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?
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 troop leaders, we play an important role in the lives of our Girl Scouts – we’re older sisters, friends, confidants, and more. Troop Leader Lia shares her tips for talking to older girls about sensitive issues as you help them navigate the world around them.
With summer in full swing, now’s the perfect time to inspire your girls to give back to the community, because unlike your girls, your community’s needs don’t get to take a break.
High school can be a busy and stressful time, so here’s how to help your older girls get the most out of their Girl Scout experience!