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Get Girls Outside With the Volunteer Toolkit!

Girl Scouts is dedicated to getting girls outside! The outdoors are an important part of our organization, and thanks to generous funding from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Girl Scouts of the USA made some enhancements to the Volunteer Toolkit (VTK) to help volunteers and girls get outdoors as they earn badges! Not sure what the VTK is? Check out more here. What are these new VTK “enhancements”? Several Daisy, Brownie, and Junior activities have been updated with options  ...

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New Volunteer Toolkit Updates!

Girl Scouts of the USA are at it again! Ever since they unveiled their new digital resource last year, the Volunteer Toolkit, they’ve been updating content and increasing its features to help make this an awesome resource for our busy volunteers. And on September 8, 2016 they did it again, adding more features to this essential resource.  Here are a few of the new features we’re excited about: New Multi-Level Custom Year Plan! You asked and they created it! Multi-level leaders will  ...

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Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Girl Scouts Goes Digital With My GS!

Are you ready to go digital with My GS?! My GS is part of a national resource launched by GSUSA that contains the Volunteer Toolkit, a digital resource for planning your Girl Scout year. It also contains Member Profile (a member community that gives all our members online access to their member profile, contact details and membership renewal) and My Activities where they can register for council-sponsored Girl Scout activities! It’s all in one place, under the My GS tab at gswo.org! What’s  ...

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Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Girl Scout Adult Trainings: Save the Date!

Have you ever wanted to expand your outdoor skills BEFORE you take your girls camping? Guide your girls through their Highest Awards project like a pro? Learn how to belay on our climbing walls? Confidently manage your troop finances? We’ve got all of these and more this year with some great adult training opportunities that are sure to help boost your confidence as you, and your girls, start off the new troop year. Here are a few of our upcoming opportunities, check our Activities  ...

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