I believe in the power of G.I.RL. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. That means, I believe in the strength of the largest Girl-led movement in the world and the impact this leadership program has on young women! Here’s why you should consider encouraging your daughter to become a G.I.R.L.: I want her to be a Go-getter … Continue reading Why Your Kindergartner Should Join Girl Scouts
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Daisy Journey Spotlight: Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden
By Tara Rappleye, Program Director Girl Scout Daisy Troop #4593 isn’t letting the wet autumn weather keep them from working on their Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Journey. After attending the Flower Garden Friendships event at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum, troop co-leader Lisa B. was inspired to approach the Journey in a different way. … Continue reading Daisy Journey Spotlight: Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden
Explore the World Around You! Trips & Travel within Girl Scout Journeys
Many people don't know, but American Girl Scouts get to travel the world, and that's a very good thing, as the more we can expose our young people to other cultures, the better off we'll be in this increasingly globalized environment. - Anna Maria Chavez, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA We couldn’t have … Continue reading Explore the World Around You! Trips & Travel within Girl Scout Journeys
Journey that makes you say WOW!
By Kim Henry, Program Director Calling all Brownie Leaders! Looking for a how-to guide to incorporate Journey’s into your troop year plan? You’ve found it! This post is all about at what Journeys are, how to make them fun for your girls, and different resources available to help you shine even brighter as a troop … Continue reading Journey that makes you say WOW!
Let’s Think About Girl Programs!
By Kim Henry, Program Director As Spring is approaching, so are some exciting new programs! Happening this month is one of our beloved Girl Scout traditions, World Thinking Day (WTD). Here’s the lowdown on this annual event plus some additional tips for new leaders. World Thinking Day 2015 What is World Thinking Day? Each year … Continue reading Let’s Think About Girl Programs!
A Quick Guide to Girl Scout Badges and Patches
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive “The symbols which you wear on your sleeve mean that you have an intelligent interest in the subjects you have chosen, understand the principles of them, and can give reasonable, practical proof of this.” – Scouting for Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts, published by The Girl Scouts, Inc., … Continue reading A Quick Guide to Girl Scout Badges and Patches