Scouts at MdHS

2016 -2017 Girl Scout Programs Calendar 

 


March 25th, 2017

The Historic Girl: Maryland Day Celebration

 

  SOLD OUT! 

Time: 10:00 – 1:30

Cost: $15.00/scout. Parents/free.

Why do we celebrate Maryland Day on March 25th?  Explore the story of how Maryland was founded. Learn about our state symbols. Understand why our national anthem is so important to Maryland. Have a Maryland Day flag ceremony and parade with banners and flags. Learn about important historic Maryland characters and act as these characters!  The Maryland Historical Society patch is included. This program will also cover all of the steps for the “Maryland Heritage” patch and the Brownies “Celebrating Community” badge.


May 13th, 2017

The Historic Girl: Immigration at the Turn of the Century.

 

Time: 10:00 – 1:30

Cost: $15.00/scout. Parents/FREE

Explore what life was like for immigrant families coming into Baltimore at the turn of the century.  Use primary sources to learn how the B&O Railroad greatly influenced the mass amount of immigrants pouring into Baltimore. Discover what immigrants experienced at Locust Point. Read the experiences of families who worked hard to create an enjoyable life in their new home.  The Maryland Historical Society patch is included. This program will also cover most of the requirements for the juniors’ “Playing the Past” badge.



Have a question? Email the Education Department at EducationPrograms@mdhs.org 

 

Girl Scouts on the Go!   

2 hours programs. Can accommodate 10-60 girls. $6.00/ girl. Must schedule at least 2 weeks in advance.  

In Olden Times: Then & Now  

For Daisies and Brownies 

Look at children’s lives and experiences long ago!  Using artifacts and costumes we will explore work activities, play time and family life, compare a day at school in the late 1800s with your classroom today. Play games, read a diary from a schoolgirl in the 1890’s and see objects from a schoolroom. Maryland Historical Society patch available in the gift shop for $2.00. 

  

Colonial Maryland  

For Juniors 

Explore what life was like in Maryland during the colonial period. See the objects that the colonists may have brought with them and pack like you are a colonist traveling to the New World. Understand the importance of tobacco, shipbuilding, trade, and enslaved labor to the economy at the time. Maryland Historical Society patch available in the gift shop for $2.00. 

  

Created Equal  

For Cadettes 

Trace the strides that America has made in extending civil rights and equal treatment to all of its people, including African Americans, women, Jews, Native Americans, and immigrants, from the colonial days to the present, with attention to education, voting rights, religious toleration, labor, and stereotypes. Maryland Historical Society patch available in the gift shop for $2.00. 

  

TO REQUEST A GIRL SCOUTS ON THE GO PROGRAM: 

EducationPrograms@mdhs.org 

 or call 410-685-3750 x343

 

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