Girl Scouts At 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 our number one priority as we all navigate through the COVID-19 situation together. While 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, we want to deliver the opportunity for Girl Scouting to continue at home.
Below you will find more information on how girls, their families and troop leaders can continue to participate in Girl Scouts at Home, or virtually, until we are able to meet again in person. Log on, tune in, and take part in the nationally produced virtual events for girls, parents, and volunteers.
Wondering how to talk to your kids about coronavirus? Read
this Raising Awesome Girls article from GSUSA for tips.
For more virtual events, visit GSUSA's Virtual Event Calendar.
Girl Scouts Louisiana East @Home videos
• GSLE staff,
Lauren demonstrating the mobile iNaturalist app
• GSLE staff, Lorie doing a sing-a-long of the Brownie Smile Song
• Making Face Masks with Lauren
• Cooking with Small Fry Cooking
• Make Instant Ice Cream with Mad Science
• WGNO news story on Girl Scouts Pledging to Stay Active & Help Others
Camp In and Camp Out – Session 1
Camp In and Camp Out – Session 2
Camp In and Camp Out – Session 3
MORE CAMP Activities
Why Girl Scouts at Home?
Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts in her living room (ok, they called it a “parlor” back then) so you could say Girl Scouts has been bringing girls “at home” activities since 1912!
Juliette envisioned an organization that would prepare girls to meet their world with courage, confidence, and character. She gathered 18 girls in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia, to share what she had learned abroad about a new outdoor and educational program for youth, and with this, the Girl Scout Movement was born. Along with Juliette, these first Girl Scouts blazed trails and redefined what was possible for themselves and for girls everywhere.
We know today’s world is very different from that of Savannah in 1912, but Juliette’s vision is needed now more than ever. With today’s technology it’s easier and faster for girls to learn about the world beyond their front door without ever leaving home. By completing Girl Scouts at Home Badge activities girls will learn new skills and accomplish great things all from their own “parlor”, kitchen table or backyard. We think Juliette would be proud.