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Tips for Troop Leaders Live

Wondering how you can guide your troop when you can’t meet in person? Or how to talk to families about keeping activities girl-led at home? Or maybe how you should be taking care of yourself at this time? We’re here with advice from fellow troop leaders who’ve been there. 

Our new webcast series, Tips for Troop Leaders LIVE, brings you real-world advice and practical tips you can use to make the most of your troop leader experience, whatever that looks like for you right now.  

Upcoming Events

Navigating Challenging Conversations With Your Girls

 This has been a difficult year, and Girl Scout troops weren’t excluded. With families stressed by COVID-19 changes and violent racism, how can you be prepared for any difficult conversations that may come up in your troop? On this webcast, we’ll talk with Valerie Weaver, a social worker from Girl Scouts of Greater New York, about how you can prepare yourself to best support your girls.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
8:00 PM EST       

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Bringing the Great Outdoors Home

Outdoor activities offer so much more than fun in the sun; they’re about building tangible outdoor skills, forging deep friendships, and growing girls' confidence. So how do you keep the excitement and learning going when traditional summer experiences, like camp, are canceled? In this webcast, we’ll discuss how you can successfully balance virtual activities with hands-on family fun to keep building your troop’s outdoor skills—yes, even from home.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
8:00 PM EST

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Past Events

Leading Engaging Virtual Meetings with Your Daisies and Brownies (Yes, It’s Possible!)

You love that your youngest go-getters are energetic and excited about Girl Scouts, but that very energy is what makes it challenging to capture their attention and keep your virtual meeting on track. In this webcast, we'll talk with three troop leaders about how they successfully manage virtual meetings with their Daisies and Brownies.

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Why Flexibility Thinking is the Self-Care You Need Now

We talk about self-care as a routine, but did you know that learning to roll with the changes is part of a healthy routine? We’ll explore why flexibility thinking is an important part of self-care and how it helps us care for ourselves, our families, and our troops! We’ll talk with Dr. Gil Noam of the PEAR (Partnerships in Education and Resilience) Institute at Harvard University, Kallen Tsikalas of the Girl Scout Research Institute, and Denise Montgomery, a Cadette troop leader with Girl Scouts of San Diego and contributor to the Tips for Troop Leaders blog.

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