Safety Training Requirements + Activity Checkpoints

Some volunteer-led activities require the leaders to complete safety training, such as First Aid or CPR. If you’re planning an activity, review the Activity Checkpoint for the activity you are planning to find out what training you need. Many Red Cross Chapters offer First Aid, CPR, and other safety training. For example, the St. Croix […]

Why do You Value Girl Scouting?

When Carrie Resch was asked what value she found in Girl Scouts, she responded, “As an alumna and now the mother of two Girl Scouts, I see great value in the things I learned as a Girl Scout when I didn’t even realize I was learning. I thought I was just having fun! Being back […]

Troop 11476 Write Books and Earn Bronze Award

In May Junior Girl Scout Troop 11476 of Blaine, Minn., completed their Bronze Award project by illustrating and writing book sets, which the troop presented to the Kindergarten students at Johnsville Elementary. The project began last fall when the girls met with Mrs. Parent, one of the Kindergarten teachers, to compile a list of topics […]

Troop 51752 Works Toward Silver Award

My name is Lesley Young, and I am the leader of Troop 51752 (first year Cadettes) of Centennial, Minn. I thought I would share what Sydney, Emily, and Natalie are doing to work toward their Silver Award. The girls are working with an organization called Retrieve A Golden Of Minnesota (RAGOM). They have raised enough […]

Troop 10075 Earns Their Bronze Award

Girl Scout Troop 10075, 5th graders from Chanhassen and Victoria, earned their Bronze Award this year by volunteering with Cornerstone Women’s Shelter. They coordinated a drive for pajamas and shoes in the winter, planned and provided dinner for the families and staff, and held a carnival for the kids while the mothers attended a meeting. […]