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The world can be confusing and stressful, especially during an emergency like the COVID-19 pandemic, but Girl Scouts have always been known for facing new and even sometimes overwhelming challenges with optimism and creativity. That’s why we’re excited to introduce Girl Scouts at Home—a new way for current Girl Scouts and girls who are new to Girl Scouting to participate in Girl Scout programming. 
 
For each age group, ranging from Kindergarten through 12th grade, you’ll find activities including badge workshops, journeys and activity guides—completely free of charge for any girl to use.  
 
Get started by finding your Girl Scout level or grade level below. 

Girl Scout Daisies (K-1)

Eco Learner Badge

Nature gives us many gifts—now learn some ways to give back by protecting nature.

  1. Be prepared to protect nature before you go outdoors
  2. Keep living things safe when you walk in nature
  3. Learn how to protect nature from trash

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned three ways to protect the environment when you go outdoors.

Once completed, you can get your badge here!

Materials Needed

Animal Whistle

  • Air-Dry Clay 
  • Paint

Animal Shaped Snacks

  • Celery, Grapes, Oranges, Blueberries, Peanut Butter (or something similar), cream cheese, honey, cashews, cucumbers or apple slices and candy eyes (optional) 

Worksheet

 

Model Car Design Challenge

Materials Needed

  • Materials for Car Body 
    • Axel options: wooden dowels, straws 
    • Wheel options: bottle caps, cardboard, CD’s, other round items 
    • Cardboard boxes  
    • Clay 
    • Items from the recycling
  • Tape 
  • Hot glue 
  • Scissors 
  • Yardstick, ruler, or other measuring device 
  • Materials to make a ramp:
    • Cardboard, wood planks, books, etc...
  • Materials to cover ramps with:
    • Blankets, foil, sandpaper, etc...

Once completed, the Daisy Model Car Challenge Badge can be purchased here

Outdoor Art Maker Badge

Explore the outdoors and use what you see and hear to make different kinds of art projects.

  1. See the colors of nature
  2. Hear the sounds of nature 
  3. Share your outdoor art 

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to look at nature like an artist and make your own outdoor art. Once complete, you can get your badge here.

Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Material List

To Make a Bird Feeder

  • Old cup/mug and saucer/plate
  • Stong adhesive (such as E6000, Gorilla Glue, Elmer's China & Glass Cement etc.) - ADULT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED
  • Piece of sturdy rope or wire (for hanging)
  • Combination of any of the following that you have on hand: 
  • Bird Seed, sunflower seeds, rolled oats, dried fruit, dried corn or cornmeal.
  • Peanut butter, Bacon grease, lard or shortening. 

To Make Windchimes

  • Old metal items such as utensils, keys or washers.
  • Tree branch/wooden dowel (approximately ½” diameter by 10” length)
  • String
  • Beads (optional)
  • Paint (optional)

To Make a Stepping Stone

OR

  • Old 8” round cake pan (any shape that you like that is about 1-½" to 2” deep) Can also use a plastic container. 
  • Vaseline
  • Contact Paper (optional)
  • Glass beads, mosaic pieces (broken old cup/plate etc)
  • Concrete* (ADULT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED) (such as Stepping Stone Mix)

AND

  • Safety glasses/googles
  • Rubber gloves
  • Bandana or dust mask
  • Bucket
  • Trowel or another mixing tool
  • Water
  • Marine varnish (optional)
  • Chicken wire or other piece of mesh wire (about 6”x6”) (Optional)
Outdoor Basics Series

By completing the activities in the series, girls will meet some requiements for the Daisy Buddy Camper Badge.

Part 1

Materials Needed

  • Coated reusable bag or old shower curtain--something that is water resistant 
  • Duct Tape or thick yarn and needle 
  • Length of rope
  • Trail mix supplies 

 

Part 2

Materials Needed

  • Sticks
  • Rocks
  • Shoelaces

 

Space Science Explorer Badge

Explore and observe the sky like a real space scientist.

