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  • Welcome to

    I f fi i D i d PIntro for first-time Daisys and Parents

  • What were going to cover today:What we re going to cover today:

    Brief Introduction to Girl ScoutsBrief Introduction to Girl Scouts Who we are What we do What we believe How we work

    E f Gi l S t Expenses for Girl Scouts Meeting Schedules Parent Participation Forms

  • Who we areWho we are

    Girl Scouts started in 1912,Girl Scouts started in 1912, by founder Juliette Gordon Low and is open to any girl from Kindergarten to 12th

    grade, and adults who accept th Gi l S t P ithe Girl Scouts Promise.

  • What we doWhat we do

    The Purpose of Girl Scouts is to build girls ofThe Purpose of Girl Scouts is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

  • What we BelieveWhat we Believe

    The Girl ScoutThe Girl Scout Promise and Girl Scout Law express values that are the foundation for all th t i l d i Gi lthat girls do in Girl Scouts.

  • The Girl Scout PromiseThe Girl Scout Promise

    On my honor I will try to serve God and myOn my honor, I will try to serve God and my country,to help people at all times and to live by the Girl Scout lawby the Girl Scout law.

  • The Girl Scout LawThe Girl Scout Law

    I will do my best to And toI will do my best to be honest and fair,

    friendly and helpful

    And to respect myself and

    others friendly and helpful, considerate and

    caring

    others,

    respect authority, use resources wiselycaring,

    courageous and strong and

    use resources wisely, make the world a

    better place andstrong and

    responsible for what I say and do.

    better place and

    be a sister to every Girl Scout.I say and do. Girl Scout.

  • Girl Scout Promise / Girl Scout Law

  • How we work(Girl Scout Process)

    Girl Led Girls play a critical role as decisionGirl Led Girls play a critical role as decision makers in planning and implementation of activitiesactivities

    Learn by Doing- Hands on learning processC i L i T k l h ll Cooperative Learning Takes place when all members of a group work together towards a

    lcommon goal

  • Expenses for Girl ScoutsExpenses for Girl Scouts

    What CostWhat Registration Fee Adult GS Registration Fee (For insurance purposes all

    Cost $12 $12Adult GS Registration Fee (For insurance purposes all

    adults active with troop meetings and activities, need to be registered as an adult Girl Scout AND registered as a volunteer)

    Troop Registration Fee (Includes required First-Aid Kit

    $12

    $26

    $50 Due with

    FormsTroop Registration Fee (Includes required First Aid Kit that is required to be at all meetings and activities, daisy petal patch set, Journey badges, Daisy pin, insignia tab and World Trefoil Pin. Registration fee will also cover their membership

    h d f h )

    $26

    star tat the end of the year)

    Daisy Flower Garden Book (Optional) Daisy Binder (Optional)

    $7

    $22.50Daisy Binder (Optional) $22.50

  • Expenses for Girl Scouts Cont.Expenses for Girl Scouts Cont.

    What CostWhat Uniform Tunic (Note: For council events or ceremonies,

    uniform will consist of khaki pants and a white button down shirt provided by you)

    Cost $14.50

    shirt provided by you)

    Monthly Dues (We are recycling cans and bottles to put towards the troop fund to ease the costs for each family. Note: Because we are a new troop, we are starting out with nothing.

    $0p g g

    In the future, we will be able to make money for our troop from nut sales, cookie sales and any other fundraisers we choose to do. For now, we will need to collect dues to cover the costs of activities and craft supplies*)pp )

    * We would also be very happy for any donations of craft supplies, such as markers, boxes of crayons, paper, masking tape, poster b d ft l h bl i t th ft liboards, craft glue, washable paints, or other craft supplies.

  • Meeting SchedulesMeeting Schedules

    In this meeting we will determine the regularIn this meeting, we will determine the regular schedule of meetings.

    Example of other successful troop schedules: Example of other successful troop schedules: First and Third Tuesday of the month + special

    activitiesactivities

  • Parent ParticipationParent Participation

    Parent VolunteersParent Volunteers We will need every parent to help with the troop

    in some way Whether it is help coming up within some way. Whether it is help coming up with crafts, help planning parties, party location, Cookie Coordinator, if you have a special talent or hobby that you would like to share with the girls, help with transportation on field trips, help during

    i h bl fmeetings, or whatever you are capable of.

  • Parent ParticipationParent Participation

    Troop CommitteeTroop Committee This will consist of parents who can attend and

    help out with at least 50% of the weekly meetingshelp out with at least 50% of the weekly meetings

  • Parent ParticipationParent Participation

    Cookie / Nut Sales CoordinatorCookie / Nut Sales Coordinator This has been put on here twice for a reason! We

    would absolutely love someone who could takewould absolutely love someone who could take this on!

    Nut sales take place with presales in October. Distribution in November.

    Cookie Sales begin in Mid Januaryh d b hwith distribution in March.

  • FormsForms

    Registration Forms for Girl Scout and AdultRegistration Forms for Girl Scout and Adult Girl Scout.

    Annual Permission SlipAnnual Permission Slip This includes permission to attend and participate in troop

    and council sponsored activities, located within 1 hours driving time and which do not exceed 6 hours and are notdriving time, and which do not exceed 6 hours, and are not considered high risk, permission to participate in product sales and permission for Emergency medical treatment and health history any special accommodations for yourand health history, any special accommodations for your child should also be listed on this form as well as an emergency contact.

  • Forms (continuted)Forms (continuted)

    Permission to Release Girl ScoutPermission to Release Girl Scout Leader(s) need to be one of the people on this form along with anyone

    other than parent who may pick up your child from a meeting or activity (grandparents siblings etc ) *Also include who may notactivity (grandparents, siblings, etc.) *Also include who may not.

    Health History RecordThis form is for troop purposes I need to have this form on file at This form is for troop purposes. I need to have this form on file at every girl scout meeting, function and activity. Its use if for medical emergencies to be given to a doctor or EMT.

    V l F / B k d Ch k Volunteer Form / Background Check To be completed by any adult that will be attend meetings, events,

    providing transportation or otherwise working with our girls.p g p g g

  • Questions andQuestions and

    Open DiscussionOpen Discussion

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