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Girl Scout Sabbath/Shabbat

Fri Mar 13, 12:00 AM - Sat Mar 14, 11:45 PM EST
United States

On March 12, 1912, the first Girl Scout Troop meeting in the United States was held in Savannah, Georgia. Girl Scouts celebrate this anniversary of the first troop meeting for an entire week. The week in which March 12 falls is recognized as Girl Scout Week. The beginning of the week starts Girl Scout Sunday and the last day ends with the Girl Scout Sabbath.

Girl Scout Birthday: March 12
The Girl Scout Birthday on March 12 commemorates the day in 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the organization’s first 18 girl members in Savannah, Georgia. This year, 2020, represents our 108th birthday!

Girl Scout Sunday (Christian): March 8, 2020
Girl Scout Sabbath/Shabbat (Jewish): March 13-14, 2020
Girl Scout Jummah (Muslim): March 13, 2020
Girl Scout Sunday, Sabbath/Shabbat, and Jummah give girls an opportunity to attend their place of worship and be recognized as Girl Scouts. If a place of worship is the group sponsor, girls may perform a service, such as greeting, ushering, or doing a flag ceremony. These days can also be a time when girls explore other faiths.

Girl Scout Week Patches
Girl Scout Week Patch (worn on back of sash/vest): $1.75
Girl Scout Birthday Patch (worn on back of sash/vest): $1.50
Girl Scout Sunday Patch (worn on back of sash/vest): $1.75
Girl Scout Sabbath Patch (worn on back of sash/vest): $1.75
Girl Scout Shabbat Patch (worn on back of sash/vest): $1.75
Girl Scout Jummah Patch (worn on back of sash/vest): $1.75

Girl Scout Sunday/Sabbath Materials
Girl Scout Sunday & Sabbath Service Ideas (includes various faith prayers)
Christian Faith Responsive Reading of the Girl Scout Law
Girl Scout Religious Recognitions Info Sheet
My Promise-My Faith Pins Info Sheet
Girl Scout Sunday Speech (girl example)

Girl Scout Sunday/Sabbath Bulletin Insert
2020 Bulletin Insert

To order, contact or 540-777-5100. 

Please include the following information with your order:
1. Name & Troop# or Service Unit
2. Date Needed By
3. Email PDF for own printing OR Mail to Address
4. Total Quantity
5. Your Personalizations: troop # and place of worship name