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09 April 2013
Girl Scouts of Sierra Nevada
I am the mother of two young girls, and like every young school age girl, they want to join the Girl Scouts. I was a bit surprised though because we had never discussed Girl Scouts before, and I didn’t know that my young girls would even know what the group was. It turns out that the Girls Scouts begin papering all of the elementary schools with flyers at the beginning of every school year, and so my kindergartner had been hearing all about Girl Scouts for seven months without me ever knowing it. I myself was a Daisy and Brownie Girl Scout when I was in first and second grades, and I enjoyed it, so I saw no problem in acquiescing.
I wasted no time in contacting the local chapter of the Girls Scouts and quickly sent in my application. It wasn’t long before I was contacted and asked to meet up for a mom’s only meeting the following week. I was excited about the prospect of enrolling my eldest daughter into such an esteemed organization, and was looking forward to meeting some of the experienced Girl Scouts Leaders. When I got to the meeting I quickly discovered that these women, while very nice, were completely clueless as to the working of the Girl Scouts. It turned out that all of the local troops were at capacity, and so the main headquarters had basically thrown us all together to start our own new troop.
It was almost comical to watch all of us mothers sitting around a table at the local Starbucks, sipping our nonfat lattes and smiling politely while completely clueless as to how to begin. Eventually one of the mothers, a very pregnant young woman, stepped up and said that she had been in Girl Scouts all throughout her childhood and seemed like she would be the most likely and knowledgeable candidate for our new troop leader. We all agreed and began divvying out responsibilities; I was given the responsibility of cookie sales...