Go for the Gold, Girl Scout!

For over one hundred years, Girl Scouts have successfully answered the call to Go Gold, pursuing an award that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of their communities and the world. Girls Take Action by identifying a problem and leading others in a service project that makes a significant impact in their communities. Gold Award … Continue reading Go for the Gold, Girl Scout!

How Girl Scouts are Making Dreams a Reality

Every G.I.R.L. has big dreams for their future - this may include going to college and earning a degree. Unfortunately, college can seem out of sight of the realm of possibility for young women who are looking at all the tuition, fees, and cost of supplies that goes along with it. A degree is a … Continue reading How Girl Scouts are Making Dreams a Reality

#GoingGold: Where Are They Now? Gold Award Girl Scout Updates

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting, and an opportunity for girls to make an impact locally and globally. For over 100 years, the decision to #GoGold represents a girl’s commitment and dedication to being an agent of change while making the world a better place. This … Continue reading #GoingGold: Where Are They Now? Gold Award Girl Scout Updates

Girl Scout Bronze Award Fun Facts

The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. The award is earned by completing a take action project which is selected, planned, and executed by the troop. This award is the first of the Girl Scout Highest Awards and gives Juniors the opportunity to make a difference in … Continue reading Girl Scout Bronze Award Fun Facts

From Camping in a Dress to Addressing Camp Improvements: A Legacy of Girl Scouting from Peggy Sirvis

Of Margaret “Peggy” Pickard Sirvis’ memories from growing up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, camping trips with Girl Scouts top the list. Highlights include the weeks spent at Camp Shirley Rogers rear Roaring Gap and her troop camping trip which included a ride along a bumpy field in the back of a farmer’s pick-up truck … Continue reading From Camping in a Dress to Addressing Camp Improvements: A Legacy of Girl Scouting from Peggy Sirvis

Supporting Girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award

Girl Scout Alumnae, Keri Brockett Carelas shares the importance of supporting girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award I have been involved with the Girl Scouts of the United States of America organization since I was four years old and am a lifetime member. I am a Gold Award recipient, Jane S. Barringer Award recipient, and … Continue reading Supporting Girls through the Jane S. Barringer Award