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Virtual Badge Workshops and Campfire for March 16-20


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Monday: Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Thinking about our planet on St. Patrick’s Day by completing some activities from the Planet Earth Patch Packet! We'll be checking in on social media to see what amazing things you'll do!

Tuesday: Brownie Home Scientist Badge - LIVE demonstration at 1pm at facebook.com/gscentralmd

Any age level will enjoy these hands-on STEM activities that can be done using everyday household items. Brownies will complete all steps of the Brownie Home Scientist Badge

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

Wednesday: DIY Wednesday - LIVE demonstration at 1pm at facebook.com/gscentralmd

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

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

Thursday: The Art of Scrapbooking

Let’s create a scrapbook! This GSCM Patch Packet is geared toward Cadettes to Ambassadors but all girls can get crafty and make a scrapbook. Check out the Scrapbooking Interest Project Award patch packet. Submit photos of your scrapbooks, and we'll share them as part of a "digital" GSCM Scrapbook on our Facebook Page!

Friday: Campfire Sing-a-long - LIVE  at 1pm at facebook.com/gscentralmd

Join us as we live stream a campfire and sing your favorite Girl Scout songs with some of your favorite Camp Conowingo staff members!

Comment your favorite songs and we might sing them!