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Activities

Health My Best Self Workshop

Laughter is the best medicine! We invite Brownies to experience a new way to exercise. Laughter yoga is an activity that lets girls have fun while learning ways to live stress-free. Brownies will earn and receive their My Best Self badge. Who: Where: When: Cost: Contact:

ⓑ and their chaperones Program Place for Girls, Houston July 27, Aug. 17; 10 – 11:30 a.m. $16/girl; free for adults Julia Shank, jshank@sjgs.org, 713-292-0338

Pet Vet

Whether they’re cute and cuddly or slimy and scaly, pets are so much fun! If you hope to have a pet someday, this badge workshop will help you make sure it stays happy and healthy. Learn all about an animals’ body language, sleeping habits, feeding schedules and more. Brownies will earn and receive the Pets badge with the Little Veterinarian School. Who: ⓑ and their chaperones When: Aug. 10 Time: 1 – 3 p.m. Where: Program Place for Girls, Houston Cost: $18/girl Min/Max: 10/20 Contact: Julia Shank, jshank@sjgs.org, 713-292-0338

First Aid Badge Workshop

Participants will tour the medical facility, make a small first aid kit, and speak with doctors and nurses on staff. They will also get to see a real working ambulance (subject to availability when not on a call). Meet your neighborhood medical team and earn a badge while you’re at it! Girls will earn their respective First Aid badges. Badges will be given out at the location based on the level listed in the girl's Girl Scout record.

ⓑⓙ Who: Cost: $18 Contact: Kelli Cavenah, kcavenah@sjgs.org, 713-292-0271 When/Where: July 20 Crosby Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. July 21 Baytown Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. July 27 Pasadena Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. August 3 Kingwood Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. August 9 Lifesavers ER, Tomball 4:45 – 6 p.m. August 11 Porter Neighbors Emergency Center 1 – 2:30 p.m. August 17 Pearland Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. Sept. 13 Lifesavers ER, Tomball 4:45 – 6 p.m. Sept. 21 Kingwood Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28 Baytown Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m Sept. 29 Pasadena Neighbors Emergency Center 1 – 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11 Lifesavers ER, Tomball 4:45 – 6 p.m. Oct. 12 Crosby Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 Porter Neighbors Emergency Center 9 – 10:30 a.m . Oct. 20 Pearland Neighbors Emergency Center 1 – 2:30 p.m.

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Dr. Girl Scout

Pretend you are a doctor for a day with the Little Medical School. During this activity, girls will learn the ins-and-outs of what it takes to care for their bodies. Daisies will earn the Gloria petal while Brownies earn the My Best Self badge. Daisy petals are not included as they are sold in a set. Daisies will receive a fun patch instead. Brownies will receive their My Best Self badge. Who: ⓓⓑ and their chaperones Where: Program Place for Girls, Houston When: Aug. 10; 10 a.m. – noon Cost: $18/girl Min/Max: 10/20 Contact: Julia Shank, jshank@sjgs.org, 713-292-0338

Red Cross Babysitting Training

This training covers everything from the business of babysitting (advertising, interviewing, charging, budgeting) to proper activities while on the job (developmental stages for kids of all ages, activities to do with the kids, etc). It also covers how to handle behavioral problems and what to do in an emergency. Although some basic information on what to do will be included, this is not a first aid/CPR/AED course. Who: ⓒⓢⓐ girls 11 and older Where: Girl Scout Center, Houston When: August 17, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost: $45 Contact: Kelli Cavenah, kcavenah@sjgs.org, 713-292-0271

Houston Food Bank Workshops

Clover Daisy Petal Workshop Learn how to use your resources wisely in this Clover petal workshop. Talk about Clovers Story, make a collage of ideas, and practice being resourceful, just like Clover. Who knows more about being resourceful than the Houston Food Bank! Hear about the organization's mission and what they do to serve families in Houston every day. Clover petal will be earned but not provided as Daisy petals are sold as a set. Petal not included in the price of the event. Who: Where: When: Cost: Contact:

ⓓ and their chaperones Houston Food Bank July 20, 10 – 11:30 a.m $18/girl, free for adults Julia Shank, jshank@sjgs.org, 713-292-0269

Juliettes Low's Birthday Party

Let's gather in celebration of Juliette Gordon Low's birthday! Brownies and Juniors will make jewelry from her era, sing songs and play ges. No birthday party is complete without cake! Brownies will complete steps for Making Games and Girl Scout Way. Juniors will complete steps for Playing in the Past, Jeweler and Girl Scout Way.

ⓑⓙ Who: Where: Program Place for Girls, Houston When: Nov. 2, 9 a.m. – noon Cost: $16/girl Contact: Julia Shank, jshank@sjgs.org 713-292-0338 July/August 2019 l The Golden Link 23

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The Golden Link - July/August 2019  

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Activities and news stories about Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council

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