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Chula Vista has a Tall Ship! Bill of Rights

feat_BoR_on_ocean Chula Vista has a tall ship, called Bill of Rights, docked at the J. Street Marina on a permanent basis! The ship is 136 feet and holds 75 people! They offer a sail out to the bay and back (about 3-4 hours) for Girl Scouts for only $15!! They offer an overnight (for about 20 people) and the next day you sail out to the bay and back for only $50! They are really excited to get girl scouts interested in sailing and can tailor the program to talk about maritime history, marine biology, marine ecology, sailing techniques, navigation and even pirates! feat_downtown-crew A group of Boy Scouts is working on restoring an old boat and they have another one that Girl Scouts could work on. They have community service opportunities and have some small boats that they can teach sailing in. Such a great resource in our own backyard!! feat_education8 The schooner has a website where you can learn more about the ship and the kinds of programs they offer. Contact them at (619) 500-2419 or email at (Tell them Debbie Lechner sent you!) feat_Schooner_Cup-1018x460    

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Community Partners Fall Expo September 2015


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Chula Vista PTA Flag Ceremony 2015

Hello Ladies,
I'm reaching out again in the hopes that some girl scouts will be able to participate.  We have one girl scouts troop, and several confirmed cub scouts and several more interested ones coming in.
Please share with your younger girl troops and let me know.
Chula Vista Elementary Council of PTAs is offering flag ceremony / pledge leadership opportunities to scout troops in our district.
If your elementary school aged troop is interested in helping to open an Association meeting by having a flag ceremony and leading the pledge, please let me know.  We will schedule for the 15-16 school year.
Our meetings are held at the CVESD offices on J street in room C @ 7pm.  We would expect them to be there prior to 7pm and be prepared to open the meeting @ 7pm and then be excused.
Meeting dates are as follows:
August 6th COMPLETED
September 3rd  Cub scouts 888
October 8th  Cub scouts 810
November 5th  Cub scouts 853
December 3rd
January 14th Girl scouts 6038
February 4th
March 3rd
April 7th
May 5th
Please contact me and let me know what month you would like to participate in.
Thank you,
Helen Crenshaw
Chula Vista Council of PTAs President
home phone (landline) 619-656-0692

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Arbor Day Tree Planting in Chula Vista

Date: Friday, April 24, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Venue: Salt Creek Community Park, 2710 Otay Lakes Road, CA, 91915 For more information, please contact Sam Oludunfe, City Forester at Contact Information: Sam Oludunfe Department of Public Works 619-397-6006

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Visit SDSU With Kappa Delta Sorority!

Dear Girl Scout Troops, Leaders, & Parents, The ladies of Kappa Delta Sorority at San Diego State University would like to invite you to our Chapter-Hosted Campus Tour event! Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 15th, from 1p.m.-3p.m. Please arrive to our party between 1:00p.m and 1:15p.m. Our tour will be held on campus, but will commence at our house located at 5066 College Ave, San Diego, CA 92115.  The Campus Tour Event is a very important event for the sisters of Kappa Delta Sorority. We all love San Diego State University for the amazing educational opportunity that it provides to all its students. What better way to inspire future college students to become interested in their educational futures than to promote the uniqueness of our own campus! We will be having a campus-wide quest for which the girl scouts will be broken up into several teams, each lead by members of our sorority. Throughout the quest we will be providing the girls with information about not only the items on the list of things to find, but also about our own positive experiences with the school. At the end of the event, each team will be awarded with a prize to honor the efforts made in the quest. We will also be making posters together, which will demonstrate good study habits and teach good study skills for students of all ages.  This event is open to Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Juliettes. We also encourage your group to bring other young women along regardless of their involvement in Girl Scouts. For planning purposes, please RSVP your attendance to our Campus Tour event by March 11th, 2015 to In your response, indicate the number of girls in your group that will be attending. The Kappa Delta girls look forward to seeing you there! Sincerely, You Kappa Delta Girl Scout Chairs, Madeline Staudinger and Taylor Mosack   You will be able to find parking in Parking Structure 6, located two blocks from Kappa Delta (see attached link for SDSU map). SDSU map:

