Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Daisy Leader writes: I am a second year Daisy leader and have 7 girls returning this year and 7 new girls joining. Last year we focused on the petal set, so all my returning girls have earned all their petals. What do I do this year so that the returning girls … [Read more...] about 16 Ideas – 2nd Year as a Daisy Girl Scout What Now?
Junior Girl Scout Troop 418 decided for their Bronze Award they wanted to help the children of the Wanaque Rehabilitation Center. The children that are cared for in this facility are often wards of the state and have severe developmental and physical disabilities and cannot live at home as they … [Read more...] about Bronze Award Helping Children in Need
Celebrate Juliette Low's Halloween Birthday with a service project! It's the spookiest time of year, which gives us several activity options. Before having a Halloween party, we sing “Happy Birthday” to Juliette Low to remind our Girl Scouts that October 31st isn't just Halloween. Last October, we … [Read more...] about Fun ways to Celebrate Juliette Low’s Birthday with Your Scouts
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Nicole writes: My girls will be first year Junior Girl Scouts this year and they want to earn their Summit award again, badges and also earn their Bronze award as well. I know that we have to do a Journey before we start working on the Bronze. I guess my … [Read more...] about 18 Ideas to get the most out of Scouts with limited time from Leaders
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
Today's post comes from a Cadette Girl Scout leader from Troop 1563 in Manchester, Md. One of her girls, who is also her daughter, earned her Silver Award in September of this year. She held a clothing giveaway after finishing the Amaze Journey. Jeannie's Silver Award Project Jeannie sought … [Read more...] about Silver Award – Giving back to the Community
Service projects are a big part of being a scout. Over the years, we have done quite a few. In this blog, I want to share a few that our girls have done. Cookie Donations Cookie donations are always a good idea. Some years, we have chosen to donate cookies to the local woman's shelter (Home … [Read more...] about What Community Service Projects Should We Do?