Gone Sasquatchin' 2021

An amazing  adventure awaits #GoneSasquatchin

Sasquatch Outdoor Challenge

Share your experience and fun while y'all are #GoneSasquatchin!

10 Media Submissions will receive a FREE 2021 Patch!  

Complete the number of activities below:

Daisy: 15     Brownie: 15     Junior: 20   Cadette / Senior / Ambassadors: 25

Connect with us on our new Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sasquatchplayground/

#GoneSasquatchin' 2021 Patch

$2.75 per patch.
Includes USPS United States shipping. 

Purchase your 2021 #GoneSasquatchin' Patch here!

Checks made payable to: Service Unit 1912

Mail to: 5714 143rd PL NE, Marysville, WA 98271
In your envelope, include a note with the:
(a) Quantity of patches you are ordering.
(b) Address where to mail the patches
(c) Contact name and  phone number for questions
(d) A check with the correct amount (# ordered x $2.75)

Patches are shipped quickly when we have stock. If we have to re-order, please add time for our re-order to arrive to us before we ship it. All orders paid by December 31 will be fulfilled. After December 31, patches are limited to stock-on-hand.

For shipping out of USA, please contact us for a shipping quote

Up-level your fire building skills!

Take a photo with Flat Sasquatch at your favorite outdoor adventures!

Flat Sasquatch B&W

Flat Sasquatch Color

Create an iNaturalist account. Upload at least 4 pictures! 

iNaturalist is a great resource to identify and talk about plants and animals. Be a Citizen Scientist with this free app!  iPhone, Android, Computer

Get outside, and observe an individual organism. Pick something and take a clear, full frame photo,  add a photo you already have, and record observations!

Your page will show you comments and identifications from the community! Follow friends:  Frances: gswwfirebug and OCAB with sasquatchplayground.

Notice Sound Pollution

Listen outdoors for 10 minutes.

Identify 3 human-made and 5 nature-made sounds. 

Make and Use a Sundial

Easy Instructions

Other Kinds

Learn About Clouds

Bonus Points: Make a collection of the 10 major kinds of Clouds!

Extra Bonus: Find Cloud Creatures

Find a Nest

Remember to Look with your EYES and not with your hands!

Identify Stinging Nettle, Poison Ivy, or Poison Oak

Or, any other Poisonous Plants in your area!

Know what Stinging Nettle, Poison Ivy, or Poison Oak look like -- or any other poisonous plants in your area -- find them in nature -- and -- don't touch! 

(This is especially important if you doing our "dispose of human waste" activity! 🤪 It does NOT make good toilet paper!) 

Poisonous Plants of Washington State Guide

Learn about Biomimicry

and find an example in nature

Spend Time Outside Every Day!

1+ hours  for  7+ consecutive days

Get inspired: 1,000 Hours Outside

Make a Wet Chalk Drawing

Try wet and dry pavement!

Dispose of Human Waste Properly - 6Ds

Yes! Pee on a Tree. Dig a Cat Hole. Go to the Bathroom Outdoors. 

Here are the best practices of Disposing of Waste Properly.

Go beyond KNOWING it -- Go on and GIVE IT A TRY!
It's an important skill for all Sasquatches AND Girl Scouts!

Distance - 200 steps away from any water source. 

Dig - A hole

Depth - That is 6-8 inches deep

Do - Do your "do" 

Disguise - Cover it back up

Decompose - Let Nature do the work! 

Remember - pack out any toilet paper or menstrual supplies! 

Note: Don't Send Us A Picture Of This One

Create a Fairy House

Remember: keep glitter, plastic, and foam away from the Fairies!

Catch and Release a Frog

Pick up litter outside, and Send us Pics of the Action! 

We'll use these to #ShowTheWorld how Girl Scouts #MakeTheWorldABetterPlace

Notice something Camouflaged

Send us a picture!

Sink, Flink, or Float

Explore all sorts of fun things from nature!

(Sink + Float = Flink)

Take a Picture of Aerodynamic Lift in Nature

(Aerodynamic Lift is the force that counters the force of gravity on a wing.)

Find your State in Nature! 

Many states have an official bird, flower, animal, fossil, amphibian, tree, or fish.  

Try a NEW Vegetable

This is romanesco. 

Boil Water Over a Fire

Bonus: Hot Chocolate

BONUS 2: Invite Flat Sasquatch

Have an Outdoor Picnic

Pick fresh herbs.
Use them in your meal

Mint - Thyme - Cloves  - Anything!

Make and use a Sky Map

The Evening Sky Map (PDF) is a 2-page monthly guide to the night sky suitable for all sky watchers including newcomers to Astronomy. You can pick by month and hemisphere, then download the PDF you want. The Evening Sky Map is FREE for personal non-commercial use. Astronomy Education and Outreach groups may freely distribute printed handouts of The Evening Sky Map.  Sky Map even makes just fun reading.  http://skymaps.com/downloads.html 

Skymap June 2020.pdf

Purple Mountains Majesty!

Take a beautiful photo of the majestic mountains in the PNW. 

Bonus Points: Identify the Name of the Mountain

No mountains where you are? Adapt it to what makes your neck of the woods beautiful! 

Learn about Fire Safety

Explore a New Trail or Park

Learn a Traditional Girl Scout Song with a beautiful melody

When E're You Make A Promise

White Coral Bells

On My Honor

Go on a night hike

Go on a Nature Picture Scavenger Hunt

(insert links)

Explore the Beach 

Build a Sandcastle, Take a Walk, Explore Low Tide

Go Barefoot in the Grass or Sand

Letterboxing combines artistic ability with "treasure-hunts" in parks, forests, and cities around the world. Participants seek out hidden letterboxes by cracking codes and following clues. The prize: an image from a miniature piece of art known as a rubber stamp—usually a unique, hand-carved creation. 

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. 

Identify animal scat

PS: Coyote, right here in the PNW!

Make a meal using fresh grown fruits and vegetables

Trick question: Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable?

Send us your recipe!

Help Control Noxious Weeds

King County Noxious Weed List

Go for a Hike in the Rain

Stomp In Puddles

Practice our Land Acknowledgment

Visit a Cultural Center or other ways of Learning about Tribes in the Salish Region

Make and Wear a Flower Halo

Be sure to harvest flowers in a way that takes care!

Read Outdoor-Themed Book

Consider donating it to a Free Little Library, Community Library, or another place children gather.

Go Berry Picking

Make sure berries are safe to eat!

Learn to use a Field Guide

Identify 5 Birds, Plants, Animals from your area

Animal Tracks and Scat Matching Game

Explore a Stream

Gently catch, identify, and release water bugs, fish, or tadpoles

Dig Around a Rotten Stump

Notice the soil and local bug and plant residents