Category Archives: Badges

Brownie Bugs Badge and Discovery Hike, May 19

brownie_bugs_largeGirl Scouts should stay connected to the earth. Brownies will complete the Bugs badge which includes a 45-minute hike looking for where bugs live, collecting them and watching them in action. The program will begin promptly at 10AM at Watkins Nature Center. Latecomers may not be able to catch up.

Girls should dress appropriately for the weather and wear their Girl Scout vest and comfortable, hard-soled shoes; sandals are not permitted. Brownies can keep the insects they collect if they bring their own container. Download the permission form and turn it in with the trip fee as soon as possible. Tagalongs are welcome to explore the Nature Center and park grounds, but are not permitted to join the class or hike with the Brownies.

QUICK RECAP
What: Bugs Badge & Discovery Hike
Who: Brownies
When: Saturday, May 19, 2016, 10AM – 12 Noon
Where: Watkins Nature Center
301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20774
301.218.6702
Cost: $6
Forms: Brownie Bugs Badge Permission form

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Brownie Camp Day & Making Friends Badge, May 12

The Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts’ Sisterhood Journey Take Action Project is a Camp Day for the Brownies. They will have lunch & dinner, tents, games, crafts, projects and real s’mores! Brownies will also be working on their Making Friends badge.

QUICK RECAP
What: Camp Day & Making Friends Badge
Who: Brownies
When: Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10AM – 7PM
Where: Prince Georges Muslim Association
Cost: $5
Form: Brownie Camp Day & Making Friends Badge Permission Form

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On Your Own: Girl Scout Day at Hillwood, Mar 17

Celebrate spring with the Girl Scouts at a fun-filled and festive day at Hillwood!

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All activities listed below are ongoing from 10AM-1PM:

  • Play garden games on the lawn, including badminton, croquet, hula hoop, and jump rope.
  • Putt on the Hillwood putting green just as Hillwood founder Marjorie Merriweather Post and her guests used to do.
  • Practice yoga in the garden with Laurie Tucker of WellStyles Consulting. Yoga sessions begin at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, and 12:30 pm.
  • Create your own works of art: self-portraits, fancy place-settings, and more.
  • Try on costumes from a collection of hero’s capes, royal crowns, knight’s shields, and more.
  • Explore enchanting gardens and discover glittering treasures in the mansion.

Earn a Daisy petal, or Brownie, Junior, or Cadette badge!
• Daisy petals: Lupe (Honest and Fair) and Gloria (Respect Myself and Others)
• Brownie badges: Making Friends and My Best Self
• Junior badges: Social Butterfly and Staying Fit
• Cadette badges: Science of Happiness and Field Day

QUICK RECAP
What: Girl Scout Day at Hillwood
Who: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette
When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10AM – 1PM
Where: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
4155 Linnean Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
202.686.5807
Cost: $11 per person; free for children under age 5
Form: None

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