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There are tons of fun things to do with your troop! Check out the lists below for some ideas:

Girl Scout Activities

Badges and Journeys

Council's Own Badge: Urban Orienteering in the Capital: As a Colorado Cadette Girl Scout you are ready to try new things and take risks. In this badge you will gain knowledge about Denver and learn how to explore our state’s capital.

GSCO Community Care Program - Participate in the Girl Scouts of Colorado Community Care Program. Each community giving month has a theme! Bring items to an organization of your troop’s choice and then purchase patches from the Girl Scouts of Colorado Retail Shop. Community Care patches cost $1.50 for the large patch and $.50 for each add-on patch!
See flyer for the theme of each month! 

History Book Bag Program - Girl Scouts of Colorado History Committee presents the "History Book Bag" Program. Borrow a bag of Girl Scouts books from your local Girl Scout office, and let the history adventure begin!Explore the books together using the enclosed activity ideas. Program meets requirements for "Girl Scout Way" badges, or are great inspiration for planning a "Its Your Story, Tell It" journey! Girl Scout office contact information can be found here  

Including ALL Girls - Patch Program - This patch program will heighten Girl Scouts’ awareness, understanding and acceptance of people’s differences and disabilities. There are helpful resource links in the Resource Guide section of this document located on pages 15-44. 

Apple Store- Technology Badges: If you are looking for a great way to earn your technology badges, look no further than at your local Apple store. To get started find a store in your area and reserve a time for a workshop.

Operation HOPE provides free financial literacy classes and tools that align with  badges for Juniors, Cadette, Seniors, and Ambassadors. HOPE's instructors can set up a time to work with any number of girls at a location and time that works for you. For more information and to inquire about setting up classes, please contact MK Sagaria or call 720-855-8870.

Fight Like a Girl: Make your own badge "Sports" with Taekwon-do ClassesSummit Taekwon-do is offering Taekwon-do Classes at 2 locations: 901 Front Street (at The Art Underground), Louisville, CO 80027 on Monday nights from 6:00- 7:00 pm, and at 6560 O'Dell Place Unit A, Boulder, CO 80301 (Gunbarrel area) Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00 pm. (Other class days and times to be announced.) Special Girl Scout Troop rates - 5 classes for $19 or 10 classes for $39 (new students only). Or pay per class - $10 per participant. To schedule your class, please contact Kathy Lynch at 720-273-1282.

Earn Your Comic Artist Badge!: Dan Conner, with Crazy Good Comics, is an educator and cartoonist based in the Metro Denver area. He is passionate about using artwork to impact our community and finds that comics are one of the best ways to do this!  With his series, My Gal, the Zombie, Dan uses our culture’s popular fantasy theme of zombies as a metaphor for diversity.  While not including scary content, he hopes that readers can draw parallels between this fiction and real life situations of discrimination. From brainstorming to publication, Dan can equip your girls to not only earn their Comic Artist badge, but to become cartoonist. They can also work on other badges, such as screen writing, drawing, and others. Workshops include advanced instructions geared specifically to their goals using skills with technology, collaboration, leadership, team building, artistic expression, and even bully prevention. He could also work with your troop to release their comics in a variety of formats. Workshops can be scheduled directly by contacting at Dan. A minimum of 10 girls are required for a three hour session, and the cost of $12 per girl includes all materials. There is no additional charge for adults.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to collaborate with an award winning artist!

Earn your Jeweler Badge: What is your birthstone? What makes a diamond sparkle? Get the answers, learn about the tools used in jewelry making and make your own jewelry. The program is run by Conny Karman, a self-taught jewelry artist, a troop leader, and the founder of IDEA It Lab. Minimum 10 girls required. Parent helpers are free up to the required ratio. Workshops can be scheduled directly by contacting Conny Karman ( or or 262-352-4795). Click here to learn more. 

Career Talk or Web/Code Badge Activity: Women Who Code Boulder/Denver is interested in volunteering to work with troops in the Denver metro area either by doing career talks or assisting with Web/Code related badges. Please note that we are not tied down to dates/times. Interested Troops should contact Elyse Gordan.


Xcel Energy STEM Badge: Join us for this Virtual program to earn your Xcel Energy STEM Badge. Appropriate for Brownie through Ambassador levels. Girls will complete 4 activities from each of the links, below. Troop leaders can print out activities and use the answer sheet to verify learning. Troop leaders should NOT order school classroom-oriented materials, as they are a duplication of the activities already on the links. Link 1 & Link 2

Learn and Earn with Key Bank: Take charge of your financial life. Learn and Earn is KeyBank’s comprehensive financial education and awareness program, designed to address the growing need and desire of consumers to improve their financial management skills. Our goal is to provide access to resources that create a strong foundation for economic stability and growth in the communities we serve. KeyBank’s classes are a great tie into Girl Scouts Financial Empowerment badge offerings. To schedule a class or to have a speaker come to your troop meeting, please contact your local KeyBank

