By Meridith Orr, Program Executive “All Girl Scouts like the out-of-doors and most of them enjoy it still more if they know something about the things they find there.” -- From the Girl Scouts Handbook for the Intermediate Program, October 1940 “…camping is living in the out-of-doors, not just visiting it.” Worlds to Explore Handbook … Continue reading Growing Confidence with Girl Scouts Outdoor Experiences
Ah…Halloween! A chance for girls to use their imaginations to be anything they want. From pilots to scientists to presidents - the possibilities on Halloween are endless. And what better way to celebrate a holiday that is filled with creativity, imagination, and fun than honoring a woman who made it possible for girls to explore … Continue reading Light up your Halloween with Girl Scouts!
Girl Scout Zara shares with us her "Going Go" story. Did you know that forty percent of food produced in America is wasted? When I first discovered this statistic, I was appalled, but then I became inspired to pursue a solution to reduce food waste in my community. With mass amounts of food wasted in … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Zara)
Girl Scout Kathryn shares how her Girl Scout Gold Award project is leaving a lasting impact in her local community and the world. I have been a Girl Scout since I was a Daisy and I am writing today as someone in whom Girl Scouts has built courage, character and confidence through her involvement. My involvement empowered … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Kathryn)
Girl Scout Alleyah shares her story on earning her Girl Scout Silver Award. By Aleeyah W., Girl Scout I am an Ambassador Girl Scout and I have greatly enjoyed my participation in Girl Scouts over the last 9 years. My experience has been wonderful and has included hard work. While being a Girl Scout, I … Continue reading Girl Perspectives: Making the World a Better Place (Aleeyah)
It’s more than a box of cookies. It’s a comforting and sweet taste of home that boost spirits and gives hope to those serving our country! For the last 12 years, Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines has supported military men and women that could be stationed far from home through Operation Cookie Drop, … Continue reading Operation Cookie Drop 2017