What types of structures count towards Every Girl in a Tent?
Any outdoor, non-permanent structure counts.
- Tarp Shelter
- Platform Tent
- Open-air/sleeping bag under the
What types of structures would not count towards Every Girl in a Tent?
Any permanent structure, such as a cabin, camper, or lodge.
Is there a cost for the patch?
No. The patch is free to current girl members of Girl Scouts of
Can I participate in Every Girl in a Tent with my family?
Yes, girls can earn the Every Girl in a Tent patch by
participating in family trips.
Can I request a patch for each member of my family? Can adults
get the patch?
The patches are available for only Girl Scouts of Eastern
Oklahoma girl members at this time.
Can a girl request the Every Girl in a Tent patch more than once?
Girls may request the Every Girl in a Tent patch once per
program level. Example: she earns the patch this year as a 2nd grade
Girl Scout Brownie, then she can work towards earning the patch again
as a 4th grade Girl Scout Junior.
Can I request our Every Girl in a Tent patch before our camping trip?
Please submit the form after your trip. We want to hear about
your trip and what you learned!
Can girls from other councils request or purchase the Every Girl
in a Tent patch?
No. This patch is only available to girls who are members in
Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma. Check with your own council to see
what patch options they may offer.
How often are the patches mailed if the program goes all year?
The patch request form is open year-round. Due dates for each
mailing are listed below. If you submit your form after one of the due
dates, your patches will simply be mailed the next time around.
- January 31
- May 31
- July 31
Who should track participation?
Participation is “on your honor.” Troops and/or families are
responsible for tracking number of nights camped.
We camped for five nights last year, prior to the launch of Every
Girl in a Tent – can we request the patch?
No. Only trips that were taken after November 1, 2018 count
towards the Every Girl in a Tent Challenge.