Troop Leader Experience: A Podcast ab...

The first ever podcast of its kind: interviews with GS volunteers across the country & even the world, conversations with goal-getter girls, and panel discussions & debates about all the latest news & information regarding all things Girl Scouts. (This podcast is not affiliated with or sponsored by GSUSA; it is completely volunteer and girl driven.)

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Interview with Archivist/Historian/Volunteer Ex...
This week we are bringing you an awesome interview with Susan Eckers, who was a Girl Scout leader across all levels for her own daughter and then stayed on to train and mentor other volunteers, and to serve on her council's history committee. She's...
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GSLE Outcomes and Progression - Put the Outcome...
Did you listen to our other GSLE episodes? Check out Cookie Cast Parts 1 & 2 - GSLE & the 5 Skills Girls Learn!   Okay, great, we've established that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience has 5 outcomes - a strong sense of self, positive...
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Take Them Wherever They Want to Go with Multi-L...
With 7 years of experience leading a multi-level "mega troop," LaTanya has so much to share! Listen in to all the adventures, troop management strategies, goal setting strategies and plans, and how to build a strong, family unit with your troop. 
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Cookie Cast Part 2 - The Five Skills Girls Lear...
This week we dive in to best practices for cookie season, structured around the 5 Skills Girls Learn.
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GSLE and the Girl Scouts Cookie Program - Cooki...
This week is part 1 of CookieCast! This week I am diving in to the framework of GSLE - the Girl Scout Leadership Experience - and how that relates to the cookie program!  Check out some more from the Girl Scout Research Institute here: ...
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The Gold Award and International Travel with Dr...
Dr. Corinne Devin joins us on the podcast this week to share her experiences in Girl Scouts earning her Gold Award and providing a sense of community to her and her mom as part of a military family. She also provides tips, suggestions, and strategies...
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More than Badges with Sarah H. from Girl Scouts...
On today's episode I share some of my Girl Scout volunteer story! I have a multi-level DBJ troop less focused on badges and more focused on trying new things and getting out of their comfort zones.  The science experiment I reference in the...
35 min
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Adventures of a New Troop Leader with Kimberly ...
Kimberly P. from Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio is a first year troop leader who took some time to share with us some of her favorite resources, training, and experiences in Girl Scouts so far as a Brownie troop leader. She specifically mentions: BAND...
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Adaptability and Inclusivity with Bridgette M. ...
This is an exciting interview with a volunteer who exemplifies what makes Girl Scouts truly great! Bridgette, an Autism mom herself, opened her troop to her local support community. The troop basically quadrupled in size, has girls from Daisies to...
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Mentors and More with Girl Scout Troop Leader a...
Do you have a mentor? This week we got to hear from Junior Girl Scout troop leader and service team Mentorship Director Jill C. from North Carolina Coastal Pines. She shares tips for how to get a mentor even if your council doesn't have a formal...
35 min
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Interview with Girl Scout Multi Level Troop Lea...
Have you heard of these unicorn super troops with 40-60 girls from K-12 and a handful of volunteers who sell thousands of boxes of cookies and go on tons of cool field trips? Ever wondered how in the heck they do it? I know I have... which is exactly...
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Interview with Former Girl Scout Nicole M. & He...
This week features Nicole M. and her mom, Heather, from Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. Nicole was a Girl Scout from Kindergarten through 12th grade, was a super seller in her council, and helped plan multiple encampments.  Heather shares tips for...
48 min
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Interview with Girl Scout Archivist/Historian M...
This week we are catching up with Merana Cadorette, a lifetime Girl Scout who is focused today on history, archives, and art. Join her Facebook page here: Check out the Juliette Low book she refers to here: You can find the 2nd edition of the...
27 min
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Interview with Gold Award Girl Scout, Recent Gr...
This is an episode you do not want to miss. We got a chance to talk to Rylee K. from Georgia, who earned her Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards and was a Girl Scout from Kindergarten through 12th Grade.  She's now a college student who founded her...
25 min
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Interview with Girl Scout Troop Leader and Serv...
This week features an interview with Laura R. from Girl Scouts Western PA, a Brownie Troop Leader and Service Team Finance Manager/MagNut Manager. Laura talks about single level troops vs multi-level troops & troops that span multiple schools,...
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Interview with Girl Scout Troop Leader Kate M. ...
For our first episode, we interviewed Kate M. from Girl Scouts New Mexico Trails, a troop leader for a multi-level Daisy and Brownie troop. Kate talks about the pressure and beauty in 100+ years of tradition, managing a multi-level troop, encouraging...
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Welcome to Volunteer Connection | A Podcast for...
A podcast for Girl Scout volunteers, parents, and Girl Scouts of all ages!
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