3. A talk by the leader who tells how the meeting was planned and asks or volunteers to plannext week’s meeting. This will undoubtedly bring up the question o how oten the troopis to meet, where, when, what you want to do. A secretary or the day should be appointedto take notes on suggestions made and decisions reached. The discussion (which may bedirected by one o the original girl planners instead o the leader) should give all o yousome idea o the business to be transacted next time. (Thirty minutes.)4. Fun and rereshments ending with a good-night song and a reminder about the nextmeeting date, place, and time.Your second meeting will depend, o course, on the suggestions made at the ﬁrst and the plansworked out by you and your leader. There should be some un, some serious discussion o themeaning o the Girl Scout Promise and Laws, the beginning o plans or the ceremony at whichtroop members will receive their pins and their registration cards, discussion o program activi-ties in which you are interested.You will want to plan your ﬁrst our or ﬁve meetings to include many o the ollowing:1. Meeting membership requirements.2. Planning and executing the Senior membership ceremony.3. Have un together.4. Finding out about one another’s experiences, ideas, and all the other activities that ﬁlleach member’s twenty-our hour day.5. Settling details about length and requency o meetings, meeting places, mechanicso running the group, of cers, patrols, committees, and so on.6. Making plans or ﬁnancing your troop. Consider budget building, agreeing on troop dues,raising extra money o necessary, handling and spending unds, keeping records. Forrecommended procedures, see Troop Financing in Dollars and Sense.7. Sampling activities suggested in this handbook.8. Visiting other Senior Girl Scouts or troops, or inviting them to your meetings.9. Trying out questionnaires and checklists to determine popularity o ideas.10. Attending any planned intertroop get-together to become amiliar with Senior GirlScouting in your town.During these ﬁrst meetings you will decide what your major interest will be. You may wishto combine several o the program ﬁelds suggested in this handbook. I, or example, yourtroop decides to become ef cient Program Aides, you may at the same time become asports group enjoying some o the activities indicated in the Sports and Games section.I your dominant interest is watermanship or aviation, you may, in addition, study the arto social adequacy as suggested in activities under Parties, You as a Person, andInternational Friendship.