|Girl Scout Council of the Catawba Valley Area
Watauga County Service Unit
Patches and Recognitions
Allows Girl Scouts to explore the Antarctic alongside Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen. Girls can learn about Antarctic conditions, expedition training and cold weather survival as well as about geography, technology, nutrition, first aid and goal setting.
As part of the GSUSA 6-year initiative, Girl Scouts can participate in this world wide project linked to the 6 theme areas as identified by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). The packet may be obtained through the council store or through your Service Unit Director.
Helps girls deal with issues related to divorce and remarriage, poverty, hunger, homelessness, and death in the family.
Program designed to provide the opportunity to establish a positive relationship between girls and residents of nursing homes.
Lots of fun and environmental education for all age levels.
First Aid education.
Focuses on the importance of developing lifelong habits for mental, physical and emotional health and fitness. Kit, including booklet, tip sheet and patch available from Council.
Promotes healthy living and focuses on activities to prevent or stop girls from smoking.
Learn about disabilities and valuing diversity.
Developed in collaboration with Outward Bound. Activities focus on geography, self esteem, physical fitness, first aid, safety and biking.
Plan sports or physical activities to get fit and have fun in 2001.
Activities to increase international awareness. Booklet available at council or through your service unit.
Girls complete activities about North Carolina and then take a visit to the state capital in Raleigh. Patch from Pines of the Carolinas.
Sponsored by the Partnership for Trust in Government, the program is designed to help scouts learn how the government works.
American Red Cross program designed to teach water safety. It is a "dry land" activity with workbooks, color sheets, and facilitator tips. A copy of the workbook is available from the Service Unit.
Helps girls to think critically about the media.
Activities to encourage family participation in Girl Scouting.
Activities to encourage fathers to particiapte with a Girl Scout troop.
Increases the knowledge of Girl Scouts on a variety of Nursing Career opportunities.
In order to earn the Tennis Patch, Girl Scouts must complete several criteria including participating in the USA Tennis 1-2-3 and USA Team Tennis programs. If your Girl Scout troop is interested in finding out more information about the North Carolina Girl Scout Tennis Patch, please call Mary Lloyd Barbera, Community Program Developer for the NCTA at (336) 852-8577. The patches are available for $1.50 each and order forms are available from Council. USA Tennis shows how to play the game and learn more about tennis. (Patch available from USA Tennis)
Activities to do before, during and after a trip to the NC Zoo. Zoo admittance is free for those working on this patch.
Visit Old Salem and learn about the life of the early Moravian settlers.
Patch program to learn how government works.
Participation in sewing activities.
Learn the meaning of Philanthropy and find examples of how giving has changed lives in our communities.
Helps build stronger troop programs through diversified and quality activities. Deadline for submission of paperwork is April 30th.
Complete activities that teach about diversity and the acceptance of others.
This badge can be earned through undertaking a number of activities which will be aimed at the complete age range within Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting. The activities will form a Challenge pack which will address aspects of HIV/AIDS awareness.
Last updated, October 26, 2001.