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

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Date:
Sat Feb 18, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Axson Elementary Cafeteria, 4763 Sutton Park Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32244 Map
Category:
Community-Hosted Event
Level:
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 @ Jpdevo2004@yahoo.com

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, Jpdevo2004@yahoo.com