Category Archives: On Your Own

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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Enter the Girl Scout Cookie Pro Contest 2018

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Enter the national Girl Scout Cookie Pro Contest 2018 to unlock an awesome, limited-edition Cookie Pro 2018 patch and the chance to travel to New York City for an all-expenses-paid Cookie Entrepreneur Experience, including a photo shoot that gets your smiling face on the Girl Scout Cookie box.

Every girl who enters Girl Scouts of the USA’s Cookie Pro 2018 Contest will unlock a limited-edition Cookie Pro 2018 patch. You must be an eligible Girl Scout Cookie seller from a participating council to take part.

The contest opens January 2, 2018. Winners will be announced June 2018. Click here to learn more about the Girl Scout Cookie Pro Contest, check out the official contest rules, and then submit your entry between January 2 – April 30, 2018.

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On Your Own: Fall Harvest Festival, Nov 4

fallFunPatchFall is here, and so are pumpkins, apple cider and crisp fresh air! Come out and enjoy the Fall Harvest Festival at Montpelier Farms on November 4. The visit includes hay rides, animals, pedal karts, a 7-acre corn maze, pallet maze, roping range and kids corral playground. There is also a pumpkin patch, where pumpkins can be picked and purchased for an additional fee of $3.

QUICK RECAP
What: Fall Harvest Festival
Who: All Levels & Families
When: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9:45AM – 1PM
Where: Montpelier Farms
720 Crain Highway North, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Cost: $12

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