How to Add More Excitement to Your Troop Meetings with a Theme


Over the years as a leader I have tried a number of different unique ways to run events and/or meetings to make it more exciting for the girls. One year I turned every meeting into a theme, sometimes just having girls dress up other times we did games and activities around that theme.

How do you mix up your meetings and add a little more excitement?

Below I will cover ways to incorporate a theme into each meeting. If your looking for other ways to change up your meetings check out these other great ideas to make your troop meetings more exciting:

Theme Meetings

Below are a number of images with descriptions of what we did for themes at each meeting.

  • One year we did every color of the rainbow and took group picture at each meeting
  • One year we used rubber ducks to come up with themes and everyone that participated got a rubber duck. Browse for ducks here: rubber ducks
  • One year based it on clothes girls would wear (hats, shoes, shirts backwards, etc)
Everyone wear Red Meeting! For February
Sloppy Dress Day
Wacky dress day – Find some fun wacky games to play
Under construction meeting day
Dress like a old person – leaders dress like a teenager
Wild West theme meeting
Everyone comes to meeting wearing purple – had a mardi-gra party
Everyone wear blue to the meeting
Pirates Day
Everyone wear orange – we had a fall fest for halloween

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