Girl Scout Day at the Capitol

Girl Scout Day at the Capitol
Join us for a virtual tour of the NYS capitol building, learn how state government works, and meet your representatives!

Adults should join their Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts, patch included. Please note that this program is on a weekday to fit with the legislative calendar, so participants will need to miss school.

To find out who your elected officials are:
-Assembly member: visit https://nyassembly.gov/mem/search/  
-State Senator: visit https://www.nysenate.gov/find-my-senator

Schedule

*Subject to change 

10 a.m.- Welcome, overview of the legislative process 

10:30 a.m.- Virtual tour of the Capitol

10:45 a.m. – Assembly session 

11:15 a.m.- Introduction to Advocacy 

Noon-1 p.m.- Break 

1-1:30 p.m.- Time with legislators and staff 

1:30-2 p.m.- Closing 

Badge, Journey, & Award Connections

  • Democracy badges (all levels) step 2: find out about state government
  •  Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards: explore ways you can involve others in advocating for issues that are important to you at the local, state, and national levels
  • Journeys: explore ways that you can use the power of advocacy for your Take Action project
  • Junior Inside Government badge step 2: go inside government
  • Ambassador Public Policy badge steps 4 and 5:  explore local or community policy, see public policy in action
  • Ambassador Your Voice Your World Journey:  learn about ways you can advocate for change in your community and beyond

When
5/20/2021 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where
Virtual Program

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Registrants

  • 1

Capacity: 50