Check-in opens at the Ypsi/Ann Arbor Regional Center
Welcome and Bridging Ceremony at the Ypsi/Ann Arbor Regional Center
11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Girl Scout Zone (Ypsi/Ann Arbor Regional Center 444 James L. Hart Pkwy, Ypsilanti, 48197)
Tour the new Ypsi/Ann Arbor Regional Center | Make a t-shirt tote bag, up-cycled coin purse or mini-tote bag | Check out the sit-upon and S.W.A.P.S tent, make a backpack tag, navigate a compass obstacle course and even register for summer camp in the Camp Zone | Take the Urban Fairy Door Tour | Talk to people around the world with the Ann Arbor amateur radio club ARROW | Test drive an iPad, virtual Girl Scouting and check out aviation activities with the MIAT College of Technology in the Tech Zone | Shop till you drop in the expanded S’More Shop | Tell us what you want to see in your new regional center in the Build Your Own Building Zone
Visit the Ann Arbor District Library
Keeping the Traditions - Fun Folktales for Feisty Listeners at 3 p.m. Celebrate the Girl Scout's 100th anniversary with funny and wise old stories that create a bridge to the next century.
Fine Art Zone (University of Michigan School of Social Work 1080 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Build a Fairy Door for one of GSHOM’s properties | Try painting with acrylic, watercolor and gouache | Create a small picture using chalk pastels or charcoal | Make an easel or paint palette S.W.A.P. | Create an origami Trefoil, duct tape bracelets and a Girl Scout Cootie Catcher | Explore the Ann Arbor Doll Collectors Club’s Girl Scout doll collection
The Green Zone (University of Michigan Dana Building 440 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Explore the University of Michigan's first green building, with tours of the Dana Building starting every hour from 12noon-4pm. Arrive early and expand your knowledge of green buildings with water- and energy-saving games, a green community storyboard, green materials matching, and take-home tips to green your own home! All activities will take place in the 1st floor classrooms of the Dana Building, and tours will depart from the Commons - a large open area in the center of the building. | Complete activities from the It’s Your Planet – Love It Journey Series | Make rainbows and nature sounds, plant seeds that grow in Michigan and make a native-to-Michigan S.W.A.P.
Science and Engineering Zone (University of Michigan Mason Hall 419 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Dissect a cow eyeball or sheep brain | Make a DNA model and extract DNA from your own spit | Work with the Society of Women Engineers to build the strongest bridge and devise a Rube Goldberg (or chain reaction) machine | Watch a balloon blow itself back up and a racquet ball shatter after being soaked in liquid nitrogen | Explore polymers by making 2 different kinds of slime | Dissect owl pellets and visit with Leslie Science and Nature Center’s birds of prey
The Dino Zone (University of Michigan Natural History Museum)
Dinosaur S.W.A.P.S. | Make a dinosaur fossil cast | Check out a planetarium show (not included with activity bracelet; $6 per person at the museum)
Girl Scout songs and games on the plaza in front of Hill Auditorium
Doors open to Hill Auditorium (tickets available at the box office) and concert seating begins
Welcome to the Radio Disney Concert
Regional busses depart