By Lisa Conklin Strickland, Girl Scout Volunteer and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member A lifetime member of Girl Scouts, Lisa Strickland of Brunswick County, is one of the newest members of our Juliette Gordon Low Society to join the Movement-wide Planned Giving Challenge. We asked her about her background and why she chose to join … Continue reading Leaving a Green Legacy
Happy National Great Outdoors Month! Many Girl Scouts will tell you that camping trips are one of their favorite parts of their Girl Scout experience – and not just because it’s fun! Being outdoors allows girls to try new things and get real life experiences first hand that can help empower girls for a lifetime! … Continue reading Growing Up Outside!
11,944 Girl Scouts collected donations for 95,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies during the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program. This accomplishment made our 6 Operation Cookie Drop deliveries an incredibly sweet success this year! Operation Cookie Drop is a council-wide service project that delivers Girl Scout Cookies to military personnel at home and overseas. After … Continue reading Mission Accomplished: Operation Cookie Drop 2018
Excerpt from remarks at the 2018 Annual Meeting By: Linda Foreman, GS-NCCP Board Member, Daisy Chain Member, and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member I believe one of the most important words in our Girl Scout vocabulary is YES. This short, powerful word is the essence of our commitment to girls. By virtue of being involved … Continue reading Girl Scouting is All About YES!
77% of girls say they’re considering a career in technology because of the Girl Scouts! So how do you blast off into the beginning of your STEM adventure? We’ve got you covered! From designing your own robot to jumping into the world of a programmer or citizen scientist – there’s no end to all the … Continue reading The Journey into STEM and Beyond!
By Rachel Blackmon, Girl Scout and Camp Staff Alumna and Campership Fund Donor When I was 10 years old I went to Camp Mary Atkinson for a week of summer camp and HATED it. I was extremely homesick. Things like bugs, new food, and new people were all just too much for me. But then, thanks … Continue reading The Gift of a Summer Camp Experience