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Join us for our biggest event of the year:

G.I.R.L. Expo 2018 - Vermont

April 28, 2018
10 am to 4 pm
The Champlain Valley Exposition
Essex Junction, VT

 

Where else can you meet Miss VT 2017, discover your inner artist, relax with yoga, meet a superhero, or pound a giant drum?

Girls ages 5 to 18 and their families will enjoy a day of Everything Exciting for Girls, including FREE workshops, mainstage performances, hands-on exhibits, giveaways, and more!

This event is open to Girl Scouts and the general public.

Tickets $5 per person

Tickets may be purchased online through April 23
or at the door.
 
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Exhibitors
  • American Field Service 
  • American Red Cross
  • ArborTrek
  • Ashdon Farms
  • ASL Training Institute
  • Ballet Vermont
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Burlington Taiko
  • Citizen’s Bank
  • Change the Story
  • Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
  • Digital Cookie
  • Drs. Marko Chiropractic
  • Earthfrendz 
  • Evo Kids Yoga Studio
  • Fort Ticonderoga
  • Girl Scout Cookie Program
  • Girl Sew Chic
  • GSGWM Lead Generation
  • GSGWM Series & Travel
  • GSGWM Volunteer Support
  • GSGWM Highest Awards
  • GSGWM Alumnae Association
  • GSGWM Mountain Top Shop
  • GSGWM Outdoor Programming
  • GSGWM Take Action
  • Guardian Legion
  • Hannaford 
  • Highland Mountain Bike Park
  • Holbrook Travel
  • Jay Peak
  • Kristina Lachaga
  • Lake Champlain Basin Program
  • LL Bean Discovery Schools
  • Lucy’s Home for the Prevention of Homeless Animals
  • Matilda Jane Clothing 
  • MetroRock
  • Me Power
  • Miss Vermont Scholarship Association
  • Mount Washington Cog Railway 
  • Mouse Scouts
  • National Park Service — Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park & Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
  • National Collation for Women in Technology (NCWIT) Robot Playground
  • New England Region Embroiderers Guild of America
  • Plymouth State University
  • Random House Children's Books
  • Six Flags – Great Escape
  • Southern Vermont Natural History Museum
  • Sweet Briar College
  • VINS Star Lab 
  • Vermont Astronomical Society
  • Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences
  • Vermont Jewelry Creations
  • Vermont Technical College 
  • Waterville Valley
  • YWCA of Greater Burlington
  • YWCA Camp Hochelaga
Hands-on Zones
Explore our Outdoor Adventure Zone where you can …
  • Try Mountain Biking with Highland Mountain Bike Park 
  • Learn about our GSGWM Outdoor programs 
  • Jump into the Gaga Pit for a fun game of GaGa 
  • Shoot an arrow at our Archery Range 
  • Try an Airsoft Rifle with our experienced staff 
  • Join a human foosball game with YWCA’s Camp Hochelaga
Be inspired with our Take Action with Girl Scouts Zone where you can …
  • Discover what makes a Girl Scout Take Action project so powerful 
  • Participate in an onsite Take Action Project for Animals and local homeless shelter.
  • Meet representatives from local non-profits who you can work with to make our world a better place
Make connections with our STEAM Zone where you can …
  • Explore water samples under a microscope with the Lake Champlain Basin Program 
  • Watch a healthy recipe demo presented by Hannaford 
  • Control a robot in our Robot Playground sponsored by NCWIT 
  • Watch a planetarium show in an inflatable Star Lab from VINS 
  • Try out a telescope and learn about the new Space badges with Vermont Astronomical Society 
  • Watch demos of activities from the new Girl Scout STEM Badges and journeys 
  • Experiment with Snap Circuits and plastic cup engineering 
  • Play with coding and learn about our Digital Cookie program
  • Meet a raptor visiting from VINS
Main Stage Performers
  • Miss Vermont Association
  • Matilda Jane Fashion Show
  • Southern Vermont Natural History Museum: Turtles and Their Conservation
  • Taiko Aikokai New England
  • Kristina Lachaga, Pop Star
  • Sarah Dillard, Author of Mouse Scouts
  • Top Pastry Chef Competition
  • Jump In! Live with GSGWM Jump In Coaches
     
Workshop Presenters
  • American Red Cross
  • ASL Training Institute
  • Bake for Good 
  • Burlington Taiko
  • Citizen’s Bank
  • Earthfrendz 
  • Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
  • Jump In 
  • Me Power
  • New England Region Embroiderers Guild of America 
  • Program Aide Reunion
  • Vermont Jewelry Creations
  • EvoKids Yoga
  • Zumba 
Workshops
Zumba® Kids

Zumba® Kids is the opportunity for girls, ages 7-11, to be active and jam out to great music from around the world! We will break down the steps and explore cultural elements into each class all while encouraging a healthy lifestyle full of fitness & fun!

