Girl Scout Patch programs provide girls with opportunities to take part in special events to learn new skills, network, and have fun when Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital partners host events. Patches can celebrate a troop activity or completing a program unique to Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital.
The Cookie Entrepreneur patch program helps girls of any age develop marketing skills that will make their cookie business stand out from the crowd. Girls can complete at their own pace at home or the troop can do the activities together during meetings.
In partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and with funding from Dell Computers and Faye Fields, CEO Integrated Resource Technologies, Inc., the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital has created the African-Americans in Congress patch program to honor and celebrate contributions made to American history by African-Americans in the United States Congress.
The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital and FEMA’s Citizen Corps partnered to develop the Emergency Preparedness Patch Program. The Emergency Preparedness Patch program prepares Girl Scouts to: • Identify local risks and potential emergencies • Connect with local community service agencies • Understand hazards and appropriate protective actions • Learn local alerts and warning systems • Prepare themselves and their family • Deal with emotional responses to an emergency • Discover how to get trained and become involved in community emergency planning • Explore additional resources
This patch program is designed to help Girl Scouts of all cultures develop an understanding and appreciation of the culture of Hispanic / Latin Americans through Discover, Connect and Take Action.
The Discover the Nation’s Capital patch program encourages Girl Scouts to explore the rich history of Washington, DC by visiting multiple places throughout the area. The program is appropriate for girls of all levels.
This patch will help you understand the importance of dark skies and how you can protect this resource. You will learn about light pollution, see the effect of light pollution yourself, learn how you can make changes to reduce light pollution, and share what you have learned with others. The program consists of three categories: Discover, Connect, and Take Action.
Complete six activities to earn the Time Traveler Patch All Daisy, Brownie, and Junior activities have a pink header. All Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador activities have an orange header. All levels activities have a green header. TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH US!
The Gift of Trees Patch Program focuses on three key themes— international friendship, arts and culture, and the environment. Girl Scouting’s Three Keys to Leadership—Discover, Connect, and Take Action— are incorporated through program activities.
Girl Scouts Nation's Capital has partnered with Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) to offer the Food Allergy Awareness Patch Program. This patch program gives Girl Scouts the opportunity to learn about life with food allergies, a public health issue which impacts 32 million children and adults in the US.
The world is made possible because of the central star in the solar system - the sun. Its rays keep the Earth warm and help plants grow. But the sun can also be harmful and make you sick.
Thanks to the generous support of The Gendell Family Foundation, the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital created the Sun Safety patch program to educate about the sun's unseen-but dangerous-ultraviolet (UV) rays and what you can do to lessen your risk of developing skin cancer. Through completing the activities in this patch program, you will discover, connect and take action to help yourself and others be sun safe.
The purpose of this program is to encourage girls to try different sports/activities as potential lifetime leisure activities. While doing the program girls will develop life skills as they practice record keeping, learn team building and cooperation skills, and build their experiences in sports.
The patch and pin for this program are worn on the back of the sash/vest as this is not an official GSUSA program. Patches and pins can only be purchased at our Girl Scout Shops. They are not available online. Please check our website for Shop hours and locations (www.gscnc.org).
When Girl Scout Junior Alice noticed that boys were aggressively participating in activities at a school fair, she started to worry that girls were fading into the background. Now, Alice has a message for girls everywhere to help them have more confidence, step up and become leaders.
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is to recognize the importance of protecting species from extinction. In earning this patch, you will have an understanding of endangered species, their habitat, and the process of protecting them through the ESA.