Girl Scout Troop 71134, from Campbell MO, didn’t let a little rain ruin their plans. They celebrated Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday in style while giving back to their community. They spiced up the community parade with a Girl Scout float, decked out in pink.
The girls wanted to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness month, so during decoration discussion they talked of how they could demonstrate their involvement. The girls decided they would be fairies, princesses, and superheroes that all have one wish in common: “A Wish for a Cure.”
After selecting their theme, the girls divided into groups to work on character selection, decorations, and signage that reflected their ideas.
Girl Scout Troop 71134 also made parade give-away bags that held personally designed handwritten letters of interest, Girl Scout information, and treats in hopes of encouraging more girls to join Girl Scouts.
The girls of Girl Scout Troop 71134 had a great time coming up with the decoration ideas, working together to finish the project, riding in the parade, and supporting their community. Later this year, Girl Scout Troop 71134 will stay busy with nursing home caroling, the Christmas parade (where they will debut another float), and a community betterment project in the spring.
Girl Scout Troop 71134 hopes that this peek into their troop’s activities will interest and inspire you to become involved in Girl Scouting which builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
As a volunteer, you introduce girls to new experiences that show them they’re capable of more than they ever imagined. You’re their cheerleader, guide, and mentor, helping them develop skills and confidence that will last a lifetime.
This fall, if you’re one of the first 500 volunteers to invite a friend to volunteer, and they join Girl Scouts as a new troop leader or assistant troop leader for Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors (kindergartners through fifth graders), you’ll win $50 for you and your troop to use at the National Online Store.
And the new volunteer will win the Girls Guide to Girl Scouting, as well as a Journey, adult guide, and badge pack of their choice to jump start the fun with Girl Scouts!
Invite as many friends as you can to volunteer with Girl Scouts. Once they’ve completed their membership form and volunteer application, notify us by filling out this short form, and if you’re one of the first 500 volunteers to invite a friend, you win! Offer ends 11/20/13.
Have a question? Don’t be shy! Contact Valarie Moseley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.312.4764, ext. 1308.
Join us for a fun-filled, STEM-tastic day! Girls of all ages can explore science, technology, engineering, and math through fun and educational activities. There will also be interactive exhibits and live demonstrations.
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to enjoy this event—but it might just inspire you to become one! Girls and troops will have a chance to show off their talents too! Mini competitions will be taking place throughout the day.
- There will be concessions available for purchase.
- Troops are allowed to tent camp on Saturday night at the location of the event.
- Discounted hotel rates are available at hotels in Columbia and Jefferson City.
DATE: Saturday, April 12, 2014
LOCATION: Ashland Optimist Club, 511 Optimist Dr., Ashland, MO 65010
TIME: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
COST: $20 (includes admission, patch, and t-shirt)
Information packets and registration forms will be available on the GSMH website mid-November.