Troop Meeting This Friday, May 22


The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be this Friday, May 22, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah. Please note that the final troop meeting of 2014-2015 will be June 5.


  • Brownies will begin working on their Fair Play badge in which girls will learn to work together to have the most fun possible. They will play games while learning the importance of following rules and being part of a team. Attendance at the Troop Field Day on May 31 is very important, as the field day experience is one of the steps to earn the Fair Play badge.


  • Juniors working on the final steps of the Simple Meals badge, planning the menu for a special occasion and discussing how to make healthier substitutes in desserts. Each girl should bring in the recipe of one of her favorite desserts.
  • Juniors will also decide on a Take Action Project for their Get Moving! Journey.
  • Bridging Juniors who attend the Cadette presentation this Friday will complete the Looking Forward portion of their Bridging to Cadettes award.


  • Parents and bridging Juniors (girls who are currently Juniors in the 5th grade) should join the Cadettes as they discuss their experiences at the Stabler Apothecary Museum and show their Public Service Announcement from their MEdia Journey.


  • After the Cadettes’ presentation, the Seniors will be completing their GIRLtopia Journey with a program for the Cadettes titled “Who Am I?” which will end at 8PM.
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  • This Friday is the last day to turn in permission forms and money for the Capital Wheel Program, June 6.
  • Our end of year program will be a Troop Field Day. Turn in permission forms for the Troop 3480 Field Day at Fairwood Park in Bowie, MD, May 31. Parent volunteers are needed to set up, supervise for safety, serve and clean up.
  • Thank you to the parents that attended the Sojourn to Savannah meeting on May 15. Those that missed it will have to wait until October to find out more information and make their deposits for the trip. Find out more about what programs are offered at the birthplace of the founder of Girl Scouts as well as other Girl Scout offerings in and around Savannah.


  • Please contact Sister Rolanda at this Friday’s troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks. Troop managers request that parents provide snacks for at least one troop meeting during the Girl Scout year. The final troop meeting of the 2014-2015 Girl Scout year will be June 5.
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Troop 3480 Field Day, 31 May

girlScoutFieldDayThe 2014-2015 Girl Scout year is coming to a close. Troop 3480’s last troop meeting will be June 5 inshaAllah. Let’s celebrate this year’s adventures and challenges with a fun-filled Field Day, Sunday, 31 May at Fairwood Park, 10AM – 1PM. We’ll have double dutch, kickball, Chinese jump rope, hopscotch, Chinese jacks, hula hoops, tug of war and even an obstacle course!

This is a drop-off event for Troop 3480 Girl Scouts — no tagalongs please — and parents who would like to volunteer to set up, serve, supervise for safety, and clean up.

Permission forms are due at the May 22 troop meeting this Friday or with Sis. Kori at girlScoutTroopMama [at] gmail [dot] com by May 27 so we can provide lunch for every girl inshaAllah.

What: Troop 3480 Field Day
Who: All levels
When: Sunday, May 31, 2015, 10AM – 1PM
Where: Fairwood Park
12390 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20720
Cost: None
Form: Troop 3480 Field Day Parent Permission Form

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Reminder: Brownies & Daisies Trip to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, THIS SATURDAY, May 16

_MG_6070InshaAllah, Brownies and Daisies will explore the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, May 16, 2015, from 11 am – 1:45 pm. They will visit the Butterfly Pavilion, Insect Zoo, Dinosaur Exhibit, and Discovery Stations throughout the museum. Registration is free and parents and tagalongs are welcomed. Girls should bring a bag lunch and $3 for a Museum fun patch.

Please contact Sister Huda or Sister Rosallah with any questions.

What: Visit to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Who: Brownies & Daisies
When: Saturday, May 16, 2015, 11AM – 1:45PM
Where: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560
Cost: $3/girl for museum fun patch
Form: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Parent Permission Form

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