San Diego County Fair
Girl Scouts may choose to participate in many ways at the Fair – whether they are entering badge work in the Creative Youth Exhibit, participating in a flag raising ceremony or taking a field trip with their troop to the Fair. We’ve selected a few of our favorite ways to celebrate the 2017 San Diego County Fair and Centennial Girl Scouts Celebration!
Ages: all age levels
Dates: 2017 San Diego County Fair dates are June 2 – July 4 (closed the first four Mondays and first three Tuesdays)
Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar CA 92014
Contact: Nicola Martinez, firstname.lastname@example.org, 858-755-1161 x. 2404
Please see below for different ways that you can participate in the San Diego County Fair:
Creative Youth Exhibit
Enter your badge work, Take Action Project or other creative work to the Creative Youth Exhibit. NEW! This year you can win the special Girl Scouts San Diego Award. Creative Youth Divisions include: Community Service Projects, Art, Crafts, Photography, Home Arts, Steam Projects, Food Items, Garden Projects and more.
Dates/Time: throughout the fair
Cost: $4 per entry. Individuals and groups (up to 15 members) may enter. Each participant will receive 1 courtesy pass to the Fair.
Deadline to enter: May 3, 2017 (www.sdfair.com/entry)
Fair Flag Raising Ceremony
Participate as a troop in the morning flag raising ceremony before the gates open. Applications Available January 2017 (limited space available)
Dates/times: Every Morning of the Fair
Cost: Free. Participation includes free Fair admission and one Fair Fun Patch for each participating troop member.
Field Trip to the Fair and Summer Steam Maker Festival
Take a free Field Trip to the Fair with your troop. Your morning will start at the Summer Steam Maker Festival complete with hands on activities, free make and takes and more. Troops may pre-register for a challenge to compete in on the day of their visit. After the festival, explore the rest of the Fair, see the animals and explore Family Funville. www.sdfsmf.org
Dates/times: June 14, 9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: Free to all Field Trip Participants.
Fair Scavenger Hunt
Visit the CA Grown Exhibit and pick up a Scavenger Hunt that will take you through the Fair on an educational and fun scavenger hunt. Complete the hunt and you may purchase a fair fun patch.
Dates/times: During the Fair
Cost: Scavenger Hunt is free, Fair Fun Patch is $3.