By Sylvia Acevedo Interim CEO at Girl Scouts of the USA - https://lnkd.in/bEj8Nst by @SylviaAcevedo"Dreams can come true, the story behind my CEO patch" As the interim CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, I have a great perk, my own CEO patch. Whenever I meet with Girl Scouts, I present them with this special … Continue reading "Dreams can come true, the story behind my CEO patch" by Sylvia Acevedo Interim CEO GSUSA
Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast"Tent or Treat" at Camp Arnaz on Saturday, October 29th!Come and celebrate Tent or Treat, an open house event at Camp Arnaz presented in part by the Harriett H. Samuelsson Foundation.This is a FREE event for the public--and Girl Scouts but you must register in advance at http://www.girlscoutsccc.org/tentortreat.Tent or Treat … Continue reading GSCCC Hosts FREE "Tent or Treat" Event at Camp Arnaz October 29th!
GSCCC's Melissa Baffa, who has been sailing on the E/V Nautilus since August 1st, will be in San Francisco today giving a ship tour to Girl Scouts and answering questions. On Friday, she will be speaking at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Lab, which will include a live interaction with the ship … Continue reading E/V Nautilus Spots Googly-Eyed Stubby Squid 3,000 Feet Under the Sea off California Coast!
Come and meet GSCCC's own Melissa Baffa on Friday, August 19th at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Lab in Santa Cruz!Girls Scouts are invited to come join the fun and earn a patch at the Seymour Center on August 19, 3-5 PM. Learn about the Exploration Vessel Nautilusthrough a live interaction with … Continue reading Meet Melissa Baffa this Friday, August 19th at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz!
Who are your heroes? Are they sports stars? Celebrities? People you know personally, such as a favorite teacher?The author doing a live interaction with Dr. Ballard last year.Mine are scientists. If I could have the infamous dinner party we pretend to host as a part of “Getting to Know You” exercises, and I could only … Continue reading An Evening with Bob Ballard
Girl Scouts is all about trying new things, broadening a girl’s horizon, and building courage, confidence, and character along the way. Last year, when I applied for the Science Communication Fellowship with the Ocean Exploration Trust, I was stretching myself for two big reasons: one was to further develop my own courage, confidence, and character. … Continue reading Explore the Ocean Live with Me this Summer
Six months ago today I sat in front of my computer, staring at the screen. I wanted it to be just right. An email had crossed my desk in a roundabout and somewhat accidental way, and the past two days had been a scramble of activity to respond and get an application together.Truth be told, … Continue reading Headed for home
In case you have been wondering about some of the technology that makes ocean exploration aboard the E/V Nautilus possible, today’s post is about Hercules, one of the ROVs. Hercules parked inside his hangar, where he can be worked on and protected from the elements during transit.Todd designed and built Hercules. He gave me a tour … Continue reading Meet Hercules
Tonight we will perform another dive, with both ROVs (Argus & Hercules). We will be diving near the "East of Eden 3" site, and other targets that we identified as being potential active hydrothermal vents during our reconnaissance dive a few days ago.We will be studying the geological features, looking for interesting biological features (including … Continue reading Dive Alert!
Today, I am happy to share a special blog post from my friend and travel companion Socktopus. Enjoy! ~Melissa **********************Me with other members of my family.Nice to meet you! My name’s Socktopus. I was inspired by a craft that was done at this year’s Kaleidoscope. I was born back in Ventura, along with a brother … Continue reading Meet Socktopus