5 Tips to Get Your Troop’s Story Covered in the Local Media

5 Tips to Get Your Troop’s Story Covered in the Local Media

Members and volunteers know that Girl Scouts is more about STEM and service, or camping and community than cookies and crafts (although we do that too), but how do we refute this myth in our communities? By sharing what you and your girls are doing all year with local media! But you don’t need to have a public relations background to help your troops shine—here are 5 tips to get you started.

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).

Top 6 Online Trainings Every Troop Leader Should Take

Top 6 Online Trainings Every Troop Leader Should Take

Whether you’re a new troop leader or a seasoned pro there’s always something new to learn about Girl Scouting! With over 100 online online courses, our Volunteer Learning Portal offers trainings for almost every Girl Scout volunteer. From troop safety to product sale prep, Sheryl shares the eLearning team’s top 6 online courses for troop leaders.