Healthy, Be Fit
Below is a list of Junior Badges for Be Healthy, Be Fit.
Click to scroll to the requirements, resources, and field trips.
- Get Strong. Practice keeping fit for sports.
- Picture It. Create a scrapbook of adventure
- Kayak. Learn kayaking skills.
- Rope It. Go to a ropes course and learn
- Ride the Waves. Learn to windsurf or surf.
- Mountain Bike. Learn mountain biking skills.
- Impact Free. Learn the impact of sports on
- Adventure Obstacle Course. Create an obstacle
course for listed skills.
- Gear Up. Learn about the equipment for an
- Climb the Walls. Learn skills for a climbing
- Warm Up. Develop a warm-up and cool-down
- Juliette's Team. Learn about Juliette Lowe's
- Keeping Track. Learn to keep score in a court
- Practice, Practice, Practice. Choose a sports
skill to improve.
- Play Ball. Play court sport two days a week
for three weeks.
- Same Sport, Different Court. Learn about 3
surfaces tennis is played on.
- Tell It Like It Is! Watch a court sport and
write a story.
- World of Sports. Learn about a not-so-common
- Be a Role Model. Give a presentation as a
professional female athlete.
- A Winning Combination. Find places for sports
players with disabilities.
- Sun Sensations. Have a sun safety fashion
show with friends.
- The Sun Squad. Create sun squad to educate
people on sun health.
- Water Water Everywhere. Learn different ways
to conserve water.
- Goin' Fishing? Learn if fishing spots in your
area are clean.
- Get the Word Out. Make commercial to
encourage environmental health.
- Block the Spread of Lead Relay. Play listed
- Environmental Times. Create an environmental
- Smoke Free. Work on a smoke-out day for your
- Every Breath Counts. Learn how to reduce
environmental asthma triggers.
- Get the Lead Out. Find out about the dangers
- Warm Up. Learn and demonstrate a walk and
- Play Ball. Play a field sport at least six
- Pump It Up! Plan, make & play a tape
of 4 songs to prepare for a big game.
- Scores and Stats. Learn to and practice
- Feet and Cleats. Compare footwear for 3
different field sports.
- The Right Stuff.Learn about equipment for a
- Drink Plenty of Liquids. Try to drink 6 - 8
cups of water/day for 3 days.
- Work It, Girl! Interview a women with a
- Team Up to Win! For a week, work on being a
better team player.
- Be a Fan. Design a trading card for a female
athlete you admire.
- Track It. Record everything you eat for one
- Keeping It Balanced. Create a healthy pyramid.
- Create a Food Advertisement. Design an ad for
a healthy food.
- Understand Food Labels. Create chart to track
3items on food labels.
- Messages. In what ways do commercials teach
good or poor eating habits.
- It's All About Choice. Make game about
- Balanced Lunch? Compare school lunch menu to
food pyramid for 1 week.
- End Hunger. Do service project to help fight
- Speak Your Mind. Write a letter to the US
President about hunger.
- Scavenger Hunt. Look for food providing most
- A Little Each Day. Come up with 7 ways to be
more fit. Do one.
- Chart the Race. Make chart. For 3 weeks.
troop do physical activities.
- Warm Up. Create a warm-up routine for your
- Cool Down. Create a cool-down routine for you
- S-t-r-e-t-c-h. Demonstrate three stretches.
- Get Moving. For 2 weeks, do aerobic exercise
3 to 5 times a week.
- Know No Obstacles. Teach an international
game to younger girls.
- Strengthen Up. For 2-3 weeks, do
- If the Shoe Fits, Wear It! Do shoe activity.
- Fancy Footwork. Do the watermark test.
- Healthy Bones. Find 7 diff. calcium-rich
foods. Eat one at each meal for a week.
- Strong Bones. For a week, do weight-bearing
activity for 30 min/day.
- Talk to Me. Find out about eating disorders.
- Tell Me What You Think. Survey friends about
- Getting the Message Out. Do healthy habits
- Preventable or Inevitable? Learn healthy ways
to prevent illness.
- Ways to Help. Pick a health issue and
participate in an awareness event.
- Get Well Soon. Visit or write to person in
hospital, nursing home or hospice.
- Keeping Track. Track progress toward a
healthier you for a month.
- Relay for Sun Safety. Try listed game to
learn protection from the sun.
- Sincerely, Your Body. Write a letter to
yourself from your body.
- Healthy Steps. Learn about healthy and
- Sleepy Head. Learn what happens to your body
with and w/o sleep.
- Germ Busters. Do hand washing activity.
- Eating on the Run. Look thru JGHB and try
healthy snack recipes.
- Don't Explode. Do group activity to learn
- Stress Relief. Read about stress mgmt in JGHB
and try one.
- Mirror Mirror. Make mirror and do activity.
- Take Care of Your Teeth. Learn tips on proper
way to brush & floss.
- Check Out Healthy. Make poster about regular
- Stretch It Out. Create 5 min. warm-up
- Practice Makes Perfect. Practice 3 skills for
hour/week for 3 weeks.
- Play Time. Participate in a sport. Discover 2
ways to improve your play.
- Try Something New. Try a new sport for at
least six sessions.
