Welcome to GSCI Theme

Monthly Patch Program

The GSCI Monthly Patch Program is for troops and girls who are interested in additional activities. A new patch program is offered each month, and includes the following:

  • A specific program area of concentration
  • The opportunity for girls to discover, connect, and take action
  • An opportunity for leaders to introduce a new topic with little preplanning needed--use the patch program as a meeting filler, a pre-meeting activity for the month, or as the activity for a meeting itself
  • A community service project
  • Activities for all Girl Scout age levels
  • Additional listing of resources to help with executing the patch program

When the patch program is complete, follow these three steps to obtain your patches:

  1. Complete the appropriate patch order form/evaluation.
  2. Include payment for the number of patches ordered ($1.25 each).
  3. Return the patch order form, with payment, to your local GSCI Service Center
    OR
    Mail the patch order form and payment by the 15th of the following month to:
      Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
      Champaign Service Center
      701 Devonshire Suite, B16
      Champaign, IL 61820

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Lynn Franco, Program Specialist, at 1-888-623-1237 ext. 1204 or lfranco@girlscouts-gsci.org

Dive In and Be Active – GSCI Fall Product Patch Program

Welcome to the 2014 Fall Product Program and the beginning of a wonderful Girl Scout year. This patch program is designed to help bring the Fall Product Program into your troop meetings and make it a learning experience for girls. The Fall Product Program provides an important ingredient for leadership by helping girls develop five key skills: goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. Due by November 14, 2014.

2014 Fall Product Patch Program

September 2014 - Good Manners for Me

It’s time to look at our manners! Do we have good manners? It never hurts to review what manners are and how we should present ourselves. Make this patch one of the first things you do this troop year to get your troop started on the right foot. In the world of technology don’t forget the rules of netiquette!

September 2014 MPP

October 2014 - Just Say No

Red Ribbon Week gives us the opportunity to talk to the girls about staying drug free and to help the schools expand on their drug education programming to make sure that we are giving our girls the best possible tools available.

2014 October Monthly Patch Program

November 2015 - STEAM

You may have heard of STEM-- curriculum that various schools and organizations use to teach science, technology, engineering, and math. When arts are added to the mix, STEM becomes STEAM!

2014 November Monthly Patch Program

Ongoing Patch Programs

Say No to Bullying and Yes to Friendship – GSCI Patch Program

Bullies and bullying are two of the biggest problems in our children’s lives today. help the girls in your troop complete this patch program  and give them the opportunity to learn a few new ways to combat bullying or give them the chance to brush up some of their skills. Bullying doesn’t just hurt the person being bullied but also the community the child belongs to. Friendships, caring, sharing, compliments, courage, and honesty are all topics that the girls need to know about in order to help build a bully-free community. If your girls come up with an amazing way to spread the word on being bully free please share it with us! Patch is available year round.

No To Bullying Patch Program

 

 

 

Uniquely ME!

The Uniquely ME! program offers an exciting and simple way to help enhance girls’ self-esteem. As girls practice the self-esteem building concepts within the different activities, they are working toward the Girl Scout Leadership Outcomes by discovering and developing a strong sense of self gaining practical life skills, connecting with other girls and developing healthy relationships, and taking action to help other girls by sharing what they have learned. Patches for this program are free to the participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please complete the Uniquely ME! Patch Program and return the order form to receive your patches.