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We are a multi-age troop located in Central New Jersey. This is our third year as a group together. We are very active and like to do many things! We love to play games, do crafts, earn try-its, go on field trips and work on service projects!

It's the start of a new year for Trop 1729!  This year our members are: Catherine, Hayley, Nicole, Kelsey, Charlet, Anna, Elaina, Olivia, , Emily, Justine, Carrie, Jayme, Stephanie  and Victoria.   This year we are looking forward to learning more outdoor skills and camping!  We will be working on service projects such as the Ocean Action Beach Sweep.  Some of us will continue working on our Bronze Award and others of us will just be starting.


For the 2005/2006 year we will be working on the following Try-Its  (some are Council's Own Try-Its from service units elsewhere in the country):

Ready, Set, Go Camping
Outdoor Skills
Pet Love
Confectionarily Yours
Sports and Games
Watching Wildlife
Earth and Sky
Earth Is Our Home
Science In Action
Science Wonders
Friends of Horses
Sports and Games

We will be earning the Historically Speaking Brazil Patch for our International Dinner participation.

We will be working with our sister troop on our bridging requirements. They will help us earn our first junior badge, Looking Your Best.

We took our first camping trip with our sister troop, Junior Troop 1516.  We stayed in a yurt which luckily had a refrigerator and wood burning stove.  We learned how to build a campfire, light matches, use a charcoal chimney and cook over the coals on the grill.  We baked monkey bread in the box ovens that Troop 1516 made.  We roasted marshmallows over the campfire to make s'mores for snack and sang around the campfire.  We also took a night hike through the woods.  Everyone thought that was VERY scary since it was pitch black.  We did a little work on compass skills and took another hike through the whole camp during the day.

  Our Service Unit will be having our encampment in the spring so we are looking forward to camping with everyone. 
We are hoping to do a white water rafting trip in the summer.

We had a great year (2004/2005)! Our parents held a yard sale for us to earn money to work on service projects along with our sister troop, Junior Troop 1516! We began writing to our  penpals - Brownie Troop in Ventura, California. We continued our mascot exchanges with troops from around the country and overseas! We went to
Build A Bear as the service project for the Zink the Zebra program. For the holiday season we went to see the Nutcracker Ballet at Count Basie Theatre. We had a great year selling cookies.  We sold 1000 boxes and sent cookies to the troops in Iraq.  We went to the Brownie Tea Party, the luau, and  marched in the Memorial Day Parade.  We also went to YMCA Camp Bernie for a busy outdoor day where we went horseback riding, scaled the climbing wall, did the Low Ropes Challenge course, canoed, and tried archery. We had our end of the year International Dinner/Court of Awards with our families.  And finally had a family day at the Philadelphia Zoo.

For the 2004/2005 Year the girls earned the following Try-Its::
Girl Scout Ways (for our new members!)
Outdoor Adventurer
Safety Sense

Smart Cookie

Puppet, Dolls, & Plays
Wave the Flag
My Body
Sounds of Music

And we are working on participation patches for:

Ms. President Patch Program

Zink the Zebra
Historically Speaking Germany

Our Troop Members for 2004/2005 are:

, Carrie, Elaina, Kylie, Laura,; Kelsey, Kelli, Olivia and Angela!! Click on our names to learn some things about us. (These are the first cards we sent to our penpals in California.)

We went to
Spooktacular at Camp Sacajawea on October 22nd! We had lots of fun. We went on a scavenger hunt, danced, went on a hayride to the haunted house, sang Halloween songs and had snacks.


During the 2003/2004 year we earned the following Try-Its:
Around The World
Cookies Count
Friends Are Fun
Girl Scout Ways
Healthy Habits
Let's Pretend
Make It, Eat
Playing Around the World

Water Everywhere

Our girls for 2003/2004 were Elaina, Carrie, Kylie, Allyson, Laura, Kelsey, Noelle, Dana and Adrianna,  Dana and Adrianna bringed to our sister troop,
Junior Troop 1516.

We also earned Fun Patches for
Horseback Riding, Camping, Mascot Exchanges, SWAPS, and International Dinner.
Junior Troop 1729
Troop Parents: To view our troop calendar go to our Yahoo Group!
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