Girl Scouts

 

2018-2019 Season
Join us for these upcoming workshops!

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

 

Trees (New): Cadettes
August 11,  10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Girl, grab your naturalist hats and get ready to get to know trees – from the shade to the science; the fruit to the forest; and the legends to the lumber.  To know trees is to love them!

 

Georgia’s Native Peoples: Juniors
September 8, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Discover the story of Georgia’s first people, the ones who lived in the counties that now make up northwest Georgia.  Explore the history of life among the Cherokee and Muskogee; play traditional games and tell stories; discover the work of the Cherokee innovator, Sequoyah; reflect on the Trail of Tears; and see the Native Peoples exhibit.

 

My Family Story: Brownies – CANCELED
October 6, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$10 per girl; adults $4.00

Every family has a story, whether it is a family of birth or a family of choice.  During this event learn to preserve and tell those stories, how to safeguard family photos, how to make a family tree, and how to collect family recipes. Brownies are encouraged to bring photos to use on their family trees.

 

Scribe (New): Juniors
November 3, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Words are powerful tools that shape the world, and writers are the craftsmen equipped to use them.  See artifacts from Georgia writers Corra Harris, one of the first female war correspondents, and Rebecca Felton, the first female U.S. Senator.  Learn about different types of writing including poetry, essays, and articles.  Strengthen your own writing skills.

 

Georgia’s Native Peoples: Brownies
December 8, 10 a.m. – 12:00 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.  Come explore the lives of Cherokee girls and women, handle artifacts, create game pieces, and play Cherokee games.

 

Finding Common Ground (New): Cadettes
January 12, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Come learn real world group decision-making, debating, and conflict resolution skills.  Participate in activities that illustrate historic examples of the importance of compromise in the American government.  See how debates and collective action surrounding Civil Rights shaped our nation.

 

Playing the Past: Juniors
February 9, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Experience life in the era that Girl Scouts was founded while earning your Playing the Past badge.  Make your own accessories; understand the fashions of the times and the reasons behind them; and learn about some common practices of the time.

 

Celebrating Community (New): Brownies
March 9, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$10 per girl; adults $4.00

When people come together amazing things can happen. Work towards your Celebrating Community badge as you learn about state symbols, explore almost 65 years of parade photos in our archival collection, and practice marching.  Spend time in the 1869 Bartow County Courthouse, home of the Bartow History Museum, and learn about why it is on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Public Speaker (New): Cadettes
April 13, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

Whether at work or at play, there are always times that we may have to speak in front of different audiences.  Using examples of famous speeches and performances from the past, learn performance tricks, begin to explore how tone and body language can impacts what you say, and practice tricks for overcoming stage fright.

 

Inside Government: Juniors
May 11,  10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Bring a sack lunch.)
$14 per girl; adults $4.00

It is never too early for a Girl Scout to learn who represents her.  Learn about being a global citizen and the importance of local government.  Discuss how laws impact our everyday lives and speak to a historian from the Bartow History Museum.

 

 

BARTOW HISTORY MUSEUM