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Signature Events

Girl Scouts - Diamonds Signature events take place annually in varied areas of the council and offer a unique, theme-focused experience for girls throughout the council. 

Girl Fest: STEAM Expo

Girl Fest: STEAM Expo | November 15-16 | Friday Overnight Optional
Information added to event calendar listing as details are planned

Embrace your inner risk-taker and discover the world of science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Dive into STEAM  through specialized workshops hosted by experts in the subject matter of your choice! Then check out the expo hall full of hands-on activities led by STEAM organizations and colleges from across the state. From outdoor art to engineering, meteorology to robotics, there is something for every G.I.R.L.! When you register for Girl Fest, you will be able to choose your own workshops for the day. Don’t wait! Workshop spaces are limited.

Lunch, patch and rocker included. Girls may attend with their troop or a parent. No tagalongs. Only girls need to register for individual girl workshops! Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors may choose from any CSA scheduled workshop. 

Cookie Palooza

Cookie Palooza | January 10-11, 2020
Information added as details are planned

Rally the troops! Join us for our 2020 council cookie rally! Join Girl Scouts from across the council to celebrate the kick-off of the new cookie year. Take part in fun (and educational!) activities to master the 5 Skills and boost your financial literacy skills to help you have your best cookie season yet! Troops who sign up to run a rally station or lead a younger girl financial literacy badge/petal workshop will receive 5 free admissions to the event. Friday overnight optional. Earn your Leader Rocker! Girls may attend with their troop or a parent. Families welcome!

G.I.R.L. Leadership Summit

G.I.R.L. Leadership Summit | February 14-15, 2020
Information added as details are planned

Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors—how will you change the world? This older girl leadership retreat will focus on how teens can take the lead on issues of justice, inclusion and women’s empowerment from your school to your world. Strengthen your leadership skills at this weekend-long retreat and learn how you can discover what moves you, connect with others who share your passion and take action to make world a better place. You might even find your inspiration for your Gold or Silver Award project! Earn your Leader Rocker! Girls may attend with their troop, and drop-off accommodations may be available. No tagalongs.

Girl Scout Jamboree

Girl Scout Jamboree | Spring 2020
Information added as details are planned

Join us for an outdoor fun-filled Girl Scout weekend! Girl Scouts and their families are invited to camp out and enjoy tons of outdoor activities including a traditional Girl Scout campfire, outdoor cooking, hiking, shooting sports, canoeing, a live animal presentation and more! Girl Scout troops and service units are encouraged to set up their own activity stations highlighting fun Girl Scout activities, games or projects. A Girl Scout pop-up shop will also be onsite. Girls are encouraged to make swaps to trade with fellow Girl Scouts!

Rocker make-up opportunity! 

Magic Springs Campout

Magic Springs Campout | May 29-30, 2020
Magic Springs and Crystal Falls, Hot Springs

Enjoy a special night at Magic Springs complete with a nighttime roller coaster ride, a movie and popcorn under the stars, SWAPS trading and a campout with your fellow Girl Scouts! Saturday, have the family join in on the fun with special Girl Scout discount tickets, and enjoy a special concert that night! Rocker make-up opportunity (while supplies last). Girls may attend with their troop or a parent. Adults must be registered members and background checked as this is an overnight event. No tagalongs. Families may join the next day.

Girls may attend individually with a GS member parent or as a troop. Adults (parents included) attending this event must be registered for this event. Please, no drop-offs.

Gold, Silver and Graduating Seniors Award Ceremony

Girl Scout Gold, Siler and Graduating Seniors Award Ceremony 
June 6, 2020
Clinton Presidential Center; Little Rock

The Gold Award and Silver Award are the highest and most prestigious Girl Scout awards and are the culmination of the Girl Scout Leadership experience. Join us in celebrating the amazing young women of Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas who have dedicated themselves to making the world a better place as well as recognizing our graduating seniors as they begin their journey as Girl Scout alumnae. This year’s Gold Award Girl Scouts, Silver Award Girl Scouts, all graduating Girl Scout high school seniors and their friends and families are invited to join us for this event. 

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Early September 2020

Come out to the Cardboard Boat Regatta  to plan and build a sea-worthy boat made entirely of cardboard and duct tape. In teams of 3 or 4 Girl Scouts, you’ll be constructing and racing your boat to the soggy finish. All participants should come prepared to build a boat and get wet. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd speed winners in each age group as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for overall design.

During and after the races, enjoy other STEM, aquatic and other traditional camp and outdoor activities. 

Families are welcome at this event!

This event is only open to members who renew their Girl Scout membership by August 31. When you renew online, a Cardboard Boat Regatta registration link will be emailed to you.

 

 

  • Earn the G.I.R.L. Rockers!
    Get your G.I.R.L. rockers by attending Girl Scouts - Diamonds Signature Events! 

    Go-Getter | Early Renewal
    Innovator | Cardboard Boat Regatta
    Risk-Taker | Girl Fest
    Leader | G.I.R.L. Leadership Summit or Cookie Palooza
    Make-up Opportunities | Scouting U and Magic Springs Campout

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    Earn the Road Trip Patch!
    Travelling more than 120 miles to attend a Signature Event? You can earn your the Road Trip patch - just download and complete the activity sheet.