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Volunteer Toolkit Journey and Badge Options

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VOLUNT EER TOOLKIT

D a i sy B a d g e s For the 2017-18 troop year, you’ll have nine year plan options to choose from on the Volunteer Toolkit. A year plan can be structured as a Petals/Leaves Year, a Journey Year or a Create Your Own Year plan. Co-Leader Tip: Use the information and pictures below to talk with your troop members about which options they’d like to take on this year.

Daisy Petals, Leaves and Badges This Daisy Year Plan is laid out in 15 meetings to help girls learn how to keep the Girl Scout Promise by living the Girl Scout Law, and earn the 10 petals that make the Daisy Flower. Daisies can also earn a two leaves and a Take Action Award.

Earnable: Daisy Petals, Money Counts, Count It Up Leaves, Take Action Award

Advocacy: Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden In "Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden," Daisies learn about the Girl Scout Promise and Law while planting a mini garden. They then use their new skills to help others or to improve their communities. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your World – Change It" Journey, Daisies can also earn four leaves and one badge.

Earnable: Watering Can, Golden Honey Bee, Amazing Daisy Awards; Money Counts, Making Choices, Count It Up, Talk It Up Leaves; Good Neighbor Badge

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Creative Expression: 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals! Through the "5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals!" Journey, Daisies learn what animals need, how to care for animals and how that care is similar to taking care of themselves. Girls can earn three Journey awards that recognize what they learned. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your Story – Tell It" Journey, Daisies can also earn two leaves and the My Promise, My Faith Pin.

Earnable: Birdbath, Red Robin, Tula Awards; My Promise, My Faith Pin; Making Choices, Talk It Up Leaves

Environment: Between Earth and Sky On the "Between Earth and Sky" Journey, Daisies travel the country living the values of the Girl Scout Law; the Flower Friends explore the natural world around them, learning what’s local and why that’s important. Girls can earn three awards as they explore their own region and learn to use their own special skills to help people and Planet Earth. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your Planet – Love It" Journey, Daisies can also earn the My Promise, My Faith Pin and two leaves.

Earnable: Blue Bucket, Firefly, Clover Awards; My Promise, My Faith Pin; Money Counts, Count It Up Leaves

NEW! Outdoor On this Journey, Daisies will learn all about the outdoors – creating colorful outdoor art and going on a camping trip with their families or Girl Scout friends. During this Daisy Year Plan, they can also earn a petal and four leaves.

Earnable: Outdoor Art Maker, Buddy Camper Badges; Take Action Award; Clover Petal; Talk It Up, Count It Up, Making Choices, Money Counts Leaves

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NEW! STEM Outdoor: Think Like a Citizen Scientist On this Journey, girls practice the scientific method by doing a citizen science project focused on the outdoors. Girls also complete a Take Action project. During this Daisy Year Plan, they can also earn seven petals.

Earnable: Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge, Take Action Award, Gloria, Gerri, Rosie, Tula, Vi, Marl, and Clover Petals

NEW! STEM: Think Like an Engineer On this Journey, girls learn how to think like an engineer by participating in hands-on design challenges. Girls also complete a Take Action project. During this Daisy Year Plan, they can also earn eight petals.

Earnable: Think Like an Engineer Badge; Take Action Award; Clover, Rosie, Vi, Sunny, Zinni, Gloria, Gerri and Lupe Petals

NEW! STEM Outdoor: Think Like a Programmer On this Journey, girls learn how programmers solve problems through fun activities and games. Girls also complete a Take Action project. During this Daisy Year Plan, they can also earn six petals.

Earnable: Think Like a Programmer Badge; Take Action Award; Count It Up Leaf; Lupe, Sunny, Zinni, Rosie, Mari and Tula Petals

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Create Your Own! Create your own customized Year Plan by selecting this option in the Volunteer Toolkit. Then, build your meetings with a combination of your choosing! Select from badge and Journey meetings organized by topic, as well as intro/closing meetings and award-earning meetings. Here you can access the new Robotics and Mechanical Engineering badges.

