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This page will give you ideas for troop activities and some fun things to do!! If you are a girl and you would like to participate in an event, please contact your Junior leader! Where do you place patches & pins? download Junior GS Insignia Are you ready to earn your Bronze Award? Find out by downloading the manual & report forms here: download Bronze Award Manual download Bronze Award report forms Earn the NEW Junior Horseback Riding Badge! download Horseback Riding Badge Wade into boating at Core Creek Park! Core Creek Boat Rental is open from the first Saturday in May until mid-October. Adults may rent watercraft for a nominal fee any open day and life jackets are included (and MUST be worn). An experienced adult should be on the water with you at all times, whether you are in a rowboat, canoe or kayak. And you should get thorough instructions before you leave the dock! Check Safety Activity Checkpoints for more Girl Scout info. For questions about the boat rentals, call 215-757-1225 or go to buckscounty.org. Fencing could be the sport for you! Find out at the Bucks County Academy of Fencing! They will run a 2 hour group class for Girl Scouts, where you are introduced to fencing and even get to try it yourself! For more information go to bcaf.com. DUDE!! Want to go to a dude ranch? You can head up to the Catskills in New York to Pine Grove Dude Ranch (pinegrove-ranch.com) or to Rocking Horse Ranch (rockinghorseranch.com). Or you can visit the oldest working ranch on the east coast right up in the Poconos! Check out Malibu Dude Ranch at malibududeranch.com. Did you have fun boating at Core Creek? Maybe you're ready for whitewater rafting! Pocono Whitewater offers rafting trips without the campground included. Check them out at poconowhitewater.com. Where can you have fun and eat all things chocolate? Hershey Park of course!! Hershey Park Campground holds a Girl Scout camporee every June, plus they offer a camping/park package during the park operating season May - September. Get more details at HersheyPark.com (click on Groups, then Scouts). Silver Lake Nature Center is ready to help you earn badges! They have workshops ready for the Flowers, Gardening, and Animal Habitat badges. Contact PattiAnn Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-785-1177 ext. 12 to set up a workshop for your troop! Are you looking for a fun way to earn your Digital Photography badge? Contact Lilly Scheetz about scheduling a photography workshop just for your troop! She's a self-made woman, owner of her own professional photography business, and she loves working with Girl Scouts! Find out more at lmsphoto.smugmug.com!! Do you want to earn your Playing the Past or Social Butterfly badge? Do it at Historic Fallsington! For only $5 per girl, you can earn the entire badge in one session! To schedule a workshop for your troop, call Ms. Erica at 215-295-6567. The Academy of Natural Sciences has a new Shell badge for Juniors to earn! Find out more at ansp.org/scouting! How would you like to tour a real battleship? The Battleship New Jersey on the Camden waterfront has several tours and even sleepovers! Find out more at battleshipnewjersey.org.
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