Is your troop looking for a service activity?  Want an excuse to hang out at Camp Lakamaga for a while in August?  Maybe earn a little money for your amazing troop adventures?  Then check out the Lakamaga Adult Education Conference’s Service Troop opportunity!  We are looking for an older girl troop (or maybe two troops?…

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  2017’s theme reflects the power held within the sisterhood of Girl Scouts.  Sisters All Are We. Everything about this year is bold.  It’s colorful.  It’s diverse.  It’s about challenging ourselves to try something new.  It’s about reconnecting with your closest friends in Girl Scouting.  It’s about being role models to the girls.  Broaden your…

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What’s a Girl Scout event without custom gear?  We wouldn’t know because we always have a t-shirt to commemorate the adventure! For 2016, we’ve simplified the t-shirt game.  This year we are featuring our adorable Whooo Loves Girl Scouts? logo on either a blue short-sleeved t-shirt, a blue hooded sweatshirt, or a lighter blue v-neck…

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Back by popular demand – Small Craft Safety plus Canoe Safety! Interested in taking your girls on an overnight that includes canoeing?  This is the class you need.  This American Red Cross certification class is all about taking your current swimming and canoeing skills to the next level.  Learn basic rescue skills for flat water….

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River Valleys Council is HUGE.  You know this, we know this.  We know that it takes over three hours to drive from one edge of the council to the other.  Driving in for a conference that begins early in the morning is cumbersome for those of you farther away.  Coming in from Lakes & Pines…

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Summer weather has arrived.  School is winding down.  Troops putting final touches on summer plans.  Girls already packing for camp (are your girls registered yet?).  So what does that mean for us?  Well, that registration is almost open! The committee is putting the last googly eyes on our swaps, getting the goodies ready, and re-arranging…

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Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. Shared With A Pal.  SWAPS! This traditional trinket is a must for events such as the Lakamaga Conference.  That’s right, even adult Girl Scouts swap!  More than just a thing to exchange, SWAPS have a large history with Girl Scouting as they are a way to say hello to your…

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We do! It’s official, ladies and gentlemen, the theme for the 47th Annual Lakamaga Adult Education Conference is set : Whoooo loves Girl Scouts?  Because seriously, if the attendees of Lakamaga Conference don’t meet that, who does? 2016 is all about why we love being Adult Girl Scouts.  We are all here for the girls,…

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We cannot believe that the 2015 Lakamaga Conference was almost three months ago!   It was just yesterday we donned the bright green committee t-shirts and put up the tents and information table out in the dewy lawn of camp, right? In fact, we bet some of us still haven’t fully unpacked our tote bags…

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One of my favorite activities at camp is canoeing.  I love spending quiet afternoons paddling around the lake, greeting the wildlife along the shore, chatting with my buddy, and just listening to the water.  As much as I love canoeing on my own, leading girls to this experience is more powerful.  As a girl, I…

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