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Let’s Get Outside in 2018!

Girl Scouts and the outdoors go together like marshmallows and camp fires. But there’s a huge difference between taking your troop on a ramble around the neighborhood and going on a weekend camping trip in the back country. So how do you know what level of outdoor activity your girls (and you) are ready for? And what’s the best way to help your troop go from outdoor newbies to experienced outdoor women? GSUSA has a handy step by step chart that will help you and your girls  ...

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Thinking Outside the Cookie Box: 4 Non-Traditional Booth Locations

Booth sales are coming and if you’re looking for some non-traditional location ideas that have paid off for our troops, here are some outside the box ideas we’ve collected over the years from creative girls and their leaders. Sometimes choosing the road (or booth location) less traveled can make all the difference!  1. If there are people there, put a booth there! Great places to sell cookies are anyplace there are a lot of people – outside church services, at school sporting  ...

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3 Handy Resources for Tramping and Trailing Through the Outdoors with Girl Scouts!

Girls have been tramping and trailing through the outdoors with Girl Scouts for over a hundred years (there’s even a book called Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts published in 1927), and thanks to the More Than S’mores research from the Girl Scout Research Institute, we know that the time girls spend outdoors benefits them immensely. But not every girl (or volunteer!) who joins your troop arrives at her first meeting prepared for a 10 mile hike and a weekend, or even just one  ...

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Upcoming Webinars: Online Support for Busy Volunteers

It can be hectic getting your troop organized and ready to go for the year, right? To help you out, we have a few webinars on popular topics and resources to make your life a little simpler! You’ll be able to ask questions, connect to other leaders, and learn vital information for a successful Girl Scout year! Register by using the link next to each live webinar time, or view the recorded webcast posted on the Learning page of our website under “webinars” at your  ...

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