From fantastical fiction to brilliant biographies, picture books to reference books, there are so many wonderful pieces of literature out there. And thanks to our trusty Facebook followers, we’ve put together an awesome list of books that every Girl Scout should read.
Today’s girls face unique pressures and gender stereotypes, but at Girl Scouts, girls learn the skills, have the experiences, and cultivate the relationships that enable them to soar in life. No one does girl leadership better than we do, and here’s why.
In today’s world, “diversity” can often seem like a buzzword that’s difficult to fully define, but diverse perspectives can bring diverse ideas, solutions, experiences, and more. Are you making sure that your troop is open to all potential members?
Fun patches give you and your troop the freedom to get super creative and mix in some new activities. From rock painting to World Thinking Day, Cambria shares 5 fun patches your girls need to add to their collection this winter.
Girl Scout camp plays an essential part in the growth of your girls, but it’s not always easy sending your daughter to camp for the first time. Angela shares her experience and why it turned out to be the best decision for her daughter.
For many girls entering middle and high school, school yards, cafeterias, sports fields, and even classrooms become more difficult to navigate as friendships and relationships change over time. As Girl Scout volunteers, we can help equip our girls with the confidence, kindness, and strength. Gabi shares a few tips on how to be there for your girls as they grow up, even (and especially when) they don’t think they need it.
For over 30 years, Girl Scouts of Northern California’s annual Lead the Way leadership conference has been helping high school girls develop essential personal and professional skills. Marla shares how this weekend-long event full of workshops and presentations can better prepare older girls for the future.
As girls grow up, their friends become even more valuable as they surround themselves with a supportive group to help them maneuver the bigger social world – and Girl Scout sisters are the perfect allies. Keep reading to find out why your girls should invite their friends to join Girl Scouts!
Respecting differences and creating experiences that are welcoming to each and every girl is an important part of Girl Scouts. Sheryl shares her tips to ensure your troop environment is a safe space for girls.
Troop conflict is never fun, but it doesn’t have to be tough. Heather shares tips from experienced troop leaders, designed to help you build safe and smart conflict management guidelines for your troop!
To help you address these difficult topics with the girls in your life, Marina Park, GSNorCal CEO, has put together some resources that will help you work through what your girls are feeling and hearing about the world around them.