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Program Packets

Planning fun and interesting activities for Girl Scout troop meetings, service unit events, or even while camping takes time. Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana is here to help make Girl Scouting easier for new leaders and those who have been in Girl Scouting for many years. New program packets are designed to enhance the Girl Scout Leadership Experience by providing hands-on activities that help girls earn badges, Journey awards, and patches. Download the materials to get started today! 

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Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors
Girl Scout Multicultural Celebration Patch Series
Girl Scouts Give Patch Program
For Girls by Girls
Community Program Packets
Age Level Badge Packets                                                                                Leave No Trace

Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors

Take the national Girl Scouts Love the Outdoors Challenge! Summer is the perfect time to celebrate our love of nature. Explore the outdoors from your front step, your laptop, the backcountry, the sidewalk, or the wide-open trail! Based on your grade level, complete the required number of activities to earn the patch.

Download the activity sheet.

Girl Scout Multicultural Celebration Patch Series

The Girl Scout Multicultural Community Celebration Patch Series is designed to celebrate the countless contributions that diverse communities have made and continue to make in the United States. You can earn up to five patches and complete the circle over the course of the year! Girl Scouts of all levels and their leaders have plenty of activities to choose from to learn interesting new things and earn each segment of this fun patch.

Hispanic Heritage Month

September is Hispanic Heritage Month. “¡Yo soy una Girl Scout!” Fun Patch is designed to provide Girl Scouts and volunteers of all backgrounds the opportunity to learn more about the cultures of the 21 Spanish-speaking countries and territories honored during Hispanic Heritage Month. Click here for the patch materials!

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month or, as it is also referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Celebrate the cultures, traditions, histories, and countless contributions of Native American communities in the US.
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Black History Month


February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements and contributions by the African American and Black communities—a time for recognizing their central role in US history.

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Asian American Pacific Islander Month

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, an annual celebration of the achievements and contributions of Asians Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

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LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month (LGBTQ+ Pride Month) is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ+) Americans.

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Girl Scouts Give Patch Program

The purpose of the Girl Scouts Give patch program is to help you understand the importance of supporting your Girl Scout Sisters through investments of your TIME, TALENT, and TREASURE. Learn ways to be a philanthropist, how to be a sister to every Girl Scout, why donating to Girl Scouts is important, and how to use things you’re doing every day to create good.

 

Download the patch packet.

Download the pledge form.

Download the goal setting sheet.

For Girls by Girls

Pollution Activism

A website created as part of Lauren Ceresa's Gold Award Project. Learn more about pollution and how to reduce its effects.

Project Olmsted Patch: Protecting Our Water Sources

A Patch Packet for all ages, developed by Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Ambassador, Agnes Nutter

Self Defense

A Patch Packet for all ages, developed by Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Ambassador, Emily Mullikin

5 Day Junior Challenge

Created for Girl Scout Juniors by the girl-led Louisville Metro Ambassador Senior Cadette Committee

Community Program Packets

Bernheim Forest Patch Program

A Patch Program for all ages developed by Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

 

Nature Detective

Put your sleuth skills to the test and become a Nature Detective with The Parklands of Floyds Fork. Watch the video below to learn all about biodiversity.

Click here to download the packet.

 

Grade Level Citizen Badges

Join our program partner, The Kentucky Historical Society, on a tour of the Old State Capitol building in Frankfort, Kentucky and create your very own statement button to celebrate the Women Suffrage Movement! Work toward earning your grade level citizen badges:

Daisy Good Neighbor: Step 3

Brownie Celebrating Community: Step 4

Junior Inside Government: Step 2

Click here to download the packet.

Watch the video below:

Age Level Badge Packets

Daisy

Daisy Cybersecurity Basics

Just like your house, it’s important to keep your devices, like your computer or tablet, safe. Learn how to keep something safe, like a computer, with layers of protection by checking out the Daisy Cybersecurity Basics Badge activity.

Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Badge  

Explore the outdoors and use what you see to make some fun art projects!

Click here to download the badge packet.

Daisy Space Explorer Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll have explored and observed the Sun, Moon, and stars.

Click here to download the badge packet.

Daisy Eco-Learner Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll have learned three ways to protect the environment when you go outdoors.

Click here to download the badge packet.

Daisy Mechanical Engineering

Use this badge packet to earn the Mechanical Engineering Board Game Design, Model Car, and Roller Coaster badges.

Click here to download the badge packet.

Brownie

Brownie Outdoor Art Creator Badge

Take your artist's eye and go outside for some inspiration. Learn how to make a leaf rubbing, a windchime, take pictures from different perspectives and visit a creative garden.

