Girl Scouts Daily Virtual Challenge - Dinner Special
This challenge is less about making the dinner and more about planning it!
Daisies, Brownies, Juniors: Invite your family to have a dinner together! Pick the time, set a dress code, and do what you can to help with the dinner – especially setting the table. With an adult, do some research and find out how to properly set a table for dinner! Then, think of 10 things to talk about at dinner (or conversation starters). Don’t forget your manners and help clean up afterwards!
Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors: Host a formal dinner night! You can choose a theme or go classic. Create a menu for the night and encourage your family to dress in their fanciest clothing or set a specific dress code! Set the table using proper table etiquette and an appropriate number of dishes and silverware. Take pictures of your night! Remember – you do not have to do all the cooking! Maybe everyone in the family oversees making one course… and don’t forget to help clean up afterwards!
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If you want to use this challenge to help complete some badge work:
Daisy: Work on your Friendly and Helpful petal by helping to set the table for dinner.
Brownie: Complete step 2 and 4 of the My Family Story badge. Complete part of step 4 of the My Great Day badge by choosing “Be a family grocery helper.”
Junior: Complete step 5 of the Simple Meals badge. For the Social Butterfly badge, complete step 1 by choosing “Practice conversation starters” and step 2 by choosing “Set the table.” Complete step 5 of the Staying Fit badge by choosing “Have a ‘slow food’ dinner” or “Have a family check-in night.”
Cadette: For the New Cuisines badge, complete step 1 by choosing “Cook something from an area of the world you’re curious about” or “Let a particular ingredient be your tour guide,” complete step 2, and 3 by choosing any option, step 4 by choosing “Choose a veggie protein and find a recipe that features it” or “Try a recipe for a special diet,” and step 5 by choosing “Host a ‘new cuisine’ party.”
Senior: For the Locavore badge, complete step 3 by choosing any option, step 4 by choosing “Make a recipe local” or step 5 by choosing “Prepare a three-course meal” or “Cook a dish starring something from scratch.”
Ambassador: For the Dinner party badge, complete step 1 by choosing “Build a menu around your favorite ingredient,” step 2 and 4 by choosing any option, and step 5 by choosing “Decorate according to your menu theme” or “Celebrate a special occasion.”