Meeting 1: aMuse

Goal: The Juniors have fun getting to know all the roles available in the world for women and girls.

Meeting 1:

SUPPLIES AND RESOURCES

  • Girls Scout Junior Adult Guide
  • Girl Scout Junior aMUSE (Girls Book)
  • Pre-Prepared slips of paper (page 29 Adult Guide sidebar)
  • Hat or bag, pre-prepared slips of paper
  • aMUSE-ing Snacks (page 32 of Adult Guide)

 Opening Ceremony: Flurry of Roles

  • Gather the Juniors around the table with sticky notes and explain the each note names one of the many roles girls and women can play in life
  • When time is up have girls look at all the roles that are stuck to them
  • For role ideas and more details to activity refer to page 29 of Adult Guide

 Introduce the Journey’s Themes

  • Explain to the girls the three awards they will be earning along this Journey. Briefly explain the Award Tracker and inform them of where it can be found (pages 8-9 of the GB)
  •  For more information refer to page 30 of the Adult Guide

 Take the Stage

  •  Page 31 of the Adult Guide
  • Introduce the girls to “active” roles of women through role-playing
  • Have each girl choose a role, act the role out in 5 to 10 seconds and have other girls try to guess what role she’s playing. Continue game until all the girls have had 2 or more turns at playing a role

aMUSEing Snack

  • Refer to page 33 in the Adult Guide
  • You can discuss healthy snack options for future meetings and discuss food allergies to find out about any allergies the member of your troop or group may have.
  • Serve the girls their snack

Closing Ceremony: Roles and more roles

  • Follow the prompt on page 33 of the Adult Guide for this ceremony