Monthly Archives: January 2020

Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Jan 17


As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, January 17, 2020, 6 – 8PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:15PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.


  • Brownies will be working on their Snacks badge by decorating cupcakes with a pastry chef and discussing their Health Fair.


  • Professional teaching artist, Sis. Najiyyah, will be bringing a drawing workshop to the next two troop meetings to help the Juniors complete their Drawing badge on January 17 and January 31 inshaAllah. Girls must attend both troop meetings to earn the badge or do the steps they miss on their own and bring in their work to share.

    The Junior Drawing badge is all about learning techniques to make your drawings even better. Girls will experiment with different art materials, learn how to add shading, get tips on perspective, use their imagination like a graphic artist, and make their own masterpiece. Finally, Juniors will have an art showcase in February displaying their masterpieces inshaAllah.

    In addition to two sessions of drawing lessons with Sis. Najiyyah, girls will receive a Take-Home Masterpiece Kit, which includes the following:

    • 4 Sheets of Bristol Drawing paper
    • 2 Sheets of pastel paper
    • 1 General’s Brand Black Charcoal Pencil
    • 1 Prismacolor Kneaded eraser for removing or highlighting pencil, chalk, charcoal or pastel
    • 1 General’s Brand Black Graphite Pencil
    • 1 Black ink pen
    • 3 Blendable Primary Color Chalk Pastels
    • 1 Pre-cut Matte Board to display their best Masterpiece

    This two-part workshop & supplies is $20 per girl, cash, check or Cash App to $Troop3813.


  • Cadettes will be having a movie night this Friday per their vote at the January 3rd troop meeting. Cadettes should complete the assignments they selected including securing location and materials needed to watch the movie (computer, projector, access to movie selected). All Cadettes should bring snacks to share.


  • Seniors & Ambassadors will be wrapping up the PSA project. Girls who have signed up for a job please be sure to attend the troop meeting to do their agreed-upon task. The Take Action project is required to complete the three Cybersecurity badges.
  • On January 17, 2020, Seniors & Ambassadors will be visited by award-winning short film director, Ayanna Sharif. Girls will learn about film production and view the short film Wudu.


  • 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, your Girl Scout’s troop dues ($50/girl) should be paid in full as soon as possible. Troop dues pay for badges, supplies and cover/supplement activity fees.
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Scout Day at Roundtop Mountain Resort, Feb 2

Join PGMA Girl Scouts for Scout Day on the slopes of Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania. Choose between snow tubing, skiing and snowboarding. All Girl Scouts will receive a Winter Scout Weekend patch.

Everyone should dress appropriately for the weather, e.g. thermal underwear, coats, snow pants & boots, winter hats, gloves & etc. Daisies, Brownies and all children who are not registered Girl Scouts with troops at PGMA require an adult chaperone. All Girl Scouts must have a Girl Health History Form on file with their troop leader.

Payments are due by Sunday, January 26, 2020 to Sis Kori via cash, check (made out to Troop 3813) or CashApp at $Troop3813. Be sure to include the selected option with each name, e.g. Jamilah Salim – Snow Tubing

Option Cost
Snow Tubing Package $32
Lift Ticket Only $61
Beginner Package* $75
All Mountain Package** $85
*Beginner package includes a lift ticket for beginner slopes only, rental equipment for the entire day and 1.5 hour beginner group lesson.
**All Mountain package includes a lift ticket for the entire mountain, rental equipment for the entire day and 1.5 hour group lesson for any ability.

What: Scout Day at Roundtop Mountain Resort
Who: All levels & family
When: Sunday, February 2, 2020, 10AM – 4PM
Where: Roundtop Mountain Resort
925 Roundtop Road, Lewisberry, PA 17339
Cost: See rates above
Forms: Scout Day at Roundtop Permission Form, Ski & Snowboard Rental Form, Tubing Release

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom March Parade & Day of Service, Jan 20 (S/A)

The Seniors and Ambassadors have been invited to volunteer with the America’s Islamic Heritage Museum to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom March Parade and the Day of Service on January 20, 2020, 9:30AM to 3PM inshaAllah. The AIHM Museum, in partnership with Islamic Relief USA, will provide 500 hot meals and a hot drink station stand along part of the parade route. Girls will pass out food and drinks, and have the opportunity to walk in the parade.

Girl Scouts are required to wear their uniform as they will be representing their troop. Girls MUST let Sis. Aaliyah know if they will be participating by Friday, January 17.

What: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom March Parade & Day of Service
Who: Seniors and Ambassadors
When: Monday, January 20, 2020, 9:30AM – 3PM
Where: America’s Islamic Heritage Museum
2315 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
Cost: None
Form: MLK Jr. Parade & Day of Service permission form

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