How long should a daisy meeting last?
Meetings are generally held every week, every other week, or every month, in schools, places of worship, or other public build-ings. Some troops meet after school, while others meet in the evening or on weekends. Meetings are typically 1-2 hours.
What do you do at your first Girl Scout Daisy meeting?
Your first few meetings will include registration for all girls and adults; getting to know the girls and helping them get to know you; learning the Girl Scout Promise and Law and sharing the special stories of Girl Scouting with the girls.
How often do Girl Scout Daisies meet?
HOW OFTEN: Most Daisy troops meet twice a month. To get started, we recommend “new” troops host meetings at least once a month and incorporate exciting field trips that enhance the Girl Scout experience. What are the top 5 benefits of being a troop co-leader?
What does a Daisy troop leader do?
As a Girl Scout Daisy troop leader, you will take time to ask girls questions about their experiences. Evaluating through open-ended questions helps the girls make meaning from their experience. Take time to ask questions in the beginning, middle, and end of an experience.
What activities do Daisy Scouts do?
Here are eight amazing activities for brand new Daisy Girl Scouts that we know they will love!
- Learn the Girl Scout Promise.
- Play the Be a Sister Game.
- Explore the World of Girl Scouting.
- Create a New Troop Tradition.
- Plant a Daisy Garden.
- Get to Know Each Other with a Game.
What activities do daisies do?
What Daisies Do
- Gain new friends as part of a troop.
- Earn petals (the special Daisy version of badges earned by older Girl Scouts) as she embraces the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
- Make a difference in her community through a Leadership Journey.
- Sell cookies (and have fun doing it)
- Explore nature and the outdoors.
How do you end a Girl Scout meeting?
For closing, often girls gather in a friendship circle and sing “Taps” or “Make New Friends”. Some variations include a friendship circle with the passing of a hand squeeze.
Why is it called a Kaper chart?
A “kaper chart” is a Girl Scout tradition for dividing up troop responsibilities. A kaper is a job or chore that must be done. A kaper chart indicates all the jobs available and who is responsible for each one. A “Do It” and “Did It” can with names on popsicle sticks works well as a beginning way to allot duties.
What does it take to be a Daisy leader?
Leadership comes through communicating with parents and co-leaders. Leadership is understanding the needs and interests of the girls, and helping the girls design their own program opportunities based on those needs and interests.
What does a Daisy leader do?
Leading Daisies means your role will be hands on and full of laughs. The girls are young and will need your help to plan meetings, figure out what programs they want to do, and plan trips.
How do you start a Girl Scout meeting?
Each troop decides how to open its meetings—most begin with the Girl Scout Promise and Law, a simple flag ceremony, song, game, story, or other activity designed by the girls. Collect dues and make announcements, or plan an upcoming event or trip while families are present. Let the fun begin!
How often do Daisy Girl Scouts meet?
How do you end a daisy meeting?
Ask the girls to come together in a Daisy Circle. Learn “Make New Friends” a traditional Girl Scouts song. Consider signing it in a round if the girls master it. End the meeting with the closing ceremony, the Friendship Squeeze.
What is a Daisy Circle?
What is Daisy’s Circle? Named after Girl Scout founder Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low, Daisy’s Circle is Girl Scouts of West Central Florida’s monthly giving program designed to cultivate philanthropy among friends, members, and volunteers of Girl Scouts.
What is the Girl Scout handshake?
Greeting: Girl Scouts can greet one another with the Girl Scout handshake, used by Girl Scouts and Girl Guides all over the world. The handshake is made by shaking hands with the left hand and making the Girl Scout sign with the right. The left hand is nearer to the heart and signifies friendship.
How do you lead a Girl Scout meeting?
First Meeting Checklist
- Cover the basics. Review the details about when and where the meeting will take place and make sure parents/caregivers are aware.
- Get ready. Use the Volunteer Toolkit to verify your troop roster and email parents.
- Review and practice your agenda.
- Prepare for fun!