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By Doreen Olson


Girls:  Ask your parents before starting this badge.   No requirements done without parental/guardian permission will count for this badge.

Leaders:  Please refer to the Frontier Girls handbook for applicable policies if you are doing this badge as a troop.   You might also want to get parental permission for all the girls before announcing that you are doing this badge. 

Penguin: Do 3 requirements including the 2 starred.

_____*1. Have a pajama party with your older sister, grandmother, mother, or other relative/ guardian.  Put on your nightclothes at least an hour earlier than usual and stay up an hour later than usual. This does not need to be an actual overnight slumber party, unless you wish.

_____*2. Discuss what makes a bed comfortable and make a bed on the floor.

Otter: Do 4 requirements including the 2 starred

_____*1.  Do Penguin *1 and *2.

_____*2.  Figure out a minimum of three fun activities you could offer a slumber party guest.

Dolphin:  Do 5 requirements including the 2 starred

_____*1.  Do Otter *1 and *2, but make it overnight.  You do not need to have guests from another family if you don't want to.

_____*2.  Figure out how many hours a person usually sleeps in one night and in a whole week.  Is there another activity that takes as many hours a week?  What are the things your family does to get ready for bed at night?  Think of at least three ways to make these things more fun and do one.

Butterfly:  Do 6 requirements including the 2 starred

_____*1.  Do Dolphin #1 and #2 and attend or host a slumber party for your troop or another group.

_____*2. Make a list of relaxing activities that are fun (sometimes people get too hyper at slumber parties).  Figure out which of the things on your list are best for different age groups.

Eagle:  Do 7 requirements including the 2 starred

_____*1. Do Butterfly #1 and #2.  

_____*2.  What are some things that can go wrong during a night & what can you do to be prepared so they don't turn into disasters?


Owls:  Do 9 requirements including the two starred.

_____ 1. *  Do Eagle requirements 1 & 2

_____ 2. *  Teach someone how to do a skill from this badge or teach some knowledge about this badge to someone.   You can teach kids, your spouse, seniors, anyone, just as long as you are sharing your new found knowledge.   If for some reason you cannot teach what you have learned to someone else, you may choose an additional 2 optional requirements instead.


Optional requirements

_____3.  Make a list of at least ten health benefits of sleep.

_____4.  Make a list of at least ten ways to fight insomnia and/or get quality sleep.

_____5.  Be in charge of the invitations and RSVP's for a slumber party with three or more guests.  Make sure the invitations convey all the necessary information and the theme of the party (if you have one).

_____6.  Plan and execute a craft for your slumber party.  Do two crafts if you are an Eagle or an Owl.

_____7.  Be in charge of games for a slumber party.  If you are an Eagle or an Owl you need to lead at least two games.  If you are giving prizes, brainstorm ways to make sure everyone gets a prize.

_____8.  Be in charge of breakfast the morning after a slumber party.

_____9.  Be in charge of music for a slumber party.  Teach everyone a song or make a recording of your singing.

_____10.  Be in charge of party favors for a slumber party.

_____11.  Be in charge of the food during a slumber party.  Make a list of ways you can reduce the sugar, preservatives, and artificial colors & flavors in party food.  Remember some people have trouble sleeping after eating too much junk food.

_____12.  If you are planning on watching a movie during your slumber party, be in charge of getting permission from parents for the movies on your list and tally the votes from the girls to see what movie to watch.

_____13.  Be in charge of cleaning and decorations for a slumber party.

_____14.  Be in charge of cleaning up after a slumber party.

_____15.  Send supplies for a slumber party to a women's/children's refuge or donate some bedding to an orphanage.