Outdoor At-home Program
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GIRLS IN THE WOODS: Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors are
invited to take a behind-the-scenes look at careers with the US
National Forest Service through videos with women who work in botany,
recreation, timber and corresponding at-home activities. Get started!
NEW! BUILD YOUR OWN HIKING FIRST AID KIT: Anytime you go hiking
or camping, you need to bring a first aid kit! First aid kits will
look different depending on the type of activity you plan on doing
outdoors. This activity will help complete Step 3 of the Brownie and
Junior First Aid badges. In this video, GSOSW Outdoor Specialist Angie
will teach you all about the importance of first aid kits in the
wilderness, then learn how to make one of your own in this fun
more and get started!
NEW! MAKE YOUR OWN VISION BOARD: Do you have any big Outdoor
adventure goals for the future? Dream big and start to put those goals
into action by making your very own outdoor vision board with this fun
and creative activity! This activity will help you to complete Step 1
of the Trail Adventure badge and Snow or Climbing Adventure badges for
all grade levels. Get started!
Camp on!: The new summer 2020 Girl Scout camp
experience! Through three options: GSOSW’s monthly Experience Kits,
virtual campouts (monthly Camp In Campout), and outdoor skill
workshops, your girl will continue to gain confidence in the outdoors
and experience the magic of Girl Scout camp at home. She’ll try
something new, connect with other Girl Scouts and even earn a Camp
On! patch along the way! Join us this
summer to develop skills, build confidence and stay mentally and
physically active through adventures with Camp On!
FIGURE 8 FOLLOW THROUGH KNOT: Practicing knots is a great way
to build your climbing skills without having to leave home! The Figure
8 Follow Through is an essential knot for all climbers to learn and
how with this helpful resource sheet!
HOW TO MAKE A TOILET PAPER PLANTER: Learn how to make a small
planter from repurposed materials to get your summer garden started!
This activity can help you complete Step 1 of the Junior Flowers badge
or Step 4 of the Junior Gardener badge! Get started.
HOW TO SET UP A
Award Girl Scouts from Troop 41105 teaches you how to set up the
best campsite possible. Learn more!
THE 7 PRINCIPLES OF LEAVE NO TRACE: Check out this
awesome activity led by Girl Scout Senior Natalie! Learn all
about the 7 Leave No Trace Principles, and how you can apply them on
your next outdoor adventure!
GREAT OUTDOORS CHALLENGE: Participate
in the GSOSW Great Outdoors Challenge! Many of these activities
can be done in your own home, backyard, or neighborhood. You don’t
have to stick to just this month’s activities! Explore as many as
you’d like. Be sure to track them in your nature journal!
GIRL SCOUT RANGERS & THE 19TH AMENDMENT: The National Park
Service and Girl Scouts of the USA are commemorating the centennial of
the ratification of the 19th Amendment with a limited-edition
commemorative patch, activity guide, and special awards. The
Girl Scout Ranger 19th Amendment Patch Program will enhance Girl
Scouts’ understanding of the significance of the 19th Amendment which
removed the gender restriction to voting and granted many women the
right to vote. Celebrate the advances that resulted from the suffrage
movement and key historical figures who were involved.
THE 10 ESSENTIALS OF HIKING AND CAMPING: Join GSOSW Outdoor
Program Specialist Angie Madsen at Camp Arrowhead to learn about the
Ten Essentials for hiking, camping and other ourdoor adventures! What
do you need to be prepared in the outdoors? Watch
this video to find out, then try
it out yourself with this at-home activity.
KNOTS: Learn and practice the 10
Essential Knots every Girl Scout should know!
Earn Outdoor Badges and Patches