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10 Weeks of Ducktail

Join us for 1, 2, 3, or all 10 weeks of Ducktail Day Camp that’s sure to fill her days with wonder!

Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Ducktail Day campers will experience hands-on STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities, games, songs, arts and crafts, and additional fun with purpose activities. Ducktail Day Campers will also learn from subject matter experts while earning badges and completing Girl Scout Journeys. 

**STEAM Weeks:  Week 1, Week 3, Week 5, Week 6, Week 10

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Week 1 - Adventure is Out There

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In the words of Ellie from Up! "Adventure is out there!" so let's start exploring! Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will explore and investigate the mysterious world beyond planet Earth, known as space. Campers will discover that space is even bigger than they thought as they venture through the Solar System.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteers hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.   

Week 1 Badge Earned:

Daisies – Space Science Explorer

Brownies – Space Science Adventurer

Juniors – Space Science Investigator

Cadettes -  Media Journey

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Week 2 - Merida's Olympics: Be Brave

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On your mark, get set, PLAY! Wear your sneakers this week because - campers -  it’s time to get active! Campers will get a chance to participate in a variety of games and sports. Girls will learn about what it takes to be an athlete, showing good sportsmanship, and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.  

Week 2 Badge Earned:

Daisies – Money Counts

Brownies – Fair Play

Juniors -  Staying Fit

Cadettes – Good Sportsmanship

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Week 3 - Minion Apprentice

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What makes things move, how do you create more energy? Engineering can solve problems both big and small. Campers will learn how to build and test their inventions to fulfill a design challenge.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

Week 3 Badge(s) Earned:

Daisies – What Robots Do, How Robots Move, and Design a Robot

Brownies – Fling Flyer Challenge

Juniors – Paddle Boat Design Challenge

Cadettes – Amaze Journey

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Week 4 - Hooray for Beignets

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Have you ever wondered how delicious Princess Tiana’s world-famous beignets are? Have you ever tasted finger foods at a tea party? This week, campers will put on their chef hats and create fun snacks for all of camp to enjoy! Older girls will also have a chance to prepare a meal for all Camp Ducktail campers.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

Week 4 Badge Earned:

Daisies – Outdoor Art Maker

Brownies – Snacks

Juniors – Simple Meals

Cadettes – New Cuisines

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Week 5 - How Far I'll Go: Summit Week 1

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It’s time to be courageous and brave like Moana while campers embark on three Journeys to earn their Summit Award Pin. Cadette Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their Leadership in Action award for helping their Girl Scout sisters complete a Journey during Summit Week.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

*This week is discounted since the Council office & shop will be closed July 4 and 5  in observance of Independence Day. No Field Trip this week.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will complete the 3 Journeys required to earn the Journey Summit Award Pin:

Computer Science: Think Like a Programmer

Engineering: Think Like an Engineer

It’s Your Planet – Love It! 

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Week 6 - I've Got Gadgets and Gizmos

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Ariel is always designing new inventions with her gadgets and gizmo collection. This week campers will be challenged to think like Ariel as they design their own gadgets and gizmos. Cadettes can earn the American Red Cross Babysitting certification which includes First Aid and CPR for infants and children.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

Week 6 Badge(s) Earned:

Daisies – Roller Coaster Design Challenge, Model Car Design Challenge

Brownies – Leap Bot Design Challenge, Race Car Design Challenge

Juniors – Balloon Design Challenge, Crane Design Challenge

Cadettes – Babysitter

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Week 7 - Let the Journeys Rage On: Summit Week 2

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It’s time to take another journey to the summit! Maybe this time we’ll pass Elsa’s ice castle! Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will earn three Journeys this week to earn a Summit Award Pin. Cadette Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their Leadership in Action award for helping their Girl Scout sisters complete a Journey during Summit Week.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will complete the 3 Journeys required to earn the Summit Award Pin:

It’s Your Story – Tell It!

It’s Your World – Change It!

Outdoor STEM: Think Like a Citizen Scientist

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Week 8 - Magic Carpet Ride

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Hop aboard Princess Jasmine’s magic carpet as Camp Ducktail ventures to three different destinations in Southern Nevada. The fun doesn’t stop there! On the remaining days, campers will engage in traditional day camp activities.

Week 8 Badge(s) Earned:

Daisies – Talk it Up

Brownies – Money Manager

Juniors – Business Owner

Cadettes – Budgeting

Seniors – Financing My Future

Ambassadors – On My Own

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Week 9 - I Tink I Can Tinker

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Get your creative brain pumping as campers harness their inner Tinkerbell! Campers will tinker with different ideas and supplies as they create and develop a variety of games.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

Week 9 Badge(s) Earned:

Daisies – Board Game Design Challenge

Brownies – Making Games

Juniors – Playing the Past

Cadettes – Field Day

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Week 10 - Stop your Glitching

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Glitching a little in the cyber world like Vanellope Von Schweetz was? Need some help learning how to keep your identity safe on the internet? Then you’ve come the right place! Campers will gain a basic understanding about how computers work and protecting themselves while surfing the web.

Seniors and Ambassadors will have the opportunity to earn volunteer hours toward the Service to Girl Scouting Bar.

Week 10 Badge(s) Earned:

Daisies – Board Game Design Challenge

Brownies – Making Games

Juniors – Playing the Past

Cadettes – Field Day

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