A troop leader wanted to know: What is the best way to handle girls missing a part of the requirements? My girls are Brownies and they have never done any work at home. I feel it is the parents who need to guide them in this. When they don't its the girls that miss out. Our Facebook leaders … [Read more...] about Girl Scouts Completing Missing Requirements
Troop leader Leslie asked for help: In Search Of Advice. I am the leader and cookie manager for a small troop. Most of our girls have been together for all three years of scouting and at this point consider ourselves very close. We have two new families in our troop though. The girls have been rude, … [Read more...] about Responding to Rude Behavior From Troop Girls and Parents
We celebrated the Girl Scouts 106th birthday by having a great party! Many troops from our service unit pitched in to make the event a success. We had 93 girls sign up to attend. To start off we had a surprise sing along led by an Ambassador Girl Scout who volunteered her … [Read more...] about Celebrating Girl Scouts’ Birthday
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 interest? Do you draw names? Our Girl Scout leaders shared their thoughts on our Facebook page: Donna's opinion: I would … [Read more...] about Ways to Choose Girl Scout Parents for Chaperones
Leader Question: Leader does not know what to do? Basically I am wondering if any troop leaders have ever asked a girl to leave their troop due to behavior? We have a little girl in our Daisy troop who is mean, disruptive, doesn't pay attention, and does things like taking extra cookies and then … [Read more...] about Should a Disruptive Girl Scout Leave the Troop?
Girl Scout Sunday The Preamble of the Constitution of Girl Scouts of the USA notes “The motivating force in Girl Scouting is spiritual.” Girl Scout Sunday provides an opportunity to for the organization to thank faith-based communities for their partnership and collaboration. It is also an … [Read more...] about 5 Tips How To Host Girl Scout Sunday
Our Brownie troop is very small. I have 4 girls registered but only have 3 that are attending meetings. The fourth girl is moving to a different area and has decided not to continue at this time. My girls are so much fun. We have our own challenges as a small troop and we have … [Read more...] about Small Troop Hurdles & Bonuses
Troop leader Wendy asks: Hello, I'm a Daisy leader in Northern California looking for an service or field trip for "use resources wisely". Thanks!! Facebook Leaders gave their their ideas and many of these service and trip ideas for Use Resources Wisely Petal apply to any area: Jennifer … [Read more...] about Trip Ideas for Use Resources Wisely Petal