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The following community events and activities are hosted and coordinated by external organizations and may provide special discounts for Girl Scouts (listed by month or as an ongoing opportunity). These events/opportunities are not necessarily endorsed by GSGLA. To advertise with GSGLA, please contact Marketing Manager Dana Nunez at DNunez@girlscoutsla.org.
 

Highlighted Partners

Toyota Symphonies For Youth with the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Feb. 18 (The Art of the Piano)
April 1 (Reykjavik Festival Maximus Musicus)
The Los Angeles Philharmonic offers the indescribable experience of live orchestra combined with the fantasy of theatre to introduce kids to the joys of classical music. Each concert is preceded by art workshops along with a Girl Scout exclusive post-performance Q&A. Recommended for Daisies, Brownies and juniors ages 5-11, but open to all Girl Scouts and their families. LA Phil patch included with ticket purchase. Call Group Services today to book your troop 323.850.2050. Click here to view the flier.

College Day: Snapshots of UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  

March 4, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
We cordially invite your troop to UCLA for our 5th annual College Day: Snapshots of UCLA. This is a day where we will share our experiences in college and how scouting has helped us here. This event is to provide scouts from grades 7-12 with all of the necessary skills and tips needed to help them get into the right college. We will be hosting several workshops about college-related topics, as well as a tour of our beautiful campus. Application window opens Jan. 9 and closes Feb. 6. Please click here for more information. 

Aquarium of the Pacific's Scout Day 
Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach 
March 18
Girl Scouts, their family, and friends are invited to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific at the discounted rate of only $14 adult and $8 child (regular $29.95 adult and $17.95 child). Tickets must be purchased in advance online – click here to purchase. Girl Scouts can take steps toward completing badge requirements with self-led activity sheets available for download online. Spots fill up quickly, so make your reservation now. Fun patches will be available in the gift store. Receive 20% off gift store purchases on Scout Day when in uniform. Click here to get your tickets now.  

Can’t make it on Scout Day? Mention coupon code G-PD17 when you book your group of 10 or more for additional savings through Dec. 31, 2017. Call 562.590.3100 for group reservations.

Girl Scout Day at the Ahmanson Theatre Presents: Into The Woods
Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles
April 9, 1 p.m. (groups 15+ pricing starts at $22.50)
This wildly theatrical re-invention is James Lapine & Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods like you’ve never experienced before! Revisit the classics like “Children Will Listen” and “Giants in the Sky”—performed by the acclaimed Fiasco Theater ensemble in this unplugged and thrillingly clever revival. Mind the wolf, heed the witch, and honor the giant at this extraordinary musical about the power of wishes and what happens when they really do come true. Call 213-972-7231 to make your reservation! Click here to view the flier. 

Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!”
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
April 22-23, 2017
Get ready for a musical experience pulled from the pages of Mo Willems's beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books that will leave audiences doing the "Flippy Floppy Floory" dance all night long! In this vaudevillian romp, Elephant and Piggie sing and dance their way through plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney suspense. Use special promo code “GSLA” at checkout for a Girl Scout special of $15 per ticket! Click here to be directed to the Wallis Annenberg website.

Meet the Stars at Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Meet Hollywood’s biggest stars! Get up close and personal with over 125 incredible life-like figures all under one roof! Choose from three group packages. Starting at only $15 per person. Click here for more information. 

Must book at least three days in advance to receive special Girl Scout pricing. Final payment is due prior to visit. Contact Group Sales at 1-866-841-3487 or 323-798-1681 or groupsales@madametussaudshw.com

Newport Landing Whale Watching
Newport Landing Whale Watching offers year-round dolphin and whale watching tours which are perfect for family vacations, a weekend adventure, or an educational on-the-water experience for your Girl Scout Troop. For Girl Scout Troops we offer a special, year round discount at $14 for Scouts and $17 for friends and family. Whale watching is a valuable resource for environmental stewardship, and fun outdoor learning, with age level appropriate curriculum and activities available on our website at www.newportwhales.com.

Our trips last about 2.5 hours, and we head out every day of the week, with year round whale sightings year round! Summertime is our Blue whale season, and Orange County is one of a few places in the world where a day tour can bring people within close viewing distance of these 100ft long animals. In fact, they are the largest animal that has ever lived! Book your cruise today by calling 949-675-0551x118 or emailing jessica@newportwhales.com.

Milk & Eggs - Food Marketplace - Farms & more! 
Our goal is to connect benefactors (customers) to amazing farmers and food makers. Membership & Delivery are FREE and orders can be changed anytime. Benefactors sign up for subscriptions of milk, eggs, dairy, meats, vegetables, and fruits on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. All food will be the freshest available and locally acquired. Aggregation and delivery is environmentally friendly, it’s a win for you and the environment. 

