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
This week's post comes from many troops around the USA celebrating Thinking Day. Girl Scout World Centers Our Troop 10157, consisting of 20 high school girls, does Thinking Dayprogramming for younger troops in our Service Unit #109, between five and ten a year. We sing songs from the World Centers … [Read more...] about Celebrate Thinking Day – ideas are endless!
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
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