Category Archives: Cadette

Cadette Primitive Camping, Apr 21 – 22

Cadettes will earn their Primitive Camping badge by going on a primitive camping overnight at Camp Brighton Woods, April 21 – 22, inshaAllah. Primitive camping can be a challenge, even for experienced campers. Get ready to step up your outdoor skills, get out into nature, and make extra-special memories on a primitive camping trip.

  1. Plan a primitive camping trip
  2. Prepare your gear
  3. Make a camp meal
  4. Learn a new primitive camping skill
  5. Go camping

When Cadettes have earned this badge, they will have planned and gone on a primitive camping trip with a group of Girl Scouts or family members.

Girls should dress for the weather and occasion, and pack appropriately. Drop off is at 9AM Saturday, and pick up is 11AM Sunday. Permission forms are due March 16.

What: Primitive Camping
Who: Cadettes
When: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9AM – Sunday, April 22, 11AM
Where: Camp Brighton Woods
Cost: $10
Form: Cadette Primitive Camping 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!


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

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
Cost: $11 per person; free for children under age 5
Form: None

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RSVP Today for Cadette Custom Cap Painting, Mar 2

Cadettes will be working with Sis. Deja to create personalized caps at the March 2 troop meeting inshaAllah. Sis. Deja will teach the girls about art techniques related to working on clothing as a canvas. Cadettes will experiment with different art materials, get tips on perspective, use their imagination like a graphic artist, and make their own masterpiece to take home.

About Sister Deja
Deja Crawford, founder/owner of Dej Customs Poppin, is an African-American artist from Baltimore who creates custom designed and hand painted apparel (hats, shirts, hoodies, jackets). At the age of 20 she turned her passion for art and painting into a business and now has a growing and loyal customer base.

IMPORTANT: RSVP is required by Monday, February 26, to so that we can purchase materials.

What: Custom Cap Painting
Who: Cadettes
When: Friday, March 2, 2018, 6 – 8PM at Troop Meeting
Where: PGMA
Cost: $15
Form: None

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