Jewelry Creations

Have you always wanted to design your own fashion accessories? Girls ages 7 to 12 can create your own stretchy bracelets with Vermont Jewelry Creations.

Matilda Jane Fashion Show
Do you want to walk the runway and model the camp inspired clothing from Matilda Jane Clothing? Sign up for prep at 10:00 and then take to the main stage at 11:00 am. Girls wearing sizes 18-24 through size 14 and adult women sizes M-XL.
Yoga (Grades 4+)

Join EvoKids Yoga for 30 minutes of mindfulness practices, yoga games, and relaxation. Learn breathing techniques, yoga poses, and relaxation techniques to practice anywhere!

Bake for Good

Juniors though Cadettes are invited to LEARN how to bake yeast bread from the experts at King Arthur Flour, then experience the joy of sharing. Enjoy a demo and take home a kit to bake and donate.

Advocacy: From Your Community to the World

Whether you upcycle an old t-shirt into a bag or help women in India create a sustainable business, you have power to advocate for change now. Priya has worked with organizations around to world to bring positive change and will show you how.

Star Lab

Take a tour of the night sky with a lesson in VINS' new StarLab Planetarium. Explore the many different celestial bodies, and learn about the many ways that different cultures around the world have interacted with their night sky.

Yoga (Grades K-3)

Join EvoKids Yoga for 30 minutes of mindfulness practices, yoga games, and relaxation. Learn breathing techniques, yoga poses, and relaxation techniques to practice anywhere!

Raptor Encountor

Join VINS for a first-hand encounter that enables you to understand the defining characteristics that make a bird a raptor and their adaptations for life as a predator on the wing.

Bake for Good - Adults

In this fun, informative one-hour presentation demo, you’ll learn a variety of options for hosting the King Arthur Flour BfGK Program, receive valuable bread baking tips, and take away great gifts!

Bristle Bots

Bristle bots are a simple, electric “robots” made from toothbrushes! Design your very own to take home.

Jump In!

Learn how to double dutch from our amazing jump in coaches in this active workshop great fun for everyone! Plus, you’ll have the option to sign up for one of the weeks of jump-in this summer.

Money Smart

(For girls in Kindergarten through 3rd grade): Pennies, quarters and more oh my! Join Citizens Bank for a hands on introduction to financial literacy as you also earn a requirement or two towards the Daisy/Brownie financial literacy petals and badges.

Pocket Full of Stitches

Join the New England Embroidery Guild to learn basic embroidery stitch families as you create a small colorful felt hanging pocket. The workshop is for adults and older girls who want to teach younger girls. This can be adapted to a troop project.

Taiko Drumming

Experience the fun and excitement of Japanese drumming with Burlington Taiko as you get hands on with their drums of various sizes and styles.

Time with Tricia

Meet our CEO, Tricia - hear about the direction of our council and share your ideas for the future of Girl Scouting.

Paint your own Baseball Cap

Show your G.I.R.L. pride with your own custom painted baseball hat! We will provide the supplies – just bring your creativity.

Program Guide Focus Group

Share your ideas and suggestions for making our Program guide offerings what you and your troop want to do! Meet program staff, ask questions and help us prepare for next year’s programs and offerings. Special gift for all who participate!

Girl Scout Cookie Program Focus Group

Share your ideas and suggestions for ways to improve our 2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program. Help select next year’s rewards, ask questions, and meet the Product Sales team. Special gift for all who participate!

Build Your Own Keepsake

Construct your own DIY building project with Home Depot kits to make a keepsake to take home.

The Heart of Me Power: Understanding the Positive Power Within All of Us

Me Power successfully supports all of us dealing with challenges in our family, community, and work relationships. Develop a more clear understanding of your capacity to make positive choices and act on them to make all the difference.

Keep checking back for more exciting additions!


For further information, contact our Customer Care Team at 888.474.9686 or email Customer Care.


Thank You to our Sponsors!

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Watch for more details coming this summer on

G.I.R.L. Expo New Hampshire 2018
October 13, 2018 - 10 am to 4 pm
NH Sportsplex, Bedford, NH