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In a Bag

Hot off the press, it's official! Girl Scouts of Central California South will be offering Badge in a Bag, Journey in a Bag, Program in a Bag and Program Partner Patch in a Bag. Whether you are a brand new leader or an established leader, having a little extra help with meeting preparation can surely help out a lot. Each section has a writeable PDF request form. To find out more information on each of these In a Bag offerings please open the accordion. 

Be sure to check back often as we will continue to add more offerings!

Coming in the future - Outdoor Skill in a Bag! 

Badge in a Bag

Badges are awards girls can earn by completing skill-building activiites. Girls can earn badges in the STEM, LIfe Skills, Outdoor and Entrepreneurship pillars. Click open each category to find out what Badge in a Bag offerings we have. 

Fast Facts: 

  • Badge in a Bag Purchase Fee: $7.00 per Girl Scout.
  • Girls keep all supplies in bag unless noted otherwise.
  • You can request up to 12 girls - if you need more please read the Request for Badge in Bag form for details. 
  • Bags must be reserved two (2) weeks in advance of pick-up date.
  • DOES NOT INCLUDE BADGE  

To request a Badge in a Bag please use this form!

STEM

We have the following STEM Badge in a Bag offerings:

  1. Space Science Explorer - Daisy 
  2. Space Science Adventurer – Brownie
  3. Space Science Investigator-Junior
  4. Space Science Researcher – Cadettes
  5. Space Science Expert – Seniors
  6. Space Science Master – Ambassadors 
Daisy Space Science Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Sun Fact Sheet 
  • 1 Sun, Earth & Moon Model Set
  • 2 Brass Fasteners 
  • 1 Moon Journal with Moon Phases 
  • 1 White Chalk 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • 2 Crayons
  • Blanket or Towel to Lay on Outside 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet

Optional: 

  • Binoculars 
  • Telescope 
Brownie Space Science Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 White Paper 
  • 1 Glue Stick 
  • 1 Solar System Model Sheet 
  • 1 Styrofoam Ball on Toothpick 
  • 1 Phases of the Moon Sheet 
  • 1 Constellation Page 
  • 2 Black Construction Paper 
  • 1 White Colored Pencil 
  • 1 Printed Planet Hat Page  

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Scissors 
  • Crayons
  • Lamp or Flashlight
  • Pencil/Pen
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet
Junior Space Science Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Solar System Model
  • 1 Large Foam Cup
  • 1 Constellation Template 
  • 1 Black Construction Paper 
  • 1 Pushpin 
  • 1 Star Stickers
  • 1 Planet Age Cards 
  • 1 Roll of Tape 
  • 1 White Colored Pencil     
  •   1 parts 1 and 2 of the Star Wheel Precut 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Scissors 
  • Stapler 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet

Optional: 

  • Telescopes 
  • Binoculars 
Cadette Space Science Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Space Object Facts Color Printable 
  • 1 Sun Print Paper 
  • 1 Sun Facts Page 
  • 1 Sunblock 
  • 1 Construction Paper 
  • 1 Lined Paper 
  • 1 Toilet Paper Tubes 
  • 1 Mailing Tape 
  • 1 Piece of Cardstock 
  • 1 Diffraction Slide  

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Scissors 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet 
  • 2 Balls of Any Size 
  • 1 Pencil 
Senior Space Science Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Watercolor Paper 
  • 1 Watercolors 
  • 2 Brushes 
  • 1 Sun Facts Page
  • 1 Color Copy of Space Object Facts 
  • 1 Toilet Paper Tube 
  • 1 Mailing Tape
  • 1 Cardstock 
  • 1 Diffraction Slide 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Scissors 
  • Cup of Water for Painting 
  • Pencil or Pen
  • Lined Paper (1-2 Pieces)
  • Sources of Light (Lamp, Flashlight, Candle or Lighter) 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet 
Ambassador Space Science Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Color Copy of Space Object Facts
  • 2 Cardstock Cut into 5x7 Cards 
  • 1 Sun Facts Page
  • 1 Canvas 
  • 1 Paint
  • 3 Brushes 
  • 1 Glitter 
  • 1 Glue

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • 1 Pencil 
  • 1 Colored Pencils 
  • Lined Paper (1-2 Pieces)
  • Lids of Different Sizes (7 Lids from Water Bottles, Jars or Containers) 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet 
Life Skills

We have the following Life Skills Badge in a Bag offerings:

Coming soon! 

