Inside Government Badge for Girl Scouts

“Inside Government” for Juniors

2016 Program Announcement

St. Louis, MO

  • Thursday, July 14, 2016
  • 9:00 am-4:00 pm, check in begins at 8:30
  • Location: Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse and the Judicial Learning Center
  • Reservations begin at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 25


Girls will get an inside look at the government by participating in a variety of sessions and touring the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis, MO.  Participants will get the opportunity to interact with several accomplished female professions, including a female federal judge.

Participants will need to arrive at the courthouse at 8:30 a.m. for check-in, and will be dismissed at 4:00 pm.  Additional logistics information will be provided in the pre-workshop packet.

The workshop is free, but reservations are required, and space is limited.

  • One registered adult per Troop is required.  Girls attending individually must register with an adult.
  • This program is for Junior Girl Scouts and accompanying adults.  Sorry, no older/younger siblings.
  • Reservations begin at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 25, and end June 30, or when full.
  • To register, call Rachel Marshall, the Public Education and Community Outreach Administrator at the Eagleton Courthouse, NO EARLIER THAN 7:30 a.m. ON MONDAY, APRIL 25.  (314) 244-2410.
  • You may call any time with questions, but reservations will not be accepted early.


A packet will be emailed 4 weeks before the workshop.  The packet will include logistics and parking information, and pre-workshop activities.  Girls and families will be expected to read over the packet in advance, and girls may need to complete some pre-workshop preparation. Completion of the pre-workshop activities and all workshop sessions will fulfill the “Inside Government” legacy badge requirements.

To Bring:  Participants should bring a pencil, and any completed forms and activities from the pre-workshop packet.  Participants should also bring a sack lunch.  A bottle of water and a morning snack are also suggested.

Call or email with questions any time.  Reservations will not be accepted prior to April 25.  (314) 244-2410 or