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Value in Networking and Enrichment: Girl Scouting for Adults

Girl Scouts is all about the girls, there’s no question about that. But how do you continue to learn and grow to better serve the girls in your Girl Scout community? Girl Scouts of Western Ohio offers training and enrichment opportunities for our volunteers in a variety of ways, from digital formats to evening gatherings to camp overnights. Here are just a few examples of the types of opportunities we have and why you may want to join in on the next opportunity! Training refers to required  ...

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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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Badges, Activities, & Beyond, General, News, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Venture Out-An Outdoor Resource

The great outdoors: a place of adventure, wonder, and immense potential for Girl Scout fun! Girls have been exploring the outdoors with us for over a hundred years and thanks to the More Than S’mores research from the Girl Scout Research Institute, we know that Girl Scouts benefit immensely from their time outdoors. But what if you’re not an outdoors woman? Or you just want to do some advance trouble shooting before taking a group of girls on an outdoor adventure? We’ve got you  ...

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General, Volunteers

Starting Your New Troop-Tips From Veteran Leaders

You’re on your way. You’ve followed our 6 tips for new leaders as best you could and you’re starting to plan the year with your girls and your team of committed adults. Now for that next important question. How are we going to pay for all of this stuff? The troop needs markers, crayons, paper supplies, craft supplies, and so much more. What about their books and uniforms-should the troop or parents buy them? Insignia and badges? The questions and supply lists go on and on  ...

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