- Safety First. Learn to treat two basic
- See and Tell. Compare media articles on male
and female players.
- You Go Girl! Write and demonstrate a cheer.
- HerStory of Sport. Trace the role of women in
a sport's history.
- Spread the Word. Work to supply sports equip.
to people who need it.
- Sport Search. Find out about two sports that
are new to you.
- Create a Personal Stress Kit.
- Stress Less Writing. Start a stress less
- What Are You Feeling? Keep a feelings diary
for a day.
- Do for Others. Help someone with a project or
- Move That Stress Away. Make list of 10
actions to reduce stress. Do one.
- Listen to Music. Learn what music you and
your friends find soothing.
- Pass It On. Learn stress reduction techniques
- Read and Relax. Make a list of especially
- One at a Time. Learn about time management.
- Practice Elevator Breathing. Practice
- *Three stretching activities.
- Personal walk program for one month.
- Compare different walking shoes brands.
- Prepare simple first aid kit.
- Well balanced snack for extended walk.
- *On walk use map to arrive in new destination.
- Project to clean up walk trail.
- List interesting places within a two mile
- Organized groups in community.
- Show how to dress for the weather.
- Material girl! Which fabrics will keep you
warm and dry?
- Get Ready for Skiing. Prepare for skiing.
- On the Slopes. Learn to downhill ski and ski
- Distance Traveling. Learn to cross-country
- In-Line Skating. Learn it safely.
- Don't Forget Your Sled! Plan a sledding
outing with a group.
- First Aid for Cold. Learn how to recognize
and treat winter health hazards.
- The Winter Olympics. Find out about a sport.
- Balance, Coordination, and Agility. Practice
- Ice Hockey Anyone? Learn basics of ice hockey
and become player.
Below is a list of Junior Badges for Let's
Click to scroll to the requirements, resources and field
- * Make a Plan. Help plan a two night
- *Safety First. Do listed safety activities.
- Walk Softly. Learn and practice leave no
- Dress Right. Develop list of group &
personal camping supplies. Help pack.
- Fueling and Cleaning Up. Plan meals. Cook
meal. Learn clean up.
- Challenge Yourself. Learn a new outdoor skill.
- Pitching In. Before you go, make a schedule
and kaper chart.
- Natural World. Plan outdoor activity to learn
about natural surroundings.
- The Outdoors at Night. Do night time activity.
- Learning from Experience. After trip, make
list of camping tips to share.
- *Be an Ecologist: Your study Area. Mark and
- Traveling Through Time. Draw what you might
see for two sites.
- Identify That Tree. Learn to identify 10 tree
species. Describe ecosystem.
- Reading the Rings. Find and study tree stump
with growth rings.
- Eco-Games. Play game that shows dependence of
plants & animals.
- Saving Animals and Plants. Visit and learn
about zoo or game preserve.
- Adapt or Parish. Learn how plants or animals
have adapted to survive.
- Plants and People. Learn about 5 diff. plants
native to your area.
- Observing Change. Find how animals or plants
change over time.
- Earth as an Ecosystem. Study one of listed
- Green Team. Start eco-action club. Meet at
least for two weeks.
- Plant a Tree. Take part in a tree-planting
- Every Drop Counts. Do something to conserve
- What's Watt. Determine your wattage usage for
- Start the Presses! Publish newspaper covering
- Trashy Art. Make work of art using stuff you
would normally throw away.
- Paper Rules! Create advertising campaign to
encourage less plastic use.
- Clean and Healthy. Do an Earth-friendly
- You Auto Know. Learn what and how auto
emissions are monitored.
- Women's Work. Learn about a woman who
championed the environment.
- Know Your Maps. Be able to explain 3 diff.
types of maps.
- North, South, East, West. Show you know how
to use a compass.
- How Long and How Far. Use map to determine
time to specific place.
- Walk the Distance. Estimate time to walk
distance and try it.
- Map Maker. Draw map of a route with a legend
- Map of the Place. Draw map to scale of a
- Make a Model. Make 3 dimensional model.
- Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass. Use
sun, stars and nature.
- Trail Signs Traffic. Use trail signs to set
up a mini-trail for others to follow.
- Bus and Train Maps. Learn to use bus or train
maps. Try your route.
- Dress Cool. Hold fashion show to demonstrate
dressing for winter.
- Snow Sculptures. Make snow sculptures.
- Flaky Fun. Examine snowflakes. Make six
- Snow Painting. Do listed activity.
- Serious Fun. Learn about hypothermia and
frostbite. Teach younger girls.
- Snow Detective. Find 3 diff. animals tracks
in snow and figure out animal.
- Snow Travel Savvy. Prepare snow-storm
emergency kit for car.
- Ice Safety. Do an ice safety and ice rescue
- Be a Sport. Learn and practice a new winter
sport for two to three weeks.
- Natural Insulation. Prove animal fat can
insulate by doing activity.
- *Safety First. Discuss the safety list for
each hike you plan to take.
- Comfort and the Right Stuff. Demonstrate
dressing and packing for hike.
- Know Your First Aid. Demonstrate first aid
for common hiking problems.
- Give Back to the Sport. Organize or help with
trail building or maintenance project.
