Girl Scouts

 

2017-2018 Season
Join us for these upcoming workshops!

To register for one of our Girl Scout events,
please call 770-382-3818, ext. 6288.

 

Fair Play (New): Brownies
September 9, 2017,   10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$10 per girl; adults $4.00

During this workshop, Brownies will complete the steps needed for their Fair Play badge. While working with scouts from other troops, the Brownies that attend this workshop will explore why rules, playing fair, and team work make sports and team-play more fun than ever!  The Brownies will also get a special up-close look at Hometown Teams:  How Sports Shape America, a traveling Smithsonian exhibition! Wear close-toed shoes and come prepared for fun!

 

Making Games (New): Brownies
October 7, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$10 per girl; adults $4.00

You CAN have fun without a tablet, smart phone, computer, or TV.  Join other Brownies working toward their skill building Making Games Badge in the “It’s Your Story – Tell It: A World of Girls” journey to find out how.  Museum educators will show participants ways to keep boredom at bay while engaging their ingenuity and creativity.  Learn some new games, reinvent old favorites, and create your very own game from scratch.  Learn how girls just like you kept themselves amused during different periods of history.

 

Junior Jewelers: Juniors
November 4, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Discover jewelry from other lands and make your own jewelry to wear! Admire the Bartow History Museum’s special collection of jewelry and learn about the history behind the beauty.  Join other Junior Girl Scouts in making different types of jewelry with a variety of textures and colors.  Find out about the symbolism of jewelry such as the wedding band or friendship bracelet. This program is designed to help Juniors work toward their skill building Jeweler badge in the “It’s Your Planet- Love It” journey. Bring a sack lunch.

 

Georgia’s Native Peoples: Brownies
January 20, 2018, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$10 per girl; adults $4.00

Long before European settlers arrived in Georgia, the “First Peoples” had their own nations with their own languages and cultures. At Bartow History Museum meet new Girl Scout friends as you explore the lives of Cherokee girls and women, handle artifacts, and play Cherokee games. Educators in period appropriate dress will present Cherokee culture and give blowgun demonstrations.

 

Playing the Past: Juniors
February 10, 2018, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Join other Junior Girl Scouts as you learn about the history of northwest Georgia while earning your “Playing the Past” badge!  Make your own accessories, take on chores, and learn the games from the Cherokee, Pioneer and/or Victorian eras.  This will be a fun-filled day of creating while learning! This program is designed to help Juniors work toward their skill building Playing the Past badge in the “It’s Your Story-Tell It” journey. Bring a sack lunch.

 

Netiquette: Cadette
March 24, 2018, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Our digital world makes it easy to stay in touch and share friendships, memories and ideas, but it has a downside, too. You may have heard stories about people posting something mean about someone else, or about someone who posted something they wished they hadn’t. Join other Cadettes to learn all about making positive choices in the online world. Bring a sack lunch.

 

Storytelling: My Family Story: Brownies
April 14, 2018, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$10 per girl; adults $4.00

Discover the history of Northwest Georgia through games, stories and artifacts.  Brownies will create family trees and crests as they compare and contrast their history with those who came before them, including Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts.  This program is designed to help Brownies work toward their skill building My Family Story badge in the “It’s Your World – Change It” journey.  Brownies are encouraged to bring photos to use on their family trees.

 

BARTOW HISTORY MUSEUM