I can’t do it well without the help of many. I would like to see a
well rounded program full of fun.
help us reach this goal.
Here are the areas we always welcome help:
A troop is successful if
they have the support of parents. One way to support our girls is to
serve on the Troop Committee
The troop committee members must be registered adult Girl Scouts. If
you would like to serve as a committee member please complete a
registration form. The fee is $7 which will go to GSUSA and will
also provide the member with the GS insurance.
Our current Troop Committee
Sponsor(s). A sponsor is
someone who provides the troop with money or materials to aid the
We need a cookie manager for the troop and at least one other
adult helper. The leaders will coordinate cookie booths. The
cookie manager will have to be available to attend cookie
Emergency Phone Contact.
This person will
call everyone in case a meeting or event is cancelled. (Can form a
phone tree if desired.) Also, in case of an emergency, this person
will need arrange for someone to be available during field trips
to call all parents in case of an emergency.
Service Project Coordinator.
Help the troop however needed in carrying out service projects as
they occur. Can come up with the idea for a service project and
make arrangements for it following troop approval.
Make certain that at every meeting there is are parents signed up
to help with the journals for the last 15 minutes of the meeting.
There will be other needs
that will arise during the year, so do not feel as if we do not need
you. We never turn down help when it is provided.
Fundraising (Calendars, Cookies, and Misc.
Fundraisers each needs someone to run it)
Qualified Adult, our rules highly recommend someone besides the
leader be First Aid Qualified…
Drivers, GSUSA Policy will be followed
regarding all drivers
Parents, (Mom or Dad) willing to camp overnight
Parents, with expertise in a specific badge
area who could teach it
(Car Care? Ms Fix It? Pet Care? Sky Search?)
Patrols with a large troop, it’s often most
productive to split them into small groups
called Patrols and rotate them through activities at a meeting.
When we do this, we need at least1 adult to work each small group
Please feel free to stay for meetings and let me know if you’re
ready to join in on the fun!
Thinking Day Resource person, we always learn
about another country
in the month of February. We always need a parent who can lead us
our journey of learning about another country during that month.
Parents’ responsibility to the troop
To make every effort to
be punctual to meetings and outings.
To help your daughter
fulfill troop responsibilities
(dues, permission slips, notebooks, uniforms, etc.)
To be supportive of your
daughter in her Girl Scout endeavors
(help them to complete missed activities).
If your daughter will not
be at a meeting, please notify us ahead of time
(except in case of illness).
Please check the Scout's
folder for any important news or permission slips
that may need to be signed.
To assist the troop and
the troop leaders during meetings
or activities on a rotating or as needed basis.
To consider being a
member of the Troop Committee.
ceremonies/events held during the year that your Girl Scout is a
Volunteers to help out at
some meetings and drive on field trips.
Aiding your Girl Scout in
the Fundraiser and Cookie Sales and turning in money promptly.
Contacting us in advance
if you are unable to help out as scheduled so we can try to find a replacement.
Girl Scout’s responsibility to the troop
To attend meetings and
To fulfill obligation of
Folders, uniforms, and know that permission slips are
signed by a parent. (Notes, permission slips and newsletters will
be put in their Folders.)
To complete any missed
To pass along important
information to parents or leaders.
To treat each member of
the troop as a sister.
To respect sister Girl
To respect Troop Leaders
and Troop Parents.
To participate in the
To conduct themselves in
a safe manner.
To listen to others in
the troop and show respect for what they are saying.
Troop Rules and Policies
Safety Wise is our
"Safety Bible" and we must adhere to its guidelines (the
minimum required ratio of adults to girls at both meetings and
outings are 2 adults deep.)
For camping we need 3-4
adults for every 6-8 girls
Permission slips must be
turned in on time in order for a Girl Scout to participate in
activities. There are no exceptions to this rule!
A Girl Scout must attend
the two meetings in which we do our final preparations for our
camping trip in order to go camping. We will notify you as to
which meetings this will be when we know.