If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This is what four friends, Lizzie Pingor, Carissa Gayle, Jessica McNeely and Katie Macan of Girl Scout Troop 290 in Yardley, quickly learned when trying to complete their Silver Award projects.
The game of gaga had long played a role in their Girl Scout careers, beginning years ago when they first discovered the game at a camporee weekend at Camp Nockamixon. They immediately fell in love with gaga, which is a fast-paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit.
Dubbed a kinder, gentler version of dodge ball, the game is played with a kick ball and combines the skills of dodging, running, jumping and striking, while trying to hit opponents with the ball below the knees.