Homemade Holiday Traditions for Your Troop

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!

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!

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Girls Outdoors: Look Out

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Girls Outdoors: Look Out

Girl Scouts has a long history of getting girls outdoors, and getting your girls outside doesn’t have to be an overwhelming trek. So to help you with the process, Mary-Jane will be writing a blog post every month or so on fun and easy ways to move through the Girl Scout Outdoor Progression Chart. Check out Mary-Jane’s four suggestions on how to complete Step 1: Look Out.

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.