Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Rainbow. All bridging patches, no matter what level, are embroidered with a rainbow.
|Girl Scouts who are registered individually and not part of a troop or group are called what?||Girl Scouts USA
|What blue pin representing the Worldwide Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is worn on the left side of the vest?||Girl Scouts USA
World Trefoil pin. The World Trefoil pin is worn by all Girl Scouts above the Girl Scout USA pin.
|What U.S. holiday is celebrated the same day as the founder of Girl Scouts birthday?||Girl Scouts USA
Halloween. Juliette Low was born October, 31, 1860.
'Daisy'. She was nicknamed 'Daisy' as a baby and that was the name she went by with family and friends.
Sign of the Star, Sign of the Rainbow, Sign of the Sun, Sign of the World. The Sign of the Star used to be called Sign of the Satellite.
|On what date each year do Girl Scouts celebrate Thinking Day?||Girl Scouts USA
February 22. Thinking Day is a day Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world learn about another country and scouting or guiding in that country, their language, customs, food, etc.
Gold Award. The Girl Scout Gold Award is given to a Senior Girl Scout who has planned out and implemented a lengthy project usually centered on community service.
|What is the name of the triangle shaped recognitions Brownie Girl Scouts can earn?||Girl Scouts USA
green. Kelly green is the color of the Junior uniform. It's the color most people associate with Girl Scouts.
|How many fingers does a girl hold up when saying the Girl Scout Promise?||Girl Scouts USA
3. She would hold up three fingers for the three parts of the promise. 'On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law.'
|What year was the first Girl Scout troop chartered, at which time they were still known as Girl Guides?||Girl Scouts USA
1912. Juliette Low chartered the first troop on March 12, 1912.
'Be Prepared'. The Girl Scouts have the same motto as the Boy Scouts. 'Do Your Best' is the Cub Scout motto.
Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador.
Juliette Low. Juliette Low was 52 years old when she started Girl Scouts. Today there are around 3 million Girl Scouts in the United States.
|Every February or March the boys make their own cars out of a block of wood and paint them to race. What is this race called?||USA Cub Scouts
Pinewood derby. This is something fun and a little competitive for the boys to do. The race involves small cars made of pinewood and painted by the individual scout.
|The Cub Scouts do an annual sale, like Girl Scouts do with cookies. What do the Cub Scouts sell?||USA Cub Scouts
popcorn. This is an annual fund raising for the boys and the council.
Hold right hand with the same two fingers as the Cub Scout sign touching your right eyebrow. The salute is a way to show respect and honor for the Cub Scout troop and the flag ceremony.
|There is a ritual in Cub Scouts. You hold out your right hand to shake hands, put your first two fingers along the inside of the other boy's wrist. What is this called?||USA Cub Scouts
Cub Scout handshake. The symbolism of this shake is that the boys will help and obey the law of their pack.
We'll be loyal scouts. Being loyal means you will keep the Cub Scout promise. Cub Scout Webelos used to stand for Wolf, Bear, Lion, Scout--the four stages to becoming a Boy Scout up until the sixties.
|I, (name), promise to do my best to do my duty to God and my country, To help other people, and to obey the Law of the Pack. What is this called. This is called the Cub Scout _____ ?
||USA Cub Scouts
promise. The four cores to this are: God, country, help, and obey.
Do your best. These boys do a lot of activites and achievements for the first time. It isn't about who does the greatest or who wins. It is about doing the best within your ability. As long as you do your best, then that is all you can do.
Search, discover, share. This teaches the boys to search the surroundings, discover things, and share what they find.
|There are two colors that represent Cub Scouts. What are they?||USA Cub Scouts
blue and gold. The blue stands for truth, spirituality and the sky above. The gold stands for warm sunlight, good cheer, and happiness.
Bobcat. All Cub Scouts earn the Bobcat badge before obtaining their next rank. The Bobcat badge requirements are basic memorization, and usually they are earned quickly.
1910. William D. Boyce brought Scouting to America in 1910, after being helped on a foggy London street by a British Scout the year before, as the legend goes. Lord Baden Powell founded Scouting in Great Britain in 1907.
Juniors. All levels are Girl Scouts but, most people only think the Junior is a Girl Scout because the green uniform has become so famous. A Daisy will wear a blue smock. Brownies wear brown either a sash or vest and Cadette/Seniors will wear a sash or vest in tan.
Kindergarten. When in Kindergarten a girl will become a Daisy. Fourth grade is generally the first year for Juniors and seventh grade for Cadettes.
Triangle. The Junior badges are round. Interest Projects for Cadettes and Seniors are oval. The Daisy will earn a petal for each line of the law and the center for the promise. Brownie Try-Its are triangle in shape.
|Where can you technically find 'Girl Scouts' as opposed to 'Girl Guides'?||Girl Scouts (U.S.)
Both United States and Military bases housing American families. Girl Scouts is only found in the United States and on their military bases. Everyone else is a Girl Guide as originally named by Lord Baden and Agnes Powell.
girls and adults only. While a boy cannot be in Girl Scouts a male may be a leader as long as he has a female co-leader and is not left alone with the girls.