special events

special events



Holiday Homecoming

December 27, 2015 ♦ 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Camp Honi Hanta - 4825 51 Street E., Bradenton, FL 34203

Annual reception welcoming Girl Scout alumnae who recently graduated from high school to rekindle and strengthen connections with their sister Girl Scouts, volunteers, families, and community.


Annual Meeting of

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida

January 23, 2016  10:00 a.m. - Noon

Gulfcoast Event and Conference Center
4780 Cattlemen Rd., Sarasota, FL 34233

Brings together delegates, alternate delegates, region chairs, corporation team, board of directors, staff, community members, and guests to formally recognize volunteers and conduct the business of the council.



Gold Luncheon and Fashion Show

Monday, February 15, 2016  •  11:30 a.m.

Fête Ballroom at the Polo Grill
10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202

Tickets $90 per person
Preferred seating - table of 10, $1,000

Sponsorships available, please contact Colleen at colleend@gsgcf.org

Join us for an afternoon of food, fun, and fashion. The Fête Ballroom will be transformed into a runway show
featuring fashions from Ana Molinari, Clever Rose, and Panache, modeled by girls, our leaders of tomorrow!


Friends, Fun & Sun

(Big Girls Day at Camp)

April 9, 2016    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Camp Honi Hanta 
♦ 4825 51 Street E., Bradenton, FL 34203

A fun-filled adult day at camp for Girl Scout alumnae, volunteers, and outdoor enthusiasts to reconnect with their inner-Girl Scouts and re-experience camp memories while making new ones.


Girl Scout Gold Award Celebration

Week of April 26, 2016    Dates and times TBD

Annual reception(s) honoring Girl Scouts who have achieved the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn.


Young Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony

May 15, 2016    2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center
75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Annual celebration of the many achievements of Girl Scouts throughout the council, with an emphasis on the highest awards a Girl Scout can achieve, the Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards.