Make the Ask! (Troop Leader Tips Series)

By Christin Murphy, Troop Support Year 1 and 2 As a new Troop Co-leader, I know you have great ideas of how to teach the girls the basics of the Girl Scout program, all while making it fun and exciting! But, do you find yourself getting bogged down with the basics of troop management, leaving … Continue reading Make the Ask! (Troop Leader Tips Series)

I Can’t Wait to Invite a Friend

By Christy Philemon, Recruitment Director   Here are the top ten reasons to invite a friend to volunteer with Girl Scouts TODAY… 1. You only have one month take advantage of the Volunteer Invite-a-Friend offer. The countdown has begun. 30, 29, 28….. 2. We’re trying to set a new record for onboarding volunteers in a … Continue reading I Can’t Wait to Invite a Friend

We Pass the Parent Test

By Krista Park, Communications & PR Director What parent isn’t looking for the best for their child these days? When it comes to extracurricular activities in today’s competitive world, families are looking for programs that are not only fun but also help further their child’s overall development. One of the things that is so exciting … Continue reading We Pass the Parent Test

Top 10 Tips for Girl Scout Troop Leaders

By Christy Philemon, Recruitment Director The start of a new year is often a time when many set new goals and resolutions for the year ahead. As we kick of the new program year here at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines, we thought we’d share the top 10 tips for troop leaders to help … Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Girl Scout Troop Leaders

Thinking outside Box: beyond the traditional troop

By Ivonne Ibarra-Guajardo, Recruitment Director Cumberland County Juliette Gordon Low had a grand vision for girls when she gathered the first group of Girl Scouts together in 1912. At that time, world was a different place for girls. Many extracurricular activities for girls were simply not offered. Low wanted more for girls – she believed … Continue reading Thinking outside Box: beyond the traditional troop

Why I Can’t Wait to be a Volunteer at Camp Graham this summer!

By Marsha Kitter, Lifetime Member, Alumnae, Juliette Low Planned Giving Society member In 1969 when I was 15 years old, I had my choice of going to Europe or going to Girl Scout camp. I choose Girl Scout camp.   Camp was the most fantastic experience I had ever had. We slept on army cots in … Continue reading Why I Can’t Wait to be a Volunteer at Camp Graham this summer!