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.
In this post, Mary-Jane walks through Step 3 of the Girl Scout Outdoor Progression Chart, Move Out, by sharing tips on how to plan your first walk outside. From choosing the perfect path to deciding how to dress, Mary-Jane has pro-tips to help you and your girls Move Out!
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.
Snacks are a staple to any bustling Girl Scout meeting, but with picky eaters and allergies finding troop snacks that everyone loves can be a little tricky. Richel shares a few ways her troop has solved the “great snack debate” as well as 26 of our troops favorite snack ideas!
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!
No one likes the idea of “chores”, but at Girl Scouts, kapers and kaper charts are a classic troop management tool that help troops stay organized, get things done, and avoid unnecessary drama over the timeless issue of “but it’s my turn”… all while keeping meeting activities girl-led!