The Daisy’s Dozen Troop Assessment Program was created by Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines to help ensure girls are receiving an enriching Girl Scout experience in honor of the vision that Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low, affectionately known as “Daisy”, had for girls. The Daisy Dozen Elite Troop is awarded annually to twelve troops that go above and beyond in their outstanding leadership experiences. In a full troop effort, the girls complete programs and activities throughout the year in different categories including: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), financial literacy, camp and the outdoors, and entrepreneurship. Troops can strive for “elite” status by successfully completing six bonus steps like participating in local and council-sponsored events.
Congratulations to the following Daisy Dozen Elite Troops of 2018!
Troop #508, Franklin County
Girl Scout Troop #508 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by enhancing their Girl Scout leadership experience through participation in multiple girl-led events. The girls took part in World Thinking Day where they learned more about other cultures through food, Dolphin and Dunes, TechnoQuest, and Junior Technology day! Troop #508 added 12 new girls to their troop this year. The troop has 49 members total and is led by Betty C.
Troop #1791, Johnston County
Girl Scout Troop #1791 went above and beyond last year, which is why they were named a Daisy Dozen Elite Troop! The girls held a flag ceremony, attended a town meeting, and worked on badges like Simple Meals, Drawing, Cookie CEO, and Business Plan. They also completed multiple service projects like cleaning up local schools, planting azaleas to help with erosion, and they hosted a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Memorial Day. They added 2 new girls to their troop this year, and have 10 total. Troop #1791 is led by Helen Allen.
Troop #1151, Wake County
Girl Scout Troop #1151 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by unleashing their inner G.I.R.L. through outdoor experiences and community service! The troop held a community clean up at one a local school and park as well as a local neighborhood. They also led a CSI event, had a Field Day, went letterboxing, had a cupcake war, and went to the Aloha Zoo! They also accepted 14 new girls, all Girl Scout Daisies, and one new leader into their troop this year. There are 28 girls in the troop total, and the troop is led by Michelle G.
Troop #102, Onslow County
Girl Scout Troop #102 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by learning new things and expanding their horizons through a variety of hands-on activities and adventures! The girls had a camping trip at Camp Mary Atkinson, celebrated World Thinking Day, went on a white water rafting and zip lining trip, and more! The troop recruited 12 new girls and 2 new adults into their troop this year. There are 25 girls in the troop, and they are led by Heather J.
Troop #1077, Hoke County
Girl Scout Troop #1077 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by enhancing their Girl Scout leadership experiences with community service and outdoor activities! The troop used half of their Girl Scout Cookie Program Proceeds to help build an edible garden for their local soup kitchen and homeless shelter, and the other half to go on a camping trip and experience Dolphins and Dunes! They earned their Global Action Award and participated in activities like the Fall Camporee, My Guy and Me Dance, and a Cookie Rally. The troop added 9 new girls and a new co-leader. There are 25 girls in the troop, and they are led by Jenilee K.
Troop #3588, Robeson County
Girl Scout Troop #3588 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by pursuing fun learning experiences and activities like troop camping trips, World Thinking Day, and Girl Scout Sunday! The girls also lent a helping hand by making stockings for their local hospital and thank you bags for their local police department. The troop recruited 9 new girls and 3 new adult members. There are 30 girls in the troop, and they are led by Crystal E.
Troop #1822, Wilson County
Daisy Dozen Girl Scout Troop #1822 earned their title by participating in a variety of leadership experiences like planning outdoor activities and learning about Girl Scout founder Juliette Low’s story and history! They received multiple patches such as the Breast Cancer Awareness Patch, patches for the Between Earth and Sky Journey, My Faith My Promise, and more, as well as earning financial literacy badges. The girls also used some of their Girl Scout Cookie Program proceeds to make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in July 2018. The troop welcomed 6 new girls into their troop this year. There are 15 girls in the troop total, and they are led by Latory F.
Troop #4606, Wake County
Daisy Dozen Elite Troop #4606 earned their title by showcasing their inner Innovator through new activities and service projects. The girls made small pillows for nursing home residents that they delivered during the holidays and sang Christmas carols, and participated in council-sponsored events like Sparkle Day, Night at the Museum, and Daisy Spa Day! The troop added a new family and 2 new girls to their troop this year. There are 11 girls in the troop total, and they are led by Erika S.
Troop #1183, Wake County
Girl Scout Troop #1183 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by unleashing their inner Go-getter by setting goals and making them happen! The girls used their har-earned Girl Scout Cookie Program proceeds to go horse-back riding, take self-defense classes, donate to a Rise Against Hunger event and more! They celebrated their moms by throwing them a fancy tea party, held a book drive to donate to a children’s home, and visited a petting zoo. The troop was brand new at the start of the year and have a total of 24 members now! The troop is led by Courtney H.
Troop #1621, Durham County
Girl Scout Troop #1621 was awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title by building leadership in the outdoors and by hosting events for their service unit. The troop went camping with a visit to the Conservator’s Center, took part in Teen Camporee, went horseback riding and hiking, and more! They also hosted a Daisy Tea and a Rise Against Hunger Event and participated in a Pinewood Derby. Troop #1621 expanded their knowledge of South Korea for World Thinking Day, where they learned about the Korean flag, sampled food, played traditional Korean games, and more. The troop added 13 new girls and 6 new adults, including a new leader. There are 66 girls in the troop total, and they are led by Kelly C.
Troop #4813, Craven County
Girl Scout Troop #4813 loves to lend a helping hand, which is a large reason they were awarded the Daisy Dozen Elite Troop title! The girls donated food to Religious Community Services, purchased clothes for children at a local shelter, sponsored Baking for Veterans and first responders, and made blankets for Interfaith Refugees. They learned new things when they held a Girl Scout birthday party for Girl Scout Week and learned how to bake a cake and attended the Marbles Children Museum sleepover. The troop added 10 new girls and 5 new adults. There are 28 girls in the troop total, and they are led by Diane B. and Carol L.
Troop #4822, Wake County
Daisy Dozen Elite Girl Scout Troop #4822 was awarded their title by building courage, confidence, and character by helping others around through community service and taking part in time-honored Girl Scout traditions! The troop led service projects including creating breast cancer care kits, putting together relief kits for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, collecting food for local schools, and creating bird feeders for a senior community. The troop welcomed 3 new girls into their troop, as well as the girl’s moms. There are 15 girls in the troop, and they are led by Hope G.
At Girl Scouts– North Carolina Coastal Pines, all of our girls unleash their inner G.I.R.L. by learning new things, taking the lead, and achieving their goals, and the troops listed above provide a great example of this! Join the Movement here.