Additional Earnable Badges: Board Game Design, Design a Robot, How Robots Move, Model Car Design, Roller Coaster Design, What Robots Do

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VOLUNT EER TOOLKIT

B ro w n i e B a d g e s For the 2017-18 troop year, you’ll have nine year plan options to choose from on the Volunteer Toolkit. A year plan can be structured as a Brownie Badge Year, a Journey Year or a Create Your Own Year plan. Co-Leader Tip: Use the information and pictures below to talk with your troop members about which options they’d like to take on this year.

Brownie Badge Year This Brownie year plan is laid out in 15 meeting sessions to engage girls in a fun and exciting Brownie year with options to earn five badges and a Take Action project.

Earnable: Making Friends, Home Scientist, Hiker, Money Manager, Meet My Customers, Take Action Award

Creative Expression: A World of Girls On this Journey, Brownies learn about girls around the world and how stories can give them ideas for helping others, whether in their own communities or in other countries. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your Story – Tell It" Journey, Brownies can earn three badges.

Earnable: Hear a Story, Change a Story, Tell a Story, Better World for Girls Awards; Making Friends, Philanthropist, Give Back Badges

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Environment: WOW Wonders of Water On this Journey, Brownies learn how to protect the waters of our planet. Girls can earn four awards that recognize what they learned about water and how they took action to save it. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your Planet – Love It" Journey, Brownies can earn three badges.

Earnable: Love Water, Save Water, Share Water, Wow Awards; Hiker, Philanthropist, Give Back Badges

NEW! Outdoor On this Journey, Brownies will learn all about the outdoors – they'll go on hikes, investigate bugs, and sleep under the stars on a troop camping trip.

Earnable: First Aid, Hiker, Cabin Camper, Letterboxer, and Bugs Badges; Take Action Award

NEW! STEM Outdoor: Think Like a Citizen Scientist On this Journey, girls practice the scientific method by doing a citizen science project focused on the outdoors. Girls also complete a Take Action project. In addition, Brownies can earn three badges.

Earnable: Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge; Take Action Award; Bugs, Hiker, Outdoor Adventurer Badges

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NEW! STEM: Think Like an Engineer On this Journey, girls learn how to think like an engineer by participating in hands-on design challenges. Girls also complete a Take Action project. In addition, Brownies can earn three badges.

Earnable: Think Like an Engineer Badge; Take Action Award; Inventor, Home Scientist, Letterboxer Badges

NEW! STEM: Think Like a Programmer On this Journey, girls learn how programmers solve problems through fun activities and games. Girls also complete a Take Action project. In addition, Brownies can earn three badges.

Earnable: Think Like a Programmer Badge; Take Action Award; Computer Expert, Making Games, Money Manager Badges

Create Your Own! Create your own customized Year Plan by selecting this option in the Volunteer Toolkit. Then, build your meetings with a combination of your choosing! Select from badge and Journey meetings organized by topic, as well as intro/closing meetings and award-earning meetings. Here you can access the new Robotics and Mechanical Engineering badges.

Additional Earnable Badges: Designing Robots, Fling Flyer Design, Leap Bot Design, Programming, Race Car Design, Showcasing Robots

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VOLUNT EER TOOLKIT

Junior Badges For the 2017-18 troop year, you’ll have nine year plan options to choose from on the Volunteer Toolkit. A year plan can be structured as a Junior Badge Year, a Journey Year or a Create Your Own Year plan. Co-Leader Tip: Use the information and pictures below to talk with your troop members about which options they’d like to take on this year.

Junior Badge Year This Junior year plan is laid out in 15 meeting sessions to engage girls in a fun and exciting Junior year with options to earn five badges and complete a Take Action project.

Earnable: Staying Fit, Detective, Camper, Savvy Shopper, Customer Insights Badges; Take Action Award

Creative Expression: aMuse On this Journey, Juniors become more confident by exploring the roles they play in their lives and trying on new ones. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your Story – Tell It" Journey, Juniors can earn three badges.

