Tag Archives: Outdoor Skills Frontier

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 – Nature & Wildlife #21

I am helping our Patriot squad complete Nature & Wildlife this fall.  Requirement #21 requires the girls to research endangered species specific to your area, and identify why it is classified as endangered.

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AHG Badge Help – Horsemanship #7

Do you realize how many different breeds of horses exist? Just in the United States there are close to 50 different breeds.  And there are too many to list from around the world.  The most common breeds include Arabian, American … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Horsemanship #9

Every American Heritage Girl I have met seems drawn to the Horsemanship Merit Badge. Many years ago, when my daughter earned this badge, the instructor used sticky notes to teach the parts of a horse. Recently my Tenderheart unit attended … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Archery #24 – Tic Tac Toe

I had the priveledge of teaching the Archery Merit Badge this summer at camp.  While I had learned to shoot as a child, my archery skills were a little rusty.  But after a little practice, and a few bruises, I … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Nature and Wildlife #4

The American Heritage Girls Nature & Wildlife merit badge, is a popular badge for girls.  Regardless to their age. there is something about being outside and enjoy the Creator’s work that is calming. Requirement #4 of the badge has the … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Golf #1

With summer upon us, you may have thought about hitting the links, or maybe you have a Tenderheart that is interested in learning the game.  The Golf merit badge is a great way to introduce her to the game.

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Waterproof Fire Starters

With spring upon us, now is a great time to camp. No campout would be complete without a fire.  Requirement #14 of the Fire Safety and Fire Building merit badge, has the girls build waterproof fire starters.  I decided to … Continue reading

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Campfire Eggs

Today I thought I would finish up the Outdoor Cooking Merit Badge Helps that I had planned.  I recently discovered you can cook eggs in a paper bag. Well, let me re-state that – I recently attempted this. I had … Continue reading

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Orange Peel Cupcakes

While camping, the meal options are endless, but dessert does not have to be limited to s’mores. Next time you go camping try Orange Peel Cupcakes.  We made these while working on the Outdoor Cooking Merit Badge (#21).

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