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Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Feb 15

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As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, Feb 15, 2019, 6 – 8PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:15PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

BROWNIES

JUNIORS

  • Juniors will preparing to participate in the Service Unit World Thinking Day celebration on next Friday, February 22 inshaAllah. Girls should check out these videos to learn more about the country the troop will present: Costa Rica!
  • Turn in permission forms and payments for the World Thinking Day celebration; $5 for Juniors whose dues are paid (or made a partial payment), otherwise $10.
  • Parents: Please pay your Junior Girl Scout’s dues at this Friday’s troop meeting: $50.

CADETTES

  • Cadettes will be planning for our proposed participation in World Thinking Day with the Service Unit next Friday, February 22. Please come with ideas of what country you would like the troop to present along with any ideas for activities and food related to the country you are proposing.

SENIORS & AMBASSADORS

  • World Thinking Day: InshaAllah, we will be choosing a country and preparing for the event.
  • Badge work: The girls who have sewing machines should bring them. We will be learning how to use a measuring tape, thread a machine, and stitch. Make sure all parts are with the machine you bring.
  • STEAM training: Anyone wanting to participate in the summer STEAM program needs to send applications to Nuri Kemet.
  • Gold Award: For those girls interested in going for their Gold Award, please bring your proposal idea so you can begin the process of applying.

PARENTS

  • Parents should see the Snack Mom during the troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks for upcoming troop meetings inshaAllah.
  • Important: Please turn in health forms and troop dues ($50/Girl Scout; $40/Daisy) for your Girl Scout.
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Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Feb 1

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As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, Feb 1, 2019, 6 – 8PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:15PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

BROWNIES

  • Brownies will have a Self Defense & Martial Arts workshop with a Taekwondo instructor and will also make jewelry.
  • Reminder: the next troop meeting on February 15, Brownies will earn their First Aid badge at the Bowie Fire Station. Please turn in permission forms.
  • Turn in permission forms for the Brownie trip to the Newseum.
  • Brownies will begin the Wonders of Water journey in March inshaAllah. Parents can purchase the journey book online or at their local Girl Scout shop if they like.

JUNIORS

  • Detective Jeremy Bull from the Prince George’s Police Department will help the Juniors complete their Detective badge inshaAllah.
  • Juniors will participate in the Service Unit World Thinking Day program on Friday, February 22 inshaAllah. Girls should check out these videos to learn more about the country the troop will present: Costa Rica! Geography Now! Costa Rica and A Day in the Life of a Costa Rican School Pupil

SENIORS & AMBASSADORS

  • Badge Work: The girls that have sewing machines should bring them. We will be learning how to use a measuring tape, thread a machine, and stitch. Make sure all parts are with the machine you bring.
  • STEAM Training: Anyone wanting to participate in the summer STEAM program needs to send applications to Nuri Kemet.
  • Gold Award: For those girls interested in going for their Gold Award, please bring your proposal idea so you can begin the process of applying. The requirements for APPLYING to earn your Girl Scout Gold Award are simple. You must:
    • Be in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grades
    • Be a registered Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador
    • Have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR have earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed one Journey. Which ones have you done?
        Senior Journeys –

      • It’s Your World – Change It! – Girltopia!
      • It’s Your Planet – Love It! – Sow What?
      • It’s Your Story – Tell It! – Mission: Sisterhood!
        Ambassador Journeys –

      • It’s Your World – Change It! – Your Voice, Your World
      • It’s Your Planet – Love It! – Justice
      • It’s Your Story – Tell It! – Bliss: Live it! Give it!

    Preview of Gold Award Steps:

    Step 1: Choose an issue
    Step 2: Investigate
    Step 3: Get Help
    Step 4: Create a plan
    Step 5: Present you plan
    Step 6: Take action
    Step 7: Educate and Inspire

    This link explains the entire process.

    Deadlines: Gold Award Proposals are due by 5pm on the first of the month. If the first falls on a weekend, the due date is the first business day after that weekend.

    Gold Award FAQs

PARENTS

  • Parents should see the Snack Mom during the troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks for upcoming troop meetings inshaAllah.
  • Important: Please turn in health forms and troop dues ($50/Girl Scout; $40/Daisy) for your Girl Scout.
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Reminder: Troop Meeting Tomorrow, Friday, Jan 18

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As salaamu alaikum,

The next regularly scheduled troop meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, Jan 18, 2019, 6 – 8PM, inshaAllah. Please be timely. Arrivals after 6:15PM are disruptive to troop meetings and strongly discouraged.

COOKIES

  • Parent volunteers are crucial to a successful troop Cookie Program. We need parents to volunteer to pick up the cookies (a one-time commitment during the first two weeks of February 2019) and chaperone cookie booths (aim to volunteer at least one time for one – two hours per cookie booth from February 15 – March 17, 2019). Step up and help our Girl Scouts achieve their goals!

DAISIES

  • Daisies will complete a lesson on healthy bodies and minds and earn their Yoga badge. Daisies should bring a yoga mat and their favorite type of healthy food to the troop meeting this Friday. Some ideas for foods to bring: fruits (orange slices, apple slices, strawberries, grapes, cut pineapple, etc), vegetables ( baby carrots, broccoli, celery, green peppers, red peppers, etc), hummus and chips, salsa and tortilla chips, etc. Girls should bring enough so 15 people can have a small sample. Plates will be provided.

BROWNIES

  • This Friday, Brownies will begin working on their First Aid badge.
  • On Friday, February 15, Brownies will meet at the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department #39 at 15454 Annapolis Road in Bowie to fulfill a First Aid badge requirement.
  • Turn in permission forms for the Service Unit Skate Party (Jan 20).

JUNIORS

  • Juniors who participated in the Agent of Change journey will work on their Take Action project.
  • Juniors will complete the final steps of their Detective badge.
  • Turn in permission forms for the Service Unit Skate Party (Jan 20).

CADETTES

  • Cadettes will be moving to the next badge, Comic Artist, which will show you how to create your own comic. Please bring pencils for sketching and colored pencils, crayons or markers for the more detailed work. Blank comic book pages will be provided.

SENIORS & AMBASSADORS

  • This Friday, inshaAllah, girls will continue badge work as they begin creating sewing projects through repurposing. Girls are reminded to bring their sewing machines (if they have one and have permission) and old, unwanted garmets to use during their session.
  • InshaAllah, on January 21, 2019, 9:30AM to 3PM, the Seniors and Ambassadors have been invited to volunteer with the American Islamic Heritage Museum to participate in the Martin Luther King Day Freedom March Parade and the Day of Service. The museum will provide 500 hot meals and hot drink station stands along part of the parade route in partnership with Islamic Relief USA. Girls will pass out food and drinks and have the opportunity to walk in the parade. Girl Scouts are required to wear their uniform as they will be representing their troop. Girls must let Sis. Aaliyah know by this Friday if they will be participating.

PARENTS

  • Parents should see the Snack Mom during the troop meeting to sign up to bring snacks for upcoming troop meetings inshaAllah.
  • Important: Please turn in health forms and troop dues ($50/Girl Scout; $40/Daisy) for your Girl Scout.
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