Category Archives: Character

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.

QUICK RECAP
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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Junior Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia, Nov 18

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 complete Camp Olympia Release Form. Permission forms, Camp Olympia release forms and payments are due at the November 10 troop meeting.

QUICK RECAP
What: Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, November 18, 2017, 12:45 – 2:30PM
Where: Camp Olympia
5511 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville, MD 20855
Cost: $25/girl
FormsJunior Horseback Riding Permission Form AND Camp Olympia Release Form

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Junior Spring Overnight Camping, May 13 – 14

springCampJuniors want to end their year with troop camping. Girls will do archery, orienteering, and cook & sing around the campfire.

Girls will sleep overnight in glen shelters so it is essential to be prepared for the weather. Download and use the camping supplies checklist in order to be prepared. Girls who have not been camping (and their parents) must meet with Sis Kori immediately after the troop meeting on May 5.

Note: Dues must be paid in full in order to camp.

QUICK RECAP
What: Junior Spring Overnight Camping
Who: Juniors
When: Saturday, May 13, 9AM – Sunday, May 14, 2017, 11AM
Where: Camp Brighton Woods, Brookeville, MD
Cost: $20/Girl
Form: Junior Spring Overnight Camping permission form

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