Democracy for Brownies
What is democracy and who represents me in government? Explore the new democracy badge in a program with the Dole Institute of Politics. Learn about presidential pets and vote in a virtual election of Socks the Cat vs. Leader the Dog. Use your letter writing powers to write to an elected official or even the Governor of Kansas’ cat!
Steps 1 - 4 covered, step 5 (learning about the judicial branch) needs to be completed on your own.
Location: Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Dr, Lawrence, KS 66045
Cost Per Person: FREE
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Questions: Contact public education coordinator, Julie Clover, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (785) 864-1420.
Badge Connections: Brownie Badge: Democracy for Brownies
Outcomes: Learns to identify and solve problems in her community.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.
About the Dole Institute: The mission of the Dole Institute of Politics is to promote political and civic participation as well as civil discourse in a bi-partisan, balanced manner.