Issue #58 - July 2016



kerry faceA Note From the Founder - Summer Fun

Many Frontier Girls troops close for the summer due to scheduling difficulties, but that does not mean you can't work on your own from home. Summer time is a great time to work on badges you have been dying to earn, but the rest of your troop is not as keen on. Family vacations are also a great time to earn some extra badges on your own. If you plan to go out of town, look at the Travel Destination badge which can be earned for any location you plan to visit. Hot weather brings on opportunities of its own. Heading for the coast, how about Beach Fun? How about Water Games or Fun at the Pool? Look to the outdoors and explore badges such as Natural Wonders (specific) and earn a badge for streams, rivers, waterfalls, caverns, mountains, etc. What about hiking, camping, and outdoor cooking? The possibilities are endless, so don't let the summer fly by without learning something new!



New Badges We've Added!

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zoo-polar-bear_M1FPYUK_Pointers for Patriots - Visit a Zoo!

If you or someone in your immediate family is active duty military, there are many zoos that offer free admission, especially with Independence Day coming up. Check your local zoo to see if they offer free admission for you and your family! Here is a list of some zoos that do offer free admission for the following dates:

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden - July 4
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium - June 29 - 5
  • Naples Zoo - July 3 - 6
  • Houston Zoo - No date restrictions
  • San Diego Zoo - No date restrictions
  • Minnesota Zoo - July 1 - 7
  • Louisville Zoo - No date restrictions
  • Pittsburgh Zoo - No date restrictions



image3Girl of the Month
Amanda Piccirillo, Owl, Pioneer

"When I joined Frontier Girls in December, I never knew how exciting and
rewarding it would be. I have always been involved in Girl Scouts and was looking for a way to be more than just a leader to a group of girls. While I enjoy leading others in