Tag Archives: Our Heritage Frontier

AHG Badge Help – Corn Husk Dolls

During the month of February I am focusing on the Freedom Seekers Merit Badge since it is Black History Month.  Requirement #12 of Freedom Seekers has the girls make a corn husk doll and write a story about their doll. … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace – Freedom Seekers #8

Many of us are familiar with the song “Amazing Grace”. Today it is often associated with funerals and the promise of our eternal life. During the Civil War it was popular with slaves and abolitionists, and encouraged them to seek … Continue reading

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Merit Badge Help – Freedom Seekers #2

Since February is Black History Month, I thought I would feature badge helps from the Freedom Seekers badge each Friday during the month of February. As American Heritage Girls, we learn about Harriet Tubman, but there were many other conductors … Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge Help – Living in the USA #5

Recently our troop lost our Tenderheart Unit leader due to her husband being relocated with his job.  So, I have been promoted to Tenderheart Unit Leader.  I must admit, working with 1st and 2nd graders after spending so much time … Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge Help – Dawn of Our Country #4

I am not sure which merit badge frontier I enjoy most. I learn so much from the Heritage Frontier.  But I do enjoy the creativity that goes with the Arts Frontier. And when the two overlap, I am delighted. Today … Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge Help – Dawn of our Country #22

Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, One if by land, and two if by sea; These two lines are probably the famous lines of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride”.  It … Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge – Dawn of Our Country #21

Are you familiar with the artist John Trumbull?  He was one of several artist during the Revolutionary War.  Growing up in a political family, Trumbull knew many of our country’s founding fathers and witnessed the Battle of Bunker Hill. Despite … Continue reading

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