Monthly Archives: January 2013

On Your Own: Girl Scout Day at the National Air and Space Museum

NASMUdvarHazyGirl Scout Day at the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Who: Girl Scouts of all ages
When: March 23, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151
Cost: FREE (Optional patches: $1, Parking: $15/vehicle)

PLEASE NOTE: This event does not take place at the museum on the National Mall.

Come and explore exciting science activities during the Girl Scout Day at the National Air & Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center! Take the controls of a flight simulator, see the Space Shuttle Enterprise, experiment with the forces of gravity, and speak with women scientists and engineers all on the same day. Presenters from the museum, Federal Aviation Administration, National Capital Astronomers and many more make this a unique opportunity.


Patches may be purchased online for $1 per patch. Please make sure you also register for the event. Patches will be available for pick up at Registration Check-In the day of the event. Troops have the choice between Morning Check-In at 10AM and Afternoon Check-In at 12:30PM. Registration will close on March 6, 2013.

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Inclement Weather…Meeting Cancelled!

Troop 3480 Announcement

Due to the expected inclement weather this afternoon, PGCPS schools and offices are disminssing two hours early and cancelling all afternoon and evening activities. Consequently, tonights Girl Scout meeting will be cancelled. Please refer to our blog for future updates.

I would like to encourage all  Girl Scout Mom’s, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors to attend the the Imam’s lecture series for sisters with us this Saturday (26 Jan.), insha’Allah at 3:00 p.m.

Jazakalah Khair,


World Thinking Day: Team Malaysia

flag-of-malaysia-2011_mediumKhabar Terbaru? That means “What’s New?” in Malay. Troop 3480 is Team Malaysia for World Thinking Day 2013!

We will learn about Malaysian Girl Guides, make Malaysian food, make swaps and present at the Service Unit World Thinking Day event, Friday, February 22, 2013 at Robert Goddard Montessori School.

To learn more about Malaysia Troop 3480 will take a trip to the Embassy of Malaysia on Friday, February 15, 2013 from 10:30 to 11:30AM. Parents MUST have their child there on time and in FULL uniform. Permission slips MUST be filled out and turned in promptly. Please be sure to use your child’s legal name as written on a official birth certificate. No permission slips will be accepted the day of the trip due to security issues. The permission slip can be dropped off at the January 25th meeting or emailed by January 31, 2013 to Sis. Kesha at keshabdulm [at] gmail [dot] com.

Download the Malaysian Embassy permission slip.


What: Trip to the Embassy of Malaysia
When: Friday, February 15, 2013, 10:30 – 11:30AM
Where: Embassy of Malaysia
3516 International Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008
Who: All Levels
Cost: None


worldThinkingDay2013The Service Unit World Thinking Day event is Friday, February 22, 2013 at Robert Goddard Montessori School at 7pm to 9pm. Parents must complete the permission form for girls who wish to participate in the World Thinking Day program. There is a $1 admission fee for this trip to be donated for the Girl Scouts SHARE (Share Her Annual Real Expenses) Annual Giving Campaign.

NOTE: All girls should attend the The World Thinking Day event in place of our regularly scheduled troop meeting.

All girls participating MUST to attend two Saturday meetings at PGMA to go over information and our program. InshaAllah / God Willing, our program fun, informative and one of the best presentations at the World Thinking Day Program. More information on those dates will be announced next week at Learn more about World Thinking Day here.

Download the World Thinking Day permission slip.


What: World Thinking Day Program with Girl Scout Service Unit 22-6
When: Friday, February 22, 2013, 7 – 9PM
Where: Robert Goddard Montessori School
9850 Good Luck Road Seabrook, MD 20706
Who: All Levels
Cost: $1

Jumpa Lagi! (See you later!)