Outdoor

We have the following Outdoor Badge in a Bag offerings:

  1. Outdoor Art Maker-Daisy
  2. Outdoor Art Creator-Brownie
  3. Outdoor Art Explorer-Junior
  4. Outdoor Art Apprentice- Cadettes
  5. Outdoor Art Expert – Seniors
  6. Outdoor Art Master – Ambassadors 
Daisy Outdoor Art Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Watercolor Set
  • 1 Paint Brush
  • 1 Packet of Lemon Juice 
  • 1 Leave No Trace Handout 
  • 1 Watercolor Paper
  • 1 White Paper

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Pencil or Markers or Crayons 
  • Container of Water
  • Space Outside with Parent/Guardian  
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet 
Brownie Outdoor Art Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Outdoor Art Creator Nature Detective Walk Sheet
  • Clay Dough
  • 2 Wide Popsicle Sticks 
  • Paintbrush 
  • 2 Rubber Bands
  • 2 Toothpicks 
  • 3x5 Piece of Cardstock 
  • 1 Set of Washable Paint

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Pencil or Pen 
  • Space Outside with Parent/Guardian  
  • Scissors 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet 
Junior Outdoor Art Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Watercolor Paint 
  • Paintbrush 
  • 1 Clay Dough 
  • 1 Paper Plate
  • 1 String 
  • 1 Nature Journal 
  • 1 Set of Colored Pencils 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Pencil or Pen 
  • Space Outside   
  • Found Objects from Outside (Leaves, Pebbles, Rocks, etc.) 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet 
Cadette Outdoor Art Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 3 Pieces of Paper
  • 1 Seeds (Wild Flower Seeds)
  • 1 Recyclable Paper (Newspaper, Egg Cartons, Tissue Paper, Paper Grocery Bags) 
  • 1 Terry Cloth/Microfiber Towel/Flannel 
  • 1 Nature Journal 
  • 2 Markers 
  • 1 Straining Screen 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Pencil or Pen 
  • Blender  
  • Warm Water
  • Spoon/Spatula 
  • Outdoor Space 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Camera/Phone Camera
  • Access to the Internet 
Senior Outdoor Art Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 Journal 
  • 1 Set Friendship Bracelet Thread/String 
  • 1 Friendship Bracelet Instructions 
  • 1 Camp Song Booklet 
  • 2 White Paper 
  • 3-4 Small Rocks 
  • 1 Rope
  • Example of Maze 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Pencil or Pen 
  • Scissors
  • Outdoor Space 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Camera/Phone Camera
  • Access to the Internet 
Ambassador Outdoor Art Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all badge steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 4 White Paper 
  • 1 Watercolor Set 
  • Brush 
  • 1 Nylon Thread 
  • 2 Bamboo Skewers 
  • 1 Rectangle of Cardboard 
  • 1 Duct Tape
  • 1 Plastic Trash Bag 
  • 6 Empty Pill Bottles 
  • 1 Notepad 
  • 5 Geocaching Sheets 
  • 5 Golf Pencils 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Markers
  • Scissors 
  • Found Objects Outside (Pebbles, Seeds, Sand or Anything Similar in Size) 
  • Pencil Sized Stick And Found Object that has Bumpy Texture (Log, Tree, Boulder, Large Dried out Hollow Plant Stalk or Anything Similar 
  • GPS Device or App. 
  • Outdoor Space 
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Camera/Phone Camera
  • Access to the Internet 
Entrepreneurship

We have the following Entrepreneurship Badge in a Bag offerings:

Coming soon! 

