Happy National Great Outdoors Month! Many Girl Scouts will tell you that camping trips are one of their favorite parts of their Girl Scout experience – and not just because it’s fun! Being outdoors allows girls to try new things and get real life experiences first hand that can help empower girls for a lifetime! … Continue reading Growing Up Outside!
11,944 Girl Scouts collected donations for 95,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies during the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program. This accomplishment made our 6 Operation Cookie Drop deliveries an incredibly sweet success this year! Operation Cookie Drop is a council-wide service project that delivers Girl Scout Cookies to military personnel at home and overseas. After … Continue reading Mission Accomplished: Operation Cookie Drop 2018
77% of girls say they’re considering a career in technology because of the Girl Scouts! So how do you blast off into the beginning of your STEM adventure? We’ve got you covered! From designing your own robot to jumping into the world of a programmer or citizen scientist – there’s no end to all the … Continue reading The Journey into STEM and Beyond!
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
Calling all graduating Girl Scouts! CONGRATS on reaching this important milestone in your life. High school can be challenging, and we are so glad that Girl Scouts was part of your incredible journey. As you prepare for your next chapter, now is a great time to think about how Girl Scouts can continue to provide … Continue reading Why a Young Alum Should Become a Lifetime Member
I believe in the power of G.I.RL. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. That means, I believe in the strength of the largest Girl-led movement in the world and the impact this leadership program has on young women! Here’s why you should consider encouraging your daughter to become a G.I.R.L.: I want her to be a Go-getter … Continue reading Why Your Kindergartner Should Join Girl Scouts