Adult dating apple creek ohio
Please join us in singing “Make New Friends.” Great Escape 2014 Opening Ceremony Weaving Webs of Friendship Flag Ceremony Speaker 1 : Welcome.
We are happy to see so many of you here this year, new friends and old.
AS WE CELEBRATE THIS WEEKEND LET US NUTURE EACH OTHER THROUGH OUR SHARING OF OUR GIFTS, ESPECIALLY THAT OF FRIENDSHIP AS WE JOURNEY THROUGH THIS WEEKEND LET US LIGHT THE WAY FOR EACH OTHER, BE THE SUNSHINE FOR EACH OTHER SO THAT WE WILL NOT FEAR THE DARKNESS AND FINALLY LET US FOLLOW JULIETTE GORDON LOW AND BECOME OUR BEST SO WE CAN BE GREAT GIRL SCOUT LEADERS Great Escape Opening Ceremony 2016 – The Acorn Ceremony Good morning everyone! This is the largest GE turnout ever and we are grateful that all of you traveled here this weekend.
We will begin the GE with our traditional flag ceremony. Cruel autumn wind whistled round And knocked the acorn to the ground.
Speaker 2 The spider who weaves the web of life is an important creature in the mythologies of many cultures, including African cultures, where spider is known as Anansi, the trickster, Classical Greece, where the weaver Arachne is changed into a spider because she boasts that her weaving is better than that of a Goddess’, and in this quote from a Native American legend Spider says” Speaker 3: I have a large ball of yarn here.
I’m going to start it off with the person on my right.
(FLAG Ceremony) Today is just the second day of fall. A little girl scout passing by The tiny acorn she did spy She picked it up but let it fall Down a nearby rabbit hole.
And of course, the cow only gives milk until she is dried off and ready to conceive again.HE TELLS ME…”YOU ARE A BEAUTIFUL PUMPKIN, AND YOU ARE NOW READY FOR THE WORLD, I DO NOT KNOW YOUR FUTURE BUT YOU WILL REAP THE JOY FROM OTHERS” GIRL SCOUT: GSUSA APPROACHES ME, SHE PICKS ME TO ATTEND TRAINING AND SHE SAYS, “YOU ARE A SPECIAL PERSON, YOU ARE NOW READY TO BE A LEADER I DO NOT KNOW YOUR FUTURE BUT YOU WILL REAP THE JOY FROM MANY.” PUMPKIN: A SMILING PRECOCIOUS CHILD CHOOSES ME FROM THE PATCH, THE CHILD EXCLAIMED TO ALL WHO COULD HEAR, “THIS PUMPKIN IS PERFECT FOR ME, I AM SO LUCKY TO HAVE FOUND YOU.” GIRL SCOUT: A SMALL GROUP OF GIRLS ANXIOUSLY WAIT TO MEET ME.I EXCLAIMED TO THESE EAGER GIRLS THAT I WILL BE THEIR LEADER, I AM NOT PERFECT BUT WE ARE LUCKY TO BE TOGETHER PUMPKIN: AND ON OCTOBER 31 JULIETTE GORDON LOW WAS BORN, SHE WAS THE BEACON OF LIGHT FOR GIRL SCOUTS AND SHE ASKED OTHERS TO FOLLOW HER PATH PUMPKIN: THE CHILDREN ARE ENJOYING MY SPIRIT AND MY LIGHT ALLOWS THEM TO SEE THEIR WAY IN THE DARK AS THEY CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE GIRL SCOUT: MY SPIRIT HAS BECOME CONTAGIOUS, THE GIRLS IN MY CHARGE DO NOT FEAR THE DARK AND THEY ARE MY LIGHT AS I CONTINUE TO SERVE PUMPKIN: MY FRUIT WILL BE FED TO THE BIRDS AND SMALL CREATURES SO THEY CAN BE NOURISHED, MY SEEDS WILL BE PLANTED FOR THE CYCLE OF LIFE TO CONTINUE GIRL SCOUT: I WILL FEED MY KNOWLEDGE TO MANY MORE GIRLS SO THAT WE CAN BUILD GIRLS WITH CONFIDENCE COURAGE AND CHARACTER AND KEEP THE GIRL SCOUT MOVEMENT ALIVE PUMPKIN: WE ARE MORE ALIKE THAN WE ARE DIFFERENT GIRL SCOUT: LIKE THE PUMPKIN WE COME IN ALL SIZES, SHAPES AND COLORS WE ALL HAVE MUCH TO LEARN AND SHARE.t Great Escape, we have opening and closing ceremonies, and we perform skits. GIRL SCOUT: SURE WE CAN, LETS GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER.Some ceremonies are original, please steal them if you need them. PUMPKIN: I BEGAN AS A SMALL SEED PLANTED IN MOTHER NATURE’S RICH SOIL GIRL SCOUT: I BEGAN AS A SMALL EGG IN MY MOTHER’S WOMB PUMPKIN: EACH DAY I SAVORED THE NUTIENTS OF THE LAND, BASKED IN THE WARMTH OF THE SUN, AND SOAKED THE RAINWATERS GIRL SCOUT: EVERY DAY LOVE, FOOD AND SHELTER WERE BESTOWED UPON ME UNCONDITIONALLY PUMPKIN: EACH DAY MY ROOTS GREW STRONGER AND MY STEM FORCED ITS WAY THROUGH THE EARTH ND REACHED FOR THE SUN GIRL SCOUT: EACH DAY I LEARNED NEW THINGS, DEVELOPED MY ROOTS AND REACHED FOR THE ARMS OF MY FAMILY FOR SUPPORT PUMPKIN: AND SOON MY FRUITS BEGAN TO SPRING FROM MY STEM AND I WAS VERY GREEN GIRL SCOUT: AND SOON I WAS ON MY FEET DISCOVERING NEW THINGS BUT I WAS STILL VERY GREEN PUMPKIN: I HAVE GROWN BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS, MY VINE IS STURDY, MY LEAVES ARE BILLOWING IN THE BREEZE, MY FRUIT IS BRIGHT AND I SHALL BE HARVESTED.