The Girl Scout Council of Greater Atlanta answers:
Politics is surely a hot topic in our society today and many candidates reach out to Girl Scouts for support or endorsements. Please review the attached document for clarification on Girl Scout’s position on political involvement. This information is also posted on our website https://www.gsgatl.org/About-Us/newsroom/Pages/Girl-Scouts-of-the-USA-Policy-on-Electioneering.aspx and will be in the volunteer portal.
If there are questions or concerns, please contact Anji Roe Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org 770-702-9188
We at Smoky Mountain Llama Treks wanted to Express our appreciation of all the Girl Scout Troops that raise up our fine young women around the world. Summer of 2012 is fast approaching and many of you have expressed interest in taking one of our famous llamas treks this summer.
Our schedule is rapidly filling and we didn’t want our Girl Scouts left out in the heat without a llama to make them laugh and play in the water this summer. Please take a look at the attached pictures, our website (http://www.smokymountainllamatreks.com/) and let us know if you have any questions. Your girls will love the llamas and the surrounding Smoky Mtn area this summer. Come join us for a fun filled day with glorious views, butterflies, flowers, trees and many other things to see on your hike with the llamas.
We look forward to seeing your troop this summer!!
Smoky Mountain Llama Treks
(423) 487-0600 Office
(616) 430-0775 Cell
Our service unit is planning its own bridging event, but your troop can also scout out favorite locations for a troop level ceremony. We are looking for suggestions from other volunteers, and will be creating a page all about bridging after our April SU meeting.
Possible locations include:
- Girl Scout camps
- Parks with bridges or amphitheaters/gazebos
- Recreation centers
- State parks, particularly day use areas
- Neighborhood club houses
Any locations outside of your regular meeting location and date should be approved by council with an activity request. Visit https://www.gsgatl.org/forms/Pages/Volunteer-Forms.aspx to view safety activity checkpoints as well.
April’s meeting will be about Spring Registration and what to do if you troop is disbanding. Remember registration is online this year, so NOW is the time for the leaders in your troop to get together and login in to eBiz, the council’s troop management system. Only the “01” of the troop can re-register girls from the troop management site.
- 01 Troop Leaders can re-register their troop through eBiz using the Troop Management Module.
- Online registration through eBiz
- Parents will also be sent individual online registration instructions.
- eBiz payment options are debit card, credit card or prepaid cards with the VISA, MasterCard, Amex, or Discover logo
eBiz Hotline Hours extended:
April 1 – June 1
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Spring Registration Incentive Program
Spring registration is an incentive based program that will reward troop leaders and girls that participate online. All existing troops and individual members who plan to return to Girl Scouts for the 2012-2013 membership year are eligible to participate by registering online.
Girls that register online by the
June 1 deadline will receive a 3-piece patch bracelet. The patch is exclusive to girls participating in spring registration and will not be available for sale in theBadge & Sash store.
Troop leaders who meet the following guidelines will receive an “awesome” 100th Anniversary license plate. The license plate will be awarded 2 per troop and only the leaders who register their troops in the spring will have these!!
To receive the troop leader incentive you must:
Register your troop online by the June 1 deadline
Register a minimum of:
- Girl Scout Daisies – 8 girls and one to two adults
- Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors – 10 girls and one to two adults
- Girl Scout Cadette, Senior and Ambassadors – 5 girls and one to two adults
Not sure where to begin with a journey or trying to be more girl led? The council has new sample session plans and checklists for all journeys at all program levels! View them here.
Girls ages 5-17 can register as Girl Scouts and participate in many ways. They can join as a member of a troop, participate on their own as a Juliette, or be part of an interest group. Read more for program levels and links to join Girl Scouts.