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Leader Resources

 

Girl Scout Family Connection
This is your family's go-to, super-fun guide to getting the most out of this year in Girl Scouts!

Troop Leader Guide
This resource assists adult volunteers in navigating the Volunteer Toolkit, an online volunteer support tool.

Troop Dues
This resource assists adult volunteers in understanding troop dues collection.

Volunteer Toolkit User Manual
This resource assists adult volunteers in navigating the Volunteer Toolkit, an online volunteer support tool.

Troop Travel Resource Packet
This resource assists adult volunteers in preparing to take girls on overnight trips at museums, activity centers, lock-ins, and hotels.

Program Level Resources 
These Level Resource Guides are full of information and will introduce you to the grade level you will be working with including: the developmental characteristics of girls, an overview of the Journey and Girls Guide to Girl Scouting materials.  You will also learn to choose, plan and implement a Journey with the girls using the Volunteer Toolkit.

Girl Scout National Proficiency Badge Logs and Charts
Girl Scout badges are a great way for a girl to explore her interests and learn new skills—and to remember every adventure and show the world what she’s accomplished. 

daisy

Daisies 
Log | Chart

brownie

Brownies 
Log | Chart

junior

Juniors 
Log | Chart

cadette

Cadettes 
Log | Chart

senior

Seniors 
Log | Chart

ambassador

Ambassadors 
Log | Chart

Volunteer Videos

NJ Statewide Girl Scout Leadership Webinar Series

Thank you to Provident Bank for the Grant given to the 4 NJ Girl Scout Councils to create this 3 part series.

Celebrating Inclusivity (Vidoe 1 of 3)

Presented and created by Amy Hassa, MSW, Young Advocate/MHFA & VMHFA Instructor. Part of our NJ Statewide Girl Scout Leadership webinar series. This webinar focuses on the inclusivity needed in every part of Girl Scouting from the Service Unit to the troop.

Addressing Children with Special Needs at Girl Scouts (Vidoe 2 of 3)

Part of our NJ Statewide Girl Scout Leadership webinar series. This webinar hosted by Girl Scouts of Northern NJ, Brooke A. Donald, PsyD, Coordinator for Behavioral Medicine Services at Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health System, discusses the challenges Girl Scout Leaders face when addressing children with special needs at Girl Scouts.

Conflict Management (Video 3 of 3)

Part of our NJ Statewide Girl Scout Leadership webinar series. This webinar focuses on the skills needed to handle conflicts in every part of Girl Scouting from the service Unit to the troop.

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Volunteer Tool Kit (VTK)

This is a 25-minute video for leaders walking you through the VTK, and how to use it for your troop.

 

Controlling the Room

Tips for troop leaders on the best way to get the attention of the girls in their troop.

Leader-daughter Dynamic

Tips for how to manage when troop leaders have their daughter in their troop.

Parent Meeting

Tips for engaging parents in troop meetings and activities.

Positive Troop Environment

Tips for creating and maintaining a sage and positive troop environment.

Start-up Activities

Examples of successful activities for the girls to do at the beginning of the troop meeting.

Troop Safety

Tips for troop leaders to ensure they are following safety guidelines with their troop.

Welcoming New Girls

Tips for troop leaders to ensure new girls feel welcome as a new troop member.