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What is a sit upon for camping?

Last Updated: 20th June, 2020

I remember learning to tie knots, set up camp and to cook over the campfire. An essential Girl Scout tradition is making a sit-upon. A sit-upon is a homemade waterproof cushion. A sit-upon is great for sitting around the campfire, your backyard, or even a sporting event.

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Moreover, what are Girl Scout swaps?

SWAPS: Girl Scouts often make small tokens of friendship to exchange with the Girl Scouts they meet while traveling. These little gifts are called ”SWAPS,” which stands for “Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere.”

Similarly, what is the Girl Scouts pledge? Girl Scout Promise To serve God* and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

Likewise, people ask, what do the 3 fingers mean in Girl Scouts?

As a member of WAGGGS, the Girl Scouts of the USA use the three-fingered sign at shoulder height. The three fingers represent the person's own spiritual beliefs, other people and the Girl Scout Law. This differs from the 1913 version where the first finger represented God and Country.

What is the Girl Scout handshake?

The Girl Scout handshake is the way many Girl Guides and Girl Scouts greet each other. They shake their left hands while making the Girl Scout sign with their right hand. Everyone gathers in a circle, and each girl crosses her right arm over her left and holds hands with the person on each side.

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