We post information from our Community Partners, council trainings being given locally and stories about Sunnytrails troops here. Check back often for all the news!

Creek to Bay Cleanup!

Creek to Bay Clean Up- Rice Canyon Apr 26 2014 Creek to Bay Clean Up- Rice Canyon Apr 26 2014

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California Dreamin' Camporee in Northern California 2015

Ever dreamed of camping with 100's of your new best friends? Is your troop ready for an adventure? Want to make memories and friends to last a life time? Want to be part of the Girls Scouts of Northern California third international camporee? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Preliminary planning is going great and registration is opening October 1, 2013.! Early registration will be open until April 2014 and is offered at a reduced rate of $350 per participant. A $100 deposit per participant is due at time of registration.


7 days Sunday to Sunday - July 26 - August 2, 2015

If you are in the 4th grade now you will be old enough to attend the Camporee in 2015!


Registration opens Oct 1, 2013!!

Where: Alameda County Fairgrounds Pleasanton, California
What: A fantastic camping experience with other Girl Scouts from around the country and, from around the world!
Who: Patrols of Girl Scouts, Girl Guides, adult advisors and adult volunteers Girls must be 11-18 years of age or entering 6th through 12th grades
Cost: Early Registration: $350 per person (Oct'13 - Apr'14)Registration: $375 per person (Apr'14 - Dec'14)Late Registration: $400 (Jan'15 - Mar'15)
  California Dreaming Camporee Website

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Girl Scout Community Partners Expo


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Exploring India!

India 2013-14 1416Attention Troop Leaders! Looking for a fun and interactive way to teach your troop about another country’s culture and a Girl Scout World Center? Look no further!

What:  Learn about India and Sangam World Center through an interactive workshop! India 2013-14 864Who:  Girl Scout troops from Daisies to Ambassadors. Why:   I recently returned from a destinations trip to incredible India, where I visited the Sangam, one of the four Girl Scout World Centers. I would love to share my experience with my sister Girl Scouts! Invite me to your troop meeting to participate in a fun, interactive evening of Bollywood Dancing, sampling Indian treats, trying on a sari, hearing my stories about Indian culture, and learning about Sangam! India 2013-14 1310Cost: $10 per girl will go towards the cost of my trip. *A portion of the proceeds will go to the Juliette Lowe Friendship Fund* Contact Cristina Amaral at or (619) 850-3393 to set up a date for me to come to your meeting. [Cristina is a Sunnytrails Senior Girl Scout with Troop 5063!]

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Upcoming Valley View Casino Events for Sunnytrails Girl Scouts

STARS ON ICE Girl Scout Family Night - Friday, May 9 @ 7:30pm. America’s top Olympic medal contenders from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi headline this season’s all-new Stars on Ice Tour, and you can see them perform on home ice! Get your tickets now to experience the passion and relive the spirit of the U.S. Figure Skating Team as they celebrate their performances from the 2014 Winter Games! How to register: Mail in Order form or if purchasing 10 or more tickets contact Group Sales. For individual tickets you can either Buy online at with promo code: SCOUTS or mail in the order form with a check. If you ordered your tickets online contact Group Sales to receive your patches. Children under 2 years are free. Order Deadline: May 6


Family (All)


May 9, 2014 @ 7:30pm


Valley View Casino Center (formerly San Diego Sports Arena)


$15 - End Loge & Terrace (reg. $29)$39 – End Lower Level and Side Loge (reg. $49)Parking Fee: $20 per car


Group Sales at (619) 308-4311


Free patch for scouts

Order Form:

Stars on Ice Discount Order Form (no per ticket charge)


Buy online at with promo code: SCOUTS (fees apply per ticket)
Flyers available for download in pdf and doc versions here: GS_STARS ON ICE SOI_14_GS REVISED


Chula Vista troops 94, 6056, 5955 and 6059, along with GSSD board member Denise Scott, presented Girl Scout cookies to the Harlem Globetrotters at Valley View Casino Center.