  • Daisy (K-1)- Money Counts- Girls learn money basics, the different coins and bills and learn their worth.
  • Brownie (2-3) Money Manager- Girls learn what money does and how to use it.
  • Junior (4-5) Savvy Shopper- Girls learn the difference between wants and needs and learn how to make a savings plan
  • Cadette (6-8) Budgeting- Girls learn how to create a budget and save to support a cause they are passionate about.
  • Cadette (6-8) Financing My Dreams- Girls get a reality check and learn about how much their dreams cost and what they have to do to achieve them.
  • Senior (9-10) Financing My Future- Girls learn how to plan for their future whether it’s for school, buying a house or a travel trip.
  • Senior (9-10) Buying Power- Girls learn how to make big purchase that require an ongoing financial commitment.
  • Ambassador (11-12)- On My Own- Girls learn how to create a future budget to determine the cost of living on their own.
  • Ambassador (11-12)- Good Credit- Girls learn how to establish good credit and compare different ways to borrow money.


Geocaching: Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost! Custom geocaching outing for your Troop with focus on completing the requirements for the Geocaching Badge. See flyer or contact Julie Shimon.

Brownie Fair Play Badge Program through the South Suburban Ice Arena: Brownie Troops come learn your Fair Play Badge while learning about competitive skating as well as simple skills and games on the ice. Cost is $7 per girl. South Suburban Ice Arena is located at 6580 S. Vine Street, Centennial CO 80121. Contact Sandy at or 303-798-7881 to book your troop today.

Scout-It-Out: Cadette programs to earn badges ONLINE! 
Scout-It-Out, LLC offers a resource for Girl Scouts to follow the "virtual pathway" of Girl Scouting. 
Visit for program descriptions and workshop registration. Cost: $5-10 per girl
Contact at: with questions. 

Pikes Peak Humane Society Pet Care Day - This day will meet all the requirements for the Brownie Pets Badge. Girls will learn about caring for animals, tour the Humane Society, make toys and beds for animals, and more. Please see the flyer for more information or contact Lynda Groves at the Humane Society. 

Also, Cadettes and above are needed to help lead small groups. If you have girls interested, please contact Lynda Groves at 719.302.8739 to find out times for training 

Girl Scout Traditions and History

Songbird Girl Scout Choir - Do you love to sing? Do you remember Girl Scout songs from your younger days? Would you like to sing some more and learn newer, fun songs as well as the "oldies & goodies?" Then SONGBIRDS GIRL SCOUT CHOIR is for you!  Open to anyone of any age at any time for free. Guitar classes are also available for ages 10 and up.  We've been singing for 13 years now, and having a great time showing our love for Girl Scouts at special events, fund-raisers, community events, etc. We meet on the 3rd Saturday of every month, September through April, from 9am to noon. Email Penny Roberts, director, or call 970 577 2027.

Visit the Girl Scout History Collection - The Girl Scout History Collection is a privately-owned collection of memorabilia, in Denver CO, covering Girl Scouting from 1912 to the present. It is open to G.S. troops and other interested groups. Email Carol Altvater or call 720.941.0152 to schedule a visit.

Meet Juliette Low: an actor presents her story - INVITE JULIETTE LOW FOR A VISIT TO YOUR NEXT GIRL SCOUT EVENT! Help your Girl Scouts know about our beginnings and our amazing founder in a fun, interactive way. Charlotte D'Armond Talbert has been portraying Daisy Low for over a decade by visiting camps, service units, and special event during a 50 minute interactive program (the girls learn semaphores, and more) in an authentic costume with props, historical display and a chance to assist in fly-ups or other ceremonies.  No special technical requirements needed – just two tables! Charlotte is a trained theatre performer and former Girl Scout and GS leader. Programs have included tea parties, Mother - Grandmother - Daughter day,  Father-Daughter party, Thinking Days,  Daisy's Birthday and others. Contact:  303-519-7772

Global Girl Scouting Activities - Check out the Global Girl Scouting Program Guide, jam-packed with information about Girl Scouts worldwide. The guide includes great global facts to share-- did you know what Daisy Girl Scouts in  New Zealand are known as Pippins? Check out the unique global activity ideas like the UK game called Silent Elephant, or the Chinese game Dragon's Tail! This resource guide, produced by the Girl Scouts of Colorado Global Girl Scouting Committee, is great for girls of all ages.

Other Activities

Religious Recognitions - The national organizations listed in this document have created religious recognitions to encourage girls to grow stronger in their faith. The Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. has approved these programs and allows the recognition insignia to be worn on the official uniform, but each religious organization develops and administers its own program. Contact the religious organization directly to obtain the curriculum booklets.

GSUSA Print and Play Activities -  Girl Scouts of the USA has a great "For Girls" website full of fun online and "print and play" activities.

ZisBoomBah - ZisBoomBah - Girl Scouts of Colorado is proud to partner with ZisBoomBah to help girls learn about and practice healthy lifestyles! ZisBoomBah offers a fun and safe online environment. You can get started now by clicking here. Please email with any questions. The program directly links to the Healthy Habit Supplement books for the It's Your Planet Journey for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Have fun learning about healthy living! Activity Flyer

Girl Scout Hiking Club - Are you looking to get outdoors? Join the Girl Scout Hiking Club. We will meet at 8 a.m. most Saturdays to hike different trails in the Pikes Peak region. There are 14 Saturdays planned with a culminating hike to the top of Pikes Peak! A list of hikes will be emailed out once you sign up. Hikes include: Garden of the Gods, 7 Bridges Trail, Section 16, Red Rocks Open Space, and many more!


