Beyond what is found in the Girl Scout books, are you looking for additional activities to do with your girls while they work toward their Girl Scout Ways Badge;? During a Girl Scout meeting, I had my Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassador girls worked on their Girl Scout Ways badge. We split up … [Read more...] about Girl Scout Ways Badge Activities
Today's post comes from a Cadette Girl Scout leader from Troop 1563 in Manchester, Md. One of her girls, who is also her daughter, earned her Silver Award in September of this year. She held a clothing giveaway after finishing the Amaze Journey. Jeannie's Silver Award Project Jeannie sought … [Read more...] about Silver Award – Giving back to the Community
World Thinking Day is a very big part of Girl Scouting traditions. Over the years my troop has had many different types of themes. Today I’d like to share just a few. 100-Year Anniversary Celebration Last year we held Thinking Day with all the local troops for the 100thth year of Girl … [Read more...] about Thinking Day Celebrations
As a multi-level GS troop leader, I often get asked how I cater to the broad spectrum of age ranges. Younger girls can’t do everything older girls can, and of course, there are some activities that older girls don’t enjoy as much as younger girls. Recently, my troop held our annual GS Christmas … [Read more...] about Christmas Party for all Age Levels
In many areas of the United States, cookie season will be beginning in the coming months. My Girl Scout troop has had a few cookie rallies. I'll share a few of the ideas. Please add your own experiences at the end of this blog. We often use the ideas that the cookie company provides and add … [Read more...] about Cookie Rally to Go
Fairy princesses or Tinkerbell; a great Girl Scout party for your younger girls. We did this with our Daisy and Brownie Girl Scout troop over the weekend and they had a blast. It ended up raining so we had to turn the cabin into a garden where the girls had to find all the clues. Mayor of … [Read more...] about Girl Scout Camping is Fun — Even When It Rains!
Halloween is right around the corner. There are plenty of themes to choose from for your GS troop's Halloween party. The theme that's brought us the most luck for us is a Western Theme. One of our troop leaders and her daughter are avid horse enthusiasts. They own a fair amount of western … [Read more...] about Western Party Made Easy
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