For the fourth in the series on creating a New Troop Year Kick Off event we wanted to create a service project that all the troops could take part in. Usually for an event we would do a collection – canned food or pet food.
For our event we decided to do something a little different. We have a bridge outdoors that can be used for bridging ceremonies. Under the bridge is a “river” of rocks. The rocks were filled with weeds. We decided that our project would be that the girls would venture to the bridge and pull weeds. In turn they would receive a sticker for their effort! The girls loved it! Leaders were telling us that their girls didn’t want to stop pulling weeds! They had to beg them to leave weeds for other girls to pull!
Our point with the project was there is service all around you! You just have to look. What has your troop done for a service project?
Yours in Scouting,