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Get in the Spirit for 2014 Girl Scout Week

February 26, 2014

By Meghan Gargan, Digital Marketing & Project Director

Get ready for a week full of fun and festivities as Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines celebrates 2014 Girl Scout Week March 9 – 15, 2014!

In spirit week fashion, each weekday of Girl Scout Week will have a special theme or activity to celebrate different aspects of Girl Scouting. We encourage all girls and adults to participate and create a larger sense of sisterhood.

Join in on all the fun and don’t forget to share your photos and stories with us via our website, Facebook page, and Twitter. We look forward to seeing and hearing how all our girls and adults come together to celebrate this very special moment in Girl Scouting. 

Monday, March 10 – Girl Scout Promise 

WebToday, Girl Scouts across our 41 counties will recite the words that have united our movement from its inception – The Girl Scout Promise. Come together with your troop, parent, Girl Scout volunteer or even just a friend and discuss how you live the Promise everyday.

Girl Scout Promise

On my honor, I will try:
To serve God and my country,
To help people at all times,
And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

Tuesday, March 11  – Share Your Favorite Girl Scout Memory

WebOne of the best parts of being a Girl Scout is creating memories that last a lifetime. Whether it’s a silly story about your troop, an achievement such as your Gold Award or how you impacted your local community through a service project – we want to hear about it!

Share your stories, photos, and more on our Facebook Page or mention us on Twitter (@GirlScoutsNCCP) on Tuesday, March 11th to be entered to win one of three council shop gift cards ($25 value). Submissions will be assigned a number and selected at random. Inspire your fellow Girl Scouts with all the wonderful things you’ve accomplished.

Wednesday, March 12– Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts!

WebThe first Girl Scout troop meeting was held on March 12, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia by our founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Today we celebrate 102 years strong! Below are some fun ideas to help you celebrate – and don’t forget to share your pictures with us using the Girl Scout Gallery!

3 Ways to Celebrate the Girl Scout Birthday:

1. Bake delicious Thin Mint cupcakes and decorate with your girl or troop.

2. Take the time to make Girl Scout friendship bracelets to trade with each other or give to a Girl Scout volunteer.

3. Complete a service project such as donating canned goods or picking up trash at your local park.

Thursday, March 13– Letters to Our Military Troops

WebGiving back and supporting our military troops has always been a part of the Girl Scout way. Last year’s letter writing campaign saw over 300 letters, stories, and artwork submitted. WOW!

This year we’re hoping to receive 400 hundred submissions to be delivered along with Girl Scout cookies as part of Operation Cookie Drop. All three Council Shop locations will be collecting letters/messages through April 15, 2014.

Letters can also be mailed to:
Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines
c/o Letters For The Troops
6901 Pinecrest Road
Raleigh, NC 27613

Friday, March 14 – Wear Your Uniform

WebIt’s time to truly get in the Girl Scout spirit swing of things! Wear your uniform or Girl Scout clothing on Friday to let people know you are a Girl Scout! Whether you are showing of all your badges on your sash/vest or wearing your favorite Girl Scout t-shirt, let people know you are part of an amazing organization that supports and shapes girl leaders of today and tomorrow.

We can’t wait to see all the amazing things our girls and volunteers will do to celebrate Girl Scout Week!

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Why It’s Awesome To Be a Girl Scout – Girl Scout Week 2013

February 28, 2013

By Meghan Gargan, Social Media and Web Marketing Manager

Are YOU ready to show your Girl Scout Spirit?

Girl Scout Week 2013 is almost here and Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines Council has some amazing activities lined up for girl and adult members. This year our Girl Scout Week theme is: Why It’s Awesome To Be a Girl Scout.  There are so many reasons it’s hard to know where to start!

This year the Council has created a Girl Scout Spirit Week schedule with activities and events that help celebrate everything that is awesome about Girl Scouting! Participating is easy and is the perfect way to bond with your girl, troop and Council.

The Girl Scout Spirit Week schedule is as follows:

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Monday, March 11 – Girl Scout Promise

Today, every Girl Scout takes a moment to remember why she is part of such an important organization. Recite the Girl Scout Promise as an individual, with a parent /daughter or with your troop to celebrate!

Submit photos of reciting the Girl Scout Promise to social@nccoastalpines.org to be featured on our website and social media accounts!

Tuesday, March 12 – Girl Scout Birthday

Today mark’s our 101st birthday —let’s join together to celebrate. The Council invites all members to the NC State Legislature in downtown Raleigh to receive  the Governor’s Proclamation and to enjoy a Milk and Girl Scout Cookies Reception. For those who cannot attend the reception, the Council will be offering up other celebration suggestions via our social media channels including Facebook and Twitter.

The Council will be recognized by both assembly sessions around 2pm, so we suggest visitors arrive around 1:45pm at the latest. The Milk and Cookies Reception will run from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the 1,000 Court of the Legislative Building in Raleigh.

Wednesday, March 13 – Letters to the Military Troops

With such strong emphasis on community service as part of Girl Scouting, today girls can submit Letters to the Military Troops that will be included as part of the Council’s Operation Cookie Drop delivery. Girls can write letters, draw pictures or submit photos to send to the military troops. All three Council Shop locations will be collecting these messages through March 18th.

Thursday, March 14 – Girl Scouts Spirit Day

Get people talking about Girl Scouts! Today, girls and adults should wear their uniforms or Girl Scout clothing to get people talking about the organization. Show off all your patches or badges or wear one of the Shop’s new fun Girl Scouts t-shirts! Submit your photos on our Facebook wall or tweet them mentioning @GirlScoutsNCCP.

Friday, March 15 – It’s Awesome to Be a Girl Scout

Today, tell us why it’s awesome to be a Girl Scout! The Council staff has a surprise for all its members that will be unveiled Friday morning on our Facebook Page (so be sure to become a fan so you don’t miss it!). The Council will also be asking members to comment on our Facebook posts about why YOU think it’s awesome to be a Girl Scout!

Let’s make Girl Scout Week 2013 the best spirit week of them all!

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