Troops and individual girls can choose between 4 Great tracks to earn this patch!
Bird Watching: Use binoculars. Learn bird calls to attract these amazing creatures. Get a hands-on experience with eggs and feathers. See what makes birds unique to the animal kingdom.
Tracking Wildlife: Explore the trails and find tracks of mammals from large to small. Learn what track patterns mean and make a take home guide to explore their own backyards.
Letterboxing: Find a hidden treasure by going on an adventure! A mix of hiking, puzzle solving, treasure hunting and rubber stamp artistry, topped off with the thrill of discovery.
Geocaching: A high-tech treasure hunting game played by adventure seekers using GPS devices. Find the hidden container (cache) by following the co-ordinates pre-programmed in the GPS devices provided.
- Backpack programs are Girl Scout age appropriate
- Each Backpack comes complete with all materials needed for the program, including a trail map and specific programmatic directions.
- Girls will earn the Elliot Wildlife Patch by participating in this program
- Program is self directed so it can be scheduled at the troop’s convenience: afternoons, evenings, weekends
3 Easy Steps to Enjoy this Program
- Sign up for your Backpack experience at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Provide 2 choices for dates and times to participate in this program
- Receive your email confirmation with arrival details and procedures