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Project Heart Activities for Girl Scouts

 
 
Learn How to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Earn a Cool-E Project Heart Patch 

Girls who learn heart-healthy eating and exercise habits at a young age are on the right course to becoming healthy adults. The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council and Texas Heart Institute have joined together to help girls achieve a lifetime of health. By completing a series of fun and educational activities, Girl Scouts will receive a Cool-E Project Heart Patch and a certificate of completion from the Texas Heart Institute. 
All activities are based on Project Heart, Texas Heart Institute's award-winning program that makes learning easy and fun. Curriculum is tailored to academic grade levels, and girls will learn about the anatomy of the heart and circulatory system, the food groups and making healthy eating choices, and how to take care of their health through the power of physical activity.
For more information, contact Keri Kimler, kkimler@texasheart.org
   
 Program Age-Level Requirements
 
Click on grade levels below to view activities.  

DaisyPatch   
DAISY PATCH

Kindergarten

Grade 1






 
    Brownie Patch
 BROWNIE PATCH                                           
 Grade 2

 Grade 3






 JuniorPatch    
 JUNIOR PATCH
 
 Grade 4
 
 Grade 5




How to receive your Cool-E Project Heart Patch

Patches are free of charge. We believe in Scouts Honor and trust troop leaders to ensure the group earns this merit badge.

To receive patches for your troop, email the following items to
ProjectHeart@TexasHeart.org attention Keri Kimler:

1. Group photo of troop holding completed activity pages.

2. Photos of your troop during your activity. (OPTIONAL)

3. Number of Daisy, Brownie and Junior patches requested.

For more information about special Project Heart events, contact Keri Kimler,
kkimler@texasheart.org.


View photos from 2015 Houston Girl Scouts celebrate American Heart Month with Texas Heart Institute on Flickr.
Girl Scout Troop 125016
Girl Scout Troop 125016 from First Baptist Academy completed a series of fun and educational activities, to receive a Cool-E Project Heart Patch and a certificate of completion from the Texas Heart Institute. They are dedicated to learning about heart-healthy eating and exercise habits at a young age through our Project Heart activities program, Texas Heart Institute's award-winning program that makes learning easy and fun.
  Coole-E, Dr. Karl;a Campos and Ms. America Chiniqua Pettaway
From left, Project Heart mascot Cool-E, Dr. Karla Campos, and 2013 Ms. America Chiniqua Pettaway encourage young women to live a healthy lifestyle.

 

Payton Campbell is an ambassador Girl Scout member of troop 21035 in Bellaire, Texas and a current junior at Carnegie Vanguard High School. During Summer 2015 she partnered with a team of dedicated individuals at the Texas Heart Institute to create an interactive touch box to educate children about their heart and the importance of having a healthy heart. The touch box included hearts from several animals and key facts about each animal. The touch box was donated to the Houston Museum of Natural Science to be used in the educational classrooms. Make sure to stop by and check it out! If you are not able to check it out in person, here is a video of Payton explaining the different items in the touch box.

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