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Brownie Hiker Badge Ideas

Requirements for Earning the Brownie Hiker Badge -- Step 1: Decide where to go Step 2: Try out a new hiking skill Step 3: Pick the Right Gear Step 4: Pack a Snack for Energy Step 5: Go on your Hike

Girl Scout Brownie Hiker Badge. Girl Scouts love to sing hiking songs, pack fun and tasty snacks, and hunt for sounds of animals and birds. Here's what you need to know to become a Brownie hiker—get ready for adventure!

Groovy Sit Upon Pad. Water proof pouches with bubble liners for an economical cushion. Take this on your hike for when you want to sit and have a break. From

Dunk Bag Craft. Do your part for the environment. Don't use paper goods at your camp out. Use a dunk bag to save water when cleaning your dishes and utensils. Stitch up a dunk bag using re purposed craft supplies. It's easy and fun. No scissors or glue needed. Make one on your first day of camp or ahead of time at a meeting. Available at

This will be good for the Fall when we do leaf rubbings. We can now identify what we are rubbing. :-)

Animal Tracks booklets for Brownies earning their Hiker badge. Love the photos that go with the tracks!

Camping with your Brownie troop? Don't forget about badges to help the girls make memories of their trip. The Hiker badge is a great choice - our troop perused a map of the camp and chose a trail, listened to an experienced hiker discuss proper gear, learned and practiced making trail signs with sticks and stones, made a healthy GORP snack to eat on the trail, and then hiked. What a great accomplishment for the girls!