So you took the plunge and signed up to be a troop leader. Thank you for volunteering your time and energy. Being a troop leader can be a truly wonderful and rewarding experience. You and the girls you lead will make new friends and have experiences to share and remember for many years to come. If you’ve already taken your training, you might be concerned about the amount of effort it can take to lead a troop. That’s why we’re here. We’ve been there and can provide you will all the help you need. From tips, ideas and freebies to discount supplies and complete kits, everything you are going to need can be found right here at MakingFriends®.com. So just jump right in and look around.
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Fun Fact: The Daisy* level was added in 1984.
Get your new troop started for a successful year by learning the Promise with fun crafts and activities.Petals
The cornerstone of of scouting is the Scout law. Kindergarten and first graders begin learning it while they earn their petals. JOURNEYS*
Find help choosing your JOURNEY* with creative ideas that help your girls learn while they have fun.Badges
February 22 is Thinking Day*. Learn about this holiday and find out why it is often the most anticipated event on a troop’s calendar.
Fun Fact: The Daisy* program was not part of scouts until 1984– almost 75 years after Juliette Low started her first troop.
Crafts and Activities
Girls love crafts! From free printables to complete kits, you’ll find plenty to keep your girls busy with creative fun.
There are plenty of fun, free trips to do with a scout troop. Many will help you earn a petal or enhance your scout experience.
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