STEM Badges in Girl Scouting: Then and Now

“Doing, not talking or writing is the principle of the Girl Scouts.”- Scouting for Girls, 1927 Girl Scouting and science go back a long way to the earliest days of our Movement. Proficiency tests and special medals in science included Bee-Keeper, Electrician, Rock Tapper and Star Gazer. The handbook gave local councils the ability to … Continue reading STEM Badges in Girl Scouting: Then and Now

Getting Outside This Winter

While most people are staying indoors this winter – we know our Girl Scouts want to get outside and explore what the nature around them has to offer. Girl are natural born adventure seekers and with over 100 years of experience in the outdoors, Girl Scouts provides excellent ways for girls to explore their leadership, … Continue reading Getting Outside This Winter

Cookie Program 2018: A New and Exciting Program Ahead!

Stand Up Stand Out! The 2018 Cookie Program will be out most exciting ever with Ella the Elephant leading the way! The 2018 sale brings new and exciting features to this year’s program and promises to be the easiest Cookie Program ever! So, what’s new and exciting? THE RETURN OF THE S'MORE! Our new and … Continue reading Cookie Program 2018: A New and Exciting Program Ahead!

Get the perfect holiday gift for the Girl Scout in your life

Get the perfect holiday gift for the Girl Scout in your life.  Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Girl Scouts has you covered! This holiday season, we have a variety of patches, gifts, and apparel for every Girl Scout and Girl Scout volunteer. Our council shop carries fun patches to highlight all holiday … Continue reading Get the perfect holiday gift for the Girl Scout in your life

Unleash her inner G.I.R.L.

By: Cecily Nisbet “Thirteen years of fun, challenge, and achievement” was how I described my time in Girl Scouts while attending the dedication of the National Girl Scouts Headquarters in New York City, 1993 – when GSUSA moved in to their new offices. When I joined Brownies as a second grader in 1980, little did … Continue reading Unleash her inner G.I.R.L.