- A Different Kind of Walk. Use compass and map.
- Mark Forward. Take part in a Volksmarch.
- Be an Explorer. Explore an unknown territory.
- Hiking Is Worldwide. Use Internet or library
to explore listed trail.
- Share the Fun. Find way to share fun of
hiking with others.
- *Happy Trails to You. Plan and go on 2
all-day or 1 overnight hike(s).
- On the Trail. Find out about riding horses in
- Caring for Horses. Visit a stable. Learn
about caring for horses.
- Fashion and Function. Show correct and safe
clothing for horse activities.
- Horses Through History. Illustrated booklet
on history and development of horse.
- Song of the Horse. Listen to cowboy ballads
& teach one to troop.
- Make a Career of Riding. Explore 3 careers
associated with horses.
- Ease with Equipment. Learn about parts of a
saddle and bridle.
- Horse Tales. Learn about famous horses. Tell
story to a group.
- Horse Stories. Read one or more books about
- Showing Off. Attend a horsemanship event at
- Get Ready to Ride. Saddle and bridle horse by
- Equipment Expert. Learn about different
equip. Teach someone.
- In Good Form. Show you can do listed in good
- Clips, combs, and More. Learn to safely use
tools for grooming a horse.
- Ride On. Plan and take part in one of listed
- Horses, Safety, and You. Explain safety
regulations for riding & horse etiquette.
- Horse Anatomy. Name principal parts of a
horse. Learn disease prevention.
- New Skills. Work with instructor to learn
& practice 2 new skills.
- Perfect Your Form. Take riding lessons to
learn basics of riding.
- See for Yourself. Take trip to horse show. If
possible, enter it.
- Bon Appetit! With group, plan, prepare, and
serve an outdoor meal.
- Bean There, Done That. Find 3 recipes
w/beans, rice or potatoes. Cook one.
- Cook It. Learn how to use at least two listed
- Don't Let the Fire Go Out. Maintain cookfire
in windy or wet weather.
- Cooking On a Camp Stove. Use backpacker's or
camp stove safely.
- Keep It Clean. Lead role in cleanup process.
- No Cooking Tonight. prepare high energy
dinner w/o cooking or refrigeration.
- Mix It Up. Make and package dry mix for
- All Dried Up. Sun-dry or oven-dry food for
- Test the Waters. Show ability to purify water.
- Many Ways to Be Creative. Create artwork with
nature as inspiration.
- It's Famous. Study famous work inspired by
- Nature in Three Lines. Try writing a haiku.
- Capture a Piece of Nature. Press flowers.
- Celebrate Nature. Plan a creative outdoor
- Your Own Garden. Plant a garden of your own.
- A Garden Tour. Tour community, botanical or
- A Girl Scout's Own. Plan an out Scout's Own
- Starry, Starry Night. Participate in a night
watch when on a campout..
- Diversity in Nature. Create two works about
two different outdoor spots.
In The City
- *Get Going. Plan and carry out two outings.
Make list of equipment.
- Outdoor Emergencies. Pick 3 emergencies and
role-play what to do.
- Eating Out. Plan, buy, pack, carry, prepare
and serve meal for 2 outings.
- Build a Fire. Build basic fire, prepare food,
put it out. Leave no trace.
- A First Aid Kit. Plan and make first-aid-kit.
Demonstrate how to use it.
- Protect the Environment. Dispose of waste w/o
damage. Sanitize dishes.
- Sing Around the Campfire. Plan songs, games
- Tied Up in Knots. Demonstrate square knot.
Learn another knot.
- Clean Up. Unpack, clean and store your groups
- Looking Ahead. Plan next trip outdoors. Make
- What Can You Do? Find out 3 outdoor
activities in your city.
- Safety on Wheels. Organize safety clinic.
- Urban Wildlife. Find what animals are in your
city & where they live.
- Do You Double-Dutch? Learn to play one of
listed outdoor games.
- Group Walk. Plan a guided walk for a group.
- Cook with City Sun. Make sun tea and sun jam.
- Urban Art. Create piece of art reflecting
your feelings about outdoor spot.
- Tackle a Community Service Project.
- A City Garden. Get involved in a city garden.
- Kites and Frisbees. Invite expert to speak to
- Plants Here, There, and Everywhere. Play
- Garden Gifts. Grow your own greenery.
- Creative Teacher. Teach an animal a trick or
- Wild Relatives. Learn how pets differ from
- Creature Clusters. Create you own animal
groupings and explain.
- Veggie Voyagers. Prepare dishes with fruits
& veg. from other countries.
- Seed Art. Make work of art with 2 kinds of
seeds people eat.
- Living Sculpture. Create plant sculpture
- What a Pest! Learn about 1 plant & 1
animal considered pests.
- Go on Safari. Go on a world wildlife safari
- *Staying Afloat. Select, use, and care for
PFD. Do listed activities.
- All Hands on Deck. Talk about what to do if 3
of listed things happen.
- From Bow to Stern. Learn nautical terms.
Identify 3 types of water craft.
- Permission to Board. Show you can trim craft.
