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100 Year Women's Suffrage Celebration and Events

On Thursday January 16, Indiana will observe the 100 year anniversary of it's ratification of the 19th Amendment. It promises to be an exciting and meaningful day, with special events at the Statehouse with Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, historian Anita Morgan, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana and the Capital City Chorus, followed by a special resolution in the Indiana General Assembly. 

Throughout 2020, women across the state will be joining together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. With this commemoration, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is very excited to be able to offer programs to our Girl Scouts that not only commemorate this anniversary but also the opportunity to educate girls on what this means, how it pertains to them and the world they live in, and participate in new career opportunities that are now available for women because of moments in history like this.

We hope to have Girl Scouts from all over central Indiana join us in these exciting program opportunities during 2020.


Women’s Suffrage Program Opportunities

A Banner Year - various dates and times

Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

We are very excited to partner with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site to host a special workshop series focusing on voting while celebrating the 100th Year Anniversary of the “Women’s Suffrage” movement. The workshop will focus on differences and similarities in campaigning for President in the 1800’s and today. 

Backstage Pass to Senate Government

Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

This is a partnership with the Indiana Senate page office. Lunch is included.

Girl Scout Day at the Statehouse

Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Lady Justice

Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Can you name three jobs in the legal system? A judge, an attorney, a paralegal, there are many career opportunities! Indiana State Bar Association Women in the Law Division will give you an in-depth look into the world of law. 

Walk On: The Rosa Parks Story (Mar 1)

Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks weaves together music and drama to tell the story of Rosa Parks from her childhood in rural Alabama to her famous decision to “sit down and be counted.” Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks shows how the determination of one individual made all the difference in the struggle for freedom and equality in the United States.

Women4Change and IHS present: Women's Suffrage and You

Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Women’s suffrage is celebrating 100 years! Join Women4Change and the Indiana Historical Society as we look at how history’s women have shaped the country we live in. Dive in to how you can make your own mark on history through debate, voting, and shaping public policy! Girls will earn their respective badges by learning about the Hoosier women who helped bring about women’s right to vote, then building a campaign and exploring how they can enact legislative change.


Paving the Way for Women - Additional Program Opportunities

Her Business! Girl Conference Presented By NAWBO

Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Do you have an interest in owning your own business one day or want to learn more about entrepreneurship? If so this all girl conference is just for you. The National Association of Women Business Owners has created a day just for you. You will interact in various hands on activities and meet phenomenal business owners who share their stories, experiences, and road to success. You will be empowered and ready to change the world with your ideas and skills of becoming a future entrepreneur. Fee includes registration, workshops, lunch, patch, and snacks.

Invent, Design, Build!

Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Join the Society of Women Engineers for a creative and fun adventure! Girls will be introduced to engineering through designing, building, and testing a “Rube Goldberg” machine to complete a simple task in a complicated manner. 

Society of Women Engineers Girl Scout Day at Purdue University

Brownie, Junior

Join the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Purdue University for a fun day of hands-on engineering activities! Learn about the many different ways engineering is used every day and try your skills in several of these areas. Fees include lunch.

Women in Trucking


Join the team of Stoops Freightliner in collaboration with the Women in Trucking Association to earn the Women in Trucking patch. In addition, girls will have the opportunity to earn the Business Owner badge, too. See a semi-truck up close, learn about careers in the trucking field, what it takes to be a small business owner, and much more!

WOW! That's Engineering 2020

Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette

Show off your creativity and solve problems to make the world a better place! Come learn what STEM and engineering are all about with the Society of Women Engineers of Southwest Central Indiana. See how engineers use innovation to help save lives and discover your inner engineer! Lunch will be provided. You'll even receive a special event patch. 


Patch Program Opportunities

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