On Daisy’s Birthday, Five Girl Scout Accomplishments to Make Her Proud

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive “There was nobody like her.”  - Rudyard Kipling, author of The Jungle Book On the last day of October, 155 years ago, a girl was born who would change the world.  Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon came into the world amid the turmoil and strife of the Civil War.   And little … Continue reading On Daisy’s Birthday, Five Girl Scout Accomplishments to Make Her Proud

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Summer Leadership Camp: Why Being a Mentor Matters

By Sarah Williams, Community Engagement Fellow, United Way of the Greater Triangle Mentor is defined as: a wise and trusted counselor or teacher; an influential senior sponsor or supporter. At this year’s “Discover the Leader in You” camp at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines, I had the chance to mentor and be mentored and … Continue reading Summer Leadership Camp: Why Being a Mentor Matters

Finding Inspiration through Girl’s Leadership

By Katie Hug, Community Impact Intern at the United Way of the Greater Triangle For the past six years, Girl Scouts - NC Coastal Pines has partnered with the United Way of the Greater Triangle to host Summer Leadership Camp where under-resourced girls spend a week of resident camp at Camp Mary Atkinson at no … Continue reading Finding Inspiration through Girl’s Leadership

Meet the Rangers: Larry Ludwick, Camp Graham

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive What do you remember about your last visit to a Girl Scout camp? Whether you splashed in the waterfront, had a sock hop in the dining hall, or sang songs around a campfire, there was someone who worked behind the scenes to make all those adventures possible for Girl Scouts … Continue reading Meet the Rangers: Larry Ludwick, Camp Graham

Meet the Rangers: Don Perry, Camp Mary Atkinson

By Meridith Orr, Program Executive Your camp experience is made up of so many different things. Maybe you hiked the trails, made s’mores over a campfire or enjoyed a meal or activity in the dining hall. In all those experiences, there is someone behind the scenes who makes adventures possible for Girl Scouts by ensuring … Continue reading Meet the Rangers: Don Perry, Camp Mary Atkinson

Leadership Grows at Summer Camp

By Tracy Sternberg, Chief Development Officer I was fortunate to attend several different resident camps growing up. My experiences were life changing and many of my summer camp pals have become lifelong friends. I gained confidence and learned that I could try anything and succeed - or fail - and that was OK. Join me … Continue reading Leadership Grows at Summer Camp