Events Calendar



Upcoming events

    • 29 Mar 2017
    • 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Webinar
    • 15
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens February 22, 2017

    New Leader Training

    *Training required of all incoming leaders.

    So, you have answered the call to action, joined as an adult Girl Scout Volunteer and you can’t wait to get her there, now what?  Spend some time with us reviewing the essential elements of the Girl Scout Leadership  Experience and learn how to engage girls in a way that promotes girl-led decision making, encourages girls to learn by doing and supports cooperative learning.  We will help you jump start your journey to learn the who, what, when, where, and why of being a troop leader and volunteering with Girl Scout of Greater Mississippi.  This training should be completed within 30 days of registering as a Girl Scout Volunteer.

     

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Webinar Class

     6:00 p.m.

    Cost:  Free

    Min/Max:  3/25

    Registration Deadline:  March 26, 2017

    • 01 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    Registration Opens February 18, 2017
    Girl Scout Olympics

    Get ready for a day of fun and competition at the Girl Scout Olympics! You will participate with your team in a variety of fun and challenging events! Some events are “Real Sports,” some are “Wacky Sports” and some will be based on the Minute to Win It game show! 

    Participants must be registered Girl Scouts and must be accompanied by an adult.  Troops should also maintain girl/adult ratio.  Bring a sack lunch and drinks and tailgate or purchase a sack lunch/drink for $4 (pre-pay online, ticket will be given at registration).  Water stations will be available throughout the day. 

    Troop leaders, parents and tag-a-longs are free, however, everybody attending must register.


    Who:  All Registered Girl Scouts can compete

              (Families are invited to cheer them on!)

    Date:  Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Location:  Camp Iti Kana

                   11 Camp Iti Kana Road

                   Wiggins, MS

    Time:  9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Cost:  $10 per girl (includes a patch)

    Optional T-shirt:  $10 ($12 for 2XL and 3XL)

    Min/Max:  100/400

    Registration Closes: Sunday, March 19, 2017

     Click here for Olympic Challenge descriptions.

    • 01 Apr 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Gulf Coast Research Lab, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    • 35
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens March 4 , 2017.

     Miss Peetsy B Bayou Tour

    **For Daisy and Brownie Scouts**

    Spend 90 minutes in a waterfront classroom and 90 minutes touring the marsh aboard the Miss Peetsy B.   You will observe and collect various types of marsh organisms and well as measure water quality.  Click here for more information on the program agenda.


    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    2 p.m. – 5 p.m.


    USM Gulf Coast Research Lab

    703 East Beach Drive

    Ocean Springs, MS 39564


    $20 per Participant

     (1 Adult free for every 10 girls*)


    Min/Max:  25/50 (including free adults)

    Registration Deadline:  March 25, 2017


    **Contact Kyna McCalpin at kmccalpin@gsgms.org or 

    601-326-5648 to request your free adult spot.

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 80

    Registration Opens February 25 , 2017.

     Leave No Trace Awareness 

    **For Daisy and Brownie Scouts**

    Learn the 7 principles of Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics all while enjoying the environment around us. 

    **Date and Time Change**

    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon


    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


    $2 per Girl


    Min:  15 girls (adult/girl ratio in effect)

    Registration Deadline:  April 2, 2017

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 7
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens February 25, 2017

    Basic First Aid/CPR Training


    *Required training if you plan to take troop trips.

     

    This training is for adults and girls 15 years and over. Those who pass the class will earn their Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.  This course requires on-line prerequisite course work. Please print and bring with you the online certificates as proof of completion. Once you are registered, we will send you the link for the online course work.  Please bring a sack lunch.  


    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Rd, Wiggins, MS

     9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Cost:  $40.00

    Min/Max:  7/15

    Registration Deadline:  March 26, 2017

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 09 Apr 2017
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 9

    Registration opens February 25, 2017

    Outdoor Living Skills

    *Required training to take your troop camping.

