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?
NOT OUT GAMES FOR GIRLS! I love singing songs and playing games with scouts. But I have to tell you games that include ‘YOUR OUT’ drive me insane. Yes “Musical Chairs” you are on the top of my list. Now don’t get me wrong, I am not one of those people that lets a kid always win a board game. I … [Read more...] about Play Games With Your Scouts With No “Your Out” Rules
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
submitted by Denise Raich MUGGLE QUIDDITCH FUN We were working on the Field Day badge with our Cadette troop and one of the items mentioned was “Muggle Quidditch”. Since my troop loves Harry Potter, I googled “Muggle Quidditch” and found out that a few of our local colleges actually have Quidditch … [Read more...] about Field Day Badge – Play Muggle Quidditch
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
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
This past year at my Service Unit's World Thinking Day event we decided to do the event a little different. Rather than each group just creating a display for their country, we asked each group to come up with a carnival game, and SWAP from their country. The girls each received a passport and … [Read more...] about World Thinking Day with a Carnival
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Meg Writes: Looking for ideas for running multi-level Girl Scout troop World Thinking Day celebration. Especially ideas on the four focus countries for this year (Armenia, Egypt, Benin, & Bangladesh)...and ideas on how to keep it organized and fun for a … [Read more...] about World Thinking Day Ideas for Large groups