On-Demand Training Library
Keep growing and developing as a volunteer – from the comfort of your own home! Each month we’ll be exploring a topic to give you program ideas, go over processes and procedures, preview upcoming information, and generally just keep you in the know!
Let's Ban Bossy togther!
The Ban Bossy campaign has officially launched! The aim of this new GSUSA initiative is to take the stigma of being called “bossy” out of the picture for today’s girls. It’s powerful to hear a woman as accomplished as Beyoncé adding her voice by saying, “I’m not Bossy. I’m the Boss.”
This campaign is about empowerment and taking action. To that end, GSUSA has created an activity intended for Girl Scout Juniors through Cadettes called I-Statements that is all about encouraging girls to speak confidently and directly about their feelings. There’s even a short tutorial video about I-Statements that will enable you to confidently facilitate the activity for girls. More information can be found at girlscouts.org/banbossy/.
Overview of program options for each level: (click on the appropriate handout below)
Journey 1st Four Meeting Samplers: Meeting plans with sample activities for all three Journey series. You and your girls can sample each Journey before deciding which to purchase!
Journey Planning Worksheet
Program Map: shows how to coordinate Journeys with other troop activities
Journey Match Quiz: have your girls take this short quiz to determine which Journey is right for them!
GSWNY-U resources: Handouts and presentations from our fall continuing education conferences!
Take Action with Journeys: Learn insider tips and tricks for the using the Journeys, as well as how to transform a community service project into a Take Action project!
Crafting with a Purpose: Craft ideas related to Journeys, skill-builder badges, recycling or service.
BIG Events & Service Projects: Tried-and-tested ideas from volunteers
Outdoor Fun Anywhere! Activities for camp, local parks, your troop meeting place. Note: depending on the facilitator, some resources may be geographic area-specific.
Teambuilding for girls and adults: Resources to learn more about teambuilding with your troop, group or service unit
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