A leader asked about choosing chaperones for troop activities such as booth sales and trips on our Facebook page. 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 … [Read more...] about Choosing Chaperones for Troop Activities
A leader asked about kid friendly first aid kits on our Facebook page. Leader question: What have other leaders put in a Kid Friendly First Aid Kit? Sort of feel like gauze pads, tape etc., might be not appropriate but what are others thoughts? This first aid kit would not be for our troop, but … [Read more...] about Kid Friendly First Aid Kits
Leader help!! Looking for ideas for welcoming a new girl into an established Brownie troop. Something fun and informative. What do you do? Scout leaders from our Facebook page had some creative suggestions for welcoming new girls into their troop: Erika shared her troop's tradition: We would sit … [Read more...] about Welcoming a New Girl Joining a GS Troop
Ambassador girls wants some ideas: Hi! I am posting because I our troop of seniors and ambassadors have saved money for a trip next year. our leader suggested we ask others about their trips especially want to know what you spent. Some of the girls are interested in going someplace with a beach like … [Read more...] about Ambassador Trip Ideas
Whew doggie!!! I sure did get my Scout leadership badge today. Well, if they had leadership badges for us adults of course LOL. I had all 14 girls at my house starting from 10am to 5:40pm. Between all three of my age levels (Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassador girls) they did their journeys for each … [Read more...] about Journey in a Day Using MakingFriends Badge in a Bag® Kits
Leader needs some help: I was trying to put together a summer journey 2-day workshop for my Juniors. During the year, too many girls miss meetings due to conflicts so I thought summer workshop would be better. At the time, my girls voted and agreed. Tried to get the girls together for a quick … [Read more...] about Planning Girl Journeys Around Schedules
NOT OUT GAMES FOR GIRLS! I love singing songs and playing games with scouts. But I have to tell you games that include ‘YOUR OUT’ drive me insane. Yes “Musical Chairs” you are on the top of my list. Now don’t get me wrong, I am not one of those people that lets a kid always win a board game. I … [Read more...] about Play Games With Your Scouts With No “Your Out” Rules
Over a long weekend, Senior Troop 3398 from Plainview, NY did The Ambassador Bliss Journey using the totally Girl Led Dream Journey Badge in a Bag® kit from MakingFriends®.com. It was the most beautifully run, comprehensive and productive weekend. The crafts are totally appropriate for high … [Read more...] about Our Bliss Journey was a Huge Success!