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Brownie Think Like a Citizen Scientist Badge Workshop

May 16, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Location information available on 2.15.2020 when camp reservations have been made.

Ever wonder how you can contribute to Scientific Research? Like to study bugs, animals, weather or the environment? Come to the Brownie Think Like a Citizen Scientist Workshop and learn how you can help scientist with their research and “making the world a better place”!

Scientist are looking for citizens to help with research that they are not able to do in the field. Some of the projects they are looking for help with are studying bees, local amphibian populations and other species. Recruit your family to help and become a Citizen Scientist.

In this workshop we’ll explore how scientist are being assisted by citizens who provide critical data for their research studies. Brownies sharpen their observation skills through activities that challenge them to notice changes in people's appearances and a group of items. Girls learn why it is important for scientists to use observation and are introduced to citizen science.

Workshop minimum is 12 maximum is 30. Cost for the workshop is $32.00 and includes Journey Award Badges, snack and materials for workshop. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before start time for check-in. We will start promptly. Girls should bring their own refillable water bottles. Girl Scouts and their friends in 2nd and 3rd grades are welcome to attend. Please no siblings or others unless registered.

Registration closes on 05/02/2020, no refunds after this date. You can sign-up here and pay online, sign-up on waitlist and pay via PayPal Invoice online with debit/credit card, or send a check payable to GSCNC for total due with this form along with check to Brownie Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey Workshop, c/o Kim Kingsford, 808 Blakely Court, Apt. 252, Frederick, MD 21702. Girls are welcome to attend without their troop but must have a permission/health history form. If you have any questions please email troop81378@gmail.com ore kskingsford@gmail.com.

If you want to secure your registration please use the "Registration" button above and pay via debit/credit card. If you need to have your Troop Money Manager pay for registration you can get a shareable link to send to them for payment and use the “Hold My Spot” button. If you want to sign-up a and pay later please use the "Hold My Spot" button. If all slots are taken you can sign-up on the waitlist and will be contacted if/when space opens up. Alternate Online Sign-up available at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e49afab2aa3f85-brownie12

Refund Policy
No refunds after registration deadline. Girls not present and participating will not receive materials or badge/award for workshop.
Date & Time
May 16, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meadowside Lodge - GSCNC Camp Brighton Woods
120 Brighton Dam Road
Brookeville, Maryland 20833
Kim Kingsford