Police Survival Kit

Police Survival Kit

Idea provided by Troop 352 of Summit, MS   Looking for a fun service project to create and deliver to your local police station? This is a wonderful and creative idea that is easy to do and is bound to put a smile on the faces of your local policemen. See how to do it below!   Lifesavers To remind you of the many times you have been one.     Smarties To give you wisdom for the split second decisions you make.   Tootsie Roll To help you roll with the punches.   Peppermint Patties to help you keep

Increasing Your Numbers

Increasing Your Numbers

Increasing Your Numbers by Karen Britton, Leader of Troop #144 (From our 2014 September newsletter)     One of the many questions that I hear from new leaders is, “Where do we get new girls?” While every area and troop is different, Miss Kerry asked me to explain some of the things that I have done with our troop. We began our Frontier Girls troop with 15 girls from our GS troop in 2011. Our initial registrations were all Dolphins. By year two, we had 18 girls (Otters & Dolphins and one Butterfly), year three our troop had grown to

Pumpkin Badge Meeting Plan

Pumpkin Badge Meeting Plan

Pumpkin Badge Meeting Plan by Sara Rauta You can find the Pumpkin Badge here.   Opening Activity Color pictures of pumpkins or draw your own pumpkins until everyone arrives. (10 mins)   Flag Ceremony Present the colors, Pledge and Promise. (5 mins)   Circle Time Learn a pumpkin song, such as the one below. (optional requirement 8) Play a pumpkin game, such as the one below. (5-10 mins)   Craft Time Make paper pumpkins! We have included step-by-step instructions below. (optional requirement 7) (20 mins)                     Make Pumpkin Lapbooks. As they

Scout Days at Medieval Times!

Scout Days at Medieval Times!

Submitted by Medieval Times: Hello My Lords and Ladies in Scouting! HEAR YE, HEAR YE! I am excited to announce that Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Myrtle Beach, SC is hosting Scout Appreciation Days at the Castle again this upcoming year! The matinee show features the ancient ‘Code of Chivalry’ and how it relates to being a good citizen in modern-day life. It teaches the importance of being trustworthy, helpful, courteous, and kind to others – despite their differences or their position in life. Afterward, you and your scouts will witness a Medieval tournament while enjoying a feast fit

Check Out YOUCave!

Check Out YOUCave!

Check Out YouCave!   “Youth Opportunities Underground (YOUCave) is a nonprofit corporation that helps youth groups and youth organizations develop, plan and carry out a cave exploring related program. Most youth groups don’t think about cave exploration as an activity they can use in their programs. Of those groups that do, most of them realize how difficult caving is going to be and abandon the idea. The youth groups that do go caving either find someone that can take them or try to do it on their own. The later has the potential for disaster as the leaders may not

Girls Living the Frontier Girls Motto

by Kerry Cordy The Frontier Girls motto is “If you see a need, take the lead” and it never ceases to amaze me how well the girls take this to heart.  My mother has moderate to severe Alzheimer’s and the time needed to care for her has increased dramatically over the last 6 months.  One of my Eagles, Emily Granger, age 14 and pictured to the left, has been planning and prepping our meetings this year to save me some time. Recently my mother has developed severe shaking spells that happen without notice and can last for hours.  As a

Wall Display Banners

Frontier Girls Wall Display Banners                         Looking for a way to display the extra badges you’ve earned that won’t fit on your vest anymore? Or the perfect gift for the avid badge collecting Frontier Girl? We have a solution! Our red wall banners are a great way to display badges, as well as a thoughtful gift for any girl who is advancing levels and needs a place to store or display her previous level badges. Each banner comes with the appropriate level ribbon. For instance, if a girl is

Frontier Girls Turns 9! Throw a FG Birthday Party

Frontier Girls Turns 9! Throw a FG Birthday Party

Tuesday, January 19th is Frontier Girls 9th birthday. In celebration of this, here are some fun suggestions to throw a Frontier Girls birthday party! Most of these suggestions were taken from the January 2012 newsletter for our 5th birthday.   “Wear your uniform to school on Jan. 19 and make happy birthday posters to post in local shops.” -Karen, Troop #144   “One of my girls suggested hanging a bunch of number 9’s from the ceiling with balloons. Another wants to buy those Christmas crackers (the pull apart kind with toys inside). They should be cheap now after Christmas. We’ll