Earnable: Reach Out, Speak Out, Try Out Awards; Detective, Business Owner, Cookie CEO Badges

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Environment: Get Moving! On this Journey, Juniors learn about various forms of energy and find out what it means to be energy efficient. Girls can earn three awards that recognize what they learned about energy and how they carried out a plan to save energy. In addition to sessions based on the "It’s Your Planet – Love It" Journey, Juniors can earn three badges.

Earnable: Energize, Investigate, Innovate Awards; Staying Fit, Savvy Shopper, Customer Insights Badges

NEW! Outdoor On this Journey, Juniors will have fun in the great outdoors – with a focus on caring for the environment. They’ll learn all about flowers and animal habitats, and take an environmentallyfriendly camping trip with their troop.

Earnable: Animal Habitats, Camper, Eco Camper, Geocacher and Flowers Badges; Take Action Award

NEW! STEM Outdoor: Think Like a Citizen Scientist On this Journey, girls practice the scientific method by doing a citizen science project focused on the outdoors. Girls also complete a Take Action project. In addition, Juniors can earn three badges.

Earnable: Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge; Take Action Award; Camper, Animal Habitats, Flowers Badges

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NEW! STEM: Think Like an Engineer On this Journey, girls learn how to think like an engineer by participating in hands-on design challenges. Girls also complete a Take Action project. In addition, Juniors can earn three badges.

Earnable: Think Like an Engineer Badge; Take Action Award; Product Designer, Jeweler, Digital Photographer Badges

NEW! STEM: Think Like a Programmer On this Journey, girls learn how programmers solve problems through fun activities and games. Girls also complete a Take Action project. In addition, Juniors can earn three badges.

Earnable: Think Like a Programmer Badge; Take Action Award; Digital Photographer, Entertainment Technology, Geocacher Badges

Create Your Own! Create your own customized Year Plan by selecting this option in the Volunteer Toolkit. Then, build your meetings with a combination of your choosing! Select from badge and Journey meetings organized by topic, as well as intro/closing meetings and award-earning meetings. Here you can access the new Robotics badges.

Additional Earnable Badges: Designing Robots, Programming Robots, Showcasing Robots

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VOLUNT EER TOOLKIT

ve l e B L a d i t g l es u M For the 2017-18 troop year and for the first time ever, you'll have three year plan options to choose from on the Volunteer Toolkit just for you – a multi-level K-5 troop. A year plan can be structured as a Journey Year or a Create Your Own Year plan where you can add various Daisy, Brownie or Junior badge and Journey meetings. Co-Leader Tip: Use the information and pictures below to talk with your troop members about which options they'd like to take on this year.

NEW! STEM Outdoor: Think Like a Citizen Scientist On this Journey, girls practice the scientific method by doing a citizen science project focused on the outdoors. Girls also complete a Take Action project.

Earnable for Daisies: Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge, Take Action award

Earnable for Brownies: Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge; Take Action Award

Earnable for Juniors: Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge; Take Action Award

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NEW! STEM: Think Like an Engineer On this Journey, girls learn how to think like an engineer by participating in hands-on design challenges. Girls also complete a Take Action project.

Earnable for Daisies: Think Like an Engineer Badge; Take Action Award

Earnable for Brownies: Think Like an Engineer Badge; Take Action Award

Earnable for Juniors: Think Like an Engineer Badge; Take Action Award

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NEW! STEM: Think Like a Programmer On this Journey, girls learn how programmers solve problems through fun activities and games. Girls also complete a Take Action project.

Earnable for Daisies: Think Like a Programmer Badge; Take Action Award

Earnable for Brownies: Think Like a Programmer Badge; Take Action Award

Earnable for Juniors: Think Like a Programmer Badge; Take Action Award

Create Your Own! Create your own customized Year Plan by selecting this option in the Volunteer Toolkit. Then, build your meetings with a combination of your choosing! Select from badge and Journey meetings across Daisy, Brownie or Junior program levels, organized by topic, as well as intro/ closing meetings and award-earning meetings.

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