Vintage/Retired GS badges and memorabilia
GS Juniors: Complete five of the following activities.
1. Learn the Pledge of Allegiance in sign language.
2. Write a letter to a member of Congress to request a U.S. flag that has flown over the nation’s capitol.
3. Conduct a survey of places in your community which display flags to see if any are in need of retirement. Find community resources that will help with flag replacement and bring this to the attention of the flag owner.
4. Learn the history of the U.S. flag and your state flag.
5. Learn about the flag holidays. Label your calendar with a reminder to fly a flag on these dates.
6. Invite a serviceperson or veteran to your troop meeting to talk about what it means to be a patriot.
7. Perform a formal flag ceremony for a community event.
8. Teach a formal flag ceremony and proper care for the flag, including flag etiquette, to a younger girl troop.
9. Learn two verses of one of the following patriotic songs: Star Spangled Banner, Lift Every Voice, or America the Beautiful. Sing it at a Girl Scout event.
10. Find out which U.S. presidents are still living and list one major accomplishment from their presidential administration.