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Events

Events are continually added to the online calendar. Check regularly for updated content. 
All registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds, less 20% cancellation fee, will be issued if notification of cancellation is received in the council office at least seven days prior to the event/training.  No refund will be issued if cancellation is made six or less days prior to the event/training.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Oh, no! Rumor has it that there is a plot afoot to steal some of our beloved Girl Scout cookies from camp this summer.  Join a team of detectives to follow the evidence, interpret the clues and find the culprits.

Participants will enjoy hands-on S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) experiments, arts and crafts, Girl Scout...

Fort Worth
Monday, July 6, 2015

Ready to become a real life princess? We will read the book Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots and make our very own special princess books, princess crowns and wands!

Lubbock
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

"Here Ccomes Peter Cottontail" is the theme song for this fun, short session.  Camp will adopt some bunnies for the girls to learn how to care for, cuddle, and feed.  Also incuded will be time for swimming, and arts and crafts.  Counselors or camp aides will sleep in the cabins with these young campers.  A health history is required, not a...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Explore the night sky and learn all about stars! You will stargaze and play night games. During the day you will get to try all of the other fun activities camp has to offer.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Grab your mom (or grandma or aunt) and head out to Camp Kiwanis to have some fun together.  Activities will include crafts, folk dancing, swimming and a campfire.  Participants will sleep in cabins.  This is the perfect experience to prepare girls for resident camp.  No physical or health history is needed.  Be sure to list names of both mom...

Amarillo
Saturday, July 11, 2015

After this class you will feel comfortable taking your troop on an overnight camping experience!  You will learn fire building safety, menu & activity planning, proper care of equipment, knots and the basic concept of Leave No Trace.  

For added convenience we are breaking this training into two parts.  The first session will be held...

Abilene
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Your girls are now "Experienced" Girl Scouts.  They have earned badges and a Journey or two.  They are excited to be campers, and they are experienced cookie entrepreneurs.  It is now up to you to provide them that chance to become Leaders in a Girl-Led environment. You will learn what Cadettes can do, how they act, and most importantly how to...

Fort Worth
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Build your own bag of tips and tricks for camping and outdoor cooking.  Create simple outdoor tools from things you have around the house — saving $$$$ for your troop.  Master the know-how that will allow you to readily lead your girls in crafting their own easy-to-use items to expand their camping experiences.  Some possible tools that you...

Fort Worth
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Your girls are now "Experienced" Girl Scouts.  They have earned badges and a Journey or two.  They are excited to be campers, and they are experienced cookie entrepreneurs.  Now they are ready for that next step - To Be Leaders!  This training is geared to help you transition your troop smoothly from one age-level to the next while keeping you...

Fort Worth
Sunday, July 12, 2015

This horse session includes a Stevens Ranch rodeo that you will help plan and participate in!  In addition you will work on your CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) level 2B skills, which include being able to identify leads while in the lope and learning additional fun horse riding patterns while continuing to expand your knowledge of...

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Are you into mysteries? Do you like to play the game of Clue? Are you interested in forensic science? Then come join the Stevens Ranch Investigation Team. Small little mishaps occur around our camp, and we need the best of the best to help solve them. So pack your magnifying glass and come find out who dunnit’.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Come to Stevens Ranch and have fun while flexing your leadership muscles! Camp Aides will bunk together while working with a unit of younger girls and assist with crafts, daily activities and kapers. All work and no play makes for a very dull Camp Aide, so we have lots of fun stuff just for you! Pre-requisites: Girls must have completed Program...

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Take a journey back in time to live like the Greeks! You'll explore Greek life through astronomy, express yourself through music, drama and art, and perfect your mastery of craftsmanship while building a catapult. Have a Greek feast and play games like the Olympians did.  By the time you leave camp, it will all be Greek to you!

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

This two week program will help you further develop leadership and outdoor living skills. You will develop program planning skills, learn about specific areas of camp, and will have the opportunity to hold an apprenticeship in an area of your choice. You will work directly with the counselors, administrative staff, and campers.

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Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Woodworking gives you a feeling of accomplishment. It is a thrill to say, “I made it myself! ” Come learn how to use some basic tools, create some simple woodworking projects, and keep a “level” head about it. Help the planet; learn to use recycled materials in your projects. Don’t worry, you won’t miss out on other camp activities.

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Completed Cowgirl Up? Now what? Expand your skills and assist with riding instruction both in the arena and on the trail, teach and assist in horse and barn care. Help with and ride in the rodeo. Shadow the barn staff and prepare yourself for a possible future job as barn crew.

Pre-requisite: Cowgirl Up

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Stretch your limits and discover the greatness you have inside you. Are you ready to push yourself to the max and embrace the importance of what teamwork is all about? Learn about fitness, play capture the flag, thrive on an obstacle course, and greet every morning ready to run! 

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

You’ve seen the show, now the Amazing Race comes to Stevens Ranch! Each day teams will try and outsmart each other with clues and compete in adventure challenges such as canoeing, tubing, horseback riding, and hiking to special places in camp. Don’t worry, between road blocks and races against time you will still get to relax and it will be...

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Explore camp at night!  Take a moonlight hike, build a campfire, roast marshmallows, listen to the wood fairy and Brownie Elf stories and go to bed a little later than other campers.  During the daylight, you will enjoy swimming, horseback riding and arts and crafts.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Are you eager to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow?  This is the "aim" of this fun-filled week as you take the archer's stance, aim, shoot and hit the bull's eye?  Each day you will spend time at the archery range improving your skills and then at the end of the week, there will be a shoot off challenge.  Time will be scheduled for swimming,...

