me and my troop made positive body images shirts. and did a skit for younger girls. we had 3 meetings to finish the free being me, and also at a girl scout BBQ is where we displayed our shirts we … Continued
Our troop (Troop 345) is comprised of 10, African-American eleven and twelve year old girls from Washington, DC. They have LOVED the Free Being Me segment of this year– more than their Girl Scout Journey! Girls of their ages are … Continued
My troop enjoyed the activities outlined in the Free Being Me program. The whole process was a learning experience for us all. The girls were amazed to learn about the process of photo shopping and thoroughly enjoyed the videos showing … Continued
We are a group of Girl Scouts in Prescott, Arizona, USA, and our girls have a message: As a troop we learned that the image myth is real and really hurtful. We all did activities that made us open to … Continued
Our brownie troop is so excited to be a part of the free to be me journey. At our most recent meeting the girls made a video about the importance of what is inside each of us over physical appearance.
Our troop enjoyed this fun “Free To Be Me” project. We got to discuss how girls our age should feel about themselves in a positive light. Now in the media we are told that we have to live up to … Continued
We talked about our real life experienced of overcoming difficult challenges in our lives. In our country many children come from broken homes and single parent homes. We gave each girl an opportunity to tell us what she worries about … Continued
We met at our local Barnes& Noble to discuss the image myth and how we can overcome those negative notions by replacing with positive thoughts. We wrote a letter to a friend, texted a positive message to someone and created … Continued
We worked through the entire program. We learned all about body confidence, and had some great discussions surrounding this. We spread the word by making an announcement at school in the morning and also making bookmarks to pass out in … Continued
We developed critical thinkers skills to analyze how women are portrayed in advertising. We learned about the Image Myth. We talked about how media, friends, and even our inner voices can challenge how we feel about ourselves. We practiced standing … Continued
We went to camp. I was kind of scared because I was the youngest one in our troop. My mom stayed at camp with me. We stayed in a 4 person cabin. It was fall camp. We went on night … Continued
“Go around the world and ask for happiness-and when you come back-give all the happiness you have inside.” “You really are beautiful.” “You can smile about who you are.” These were some of the word “bubble” quotes that our … Continued
Girls Scout Eastern Pennsylvania troop 1706, aged 8-10, have been enjoying Free Being Me! As part of their take action project, they created a poster to let everyone know what inspired them to be themselves. The most important thing is they … Continued
We held a Girl Scout Summer Camp in Toledo, OH and all of our girls participated in the Free Being Me activities and had an absolute blast! The lessons they learned are definitely something that they’ll take with them for … Continued
We just completed our Dove training! To help spread the word that we are all beautiful in our own special way we created this short clip. The girls learned that although they all look different and like different activities, they … Continued
This was our 1st Free Being Me group. We had a blast. Here are our positive message stars!