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All American Tshirt Printing Field Trip!
Do something exciting and fun! All American will teach your group about the art of custom Screen Printing! Each guest will print their own T-shirt. The T-shirt design printed will be specifically created and personalized for your group! Nobody else in the world will have a shirt exactly like yours! T-shirts are oven cured and will be ready to take home that same day! We also provide a snack and beverage for our guests! Fun, education, snacks too!! Leaders/Trip Planners FYI Groups of 12-24 field trip duration 30 minutes. It’s fast but it’s a Blast! www.AATshirts.com • 586-997-2400.


Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a leader in imaginative and interactive learning experiences that inspire people to discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. We offer a variety of badge workshops and custom programs for Girl Scouts of all ages. Visit www.aahom.org/scouts to view our current calendar. For questions regarding any of our Scouts programming, contact our Scouts Coordinator at 734-995-5439 or scouts@aahom.org.


Charmelle School
Charmelle School workshops are tailored to help your Girl Scouts meet the standards of life's important skills. Lessons on Friendship, Respect, Social Skills, Etiquette, and Inner-beauty are essential in their everyday life, as well as a successful future. We bring the fun and supplies to your meeting location. Please see our ad to find out what badge your troop will earn with our workshops. FUN PATCH INCLUDED. Please call 810-695-9458 to schedule your workshop.


Cranbrook Institute of Science
Our natural history museum offers many badge workshops and overnight events. We accommodate groups up to 150 people. Customized workshops are available for scouts of all ages. To learn more about scouting opportunities at the Cranbrook Institute of Science, visit our website at http://science.cranbrook.edu/find-program-event/scouts or contact our Scout Coordinator at 248.645-3229.


Feld Entertainment
Feld Entertainment, Inc. producers of Disney On Ice, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Disney Live! and Feld Motor Sports. In addition to special Scout discount tickets, all Feld Entertainment Events can now offer educational materials and exclusive activies allowing Scouts to earn a badge for their participation. For more information on discount
tickets, patch and badge incentives, please call Michelle Van Zweden at 248-977-3830 or email mvanzwedengroups@comcast.net.


Geiser-Weaver Crafts
Geiser-Weaver Crafts - your Mobile Art Solution, will come to your meeting location, at the time & day you desire to provide your girls with a fun workshop. For Brownies we offer the Potter & Painter badges, for Juniors we offer the Jewelry & Drawing badges. Pottery lessons for all ages. New holiday workshops. See our website for additional information: www.geiser-weaver.com, email me at:
geiserweaver@gmail.com, or call me: 616-745-9624.


Howell Nature Center
Howell Nature Center's 270-acre property features seven spacious, modern lodges; miles of trails; a nationally-recognized wildlife rehabilitation program; the Midwest’s only Heifer Global Village site; the area’s only zip course; Michigan’s tallest outdoor climbing tower; two high ropes courses; Livingston county’s only zoo; and more. The non-profit HNC is funded primarily through programs, private donations, and special events. Visit www.howellnaturecenter.org for more information. 1005 Triangle Lake Rd., Howell, MI 48843
517-546-0249, howellnaturecenter.org.


LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground — perfect for Girl Scout troops! You’ll love our two interactive rides, 4D Cinema, LEGO® Factory Tour, Build & Test areas, MINILAND®, LEGO® City play structure and more! Plus, take a class
in the Creative Workshop and learn top tips from our expert builders! Pre-booked scout troops of 15+ individuals receive educational LEGO® activity sheets and FREE fun patches! To book your scout troop’s visit,
call 866-622-0605.


Meadow Brook Hall
Visit Meadow Brook Hall and step back in time as you tour this National Historic Landmark. Meadow Brook Hall inspires and educates with its gracious rooms and collections of fine and decorative art. Programs are offered weekdays after school and Saturdays at
10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and may be available on half days or days off from school. For more information or to book a tour, please call
(248) 364-6252 or e-mail MByouth@oakland.edu.


Michigan Science Center
The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) inspires curious minds of all ages to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative, dynamic learning environment. The Science Center offers a full array of scouting programs and overnight adventures for both boys and girls from fall through spring. Visit www.Mi-Sci.org for a complete list of programs.


Olympia Entertainment
Olympia Entertainment is one of the country's most diverse sport and entertainment companies in the mid-west. The company owns and operates Detroit’s Fox Theatre, the intimate City Theatre, books and operates Joe Louis Arena and books Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment also handles business operations for the Detroit Red Wings and collaborates with the Detroit Tigers. For more information on group tickets please call 313-471-3099.


SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium
SEA LIFE is Michigan’s largest aquarium, with over 5,000 creatures and 250 species including sharks, stingrays, seahorses, a giant Pacific octopus, green sea turtle and more! Plus, you’ll get to touch a crab,
sea star, urchin and other rockpool creatures in our Interactive Touchpool! Pre-booked scout troops of 15+ individuals receive Marine Conservation scavenger hunts and FREE fun patches! To book your
scout troop’s visit, call 866-622-0605.


The Parade Company
Come to The Parade Company and take a magical journey through the Parade studios. You will experience a behind-the-scenes look at America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van! Learn about the Parade's interesting history and traditions; see all of the floats up close; and see the unique collection of papier-mâché heads. You will also get to pass by the costume shop and see where characters come to life. For more information visit: www.theparade.org or call 313.923.7400.


Troop Mackinaw
Troop Mackinaw is the premiere Mackinac Island Girl Scout event. This fun & affordable weekend is the complete Mackinac Island Scout package. No other package offers so much for so little. Bring the whole
troop or just mother & daughter! For more information visit www.TroopMackinaw.com.


TWO Nature Centers - Oakland County Parks & Recreation
Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights and Wint Nature Center in Clarkston offer hands-on exhibits, activities, field trips and educational programs. Both also offer Scout Badge Days – interactive sessions
designed specifically for scouts of all ages and ranks. Scouts complete all requirements to earn their badge. Sessions are offered on Saturdays with choice of morning or afternoon, and include hands-on activities and snack. Badge Day Field Trips can be arranged for groups of 10 or more if the scheduled programs are not convenient. Visit OaklandCountyParks.com for details.


Young People’s Ballet Theatre
Spring and Fall Activities - Spend time with our dancers and teachers and discover how to learn new dances, stretch, and choreograph your very own dance! This two hour program includes all the activities needed to earn the Dancer badge. Only $10 per scout (includes
the badge). Two sessions at our YPBT Studios: 10/7/16 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm or 2/10/17 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Contact Denise Paavola at 810-230-1355 or email: denise@ypbt.org.
- MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM -
Plan to attend a performance of YPBT’s major ballet coming March 2017! Discounted tickets for groups of Girl Scouts! Contact Heather Liskiewitz at 810-230-1355 or email: heather@ypbt.org.