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Girl Scout Legislative Day

Date:
Tue Jun 04, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Louisiana State Capitol Map
Category:
Girl Leadership
Level:
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-10, Grades 11-12
Region:
Baton Rouge
 

For girls, grades 6 to 12

Join Girl Scouts from across the state of Louisiana at the State Capitol for a day of citizen engagement and advocacy.  This event is a joint effort of Girl Scouts Louisiana East and our sister council, Girl Scouts of Louisiana – Pines to the Gulf. Girls will participate in activities throughout the day, helping them to earn the Finding Common Ground or an age equivalent Legacy: Citizen Badge.  Adults are welcome to stay for the event, but space is limited.

Event Code: LD9101

When: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time:  9 a.m.   Arrive and set up display tables in Capitol rotunda, get day’s agenda and meet other girls from around the state
 10 – 10:30 a.m.  Tour the State Capitol
 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Talk with one or more of our female legislators, a female lobbyist, and depending on the session schedule, represent Girl Scouts as we get recognized on the floor of the House or Senate.
 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. We’ll walk two blocks to the Louisiana Office of Tourism for a Governmental Relations program, which includes a presentation from a representative from the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business, while we enjoy boxed lunches, supplied by capitol’s catering service.
 1 – 2 p.m. Offer Girl Scout cookies to guests and legislators in the Capitol rotunda, greeting legislators, etc.  Depending on when the House is in session, Girl Scouts may be recognized on the floor.
 2 pm. Clean up!

Where: Louisiana State Capitol, 900 North Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (drop off and pick up in Rotunda)

Fee: $5 per girl, which includes Badge and lunch. $8 for adults for lunch.

Capacity: Maximum 15 girls

Registration Instructions: Register online via ebiz for girl and adults.  Any adult staying will need to register and pay $8 to cover their boxed lunch.

Registration Deadline: May 29, 2019

Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org or 504-733-8220, ext. 2243 or Marianne Addy at maddy@gsle.org or 504-733-8220, ext. 2226.