17, at 12:00 PM CDT!
All girls in grades K-12 and their families are invited to join us for a day of outdoor fun and discovery as we explore, learn, and create at Wesselman Woods. The event will include guided hikes, animal encounters, and so much more, so be sure to save the date—more information is coming soon!
Trailblazer Brick Campaign
Part three of our Trailblazer CAMPaign is to build a new fire pit at the campsite. You can help contribute and leave your legacy by purchasing a brick engraved with your name or a special phrase to build the fire pit area. A 4X8 inch brick with up to 20 letters (text only) is $50, and an 8X8 inch brick with up to 4 lines of 20 letters per line (text only) is $100. *GSSI determines the final approval of the text.

The deadline to order is Thursday, August 31, 2023.
Questions? Contact Mary Fee at
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Women ages 21 and older: We invite you to GSSI's GlampOut on August 19-20 at Camp Koch! Join us for two days as we unplug, relax, reconnect, and enjoy. Spend the weekend getting pampered, enjoying fabulous food and drinks, and joining in on Girl Scout traditions. Come solo or bring a group of ladies for a weekend of reliving your camp memories while raising funds to allow girls to experience new adventures, find their passion, and step outside their comfort zone.

For only $50 per person, lodging, meals, happy hour with appetizers and drinks, and activities for the weekend are included. Outdoor lodging is available in platform tents, and personal tents are welcome. (All indoor accommodations are now full.)

The deadline to register is Friday, August 11, 2023, at 12:00 PM CDT.
Questions? Contact Mary Fee at
Cookie Updates

Meet the Axolotl Plushes!
In 2024, girls will be able to earn Lucy, the small plush axolotl, and Lottie, the large axolotl pillow. The top cookie boss will receive the giant axolotl from Build-a-Bear! Check out our Facebook page to meet all three.

Troop Cookie Bonus Checks
Bonus and overpayment checks have been mailed to troop leaders. If you have not received yours or have questions, please email Please note checks are only valid for 180 days.

Vote Now for Your Favorite Cookie Recognitions
It's time to vote for your favorite 2024 Cookie Program Recognitions swag! The survey is open to parents, volunteers, and girls and closes on July 14.
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This month, we'd like to send a huge shout-out to all camp program volunteers, especially our Service Unit Day Camp Directors and Camp Koch Staff. Thank you for giving your time to provide outdoor experiences for girls across the council this summer!
  • Perry County: Chris Allen & Jannelle James
  • Vanderburgh/Posey: Cathy Claridge
  • Gibson County: Debra Ice
  • Spencer County: Kathy Seckinger & Karen Schulte
  • Pike/Daviess/Martin: Sandy McBeth, Suzy Harper, and Carmen Sterling
  • Dubois County: Jayme Buechler
  • Southwest Warrick: Trudy Day & Rebecca Russell
  • North Warrick: Michelle Loughrie
  • Camp Koch Resident Camp: Crista Miller Owens
After school Program Facilitators provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience by facilitating programs at schools and community organizations. This position offers a flexible weekly schedule of 1-4 days a week between 2:30-5:30 PM during the school year. This role is perfect for college students or retirees!

Questions? Contact Kelsey Hillenbrand at
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GSSI Shop Hours Update
The GSSI shop is now open for in-person shopping on Mondays from 9:00 AM–5:00 PM CDT.

Orders are accepted Monday through Friday and may be placed online, by email, or by phone for FREE shipping or pick-up! Learn more and find ordering info on our Shop page

Questions? Contact Customer Care at or call 812-421-4970.
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Alcoa Foundation's Project Pollinate Mini-Grants are Available Now
Through a generous grant from Alcoa Foundation, GSSI is now offering funding of up to $75 to assist with take action projects seeking help to protect pollinators. LEARN MORE
Saturday, August 5, 6:35 PM CDT
Where: Bosse Field, Evansville
Cost: $5/person
What: Join the Evansville Otters for a night of baseball fun with an evening full of memorable events just for Girl Scouts, including camping under the stars at historic Bosse Field! The event includes admission to the game with reserved seating, a private meet & greet with Otters players, a postgame baseball clinic, a campout on the field, dinner (hot dog, chips, soda) & breakfast, and a special commemorative Otters Patch! Admission is only $5 and is open to Girl Scouts, Troop Leaders, parents/guardians, and siblings.
DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM Registration deadline is Monday, July 31

Thursday, September 21, 7:00 PM CDT
Where: Arad McCutchan Stadium, 1900 E Walnut St, Evansville
Cost: $3/person; $2 for optional fun patch
What: Girl Scouts and their families are invited to cheer on the UE Women's Soccer Team as they take on Valparaiso! After the game, Girl Scouts can meet the players and get their photos and autographs.
For tickets, email Logan Belz at

Check out our event calendar for more upcoming programs!
GSSI Event Calendar
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