It’s time to celebrate our
Scout Leader’s Day is the time to thank your troop leader for all
the work she has done and for all the help she has given you.
National Volunteer Month: April
National Volunteer Week:
Girl Scout Leader’s Day: April 22
Show Your Troop Leader Some Love!
Tell your troop leader how
much you appreciate them.
Here are some ways to show your troop leader how much you appreciate
them. Choose the one that best suits you and your Girl Scout sisters.
It’s always the right time to say thanks.
Idea 1: Throw a Surprise Party (Celebrate)
troop volunteers with party hats and noisemakers at your next virtual
or in-person meeting. Take turns sharing what you appreciate most
Idea 2: Fly in to Say Thanks!
Ask each of your troop
sisters to make a two- to three-second video that shows her:
- Catch a paper airplane that flies in from the right side of
- Smile at the camera
- Toss the airplane
offscreen to the left
String the videos together so it looks like each person is tossing
the airplane to the next girl. Make a final short clip of one girl
opening the airplane to reveal a thank-you message to your troop
leader(s). Share the video during your troop meeting as a surprise!
Idea 3: Because of You (Cards)
Print out, decorate, and
personalize one of our super cute thank-you cards!
| Brownies | Juniors (PDF)
| Seniors | Ambassadors (PDF)
Idea 4: Say It with Sweets (Gift)
Create a special treat for
your troop leader(s)! Think about:
- A cake
baked in an orange (seriously!)
- A s’mores care
package with marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate
movie night kit with popcorn, a drink, and candy
- Fruit with
a homemade caramel or yogurt dipping sauce
Idea 5: Because of You Photo Collage (Gift)
Collect photos from your
troop sisters of your favorite Girl Scout moments. Arrange them in a
slideshow or on a poster with the headline “Because of You…” Then
share them at your next virtual or in-person meeting!
Idea 6: Say It with Service (Activity)
Troop leaders are
busy people. What could you do to help make their lives easier? Wash
their car? Rake their leaves? Prepare their garden for planting? Work
with your troop sisters to offer assistance to your troop volunteers
to say thank you.
Idea 7: Award Time (Official Recognition)
leader(s) for the great work she/he does for your Girl Scout troop! The
Skyline Star Leader Award recognizes a troop leader
for completion of requirements for membership and leadership. The
recipient will be listed in the council’s permanent files and will
receive a lapel pin and attractive certificate signed by our council
president as well as the CEO of Virginia Skyline. The Skyline
Star Leader Award can be given at any time;
there is no deadline for nominations. Urge your
parents/caregivers/troop mates to complete an application with
the necessary information today!