From friends playing in the park to countries competing against one another at the Olympics, games unite us all. And Girl Scouts have been inventing their own games since 1912! In this badge, you’ll experience this firsthand, by organizing teams and events for an exciting, do-it-yourself field day.
1. Team up and dress up
2. Host a historical game
3. Play a scientific game
4. Find fun in fiction
5. Stage your grand finale!
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to organize a field day filled with friends and fun.
Earned by Cadette Scouts. Download Additional Resources.
This badge is your chance to build friendships and community networks by leading a series of fun, inventive, and challenging games. Use your vision — of what’s surprising, fantastic, team-building, and most of all, fun!—to invent some unforgettable activities. Making games is about pushing boundaries of creativity and possibility. It’s not just about thinking outside the box, but getting rid of the box altogether. Enjoy exploring your imagination.
1. Break the ice
2. Imagine all the world’s a board
3. Create a physical challenge
4. Get puzzled
5. Make an ultra scavenger hunt
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll be able to design and organize games that will bring people together for creative and thoughtful fun.
Earned by Senior Scouts.
You can have fun without a computer, a deck of cards, or even a ball. Games are everywhere when you use your imagination to make them up! Try this badge, and you and your friends will never be bored again.
1. Try a scavenger hunt
2. Make up a mystery game
3. Create a party game
4. Change the rules
5. Invent a whole new sport
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to create new games and share them with others.
Earned by Brownie Scouts. Download Additional Resources.
Dream up a character: a girl or woman who lived in another time period. Maybe a poodle-skirt-wearing Girl Scout from the 1950s, a Wild West cowgirl, a medieval duchess, or a Japanese princess from long ago? You can be someone who really existed or a historical woman from your imagination. Give yourself a new name and get ready to live history!
1. Decide who you are
2. Create a costume
3. Experience daily life
4. Have some old-fashioned fun
5. Become your character
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how girls of the past lived, worked, and played.
Earned by Junior Scouts. Download Additional Resources.