Monthly Archives: March 2019

Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Mar 29

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As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, Mar 29, 2019, 6 – 8PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:15PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

DAISIES

  • InshaAllah, the Daisies will tour and ride the Capital Wheel at National Harbor on April 6 at 4PM. The Capital Wheel has designed a program geared specifically towards Girl Scouts who are interested in learning about the science and engineering that went into the construction as well as the daily operation of The Capital Wheel. This visit will include a private information session with the Capital Wheel Engineer/Group Leader, a ticket to ride the Capital Wheel, an activity worksheet and a participation patch for riding the Capital Wheel. Parents must stay with child and tagalongs are welcome. Feel free to have lunch with your family and friends on your own afterwards.

    Download, complete, sign and turn in permission forms by this Friday, March 29, or email it to a Daisy troop leader by April 3. Cost: Daisies: $5; Tagalongs (3-11): $10; Children 12 & up and Parents: $12

BROWNIES

  • This Friday, Brownies can dress up for their Wonders of Water tea party as we continue exploring the Wonders of Water (WOW!) Journey.

JUNIORS

SENIORS & AMBASSADORS

  • Girls will have the opportunity to learn First Aid and CPR on April 29. The cost is $45. The location is just 5 minutes from PGMA in New Carrollton. Both troop leaders and parents are welcome.
  • Girls who plan on attending the HU HijabFest on March 30, 2019 must bring $25 for their ticket this Friday.
  • Permission forms are due this Friday for the Self-Defense Workshop with Kamilah Khabir.

PARENTS

  • Parents should see the Snack Mom during the troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks for upcoming troop meetings inshaAllah.
  • Important: Please turn in health forms and troop dues ($50/Girl Scout; $40/Daisy) for your Girl Scout.
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Feeding the Hungry with Al Khayrat, Mar 23

InshaAllah PGMA Junior Girl Scouts will feed the hungry in our community by preparing and serving bag lunches with Al Khayrat‘s Community Lunch program, in partnership with Project Affinity. Our goal is to prepare 100 lunches which include a sandwich, chips, fruit, and granola bar. Al Khayrat will provide sandwich meat. See the Junior Troop WhatsApp group to select an item to bring.

Girls should wear weather appropriate clothing, Girl Scout Junior vest, and a smile.

QUICK RECAP
What: Feed the Hungry with Al Khayrat
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, Mar 23, 2019, 12 Noon – 3PM
Where: Al Khayrat
5410 Indian Head Hwy, Oxon Hill, MD 20785
Cost: None
Form: Feed The Hungry Permission Form

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Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Mar 15

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As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, Mar 15, 2019, 6 – 8PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:15PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

BROWNIES

  • Brownies will continue the WOW Journey and make terrariums.
  • Brownies who will be participating in Spring Camping should bring permission form and $20 payment. Parents and girls should review and gather items on the camping supplies checklist. Each girl must bring her own individual items.

JUNIORS

  • Juniors will be completing their Animal Habitats badge inshaAllah. Girls should bring a clean empty 15.5 ounce can to create an insect habitat.
  • Please bring permission form and $20 payment for Spring Camping. Start reviewing and gathering items on the camping supplies checklist.
  • Juniors will also get ready for spring camping by beginning their Eco Camper badge inshaAllah.

CADETTES

  • Cadettes will be completing their New Cuisines badge with our Culinary Tour (AKA Food Party!). Girls need to coordinate with their group members on which of the dishes from steps 1 through 4 they will be bringing to share with their fellow Cadettes. Remember: bring enough for everyone to share; plan on bring enough for 15 to 20 people. Cadettes who were not at the last troop meeting when the groups were formed, can do all of the steps by themselves or with other Cadettes who were also not present at the last troop meeting.
  • Turn in permission form and $20 payment for Spring Camping. Start reviewing and gathering items on the camping supplies checklist.

SENIORS & AMBASSADORS

  • March 15: Seniors/Ambassadors will have the opportunity to view the movie The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind during their troop meeting this Friday InshaAllah. Snacks will be provided.
  • April 20: Seniors Troop 2829 and Ambassador Troop 2056 will host a Self-Defense Workshop at PGMA with Kamilah Khabir, an international martial arts competitor. This event is open to all Girl Scouts. The workshop duration is 2 – 5PM and cost $10. Permission forms and payment are due March 20. A light lunch will be provided.

PARENTS

  • Parents should see the Snack Mom during the troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks for upcoming troop meetings inshaAllah.
  • Important: Please turn in health forms and troop dues ($50/Girl Scout; $40/Daisy) for your Girl Scout.
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