volunteer resource center

Volunteer Resource Center (VRC)

The Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Volunteer Resource Center (VRC) is located at the GSCM Urban Program & STEM Center at 4806 Seton Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21215 and is open Monday-Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

You can contact the VRC at 410.358.9711. ext, 201 or vrc@gscm.org.

At the VRC you can find tools, supplies, tips and ideas to help you with your troop adventures. For example:

The VRC Library

Find books on Girl Scouting, history and other great topics! We now have a set of all three journey books in Braille! Books must be checked out in the VRC; first come, first serve basis.

 

Traveling Trunks

Traveling trunks contain Girls Scout uniforms from all eras for girls to look at, try on, etc… they make a great activity for bridging events and much more. They must be checked out in the VRC; first come, first serve basis.

 

Cookie Banners and Costumes

Jazz up your booth sales, your girls will love being a thin mint, tagalong or trefoil cookie while selling them. Available on a first come, first serve basis, must be returned after each event. Contact the VRC to reserve and schedule pick up/return.

 

Flags

Flags are a great addition to your ceremonies and events; the Maryland state flag, Girl Scouts flag, and the United States flag are available for your use. Contact VRC to reserve and schedule pick up/ return.

 

Computer

The VRC now has its own computer available for any volunteers to register online, take GS online courses and explore our GSCM website while visiting the Council office.
VRC Computer Hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm.

 

Pen Pals

Connect your troop with Girl Scouts and Girl Guide friends across the globe as pen pals. (No guarantee on troop matching process) to apply: http://gscm.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/04-401_Local_and_National_Penpal_08-10.pdf

 

Patch Packets

If your troop would like to earn new patches to fill their vests and sashes, check out the patch packets. They are a great way for your troop to experience and learn even more; forms are available in the VRC and on the resources page.

 

Religious Patches

Religious Patches are available for many different types of worship and are a great way to involve and educate your girls and their families. Also, visit www.praypub.org

 

Insurance

All forms are available in the VRC and online, please allow 4 weeks to get coverage for your events/meetings.

 

Financial Assistance Forms

Financial assistance forms are available in the VRC and also online

 

Event & Activity Resources

We offer great tools for you to use with your troops and groups. We print as needed, so if you need more then 30 copies please allow 2 days notice and we will have them ready for you, or access them online.

 

State Park Passes

Youth Group Passes for State Parks are a great way to introduce your girls to the great outdoors, and save you money.

 

Awards

Award information can be found in the VRC and online.  Help your girls strive for an award or recognize your great volunteers. Awards and Applications

 

This information and much more can also be found in Volunteer Essentials
Download Volunteer Essentials and visit our online resources page

 

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