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Troop 2662 July 2011 - June 2012

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S: A Year With Troop 2662 ----- July 2011 thru June 2012

BC: .....can't wait to see where we go from here! | A look back in time..... | In the beginning there were only 5.... and then it grew and grew and grew..... | Sledding at Hannah's | Bridging from Juniors to Cadettes | Fun with paint | On our first Rendezvous trip, we began a tradition of stopping for ice cream after every overnight. | Annual Mother Daughter Tea | Journey into Space | Baby sitting class | Fall Kick off | ....see how far we've come.....

FC: A Year in the Life of the Best Girl Scout Troop Ever! ! | CADETTE TROOP 2662

1: Abby | Angie | Charlotte | Elisa | Hannah D | Hannah S. | Jessy | Jade | Lauren | Allison | MaraJo | Sara | Taittumn | A look at the last year the girls of Troop 2662 are Cadettes | Ali | The Faces of Troop 2662 | Ms. Kathy | Ms. Frankie | MS. Lani | Leaders | Cookie Managers | Ms. Amy

2: July 2011 Camping Trip To Sky High Ranch

3: Last Lunch of the Trip | Skit Night | BBB Ranch 2 hour Trail Ride | Camp "Fire" by Lantern Light

4: Our 1st White Water Rafting Trip | gearing up | We survived the rapids!

5: Annual Fall Troop Kick-Off at McBeth's Community Pool | Can anybody say, 'Let's play with Ms. Kathy's water camera.'!" | P L PARTY!

6: Geocaching October 22-23 | night caching

7: The girls learned the fun of Geocaching. Something they can pass on to younger scouts, not to mention some fun for themselves as well!

8: SILVER AWARD PROJECT: The girls worked on their Silver Award project together. They wanted to run a Rendezvous as their Amaze Journey project. There were 7 stations at Journey of the Amazing Fairies Rendezvous. The girls worked in teams to plan and run the stations. As their main Silver Project they took part of that Rendezvous to the community at large at a Fall Harvest Festival.

9: 7 of the girls went to the official Girl Scout of Colorado Highest Award Ceremony | Journey of the Amazing Fairies Rendezvous | Congratulations | Job Well Done! | Your hard work paid off.

10: A Night With Daisy | A Play For Girl Scout's 100th Anniversary | The play was about a troop of Girls Scouts winning a sleepover in Juliet Low's house by having the top cookie sales in the nation.

11: Skit Time | The night they visited there was a black out due to a lightening storm. When the lights came back on, they were in the presence of Juliette Low herself and some of the members of her first troop. | The visiting troop learned all about the beginning of Girl Scouts from Ms. Daisy and her Girl Guides.

12: Modern day Treasure Hunting using GPS to locate the Fairy Jewels the Trolls of Tomahawk stole. | Towering Pines Service Unit Over Night | Welcome to Camp,! We are your Fairy Hostesses | Beware,the Trolls of Tomahawk are up to no good! | Saturday Morning Flag Ceremony | Fairy Dolls & Flight School | Off to make wings & play fairy games

13: Some one had to clean up all the mess..... Good Fairies! | Those mischievous trolls also stole the Sunday morning Breakfast and hid it around camp. The search was on..... | Fairy Land Adventure | Fairy Luncheon | Fairy Pajama Dance Party

14: Senior Bridging & Year End Ceremony | As the girls bridged they said a few words about what they thought they have learned over the past years in Girl Scouts.... | Can you find the Girl Scout 'want to be'? | 'On My Honor' First time with out song books second time with song books. Guess they needed a little more practice | Candle Light Ceremony

15: .....after they bridged ,the leaders had a special gift that symbolized what they thought the girls have learned over the years! | Bag | Drama Book | Ear Plugs | Clock | Princess Puzzle | Toy Horse | Rope | #1 Blue Ribbon | GS Tattoos | Timer | Toy Tigger | Set of Weights | Flower Fairy

