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GSNC Girl Scouts of Nassau County Girl Earn Patches and Awards

 

Council Patch Programs and Earned Awards

 

Here are some patch programs and earned awards to explore with your Girl Scout Troop. Most of them were developed through Girl Scouts of Nassau County. They cover a wide range of topics and offer unique learning experiences for your girls. Patch Program booklets and activities can be downloaded below or borrowed from your Association Resource Liaison or Diane Seekamp in the Resource Room at Girl Scouts of Nassau County.

Once you have completed the activities, purchase patches and awards at our Girl Scout Shop or contact Tara Bowers, 516.741.2550 ext. 202. Note: Religious Recognitions created by national religious organizations/committees are not sold in the Girl Scout Shop.

 

GSNC Leadership Award for Seniors & Ambassadors

Be a Brownfield Buster

Caring for Your Heart - Heart Health Patch Program

Curiosity Box

Every Drop Counts

GSNC Oceanography Brownie Badge

Girls Having Strong, Healthy Lungs

Go Batty! Discovering Bats on Long Island

Go Girl, Govern!

Growing Strong, Staying Healthy

Hurricane Awareness

I Fish NY: A Fishing Patch Program

Juliette Low World Friendship Patch Program

New York State of Mind Brownie & Junior Badge

Sum-more Girl Scouting

Tastebuds!

 

 

GSNC Leadership Award for Seniors and Ambassadors

 

GSNC Leadership PinLeaders are people who inspire others to bring about change or get something accomplished!  Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors discover, connect and take action to earn this award.  

Note: This pin is only awarded to Girl Scouts of Nassau County.

Download requirements for the GSNC Leadership Award (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Be a Brownfield Buster: Girl Scouts Keep Long Island's Environment Clean and Healthy!

 

Be a Brownfield BusterGirls learn about brownfields (abandoned and/or contaminated properties) in their communities and help to identify and target them through advocacy and education. (All levels).

Download the Be A Brownfield Buster Patch Program (pdf)
Download the Be A Brownfield Buster Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caring for Your Heart

 

caring for your heart patchThis Heart Health Patch Program was created by the North Shore-LIJ Health System's Division of Cardiovascular Services, the American Heart Association and Girl Scouts of Nassau County. To earn this patch, girls learn about how the heart works and about heart healthy choices. Then they do things to keep their heart healthy and share what they learned with others.

Patches are free of charge in the Girl Scout Shop for an introductory period. (All levels)

Download Caring for Your Heart Daisy/Brownie Patch Program (pdf) and D/B Journal (pdf)

Download Caring for Your Heart Junior Patch Program (pdf) and Junior Journal (pdf)

Download Caring for Your Heart Cadette/Senior Patch Program (pdf) and C/S Journal (pdf)

Download Caring for Your Heart Ambassador Patch Program (pdf)

Download Caring for Your Heart Evaluation (all levels)

GSNC Troops: The "Caring for Your Heart" Box has everything you need to do this patch program - booklets, journals, Food Fun Nutrition Cards, Food Pyramid Bingo, books & more! Reserve this box online or contact Diane Seekamp, 516.741.2550, ext 244.

 

 

 

 

 

Curiosity Box

 

Curiosity BoxThe Curiosity Box uses a variety of tools to help strengthen math, science and technology skills in an informal learning environment.
(All age levels)

Download GSNC Curiosity Box Patch Program (pdf)

Download Curiosity Box Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every Drop Counts

 

Every Drop CountsThis Patch Program was created by the Long Island Water Conference in conjunction with Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. Its purpose is to teach the importance of water conservation. The challenge is to save as much water as possible in a one-week period.

Purchase patches in the GS Shop.

Download Every Drop Counts Patch Program (pdf)

Download Every Drop Counts Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

Girl Scouts of Nassau County's Oceanography Brownie Badge

 

Oceanography Try-ItGirl Scouts of Nassau County Oceanography Brownie Badge was modeled on a similar one offered by Oregon’s Columbia River Girl Scout Council. The content has been modified for our local ecosystem. Brownie Girl Scouts will enjoy these simple and fun activities that help them understand and appreciate plant and animal life in the Atlantic Ocean.

Download GSNC's Oceanography Brownie Badge (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Girls Having Strong, Healthy Lungs: Asthma Awareness Patch Program (All age levels)

 

This 2002 patch program developed in conjunction with the Nassau-Suffolk Asthma Coalition has activities for all age levels. Through this program girls learn about the respiratory system, how we breathe, and how to identify asthma triggers in our environment. It encourages girls to develop a healthy lifestyle by avoiding cigarette smoke, eating healthy foods, and exercising regularly.

