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  • Camp Staff Ready To Hire!

    16 Jan 2015

    We are the Girl Scouts.  We make the world a better place every day.  Our campers are looking for energetic people who are enthusiastic about swimming, hiking, and exploring the great outdoors.  Be a hero to our girls and ignite their curiosity by introducing them to the world of camping!
     
    We have two camp locations:

    Camp E-Ko-Wah is our resident camp located near Marlow, OK on a scenic lake.  The camp includes a swimming pool, horse barn, archery range and over 140 acres to explore.  Camp E-Ko-Wah also has many water activities including our new water trampoline!
     
    Camp Cookieland is our Day Camp and is located near Newalla, OK.  Campers spend their days discovering wooded trails, developing their archery skills, and making new friends!

    For more information call 405-528-GIRL (4475) or email camp@gswestok.org
     
    Click here to apply today!

  • We need your help to find our Girl Scout Alumnae who have earned their Bronze, Silver or Gold Award

    15 Jan 2015

    Every girl can participate.
    1. Find a former Girl Scout who has earned a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award.
    2. Use this form and use the back to conduct an interview with her.
    3. Return the forms to the Service Unit Manager or SU Cookie Consultant with final cookie paperwork.

    Each girl who turns in this completed form will receive a fun patch!

    Bonus: Completing this activity will help you complete your Tula Petal and Girl Scout Way Legacy badges!

    Do More: Write an article about the Alumnae you have met, and you could be featured in a future GSWESTOK publication!

    For more information, contact Julie Bohannon at jbohannon@gswestok.org

  • Girl Scouts to Host Career Empowerment Workshop

    06 Jan 2015

    Local Girl Scouts will gather this Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at the Norman Public Library for the

    Girls will learn what it means to be an ethical leader from our motivating panel of women professionals that include Norman

    This event comes as Girl Scouts in Oklahoma are preparing to kick off their Girl Scout Cookie Sale next month.

     

    Girls will participate in hands-on activities with several of the panelists, including Girl Scout Alumnae Kim Shaw of the Oklahoma Conservation Commission. Shaw is the coordinator of the Blue Thumb Education program and will provide an activity based on water conservation.

    Each girl will end the event by receiving their own career inspired fun patch.

    This is a United Way sponsored event, free to any girl grade K-12 in Cleveland County.

    To RSVP to this event email RSVP@gswestok.org

    For any questions please contact Misti Pryor mpryor@gswestok.org or 405.528.4475

  • STEM Kits in a Box

    17 Dec 2014

    Are you interested in doing some fun STEM activities with your troop? Look no further Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma has got the solution for you! Thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, and administered through Oklahoma EPSCoR, we bring you STEM Kits in a Box that accompany the “It’s Your Planet – Love It!” journey. In these kits you’re provided with EVERYTHING you need to do the activity. Most of the activities are taken directly from the leader guides that accompany each program levels leader guide. After the girls complete all the activities in their level they will earn a colorful patch like this one. Here is a list with a brief description of each activity. Cadette- Ambassador level kits are coming in January! Do you want to find out more? Contact us at STEM@gswestok.org, or visit the STEM web page here.

    Daisy

    Soil Texture – Daisy will explore three different soils, sand topsoil, and clay and through observation determine which one they think is best for flowers like Zinni and her friends to grow in.

    How Plants Drink (Color Changing Flowers) – Daisy’s will explore the process plants use to drink and how water moves up the stem through xylem and phloem and moves to all parts of the plant. Over time the girls will see their flower petals change color. This is an opportunity to d...



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  • Stay up late at the Science Museum

    10 Nov 2014

    Stay up late at Science Museum Oklahoma with Bright Night!

    Bright Nights are your chance to play after hours at the museum. Take a guided tour of outer space in the planetarium, explore who new worlds on the IMAX screen and enjoy multiple hands-on science experiments at night!

    For more information and to register, contact Science Museum Oklahoma at 405-602-3760 or reservations@sciencemuseumok.org.

  • Join us for Giving Tuesday

    03 Nov 2014

    Join Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma on Tuesday, December 2 for Giving Thanks Tuesday!

    Give your time on this National Day of Giving. Girls and volunteers of all ages are invited to work alongside staff members to call donors and say “thank you” for the support they give!

    Time slots of 1-4 hours are available.

    To sign up to make calls, please contact Holly Johns at 405-418-7925 or email hjohns@gswestok.org for more information.

  • Christmas Symbols Tour

    27 Oct 2014

    The registration deadline is almost here for a Girl Scout Alumnae gift to girls: The Christmas Symbols tour. This event is free, but appointment times fill up fast!

    Contact Carol Slaughter at lcslaughterok@aol.com or 405-525-8862.

    Girls will earn about the history of the symbols of Christmas, make a Christmas craft, eat yummy Christmas cookies, and best of all, meet Mrs. Claus and hear a charming Christmas tale.

    Deadline to register is November 16, 2014.

    The Christmas Symbols tour runs from December 1-6, Monday-Thursday 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.