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Celebrate National S'mores Day with Kansas Girl Scouts

S'mores Day 18_EPH

National S’mores Day is Friday, Aug. 10, and Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland would like to invite you to attend our free community celebrations in Emporia, Garden City, Hays, Salina and Wichita. Families and the public are welcome to enjoy free s’mores, hot dogs, and hands-on STEM experiences to get a taste of life as a Girl Scout. During the event, families will discover how Girl Scouts helps unleash the inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, and Leader) in every girl. With Girl Scouts’ long-standing tradition of active civic engagement, we hope local elected leaders will join us and act as an example for our future leaders, Girl Scouts! 

Council staff will be at the event to help girls sign up or renew for Girl Scouts and speak with those interested in making a difference in their community through a variety of volunteer opportunities. With the recent release of 30 new badges focusing on cybersecurity, space science, engineering and other STEM fields, it’s never been a better time to discover Girl Scouts. For more information, call 888-686-MINT (6468) or email

S'more Fun Fact

S'mores have long been a staple around the campfire, but did you know this delicious treat is rooted in Girl Scout history? That's right! The recipe for a s'more dates back to the 1925 Girl Scout Leader magazine and the 1927 Girl Scouts of the USA handbook, “Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts,” which featured a "Some More" recipe.

Free National S'mores Day events