2011 – Safety Pins

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Safety Pins

Instructions on How to Complete All levels

All instructions: Keeping it Easy and Simple website (Added April 2020)
All instructions: All Things Girl Scout website (Added April 2020)

Daisy Safety Pin
Daisy Level

Three steps are needed to complete this award:

  1. Understand what to do if you get lost:
    • Know your phone number and address.
    • Know who it is safe to ask for help.
  2. Find out what you should do if you or a friend is choking.
  3. Learn how to do “Stop, Drop, and Roll” if your clothing catches fire.

Instructions on How to Complete Daisy Level

Daisy instructions: GSEM Blueprint (Added April 2020)
Daisy instructions: Troop 62301 Independent Steps (Added April 2020)
Daisy instructions: Blue House School website (Added April 2020)
Daisy instructions: Girl Scout Leader 101 website (Added April 2020)
Daisy instructions: Leader Connecting Leaders website (Added April 2020)

Brownie Safety Pin
Brownie Level

Five steps are needed to complete this award:

  1. Talk to a teacher, parent, or another adult about how to stay safe at school. Make a list of the three most important rules for playground safety or safety on the school bus.
  2. Get a map of your neighborhood or town and mark with the police station, fire station, and other important points are located.
  3. Find out a smoke alarm works. Test the one at your home so you know what it sounds like and to make sure it’s working.
  4. Choose an upcoming trip you plan to take – to a carnival, amusement park, the mall, or even just the grocery store – and make a safety plan with an adult. Find out what to do if a stranger approaches you in a public place.
  5. Find out what natural disasters are most common in your area (earthquakes, blizzards, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods) and discuss with your family or another adult what to do when they happen.

Instructions on How to Complete Brownie Level

Brownie instructions: GSKSMO At Home Steps (Added April 2020)
Brownie instructions: Troop 62301 Independent Steps (Added April 2020)

Junior Safety Pin
Junior Level

Five steps are needed to complete this award:

  1. Find out what the most common injuries are for kids your age. Make a list of how you can prevent them. Then do a home safety audit to check for dangers around the house.
  2. Conduct an emergency evacuation drill of your home or the place your Girl Scout group meets. In the case of a fire, know where your main exit is locate, and plan an alternate way to get out if the first exit is blocked.
  3. Find out how to read weather signs so you know when to head indoors and get to safety.
  4. Learn about bicycle safety. Research why bike helmets are important and how to check if a helmet fits you properly.
  5. Go on a hazard-identification walk along a local hiking trail, bike trail, or horse trail.

Instructions on How to Complete Junior Level

Junior instructions: GSKSMO At Home Steps (Added April 2020)
Junior instructions: Troop 62301 Independent Steps (Added April 2020)
Junior instructions: Power Point Independent Steps (Added April 2020)

Cadette Safety Pin
Cadette Level

Five steps are needed to complete this award:

  1. Learn how to make a room safe for a young child.
  2. Find out about water safety and learn to perform a reaching assist from a dock or the side of a pool to help someone out of the water.
  3. Teach a Daisy or Brownie what to do if she gets lost (Daisy Safety Award) and why she shouldn’t talk to strangers.
  4. With your family, make sure you have enough food, water, and medical supplies on hand to last at least three days in case of a natural disaster. Remember to plan for pets! It’s important to have someone outside the area whom everyone in your family can contact in case you are separated. Learn who your family contact is or help your family choose a contact.
  5. Discuss bullying with your Girl Scout group, friends, or family. Write an sign a personal-responsibility statement that covers how you’ll behave at school, at home, and online.

Instructions on How to Complete Cadette Level

Cadette instructions: GSKSMO At Home Steps (Added April 2020)

Senior Safety Pin
Senior Level

Five steps are needed to complete this award:

  1. Take a self-defense class or ask a police officer to talk to you or your group about self-defense tips.
  2. Teach younger Girl Scouts about fire and kitchen safety, water safety, or safety on the trail.
  3. Learn about the dangers of distracted driving, and make a poster or PSA about paying attention behind the wheel.
  4. Help two people to resolve a disagreement peacefully and respectfully.
  5. Discuss the dangers of alcohol and drug use with your Girl Scout group, friends, or family. Write a personal-responsibility statement that covers how you’ll behave.

Instructions on How to Complete Senior Level

No sources currently available for Ambassador specific level

Ambassador Safety Pin
Ambassador Level

Five steps are needed to complete this award:

  1. Learn how to make a room safe for a young child.
  2. Find out about water safety and learn to perform a reaching assist from a dock or the side of a pool to help someone out of the water.
  3. Teach a Daisy or Brownie what to do if she gets lost and why she shouldn’t talk to strangers.
  4. With your family, make sure you have enough food, water, and medical supplies on hand to last at least three days in case of a natural disaster. (Remember to plan for pets!) It’s important to have someone outside the area whom everyone in your family can contact in case you are separated. Learn who your family contact is or help your family choose a contact.
  5. Discuss bullying with your Girl Scout group, friends, or family. Write and sign a personal-responsibility statement that covers how you’ll behave at school, at home, and online.

Instructions on How to Complete Ambassador Level

No sources currently available for Ambassador specific level

 

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