With the 2019 Summer Fun Guide now available (check it out here!), we cannot stop thinking about all the adventures that await outside! But the outdoor fun doesn't have to wait until the summer... there are so many activities that can be done in the winter , too. According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, … Continue reading Winter Fun in the Great Outdoors
Girl Scouts love to let their imaginations run wild, and what better way to do so than by joining in on our council's longest running girl-led event? This year, Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors gathered at Camp Mu-Sha-Ni for Teen Camporee in October for a weekend filled with outdoor adventures and loads of fun. … Continue reading Teen Camporee 2018: A Myth-stical Getaway
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
Girl Scouts love to get outdoors—and there is no better way to do so than Girl Scout summer camp! Our girls have had a blast this summer at our three resident camps, Camp Mary Atkinson (Johnston County), Camp Graham (Vance County), and Camp Hardee (Beaufort County). Girls camped like a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) … Continue reading 2018 Summer Camp Recap
The afternoon of Sunday, July 15, 2018, Girl Scouts from across our council checked-in for a summer STEM adventure with Girl Scout Summer Science Camp 2018! Girl Scout Summer Science Camp is a week-long program that is held annually at Meredith College, and provides 60 Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors with the opportunity to strengthen … Continue reading Super STEM Scientists at Girl Scout Summer Camp of 2018!
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