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Acting Up! J, C - Fee: $2.00/kit Being on stage and pretending to be another character is always thrilling. Through this program you will learn how many techniques of the theater, and develop a little character along the way. Recognition Correspondents: Acting Up! Patch
All Tied Up B, J - Fee $5.00/Kit No matter which badge requires you to learn knots, this box will help you. Ropes or macramé cord lengths are pre-cut to help teach girls through hands on practice. Laminated diagrams with instructions and games are included. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Ready, Set, Go Camping, (J) Camp Together, Yarn and Fabric Arts, Small Craft, Water Fun.
Archives Uniform Loaner Boxes All - Fee: $5.00/Kit Step back in time and let your imagination fly. Dress up in uniforms of different styles. Put on your own fashion show for your troop or service unit. Wear them in a parade while riding on a float. Dress up for that special flag ceremony. Recognition Correspondents: (J) My Heritage, (C-S-A) Women through Time, (D) Violet Petal, (B) Brownie Girl Scouts Throughout the Years.
Babysitting 101 J, C - Fee: $6.00/Girl This four-hour training course includes all girls need to start babysitting, including: getting your business started, organizing your tote bag, playtime ideas for all ages, understanding the likes and dislikes of children, and solutions to the most common problems a babysitter faces. Recognition Correspondents: (C) Child Care, (J) Caring for Children.
Birds of a Feather B, J, C, S, A - Fee: $5.00/Kit Do they really flock together? Birds communicate many things, but how do you know what is what? Help the troop explore how to identify birds by sight, sound, color, size, shape and the way they fly. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Animals, Watching Wildlife, (J) Plants & Animals, Wildlife, (C,S,A) All About Birds.
Blue Jean Backpacking B, J - Fee: $6.00/Kit This blue jean pack contains items your troop may use when taking a hike or enjoying an outdoor activity. It contains nature cards, games and many more activities. Learn about the bugs, bees, trees and flowers. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Outdoor Adventurer, Watching Wildlife, Plants, Animals, (J) Hiker, Wildlife, Your Outdoor Surroundings
Book Worms D, B, J - Fee: $2.00/Kit Twist your tongue with Dr. Suess‟ Oh Say Can You Say? and write rhymes with The Cat in the Hat. Take a journey through vocabulary and make sense out of nonsense and silly sounds. Weave a web of words and experiment with some rhymes of your own. Get bit by the book bug and become leaders of literacy. Recognition Correspondents: Book Worm Patch!
Bubbles D,B,J – Fee: $2.00/kit Everyone loves to play with bubbles. Have you ever seen a bubble loose its color or make a square bubble? How about looking at a bubble with a black light? Sounds like fun, RIGHT! There is much more fun within this resource, especially on a hot sticky day. Recognition Correspondents: (D) Purple Petal, (B)Science Wonders, (J) Science Sleuth
Business 101 J - Fee: $6.00/Girl Every girl dreams, what do I want to be when I grow up? Every girl wonders, what can I do to make extra money? This program prepares and encourages girls to make their business dreams realities! This DVD training contains real-life stories of young adults who looked at their skill set and charted a career path. Recognition Correspondents: (J)Business Wise
Compass Capers J, C, S, A - Fee: $10.00/Kit Never get lost again! Use this case full of compasses to help your troop “put red Fred in the shed.” Laminated diagrams with basic instructions and games included. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Camp Together, Outdoor Fun, Finding Your Way, (C, S) Outdoor Survival.
CSI C - Fee: $10.00/Kit A crime has been committed and you have to figure out which of your high school friends was the culprit. You will examine the crime scene, collect evidence, do finger print analysis, fiber tests. If you have done your experiments correctly, you will nab the suspect. Recognition Correspondents: (C) Law and Order
Don’t Laugh at Me! B, J - Fee: $2.00/Kit Do you want to learn how to resolve conflicts creatively? Would you like to teach your girls to appreciate their differences? Use this resource to encourage a healthy expression of feelings through exercises on cooperation, caring, compassion. Peter, Paul, and Mary will walk your troop through conflict resolution using the power of music and art on video and CD. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Working it out (J) Healthy Relationships
Environmental Health J - Fee: $2.00/Kit Staying healthy is about more than just eating an apple a day – it‟s about understanding your environment. Learn about sun safety, the affects of second-hand smoke, lead poisoning, and much more through hands-on activities. Girls will participate in games, puzzles, and even create their own newspaper! Recognition Correspondents: (J) Environmental Health
Eye Tricks J - Fee: $2.00/Girl Phenakistoscope, Thaumatrope, Zeotrope, Anaglyphs! Even though they are hard to say, they are easy to do and you will be amazed by the tricks these simple paper activities produce. You will also get to experiment with cool blue chemical lights, reflections and prisms. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Science Sleuth
Geocaching J, C, S, A - Fee: $10.00/Kit, plus $75 deposit Participate in worldwide scavenger hunts for caches (mini-treasures) located right in your local community. Girls have an opportunity to have fun while learning about the high-tech navigation of GPS. Caches are also located on camp properties so you can explore this unique sport while troop camping. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Camp Together, Finding Your Way, Hiker, Outdoor Fun, Your Outdoor Surroundings, (C/S) Orienteering, Outdoor Survival.