  1. Explore the Sun
  2. Observe the Moon 
  3. Meet the Stars 

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have explored and observed the Sun, Moon, and stars. Once complete, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

Explore the Sun

  • Make a Shadow Poster 
    • Large paper or sidewalk space
    • Meduim sized toy 
    • Markers or chalk 

Observe the Moon 

  • Tin foil Moon
    • Tin foil
    • Coins or other flat round objects 
    • Black sheet of paper
    • Glue or tape 
    • White crayon, pencil or chalk 

Meet the Stars  

  • Telescope 
    • Paper towel tube
    • Markers
    • Star stickers
    • Other decorating materials 

 

Daisy Eco Learner Badge

Nature gives us many gifts—now learn some ways to give back by protecting nature.

1. Be prepared to protect nature before you go outdoors
2. Keep living things safe when you walk in nature
3. Learn how to protect nature from trash

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned three ways to protect the environment when you go outdoors.

Once completed, get your badge here

Materials Needed 

Animal Whistle

  • Air-Dry Clay 
  • Paint

Animal Shaped Snacks

  • Celery, Grapes, Oranges, Blueberries, Peanut Butter (or something similar), cream cheese, honey, cashews, cucumbers or apple slices and candy eyes (optional) 

Worksheet

 

Girl Scout Brownies (2-3)

Home Scientist Badge

Find out where science has been hiding in your home.

  1. Be a kitchen chemist
  2. Create static electricity
  3. Dive into density
  4. Make something bubble up 
  5. Play with science

When you've earned this badge, you'll be able to see the science all around you. Once complete, you can get your badge here.

Step 1: Kitchen Chemist - Growing Rock Candy

Materials needed

  • 1 cup of water
  • 4 cups of sugar
  • Food coloring
  • 1 glass jar
  • String
  • Wooden skewer or pencil
  • Stove top
  • 1 medium sized pot
  • Wooden or plastic spoon

Step 2: Static Electricity - Water Bending

Materials needed

  • 1 medium sized balloon
  • A sink

Step 3: Dive into Density - Density Tower

Materials needed

  • 1 clear cylinder (as similar to a graduated cylinder as possible, a clear glass can work)
  • 6 small cups (paper bathroom cups work best)
  • 1-2 ounces of syrup (corn syrup or maple syrup)
  • 1-2 ounces of milk
  • 1-2 ounces of water
  • 1-2 ounces of dish soap
  • 1-2 ounces of vegetable oil
  • 1-2 ounces of rubbing alcohol
  • Food coloring

Step 4: Make Something Bubble Up - Balloon Blow Up

Materials needed

  • 1 empty soda bottle
  • 1 small bottle of vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • 1 medium sized balloon
  • 1 spoon

Step 5: Play with Science - Oobleck

Materials needed

  • A mixing bowl
  • 1-2 cups of corn starch
  • 1 cup of water
  • Food coloring
Outdoor Art Creator Badge

Find out how you can make your own art outdoors and have fun doing it.

  1. Find art ideas outdoors
  2. Make something!
  3. Dance or make music outdoors
  4. Be a nature photographer
  5. Design with nature 

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to do different kinds of fun art projects outdoors. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

Step 1 - Fairy Mandala 

  • Rocks, sticks, leaves, etc... (all collected during nature walk). 

Step 2 - Wind Chime 

  • String 
  • Scissors 
  • Nail and hammer (ADULT ASSITANCE REQUIRED IF UTILIZED) 
  • Sturdy stick
  • Assorted items to attach such as old keys, bottle caps, seashells, rocks, tin cans, nuts and bolts, etc...

Step 3 - Design Fairy House and Write Fairy Story 

  • 1 piece of construction paper 
  • Copy or notebook paper 
  • Drawing and writing utensils 
  • Glue stick 
  • Hole puncher (optional) 
  • String (optional) 
  • Scissors (optional) 

Step 4 - Make Fairy House 

  • Sticks, rocks, leaves etc... (from step 2) 
  • Paint (optional) 
  • Brushes (optional) 

 

Outdoor Basics Series

By completing the activities in the series, girls will meet some requiements for the Brownie Hiker Badge.

