Category Archives: Volunteers

Ramadan Girl Scout Week at PGMA Begins Tonight!

ramadhanSeniorAsalaamu Alaikum and Ramadan Mubarak,

Ramadan is the opportunity to earn many blessings. Ramadan Girl Scout week at PGMA during Ramadan starts TODAY, July 5, and ends Thursday, Jul 11, 2015.

Girls who are currently members of Troop 3480 can earn volunteer hours (along with hasanats) for either county graduation or Silver Trefoil (Cadettes / Seniors / Ambassadors). Girls will receive two service hours for setup, serving and clean up; one service hour for setup and serving.

Girls should be at the masjid at 7:45PM for set up, and wear their Girl Scout vests. Participating Cadettes, Senior and Ambassadors should email Sis Kesha at keshabdulm [at] gmail [dot] com with the days they plan to attend. Bring any forms that need to be signed on July 11.

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Silver Trefoil Alert: Earn Council Hours at the GSCNC Office

silverTrefoilHoursAlertWhat: Calling all girls in grades 6-12 to help the Girl Scout Council say thank you to our donors for their generous support this year. Come to the Council office in Washington, DC to join other Girl Scouts and staff in making thank you phone calls to donors as well as creating posters to be displayed at camps to let our donors know how their gift is making a difference for girls. You can earn council service hours for your hard work and lunch is provided.

Who: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

When: Your help is needed from 10AM to 2PM on the following dates;

  • Monday, June 29
  • Tuesday, June 30
  • Wednesday, July 1

Where: GSCNC Office
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite M-2
Washington, DC 20008

(Accessible by metro at the Van Ness/UDC stop on the Red line
or by car with parking available on Veazey Terrace.)

Register: Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 17 to fdintern [at] gscnc [dot] org.

Learn more info about the Silver Trefoil Award

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Badges, Confidence, Girls Scouts, Volunteers

Troop 3480 Juniors Year in Review

Alhamdulillah, Troop 3480 Juniors have had a fruitful year. Other than troop-wide activities like Service Unit Encampment, Service Unit Skate Night, Color Me Mine Fun-raiser, Cookie Sales Program, The Magic of Spying at the International Spy Museum, and Troop Field Day, Juniors have had an active and adventurous year working on the badges and activities they collectively chose at the beginning of the 2014 – 2015 Girl Scout year.

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2014 – 2015 Troop 3480 Junior Achievements & Activities

Badges

  • Jeweler
  • Drawing
  • Investigation
  • Customer Insights
  • Simple Meals
  • Digital Photographer

Awards

  • My Promise, My Faith Pin
  • Cookie Sales Pin

Journey

  • Get Moving! Journey

Events

  • Ropes Course at Terrapin Adventures
  • Painting Workshop
  • Food: Our Global Kitchen Exhibit at the National Geographic Museum
  • Embassy of Finland Green Energy Tour
  • Cookie Booth Sales
  • Crime Museum Badge Workshop
  • Animal Habitats Program at Mt. Rainier Nature Center
  • Wegmans Cooking Class

Volunteers

  • Abdushakur (Get Moving! Journey)
  • Amanda (Drawing badge)
  • Jane (Get Moving! Journey)
  • Jaye (Digital Photographer badge)
  • Kori (Co-Troop Leader)
  • Maryam (Troop Mom)
  • Najma (Troop Mom)
  • Razia (Jeweler badge)
  • Ruqayyah (Digital Photographer badge)
  • Saadia (Co-Troop Leader)
  • Saudah (Customer Insights badge)
  • Shefa (Digital Photographer badge)
  • Zahra (Painting workshop)

We appreciate the energy and curiosity of all the Girl Scout Juniors of Troop 3480. Thank you to our awesome volunteers who gave their time and expertise. We are also grateful for the support of the parents who make sure their girls make each troop meeting and event because “Eighty percent of success is showing up.”

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