Our Junior Troop, 1887, has made a commitment to participate in at least 1 community service project EVERY month and is overall the MOST active troop in Hopkins County! That is something to be proud of. In addition, the girls also earn at least 1 badge per month and take at least 1 trip every month! … [Read more...] about Camping at the Zoo to Earn the Animal Habitats Badge
Camp Sleeping Arrangements for Scouts
Leader question: I have a Junior troop. When we go camping, myself and my co-leader assign girls bunks. We get too much input from parents on where they think their girls should go. Plus, we have a scout that few parents want their girls with because she is disruptive at night. I would love to hear … [Read more...] about Camp Sleeping Arrangements for Scouts
Camping Fun – Balloon Flip Flops & Tacos in a Bag
submitted by Shayne Richard Fritz Our troop went Camping over the summer. We went to Camp Chenoa and stayed at Rocky Top in the Yurts, they love staying there. There was 3 of them that "pulled" an all nighter, but had a great time while we were there. We went with about 40 other scouts we all … [Read more...] about Camping Fun – Balloon Flip Flops & Tacos in a Bag
Camping with Cadette Scouts
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
Dad and Daughter Girl Scout Campout
Guest Post: Submitted by Girl Scout Troop Leader Katie Faris from Troop 628 in Louisville, KY We have a large multi-level Girl Scout troop of Brownies and Daisies. Last spring we decided to do something totally crazy, invite Dads to go camping with us! This was something one of my co-leaders … [Read more...] about Dad and Daughter Girl Scout Campout
Camping Sit-Upon Buckets “Bum Kits”
Brownie Girl Scout Troop 65026 from Danvers, Massachusetts led by Allison MacDonald, Maryann Owen, and Niki Mather made tie-dye t-shirts and "Bum kits" to celebrate a great year and a great troop. The shirts were made for all the girls in the Girl Scout troop and the leaders. We wore the shirts to a … [Read more...] about Camping Sit-Upon Buckets “Bum Kits”
Nine Camporee Ideas from Scout Leaders
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Gretchen writes: Hello Ladies, I am thinking about next year's Service Unit Camporee and was looking for some theme suggestions. What was the best camporee you've been to? I appreciate your suggestions. Have a great day. Answers From Other Girl Scout Leaders … [Read more...] about Nine Camporee Ideas from Scout Leaders
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!