It is still possible to earn Brownie awards that have been retired, if you have a copy of the original requirements and can find the badges themselves. In , the Try-Its began to be produced with a brown border, rather than the colored borders of the Worlds to Explore era, and were embroidered on ivory fabric. When girls completed any four activities in a Try-It, they could receive the award to wear on their sashes or vests. In , a new Brownie Girl Scout handbook was published. They were noncompetitive recognitions that Brownie Girl Scouts could receive to symbolize participation, not performance, in selected activities. Each Try-It contained six activities and Brownies had to complete four of the six activities in order to receive a Try-It Patch.
Girl Scout Ways (Brownie Try-it)
What Brownies Do
It has been included in many Brownie handbooks over the years, starting in the s. The story made quite an impact on the Girl Scout Movement. So much so that the first troop leaders were called "Brown Owl" and the assistant leaders "Tawny Owl". Many Brownie troops use some variation of the Brownie Story during their investiture ceremony. Personally, I remember when my Brownie leader called me into the room, turned me around three times, and said the poem. It made quite an impression on me! The following action game and play are just two options, of many, Brownie troops can use to teach girls about the importance of making a positive impact in their own world!
What Brownies Do
Brownie Pin Ages: School level: Grades The Brownie Girl Scout level introduces girls to planning and decision-making - and of course, they have plenty of fun with friends! As a Brownie Girl Scout, girls begin to help decide on activities and participate in a simple form of troop government. Brownie Girl Scout activities and programs focus on the discovery of different topics and interests, including outdoor sports, music, science wonders, musical explorations, and communication. Brownie Girl Scouts also take day trips and experience overnight camping.
Brownies are the section in the Girl Guides or in the United States , Girl Scouts organization for girls aged seven years old to ten years old. Brownies, originally called Rosebuds,  were first organized by Lord Baden-Powell in , to complete the range of age groups for girls in Scouting. Originally the girls were called Rosebuds, but were renamed by Lord Baden-Powell after the girls had complained that they didn't like their name. In the story two children, Tommy and Betty, learn that children can be helpful Brownies or lazy boggarts.