submitted by Paula Riggins So it was one of our troop’s first registration nights and along with some game time for the girls we asked everyone to bring a snack to share. I asked everyone to be sensitive to peanut allergies and shoot for something healthy. I could just imagine the panic and see … [Read more...] about Favorite Snack to Share – Slinky Apples
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Sabrina Writes: Our council is now allowing us to have multi- level Girl Scout troops. How does this work? What's the biggest age difference that those with multi level troops have? Answers From Other Girl Scout Leaders Compiled from our Facebook … [Read more...] about 14 ideas if Planning to Have a Multi-Level Scout Troop
Story submitted by Tara Marr Many people see Girl Scout cookie season as time for Girl Scout troops to raise money to help pay for events, go on trips, and buy supplies for troop. We are a troop located in Akron, Ohio and my girls made the decision to donate part of their proceeds to help our … [Read more...] about Scout Cookies Can Make A Difference
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
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!
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