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 Patch Program Opportunities

Patch program outlines are designed for troop leaders to implement with girls during meetings.  These are an additional resource that can be added to the Girl Scout journeys or the Girls Guide to Girl Scouting.  Patches can be ordered from the council shop or from the partner organization, see each program for details. 

 

Go Red Patch
Girl Scout troops are invited to participate in the Go Red Girl Scout Patch program created in partnership with the American Heart Association and Christ Hospital. Click here to view the informational flyer for more details. Troops can also choose to participate in the Go Red Patch Ceremony on April 20th. This is an opportunity for girls to be recognized for their accomplishment and receive their patch. Troops can choose to receive their patch at the ceremony or by mail.

Got Camp!
 
Got Camp is a great program for groups who love camping or who are just starting to learn about camp and the outdoors.  Check out the Got Camp Booklet to earn the patch.  Then, your group has the option of earning the extensions for Camp Libbey (Camp Libbey Scavenger Hunt), Camp Butterworth, Camp Stonybrook and Camp Whip-Poor-Will.  Complete as many as you want!
 
 
Pen Pals
Become a “sister to every Girl Scout” by corresponding with another troop from a different state to learn about their community and/or culture.  This is a great way for girls to get to know girls that are different from themselves and to really understand how many other Girl Scouts there are around the country!  Click here to download the sign up form.  It is up to the corresponding troops to decide how they will correspond.  Troops can purchase the Pen Pal fun patch from the council shop.  

 
Seek Your Sister
This pen pal program opportunity matches troops with another troop from within Girl Scouts of Western Ohio.  This gives girls a chance to learn about a different troop, service unit, region and learn more about girls that are different from themselves.  Click here ​to download the sign up form.  Complete the activities below to earn the patch. Patches can be ordered from the council shop.
  1. Communicate with your sister troop.  This can be done via letters, email, video chat, conference calls and more!
  2. Exchange SWAPS
  3. Plan an event with your sister troop
  4. Attend an event with your sister troop
  5. Visit your sister troop’s community