Knowing how to live a healthy life is an important life skill for every girl. Gain valuable knowledge on how to “Stay Fit” by completing the Staying Fit badge activity for Girl Scout Juniors. As you work towards this badge, you will learn about different food groups and how to give your body the nutrients […]
Summer is just around the corner! What better way to spend time in the sun than by exploring your local outdoors on a hiking adventure with your troop? Earn your Girl Scout Hiker Badge, which teaches you how to prepare for a hike. From learning which important items to pack to discovering what kinds of snacks […]
Visit the Minnesota Zoo and discover a variety of animal habitats. Explore the differences between domestic dogs and wolves, and learn how animals care for their offspring. Trek through the tropics, investigate what life is like for creatures living in danger and find out how animals adapt to environmental changes. Girls will leave prepared to […]
In order to make the troop planning process as easy as possible, River Valleys replaced Program Essentials with Planning Guides this year. The online, interactive guides help you customize your year as your girls become well-rounded leaders through Journey awards, badges and patches. Each skill-building area offers a variety of ways to engage in learning […]
On National Public Radio (NPR), All Things Considered, host Guy Raz interviewed Alisha Niehause of the Girls Scouts of the USA to talk about the new system of badges. Listen to the story New Girl Scout Badges Offer Different Choices To Smart Cookies. It is just over four minutes long.