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Brownie Bugs Badge Workshop

Date:
Sat Oct 20, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park Map
Category:
Camp and Outdoors
Level:
Grades 2-3
Region:
Marrero
 

Open to girls, grades 2 – 3 

The National Park Service and Girl Scouts of the USA have partnered to create the Girl Scout Ranger Program.  You can participate in the Girl Scout Ranger program through any Girl Scout activity at any national park—with your troop, at an event, or during a camping or travel experience. Girl Scouts can also work collaboratively with NPS employees and take part in educational programs, volunteer and service projects at any NPS site, such as participating in existing educational programs and service projects (Ranger-guided interpretive tours, Junior Ranger programs, Environmental education programs, Web Rangers).

Many national park sites have volunteer programs that can offer Girl Scouts an opportunity to assist in a variety of long-term or short-term service projects to improve and ensure protection of park resources and facilities. Girl Scouts are encouraged to take part in any sustainable organized project, agreed upon by the NPS, as an appropriate service opportunity that protects and preserves park resources.

Girl Scouts and their leaders should contact the park Volunteer Coordinator to select and develop these projects and activities.  After spending five hours at a park participating in activities, you will get a certificate from the National Park Service. Spending 10 hours, you will be awarded a Girl Scout Ranger patch! The Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Barataria Preserve have designed some great workshops and other opportunities to help our girls get started!  More information about the Girl Scout Ranger Program can be found at http://www.nps.gov/subjects/youthprograms/girlscoutranger.htm

 

Brownie Bugs Badge Workshop                        
Event Code:  BP9401
When:
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Where: Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, LA 70072
Fee: $3 per girl; fee covers registration and badge
Capacity: Maximum 45 girls each workshop.
Registration Instructions: You may register online for this activity through eBiz on our council website, or complete and return the GSLE Program Event Registration form and fees. Final confirmations will be emailed after registration is closed.
Registration Opens: Now Deadline: When maximum capacity is met or two weeks prior to each event.
Volunteer Coordinator: Kali Bunn at kali_bunn@nps.gov
Staff Support: Kevin Shipp at kshipp@gsle.org  or 504-733-8220, ext. 2243.
Notes: Badges will be provided at the completion of each workshop. Girls should dress in comfortable clothes. Girl Scout shirts are encouraged.