Have a problem to solve? Sometimes a machine is the answer! What better way to help your girls learn problem-solving skills that help make the world a better place than with one of our Mechanical Engineering badges!
You don’t have to be an expert camper or a pro backpacker to take your girls on a troop camping trip. From picking a campsite to preparing parents, here are 6 steps to help you and your girls tackle your first troop camping trip, regardless of experience..
Girl Scouts are one of the few non-military organizations that can perform flag ceremonies! So if you’re thinking of incorporating the Stars and Stripes into your next Girl Scout event, here’s what you need to know to plan a flag ceremony.
The Volunteer Toolkit is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more efficient. In early 2018, GSUSA rolled out a few enhancements that you should definitely take some time to get to know – a major update to the Resources tab, an all-new interactive Help Menu, and Smart Tips designed to make VTK usage a breeze!
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.
The Girl Scout Cookie Program brings out tons of goal-getters, like Junior Girl Scout, Allura. Last year, Allura sold 4,018 boxes of cookies, so she’s here to share some exclusive insights about how your girls can increase their cookie sales and exceed their goals!
As you’re gearing up for your cookie sale, check out these 14 awards that seamlessly integrate into the Girl Scout Cookie Program and will help your girls kick-off their cookie biz with ease!
We’re wrapping up yet another awesome year of game-changing, big-thinking, risk-taking Girl Scout fun here at GSNorCal. And if you’re a go-getter (which we all know you are—you’re a Girl Scout after all!), here’s a quick checklist to help you prepare for the New Year!
Marissa shares a recap of GSNorCal’s Celebrating Entrepreneurship event and gives you an exclusive look at Dr. Darden’s keynote speech, in which she looks back at how she used Girl Scouts’ G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) framework to test her limits, push the envelope, and lead groundbreaking research at NASA.
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.
Whether you’re preparing for your first Girl Scout troop meeting of the year or just welcoming new girls and volunteers to your troop, nothing quite beats the timeless tradition of the Girl Scout investiture ceremony! Here are some investiture basics and samples to help you and your girls get started.
Everyone knows that Girl Scouts is all about making new friends (but keeping the old!), and the start of a new school year is the perfect time to round out your troop with some new faces. Here are our top 5 strategies for recruiting new girls to join your troop!