CHOOSING EMPOWERMENT OVER…

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…

Celebrating Camp Graham Enhancements

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

Camp Mary Atkinson Program Building Ribbon Cutting and Dedication

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

Give Back to Your Girl Scout Sisters on Giving Tuesday

This really is a beautiful time of year. It’s not just because of the lights and the decorations, wonderful as those are. What is truly beautiful about the holiday season is that it’s the one time of year that our whole society prioritizes other people. For most of the year, we are busy. There is … Continue reading Give Back to Your Girl Scout Sisters on Giving Tuesday

Give Our Girls the Tools to Rise Above

By Lee O'Connell, Fund Development Manager at Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines A photo of me making s’mores at a camp friend’s wedding while 3 months pregnant with my first son. This may be the understatement of the year, but it is not easy being a parent right now. On a normal day, … Continue reading Give Our Girls the Tools to Rise Above

Girl Scouts Give so All Girls Can…

While a Girl Scout’s experience starts when she becomes a member, ask her what she loved about Girl Scouts five, ten, fifty years from now and it’s likely to be something she learned, somewhere she went, or someone she met. It’s not just about BEING a Girl Scout -- it’s all the things that MAKE … Continue reading Girl Scouts Give so All Girls Can…