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iFly STEM for Scouts, Jun 25 (J)

Experience how flying accelerates learning with iFLY’s STEM Education Program. iFLY’s vertical wind tunnel is a marvel of engineering and provides a one-of-a-kind laboratory for your Scouts to get immersed in real-world applications of STEM. iFLY’s certified curriculum is aligned with state standards and goes beyond your typical lectures, with hands-on, full-body learning. Students will come away from the iFLY STEM Experience with science process skills learned in an exciting, dynamic environment.

The Scout Exclusive STEM package includes:

  • 1 flight in iFLY’s vertical wind tunnel (the equivalent of a skydive from 10,000 ft!)
  • Rental of flight suits, helmets, and goggles
  • Comprehensive training session with a certified IBA Instructor
  • In-flight personal assistance from instructor
  • Personalized flight certificate for each flyer
  • Air show performed by flight instructor
  • Interactive session hosted by iFLY’s certified STEM Educator
  • iFLY STEM Swag bag
  • Physics & Flying Patch

Please arrive 10 minutes early; the STEM program will start promptly at 11AM and we don’t want your girl to miss a thing. iFly Baltimore is approximately 1 hour away from PGMA and your route may have tolls. Please plan accordingly.

QUICK RECAP
What: iFly STEM for Scouts
Who: Juniors and Bridging Juniors
When: Monday, June 25, 2018, 11AM – 2PM
Where: iFly Baltimore
8209 Town Center Drive, Nottingham, MD 21236
667-888-4359
Cost: Free for Cookie CEOs; otherwise $20/girl
Forms: iFly Waiver AND iFly STEM Permission form

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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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Reminder: Third Savannah Trip Deposits Due This Friday, May 11

We will be collecting the fourth and final deposit of $175 for the PGMA Girl Scouts Trip to Savannah at this Friday’s troop meeting (May 11) inshaAllah.

Questions? Contact Sis. Alia at alia.kemet@gmail.com or Sis. Huda at hudahashim@yahoo.com.

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