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Badges from 2011

The following experiences were added by patrons like you as they participate in Connect Your Summer. You can also see experience photos in a gallery and check out what people are reading to earn their badges.

big wolf and little wolf

big wolf and little wolf were chasing after an orange.they were searching everywere becaude they lost the orange but at the end the found in little wolfs bed.

hit the road

when Brit cant settle down with her parents she has to go to a therapist to settle down.

i learned 5 new phrases in Hindi

1. Mera Naam...- My name is... 2. Mujhe Bhukha Lagi hai- i'm hungry 3. Mujhe paani chayieh- i want water 4. Mujhē akēlā chōṛa dō -leave me alone 5. Tum teek ho? - are you alright?

Watched Anime

I pick up words in Japanese from watching anime with subtitles.

Went to Borders

Ummm, Borders is right down the street from my house so I walk there very often.

i went to the natural history museum


Watched Anime

If you watch a lot of anime in Japanese you're bound to learn some new words!

i made baked pesto chicken

Baked Pesto Chicken Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts ½ cup basil pesto 2 plum tomatoes shredded mozzarella cheese Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cover cookie sheet with foil. 2. Put pesto and chicken in bowl. Toss until chicken is covered. 3. Bake for 20-25 minutes. 4. Place slices of tomato on top of chicken and sprinkle with cheese. 5. Bake another 3-5 minutes. 6. Serve with a box of angel hair pasta and herbs and French bread.

i read a greek myth book


i read a greek myth book


i saw Kung Fu Panda 2 in 3D!


i read a book called Straydog by Kathe Koja


wached the sorcerers apprentice


went on google maps


i read pet force to my dog


went to the U of M museum of natural history

the dino museum! omg!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I played tennis at Freedom Park with my mom and brother.


Got my Boating Safety Certificate

If you'd like to do the same, you can study in advance with the official handbook or these CPL items:

The complete idiot's guide to boating and sailing by Frank Sargeant

Boating etiquette by Pat Piper & Queene Hooper Foster

Chapman 101 things every boater must know by Pat Piper


Read a Book

It was about Michelangelo and how he made his wonderful works of art that we admire today.


read Socksquatch by Frank W. Dormer

This book tells the story of a sad Socksquatch who has lost one of his socks. Many of his beastly friends try to help him out. Watch out for the cliffhanger ending!