    Learn the skills necessary to take your troop camping on your own!  This course is not required to attend council sponsored events, but it is a requirement for you to take your troop or service unit camping.  The training will allow participants to teach girls safe principles for hiking, building fires, and preparing meals.  Other basic skills explored will be knot tying, basic map and compass reading, and care of the natural environment.  You will experience outdoor cooking and using a variety of shelters.  During this training you will also learn the skills to needed to guide your girls through the Outdoor Living Skills patch program from the American Camp Association designed to help girls learn basic outdoor skills.


    April 8 - 9, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Iti Kana Rd, Wiggins, MS

     9:00 a.m. Saturday - 12:00 p.m. Sunday

    Cost:  $45.00

    Min/Max:  5/15

    Registration Deadline:  March 26, 2017


    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 97

    Registration Opens February 25 , 2017.

     Leave No Trace Awareness 

    **For Junior Scouts and Above**

    Learn the 7 principles of Leave No Trace and Outdoor Ethics all while enjoying the environment around us. 

    **Time Change**

    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


    $2 per Girl

     

    Min:  15 girls (adult/girl ratio in effect)

    Registration Deadline:  April 2, 2017

    • 22 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CDT)
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 2

    Registration opens March 11, 2017

    Small Craft Training

    Earn the certification that you need to take your troop/group canoeing. You need to be a good swimmer and to be comfortable in a canoe/kayak and in lake water. This course requires on-line prerequisite course work. Please print and bring with you the online certificates as proof of completion. Once you are registered, we will send you the link for the online course work.  You should bring a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, water shoes or old tennis shoes that can get wet and a sack lunch.  This training is for adults and girls 15 years and over.


    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Rd, Wiggins, MS

     9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Cost:  $35.00

    Min/Max:  6/12

    Registration Deadline:  April 9, 2017


    • 22 Apr 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 244
    2017 Girl Awards Ceremony
    The Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi cordially invites you to be a part of our Annual Girl Award Ceremony as we shine the spotlight on our girls. Our Bronze, Silver and Gold Award honorees will be recognized at this council-wide event along with our Top Fall Product Sellers and Top Cookie Sellers!

    Date:    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Time:    10:00 a.m.

                (Check-in at 9:15 a.m.)

    Where:   Camp Iti Kana

    Cost:     $5.00 per person (Honorees are free) 


    • 28 Apr 2017
    • 29 Apr 2017
    • Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront

    Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition

    April 28-29, 2017


    Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront

    1600 E Beach Blvd

    Gulfport, MS 39501


    Friday Night

    5 p.m. - 6 p.m.  .............................................................. Reception

    8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  ................ Strategic Planning Session


    Saturday Morning

    9:00 a.m.  .................................................................. Registration

    10:00 a.m.  ...................................................... Business Meeting


    Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

    Immediately after the Business Meeting

    $20 per person

    • 05 May 2017
    • 6:35 PM
    • MGM Park, 105 Caillvet Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
    Registration is closed

    Shuckers Baseball

    GS Camping Night

    Friday, May 5th

    6:35 p.m.


    vs Montgomery Biscuits




    Admission - $20 per person

    (Includes one Reserve Level Game Ticket, Shuckers Scout Patch* and camping**)


    Admission - $11 per person

    (Includes one Reserve Level Game Ticket, Shuckers Scout Patch*)


    Pre-Game Parade around the field for Scouts

    Post Game "Kids Run the Bases"


    Registration Deadline - April 21, 2017

    *While supplies last.

    ** Limited to the first 100 tents.


    Late registrations are an additional $5.

    • 06 May 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Gulfport GS Office
    • 37

    Registration opens March 25, 2017

    Gold Award Training Session

    Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts, come discover what the highest award in Girl Scouting is all about. Attend this meeting to ask questions, see past projects, and get the guidelines for earning the Gold Award. Troop leaders, parents, and advisers are also encouraged to attend. For any Girl Scout wanting to pursue their Gold Award, it is mandatory that you take the Gold Award training.


