In addition to volunteer-led programs, each year Girl Scouts of Colorado offers multiple, council-sponsored Signature Programs. Signature Programs include events, series, travel and destinations and highest awards. Use the Finder Tool to find programs and events in your area.
Chalk it Up: Visual art event held in September in Pueblo at the El Pueblo Museum. The event is open to community and girls create sidewalk art with artisit chalk.
Cool Science: Collaborative program with the United States Air Force Academy staff, Intel engineers. Girls explored a variety of science topics including forensic, physics, chemistry and engineering. The events are October-November and March-April at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
Mall Lock In: Girls participate in a different themed event while locked in the Chapel Hills Mall. Themes rotate every year and are girl led. Past themes include science, cultures and history.
Statewide Bridging Ceremony at Royal Gorge: Statewide sponsored opportunity for girls to bridge to next level of Girl Scouts at the highest suspension bridge. The event is in May at Canon City Royal Gorge Bridge Park.
Cheyene Mountain Zoo Day: Partnership program with CMZ education department, this one day community event, educates girls, families and friends on animals, ecosystems and the effects of climate change on animal eco systems. The event is held in April or May at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs.
Rocks and Roles - Women on the Ridge: Experienced geoscientists help participants learn the history of the ridge, learn about Mesozoic Colorado, caves and geological products found in cosmetics.They will view models of ancient environments & maps, learn about geologic time, explore rock, mineral and fossil identification, plate tectonics, and ground water systems. They will also do space-oriented activities, use telescopes and galileo scopes. The event is in October in Golden.
Healthy Living Event: Girls will learn about healthy living through hands-on activities appropriate to their various age groups, including such topics as nutrition, exercise, anti-tobacco use, strong bones (calcium needs), breast health, heart health, self esteem, etc. The event is offered at various locations in the state in April and May.
Created Equal: Do you want to be part of the change? Come join us as girls unite to change the world! Learn about your rights and the rights of girls around the world to see how you can be a leader to girls who are still struggle for the opportunity to go to school, see a doctor and be included in their communities. This is supported by the Girl Up program sponsored by the United Nations Foundation and Youth for Human Rights International. The event is offered in Pueblo and Loveland in April.
Savvy Shoppers: Do you love fashion and shopping and sometimes ask yourself, where do our things come from? How did they get there? Who made them and can I make something like that? Get those questions and more answered as we investigate the global world of fashion. You will also learn how to redesign your old clothes into something new and hip that we will model at our eco-warrior princess fashion show. The event is offered in Grand Junction and Colorado Springs in December.
Day at the Capitol: Can a girl become President of the United States? Of course she can! She can grow up to be anything she wants to be. Today a woman can be the leader of her town or city, even President of the United States. Join girls from all over Colorado to tour the Colorado State Capitol and learn about the movers and shakers in state government and how you can grow up to be a leader.
All of the girls will receive the Girl Scout Day at the State Capitol event patch. We thank the Legislative Council, Legislative Legal Services, and the White House Project for their sponsorship of this event. The event is offered in Denver in June.
Life in a Box: Girls practice valuable life skills including goal setting, budgeting, and delayed gratification. Then they learn about the root causes of poverty and raise awareness about homelessness. The event is offered at various locations across the state in October and November.