Ramona Scouts play Amazing Race — with a twist

Members of Girl Scout Troop No. 8009 participated in the third annual Girl Scout Amazing Race in San Diego’s Balboa Park.

San Diego Girl Scout Council staff members coordinated the event. Troops were organized into teams to

Scouts complete a challenge at one of the Girl Scout Amazing Race stations in San Diego's Balboa Park.

compete in physical challenges, solve puzzles, and find historical landmarks — “all of which led them in an exciting exploration of the museums and gardens of Balboa Park,” said Danielle Shaw, the Ramona troop’s leader.

Girls had to put their teamwork skills to action to solve these puzzles —and they learned a little about San Diego’s history along the way, noted Shaw.

Race teams met at the starting point to receive a clue to send them to the first station. Each station thereafter provided a clue to get them to the next station (much like the CBS’s Amazing Race).

“It was fun to watch the girls work through the challenges as a team,” said Shaw. “The girls enjoyed the adventure, which took them to little known places within Balboa Park.

Ramona Girl Scouts complete a challenge. From left are: Ashley Hively, Hannah Rockwell, Kelly Seweryn, Jade Shaw, Emma Van Zandt, Isabel Cervantes, Daniela Romero, and Janee Doomey. Standing are troop co-leaders Renee Doomey and Gena Van Zandt.

Sample Amazing Race Clues”

•This instrument has 4,530 pipes ranging from the size of a pencil to 32 feet in length

•These tall tropical trees sway in the breeze over a deep gorge.

•Movies like “Gnomeo & Juliet,” “She’s the Man,” and “The Lion King” are adaptations of this famous English Authors plays. Find this playhouse

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Posted by Maureen Robertson on Apr 12 2013. Filed under Featured Story, News, Ramona, Youth. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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