Brownies must complete 4 requirements, Juniors must complete 5 requirements, Cadettes/Seniors/Ambassadors must complete 6 requirements
- Learn about the local traditional clothing. Visit a local store or shop, which features the local traditional clothing or have someone teach you about the traditional clothing.
- Learn about the many castle sites in Japan. What were they for, and who lived there?
- Learn to count to ten in Japanese dialect. Learn to say “Hello” “Goodbye” and “Thank You.”
- Learn phrases of the Japanese language. For extra, practice calligraphy.
- Learn about a local craft made from paper, and make that craft with your troop or group.
- Learn to do a traditional folk dance or watch one.
- Find out about one of the Japanese holidays or festivals. Learn how it is celebrated and participate in one of them or create a craft.
- Visit a temple or shrine. Find out what religion is practiced at the site and at least two things about that particular religion.
- Find out about handicrafts in Japan. Watch one being made or create one of your own.
- Visit an Asian grocery store or website. Identify two food items both familiar and different from American food items.
- Try three different types of local food or candy. Did you like them?
- Have an activity with a sister troop and learn about the patches or badges they earned. Earn one that they already earned or earn one together.
- Visit one of the memorials or historical sites associated with Japan. Learn why it is important. What can your troop do to make a difference at the site?
- Learn about the dolls in Japan like the Kokeshi doll and then make one. Make an additional doll and give it to someone or create a puppet show.
- Visit a local park. Plan a picnic or a hike. Include a clean-up, flower planting, or painting project for the girls to make a difference in the community.
- Share your knowledge about Japan with younger scouts or others. Help them create a craft or activity.