By CRISTINA JANNEY
Girl Scouts will be taking over Big Creek Crossing the night of Saturday, Sept. 28, for its “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” night at the mall.
The event will include a visit from the Cosmosphere and the FHSU Maker’s Van. Girls of all ages and levels will be able to earn credit toward badges.
Girls will enjoy snacks, games, crafts, a movie and be able to lip synch with a live D.J. The night will be capped off with popcorn and a slumber party.
Check in for the event will be 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the event goes to 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29. Breakfast is provided.
You don’t have to be from Hays to participate, but you do have to be a registered Girl Scout. You can still register as a Girl Scout to attend the event. That can be done at www.girlscouts.org. The cost to register as a Girl Scout is $25. Scholarships are available and can be requested during registration.
If you are a registered Girl Scout, you can register on Ultracamp. Click here for a link and instructions on using the site. Deadline to register is Monday, Sept. 16.
Cost for the mall event is $25 for girls and $5 for adults. Daisy (kindergarten and first graders) and Brownies (second and third graders) are required to be accompanied by an adult chaperone at the event or attend with a troop that has an appropriate number of adult chaperones. Parent or guardian chaperones don’t have to be registered Girl Scout volunteers, but they need to registered for the event.
The mall will be open regular hours until 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, during the event.
If you have questions about this event or Scouts, you can call 1-888-686-6468 or visit the Hays office at 2707 Vine, Ste. 8 (behind Cervs). The Hays office is open from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. You can also contact Monica Legleiter firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is sponsored by Girl Scout Service Unit 74, which includes Ellis, Trego, Ness, Russell and Gove counties.