Part 1

Materials Needed

  • Coated reusable bag or old shower curtain--something that is water resistant 
  • Duct Tape or thick yarn and needle 
  • Length of rope
  • Trail mix supplies 

 

Part 2

Materials Needed

  • Sticks
  • Rocks
  • Shoelaces

 

Painting Badge

Learn to paint and color your world.

  1. Get inspired
  2. Paint the real world
  3. Paint a mood
  4. Paint without brushes
  5. Paint a mural    

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have new ideas about what to paint—and how to paint it. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

  • Lots of paint (assorted colors). 
  • Paintbrushes (small and large sizes) 
  • Canvas, or poster board, or paper, or anything you want to paint on (we will be doing 4 seperate paintings, including one larger one that may need multiple pieces of paper). 
  • Masking Tape 
  • String 
  • Leaves

 

Potter Badge

Explore the history of clay art and become a clay artist yourself.   

  1. Find some pottery
  2. Get to know clay
  3. Make a simple pot
  4. Make an art piece
  5. Paint and glaze!    

When you've earned this badge, you'll be able to make your own projects out of clay. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

 

Materials Needed

 

Space Science Adventurer

Investigate the complexities of the sky as you learn to see things in a new way.

  1. Meet the neighbors
  2. See more than before
  3. Investigate the Moon
  4. Be a stargazer
  5. Celebrate and share

When you’ve earned this badge, you'll know how to investigate the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

 

Materials Needed

Meet the Neighbors 

  • Solar System Necklace 
    • String or yarn 
    • Many black or dark blue beads
    • A variety of other colored beads (yellow, orange, blue, grey, white, etc...) 

See more than before 

Investigate the Moon 

  • Tin Foil Moon  
    • Tin Foil
    • Coins or other flat round objects 
    • Black sheet of paper
    • Glue or tape 
    • White Crayon, pencil, or chalk 

Be a Stargazer

  • Constellation Telescope 
    • Paper towl tube
    • Makrers
    • Star stickers
    • Other decorating materials 
    • Black paper
    • Push pin 
    • Tape 

Celebrate and Share

  • Take your Family Outside 
    • A clear night

 

World of Girls - It's Your Story, Tell it! Journey Series

In this Journey, you will:

  1. Find out about girls around the world and how stories can give you ideas for helping others—play a game from another culture, invite storytellers to talk about what they do, or draw a self-portrait that shows what's unique about you.
  2. Plan a Take Action Project, such as sewing a quilt, painting a mural, writing a play, or creating your own ad.
  3. Earn 4 leadership awards: Hear a Story Award, Change a Story Award, Tell a Story Award, and Better World for Girls! Award. If you're a Girl Scout volunteer, go to Volunteer Toolkit for complete meeting plans and activity instructions.

Once completed, get your awards here.

Part 1: Hear a Story Award

Puppet Theater – Koren Folk Tale

Materials Needed

  • 3 white socks (Alternative – any color old sock that can be used to make a puppet or even 3 brown lunch bags that can be used to make a paper puppet)
  • 3 small brown paper bags (Alternatives - brown construction paper, or pipe cleaners, or brown foam, or even plain white paper that can be decorated)
  • Markers
  • Tri-fold board for backdrop (optional)
  • An assortment of the following (make use of what you have, be creative):
  • Scraps of Fabric
  • Felt pieces of various colors
  • Googly eyes
  • Buttons
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Foam pieces of various colors
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cardboard scraps
  • 3 small pieces of twig

Part 2

Materials Needed

  • Small Box (e.g. shoe box) 
  • Brown Lunch Bag/craft paper/wrapping paper/plain paper 
  • Coloring utensils 
  • Stickers 
  • Tape 
  • Pom-Poms: 1 Large gray, 1 large yellow, 2 small yellow, 2 small gray, 1 small  white, 2 tiny black
  • Pipe-Cleaners: 1 yellow, 1 orange, 2 gray 
  • 2 Pencils 
  • Scissors 
Brownie Race Car Design Challenge

Design, build, and test your own race car to explore how science can make a faster race car!

