Monthly Archives: November 2019

Next Troop Meeting: Friday, Dec 6

Troop Announcement

Due to the Thanksgiving school holiday our next troop meeting will be Friday, December 6, 2019, 6 – 8PM inshaAllah. We will continue meeting every other Friday from that date. Please make note of the upcoming troop meeting dates for the next three months inshaAllah:

  • December 6 & 20
  • January 3, 17 & 31
  • February 14 & 28
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Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Nov 15

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As salaamu alaikum,

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

All troops will be gathering for a bridging ceremony in the pink musallah at 6:30PM. Bridging Girl Scouts should come prepared to share what they enjoyed about Girl Scouts last year and what they look forward to in the upcoming year.

DAISIES

  • Daisies will begin the first part of a two-part space lesson in which they will learn about the phases of the moon and make a DIY constellation viewer.

JUNIORS

  • Turn in permission forms and payments for the Horseback Riding badge at Camp Olympia (Nov 23).
  • Fall Product Sales have ended. Please turn in any money collected for orders.

CADETTES

  • Cadettes will be discussing how they will earn all of their remaining badges and patches for the year. Friday’s meeting will be the planning session on how they will earn the Special Agent badge. The steps to be completed are:
    1. Investigate investigation
    2. Reveal reality
    3. Try the science
    4. Key in to body language
    5. Practice the art of detection.

PARENTS

  • Parents should see the Sis Maryam during the troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks for upcoming troop meetings inshaAllah.
  • If you still have not turned in the health form for your Girl Scout, please do so immediately. Also pay your Girl Scout’s troop dues ($50/girl). Troop dues pay for badges, supplies and cover/supplement activity fees.
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Junior Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia, Nov 23

Juniors will be visiting Camp Olympia to earn their Horseback Riding badge inshaAllah. Girls will learn how to groom a horse, how to saddle and bridle, how to lead a horse, how to sit correctly, general care of the horse, and take a short ride around the ring.

Girls should wear their Junior vest and weather-appropriate clothing. Long pants and smooth, (rubber or leather) hard-soled shoes with a small heel or riding boots are required in order to ride. Tennis shoes or hiking boots are not allowed for riding. A riding helmet with a chin strap will be provided for horseback riding.

In addition to the permission form, each girl must have a completed Camp Olympia Riding Release Agreement. Permission forms, Camp Olympia release forms and payments are due at the November 15 troop meeting.

QUICK RECAP
What: Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 12:45 – 2:30PM
Where: Camp Olympia
5511 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville, MD 20855
Cost: $25/girl
FormsParental Permission Girl Scout Year Form 2019-2020 AND Camp Olympia Riding Release Agreement

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