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Daily Girl Scout Virtual Challenge - Writing

Tue Jun 16, 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM

Writing and journaling are a great way to start to understand your feelings. People write for many different reasons, and according to the British Library, people have been writing for nearly 5,500 years! Watch the video as Jory explains the challenge.

For this challenge there are two parts.
Part one, for all age groups:  Write down 3 feelings you have during the day and what caused this. According to Mental Health America, doing this helps you find patterns, not hold on to negativity, and express your emotions in a healthy way!

Part two will depend on your age group.
Daisies, Brownies, Juniors: Write a short, fictional story! Fiction just means pretend or made-up. Think of a main character. You can draw your main character if you would like, then write a short story about her/him/them. Remember to include a beginning (introduction), middle, and end (conclusion). Once you’re done, share it with your family and friends. If you’d like to add pictures with your story, then go for it!
Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors: You have a choice! Either write a short, fictional story (at least 7500 words) OR start a blog and keep that blog going for a week. The blog can be about lifestyle, advice, animals, foods, crafts, sports – anything you’re interested in!

We'd love to see what you've created. Use this following link to submit your work.

If you want to use this challenge to help complete some badge work:
Brownie: Complete step 3 of the Girl Scout Way badge by choosing the “create a story, play, or puppet show” choice.
Junior: Complete step 2 of the Scribe badge. All choices would fit! Complete step 1 of the Playing the Past badge by choosing the “writer her diary” choice.
Cadette: Complete step 2 of the Comic Artist badge by choosing the “make something up” choice. Complete part of step 1 of the Public Speaker badge by choosing the “read aloud three poems or one short story” option and write your own short story to share. Complete step 5 of the Screenwriter badge and chose either “work solo” or “work with a mentor.”
Senior: Complete step 2 and step 4 of the Novelist badge.

Materials List

Computer (optional)