Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off this Wednesday, September 15, and lasts through Friday, October 15. Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans. Did you know that Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 25% of North Carolina’s population increase over the past 20 years and the average age of Latinos living in … Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month
Patches and badges are what get Girl Scouts moving. They create opportunities for them to learn, play, and ask questions about a variety of topics. No matter their age or level, a Girl Scout can find a patch to work towards that inspires them. To earn a council patch, girls are asked to use their … Continue reading 2021-22 Patch Of The Month List
By Lee O'Connell, Fund Development Manager at Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines When I wrote a blog post this time last year, the world was in a much darker place than it is now. We were months into pandemic restrictions and cancelations; the promised summer lull was instead a summer peak. The summer … Continue reading CHOOSING EMPOWERMENT OVER…
We are so excited to announce the completion of updates to the Holly Hill Unit at Camp Graham! These renovations were made possible by the Margaret Pickard Sirvis Fund. Girl Scouts, volunteers, donors, board members and staff members gathered on Thursday, July 1, 2021, to celebrate with a ribbon cutting and dedication. The event featured speakers … Continue reading Celebrating Camp Graham Enhancements
On Wednesday, June 23, Girl Scouts, board members, donors, volunteers, and staff gathered at Camp Mary Atkinson to celebrate the opening of our newly renovated program building! The project was made possible by 14 generous donors who believe in empowering girls through outdoor experiences. Being at Girl Scout camp inspires curiosity, discovery, and problem solving … Continue reading Camp Mary Atkinson Program Building Ribbon Cutting and Dedication
April is Month of the Military Child and May is Military Appreciation Month, and we can't wait to celebrate all of our incredible military families! Girl Scouts honors the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, and we are so grateful for their service to our country... whether it is a troop leader serving or a … Continue reading We Love Our Military Families!