Category Archives: American Heritage Girls

AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #8

Today I thought I would continue sharing a few resources I have for the Special Delivery Merit Badge. The first stamp ever created is known as a “Penny Black”.  Issued in 1840 in England under the reign of Queen Victoria.  … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Special Delivery #1

As I child I began collecting stamps. It is something my father still enjoys.  I was a little disheartened to see that AHG was discontinuing the Special Delivery Merit Badge.  I realize that the times have changed and society no … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Washington DC

I have had several requests to update my list of badge requirements that can be covered while in the DC area.  With the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and Spring Break around the corner, I thought now would be a great … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Engineering #3

Since tomorrow is National Gumdrop day, I thought today’s blog post should include gumdrops. Gum drops first appeared in the 1800’s. These candies were made with gelatin, spices (peppermint, cinnamon, cloves…) and sugar.  Believed to be invented by Percy Trusdale, … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Pen and Paper #25

I know many of you shy away from the badges in the Supplemental Handbook. While the requirements seem to be more challenging, when broken down into smaller pieces they are doable. My PiPa unit is currently tackling the Pen and … Continue reading

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Tic Tac Toe SWAP

The next easy SWAP that I included in the SWAP kits I made for camp was a Tic Tac Toe in a bag SWAP.  If you have ever looked on Pinterest, you will find dozens of these SWAPS.  They are … Continue reading

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Make a Joyful Noise

Every year at camp there is at least one new girl who has no idea what a SWAP is. Then there are those who ran out of time before camp to make any, or worse, they made them but left … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzle SWAP

WOW this year has flown by. I can’t believe there are only a few weeks left in 2019. December has really snuck up on me.  I realized that I never posted any SWAPS from this summer, so instead of focusing … Continue reading

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Plastic Canvas Tic Tac Toe

Completing the Needle Art Merit Badge, requires you to make both big and small projects from your selected art form.  If you enjoyed making Plastic Kissies (here), and you are ready to tackle a larger project.  Check out the Tic … Continue reading

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I Spy Bottles

When helping our Tenderhearts complete the Stick Shifts and Safety Belts merit Badge, we created “I Spy” bottles. Our troop has a very diverse group of Tenderhearts. This made creating a travel game a little more challenging.  My non-reading first … Continue reading

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