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Program Ideas

GSUSA For Girls Site

Badge Explorer

Introduces girls to the badges for their grade level.

Quick start for troop volunteers

Online toolkit of resources for leaders based on the 10 Essential Elements of Girl Scouts. 




These packets have been developed by the program team to assist areas, service units, and troops with programs close to home.  They include all of the needed instructions and resources.  Supplies are listed but must be provided by the sponsoring group.

GSK For Girls Site

Free Being Me - GSK is proud to partner with Dove and GSUSA to launch Free Being Me.  It will help girls understand, from a global perspective, that a greater diversity of beauty exists and provide them the opportunity to take action to promote diversity to girls locally and globally.  Free patches are available for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, and Seniors.  Packet & Patch Order Form

Travel Expert – Not only is taking a trip a lot of fun, there are a lot of things for the girls to learn that they’ll take with them into adulthood.  Where to go?  How to get there?  What to do?  Here’s a great resource to help you.   Under construction.

Leader Helps

TIPS – Feeling overwhelmed?  Here’s some help with your first few meetings. Daisy     Brownie     Junior

Overnight Travel Planning Guide – Troop travel made easy!  Use this packet to plan a girl-led trip with an eye on safety and Girl Scout rules.  All Levels

Ceremonies in Girl Scouting – Looking for Girl Scout Traditions?  There’s no better place to start than with ceremonies.  Use this packet to learn more!  All Levels

Event Packets

Cookie Rally – Ready for Cookies?  Host a party and teach girls the 5 Skills and everything they need to know to have a successful cookie season.  All Levels

Special Days – Celebrate the Special Days of Girl Scouts!    World Thinking Day

Early Bird - Have some fun with the girls after cookies!  Host an Early Bird event and get your troop or service unit registered for the next Girl Scout year.  All Levels