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
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
As we celebrate Girl Scouts’ 106th birthday, we acknowledge the creation of the very first troop in Savannah, GA. Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low invited a group of girls to a meeting and began teaching them the ten parts of the Law as they were stated at the time: A Girl Scout is Honorable, Loyal, Useful, … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Girl Scouts! Reflecting on Our History
Connect, grow, and impact, Girl Scouts! On Saturday, February 24th, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides across the globe did just that during an event recognizing World Thinking Day (celebrated February 22), an annual celebration of international friendship and sisterhood. World Thinking Day has been a Girl Scout tradition since 1926, and is celebrated by girls … Continue reading World Thinking Day
They say age is just a number, but we think we look good at 106 years old! Our birthday on March 12 marks the day that Juliette Gordon Low started the first Girl Scout troop in 1912, and it kicks-off our weekday Girl Scout Spirit Week campaign. This year Girl Scout Week will be held … Continue reading Girl Scout Week is Almost Here!
By Meridith Orr, Program Executive Whether it’s trekking across the globe or enjoying the outdoor life by the camp fire, Girl Scouts provides unique troop experiences that help girls explore their interests in a safe space. These specialty troop experiences include delving into the world of science and technology. Here at Girl Scouts – North … Continue reading Gadget Girls Put the “Go-Getter” in G.I.R.L. Robotics!