- Shove Off. Show you can handle small craft
- Hoist the Sails! Show that you can handle a
- Full Speed Ahead! In boat w/motor,
demonstrate listed skills.
- Thar She Blows! Show you practice rules of
- Red Sky in the Morning, Sailors Take Warning.
Show how to check weather.
- Swab the Deck! Do at least 3 things to keep
- *Know Water Safety. Demonstrate listed safety
- My Buddy and Me. Create and practice a buddy
- Like a Fish. Learn to snorkel.
- Go Swim! Demonstrate listed swimming
- Helpful Swimmer. Help swimmer with cramp,
hypothermia, sunburn or tired.
- Check It off. Make water safety checklist.
- Underwater Swimmer.
- Diver. Perform two different dives.
- Going for the Gold! Get involved in a
- Water Moves. Imitate animals actions in a
- *Safety First.
- Picture It. Do 3 or more activities.
- A Balancing Act. Learn about boat trim.
- Get in the Swim of Things.
- Water Games. Make up and play game using
- A Sailor's Life.
- Precious Water. Brainstorm ways to conserve
- Look Closely. Take discovery trip to water
- Let the Games Begin. Attend a water event.
- Jobs on the Water. Tour place where people
have fun on the water.
- Attend water event.
- Tour place of water fun.Talk to employee job.
- Wildlife Symbol Party.
- It's All in the Details. Draw or take
pictures of plant or animal.
- Creature Feature. Learn about beaks.
- We Are Family. Learn about two wildlife
- Touch-Me-Not! Poisonous plants and animals.
- Staying Alive. Learn about 2 endangered plans
or animals in your region.
- Take a Closer Look. Use 2 tools to see plant
or animal up close.
- Animal Watcher.
- Nature's Remedies. Find healthful properties
of 3 plants.
- How Was Your Day? Observe wild animal.
- What Would I Need If ... Learn about outdoor
- Pack It Up. Plan trip to imaginary site.
- What Does Minimal Impact Mean?
- To Protect the Environment. Brainstorm list.
- An Outdoor Hobby. Learn about an outdoor
activity from expert.
- Classifying Outdoor Objects: the Artist and
- An Outdoor Career.
- What Do You See?
- Take a Nature Hike!
- Outdoor Fun and Games. Plan games day with
prizes and snacks.
Below is a list of Junior Badges for Create and Invent.
Click to scroll to the requirements, resources and field trips
- Building Tour.
- Making Their Mark. Learn about well-known
- Down to Scale. Make plan of a room to scale.
- Conserving Energy. What kinds of laws exist?
- Nature's Design. Design a garden.
- Making Your Mark. Participate in a project in
- Architecture Around the World.
- Idea File. Make one.
- From Airports to Zoos. Brainstorm list of
buildings to design.
- House of Sticks. Create structure out of
in the Home
- In the Fold. Make an origami paper crane. Use
- Mold It. Mold clay or other modeling material.
- Past Masters. Try to copy a famous sculpture.
- Negatives Are Positives. Create abstract
- Carve It. With help, make a wood carving.
- All Around the Town. Find 5 examples of 3
- Art That's Me. Create piece of 3-D art
representing your heritage.
- Art As Therapy.
- It's Mobile. Learn about and make mobile.
- Wire It. Create 3-D design with wire.
- Make something with paper mache.
- Art in Style. Collection of pictures.
- Measure Up. Draw room in scale and decorate
- Create a Dream Room.Room box using samples.
- A Dried Gourd Decoration.
- Say It with Flowers. Visit store. Make floral
arrangement or centerpiece.
- Home Arts: Home Business.
- Budget for the Future. Visit store. Pick
furnishings and list prices.
- Design Your Own Room. Make two plans --
limited & unlimited budgets.
- Holiday Decor. Make holiday decoration.
- Accent on Beauty. Create something to make
- Fashion Through the Ages.
- Fashion Friendship.
- Fashions From Afar. Create poster of
traditional dress from 3 continents.
- Show Your Flair. Fashion show of original
- Pattern Maker. Make fabric design and display.
- Fashion Add-ons. Create clothing accessory.
- Sell Fashion. Explore careers or hobbies in
- Doll Clothes. Give dolls fashion tune-up.
- The Old Is New Again. Study jewelry from
- Decorate Your Wears. Dress up garment with
decorative item. Model it.
- It's a Wide World. Read two stories from
other cultures. Share.
- Picture This! Do activities with picture
- Be a Tape Worm! Make audiotape for someone
who cannot read.
- Be a Reading Helper.
- The Living Past. Read about past life in the
- Read and Review. Read review and book and
decide if review is right.
- How To? Read On! Become expert by reading
about subject. Share.
- Build a Library. Deliver books or make
- Books for Life. Learn about careers for
people who like boos.
- Your Library's Treasures.
- Camera Shop. Three diff. cameras, three diff.
- Portraits. Take different pictures of friend
- Be a Sports Photographer.
- Landscape. Take at least 5 pictures focusing
on the environment.
- The Basics. Learn to use a video camera.
- Show Time. Enlarge and frame photo -OR- edit
and show video.
- Get Ready, Get Set. Learn to maintain and
clean your camera.
- Tell a Story.
- Screen Test.
