From the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast Council, Explore Sea Turtles patch introduced scouts to learn about sea turtles.
Daisies must complete 1 activity in each section
Brownies complete 1 activity in each section, plus 1 additional activity
Juniors complete 1 activity in each section, plus 2 additional activity
Cadettes complete 1 activity in each section, plus 3 additional activity
Seniors complete 1 activity in each section, plus 4 additional activity
Ambassadors complete 1 activity in each section, 5 one additional activity
Learn about sea turtles.
- Name and label the parts of a sea turtle.
- This could be fun to do as the girls construct a sea turtle paper craft, such as this one: Green Sea Turtle papercraft
- Read about sea turtles:
- Visit an aquarium that has sea turtles.
- National Aquarium in Baltimore sea turtle webpage (As of 6/12/13 a new exhibit is being created for their sea turtle, so check the website to see if it is on display.)
- South Carolina Aquarium hosts special tours of their sea turtle rescue facilities.
- New England Aquarium in Boston
- Shedd Aquarium in Chicago
- Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, CA
- The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, FL
- Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, VA
- Beach, creek, or river cleanup
- Educate kids and adults about the need to recycle as much as possible.
- Conduct a Bring-Your-Own-Bag campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags.