Resources for New Troop Leaders
You want to start a troop or have started a troop and aren't sure what to do next? This checklist will guide you.
 
Based on 100 years of organizing troops, Girl Scouts of the USA has identified 10 “essential elements” for creating a high-quality and fun-filled experience for girls. 
 
Running a good meeting doesn’t take magic; only preparation. Use this resource to discover the two basic steps to making Girl Scout meetings run smoothly.
 
  • First Four Meetings
To help you get started with your Girl Scout troop, you’ll find examples of how you and the girls can structure your first four meetings. Each example follows a typical troop-meeting format, and each incorporates a journey book.
 
  • New Leader Connection
This e-newsletter is one way to get started, stay informed of important programs, and get advice and fun ideas!