I hear all the time from leaders that the new badges are boring -- especially for the older girls. Cadettes have limited time and plenty of other activities to choose from besides Girl Scouts. How can we get them to stay with the program if they don't like the activities? Well, the Budgeting … [Read more...] about The Cadette Budgeting Badge is Fun! Whaaat?
submitted by Denise Raich One of the badges that my Cadettes had been wanting to earn is the Special Agent badge. Being in Law Enforcement, I have fingerprinted several subjects over the years and was excited for this badge also. I purchased the Special Agent Badge In A Bag® from … [Read more...] about Cadette Special Agent Badge- Crime Scene Investigation
submitted by Denise Raich MUGGLE QUIDDITCH FUN We were working on the Field Day badge with our Cadette troop and one of the items mentioned was “Muggle Quidditch”. Since my troop loves Harry Potter, I googled “Muggle Quidditch” and found out that a few of our local colleges actually have Quidditch … [Read more...] about Field Day Badge – Play Muggle Quidditch
When your girls become Cadette Girl Scouts the badges become more difficult and harder to plan for your girls. This past weekend my Girls earned the Cadette First Aid Badge. I purchased the Badge in a Bag® from makingfriends. It had everything I needed to complete the badge. In today's post I want … [Read more...] about Cadette First Aid Badge
Submitted by Sarah McDonald Making the connection as a Girl Scout Discover, connect and take action are the new buzz words of Girl Scouting. How can you help your girls make the connection from what you did in the meeting to them realizing they have earned a badge. Where we started Last year one … [Read more...] about Learning and Growing Through Badge Work
Brownie Girl Scout Troop 65026 from Danvers, Massachusetts led by Allison MacDonald, Maryann Owen, and Niki Mather made tie-dye t-shirts and "Bum kits" to celebrate a great year and a great troop. The shirts were made for all the girls in the Girl Scout troop and the leaders. We wore the shirts to a … [Read more...] about Camping Sit-Upon Buckets “Bum Kits”
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: I need help with Silver Award ideas... Miranda writes: I need some help with the Silver Award: My daughter is a Cadette, but she is also a Juliette. I have been looking for ideas for things for her to do so she can earn her Silver Award, but unfortunately … [Read more...] about Silver Award Ideas. 16 Cadette Projects Ideas For A Juliette Girl Scout
Letting go and Let the Girls Lead One of the hardest things a Girl Scout leader faces is finding that balance of knowing when to stop planning and letting the girls decide what they want to do. We are told that when the girls start as Daisies it should be more girl scout leader led planning and … [Read more...] about Girl Led Planning in Scouts