Community Partners

Our community partners have a special relationship with us. They are working hard to provide badge and journey opportunities for our local girl scouts. They will often offer community service opportunities and are willing to mentor girls who would like to work with them on a leadership project.

If you would like to be included in our next Community Partners Expo please contact Jennifer Chavarria  jchavarria@thevalleyviewcc.com

Art Reach

contact: Maxi Moraga or Judy Berman Silbert

phone: 619-971-4980

email: maximorago@gmail.com or info@artreachsandiego.org

website: www.artreachsandiego.org

Girl Scout Program: Art badges for all levels. $15 per girl, 15 minimum, ArtReach will tailor workshop to any badge.

B2Be Sports & Wellness – B-Kids

contact: Vanessa Perez, B-Kids Girl Scout Program Coordinator

phone: 619-754-6812 ext. 154

email: nessitav@aol.com

website: www.b2bewellness.com

Girl Scout Program: Cost $10 per scout, includes workshop & B2Be B-Kids fun patch. Daisies: Courageous & Strong Petal. Brownies: Dancer, My Best Self, Fair Play. Juniors: Staying Fit, Practice with a Purpose. Cadette: Good Sportsmanship. Ambassador: Coaching.

Family Kayak Adventure Center

Contact:  Marie Humphrey

Phone:  (619) 282-3520

Email:  marie@familykayak.com

Website:  www.familykayak.com/girl-scouts

Girl Scout Program:  Juniors – Ambassadors.  Cost is $22 for three-hour sessions; weekend campouts $79 per person plus campsite fees

Enjoy three-hour kayaking adventures and weekend kayak camping trips at special rates. Sessions includes properly fitted life vests, safety and paddling training from certified instructors and the use of stable, two-person recreational kayaks in the protected waters of a lake or bay. Bay paddle guides point out local wildlife and marine mammals (dolphins and sea lions) and a variety of ships, such as research vessels, cargo ships, submarines and house boats, along the marinas. Lake tours cover the history of dams and reservoirs, water quality and conservation efforts, as well as how habitats support wildlife such as birds, fish, deer and coyotes.

Locations:  Shelter Island Beach, San Diego Bay, Glorietta Park, Coronado Island; Lake Murray, Lake Hodges, Lower Otay Lake and Lake Morena

Fusion Glass Company

contact: Paul Fernandes or Debbie

phone: 619-461-4440

email: Debbie@fusionglassco.com

website: www.Fusionglassco.com

Girl Scout Program: junior jewelry badge, $15 per girl making Dichroic Glass pendant, other workshops available.

Girl Scouts San Diego Community Partners

Phone: 619-298-8391

Email: info@sdgirlscouts.org

website: www.sdgirlscouts.org/community

Green and Blue University

Contact: Dr. Marina Gumanovskaya

Phone: 858. 442.4274

Email:  Info@greenandblueuniversity.com

Website:  www.greenandblueuniversity.com

Girl Scout Programs:  Green and Blue University brings pertinent Health Education to young people because their future, and society’s future, depends upon health literacy. Using engaging and humorous lessons we empower our young citizens to make choices that will benefit their welfare throughout their lives.

We will travel to your meeting space. K-12

Classes are 75 min long and include a patch.

Healthy Chats

contact: Crystal de Freitas

phone: 858-405-0651

email:  info@healthychats.com

website: www.healthychats.com/girl-scouts/

Girl Scout Program:  The Healthy Chats for Girls seminar will empower your daughter (age 9 – 12) as she prepares for her first menstrual period and will give you the tools to have healthy, age appropriate, mother-daughter conversations.  The Healthy Chats program was developed by nationally known pediatrician, author, and mother, Dr. de Freitas.  Physical and emotional changes associated with puberty, Menstruation, Personal hygiene and care, Optional:  Age-appropriate review of the “Birds and the Bees with Ease!”

All girls leave with a fun growing up “gift bag” with samples and other token items to make the occasion memorable.  Includes Free Patch.  This seminar is for mothers and daughters (ages 9 to 12).

There will be an opportunity for group discussion and to address questions and concerns with the presenter. The seminar is held at a troop meeting or home with a minimum of 10 mother-daughter couples

 

I Love A Clean San Diego

contact: Lexi Ambrogi

phone: 619-704-2778

email: lambrogi@cleansd.org

website: www.ilacsd.org

Girl Scout Program: Community Service – hosts cleanups around san diego county, Free Scout Patch, additional programs available.

International Bipolar Foundation- new Mental Health Awareness Patch!

Contact:  Ashley Reitzin or Ashley Jacobs

Phone:  858-750-5873 or 858-764-2496

Email:  ajacobs@ibpf.org

Girl Scout Program:  Cost is FREE.  Free Patch Included.

The new Mental Health Awareness Patch will help girls explore what it really means to have mental illness. It will help girls understand the impact stigma has on people and help them learn to educate others. If we all take the time to learn, together we can make a real difference in the lives of the millions of people who suffer from mental illness and stigma.

