Monthly Archives: April 2013

Juniors to Explore Maryland Day, Saturday, 27 April and Friday Meeting Reminder


REMINDER: Troop 3480 will have its regularly scheduled Troop Meeting tomorrow, Friday, 19 April, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah.


Troop 3480 Juniors will explore the University of Maryland’s world of fearless ideas on Maryland Day, 27 April, 11AM – 2PM. Sis. Yasmeen intends to take Juniors on a tour the University’s Co-generation Plant and a District Chilled Water Facility, view the Maryland Educational Solar Array, take a safe look at the big yellow (or red, depending on the filter) ball in our sky through telescopes with observatory staff, and visit the horse stable and greenhouse, inshaAllah and time permitting.

Drop-off (11AM) and Pick-up (2PM) is on the campus of the University of Maryland at the bus stop on the corner of Paint Branch Dr. and Regents Dr.

Parking and admission is free. Park in front of the Comcast center if you can. This is a BIG event for the college. There will be a lot of traffic. Maps will be sent home at this Friday’s Troop Meeting on 19 April, inshaAllah. Contact Junior Troop Leader Sis. Yasmeen at riverdalecrew [at] gmail [dot] com for additional information.

Download the permission form for Maryland Day 2013.

What: Maryland Day
Who: Troop 3480 Juniors
When: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11AM – 2PM
Where: University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20740
Cost: Free
Note: Wear uniform, white hijab, comfortable shoes & bring a bag lunch.

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No Meeting This Friday, A Couple of Cool Trips Tomorrow!

Asalaamu Alaikum,troopReminder

There is no troop meeting at PGMA this Friday. Our next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be Friday, 19 April, 6-7:30PM, inshaAllah.

However, we’ve got a couple of cool trips going on this Saturday, 13 April:

Daisies will be having fun and earning a couple petals at the Chesapeake Children’s Museum at 9AM. Girls should bring a bag lunch and wear weekend clothes PLUS their Daisy Vest. Click here for details on the Daisy trip.

Juniors will be firing it up at Color Me Mine in Silver Spring at 11AM. Juniors should wear clothes to get messy in. Click here for details on the Junior trip.

Remember no calls to be added to trips the day before or the day of.

Thank you and have a great time tomorrow,


Troop 3480 Girl Scouts Complete Their First Fabulous Cookie Season

mtc_treshortAlhamdulillah! The 2013 Girl Scout Cookie Season has ended. Besides learning fundamental business skills, setting smart goals, making better decisions, managing money, and interacting confidently with customers, the Girls Scouts of Troop 3480 completed their first cookie season with remarkable results:

  • 29 out of 59 of our girl scouts sold cookies
  • Our girl scouts sold $12,004 worth of cookies
  • Our girl scouts earned $2190.73 for our troop
  • Our top 5 sellers sold over 200 boxes each
    1. Lailah – 242 boxes
    2. Asima – 241 boxes
    3. Kalilah – 229 boxes
    4. Nabila – 219 boxes
    5. Asiyah – 205 boxes

We’d like to give appreciation to our (exhausted) Cookie Mom, Sis. Zakiya! We thank our girls’ families and customers for supporting Troop 3480 during our first fabulous cookie season.

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