By Margaret Hartzell, Individual Giving Director “You camp?! You don’t look like you camp.” said a former coworker to me once when I mentioned an upcoming camping adventure. At first it surprised me. Does someone who camps look a certain way? Was it because I was a woman? Couldn’t I wear dresses and love the … Continue reading “I Camp too!”
By Kristi Doebler, Camp Director, Camp Hardee We all love going to camp every summer, but sometimes the cost of camp can be hard for a family to cover. There are a few different ways that our Council can help to get a girl to camp, and a few that she and her family … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Summer Camp Affordable
By Nephitearya "Clove" Bailey, Camp Director, Camp Graham When we think of being in the “great” out-of-doors, the first things that come to mind are camping and long nature hikes. With the hustle and bustle of school, work, family and extra-curricular commitments during the week, many families reserve outdoor activities for the weekend. However, no … Continue reading 6 Ways to Get Outside
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive After joining Girl Scouts as an adult, I felt as if I had so much to learn about our Movement. One time I’d wished out loud that there was such a thing as Girl Scouts University, only to be told that, in fact, there was one! And a few years … Continue reading Girl Scout History Spotlight: Edith Macy, Founder of Girl Scouts University
Keli Diewald, Camp Program and Outdoor Education Executive As we welcome the holiday season buying last minute gifts and gathering with friends and family, summer can feel so far away. But believe it or not, we have been busy planning for the summer season here at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines. And we’re so excited … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Dream of the Summer Sun
By Krista Park, Communications & PR Director How do we keep up with girls today? We ask girls what they want to do – and they tell us! Girl Scouts is where girls decide what adventure to go on next! Girls choose anything and everything in Girl Scouts from their next meeting topic, community service … Continue reading Vote for the Next Girl Scout Badge!