Grab ‘N’ Go: Word SWAP


Pick a word that means something to you. Now, let’s make a SWAP to represent you!   Tools: Scissors   Materials: Cording Glue Letter beads Mini pony beads   Steps: Select beads – Pick the beads you need to spell your word. Then four to six mini pony beads. Cut cording – Cut a piece […]

Our Vanishing Camps

Realignment took the number of Girl Scout councils from over 300 to a bit over 100. The idea was to provide better programming for the girls and consolidate the resources / volunteers. We understood we’d be in for longer drive times and larger events. What we were unprepared for was the loss of many things […]

Stepping Back

I need to step back for about a month or so. I have adult training weekends where I’m preparing opening activities and some classes, a Girl Scout Daisy troop I’m helping to start for my niece, a very pregnant friend I’m trying to support and more. As soon as the major part of the chaos […]

Badge: Girl Scouts – Leader


I’ve volunteered to lead a Girl Scout troop — now what? If you’ve thought this, this badge program is for you!     Steps   1. Girl Scouts of the USA. The national site offers a great overview, programming information, level information, additional patch programs and more. This is where you need to go […]

Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts!

On March 12, 2012, Juliette Low started Girl Scouting in the United States. In 100 years, this organization has impacted millions of girls and adults in our country. It has stood to protect each girl . . . not only physically but morally. You may not agree with the idea of accepting everyone and not […]

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