Outside Group Activities


Interactive Walking Tours: Is your troop looking for a fun field trip, team-building, socializing or an educational tour, while having the opportunity to earn a badge?

Our team of tour guides is available seven days a week to lead Girl Scouts on tours showcasing the unique history, architecture, and landmarks of Denver at a cost of just $7 per Girl Scout with up to three parents and chaperones being 100% free. Specialty tours and customized tours are also available to meet your troops' interests.

Guides are trained in utilizing best practice youth engagement techniques  (role playing, open-ended questions, writing/drawing prompts, use of movement, utilizing all five senses for observation/exploration, pair sharing, etc.) in all of our children and teen tours. 

Click here to view our flyer with information on our tours available to Girl Scout Troops. More information can be found on our website: Please reach out to Jill Collins at or 720-372-3849 to inquire about booking a tour or for help with any questions.

Helicopter Aviation Tour - Interested in learning about aviation or becoming a pilot? Former Girl Scout, Ronnie Johnson - a helicopter flight instructor with Front Range Helicopters - has offered to provide free tours of the airport and information about how to become a pilot to interested girl scouts and troops! The flight school is located at the Loveland/Fort Collins Airport, and Ronnie can setup a personal tour for up to 12 girls at a time. If interested, please contact Ronnie directly at

Dental Office Tour - Come tour a dental office and learn about all the exciting career paths you can take within the dental world. We can show you all our extensive and highly modern technology while also showing you the benefits of working within a dental office. There are many careers for women within this field, and we can always use more female dentists. Please contact Michaela Odenbaugh for locations and she can coordinate a day and time that works for your troop. Email: Cell: (970) 381-1069


Fencing Experiences for Girl Scouts: Learn about the Olympic Sport of Fencing! Instruction will be given by an enthusiastic coach from Front Range Fencing Club. Scouts will be trained on fencing safety and fundamentals in a group lesson. Scouts will learn about the history and basic techniques of modern sword fighting (weapons have plastic blunted tips, nothing sharp) and then they will spar or as fencers say, bout against one another! 

All fencing gear equipment is provided. Separate sessions for all levels. All registered Girl Scouts receive a Fencing Fun patch.

Registration link:

Troop/group discount for 10 or more in the same session. View the flyer for more information.

Find your Inner Warrior:  This one-hour session can easily help to fulfill the requirements for "Practical Life Skills" or the Make Your Own Badges for the Cadettes, Ambassadors and Seniors. Learn from a 3rd Degree Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor, Sensei Shawna (also a Certified Basic Archery Instructor) who grew up in the Girl Scouts. In addition to Basic Self Defense/Staying Safe Strategies, girls are taught how to use their voices with authority, how to walk with confidence, how to use fearful situations to empower themselves, and how to stick up for a friend who is being bullied. In addition, girls are encouraged to follow their dreams in potentially having their own business in a field that empowers others and encourages goal-setting, overcoming challenges (physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually), "grace under pressure" and so much more. Come see a State-Of-The-Art Traditional Home Dojo for this Seminar (Highlands Ranch), or schedule this on-site. $19 per participant (8 yrs and up) with a 5 student minimum. Register by contacting Sensei Shawna at or 720-290-7398.

Radiant Beginnings Yoga: Using yoga as a foundation, Radiant Beginnings gives children and teens a practical, tangible set of tools for managing life’s inherent challenges. It is our mission to empower every student to have the strength and ability to calm themselves down when uncomfortable situations arise. It is our vision that every child be able to learn these tools and enjoy the benefits of integrating them into their daily lives. We aspire to provide our students with self regulatory skills needed to be successful and productive in today's society. Partnered with GSCO, you can now earn badges for health, wellness, and stress management while learning yoga. Our teachers come to your location. Cost is $12 per girl. Please e-mail for more information.

Youth Inline Hockey Beginner Practices & Leagues: Skate City locations in Arvada, Littleton, Aurora, and Westminster will be offering Youth Inline Hockey Beginner Practices Sunday mornings at 11am. $60 fee includes: SIHA membership card ($30 value), 5 practices ($25 value), and one pair of hockey skates ($90 value). They are also offering Youth Inline Hockey Leagues for 12 & under and 8 & under girls. League starts October 20th and again in January 2015. $65* fee consists of practices and 8 games (1 game per week) with 18 minute halves. All players must have a current 2014-2015 SIHA membership card, the cost is $30. Complete league details can be found at Skate City supplies the use of helmets, gloves, and shin guards. Players must provide their own stick! Sticks are available for purchase at Skate City. $5.00 of the registration fee will go back to the Girl Scouts of Colorado! (* The Westminster rink charges $70 for all youth leagues.)

