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January 2018

Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

This is Why YOU Should Check Out Our Updated Resource Centers!

Ever needed a set of Girl Scout and WAGGGS flags for a special ceremony but not sure where to borrow them? Or wanted to try some campfire cooking in a dutch oven but not sure about spending troop funds (or your own) on cast iron cookware? While your own set of flags or campfire cooking gear can be quite useful if you will use them frequently, there are some items that to truly use your resources wisely it’s better to borrow than to purchase with troop funds. That’s why we  ...

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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

What is Leave No Trace? (& What Does It Mean for Girl Scouts?)

At Girl Scouts, we believe in responsible behavior and respecting the environment. That’s why Leave No Trace is such an important aspect of Girl Scouts! The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. That’s something we can get behind! So, what does Leave No Trace mean, exactly, and how can Girl Scouts ensure they’re practicing it daily? What is Leave No Trace? In  ...

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News, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Coming Soon: 3 Awesome Updates to the Volunteer Toolkit!

We’re living in a digital age. It’s truly amazing how much information and resources you can access about a wide variety of topics with just a few quick swipes of your fingers. And we want Girl Scouts (and the resources you need to support your troop) to be easily accessible too! That’s why Girl Scouts of the USA built the Volunteer Toolkit (VTK), an awesome digital tool that helps you manage your troop. And to better serve you, several features in the VTK are getting  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

Rock Your Girl Scout Cookie Booth with These Cookie Convo Tips!

This cookie season, show cookie customers how the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program (the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world!) prepares girls in their communities to lead, learn, and succeed, all while making it possible for them to embark on amazing adventures, form a lifetime of memories, and unleash the power of G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world! Talk to customers about: All the invaluable skills your girls learn by selling cookies,  ...

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