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Council Patch Programs

Through council patch programs, girls are able to connect with their community on a whole new level! Girls will be able to develop new relationships with local organizations and learn all about what their communities have to offer!  

Each program has a list of requirements and once girls have completed the project - they earn an awesome new patch!

Looking for more information? Want to order patches? Sure!

Contact Lisa Ranon, Troop Support Specialist

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813-262-1773
 

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Featured Program:

HART Transit Patch Program

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How do you get around town?! HART (Hillsborough Area Regional Transit) is helping girls discover available transit options in the community, experience how to connect with public transit, and become a transit advocate by sharing your experiences.

Cost: FREE, while supplies last - must contact HART (not available through GSWCF Stores or Resource Center). Once you complete the program requirements, fill out the form on the last page of the requirements above, and submit to HART Community Relations to obtain your patch.   

Patch Programs:  

Cyber Safety Patch Program

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The Safe and Secure Online GSWCF Patch Program, created by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, is offered to teach and empower Girls Scouts of all ages to remain safe, protect their identify, and respect themselves while online.
Outcomes: Introduce and reinforce basic cyber safety principles; Empower girls to respect themselves and others online; Provde unique learning and volunteering opportunities.

Cost: Patches are free in the resource center, while supplies last.

Make Freedom Count Patch

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Learn the history of voting in Florida and earn the Make Freedom Count Patch by completing at least two activities from Discover, Connect and Take Action.

Patch cost: $2.00 while supplies last, GSWCF Girl Scout Store

Florida Manatee

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Protecting our environment and preserving it for future generations is a duty we all share. Manatees, endangered marine mammals, will not survive without the concern and awareness of people who share their habitat. The purpose of this program is to inform and encourage public awareness of the dangers facing the Florida manatee.

Cost: $2.50 each, GSWCF Store

Free Being Me Patch Program

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Did you know that six out of ten girls stop doing what 
they love because they feel bad about the way they look?"  GSUSA, in partnership with the World Association of Girl Guide and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and Dove, has launched Free Being Me, a global leadership program developed to give girls a safe space to strengthen their self-confidence. Using the It's Your Story, Tell It! Journeys, together with the Free Being Me curriculum, girls explore issues of beauty and body confidence and build their leadership skills.

Cost: Patches are free in the Resource Center while supplies last.

Conservation Champions Patch Program

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Environmental stewardship and wildlife conservation education inspires girls to take leadership in their communities to promote a better world. The Conservation Champions patch encourages girls to explore how learning about the environment helps them to develop leadership skills, explore careers, discover how their actions can impact the planet, and learn how to identify and solve problems in their communities.
Conservation Champions Guide

Cost: $2.00 each, GSWCF Store

Preserving Tampa’s Past

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Did you know that Tampa is the home to the second Girl Scout Troop started? Girl Scouts will look at the history of Tampa and the contributions made by H.B. Plant and the railroads. Girls will learn about the preservation and protection of historic sites and memorabilia. The centerpiece of this patch program is a visit to the historic landmark, the H. B. Plant Museum. 
Cost: FREE while supplies last, GSWCF Resource Center

Girl Scouts Global Action

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The Girl Scouts Global Action patch is an exciting and enriching way for Girl Scout Daisies through Ambassadors to participate in realizing the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals which aim to reduce extreme poverty and impact major world concerns by 2015. The alliance between WAGGGS and the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals embraces WAGGGS’ mission of empowering girls and young women to develop to their fullest potential as engaged and responsible global citizens. For requirements and ordering, please visit: http://www.girlscouts.org/who_we_are/global/global_action_patch/.  

Reading Diva

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Read more to earn more. How long will your caterpillar be? 
Cost: Head Segment/$1.25 each, Body Segment/$1.00 each, Set of 1 head and 4 body segments/$5.00 each, GSWCF Store