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Reminder: Cadette Media Journey, Apr 24

cadetteMediaJourneyAwardsThe Cadette Media Journey is no longer an overnight event due to water damage at Gadsby’s Tavern. Instead drop-off is at 7PM and pick-up at 10PM on Friday, April 24, 2015 inshaAllah. Sis. Khadijah and Sis. Amina will be chaperones. Girls can bring an extra $3 to purchase the Apothecary Museum patch. Download for directions and schedule.

Cadette Attendees:
Amirah A.
Aneesah B.
Asiya K.
Ikram A.
Kalilah K.
Reem S.
Ruwaida S.
Safiyah A.
Sanaa M.
Yousra A.

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Cadette Corner: Busy Bees

Asalaamu Alaikum

The Cadette Troop has been very busy this year, Alhumdulillah, from completing multiple badges (Cadette programing) to camping (Girl Scout traditions) to team building and just fun. Here are some highlights:

Science of Happiness. Sis Nazaahah Amin-Saahir gave a great yoga class at our lodge camping weekend in January. Sis Nazaahah, owner and operator of Ama Designs, helped our girls use yoga as a way to promote happiness and stay positive through life’s highways and byways.

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aMaze Take Action Projects. We have 15 girl that are currently working on their aMaze Journey Take Action projects. A Take Action project — the final step in all Girls Scout journeys — is the sustainable project that a girl or group of girls can do that deals with the subject matter of the Journey. The aMaze journey teaches girls about relationships and how to navigate them.

Breathe Journey. Eleven girls attended the GSCNC Cadette Breathe Journey weekend in March with 150 other girls at Potomac Woods to fulfill requirements of the Breathe Journey. These girls are now eligible to complete the Breathe Journey with a Take Action project focusing on air and the environment.

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Media Journey. In April, some Cadettes will be participating in the Media Journey at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum where they will complete the journey that night. For those girls who cannot attend, Sis. Hakeemah Cummings will discuss Muslim Women in media and blogging with the girls.

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We are not done yet!

Sis. Kesha

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Cadette Media Journey Overnight at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Apr 24-25

cadetteMediaJourneyMedia is an unavoidable part of life, but are you controlling it or is it controlling you? Girls will use the collection of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum to examine types of media, persuasion techniques, and stereotypes. Then, using their new media savvy, they’ll take action and create a Public Service Announcement to get the real message about a topic that’s important to them. Saturday morning, the Cadettes will show their PSAs to the Junior Girl Scouts at the overnight and ask their survey questions. By the end of the overnight, girls will have completed all of the steps for the It’s Your Story—Tell It: Media leadership journey for Cadette Girl Scouts. Only 8 spaces are available on a first-come first-served basis. Payment due at the October 24, 2014 troop meeting.

NOTE: Adult chaperones for this overnight trip have been designated; additional adults will not be able to participate due to limited space. No tag-a-longs. No refunds. If there are spaces available for this event we will try to get additional tickets.

QUICK RECAP
What: Media Journey Overnight
Who: Cadettes
When: April 24-25, 2015
Where: Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 138 North Royal Street, Alexandria VA
Cost: $35 (cash only)
Form: Cadette Media Journey Overnight Parental Permission Form

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