Competitive Cheer/ Tumbling with Diamond Elite All Star Cheerleading - Diamond Elite is a competitive all-star cheerleading program based out of Denver, Colorado but servicing the whole front range. Diamond Elite provides a championship caliber competitive cheerleading program for all levels ages 10 -18. In addition to their competitive training program, DEA provides personalized high school and recreational tumbling, stunting and choreography clinics. DEA emphasizes the importance of commitment, safety, conditioning, tumbling, and athleticism. The Diamond Elite Program is dedicated in providing the most positive all-star cheer experience from the beginner to the seasoned athlete. For more information call 303-955-0889 or visit them online at

Badges and Journeys

Arts and Crafts Badge: Earn your painting, art, craft, sewing or create your own creative badge at Little Red Hen Studio!- A Girl Scout leader owned creative studio! Cost is $12-15 per girl scout depending on the project you choose. 
Book your day and time, ask questions and pick your project at or contact Jennifer at 720-938-9876

Brownie Bugs Badge: Call 720-240-5919 or email to have a Metro District Park Ranger help you earn your badge! There is a $25/hour cost.

Brownie Hiker Badge: Call 720-240-5919 or email to have a Metro District Park Ranger help you earn your badge! There is a $25/hour cost.

Climate Change Patch with Colorado Moms Know Best: Girl Scouts can learn more about what causes climate change and what you can do to prevent it. Working to earn the patch means learning skills from research to presentations to organizing. There are activities for Girl Scouts of all ages. Any interested girl is welcome to participate and patches are available in the GSCO shop for purchase. Girl Scouts can work on patch requirements as a troop or on their own, too. To find details about the patch, check out

Colorado Moms Know Best is a network of parents standing up for our children by protecting Colorado’s outdoors and quality of life, especially our clean air. For questions contact Jen Clanahan at or Lori Thompson at

Dances with Branches through Tree Climbing Colorado - Suitable for Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, and Adults. Experience the beauty and wonder of your surroundings from the top of a tall tree. Girl Scouts will learn basic skills with ropes, knots, and climbing before being led up into the canopy on ropes using safe and easy-to-learn techniques with professionals. Partnered with GSCO, girls will earn their Trees Badge. There are several sites throughout Metro Denver and Northern Colorado to accommodate all groups. Cost is $30 per person. Please contact Harv "Ponderosa" Teitelbaum at or 303-877-1870 for more information or to reserve a date for your troop.

Mental Health Awareness Patch Program - All patch requirements can be found in the attached document. The program was designed by the International Bipolar Foundation.

For additional resources, guest speakers, and support in Colorado, please contact the National Alliance on Mental Illness Colorado (NAMI Colorado). They can help specifically with a guest presentation on the "stigma busting" activity and also host an annual walk that girls could be involved in. Learn more at or contact or Scott Glaser, or call (303) 321-3104

Brownie Journey Day - Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch in Aurora: Dip into the wonderful world of water as you fulfill requirements for the WOW:  Wonders of Water Journey.   Learn about water around the world, the water cycle, where our water comes from and our role in conserving it and keeping it clean through a series of fun, interactive and engaging activities, including a chance to explore a creek and see what creatures in our neighborhood need clean water to survive. (weather permitting)  $2 per scout, 10 scout minimum. Contact Joy at the Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch in Aurora, 303-739-2428, or, for more details or to schedule your troop.

Daisy Between Earth and Sky Journey Day - Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch in Aurora: Celebrate the earth while completing your “between earth and sky” journey.   Write a recipe for dirt, make a plant necklace, take a nature hike to discover colors, plants and wildlife, take a seed survey, and so much more.  Be prepared for tons of hands-on fun! $2 per scout, 10 scout minimum. Contact Joy at the Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch in Aurora, 303-739-2428, or, for more details or to schedule your troop.

Scriptwriting and Digital Storytelling Cadette Badges:
Digistars moviemaking programs take scouts and/or troops through the filmmaking process. From storyboards to set building, acting, directing, filming, and editing, our trained instructors are professional filmmakers who will guide girls through the production process. Choose a stop motion animation (Claymation!) program or live action filmmaking using green screen technology – either one will satisfy the requirements of both moviemaking badges. Attend a scheduled program or book a private seminar for your troop at your convenience! Come to our studio in central Denver, or we can bring the program to your space! For more information, visit or call 888-611-5090


Pizza Dough from Scratch Cooking Class: Schedule a free DIY Pizza Dough Class at your local Pizzeria Locale to learn how to make delicious pizza dough. The class includes a dough making demonstration, hands on dough stretching and of course lunch! Class can be booked any day of the week except Friday from 10 - 11:30 am. Contact to register or with any additional questions.

Free Nutrition Education Classes: Earn your healthy living or eating for beauty badge! Rachel is a Nutritional Health Coach at Natural Grocers - Design District and is passionate about teaching the community about wellness and nutrition. The Design District store has a beautiful demo kitchen, where Girl Scouts and parents can come to enjoy an interactive nutrition class followed by healthy smoothies or fruit kabobs. Please contact Rachel at or on the store phone at 303-733-3033.

