How My Brownie Troop Earned the 7 Legacy Badges in 1 Year

How My Brownie Troop Earned the 7 Legacy Badges in 1 Year

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!

7 Ways to Thank Troop Parents for their Involvement

7 Ways to Thank Troop Parents for their Involvement

From snack coordinator to trip driver to troop treasurer, there are many ways parents can take an active role in your troop, and it’s important to make sure they know their help is appreciated! Whether you thank them immediately after they help out, do something special for them during National Volunteer Month in April, or honor them at your end of the year Court of Awards ceremony, here are 7 ways to thank your super troop volunteers (and hopefully inspire them to sign up to help again next year).

7 Ways to Connect with Girl Scout History for Girl Scout Week

7 Ways to Connect with Girl Scout History for Girl Scout Week

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.

How to Start a Daisy Troop

How to Start a Daisy Troop

Daisy Girl Scouts are our youngest members, and as such, represent pure potential. When they’re getting ready to start school, they’re excited, nervous, thrilled, and full of expectations, making it an ideal time to introduce them to the wonderful world of Girl Scouts. In this post, Heather outlines how to start your own Daisy troop to give young girls a safe space to explore, discover, and grow.

How to Talk to Girls about Growing Up

How to Talk to Girls about Growing Up

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.