GIRL SCOUTS UPSTANDERS PATCH

HOW TO EARN THE GIRL SCOUTS UPSTANDER PATCH

DAISIES

Kindergarten & 1st grade

Description

School is amazing! You learn and play with other children in your classroom. When you see someone being naughty and mean to someone in your class what should you do? Being an upstander will help your fellow classmates have fun as well.

How to earn the Upstander Patch

Requirement 1: Girl Scout Daisies should color at 2 Upstander coloring sheets from the Girl Scouts Upstander Patch Booklet.

Requirement 2: Girl Scout Daisies should watch a short cartoon clip about what a upstander is on
YouTube: Be an Upstander – Prevent Bullying (from The NED Show)

Requirement 3: Girl Scout Daisies should bring in their favorite toy or object to share with a member in
their Girl Scouts group.

Requirement 4: Girl Scout Daisies should be encouraging to go to their local school and make a new
friend. Girl Scout Daisies should then draw a picture of their new friend and discuss
what they like about their new friend.

Requirement 5: Girl Scout Daisies should recite the G.A.B pledge together before receiving the G.A.B
patch.

Tools needed for requirements

Requirement 1: Choose 2 coloring sheets out of the 5 coloring sheets provided in the Upstander Girl Scout Patch Booklet.

Requirement 2: Please click on the link provided to watch video: Be an Upstander – Prevent Bullying

Requirement 5: When reciting the pledge, the leader of the Girl Scout Daisies should say the words and have the Girl Scout Daisies repeat word by word what they leader is saying. Only for Girl Scout Daisies they should recite the pledge saying the following words:

“I, pledge to be an Upstander in my home, school, extracurricular activities and in my community. I pledge to be kind, courageous and be an Upstander in a non-threatening way. By being an Upstander, I am making the world a better place.”

BROWNIES

2nd & 3rd grade

Description

While playing on the playground you see a child by themselves feeling very sad because they are lonely, and another child just took their toy ball. How can you make things better for that child? Being an upstander will give you the proper tools to make that kid feel welcomed and happy.

How to earn the Upstander Patch

Requirement 1: Girl Scout Brownies should learn the terms provided by G.A.B.

Requirement 2: Girl Scout Brownies should talk among each other on why being an upstander is
very important. Then write at least a paragraph on a piece of paper why they should
become an upstander.

Requirement 3: Girl Scout Brownies should make a G.A.B poster as a group.

Requirement 4: Girl Scout Brownies should make friendly post cards that will creates smiles to give to
a new friend they made at school.

Requirement 5: Girl Scout Brownies should recite the G.A.B pledge before receiving their G.A.B
patch.

Tools needed for requirements

Requirement 1: To learn about the terms provided by G.A.B., please click on the following document
please.

Requirement 3: Girl Scout Brownies will need a 11″ x 14″ White Poster Board.

Requirement 4: Girl Scout Brownies will need a 3″ x 5″ index card.

Requirement 5: Please recite the G.A.B pledge as group please:

“I, pledge to be an Upstander in my home, school, extracurricular activities and in my community. I pledge to be kind, courageous and be an Upstander in a non-threatening way. By being an Upstander, I am making the world a better place.”

JUNIORS

4th & 5th grade

Description

While walking to class, you see a child knock books out of another child hands and then laugh at their victim. How can you help the child that had their books knocked out their hands feel safe? Being an upstander will help make children around you feel like they’re not alone and safe.

How to earn the Upstander Patch

Requirement 1: Girl Scout Juniors should learn the terms provided by G.A.B.

Requirement 2: Girl Scout Juniors should discuss thoroughly about how being an upstander can help
students around them feel safe.

Requirement 3: Girl Scout Juniors should have a G.A.B poster contest. The winner of the contest will
have their poster hanging in the G.A.B office.

Requirement 4: Girl Scout Juniors should create a friendly post card expressing love and kindness for
2 or more students in their classroom.

Requirement 5: Girl Scout Juniors should recite the G.A.B pledge before receiving the G.A.B patch.

Tools needed for requirements

Requirement 1: To learn about the terms provided by G.A.B., please click on the following document
please.

Requirement 3: To do the G.A.B poster contest, each child should have a 11×14-in. White Poster Board. The vote will be among the Juniors member only. The winner will have their poster posted in the G.A.B office. The leader must call 414-241-2465 so the G.A.B can pick up the winning poster.

Requirement 4: To complete this objective, you must have a 3″ x 5″ index card.

