Frontier Girls Meeting Plans Even the best Frontier Girl leader sometimes needs a little help when it comes to planning meetings. Whether you are a new leader just getting started, or an experienced leader whose life has just gone a little haywire, if you need a quick meeting plan already set up and ready to go, we have just what you need. Thanks to Katie Lundquist, leader of Troop #159, we already have several meeting plans posted in the leader section of the Frontier Girls website and we plan to add more as often as we can. If you have
You can find the Thankfulness badge here. Opening Activity Make a “Thankful Tree.” Cut Thanksgiving leaf shapes or hand-prints out of colored construction paper. Draw a tree trunk and branches on a piece of cardboard. Ask each girl to name things for which they are thankful and write them on each leaf. Glue the leaves. You can pin the Thanksgiving tree to a bulletin board, or butcher paper, and hang it up. (15 min) (optional requirement #13) Flag Ceremony Present the colors, Pledge and Promise. (5 mins) Circle Time What is thankfulness? Read a short biography or
Pumpkin Badge Meeting Plan by Sara Rauta You can find the Pumpkin Badge here. Opening Activity Color pictures of pumpkins or draw your own pumpkins until everyone arrives. (10 mins) Flag Ceremony Present the colors, Pledge and Promise. (5 mins) Circle Time Learn a pumpkin song, such as the one below. (optional requirement 8) Play a pumpkin game, such as the one below. (5-10 mins) Craft Time Make paper pumpkins! We have included step-by-step instructions below. (optional requirement 7) (20 mins) Make Pumpkin Lapbooks. As they
Snow Badge Meeting Plan by Katie Lundquist You can find the Snow Badge here. Opening Activity Ideas include: Dress-for-the-weather relay/game; make tied fleece blankets for charity; provide snowflake coloring pages or a “make-your-own-snowflake” craft area. (10 min)(Eagle requirement 2 or optional requirement 18) Flag Ceremony Present the colors, Pledge, and Promise. (5 min) Circle Time “Talking” portion of the badge requirements. (10 min) Suggestions include: Read a picture book. We suggest Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Penguin requirements 1-2; Otter requirement 2; Dolphin requirement 1-2; Butterfly requirement 1-2; optional requirement 4) Learn a song or poem about
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).
Ideas submitted by Emily Granger The character trait of peace involves understanding others opinions and beliefs, resolving conflict quickly and fairly, and being content within your own life. Below are some ideas for completing the Peace badge. 1. Everyone gets into arguments sometimes, but a peaceful person should not lose their temper and should help to resolve arguments as quickly and fairly as possible. Discuss these steps with your troop on how to resolve an argument: Identify the problem. Look at it objectively. What did YOU do to contribute to the conflict? Team up to find a solution
Ideas submitted by Emily Granger Joy is more than a feeling; it is a way of thinking that can affect not only yourself, but those around you. The first step to leading a joyful life is to change the way you think. Instead of getting up in the morning grumbling about what’s for breakfast and how you really wanted to sleep for another 15 minutes, change your attitude and be thankful that you have another day to live and enjoy. Be thankful for the blessings that you have: physical possessions are transitory, but the character we develop will last