All of these resources came from Northern California Council. Please check their website for most recent/updated Versions: http://www.girlscoutsnorcal.org/
New Troop/Group Resources
Uniform Cost Worksheets & Insignia Placement
Jump to Journeys Patch
The Jump to Journeys patch is designed to give you, as the
leader/advisor of a troop/group, a taste of the activities offered in
the journeys for the grade level you are working with. By doing the
activities and earning this patch with your troop/group you and the
girls will have the information you need to decide which journey to dive
into. When your troop/group finishes the requirements the patch is
available for purchase in your local Girl Scouts of Northern California
Click here to download the Jump to Journeys patch requirements.
Click here for Daisy Taster Activities
Click here for Brownie Taster Activities
Click here for Junior Taster Activities
Click here for Cadette Taster Activities
Click here for Senior Taster Activities
Click here for Ambassador Taster Activities
New! Journeys Snapshots!
To make it easy for you and your troop make plans for journeys, we've developed some convenient Journeys Snapshots. Click here to take a look!
Journeys (Resources for using Journeys)
Click here for Lots of resources and videos
Here are some snapshots of the journeys to help you and your troop make plans. Click on the journey to download the snapshot. These are merely snapshots. Details on how to earn journey leadership awards are in the Adult How-To Guide for each journey.
It's Your World - Change It series:
It's Your Planet - Love It series:
It's Your Story - Tell It series:
GSUSA resources for using Journeys including the Journey Maps
Badge Activity Set Summaries
Journey Badge Activity Sets for Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes and
Seniors are available for purchase in your local Girl Scout shop.
Badge Activity Set consists of five badges that are linked to a
specific journey. Each badge has five steps to earn it and within each
step are three choices. The girls may choose one or they may do all
three of them. That will depend on their interest and the time they have
to complete the badge.
It is not necessary to be working on a journey to earn one of these skill-building badges.
help you and the girls in your troop make informed decisions about
which Badge Activity Sets they would like to work on here are some summaries of each. Click on the title, download, and print the summary.
These are merely summaries.
To get details of how to earn each badge you must purchase the Badge
Activity Set from your local Girl Scout Shop.
Girl Award Records
The following are records sheets your girls could use (younger girls
with assistance) to update their records for the troop. Use whichever
system works best for you.
The pages marked with (TCC) are referred to in the Girl Scouts of Northern California Troop Camping Certification course. Other resources listed were provided by our volunteer Learning Facilitators.
Short and Snappy
Short and Snappys are designed
as short little activities (usually 10-15 minutes in length) to do at
service unit meetings, troop meetings or other gatherings. They can be
led by Learning Facilitators or any interested volunteer.
Adult Addition - Journey Scavenger Hunt
Ambassador Addition - journey Scavenger Hunt
Brownie Addition - Journey Scavenger Hunt
Building the Perfect Team - December 2012
Cadette Addition - Journey Scavenger Hunt
Celebrate Diversity - January 2013
Celebrating Leader's Day - April 2011 Leader's Day Handout
Ceremonies - October 2011
Court of Awards - April 2013
Daisy Addition - Journey Scavenger Hunt
Girl Scout Birthday Celebration Ideas - March, 2010
Girl Scout History and Traditions - March 2012
Girl Scout Songs - April 2012
Go Outside - May 2013
How to tell if your Troop/Group is Girl Led - October, 2009
Investiture and Rededication Ceremonies - October 2012
Journey Scavenger Hunt - October 2012 Download this page and one of the additions of the grade level you are working with.
Junior Addition - Journey Scavenger Hunt
Kaper Charts - December 2012
Mindset - January 2013
Mindaset Cards for the Mindset Short and Snappy activitiy
Parent Interest Survey - September 2012
Partnering With Parents - September 2012
Progression in Girl Scouting - February 2013
Reasons to go Camping - March/April, 2009
Recognitions - March 2013
Rededication Ceremony Ideas - August, 2009
Safety Activity Checkpoints - March 2013
Self-confidence in Girls - Nov/Dec. 2011
Senior Addition - Journey Scavenger Hunt
Start the Girl Scout Year Off Right - September 2011
SWAPs May 2013
There is MORE to Girl Scout Cookies - February 2012
Take Action Projects - February 2011 Take Action Handout
Teambuilding - August/September 2008
Throw Your Troubles Away - April, 2010 Problem solving activity
Tis the Season to Simplify - Nov/Dec. 2011
Troop/Group Committee Positions Handout - S&S Partnering with Parents - Sept. 2012
Valuing Differences - May, 2010
Welcome to a New Girl Scout Year - August 2013
Who Does What? - Septmeber 2012
Who Does What Answer Key - September 2012
World Thinking Day - November 2012
Songs for Scouts Choose your song, and then click on the word song to hear what it sounds like. Have you heard the Girl Scout Daisy song? The words and music to this song can be found on page 75 of the How To Guide Girl Scout Daisies through "Welcome To The Daisy Flower Garden" journey.
Volunteers are welcome to download the song for use with girls at
meetings, camp or for any other private, non-commercial use. Download an MP3 of this song (ZIP, 1.8MB)
More downloadable resources coming soon...