Healthy Habits 101 J - Fee: $6.00/Girl From getting the proper amount of sleep, reducing stress, making wise food choices and encouraging exercise, this program makes a strong impression for girls of all ages to make healthy choices now and continue these goals throughout life! The program includes a powerful talk discouraging girls from experimenting with smoking, alcohol, and drugs. Recognition Correspondents: (J) A Healthier You
Heritage Discovery B, J, C, S, A - Fee: $2.00/Kit Look back to the beginning of Girl Scout time. Learn about semaphore flags (Juniors only), watch a silent movie, and learn about some fascinating women of the past. Visit our very own Archives Museum, located in the York Service Center. Complete the required activities and you can purchase the Heritage Discovery Patch in the council shop. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Listening to the Past (J) Girl Scouting around the World, (C-S-A) Heritage Hunt
I Will Be Your Friend All - Fee: $2.00/Kit Does your troop love music? Use this fun CD and songbook to teach your girls to be peacemakers. Activities related to honoring traditions, love and friendship, caring for the world, building community, and struggles for justice will help your girls understand how to embrace diversity. History greats like Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, and Rogers and Hammerstein lead you through important life lessons on building a more harmonious world. Recognition Correspondents: (C,S,A) Understanding yourself and others, (J) Celebrating people, (B) Making Music, (D) Pink Petal
Kick Butts All - Fee: $10.00/Kit This resource raises awareness about how tobacco harms our health and how kids are targeted through media ads. Anytime is a great time to talk with girls about living tobacco-free. This is also a great resource to use with the SHAPE-Up Stars Substance-free Living Patch segment. Recognition Correspondents: Kick Butts patch
Looking at Ourselves & Others/ Building Bridges to Cross Cultural Understanding J,C,S,A – Fee: $2.00/Kit The Peace Corps was established when President John F. Kennedy issued an executive order in 1961. This presidential act has allowed thousands of volunteers to serve in other countries promoting world peace and friendship. Through these grab „n‟ go resources the girls can explore what a peace corps volunteer experiences, how other countries view us as Americans, and develop lasting ways you can also promote world peace and friendship. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Global Awareness, (C,S,A) A World of Understanding
Magnetism D, B - Fee: $2.00/Girl This will get you stuck on science. Have fun making a “Hairless Hairy,” magic floating duck and a cow magnet. You will also get to experiment with magnetic marbles. Do magnetic marbles roll away? I guess you will have to find out. Recognition Correspondents: (D) Green Petal (B) Science Wonders
Math Fun B - Fee: $2.00/Kit Take a guess at how many beads are in each container! Were you close? Step back in time and use a compass to help you tell time with a sundial. Make your own clock. Roll the dice and add up the money! Money counts - so add up your play money. Play the fun, fast-paced card game Snap It Up! See how many words you can list that have a value of $1. Take the checker challenge and have some dot-to-dot fun! Recognition Correspondents: (B) Math Fun
Messed Up Math C-S-A – Fee 10.00/Kit Have you ever wondered what a million pennies looked like? How well do you play pool? Do you Sudoku or Rubik Cube? The answers to all these questions and much more fun are waiting inside this resource. Oh, be careful though you may let the cow out! Recognition Correspondents: (C-S-A) Messed up Math
Movers B - Fee: $5.00/Kit Peanut plants, paper planes, pinwheels, and the push of air. This kit shows girls that science should be fun. Girls will explore different forces and processes that are in action all around. Activities start with a good look at air and wrap-up with a balloon powered rocket race. Girls will follow the trail of wind-borne seeds and watch plants come out of peanuts. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Movers
Panwapa Island D, B - Fee: $2.00/Kit Join a new cast of Muppet characters on an adventure to an imaginary island. Watch this fun DVD and play games to teach girls about becoming global citizens. This colorful resource teaches acceptance, cooperation and diversity. Learn about the world and how you can change it! Recognition Correspondents: (D) Violet Petal (B) People of the World
Polite Kids 101 B - Fee: $6.00/Girl Who doesn‟t think their daughter or girls in the troop could learn a little bit more about mannerly living? This basic etiquette course will encourage positive social behavior as well as teach your girls some practical etiquette skills, such as table setting and manners, how to introduce yourself, telephone etiquette and classroom manners. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Manners
Program Aide C, S, A - Fee: $2.00/Kit Girls in grades 7-12 can develop leadership skills and knowledge needed to teach younger girls. Information is included to help you train girls in the six-hour core course and different specializations; crafts, songs, games, arts and crafts, Outdoor skills, Musical instruments, puppets, Storytelling, and Ceremonies. Recognition Correspondents: Cadette or Senior Program Aide Pin, After 25 hours of program aide hours- Program Adie Patches
Puzzlers J - Fee: $2.00/Kit Now you see it - now you don‟t! Learn magic and card tricks and let the optical illusions trick your eyes. Play Picaria and Nim and create $1 words! Lots of fun in one notebook. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Puzzler
