Presidential Medal of Freedom
On April 26, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, recognizes individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors".
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Skill Building Badge: Science of Happiness
In this badge, you are the test subject and your life is your laboratory. You'll find out how scientists measure happiness, and you'll put their results into action. You'll also get to perform a happiness experiment on your friends or family - all with the goal of making your world a happier place.
The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting can help you learn about the science of happiness by following these 5 steps:
- Make yourself happier
- Think differently for happiness
- Get happy through others
- Do a helpful happiness experiment
- Create a happiness action plan
When you have earned this badge, you'll know how to use the science of happiness to make your world the happiest place on earth. Get started on your Science of Happiness badge today - refer to your Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for complete instructions and activities.
Dive in and learn all about the exciting sport of SCUBA! Girls will work with a certified scuba instructor to gain the basics in underwater diving. The best part, simulate a real dive in the Sport Chalet pool! Plus, have a blast playing underwater games and experimenting with underwater photography.
Cadette Learning Opportunities
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Dig This® Earth Day Celebration
On Earth Day, Sunday April 22, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada joined Dig This®, a heavy equipment playground in partnership with Par 3 Recycling, at a Community Wide Recycling Event. Local Girl Scouts attended and brought their recyclables totaling almost 500 pounds and earning Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada more than $100! Girls got a chance to touch a bulldozer and an excavator. Some of the teen girls even got to drive a bulldozer!
Now that May is here we begin our plans for the next Girl Scout year. Your eighth grade Cadettes will be bridging to the Senior level and your sixth and seventh graders will be continuing as second and third year Cadettes. Whether you're a new leader or returning be sure you have the right training for the new year.More learning opportunities available at girlscoutsnv.org.