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This year may look a little different, but we're excited to offer an experience for Girl Scouts across the state of Ohio at the 2021 Ohio State Fair! 

Dates for in-person participation days will be determined by mid-June and announced here and on social media. 

The patch design contest is back this year, online! All fair participants and volunteers will receive a patch this year. Enter your design online here by June 7, 2021!

Project Entry Divisions 

All entry categories this year are based on the four pillars of the Girl Scouts Leadership Experience: STEM, the outdoors, entrepreneurship, and life skills. See each grade level page for specific classes in each category.  

Project entry forms are due by Sunday, July 11, 2021. 

Daisy

Grades: K-1
Division: 2601
To enter, you may select one class from each category.

Girl Scouts

  • Class 1: Demonstrating the Girl Scout Promise or Law in your community (this could be a service project or another representation).  
  • Class 2: Tell your Girl Scout story, project submitted virtually, ie. photos, video, journal/blog, etc.

Entrepreneurship * (category all submitted virtually)

  • Class 3: Share your Product Program commercial for Fall product or the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
  • Class 4: Pitch a new business! Imagine a product and share your sales pitch.

Life Skills

  • Class 4. Health and safety (i.e., first aid, personal safety, exercise or nutrition).
  • Class 5. Animal care.
  • Class 6. Creative storytelling, submitted virtually. This can be solely written, illustrated or a combination of the two.

STEM

  • Class 7. Science experiments or ecology.
  • Class 8. Recycling projects presented in a journal, photo or video - submitted virtually.
  • Class 9. Technology – Coding or robotics.

Outdoors

  • Class 11: Nature project (bird house, bat house, gardening, etc.)
  • Class 12. Camp accessories (sit-upons, hats, water bottle holders, etc.).
  • Class 13. Account of an outdoor experience submitted virtually, i.e., poster, journal.
Brownie

Grades: 2 -3
Division: 2602 
To enter, you may select one class from each category.

Girl Scouts

  • Class 1: Demonstrating the Girl Scout Promise or Law in your community (this could be a service project or another representation).
  • Class 2: Tell your Girl Scout story, project submitted virtually, ie. photos, video, journal/blog, etc.

Entrepreneurship *(category all submitted virtually)

  • Class 3: Share your Product Program commercial for Fall product or the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
  • Class 4: Pitch a new business! Imagine a product and share your sales pitch.

Life Skills

  • Class 4. Health and safety (i.e., first aid, personal safety, exercise or nutrition).
  • Class 5. Animal care.
  • Class 6. Creative storytelling, submitted virtually. This can be solely written, illustrated or a combination of the two.

STEM

  • Class 7. Science experiments or ecology.
  • Class 8. Recycling projects presented in a journal, photo or video - submitted virtually.
  • Class 9. Technology – Coding or robotics.

Outdoors

  • Class 11: Nature project (bird house, bat house, gardening, etc.)
  • Class 12. Camp accessories (sit-upons, hats, water bottle holders, etc.).
  • Class 13. Account of an outdoor experience submitted virtually, i.e., poster, journal.
     
Junior

Grades: 4–5
Division: 2603        
To enter, you may select one class from each category.

Girl Scouts

  • Class 1: Demonstrating the Girl Scout Promise or Law in your community (this could be a service project or another representation).
  • Class 2: Tell your Girl Scout story, submitted virtually, i.e., photos, video, journal/blog, etc.
  • Class 3: Highest awards (i.e., Bronze Award completed or in progress with anticipated completion date).

Entrepreneurship*(category all submitted virtually)

  • Class 4: Product program commercial, submitted virtually.
  • Class 5: Pitch your business! Create a product that solves a problem and share your sales pitch, submitted virtually (video or hand drawn poster).

Life Skills

  • Class 6: Health and safety (i.e., first aid, personal safety, exercise, or nutrition).
  • Class 7: Animal care.
  • Class 8: Creative storytelling, submitted virtually. (This can be solely written, illustrated, or a combination of the two.)

STEM

  • Class 9: Science experiments or ecology.
  • Class 10: Recycling projects, submitted virtually (journal, photo, video)
  • Class 11: Technology—Coding or robotics.

Outdoors

  • Class 12: Nature project (bird house, bat house, gardening, etc.)
  • Class 13. Camp accessories (sit-upons, hats, water bottle holders, etc.).
  • Class 14. Account of an outdoor experience, submitted virtually (i.e., poster, journal).
Cadette

Grades: 6–8
Division: 2604 
To enter, you may select one class from each category.

Girl Scouts

  • Class 1: Demonstrating the Girl Scout Promise or Law in your community (this could be a service project or another representation).  
  • Class 2: Tell your Girl Scout story, project submitted virtually, ie. photos, video, journal/blog, etc. 
  • Class 3. Highest Awards (i.e., Silver Award completed or in progress with anticipated completion date).

