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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Part 04 Creative Cookie Selling Workshop: Creat...
Jamiel and I did a LIVE workshop on Facebook all about creative cookie selling and it was SO much fun hanging out with some of you in the group! We would definitely love to do more of these, so let us know what topics you want to hear. In the...
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Part 03 Creative Cookie Selling Workshop: Givin...
Jamiel and I did a LIVE workshop on Facebook all about creative cookie selling and it was SO much fun hanging out with some of you in the group! We would definitely love to do more of these, so let us know what topics you want to hear. In the...
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Part 02 Creative Cookie Selling Workshop: Troop...
Jamiel and I did a LIVE workshop on Facebook all about creative cookie selling and it was SO much fun hanging out with some of you in the group! We would definitely love to do more of these, so let us know what topics you want to hear. In the...
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Part 01 Creative Cookie Selling Workshop: Indiv...
Jamiel and I did a LIVE workshop on Facebook all about creative cookie selling and it was SO much fun hanging out with some of you in the group! We would definitely love to do more of these, so let us know what topics you want to hear. In the...
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WAGGGS Special: Madagascar Girl Guides with Nar...
In this week's WAGGGS special, we are going to MADAGASCAR. Say WHAT? Sometimes I can't believe how beautiful this global sisterhood is that I am so grateful to be a part of and that technology allows us to so easily connect with each other and to...
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WAGGGS Special: Scouting for Girls in the Nethe...
Girl Scouting and Boy Scouting are VERY different in the US, but in the Netherlands... it's all one organization! This week's WAGGGS special is with Anne, who is sharing all about her experiences both as a girl growing up in the co-ed program as well...
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*BONUS* Cookie Basics Workshop
Join Jamiel & me for a Cookie Basics workshop! This was originally available in the Facebook group, which you can join at www.facebook.com/girlscoutpodcast We're planning to actually go live in the Facebook group for the Creative Cookie Selling...
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WAGGGS Special: Guiding in Canada with Hannah Mary
This week we are continuing our international adventures learning about Guiding and Girl Scouting around the world. Today's episode takes us to Canada. They are one of the physically closest organizations to the US, and they're also culturally one of...
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WAGGGS Special: UK Guiding with Stephanie
For the next month or so, we are going to travel all around the world to explore Guiding and Girl Scouting internationally! For the very first World Thinking Day special, we are chatting with Stephanie in the UK. She's a big fan of the Brownie level...
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USA Girl Scouts Overseas with Amy Kennedy
I've always been curious about USAGSO... if you are, too, then this episode will be super interesting for you! We're catching up with Amy Kennedy on the other side of the world as she shares her experience with Girl Scouts while living...
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Creating and Developing Safe Spaces for Girls w...
This week we are covering a topic that can be overwhelming and a bit sensitive: creating and developing safe spaces for girls. This is a huge responsibility and one of the most important things we do as troop leaders... so we called in an expert for...
49 min
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Wellness for Girls with Master Certified Health...
This week we are talking about wellness - health, nutrition, exercise/activity, anxiety, and more!   Today's episode is featuring special guest, Shannon Dentice, Master Certified Health Coach E&E Health Coaching, LLC Follow me on...
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Storytelling, Developing Curriculum, and Leadin...
This week I am interviewing Jen Kidwell, who specializes in developing resources and curriculum around storytelling and anti-racism for youth in grades K-12. We are talking about all things storytelling, developing curriculum, and leading anti-racism...
54 min
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Building Girls of Courage with Jaclyn Gallo
You guys told me you love the interview episodes the most (don't worry, I'm not offended, I love them the most too!). But the reality is, it's hard to have enough troop leader specific interviews to have an episode each week. Plus... sometimes you all...
49 min
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A 5 STAR TROOP EXPERIENCE
Today we're doing a little exercise I LOVE to use in all aspects of my life. Full disclosure: I've never done this about leading a troop before so this is the first time I've ever done this in this context, too. But regardless, it's a fun activity you...
43 min
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Buckle Up: Girl Scouts and Holidays and DEI
You guys know me well enough at this point to know my social justice warrior conversations are never going to go away, right? I stumbled upon a great article this week (linked below) about celebrating holidays in the classroom, and I found myself...
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Ashley G. from Missouri on Camp, Council Staff,...
Back again with another interview. Ashley is a newer Daisy troop leader, but she's been involved with Girl Scouts her entire life. She's sharing her insights based on her experience and what Girl Scouts meant to her growing up, years working at camp,...
46 min
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Why We'll Never Stop Volunteering with Girl Sco...
Explicit warning is because we touch on a few topics that are not small-kid-friendly, in case you're accustomed to listening to this podcast in the car with young kids. Sheryl R. from the Hearts of Gold podcast is back. Basically we love talking about...
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Girl Guiding in New Zealand, Getting Girls Outd...
Hooray, your favorite kind of episode! We're interviewing Kate S. of Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road council on this week's episode. Kate grew up as a Girl Guide in New Zealand, and then got involved with her daughter in Girl Scouts of the...
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Happy Founder's Day: A Brief Introduction to Ju...
I'm a little late this week, but I'm still here! This one took a little bit of research and organization, plus I have some family stuff going on, and life just kind of happened. Anyway, Founder's Day is coming up this weekend on October 31. Juliette...
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Girl Scouts Phraseology: Extended Trips
Okay so last week we talked about excursions... next let's talk about the opposite end of the travel progression spectrum: extended trips!
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Where the heck do I start as a new troop leader?
This is single handedly the question I get asked most often, so I wanted to just break down the most important steps I think all new troop leaders should do. This is a great resources for newer troop leaders to make sure you are closing the gaps and...
55 min
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Girl Scouts Phraseology: Excursions
We talk about progression all the time, and one of the earliest steps when it comes to traveling and outdoors adventures is EXCURSIONS. That's today's topic on GSP Phraseology!
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Girl Scouts by Season / A Year in the Life of a...
Last week's episode sparked this idea, so I wanted to jump on it. Along the same lines of planning your Girl Scout year in advance, it also helps to have an idea of what's happening when. So for newer troop leaders, this one's especially for you!...
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Girl Scouts Phraseology: Juliettes, IGMs, IRGs
Phraseology is back! This week we're breaking down what it means to be an independent girl member... aka not part of a troop... and some of the many different terms to refer to those girls!
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