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Share in the Girl Scout Spirit, from home! Use these free online resources to learn and grow at your own pace. 

Girl Scouts and their parents can use the badge trackers below to keep track of their at-home activities and see their progress toward a new badge!

Ambassador Badge Tracker
Senior Badge Tracker
Cadette Badge Tracker
Junior Badge Tracker
Brownie Badge Tracker
Daisy Badge Tracker

Do you know of a resource you don't see here? Message us on Facebook to have it added to the list. 

GSMISTS Facebook Live

Join us weekdays on GSMISTS Facebook Live to complete an activity and continue on your badge earning path! 

To watch previous facebook live events and complete a badge earning step, check out our Facebook Live Programing Playlist

Daisy Story Time

March 31, 10:00 a.m.
Honest & Fair Petal - Lupe's Story

April 2, 10:00 a.m.
Friendly & Helpful Petal - Sunny's Story

Fine Arts Week Schedule 

March 30 - Outdoor Art Badge 12 p.m.

Join GSMISTS staff member Gayle as she leads activities to complete a step of the Outdoor Art Badge.

Daisy - Ambassador

March 31 - Brownie Painting Badge 12 p.m.

GSMISTS staff member Andrea will be guiding Brownies through each step of the Painting Badge.

April 1 - Cadette Comic Artist Badge 12 p.m.

April 1
12:00 p.m. - Cadette Comic Artist Badge

Comic Artist Erin will be available on Facebook Live to lead an activitiy and help Girl Scouts complete the 'talk to a comic artist' step of the patch.

April 1 - Senior Textile Arts Badge 3 p.m.

GSMISTS staff member Jessica will be exploring the basics of counted cross stitch and other types of textile artistry.

April 2 - Junior Drawing Badge 12 p.m.

Grand Rapids designer and illustrator Libby Vanderploeg will be guiding Juniors through steps 1, 2 & 5 of the Drawing Badge and discussing what she does in her career.

April 3 - Junior Jeweler Badge 12 p.m.

A GSMISTS Troop Leader from Mio will be leading Juniors through steps of the Jeweler Badge.

April 3 - Junior Drawing Badge 3 p.m.

Architect Kathleen will be covering steps 3 & 4 of the Drawing Badge by leading activities invloving shading and perspective. She will also be discussing how art skills helped shape her career. 

Watch Last Week's Live STEM Videos

Rube Goldberg Machines

Think Like an Programmer!

Brownie - Ambassador Think Like an Programmer! Journey

It's a Mathematics World

Space Science Badge Work

Daisy - Ambassador Space Science Badge Work

Think Like an Engineer! 

Brownie - Ambassador Think Like an Engineer! Journey

Other Live Events

STEM Activities

Regularly scheduled events

Michigan Science Center - At 2:30 p.m. daily MSC presents ECHO Live, covering a variety of science topics. 

Quarkmine - At 12 p.m. daily, this Traverse City based organization hosting a live video of a STEM project.

Space Foundation Discovery Center - Every Wednesday at 10 a.m., they will cover the weather all across the U.S. and some of the fun weather experiments you can do outside with your family!

Fine Arts Resources

Regularly Scheduled Events

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems - Each weekday at 1 p.m. EST, childrens author and illustrator will post a new video talking about illustrations and guiding a doodle drawing. 

Teacher Cassie Stephens -Tune in at 11 a.m. CST every weekday to join elementary school teacher Cassie Stephens as she leads various art projects.  

The Metropolitain Opera - “Nightly Met Opera Streams,” airs every night at 7:30 p.m. and is a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. Shows will be available for 24 hours after release. 

Puppetry Arts - Every hour on the hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every weekday, watch live puppet shows. Visit their site to see the full schedule. 

Vienna State Opera - At 1 and 3 p.m. daily, there will be live streaming of previously recorded opera and ballet performances.

March 21

Seattle Symphony - Live streaming of the symphony orchastra playing Nielsen Symphony No. 1 will be aired at 8 p.m. PDT. 

March 23

Garth Brooks - The country legend will stream “Live From Studio G” from his home on Mondays to perform music.

April 5

Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society - It is only when the wacky Inspector breaks a piano string that he learns that pianos even have strings inside. Who knew that? How can we make so much music with just strectched strings? Inspector Pulse gets answers to a string of questions when he is visited by a string quartet.

Outdoor/Nature Programs

Regularly Scheduled Events

Cincinnati Zoo - At 3 p.m. daily, the zoo will be hosting a Home Safari where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home.

Tinkergarden - Every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., get outside and join this program which includes a welcome, a Come to Tinkergarten singalong, a warm-up for all your senses, a couple of tidbits for parents about the thinking behind the play, and an activity for the whole family to do together. 

Life Skills Learning

Scheduled Events

Food Network Kitchen - Join Chef Michael D. Symon at 5 p.m. daily as he creates dinner out of every day pantry items.  

Vibras Meditation - Every Wednesday and the third Saturday at every month at 3:45 p.m. or 5 p.m. depending on age, parents and children can join in yoga, energization, and concentration exercises.

Online Resources

STEM Activities

Discovery Education with Girl Scouts - Check out all NEW, standards-aligned STEM Teaser curriculum and accompanying videos below to get students in grades 2-5 engaged in and excited about STEM learning!

EngineerGirl - Develope engineering skills by creating various tools and machines at home.

Engineer Katy Activities - Explore the STEM Activity Guide mentioned by Engineer Katy in her March 27 Facebook Live. 

NASA - Offering tutorials on activities ranging from building a moon habitat, or your own edible spacecraft to different puzzles and even different rockets you can build in your backyard. Projects available for all ages. 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - All things ocean and sky can be investigated through these at home resources.

Newton's Road -Traverse City based organization hosting a Rube Goldberg (machine building) contest. 

The Stem Laboratory - A resource with guides to projects covering Chemistry, Technology, Engineering and Math. 

Fine Arts Resources

Berlin Philharmonic - There are over 600 orchestral concerts from the Berliner Philharmoniker in the Digital Concert Hall from more than ten years, including 15 concerts with the new chief conductor Kirill Petrenko. 

Google Arts & Culture - Teaming up with over 500 museums and galleries all around the world to bring families virtual tours and online exhibits from places like the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul.

Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society - Find instrumental performance recordings and playlists you can watch and listen to at home.

Playbill - Watch Broadway plays and musicals from home! (NOTE: Some shows at this link are not suitable for all ages. Please research the shows before deciding if it is appropriate for your child) 

Outdoor/Nature Programs

Google Arts & Culture -  Five national parks in the U.S have partned with Google to offer virtual tours so people can enjoy the beauty of the natural world while sitting safely on their couch. 

Marine Sancutary Dives - Explore our nations marine sancturary through virutual dives! 

Life Skills Learning

America's Test Kitchen - ATK has made all their resources free! Take advantage of courses like Knives 101 and simple recipies. 

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Telling stories through yoga poses, practice yoga techniques interwoven with educational material. 

Discover Education Discover Data - This program is designed to connect students to real world careers, activities and data experts to inspire their understanding of how data is used to innovate across all industries all over the world 

STEMvest Financial Literacy - Equip your students in grades 9–12 to make sound personal financial decisions with these engaging, self-paced modules.