Troop 1447 from Delaware shared their opinions on a variety of topics.

We interviewed a troop of mostly third- and fourth-grade Girl Scouts during their camp out, which ended up being a "camp in" due to a downpour. Troop 1447 from Delaware shared their opinions on a variety of topics.

What's the best part of being a Girl Scout?
Doing all the activities together and campouts.
- Sarah, 9
Being kind to others.
- Emily, 9

What have you learned as a Girl Scout?
If you work together you can get it done.
- Joanna, 9
If you don't make friends you don't have anything to celebrate.
- Keegan, 8

You are camping in tonight. What do you expect will happen?
We won't go to bed until 1:00 in the morning!
- Joanna, 9
Lots of activities!
- Natalie, 9
Lots of noise!
- Aidan, 9
I think we are going to snack a lot.
- Gillian, 9

Do you like to tell scary stories when you camp out?
Yes!
- Unanimous

In this month's issue of Columbus Parent Magazine, there is an article about kids and cooking. What do you like to cook?
I cook every single day. I like to make up my own things like this drink called limeade. It's like lemonade except we use limes and it's really yummy.
- Gillian, 9
I like to cook sugar cookies and peanut butter cookies.
- Savannah, 9
I like to make recipes and my neighbor makes really good things. He made this thing where he put chocolate, peanuts and marshmallows in it. And it really tasted good!
- Aidan, 9
I like to cook carrots.
- Madeline, 8
Pancakes!
- Maddy, 9

What is your idea of the perfect packed lunch?
It would probably be a ham and cheese sandwich with chips and cake.
- Kristina, 9
It would be pita bread with tuna, a vanilla cupcake, grapes and apple juice.
- Sarah, 9
A sandwich, crackers and grape juice.
- Nicole, 9
It would be a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with carrots and salad.
- Madeline, 8
A sandwich and cookies and ice cream.
- Maddy, 9
I would have pizza, carrots and dip.
- Shannon, 9
I would have a hamburger with cheese and pickles and the rest of it would be all candy!
- Savannah, 9

What kind of arts are you interested in?
I like two things-ballet and painting pictures-because I want to be an artist when I grow up.
- Gillian, 9
I would want to play the piano.
- Shannon, 9
I would like to be a singer.
- Keegan, 8
I like to draw imaginative stuff with oil pastels.
- Savannah, 9
I would like to be in theater and go to a ballet show and go to an art museum.
- Sarah, 9
I really like to do arts and crafts.
- Natalie, 9
I would like to be a famous dancer.
- Nicole, 9
I would like to go to an art museum.
- Abbie, 9
I like to do dot art.
- Emily, 9
I would like to be a singer and an artist.
- Emily, 9
I like to cook and I like to paint.
- Aidan, 9
I would like to be a movie star.
- Joanna, 9
I play the violin.
- Madeline, 8
I like making sculptures so I like to go to the museum and I'd like to be an artist.
- Kristina, 9

What should kids remember to do during the first couple of weeks back in school?
They should remember that it's going to be hard the first couple of weeks but once you get used to it, it will be easier.
- Joanna, 9
You should remember to always get good grades and have school supplies and be good.
- Savannah, 9
Always make new friends.
- Maddy, 9

What is the best part about riding the bus?
You can talk to your friends and you can't really get in trouble.
- Emily, 9
I like it because instead of everyone using their cars, it's like one big car pool and it saves a lot of gas.
- Sarah, 9

What's the worst thing about riding the bus?
It's very noisy.
- Emily, 9

What do these phrases mean:

Make no bones about it.
You are not making any sense.
- Emily, 9
Mum's the word.
Mom's always right.
- Sarah, 9
No way, Jose.
Definitely, no.
- Aidan, 9
Nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Most bad things in life are death and taxes.
- Sarah, 9
We've seen better days.
This isn't the best day I've had.
- Emily, 9
Smoke and mirrors.
Don't smoke.
- Aidan, 9
Two peas in a pod.
Two twins.
- Kristina, 9