Day at the Capitol - Mar 9

Day at the Capitol - Mar 9

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Date: Sat Mar 09, 11:30 AM CST - Sat Mar 09, 2:00 PM CST
Level:
  • Juniors,
  • Cadettes,
  • Volunteers,
  • Seniors,
  • Brownies

Girl Member Price: $10; Adult Member Price $0 
Location: St. Paul, MN 
Registration Closes Feb 29

Grades 2-9: Join us at the Minnesota State Capitol to learn how to speak out, Girl Scout! Were celebrating International Women's Day and Girl Scouts 112th birthday. You will explore the historic Capitol building, learn about civics and government, meet volunteers from Minnesota Womens Lawyers, and practice your advocacy skills. This is an open-house-style event where you can move at your own pace. This is a great event for Girl Scouts looking to make a difference in their communities and can help Girl Scouts feel inspired to complete a Take Action or a Highest Award project.   

This special event will welcome Girl Scouts from all across Minnesota! You are invited to bring SWAPS to the event to help you connect with other Girl Scouts. What are SWAPS? Find out HERE. No food items, please!

By attending Day at the Capitol, you will earn an exclusive Day at the Capitol participation patch and receive information on how to earn your Democracy badge. 

Groups are expected to follow adult/youth ratios as outlined in the Safety Activity Checkpoints. Expect to spend at least an hour and a half doing activities. Parking is not included in the event price. Plan on walking approximately 10 minutes from nearby parking to the Capitol building. The Capitol is easily accessible via light rail and city bus.  

Looking for Day at the Capitol for 9-12th graders, click here, where you will have the opportunity to listen to a panel of inspiring local advocates, including Jules Porter, a practicing lawyer and CEO of a company focused on Black representation in video games, and Alexandria Ang, a former advocate for NAMI Next Gen and host of the podcast A is for Anxious.  
If you are a 9-12 grader who has already signed up for this event, you will be able to join in with the 9-12 grade activities. 

Adult/Youth Ratio:Adult chaperones are required to register and attend with youth members. Please limit adult registration and attendance to 1-2 adults for every 10 youth.

Payment details:This event has a minimum deposit.Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Full payment is due by registration close date. 

If you are planning to request financial assistance,please pay the minimum depositwith a credit cardand select Financial Aidas a payment type.After registering, visitgirlscoutsrv.org/financial-assistanceto submit yourfinancial assistanceapplication. 

If you are planning to pay using program credits,please pay the minimum depositwith a credit cardand select Program Creditsas a payment type.To submit Program Credits,visitvolunteers.girlscoutsrv.org/program-credit-redemption-form/

Cancellations: See our full Camp and Event Registration and Cancellation Policy at girlscoutsrv.org/policies (Updated January 2022) 

The deposit from your cancelled event cannot be transferred, nor refunded. To receive a refund, less the non-transferable/non-refundable deposit, we must receive your cancellation notice by the posted cancellation deadline (30 days prior to the program start date). To cancel your registration, submit the Events & Camp Cancellation Form

Your Questions: If you have questions, please contact us online, by email (girlscouts@girlscoutsrv.org), or by phone (800-845-0787).