Badge: Explore WAGGGS

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The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the largest voluntary organization for girls and women worldwide.     Steps 1. WAGGGS. WAGGGS stands for the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. In the United States, we are known as Girl Scouts, but most of the world are Girl Guides. […]

Badge: World Thinking Day

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World Thinking Day is an annual day of celebration for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides. Some boy-associated organizations also celebrate it. It takes place on February 22. Girls are encouraged to learn about other cultures, issues shared by women and global impact of the organization.     Steps   1. February 22. The day celebrates […]

Grab ‘N’ Go: Word SWAP

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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 […]

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