1. Learn how design can affect speed
2. Design and build your race car
3. Design your racetrack
4. Conduct a fair test and record results
5. Share what you learned

When you’ve earned this badge, you'll have designed a race car and a race track and carried out “fair tests” to learn how design affects speed.

Once completed, get your badge here

Materials List

  • Materials for Car Body 
    • Axel options: wooden dowels, straws
    • Wheel options: bottle caps, cardboard, CD’s, other round items
    • Cardboard boxes 
    • Clay 
    • Items from the recycling
  • Tape 
  • Hot glue 
  • Scissors 
  • Yardstick, ruler, or other measuring device 
  • Materials to make a ramp:
    • Cardboard, wood planks, books, etc...
  • Materials to cover ramps with:
    • Blankets, foil, sandpaper, etc...
Brownie Pets Badge

Learn how to choose the pet that's right for you—or find out how to take the best care of a pet you already have.

  1. Find out what care different pets need.
  2. Keep a pet comfy.
  3. Help a pet stay healthy and safe.
  4. Make a pet feel loved. 
  5. Feed a paet. 

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to take care of a pet.

Once completed, get your badge here.

Materials List

  • 1 long sock
  • Plastic water bottle
  • Old t-shirt
  • Tennis ball
Brownie Household Elf

Pick up some new household habits to help your family save energy, save water, and save the planet.

  1. Save energy
  2. Save water
  3. Go natural
  4. Reuse or recycle
  5. Clear the air

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to make your home clean and green. Once completed, you can get your badge here

 

Girl Scout Juniors (4-5)

Get Moving Journey Series

In this Journey, you will:

  1. Explore energy and how to use it wisely by interviewing power-use experts and conducting an energy audits of a building in your community.
  2. Plan a Take Action project to fix an energy problem in your community. Your could launch carpools, work to dim the lights on city buildings, or promote energy savings at your school.
  3. Earn 3 leadership awards: The Energize Award, the Investigate Award, and the Innovate Award. If you're a Girl Scout volunteer, go to Volunteer Toolkit for complete meeting plans and activity instructions.

Get your books and awards here.

Part 1 | All About Energy

Materials Needed

Natural Energy: Wind Turbine 

Solar Energy: Solar Oven 

 

  • 1 pizza box
  • Foil
  • Black paper
  • Plastic wrap
  • Tape
  • Scissors or utility knife
  • S’more makings or Quesadilla Makings
    • S’more: Graham crackers, Chocolate, Marshmallow
    • Quesadilla: Tortillas, Shredded cheese 

Part 2 | Investigate 

Materials Needed

  • 2 small to medium house plants
  • 1 paper bag (large enough to cover 1 plant)
  • Notebook or paper

Part 3 | Innovate

Materials Needed

  • Take Action Time!

 

Outdoor Art Explorer Badge

Let nature be your inspiration as you explore, create, and design different kinds of art.

  1. Explore outdoor art
  2. Make something!
  3. Find music in nature
  4. Be a nature photographer
  5. Design with nature 

When you’ve earned this badge, you will know how to find the art in nature and create your own outdoor artwork. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

Step 1- Paint with Nature 

  • Sticks, leaves, pinecones, etc... to use as brushes. 
  • Paint
  • Paper

Step 2 - Go Big or Go Small

  • Camera 

 

Outdoor Basics Series

Junior Camper Badge 

Find out how to plan a camping adventure.

1. Start planning your adventure
2. Gain a new camping skill
3. Find your inner camp chef
4. Try a new activity
5. Head out on your trip—and have some nighttime fun!

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to have a great overnight camping trip at a campsite or cabin.

Once you complete the series, get your badge here.

