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It is the policy of the Girl Scouts of Manitou Council that all policies, standards and guidelines contained in Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints as printed or posted by Girl Scouts of Manitou Council will be followed.
Keeping girls safe is a priority in Girl Scouting. When preparing for any activity with girls, always begin with the Safety Activity Checkpoints written specifically for that particular activity. Simply click on the name of the activity you want information on, and off you go! In addition to reading these checkpoints yourself, you can also e-mail or print them for co‐volunteers, parents/guardians, and girls. This resource was produced by Girl Scouts of the USA.
Volunteer Essentials offers information about Girl Scouts as a movement and a tradition, discusses the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and journeys, highlights other program offerings, shares information about healthy development in girls, instructs volunteers in how to keep girls safe, gives information on taking trips and hosting events, and tells volunteers how to help girls manage group finances, including details on Girl Scout Cookie sales. This resource was produced by Girl Scouts of the USA.
This resource provides detailed information specific to the Girl Scouts of Manitou Council. You will find information regarding safety, troop finances, activity guidelines, how to plan meetings, how to advise girls, and much more. It is a snapshot of the Girl Scout basics that are essential for every new troop advisor that is starting out. This resource was produced by Girl Scouts of Manitou Council.The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Girl Scouts of the USA partnered together to develop three "healthy habits" booklets to add activities to the Journey Adult Guides. The activities in the booklets help guide girls on their Journey as they learn to lead active, healthy lifestyles. Through the use of these free resources, Girl Scout volunteers can guide girls in fun, easy ways to achieve "energy balance.”