Patrol Power!

One of my favorite things about leading Girl Scout Juniors instead of Brownies is the patrol system.  We used it in my Junior troop when I was a girl, but I didn't realize just how effective and useful it is until I tried it as a leader.  Patrols are small groups within the troop.  The … Continue reading Patrol Power!

Outdoor Fun skit ideas

One of the requirements for the Outdoor Fun badge is to do skits demonstrating that you know the necessary skills for outdoor activities.  My experience in earning this particular badge as a Girl Scout, and in doing similar projects with my troop as a leader, indicated that girls tend to jump on the first ideas … Continue reading Outdoor Fun skit ideas