    Gulfport Girl Scout Office

    1610 25th Avenue, Gulfport, MS


    May 6, 2017

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


    5 min/40 max

    Registration closes May 3, 2017.

    • 06 May 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Camp Wahi
    • 38

    Registration Opens March 25, 2017


    Registration Deadline:  April 22, 2017

    • 06 May 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Gulf Coast Research Lab, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    • 50
    Registration is closed

    Registration Opens April 8 , 2017.

     Miss Peetsy B Bayou Tour

    **For Junior Scouts and Above**

    Spend 90 minutes in a waterfront classroom and 90 minutes touring the marsh aboard the Miss Peetsy B.   You will observe and collect various types of marsh organisms and well as measure water quality.  Click here for more information on the program agenda.


    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    2 p.m. – 5 p.m.


    USM Gulf Coast Research Lab

    703 East Beach Drive

    Ocean Springs, MS 39564


    $20 per Participant

     (1 Adult free for every 10 girls*)


    Min/Max:  25/50 (including free adults)

    Registration Deadline:  May 1, 2017


    **Contact Kyna McCalpin at kmccalpin@gsgms.org or 

    601-326-5648 to request your free adult spot.

    • 27 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • Webinar
    • 25
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens April 22, 2017

    New Leader Training

    *Training required of all incoming leaders.

    So, you have answered the call to action, joined as an adult Girl Scout Volunteer and you can’t wait to get her there, now what?  Spend some time with us reviewing the essential elements of the Girl Scout Leadership  Experience and learn how to engage girls in a way that promotes girl-led decision making, encourages girls to learn by doing and supports cooperative learning.  We will help you jump start your journey to learn the who, what, when, where, and why of being a troop leader and volunteering with Girl Scout of Greater Mississippi.  This training should be completed within 30 days of registering as a Girl Scout Volunteer.

     

    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Webinar Class

     9:00 a.m.

    Cost:  Free

    Min/Max:  3/25

    Registration Deadline:  May 21, 2017

    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Camp Iti Kana
    • 40
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens April 22, 2017

    Gold Award Training Session

    Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts, come discover what the highest award in Girl Scouting is all about. Attend this meeting to ask questions, see past projects, and get the guidelines for earning the Gold Award. Troop leaders, parents, and advisers are also encouraged to attend. For any Girl Scout wanting to pursue their Gold Award, it is mandatory that you take the Gold Award training. 


    Camp Iti Kana

    11 Camp Iti Kana Road, Wiggins, MS


    June 3, 2017

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    5 min/40 max

    Registration closes May 31, 2017.

    • 04 Jun 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Jackson GS Office
    • 40
    Registration is closed

    Registration opens April 23, 2017

    Gold Award Training Session

    Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts, come discover what the highest award in Girl Scouting is all about. Attend this meeting to ask questions, see past projects, and get the guidelines for earning the Gold Award. Troop leaders, parents, and advisers are also encouraged to attend. For any Girl Scout wanting to pursue their Gold Award, it is mandatory that you take the Gold Award training. 


    Jackson Girl Scout Office

    1471 W County Line Rd, Jackson, MS


    June 4, 2017

    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


    5 min/40 max

    Registration closes June 1, 2017.

    • 24 Jun 2017
    • 6:35 PM
    • MGM Park, 105 Caillvet Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
    Registration is closed

    Shuckers Baseball

    Girl Scout Night & Fireworks Show

    Saturday, June 24th

    6:35 p.m.


    vs Mississippi Braves




    Admission - $11 per person

    (Includes one Reserve Level Game Ticket, a Shuckers Scout Patch* and the Fireworks Show)


    Pre-Game Parade around the field for Scouts

    Post Game "Kids Run the Bases"


    Registration Deadline - June 6, 2017

    *While supplies last.


    Late Registrations are an additional $5

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