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Activity Resource Library

Activity Resource Library

Hey, Girl Scout volunteers and caregivers - look no further for a library of  activities that will challenge, delight, and engage your girl! Browse activity sheets, outdoor and STEM projects, crafts and more. 

For more help planning meetings or meeting badge requirements, visit the Volunteer Toolkit

Activities by Type

Outdoor

Spring Seek-and-Find - The weather's warming up, and that means it's time to start exploring the outdoors again! Get a head start with this spring seek-and-find activity you can do in your backyard, outside your meeting place, a local park, or at camp!

Pollinator BINGO - Springtime brings beautiful blooms, which bring pollinators! See how many you can spot on this Pollinator BINGO sheet. 

Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt - Grab your camera and head outdoors! We're challenging you to find, and take a photo of, everything on this list! 

GSCB National Park Activity Printable - Print and take this brochure with you to your next visit to a National Park! How many brochures will you have when you've visited EVERY national park?!

GSCB State Park Activity Printable - Print and take this brochure with you to your next visit to a State Park! Perfect for Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend in September! 

A Brush of Nature - Ever find a paintbrush in your backyard? We have! Check out this outdoor art activity. 

Birding - Make your own set of binoculars for an awesome bird-watching experience!

Edible Campfire - We can't think of a better way to practice building campfire structures than with some sweet and salty treats!

Landscape Art - Here's a challenge: Create a colorful landscape portrait with no coloring utensils! There's plenty of beautiful colors to find in nature, head out and find some before starting this art project.

Mandala Art - Once you blow the seeds off a dandelion, it makes the perfect paintbrush! 

STEM

Bubble Art - Create beautiful art...with bubbles! Learn how soap, water and food coloring work together to create spectacular patterns.

Making Rain - Learn about the different types of clouds with this fun experiment.  

Pantomime - Can you and your troop communicate without words? Try it out!

Pipecleaner - Put your engineering skills to the test and create your own pipecleaner camp!

Amusement Park Design - Put your design skills to the test and make the next best 3D amusement park. 

Life Skills

Blueberry Ice Cream - 3 ingredient ice cream recipe? What could be better? Try it with your troop for a sweet treat. 

Feelings Hopscotch - Time to get outside and get in touch with your feelings!

Original Girl Scout Cookie Recipe - Connect with Girl Scouts of the past by recreating the original Girl Scout Cookie, using the recipe published in American Girl Magazine.  

Heart Map - Take inventory of the things you are grateful for in your life at this moment - big or small with this heart map activity. Come back to it as a mindfulness activity, or when you're feeling down.

Entrepreneurship

Girl Scout Cookie BINGO - The Girl Scout Cookie Program helps girls learn important entrepreneurial skills like Goal Setting, Decision Making, People Skills, Money Management and Business Ethics. Get your girls ready with a fun game of Girl Scout Cookie BINGO. BINGO Sheets | BINGO Cards

Solve the Case of the Missing Cookies - Prepare your girls for Cookie Booths with this fun challenge. Girls must practice booth skills like money management and booth etiquette in order to unlock clues to solve the mystery. Read the Introduction to your troop, then work together using the activity form.

Additional Money Earning Marketing Tips - Have a group of entrepreneurs on your hands? Follow the Money-Earning Guidelines and check out these tips to help you plan money-earning activities outside of the Cookie and Fall Product Programs. 

Cookie Box Bank - What's a fun, Girl Scout way to store your extra cash? A bank made out of a cookie box! Learn how with this activity.

Create Currency - What would money look like if you were the designer? How much would it be worth? Use our templates in this activity to create your own currency.

Philanthropist - Learn all about what it means to be a philanthropist and how to address issues you see in your community and the world. 

Wants vs. Needs - Ever had enough money for what you needed, but not for what you wanted? Get your own budget and decide what you'll spend with this fun activity.

 

Just for Fun

Design A Girl Scout Vest - Girls will tap into their inner fashion designer as they take this vest template and make a masterpiece! Try using different textiles and materials (paint, crayon, pom poms, glitter, ribbon, etc).

Elephant S.W.A.P.S. - S.W.A.P.S. are one of our favorite Girl Scout traditions! Make S.W.A.P.S. for other Girl Scouts and get some in return. Try out this adorable elephant S.W.A.P.!

Animal Word Search - Search up-and-down, side-to-side, and diagonally to find all of the words in this wild word search!

Animal Coloring Sheets - Five different animal coloring sheets for non-stop coloring fun!

Penguin Bookmark - Boring bookmarks, be gone! Save your place with this adorable, easy-to-make penguin pal!

   

Activities by Month

January - March

New Years Reflection Handout - Girls are encouraged to reflect on their memories and what they have learned in the past year, and think ahead to what they want to accomplish in the new year.

Girl Scout Cookie BINGO - Girl Scout Cookie Season is here! Get your girls ready with a fun game of Girl Scout Cookie BINGO. BINGO Sheets | BINGO Cards

World Trefoil Pin Game - In honor of World Thinking Day, remind your girls of the meaning of the World Trefoil Pin, an important piece of their Girl Scout uniform by playing this fun game. 

