|I am a/an… (discovery badge)
||Who can I connect with?
||What can I do or make?
||How can I share it?
|Volunteer I want to help a cause I care about and make a difference (big or small)!
||I can talk to my local librarian to learn who needs books in my community.
||I can plan a book drive and deliver the books to a place that needs them.
||I can share a photo I took at the book drive with my family members.
|Leader I want to help others work together and use what they’re good at to reach new goals.
||I can talk to my Guider or a teacher at my school to find out what makes her a leader.
||I can plan and lead activities for the Sparks unit in my neighbourhood.
||I can tell the Sparks Guider what I learned from leading the activity.
|Animal Helper I want to help creatures and critters stay safe and happy – from the furry and feathery to the smooth and scaly!
||I can read a story about Jane Goodall with my older cousin who walks dogs in her spare time and learn how they’ve both helped animals.
||I can build a bee habitat in my community to help these little pollinators.
||I can take my Guiding friends to visit my bee habitat and tell them how my cousin and Jane inspired me.
|Planet Protector I want to take action and make green choices to help keep our planet healthy, now and in the future.
||I can talk to a woman in my local government about the water in my community and ways to protect our waterfront.
||I can pick up garbage on my local beach with my family over two weekends in the spring.
||I can take “before” and “after” pictures and share them with someone in my unit.
|Artist I want to be creative and express my ideas through drama, dance, visual art, music, creative writing and more!
||I can ask a local artist about watercolours and get some painting tips from her.
||I can test out different techniques to see how watercolours work and create a painting.
||I can hang up my painting and teach some friends in my unit the tips I learned.
|Inventor I want to come up with new ideas, solve problems and make things better.
||I can go into a local woman-owned business and ask them about how they got started.
||I can take a great idea I have and make it real! I can create it, build a model of it or make a drawing of my design.
||I can show my creation to my unit and explain why people will want it.
|Experimenter I want to try new things and see what happens by diving into science, technology, engineering and math!
||I can watch a TEDx video of Dr. Eugenia Duodo sharing her research in chemistry.
||I can use the scientific method to do a few chemistry experiments with baking soda and vinegar.
||I can share the experiment with my unit.
|Maker I want to try some tinkering and get hands-on to build, craft and make things that are uniquely my own.
||I can visit the tech teacher at the local high school to talk to her about the tools they have available and how to use them.
||I can create a funky keychain using a 3D printer.
||I can bring my creation to show my class at school or my unit.
|Adventurer I want to explore new and exciting places all over the map to create unforgettable memories!
||I can connect with an adventuring Guider in the Trefoil Guild to learn about places I can explore in our local conservation area.
||I can draw a map of where I want to go, practice using my compass and pack a lunch for my adventure.
||I can make a scavenger hunt of interesting things I saw on my hike to share with my unit.
|Foodie I want to explore my passion for food and learn more about it. I want to make food, eat food and discover new flavours!
||I’ll interview my aunt about how she learned to cook and what food she most likes to make.
||I can find a recipe, gather the ingredients, and create a dish with my aunt.
||I can start a recipe book with the recipe I made with my aunt. I’ll invite friends in my unit to share their favourite recipes too!
|Mindful Mover I want to try out different ways to get moving and power up my mind and body.
||I can connect with a local soccer coach or watch videos of soccer stars like Ashley Lawrence or Abby Wambach so I can improve my soccer skills.
||I can try out what I learned and do some practice drills that include hitting a target.
||I can show my unit my improved skills. I can also teach my unit the skills at a meeting.
|Girl Champion I want to be a champion for myself and other girls and work towards equality for all.
||I can read a story at bedtime with a parent about a famous feminist who made things better for girls.
||I can write a letter to my local library explaining why girls should be included in its boys-only after-school LEGO club!
||I can share the story I read with my unit. I can also ask them to sign my letter to the library.
|Camper I want to go camping and build the skills to thrive and survive outside, no matter the season!
||I can ask my Guider to introduce me to a young woman in Guiding (e.g. in LINK) who loves to go camping!
||I can go camping! I can plan what I’ll do on my trip and what I’ll need, pack my own bags, and pitch a tent.
||I can share what I learned when I was camping with someone in my unit who hasn’t camped before.