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Democracy for Brownies

Tue May 09, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Community Partner
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What is democracy and who represents me in government? Explore the new democracy badge in a virtual 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.

Cost Per Person: FREE

Additional Info: Girls will need a pencil, notebook paper, and colored pencils or crayons.

Location: Dole Institute at 2350 Petefish Dr, Lawrence, KS 66045

How to register:  Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. REGISTER ONLINE NOW.

Please individually register each of your Girl Scouts (even if you are meeting in person altogether). This will help give an accurate count. If you are a leader who is having the girls watch together on one computer please email me afterwards with how many girls were watching - this will also promote accurate counts.

Questions: Contact public education coordinator, Julie Clover, at 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. 

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