Ambulance Visit PatchQuick View
Girl Scouts of all ages will appreciate a chance to tour an ambulance. Contact your local ambulance company to arrange a visit or tour. They may even be able to arrange for an ambulance to come to your meeting. Don’t forget the fun patch to remember this great experience.
Adopt a Grandparent Fun PatchQuick View
Your girls can go beyond a visit to a nursing home, assisted living or veteran’s facility. Help them get more involved by adopting a grandparent. Schedule regular troop visits or write letters so the girls can connect. Plan a few activities. Perhaps a movie or game night will be fun for all. A fun patch reminds them that they made a connection!
Animal Advocate Patch ProgramQuick View
Girl Scouts who are passionate about keeping animals safe will want to earn the Animal Advocate patch. Your troop may have some ideas about how they want to help animals. If they need inspiration, some of these questions might help. Are there areas in your community that need animal crossing signs to keep drivers alert? Are the shelters in your area getting the support they need to care for all of the animals who need homes? Do local animal rescue organizations need help getting the word out about what they do? Is there a need to educate people in your community about what to do when they find an injured animal?
Babysitting Fun PatchQuick View
Help your girls prepare for babysitting! They should know basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills to keep those they are caring for safe. Help them come up with age appropriate activities for the little ones in their care. Girls might enjoy running a holiday drop off event so they can practice their skills together before they start babysitting on their own. Parents will appreciate a little private shopping time while your girls entertain their little ones.
Ballpark Fun PatchQuick View
A local baseball game is a great opportunity for a fun family event for your troop or service unit. When you contact the stadium for group events you might find that your Girl Scouts can participate as color guard during the National Anthem. Your girls will want a fun patch of course to remember the fun.