S.K.I.N. Students Keep It Natural C, S, A - Fee: $2.00/Kit Our skin is the largest organ of our bodies – yet most of us do not know what it does or how to really take care of it. By age 18 most people will have already received 80% of the sun exposure they should receive in their entire lifetime. Learn what‟s safe and not-so-safe when it comes to taking care of your skin through hands-on activities and discussions. Get details on tanning using the sun, tanning beds, and lotions. Taking care of your skin starts now – especially if you want to limit the number of wrinkles, spots, and areas of sagging skin. Recognition Correspondents: (C,S,A) Women’s Health
Safe Kids 101 J - Fee: $6.00/Girl Safe Kids 101 empowers girls with confidence and problem-solving skills to work through the greatest challenges of life. This DVD program prepares girls to think about safety practices in the home as well as in the community. This three-hour program includes information on staying home alone, answering the door or telephone, and many more safety skills. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Safety First
Science in Everyday Life J - Fee: $5.00/Kit Science is everywhere! From a pattern in a leaf, or an artistic design, science and math exist in the worlds of art and nature. From the science of snacks to the science of invention, girls will see that they can be scientists each and everyday. Whether making magnificent sand sculptures or making connections with scientists and inventors, as they experience science links in a range of areas, girls will understand its fun and importance in their world and see themselves as our scientists of the future. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Science in Everyday Life
Sew Glam! C, S, A - Fee: $2.00/Kit Have you ever tried your hand at sewing? With this kit you will get to use a sewing machine to redecorate your room, recycle old jeans, help out Planet Earth and help those in need. Recognition Correspondents: (C,S,A) Sew Glam
SHAPE-Up Stars All - Fee: $2.00/Kit This resource is packed full of ideas on five subject areas: Substance-free Living, Healthy Eating, Active Lifestyles, Personal Safety, and Emotional Well-being. A leader guide and a girl journal is included. Recognition Correspondents: Shape Up Stars – diamonds
SMART Girl - Staying Safe D, B, J - Fee: $2.00/Kit Safety Means Alert Ready Trained. Learn fun ways to stay safe at home, school, the pool or while you are out and about. Find out when and how to call 911, and what information is needed when you make that call. Not all strangers look like „strangers‟, discover ways to tell the difference between a safe stranger and an unsafe stranger and much, much more. Recognition Correspondents: (D) Orange Petal, (B) Safety Sense, (J) Safety First
Star Struck B, J - Fee $2.00/Kit Astronomy vs. Astrology–which one explores the science behind the stars? Guide girls to create their own constellation, play Night Sky Bingo, and discover how a star dies. Recognition Correspondents: (B) Space Explorer, Earth & Sky, (J) Sky Search, Weather Watch
Travel Right B - Fee: $3.00/Girl Taking your Brownie troop on a trip? Looking for some fun “car friendly” activities? Girls will play with finger puppets, look for hidden treasures in the travel jars, play Roadway Bingo, and more. Lots of fun for the road! Recognition Correspondents: (B) Travel Right
Today’s Unions C,S,A – Fee $2.00/Kit You probably know some one who belongs to a union. Pennsylvania and its union workforce has played an important part in the history of our country. From changing laws related to safe working conditions, fair wages, child labor, to passing laws equalizing pay for equal work by females and males. This resource will help you understand the rock that formed what are still today‟s strong labor unions. Recognition Correspondents: We Can Do It! Patch
Water Wonders J - Fee: $5.00/Kit Does water have skin? How could water from Cleopatra‟s swimming pool be in your drinking glass today? With this kit you will learn the answers. You will discover water is everywhere: on earth, in the sky, in an apple, and in your own body. You will explore the uses and abuses of water and form a conservation action plan. Recognition Correspondents: (J) Water Wonders
Wet & Wild B, J - Fee: $6.00/Kit Strap on your boots and get ready for a wet hike! Check out what lives in a pond, lake or stream. Use magnifiers to get up close and personal with captured critters! Girls can create their own frog chorus! Recognition Correspondents: (B) Animals, Watching Wildlife, Water Everywhere, (J) Earth Connections, Outdoors in the City, Wildlife
Write All About It J - Fee: $2.00/Kit Do you have a story to share but don‟t know the words to write? This resource walks you through the process of telling a tale! Not sure what to write? Roll the story dice for inspiration. Sharpen your pencil and get ready to put your heart on paper! Recognition Correspondents: (J) Write all about it.
Zink the Zebra All - Fee: $2.00/girl or $9.00/girl with Beanie & Patch Zink is a special zebra with spots that is treated differently by the other zebras because he looks different. A special young girl named Kelly Weil who was also treated differently because of the way she looked on the outside created Zink. This resource teaches about understanding, respect, compassion, and acceptance. Recognition Correspondents: (D) Violet, (B) Friends are fun, (J) Celebrating People, (C,S,A) Women’s Health or Understanding yourself and other.