Click here to download the badge packet.

Brownie My Best Self Badge  

We only get one body, so it's important to take care of it! Learn to pay attention to what your body needs and how to ask for health help if you need it, so you can keep yourself feeling great!

Click here to download the badge packet.

 

Brownie Hiker Badge  

Hit the trail for a hike today and earn your Brownie Hiker Badge.

Click here to download the badge packet.

 

Brownie Bugs Badge  

Learn all about bugs!

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Brownie Snacks Badge  

Get started on your badge by watching the video below. You will complete the following steps:

2. Make a savory snack – Hummus

3. Make a sweet snack – Parfait

4. Make a snack for energy – Hummus and Parfait

Letterboxing for Brownies

Learn what letterboxing is, how to leave different kinds of clues, how to make a stamp, and then go on a letterboxing adventure!  

Click here to download the badge packet. 


Brownie Pets Badge  

Learn all about keeping fish, dogs, and cats as pets.

Click here to download the badge packet. 


 

Brownie Mechanical Engineering

Use this badge packet to earn the Mechanical Engineering Fling Flyer, Leap Bot, and Race Car badges.

Click here to download the badge packet.

Junior

Junior Detective Badge

When you've earned this badge you'll know how to follow clues and discover facts like a real detective.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Junior Camper Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to have a great overnight camping trip.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Junior Flowers Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll know all that's wonderful about flowers.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Junior Gardener Badge  

Follow along with these videos from The Louisville Nature Center to make homemade compostable planters and even start an indoor window garden.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

 

Junior Camper Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll know how to have a great overnight camping trip.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Junior Simple Meals Badge  

In the video below you'll learn how to serve up a meal for your family and friends!

Click here to download the badge packet. 

 

Junior Geocacher Badge  

Get ready for a thrilling adventure! Be part global explorer, part detective and earn the Junior Geocacher badge.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Cadette

Cadette Night Owl Badge

Turn out the lights, tune in your senses, and step out into the night!

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Cadette Science of Happiness Badge  

Find out how scientists measure happiness and put their results into action by discovering what makes you and others happy. 

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Cadette New Cuisine Badge  

In the video below you'll learn how to make amazing dishes from all over the world and way back in time.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Senior

Car Care Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll know tips for driving safely and how to take care of a car. Watch the video below to complete step 1 of the badge: Get a handle on basic car maintenance.  

Click here to download the badge packet.

Ambassador

College Knowledge Badge  

Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors are now eligible for FREE access to CollegeLab, a mobile-friendly online platform that helps students manage the college admission process and improve their chances of acceptance. Complete the steps of the included College Knowledge Badge Packet and get started today!

Click here to download the badge packet. 

On My Own Badge  

When you've earned this badge, you'll understand the importance of creating a budget—a skill that will help you wherever life leads.

Click here to download the badge packet. 

Leave No Trace Videos

Leave No Trace Principle 1: Plan Ahead

Adequate trip planning and preparation helps backcountry travelers accomplish trip goals safely and enjoyably, while simultaneously minimizing damage to the land. Poor planning often results in miserable campers and damage to natural and cultural resources. This series is great for earning steps towards Eco badges, Camper badges, and Trail Adventure badges.

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video. 

 

Leave No Trace Principle 2: Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces

Go on a day hike and learn best practices of taking a hike through parks and then play a fun game!  

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video. 

 

Leave No Trace Principle 3: Dispose of Waste Properly

Do you know how long a banana peel will take to biodegrade if you leave it on the trail? Learn the third Leave No Trace principle: Dispose of Waste Properly in this video.  

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video. 

 

Leave No Trace Principle 4: Leave What You Find

Learn more about why we should leave anything that we find in nature where it is.  

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video. 

 

Leave No Trace Principle 5: Minimize Campfire Impacts

In this video, learn more about why we should be mindful when starting a fire anywhere we make them. Tigger teaches us how to build a campfire using the Log Cabin method!

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video.

 

Leave No Trace Principle 6: Respect Wildlife

When we are hiking through nature, we are a guest in someone else's home. In this video, learn tips on how to be a respectful guest while in wildlife's home. An important lesson is how to "bear bag" your food while backpacking.

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video.

 

Leave No Trace Principle 7: Be Considerate to Others

When we are outisde enjoying nature, we aren't always the only ones enjoying the solitutde! In the last video in our Leave No Trace series, learn how to be considerate of other nature lovers.

Click here to download the activity sheet to use while watching the video.