Event

Girl Scouts Rosie Rally!

Event Details

Date:
Sat, May 26, 2018
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15

First Division Museum at Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
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Calling all Girl Scouts! 

Join us in a celebration of the hard-working women of World War II.
Girl Scouts levels welcome from Daisies to Ambassadors. Troop registration required.

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Each scout and adult will receive an official Rosie Rally bandana
Rosie Rally Registration: $15 per guest
Activities from 1-5pm

At the Rosie Photo Station, you can strike your best pose as you step right into a “We Can Do It!” propaganda poster. While you’re getting ready for your photo, don’t forget to make your ID tag for when you report to work.

Inspire others to join the war effort at the Propaganda art station.

Test yourself with our Minute to Win It challenges based on the real-life trials of women on the World War II home front.

Enlist in the Army Nurse Corp and learn about women who served on the war front. Do you have what it takes to pass their boot camp?

Need a break, meet up with our storyteller to hear a special reading of, Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty.

Performances:

Performances are seated on a first come first serve basis.

Andrew Sisters Musical Revue Performed by the Sweet Reminders
2pm-3pm at the First Division Museum Pavilion

Boogie-woogie with the musical stylings of the Andrew Sisters! These three sisters raised the spirits of soldiers, and the entire country, during World War II with their uplifting melodies and harmonies. Listen and learn with the talented Sweet Reminds as we travel back to the 1940’s.

The Riveting Rosie’s Swing Dance Class
3:30pm-4pm at the First Division Museum Pavilion

Come dance with us! Popular throughout the 1940’s, Swing Dancing was a way that soldiers and those on the home front could ease their worry about the war. Learn the basics of some of the most popular dance moves, and we will put together a dance routine for the Andrew Sisters classic song, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”

Rosie Rally Now Including the Rockford Peaches!
A League of our Own!

The women of the WWII Girls Baseball Living History League honor the All-American Girls Baseball League (AAGBBL).
The league portrays Women’s Baseball as the AAGBBL played it during their first season of play in 1943 when underhand windmill is pitching, and a 12″ softball was the rule. The original league was made up of only four teams: the Kenosha Comets, Racine Belles, Rockford Peaches, and South Bend Blue Sox.
Members of the Rockford Peaches will be on hand to play catch and talk to Scouts about these outstanding women in sports.

Location: First Division Museum Pavilion

For more information please call: 630.260.8237