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
By Tiffany H., New Daisy Girl Scout Troop Leader As a new Troop Leader for Girl Scouts - NC Coastal Pines, I knew that I wanted to create opportunities for my Girl Scouts to give back to the community. I decided that it was time to start planning our troop’s first community service event! Not … Continue reading How to Plan A Community Service Event: New Troop Leader Series