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Keep Active At Home

Our Girl Scout movement is bringing virtual programs as a fun, new way to participate at home! From crafts to keep active to virtual badge and journey sessions, we have activities planned for all girls. 

Virtual Programs

Flower Cupcakes Patch
Surprise your family with fun, flower cupcakes! Former baking entrepreneur and current Girl Experience Manager, Aimee Williams, will guide girls through making and decorating cupcakes from scratch.

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Baking Skills Patch
Spend some time in the kitchen with former entrepreneur and home baker, Aimee Williams. She will be showing you how easy it is to make your own cookies from scratch! After making cookies, you can ask her questions about opening your own baking business, too. This is a fun activity for all ages but it will satisfy a step in each of these badges: Simple Meals for Juniors, Business Owner for Juniors, and Entrepreneur for Cadettes.

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Homemade Watercolors Patch
Unleash your inner artist at home and join our homemade watercolors class! Our team will show you how to make watercolors from household items to . All you will need is cornstarch, food coloring, baking soda, vinegar, sugar, teaspoons, liquid measuring cup, and small bowls or ice cube tray. This workshop is for all age levels, either for fun or as a part of an art badge. Ambassadors, this ties right into your Water badge!

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Instrument Making with River Music Experience
Get creative and learn how to make music with the most unlikely of objects! Join us with our partners at River Music Experience to learn how to make instruments from items around your home!

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Star Wars STEM Challenge Patch
May the force be with you as you create your own light sabers using items around the house and the power of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

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Sing-A-Long with River Music Experience
Sing loud and proud! Join us for a Sing A Long with our partners at River Music Experience!

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Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey
The Think Like a Citizen Scientist journey helps Daisies and Brownies the skills to make observations like a scientist and then take action like a Girl Scout. The Girl Scout program team will lead girls through the activities to earn the journey during two virtual events! 

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Science Slueth

Girl Scouts (K-3) are invited to become Science Sleuths as they explore the world of germs! Their discoveries will give them the knowledge to make a difference in their house, their community, and the world.

Daisie/Brownie (grades K-3)  |  Juniors (grades 4-5) |  Cadette (grades 6-8)
Senior/Ambassador (grades 9-12)

Digital Activities Patch
Love Frozen or Star Wars? Play fun games with Anna and Elsa or help Rey on a special mission all while practicing your coding skills! is a great resource to learn about the skill of coding in a fun and exciting way!  |  Order your patch

Smithsonian Scavenger Hunt
Join your Girl Scout sisters at Girl Scouts of Lakes and Pines for a museum adventure! Play a game of “I Spy” in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History! The link below will take you on a tour of the museum’s permanent collection.

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Honoring Our Veterans Patch
In partnership with Girl Scout alumnae and veteran, Senator Tammy Duckworth, our council is giving back to Veterans through acts of service. To earn the Honoring Veterans Patch, follow the directions, and complete two service activities. 

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Leader Appreciation Patch
April is Leader Appreciation Month and a great time to thank the Girl Scout volunteers that make your experience possible. While you’re at home, create a video, card, or token of appreciation for your Troop Leader.

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SWAPS Challenge Patch
Are you up for a special SWAPS challenge? We are challenging all girl scouts to create a special SWAP using materials found at their house! Get creative with recycled materials, look outside for natural materials, or even use dry pasta or rice from the kitchen!

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Vision Board Self Portrait Patch
Start off by drawing a picture of yourself. Make sure to draw yourself wearing your favorite outfit, your hair just the way you like it, and with a big smile on your face! Then find some magazines or print off photos from the computer. Cut out words our pictures that describe you and paste them around your self-portrait.  

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Staying Connected Patch
Write a letter or color a Thank You note for someone who has stepped up to help others during this time. This could be the doctors and nurses working hard at the hospitals, the grocery store employees keep shelves stocked and providing service to customers, or first responders. You can also choose to spread some happiness to people living in nursing homes or patients in hospitals.
GSEIWI coloring sheets and templates  |  Order your patch

Random Acts of Kindness Patch
Brainstorm all of the ways you could help spread some kindness during this time. Could you help your parents around the house by cleaning up your room? Could you look through your clothes and toys to see which ones you could donate? Do you have a neighbor that could use help getting groceries or doing yard work? There are many ways you can make a difference in the world from your own home! Share a photo of yourself doing a random act of kindness to inspire your Girl Scout sisters!  
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Dessert Decorating
Whether you’re looking for new campfire recipes, natural food coloring, or cupcake science experiments, trust the experts at Wilton for some baking fun!
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At-Home Badges

Outdoor Art Maker Badge
Earn the Outdoor Art badges at home! Check out the list of activities for each age level to choose from and let nature be your inspiration as you explore, create, and design.

Daisies (grades K-1)  |  Brownies (grades 2-3)  |  Juniors (grades 4-5)

Mechanical Engineer Badge
Girls can learn the principles of mechanical engineering through fun activities. Daisies will design a board game to play with family and Juniors will build a crane to lift objects found around the house.

Daisies (grades K-1)  |  Juniors (grades 4-5)

Leap Bot Design Challenge Badge
Learn about engineering, gravity, and force by building and testing a Leap Bot.

Brownies (grades 2-3)

Household Elf Badge
Pick up some new household habits to help your family save energy, save water, and save the planet. 

Brownie (grades 2-3)

Key Quest Journey
Troop 8858 is putting their video editing skills to work and creating a video series for Girl Scout Brownies to earn the Key Quest journey! Keep coming back for additional updates in the video series.
Brownies (grades 2-3)

Gardener Badge
Spring is here! Now is a great time to explore the world of gardening. Earning the Gardener Badge is a great way for families to spend time together AND learn important science and life skills.

Juniors (grades 4-5)

Independence Badge
Being independent means making your own choices, while also taking care of your responsibilities without being asked! 

Junior (grades 4-5)

Comic Book Artist Badge
Delve into the world of comics! Readers of comic books must process visual, spatial, and textual components of what they are reading and integrade them into one solid understanding of the story. 

Cadette (grades 6-8)

Sky Badge
Find inspiration from the sky and see how science and the outdoors comes together to create a beautiful vision. Weather, pollution, and timing all make make our sky change - find out why!

Seniors (grades 9-10)

Water Badge 
Dive deep into water -- from its scientific origins to the joy of splashing around! Also check out how to make your own watercolors at home!

Ambassadors (grades 11-12)

Nation-wide Activities

Girl Scouts at Home
Girl Scouts of the USA recently launched Girl Scouts at Home! If you are looking for even more Girl Scout activities to explore, use these self-guided, free activities to keep your girl, your troop, and your community connected.


Keep the virtual fun going as a member of Girl Scouts!



Virtual Family Resources

Parents new to tracking badges and patches earned by their Girl Scout can download the family resource guide that provides basic information about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Families can use the worksheets at the end of the document to keep track of all the badges and journeys their daughters earn at home.

Any program with an associated fun patch, badge, or journey can be purchased through our Girl Scout Shops. Check out our guide for our new virtual program patches! Give our team a call at 800-798-0833 to reserve or ship your order.

Virtual Troop Resources

Troops can meet virtually to keep girls connected! Whether your Troop is social distancing or coordinating busy teenage schedules, meeting virtually is a great option! Before you get started meeting virtually, take a look at the Safety Activity Checkpoint for virtual Troop meetings.