Heidi Coghlan


  • Girls Scout troop leader and day camp section coordinator
  • Trained in age-level activities and working with children


Heidi A. Coghlan is a former writer for Verywell Family covering kids' clubs. She is a mother of 6, grandmother of 3. With 4 of these children (3 daughters ages 14, 10, & 8 and 1 son age 6) currently living at home, she is frequently found driving to and from clubs, assisting with activities or leading a troop.

Aside from participating in many clubs as an extra helping hand, Heidi has worked as an assistant coach for a T-ball team, a Girl Scout troop leader, and a Girl Scout day camp section co-ordinator. She has taken numerous training sessions on age level activities and working with children in various settings.

A Word From Heidi Coghlan

As a mom, I have seen my children learn and grow through their participation in clubs, sports, etc. Through this site, it is my goal to offer you, as a parent, the information and resources you need to find a club for your child and make his participation a pleasant experience for him.

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