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Senior Program Ideas

Program Ideas and Adaptations for Seniors

Your Seniors are ready to take on new challenges! Spark their sense of adventure with these badges, Journeys, and activities, adapted for both virtual or safe in-person meetings. We’ll be adding content throughout the year, so bookmark this page and check back often! 

How to use these resources:
Eco Explorer Badge

Become an eco explorer as you get hands-on experience with environmental issues and help make positive changes to the environment.

WHAT THEY'LL LEARN:

When girls have earned this badge, they’ll have researched different environmental issues and taken at least one trip to see how an area is impacted.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Meet an eco explorer
2. Explore biodiversity
3. Investigate a global ecosystem issue
4. Plan a trip to explore and work on an issue
5. Share what you learned

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

  • Video demonstration: Watch Step 3 of this badge.

 

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida has made it easy to earn badges right from the comfort and safety of your house with our Girl Scouts @ Home program. Our program experts have created grade level specific Badge Blueprints which include all of the information you and your Girl Scout need to earn a badge at home! All of the steps to earning the Badge are listed, as well as the materials you will need.

Business Startup Badge

Seniors find out more about the entrepreneurial mindset and what it takes to start your own business. 

WHAT THEY'LL LEARN:

When girls have earned this badge, they’ll have the skills to come up with a business idea, design a prototype, solicit feedback, improve their idea, then create a business plan and pitch.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Come up with an idea you can turn into a business 
2. Design a prototype and get feedback 
3. Revise your prototype 
4. Create your business plan 
5. Make your pitch

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

Video demonstration: Watch Step 1 of this badge.

 

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida has made it easy to earn badges right from the comfort and safety of your house with our Girl Scouts @ Home program. Our program experts have created grade level specific Badge Blueprints which include all of the information you and your Girl Scout need to earn a badge at home! All of the steps to earning the Badge are listed, as well as the materials you will need.

Here is the Business Start-up Badge Blueprint. HAVE FUN!

Democracy for Seniors Badge

Learn all about the three branches of government—and more. 

WHAT THEY'LL LEARN:

When girls have earned this badge, they’ll have expanded their knowledge about how their local, state, and national governments work

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Find out about local government 
2. Find out about state government
3. Find out about the federal legislative branch 
4. Find out about the federal executive branch 
5. Find out about the federal judicial branch

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

  • Video Demonstration: Watch Step 3 of this badge.
 

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida has made it easy to earn badges right from the comfort and safety of your house with our Girl Scouts @ Home program. Our program experts have created grade level specific Badge Blueprints which include all of the information you and your Girl Scout need to earn a badge at home! All of the steps to earning the Badge are listed, as well as the materials you will need.

Here is the Democracy Badge Blueprint. HAVE FUN!

G-Team TV: By Girls, For Girls

Cadettes will tune in to G-Team TV and join Hangouts with girls across the country! 

WHAT THEY'LL LEARN:

Introducing G-Team TV! This new online show for middle and high school girls is run by a group of Girl Scouts called the G-Team. Each episode features special looks at key issues for girls and interviews with accomplished Girl Scout alums. A new episode airs every Thursday at 7:00 PM ET beginning 8/27 @Girl Scouts on IGTV. Plus, find every episode on Girl Scouts’ YouTube channel.

PLAN YOUR MEETING:


 

Coming November 2020

  • Movie Night
  • National Service Project & Holiday Party
  • New Year Celebration

Coming February 2021

  • World Thinking Day
  • Go Gold Workshop
  • Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey
  • Trail Adventure

 

Find even more adapted activities in the Volunteer Toolkit—just look for the “Virtual” icon! Browse Award and Badge Explorer to see all of the badges, Journeys, and awards that will excite your Seniors!