Is it okay for me and my loved ones to give thanks on what many Indigenous and Native American People consider to be a day of mourning? The answer is yes—and as a Girl Scout leader, I also commit to do the work of supporting Indigenous and Native American communities using Girl Scouts of Northern California’s Culture Code for Equity & Belonging:
An idea is born. 2020—who could have imagined that such a difficult year for the world and our GSNorCal community could open new doors for connection as well. Technology like Zoom, YouTube live, Facebook...
Whoever we are, wherever we’re from, each of us has our own associations with the Moon, Sun, and stars. Observing the universe around us and making meaning from what we see are a part of being human!
Here are some useful resources for finding age-appropriate diverse books for your Girl Scouts to explore:
As Girl Scouts embark on their journeys as leaders in a diverse world, how can troop leaders empower girls and make the world a better place by celebrating the LGBTQ+ community?
Girl Scout songs can be brighten almost every Girl Scout scenario with some extra sparkle! Here are five more of our favorites:
Virtual events for adult volunteers are a blast to plan: there are so many experiences you can offer! Learn how.
Hosting a virtual Girl Scout bridging ceremony is a cinch with these ideas and activities.
Under Laura’s leadership, Girl Scouts wasn’t about how many badges we earned, it was about the the people we helped, and what we learned about ourselves.
It just takes a little energy and creativity to find ways to make any virtual event engaging, even for the youngest Girl Scouts. Check out these amazing examples and tips for planning your own event!
Girl Scout camp is a magical experience. But whether it’s distance, time, money, or even a global pandemic, not everyone can access the summer camp experience. That’s why we created Tajar’s Treehouse, a virtual camp experience for all girls (whether she’s a Girl Scout or not) in Kindergarten through fifth grade.
Whether you’re having virtual troop meetings, or meeting in person, there are a few basics required for an excellent Girl Scout troop meeting. These tried-and-true strategies will make all types of online activities fun for kids!