- Getting It in Shape. Learn about video
- Make It with Clay. Practice two or more
- Coil Up! Make piece of potter using coil
- Handle with Care. Learn how to handle clay
- Time for Tiles. Decorate squares of clay.
- Fuel and Fire. Visit potter's studio. Learn
- Grin and Glaze It! Decorate bisqueware. Learn
- Bas-relief. Create bas-relief plaque.
- Dream Decorator. Look for modern examples of
ceramics for dream house.
- Pass on the Knowledge. Help younger girls
make and display pottery.
- Folk Pottery. Learn about 2 or 3 examples of
- Building Your Collection. Hobby questions.
- Share Your Collection with Others. Arrange,
display or mount collection.
- Meet Other Collectors. Find info about other
people who share your same hobby
- Be the Expert About Your Hobby.
- Organize a Hobby Fair.
- Organize Your Hobby.
- Go on a Treasure Hunt.
- Collect for the Community.
- Collecting Globally. Would your collection be
diff. if you lived somewhere else?
- Generation to Generation.
- The Chinese Tangram. Use a tangram to make at
least 5 diff. things.
- Change Directions. Change your routine for a
- Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Uses. Have
- Historical Insight. Find out about a famous
- Alternative Solutions.
- How Others Solve Problems.
- Local, National, and Global Problem Solving.
- Shipwrecked on an Island. Who & what
5 items would you choose?
- Coded Language. Invent your own coded
- Create a World. Design a society in 2040 on a
- Watch Their Moves.
- Moods and Moves. Use mood & movement
to portray a story.
- Step, Stamp, Stomp! Learn 3 basic tap dance
- Dance Watcher. Watch a dance performance.
- Dance Around the World. Explore the dance of
- Lines and Squares. Learn line or square
- Country and Western Dancing. Create a C
& W theme dance event.
- Belle of the Ball. Learn one classic ballroom
- Dance Through the Decades. Hold a theme night
or family dance night.
- Dance Party.
- Just for Practice. Use software to build,
design or map something.
- All Things Digital. Learn about things that
have computer chips in them.
- Find the Inventions. Do activity from the
- Outdoors Technology. Find examples of
technology in sports activities.
- Technology to Wear. Visit artisan who makes
useable or wearable art.
- The Inner Workings.
- Tools to Make Life Easier.Compare items to
their simpler counterparts.
- Recycling Technology.
- The Future Is Here. Investigate a new
- Then and Now. How has technology changed the
way things are done?
- Handmade Especially for You. Make a gift for
- The Right fit. Hobby questions.
- Learning a Doing Hobby. Practice. Teach
- Hobbies in the Past. Learn history of hobby.
- Your Hobby: A Possible Career.
- Do Your Hobby with Others.
- What in the World Are You Doing? Hobby in
- Give Back. Do something for your community.
- Hobby Together. Find out about clubs
promoting your hobby.
- Find a New One.
- Media Savvy. Make picture with 3 different
- Primary--Secondary. learn primary and
- No Brushes. Try two diff. painting techniques
- What's Your Line? Two pictures showing diff.
uses of lines.
- In Shape. Pictures using shapes for objects.
- Shades of Color. Two pictures using many
shades of one color.
- It's How You Look at It. Draw picture using
- On the Wall. Make a troop mural.
- On Your Own. Create art gallery or art show.
- Women Who Paint. Learn about a woman artist.
- Family Portrait. Draw or paint family picture
or photo story
- A Picture Tells a Thousand Thoughts. Examine
- Tell a Story. Practice art of story telling.
- Fancy Feet. Learn a folk dance. Teach steps.
- Traditional Art. Learn art traditional for
girls 75 years or more ago.
- What Toys Tell Us. Learn about old toys.
- Folk Arts Around the Globe. Do folk art
- A Feast of Folk Crafts. Work on large
project with group.
- Fresh and Original. Create a new folk art
- Time Travel. Visit place where items used in
the past are on display.
- Jewelry from Everyday Objects.
- Jewelry from Other Lands. Study jewelry form
four diff. cultures.
- Jewelers' Skills. Learn jewelry-making
- Take a Tour. Visit exhibit of jewelry.
- Something Natural. Make piece of jewelry from
- Triple Up. Make jewelry of at lead 3
- Store Your Gems. Make jewelry box.
- True Gemstones. Learn about stones or
minerals used for jewelry.
- Get the Message? Symbolism in jewelry.
- Choose Your Craft. Ask questions about hobby
and discuss with others.
- Practice Your Craft. Make at least 3 examples.
- Re-Craft. Use new material.
- Where and When. Look at global and historical
- Make a Recycled Craft.
- Make a Craft with a Nature Theme.
- An Honor. Write description for museum.
- Your Own Gift Wrap.
- Crafty Cash. Learn about craft business.
- Safe Crafts. Make Craft Safety Checklist.
- Math Hunt. Different examples of math used
- Your Numbers Are ... Measure yourself 5 ways.
Convert to metric.
- Shape Up. Look for geometric shapes.
- Calculate Your Flight Time.
- Make It Count. Calculation contest.
- Make a Math Puzzle.
- Predictions. Compare predictions with results.
- Make Your Own Code.