Girls Having Strong, Healthy Lungs: Asthma Awareness Patch Program

Download Asthma Awareness Patch Program (pdf)

Download Asthma Awareness Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Go Batty!" Discovering Bats on Long Island (All levels)

 

Go BattyLook up in the sky. It's a bird, it's a plane. . . no it's a BAT!  Bats are one of the most misunderstood creatures in the world. Are they birds, flying mice or mammals?  What factors are threatening them and why are they important to humans? Find out more about this interesting and unique animal.

Download Go Batty Patch Program (pdf)

Download Go Batty Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

Go Girl, GOVERN (Junior, Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador)

 

Go Girl GovernThe Go Girl, GOVERN Patch Program, for Junior, Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts, is sponsored by the Long Island Women's Agenda (LIWA) in conjunction with Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. Its purpose is to encourage girls to learn about the role of women in government and foster awareness of government as a future career choice.  

 

Download Go Girl, GOVERN Patch Program (pdf)

Download Go Girl, GOVERN Patch Program Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growing Strong, Staying Healthy

 

This program teaches Girl Scouts to take control of their bodies and stay strong and healthy. Nutrition and exercise are stressed. (All age levels)

Growing Strong

Download Growing Strong, Staying Healthy Patch Program (pdf)
Download Growing Strong, Staying Healthy Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hurricane Awareness (All levels)

 

GSNC Hurricane Awareness Patch Program“Be prepared” is the Girl Scout motto. Being prepared for a hurricane or tropical storm is important for Long Islanders. Historically, hurricanes have left an imprint on our shoreline and communities many times. Therefore, it is important to know how to prepare for this kind of weather emergency. By completing this patch program, you will gain a better understanding of Long Island’s hurricane history and how to be better prepared for hurricanes and tropical storms. This patch program will help Girl Scouts on Long Island understand the potential impact of hurricanes and learn how to be better prepared in the event of a hurricane or tropical storm.

View Hurricane Awareness Council Patch Program and Evaluation>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

I FISH NY: A Fishing Patch Program (All age levels)

 

I Fish New YorkI FISH NY: A Fishing Patch Program was developed in collaboration with the New York Sea Grant. Through this patch program your girls will learn about Long Island's many fresh and saltwater resources as they discover, connect, and take action. Once your girls know some of the basics, they will plan a fishing trip to a local site and then "Go out and fish!"

Download I FISH NY: A Fishing Patch Program and Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juliette Low World Friendship Patch Program "Countdown to Thinking Day"

 

World Friendship Patch ProgramThrough this patch program Daisy, Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts learn about Juliette Low and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). The activities encourage international exploration and respect for individual differences. The patch program is designed to start in October with Juliette Low's birthday (October 31st) and end in February with a Thinking Day Ceremony (February 22nd). Sample ceremonies and a resource list are included.

Download Juliette Low World Friendship Patch Program (pdf)
Download Juliette Low World Friendship Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

New York State of Mind (Brownie & Junior Badge)

 

New York is our home. It is a great State with diverse geographic features, industry and people. Many important historical events took place in New York State. Now Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts can have fun learning about New York State and earn an award written by a Girl Scouts of Nassau County volunteer.

GSNC Troops: The "NY State of Mind" Resource Box has everything you need to earn this award - State flag, State/USA/World maps, NYS Bingo game, activity sheets, books & more! Reserve this box online or contact Diane Seekamp, 516.741.2550, ext 244.

NY State Try It Patch
NY State Junio Patch

 

 

 

 

SUM-MORE Girl Scouting (All age levels)

 

GSNC SUM-MORE Girl Scouting (All age levels)Girl Scouting can be a year-round activity for girls. The summer months provide opportunities for

girls to participate in activities that require warmer weather or take longer to accomplish than a Troop meeting. Stay in touch with your Troop during the summer and have fun with SUM-MORE Girl Scouting Patch Program activities.

 

Download SUM-MORE Girl Scouting Patch Program and Evaluation (pdf)

 

 

 

 

 

TASTEBUDS! Patch Program: Exploring Diversity Through Dining

 

TasteBudsThis patch program is designed for Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior & Ambassador Girl Scouts. Through this patch program girls have fun and widen their horizons by learning about another country.

The activities include visiting a restaurant, learning about the country's culture and sampling its cuisine. By repeating the activities for additional countries, the girls can add the YUMMY! GREAT! TASTY! patch bars to their Tastebuds! patch.

Download TASTEBUDS! Patch Program (pdf)
Download TASTEBUDS! Evaluation (pdf)