From childhood allowances to grown-up paychecks, your girls will encounter money everywhere they go. That’s why in Girl Scouts, we aim to teach girls the value of money early-on, so here are five handy tips for helping your girls learn to handle money just in time for your next Girl Scout Cookie season!
Did you know that girls who use the Digital Cookie platform sell, on average, 1-2 boxes more per order than they do with in-person sales? Help your Girl Scout take her cookie business to the 21st century with these easy tips for success with Digital Cookie!
Girl Scout camp is a magical experience. But whether it’s distance, time, money, or even a global pandemic, not everyone can access the summer camp experience. That’s why we created Tajar’s Treehouse, a virtual camp experience for all girls (whether she’s a Girl Scout or not) in Kindergarten through fifth grade.
Whether you’re having virtual troop meetings, or meeting in person, there are a few basics required for an excellent Girl Scout troop meeting. These tried-and-true strategies will make all types of online activities fun for kids!
Now more than ever, the support of volunteers like you and our entire Girl Scout community is needed to provide girls with essential Girl Scout experiences. Check out these three ways you can deepen your impact:
Whether you are a new troop leader or a seasoned volunteer, you can use your resources wisely and get help online, not to mention the most important advice—from the girls you are leading and advising! Here are three easy steps and some great ideas to make meeting planning go smoothly this year:
The thought of managing and budgeting thousands of dollars for your girls can seem a little daunting, so we found five awesome troop leaders to share their wealth of troop finance knowledge for this list of budgeting savvy advice.
Social media communication is a constantly growing and evolving landscape, full of information and possibility. With so many platforms and interactions, let the Girl Scout Law be your guide as you navigate the Internet.
Social media can be an exciting place for girls’ to explore identity and find their voice—but it can also be gateway to miscommunication and intense bullying. Use these resources to make sure it’s a positive experience for your girl.
Whether you’re working with younger Girl Scouts, older Girl Scouts, parents, or other adult volunteers, communication is key (and varies from troop to troop). Check out these 5 resources to help you sharpen your communication skills and learn how to effectively communicate your messaging to your troop!
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).
Recognition awards are a great way to recognize adult volunteers in a formal way. With 15 different national and council awards to choose from, you can nominate any of your fellow volunteers for their unparalleled commitment and exceptional service.