Do you want to encourage your girls to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), but feel intimidated because you’re not an expert? Here are 5 easy tips from our STEM Program team to help you feel more confident in your own ability as you lead your girls in STEM activities and discussions.
Deep in the forested foothills of Calaveras County you’ll find ancient trees, glittering lakes, and one of GSNorCal’s oldest camp properties: Camp Sugar Pine. For over 75 years, generations of campers have laughed, learned, and explored, but the camp still has tons of magic and mystery for new campers and veterans alike.
From snack coordinator to trip driver to troop treasurer, there are many ways parents can take an active role in your troop, and it’s important to make sure they know their help is appreciated! Whether you thank them immediately after they help out, do something special for them during National Volunteer Month in April, or honor them at your end of the year Court of Awards ceremony, here are 7 ways to thank your super troop volunteers (and hopefully inspire them to sign up to help again next year).
Did you know that you could learn to fence, rock climb, go backpacking, and even participate in indoor skydive as a Girl Scout? As girls grow and continue through Girl Scouts, they will explore unfamiliar fields, learn new skill sets appropriate for their age-level, and experience healthy risks and challenges.
Harness the power of the sun to get your outdoor cooking done! Covering easy-to-make solar cookers, recipe alterations, and technique tips, Barby shares how Girl Scouts are making a difference around the world with this innovative cooking method.
Whether you are applying for your dream school or a competitive internship or job, the skills you learned as a Girl Scout will help you get to places you never thought possible. With older girls in mind, Courtney breaks down some helpful tactics to help girls illustrate their Girl Scout involvement on their resumes.
Since 1932, March 12 has been observed as the official Girl Scout Birthday with the Sunday through Saturday calendar week including it being referred to as Girl Scout Week. Whether you’re looking for a meeting activity as convenient as a click of your computer’s mouse or a field trip that requires a little extra planning, here are 7 ways you and your girls can revisit and reconnect with our organization’s history.
Our strong, supportive community is the most valuable resource Girl Scout leaders have. Even though the convenience of online trainings has made the lives of troop leaders so much easier, Angela shares 5 reasons why every volunteer should pack a bag and take advantage of in-person trainings.
With the cookie season’s end in sight, it’s time to prepare for a smooth close. In this post, our Product Sales Specialist, Gwen put together a few items to check off your list to help you wrap up the more logistical, business side of your cookie sale.