We stand behind our product and are excited to offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If it does not exceed your expectations, we would gladly issue a refund! Learn more.

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To become a highlighted partner and have your event or program listed in this section, please contact Dana Nunez at DNunez@girlscoutsla.org

Ongoing Events

GIRLS UNITE
GIRLS UNITE allows Girl Scouts to Dream, Act, and Change their world together at the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, California. Disney Youth Education Series Programs are available year round to troops of 10 or more Girl Scouts, but on select dates in May and June of 2015, troops or individuals can enjoy exclusive to Girl Scout educational experiences that only Disney can provide!

  • These programs take place in the information-rich setting of the Disney Parks. Each program is approximately three hours in length with troops and individual girls experiencing the events with other Girl Scouts. 
  • Participants must be a registered Girl Scout and at least seven years old at the time of the event.
  • Each participant will receive a GIRLS UNITE participation patch and Disney Youth Education Series certificate. 
  • Discounted pricing includes: the Youth Education Series program and admission to the parks for the rest of the day! The same discounted pricing is available for additional guests visiting the Resort on the day as the troop. These additional guests will not be permitted to attend the programs but are welcome to play in the park. Pricing includes options for annual pass holders.
  • Adult Chaperones will be required to attend the program with their troop or individual Girl Scout based on a one per 10 ratio.  

To learn more about this opportunity, please e-mail Dlr.Girls.Unite@disney.com, or call 714-956-6454 to speak with a specialist. Click here to view the flier for more information about the programs, and click here to download the application. 

Disney Youth Education Series!
There are so many to choose from! Disney Youth Education Series programs take place in the information-rich setting of the Disney California Adventure® Park and Disneyland® Park to give students—and their teachers—a hands-on, educational adventure. This collection of guided field studies, available in Applied Sciences, Environmental Studies, Liberal Arts and Leadership Development, is accredited, standards-based and designed to reinforce your classroom lessons. Practice teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills as your group participates in one-of-a-kind moments that use the magic of Disney to make learning even more impactful. View the flier. Download the application. Visit www.disneyyes.com for more information.

Ralph’s Earth Day
Speak Out. It's Your Earth! encourages youth to find their voice and help make a positive impact on the environment. Girl Scouts will explore the aisles of Ralphs while learning easy ways to make a difference. Lessons teach the impact of energy conservation, recycling, agriculture, and more! By the end of the field trip, Girl Scouts will feel empowered to speak out for their earth! To read more about the program, visit http://www.fieldtripfactory.com/ralphsearthdayClick here to book, or call 800-987-6409. 

electriKIDS- Girl Scout Workouts
Bring a high-energy kids’ fitness class to your Girl Scout troop meeting! Our instructors will keep the girls active with hip hop dance, circuit training, and more for the entire hour. You can sit back and relax or join in the fun. Work towards a fitness themed badge in Wellness and Healthy Living. We provide the equipment and music. Geared for Daisy through Junior Girl Scouts. We also offer electriGIRL Girls’ Empowerment workshops for Cadettes. electriKIDS has been energizing kids across America since 1999. For pricing and availability, call 310-709-2921 or visit www.electrikids.com

Local Court Field Trip Opportunity & the Justice Patch Program
The Justice Patch Program (see the requirements under our Patch Programs)  is designed to help Daisy through Ambassador Girl Scouts develop a sense of fairness, an understanding of why we have laws, and an awareness of how laws are enacted and can be changed.  Girls will also learn about the role of lawyers and judges in the community.  One of the Justice Patch Program requirements for Brownie through Ambassador Girls Scouts is visiting a local court.  The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (CACB) and the Los Angeles Superior Court (LASC) offer court tours and an opportunity to meet with a judge and his/her staff.  To schedule a tour at the CACB, contact Jan Zari at justicepatchvisits@cacb.uscourts.gov.  To schedule a tour at the LASC, contact Sylvia White-Irby at 213-633-0127. To plan a visit to another local courthouse, please contact that court directly.  Justice Patch Program patches are available for purchase at your local GSGLA retail store. 

Girls Who Build Event at LEGOLAND - November 12

A Faery Hunt creates original interactive musicals in the forest

Study Urban Wildlife with the National Park Service

Visit The Autry

Visit Hidden Valley Wildlife Area

Junior Girl Scout Pet Care Patch Workshop and Volunteer Opportunity

Heal our Heroes: Make Cards for Veterans: 310-268-4350