GSUSA- Girl Scouts of the United States of America, site includes virtual museum, council links, volunteer information, and more. The For Girls section is composed of Pinterest-style pages for each age level.
WAGGGS- Information about Guiding & Scouting all over the world from the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Forums & Blogs
Leader/Guider Cyber Council- Need help? Go here! Here's a few of the most recent discussions...
GS/GG Exchange Resource - for troops exchanging postcards, SWAPS, mascots, etc. Registered members of Yahoo! also have access to other GS/GG themed discussion groups.
Girl Scout Leader 101 - New! Get your troop off to a great start by taking in tips from this blog.
WAGGGS-L - WAGGGS-L started as a Listserv e-mail list for Girl Scout and Girl Guide volunteers decades ago. The group moved to Google in June 2012. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to join the group without using a gmail address. Whether you're one of the "lost" members or an absolute beginner, you'll be welcome there!
Surfing the 'Net
Cyber Grrls Get On Line- How-tos and tips for the Internet
Guide Zone - many helpful files and links from Canadian Guiders
MacScouter - songs, skits, recipes & links
Teresa Craig's Pinterest - Cyber Council member Teresa has several Scouting-related boards
The KSC Group Web Site - troop management software
TroopManager Plus - Free troop management software. If you have an older model computer, this may a good solution.
Badges & Uniforms
Badge Matcher - find art and craft activities that meet some of the requirements for Girl Scout badges and Brownie Try-Its.
GSUSA's For Girls Badges Page - includes descriptions and outlines of requirements for all current badges
Girl Scout Historical Uniforms - pictures of past Girl Scout uniforms, along with a small international collection.
Thinking Day Helps
IPL2 For Kids - Check out the Our World section.
Games Kids Play - collection of over 300 games from all over the world
Field Trip Factory - This free service helps you set up local field trips for your troop (not available in all areas).
Chicagoland Field Trips - List of field trip suggestions for the Greater Chicago area.
Joycrest - minimum order 100 patches
The Patch Connection - specializing in Girl Scout patches. Minimum order of 100 recommended.
Patchwork Designs, Inc. - Site includes color charts for patch and thread colors. Will handle orders of less than 100 patches.
Welsh Industries - minimum order 100 patches
ABC Bakery - GSUSA cookie supplier, information for cookie managers, leaders, girls and parents
Byron's Dutch Oven Cooking Page - tips, recipes, and links
Epicurious - cooking and recipes
Girl Scouts! Pinterest Board - recipes (and a few crafts)
International Dutch Oven Society - recipes and links
Little Brownie Bakers - GSUSA cookie supplier, includes resources for troops and parents
RecipeSource - searchable recipe database, includes international recipes great for Thinking Day
Legend Productions - publisher of "We Change The World" and other modern Girl Scout songs, home of recording artist Melinda Carroll
Piano on the Net - free online piano lessons for beginners
Craftideas.info - free crafts, patterns and tutorials for all seasons
Dharma Trading - supplies and instructions for dyeing projects, suppliers of white bandanas
Pysanky - tips, tricks, and patterns for making Ukranian Easter eggs
Make Stuff - instructions for crafts, recipes and gardening
Making Friends - "beadie babies" and other projects for kids, rated by difficulty, special Scout section
Not Martha - Crafts for the somewhat craft-impaired
S&S Worldwide - supplies
Styrofoam Crafts - from the makers of styrofoam, of course
Apparent Wind Knots - Sailing-themed website has excellent instructions for basic knots.
Go Camping America - includes a directory of private campgrounds
GORP - Great Outdoors Resource Pages, sophisticated camping magazine
Kaboose - Travel and camping resources
Recreation.gov - provides a single point of access to information about United States federal recreational activities and reservations
US Orienteering Federation - map and compass skills for the out-of-doors
Cells Alive! - Explore microbiology
Enchanted Learning - activities, crafts, science and languages for kids
EPA for Students and Educators - resources to teach children about environmental issues
Exploratorium-At-Home - Terrific science experiments
NASA - space and aeronautics programs and activities for all ages
Science for Kids- Learn more about the amazing world of science with fun experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities and more.
Smithsonian Institution - Links to all the Smithsonian Museums
USGS Education - earth science resources for kids and educators
Water: Use it Wisely - water-related games and activities
Water and Me - offered by Texas A&M University
The Water Project - Water crisis lesson plans for students K-12
Last update January 20, 2014