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Fall 2019 - GirlTopia Gold Award Boot Camp Gold Award Workshop, Scoping and Brainstorming Session

Sep 8, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST

Fall 2019 - GirlTopia Gold Award Boot Camp Meeting - Camp Potomac Woods, Leesburg, VA ( Oct 13, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST )
Fall 2019 - GirlTopia Gold Award Boot Camp Meeting - Camp Potomac Woods, Leesburg, VA ( Nov 10, 2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CST )
Fall 2019 - GirlTopia Gold Award Boot Camp TAP - Camp Potomac Woods, Leesburg, VA ( Nov 23, 2019 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST )
Fall 2019 - GirlTopia Gold Award Boot Camp Meeting - Location TBD ( Dec 8, 2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM CST )

Are you interested in earning your Gold Award?

Need to complete a Journey?

Want to work with a group of girls with the same goals?

The Gold Award Boot Camp is for you. This program is designed to assist girls with earning a Journey and completing a comprehensive Gold Award Workshop including: brainstorming ideas, understanding the Gold Award process, understanding the scope of a Gold Award Project and providing you with the tools you need to complete your proposal.

Girls will need to make a commitment to attend four meetings and a overnight. We’ll make them the commitment that they will complete all the requirements for a Journey, explain the Gold Award Process, and work with them on their project ideas and proposal writing* to meet the Gold Award standard.

The boot camp cost is $95.00. It includes the Journey Book, Journey Take Action Project, Journey Award, Overnight, Gold Award Workshop, all materials and Notebook with Handouts. Sign-Up and payment due August 25. 2019.

Boot Camp scheduled Meetings are September 8, Oober 13, 2019, and December 8, 2019 from 3:00—5:00 PM and November 10, 2019 2:00–5:00 PM at Brook Hill UMC in Frederick, MD or Camp Potomac Woods, Leesburg, VA. Overnight for the Take Action Project is scheduled for November 22-23, 2019, but is subject to camp availability at Potomac or Brighton Woods if there is no space at camp date may change. Minimum to hold Gold Award Boot Camp is 12. For more information email or

Seniors/Ambassadors must attend all 4 meetings and overnights. Adults can sign-up for meetings and/or the overnight.

If you want to secure your registration please use the "Registration" button above and pay via debit/credit card. If you need to have your Troop Money Manager pay for registration you can get a shareable link to send to them for payment and use the “Hold My Spot” button. If you want to sign-up a and pay later please use the "Hold my Spot" button. If all slots are taken you can sign-up on the waitlist and will be contacted if/when space opens up.

Refund Policy
No refunds after registration deadline. Girls not present and participating will not received materials or badge/award for workshop. If you need to drop for any reason, you are welcome to come to any future Boot Camp.
Date & Time
Sep 8, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Registration Deadline
Fri, Aug 30
Dining Room/Kresge Lodge -GSCNC Camp Potomac Woods
13920 Potomac Woods Lane
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
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