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Safety - Girl Scouts
In Girl Scouting, the emotional and physical safety and well-being of girls is our top priority. Safety Activity Checkpoints outlines the safety standards and guidelines used in Girl Scouting, which apply to all Girl Scout activities. Following the safety standards and guidelines is an activity chart that details two critical points to keep in mind:. From camping weekends to cookie booths, adult volunteers must always be present to ensure their girls have fun and stay safe, no matter their grade level.
At Girl Scouts, we work hard to build safety consciousness in adults, training staff, volunteers, and girls on all safety protocols so that we can ensure proper supervision, prevent accidents and incidents, and maintain program resources. When preparing for any activity with girls, always begin with the Safety Activity Checkpoints SACs written specifically for that activity. Every adult in Girl Scouting is responsible for the physical and emotional safety of girls, and we all demonstrate that by agreeing to follow the guidelines listed below. This health history form is used for troop meetings, overnight trips, or other programs not exceeding 72 hours.
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