Vintage/Retired GS badges and memorabilia
Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina, Inc. Merging Anyone? Try-It, Badge, Interest Project Program
Brownies: Complete one activity in each section and one other of your choice.
Juniors: Complete one activity in each section and three others of your choice.
Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors: Complete two activities in each section and two others of your choice. Discover These activities will allow you to discover and explore the 21 counties that make up Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina.
1) List 10 traits that make a good friend. Meet someone from another region other than where you live. Use many of the traits you listed to strengthen your friendship with her. Write a poem about your friendship.
2) Our council’s merger was at a very special event. Find out what it was and interview someone who was there. Create a poem, song, skit, or picture showing what you found out. Hint: It was January 20, 2007.
3) Investigate the life of a famous person from another region other than where you live. Why are they famous and when did they live? Make a poster showing what you have learned and present it to your troop, group, or family.
4) Travel to another region of our council and visit a historical landmark. Why is it important? What time period is it from? Who lived there or used it? Create a skit about what you have learned and perform it for a younger troop.
5) Find the words in this word search that bring our new council together.
Connect These activities will allow you to connect with other girls and troops in the 21 counties that make up Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina.
1) Complete a sister troop activity with a troop in another region of our council. You could go camping, go to a museum, or hike through a state park. Try to get to know at least two new people.
2) Interview a member of the council staff. Find out how she/he got her/his job, what’s her/his favorite GS cookie, and three positive changes she/he has seen since the merger. Submit your interview to “The Connection” newsletter.
3) Attend Junior Jamboree, Jamboree Unlimited, Skills Unlimited, or a session of summer resident camp. Keep a journal describing how the girls you met worked together and had fun doing it!
4) Correspond with a pen pal in a region other than your own for three months. Create a collage of words and pictures for your troop, group, or family to describe your new friend.
5) Visit a Girl Scout camp. If you are in regions 1 or 2, visit Camp Low Country. If you are in regions 3 or 4, visit Sandy Ridge Girl Scout Program and Training Center. Find out what types of events are offered at each facility. How did the camp come to be a Girl Scout camp? Teach a traditional camp song to your own troop or a younger one.
Take Action 1) Host a “Campground Clean-Up” at one of our Girl Scout camps or a state park. Plan to have at least one troop from another region attend your event. See who can collect the most trash in one hour. Create bumper stickers from contact paper to distribute to visitors reminding them that picking up trash is important.
2) Work together with your Service Area, help plan and/or help with a grade level event. When the event is finished, survey at least 10 people who attended. Write a review of the event to submit to the Service Area.
3) Volunteer to work at a recruitment booth in your school or other location with a council staff member. Be sure to tell others how fun it is to be a Girl Scout!
4) Create a display for your local public library for Girl Scout Week. Be sure to include pictures of girls at a council event. Include a brief description of your favorite event.
5) Scrapbook a council event you attended in another region for your personal, troop or Service Area scrapbook. Present your pages at a troop or Service Area meeting. Be sure to describe new things you learned about the people and place you visited.