Calling themselves “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Troop,” because the group enjoys traveling so much, the five girls made their way to Washington, D.C. to be a part of over 200,000 Girls Scouts from across the United States and internationally on June 9 of this year.
And judging by their tales, their photographs and smiles, the girls had fun in Washington, D.C.
Girls Scouts Troop 2016 members Anna-Kate Hebert, Samantha Wright, Sarah Wright, Caroline Wild and Madison Chiasson were on hand for Tuesday’s Rotary Club of Crowley meeting to talk about their trip and what they enjoy most about being a scout.
As each girl took their turn at the microphone, it became more and more evident just how much the girls enjoyed the special trip.
For starters, each girl talked about one of their favorite stops was Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum where the girls could take pictures with celebrities and public figures made, of course, of wax.
But the chance to really soak in history through visiting the nation’s capital proved to be just as rewarding.
“I had always wanted to go to Washington, D.C. because of how much I enjoy learning about history,” said Hebert.
They also expressed their appreciation of the Rotary Club’s donation, one of the many the received, and the community support that allowed them to take the once-in-a-lifetime trip.
“Thank you for supporting us because we would not have been there without y’all,” said Sarah Wright.
The girls also discussed how they enjoy scouting, the older two, Sarah Wright and Wild discussed how they still
Also on display at the meeting was a poster of the United States with other troops’ SWAPS, or Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere, that they met while in Washington.
The girls also had a steady stream of photographs from their trip they had set as a slide show that ran throughout the meeting.