Tara's Mia Turas, 6, was a prime example of the "Things a Girl Can Do" at the Sept. 16 special event hosted by the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida at Camp Honi Hanta in East County.
Turas, a first-year Daisy, went to the Music Compound booth and learned to build a makeshift harmonica using only two popsicle sticks and some rubber bands. Her Troop 47 mates, 6-year-old Hayleigh Rodrigues and 6-year-old Frankie Leclarcq, watched as she blew into the music instrument, producing a harmonica-like sound.
"We like playing the music," Turas said.
The girls proceeded to another booth, hosted by Around the Bend Nature Tours, in which girls were taught to start a fire with a pump drill, which utilizes strips of wood rubbed together to create friction and sparks.
"Things a Girl Can Do" included many other exhibitions and demonstrations that entertained both Girl Scouts and potential members.