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New Volunteer Toolkit features aim to Get Girls Outside!


NEW! Get Girls Outside! Badge Activities

We're giving you and your girls options...outside options! Outside activities have recently been added to ten badges in the Volunteer Toolkit. Research shows nature-based activities challenge girls and support their social development by encouraging them to become more self-aware and to cooperate, communicate, and solve problems more effectively. 

New Get Girls Outside! badge activity options:

  • 2 Daisy Petals: Lupe, Clover
  • 4 Brownie Badges: First Aid, Snacks, Making Games, Senses 
  • 4 Junior Badges: First Aid, Simple Meals, Staying Fit, Detective

Log in to the VTK and click on the new Get Girls Outside! banner at the top of the Year Plan and Meeting Plan tabs for details on the new features and how to access them. 

Nature-based activities often place girls in new physical, psychological, and social situations that motivate curiosity and foster a sense of discovery, so Get Girls Outside! 


Additionally, several other VTK enhancements/bug fixes were made during the recent update: 

  • Calendar Download Function Now Properly Syncing: Users reported that the download calendar functionality of Year Plan tab was downloading, but with no data associated with it. 
  • Combine Meeting Firefox & Safari Error: "Time is invalid" error now corrected for those browsers. 
  • Time Zone Issues Fixed: All VTK users regardless of time zone, had VTK Year Plan times visible as Eastern Standard Time. This issue has now been corrected. 
  • Update Meeting Dates/Times Fix: Several users have reported an inability to seamlessly adjust individual dates and times. Users will now be able to seamlessly adjust times to individual meetings.
  • Year Plan is now the default tab upon logging into VTK