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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Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ+ Girls (Ask Me A...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about question from...
48 min
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Small Budget, Big Impact with Jennifer M. from ...
Long time listener, first time caller! Today we are catching up with Jennifer M., a troop leader from GSKMO. She's a big fan of the podcast, and she's applied a lot of the things we talk about here on the podcast in addition to her own unique...
42 min
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"Misfits" in the Spirit of Juliette Low with Lo...
Today's troop leader interview is featuring Lorren from Eastern South Carolina. She's sharing how her troop of Junior & Cadette "misfits" came to be and how they operate to keep the girls in Scouting. She's also sharing a crazy childhood memory...
34 min
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Girl Scouts and American History with Karen T. ...
Another episode about history! This week we're chatting with Karen T. from GSHPA. She is from my hood - Gettysburg, PA - and is sharing about the Foxfire house, an upcoming awesome history-based Destinations trip, and Girl Scouts in the context of...
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BONUS REPLAY: Girl Scouts and Holidays and DEI ...
We have so much great content coming out lately, so I decided to release this REPLAY from 2021 as a bonus episode. I hope it's helpful as you're planning your end-of-year/holiday celebrations with your troop!
34 min
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History Interview with Juliette Low's Great-Nie...
Every single time I get to do an interview for this podcast, I find myself thinking, "That was so fun, that was one of my best episodes." But this is one episode you definitely don't want to miss... because on today's podcast, I got to sit down and...
30 min
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How to Manage Disruptive Behavior with Special ...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about a topic I've...
40 min
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History of the Girl Scout Movement with Elsie B...
I have more Q&A episodes coming for you, but here's the first of a mini-series I'm also going to be doing sharing some conversations around Girl Scout history. Here's a link to the Medium article by Elsie: 
30 min
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Pros and Cons of Dues & How to Manage Troop Mon...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
23 min
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SUPER QUICK UPDATE
I'm taking just a couple of weeks to get caught up while I hit the road to see my brother. If I can, I'll get some podcasts recorded on my trip, but most likely I'll be back Nov 8! 
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How to Deal with Overbearing Parents (Ask Me An...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
33 min
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How to Balance Your Personal Life & Girl Scouts...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
26 min
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How to Manage a Troop with Disengaged Girls (As...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
38 min
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Outdoor Progression! (Ask Me Anything!)
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
39 min
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How do you increase participation and engagemen...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
60 min
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How to approach Kapers and Kaper Charts (Ask Me...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    Today's episode is about the following...
25 min
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How do you keep younger troops engaged and on-t...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!  Today's episode is about the following...
37 min
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What is Troop Camp, and how do we do it success...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!    A few of you wanted to know about...
33 min
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Any Tips for Picking Troop Crests? How do we ke...
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!  Group member Jenn wants to know the 411 about...
17 min
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Can we talk about bridging? (Ask Me Anything!)
I recently asked the Facebook group (facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast) - "If you could ask me anything and get my opinion or thoughts about it in an episode, what would it be?" & you guys delivered!  Group member Krissy requested an episode...
45 min
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Day Camp Extraordinaire, Barbara Cooley Thaw
I know, I know. Another massive delay. But here's some more content with more coming at ya soon! This was such a fun conversation with Barbara, all about her experience coordinating day camp and her Girl Scout volunteer experience as a whole. There's...
29 min
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Talking to Kids about Violence and Traumatic Ev...
After another occurrence of senseless violence in the USA, everyone is talking about safety at school... including kids. We're all having strong emotional responses from this horrific event... including kids. Should we address this at Girl Scouts? And...
53 min
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Volunteer Recruitment Efforts and the Impact of...
This week Jamiel is taking the wheel and Sarah & Jamiel are exploring what the research says about the impact of volunteering as a Girl Scout troop leader... then, because Jamiel's service team are the queens of recruitment, she is sharing some of...
48 min
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Volunteer Appreciation, Leading Multiple Troops...
When I first started chatting with Shaleigha, she told me that it'd be easier to describe what roles she HASN'T held as a Girl Scout volunteer. In today's interview, we focused mostly on her roles as a leader for multiple troops and service unit...
34 min
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7 Fundraising Ideas if 2022 is NOT Your BEST CO...
It's actually like a karmic joke that we started January with a "BEST COOKIE SEASON EVER" Troop Leader Tee. I know that for many of you, this has NOT been the BEST COOKIE SEASON EVER. But a) it's not too late! we can still salvage the 2022 cookie...
38 min