Running a large and energetic Girl Scout troop can be a lot of work, but it can also be a blast with these expert tips from Troop Leader Liz and her 16 Brownies!
From packing your bag and planning your route to learning proper hiking etiquette and reflecting on your outdoor experience, here are 8 important topics to cover when planning a hike with your Girl Scouts.
Whether you’re new to leading a troop or you’re looking for inspiration, this list of suggested seasonal activities, holidays to celebrate, and other meeting ideas for throughout the year will make yearly planning easy as pie.
At Girl Scouts, we believe that art is for everyone, no matter your age, ability, or artistic sensibility, so roll up your sleeves and help your girls create something beautiful (and earn a badge or two, too)! From murals to watercolors, photography to jewelry making, these activities will take your girls on a colorful adventure through the Girl Scout Artist Legacy badges and beyond!
When Angela’s Cadettes were Daisies, they attended a Songs ‘n’ Smores event in their town, where they received a thick, 114-page song book that changed their lives. So whether you’re looking for a song for your opening ceremony, a chant to break up the monotony of a meeting, or a cheerful campfire tune, here are 5 songs every Girl Scout should know.
Girl Scouts are “out of the box” thinkers, taking basic badge requirements and coming up with inspired, creative ideas for activities to fulfill them! Here are 5 activities that will help your girls complete certain badge tasks in ways you might not have thought of!
Whether your girls are working on outdoor-themed badges, putting your outdoor skills and knowledge into practice, or just getting out to enjoy the sunshine with their Girl Scout sisters, Ann Marie Brown, author of Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area has the perfect hike for your next outdoor adventure.
Excited about what the next year of Girl Scouting has in store? Haley, one of the Program Managers with GSNorCal, shares her top 10 picks for Fall 2018 programming. We’ve got it all: robots, stars, archery, camp, and so much more!
Girls of all ages, Daisies through Ambassadors, can become leaders when they are given the opportunity to step up. Having volunteered with Girl Scouts for twenty years (and leading three troops), Karen discovered that the best way to empower girls as leaders is to help them plan and host events, so they can test their leadership and ideas in action.
So you’ve started a troop, but haven’t had a chance to raise funds yet: how can you dive into those fun Girl Scout activities? No worries! Here are some thrifty ideas to get your troop started off on their Girl Scout adventure.
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.
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.