Woodworking Patch (Tools)Quick View
Help your troop learn how to make something out of wood. This patch from MakingFriends®.com demonstrates that your troop has learned how to use basic tools like a hammer, nails and sandpaper. Older scouts might be ready to learn how to use saws, drills and more specialized wood working tools. Arrange a trip to a local hardware store or have a local carpenter visit so your troop or service unit to teach about safety, tools and even about careers in wood working.
Adopt a Grandparent 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 patch reminds them that they made a connection!
Babysitting 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.