There are many ways to be a leader in Girl Scouts. Avery earned her Leadership in Action award to become a Camp Aide, and learned what it really means to be a leader and a role model for younger girls.
Believe it or not, it is absolutely possible to run a Girl Scout troop remotely from home! When the schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted my girls to be able to stay connected in a difficult time. But changing up Girl Scout troop meeting can feel a little daunting, so I’ve put together some of my best tips on how to get your virtual meetings going.
Each time your girl participates in a Girl Scout activity, leads a community service event, or even just wears her Girl Scout uniform around the neighborhood, she’s showing the world that her heart beats Girl Scout green. Here’s some of our volunteers’ best tips and ideas on how to celebrate your Girl Scout spirit!
Volunteering is a work of heart, and we know Girl Scouting couldn’t happen without our amazing volunteers! Looking for new and fun ways to say thank you during National Volunteer Appreciation Month? We’ve got you covered with these six easy ways to thank your volunteers!
My experiences as a Girl Scout Girl Board Participant are something that I will cherish forever. I will always be able to look back on these moments and remember how I learned about critical thinking and problem solving in real world situations, communicating with higher up officials and adults, and transitioning into the role of a leader.
Girl Scouts is a place of growth and safety for all girls—no matter their race, religion, ability, gender identity, or sexuality. In a contentious world, this is easier said than done. So how do we, as volunteers, create a space where any girl can thrive and feel supported as her whole self?
Girl Scout Ambassador Arpitha saw first-hand how visual impairment can make even basic tasks impossible for people around the world. With the help of her robotics training in Girl Scouts, her Gold Award project is changing people’s lives for the better.
Earning a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award, is a remarkable accomplishment for any Girl Scout. But, does your older girl troop know about all the other Older Girl Leadership Opportunities and Awards available as they progress on their individual paths through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience?
Whether your Girl Scout is an experienced cookie boss setting her latest cookie goal to travel to Europe or a cookie rookie practicing her first sales pitch, these resources will help her level up her entrepreneurship.
There’s no better way to serve your community than by having the girls take the lead when it comes to planning and running an event. Having a girl-led troop not only helps girls learn to make choices, but it also shows them that many things are possible when you work together.
For the last 25 years, GSNorCal offices and retail stores have held a One Warm Coat drive in the month of November. Learn how this year’s drive went, how to participate next year, or how to host your own coat drive!
From gazing up at the stars to watching a video on the latest NASA mission, it’s no surprise many older girls are curious about our universe and want to better understand the how and why of our planet and beyond. Luckily there are tons of opportunities for older girls to learn about space science with Girl Scouts!