Date/Time:      Ongoing. Girls complete requirements during troop meetings

Legoland California

contact: Lynn Crockett

phone: 760-918-5447

email: lynn.crockett@legoland.com

website: www.california.legoland.com

Girl Scout Program: Badge workshops for all levels. $25 – $29 per scout includes Legoland & Sea Life admission, scout patch & workshop

LifePlay Production

contact: Nicole Cantalupo

phone: 858-531-2095

email: Nicole@lifeplayproductions.com

website: www.lifeplayproductions.com

Girl Scout Program: Cost starts at $12 per girl. Bring the Girl Scout Law to life with the monthly Living the Law Workshop series, open to girls in all levels. LifePlay also provides customizable troop workshops for conflict resolution skills, Journey guidance and fun through improv theatre, circus skills, self-expression and more.

Living Coast Discovery Center

contact: Amanda Grant

phone: 619-409-5909

email: Amanda@thelivingcoast.org

website: www.thelivingcoast.org

Girl Scout Program: Badge & Journey workshops: Daisies: Use Resources Wisely, Make the World a Better Place. Brownies: Bugs, Household Elf. Juniors: Animal Habitats. Journey’s – It’s Your Planet Love It. Cost Varies. Overnights available.

Mingei International Museum

contact: Lucera Gallegos

phone: 619-704-7527

email: lgallegos@mingei.org

website: www.mingei.org or www.mingei.org/girlscouts

Girl Scout Program: Costs: $5 per scout. Extensive workshop $10+ per scout. Tours are Free. Family Sundays are $5 per family. Art Badge Workshops for All Age Levels.

Microsoft Store Fashion Valley Mall

contact: Susie Cawood

phone: 619-849-5872

email: sdms@microsoft.com

website:

Girl Scout Program: Free Workshops and Patch.

Digital Movie Madness, Digital Photographer, Computer Expert, Netiquette

Mrs. Parker’s Charm School – Etiquette Workshops

Contact:  Kymberli Parker

Phone:  (619) 233-4203

Email:  info@parkercharm.com

Website:  www.parkercharm.com

Girl Scout Programs:  Brownies – Ambassadors.  Cost is $10-$15 per girl, 10 girl minimum.  Will travel to your meeting place.  In this quickly changing world, know there’s at least one thing that won’t go out of style—manners! Mrs. Parker’s Charm School teaches etiquette with a focus on how the principles of consideration, respect, and honesty can help everyone through any situation. Fun, interactive workshops help girls work toward the Girl Scout Junior Social Butterfly badge.

 

Old Fliegler’s Farm

Contact:  Arlene Fliegler

Phone:  (760) 728-1865

Email:  arlene@oldflieglersfarm.com

Website:www.oldflieglersfarm.com

Date/Time:      Every day by appointment

Location:         4332 Los Vecinos, Fallbrook, CA 92028

Girl Scout Programs:  Cost is $30 per person for a four hour adventure and includes Lunch, Chaperones $5.  Old Fliegler’s Farm in Fallbrook offers an exciting hands-on farm adventure where troops can get to know our animals up close and personal, create crafts, harvest seasonal fruit, enjoy a healthy lunch and learn about one of our many educational topics like organic gardening or sustainable living.  Girl Scout Badges & Journeys earned at Old Flieglers Farm • Wonders of Water • 3 Cheers for Animals • The Daisy Flower Garden • Junior Adventure • Senior Adventure • Cadette Journeys

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

Contact: Ally Welborn

Phone:619-434-4281

Email: ally@olivewoodgardens.org

Website: http://olivewoodgardens.org/

Girl Scout Programs:  Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center’s historic 6.85-acre property in National City, California serves as an interactive, indoor-outdoor classroom for children and adults from around San Diego County. Olivewood provides science based environmental education lessons, hands-on gardening, and hands-on cooking to students and families from underserved communities.

Play-it Safe Defense

contact: Tracie Arlington

phone: 619-723-0036

email: traciearlington@gmail.com

website: www.playitsafedefense.com

Girl Scout Program: Cost $13 – $15 per scout/student. Program designed for all Levels. Includes Patch, Safety Handout & program. Participants benefit from fun, age-appropriate lessons about stranger awareness, abduction defense and how to deal with “Queen Bees” and bullies. Using role-play and simple techniques, Play It Safe teaches girls to be aware of their surroundings, project confidence, use voice, trust their intuition and set boundaries. Students will practice with mock bullies and strangers.

Precious Life CPR

Contact:  Beverly Fisher

Phone: (619) 200-8786 cell or (619) 717-2211 business line

Email:  beverlyfisher77@yahoo.com

Website:  www.preciouslifecpr.com

Girl Scout Program:  Cost is $15-$20 per girl.  Includes Free Patch.  At your Troop Meeting or Location.  Creating a culture of care, safety, and leadership in the home and community to save precious lives is fun in our theme-based patch programs. In the CPR Diva patch program students learn CPR skills to the beat of the Bee Gee’s tune Stayin Alive! In the Pet First Aid patch program students practice first aid on cuddly stuffed animals. The Child & Babysitting patch program teaches how to build a babysitting business and injury prevention using cute life-like dolls.

