Kansas State Fair

Every year, Girl Scouts from across the 80 Kansas counties served by Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland submit their projects for ribbons at the Kansas State Fair. These projects, which will be on display in the Girl Scout cabin at the fair, showcase a multitude of talents, service and leadership exhibited by Kansas Girl Scouts.

The Kansas State Fair is highly interested in the Scout movement in the State of Kansas and urges all girls of Scout age (5 to 18) to become members and thereby eligible to compete for premiums offered.

Showcase your talent at the Kansas State Fair

Girls of every Girl Scout level, from Daisy to Ambassador, have the opportunity to submit their projects for competition at the Kansas State Fair. The fair offers numerous categories in which Girl Scouts can participate, including: artwork, jewelry, First Aid kits, Legos, origami, windchimes, camp projects, cupcakes, woodwork, games, comic-strips, computer graphics, knitting, photography, mosaics, and even troop community service projects.

The deadline for project entry forms is Aug. 30, 2014. Girl Scouts can submit their entries online or by mail, but all mailed entries must be postmarked by Aug. 15.

To see a full list of Girl Scout project options, and for complete details on how to submit entries to the Kansas State Fair, go to the fair’s webpage just for Girl Scouts: http://bit.ly/1nObV1O

2014 Kansas State Fair details

The 2014 Kansas State Fair is Sept. 5 – 14 at the fairgrounds, 2000 N. Poplar in Hutchinson. The Girl Scout cabin is adjacent to Lake Talbott on the fairgrounds, or just east of 23rd Avenue and Main Street. (Click here to see a map of the fairgrounds.)

The Girl Scout cabin will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5. From Sept. 6 through 14, it will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Discounts on fair admission, Midway and meals are available through Sept. 4.

Kansas State Fair file photo

Girl Scout cabin at the Kansas State Fair (file photo)

In 2012, Girl Scouts also met at the Kansas State Fair to celebrate Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary. Fairgoers received a patch for participating in a scavenger hunt, visited with Older Girl Scouts who had traveled to Japan, took pictures with the Girl Scout photo cut-out, and learned about our STEM initiatives as Robo Troop shared its vision.

To see more photos of Girl Scouts at the Kansas State Fair, visit our Flickr page.