Feb leader meeting wrap-up!

Sorry for delay getting this info out to you – hope all well in your GS world and cookie sales are UP!

Interested in re-gaining use of the OBCS for scouts? Please attend the Bee Cave City Council meeting tomorrow 2/13 at 6p at the BC City Hall – they are reviewing Ordinance 357 for the specific purpose of making the OBCS free to use for youth/scouts (boys and girls) I don’t believe there will be opportunity to address to the council per se, but we’ve been invited to attend in case they have questions for us.

International Day (aka World Thinking Day) is Feb 22nd we’ll be celebrating it Sun, Feb 25 @ Camp Texlake – hope to see you there! There’s still time to sign up for a country…contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@thedevines.com for details; also CSA volunteers wanted – earn up to 4 service hours, please contact Elizabeth if you can assist.

Camp Champions – April 20-22 (Fri – Sun) – LHSU Spring “Super Hero” Overnight Registration/payment deadline is March 2nd (no refunds.) Details were posted on our Lakehills website, contact Rosalie if you have questions: Rosalie@galliver.org

Thank you to everyone who has picked up their Fall Product incentives – if you still need to collect yours, please contact Dawn at su670fpc@gmail.com to make arrangements to get them off her hands.

Cookie season is winding down – is your inventory under control, banking getting done in timely manner – contact Stephanie at lakehillsgscookie@gmail.com for help with all things cookie related for banking matters please contact Diane at diane2882@aol.com

Golden Ticket nominees – Tuulikki is looking for 5 more GS nominees (K-5th) – lakehillssud@gmail.com

LHUS Awards Nominees needed – know an adult scout who’s gone the ‘extra mile’ or done some serious growing as in ‘green but growing’ or teamed up to make something outstanding happen in our service unit or glows like a rising ‘star’ when you talk GS stuff with her/him or is an amazing ‘outstanding leader’? Award info and nomination deadline coming soon – please be on lookout for information on this from Tuulikki…don’t want to forget that special person…send Tuulikki your nomination now! lakehillssud@gmail.com Depending upon the ‘level’ of the award. It will be given at VEC (volunteer enrichment conference) or at final SU leader meeting.

End of Term Feast – April 27th @ Lake Travis United Methodist Church, 6p-9:30p – this Harry Potter themed event is a fundraiser for Troop 809’s trip to Peru. Cost is $25 if reservation made by April 1st, $30 if made after April 1st. Contact Amy at awallquist@gmail.com for more information.

SU Team is looking for new members for 2018-19 – if this is a way you’d like to volunteer some of your time, please contact Tuulikki at lakehillssud@gmail.com to learn more about what’s needed – thank you!

Have a question or concern about anything in our LHSU or GSCTX, but not sure who to talk to…Annette Sponseller is our council liaison you can reach her at annettes@gsctx.org

Upcoming Events

Feb 23-25 CSA Journey in a Weekend @ Camp Texlake contact Amy at awallquist@gmail.com

Feb 25 International Day @ Camp Texlake contact Elizabeth at Elizabeth@thedevines.com

Mar 2 Camp Champions registration/payment deadline contact Rosalie at Rosalie@galliver.org

Mar TBA Pirates and Princesses Dance contact Diane at diane2882@aol.com

Apr 20-22 LHSU Spring Overnight @ Camp Champions contact Rosalie at Rosalie@galliver.org

Apr 27 End of Term Feast @ LTUMC contact Amy at awallquist@gmail.com

Jun TBA Leader/Daughter party @ Color Me Mine

Jul 4 parades in Lakeway and Spicewood – these are fun and easy ways to show our GS spirit – both locations need “leader” please contact Elizabeth Elizabeth@thedevines.com or Tuulikki lakehillssud@gmail.com if you can help or need more information before deciding

Jul 14 VEC in Killeen – Volunteer Enrichment Conference for any and all GS adults interested in learning more about GS, choose your classes and meet other GSCTX volunteers as well as GSCTX Council staff as you go thru the day – registration usually opens in late May


Feb leader meeting wrap-up! — 1 Comment

  1. OOPS forgot to mention that Troop Financial Reports are due to Council April 20th – preferred method is via VTK finance tab – there is a 17 minute video to walk you thru the process. Use your March bank statement and print 2 copies…one for LHSU treasurer Diane and one for your records. This is part of the Super Troop Award that helps your troop earn .05cents more/box of cookies sold.

    AND that our LHSU FOGS (Friends of Girl Scouting) fundraising goal for this 2017-18 school year is $1700.

    April 8th there is an Overnight Readiness Event for D/B/J @ the VFW on Thomas Springs Road 2p-5p D/B earn the Buddy Camper Badge, J earn part of the Camper Badge contact Amy awallquist@gmail.com for more info

    April 28th there will be an informational meeting for our SU Travel Troop. Current destinations are: Peru 2018 (for current 6th graders and up); Belize 2019 (current 5th and up); Galapagos 2020 (current 4th and up) Part of this meeting will also be seeing who is interested in less expensive/domestic travel as well as where the group is interested in going in 2021.

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