1.Girl Scouting is non-sectarian, open to all
girls of all faiths who find the Girl Scout
Promise and Law in agreement with their
own moral and spiritual ideas of living. The
whole Movement , however, I based on
religion that is, realization and service of
God, “and the force behind it which gives life
life meaning to every activity. Is a spiritual
5. 2.Every Girl Scout should be encouraged to
attend the services and observe the practices
otheir own church and resect those of others.
3.The Girl Scout organization organizes that
religious institutions can help deepen and
strengthen the Movement. It is interested,
therefore, in having churches sponsor Girl
6. TYPE OF SPONSORSHIP OF
GIRL SCOUT TROOPS ARE
OSSIBLE FOR RELIGIOUS
a. When church wishes to organize troop
primarily for its own members, the troop
becomes an integral art of the religious
institution and the Girl Scouts participate in
the whole program –its religious, social and
7. b.When a church offer a meeting place for a troop of
Girl Scouts various denominations in neighborhood,
participation in the life of the church is no part of the
4.Local Girl Scouts groups are required to consider
varying religious opinions and practices in choosing
general meeting places, in selecting dates in making
group menus, in providing opportunities for campers
to attend religious services, and in planning so that
program activities do not conflict with religious
1.The Girl Scout organization believes it is
not a function of the Movement to participate
political or legislative action.
2. The Girl Scout Movement is non-political .
It does not affiliate with the organized group
to promote or oppose any local or national
legislation not directly affecting the aims or
9. program of the Girl Scout Movement or
property rights of the Girl Scout
3.No local unit may engage in political
activity contrary to the state policy of the
10. 4.Whereas Girl Scout are pledge to
democratic principles and to being active
citizens of the community, the country, and
the world, the Organization believes that it is
part of the obligation, as a national
movement to be aware of and to study
social issues; but only as individuals to take
action on political and legislative matters,
except in cases as previously stated.
1.Membership in the Girl Scout Movement is
voluntary. Girls and adults who believe in the
Movement and who accept the principles embodied
in the Promise and Law have the opportunity of
belonging to the organization.
2. Membership in the Girl Scout Movement carries
with it the following obligations.
12. a. The obligation of subscribing to the
Principles of the Girl Scout Movement as
embodied in the Promise and Law
b. The obligation of giving financial
support to the Organization through the
payment of annual membership dues.
3.Active membership as Girl Scout is
granted to any girl who:
13. a.Is from 4 to is years of age.
b.Is a participating member of a troop
which she has met at least four times.
c.Has made the Girl Scout Promise and
subscribed to the Girl Scout Law of the
program in which she is taking part
(Twinkle, Star, Junior, Senior or Cadet).
14. d. Has been endorsed by the local
council to which she belongs.
e. Has paid annual membership fee and
15. TWO TYPES OF ADULT MEMBERSHIP
a. Active Members
-Charter/life members and members of the Central
Board, Standing and Special Committees,
Regional Committees, Provincial/City District
Committees, Barangay Committees, Troop
other adult volunteers
16. B. AUXILLARY MEMBERS
1.Honorary Member- Outstanding Citizens
of the Philippines selected by the Central
Board for the by the Central Board for the
furtherance of the Scouting Program.
2.AssociateMembers- those unable to work
work actively with a Girl Scouts group but
who are interested in Scouting.
17. Trefoil Guiders- former members of the
organization who wish to carry on the
Girl Scout code in their community and
to give support to the Movement.
Sustaining Membership- those who
extend financial and/or material support
support to the Movement.
19. I. UNIFORM
1. Official uniform should be worn by the
girls and adults at any Girl Scout events.
2. The uniform should be worn completely
3. When representing the Girl Scout
organization at gatherings or special
events, girls/adults should wear the
20. II. HEALTH AND SAFETY
1. Troop Leaders should obtain written consent of
parents/guardian from each girl who wishes to join in an
event or outing that is held outside of the regular troop
2. Troops should hold their meetings in clean and safe
places. There should be adequate toilet facilities
3. The first aid kit should be part of the troop equipment.
4. Girls are not allowed to make a direct solicitation for
5. Adequate adult supervision (1 adult for every 8 girls
21. III.TROOP MEETINGS/ACTIVITIES
1. Troops should meet at least once a week.
2. The length of meetings should be at least one
3. Meetings should be balance to include
opportunity for active and quiet activities, patrol
and individual participation.
4. The patrol system should be utilized to the fullest,
not only in activities but also in planning and
management to help the troop.
22. 5 . Activities , whether in meetings, camps or special events
should be planned that they do not conflict with religious
6.Troop leaders should obtain the written consent of or
guardians parents from every girl wishing to join Girl
Scouting and to participate in an activity or outing that is
held at a different lace and time from the regularly
scheduled troop meeting. For example hiking, swimming,
camping, boating, community projects, etc.
7.Bridging activities should be provided for girls moving on
to the next age level as an effective way of showing what
lies ahead in Girl Scouting.
23. 1.Each troop should have a trained troop
leader and co-leader.
2. Troop camping and other outing activities
should have one adult for every 6-8 girls.
3.The Council must organize Barangay Girls
Scout Committees in areas where
there are troops. They are to provide
assistance and support to troop activities.
24. CAMPING POLICIES, STANDARDS AND
A policy is an established course of action
to be followed in recurring situations. It
states what must be done.
Camping policies are rules governing the
conduct of encampment operations.
25. CAMPING POLICIES, STANDARDS AND
1. Minimum impact camping should be observed to keep the
environment with the least sign of use.
2. Suitability of campsite/venue shall be a basic consideration.
Adequate facilities , source and supplies to support the camp
shall be provided.
