Courage, Confidence & Character…80’s Style!

Courage, Confidence & Character…80’s Style! Anyone who knows me, knows how nostalgic I am about my three years as a Girl Scout.  I was a Junior from 1980-1983, back when 4th, 5th and 6th graders were Juniors and Daisies hadn’t been created yet. In 1982, my troop took a weekend trip to Skyland Ranch near Banning, California. Sitting in the lodge one night at Skyland, eating chocolate pudding out of ice cream cones, the leaders gave us an activity:  design a badge for the upcoming skate party.  This was a big deal!  Not only was the party going to be […]

Junior Badge Tracker! Updated for Girl Guides to Girl Scouting

Updated for 2019!  The all new Junior Tracker can be found here. The old badge tracker post:  In an attempt to be more “girl led” with my new juniors, I wanted them to be involved in every possible decision that affected their Girl Scout experience.  As a crazy, happy pinner, I came across a wonderful badge tracker by Sylvia at I decided to adapt and recreate it.  I added all the badges from Girl Guides to Girl Scouting including the financial literacy, cookie business and all the Journeys.  When it came to putting them all together, I initially mounted […]