Looking for something new and different to bring to your troop? Check out the offerings at the resource center in the Mableton or Cumming offices. Items are available for checkout for up to three weeks, and many kits contain everything you need to earn a badge or teach a new skill to your girls. Browse the links above, or browse in person! The Mableton resource center is open during business hours, downstairs from the Badge and Sash.
The Chattahoochee Nature Center has updated some of their Girl Scout programs with the requirements for new badges and Journeys. The Center also has volunteer opportunities for Cadette and older Girl Scouts who love nature and working with younger girls. Visit their web site for more details.
The Girl Scout 100th Anniversary toolkit is now available at www.gsgatl.org in pdf format.
Lots of ideas and activities for your troop to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting.
Do you need help with the new website?
Need something from the Badge and Sash? Anxious to get your hands on those new Girl’s Guides, but don’t want to drive to Mableton or Cumming? You can shop from the comfort of your home without even paying any shipping costs! Caryn will be going to the Badge and Sash before our next Service Unit meeting, and will be happy to pick up the items you need. Just contact her before September 5 to get your order in! Delivery date is our September 12 SU meeting.
It’s a new program year for the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta and there are lots of exciting things going on! New program materials; a new volunteer helpline; exciting celebrations for the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting; a new web site; and new ways to bring Girl Scouting to more girls!
Download Whats New for 2011-2012 now (note: this pdf file is over 5mb)
Older Girl Scouts from Haverim Service Unit are hosting a 100th Anniversary Sing-Along at the Bremen Museum in Atlanta.
Come celebrate Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday and kick off the 100th year of Girl Scouting with a Sing-Along at the Bremen Museum. There will be opportunities to work on Girl Scout awards and religious recognitions (medals) too. The cost is $5.00 per person, which includes a patch, refreshments, a tour of the Bremen Museum, and a donation to the Juliette Low World Friendship Fund.
Space is limited – please register by September 18th. Contact your Service Unit Directors for more information or to sign up.
Start your new year with some new Girl Scout skills! Has your troop bridged to a new program level? Ready to take your girls tent camping? Are you looking for some new games to bring to your troop? or have you always wanted to know how to use a dutch oven? The Grow Your Knowledge Training Weekend is a partnership between the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta and Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia to bring a weekend full of leadership basics and fun enrichment classes to leaders in north Georgia. Come for just a class or two or stay for the whole weekend. New leaders are welcome and many classes are open to Girl Scout Seniors and Girl Scout Ambassadors.
Check out the Grow Your Knowledge website for details!
The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting, the new program handbooks for all levels of Girl Scouts, will be out soon! But what’s in them? How do the new badges work? How can we incorporate them with the Journeys? This short (4-minute) video will answer these questions with a sneak peek at the new books! Take a look – and don’t forget you can still pre-order copies of the new Girl’s Guides to Girl Scouting at a discount through the Badge and Sash.