Cybersecurity and Girl Scouts

Hackers, meet your match! In a world dominated by technology, giving girls the tools they need to stay safe and protect their information on the internet is key, which is why we now have cybersecurity badges for Girl Scouts of all grade levels! With our new badges, Girl Scouts learn how computers and the internet work … Continue reading Cybersecurity and Girl Scouts

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What to Know Before Joining Girl Scouts

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

Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award

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

42 New Badges for Girl Scouts!

Calling all adventure-seekers, STEM-lovers, and change-makers! Girl Scouts is always looking to provide girls with exciting new opportunities to learn about themselves and the world around them. This year, we are introducing 42 new badges and one new Journey that will allow Girl Scouts of all levels to explore different areas in STEM and the … Continue reading 42 New Badges for Girl Scouts!

Highlights from TechnoQuest 2019

By Caraline Malloy. Girl Scout Ambassador, Girl Member of the Council Board, and Media Girl If you deeply admire talented, intelligent women like Marie Curie, Martha Chase, Edith Clark or Alexa Canady, TechnoQuest is the event for you! TechnoQuest is an amazing event where Girl Scouts from near and far are able to experience what it is … Continue reading Highlights from TechnoQuest 2019

Innovators, Unite! TechnoQuest 2018

According to the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), 77% of girls say that because of Girl Scouts, they are considering a career in technology. Why, do you ask? Easy! Because Girl Scouts provides girls with a supportive all-girl environment  where they feel comfortable learning by doing, making mistakes, and being themselves! Twice a year, we … Continue reading Innovators, Unite! TechnoQuest 2018