Lights! Camera! Action! Here’s your troop’s chance for stardom!
Create a short video clip (30 – 120 seconds long) that includes your
entire troop participating in a video message you can share with
others through social media. Plan your troop’s message and then
participate in an on-site video production shoot to capture your
troops talents in delivering that message. Here are just some of the
options to consider for your troop’s video message:
- A video collage of each troop member reciting a line from the
Girl Scout Promise or the Girl Scout Law
- A video of your
troop singing a favorite Girl Scout song
- A video
advertisement created by your troop to help with cookie sales
- A public service announcement created by your troop to support a
This program features two sessions for your troop:
- Planning Session: in this 90-minute session you will
brainstorm the creative video solution you will develop as a troop.
You will also create a storyboard of the key elements to be captured
in your video message. Girls will also start work on any creative
graphics needed for the final video (e.g. background scene, images,
logos, photos, titles, etc.).
- Video Shoot Session: in this
one-hour session your troop’s video and audio production will be
recorded under studio lights against a green screen backdrop.
Your troop can also be involved in a third (optional) session in
which you collaborate online with the video editor on solutions for
the final edited message (e.g. background music, sound effects,
backgrounds, pacing, etc.).
Be creative! Want to show how yummy Girl Scout cookies are? Use a
stop-motion technique to show a variety of cookies on a plate that
disappear bite by bite. Have girls dressed as their favorite Girl
Scout cookies pitching why to they are the best one to choose. Create
your troop’s own dance moves for your favorite Girl Scout song. Use
Additional info: Minimum number of girls is 5 and the maximum
is 12. Class length is approximately 60-90 minutes. A photo
release waiver must be signed before attending.
- Art supplies for images or graphics to be included in the
production (e.g. magic markers, crayons, paper, tape, scissors,
- Blank 4X6 cards for storyboards
- Tape or push
pins to mount the 4X6 cards in their correct sequence
SD card to store the video (can be purchased at most stores)
Cost per girl: $5 per session (minimum of 2 sessions)
Cost per adult: N/A
Badge Connections: Junior Badge: Entertainment
Technology, Cadette Badge: Digital Movie Maker
Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self, Forms and
maintains healthy relationships.
more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.