Skating Classes with Skate City: Partnering with GSCO, your local Skate City locations are offering Beginner and Intermediate skating classes! The classes will be held at the Arvada, Littleton, Aurora, and Westminster locations. The beginner skating classes are for new skaters 5 years old and up. The beginners learn to skate class fee is $30.00 for 5 classes. The classes will be held on Saturday Mornings from 9:15am-10am, beginning October 25th and again in January 2015. The intermediate classes are for ages 7 and up. The fee for intermediate classes is $80.00 for 5 classes and 5 practices. The fee is $50.00 if you don't need skates. Intermediate classes will be held from 8:30am-9:15am and you can start on any Saturday. All skaters will receive free Riedell Wave or Zone Skates. $5.00 of all registration fees will go back to the Girl Scouts of Colorado! Registration can be completed at your local Skate City. Please contact your local Skate City with any questions!

Babysitting CPR Training JEANius - My Babysitting CPR course (4+ hours), which I've taught for 15 years, is through the American Safety and Health Institute and I cover quality time babysitting, preventing injuries, first aid, choking skill, diapering, burping, shaken baby and more – and FULL CPR with 3 sizes of mannequins. Youth (age 11+) leave class with excellent training, a great babysitting book, a Certification Card and CONFIDENCE. 
On my website, I have a page called “Compare the Classes” listing how recreation centers and national agencies do not include CPR. I believe it is vital – you are MOST LIKELY to give care to someone you love (beyond babysitting jobs, at home, with friends, etc.) 

The class is $70 per student. I am a college teacher, professional actor, event manager and safety instructor and I make the class lively and value-packed. 

Please visit my website to learn more –

CPR/ First Aid Classes through GS Troop 50162 for C/S/A/A: CPR/ First Aid classes are offered about once a month in the Lakewood area, and the card you get is good for 2 years. You also get to keep the book and get lunch included in the price of $50.00 per person (Denver Metro area). Traveling prices vary, please call to discuss. To register or check availability of dates, contact Holly Hodges @ 720-208-8695 or

Apron Strings Girl Scout Cooking Classes - Earn cooking badges and learn a foolproof, fabulous recipe in a fun, casual atmosphere with Heather at Apron String Cooking Classes in Monument, CO. Age specific classes are coming up Fall 2013. Find them on our Activity Finder or go directly to her website to search/register. If classes are full, please contact her and she can find another date that works for your troop.

Kid Proof Safety Programs - Offered by Advanced Care CPR, classes offered include: Stranger Smarts (2 hours) definition of a stranger, kid and parent promise, instinct, intuition and personal alarm, trick used where to go for help. I Wanna Walk (2 hours) planning a safe route, dealing with bullies, pedestrian, road traffic and road safety, dressing for success. Safe Sport (2 hours) winning and losing well, self-esteem, bullying - how to react dealing with aggressive players, healthy eating, for ages 8-11. For younger girls, Never Be Lost, Safe Kids (2 hours) steps to staying safe, who to choose to help, phone numbers, at home safety, electricity, poison, and fire safety, traffic, bikes, and playground safety. Home Alone and Child First Aid (4 hours). They are currently scheduling classes at group locations throughout the metro area. Please call 303 384-3696 or email to register.

Build A Book Journal Making: Participants will learn how to hand sew a single signature textblock and how to make a hard cover with professional bookbinding materials.  The activity is limited to 14 students in the classroom at Denver Bookbinding Company.  We  will also have a brief history of paper and book binding with samples from the 1600's.  Cost is $15 per girl. Contact Gail or 303-455-5521 to schedule your troop or girl for a class. (SL072214)


Denver Pioneers Season Tickets GSCO Discount: Support Denver Pioneers and the Girl Scouts of Colorado this season with this exclusive half-season Power-Pack ticket offer! With this season pass, you get access to 11 action-packed DU hockey games. This is a 10% discount off of the normal price. Seats are located in the lower-end sections or upper sections 3 & 19 (blue). Additional benefits with the Power-Pack ticket offer includes the ticket exchange program, online account management and team store discounts! For every seat sold, Girl Scouts of Colorado receives a $20 donation. To purchase contact Cameron at 303-871-3573. (SL082514)

Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Puppet Show: We provide a half-hour to one-hour program on your site that teaches kids what to do when they find injured or orphaned wildlife. To register, please fill out an Education Program Request form which can be found on our website at In lieu of a fee, we encourage in-kind donations from our wish list or participation in one of our small service projects. Please contact Jenny at 303-823-8455 or with any questions.

Live Audience Needed for The Homework Hotline on DPStv: DPStv hosts a television show for all middle through high school students to get help with homework. Every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Emily Griffith High School teachers Whitney McCabe and Becka Hendricks are available to help students through various assignments from history to geometry. All school subjects are welcome.

