Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Month, Girl Scouts! At Girl Scouts, our volunteers make it possible for us to build girls of courage, confidence and character every day—and we couldn’t be more grateful! They encourage girls to step outside their comfort zone with their dedication to helping girls unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader). Whether it's accompanying girls … Continue reading The Impact of a Volunteer
By Kenna C., Girl Scout Volunteer Troop Leader Remember the morning your daughter said those sweet words, “Mom, I want to be in Girl Scouts”, or when your best friend texted, “Hey, come to this meeting with me so we can be Girl Scout co-leaders”. We all have a story about how we got to that … Continue reading 10 Tips for new Girl Scout Troop Co-Leaders
By Kim Henry, Program Director “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, the other is gold. A circle is round, it has no end. That’s how long, I will be your friend… Across the land, across the sea. Friend forever, we will always be.” This quoted Girl Scout friendship song is a … Continue reading Sing It! With Girl Scouts!
By Christin Murphy, Troop Support Year 1 and 2 As a new Troop Co-leader, I know you have great ideas of how to teach the girls the basics of the Girl Scout program, all while making it fun and exciting! But, do you find yourself getting bogged down with the basics of troop management, leaving … Continue reading Make the Ask! (Troop Leader Tips Series)
By Tiffany Haywood, Daisy Troop Leader As part of our plan to help prepare our girls for Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines’ Cookie Sale we decided to plan an activity around goal setting to help each girl achieve dreams they have an individual as well as a troop. To start off, the leaders talked about … Continue reading Setting Goals and Achieving Dreams: New Troop Leader Series
By Tiffany Haywood, Daisy Troop Leader This week we had our very first Troop Meeting since the holiday break AND our local Cookie Rally! We were so excited! Ummm...WE being the Troop Leaders! We couldn't wait to get our girls ready and prepped for the Cookie Sale including learning how to set their goals and … Continue reading Ready, Set, Earn! New Troop Leader Series