- Scale It. Create a scale model.
- Just the Stats. Find examples of math in
- Call for Help. What to do for emergencies.
- It's Electric! Do at least 3 listed
- Flash. Learn to change battery and bulb of
- Fix a Faucet. Learn to replace a washer.
- A Simple Fix-It. Learn inner workings of the
- Conserve Energy.
- Hank It Up. Demonstrate hanging item on wall.
- Out and About the Home. With assistance, do
- Repairs Withing Your Community.
- Read All About It. Use operating instructions
- Rubbed the Right Way. Make 3 different
- Stamp Designs. Make your own stamp.
- Nature's Prints. Make print with natural
- Stencil Fun. Create a design and cut stencil
- Silk Screening. Make silk screening print.
- Graphic Design. Use graphic design software.
- Eye For Design. Make stationery, cards or
- Help By Design. Use print-making skills in a
- Decorating with Prints. Mat and frame one of
- Book Design. Design page of a book.
- A Maze with a Theme. Design your own maze.
- Crossword Puzzler. Make a crossword puzzle.
- Do You See It? Learn about optical illusions.
- Picaria. Learn to play it.
- It's in the Cards. Learn and perform 3 card
- It's Magic. Learn three magic tricks.
- The Game of Nim. Play it several times.
- Scramble. Make a word scramble with 5 - 10
- Word Search. Make up a word search.
- One Dollar Words. Play described word game.
- Hands Down. Learn hand sewing.
- A Stitch in Time. Explore machine sewing.
- Foot Fun. Decorate your socks.
- Program It. Learn to program a design on the
- Pick a Pattern. Pick a pattern from a pattern
- A Perfect Fit. Determine you size for pattern
- Sew for Service. Make something for people in
- Hospital Helpers. Make cancer caps for
children who lost their hair.
- Find the Fabric. Learn about fabrics.
- Sew a Puppet.
- Make a Mask.
- Character Traits. Read a play and study a
- Character Charades.
- Mirror Mimic. Try to mirror mimic with
- How You Say It. Practice expressing with
- Mix It Up, Make It Up. Make your own costumes
- The Changing Faces in Theater. Learn about
- Belt It Out. Make sure you're loud enough to
- Theater Around the World. Learn about theater
in another part of the world.
- See It Live! Attend a performance.
- It's Your Design. Create toy of your own
- Toys Around the World. Toys in other
countries. Create one.
- Toys Through History. History of toys. Create
- Make a Doll House.
- Make a Board Game.
- Challenge the Imagination. Create a
brainteaser game, toy or puzzle.
- Design an Educational Game.
- Toy Safety. Research it and share your
- Toy Recycling.
- Trash It! Make a toy from trash.
All About It
- Color Wise. Find out about primary and
secondary colors. Make picture.
- Color Your Mood. Use color to create a
picture that shows emotion.
- Black and White. Make design or picture using
only black & white.
- One Color, Many Shades. Make picture with
shades of one color.
- Still Life. Trace variety of objects for
- Art Bridges. Learn about art in other
- Design It. Look for design in everyday
- On the Move. Draw or paint something in
- Tour It. Visit place to see many types of
- Put It in Perspective. Draw picture using
and Fabric Arts
- Write from the Start. Start your own writer's
notebook for a week.
- Story Starters. Create 3 different story
- Memoirs Are Memories. Try writing a memoir.
- How to How-To. Write instructions that tell
how to do something.
- True Fiction. Write your own fictional story.
- Group Writing for Laughs. With a group, write
a fun story.
- Play It Out! Write a short play and perform
- Author! Author! Try to talk to writers in
- A Pocket Full of Poems. Learn 3 types of
poetry and write a poem.
- Good News. Write a news article.
- Dye It. Use dyes or tints to decorate a small
- Weave On. Learn how to weave and do a
- Famous Fabric Masterpieces. Find examples of
fabric arts in museum.
- Knots. Learn how to make the listed knots.
- Knot Project. Make a simple macrame project.
- Knit On. Learn knitting basics and make small
- Crochet On. Learn crocheting basics and make
- A Stitch in Time. Learn to embroidery and
complete a project.
- Fabrics of the Past. Learn about fabric art
done by women in past.
- Fabrics 'Round the World. Find fabric arts
traditional to a country.
Below is a list of Junior Badges for Explore and
Click to scroll to the requirements, resources and field
- Paper Airplanes. Make and fly 3 different
designs for paper airplanes.
- Test Flight. Make simple glider and learn to
- Go Fly a Kit. Make and fly your own kite.
- Think Sky High. Visit place related to air
- Models Away. Watch and learn about model
- Shoot for the Stars. Watch a space launch
-OR- visit NASA's Web site.
- Contact! Talk to older people about air
travel before 1960.
- Space Flight Spinoffs. Explore science and
technology from space travel.
- Up, UP, and Away! Put on an air show.
- Women Flying Sky High. Learn about women
pilots and astronauts.
- Get Set Up. Learn about computers at home.
- Just the Basics. Learn to do basic computer
- Computer Artist. Use graphics or photo
- Desktop Publishing. Create a newsletter on
- Fun and Games. Put on demo of computer games
- Review the Products. Evaluate software.