We are looking to build a live audience interaction. Each week we would like one small (no more than 15) boy or girl scout troop to join us in the studio to be a part of and watch our live show.  We want a different troop each week.  We are hoping to incorporate the troops as part of the show starting in February. The scouts would have a tiny bit of homework before the show.  We would like each one of them to be prepared to ask one English and one Math question.  We may not use all of the questions, but we would like them to be prepared none the less.  They also need to have their parents sign the attached release form.  They can bring it to the taping or if the leader can scan and email them to Nancy Snyder at

The show can be found on Comcast Channel 22 in Denver and will be live streamed at Students can ask their questions by phone, Twitter, email or text, and now in person! You can text questions to 970-880-3371, call in to be live on air at 720-423-4980, email, or Tweet @eghomework. DPStv is based out of Emily Griffith Technical College and serves both EG Tech and Denver Public Schools.

Scout Sundays with Your Soul's Movement: Join Your Soul's Movement for Scout Sundays every Sunday. Through dance, voice, music, and theatre we hope to help the girls build characters of courage and confidence.

Seminars and Programs

Skype Book Club: Princess Juniper Book Club – With the Author! Join a virtual book club reading of Princess Juniper of the Hourglass, by Ammi-Joan Paquette. Girls will read the book then gather for book discussion, crafts, follow-up activities and more. Includes a special Skype appearance by the author, with the chance for girls to have Q&A about the book and about author life. For additional information about the author and her books, visit For registration, discounted book purchase information and Skype scheduling, contact

Modmarket Field Trip: Modmarket hosts an hour long field trip about healthy eating and living. The field trips are located in several of our Colorado stores (Glendale, Cherry Hills, Highlands Ranch, Longmont). There is no cost associated with the field trip. The girls will get to make their own pizzas and listen to the General Manager speak about the value of healthy eating. They will also get to take a mini tour of the kitchen and watch a chef prepare a pizza for baking. This fieldtrip fulfills the requirements for the Cuisine Badge. Contact Catherine Leslie at 303-845-2064 or For more information.

The Eating Disorder Foundation: Eating Disorders are serious and complex emotional and physical addictions. Without treatment eating disorders lead to mood swings, physical problems, and potential death. Eating Disorders include a range of conditions that involve an obsession with food, weight and appearance to the degree that a person's heath, relationships and daily activities are adversely affected. The Foundation engages in education and advocacy initiatives together with timely support and help in identifying appropriate treatment options for individuals with eating disorders and their families. We regularly go to schools around Colorado presenting and informing adolescents and young adults on eating disorders. These are great presentations that hope to educate those who attend on prevalence, self- acceptance and love for one another. We would love to bring our program to your troop or service unit. Please contact Aryn Bartmanat or call 303-322-3373 to schedule a program.

Custom Healthy Living Presentations at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage: Please contact your nearest Natural Grocers store and ask to speak with the Nutritional Health Coach. Talk to us about the healthy body or eating topic you'd like to focus on, and we will customize a presentation for your troop! You choose the nutrition topic that fits your needs. Minimum of 12 attendees per presentation required. Find your store's contact info here.

SuperHero Health! at Natural Grocers - Real superheroes fuel up with nutrient dense foods that give them the endurance to leap tall buildings in a single bound and still empty the dishwasher at the end of the day. Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes can learn basic principles of meal planning to help remove the kryptonite from your diet and help you experience the POW! of superhero health. 
For more information or to register please contact Jenson Olson NHC,  

The Empowered Troop: Self-Defense for Girl Scouts - IMPACT Personal Safety provides experiential empowerment programming for students, ages 6 and up, of all genders and abilities. The Empowered Troop is a caregiver-child program that teaches participants to read and trust their intuition, find safety, problem solve, manage adrenaline, and defend themselves by setting verbal and physical boundaries. Cost is $20 per girl or adult, and we can come to you! Please contact EJ at 303-956-6643 to schedule a class for your troop!

Explorations in Arts: Sol-Via Modern Arts offers arts programming and skill building badge workshops for every level such as Making Games, Book Artist, Business Owner, Dancer, Digital Photography, Public Speaker, Entertainment Technology, Musician, Scribe, Jeweler, Painter, and more. They can customize a workshop to fit your troop's needs and areas of focus.  There is a flat fee for each workshop for up to 25 participants. 60 minutes: $100, 90 minutes: $150, 120 minutes: $200. For more information, contact Regina Dunda: or call 720-213-4088

Learn about Archaeology and Indian Rock Art - The Colorado Archaeological Society (CAS) has developed a program to help children at third and fourth grade levels learn about the people that have lived near Denver for thousands of years. CAS has offered to present their program to our troops. The presentation includes a slide show and an activity where the girls will learn about these ancient people and their art while emphasizing the importance of avoiding damage to the art work. The program lasts for 1 ½ hours but it can be adjusted to the time available. For information or to schedule a presentation for your troop, please contact Betsy Weitkamp at 303-722-1656 or

 Free Fitness & Safety Clinics for Colorado Girl Scouts -

ATA FMA, Colorado's Premier Family Martial Arts Organization is offering Free Fitness and Safety Clinics for Colorado Girl Scout Troops.  They offer customizable program formats for your needs and age level.  Program material can include Stranger Danger, Abduction Prevention and Bully Proofing using nationally accredited curriculum.  Clinics also provide basic self-defense techniques and fitness regimens.  Each clinic is roughly an hour and a half in length and includes a snack and bottled water.  Choose the nearest location to you:  Aurora, Fort Collins, Louisville, Loveland or Summit County.  Clinics are subject to availability.  Call 303-690-0560 or visit their website at

