Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee can now earn their "Council's Own" Patch

Lenny Schumacher

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NASHVILLE, TN — All levels of Girl Scouts are now able to earn "Council's Own" patch by purchasing it at the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee shop. However, there are requirements to complete before purchasing.

The requirements for each level are different, here is the list of them:

1. Girl Scout Daisy

Must complete 3 at least requirements, including the starred one.

- Finish the scavenger hunt (check below).*

- Finish the word search in the packet.

- Take a selfie/picture with your favorite artifact in the Museum. (You or a parent needs to post it on social media using these hashtags #gstnstatemuseum #TennesseeStateMuseum #GSMIDTN).

- List what you get throughout the museum tour.

- Create the proof of your visit by making an individual/troop booklet/poster. You can put photos, drawings, brochures or highlights of your visit. Share with your troop or others and invite them to come to Tennessee State Museum.

Scavenger Hunt (find the answer at the bottom of the page https://tnmuseum.org/girl-scout-patch)

First Peoples Gallery:

- Find an animal that looks like elephant and name/draw 2 artifacts from the ice age.

- Look for something that helped people move from place to place at this time and draw it. Hint: made of wood.

Forging a Nation Gallery:

- Draw an item that families used to travel.

- Name 2 – 3 items at your house that can also be found in the log cabin.

Civil War and Reconstruction:

- Find a doll with a hoop dress and re-color the dress on the picture below.

(Please download the picture from the website https://tnmuseum.org/girl-scout-patch).

- Find something a soldier would have used that you would also use when you're camping.

Change and Challenge Gallery:

- Draw an item from this exhibit that you and your family ride on and has two wheels.

- Find the cello from 1939 and write the material of it.

Tennessee Transforms:

- Find and then draw or name the Girl Scout artifact.

- Find and name three games/toys that you use today.

- Pick and draw your favorite sports team's equipment that they use.

2. Girl Scout Brownie/Junior

Must complete 4 requirements, including 2 starred ones.

- Finish the scavenger hunt (check below).*

- Finish word search in the packet.

- Take a selfie/picture with your favorite artifact in the Museum. (You or a parent needs to post it on social media using these hashtags #GSMIDTNTennesseeStateMuseum #TennesseeStateMuseum #GSMIDTN and tag @tnstatemuseum and Girl Scouts of Middle TN).

- Write your answer. When would you like to visit the museum and why?*

- Create the proof of your visit by making an individual/troop booklet/poster. You can put photos, drawings, brochures, or highlights of your visit. Share with your troop or others and invite them to come to Tennessee State Museum.

- Draw the remaining part of the artifact from the Change and Challenge exhibit at the museum (see the unfinished picture here https://tnmuseum.org/girl-scout-patch).

Scavenger Hunt (find the answer at the bottom of the page https://tnmuseum.org/girl-scout-patch)

First Peoples Gallery

- Find an artifact from Woodland culture that looks like what you wear everyday.

- Find the female ancestor statue and write its date.

- Find the canoe and write its name and estimated date it was made.

Forging a Nation Gallery:

- Find the reason the 13-star flag had green stains.

- Write down when and where did Andrew Jackson die and how many came to his funeral.

- This requires outside research, find out the most common color of beads at slave sites and why you think so.

Civil War and Reconstruction Gallery:

- Write all the battles mentioned in this exhibit.

- Look at different soldier's uniforms on display and name some of the item that they wore and used in a battle.

- Write something a soldier would have used that you would also use when you're camping.

Change and Challenge Gallery:

- Write the name of a machine children used to make socks in early 1900s.

- Find some tools that you use at your home kitchen.

- Write down a souvenir from WWII that looks like the sit-upons Girls Scouts use at camps/events.

Tennessee Transform Gallery:

- Write the name of the Girl Scout artifact and what year it is from.

- Find the name of the famous Tennessean's own theme park.

- Find out who the two Tennesseans that have visited space are.

- Find the gaming system of a company that still produces video games at the technology display.

3. Girl Scouts Cadette/Senior/Ambassador

Must complete at least 5 requirements, including 3 starred ones.

- Finish the scavenger hunt (check below).*

- Finish word search in the packet.

- Take a selfie/picture with your favorite artifact in the Museum (you or a parent needs to post it on social media using these hashtags #GSMIDTNTennesseeStateMuseum #TennesseeStateMuseum #GSMIDTN and tag @tnstatemuseum and Girl Scouts of Middle TN).

- Put yourself in the shoes of a significant historical figure from the museum.

- Choose one life event and write down what would you do in their situation. Is it fair for them to be judged by today's ethical standards? Tell us your reason.*

- Choose a woman figure in the museum and write about her contributions for Tennessee and her importance.*

- Create the proof of your visit by making an individual/troop booklet/poster. You can put photos, drawings, brochures, or highlights of your visit. Share with your troop or others and invite them to come to Tennessee State Museum.

- Write your friend or imaginary pen pal that has never been to TN State Museum a letter and tell them what's special about this museum.

Scavenger Hunt (find the answer at the bottom of the page https://tnmuseum.org/girl-scout-patch)

First Peoples Gallery:

- Find and write down how many Cultural periods and its name at the First Peoples exhibit.

- Find what Southeastern Indian tribe used a blow dart for a weapon.

- Before Tennessee became a state, longhunters roamed the region. Write three things that longhunters used for hunting.

- Write the mode of transportation featured at the exhibit and put estimation on how long it is.

Forging a Nation Gallery:

- Find the cabin and write three similarities and differences between your house and a house in 1700s.

- Look at the print shop and write down the four different jobs.

- Find who the enslaved women were and who were later freed. Write their shared occupation.

- Write General Jackson's favorite march.

- Find the place where the march played.

Civil War and Reconstruction Gallery:

- Write down how many battles are mentioned and which was the bloodiest.

- Write something a soldier would have used that you would also use when you're camping.

- Find what the widows would wear after the passing of their loved one.

- BONUS: Look for the mystery object in the "A Soldier's Life" exhibit.

Change and Challenge Gallery:

- Tennesseans used an item to resist Prohibition, write what and how they used it.

- Find the movement/campaign that able women to vote today.

- Write down a souvenir from WWII that looks like the sit-upons Girls Scouts use at camps/events.

- Find the Secret city in Tennessee that helped developing the atomic bomb in WWII.

Tennessee Transforms Gallery:

- Write the name of the Girl Scout artifact and what year it is from.

- Write a name of a woman who help in the Nashville Sit-ins protest segregation movement in 1960.

- Write two popular festivals in Tennessee and how long they have been held.

- Find at least three women that contributed to the music industry.

- Find the name and origin of the coach who bring Tennessee Lady Vols to sixteen South Eastern Conference (SEC) championship and eight national titles.

You can find the answer of the scavenger hunt and download the detailed requirements PDF here https://tnmuseum.org/girl-scout-patch.

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