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Troop 163 pose for a picture at the DC Step Showcase

DC Step Showcase

Girl Scout troop 163 won first place in the 2014 DC Step Showcase! Congratulations girls! Submitted by Claudia Hart.

Troops 1761, 2686, and 6020 stopping at the entrance to the the National Museum of Crime and Punishment for a photo.

National Museum of Crime and Punishment

On February 22, 2014, Senior Scouts from Troops 1761 (Service Unit 33-10), 2686 (Service Unit 32-1), and 6020 (Service Unit 31-5) visited the National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington, D.C. and earned their "Truth Seeker Badge."  The museum offers badge programs for Juniors, Cadettes, and Senior scouts.

Troop 6114 sitting with drums (some standing) for a World Thinking Day Celeberation Special Guest for World Thinking Day 2014

Cadette/Senior Troop 6114 of Manassas enjoyed Drum, Dance & Song with special guests Mr. Frederick Kwasi Dunyo, Master Drummer from Ghana, West Africa and Alecia Cardell, Music Teacher, of Manassas on Monday, February 17th in honor of World Thinking Day 2014.  The troop also earned their Cadette New Cuisine & Senior Locavore Badges by providing "Dinner Around the World" for their guests. In closing, Mr. Dunyo & Mrs. Cardell were invited to join in a Girl Scout song and Friendship Circle. Lots of fun was had by all who were in attendance. Submitted by Leigh Weaver.

Troop 3334 at Hidden Oaks Nature Center Breathe Journey at the Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Members of Cadette Troop 3334 completed their Breathe Journey (It's Your Planet - Love It) at Hidden Oaks Nature Center in Annandale, VA. Congratulations Troop 3334! Submitted by Cherie Rogers.

Troop 6452 gathered at Mass at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church Scout Sunday

Troop 6452 Juniors, Bethesda Maryland participated in Scout Sunday Mass at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, Bethesda MD. Submitted by Karen Blackstone.

Troop 6202 Snowtubing

Fun at Whitetail Resort

The Scouts of Multilevel Troop 6202 of Waldorf spent a day at Whitetail Resort which included ski lessons and snowtubing fun. Submitted by Dewanna Knight.

Cadette Troop 5126 Cadette Troop 5126 Learning the Salsa and Merengue

Cadette Troop 5126 of Potomac and Rockville, Maryland moved in the right direction to receive their CHICAS Hispanic Heritage patch by learning the salsa and merengue!  They were taught by Olayinka Alexander, a mom of two Girl Scouts, who loves Latin dance.  This activity was inspiring as it taught the Cadettes that they know what to do when they go to a party or an event that features salsa music - they know the basic steps to feel comfortable and ready to have a good time! Submitted by Christina Halpern.

Troop 2288 Les Mills Body Combat Workshop

Teen Troop 2288 from Silver Spring recently took part in a Les Mills Body Combat workshop with a local trainer while working on their Cross training badge.  A fast paced workout with elements of martial arts and boxing, it was a great workout! Submitted by Jennifer Manguera

Junior Troop 3459 Stepping Stones Shelter in Rockville, MD

Junior Troop 3459 from Rockville and Potomac, Maryland took a tour and made a dinner meal for the residents of Stepping Stones Shelter in Rockville.  The girls are going to begin their Bronze Awards and this event allowed them to see some of the needs in our community. The girls then cooked a healthy dinner for the residents, including desserts of "smores brownies" and the original Girl Scout sugar cookie recipe. Submitted by Christina Halpern.

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