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Have you seen the movie Wall-E?  Ever dream of creating your own robot?  Join us for this week of electric fun where you'll build a robot and discover the science behind moving machines, gears and motors!    We'll include swimming, horseback riding, and a cookout.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Don’t let yourself become a couch potato.  Come to camp and get active!  There will be swimming, horseback riding, climbing the rock wall, zipping down the zipline, tennis and maybe a little Zumba.  Come join the fun!

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like to cook? In this session you will learn to cook delicious meals over a campfire and how to use a propane stove.  We'll include pie irons, dutch ovens, a solar oven and, of course, you will eat everything you make.  Not to worry, there will be time to cool off in the pool, relax, ride horses and do arts and crafts.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Have you done it all and are ready to share with others while working on your leadership skills?  This is a fun way to help younger campers adapt to camp life.  Occasionally, you will get to cabin with the younger campers.  We will save time for some of the fun stuff just for you!  Helping with the horses may be assigned on a rotating basis....

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Be at the barn on a daily basis (weather permitting) expanding your horsewomanship and horse first aid knowledge, plus work on your CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) level 1B riding skills. Learn to halt on command from a trot, posting and standing, two point trot, ride turns, reverses, circles at the walk, and trot in correct riding...

Council
Sunday, July 12, 2015

In this workshop you will learn how to put up, storm lash, take down, and choose tents.  You will also learn sites to camp at other than Council facilities.  You will have the opportunity to experiment with various types of tents. 

Participants will need to bring their Outdoor Education in Girl Scouting book.

Requisite:...

Abilene
Sunday, July 12, 2015

Do you love exploring nature? Is your best friend a caterpillar? During this three-day adventure, we’ll grab our magnifying glasses and take a journey through the world of bugs! You’ll learn about Stevens Ranch’s eco-system on a bug-sized scale. Before you bug-out, you’ll also have time for other camp activities, too.

Council
Monday, July 13, 2015

Looking for a little competition? Girls will have the opportunity to play several games based off of the Minute To Win It game show.

Lubbock
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Do you love exploring nature? Is your best friend a caterpillar? During this three-day adventure, we’ll grab our magnifying glasses and take a journey through the world of bugs! You’ll learn about Stevens Ranch’s eco-system on a bug-sized scale. Before you bug-out, you’ll also have time for other camp activities, too.

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Come to camp and learn about the sights and sounds of the night. This is a great activity for a new camper so bring a friend! Girl Scout Cadettes will work on requirements needed to earn the Night Owl Badge. 

$20 for members

$30 for non-members

Non-Members, please call 806-745-2855...

Lubbock
Saturday, July 18, 2015

Horse Fan is for the Junior Girl Scout who wants to learn all about horses. Never ridden before? Just a beginner? This session is perfect for you.  Learn basic care, safety, build confidence and have a riding lesson in the covered arena. Come join in the fun and learn about proper western-style riding and safety around horses. Complete the...

Council
Saturday, July 18, 2015

Brownie Girl Scouts get to know horses while learning how to be safe around them, plus share horse treats you make for them as you learn fun horse facts. Enjoy a lead pony ride with our trained volunteers. Earn Our Council’s Own Pony Pal badge (provided while supplies last)

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Are you a horse lover and can't wait to ride?  This is the session  for you!  Girls will ride and/or work with the horses daily, assist with grooming, feeding and corral management.  The day begins at the crack of dawn, the prettiest time of day to ride.  Other rides will be the last of the day into the dusk.  This group will be divided into 2...

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Brownies, go wild playing cowboys and Indians. We will blaze new trails while having fun horsing around and being a part of the rodeo. Paint a horse and have a lead pony ride, too!  Lots of fun and games during your stay at the Ranch for a whole week.

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Are you curious about chemical reactions, things that fly or blow up?  Ever wondered how or why all of this happens?  Let's experiment and find out!  Time will be allowed for swimming, riding horses and such!

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Come to Stevens Ranch and have fun while flexing your leadership muscles! Camp Aides will bunk together while working with a unit of younger girls and assist with crafts, daily activities and kapers. All work and no play makes for a very dull Camp Aide, so we have lots of fun stuff just for you! Pre-requisites: Girls must have completed Program...

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Do you love CSI?  Dream of being Nancy Drew or a forensic scientist?  Then grab your magnifying glass and head down a road of mystery and intrigue.  Girls will discover detective and private eye techniques.  Maybe clues will lead you to other activities such as swimming, horseback riding and a cookout.

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Are you tired of the same old things at camp? Ready to try something completely new? Everything this week is too big to fit in the box! You'll play life-sized games, work with a team to complete quirky challenges, and still have time to enjoy a few "normal" camp activities. This week will be larger-than-life! Join us and come camp outside the...

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Do you like to stay up late and then sleep late in the morning?   Choose this session!  There will be  a moonlight swim, exploring the nightlife at camp, stargazing and raiding the kitchen one night for a midnight snack.  You will have time for horseback riding and other activities.

Council
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Leather or Knot?  That is the question. Create several projects working with leather plus become skilled at several handy knots, like a "Monkey's Fist Knot". 

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