Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas 100th Anniversary Patch
This GSNETX patch will celebrate the Girl Scout’s 100th anniversary by focusing on our ten decades of history. To earn the center portion of the patch, girls will learn about our history by exploring various people, places and things representing the last 100 years. The ten rockers
to be placed around the center portion of the patch will have requirements based around Girl Scout traditions such as leadership, citizenship and service.
To earn the center of the GSNETX 100th Anniversary patch girls must answer the following number of questions in each category according to their program age level.
|Daisies - 1
||Brownies – 2
||Juniors – 3
||Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors - all|
- The first Girl Scout troop in the US was founded on March 12, 1912 by
(a) Eleanor Roosevelt (b) Clara Barton (c) Juliette Gordon Low (d) Cyndi Lauper
- During World War II, what was named to honor Juliette Gordon Low?
(a) a liberty ship (b) a submarine (c) a rowboat (d) an airplane
- Who founded the Boy Scouts and inspired Juliette Low to found the Girl Scouts?
(a) Robert Baden-Powell (b) Neil Armstrong (c) Teddy Roosevelt (d) Albert Einstein
- In 1915, Juliette Low sold these to raise money to continue to support the Girl Scout Movement.
(a) her paintings (b) her pearls (c) her needlework (d) her exotic birds
- Go to YouTube and view the first Girl Scout film produced in 1918 and shown in theatres across the country entitled The Golden Eaglet. (Daisies and Brownies watch section 1, Juniors and up both sections)
- The first Girl Scout uniform was:
(a) green (b) blue (c) khaki (d) purple and orange polka dots
- A special interest group created in 1934 for girls who sailed boats was called:
(a)Sea Scouts (b) Mermaids (c) Mariners (d) Sailor Scouts
- The first Girl Scout handbook, published in 1913, was called:
(a) Girl Scout Handbook (b) Book for Brownies (c) On My Honor (d) How Girls Can Help Their Country
Note: This book was republished in 1972 in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Girl Scouts.
Girl Scout Ways
- How do Girl Scouts celebrate Feb. 22 (Thinking Day)?
(a) by thinking about their favorite things (b) by not thinking (c) by thinking about Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world (d) by thinking about George Washington
- In 1936, the first commercially baked Girl Scout cookie sale took place in:
(a) Philadelphia, PA (b) New York, NY (c) Los Angeles, CA (d) Nashville, TN
** After further research on this question, there is no clear documentation available on where the first commercially baked Girl Scout cookie sale took place. It appears that both our own Paris, Texas and Indianapolis, Indiana may be the correct answer to this question, in addition to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- What is the Girl Scout motto?
(a) Be loyal (b) Sell cookies (c) Always smile (d) Be prepared
- Irving Berlin donated all proceeds from the royalties for what song to the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of Greater New York?
(a) This Land is Your Land (b) Happy Birthday (c) Girl Scouts Together (d) God Bless America
- In 1956, the Juliette Gordon Low birthplace was designated as a National Historic Landmark and was later dedicated as a national program center in:
a) Hollywood, CA (b) Savannah, GA (c) Kansas City, KS (d) Columbia, SC
- The World Center in Cuernavaca, Mexico, is called: (a) Our House (b) Scout House (c) Our Cabana (d) Our Chalet
- Which of these is NOT one of the World Centers?
(a) Our Chalet (b) Sangam (c) Camp Whispering Cedars (d) Olave Center
- Edith Macy Conference Center in New York opened in May 1926 in time to host the fourth International Conference of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. It was donated in honor of Edith Carpenter Macy, previous chair of the Girl Scout National Board of Directors by her husband. The center is dedicated to:
(a) developing camping skills (b) providing quality training and guidance for Girl Scout leaders (c) bird watching (d) developing new programs for Girl Scouts
Girl Scout Movement
- A new program level for our youngest Girl Scouts was introduced in 1984 and is called:
(a)Little Scouts (b) Small Brownies (c) Juliette Juniors (d) Daisy Girl Scouts
Note: One of the legacy councils for GSNETX was involved for several years before 1984 in the testing of the concept of having Kindergartners involved in Girl Scouts.
- The Girl Scout symbol, the trefoil, stands for
(a) the shamrock, a symbol of good luck (b) the three parts of the Girl Scout Promise (c) three of the five worlds of Girl Scouting (d) the Promise, the Law, and the Motto
- Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world belong to an organization, whose pin we wear. What is it?
(a) World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (b) Girls Around the World (c) United Organization of Girls (d) Girls R Us
- The first Mexican American troop was formed in the 1920s in:
(a) Houston, TX (b) Savannah, GA (c) New York City (d) San Diego, CA
||Girl Scout Ways
||Girl Scout Movement|