3. The written approval of the Council Office is required of every
group under its jurisdiction intending to hold any type of camp or
4. There shall be a separate encampments for the girls and boys, A
few joint activities are allowed with adult supervision such as
Camp Ceremonies( Opening, closing, Campfire, Scouts Own,
26. intending to hold any type of camp or Star
4. There shall be a separate encampments for the
girls and boys, A few joint activities are allowed
with adult supervision such as Camp Ceremonies(
Opening, closing, Campfire, Scouts Own, Camp
program as hiking, mountain climbing, first aid,
boating etc.) running a cam
5. Members of the staff running a camp and
leaders bringing their girls to cam shall have the
necessary qualifications and pre-camp training be
conducted for regional/Nationa/International
27. 6. Testing for all Camp License Permits and
certificates including the Star Permit
Is the responsibility of the Camp Committee
Chairman, Commissioners on Program and Training
and the Council Executive.
7. The Ratio of one (1) adult aged 21 and above, to
every six (6) to eight (8) girls shall be adhered to in
any camping or outdoor activity.
8. Parents shall be furnished with complete
information about the camp/star holiday/ twinkle
outdoor activity, which their daughters are
28. 9. In any encampment/ star holiday/
twinklers outdoor activity, each camper is
required to have
a. the necessary qualifications and
preparations called for in the encampment
she is attending.
b. the written consent of her
parents/guardian to attend the camp.
c. A medical/ health examination
certified by a licensed physician.
29. 10. The health, safety and security of the campers shall
be the primary covsideration in any
encampment/star holiday/twinkle outdoor activities.
11. There shall be no smoking, drinking of liquor,
gambling and other vices in camps.
12. Every Girls Scout shall respect the varying
religious opinions and practices of the membership
in planning and conducting activities in camp /star
holiday/twinkle outdoor activities.
13. The Girl Scout Promise and Law shall be the rule
of all times
31. GSP CAMPING STANDARDS
1. Camp Site
2. The Building
3. Healthy and Safety
4. Foods and Food Service
6. Provisions for Emergency
7. Camp Proper
Procedure describe the manner in which an activity is
to be carried out, It states , step by step, how
something is to be done, when, and by whom.
The following are the procedure established in
planning a camping activities.
1. Secure a written approval from the Council Office in
holding any type of camp.
2. Secure necessary permission from the owner (private
or public) for the use of the campsite.
33. 3. Check qualifications of campers before
the star of camp.
4. Identify the leaders and staff who will
manage the camp.
5.Check the program of activities vis-à-vis
the badges to be earned
by the campers
6. Prepare budget for the activity
7.Ensure a well- balanced menu.
34. 8.Daily Camp inspection should be done by
the health officer.
9. Prepare beforehand the necessary
equipment and supplies. Campers should
be properly informed of what things they
are supposed to bring.
10 Evaluate the camping activity After the
35. 11. See to it that all equipment rented or
borrowed are returned clean.
12.Losses or breakage should be reported
and replaced or paid.
13.Keep accurate records as needed, such as
health, financial, badge or activity records
and submit written report not later than 2
weeks after the camp.
36. GSP POLICIES ON TRAINING
1. Training should stress the acceptance of the Girl Scout
Promise and Law as a code of behavior and a basic
requirement for membership in Girl Scouting.
2. All training and development activities initiated,
sponsored or participated in by the GSP must contribute
to and consistent with its mission, vision, goals and
3. GSP training activities shall be designed and
implemented within the framework of accepted principles
of training and development.
37. GSP POLICIES ON TRAINING
4.Training and development activities shall be
systematically and vigorously pursued by the GSP
to continuously develop its members optimize the
effectiveness of the organization.
5. The National Training Committee with the
Training Division at NHQ shall be responsible for
the promotion and effective implementation of
training and development program of the
38. 6. GSP training should be conducted only by
certified trainers; however prospective trainers
may serve as members of the training team.
7. The patrol system should be used in carrying
out the activities in the training
8. In all training, trainers should provide the
opportunity to experience actual Girl Scout
Ceremonies such as Colors. Scout’s own and
39. 9 .Training should provide opportunity for
participants to fulfill their religious
10. A GSP member who has completed a
training course shall be expected to perform
effectively ones duties and responsibilities in
40. GSP TRAINING STANDARDS AND
1. A regular training course must have a minimum of
12 and a maximum of 40 Paticipants.
2. A training fee should be collected from each
Trainee every training course . 60% for training and
other incidental expenses the other 40% will
remitted to the region.
3. All trainings should be informal and should project
the element of fun which is typical Girl Scouting
41. 4. Trainings should be the flexible in design
5. “Learning by Doing or experiential learning
should be emphasized in all trainings.
6. GSP uniform should be worn during
trainings. The Official or business uniform
should be worn during ceremonies while the
casual uniform may be worn during sessions.
42. 7. A training course is conducted by a team
of trainers composed of a Chief Trainer
and Co Trainer who are certified trainers
and assisting trainers among the
8. It is the Trainer’s responsibility to conduct
an evaluation and a follow through of the
people she has trained.
43. 9.There should be a team of staff who should
attend to the mechanics of the of the training
composed of a Training Coordinator, Guider-
in-Charge, Business Manager, Quartermaster,
Encoder and Training Assistant. Additional
staff to serve as assistants to any of the
positions may be done as needed particularly
in cases where 2 or more course are
conducted simultaneously with maximum
number of participants.
44. 10. A training budget should beprepared for
each training events and a financial report
submitted after the training.
11 Chores or kapers should be included in
any training program.
12. Service for mails. Loundry and
communication should be provided.
13 . Apply the procedures to be done. (4