Our Take Action Projects

The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is all about Discovering, Connecting, and Taking Action to make the world a better place. Below is a sample of some of the Take Action projects our troops have done in the past.

Daisies Take Action by...

  • Planting a "teaching" flower garden at Willard School with all plants labeled for identification
  • Planting a vegetable garden at Willard School
  • Organizing an annual service unit-wide garlic mustard pull in the Concord Town Forest, "Pulling Together to Protect Fairyland"
  • Delivering cookies and making Valentine's Day decorations with and for residents at Concord Park Assisted Living Center
  • Making signs for every classroom to encourage participation by their schoolmates in Earth Hour

Brownies Take Action by...

  • Creating a "Birthday in a box" and making goody bags for Birthday Wishes
  • Making May Day wreaths with and for residents at Concord Park Assisted Living Center
  • Caroling at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Centers throughout Concord
  • Collecting used eye glasses for the Concord Lion's Club
  • Decorating flower pots, planting flowers in them, and delivering them to seniors at Concord Park

Juniors Take Action by...

  • Trimming, counting and bundling Boxtops for Education for Alcott School
  • Using troop funds to purchase needed items for a school food drive for Open Table Kids' Bags
  • Donating troop funds to the Concord Scout House
  • Making a lost and found board for Spaulding Field in Carlisle
  • Conducting an energy audit for the Scout House and submitting a report of findings and recommendations
  • Organizing a school supply drive for and visiting the Home for Little Wanderers

Cadettes Take Action by...

  • Having an informational booth on identifying and cooking with invasive species at Concord's Earth Day Festival
  • Presenting to troops on identifying garlic mustard (and avoiding poison ivy) at the "Pulling Together to Protect Fairyland" event
  • Volunteering to babysit troop leaders' younger children during troop meetings

Seniors & Ambassadors Take Action by...

  • Educating younger scouts about the dangers of invasive species, how to identify them, and how to remove them