The Importance of Summer Camp
Parents, take a few minutes to read this article by an author who says, "Camp didn’t just make summer better, camp made the camper better."
Is It Summer Yet?
Hot off the presses: The 2014 Summer Camp Catalog. There are exciting day camp and overnight camp options for ALL girls - currently registered Girl Scouts or not. Read it and dream about fun in the sun at one of our four beautiful Girl Scout camps.
Click here to register online.
Camp open houses take place June 1 and June 15. Check out the catalog for the details.
Welcome, New Trainers
A big thank you to these new council trainers:
They will be apprenticing this spring and summer.
Washington Trust Donates to GSRI
Joe MarcAurele (R), CEO of Washington Trust, presents a check for $5,000 to Neil Stamps (L), our council's CEO. The check represents the first of three installments on a $15,000 grant in support of the Girl Leadership Experience Center at 500 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick.
2014 Annual Meeting
GSRI's 2014 Annual Meeting will take place on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Quonset "O" Club in North Kingstown, RI. Reception from 5-6pm, program from 6-9pm. Click here for the details. Ready to reserve your place? Click here to make your reservation on-line with a credit card.
2014 Gold Award Ceremony: May 31
This year's Gold Award Brunch & Ceremony will take place at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, RI on Saturday, May 31 at 10am. This year's Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award recipients will be recognized and the winners of this year's Young Women of Distinction Awards will be announced.
Tickets are $35 (current year Gold and Silver Award recipients are guests of GSRI). We especially encourage previous Gold Award recipients (or First Class, Curved Bar or Golden Eaglet) to attend and show your support of this year's class of recipients.
Click here to purchase your seats and/or make a donation to the Young Women of Distinction Scholarship Fund.
We thank Amica Insurance, our presenting sponsor.
The Matty Fund
Each year we select an organization that troops may choose to financially support with some of their Cookie Sale proceeds. This year, troops can opt to make a contribution to The Matty Fund, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and families living with epilepsy.
Girl Scout Shop Hours
The Girl Scout Shop at 500 Greenwich Avenue is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5:30pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.
The Friendship Shop at Camp Hoffman is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.
Council Service Project: Project Undercover
Project Undercover is just one of the many ways in which the girls in our council "make the world a better place". This year we challenge service units to collect 4% more socks, underwear and diapers for needy children than they did last year. To incent you, each service unit that reaches its goal will have a chance to win a FREE Community Camping weekend. Click here to read more.