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!
Share the adventure on Social Media and tag us: @SasquatchPlayground #GoneSasquatchin
Submit the links from Social Media or directly upload pictures here: Media Submission for Sasquatch Playground
Complete the number of activities below:
Daisy: 15 Brownie: 15 Junior: 20 Cadette / Senior / Ambassadors: 25
#GoneSasquatchin' 2021 Patch
$2.75 per patch.
Includes USPS United States shipping.
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.
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!
Notice Sound Pollution
Listen outdoors for 10 minutes.
Identify 3 human-made and 5 nature-made sounds.
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!)
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
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!
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
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
Go on a night hike
Go on a Nature Picture Scavenger Hunt
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!
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!
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