Rawhide Ranch

Contact:  Laura Koop

Phone: (760) 758-0083

Email:  laura@rawhideranch.com

Website:  www.rawhideranch.com

Rawhide Ranch is Southern California’s premiere youth horse camp!  We absolutely love welcoming scouts to our Western riding camp.  Scout troops also love how our outdoor education programs embrace Juliette Gordon Low’s vision of bringing girls into the outdoors, through fun activities such as vaulting lessons, horseback riding, and an animal science program

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

contact: Valerie MacPhee

phone: 619-238-1233 ext. 808. To register for a workshop call (619) 238-1233 ext. 806

email: vmacphee@rhfleet.org

website: www.rhfleet.org

Girl Scout Program: Cost $12 per scout. Badge workshops: Brownie: Home Scientist. Juniors: Detective. Cadette: Special Agent. Seniors & Ambassadors: Volunteer Opportunites & internships.

San Diego History Center

contact: Coralle Cowan

phone: 619-232-6203 x130

email: ccowan@sandiegohistory.org

website: www.sandiegohistory.org

Girl Scout Program: Cost is $5-$20 per scout. Overnights $60 pp. Badge workshops: Daisy’s: History for half pints ($5). Brownies: Hiker, Senses. Juniors: Playing the Past & Flower Badge. Cadettes: Finding Common Ground. Senior & Ambassadors customized program. All Journey workshops are also available.

San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

Contact:  Amelia Curtis or Kimmie Veihl

Phone:   619-279-5939

email: edu@sdhumane.org or kveihl@sdhumane.org

website: www.sdhumane.org

Girl Scout Programs:  Girl Scouts are invited to fulfill Journey requirements and can also work on their Bronze, Silver and Gold awards with us. We also offer a Playful Paws program which includes a patch.

Step it up Studios

contact: Elizabeth Walters

phone: 619-623-3348

email: info@stepitup-studios.com or elizabeth@stepitup-studios.com

website: www.stepitup-studios.com

Girl Scout Program: Cost $5 per scout. (8 minimum) Dance & Fitness Classes for All Levels, includes fun patch

The Body Shop

contact: Tracie Emerick or Jannice Zabarte

phone: 619-482-4826

email: troop5015@yahoo.com

Girl Scout Program: Cost $10 per scout. Girl Scout Beauty Party. Learn Proper Hygiene, moisturizing, skin care, facials and more.

The Bouncing Bead

contact: Joleen Brims

phone: 619-460-2323

email: Joleen@thebouncingbead.com

website: www.thebouncingbead.com

Girl Scout Program: Cost $15 per scout. Juniors: Jewelry Badge workshop. Also will customize workshop for all levels.

Urban Corps of San Diego County

contact: Erin Parsons

phone: 619-228-4110

email: eparsons@urbancorps.org

website: www.urbancorpssd.org

Girl Scout Program: FREE workshop & tour. All Levels will earn parts of It’s your planet – Love it Journeys and Forever Green patch requirements.

 

Valley View Casino Center

contact: Jennifer Chavarria

phone: 619-308-4311

email: jchavarria@thevalleyviewcc.com

website: www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com

Girl Scout Program: Girl Scout Family & Friends Discount Tickets & Free Scout Patch for Select family shows & Sporting Events. View Girl Scout Planning Guide

Water Conservation Center – Miss Smarty Plants

contact: Tamara Michaels

phone: 619-660-0614 ext. 16

email: tamara@thegarden.org

website: www.thegarden.org

Girl Scout Program: Cost varies per program. Badge & Journey Workshops: Daisies: Watering Can, Flower Garden Journey. Brownies: Bugs, Household Elf, Painting, Pets, Senses, Wow Journey. Juniors: Flowers, Gardner, Drawing, Detective, Animal Habitats, Camper, Geocacher, Camper & Jeweler. Cadette: Trailblazing, Tree, Animal Helper, Woodworker, Book Artist. Senior & Ambassadors: customize workshop. Community Service & Take Action Projects available.

 

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2 comments on “Community Partners
  1. Debbie says:

    Blanca had to cancel the September round-up due to a scheduling conflict so the next round-up will be in October. It’s the 24th from 6 – 7:30 pm at McMillin. We just found out the date last week and I’m sorry we haven’t had the chance to pass that along yet. We’re also looking tentatively at November 14th, 6 – 7:30 pm, location TBD.

  2. Teresa says:

    Hello, I see the tentative schedule has a round up listed on the 11th of Sept. has this been confirmed, and if so, where will it be located. I am in the bonita area looking to become a troop leader/volunteer, but have been unable to attend previous round ups. Any information you can offer is greatly appreciated!

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