New! Dolores Huerta Girl Scout Patch

Dolores Huerta Girl Scout Patch for Multi-level Troops

 

What do girls need to do to earn the Dolores Huerta Girl Scout Patch? Do the activities below: 

Dolores Huerta
Read the letter from Dolores Huerta.
Read the biography of Dolores Huerta. Pay special attention to the section about Dolores’s experience as a Girl Scout. Ask an adult or older girl for help if you need it. Read the bi-lingual children’s book about Dolores Huerta. The title is Side by Side/Lado a Lado by Monica Brown. Discuss with your troop how Dolores lives the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Discuss with your troop how Dolores helps make the world a better place.
Create a poem, skit, drawing, other artwork, or a presentation about Dolores.
Share what you created with your troop, family, or other group.

Farmworkers
Interview a family member, or friend who is a farmworker. Click here for sample questions.
Read Gathering the Sun, a bilingual book about farm work by Alma Flor Ada.  
Discuss the interviews, and the book as a group. What did you learn about farmworkers. Do you think farm work is important work? Why or why not?

If you interviewed someone, write that person a thank you letter.
Create a story, drawing, other artwork, or a presentation about farmworkers. Include something you learned about the working conditions of farmworkers in the past and in the present.  
Share what you created with your troop, family, or other group.

Reflection
What did you learn by working on this patch?

Would you recommend it to other girls? Why or why not?

 

Questions?

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