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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  ...

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Volunteers

Share the Load For A Successful Cookie Sale!

It’s almost cookie time, volunteers! And for some of our troop leaders, the sale can seem overwhelming. As the deadline approaches, remember: you don’t have to do this alone! The cookie sale works best as a partnership between girls, caregivers, volunteers, and staff. Here are some of our tips for sharing the load this cookie sale!  ...

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Featured, Parents

Fathers and Daughters: Six Tips for Including Fathers

Fathers, we salute you and the pivotal role you play in the lives of your daughters! A father’s relationship with his daughter has tremendous effects on her mental health, her adult relationships, and even how she deals with stress. Need more information on how important this relationship is to girls? Check out this article from Medical  ...

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General, Volunteers

Five Reasons to Go Beyond the Troop!

Discover a world of Girl Scouts beyond your troop by connecting with girls and adults outside of your regular troop activities. How do you go beyond? Attend a large event, either through a council-operated event or a Service Unit event. These fun activities are a great way to keep girls and adults connected to Girl Scouting and broaden their  ...

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