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
Cookie Rally to Go
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
Girl Scout Camping is Fun — Even When It Rains!
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!
Western Party Made Easy
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 – A Great Milestone
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
What Community Service Projects Should We Do?
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?
Have Fun with a Girl Scout Photo Scavenger Hunt
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
Girltopia Journey Creative Project
Girltopia Fun My older girls were working toward their Gold Award and had to complete the Girltopia Journey as one of the steps to earn it. We had a campout just for them to help work on it, but we decided all work and no play makes our scouts very cranky. We added a duct tape adventure to the … [Read more...] about Girltopia Journey Creative Project