Girl Scouts in Action

October 18, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Girl Scouts at the museum!

Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

More than one thousand people attended the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tickets to visit the museum are very hard to get, and are not available until after December 2016. Thanks to my Girl Scouts Troop, I was able to attend the museum’s opening. The architectural shape of the museum represents the headwear that many […]

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October 17, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6


SU 31-6 Vendor Fair

Sunday, October 9th, Girl Scout Service Unit 31-6 met at a local church to discuss opportunities being offered to Girl Scouts this year. Among these were riding stables, senator assistants, self defense classes, cooking classes, and tech classes. My personal favorites at the vendor fair were the opportunity to be an assistant to Congressman Chris […]

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March 21, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

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Going Batty

On March 12, my Girl Scout Troop went on a trip to the Lincoln Caverns in Pennsylvania. The first day, we went on a tour called “Going Batty”. On that trip, we learned all about bats. Did you know that bats only have one child a year? Also, bats are very helpful to people. Do […]

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February 23, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

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We Are Family Video

Girl Scout Troop 6260 organized an Investiture and Rededication Ceremony for the Girl Scouts at the People’s Community Baptist Church (TPCBC). The Media Team organized a video to show at the ceremony to make it more interactive. Take a look at the video here:   Contributor: Alix For more information about Girl Scouts, visit

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February 11, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Media Team serves Chili!

Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off (PHOTOS)

What’s better than chili? No, seriously, I’m asking. And chili on Super Bowl Sunday? That’s the picture of perfection. The members of Girl Scout Service Unit 31-6 agree with my opinion, because on February 7, about 40 people came out before the game for a chili cook-off. Thirteen people came forward with their entries, and the […]

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January 13, 2016 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Troop 3148 and Mrs. McDonald!

Sew Much Fun

On January 9th, some of the girls in Girl Scout Troop 3148 and I took a sewing class instructed by Mrs. Laura McDonald. She taught us in a fun, three-hour class during which we made our own pillowcases. This was a very easy and fun class. From setting up the sewing machine to ironing out […]

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December 13, 2015 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Learning to Knit

Teen Girl Scouts Host Art Event in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Each year Montgomery County Older Girls and Leaders (MCOGL) hold an Art Event for Teen Scouts in Gaithersburg.  

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December 8, 2015 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Decorating a bandana.

S’mores Night

Cadette Girl Scout Troop 448 hosted a S’mores Night on Sunday, October 25th. There were many different stations. Girls were able to learn safety precautions about being near the fire while roasting marshmallows, doing crafts like coloring bandanas, making miniature bandana SWAPS, making edible campfires and making a“fire taffy”.  Everyone made a s’more while sitting […]

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December 4, 2015 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

The Girl Scouts practiced on CPR dummies

Girl Scouts Get First Aid and CPR Certified

Girl Scouts Cadettes from Girl Scout  Troop 448 and  other troops, as well as 2 adult volunteers, took a CPR and First Aid certification class.

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November 19, 2015 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Adding books to the library.

Girl Scouts Build a Mini Free Library! (PHOTOS)

For our Silver Award, Sally and I built a mini free library. A mini free library is a mailbox structure that houses books for the public to read. You can exchange one of your own books for one at the mini free library, or you can return the book you borrowed. We built the library […]

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