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     Registration Deadline October 3, 2014

Find Your Voice and Become a Diamond’s Change Agent at Round Up on The River!

Round Up On The River activities will center around the It’s Your World – Change it! Journeys for Girl Scouts.  Hosted by the Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. 

Brownies | Day Event only

Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 9 am-5:30 pm Brownies will dig into the Brownie Quest Journey to understand how they will take action in their community.  Heifer International will provide hands-on activities and Brownies will earn their Take Action Key and their Celebrating Community Badge.

Brownies will also participate in a Community Resource Fair. Girls will meet several organizations to discover their passion and connect with a cause that will inspire them to take action in their community.

Brownies & their Leaders: $20 each 

Juniors | Day & Night Event 

Saturday, October 11 | 9 am to Sunday, October | Noon Juniors will dig into the Agent of Change Journey and will plan step-by-step how to tackle issues and begin earning the Bronze award. Juniors will earn their Inside Government badge.

Juniors will participate in a Community Resource Fair. Girls will meet several organizations to discover their passion and connect with a cause that will inspire them to take action in their community. Heifer International will demonstrate taking action in the community. 

Junior Leaders and Parents will take two courses, Planning and Reflection and Youth Voice, taught by The David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. For more information about the courses, click here.

Juniors & their leaders: $40 each

Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors | Friday night-Sunday Noon

Friday, October 10 | 5 pm - Sunday, October 12 | Noon Check-in and dinner in the Great Hall and a Clinton School Panel on  Friday night. 

Saturday, October 11| Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors will enjoy a panel hosted by the Clinton School of Public Service and have an all Girl Rally, a Kick-Off and picnic lunch on the back lawn.  

Sunday, October 12 | Girl Scouts will participate in the Commitment to Change Ceremony and Scouts Own and earn their Citizen Badge.

Older Girl Leaders and Parents will take three courses- Building Community Planning and Reflection, and Youth Voice- taught by The David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. For more information about the courses, click here

Friday: The Clinton School Students will speak with the girls about issues they care about, what they are going through in their own lives, and discuss how they can make a difference not only in their community, but within themselves. 

Saturday: Girls will have the opportunity to meet past Gold Award recipients and ask about their experiences of earning the Gold Award.  Girls will also discover the action steps in tackling an issue. Participants will research with the Gold Award Committee topics.

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors and their Leaders price: $60 each 

Program Aides- Cadettes 6th-8th Grade | Friday night - Sunday Noon

Don't feel ready to take on the world just yet? Have a passion to mentor younger girls? If you have completed the Diamonds Council Program Aide training, use your Leadership Skills to guide the Brownies on their journey to earn their Take Action Key!  Adult ratio will be covered for the entire weekend. 

Program Aides: $20 per girl

Registration, Meals and Accommodations
All meals will be catered by Cafe 42. If you have any food allergies, please email Christianna at cbraddix@girlscoutsdiamonds.org, or specify on the online registration.

  • All Adults that are camping overnight will be required to have a background check and attend the Round Up on the River Webinar (Check back for the link).  
  • Please only register girl and adult ratios according to the Volunteer Essentials.
  • Patches will be included with this event’s registration. The Citizen badge must be purchased at your regional office.  
  • There will be a confirmation packet sent to all those who register; it will include a packing list, parking, directions, etc.
  • Accommodations: We will be camping in tents on the Clinton Presidential Center's lawn behind the Clinton Library. The camping perimeter will be enclosed. We will have the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department and Clinton Presidential Center security present  throughout our stay, and Clinton Library cameras on 24/7, to ensure safety for our participants.  
  • Electrical Outlets will be limited. Please plan to bring battery-operated air pumps for air mattresses, and/or a power bank to charge cell phones.
  • If you are not quite ready to sleep in a tent, Radford House and Camp Taloha cabins are available for rent. To reserve a property, please call (800) 632-6894 or email property@girlscoutsdiamonds.org
  • There are many hotels available in the Rivermarket and Downtown Little Rock area. Note: If you choose not to stay at the Clinton Presidential Center, please state that in your registration forms. Also, staying off-site will not reduce program fees.

Interested in volunteering? 

If you would like to join the planning committee email Christianna at cbraddix@girlscoutsdiamonds.org

If you want to help just for Saturday, October 11th, please contact Mindy at mbaird@girlscoutsdiamonds.org