Tag Archives: Our Heritage Frontier

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

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

AHG Merit Badge Helps – Dawn of Our Country #18

In preparation for an upcoming multi-troop event, I led a Badge Bash for our Pioneer and Patriot girls.  We focused on the Dawn of Our Country Merit badge. We discussed the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the great … Continue reading

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

AHG Badge Helps – Our Constitution #1

This summer has renewed my love for teaching. Between summer camp, badge bashes and day camp, I have had plenty of opportunities.  In preparing to teach the classes, I am learning a ton! Hopefully some of the resources I found … Continue reading

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AHG Badge Help – Living in the USA #28

Are you familiar with the Morrill Act of 1862?  Whether or not you have ever heard of it or not, I am certain it affects your life in some way, either directly or indirectly. Congressman Justin Morrill, from Vermont, sponsored … Continue reading

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Flag day

For those of us who have worn the uniform especially on foreign fields the flag of the United States is more than a symbol of our great country. It is the embodiment of very real sacrifices. It is representative of … Continue reading

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AHG Badge Help – Living in the USA #12

Well now that it is spring, it means one thing to AHG leaders – time to plan summer activities.  Summer camp is one of the few times each year that I am still active in teaching badge classes.  In addition … Continue reading

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Native American SWAP

This summer at camp I thought the Native American Merit Badge.  I made these SWAPS for the girls in my class.

Posted in American Heritage Girls, Crafts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

AHG Badge Help – Native American #22

Currently there are over 300 federally recognized Indian Reservations spread out around the United States.  An important part of understanding Native American culture is learning how the reservations were established and the struggles they have endured.

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

AHG Badge Help – Native American #6

When I sat down and began researching the badge requirements for Native American Badge, I was a little frustrated.  The information is usually not in one location and required a bit of digging.  And even then the information was conflicting.

Posted in American Heritage Girls | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment