Service Opportunities

November and December are full of opportunities for our girls to give service back to the community and Make the World a Better Place!

November

Nov 9: Friends of Golden Pond is looking for high school students to help with a “Family Game Night“.

Nov 17: Cadette Troop 40435 will be hosting a Movie Day event at the UEC 12 in support of our Silver Project for Nittany Greyhounds.

December

Dec 1: The Junior Women’s Club is looking for Juniors and older Girl Scouts to help with their Elves’ Gift Shop.

Dec 2: Service Unit 416 will be decorating a tree for the Festival of Trees and needs ornaments. Please send your ornaments to the Dec 2nd Service Unit meeting.

Dec 15: Toys for Tots needs scout troops and youth groups to help wrap presents.

Ongoing

The Daisies from Troop 40170 are collecting crayons to recycle for the Crayon Initiative. If you would like to contribute crayons, please send them with your troop leader to the Service Unit meetings.

Troop 40170 wants your broken crayons!

This Month In State College

Troop 40418 Bronze Award – Centre Wildlife Care

The girls of Troop 40418 researched many organizations and thought about needs in their community.  They all have a love of animals and so decided to visit Centre Wildlife Care to learn more about the organization, and see how they could help the organization with their needs. Centre Wildlife Care cares for injured and sick local animals for the purpose of releasing them back into the wild. CWC said that a big way the girls could help was with bringing in donations. We also noticed that there were sugar gliders and other marsupials there that were huddled in fleece hanging pouches in their cages. Continue reading “Troop 40418 Bronze Award – Centre Wildlife Care”

Troop 40125 Bronze Award – Save the Bees

Our project focused on the importance of bees to our food supply and environment and took action to save bees by educating others and positively impacting bees’ habitat. The issue addressed was declining bee population, primarily due to loss of food/pollen supply and their habitat in general. Bees pollinate many fruits and other foods we eat, so they are critical to the overall health of our world. Continue reading “Troop 40125 Bronze Award – Save the Bees”