GS Bridging Ceremonies It is a very important part of a girls transition through scouts. They should be a fun and memorable moment for everyone. The girls celebrate their growth and achievements, and acknowledge they are ready for the new adventures and responsibilities that being a Junior … [Read more...] about GS Bridging – A Great Milestone
Service projects are a big part of being a scout. Over the years, we have done quite a few. In this blog, I want to share a few that our girls have done. Cookie Donations Cookie donations are always a good idea. Some years, we have chosen to donate cookies to the local woman's shelter (Home … [Read more...] about What Community Service Projects Should We Do?
A photo scavenger hunt is an event that can be used for your Girl Scout troop, service unit, or even at a higher level, a council event. There are so many variations to this type of event, for example my Girl Scout troop a few years ago had a Duck Photo Scavenger hunt similar to the list below, … [Read more...] about Have Fun with a Girl Scout Photo Scavenger Hunt
Over the last 23 years of scouting my troop has used the Wizard of Oz theme for many different events, day camp, parties and a GS ceremony. I highly recommend this theme the girls have always enjoyed it and there are so many ways you can use it to teach scout skills, a great example is fire … [Read more...] about Wizard of Oz Extravaganza
Every year my Girl Scout troop has a Halloween themed campout. This one was “Minute to Win It”. We started out the evening just like the show. The first night we had a minute to win it boot camp giving everyone a chance to practice before we started the games. During the next day we did Girl … [Read more...] about A Girl Scout “Minute To Win It” Camp Out