Journey in a Bag

Journeys are exactly what they sound like, a journey. Girls will get to do the following:

  1. Identify a problem they want to do something about
  2. Come up with a sustainable solution that will make a difference
  3. Create a team plan to make that solution a reality
  4. Put their plan into action 

There are Journeys for each grade level that explores many themes and includes a Take Action project. Click open each category to find out what Journey in a Bag offerings we have. 

Fast Facts: 

  • Journey in a Bag Purchase Fee: $10.00 per Girl Scout.
  • Girls keep all supplies in bag unless noted otherwise.
  • You can request up to 12 girls - if you need more please read the Request for Journey in Bag form for details. 
  • Bags must be reserved two (2) weeks in advance of pick-up date. 
  • DOES NOT INCLUDE JOURNEY SET 

To request a Journey in a Bag please use this form! 

It's Your Story - Tell It!

We have the following It's Your Story - Tell It Journy in a Bag offerings:

  1. 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals - Daisy 
  2. World of Girls - Brownie
  3. aMUSE - Junior
5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals - Daisy

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all journey steps 
  • 1 pre-packaged snack 
  • 1 journal 
  • 1 roll of tape 
  • 1 animal mask 
  • 1 yarn 
  • 2 postcard paper
  • 2 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 animal mix up printouts 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Acess to internet 
  • tablet/phone/computer
  • Scissors
  • Crayons/Colored Pencils
  • Glue Stick
  • Stuffed Animal
  • Pencil
World of Girls - Brownie

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all journey steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 copy of World of Girls Story scans 
  • 1 passport book
  • 1 set of stickers 
  • 1 set of makrers 
  • 6 strings of paper 
  • 1 roll of tape 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Acess to internet 
  • tablet/phone/computer
  • Stuffed animal
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Sheet or pillowcase 
aMUSE - Junior

Supply list coming soon!

It's Your World - Change It!

Coming Soon!

It's Your Planet - Love It!

Coming Soon!

Engineering: Think Like an Engineer

We have the following Think Like an Engineer Journy in a Bag offerings:

  1. Daisy 
  2. Brownie
  3. Junior
  4. Cadette
  5. Senior
  6. Ambassador
Daisy Think Like an Engineer Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all journey steps 
  • 1 Sheet of White Paper 
  • 1 Yogurt Container 
  • 1 Bag of Nature Items (Sticks, Small Pebbles, Leaves, Acorns)
  • 1 Small Bag of Clay 
  • 3 Sheets of Construction Paper 
  • 1 3x3 Square of Cardboard 
  • 1 Disposable Cup
  • 4 Popsicle Sticks 
  • 2 Straws 
  • 1 Pinwheel 
  • 4 Bottlecaps 
  • 2 Paper Clips 
  • 4 Toothpicks 
  • 2 Toilet Paper Rolls 
  • 12 Inches of Masking Tape 
  • 1 Grand Canyon Handout 
  • 1 Small Poster Board 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Tablet/Phone/Computer
  • Access to the Internet
Brownie Think Like an Engineer Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all journey steps 
  • Scatch paper 
  • 2 crayons 
  • 1 design thinking process poster 
  • 1 six simple machines poster 
  • 6 paint stirrers 
  • 5 rubber bands 
  • 1 empty water bottle 
  • 1 ping pong ball 
  • 2 small paper cups 
  • 48 inch strip of masking tape 
  • 12 inches of string 
  • 6 brass fasteners 
  • 8 toothpicks 
  • 2 toilet paper/paper towel rolls 
  • 2 empty cans 
  • 3 pieces of cardstock 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Access to internet 
  • tablet/phone/computer 
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Stairs or book (to make a stair model)
Junior Think Like an Engineer Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all journey steps 
  • 1 white paper 
  • 1 glue stick 
  • 1 magazine
  • 1 design thinking process poster 
  • 1 how to build a shake table sheet
  • 1 examples of shelters from VTK 
  • 1 masking tape
  • 1 newspaper 
  • 7 - 8x11 piece of cardboard 
  • 16 bamboo skewers 
  • 2 large trash bags 
  • 1 duct tape 
  • 1 string 
  • 20 - 30 coffee stirrers 
  • 1 package of modeling clay
  • 1 manilla folder 
  • 2 thick rubber bands 
  • 2 large binder clips 
  • 1 paint stirrer 
  • 2 tennis balls 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Access to internet 
  • Tablet/phone/computer 
  • Scissors
  • 4-5 heavy books
  • Ruler
Cadette/Senior/Ambassador Think Like an Engineer Supplies

