Girl Scouts and National Inclusion Project bridge the gap together


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Posted Online: Jan. 10, 2013, 2:12 pm
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Press release submitted by Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois


Together everyone achieves more camp is brought to girls


ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois are partnering with the National Inclusion Project brings Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) Camps to all girls of all abilities at the PepsiCo Center at Augustana College.

This program is designed to promote inclusiveness by offering all girls the opportunity to participate in recreational and team building activities with the Augustana Women's Athletics teams. Girls will participate in activities such as lacrosse, soccer, nutrition, crafts and much more.

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Grades: 2-5
Cost: $5 per registered Girl Scout. Not a member? Girls can join for $12, and grants are available.
Registration deadline: Friday, January 11, 2013
Location: PepsiCo Center, Augustana College, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

To register, for questions or accommodations, contact Molli Hermiston at MolliH@GirlScoutsToday.org and 309-788-0833

This event is funded by the National Inclusion Project to further Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois' inclusion initiative.


About Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the premier leadership development organization for girls, with 3.2 million girl and adult members nationwide. Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois has 20,000 girl and 4,500 adult members in 38 counties. To learn more, visit www.GirlScoutsToday.org.

















 



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