Become an Outdoor Champion! Advocate - Expert - Resource
We love connecting with people who love the Outdoors! and supporting opportunities for Girl Scouts getting outside.
There is a wealth of information and generosity in our Girl Scout Volunteers and this is our structure.
Scroll Down for Job Descriptions and Interest & Skills Survey!
Report Barriers & Needs
We are aware that there are barriers to getting Girl Scouts outside, and we want to hear about them!
Common barriers include:
Lack of training
Lack of comfort
Not enough adults
Please help us distinguish any barriers you have or notice others have, and needs to be successful! Chances are someone in our community can provide what is missing!
Fan Club / Mailing List
Want to be notified of our awesome program offerings?
Sign up here: Sasquatch Playground Fan Club distribution list.
This is a distribution list by Google Group.
Email / Facebook / Instagram
Trailblazers Email Address: SasquatchTrailblazers@gmail.com (Checked by Wombat)
General Program Email Address: SasquatchPlayground@gmail.com (Checked by Dixie)
Administrative Email Address: OCABGSWW@gmail.com (Checked by Nobody (yes, that's a person))
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SasquatchPlayground
Sasquatch Playground Outdoor Resources: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sasquatchplayground
Trailblazers Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gswwsasquatchtrailblazers
Leadership Team Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sasquatchplaygroundteam
Outdoor Champion Position Descriptions
For Volunteer Opportunities related to specific projects, please see those pages or Team Leader.
Outdoor Champion - Advocate
Attend Service Unit Meetings regularly to promote outdoor opportunities and share experiences.
Connect Girl Scout Troop Leaders with Guides who can provide the needed support.
Answer questions about outdoor programming and resources, including GSWW sites.
Actively champion nature and outdoors, including "unstructured playtime."
Understand the benefits of outdoor experience.
Promote, host, or facilitate outdoor opportunities.
Keep an up-to-date resource list for your Service Unit and Region, and Masterlist.
Attend one in-person meeting per year.
Actively participate in an online forum for all Outdoor Champions.
Complete activity reporting online.
Must be a currently registered and background checked member of Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
This position is perfect for someone with enthusiasm, passion, and organization!
Outdoor Champion - Expert
Support Troops and Service Units with your outdoor skill expertise.
Offer clinics to train up to 10 adults (upon request) in outdoor skills.
Help troop leaders or program leaders plan outdoor activities.
Lead or accompany troop camping trips or hikes.
Host, plan, and lead outdoor activities for girls.
Support Service Unit, Day, and Twilight Camps with outdoor programming in your area of expertise.
... unlimited ideas!
Keep all certifications and training up-to-date.
Complete activity reporting online.
Must be a currently registered and background-checked member of Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
This position is perfect for someone with outdoor skills who would love to share their wealth of knowledge!
Outdoor Champion - Resource
A business, organization, or individual that is not registered with or background checked by Girl Scouts of Western Washington.
We will begin collecting Resource Persons in a future phase of this initiative.
Outdoor Champion Interest & Skills Survey
We want to know how you are already amazing! Help us get to know you!