Part 1 | Knife Safety & Making Fire Starters, Fire Safety, Knots & Solar Ovens

Materials Needed 

  • Butter Knife 
  • Candle 
  • Pizza Box or a Bowl 
  • Tin Foil 
  • Plastic Wrap 
  • Black Paper (optional) 
  • Masking Tape or Duct Tape 
  • Scissors 
  • Length of Rope
  • Something to cook in the oven: nacho chips and cheese, s'mores, etc. 

 

Part 2 | LNT & Knots

Materials Needed

Space Investigator Badge

Venture through the Solar System and beyond, and see that space is even bigger than you may have imagined.

  1. Model the Solar System
  2. Circle the Sun
  3. Discover the stars
  4. Use the tools to explore
  5. Share your sky

When you’ve earned this badge, you'll understand that the Earth orbits the Sun, and how far away the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars are from our home planet, Earth. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

 

Materials Needed

Model the Solar System 

  • Planet Walk 
    • Large outdoor space 
    • Chalk 

Circle the Sun 

Discover the Stars

  • 3-D Constellation 
    • Cork board, thick cardboard, or thick styrofoam 
    • Push pins 
    • Different constellations 

Use the Tools to Explore

Share your Sky

  • Create a Space Show 
    • Craft materials
    • Creativity 

 

Junior Balloon Car Design Challenge

Learn about air power and create an alternative fuel car.

1. Learn about potential and kinetic energy
2. Design and build a balloon car
3. Test your balloon-powered car
4. Analyze and share results
5. Brainstorm ways to improve your design

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to engineer a balloon-powered car and understand potential energy, kinetic energy, and jet propulsion.

Once completed, get your badge here.

Materials Needed

  • Balloons
  • Straws
  • Rubber bands
  • Tape
  • Hot glue
  • Materials for a car body (suggestions below)
    • Water bottle 
    • Toilet paper tube 
    • Small box 
    • Ice cream container 
    • Small carton
  • Materials for axels: wooden dowel, straws 
  • Materials for wheels: bottle caps, cardboard, CD’s, other round items 
  • Other recycled materials to use to create car
Junior Simple Meals Badge

Make amazing meals and learn to create a whole meal of your own.

  1. Step up your skills with a pro
  2. Whip up a great breakfast
  3.  Fix a healthy lunch or dinner
  4. Create a delicious dessert
  5. Make your own meal When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to serve up a meal for your family and friends.

Once completed, you can get your badges here

 

Girl Scout Cadettes (5-7)

Breathe Journey Series

In this Journey, you will:

  1. Find out about the air we breathe by visiting a wind farm, talking to an environmental scientist, or doing experiments using wind.
  2. Plan a Take Action project to fix an air problem in your community. You could plant an indoor garden, campaign against smoking, or push for clean-air initiatives in your community.
  3. Earn 3 leadership awards: Aware, Alert, and Affirm. If you're a Girl Scout volunteer, go to Volunteer Toolkit for complete meeting plans and activity instructions.

To get your Journey Books and Awards, click here. 

Materials Needed

Activity 1 - Air log

  • Pad of paper or notebook
  • Writing utensil

Activity 2 - Lightweight Champion

  • Balloons (at least two)
  • Straw or pencil
  • String

Activity 3 - No Empty Space

  • See through bowl, tub, or pitcher
  • See through cup (should be able to fit in the bowl, tub, pitcher)
  • Paper towels
  • Water

Activity 4 - Oxygen in Air

  • Glass jar or cup
  • Wad of steel wool
  • Flat-bottomed bowl or dish
  • Water

Activity 5 - Air Pressure

  • Tub or bucket
  • Cup
  • Index card or plastic lid (like from a cream cheese container)
  • Water

 

Materials Needed

  • Newspaper (cut into 20 strips, each about 2 inches in width)
  • String
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Essential oil (optional)
  • Spray Bottle
  • Bowl
  • Cup or Mason Jar
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Rubber Band

Materials Needed

  • Take Action Time! 
Outdoor Art Apprentice Badge

Find out how to observe and collect things outdoors that will drive your art and creativity.

