Girl Scouts SUN Patch Program

Calling all girl scout troop leaders and councils who are interested in solar!

Solar United Neighbors has developed the SUN Patch Program that can be implemented by any girl scout troop across the United States! While earning the SUN patch, Girl Scouts of all ages can learn about how solar works, discover solar energy at work around them, and become solar ambassadors to help grow solar in their communities.

 

 

Your troop can start earning the Solar United Neighbors SUN Patch by downloading our patch program PDF below. Reach out to us at getinvolved@solarunitedneighbors.org to let us know that your troop will be working on the SUN patch! We can answer questions, offer ideas, and provide more ways for your troop to get involved with solar.

Click the image below to download the SUN Patch Program

More information on the SUN Patch

Purpose

To allow girls to DISCOVER how solar works; CONNECT solar energy with their lives, community, and the planet; and TAKE ACTION on what they’ve learned to use solar energy as a renewable and pollution-free resource.

Note: The activities and information contained in this patch program are targeted toward Brownie- through Ambassador-level Girl Scouts (2nd – 12th grades).

Instructions on how your troop can earn the SUN Patch

  1. Complete the activities and discussions listed in the DISCOVER, CONNECT, and TAKE ACTION sections of the full SUN Patch Program PDF.
  2. Volunteers, use the information and resources available to facilitate conversations, answer questions, and lead activities.
  3. Complete the REPORTING section at the end of this patch program document to get your Solar United Neighbors patches.

Girl Scout Councils:

List the Solar United Neighbors SUN Patch Program on your Council’s patch program web page and let troops in your Council know about the SUN patch program in your newsletter. For an example, you can check out how Girl Scouts of Black Diamond in West Virginia listed our patch program on their site. Contact getinvolved@solarunitedneighbors.org for more information.

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