We also recommend checking out patch programs from many of our sister girl scout councils, including. Want to embrace the outdoors with your troop but not sure where to start. Since the beginning of girl scouting, outdoor experiences have been fundamental to the girl scout movement. We are challenging our membersgirls and adultsto get outside. Outdoor patch programs girl scouts southeastern michigan. Patch programs provide girl scouts an opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities while earning a fun badge. Learn all about the girl scout ranger program, planning a trip with your girl scouts to one or two or three. Girl scouts of silver sage challenges girl scouts, their families and friends to get outdoors this winter.
Dont forget toshare photosof your girls completing activities from the fall and winter edition of the get outdoors challenge. Because of this fearlessness, we at girl scout river valleys invite girls to join adventure club. Girl scouts are all about adventure and finding their passion just like buck, the bighearted dog in the new 20th century studios film the call of the wild through this exclusive patch program, juniors and cadettes are challenged to explore the outdoors or learn about an issue affecting nature. Here are a few resources and ideas for girl scouts of all levels to help you get started. The national park service and girl scouts of the usa have teamed up to cooperatively promote opportunities and activities to help girl scouts explore the outdoors. Team up with nature cat and his pals, as seen on the television program on wttw kids, to earn the free girl scout gcnwi nature cat explorer patch. Council program patches girl scouts of silver sage. Get outdoors challenge from the backyard to the backcountry, girl scouts has a long history of getting every girl outdoors.
Girl scouts offers day camps, overnights, weekends, resident camps, travel camps, and moreeven the chance to be a girl scout ranger in a national park. Once youve completed the designated number of activities for your girls age level, head to getoutdoors to request your free patch. Start working on building your go initiative fire patch today. Gsnorcal get outdoors patches girl scout shop, girl scout. Were celebrating girl scouts 100yearplus camping legacy and we want you to take part. Girl scouts sure do sell cookies, earn badges, and enjoy smores, but they also design robots, start garage bands, and improve their communities. Girls who successfully complete projects will be awarded girl scout patches and certificates from the national park service. The all girl environment and proven programming show girls the benefits of outdoor experiences in ways that encourage them to take healthy risks and overcome their fears. Girl scouts of alaska wants every girl get outdoors. Girl scouts usa march 1 july 31, 2020 deadline extended join us for the fourth annual get outdoors challenge. The outdoor skills patch program is a progressive, sixlevel program to help girl scout daisies through ambassadors learn and become proficient in outdoor skills. Most patch programs are available to girl scouts of all grade levels, and some will list different requirements to complete the patch, depending on grade level. Girl scouts are invited to participate in a variety of existing educational or service projects at over 400 national park service sites, or design their own experiences to help them.
Girl scout badges are a great way for you to explore your interests, learn new skills, and show the worldand yourselfwhat youve accomplished. Participate in our patch contest to have a hand in designing the get outdoors challenge 2020 patch. Girl scouts, get ready to explore the outdoors with the women of courage patch program. Get outdoors challenge activities support girls work towards badges, journeys, and. Be sure to check back frequently as we will update this page often. Girl scouts has been getting girls outdoors for over 100 years and continues to encourage girls to learn about the natural environment around them. Participants who complete 50 of the 100 winter fun activities and submit their form no later than april 1st will receive a free winter fun challenge patch. After completing the activities for your level, girls and adults can register to purchase their get outdoors challenge main patch or unique springsummer patch for. Today, girl scouts honors her legacy by promoting respect and love of the great.
Girl scouts of all ages can take gswises new get outdoors challenge and earn a girl scout participation patch. If you are prepared and ready for an adventure outdoors, adventure club is for you. Girl scouts are groundbreakers, big thinkers, and role models. Download the get outdoors challenge checklist to get started. These virtual badge and patch activities can be done from the comfort of your home, focusing on stem, outdoors, and life skills.
When girl scouts earn badges, they learn to make healthy choices and develop strong relationships with their family, peers, and the community. Adventure club is for any girl scout who wants to get outdoors and push themselves to have more outdoor adventures than they have had before. We know that todays girl is ready to pivot on a moments notice and is willing to embrace new ways to explore girl scouting. To ensure girls continue to have a safe, fun, oneofakind experience at girl scouts, weve curated tons of virtual girl scouting resources. Patch programs girl scouts of greater chicago and northwest.
