The following publications and resources are provided to help volunteers find the information they need. If you have any questions, please call 800.692.7816.
2012 - 2013 Program Partner Directory
The 2012 - 2013 Program Partner Directory is now available.Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania teamed up again this year with various companies and organizations across our 30 counties to help you find fun and exciting things to do with your Girl Scouts. This directory replaces the Program and Adult Learning Guide (P.A.L.). It will be published once a year at the beginning of every troop year. Please feel free to contact any of the partners listed for great activities throughout the year. Thank you for continuing to help today’s girls become tomorrow’s leaders!
Volunteer Essentials is a resource customized by GSHPA for new volunteers. It is handed out during Welcome to Girl Scout Orientation. This handy resource will assist you in working with the girls you serve.
When preparing for any activity with girls, always begin with the Safety Activity Checkpoints written specifically for that particular activity. This introduction provides an overview of the format of each set of checkpoints. Click here to read more.
Transforming Leadership was published by Girl Scouts of the USA in conjuntion with the new Girl Scout Leadership Experience. This model engages girls in discovering themselves, connecting with others, and taking action to make the world a better place.
As a companion resource to Transforming Leadership, Transforming Leadership Continued extends this discussion by focusing in-depth on an equally important component of that engine: the three Girl Scout processes—Girl Led, Learning by Doing, and Cooperative Learning.
This guidebook is a tool for parents to learn and understand what Girl Scouts can offer your daughters. It covers the guiding principles in Girl Scouting, responsibilities of girls and parents, plus has a place to keep all the important information about your daughter's troop. Download now.
Attention New Troop Leaders!
Are you a new troop leader looking for ideas in planning the first few troop meetings? Well, look no further! These resources provide you with sample meeting plans for your first four troop meetings. Remember, if you need further ideas, contact your Service Unit Troop Coach.