Tunisia For our 4th annual World Thinking Day there was 3 troops from our school learning about 4 different countries. We always did a few service projects This year will be The Solar Cooker Project (In the Past: Kids Against Hunger, Loving Hugs, Blue to Green, Food Bank Donations, Nothing but … [Read more...] about Thinking Day Celebrations
World Thinking Day is a very big part of Girl Scouting traditions. Over the years my troop has had many different types of themes. Today I’d like to share just a few. 100-Year Anniversary Celebration Last year we held Thinking Day with all the local troops for the 100thth year of Girl … [Read more...] about Thinking Day Celebrations
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
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
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!
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
Over the last 23 years of scouting my troop has used the Wizard of Oz theme for many different events, day camp, parties and a GS ceremony. I highly recommend this theme the girls have always enjoyed it and there are so many ways you can use it to teach scout skills, a great example is fire … [Read more...] about Wizard of Oz Extravaganza
Every year my Girl Scout troop has a Halloween themed campout. This one was “Minute to Win It”. We started out the evening just like the show. The first night we had a minute to win it boot camp giving everyone a chance to practice before we started the games. During the next day we did Girl … [Read more...] about A Girl Scout “Minute To Win It” Camp Out