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General, News, Parents

The Pillars of Girl Scouting: Beyond Cookies, Camp, and Crafts

Do you know the four pillars of Girl Scouting? Lots of people would answer that question with “I thought there were 3: cookies, camp, and crafts,” but Girl Scouts is so much more than that! Girl Scouts of the USA explains that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has four key areas that form the foundation of our program and our organization. And don’t worry, alums, they’ve been a part of Girl Scouts since the beginning! Ready to see what they are? Let’s go!  ...

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Featured, Parents

What Leaders Want Parents to Know

Troop leaders have many roles in Girl Scouts. They are cheerleaders, guides, organizers, troubleshooters, and mentors for their troop. Under their leadership, our girl members are developing life skills, building confidence, and making impacts (and friendships!) that will last a lifetime. Girl Scouts doesn’t happen without them! As parents, you may not always see all of the time and effort your daughter’s leaders put into her Girl Scout experience or know how best to support  ...

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Volunteers

So your Girl Scout troop bridged, now what?

You did it! You and your girls made it to the next level in Girl Scouts! Whether it’s that first step from Daisy to Brownie or the final from Ambassador to adult, bridging to the next level as a Girl Scout is a momentous accomplishment. So what should you expect from yourself, your girls, and Girl Scouts? What’s different? Here’s a few things to think about as you start your newest adventure with Girl Scouts: A New Normal! As girls grow and mature their likes, needs, and  ...

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Volunteers

The Five People You’ll Meet in Girl Scouts

As a Girl Scout leader you introduce girls to new experiences that show them they’re capable of more than they ever imagined. You are their champion, guide, and mentor, as you help them develop skills and confidence that will last their entire lifetime. Your time in Girl Scouts is filled with smiles, excitement, and so many memories made as you help our girls grow strong. Just like our girls, each of our volunteers brings something special to our organization and we wouldn’t trade any  ...

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