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Girl Scouts Heart of Central California

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Wild Weekend is an annual outdoor weekend designed to help girls build their outdoor skills with their troop. Girls in grades K-12 will spend the weekend at our beautiful camp property bonding with their troop and learning outdoor skills. Activities will include the importance of Leave No Trace, knot tying skills, discover how to cook a meal in a cardboard box and more.

Volunteers are needed to help with event set up and clean up, assisting in the kitchen, and supporting GSHCC staff. Volunteers may also help Outdoor Skills workshops including: knots, knives, outdoor cooking, fire building and more.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Outdoor Skills
  • Experience leading girls or youth in the outdoors
  • Experience working with girls ages 5-18, helpful but not necessary
  • Can lift a minimum of 5 pounds
  • Punctual, dependable, enthusiastic, flexible and positive attitude
  • Volunteers must complete and pass the GSHCC background check

Responsibilities:

General event support, including:

  • Run and/or assist outdoor activities for girls ages 5-18, including knots, knives, outdoor cooking and/or fire building
  • Help with event set-up/clean-up
  • Welcome girls at registration
  • Replenish supplies throughout the day
  • Assist in the kitchen

Location Details:

This event will take place at one of GSHCC's camp properties in El Dorado County. The exact location and driving directions will be shared with volunteers after they are registered for the event.

Volunteers are more than welcome to spend the night at camp, if they volunteer for the second half of the day or the full day. Volunteers need to provide their own tents and will be asked to sleep on the grass outside of the camp lodge. Please let us know if you will need overnight accommodations when you register for the event.

Morning, afternoon, all day shifts are available. All volunteers must pre-register for a shift to receive event location and detailed information.

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About Girl Scouts Heart of Central California

Location:

6601 Elvas Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95819, US

Mission Statement

Building girls of courage, confidence, and character that make the world a better place.

Description

Girl Scouts is the world’s most successful organization dedicated to creating girl leaders, with 3.2 million active members and more than 59 million alumnae. Since its founding in 1912, women have explored new fields of knowledge, learned valuable skills and developed strong core values through Girl Scouting. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

At Girl Scouts, girls are going to have tons of fun, make new friends and go on fantastic new adventures. They’re also going to get the chance to do big things. Our program centers on something called the Girl Scout Leadership Experience-a collection of activities and experiences girls have as they earn badges, sell cookies, go on exciting trips, explore the outdoors, do Take Action projects that make a difference and more. The result? A lifetime of leadership!

WHEN

Sat Mar 21, 2020
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

SacramentoSacramento, CA 95819

(38.56786,-121.4399)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • One time event, multiple shifts available.

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