Supplies included in bag:

  • Instructions to complete all journey steps 
  • 1 Girl Scout Promise and Law 
  • 1 design thinking process poster 
  • 1 sheet of cardboard (1FT x 2FT)
  • 1 cardboard box
  • 3 paint stirrers 
  • 1 roll of wax paper 
  • scratch paper (2 sheets) 
  • 4 rubber bands 
  • duct tape 
  • 1 foot of string 
  • 2 plastic cups 
  • 3 straws 
  • 2 FT of fishing line 
  • 2 washers 
  • Ping pong balls 
  • 1 piece of cardboard (8x8 size) 
  • 2 brass fasterners 
  • 2 paper clips 
  • 1 paper cup
  • 1 sheet of felt 
  • 2 rubber bands 
  • 2 wooden skewers 
  • 1 take action plan packet 

Supplies Needed at Home: 

  • Access to internet 
  • Tablet/phone/computer 
  • 6 pack of soda cans (only need one per group of girls)
  • Scissors
  • Pens or pencils
  • Hole puncher
Outdoor

Coming Soon!

Program in a Bag

Patches are given to Girl Scouts for participating in fun events, activities or other programs. Patches are worn on the back of the vest or sash. Click open each category to find out what Patch in a Bag offerings we have. 

Fast Facts: 

  • Patch in a Bag Purchase Fee: $4.00 per Girl Scout.
  • Girls keep all supplies in bag unless noted otherwise.
  • You can request up to 12 girls - if you need more please read the Request for Program in Bag form for details. 
  • Bags must be reserved two (2) weeks in advance of pick-up date.  
  • DOES INCLUDE PATCH

To request a Program in a Bag please use this form! 

Daisies Give Back

Daisy Girl Scouts learn about making an impact on their community and the environment. Girls receive all supplies to earn this patch on their own or with their Troop. Some adult assistance required. 

Mother Daughter Tea

All Girl Scout Levels: Girls receive supplies for a tea party with their mom. Adult assistance is encouraged. Tea cups and saucers not included. 

Patch in a Bag

Here at Girl Scouts of Central California South (GSCCS) we've been able to team up with some pretty amazing Program Partners. These Program Partners are found in our five counties, Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings and Kern. Click open each category to find out what Program Partner in a Bag offerings we have. 

Fast Facts: 

  • Program Partner in a Bag Purchase Fee: $2.00 per Girl Scout.
  • No supplies for this bag - girls will receive the patch and contact information for each Program Partner they request for. 
  • You can request up to 12 girls - if you need more please read the Request for Program Partner in Bag form for details. 
  • Bags must be reserved two (2) weeks in advance of pick-up date.

To request a Badge in a Bag please use this form! 

Fossil Hunt

Located at the Chowchilla Fossil Center - Available soon!

GSCCS Ceramics

GSCCS Ceramics - Located in Fresno, Visalia and Bakersfield.

Basilwood Farm Tour

Located in Prather, Fresno County. 

Forestiere Underground Gardens

Located in Fresno County. 

Outdoor Skill in a Bag

Coming Soon!