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Mrs. Kowal to lead the troop 2012- 2013 .............

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Lets get this year started~

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27th   3:30-5 pm
Girls will receive all their paperwork......

Dear Parents,
We are very excited to begin out 1st year as Junior Troop 41588 here at Ames

We have a wonderful group of Moms and friends who will take various roles in the troop, all with the goal of making this a memorable year for our Brownie.

Please read over Junior Troop information  ( too come soon) and feel
free to contact any of the leaders below with any questions you may have.

We have so many exciting things planned…we hope you can join us as we start our girls off in the Great World of Scouting.

Junior Troop Leaders
Wendy Winkler
Romy Vargas-Gil

In keeping with our paperless pledge, when possible we will Contact parents via email of troop happenings.  A blog has been set up at blogger and parents are encouraged to become followers of the blog.

Meeting & Snack Schedule:
Specified Tuesdays ……As noted below,
3:15 pm – 4:30pm
Winkler Home unless otherwise noted

  • Snacks may include finger foods:cheese, crackers, grapes, apples, bananas, granola, yogurt?
  • Girls will be required to bring a reusable water bottle to fill with water for snack.
  • *Snack girl will also be responsible for starting the Friendship squeeze in the Friendship Circle "see explanation at the end of this letter". 

While parents are not required to attend monthly meetings, on occasion they will be asked to participate in various events or outing and are strongly encouraged to volunteer time to at least one meeting. If you can help in any capacity, please contact any one of the Leaders listed above.

  • The number of badges has been reduced this year due to GSUSA standards
  • Badges will be earned over a period of several meeting.  Badges will be handed out at meetings and the final ceremony at the end of the year.
  • Please see below diagram for placement on the vest or contact Wendy

Camp Schedule:
UNKNOWN at this time

January Investiture will be done this year as we have no new scouts to our troop.

Membership Dues:
     *   $12 = Girl Scouts of America Membership Fee
*   $12= Adult membership fee: dues will cover the membership into the  GSUSA and will include an automatic insurance coverage from the   GSUSA for all outing, trips and overnighters that the parent goes on.
·        $60= Chapter Dues.   includes all Badges, Patches and pins earned, Crafts, Activity supplies.     
  • 2 checks please: *$24  Payable to :      Girl Scouts of America
                                        * $60 Payable to :      Troop 41588.
  • No girl should be turned away due to financial reasons. The Girl Scouts have a confidential financial assistance to those who are unable to cover fees.         

Field Trips:
Field trips will be arranged in the community. Transportation is to be arranged by parents. Field trip may require a small fee.

  • Start-Up: A simple activity to be done as girls arrive/ allowing the leaders to get set up.
  • Opening: Girl Scout Promise, flag ceremony/ Color Guard, and a simple song.
  • Girl Scout Circle: Troop information to be shared with the girls and possible decision making
  • Activities: One or more program activities or craft
  • Snack: Each meeting a different girls will be asked to bring a healthy snack to share with the troop.   Girls will receive notice prior to their snack date.
  • Clean Up: A Girl Scout leaves a place cleaner than she found it.
  • Closing a meeting : Closing Song, Good Bye until next time.

Due to the small group we have, Patrols will be done at camp. Girls will Have individual assignments at meetings.  

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