Kids

Girl Scout’s 100th Anniversary

A birthday cake and float was decorated for the Saint Patricks Celebration Parade in Ireland on March 17, 2012 by, clockwise from top left, Nicole Mehringer, 10, Troop 646, Katelyn Sander, 12, Troop 18, and neighbor Hannah Nixon, 12, all of Ireland. The float was followed by girl scouts, brownies and daisies from troops around Dubois County on March 18, 2012.

Girl Scouts from Troop 143, from left, Camille Fleming of Holland, 9, Grace Sickbert of Huntingburg, 9, and Grace Meece of Huntingburg, 10, lifted their feet in the air for the wild sock contest during a lock-in slumber party at Holland Elementary School in Holland April 13, 2012.

Girl Scouts from Troop 425, from left, Chloe Buchanan, 8, Madeline Wanninger, 8, Lexi Freyberger, 8, Kiersten Woehler, 9, Hannah Scott, 9, Gracie Sunderman, 9, troop leader Shelley Merkel, Madelyn Merkel, 9, all of Jasper, gathered in a friendship circle at the closing of a meeting at Precious Blood March 12, 2012. The friendship circle represents an unbroken chain of friendship.

 

Holy Family Parish in Jasper celebrated the Girl Scout’s 100th anniversary by including Girl Scouts, Daisies and Brownies in the service on March 11, 2012 including, from left, Celeste Eby, 8, Lexi Gress, 8, and Addison Clauss, 9, all of Jasper. While the Girl Scouts are officially a secular organization, they offer patches to encourage girls to explore their faith.

 


Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center

Jake Tower, 9, tried to catch a baby goat while moving a herd of to another pasture. Jake, along with sister Abby, help out on the farm and enjoy working with the goats during birthing months.


Kiddie Tractor Pull

Korden Fetter of Dale, 3, rode a tractor during the Kiddie Tractor Pull Friday night at the St. Henry Sesquicentennial. FFA groups from Southridge and Forest Park ran the event together. Brooke Stevens/The Herald


Water Fight

Grace Colvin, left, 10, and Heather Gudorf, 10, both of Jasper, cooled off in the women’s restroom by slinging wet paper towels at each other before the start of the Forest Park versus Jasper game at Jasper. Brooke Stevens/ The Herald


Worm Weather

Sisters Lily Jones, 8, left, and Emma Frank, 13, played with worms in the front yard of their house in Jasper Wednesday afternoon. It was one of the first times the sisters explored the yard of their new home because of the warm weather. Brooke Stevens/ The Herald


Kids Quail Hunt

Stanton Meyers, 13, of Huntingburg took a shot at a clay target while David Winebrenner of Huntingburg checked his aim. Brooke Stevens/The Herald

Tyler Meadors of Otwell looked at his kill being held by Louie Kitcoff of Bloomington Saturday at Cane Creek Hunting Preserve in Otwell. Patoka Hills Quail Unlimited invited kids under high school age to participate in an annual quail hunt. Around 28 kids showed up despite the rainy weather. Brooke Stevens/The Herald

Louie Kitcoff of Bloomington showed his bird dog, Bear, a quail Saturday morning at Cane Creek Hunting Preserve in Otwell. Patoka Hills Quail Unlimited invited kids under high school age to participate in an annual quail hunt. Around 28 kids showed up despite the rainy weather. Brooke Stevens/The Herald


SIU’s Summer Basketball Camp

Zachary Pereira, middle, 11, of Carbondale, Ill., and James Allison, left, 11, of Jeffersonville, Ind., talk with friends during a break Tuesday at Saluki Basketball Camp at SIU Arena. The camp hosts 65 students ranging from third to eighth grade and operates Monday through Thursday. Many students return to the camp every year. “I keep coming back. I have so much fun here, and I love the sport,” Pereira said.