16: Two years in the planning, the anticipation was about more than they could stand, but finally the day of departure came... | 7:30am flight meant we had to be at the airport by 5:30am so the girls had to get up around 4am. Needless to say, some slept on the flight, others were to excited to sleep | Washington DC June 14-20, 2012 | National Archives

17: We landed in Washington DC at 12:30pm, Had a few mishaps on the Metro, but managed to make it to the Hostel. Got lunch at PotBellys and then headed off to The National Archives to see the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution & the Bill of Rights. When we were done, there we went to Ford's Theater to see where President Lincoln was shot & a play in the theater. | Our first full day we got up early had breakfast at the Hostel and then walked down to the White House for our tour. After lunch, we went to the Capitol for a tour. | Secret Service Agents traded pins with us. | Replica of the statue "Freedom" that sits on top of the US Capitol building

18: On the Capitol steps, we posed for pictures in front of the "Mall" then stopped and got ice cream from a street vendor. | Air and Space Museum | The National Smithsonian Museums | One of the many security check points we went through during the our trip. | The first Smithsonian Museum Building | We also visited the Holocaust Museum, but no pictures were allowed to be taken inside | Wright Brother's Plane | Spirit of St. Louis

19: History Museum | Natural History Museum | Hannah with her rope tied to Abby | Hey, you dum-dum if you got gum-gum!! | "Should we take it?" | Girl Scout Exhibit | Abby, does a moon rock feel any different than Earth rocks?

20: The | F.D.R | Wa sh i ng t o n | Listening to a "Fire side chat" | To try to stick to the food budget, the girls waited in the 'soup line' for lunch | Jessy put a flower on a 3 year old's memorial

21: Memorials | Lincoln | Jef ferson | M.L.K.

22: The War | Korean | Vietnam | War Nurse's Statue

23: Memorials | WWII | The Wall of Stars

24: Memorials | Flowers left on Father's Day by people who lost family members in the Vietnam War. | View from the Jefferson Memorial | On the bus

25: At Night | Iwo Jima | Korean | View from the Lincoln Memorial

26: Arlington | View Of WDC from Gen. Lee's Backyard at the top of Arlington Cemetery | -J.F.K.- Eternal Flame | Robert Kennedy | Woman's War Memorial | Can you see the Washington Memorial in the background? | Etched in the glass roof and reflected on the wall below | It isn't just my brother's country | or my husband's country | It's my country as well | and so the the war wasn't | just their war it was my war | and I needed to serve in it.

27: Cemetery | Tomb of the Unknown Soldier | Changing of the Guard

28: The National Zoo | Angie found an open grassy area where she decided to pretend to be one of the animals on exhibit....Silly Angie | We went to the zoo mainly to see the Pandas. We only saw one and he was taking a nap. | We enjoyed the zoo, but we feel that Denver has a better zoo. The only thing the Denver zoo is missing are the Pandas | Lemon Ice is always good on a hot humid day

29: A few of our many rides on the Metro | The exit from the metro to get to the zoo had the longest escalator we've ever seen! It was about 3 stories high | Waiting for the train to come | Looking at the map

30: Mt. Vernon | Wreath Laying Ceremony at Washington's Tomb | After taking the Metro to the end of the Huntington Line, we had a 25 minute bus ride to Washington's Estate

31: Enjoying the view of the Potomac River from George & Martha's back porch. | 16 sided barn in the back field area

32: The dorm rooms at the Hostel | -Hostel International - USA, Washington DC | On our last night in DC, the girls talked us into going to Nando's Restaurant (apparently highly recommended by 1D) and Forever 21 (that movement was spearheaded by Angie). | Four story Forever 21 just 2 blocks from the hostel | MaraJo & Lauren "Founder's of the Feast"

33: The day we left we visited the other side of the White House and saw Michelle's vegetable garden. | Dinner at the Airport before departure. | We made it home safe and sound; with nobody on crutches :o) | Ms Frankie kept Angie in stitches as we waited to get off the plane.

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