Wondrous, Woven Webs by Sandy Yearwood Spider webs! They make you think of Halloween and sticky strands you accidentally walk into when you least expect them. In your house your mother calls them cobwebs and goes after them with a broom. The webs can be outside or inside, large or small. But did you ever really look at a spider’s web? They are all masterpieces of engineering, whether they are the beautiful, symmetrically designed webs or a tangled mess of lines. They are constructed of, not one, but a combination of as many as six different types of silk. Most
The Frontier Girls Creed outlines the basic code of conduct we expect from our members. The creed is not just one more thing to memorize or a base for yet another craft project or song. Character traits listed in the creed can be applied to everything a troop does, so when teaching the creed don’t just have the girls say it, teach them to live it with every badge or activity planned. Below is a perfect example of how to apply each portion of the creed to a specific activity. Sylvia Duke, leader of troop #109, has been working on
Planets Badge Meeting Plan By Katie Lundquist You can find the Planets Badge here. MEETING 1 Opening Activity Have a table or two set with planetary coloring pages and books from the library on planets. This could be your opening activity while you wait for everyone to show up. (10 min) (Partial #13) Flag Ceremony Present the colors, Pledge, and Promise. (5 min) Circle Time Introduce your topic and tell your troop about the field trip (planetarium, space discovery center, air & space museum, astronomy night at the park are all great options!) (#10 when completed).