At the end of 2 years, there is a Girl Scout ceremony known as "bridging" -- where a girl looks back at what she has learned and looks ahead at what is in store at the next level. Danielle had her ceremony at a nearby historic bridge (the same as Naomi). She walked the magic bridge in her own Danielle style..
Now that she has officially "bridged", for the next 2 years will wear a brown Brownie vest!
Naomi also recently had her bridging ceremony out of her green Junior vest into her next level. However, there's an extra special part of being a Junior. At this level, the troop works on their Bronze Award (note: it is a precursor to the Silver Award and coveted Gold Award). Naomi and her troop built a flower garden (with catnip!) at the local animal shelter. They spent 20 hours learning, researching, planning, designing and building this nice addition!
At Naomi's bridging ceremony, they received their official Bronze pin! It was pinned on her Junior vest, but didn't stay there long...
...because then she walked the bridge to receive her new khaki Cadette vest! Naomi also walked the bridge in style: when it was her turn to cross, Naomi called Danielle over to be with her, and then the two of them skipped across! It was a very sweet sister moment, all orchestrated by kindhearted Naomi!
Now Naomi is officially a Girl Scout Cadette, which actually lasts for 3 years. Btw, this means Naomi has completed 6 years of girl scouting -- which all started here!
Looks like between the two of them, it's going to be a drab, brownish couple of years!