World Thinking Day BINGO - February 22nd is World Thinking Day - a day where Girl Scouts and Girl Guides all over the world celebrate their connection and sisterhood. Celebrate with your troop with a fun game of BINGO. BINGO Sheets | BINGO Cards

Black History Month: Girl Scouts' Legacy of Inclusivity - Discuss the impact of black girls and women on the Girl Scout Movement dating back to 1917. Discuss and sign the Girl Scouts Anti-Racism Pledge together. 

Solve the Case of the Missing Cookies - With Cookie Booths coming up, prepare your girls with this fun challenge. Girls must practice booth skills like money management and booth etiquette in order to unlock clues to solve the mystery. Read the Introduction to your troop, then work together using the activity form

Inspirational Women Worksheet - March is National Women's History Month! Challenge your Girl Scouts to find a woman throughout history, a volunteer, or another woman in their life that inspires them. 

Women's Suffrage Activity - 2020 marked 100 years of some women's right to vote. To celebrate Women's History Month, work on a suffrage activity with your Girl Scouts. Different opportunities by program level are available: Daisy | Brownie | Junior | Cadette | Senior | Ambassador

April - June

Spring Seek-and-Find - The weather's warming up, and that means it's time to start exploring the outdoors again! Get a head start with this spring seek-and-find activity you can do in your backyard, outside your meeting place, a local park, or at camp!

Pollinator BINGO - Springtime brings beautiful blooms, which bring pollinators! See how many you can spot on this Pollinator BINGO sheet. 

Bunny Hop Game - Print out these bunny footprints. Have girls color them in. Then, set up the prints around the room or outside. Play music while girls "hop" around like a bunny. Stop the music and call out a number - the girls must hop to that footprint and freeze until the music begins. Guaranteed giggly, high-energy fun!

Bunny Pokey - Sing and dance the popular "Hokey Pokey" together but substitute for bunny parts! 

Cookie Box Bank - What's a fun, Girl Scout way to store your extra cash? A bank made out of those leftover cookie boxes! Learn how with this activity.

July - September

Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt - Grab your camera and head outdoors! We're challenging you to find, and take a photo of, everything on this list! 

GSCB National Park Activity Printable - Print and take this brochure with you to your next visit to a National Park! How many brochures will you have when you've visited EVERY national park?!

GSCB State Park Activity Printable - Print and take this brochure with you to your next visit to a State Park! Perfect for Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend in September! 

Blueberry Ice Cream - 3 ingredient ice cream recipe? What could be better? Try it with your troop for a sweet treat that beats the summer heat. 

October - December

Founder's Day Fill-In Crossword Puzzle - Learn all about our amazing founder, Juliette Gordon Low by completing this puzzle just in time for her birthday/Founder's Day - October 31st!

Fall BINGO - What's your favorite thing about fall? Why do leaves change colors in the fall? Get your girls chatting about all the season holds with this fun Fall BINGO activity. BINGO Sheets | BINGO Cards

Veteran's Day Crossword Puzzle - Need a way to introduce Veteran's Day to your Girl Scouts? Start the conversation by challenging them to this crossword. 

Heart Map - November is often a time to reflect and remind ourselves what we are thankful for. Take inventory of the things you are grateful for in your life at this moment - big or small with this heart map activity. Come back to it as a mindfulness activity, or when you're feeling down.

   

Council-Own Badges & Patches

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council Own badges and patches are available through our Bay Shop (via our Liquidation sale), and will soon be available for purchase through the Girl Scout online store. 

 Camp Delmarva Patch - Coming Soon! Explore our GSCB Camp Properties with this fun patch set. 

  Clowning Around Badge Brownies - Ambassadors - Ever heard of Clown College? The Clowning Around Badge is the next best thing! Get silly, make others laugh, and have fun. 

Nursing Exploration Badge - Brownies - Ambassadors - Have you ever considered becoming a nurse? Do you like to take care of people? Learn about the field of nursing with this badge. 

Speaking in Sign Patch - Brownies - Ambassadors - Making connections is an important part of our lives. Take the first steps in learning American Sign Language with this patch. 

 Moon Mayhem Patch - All Levels - NEW for 2021-22! Complete a number of activities (varies by program level) to learn about the Full Moon for each month.

    -Special Opportunity: From October 1st, 2021 - September 30th,     2022, the Moon Mayhem patch will be available for free for Girl     Scouts who submit their completed form HERE. You may not     request patches in advance of completing the requirements.     After September 30th, 2022, this patch will be available for     purchase from the Girl Scout online store.  

    - Download a printable version of the Moon Mayhem patch     requirements.        

Retired Council Own Badges/Patches

The following patches/badges are discontinued. Remaining inventory is available through the Bay Shop Liquidation Sale (Quantities are limited and once they're gone, they're gone!).

   

Mystery Subscription Box

Want your activity to be surprise? Better yet - want it mailed directly to your girl? Purchase a Mystery Subscription Box for 1 month, 3 months, or 6 months and get a surprise patch or badge with activity instructions in your mailbox every month!

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Sneak Peek: You may see the following patches/badges included in your next mystery box!