Below are resources to help New Leaders get their troops started. Your Service Unit Manager is also a great resource who can provide answers to questions and advice.
Recruitment & Retention
Recruitment "How To" and Tips
Troop Sizing Tips
Advantages of a Large Troop
Keeping Middle School Girls in Girl Scouting
Friendship Bracelet Party
Dressing for Outdoors
Ecosystems Game - Equate! Relate!
Girl Scout Friendship Stick
Leave No Trace
Paw Print and Scat Game
Overcoming those Afraid of the Dark Jitters
Funded by a grant from the Elliott Wildlife Values Project, GSUSA created
six outdoor-skill-building videos especially for volunteers newer to Girl
Scouts and older girl members taking younger girls outside.
Working with Girls of All abilities
Girl Scout Recruitment – Where to find girls and how to keep them
Girl Scout Ceremonies
Girl Scout Recruiter-more than flyers!
Girl Guide to Girl Scouting – An overview of the new handbooks
It’s your Journey – Take it!
Volunteer Recognitions in Girl Scouting
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Troop Treasurer Training
Girl and Adult Planning