Rainbow Girl Scout Bridging Ideas for Celebrations and Ceremonies

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Rainbow Girl Scout Bridging Ideas for Celebrations and Ceremonies

Bridging is such a special opportunity to recognize the girls for all of their successes. It is a time to reward them with a ceremony and celebration for all of their commitment and hard work as they journey into the next phase of scouting. Create an amazing Girl Scout bridging celebration with a rainbow luau theme for the ceremony with girls, families and friends. We did this for bridging from Cadettes to Seniors. Girl Scout Bridging Ideas are meant to inspire you to create the ceremony that works for you!

Best Girl Scout Bridging Ideas for Celebrations

One of the most exciting times in Girl Scouting is bridging.  The whole idea of planning a Girl Scout bridging ceremony can be overwhelming but I am here to show you how FUN, simple and amazing it can be.  This Rainbow Girl Scout Bridging Celebration was created around a luau theme to kick off summer and the season of a whole new Girl Scout set of opportunities.  I am thrilled to share how we totally rocked our recent Cadette to Senior Girl Scout bridging celebration.  This post is sponsored by Oriental Trading.  I am grateful for my partnership to share their fabulous products that are cost effective and super festive.

How to throw a rainbow Girl Scout bridging celebration:

To start off, we planned a simple menu of burgers and dogs.  We set up a sign-up for the families to each bring either a dessert, side dish or chips/dips.  We ended up with an awesome variety.  I was in charge of fruit so used these darling tiki fruit kabob skewers to make the theme perfect.

Tiki Fruit Kabob Skewers

I also prepared popcorn ahead of time and added fruit candies to the mix.  It was darling served in the tiki popcorn boxes.

Tiki Luau Popcorn Boxes

To decorate the drink table, I used the tropical flowered table skirt.

Rainbow Luau Table Skirt

We had leis for the girls and their family members.  The girls wore the rainbow ones that come in the premium jumbo petal lei pack and the others were scattered around for siblings, parents and friends. There are so many fun ways for Girl Scout Bridging Ideas.

Beig Petal Flower Rainbow Leis

The rainbow flower headbands were such a special touch for the Girl Scout Bridging Celebration.  The girls LOVED wearing them so much.  They were also a darling way to decorate the table.

The tiki face hanging paper lanterns were festive hanging between our light posts.

More Bridging celebration activities:

The girls had a blast breaking open the pinata filled with treats and candies!

Girl Scout Rainbow Bridging Luau Pinata

We led the families in our favorite Girl Scout song, Make New Friends.  Here are the lyrics in a printable format for you to share with your girls and their families.

This is one thing we always do. It is one of the best Girl Scout Bridging Ideas!

Make New Friends Song Lyrics Printable Download Free

We, of course, had cake too.

For the actual bridging, we used balloons tied to benches to make the bridge.  As each started through the bridge, each leader shared something special about her.

Bridging should be fun.  It is an opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime.  If you love this Girl Scout celebration, please help me share it on Facebook and Pinterest!

Cheers and Love,


PS:  If you have crafty girls, they might LOVE these colorful masking tape ideas.  We did them while we were camping!





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