- Get Practical. Use software to do something.
- What's Available? Compare different systems
-OR- Read 3 computer magazines.
- On the Job. Interview four people who use
computers in their jobs.
- Comparison Shopping.
- Picture It. Display about architecture in 3
very diff. places.
- Too Your Own Horn. Advertise your community's
- Read All About It. Read stories or book where
setting influences the plot.
- Just a Drop. Keep track of your water usage.
- Be Aware--Be Prepared! Learn about natural
- Map It Out. Become an expert on a country.
- Dear Diary... Write diary of imaginary
- Is Anybody There? Investigate 3 communication
- We're All Connected. Career where people need
to know about other countries.
- It's All Yours. Create a geographical locale
that's perfect for you.
- Keeping It Clean. Experiment shows importance
of washing hands.
- When in Doubt, Throw It Out.
- Have It Your Way. Create your own healthy
- something for Everyone. Collect food for
- The Perfect Egg. Create a recipe in which
eggs are used.
- New Wave Chef. With help, try recipe that
uses an appliance.
- Tasty Treats: Fruit Surprise.
- Mix It Up. Hold a blender party.
- Food Around the World. With troop, eat your
way around the world.
- The Big Change. Take a recipe and make it
- Making a Polymer. Make your own polymer.
- Polymer Possibilities. Experiment adding diff.
ingredients to your polymer.
- Making connections. Make a doorbell.
- Moving Parts. Find out role of bearings in
- Materials and Structures. Build a structure
to hang a cup.
- Engineering in Action. Visit site where
- Label Check. Learn about household chemicals.
- Base-ic Facts. PH experiment.
- Reverse Engineering. With help, take apart an
old simple appliance.
- Use Computers to Design. Learn about
- A Family Affair. Learn about an instrument
- A New Sound. Design a brand new instrument.
- Practice, Practice, Practice.
- Compose Yourself. Write a simple melody and
- Musical Roots.
- Be a Conductor. Learn how to conduct a piece
- Music with a Theme. Perform music that
matches a theme.
- On Stage. Participate in a performance.
- Opera, Anyone? Watch an opera or operetta.
- The World and Its Influence on Music.
- Express Yourself. Design your own music
- Listening to Something New. Listen to at
least 2 new types of music.
- Sharing Music. Perform!
- Found Music. Make simple musical instrument.
- What's a Song Made of?
- Folk Songs from Afar. Learn 2 folk songs.
- Careers in Music. Interview someone with a
career in music.
- Music: Insight to History. Find 2 songs
written during another time.
- Nature's Call. Make your own recording of the
sounds of nature.
- Dance Time. Create a dance.
- A Day's Work. What do rescuers do for animals
after an oil spill?
- Fossil Facts. Create a display.
- Where in the World? Design map of major oil
deposits around the world.
- Around the World. Study country that supplies
world with oil.
- Make and Clean Up an Oil Spill.
- How Does an Oil Spill Affect a Beach?
- Ten? Twenty? Learn about jobs related to oil.
- Oil Drop. Pretend you are a drop of oil.
- Come Clean. Learn how service stations clean
oil & gas spills.
- It's in What? Keep log for week of petroleum
products you use.
- Be a Rock Hound! Start a rock collection.
- Geo Hunt. Search for clues in your community
about geological past.
- What Type Is It? Learn three major categories
- Soil Sense. Study soil samples.
- Geo Careers. Learn about geology-related
- Wipe Out Erosion! Try to fight erosion in your
- Around the Globe. Study effects of geological
- The View from Above. Study photographs taken
from high altitude.
- Fossil Fun! Make your own fossil.
- Weathered or Not... Discover effects of
weather on the land.
in Everyday Life
- Chemical Appearing Act. Chemical reaction to
make artistic design.
- Light and Reflection. Make a simple
- Water Tricks. Try surface tension tricks.
- Can't Live Without It. Collage of
- Act Like a Scientist. Do two of the things a
scientist might do in her work.
- Become a Scientist. Interview a woman
- It's a Hands-On and Happening Place. Visit a
hands-on science museum.
- Environmental Observer. Make an environmental
- See What? Experiment with optical illusions.
- Here's the Rub. Discover how speed is
affected by friction.
- Tools of the Trade. Interview a doctor or
- Catch the Beat. Learn to take your pulse.
- Natural Geometry. Study spider webs.
- Forces of Nature. Study forces of nature.
- Science Fiction? Write a short science
fiction work about life in 2075.
- Color Mixing. Compare mixing diff color
lights with mixing diff. color paints.
- Rockin' Along. Go on a geology walk.
- How Much Time? Find out about early
time-keeping tools. Make one.
- Here Today, Still Here Tomorrow?
- The Key, Please. Study a group of living
- What's Vibration Got to Do with It? Make
simple musical instrument.
- The Science of Papermaking. Create a
- Crystal Quest. Grow your own crystals.
- When Is Silver Green? What happens to diff.
metals when exposed to air?
- You Can't Escape Your Identity. With help,
dust for and lift a fingerprint.
- Water Questions. Try at least two of the
- Read the Directions--But How Does It Work?
