Carnegie Mellon University Campus
November 11, 2006
Listed below are the badges we are looking to offer
this year. Please note, this list is subject to change.
Architecture and Environmental Design
Stop for a moment and look around.Chances are, you
are sheltered overhead by a roof surrounded by supporting
walls. Most likely, an architect decided on the shape
of the structure and the materials to be used. Find
out more about creating buildings and designing space.
Foreign and domestic foods, unusual cooking utensils,
and how to use everything in a spice rack are just a
few of the things you'll learn in a class dedicated
to the most primal source of satisfaction - food! This
class will leave campus.
Digging Through the Past
Come study the earth and its inhabitants of the past through an exploration of rocks and fossils and take a hike through Schenley Park to learn about Pittsburgh?fs very own geologic record. This class will leave campus.
Do You Get the Message? (Cadettes Only)
Learn about body language, the art of argument, fashion
trends, the psychology of built environments, cartooning
and more... everything that effects how we view ourselves
and communicate with one another.
Concerned about the environment? Learn ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and conserve while finding out ways to better
your own community.
Do you have an interest in designing your own clothes?
Size, color, and trends all affect fashion decisions.
You'll discover what look is best for you and have an
opportunity to try your hand at designing your own outfit.
From Fitness to Fashion
Learn to care for your skin, hair, nails and the most important part of fitness... your self-image. Discover the changes in
women's fashion and personal health throught history as well as the latest techniques for keeping yourself healthy.
Invitation to Dance
Shall we dance? Learn the basics rhythm, dance steps, even learn various dances of today and the past, and even
choreograph your own dances
Try your hand at creative expression by designing and
making jewelry for yourself and others. Be imaginative
and innovative and wear your creations home.
Law and Order
Criminal investigations, court appearances, police arrests,
political fiction; learn about every aspect of law enforcement
and the huge role it not only plays in the entertainment
industry, but also, and most importantly, in society.
This class will teach you the integral skills in how
to be a leader - the strength and confidence to lead
a group, the clarity to delegate responsibility, and
the best way to contribute when part of a team. Cadet
From newspapers, to TV, to the internet, the news finds
it's way to our door now in more ways then ever. This
class will teach you to filter through all of this media,
and criticize the skewing of fact to
influence certain groups of people.
Come explore one of Pittsburgh?fs many museums and even design your own museum. This class will leave campus.
On a High Note
This class will deal with improving your talents in
singing, listening, composing, and performing, and will
(hopefully) heighten your appreciate for the many forms
of music out there.
A cardinal rule of Girl Scouts is to ?gBe Prepared!?h Learn how to survive in the wilderness by finding water, building a shelter and distinguishing what types of available plants are edible. This class will leave campus.
Let your imagination run wild and envision all the uses
for a blank piece of paper. Fold it up, and it becomes
a paper airplane, or a piece of origami. Cut it up,
and it becomes confetti for celebrations. Come check
out how beautiful paper can be.
The Performing Arts (Cadettes only)
Have you ever dreamed of being on stage? Learn all the basics of singing, dancing, and speaking techniques that every
performer needs to know as well as the technology behind the performers. Open only to Cadette Scouts.
Your pets provide you with loyal companionship daily, return them the favor by learning how best to care for them and ensure their happiness.
This class will expose you to numerous varieties of
textile materials that you can both use and create,
as well as a wide range of textile skills such as quilting,
weaving, and other varieties of handiwork. Whether you're
interested in old school craftiness, or new-age textile
technologies, this class is for you.
Explore Pittsburgh and learn how to travel in style. Plan a trip and discover new places, but don?ft forget to appreciate the tourist appeal of your very own backyard! This class will leave campus.
A World of Understanding
With all the cultures, languages, foods, architectural
styles, behaviors, and values we come into contact every
day, it's hard to keep them all straight! This class
is dedicated to opening your mind and widening your
horizons, as you discover an entire world of people
living lives entirely different from your own, and yet
similar in their humanity.
Your Best Defense
Every scout at some point in her life must have exposure
to a self-defense class. This class will teach you everything
you need to know about avoiding, and getting out of
potentially harmful situations.
What we expect of the girls
Directions to Carnegie Mellon