Volunteer Essentials: Engaging Girls & Families
- Creating a Safe Place for Girls
- Communicating Effectively with Girls of Any Age
- When Sensitive Topics Come Up
For more than 100 years Girl Scouts has stood for making the world a better place, and pledged to “help people at all times.” Those words carry great weight and responsibility and inspire us with strength as we denounce institutional racism, violence, injustice, and inequity.
Whether you're a parent/caregiver or Girl Scout troop leader, offering a safe space for your girl to talk about important issues is vital. Review these resources as you navigate discussions.
The following resources serve as a starting point for conversation and education.
As a girl-led organization we support our Girl Scouts' passion and
desire to make a difference within their own communities.
Bronze. Silver. Gold. These represent the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn. All three awards give girls the chance to do big things while supporting an issue they care about. Highest Award Girl Scouts are impacting the worlds of STEM, education, agriculture, medicine, and culture.