Girl Scouts can learn from anywhere! Join the Girl Scout community through virtual learning opportunities - and even earn badges!
Check out some of our Virtual Programing that girls can participate in, regardless of their geographic location. Girls can engage in the activities independently or with their troops – all at their own pace.
Members of other councils can participate with the materials provided on our website and by sharing with their fellow council members.
Badge Workshops for Older Girls
Because of Her Virtual Patch Program
Celebrate some of history’s most notable women, ranging from activists to athletes, from scientists to poets. Throughout this virtual program, Girl Scouts will learn about a great woman’s impact on the world. Girls will be guided through activities relevant to the notable woman’s story. There are two ways to access the Girl Scout Virtual Lab:
- Older Girls: Girl Scouts who have their own Facebook Profile can access the online discussion by joining the GSBDC-Girl Scouts Facebook Group. Then, join the Girl Scout Virtual Lab.
- Parents, caregivers and guardians can access this learning opportunity on behalf of their Girl Scout by joining the GSBDC-Parent and Volunteers Facebook Group. Then, join the Girl Scout Virtual Lab.
Please note that members of other councils can participate with the materials provided on our website and by sharing with their fellow council members.
- Activity Guide
Billie Jean King
Black Diamond On-Demand
Crocheting with Cristin
If you’re a visual learner, join Cristin as she teaches girls the basics of crocheting and a pattern for ear savers. In the first video, she introduces the basics of crocheting, including how to hold the needle and cast the yarn. In the second video, Cristin demonstrates how to make ear savers for medical masks. This is a great series to try something new, and make the world a better place.
- Part 1: Register for tutorial here. Please do not share the video link with others. If you know a Girl Scout or a friend who is interested in crocheting, please send them the registration link. You will need yarn (any color), a crochet hook (any mid-size will do) and scissors (with a responsible adult nearby).
- Part 2: To access the ear saver pattern, please register here. Please do not share the video link with others. If you know a Girl Scout or a friend who is interested in crocheting, please send them the registration link.
Get fit while practicing social distancing at home! Join the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond in our first ever Yoga Challenge. Complete all three yoga videos and earn a fun patch. To order your fun patch, please call 304-553-7015, email Shop@BDGSC.org or order from our online shop.
What You’ll Need:
- A non-slippery surface
- Space to move comfortably in.
Things to Remember:
If you have any health conditions, please consult with your medical professional before starting the challenge. Yoga should never be painful. If you feel any pain, please stop immediately.
Please do not share the video links with others. If you know a Girl Scour or a friend who is interested in yoga, you can send them the registration links.
Girl Scout History
Girl Scouts at Home
Stay connected to Girl Scouts across the nation and around the world through Girl Scouts at Home. Bring the exploration, fun and learning of Girl Scouts to your family even when circumstances are keeping Girl Scouts from meeting up in person. Afterall, Girl Scouts isn’t somewhere girls go or something they do—it’s who they are day in, day out. Use these self-guided, free activities to keep your girl, your troop, and your community connected.
Online Program Kits
Resources From Other Councils
- Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Badgerland – Virtual Resources Document
- Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast – Girl Scouting from Home
- Girl Scouts of Alaska – Virtual Programs for Badge Earning
- Girl Scouts of Colorado – Virtual Spring Camp and Instagram Activities
- Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline - Girl Scouting at Home
- Code Spark – Leaders can host a free coding event
- Boolean University – lessons to independently work on Programmer Journey
- Code Cubbies – Troops can request Information for workshops to earn Coding for Good, Cybersecurity, and Think Like a Programmer Badges
- Off Line Coding Game
- Carnegie Do It Yourself Science
- NASA STEM@Home – launch a rocket, design & build a moon habitat, race a hoovercraft and solve a puzzle
- Frogs and Toads of West Virginia - courtesy of the WV Department of Environmental Protection and Project Wet
Take a walk through your neighborhood or city with a sense of adventure! Explore the urban environment around you by wandering through parks and visiting landmarks and cool buildings, while appreciating the connection between city and nature. This is fun for the whole family.
Register here to access the free document. Once you register, you will receive the document. Please do not share the PDF link with others; registrations help us determine the need and level of participation in the Council.
Virtual Field Trips
Virtual Troop Meetings
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas
- Citizen Scientist (K-5)
- Valero Energy Science Activity: Presto Change – O! (K-5)
- Resource Guide (See page 10 Materials: Lemon, Drinking Glass, Water, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and some sugar to make it sweet.)
- Hygiene Series: Soap, Water and Tissue (Supplies: Pepper, bowl of water and dish soap)
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
Women of Courage
Join the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council as we explore the Women of Courage Patch Program digitally. Each week, we will release new videos centered around the amazing women who changed the landscape for female adventurers and go-getters. Learn new skills as we build courage, confidence and character.
Mary Anderson - June Woman of Courage