Life Skills

Cadette Girl Scout Way Badge Activity


Learn the History of Your Girl Scout Council

Explore local Girl Scout traditions and memories.

Activity Details

Time needed:  1–2 hours

Materials needed: A computer or phone

Activity:  Traditions bring people together. They can be a special food, a ceremony, or a song—anything that’s passed along through the years. Find out about Girl Scout traditions so you can carry them on and maybe create your own!

Learn the history of your Girl Scout council. Who are the women who have shaped Girl Scouting in your area? Can you speak with any of them about their favorite memories? You might also find out about places and programs that have been important to your council over the years. Are there early traditions or songs that are still part of your experience today?Share what you learn with your Girl Scout sisters.

Congratulations! You've successfully completed one of the steps in earning the Girls are Superheroes patch. Learn more about what to do next.

Troop Leaders:  The instructions for all badge steps are available free of charge in your  Girl Scout Volunteer Toolkit.

Girl Scouts at Home activities have been adapted from existing Girl Scout programming and optimized for use at home during a period of social distancing.

Adapted from step 5 of the Cadette Girl Scout Way Badge. This activity is part of the Superhero Girl Scouts Patch. Visit the Girls are Superheroes page to complete all requirements and earn the patch.