Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Girl Scouts? This is a cause that is very important to our Movement as it is how our incredible founder, Juliette Gordon Low, lost her life. Being that Founder's Day also takes place in October, we can't think of a better way to celebrate than … Continue reading Coming Together for Breast Cancer Awareness
This is the first week of the 2019-20 Girl Scout Program Year, and we are so excited for everything in store! This year, girls have so many incredible opportunities available to them through council activities, troop meetings, camp, and so much more. There is something for every G.I.R.L. and the possibilities are endless for what … Continue reading Setting Goals with Your Troop This Year
Being in a Girl Scout troop opens a world of possibilities for girls to discover their strengths and passions while making friends and memories to last a lifetime. Within their troops, girls engage in the Girl Scout Leadership Program through activities focusing on STEM, life skills, entrepreneurship, and the outdoors. Each year, we recognize 12 … Continue reading 2019 Daisy Dozen Elite Troops
Fall is upon us again, and we know that this can be an overwhelming time for both parents and children as they begin another school year filled with new opportunities. With busy schedules and a variety of different activities to try, it can be difficult to choose how kids spend their time outside the classroom! … Continue reading What to Know Before Joining Girl Scouts
By Megan Rogers, 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout For my Gold Award, I organized and implemented a week-long workshop for high school girls in Wake County for my Girl Scout Gold Award to expose the girls to engineering and confront the STEM gender disparity. This 150-hour project marked a period of personal growth as it … Continue reading Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award
Have you heard? Girl Scouts are always looking for an excuse to get outside, and we are partnering with the with the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) for a Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend! Thousands of Girl Scouts across the United States will be taking part for some fun in the sun … Continue reading Girl Scouts Love State Parks!