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Girl Scout Events at Valley View Casino

Here are some upcoming Girl Scout Events at Valley View CC in San Diego for Sunnytrails Service Unit Girl Scouts Family & Friends. Harlem Globetrotters - Feb 8 & 13 - Free Scout Patch, First 50 girl scouts get to attend a Meet & Greet prior to show with a Girl Globetrotter flyer here Cirque Du Soleil Varekai - Feb 26-March 1 flyer here Marvel Universe Live - April 16-19 flyer here Hello Kitty 's Super Cute Friendship Festival - June 19-21 flyer here Disney on Ice presents FROZEN - January 20-26, 2016 flyer here ​​Jennifer D Chavarria JDC Group Marketing ​​PO BOX 211956 – Chula Vista, CA 91921 p. 619.363.5330 c. 619.733.5291 e. #1 Source for Grass Roots Marketing and Group Tickets San Diego

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Community Partners Expo October 16

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Disney on Ice

A special Girl Scout Disney on Ice October 3rd. Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar's Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid's enchanting undersea kingdom and enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies as they reveal the magic that lies within! The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, in their most daring adventure ever! From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family's favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters certain to create a lifetime of memories. DOI_14_Oct_GS

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Coastal Clean Up 2014

Dear Sunnytrails Leaders, Please help Troop 5009, Cheetahlicious All the Time, make the world a better place by participating in the Coastal Clean Up Day 2014.  The event is Saturday, September 20th from 9am-12pm at Discovery Park, 700 Buena Vista Way, Chula Vista, CA  91910.  To register for the clean-up, please go to  Click on “register”, “clean-up sites” , then choose “Zone 5, Rice Canyon at Discovery Park”.  To help celebrate the 30th anniversary, we will have great snacks, beverages and special raffles.  Please come out and help support our troop and the community we love so much! Best Regards, Dolly De La Rosa-KaniaJ Proud Leader Troop 5009 Cheetahlicious All the Time P.S. Leaders will be able to order free patches through the I Love a Clean San Diego website after the event.  Thanks!  

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Letters and Cards for WWII Veterans

Hello Ladies- My girls will be collecting letters and cards for WWII Veterans from now until Sept. 10th.  Girls, parents, family members, neighbors, etc. can write letters to WWII Veterans and they will be shared with the veterans during the Honor Flight (see the touching video below, it makes me teary eyed!)  My girls will be collecting letters at the August service unit meeting or you can drop them off to me.  See more information below from Honor Flight San Diego. Thanks! Dolly De La Rosa-Kania:o) Proud Girl Scout Leader Troop 5009 Cheetahlicious All the Time email: FROM HONOR FLIGHT SAN DIEGO:We need letters please from all of our Scouts, families and the community for the "Mail Call" that will take place on this October's upcoming Honor Flight. Our country's heroes are transported from San Diego to Washington DC to visit their memorials at no cost to the veterans, with priority given to WWII survivors and terminally ill veterans.  During the flight, each veteran receives a package of letters written by individuals, such as yourselves, thanking them for their incredible service to our nation.   Once again, Girl Scouts will help facilitate the collection of letters and cards, and we hope to include items from ALL of our GirlScouts and families! We need hundreds of letters & cards to be written!  Younger children can draw flags or color a pre-made printed thank you card.  Older children and adults can write a general letter that begins, "Dear WWII Veteran", then thank the veteran for their service to our country.  Younger children/scouts should only include a first name and a Troop # if applicable, unless a parent/guardian gives permission to include a full name. Please be creative and please be mindful that the letters will bring both smiles and tears, as the "Honor Flight Mail Call" is a very emotional part of the journey to Washington DC.    Please take a moment to watch this video and share it with others: 

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