Girl Scout Day: Civics & Citizenship

04/06/2024· 01:00 p.m.
154 Park Central Square - History Museum on the Square

Civics on the Square presents the first Girl Scout Badge Activity Day. All Girl Scout levels join us on a journey through Springfield’s past as we explore civics and citizenship through the years.

Saturday, April 6, 2024, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm (come and go event)

Registered Girl Scouts and leaders can complete various steps in the Democracy and Citizenship badges through fun and interactive activity stations.  Girl Scouts will have the chance to run for office, map local landmarks, register to vote, speak to a city council member, and even be elected President!

The event is made possible by the Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation’s Multi-Year Impact Grant for Student Citizenship and support by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.

There is a registration fee for Girl Scouts and leaders. Additional family members will pay general admission to the museum. Pre-registration is being done through the Girl Scouts of Missouri Heartland at the following link: https://www.girlscoutsmoheartland.org/en/sf-events-repository/2024/girl-scout-day–civics—citizenship.html. The registration deadline is March 21, 2024.

Registration and Admission can be paid on the day of the event at the History Museum on the Square; however, no financial aid or cookie credit will be used.

Please note – this is not a drop-off event. Parents and troop leaders must stay for the duration of the event to adhere to ratio requirements.

Description

Civics on the Square presents the first Girl Scout Badge Activity Day. All Girl Scout levels join us on a journey through Springfield’s past as we explore civics and citizenship through the years.

Saturday, April 6, 2024, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm (come and go event)

Registered Girl Scouts and leaders can complete various steps in the Democracy and Citizenship badges through fun and interactive activity stations.  Girl Scouts will have the chance to run for office, map local landmarks, register to vote, speak to a city council member, and even be elected President!

The event is made possible by the Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation’s Multi-Year Impact Grant for Student Citizenship and support by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.

There is a registration fee for Girl Scouts and leaders. Additional family members will pay general admission to the museum. Pre-registration is being done through the Girl Scouts of Missouri Heartland at the following link: https://www.girlscoutsmoheartland.org/en/sf-events-repository/2024/girl-scout-day–civics—citizenship.html. The registration deadline is March 21, 2024.

Registration and Admission can be paid on the day of the event at the History Museum on the Square; however, no financial aid or cookie credit will be used.

Please note – this is not a drop-off event. Parents and troop leaders must stay for the duration of the event to adhere to ratio requirements.