On October 31st, 1860, our incredible founder Juliette Gordon Low (affectionately known as Daisy) was born in Savannah, Georgia. Today, we continue to celebrate her birthday as Founder's Day as a way to show appreciation for the #GirlScoutSuperhero that started it all. Throughout her life, Daisy was known for her independence and passion for trying … Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Juliette Gordon Low
For over one hundred years, Girl Scouts have successfully answered the call to Go Gold, pursuing an award that that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of their communities and the world. The Girl Scout Gold Award, the equivalent to the Boy Scout Eagle Award, is the highest award that a Girl Scout can earn. … Continue reading North Carolina Girl Scouts Go Gold
By Beth Anne Balance, Girl Scout Volunteer When I tell people that I was a Girl Scout for twelve years, I often start the conversation with a caveat, a disclaimer, an explanation – my experience was “different.” Starting as Daisies and continuing to Seniors, my troop stayed together – almost ferociously – to grow up … Continue reading How Girl Scouts Helped Me to #UnleashStrong
By Amanda Nunn, Co-Leader Troop 1381 Diane Pomper was a woman of quiet courage, advocate for young girls and women, infectious love, steadfast resilience, and teacher of many. Diane had a calmness all the days that I knew her. I did not say years, but days. The reason for this statement, Diane did not sway … Continue reading Remembering a Champion for Girls: Diane Pomper
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!
Calling all graduating Girl Scouts! CONGRATS on reaching this important milestone in your life. High school can be challenging, and we are so glad that Girl Scouts was part of your incredible journey. As you prepare for your next chapter, now is a great time to think about how Girl Scouts can continue to provide … Continue reading Why a Young Alum Should Become a Lifetime Member