With Festival of the Arts (FOA), the possibilities are wonderful! Girl Scouts get up to three arts experiences during this daylong event. This year will mark the 51st anniversary of the event. FOA is a fun and engaging event for Girls Scouts of all levels to explore and includes nearly every genre of arts including dance, drama, visual arts, and more! FOA is held on the second Saturday in November with unique community partners. Troop leaders typically navigate registration.
Festival of the Arts will be held in person on November 11 at unique locations throughout Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana. The cost is $18 per Girl Scout and $18 per adult. For Girl Scouts, this fee includes admission to three programs: Workshop, Event, and a Performance, Exhibit, or Tour (PET), as well as a commemorative Festival of the Arts patch. See more details in the dropdown below. Adults can attend Events and PETs and will receive a commemorative patch; however, they may not participate in workshops due to extremely limited space.
|Schedules Released||October 27|
|Festival of the Arts||November 11|
Explore the Festival brochure thoroughly to learn about the sessions available to your troop’s grade level. Spend time with your troop to determine their favorite options, and rank those based on preferences. Remember to encourage your troop to try something new and different!
Next, determine the number of participants who will attend Festival of the Arts. Confirm your total number of participants, and accurately include all girls and adults.
Now you’re ready to register your troop! The registration process has several steps and is designed to be fair to all—both new and experienced troops—and to allow time for girls to be included in the decisions about their program selections.
Don’t forget: Festival of the Arts is for currently registered Girl Scouts. Don’t miss out on the fun! Renew today by clicking here. Registration for non-renewed Girl Scouts is not available.
You may attend a total of three programs during the day.
You do not have to fill all three time periods. Please be sure to note how many programs you want to attend. Programs are located throughout metro Louisville and Southern Indiana, so be aware of your travel times. Please note that all times listed are Eastern. Locations are subject to change.
What You’ll Need to Register
The troop leader should include the whole group at once. Have an accurate list of all participant names. Be prepared with the number of patches you’ll request. Please complete this form as thoroughly as possible. The next business day you will receive an email from GSK with a special link to your FOA survey. This survey is how the troop’s program selections are made.
Once your troop is registered, any changes will mean you whole group will re-enter the queue for each session. So if you need to add girls or adults to your troop after the deadline for the First Draw, your previously scheduled programs will be released, and your troop will be scheduled (or rescheduled) alongside other troops who register on the day of your change.
Registration Troubleshooting Tips:
To start, visit the Festival of the Arts event and be sure you’re successfully logged into to MyGS.
Submit payment information when you register, like all other GSK events. After completing the registration form, pay with a debit or credit card. You may also pay by check or Kentuckiana Credits. To use Kentuckiana Credits to pay for FOA, please charge your troop credit card. Keep your receipt and submit the Kentuckiana Credit Swap form for reimbursement.
You may apply for a refund ONLY if you meet ALL of the following conditions.
If your troop was not given any of their original choices, you will be contacted and offered alternative choices. If these alternatives are not satisfactory, you may ask for a refund at that time.