Girl Scouting from Home
As Girl Scouts, we live by the motto "be prepared" – and
that includes when the unexpected happens. The safety and well-being
of our members and their families are of paramount importance as we
all navigate through the COVID-19 situation together. We ask that all
members continue to follow the guidance of the Center for Disease
Control (CDC) and their local health officials and cease in-person
meetings. While our daily routines have changed, we want to deliver
the opportunity for Girl Scouting to continue at home. There are many
ways our Girl Scouts can participate in activities and earn
Below you'll find a few more resources and ideas on how girls at all grade levels, their families and troop leaders can continue to participate in Girl Scouting at home or virtually until we are able to meet again in person.
Please note, these resources are not inclusive of every activity Girl Scouts can do at home. Check out the complete list of Girl Scout Badges and Journeys online and use the online Badge Explorer to understand basic requirements. There are also many patch programs available to Girl Scouts nationally and we have highlighted a few local patch programs in these resources.
Wondering how to talk to your kids about coronavirus?
Read this Raising Awesome Girls article from GSUSA for tips.
At Home Girl Scouting for Girls and Their Families
Below you'll find activities, badge requirements and more that you can do with your Girl Scout.
Daisies (grades K-1)
Brownies (grades 2-3)
Juniors (grades 4-5)
Cadettes (grades 6-8)
Seniors (grades 9-10)
Ambassadors (grades 11-12)
Resources from Other Girl Scout Councils
While you might not be able to meet with your local Girl Scout friends during this time, you CAN connect with other Girl Scouts across the country! Here are more at home resources, live streams and more our sister councils are sharing:
More At Home Resources
Resources to Meet Virtually
Below is a list of free and low-cost tools troops and Communities in other councils are using for virtual meetings. While we cannot endorse or support specific online meeting tools, we encourage you to look at these and alternative options and discuss with parents and girls to determine what the best solution is for your troop or Community needs.
Video and Audio-Conferencing Tools
Chat and Collaboration Tools
Additional Low-Cost Tools
Find our latest council updates about COVID-19 at girlscoutsem.org/covid19.