Monthly Archives: March 2015

On Your Own: Junior Jeweler Badge Workshop, Apr 18

junior_jeweler_largeExplore the design process by making jewelry. Create something for yourself and also make a nice give for someone Try this badge and you’ll have something wonderful to wear in no time. Complete all five steps to earn your badge. (Badge not included.) Girls can register as a troop or individually. Max 50 girls. Please register by April 14, 2015. Hosted by Junior Troop 2848

No walk-ins please. Attendees must register prior to event. Contact Michelle at 226girlscouts@gmail.com for questions or to register.

QUICK RECAP
What: Jeweler Badge Workshop
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9AM-12PM
Where: St. Matthias the Apostle Church, Hughes Center
9475 Annapolis Road, Lanham, MD 20706
Cost: $7/Girl, $3/Adult

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Junior Green Energy Tour of the Embassy of Finland, Apr 10

embassyFinlandInsideAs a part of the Investigate Award of the Get Moving! Journey, Juniors are investigating energy use in buildings and then will use what they learn to suggest energy improvements at home and in community buildings. InshaAllah, Juniors will be touring the Embassy of Finland, the first embassy in the United States to be awarded the U.S. Green Building Council’s prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificate for green buildings. Afterwards, Juniors will finish the trip with a stop at Hello Cupcake!

Girls should wear the full Girl Scout uniform: white shirt, khaki pants or jilbab, along with their vest and white hijab. Girls will need a SmartTrip card with $11 metro fare and $3.25 for a cupcake.

Note: The 7 April deadline to turn in permission forms is firm because names of attendees must be submitted to the Embassy of Finland by 7 April 2015. Email permission forms to Sis. Kori at girlScoutTroopMama [at] gmail [dot] com.

QUICK RECAP
What: Green Energy Tour of the Embassy of Finland (& Cupcakes!)
Who: Juniors
When: Friday, 10 April 2015, 11AM – 12 Noon
Parent drop-off: 10:45AM at the Embassy of Finland OR
9:30AM group departure at New Carrollton Metro;
3PM group return to New Carrollton Metro
Where: Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Cost: $11 Metro fare + $3.25 for cupcakes
Form: Embassy of Finland Tour Parent Permission Form

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Service Unit 22-6 Encampment at Camp Letts, May 1 – 3

Asalaamu Alaikum,

Camping, a true Girl Scout tradition, is an opportunity for girls to learn new skills, hang out with old friends, and meet new friends. Troop 3480 will be joining Service Unit 22-6 this year at Camp Letts on May 1 – 3, 2015.

YMCA Camp Letts is located on a 219 acre peninsula on an inlet off the Chesapeake Bay that overlooks three islands and a 2,600 acre preserve that has served as the backdrop for over 100 summers of land and aquatic adventures

CampLettsMap

All levels can participate in encampment activities, but Daisies are limited to the day program. Dues must be paid in full. We must also meet girl/adult ratios per group. To ensure your daughter’s participation, parents should commit to becoming a registered Girl Scout volunteer and join the adventure.

QUICK RECAP
What: Service Unit 22-6 Encampment
Who: All levels
When: 5PM, Friday, 1 May – Noon, Sunday, 3 May 2015
Daisy Program: 2 May 2015, 11AM – 3PM
Where: YMCA Camp Letts
4003 Camp Letts Road, Edgewater, MD 21037
Cost: Girl/Adults – $45, Daisies – Free (with dues paid, otherwise $20)
Forms:
Encampment Parent Permission Form
Daisy Encampment Parent Permission Form

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