Whew doggie!!! I sure did get my Scout leadership badge today. Well, if they had leadership badges for us adults of course LOL. I had all 14 girls at my house starting from 10am to 5:40pm. Between all three of my age levels (Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassador girls) they did their journeys for each … [Read more...] about Journey in a Day Using MakingFriends Badge in a Bag® Kits
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?
submitted by Denise Raich One of the badges that my Cadettes had been wanting to earn is the Special Agent badge. Being in Law Enforcement, I have fingerprinted several subjects over the years and was excited for this badge also. I purchased the Special Agent Badge In A Bag® from … [Read more...] about Cadette Special Agent Badge- Crime Scene Investigation
submitted by Lindsay Foster My troop have been together for over seven years, we explained to girls early that we expect that they will live the Law, not just recite it every two weeks when we meet. As a leader, I have watched these young women grow from Daisy, Brownie Girl Scouts to amazing … [Read more...] about Girls Living the GS Law – Be a Sister To Every Girl Scout
submitted by Susan Garfinkel Camping with Cadette Girl Scouts Our Girl Scout troop likes to camp at Blue Bay. We try to go in the fall and in the spring. We started out in the Girl Scout troop houses and have gradually become tent campers. We are now 9 Cadette Girls and two leaders. But when we … [Read more...] about Camping with Cadette Scouts
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Shannon Writes: Wondering if anyone provides incentives for Girl Scouts wearing uniform to events and meetings maybe badges or other recognition? Answers From Other Girl Scout Leaders Compiled from our Facebook Page Get … [Read more...] about 8 Ideas – Scouts Wearing Uniform to Meetings
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Nikki needs some advice: Due to my work schedule I can't be there for Girl Scout cookie booths this year. Any suggestions on how to let my parents handle them? I have daisies, brownies, juniors and cadettes. Answers From Other Girl … [Read more...] about 7 Ideas to Delegating Cookie Booth’s to Parents