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When preparing for any activity with girls, always begin with the Safety Activity Checkpoints written specifically for that particular activity.
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document Dream Big Meeting
Research has shown that troops that have set goals, and made big plans for the future are more likely to keep going strong!  Before you break for the summer, think about getting your troop excited with these fun activities to help them dream big about next year’s Girl Scout Experience! ...
26 Mar, 2014
document The Girl Scout Leadership Experience
The Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is an approach to programming that integrates three keys to ensure an impactful and well-rounded program for girls. These three keys are: discover, connect, and take action. When girls discover their values and interests, connect with others, and take...
11 Jul, 2013
document Make Sure Your Troop is Girl-Led
Girl Scouting is for the girls. They learn leadership, decision making, and problem solving skills by planning and carrying out activities with adult guidance. In Girl Scouting, girls play an active part in figuring out the what, where, when, how, and why of their activities. In partnership...
25 Oct, 2013
document Girl Scout Glossary
Our handy Girl Scout glossary has all the terms you’ll need to assist you throughout the Girl Scout membership year.
13 May, 2014
document Conflict Resolution
Principles of Conflict Resolution Conflict is neither good nor bad. It simply is. Conflict generates energy. The trick is to harness it for the good. The goal in conflict needs to be a resolution acceptable to those involved. To resolve conflicts, the real issues must be...
22 Oct, 2013
document Safety Guidelines and Activity Check Points
Girl Scout Safety Guidelines apply to all Girl Scout activities.  Girl Safety Activity Checkpoints are in-depth safety guidelines and tips that adult volunteers use for Girl Scout sports and activities, ranging from canoeing to surfing to selling cookies. Girls can also use these checkpoints...
29 Oct, 2013
document Girl Scout Safety Guidelines
Every adult in Girl Scouting is responsible for the physical and emotional safety of girls, and we demonstrate that by agreeing to follow these standards at all times. (Note: See Volunteer Essentials for details on each standard.) Follow the Safety Activity Checkpoints - Instructions for...
23 Oct, 2013
document Six Parts of a Troop Meeting
Start Up Start up activities are self directed. Girls can do them alone or in pairs with minimal supervision. This gives leaders a chance to meet the girls and parents as they arrive. Opening Opening activities should help the girls focus on the meeting and begin interacting as a group....
22 Oct, 2013
document Girl / Adult Planning in Action
How can girl/adult partnerships be used to deliver Girl Scout program activities? An adult and a girl work together to complete a task, resolve an issue, or plan an activity. An adult helps a girl to make a decision by asking questions rather than providing answers. An adult guides...
22 Oct, 2013
document Improving Teamwork in Your Troop
Hints for Becoming a Great Team: Encourage girls to support and assist one another. Talk about teamwork. Ask the girls to define teamwork. Help them use words and phrases like cooperation, working together, planning and listening. Plan and carry out a community service project...
22 Oct, 2013

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