Girl Scouts

 

Join us for these upcoming workshops!

Junior Jewelers

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.

Program level/age: Girl Scout Juniors

Date: September 12, 2015 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $14 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before August 10, 2015.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

 

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Beyond Manners

Meet the new Girl Scout friends as you explore the manners and customs practiced by Victorian era ladies and by ladies today. Decipher the secret language of the fan, make your own calling cards, and learn to be the best Brownie friend you can be. This program is designed to help Brownies work toward their skill building Making Friends badge in the “It’s You Story – Tell It” journey.

Program level/age: Brownies

Date: October 3, 2015 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $8 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before August 28, 2015.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

 

Mysteries at the Museum

Museums and history are full of amazing detectives solving mysteries.  Grab you magnifying glass and dive into detecting.  Join other Girl Scouts and practice the power of observation, learn to communicate in code, get your finger prints taken, and follow the clues to solve a real mystery!  This program is designed to help Juniors work toward their skill building Detective badge in the “It’t Your Planet – Love It” journey. Bring a sack lunch.

Program level/age: Girl Scout Juniors

Date: November 7, 2015 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $14 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before September 1, 2015.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

Storytelling: My Family Story

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. 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.

Program level/age: Brownies

Date: January 9, 2016 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $8 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before October 9, 2015.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

Playing the Past

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. Bring a sack lunch. 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.

Program level/age: Girl Scout Juniors

Date: February 13, 2016 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $14 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before November 13, 2015.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

Georgia’s Native Peoples

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

Program level/age: Brownies

Date: March 12, 2016 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $8 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before December 26, 2015.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

Netiquette

Our digital world makes it easy to stay in touch and share friendships, memories and ideas, but we’ve all heard embarassing stories in which people wish they’d never hit the send button. Once you’ve put it out there, it never goes away. Join other cadets to learn all about how to make positive choices in the online world. Bring a sack lunch.

Program level/age: Girl Scout Cadets

Date: April 9, 2016 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Bartow History Museum   Fee: $14 per girl; adults $4.00, early bird discount applies if you register before January 9, 2016.

Adult training required: First aid/CPR   Contact: Jean Howington @ 770-382-3818 x 6288

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