Girl Scout Convention only happens once every three years—so who knows who your Girl Scout will meet? A camp buddy she hasn’t seen in years, a new lifelong friend, or even her future boss! Make an impression with custom SWAPS that showcases her personal style and Girl Scout spirit.
If your girl is headed to camp or another traveling adventure this summer, exchanging SWAPS (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere) can help her hold onto the magic of the season a little longer.
Headed to Golden Gate Bridging and looking for awesome SWAPS ideas? Look no further! Keep reading to learn all about the history of SWAPS and best practices for making awesome SWAPS for GGB.
After earning all their Daisy petals (and two financial literacy leaves) in one year, this troop of newly-minted Brownies set their sights on the 7 Brownie badges in the Legacy tier, which cover the core badge categories in Girl Scouting: Artist, Athlete, Citizen, Cook, First Aid, Naturalist, and Girl Scout Way. Believe it or not, they earned them all in one year! Here’s how they did it so your troop can get there too!
Golden Gate Bridging is right around the corner! Be prepared with this expert packing list (water bottles, sunscreen, SWAPs, and more!) put together by mom and daughter Girl Scout duo, Natalie and Alexandria.
GGB is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for girls bridging to Cadettes! Marissa shares her Golden Gate Bridging story, from the perspective of a girl, volunteer, and GSNorCal staff member.
Traditions have a magical way of bringing people together. Richel shares some of her troop’s holiday traditions that helped her girls bond and feel more like a family. And with the holidays right around the corner, there’s no better time for your troop to make some special traditions of their own!
Girl Scouts is known for providing girls with an abundance of opportunities to help them become confident and courageous leaders. Delegate governance is just one of the many ways girls can step up and take the lead like a Girl Scout. In this post, Shannon shares some inspiring takeaways from the 2017 Girl Scout National Convention.
On April 28, 2018, we’ll be celebrating the 37th year of Golden Gate Bridging. Registration for 2018’s Golden Gate Bridging is now open, so to help commemorate the decades of fun, friendship, and festivities, Elizabeth has put together a list of 37 reasons why you and your girls should come!
Every year, Girl Scouts around the world honor the memory of our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, on her birthday, October 31st. Troop Leader, Richel, shares her tips for throwing your best birthday bash yet!
Have you heard the news? Girl Scouts and JOANN stores have teamed up to inspire girls, troops, and volunteers to explore their individual creativity and use it to make a positive influence in the world by offering a 15% discount to Girl Scout members, lifetime members, volunteers, council staff, and parents.
Even though parents can be some of the busiest people around, troop leader Richel shares 6 ways she’s found success in getting parents to help out as troop volunteers.