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
Every G.I.R.L. has big dreams for their future - this may include going to college and earning a degree. Unfortunately, college can seem out of sight of the realm of possibility for young women who are looking at all the tuition, fees, and cost of supplies that goes along with it. A degree is a … Continue reading How Girl Scouts are Making Dreams a Reality
By: Cecily Nisbet “Thirteen years of fun, challenge, and achievement” was how I described my time in Girl Scouts while attending the dedication of the National Girl Scouts Headquarters in New York City, 1993 – when GSUSA moved in to their new offices. When I joined Brownies as a second grader in 1980, little did … Continue reading Unleash her inner G.I.R.L.
For girls in Wayne County, the Community Troop experience is vital, providing supportive opportunities, positive adult role models and enrichment experiences that girls may not have access to at home, in their normal classroom environment or in their community. United Way of Wayne County has been providing critical support to these Community Troops for the … Continue reading Donor Spotlight: United Way of Wayne County
From October 29 to November 4, Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines is recognizing and celebrating our donors with Donor Appreciation Week! Thank you for believing in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)! Through your generous support, we continue to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world … Continue reading #YouGoGIRL: Celebrating A Successful Year – Thanks to Our Donors!
By: Kristin Vickery, Volunteer and Donor “What did you do today?” It’s a line from a Girl Scout campaign from a few years ago that resonates with my Girl Scouts experience – especially as it relates to camp and the outdoors. Recently, I had the opportunity to go rock climbing at an old quarry with … Continue reading What did you do today?