Links/Resources/Meeting Ideas

Important Links For Rancho Bernardo  Leaders
Background Check
Adults working closely with the girls or their money need a background check. Please refer to the San Diego Girl Scout website for additional information.  
Emergency Cards
Every person driving girls should have one in their car.
Using the Rancho Bernardo Opportunity Fund

Helps offset costs for activity fees (Girl Scout San Diego Imperial Council Opportunity Fund is typically for uniform and registration requests only).
Girl Scout Program
Girl Scouts, San Diego-Imperial
Girl Scouts, USA
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Other Places to Find Fun Patches
Beeds Local Custom Patch Maker!
Advantage Emblem
The Patch Corner
Craft/Swap Ideas/Certificates and Suppliers

Certificates (Girl Scouts of SW Texas)
For Older Girls
Girl Scouts for Teens (National Site)
The New Online-Only Interest Projects
How to Do "Old" IPs by the Learn-Do-Share Method
Troop Meeting Ideas
Helen Woodward Animal Center                      Has a variety of scout options listed under education tab
Eli Howard Surf Camp                                            Has day and overnight programs for scouts
Torrey Pines State Reserve                                 Call 858 755-2063 to set up a variety of badge/try-it projects
Family Kayak                                                             Kayaking instruction and overnight at Camp Morena
Blue Sky Ecological Reserve                                Offers free Docent-led hikes for badge/try-it/IP  ideas.   
Bounce California                                                     Offers a variety of girl scout workshops (no tramploling)
GIA Carlsbad                                                              Scout classes to complete jewelery making/gem portions of awards
YogaKids of San Diego                                            Carolyn has a girl scout program for all age girls- will come to you
Surfrider Foundation                                              Has 2 x month organized beach cleanups
Palomar/Pomerado Health                                   Offers Becoming a Young Women and Babysitting Basics Classes
Rawhide Ranch                                                           Weekend horse camps for girl scouts-pricey but really worth the $$$
Lake Poway                                                                  Has fishing equipment/boats for rental at  inexpensive rates                  
Feeding America San Diego                                  Service project to help distribute food for childern
Roynon Museum of Paleontology                      Open Museum offering  group 3 hour tours, hands-on with fossils
Oma's Pumpkin Patch and Dairy Farm             3 Generation-run family farm:  Tractor Rides, Petting Zoo
Xpressive Artst                                                         Offers a variety of art-based girl scout patch/badge/IP ideas