Entrepreneurship * (category all submitted virtually)

  • Class 4: Product Program commercial (submitted virtually).
  • Class 5: Market your business! Create a business that solves a problem or gives back to your community and create a marketing plan (submitted virtually, video or hand drawn poster).

Life Skills

  • Class 6: Health and safety (i.e., first aid, personal safety, exercise, or nutrition).
  • Class 7: Animal care.
  • Class 8: Creative storytelling, submitted virtually. (This can be solely written, illustrated, or a combination of the two.)

STEM

  • Class 9: Science experiments or ecology.
  • Class 10: Recycling projects, submitted virtually (journal, photo, video).
  • Class 11: Technology—Coding or robotics. 

Outdoors

  • Class 12: Nature project (bird house, bat house, gardening, etc.).
  • Class 13: Camp accessories (sit-upons, hats, water bottle holders, etc.).
  • Class 14: Account of an outdoor experience, submitted virtually (i.e., poster, journal). 

 

Senior

Grades: 9–10             
Division: 2605        
To enter, you may select one class from each category.

Girl Scouts

  • Class 1: Demonstrating the Girl Scout Promise or Law in your community (this could be a service project or another representation). 
  • Class 2: Tell your Girl Scout story, submitted virtually, i.e., photos, video, journal/blog, etc.
  • Class 3: Highest awards (i.e., Gold Award completed or in progress with anticipated completion date).

Entrepreneurship * (category all submitted virtually)

  • Class 4: Product program commercial, submitted virtually.
  • Class 5: Market your business! Create a business that solves a problem or gives back to your community and create a marketing plan, submitted virtually (video or hand drawn poster).

Life Skills

  • Class 6: Health and safety (i.e., first aid, personal safety, exercise, or nutrition).
  • Class 7: Animal care.
  • Class 8: Creative storytelling, submitted virtually. (This can be solely written, illustrated, or a combination of the two.)

STEM

  • Class 9: Science experiments or ecology.
  • Class 10: Recycling projects, submitted virtually (journal, photo, video).
  • Class 11: Technology—Coding or robotics.

Outdoors

  • Class 12: Nature project (bird house, bat house, gardening, etc.).
  • Class 13: Camp accessories (sit-upons, hats, water bottle holders, etc.).
  • Class 14: Account of an outdoor experience, submitted virtually (i.e., poster, journal). 
Ambassador

Grades: 11–12           
Division: 2606          
To enter, you may select one class from each category.

Girl Scouts

  • Class 1: Demonstrating the Girl Scout Promise or Law in your community (this could be a service project or another representation). 
  • Class 2: Tell your Girl Scout story, submitted virtually, i.e., photos, video, journal/blog, etc.
  • Class 3: Highest awards (i.e., Gold Award completed or in progress with anticipated completion date).

Entrepreneurship * (category all submitted virtually)

  • Class 4: Product program commercial, submitted virtually.
  • Class 5: Market your business! Create a business that solves a problem or gives back to your community and create a marketing plan, submitted virtually (video or hand drawn poster).

Life Skills

  • Class 6: Health and safety (i.e., first aid, personal safety, exercise, or nutrition).
  • Class 7: Animal care.
  • Class 8: Creative storytelling, submitted virtually. (This can be solely written, illustrated, or a combination of the two.)

STEM

  • Class 9: Science experiments or ecology.
  • Class 10: Recycling projects, submitted virtually (journal, photo, video).
  • Class 11: Technology—Coding or robotics.

Outdoors

  • Class 12: Nature project (bird house, bat house, gardening, etc.).
  • Class 13: Camp accessories (sit-upons, hats, water bottle holders, etc.).
  • Class 14: Account of an outdoor experience, submitted virtually (i.e., poster, journal). 
Patch Competition

All Girl Scouts are invited to submit a design for this year’s Ohio State Fair patch. This competition is in honor of former Ohio State Fair Girl Scout Superintendent Blanche Snavely. The Girl Scouts Ohio State Fair Committee members will select the winning patch design and then reproduce and sell the patch in the Girl Scout exhibit area throughout the fair. The winning designer will receive admission to the fair and other prizes. Submission deadline is June 7.

Submit your design here.  

Speech Competition

The Speech competition is open to Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Speech must be five to seven minutes on the topic of: “What I have learned from selling Girl Scout cookies.” Awards will be given to the top three participants in each class.

All speeches will be submitted virtually via video file (i.e., QuickTime, .mp4) or a link to a video hosting server (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.). Please observe internet safety rules when posting videos of girls online.

  • Class 16. Speech Competition: Daisies and Brownies
  • Class 17. Speech Competition: Junior and Cadette
  • Class 18. Speech Competition: Senior and Ambassador

Submit your entry form here and you will receive final video submission details via email.

Presentation Guidelines

  • All entrants should wear their Girl Scout uniform.
  • Entrants may use notecards during their presentation.
  • Props are allowed but should not be the primary focus of the presentation.
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