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.
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!
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 http://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/office---shop.html
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 Classes: Summit 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 (info@IDEAitLab.com or firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or 303-798-7881 to book your troop today.
programs to earn badges ONLINE!
Scout-It-Out, LLC offers a resource for Girl Scouts to follow the "virtual pathway" of Girl Scouting.
Visit Scout-It-Out.com for program descriptions and workshop registration. Cost: $5-10 per girl
Contact at: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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