  1. Explore art outdoors 
  2. Make something! 
  3. Get to know—and  create—sounds of nature
  4. Be a nature photographer 
  5. Design with nature. 

When you’ve earned this badge, you'll have been inspired outdoors and created nature-themed art. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

Step 1 

  • Camera (Optional) 
  • Paper 
  • Drawing Utensils 

Step 2 

  • Avocado Rinds, orange peels, onion skins, beets, tea leaves, coffee grounds, black walnuts, berries, or tumeric.
  • Pot 
  • Water
  • White cotton shirt/fabric item
  • Stove access 
  • Rubber bands or string 

Step 3 - Patterns in Nature 

  • Camera 

Step 4 - Suncatcher 

  • Glass or see through beads
  • Wire 
  • String 

 

Outdoor Basics | Lashing & Solar Stills for Water Purification

Materials Needed 

  • Big Bowl 
  • Little Bowl 
  • Plastic Wrap 
  • Duct Tape or Rubber Bands 
  • Rope
  • Rock 

 

Space Science Researcher Badge

Observe and explore light, deepening your understanding of the Sun, stars, and other objects in space. 

  1. What more can you see?
  2. Explore “invisible” light
  3. See the stars in a new way
  4. Expand your vision
  5. Conserve the night sky

When you've earned this badge, you’ll understand more about the amazing properties of light and how you use it to make discoveries about the Universe and space science. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

What more can you see?

  • Construct a Spinner 

Explore "Invisible" Light 

  • Sun Prints and Remotes

See the Stars in a New Way 

Expand your Vision - Conserve the Night Sky 

  • Computer 

 

Cadette Eco Trekker

Plan and take an outdoor trek—with minimal environmental impact.

1. Learn how to make minimal impact on a trek
2. Plan an eco trek with a purpose
3. Practice an eco skill while on your trek
4. Make a difference on your eco trek
5. Make a difference after your eco trek

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned the skills for minimizing your impact on the environment while planning and taking an outdoor trek.

Once completed, get your badge here

Cadette Night Owl Badge

Grow your imagination and expand what you know about the night.

  1. Take a field trip to explore the night
  2. Tour your world after dark
  3. Meet people who work night hours
  4. Explore nature at night
  5.  Host an Extreme Nighttime Party

When you've earned this badge, you'll have uncovered the mysteries of the world after dark. Once completed, you can get your badge here

Part 1 

Part 2: Night Hike

Cadette Digital Movie Maker

Join Buttercup in trying your hand at movie making.

  1. Learn digital video basics
  2. Film. Then film some more.
  3. Pick the perfect subject
  4. Action!
  5. Edit and premiere your movie

Materials List

  • Phone or recording device
  • Free movie software like iMovie
  • Pen
  • Paper

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to create a digital movie. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

 

Girl Scout Seniors (9-10)

Outdoor Art Expert Badge

Learn to see nature with an artist’s eye and create something helpful to the environment.

  1. Explore art outdoors
  2. Make something!
  3. Create or share music inspired by nature
  4. Capture nature digitally 
  5. Design outdoors 

When you’ve earned this badge, you'll have learned how to create art outdoors with a focus on the environment. Once completed, you can get your badge here.

Room Makeover Badge

Find out how to use design concepts and fix-it tactics to turn a simple space into a creative statement.

  1. Gather ideas and inspiration
  2. Paint something
  3. Sew or glue something
  4. Redo something 
  5. Build something

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to do a fast, fun, and thrifty room makeover. Once complete, you can get your badge here.

