Survival Kit for Leader’s Daughters

Here is a great craft I came across ( It is meant to be created by a leader and given to her/his daughter to remind them of how special they are. – Lee


Basket – because you carried more than your share into and out of meetings and events

Bumble Bee – Thanks for always “bee-ing” there to help

Egg – because you’re a good egg, not cracking under pressure

Candle – you’re the light of my life

Hugs & Kisses – to remind you that you’re appreciated

Starburst – for a burst of energy on the days you have a lot to carry home from meetings

Gum –to stick with Girl Scouts

Penny –you’re valuable and special to me

Smiley stickers –we both need to stick together and help each other, smiles are contagious

Heart – I LOVE YOU

Confetti – to celebrate joys, which I will always share and you’re the joy of Girl Scouts for me

Pen & Paper – what you have to share with me is important…even if you need to write it down

Balloon – to lift your spirits when it’s tough sharing mom with everyone else

Key – to remember the “key” to Girl Scouting

Snowflake – you are wonderful and unique

Knotty People – Learning Knots

The “knotty people” in this activity sheet can be used to make swaps as well as teach girls about knot tying in a fun way!

All knotty people are made with white rope, neon coloured string, brightly coloured pompoms (heads) and googly eyes. A glue gun was used to attach materials together. They can all be attached to a camp hat with safety pins.

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Girl Scout Ceremonies Guide

Did you know there are many different kinds of ceremonies in Girl Scouting?

Time to Celebrate Girl Scouting

Ceremonies mark special Girl Scout events throughout the year. They can celebrate major transitions, such as bridging to
another level or getting your Girl Scout pin, commemorate your accomplishment when you earn awards, or simply make the
beginning or end of your group’s meeting special. You can also plan a ceremony around a theme, such as friendship or
nature, that you wish to explore in thought, words, or song. Whatever its purpose, every Girl Scout ceremony enables girls to
share in a special part of Girl Scout history and create their own special memories.

Download a copy of this GSUSA Ceremonies Guide chock full of ideas and tips!

Because You Said Yes

Because you said ‘yes’:

  • a young girl will feel the pride of being someone special as she carefully puts on her uniform for the very first time.
  • a girl can move to a new town and have “instant friendships” with girls she might never have met.
  • parents will experience that special pride when they listen to their daughter say the Girl scout Promise for the first time.
  • bright eyes will become a little brighter with excitement as the kindling finally catches on the first campfire.
  • nervous giggles will emit from tents as girls try to fall asleep their first night of camp.
  • the community, and the world will be richer because a girl has learned the importance of caring for her environment, and the warm feeling that comes from giving service to someone less fortunate than herself.
  • a parent will find a gold trefoil carefully tucked away in a drawer as their daughter packs to leave home for her first adventures as a young adult.
  • a young woman will contact the Girl Scouts one day and say, “I had so much fun when I was a Girl Scout, I’d like to try being a Leader.”

And the circle will continue…because you said, “YES”

Instant Program Activities

This incredible pdf contains a wealth of games, activities, and more!  All activities are sorted by type, including best for rainy days!  This is a great way to encourage older brownie and junior girl scouts to begin picking and running their own activities.  There are plenty of activities here that require little or no additional supplies.

Download the pdf here!


The Juliette Low Story Skit


(Divide the group into eight group; these will be Juliette Low, Georgia, Horses, London, Lord Baden-Powell, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts)

Sound Effects- (when they hear their names they stand up and make their sound. It’s even cuter when they have to do an action as well)

Little Girls -Stand and giggle

Juliette Low -Curtsy and say, “Be my friend”

Georgia-Wave and say, “Hi, y’all!”

Horses-Stamp your feet and say, “Neighhhhhhh.”

Lord Baden-Powell-Bow formally and say, “How d’ya do?”

London-Sing, “London Bridge is Falling Down”

Boy Scouts-Make Scout sign and say “Be prepared.”

Girl Scouts-Make Scout sign and say “On My Honor”


Once upon a time there was a little girl named Juliette Low who lived in

Georgia and loved to ride horses. After she grew up she went to London where she met Lord Baden-Powell who founded the Boy Scouts. She was fascinated by the work he was doing. She studied with him awhile and decided to found a troop of Girl Scouts for the little girls who liked to ride horses in Georgia. So Juliette Low said good-bye to the Boy Scouts in London and came home with the ideas that Lord Baden-Powell gave her. She formed a group of little girls, who liked to ride horses and be together, into a troop of Girl Scouts. And they loved it so much that the idea spread and now there are Girl Scout troops all over the world.

Aren’t we glad that a little girl named Juliette Low, from Georgia who liked horses went to London and met Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, and came to start the wonderful world of Girl Scouts!

You could use props (big hair bows, horse head and tail, Boy Scout cap,

“English” looking hat, etc)