Navy Pride is a Brownie Try-It from the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast.
GUIDELINES: Complete the starred (*) activity plus three others that are listed.
- * Invite a member of the United States Navy to visit your troop and explain what her/his role in the Navy is. Ask her/him to bring a globe or a map and show you where he/she has traveled. Ask her/him what life is like living on a ship. Is this something you would like to do? Find out what other branch of service the members of the navy work with.
- 2. Be able to identify 3 different Navy ships – ie aircraft carrier, submarine, battleship, destroyer, supply ship, etc. Draw a picture of your favorite one.
OR Be able to identify 3 different Navy planes or helicopters – ie F14, F18, A6, E2, HC 53, etc. Draw a picture of your favorite one.
- 3. Visit the Mariner’s Museum in Newport News, VA the USS Wisconsin at Waterside in Norfolk, VA or the Naval Shipyard Museum in Portsmouth, VA. If you live out of the area, you can visit the last one on line at  or a local navy ship or naval museum.
- 4. Take a tour of a US Navy ship. Make sure you see where the crew sleeps, eats, showers and works. How is this different than where you live? How is this different than where your parent works?
- 5. Go to an air show. Make sure you take a camera and have your picture taken next to some of the aircraft. Report back to your troop what you saw and what you learned at the air show.
- 6. Attend a homecoming of a Navy ship. How many people where there?
OR Volunteer to help at a homecoming or at the USO office at the airport or other places around the community.