#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

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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

Local Girl Scouts Celebrate Earning the Highest Award in Girl Scouting – the Girl Scout Gold Award

Each year Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines celebrates the accomplishments of girls earning the highest award in Girl Scouting and this year was no different. Through June and July, the council held three celebrations across our 41-footprint in New Hanover, Pitt and Wake counties to recognize and honor Girl Scouts for being awarded the … Continue reading Local Girl Scouts Celebrate Earning the Highest Award in Girl Scouting – the Girl Scout Gold Award

Once a “Ms. B’s” girl always a “Ms. B’s” girl

I joined Jane Barringer’s Girl Scout troop in Sanford, NC when I was in the 8th grade and stayed until I graduated high school. My troop leader, “Ms. B” as she is affectionately called, encouraged me to seize every opportunity and even travel the world! Ms. B has given over 50 years of service to … Continue reading Once a “Ms. B’s” girl always a “Ms. B’s” girl

Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Zara)

Girl Scout Zara shares with us her "Going Go" story. Did you know that forty percent of food produced in America is wasted? When I first discovered this statistic, I was appalled, but then I became inspired to pursue a solution to reduce food waste in my community. With mass amounts of food wasted in … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Zara)

Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Kathryn)

Girl Scout Kathryn shares how her Girl Scout Gold Award project is leaving a lasting impact in her local community and the world.  I have been a Girl Scout since I was a Daisy and I am writing today as someone in whom Girl Scouts has built courage, character and confidence through her involvement. My involvement empowered … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Kathryn)