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"Let's Grow" World Thinking Day - All GS - Hosted by Community 6

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Sat Feb 18, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Axson Elementary Cafeteria, 4763 Sutton Park Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32244 Map
Community-Hosted Event
All Girl Scouts, Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Join us to celebrate and "think" about the global impact of the World Association of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides. As a troop you will have the opportunity to teach your sister scouts about the culture and people of a country that is a member of WAGGS.

12:15-1:00pm - check-in
1:00pm - Opening Flag Ceremony with parade of flags representing each country
1:15-2:45pm - Explore the different countries
3:00pm - Closing Ceremony

Cost includes a WTD patch for each girl, clean-up fee, and a donation to WAGGS.

Each troop should have the following to represent their chosen country:

  • A display board with facts & pictures about the country and scouting
  • Country flag the size of a pillowcase for display and parade of flags
  • An activity that represents the culture (ie: craft, game, dance)
  • Food and/or drink item from the country (sample size is good)
  • Swaps
  • A rubber stamp or sticker that represent the country for passport stamping
  • Costume for girls from country (this is optional)

Suggested countries for representation, but not limited to: Armenia - Austria - Turkey - Ukraine - Netherlands - Norway - Greece - Israel - Portugal

Please contact Janet DeVaughn with your chosen country so we do not get duplicates and/or for any additional questions regarding this event @

There will be recognition for:

  • Best display
  • Best Food/Drink
  • Best Activity
  • Best Costume
  • Best SWAP

This is a first come sign up with a maximum of 13 countries plus WAGGS being represented.

* This event is for 2017 registered Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, and registered & approved adult volunteers.
* For safety and supervision reasons, troops and individuals are not permitted to bring non-Girl Scouts or siblings.
* Girl/adult ratios must be followed and adults are expected to stay on the premises during the camporee.

Register by Feb. 10 at noon.

Contact: Janet DeVaughn,