submitted by Tristan Kehle This year to spread Christmas cheer and awareness of the loneliness that seniors often experience during the holiday season, our troop of fourteen girls decided to honor the elderly in a special way. The girls spent two of our troop meetings in the month of November … [Read more...] about Scouts Honoring Seniors – Earning the Fun Patch!
Scouts Spreading Holiday Warmth! “October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix As the … [Read more...] about Spreading Warmth This Holiday Season
ubmitted by Junior Troop 65026 In April 2015, Junior Troop 65026 from Danvers, Massachusetts earned their Bronze award after a year of hard work volunteering for a local nursing home. The girls in our scout troop provided many hours of volunteer service spending time with the residents and … [Read more...] about Bronze Award: Boredom Buster Bookshelf
My Cadette daughter, Miranda, recently earned her Silver Award. Her project, Little Free Libraries of Taylor, consisted of constructing and installing 3 Little Free Libraries within our city to promote the love of reading in children and literacy in adults who may not have access to our local … [Read more...] about Little Free Libraries: A Silver Award Project
My name is Michelle Misterka and I am the proud mother of two beautiful girls. I have been lucky enough to be their GS troop leader since they were each in Kindergarten. This means I have been a troop leader for the past 7 years. I currently lead a Junior troop and a Cadette troop and have … [Read more...] about Bronze Award to Help Hungry College Students
Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Scout troops all over the USA stepped up and helped the environment. Below are some great projects done by troops just like you. Add your Earth Day ideas … [Read more...] about Earth Day Ideas for Scouts
Easter Baskets for Food Bank - with an emphasis on tooth care Troop 60005 from California helps fulfill Food Pantry’s wish for Easter Baskets with less candy, more tooth care. The scouts of Moorpark, California have made Easter Baskets for families cared for by the local Food Pantry for the past … [Read more...] about Service Project: Healthy Teeth for Easter
Never underestimate some cast-off jewelry and a bunch of fourth-grade girls. This is the story of how trash became treasure and a life-changing moment for some girls in Indiana and in Haiti while working on the Junior Jeweler badge. What started as a simple project for our Junior Jeweler … [Read more...] about Simple Project Idea for the Junior Jeweler Badge