Materials Needed

Step 1: Create an inspiration board

Materials

  • poster board or piece of paper
  • magazines
  • images from the internet
  • scissors

Step 2: Paint Something - Fairy Garden Rocks

Materials

  • paint (your choice of color)
  • rocks (different shapes and sizes) from outside/ garden, or you can purchase

Step 3: Sew or Glue Something - Fairy House

Materials

  • popsicle sticks, wooden dowels, or wood birdhouse or other structure
  • glue

Step 4: Redo something - Natural Tie-Dye

Materials

  • old/ white cotton pillowcase
  • rubber bands
  • water
  • bucket
  • dried black beans

Step 5: Build Something - String and Nail Art

Materials

  • tree circle or other wood items you can hammer nails into
  • nails
  • hammer
  • string

 

SOW What Journey Series

In this Journey, you will:

1. Learn about food: how and where it’s grown, harvested, processed, distributed, and consumed, and why it matters.
2. Plan a Take Action Project to share your knowledge with others—host a farmers market, inspire others to eat locally, or plan a community vegetable garden.
3. Earn the Harvest Award. If you're a Girl Scout volunteer, go to Volunteer Toolkit for complete meeting plans and activity instructions.

Once complete, you can get your Harvest Award here

 

Senior Collage Artist Badge

No matter what you do with your collage, there won’t be another just like it in the world. Everything—from the materials you choose to how they are assembled—is up to you. Get ready to see the creative possibility in everyday objects: This badge is an opportunity make art as unique as you are.

1. Explore collage
2. Focus on composition
3. Create with color
4. Use found objects
5. Share a message

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to create collages using different materials and color themes. Once completed, you can get your badge here

 

Girl Scout Ambassadors (11-12) | Coming Soon

All Levels 

All About Animals Series

Learn about ants with BoxTurtle and afterwards earn the GSCB Insect ABC's Patch!

GSCB Insect ABC's Patch

GSCB Insect ABC's Program

Join BoxTurtle in learning about important helpers, our friends the bees! Afterwards earn your GSCSA Save a Bee Patch. 

GSCSA Save a Bee Patch

Save a Bee Patch Program

Save a Bee Patch Mentor Guide

Learn about the Owls of the Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center with Boxturtle!

Join Box Turtle in learning about Snakes at the Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center!

Learn about the Turtles of the Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center with Box Turtle!

DIY Wednesday

Any age level can complete steps to earn the Do it Yourself badge at their level. 

Step 1: Create an inspiration board

Materials List

  • Poster board or piece of paper 
  • Magazines 
  • Images from the internet 
  • Scissors

Step 2: Paint Something - Fairy Garden Rocks

Materials List

  • Paint (your choice of color) 
  • Rocks (different shapes and sizes) from outside/garden, or you can purchase

Step 3: Sew or Glue Something - Fairy House

Materials List

  • Popsicle sticks 
  • Wooden dowels or wood birdhouse or other structure 
  • Glue

Step 4: Redo something - Natural Tie-Dye

Materials List

  • Old/ white cotton pillowcase 
  • Rubber bands 
  • Water bucket 
  • Dried black beans

Step 5: Build Something -  String and Nail Art

Materials List

  • Tree circle or other wood items you can hammer nails into 
  • Nails 
  • Hammer 
  • String
Camp Fire
Owl Pellet Dissection and Owl S.W.A.P.

Join STEM Specialist Megan for a fun informative Owl pellet dissection following a creative OWL S.W.A.P. activity.

STEM Fun Activities

Join STEM Specialist Megan in making Milk Plastic!

Materials List

  • 1 cup of cows milk
  • 4 tablespoons of vinegar 
  • Strainer, cheese cloth, or old cotton shirt/bandana
  • 1 small to medium pot
  • Stove top
  • Paper towels 
  • Optional: cookie cutters or silicone molds
  • Optional: acrylic paint and sharpies

Join STEM Specialist Megan in testing the PH value of different household items!

