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April 11, 2009

scoutsWere you a boy/girl scout as a child?

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  1. April 11, 2009 8:33 AM

    does juvenile delinquent count? oh probably not. 🙂

    • April 11, 2009 9:30 AM

      LOL jj…

      Yes, I was a GS for a really long time. A lot of years. I stayed in a lot longer than most girls. I loved it. I still have my sash with all my merits badges and “stars” and stuff on them. Trinity got a Groovy Girl Girl Scout doll and I showed her my sash and she got so excited. I will give it to her some day but she’s a little to young right now.

  2. ℓуℓα ωσℓキ permalink
    April 11, 2009 10:34 AM

    Nah. I wanted to, though.

  3. April 11, 2009 10:46 AM

    A brownie and girl scout for a short time. I think we moved and that was that. I did like selling the cookies. A reason to be chatty :+).

  4. April 11, 2009 10:56 AM

    I was a cub scout and a boy scout. I had a lot of fun as a scout. I met a lot of new friends and learned a lot of cool things. I stayed in scouting until it became “nerdy” to the other kids and I started getting “the business” from the other kids. I think I left scouting at the end of 7th grade.

  5. April 11, 2009 12:45 PM

    Did you become an Eagle Scout????
    I was never a girl scout!
    I eat the cookies, does that count????
    LOL

    • April 11, 2009 3:44 PM

      I didn’t become an Eagle Scout, no. I didn’t stay in long enough. I have a lot of respect for the boys that do become Eagle Scouts. That’s certainly not an easy thing to do.

      I eat the cookies too so if I count that, then that would make me a girl scout. Sorry, I can’t count eating the cookies Luisa. ROFL!

  6. Sue permalink
    April 11, 2009 2:31 PM

    I was not in GS, I was a 4-Her! I did that from 3rd grade to my senior year in high school. I didn’t care if people thought it was nerdy because I had a lot of fun with my club and doing stuff for the fair and winning State Fair trips. I also was in a club with kids from different schools so that helped!

    • April 11, 2009 3:49 PM

      Hey, that sounds cool! Good for you Sue! I have never heard of “4-her” before. Similar to girl scouts??

      • Sue permalink
        April 11, 2009 6:25 PM

        Ahhhh, Since I wasn’t in GS I’m not positive, but I don’t think so. Both boys and girls are in 4-H and there are a lot of different “project areas” you choose from to learn things about. There’s also animals (horse, cow, pig, sheep, goat, you name it) that you can enroll in and take to the County Fair to participate in the shows and judging, same as the project areas. It’s about learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Here’s a link to better explain it!

        http://4-h.org/b/Pages/Layouts/GroupPage87f1.html?SiteId=2317&PersistentTheme=4H

        • April 11, 2009 6:56 PM

          Ohhhhhhhhhh, 4-H! Sure, I know what 4-H is!! I didn’t realize the H stood for “hers”. Sorry, brain fart!

          That’s awesome and sounds like a lot of fun!

  7. lviss permalink
    April 12, 2009 9:45 AM

    I WAS A PART OF NCC ( NATIONAL CADET CORPS) WHERE WE ARE TRAINED BY ARMY MEN IN SOME BASIC DRILLS.

  8. April 12, 2009 1:38 PM

    I was a Girl Scout Cookie eater, does that count???
    They are the best but I haven’t seen them around selling them for years.
    I was in Navy Cadets at high school & then ended up in the Navy for 12 years till I was 30 after I left school.

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