- Seeing the Light. Try separating light.
- It's in the Genes. Learn about condition
believed to be linked to genes.
- What Is a Simple Machine? Do one of the
- Mapping the Skies. Learn to use a star map.
- Constellations. Learn to identify at least
- Direction, Please. Importance of locating
- Planets. Learn nine planets visible to naked
eye. Locate one.
- Connect the Dots. Learn stories from two or
more ancient cultures.
- Tools of the Trade. Learn about telescopes.
- Time for the Moon. Learn more about the moon.
- The Sky Is Falling! Learn about meteors,
meteorites and comets.
- Star Stamps. Address an envelop including
your solar system and galaxy.
- Mission: Space. Learn about a current mission
- It's an a Cycle. Show your understanding of
the water cycle.
- The Water You Drink. Where does your
drinking water come from?
- Not Enough? Find out about an area that has
too little water.
- Life Underwater. Learn about 3 diff. animals
that live underwater.
- Water Food Chain. Lean about a water
ecosystem's food chain.
- A Balanced Life. Set up a fresh- or
- Water Work. Visit a place where water has
been put to work.
- Fixing It Up. Help with a project to improve
a water related habitat.
- Just Add Salt. Compare salt water and fresh
water. Do experiments.
- Water Comparisons. Conduct a water taste test.
- Weather Maps. Learn to read a weather map.
- Visit a Weather Station.
- Become a Cloud Watcher. Make a cloud chart.
- Build a Weather Instrument.
- Weather Smarts. Find out about
- Weather Trends. Find out about a major
- Weather Game. Make game about weather. Share
- Help Others Be Weather-Prepared.
- Paper Spirals and Frontal Systems.
- Make Your Own Weather. With help, make your
own rain cloud.
and Other Awards
JUNIOR OTHER EARNED AWARDS
In addition to badges there are other awards girls
to Cadette Girl Scouts
- *Find out about Cadette GS books. Pick 3
activities that interest you.
- *Find out about national or council Cadette
GS activities. Participate in one.
- *Do one of the activities you picked in Step
- *Participate in service project, camping or
hiking trip with a Cadette troop.
- *Do something with a Cadette or Cadette troop.
- *Help plan your bridging ceremony.
- _______________________ (Badge 1)
- _______________________ (Badge 2)
- The Sign of the
- The Sign of
- The Sign of the
- The Sign of the
- Junior Aide Award
Girl Scout Leadership Award
Scouting in the USA badge
Scouting Around the World badge
Scouting in My Future badge
- Girl Scout Bronze Award project
Girl Scout Leadership Award
- *Get Ready: Find troop of younger GS to work
- *Get Set: Plan, with younger girls' leader,
activities to lead at three meetings.
- *GO! Meet with the younger girls.
of the Rainbow
- *Step 1: Link to Leadership. Decide
leadership qualities to develop.
- *Step 2: Succeed at Service. Give at least
six hours of service.
- *Step 3: Position Yourself. Serve in
leadership position for at least 1 month.
- *Step 4: Mentor Others. Share with troop what
of the Star
- *Complete World Neighbors, Global Awareness
or Humans and Habitats
- *Do activity from listed resources or
participate in council event & meet new girls.
- *Do activity from Family and Friends chapter
- *Do activity to help others.
- *Do 2 activities from My Community,
Celebrating People or Local Lore
of the Sun
- *Try something new. Earn a badge that teaches
- *Boost your self-esteem. Do at least four
activities from listed badges.
- *Show off your talents.
- *Complete 2 activities from the It's Great to
Be a Girl chapter of JGHB.
- *Complete an activity from listed resources
-OR- Participate in council event.
of the World
- Do an activity in which you serve God, your
country, or other people.
- Chose one part of law and do an activity that
helps you to practice it.
- It's Important to Me
- The Choice Is Yours
- High on Life
- Religious recognition of your choice
- Girl Scout Basics chapter of JGHB
- Adventures in Girl Scouting chapter of JGHB
- Answer the Test Yourself questions.
- Read section on doing a service project.
Discuss projects your community needs.
- Model Citizen
- Lead On
- Earth Connections
- Your Outdoor Surroundings
- Fun and Easy Nature and Science Investigations
- Issues for Girl Scouts: Read to Lead for
Junior Girl Scouts
- Issues for Girl Scouts: Media Know-How for
Junior Girl Scouts
- Junior Girl Scouts Against Smoking.
- OR participate in council project that helps
make world better place.
- Read chapters in JGHB and find way to make or
do something to improve it.
- *Food & Nutrition
- *Culture & Heritage
- *Participate in a Service Project
Power! How to Get It
- *Read the booklet, do some or all activities.
Scouts Against Smoking
- *Read the booklet, do some or all activities.
Are Great (Patch Version)
- *Read the booklet, do some or all activities.
the Past, Imagine the Future
- *Read the booklet, do some or all activities.
- *Through the Years of Girl Scouting
- *From Sidewalks to Skyscrapers - Communities
- *Opening the Treasure Chest of Americana
- *The Changing Role of Women
Complete some or all of the activities listed in the booklet.
- *Read the booklet, do some or all activities.
- *Read the booklet, do some or all activities.