Thats why you can focus your girl scout experience on getting outdoors. One adventure at a time, girl scouts learn, grow, and do amazing things. Earn an additional rocker for sisterhood by joining another get outdoors challenge team for at least one activity. Girl scouts will face challenges and learn how to overcome them. The girl scout gold award is the the mark of the truly remarkableproof that not only can she make a difference, but that she already has. Girl scout outdoor patches girl scout fun patches girl scout shop. They contain instructions, videos, virtual fieldtrips and more that will enable. All fun patch designs are exclusively owned by girl scouts of the usa. Six fun summer activities to get her outdoors girl scout blog. Each nature cat character brings you special activities.
These patches, along with gssd fun patches, are available in our shops. Juliette gordon low, the founder of girl scouts, took girls outside to hike, play basketball, and get active more than a century ago because she knew that experiencing the glory of nature instills something special in girls. And for even more ideas and resources, check out gsusas girl scouts at home page. The girl scout ranger 19th amendment patch program will enhance girl scouts understanding of the significance of the 19th amendment which removed the gender restriction to voting and granted many women the right to vote. Gsnorcal get outdoors patches girl scout shop, girl. Our programs are open to girl scouts from all councils. The strong girls healthy meeting patch helps girl scouts of all ages make healthy habits the norm during troop meetings and events and spread these habits to their friends, family, and community. Most patch programs are available to girl scouts of.
The get outdoors challenge patch will walk you through the steps to leading your troop to outdoor success. Girl scouts of southern arizona wants to keep your girl active and engaged. Girl scouts of western ohio is excited to announce the get outdoors challenge for the summer of 2019. Girl scouts of greater chicago and northwest indiana outdoor volunteer patch girl scouts of greater chicago and northwest indiana your dedication helps shape the future, one girl at a time. Keep an eye out for updates on our get outdoors challenge page. The resources below are easy ways to continue your girl scout leadership experience while socialdistancing. To earn this exclusive patch for the womens suffrage centennial, please complete the requirements for your recommended age group by december 2020. Girl scout ranger adult leader corner youth programs u. Be sure to take advantage of the resources provided on our website in the servicesection. Even though your girls daily routine may have changed, there are many ways she can still participate in girl scout activities and earn awards, even at home. Gsbdc get outdoors challenge patch girl scout shop. Below youll find activities, badge requirements and more that you can do at home. Challenge yourself to experience the outdoors by spending a night under the stars between october 1, 2019 september 30, 2020.
Solar united neighbors has developed the sun patch program that can be implemented by any girl scout across the united states. There are a few changes to this years get outdoors challenge. Gshnc patch programs patch programs are designed to recognize girls achievements over a spectrum of interests as girls learn about topics, develop skills, and become encouraged to make a difference. If you have new ideas to share please contact us we are always excited to add new content to our website. Patch programs provide girl scouts opportunities to enjoy activities, learn new skills, and explore their world. Complete as many activities as possible on the 20192020 get outdoors activity checklist. Every registered participant will receive a get outdoors challenge patch. Explore your interests and expand your horizons by working on patches and badges created just for you. Take part in the 9week friendly competition in which girls, troops, and families complete outdoor activities to score points and earn patches. From hiking to mountain climbing, girls scouts of all ages and all skill levels are out in nature and challenging themselves to try something new every day. Find a program that sounds interesting for your girl scout level. Gold award girl scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take make the world a better place to the next level.
Spending time in the outdoors is a cornerstone of the girl scout leadership experience. Girl scouts make climate change part of their curriculum. Most patch programs are available to girl scouts of all grade levels, and some will list different requirements to complete the patch. Learning these outdoor skills will prepare girl scouts with the courage, confidence and character they will need throughout life. Welcome to a fun, new way to continue to participate in girl scouts from home. All fun patches are unofficial and are not to be worn on the front of the girl scout sash, vest or tunic. Adventure club programs and activities are mostly outdoors, engage with the natural world, and challenge you to try something new or go further.
