Submitted by Paula Riggins Have you ever heard someone say Flattery won’t get you anywhere? Well I am here to tell you that those people are wrong. Flattery will get you anywhere and everywhere. I suggest you take a look at the internet with all those people blogging, posting stories and oh so … [Read more...] about How To Use a Little Flattery to Expand Your Scout’s Skills
What to do if all my Scouts Can’t Attend a Brownie Camporee?
Leader wants your advice: We have a group of 10 girls entering Brownies. We've been together for a year now. An opportunity for a brownie camporee became available and here is the dilemma: One or two girls would not be able to go, because their parents think they are too young to be away for two … [Read more...] about What to do if all my Scouts Can’t Attend a Brownie Camporee?
7 Ways To Help A Shy Scout
Brownie leader needs your help: This is more a parent question but there always seems to be good advice here. This will be our first year as Brownies. I decided to become a Daisy leader because my daughter was having trouble socializing. Her teachers have said she is very quiet and doesn't interact … [Read more...] about 7 Ways To Help A Shy Scout
Planning Girl Journeys Around Schedules
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
Stepping Down as a Scout Leader
Cadette scout leader is not sure what to do: My daughter is not going to continue with GS. She had to make some hard choices regarding her schedule. I still have 5 other girls in the troop who have been together since Daisies. So far, they all want to continue. We are in a small town and it is the … [Read more...] about Stepping Down as a Scout Leader
Ways to Handle a Disruptive Scout
Daisy leader has a serious question: I have a leader question. I have a girl in my troop who I constantly have problems with I have 24 in my troop and this girl have problems at every meeting it wasn't until we went to camp when she damaged my truck and hit a girl in the face twice what should I do? … [Read more...] about Ways to Handle a Disruptive Scout
Expectations of Scout Troop Parents
New Leader with questions: I just took the new leader training last night. There is a lot of emphasis put on the first parent meeting and "setting expectations". I'm curious what we're some of the expectations for the scout parents other leaders had.. Our Facebook Leaders have shared their … [Read more...] about Expectations of Scout Troop Parents
7 Ideas on Recruiting Scouts
Lori wants some ideas: Hi There. My co-leader and I will be leading our Daisies for the second year. We are a small troop. Any suggestions on recruiting girls for our scout troop? Thank you. Here are some ideas from our Facebook GS leaders: 1. S'mores social info meeting. Just have fun and … [Read more...] about 7 Ideas on Recruiting Scouts