World Friendship Carnival 2011 Saturday ??, 2011 Schedule: 10 am Set up 10:45 am Troops gather for group photos 11 am SHARP!! Opening Ceremony Begins 11:15 am Carnival begins 1:00 pm Carnival ends 1:00 pm Clean up your area, help return tables 2:00 pm All done What to do before the carnival: 1. Pick a country, Try earning a badge while learning about different countries 2. Learn about your chosen country 3. Choose a food to serve, try offering small samples of something “authentic” and then an “American” lunch food or beverage 4. Choose a game or craft that fits your theme for girls to do when they visit your table 5. Make a display that shows what your girls learned about their country 6. Create a Trivia Question and Include the trivia question AND answer on your display board 7. Create a way to mark the map when girl visits your table, stamper/stickers/marker 8. Make 200 swaps to share with visitors 9. Dress a doll in GS uniform or native costume of your country 10. Make a flag for the parade 11. Design a costume for girls/leaders to wear What to submit to LucyKulbago, email@example.com 1. Country Reservation Form 2. Blank Map with location preferences 3. Game/craft and food choices 4. Number of custom patches and maps you want Rules and Guidelines 1. Only one troop per country 2. Two troops may sell the same “American” lunch food, would like a variety of options between “authentic” and “American” food choices 3. Only one troop, first to call Hudson Food Service, can use Slushy Machine, request a table next to the kitchen 4. Multiple troops may sell beverages 5. Only one game type per event, games should not involve live animals/fish/insects 6. Game fee should be around 50 cents, twice the cost of your prizes 7. Food prices should be about twice the cost 8. Try to make smaller samples of authentic foods to encourage girls to try new foods 9. Money collected will be split between World Friendship Fund, which furthers Global Girl Scout Mission (Scholarships, International travel, Less fortunate girls) and GSNEO Family Partnership which funds programs in our council 10. Cost of patches will come out of money collected, and distributed that day 11. Minimum Troop Contribution is $35 to cover the cost of the patches and room rental 12. After you add up all the money your troop collects, deduct your expenses and send the remaining donation to Lucy Kulbago, check payable to GSNEO HSU 13. Set up starts at 10 am 14. Clean up starts at 1pm – each troop responsible for their station, wipe down table, sweep floor around your area, remove all decorations and display items 15. Assign an adult to stay from 1pm – 2pm to help put the room back to its regular set up (moving tables back, sweeping and mopping the floor) What Girls bring that day: 1. Quarters, money pouch/purse 2. Bag to carry prizes 3. Wear costume 4. Camera What Troops Bring that day: 1. Food 2. Table cloth, serving utensils, paper products 3. Prizes 4. Flag for parade 5. Game/Craft 6. Display Board 7. Dressed up doll 8. Stamper/stickers for map 9. Swaps 10. Money box, singles and quarters for change 11. Arrange for parents and girls to rotate through shifts so everyone has a turn working and visiting the other tables UN Ambassadors will supply: 1. Map and patches 2. If a girl gets all the passport stamps, they will receive the exclusive UN Swap from a UN Ambassador 3. Country Signs for parade 4. Set up tables 5. Judge Doll Contest and award prizes 6. Sweep main area after event 7. Visit your troop to help with preparations if requested Parade Route 1. Troops will gather in front of their table 2. One or more girl(s) carries troop flag 3. One girl carries the country sign 4. Parents and spectators gather along the parade route by 11 am 5. Troops join the parade in alphabetical order 6. After the parade, troops return to their table to begin the carnival When in doubt – Go Simple, and Have Fun.