Patches are a colorful, visual reminder of our progress as girl scouts and we wear them with pride. Join us in our summer get outdoors challenge for all the details click here. Girl scouts building girls of courage, confidence, and. This item will be shipped from the local council separately from other girl scout. Girl scouts north carolina coastal pines invites girls, families, and volunteers to stay involved while at home. Girl scouts make climate change part of their curriculum there has been a huge movement in girl scouts to get girls more involved in stem and the outdoors. Deadline to complete the challenge is september 30, 2019. Earn your pinwheel for prevention patch by making your own pinwheels to plant in your community during the month of april. Follow the link on each patch program name to find requirements. While earning the sun patch, girl scouts of all ages can learn about how solar works, discover solar energy at work around them, and become solar ambassadors to help grow solar in their communities. Please observe social distancing protocols when working on these activities.
Once youve completed your check sheet send in to customer care and you will be given instructions on how to order your patch. Girl scout troops and individual girls can earn fun patches through curated educational and fun experiences called patch programs. Outdoor activities encourage girl scouts to nourish their love of the great outdoors and their connection with nature. Explore all the outdoor experience that girl scouts has to offer. Templates and submission instructions can be found here. Shop new and unique girl scout outdoor patches to celebrate camping adventures, earth day, and all kinds of girl scout outdoor activities. Through this patch program, girls explore leadership, build skills, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Virtual troop meeting 2020 is a patch program for troop leaders to share with us the various ways theyve adapted troop meetings to overcome the inability to meet inperson. Girl scouts and non girl scouts are encouraged to participate. The outdoor experience patch progression program was devised to help make going outdoors an experience for continual learning and growth. The plan is designed to give you a guide on how to plan outdoor experiences and progressions with your troop. Complete a minimum of 10 activities to earn your stay at home patch.
Get outdoors challenge girl scouts of missouri heartland. To learn more, check out this guide to the girl scout ranger program pdf or. Getting out and about is a great way to engage your girls. Check out these girl scout patch programs, virtual tours and other activities below that you can do from home. Community servicehas long been a major focus of girl scouts. Adult achievement patches are designed to recognize your role and service to girl scouts. Explore outside, experiment with coding, create beautiful art your adventure starts now.
Celebrate the advances that resulted from the suffrage movement and key historical figures who. Outdoor education girl scouts of southeastern michigan. Girl scouts of central texas offers additional patches, badges, and recognitions that are not listed in your programlevel handbooks. Girl scouts of eastern massachusettshelping our 30,000 girls become leaders of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Council patch program girl scouts of central texas. All fun patches are unofficial and are not to be worn on the front of the girl scout sash, vest, or tunic. Please read instructions on how to receive the patch under the outofcouncil participants category listed below. Adventure club is all about trying new things and challenging yourself to build outdoor skills and confidence. Free patch programs for girl scouts dbj badge and journey activities for girls in grades 612. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Get outdoors challenge girl scoutsarizona cactuspine. Today, girl scouts honors her legacy by promoting respect and love of the great outdoors far and wide.
Join girl scouts this summer to get outside, explore nature, and find adventure. Creation of this patch was a collaboration between girl scouts of maine and the maine suffrage centennial collaborative. The marketing and communications department at gswo has created a patch girl scouts across western ohio can now earn. Some of the patch programs were written by fellow girl scouts as a silver or gold award project.
We challenge girl scouts and their families to get outdoors this summer. Volunteer volunteer resources girl scouts of eastern. Sunny days are perfect days to take learning outdoors. Learn financial skills to last a lifetime through our let it grow patch program with fidelity investments and older girls can earn their investing in college patch. Through girl scouts care patch program, girls discover what is needed with their communities, connect with local agencies to provide donations, and take action to collect items that will help them make a difference in their communities. Take part in this friendly competition in which individual girls, troops, and families completeoutdoor activities to score points and earn patches. Are you curious and excited to get outdoors and have some fun. Girl scouts from outside of gswpa are welcome to participate in the get outdoors challenge. Outdoor volunteer patch girl scouts of greater chicago. Girls receive the patch when their story is featured in the media or by gswo. Get outdoors and experience the world around you while learning new skills.1172 897 382 1035 1092 255 1223 634 313 1414 440 247 468 82 678 947 152 1092 675 1071 741 1394 1348 1335 1028 1249 83 545 1452 393 350 1022 897 249 1050