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Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan thanks all the organizations and businesses who participate in CONNECT Magazine.

The inclusion of paid advertisements, in CONNECT and on gssem.org, featuring non-Girl Scout organizations, businesses and activities, products, and opportunities does not reflect an endorsement by or collaboration with Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.

As with all activities, when patronizing these advertisers, please check Safety Activity Check Points & Volunteer Essentials concerning programs and adult/girl ratio. Council authorization for participation may be required.

A Beautiful Me® "Be-YOU-tiful" Workshop Series

Since 2008, A BEAUTIFUL ME has provided 3rd-12th grade girls a fun, unique, and interactive self-esteem workshop series. We’ve reached over 8,000 girls through workshops, programs, and events in southeast Michigan.

This is a superior supplement to the Junior aMUSE Journey and the Cadette aMAZE Journey. It’s EASY! You schedule our workshop series with your troop on-site and we do the rest.

Contact: Karen at 586-604-3037 TODAY! 

All American T-Shirt 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! 

Contact: AATshirts.com or 586-997-2400

Belightful Yoga

Introducing yoga into the Girl Scout experience is a novel way of bringing to life key values like building character, fitness and self-worth. Inspire and support girls in developing self-esteem, concentration, focus and self-awareness, all while having fun. Participants each receive a fun yoga patch. Belightful can also help Girl Scouts earn skill-building activity badges.

To find out more about our Scout Programs and how to schedule them, please contact us at anne@belightfulyoga.com.

CharmElle School

ETIQUETTE... ALWAYS IN STYLE with CharmElle School

Our workshops offer your Girl Scouts courses on Friendship, Social Skills, Manners and Dining Etiquette while earning their badges or fun patches.

We will come to your meeting location to help your Girls achieve the confidence, knowledge and skills to last a lifetime. In celebration of our 21st anniversary, please inquire about our donation program for your troop! 

Contact us at 810-695-9458.

Discover Bugs

Experience the strange world of bugs through a fun, interactive workshop, where girls will participate in hands-on activities, and observe some of nature's most remarkable critters up close. We have carefully designed a curriculum specifically to help Brownies earn the Bugs Badge. Scouts will learn about the characteristics, habitats, and importance of insects. Workshops are available year-round within Genesee & Shiawasee Counties. 

Visit discoverbugs.org to schedule a workshop at a location of your choice!

Geiser-Weaver Crafts

Geiser-Weaver Crafts will come to your meeting location, at the time & day you desire to provide your girls with a fun workshop. Badges available are: Brownies: Pottery & Painter; Juniors: Jewelry & Drawing. New Outdoor Art badge for Daisies, Brownies & Juniors. Pottery lessons for all age levels. We come to you! See our website for additional information: geiser-weaver.com.

Age Level: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior & Ambassador

Contact: Roxie Weaver
Phone: 616-745-9624
Email: geiserweaver@gmail.com
Website: geiser-weaver.com

Fee: $6 - $10 per girl

Oakland County Parks

Earn your badges with Oakland County Parks and Recreation! Scout Badge Days are offered at Red Oaks Nature Center in Madison Heights and Wint Nature Center in Clarkston. Held on Saturdays, the programs fulfill all requirements for badges for Daisies, Brownies, Jr. Girl Scouts and Cadettes. If scheduled dates aren’t convenient, special group dates can be arranged. Programs often fill quickly so don’t delay! 

Get schedule online at OaklandCountyParks.com.

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.

Stage Nature Center

We offer "Scout It Out" programs for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors to complete nature-related badges and Journeys. Girl Scout troops of all levels can schedule field trips to work on badges, service hours or awards. Our programs are hands-on and interactive. 

Visit stagenaturecenter.org or call 248-688-9703 for more information.

The Etiquette Guru

Give Your Troop The Gift of Great Manners!
Daisy | Brownie | Junior | Cadette | Senior | Ambassador

This is the perfect opportunity for your girls to meet the requirements for their petals, try-it badges, badges, and fun patches while having fun! For more specific class details, please visit TheEtiquetteGuru.com and review the ‘Scout It Out’ section under the Class Options Tab for the class best suited for your troop. Please note that the all-important, one-hour ‘Dining Etiquette’ course is appropriate for any age group and will prepare the girls to dine properly in public. Classes will take place wherever/whenever is most convenient for you.

Call The Etiquette Guru, LLC at 1-866-273-0728 to schedule your appointment today.

The Henry Ford

Inspire your Girl Scouts to think differently. At The Henry Ford, they’ll discover their potential through hands-on learning experiences and stories of innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs who changed out world. As they explore the museum, village or factory tour, they’ll learn how to challenge the rules, take risks, learn from failure, collaborate, be empathetic and stay curious – skills to help them make the world a better place. Special Scout rates for groups of 10 or more! 

Plan your trip at thf.org

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: 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 TroopMackinaw.com.

Young People's Ballet Theater

YOUNG PEOPLE’S BALLET THEATRE announces our 2018-19 season ballet! We will present the heart-warming story, “The Little Princess,” choreographed by Dale Brannon, a former dancer with the Stuttgart Ballet.  This production will take place at the University of Michigan-Flint Theatre, February 28 - March 3, 2019. A special discounted performance for Girl Scouts will be held on Thursday, February 28.

For tickets and information, please refer to our web site: ypbt.org