Step by Step: Developing Outdoor Skills in
At Girl Scouts, we work to build girls’ outdoor
skills and inspire girls to care for the environment as they grow.
The Girl Scout Outdoor Progression
Chart is a tool you can use as you advance girls’ skills in an
Taking the Journeys Outside
easy to take a Girl Scout Journey outside. Each Journey is full of
fun, interactive activities that can easily go outdoors and inspire
girls to love and protect the planet. Watch this video to find out how!
Planning Your Troop’s First
In order to have a great campout, you need to
plan ahead—and be prepared. This video will give you plenty to think
about as you plan your next outdoor adventure with Girl Scouts.
Introduction to Campsite Set-Up
A safe, efficient campsite is important when camping. Watch and learn
how to set up a proper camp!
Introduction to Cooking Outdoors
Propane, charcoal, box ovens—there are so many choices when cooking
outside. This video shares ideas about the delicious possibilities. Tasty!
How to Leave No Trace Outdoors
Girl Scout always leaves an area better than she found it. Throughout
this video, girls will learn the importance of caring for the land,
and how to easily “Leave No Trace” when exploring and enjoying the outdoors.
Introduction to Fire Building
ensure a fun campfire experience and help minimize impact on the
environment, this video provides basic skills on Leave No Trace
ethics, wood gathering, types of fire building methods, and how to
start and extinguish a campfire.
Outdoors Songs and Games
video provides fun tips on how to teach songs and games to girls to do
in the outdoors, and resources available to learn more about Girl
Scout songs and games.
The Dos and Don’ts of Backpacking
This video features some great tips to help you start planning your
next backpacking trip this troop year!