Who: Daisy Girl Scouts, their leaders, parents, and perhaps a
Brownie Girl Scout "sister" troop with which you have done some bridging
What: Ceremony to make the transition from Daisy level of Girl Scouts to Brownie
level of Girl Scouts.
Where: At your meeting place, at school, at a church, at a community room.
When: After you have completed most of your year as a Daisy Girl Scout and after
you have talked to a Brownie Girl Scout troop about Brownie Girl Scouts.
Why: Bridging is an important milestone in moving to the next level of Girl
Scouts to receive "Ending Certificates", to receive a Brownie Girl Scout
membership pin, to receive a Membership Star and blue disc (which signifies the
girl has been a member of Girl Scouts for one year), and to receive the "Bridge
to Brownie Girl Scouts Patch" which the girls have earned as a Daisy Scout
How: Send invitations to all of the guests. This ceremony should include the
girls, leaders, parents, and perhaps the Brownie troop you have done bridging
activities with. Be sure to include all the details about date, time, place,
wear uniform, refreshments served, etc.
Opening: Form a circle and call each girl's name. Explain why you are having
Celebration: Flag ceremony OR Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. Say the Girl
Scout Promise together, leader could read the Girl Scout Law. Have each girl
tell what was her favorite part of Daisy Girl Scouts and what she looks forward
to as a Brownie Girl Scout, have each girl walk across the bridge. Give each
girl an Ending Certificate, a Membership Star and blue disc, and a Brownie Girl
Scout pin (you may want to wait until the beginning of next year to give the
girl her Brownie Pin). Greet each girl with a Girl Scout handshake. Sing the
"Brownie Smile Song".
Closing: Form a circle, sing "Make New Friends" and then "Taps" Do a friendship
squeeze around the circle, dismiss. Refreshments are optional but add a nice