Amazing Bodies and Body Safety - The Conversation Collective offers this workshop to familiarize girls with their bodies and how they function. We also go over body safety rules which help girls know how to set boundaries and protect themselves from potential threats. Go to or

Growing up Girl: Surviving and Thriving in Adolescence - The Conversation Collective offers workshops for girls approaching adolescence and for those already there.  Our focus is on topics surrounding the physical, emotional and social aspects of growing up. Customize your class by choosing one or several of the following topics:
-All About Periods (a favorite for 4th-6th grade girls!)
-Body Parts from A to Z
-Changing Bodies, Changing Emotions
-Social Effects of Puberty  *dating and relationships, bullying, changing relationships with parents, decision making skills
-Reproduction and Childbirth
Go to or for more information.

Museums and Learning Centers

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys - Located in a historic home just west of City Park in Denver, the museum features exhibits of artisan dollhouses, historic toys and antique and international dolls.  Whether you are working Try-Its, Badges or Journeys or just looking for a fun outing, our staff can help you plan a great field trip for Girl Scouts of all ages at the Denver Museum of  Miniatures, Dolls and Toys. The museum offers craft workshops, guided tours and seasonal crafts for troops.  We can work with your needs to help your troop meet the requirements of a particular badge or just create special memories in this unique setting.  Field trips typically last 90 minutes and fees for workshops and admission start at $6 per girl.  (Prices vary based on activities scheduled.) Our most popular workshops for Girl Scouts are finger puppets, folk dolls, and Gingerbread Houses in December. Contact the Assistant Director at 303-322-1053 or for details and availability.

US Mint – Visit the US Mint in Denver for site tours and or contact them to schedule financial education outreach programming. Guided tours are 45 minutes in length. Tours start every 90 minutes beginning at 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday (excluding federal holidays). You are encouraged to make your reservation as early as possible since a limited number of tours are available. Reservations are required for all tours. General tour information: 303-405-4761. You can register online here. To schedule financial educational outreach programming, complete and submit the attached request form or call 303-405-4755 for more information.

Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum Opportunities

  • Aviation Exploration: Tour of the museum with introduction to theory and aircraft propulsion. Includes access to cockpits of select aircraft.
  • Flight Adventure: In addition to the Aviation Exploration tour, learn basic functions of aircraft instruments and control systems and apply that learning using a computer flight simulator.
  • Flight Engineer: In addition to the Aviation Exploration tour, learn basic aerodynamics and aircraft control surfaces by constructing and test flying a model aircraft.
  • Project Pilot: A team challenge! Attend an aviation ground school to learn basic flight planning and navigation. Test your skill by flying your planned mission using a computer flight simulator. Includes a museum tour.

Note: These opportunities can be tailored to meet Girl Scout Journey or badge requirements for the specific age level of girls attending (especially for Junior: aMUSE and Cadette: Breathe). For details and to schedule a program, contact the Museum Education Department at 303-360-5360 x116


Girl Scouts Shooting Sports: Anyone interested in the Girl Scouts Shooting Sports program, specifically troop training and/or camps on rifle, shotgun, and archery, may contact Alissa Bishop-Skinner, Girl Scouts Shooting Sports Volunteer, at or 303-513-1537.

Explore a local wildlife Refuge and earn badges: Two Ponds NWR is a nearby natural resource for Girl Scouts to access in order to help achieve badges for all ages. Free self-led and staff-lad programs are available May - September. One need not register to take advantage of this ongoing opportunity nor reserve a program if self or troop-led. For staff and volunteer-led programs please contact or 303-289-0867.

Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge is located at 9210 W. 80th Ave., Arvada, CO 80005

Badges you can earn:

  • Daisy - Clover & Rosie Petals
  • Brownie - Hiker & Naturalist (Bugs) Badges
  • Juniors - Gardner & Animal Habitat Badges
  • Cadettes - Night Owl & Trees Badge

Horseback Riding - Below is a list of riding facilities and instructors throughout Colorado as a reference for Girl Scouts. Some locations may offer discounts to Girl Scouts or large groups – please confirm when registering. Note some of these are seasonal and are not open in winter. To keep the list from being too long, we have included two websites that are a general database for CHA certified instructors and for trail riding facilities.

