Junior Musician Badge with SPAC 
Wednesday, August 5th
Time: Self-guided Program
Capacity: 100

Juniors, earn your Musician badge at home! You’ll follow along with videos created by musicians at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center to learn about different instruments and music styles, then make your own music to perform for your family. 

Note: you can purchase the Musician badge online here or by emailing storeorders@girlscoutsneny.org (or contacting your local Council) 
 

Materials: 
Computer with internet access to play SPAC’s video 
Items to use as percussion instruments (anything you can tap or drum on- pots and pans, the tabletop, etc.) 
Phone or camera to record a video (optional) 

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Senior/Ambassador - Coping with COVID and Other Issues
Thursday, August 6th
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Capacity: 35

Join Dr. Amy Grosso, Director of Behavioral Health Services at Round Rock Independent School District for a discussion/Q & A. Learn tips for incorporating self-care and adjusting in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Supply list: 
Notebook 
Pen or pencil 

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Junior/Cadette - GLOBAL Girls - Week 5: Keep it clean!
Friday, August 7th
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Capacity: 35

Do you realize how giant a speck of dust is compared to the tiny lines on a computer chip?  We'll discover how we keep the chips clean as they are made.  We'll do our own 'penny cleaning' activity that mimics 'wafer cleaning' in the Globalfoundries semiconductor fab. 

Supply List: 
5 Pennies (preferably aged with similar color tone) 
5 small cups/containers 
5 household liquids (for example: lemon juice,vinegar, soapy water, and two more of your choice) 
Paper towel 
Pen 
Masking tape to label 
Spoon 
Paper 

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Brownie/Junior - Community Service: Teddy Bears 
Sunday, August 9th
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Capacity: 35

Looking for a fun sewing project that also helps others? Join Kaleigh from troop 1306 to make teddy bears for children whose families struggle with homelessness. When living in a temporary housing situation, it can be really special for children to have something of their own, made just for them. During this program, you'll learn more about the issue of homelessness in our communities and what you can do to make a difference, watch a demonstration, then use your sewing skills to create a one-of-a-kind gift to brighten a child's day. This virtual program is part of Kaleigh's plan to raise awareness about homelessness within the community to earn her Silver Award. 
 

Materials: 
2, 10" x 10" pieces of felt/fabric/fleece* 
Wide eyed needle 
Embroidery/sewing thread 
2 plastic bags (or fiberfill stuffing)* 
Scissors 
Template (in confirmation email) 
Marker(s) 

*Double this if you would like to make a bear for yourself as well 

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Cadette/Senior/Ambassador - Community Service: Pillowcases
Sunday, August 9th
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Capacity: 40

Looking for a fun sewing project that also helps others? Join us on Sunday to sew pillowcases for people facing homelessness. When living in a temporary housing situation, it can be really special to have something handmade just for you. During this program, you'll learn more about the issue of homelessness in our communities and what you can do to make a difference, watch a demonstration, then make a pillowcase for a homeless community member. This virtual program is part of Kaleigh's plan to raise awareness about homelessness within the community to earn her Silver Award. 

Materials: 
1 piece of fabric 27 inches long, standard width (about 44 inches)* 
1 piece of fabric 9 inches long, standard width (about 44 inches)* 
Iron 
Sewing machine 
Scissors; pins 
Corner pusher 

*Double this if you would like to make a pillowcase for yourself as well 

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Junior Drawing Badge
Wednesday, August 12th
Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Capacity: 40

Join us on August 12th @ 4:30 PM via Zoom to earn the Junior Drawing Badge! Girls will complete steps 1-5 of the badge and learn some great drawing techniques.  

Supplies-  
A still life object (A still life object is an object that doesn’t move, like a bowl of fruit or a vase.) 
Pencils 
Colored pencils 
Several pieces of paper or a sketchpad 
Eraser 

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Junior Independence Badge
Wednesday, August 12th
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Capacity: 40

Join us on August 12th @ 6:00 PM EST via Zoom to earn the Junior Independence badge! Girls will complete steps 1-5 of the badge and learn how to feel more confident doing things on her own.   

Supplies-  
Paper or notebook   
Pen or pencil   
Sewing kit with  
Needle   
Button   
Thread   
Piece of fabric to sew the button onto   

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Junior/Cadette - GLOBAL Girls - Week 6: Candy Diffusion!
Friday, August 14th
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Capacity: 35

Diffusion is an important part of making semiconductors, or computer chips, but what is it exactly?  We'll do a colorful diffusion experiment with Skittles, and then do a diffusion simulation on our laptops.  We'll also see what rock candy has to do with making silicon. 

Supply List: 
Small package of Skittles or M&M's 
Dinner plate (not paper) 
Water in a measuring cup
Website to reference   

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Junior/Cadette - Coping with COVID and Other Issues
Friday, August 14th
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Capacity: 35

Join Dr. Amy Grosso, Director of Behavioral Health Services at Round Rock Independent School District for a discussion/Q & A. Learn tips for incorporating self-care and adjusting in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Supply list: 
Notebook 
Pen or pencil 

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Girl Scouts Great Space Challenge   
Sunday, August 16th
Time: Self-guided
 
Sign up for this virtual program and complete the Girl Scouts Great Space Challenge! Once you register you will receive a link to the challenge, have fun completing the challenges. Daisies, Brownies and Juniors complete one from each category and Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors complete 2 from each category. 

Supplies-  
Great Space Challenge PDF

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New Troop Leader Training
Wed, Aug 12, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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