Materials List 

  • ¼ head of red cabbage 
  • Cutting board 
  • Knife 
  • Medium pot 
  • Stove 
  • Glass bowl 
  • Multiple clear cups 
  • Different liquids or powders (suggestions below): 
    • Vinegar Baking soda 
    • Coffee 
    • Lemon juice 
    • Soda 
    • Coffee 
    • Salt water 
    • Different types of bottled water 
    • Apple juice 
    • Hand sanitizer 
    • Soapy water 
    • Sugar water 
    • Household cleaners
Outdoor Cooking

Join RED in making some fun and tasty treats outside! Learn all the different cooking types including making a box oven. Also learn about fire safety and how to build a fire to make a snack.

Materials List

  • If making a box oven (it is optional) will need empty paper box, heavy duty aluminum foil and foil tape
  • Snack materials – whatever you’d like to make over a fire
  • Suggestions: traditional s’mores, pizza bagel (need a bagel, pizza sauce, cheese and foil), s’maco (soft tortilla, mini marshmallows or big ones broken up, peanut butter & hazelnut spread & foil)

 

 

 

STEM Race Around the World

Explore just a few of the endless possibilities of working with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with Program Specialist Laura.

Materials List

  • STEM Race Around the World Packet
  • Paper or Cardboard
  • 2 Cardboard tubes (TP roll, paper towel roll)
  • Straw or pencil
  • String
  • Tape
  • Scissors (Optional)
  • Spool (Optional)
  • Small basket (object to attach to the string)

Once completed, get your patch here

GSCNC CHICAS Hispanic Heritage

The GSNCCP Discovering Hispanic Heritage Program Patch is designed for all levels. This council patch program is designed to help Girl Scouts of all cultures develop an understanding and appreciation of the Hispanic/Latin American culture through Discover, Connect and Take Action.

GSNCCP Discovering Hispanic Heritage Program Patch

Materials List

  • Aluminum Foil (heavy duty) OR Foil paper
  • Cactus template (printed on standard white paper)
  • Tissue Paper (any color)
  • Pyramid template (printed on card stock if available)
  • Yarn or embroidery Floss
Baking with Substitutes Series

Cookies 

Learn how to be resourceful in making cookies without some of the normal ingredients!

Materials List

  • Butter (1 stick)
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon apple sauce
  • Chocolate chips

Learn how to bake diary free brownies!

Materials List

  • All purpose flour
  • Cocoa powder or baking cocoa
  • Salt
  • Chocolate chips
  • Coconut oil
  • Sugar
  • 3 large eggs
Crafts
Bee Hotel 

Join STEM Specialist Megan as she makes a beautiful bee hotel.

Materials List

  • Paper straws 
  • Clean empty can
  • String 
  • Small sticks 
  • Scissors 
  • Optional: acrylic paint
Friendship Bracelets 

Join Program Specialist Laura in making cool friendship bracelets.

Materials

  • Bracelet 
  • String 
  • Scissors 
  • Tape
Finger-Knit Snakes

Learn how to make a Finger-Knit Snake. 

Materials List 

  • Yarn (any color) 
  • 2 googly eyes (optional)
Gimp Tutorial 

Join STEM specialist Megan in learning how to make a gimp lanyard.

Materials List 

2 strand gimp

3 strand gimp

  • Multiple colors of gimp
  • Key ring (optional)
Mother's Day Crafts

Join RED and Taz in making beautiful crafts for Mother's Day.

Card Materials

  • Construction paper
  • Markers/crayons/colored pencils

Bath Salt Materials

  • Sugar Coffee (optional)
  • Coconut Oil (or any oil BUT NOT canola)
  • Essential Oils (optional for smell)
Paracord Snakes

Learn how to make colorful Paracord Snakes!

Materials List

  • 8 ft Dark green paracord (or another color of your choosing) 
  • 8 ft Light green paracord (or another color of your choosing) 
  • 1 red pipe cleaner 
  • 2 googly eyes
Turtle Craft

Make a cute little Turtle craft. 

Materials List

  • Paper
  • Scissors 
  • Glue
  • Paper plate
  • Egg carton
  •  Tissue paper
  • Cotton balls
  • Felt
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Yarn
  • Paint (can be any color: white, green, yellow, or brown)
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