Riding facilities and liveries:
Near Magic Sky Ranch
• Sundance Trail Guest Ranch / 17931 Red Feather Lakes Rd, Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545 / 970-224-1222 /
• Beaver Meadows Ranch Resort / 100 Marmot Dr. #1, Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545 / 970-881-2450 /

Near Meadow Mountain Ranch
• Sombrero Stables - Allenspark Livery / Allenspark Village, CO / 303-747-2551 (ask about the Happy Trails patch)
• Peaceful Valley Ranch / 475 Peaceful Valley Road, Lyons, CO / 303-747-2881
• Glacierview / 303-459-0771 / (may offer rides to public)
• Sombrero Stables / Hwy 34 Estes Park, CO / 970-586-4577 / (year round riding)
• Elkhorn Lodge - O’Dells Trail Rides / 600 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517 / 970-402-1486

Near Tomahawk Ranch
• Northfork Ranch / 55395 U.S. 285, Shawnee, CO 80475 / 303-838-9873 /
• Bear Mt Stables / 11778 Wonder Drive, Conifer, CO 80433 /
• Bear Creek Stables / P.O. Box 118, Morrison, CO 80465 / 303-697-9666 /

Near Sky High Ranch
• Historic Triple B Ranch / 27640 Hwy 67, Woodland Park, CO 80866 / 719-687-8899 / /
• Academy Riding Stables / 4 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO / 719-633-5667 /

For Lessons:
• Colorado Riding Academy / 7062 Rafter Road, Franktown, CO / 303 840 7105 / /
• Quintessential Arabians/Camp Kit’N'Kaboodle / 25935 Judge Orr Road Calhan, CO 80808 / 719-683-9043
• Milemakers – endurance riding / PO Box 282 /Larkspur, CO 80118 / 303-249-7630 /
• Equine 808 Horse Rescue Colorado / Ellicott, CO / 719-213-9144 / /
• CHA Certified riding instructors:

For Trailrides:
• CDGRA Colorado Dude Guest Ranch Association /
• Sombrero Riding Stables - statewide locations /
• Dude Ranch Association /
• Keystone Stables / West Keystone Keystone, CO 80435 / 800-354-4386 /
• Gateway Canyons / 43200 Hwy 141, Gateway, CO 81522 / 970-931-2458 /
• Rim Rock Adventures / 927 HWY 340 Fruita, CO 81521 / 970-858-9555 /
• C Lazy U Ranch / 3640 Colorado 125, Granby, CO 80446 / 970-887-3344 /
• Elk Mountain Ranch / PO Box 910, Buena Vista, CO / 719 539-4430 /
• Glenwood Adventure Company / 723 Cooper Ave / Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 / 970-945-7529 /
• Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch / 2939 N. County Road 31D Loveland, CO 80538-9763 / 970-667-3915 /

Junior Ranger Activity Books and Awards - Explore and celebrate the multiple uses of public lands. The BLM’s Junior Ranger Program allows you to engage in recreation, learning, and stewardship of your public lands. Junior Ranger on-site programs and online activity books and materials will motivate you, your friends, and family to visit BLM sites and join the adventure. Email orders to: For materials ordering questions contact PMDS (303) 236-1975.

The BLM's Junior Ranger Program engages young people in recreation, learning, and stewardship on public lands in order to enhance awareness of the BLM's natural and cultural resource management mission. Junior Ranger programs, activity books, and other materials will motivate young people and their families to visit BLM sites.

For more information on the Junior Ranger program, please contact Derrick Baldwin, Division of Interpretation, Education and Partnerships, at or 970-882-6805.

Natural Areas: The Natural Areas in Ft. Collins offer many activities to the community, including a number that are free or low cost. Clickhere to see some of the upcoming opportunities available. Please contact Sue Schafer with questions.

Four Mile Historic Park - Take a step back in time to where the frontier comes to life!  The Four Mile House was the last stop coming west to Denver along the Cherokee Trail.  Girl Scout groups can customize their Journey or Badge earning experience to include 3 activities in a 2 hour time frame.  Choose from activities like Gold Panning, Butter Making, Prairie School, Pioneer games and many more!  2 week advance registration is required for group activities.  Groups can also visit the park through regular admission.  Call:  720-865-0814, or visit (click "education", then "scouts")  or email


Girl Scouts International Service Trip to Jamaica - Take a trip to the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica and experience your next best adventure in the largest English speaking country in the Caribbean. You will enjoy an experience that will build your girls courage, confidence, and character as they help to make the world a better place. 

Jamaica Volunteer Expeditions design programs to incorporate the three keys of the Girl Scouts Leadership Experience: Discover, Connect, and Take Action. Its programs are tailor-made to foster values of shared leadership, experiential learning and cooperative learning. Volunteers may choose to work with children, support environment & conservation efforts, or help improve the quality of care for people living with disabilities. The possibilities are endless! No matter what the program or activity, Girl Scouts will work together towards a shared goal in an atmosphere that promotes fun, collaboration and friendship.

All of our girl scouts programs include, service projects, accommodation, food, transport, in-country support, adventure and cultural tours. Our programs are based in small local communities across Jamaica designed to immerse scouts in a truly authentic experience of the island. They will become exposed to some of the challenges faced by Jamaicans in both rural and urban communities. Programs are specifically designed to give the girls first-hand exposure resulting in life-changing experiences as they engage our world from a different perspective and discover themselves. 

To get started just visit our website at is and complete an application form. 


Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships for Older Girls
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes - Girl Scouts are doing great things to help other people or the planet, and we want to honor them! This annual youth recognition award celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and our environment. Each year, ten to fifteen winners each receive a $5,000 cash award to support their service work or higher education. Nomination deadline is April 15. For more information and to nominate, visit Questions? Contact Barbara Richman at