How much fun can you have in a weekend while camping with your scouts? GSSEM Troop 41135 put that to the test. They spent a June weekend at GSHOM Camp MerrieWoode in the Little House unit. They stayed in Little House A and had access to Harriet Hall as their dining hall. It is also the Camp's … [Read more...] about Scout Camping… How much fun can you have in a weekend?
I hear all the time from leaders that the new badges are boring -- especially for the older girls. Cadettes have limited time and plenty of other activities to choose from besides Girl Scouts. How can we get them to stay with the program if they don't like the activities? Well, the Budgeting … [Read more...] about The Cadette Budgeting Badge is Fun! Whaaat?
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 182 earned the Between Earth and Sky Journey. Today Krystyn the leader of the troop would like to share their action plan. Submitted by Krystyn Romanich My girls love the outdoors, but they don’t want to do anything that reminds them too closely of being in school. They … [Read more...] about Between Earth and Sky Daisy Journey
submitted by Laura Nealon This is a great event for older girls to run. The older girls in our Service Unit run so many events that we made a decision to let them just be participants. We had 5 adult volunteers at the event but could have used more. We charged $5 per girl. This allowed us … [Read more...] about Scout SWAP Night
Did you know that we have 5 senses and we use them without even being aware of it. As a Brownie Girl Scout work with your girls to help make them aware of them by earning the Senses Try it patch. You can earn this patch easily at one Brownie meeting try some of these activities with your … [Read more...] about Brownie Senses Badge
Your Girl Scouts have probably been learning about animal habitats since first grade. Don't expect them to be excited about this badge unless you plan some hands-on fun. The Animal Habitats badge is a great badge to enhance with a trip. Go on a hike or camp, or a trip to the zoo or your … [Read more...] about Ideas for Your Junior Animal Habitats Badge
When your girls become Cadette Girl Scouts the badges become more difficult and harder to plan for your girls. This past weekend my Girls earned the Cadette First Aid Badge. I purchased the Badge in a Bag® from makingfriends. It had everything I needed to complete the badge. In today's post I want … [Read more...] about Cadette First Aid Badge
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Daisy Leader writes: From a new Daisy Leader: Our council suggests that Daisys do not bring dues but rather that parents contribute to the troop with supplies and an activity fund. of no more than $30 per year. Trying to work with this budget but how do we … [Read more...] about 16 Ideas to Afford Supplies, Badges, Uniforms and More