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Troop Meeting Today, Friday, Oct 21


As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be this Friday, October 21, 2016, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:30PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

Take a little time to note in your calendar the next troop meetings throughout the end 2016:

  • Nov 4, 18
  • Dec 2, 16


  • Daisies will be working on the the Violet petal (Be a Sister to Every Girl Scout). Girls will read about friensdhip, participate in a skit, and do a craft to earn the Violet petal.


  • Brownies will have an introduction to their Wonders of Water journey. Please bring your WOW journey book if you have one.
  • The girls will have a discussion with the Juniors to decide what to prepare for breakfast while at the Troop Lodge Campout.


  • Juniors will decided what journeys, badges and activities they’d like to accomplish this year.
  • Juniors will also plan the breakfast menu with the Brownies for the Troop Lodge Campout.


  • onesightlogo_vertical_tag_hr-300x300Our service unit is collecting donation of unused glasses for Sight Night at its Juliette Gordon Low celebration this month. While all girls can participate, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors who donate frames will receive one (1) service hour (Silver Trefoil service to council hours, or high school community service hours requirements). Please bundle frame donations with a rubber band and your name. This Friday is the only day to give your donations to Sis Kesha.

    Eyewear donations will be given to OneSight, an organization provides ongoing, top-quality vision care to adults and children around the world. While OneSight dispenses 100% new eyewear to patients, they do accept eyewear donations to be responsibly recycled. Donated eyewear is disassembled and sent to a third party recycler that utilizes the raw materials.( is an organization that refurbishes broken or old eye glass frames.

  • Turn in permission forms and payments for the following events:


  • Pay your Girl Scout’s troop dues: $45 for Daisies, $60 for all other levels. If needed, dues can be paid in installments. Dues pay for badges and pins, help supplement some activities/trips, and also help support the troop web site, and other troop expenses. (Parents pay for fun patches.) For financial assistance contact your Girl Scout’s troop leader.
  • Financial assistance is also available for uniform items, Girl Guides and journey books. Contact your Girl Scout’s troop leader.
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Troop Lodge Campout, Nov 11 – 13

campgirlscoutspatchOur whole troop is going lodge camping together! Lodge camping is a way for Girl Scouts to experience camping without being exposed to the elements overnight. Girls will put to use the camping skills they learned at the Camping Skills Blitz. While Brownies through Ambassadors will do two overnights, Daisies will get the opportunity to spend a full day at camp. Girls might work on journeys, badges, crafts or enjoy other enriching activities.

Brownies through Ambassadors should arrive at Camp Winona on Friday, November 11, between 4:30PM and 6PM; Pick up is by 12 Noon on Sunday, November 13. Daisies should arrive on Saturday, November 12, between 8:30AM and 9AM and should be picked up at 7:30PM Saturday evening. Chaperones are not needed for this camp. Tagalongs are not permitted. There are no available spaces for additional adult campers. Permission forms and payment are due at the troop meeting on November 4.

What: Troop Lodge Campout
Who: All Levels
When: Friday, November 11, 2016, 6PM – Sunday, November 13, 2016, 12 Noon
Daisies: Saturday, November 12, 9AM – 7:30PM
Where: Camp Winona
6875 Winona Place Hughesville, MD 20637
Cost: $25/Brownie – Ambassador; $10/Daisy
Forms: Troop Lodge Camping Permission Form

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Fall Harvest Festival, Oct 29 (D/B)

fallfunladybuggirlscoutpatchFall Is Here, and so are pumpkins, apple cider and crisp fresh air! InshaAllah, the Daisies and Brownies will participate in the Fall Harvest Festival at Montpelier Farms on October 29, 2016. The visit includes hay rides, animals, pedal karts, 7-acre corn maze, pallet maze, roping range and kids corral playground. We will also visit the pumpkin patch, where pumpkins can be picked and purchased for an extra fee of $3.

Girls should arrive at 9:45AM in their vest, hijab and play clothes suitable for the weather. Please bring a snack/lunch to enjoy after the activities. All tagalongs and siblings are welcome to attend with an accompanying parent.

What: Fall Harvest Festival
Who: Daisies & Brownies
When: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:45AM – 1PM
Where: Montpelier Farms
720 Crain Highway North, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Cost: $5 (additional $3 for optional pumpkin purchase)
Forms: Fall Harvest Festival Permission Form

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