#TroopTuesday: Alzheimer’s Busy Boards

Congratulations to Abigail Brown of Girl Scout Troop 2669 in Forsyth County for completing her Girl Scout Silver Award.  Abigail worked with Alzheimer's patients to help their motor skills. She researched the idea of busy boards for children and toddlers that could also benefit adult patients.  Along with the board, she designed and created small … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Alzheimer’s Busy Boards

#TroopTuesday: Pillowcase Dresses

Congratulations to Emily Piotrowski from Girl Scout Troop 2669 in Forsyth County for completing her Girl Scout Silver Award this past year. Emily partnered with the organization, Real Hope for Haiti, to make pillowcase dresses. She collected a total of 25 pillowcases and went shopping for materials at the craft store to create small kits. Those kits … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Pillowcase Dresses

#TroopTuesday: Garden Refurbishing

Congratulations to Ann Mellon of Girl Scout Troop 10492 in Watauga County for completing her Girl Scout Silver Award this past year! The park at Hardin Park Elementary School hadn't received much attention recently, so Ann took it upon herself to revamp the garden altogether. She led a team to help weed out all the … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Garden Refurbishing

#TroopTuesday: Operation Bathroom Cubby

Congratulations to Amaya Matthews and Kori Lee of Girl Scout Troop 40085 in Guilford County for successfully completing their Girl Scout Silver Award! The girls thought of their idea when they noticed there was no shelving to place their books and other items on while while using the school restrooms. The girls got right to … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Operation Bathroom Cubby

#TroopTuesday Park Bulletins

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Farmery of Girl Scout Troop 2326 in Forsyth County for successfully completing her Girl Scout Silver Award! Kaitlyn organized and helped build two outdoor bulletin boards for a local park. She then stained the boards to make them weatherproof. To keep the information posted on the boards safe, she installed plexiglass doors. … Continue reading #TroopTuesday Park Bulletins

#TroopTuesday Silver Award: Foster to Friendship Improvement

Congratulations to Alice Berry from Girl Scout Troop 2024 of Caldwell County for earning her Girl Scout Silver Award! She worked with Wittenburg Elementary School and made a Buddy Bench to help others feel less alone. From personal experience, she knows foster care can make children feel isolated and different from their friends. This project … Continue reading #TroopTuesday Silver Award: Foster to Friendship Improvement

#TroopTuesday Disaster Planning

Congratulations to Laurel Hamm, Holly Porter and Jasmine Porter of Girl Scout Troop 30032 in Haywood County for completing their Girl Scout Silver Award! The girls chose to do a seminar on disaster planning for the upcoming hurricane season. Each girl took on a different aspect of the planning to talk about and educated those … Continue reading #TroopTuesday Disaster Planning

#TroopTuesday Home For Birds

Congratulations to Michaela Staudinger of Girl Scout Troop 2326 in Forsyth County for completing her Girl Scout Silver Award! She successfully built 10 birdhouses by hand for a Salvation Army event and painted each one a different theme. She was able to showcase her creativity while learning some new time management skills along the way. … Continue reading #TroopTuesday Home For Birds

#TroopTuesday: Operation Christmas Child

Congratulations to Rylee Cocker of Girl Scout Troop 20024 in Gaston County for earning her Girl Scout Silver Award! With the help of her leadership and planning skills, Rylee was able to send off 75 shoeboxes to children who weren't guaranteed a Christmas at all. She collaborated with her community and other donors to help … Continue reading #TroopTuesday: Operation Christmas Child

#TroopTuesday Silver Award: Foster to Friendship

A congratulations is in order for Alice Berry from Girl Scout Troop 2024 in Caldwell County for earning her Girl Scout Silver Award earlier this year! Alice took it upon herself to use her leadership skills, research and communication skills to establish a "Buddy Bench" at Wittenburg Elementary. With a background in foster care, Alice … Continue reading #TroopTuesday Silver Award: Foster to Friendship