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Safety Activity Checkpoints

When preparing for any activity with girls, always begin with the Safety Activity Checkpoints (SACs) written specifically for that particular activity.

If SACs do not exist for an activity you and your Girl Scouts are interested in, check with the council before making any definite plans.

START HERE: Quick Glance at Safety Activity Checkpoints

Safety Activity Checkpoints (full document)

SAC for Virtual Troop Meetings  

When activities involve unpredictable safety variables, they are not recommended as Girl Scout program activities. These include but are not limited to:

Bungee Jumping
Flying in small private planes
Flying in helicopters or blimps
Hang gliding
Hot air ballooning
Motor biking
ParasailingRiding all-terrain vehicles
Riding motorized personal watercraft (jet skis, etc.)
Shooting a projectile at another person (ex: paintball)
Stunt skiing
Outdoor trampolining

The following activities require council approval through the Activity and Trip Application:

Archery & 3-D Archery (non-GSKSMO programs)
Challenge Course
Climbing and Rappelling (non-GSKSMO programs)
Horseback Riding (non-partner programs)
Canoeing (non-GSKSMO programs)
Kayaking (non-GSKSMO programs)
Knife Throwing (non-GSKSMO programs)
Recreational Tree Climbing
Offshore/large passenger vessels
Scuba Diving
Shooting Sports
White Water Rafting
Wind Surfing
Ziplining (non-GSKSMO programs

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Program Aide Training for Leaders

When girls guide or teach others, they act as mentors. An exciting part of a Girl Scout’s development, teen mentoring is a win-win proposition! As teen mentors, Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors gain experience by sharing skills, testing knowledge and trying out new leadership roles. For the girls being mentored, it means a chance to be with and learn from teens – some of their favorite people.

Teens who earn Leader in Action and Program Aide mentoring awards are given a special opportunity to serve as champions for the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. As they serve in their roles, Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors can help grow awareness of all that Girl Scouting has to offer – Fun with a purpose: enjoyable and challenging activities that grow girls’ leadership in their daily lives and in the world.

Program Aide Training for Adult Leaders: 

Program Aide Short 'N Snappy Video
Program Aide Presentation
Program Aide Leader Guide
Program Aide Girl Guide 
Resource: How to Lead Games
Resource: Song Leading & Song Book

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