Cookie Sale Tips for New Troop Leaders

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!

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

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!

6 Resources to Help Grow Your Troop

6 Resources to Help Grow Your Troop

Even if your troop is already up and running, adding new girls and volunteers to your friendship circle is the perfect way to mix things up in your troop! From creating a safe space and managing differing opinions to teaching them Girl Scouting essentials, get ready for the arrival of your new troop members with these helpful resources.

4 Fun Ways to Break the Ice this Fall

4 Fun Ways to Break the Ice this Fall

With the start of the new school year and back to troop season right around the corner, you’ll be encountering tons of new faces. So whether you’re meeting your girls for the first time or just want them to get to know each other a little better, these 4 icebreaker activities will surely thaw any awkward vibes and leaf your girls laughing this fall.