Tag Archives: Girl Scout Daisy

GSCO Photo Challenge: Dinosaur eats Daisy

Submitted by Evelyn M.

Metro Denver

Broomfield

At the Dinosaur Ridge Girl Scout event in October, Girl Scout Daisy Evelyn learned about ecology, making the earth a better place for animals, and almost got eaten by one!

Evelyn is the older sister of 4-year-old twins, who can’t wait to be Girl Scouts, too. She loves doing activities with her troop, trying new things, and then, teaching them to her sisters!

Girl Scouts of Colorado is hosting a photo challenge! Just submit your favorite Girl Scout photo and the story behind it using the Share Your Stories form (www.gscoblog.org/share). Winners will be featured in future GSCO marketing materials, on GSCO’s social media networks, and on the GSCO Blog.

Three Cheers for Animals with Girl Scout Daisies

Submitted by Nancy Muklow

Mountain Communities

Steamboat Springs

Girl Scout Daisies from Steamboat Springs have been learning more about animals with the “Three Cheers for Animals” Daisy Journey! Before our trip to the Routt County Humane Society, we decided to make something to keep the pets there comfortable. We asked them what might be helpful for their animal guests. We tied fuzzy fleece blankets into pet beds for the cats and dogs we are going to visit! We also made special no bake pumpkin and peanut butter dog treats to share with new friends at the shelter.

We are go-getters: We try new things like tying knots in our blankets. It’s harder than you think!

We are innovators: We work as a team to make sure everyone’s blanket is finished! Sometimes one knot is just as good as the two the pattern describes!

We are risk-takers: We dip our hands into the peanut butter batter to roll it into balls of goodness for our pet friends.

We are leaders: We know that taking good care of animals is a lot like taking good care of ourselves. We all deserve a wonderful life!

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Girl Scouts in New York state looking for pen pals

Submitted by Jessica Ladd

New York state

Fort Ann

Hi there! We are a new Daisy troop out of upstate New York and we are looking for sisters around the country to be pen pals with! My email is mamabird2708@gmail.com.

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Girl Scouts visit fire station

Submitted by Katie DeBell

Mountain Communities

Kremmling

Our troop went and visited the fire station to earn our safety badges. The EMS also met us, and we discussed fire safety and basic first aid. Kremmling first responders are AWESOME!

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Daisy Petals and Journeys at the fire station

Submitted by Nancy Mucklow

Mountain Communities

Steamboat Springs

Girl Scout Daisies from Steamboat Springs were treated to a visit with the Steamboat Springs Fire Department. We were working on our “Respect Authority” Petal AND parts of the “Three Cheers for Animals Daisy” Journey.

We learned that our firefighters eat dinner together, sleep for two nights at a time at the station, help people in car accidents, people that are hurt, put out fires, and help lots of animals!

We learned how to check our bedroom door with the back of our hand to feel if it is hot, if the fire alarm in our house goes off!

We learned about different trucks and all the tools they carry, and that firefighters wear special gear, so fire doesn’t burn them when they save people and pets in a fire.

We learned that firefighters can help pets of all different sizes if the pets have breathed in smoke.

We think you should be a go-getter to be a firefighter. It also helps to be innovative, a risk-taker, and a leader in this job.

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Daisies earn cybersecurity patch

Submitted by Anna Coconati

Metro Denver

Roxborough

Daisy Troop 68098 from Roxborough earned the cybersecurity patch! We learned about the parts of a computer. We also sent a message to our friends along a string. By the time we sent the message to each friend, we could see that our “computers” had many connections and the string looked like a web. Finally, we learned that it is important to protect our information, and we demonstrated this by wrapping layers of protection around a treasure. We got to decorate our treasure boxes, then protected them with layers of paper, tape, bubble wrap, and plastic bags.

By completing this activity, the girls will earn this special cybersecurity patch. Learn how to earn yours.

Valentines: Service project for Daisies and Brownies

set of valentines cards lying on the floor

Giving thank you cards is a way to show people they are remembered and appreciated. Girl Scouts of Colorado sends handmade valentines to community friends and donors to thank them for their generous support.

Directions 

  • Make colorful cards! Decorate with fun materials, glitter, stickers, etc.
  • Mark the back of each card with Girl Scout’s name, grade, and troop number. No last names, please.
  • Each card should be no larger than 5” x 8”. No envelopes necessary.
  • Send cards to 3801 E. Florida Suite 720 Denver, CO 80210 or drop off at your local office.

DEADLINE is February 12, 2019.

Cybersecurity STEM fun

Submitted by Nancy Mucklow

Mountain Communities

Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs Daisy Troop 58028 explored ways to use technology and keep their “treasures” (personal information) safe in a recent STEM day meeting!

The girls created “nests” and learned more about internet safety and creating layers of security in this age appropriate activity.

Through this session, they were excited to earn the Cyber Hero patch that was offered by Palo Alto Networks, the Cyber Innovation Center, and Girl Scouts!

The girls proved to be innovators through the protective materials they chose to line their “nests!” Some of the choices were bubble wrap, tissue paper, and packing paper scraps.

By completing this activity, the girls will earn this special cybersecurity patch. Learn how to earn yours.

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Troop 66802 celebrates one year of Daisy’s Circle membership

Congratulations to Girl Scout Troop 66802 for celebrating one year as a Daisy’s Circle member! As the VERY FIRST Girl Scout troop Daisy’s Circle member, they are truly leaders and they are making a difference.

Joining Daisy’s Circle was the big first step to learning about philanthropy. They have continued down this path and are about to complete their “Philanthropy” badge. They have been learning about the many ways you can help people. They gathered coats, donated food, and of course, they helped other girls become Girl Scouts through Daisy’s Circle!

When asked if it makes them feel good to help others, the answer was a unanimous YES! They truly understand what it means to be a sister to every Girl Scout!

Still not a member of Daisy’s Circle? What are you waiting for? Join online at www.gscodaisyscircle.org. Questions? Contact donor relations manager Carol Griffin at carol.griffin@gscolorado.org or (303) 607 – 4879.

Daisies learn how to keep a digital treasure safe

Submitted by Lorell Duteil

Metro Denver

Lakewood

Lakewood Daisy Troop 60711 recently completely the “Cybersecurity Basics” badge. The girls enjoyed brainstorming ways to protect real and digital “treasure” as well as learning and discussing about different types of computers. The girls protected their crystal gems by boxing, hiding, bubble wrapping, taping, tying it up, warning labels, and disguising the package.

The Daisies were really excited to share all the computers they know of and how they use computers to learn and ‘see’ the world. They are also working on the “Space Explorer” badge and liked talking about computers they could use in space. They are excited to take on the “Cybersecurity Safeguards” badge activities soon.

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.