Cookie Sale Tips for New Troop Leaders

From placing your troop’s initial cookie order to reflecting on your troop’s goals, there are a lot of things that have to get done before, during, and after the cookie sale. In this post, Gwen outlines some tasks that all new troop leaders (and returning cookie volunteers) should check off to help them better prepare for the upcoming cookie season!

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How to Start a Daisy Troop

Daisy Girl Scouts are our youngest members, and as such, represent pure potential. When they’re getting ready to start school, they’re excited, nervous, thrilled, and full of expectations, making it an ideal time to introduce them to the wonderful world of Girl Scouts. In this post, Heather outlines how to start your own Daisy troop to give young girls a safe space to explore, discover, and grow.

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Homemade Holiday Traditions for Your Troop

Traditions have a magical way of bringing people together. Richel shares some of her troop’s holiday traditions that helped her girls bond and feel more like a family. And with the holidays right around the corner, there’s no better time for your troop to make some special traditions of their own!

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What is a Kaper Chart? (and Fun Design Ideas)

No one likes the idea of “chores”, but at Girl Scouts, kapers and kaper charts are a classic troop management tool that help troops stay organized, get things done, and avoid unnecessary drama over the timeless issue of “but it’s my turn”… all while keeping meeting activities girl-led!

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GSNorCal’s 2017 Girl Scout Gift Guide

At Girl Scouts of Northern California, we believe opportunity and experiences are the greatest gifts of all. Whether you are searching for the perfect gift for that proud Girl Scout in your life or you want to give back and help support the next generation of Girl Scouts, our 2017 gift guide has something for everyone.

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