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Girl Scout Family Night Friday, February 14 @ 7pm

How to register: Mail in Order form or if purchasing 10+ tickets call Group Sales. For individual tickets you can Buy Online at with promo code: SCOUT or mail in order form with a check.

Contact Group Sales to receive your patches if you ordered your tickets online. Children under 2 years are free. Order Deadline: Feb 10th



Family (All)

Other Show Dates/Times:

$17 – Terrace (reg. $22)$20 – End LL/Loge/Center Terrace (reg. $26)$29 – Corner Loge (reg. $36)$41 – Center Loge/End Risers (reg. $51) Parking: $20 cars


Valley View Casino Center (formerly San Diego Sports Arena)


see above for price per date


Group Sales at (619) 308-4311

Order Form

Girl Scout Harlem Globetrotter Discount Order Form (no per ticket charge)

Buy Online with promo code: SCOUT (Additional fees apply per ticket)


FREE PATCH for Scouts
flyers available for download in pdf and doc versions here: Harlem_14_GS Harlem_14_GS_CC

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Rice Canyon Clean Up January 18th

Rice Canyon Clean Up Day Jan 18 2014   Download flyer here: Rice Canyon Clean Up Day Jan 18 2014

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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

MLK_collageSunnytrails service unit and Alpha Phi Alpha Zeta Sigma Lambda invites you to participate in the 33rd annual  Dr.  Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Sunday, January 19, 2014 @ 2pm

Bring your bells and let your “FREEDOM” ring

Fee is $ 5.00 Per Registered Girl Scout

Included are the parade entrance, patch, water, and snack

*Parade begins on Grape St. and ends on Harbor Drive* (Embarcadero Area)


*Approximate line up time will be 12pm*

Limited to first 200 girls, sign up early! We ask that all troops march with safety wise adults only. Deadline for sign-ups is 01/10/2014

*Details for meeting place and time will be sent via e-mail a week prior to event* Questions? Contact Dovanah Jordan at Registration flyer and parade route download here: MLK Parade 1

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Lifeguard & Water Safety Training Classes Offered

Girl Scouts need a lifeguard present for any water activities, including backyard swim parties! Maybe you have a parent in your troop who would be interested in getting Lifeguard trained so that you'll have a built in guard. We'll need some lifeguards at our encampment this May at Camp Winacka too! There is a wonderful pool and NEW this year is a big beautiful lake where we can fish, boat and do activities up at camp...but we'll need lifeguards. Please get trained so you can help out!

Chula Vista Aquatics is offering two American Red Cross courses during the winter school break at the Loma Verde Aquatic Center (1420 Loma Lane). Classes are scheduled so that participants can sign up for both if desired. Registration for both classes can be completed on line at (keyword "lifeguard") or in person at the Loma Verde Aquatic Center. Lifeguard Training is designed to teach potential lifeguards the skills and knowledge to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Water Safety Instructor class will train swim instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program.

Address/Location Chula Vista Recreation 276 4th Ave Chula Vista, CA 91910 This class will teach potential lifeguards the skills and knowledge to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, providing the minimum certifications for employment with the City of Chula Vista as a Lifeguard I. Students that pass this class will receive the following American Red Cross certifications: Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Title 22: First Aid for Public Safety Personnel. Classes will be held at the Loma Verde Family Aquatic Center, 1420 Loma Lane. The following are the class dates and times: Saturday December 21, 8 - 5pm Monday December 23, 1 - 5pm Thursday December 26, 1 - 5pm Friday December 27, 1 - 5pm Monday December 30, 1 - 5pm Tuesday December 31, 1 - 5pm Thursday January 2, 1 - 5pm Friday January 3, 1 - 5pm Monday January 6, 8 - 5pm Tuesday January 7, 8 - 5pm Attendance at all class sessions is mandatory.  NO EXCEPTIONS PLEASE NOTE: This class requires a certain level of physical fitness and swimming ability. NO REFUNDS/CREDITS: Registration fee of $120 is not refundable. Fees will not be refunded, transferred or credited. Participants that do not pass pre-course testing are eligible for a $75.00 credit. Students may be asked to leave for various reasons, including but not limited to: tardy attendance, absence, not completing homework, failing practice skills, not demonstrating maturity/responsibility. These students will not receive a refund. PREREQUISITES: The following skills will be evaluated on the first day of class. The prerequisite testing consists of: 1. Proof of 15 years of age by last day of class (January 7, 2014). 2. Swim 300 yards continuously using crawl stroke and breaststroke. 3. Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound brick from a depth of 10 feet, return to the starting point and exit the pool within 1 minute and 40 seconds. 4. Tread water for two minutes (legs only) For further information on skills testing contact the Lifeguard Instructor, Eric Bonney 619-409-1987 ADDITIONAL FEES: The additional costs apply to this course: Additional costs apply to this course: $50 for Red Cross certification fees and materials (due after pretesting). Cash or check made payable to the City of Chula Vista. *Textbook rental is included with the course fee It is required that students bring the following to all classes: Swim suit, goggles, towels, warm clothing, textbooks and materials.

