Leader question: When your troop has an event and you need an extra parent to help chaperone how do you determine who to take with you if you have more than one parent express interest? Do you draw names? Our Girl Scout leaders shared their thoughts on our Facebook page: Donna's opinion: I would … [Read more...] about Ways to Choose Girl Scout Parents for Chaperones
Leader Question: Leader does not know what to do? Basically I am wondering if any troop leaders have ever asked a girl to leave their troop due to behavior? We have a little girl in our Daisy troop who is mean, disruptive, doesn't pay attention, and does things like taking extra cookies and then … [Read more...] about Should a Disruptive Girl Scout Leave the Troop?
Troop leader asks: Any advise on how to handle a family that wants to opt out of cookie sales, but still wants to make it fair for the troop? Facebook Leaders gave their input on what to do when Girl Scouts opt out of cookie sales: Becky wrote in: According to GS rules, troop funds are to be … [Read more...] about When Girl Scouts Opt Out of Cookie Sales
Sara asked: I am a new Daisy Troop Leader and we are currently working on our Petals. The girls have earned a couple so far. We have some new girls joining our troop this month and I am wondering how the other girls could earn the petals we have already learned. I'd like to know how others have … [Read more...] about Top 4 Ways to Catch Up on Daisy Petals
Leader question. We have a multilevel troop and are going camping for the first time next month. We have access to a kitchen but would like to do at least one meal over a campfire. What are some of your favorite campfire cooking ideas, recipes and treats. Facebook Girl Scout leaders shared their … [Read more...] about Campfire Cooking Ideas
New troop leader asks: We finally got approval for our troop to start. How did your troop start regarding funding? Do you ask for dues and buy supplies or do you have each girl bring supplies in? Do you go buy a bunch of supplies before the first meeting and have troop pay you back? We asked troop … [Read more...] about How to Start the Troop Funding Process
Leader question: Any ideas on how to make bridging from Daisy's to Brownie's fun and creative? Our Facebook scout Leaders had some really creative ideas for our readers to try at their next bridging celebration! Valerie wrote: For my troop's first set of bridging Daisies, I had each Daisy fill … [Read more...] about Fun Ways for Daisies to Bridge to Brownies
I am a registered adult member who helps orchestrate our troops Thinking Day activities. We were Denmark for our troop's portion of the Service Unit's Thinking Day. We dressed as Danish women, we did a Danish dance and we had Danish snacks. We started practicing in November for this presentation. … [Read more...] about Denmark for Thinking Day