Requirement 5: Please recite the G.A.B pledge as group please: “I, pledge to be an Upstander in my home, school, extracurricular activities and in my threatening way. By being an Upstander, I am making the world a better place. “community. I pledge to be kind, courageous and be an Upstander in a non- threatening way.”

CADETS

6th – 8th grade

Description

A new student started at your school this week, and he or she is having trouble fitting in. You see someone making fun of that new student, and it makes you feel uncomfortable. What should you do? Being an upstander will help you build the confidence to help that new student feel welcomed.

How to earn the Upstander Patch

Requirement 1: Girl Scout Cadettes should learn the terms provided by G.A.B.

Requirement 2: Describe a bullying situation you have witnessed or know about? Also write a few
paragraphs explaining what you did when it happened or what you would have done if
you could change anything?

Requirement 3: What is a bystander / upstander? And how is one different from the other and why?
Please discuss this as a group.

Requirement 4: Visit the Generations Against Bullying’s Website at www.gabnow.org and write a page on how the website impacted you and what caught your eye.

Requirement 5: If you could volunteer in the summer by being an Upstander and helping the community, what activities or events would be some fun ideas that you would want to do to help?

Requirement 6: Girl Scout cadettes group should recite the G.A.B pledge before receiving the G.A.B
patch.

Tools needed for requirements

Requirement 1: To learn about the terms provided by G.A.B., please click on the following document please.

Requirement 2: In order to complete this task, please have paper and a writing utensil to complete
the few paragraphs.

Requirement 4: Please visit to www.gabnow.org and have paper and a writing utensil.

Requirement 5: You will need paper and a writing utensil.

Requirement 6: Please recite the G.A.B pledge as group please:

“I, pledge to be an Upstander in my home, school, extracurricular activities and in my community. I pledge to be kind, courageous and be an Upstander in a non-threatening way. By being an Upstander, I am making the world a better place.”

SENIORS

9th & 10th grade

Description

High school can be fun, but it can be scary for others who are not treated with respect and dignity. There are so many ways to help someone feel safe and happy. One of the ways to accomplish this is to be an upstander to help others. Be an Upstander and help someone become a happier person.

How to earn the Upstander Patch

Requirement 1: Girl Scout Seniors should learn the terms provided by G.A.B.

Requirement 2: Girl Scout Seniors should discuss thoroughly about how being an upstander can help
students around them feel safe.

Requirement 3: Girl Scout Seniors should create a G.A.B inspired flag to represent the cause of
ending bullying

Requirement 4: Girl Scout Seniors should play a game of Kahoot “G.A.B” version to better understand
the G.A.B mission.

Requirement 5: Girl Scout Seniors should recite the G.A.B pledge before receiving the G.A.B patch.

Tools needed for requirements

Requirement 1: To learn about the terms provided by G.A.B., please click on the following document.

Requirement 3: To complete the flag, you will need to log onto Flagsimporter.com to obtain a White 12″ x 18″ Stick Flag.

Requirement 4: To play the G.A.B Kahoot! Game, please click on the link provided to read the information needed to play the game.

Requirement 5: Please recite the G.A.B pledge as group please:

“I, pledge to be an Upstander in my home, school, extracurricular activities and in my community. I pledge to be kind, courageous and be an Upstander in a non-threatening way. By being an Upstander, I am making the world a better place.”

AMBASSADORS

11th & 12th grade

Description

You notice a classmate sitting at lunch alone. You feel bad, but people around you keep calling that person “Weird” and “Hideous.” You start to wonder how you can make this person feel welcomed? Being an Upstander can really help you defend and become friends with that person.

How to earn the Upstander Patch

Requirement 1: Girl Scout Ambassadors should learn the terms provided from G.A.B.

Requirement 2: Girl Scout Ambassadors should discuss thoroughly about how being an upstander can help students around them feel safe.

Requirement 3: Girl Scout Ambassadors should make a G.A.B poster as group.

Requirement 4: Girl Scout Ambassadors should play a game of Kahoot “G.A.B” version to better understand the G.A.B mission.

Requirement 5: Girl Scout Ambassadors group should recite the G.A.B pledge before receiving the G.A.B patch.

Tools needed for requirements

Requirement 1: To learn about the terms provided by G.A.B., please click on the following document.

Requirement 3: Ambassadors will need a 11×14-in. White Poster Board.

Requirement 4: To play the G.A.B Kahoot! Game, please click on the link provided to read the information needed to play the game.

Requirement 5: Please recite the G.A.B pledge as group please:

“I, pledge to be an Upstander in my home, school, extracurricular activities and in my community. I pledge to be kind, courageous and be an Upstander in a non-threatening way. By being an Upstander, I am making the world a better place.”

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