Monthly Archives: June 2015

Silver Trefoil Alert: Earn Council Hours at the GSCNC Office

silverTrefoilHoursAlertWhat: Calling all girls in grades 6-12 to help the Girl Scout Council say thank you to our donors for their generous support this year. Come to the Council office in Washington, DC to join other Girl Scouts and staff in making thank you phone calls to donors as well as creating posters to be displayed at camps to let our donors know how their gift is making a difference for girls. You can earn council service hours for your hard work and lunch is provided.

Who: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

When: Your help is needed from 10AM to 2PM on the following dates;

  • Monday, June 29
  • Tuesday, June 30
  • Wednesday, July 1

Where: GSCNC Office
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite M-2
Washington, DC 20008

(Accessible by metro at the Van Ness/UDC stop on the Red line
or by car with parking available on Veazey Terrace.)

Register: Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 17 to fdintern [at] gscnc [dot] org.

Learn more info about the Silver Trefoil Award

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Badges, Confidence, Girls Scouts, Volunteers

Troop 3480 Juniors Year in Review

Alhamdulillah, Troop 3480 Juniors have had a fruitful year. Other than troop-wide activities like Service Unit Encampment, Service Unit Skate Night, Color Me Mine Fun-raiser, Cookie Sales Program, The Magic of Spying at the International Spy Museum, and Troop Field Day, Juniors have had an active and adventurous year working on the badges and activities they collectively chose at the beginning of the 2014 – 2015 Girl Scout year.

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2014 – 2015 Troop 3480 Junior Achievements & Activities

Badges

  • Jeweler
  • Drawing
  • Investigation
  • Customer Insights
  • Simple Meals
  • Digital Photographer

Awards

  • My Promise, My Faith Pin
  • Cookie Sales Pin

Journey

  • Get Moving! Journey

Events

  • Ropes Course at Terrapin Adventures
  • Painting Workshop
  • Food: Our Global Kitchen Exhibit at the National Geographic Museum
  • Embassy of Finland Green Energy Tour
  • Cookie Booth Sales
  • Crime Museum Badge Workshop
  • Animal Habitats Program at Mt. Rainier Nature Center
  • Wegmans Cooking Class

Volunteers

  • Abdushakur (Get Moving! Journey)
  • Amanda (Drawing badge)
  • Jane (Get Moving! Journey)
  • Jaye (Digital Photographer badge)
  • Kori (Co-Troop Leader)
  • Maryam (Troop Mom)
  • Najma (Troop Mom)
  • Razia (Jeweler badge)
  • Ruqayyah (Digital Photographer badge)
  • Saadia (Co-Troop Leader)
  • Saudah (Customer Insights badge)
  • Shefa (Digital Photographer badge)
  • Zahra (Painting workshop)

We appreciate the energy and curiosity of all the Girl Scout Juniors of Troop 3480. Thank you to our awesome volunteers who gave their time and expertise. We are also grateful for the support of the parents who make sure their girls make each troop meeting and event because “Eighty percent of success is showing up.”

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Last Troop Meeting of 2014-2015 This Friday, June 5

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Alhamdullilah, we’ve made it! This Friday, June 5, is the final troop meeting of 2014-2015.

BROWNIES

  • Brownies will be completing the Fair Play badge, meeting PGMA Soccer Coach & Girl Scout Ambassador, Sis. Neya, and making rainbow fruit parfaits

JUNIORS

  • Juniors will be completing the Take Action Project for their Get Moving Journey. Girls should bring in a written statement that includes what they learned on their Get Moving Journey and two ways to save energy.
  • Juniors should also bring in a homemade dessert in which they have made a healthier substitution. The girls will be having a dessert party while they complete their Take Action project.
  • Parents: If your Junior (who is not bridging) is interested in possibly meeting on a monthly basis during the summer, email Sis. Kori at GirlScoutTroopMama [at] gmail [dot] com.

CADETTES

  • Missed out on the First Aid badge? Only made one of the two meetings to earn it? Catch up and earn that badge at the next meeting. Any girl who would like to make up what they missed to earn their First Aid badge should:
    • Research what an emergency contact card is and its purpose. 
    • Find out what information is good to have on an emergency contact card and then create your own.
    • Bring your emergency contact card to the next meeting.

    Questions? Contact sis Khadijah at dedra80 [at] yahoo [dot] com

MULTIPLE LEVELS

  • Troop 3480’s final trip of the 2014 – 2015 scouting year will be to The Capital Wheel to learn about the science and engineering behind the Wheel, THIS SATURDAY, June 6.

PARENTS

  • This Friday will be the last day that Sis. Kesha will be available to assist with Early Bird registration. Please Download Girl and Adult Registration forms and bring exact change or a check: $15 per girl or volunteer. Parents who have an account on the GSCNC Registration site have until June 30 to complete Early Bird registration. Adults who want to assist with trips, meetings or chaperoning in the fall must be registered volunteers and should register by the end of June, as well.
  • Girl Scout Cookies remaining from the Cookie Season will be sold at the troop meeting. Cash only: $4/box.
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