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Women of Distinction

The Women of Distinction event is an annual fundraiser presented in partnership with BP.  For the last 21 years, the Farthest North Girl Scout Council has joined the community of Fairbanks to recognize and award three remarkable women, while supporting Girl Scouts in Alaska.  Click here to learn more.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday the 7th Freeze-Up Canoe Race

Show up at the Chena Wayside Park at 9am and Paddle to Pike’s Landing.  Event goes till about 12pm.

Juniors and older are invited to join the annual Freeze-Up Canoe Race!  Grab your Girl Scout friends to make a team to paddle against the Boy Scouts. Canoeing experience is required. Bring your own paddle and life vest if you have one. Enjoy hot chocolate and doughnuts during the safety talk before you paddle and warm up with a chili feed at the end of the race!  RSVP by Wednesday, October 4th by coming by or calling the Council office.

Wednesday the 11th Girl Scout Travel & Gold Award Informational Sessions

Travel Info Session: 6-7pm
Gold Award Info Session: 7-8pm
At the Council BP Room

If you or your troop is interested in Girl Scout travel come learn about what it takes to have an adventure of a lifetime! Plus, if you’re an older Girl Scout and you are thinking about pursuing a Gold Award, learn about the process and what is required. The first step to getting your Gold Award is attending this required information session. Contact the Council to RSVP by Monday, October 9th.

Saturday the 14th CPR/First-Aid Course

1pm to 5pm at the Council BP Room

Adult Girl Scout volunteers are invited to earn or renew their CPR/First-Aid certification. $32 for a new certification or $20 for a renewal.   Contact the Council office to sign-up and pay. Bring a sack lunch.

Wednesday the 18th Council office closed for Alaska Day
October 30th & 31st 2-Day Shop Sale!

Come to the Council shop and save 10% on uniform accessories.  PLUS, get 20% off of select Council t-shirts!  Don’t miss out on these deals!

Tuesday the 31st Founder’s Day!

Stop by the Council office anytime throughout the day!

Our Girl Scout Founder, Juliette Gordon Low was born on October 31st in 1860. Every year we celebrate her legacy and her birthday on Founder’s Day. Stop by the Council office anytime on Founder’s Day for birthday fun, a free fun patch and a sweet treat!

Saturday the 4th Delegate Meeting
Thursday the 9th & Friday the 10th Fall Nut & Candy Sale Product Pick-Up at the Council Office
Thursday the 23rd & Friday the 24th Office closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Thursday the 30th Fall Nut & Candy Sale Troop Money Due to Council
Monday the 4th Four-Get-Me-Not Service Unit Meeting

5:30pm at North Pole Middle

Cookie Training at 5:30pm followed by the regular Service Unit meeting at 6:30pm.  Cookie training is mandatory for any troop participating in the cookie sale.

Thursday the 7th Aurora Service Unit Meeting

6pm in the Council BP Room

Cookie Training at 6pm followed by the regular Service Unit meeting at 7pm.   Cookie training is mandatory for any troop participating in the cookie sale.

Friday the 8th Annual Holiday Back Off & Shop Sale

Tasting & voting from 3pm to 5pm at the Council office

Get into the holiday spirit by entering a baked good into this annual contest where Girl Scouts and leaders vote on the winner!  All participants will get a free fun patch!  Entries must be turned into the Council office by December 8th at 1pm.  Come by between 3pm and 5pm to try the entries and vote on your favorite!  While you’re here, check out our holiday shop sale!  The winner will be announced on our Facebook page.

Tuesday the 12th Great North Star Service Unit Meeting

6pm in the Council BP Room

Cookie Training at 6pm followed by the regular Service Unit meeting at 7pm.   Cookie training is mandatory for any troop participating in the cookie sale.

December 25th – January 5th Council Winter Holiday

The Council office will be closed for two weeks while we work on inventory and getting our Council ready for Cookie Season!