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Toys for AJ's Kids Crane!

Pack & Bianes Vision Care  is collecting TOYS FOR AJ'S KIDS CRANE!!!

The DRIVE ENDS NOVEMBER 15th at 5:30pm (Terra Nova), 16th at 1pm (Eastlake)

This is so we can get the Toys to AJ before he comes down from his crane we are dropping off all the toys Monday 18th November.

Drop your Toys as a TROOP OR AN INDIVIDUAL and earn a FREE 2013 TOY DRIVE PATCH.(they will be ready for pickup or mail out in December)


Terra Nova Center 374 East H. Street #1708 Chula Vista, CA 91910 Call: 619.425.7990 Village Walk Medical Arts Center Eastlake 890 Eastlake Parkway, Ste. 102 Chula Vista, CA 91914619.216.3937

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Children's Theater Favorites in Free Performance at Chula Vista Public Library.

Chula Vista Public Library and CYT San Diego have teamed up to offer a fun and free theater experience for residents of all ages. On Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 2 pm to 3 pm, at the Chula Vista Civic Library Branch (365 F Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910), selected scenes from CYT’s productions of Willy Wonka and School House Rock Live! will take the stage. Presented by South County’s CYT, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is based on Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971). Classic songs like “Pure Imagination” and favorite characters like honest Charlie Bucket, overindulged Veruca Salt and of course, Oompa-Loompas, gives a whole new generation the chance to get to know the timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir. Presented by East County’s CYT, School House Rock Live! is the Emmy Award winning 1970s cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs. Come rediscover your favorite tunes like “Conjunction Junction” and “Just a Bill” and sing along to this energetic musical that includes some loveable characters and it all just happens to be educational. Theater Sunday at Chula Vista Public Libraries are part of Chula Vista’s Performing and Visual Arts Fund Grant 2013 awarded to CYT San Diego that helps promote theater arts as a vital part of the City of Chula Vista’s cultural landscape. Performances featuring other classic theater productions like SHREK and Disney’s Little Mermaid will be offered at Chula Vista’s South Branch and Otay Ranch Branch in 2014.  “It’s a great partnership to introduce live theater to families who may otherwise not have an opportunity,” South County’s CYT Parent Organizer Patty Chavez said. “We also hope it encourages more Chula Vista residents to attend their local professional theaters and support Chula Vista art programs.” Discount tickets and a chance to win free tickets to the full productions of Willy Wonka and School House Rock Live! will be offered at the library performance. Willy Wonka will run in Chula Vista from November 8 – 10 and November 15 – 17 at Mater Dei High School Theater  (1615 Mater Dei Drive; Chula Vista, CA 91913). School House Rock Live! will run in El Cajon from November 15 – 17 and November 22 – 24 at Greenfield Middle School (1495 Greenfield Drive, El Cajon) Contact Information: Debbie Taylor Library 619-585-5772 For full details, view this message on the web.

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